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Investors to build two refineries in P’Harcourt, Warri –NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday said two private Nigerian companies had been selected to build two refineries in Port Harcourt and Warri under the co-location initiative of the Federal Government. The co-location initiative, introduced by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, seeks to ensure that new refineries are set up to share infrastructure with the nation’s ... Read More »

COWBELL MILK BRINGS BACK MEMORIES OF SAMUEL OKWARAJI

Twenty-eight years after, memories of his life and times have faded out. Not even members of his primary constituency remembered to commemorate his skilful style last Saturday. But Cowbell Milk, the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, made the difference. At that same main bowl of the National Stadium, Lagos, where Samuel Okwaraji slumped and died while in the colours ... Read More »

GOVS. AMBODE, OBASEKI AT FUNERAL SERVICE FOR LATE ACTING CJN, JUSTICE ANDREW OBASEKI IN BENIN

PIX 9462 R-L: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; his Edo State counterpart, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and President of Dangote Group, Alh. Aliko Dangote during the funeral service of late Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria and Patriarch of the famous Obaseki Family, Justice Andrew Otutu Obaseki in Benin, Edo State on Friday, August ... Read More »

Our kidnap by Boko Haram in 2014 accidental — Chibok girls

The abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram’s jihadist insurgency was the accidental outcome of a botched robbery, say the girls who spent three years in their brutal captivity. The Chibok girls made the surprise revelation in secret diaries they kept while held prisoner and a copy of which has been exclusively obtained by ... Read More »

Only Buhari, Osinbajo fighting corruption –Aide

The Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla, has accused Nigerians of refusing to support the anti-graft crusade of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The presidential aide spoke on a Channels Television programme, Sunrise Daily, on Thursday. Reacting to the Nigerian Corruption Survey 2017 published by the National Bureau for Statistics, which states that ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Father impregnates 14-year-old daughter, flees

The police in Delta State have launched a manhunt for one Mr. Orutebe, who allegedly impregnated his 14-year-old daughter in Ugboroke, in the Uvwie council area of the state. Orutebe, who was said to be in his mid 40s, allegedly fled his home after initially claiming responsibility for the pregnancy. It was learnt that the suspect, who hails from Ogulagha ... Read More »

N’Assembly members are a bunch of unarmed robbers – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday in Ibadan said that the bogus earnings of National Assembly members portrayed them as a “bunch of unarmed robbers.” Obasanjo, spoke at a public presentation of a book written by Prof. Mark Nwagwu, titled, ‘I am Kagara, I Weave the Sands of Sahara,’ in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. He also called on the Federal Government ... Read More »

Govt agrees to pay varsity teachers N23b allowances

UNIVERSITY teachers won a major battle yesterday. The Federal Government granted their request that their N23billion outstanding Earned Allowances be released. The money will be released next week, Minister of Education Adamu Adamu said. The government said the Nigerian Universities Pension Management Company matter  would be resolved with the Pension Commission in the next one week. But he reiterated the ... Read More »

Nigerian Catholic bishops kick against pop culture

Nigerian Catholic bishops kick against pop culture In separate declarations, Nigerian Catholic Bishops and their leader Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan have urged adherence to the rules of the church and resistance of moves to introduce pop culture. Onaiyekan spoke in Ghana, while the Bishops from South west Nigeria issued a statement under the aegis of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province, after meeting ... Read More »

Dammy Krane off the hook

Singer Oyindamola Emmanuel Johnson-Hunga popularly known as Dammy Krane is off the hook, as a court in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, has struck out a charge of credit card forgery, armed conspiracy and grand theft filed against him. Dammy Krane was arrested in June. He was alleged to have booked a private jet service with stolen credit card details. ... Read More »