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NNPC assures support for indigenous companies

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured that it will continue to support local companies, within the entire hydrocarbon value-chain, for the growth of the nation’s economy. The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, disclosed  this...

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FG starts payment to former Nigeria Airways workers

The Federal Government says the verification and payment of ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) in Diaspora will begin on Monday in London, United Kingdom (UK). Mr John  Waitono, Acting Director, Presidential Initiative on Continuous  Audit (PICA), said...

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Oil prices gain amid tension between Iran, U.S

Oil prices rose on Monday to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said “significant” sanctions would be announced on Tehran. According to Reuters,...

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Emefiele unveils 5 years plan for CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says he will bring inflation to single digit within the next five years. Emefiele made the promise in Abuja on Monday during a press briefing on his policy road map...

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Qu Dongyu of China Emerges New FAO DG

Qu Dongyu of China has emerged as the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to succeed José Graziano da Silva of Brazil. This was contained in press statement by FAO media unit on Sunday to News Agency of...

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How Over 13m Nigerians Battle With Malaria Annually

Malam Umar Aminu-Imam, President, Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN), has said that 13,687,500 Nigerians battled with malaria annually. This statistics accounted for 25 per cent of world’s 54,750,000 malaria cases. Aminu-Imam made the disclosure during the ‘International Environmental...

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NNPC Assures Support for local Companies

(NAN) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured that it would  continue to support local companies, within the entire hydrocarbon value-chain, for the growth of the nation’s economy. The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, stated this...

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Kebbi Govt Mourns Cleric Dead at 117

Kebbi Government on Sunday mourned an Islamic cleric, Shaeikh Haliru Abdullahi, who died at the age of 117. A statement by Abubakar Dakingari, chief press secretary to the Governor, Abubakar Bagudu, said the cleric died on Thursday in Birinin Kebbi...

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IPMAN Commend Buhari for Appointing Kyari as NNPC GMD

Lagos, June 21, 2019 (NAN) Oil marketers on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Mr Mele Kyari as the new Group Managing Director(GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers...

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FG Plans to Building More Ports

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said the Federal Government was committed to building more ports across the country to decongest the gridlock in and out of the Apapa ports. Osinbajo made this known in an interview with newsmen after...

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Lead with Fear of God, Cleric Tells Gbajabiamila

Islamic scholars from Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency, Kwara, on Saturday  offered prayers for a successful tenure in office for the 9th Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. The prayer, which was organised by the member...

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Building Materials Prices Skyrocket in Enugu

The prices of some building materials have increased in Enugu, South East Nigeria reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAN reports that the recorded increases were due to hike in road transportation fare and the attendant bad roads. A...

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Super Eagles Beat Burundi 1-0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Saturday defeated Burundi 1-0 in team’s opening match at ongoing Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) in Egypt. Eagles striker Odion Ighalo who came in as substitute netted the only goal of the match for the Super Eagles...

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