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MOB Energy boosts Nigeria’s cooking gas supply by 11,000 MT

    MOB Energy boosts Nigeria’s cooking gas supply by 11,000 MT

MOB Integrated Services Limited says it has boosted Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas in the country by 11,000 metric tonnes.In a statement on Thursday, the [...]

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Buhari: From 1978 till date, I’ve never lost interest in oil sector

    Buhari: From 1978 till date, I’ve never lost interest in oil sector

President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.Speaking in Warri, Delta state, on [...]

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ICC rules to release Gbagbo on conditions

    ICC rules to release Gbagbo on conditions

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has listed conditions for the release of Laurent Gbagbo, former president of Cote d'Ivoire and Charles Blé Goudé, his ex-minister of youth and sports.At the [...]

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CSO asks Onnoghen to resign before it’s too late

    CSO asks Onnoghen to resign before it’s too late

Coalition for Change, a civil society group, has called on Walter Onnoghen, the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), to resign in light of the allegations of false declaration of assets.The federal [...]

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Nigerian company emerges largest supplier of LPG in West Africa

    Nigerian company emerges largest supplier of LPG in West Africa

MOB Integrated Services Limited, an indigenous company, is now the largest supplier of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in West Africa.It delivers over 25,000 metric tonnes (MT) monthly across the sub-Sahara [...]

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Buhari performed well at town hall meeting, says group

    Buhari performed well at town hall meeting, says group

A pro-democracy group, Democracy Support Coalition, says President Muhammadu Buhari performed well at ‘The Candidates, the the town hall meeting on the elections.President Buhari, who appeared on the programme with Vice-President [...]

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South-east group hails army over Python Dance

    South-east group hails army over Python Dance

The South East Revival Group (SERG) has spoken on the reintroduction of the military exercise, otherwise known as Operation Python Dance III in Nigeria, particularly the south east region.The group [...]

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When a tirade goes wrong

BY PRINCESS AJIBOLAI struggled to find another word for clueless. As I was struggling, the word ingrate came to my mind. Clueless and ingrate are the best words to describe [...]

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TETFund: An account of excellent stewardship

    TETFund: An account of excellent stewardship

BY PHILIP AGBESEI can bet that not many know about the core responsibilities of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), especially those outside the academia. But for the academics, TETFund [...]

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How Buratai is making a difference

    How Buratai is making a difference

BY NKECHI ODOMAThe Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration is an annual event organized to honour members of the Nigerian Armed Forces who fought in the first and second World Wars, [...]

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APC absent at CDD presidential debate on corruption

    APC absent at CDD presidential debate on corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is absent at the Big presidential debate.The debate, which is ongoing at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, had representatives from all [...]

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Annang nation pledges support for Akwa Ibom gov

    Annang nation pledges support for Akwa Ibom gov

The people of Annang nation across the world have pledged support and loyalty to the leadership of Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state.They expressed their admiration of Emmanuel’s administration.This [...]

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BitPsea to hold forex summit ahead of elections

    BitPsea to hold forex summit ahead of elections

BitPesa, a cross-border payments platform and treasury solution, has pledged to assist Nigerian importers, exporters and macro small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs), in protecting their businesses from losses that [...]

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Buratai ‘entrenching transparency in the army’

    Buratai ‘entrenching transparency in the army’

The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NICreL) says Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff (COAS), is entrenching transparency in the military.This followed his response to the the freedom of information [...]

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When a soldier leads the fight against corruption

    When a soldier leads the fight against corruption

BY DAVID ONMEJEOn a daily basis, I am delighted by the exploits of the Nigerian Army under Lt Gen Tukur Buratai in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria. I must [...]

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Akwa Ibom gov: My govt has set up a suitable payment system for our students

    Akwa Ibom gov: My govt has set up a suitable payment system for our students

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom, says the state government has set up a suitable bursary payment system for its indigenes across tertiary institutions in the country.Udom made this known [...]

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Group says IGP deserves tenure extension

    Group says IGP deserves tenure extension

A group identified as the Initiative to Save Democracy (ISD) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police.In a statement, ISD said Idris [...]

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Udom Emmanuel empowers Akwa Ibom communities

    Udom Emmanuel empowers Akwa Ibom communities

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has empowered many communities in Akwa Ibom.Emmanuel made cash donations for the development of projects across the five clans that comprise Ikot Abasi [...]

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CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

    CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

Egypt's Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year.He beat his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, to the [...]

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‘5,000 families’ in Lagos hold reelection rally for Buhari

    ‘5,000 families’ in Lagos hold reelection rally for Buhari

At least 5,000 families in Lagos state held a rally for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.The families unanimously declared that Buhari must be voted back into power [...]

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