• Dangote Commences Construction Of Concrete Roads In Lagos, Bauchi, Others

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    Dangote Industries Limited has commenced the construction of concrete roads in various states across the country. Sources at the company’s head office revealed that the company has already commenced construction of roads in Lagos, Bauchi, Kogi, Kaduna and Ogun state among many others. The source who informed that the company is presently constructing roads in…

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  • IGP’s Visit To CBN Was Devoid Of Any Incident, Police Clarify

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    The Nigeria Police Force yesterday debunked reports by online media, Sahara reporters, which alleged that the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, almost caused bloodbath when he visited at Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) headquarter. A statement yesterday by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don N. Awunah, described the story in its content…

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  • ‘Oshiomhole’s Instigation Of EFCC Against Ize-Iyamu, Vein Labour’

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    The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has said that efforts by the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomole, to instigate the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Ize-Iyamu could be futile. The organisation maintained that if there are persons the commission should be interested in, it should be Godwin Obaseki who it alleged is being…

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  • COREN Champions Harmonisation Of Engineering Standard In Africa

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    The Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) is pushing for the harmosnisation of engineering standard in Africa, a development aimed at getting the engineering registration Boards of various countries in Africa to agree on having similar learning outcomes of international standard for engineering students. Speaking at a high level policy meeting in Abuja,…

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  • Court Declares Electricity Tariff Hike Illegal

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    Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday declared as illegal, null and void the recent hike of electricity tariff by the federal government through the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). According to Justice Idris, the increment is procedurally ultra vires, irrational, irregular and illegal. While the judge ordered the government to…

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  • PENGASSAN Shuts Down Kaduna Refinery, Disrupts Fuel Supply

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    The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemicals Company (KRPC) has been shut down in the aftermath of the strike embarked upon by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN). The Union had last week downed tools over the non-implementation of the 2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement it reached with the government as well as issues relating…

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  • Presidency Flays Killing Of Nigerian In Italy

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    The presidency has described as disheartening the killing of yet another Nigerian, Emmanuel Chidi Nnamdi, in Italy. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri- Erewa, the presidency condemned in totality the murder of an asylum seeker, by an Italian football hooligan, who…

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  • Baru Becomes NNPC GMD, To Continue Oil Sector Reforms

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    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday said reforms in the nation’s oil sector would continue with the appointment of Dr Maikanti Kacalla Baru, as its new Group Managing Director by President Muhammadu Buhari. Baru whose appointment was announced yesterday, takes over from Dr Ibe Kachikwu, who has been combining the roles of GMD, NNPC…

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  • NEITI Report: PWYP Advocates For Systems Devt For Data Verification

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    The international coalition for advocacy in extractive industries transparency and accountability, Publish What You Pay (PWYP), has urged the federal government to develop procedures and systems that would collect and verify oil production data declared by companies. This recommendation is coming on the heels of the 2013 oil and gas sector audit report released recently…

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  • Dangote Disburses N400m Grants To Disadvantaged Lagos Women

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    To cushion the effect of the current economic downturn, the Dangote Foundation yesterday commenced the disbursement of N400 million micro grant to 40, 000 indigent women in all the local governments in Lagos State. The disbursement held at the Conference Hall of Lagos Housde, Ikeja, is a continuation of grassroots poverty alleviation strategy of the…

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