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Fourteen firms win bids to lift crude oil in 2019/20

No fewer than 14 local, regional and international oil companies that bid for the 2019 Direct Sale of Crude Oil and Direct Purchase (DSDP) contract have emerged successful.

NNPC selects Vitol, Trafigura, Sahara, Oando, 46 others for crude term contracts

It was gathered that as part of the efforts to encourage local participation in the lifting contracts, the corporation selected 20 Nigerian companies, unlike in the 2017/2018 contracts where 18 Nigerian companies made the list.

Fuel scarcity: Black market petrol booms in Kano

Black market petrol is booming in Kano as the scarcity of the product persists.

Petrol hits N220 per litre in Katsina – Survey

The scarcity of petroleum products is biting harder in Katsina State as most independent marketers increase price of petrol to over N220 per litre, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

DPR sanctions 8 filling stations in Kano over fraudulent activities

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Kano Field Office, said it had sanctioned eight filling stations in Kano for committing various offences.

Senator Tayo Alasoadura asks President Buhari to suspend Ibe Kachikwu, Maikanti Baru

Alasoadura specifically stated that Baru’s continued presence at the NNPC could jeopardise the Senate investigation into the allegations that he allegedly approved contracts to the tune of $25bn without the approval of the corporation’s board.

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In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Reconstruction: Traders celebrate, hail Governor Wike

Traders of newly constructed Rumuwoji (Mile One) Market and the Fruit Garden Market in Port Harcourt are happy with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for delivering on his promise to them.
Daniel Akpeyi defended his teammates from criticism following Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to Algeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) semi-final.

Afcon: Daniel Akpeyi begs Nigerians for another chance after loss to Algeria

Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has appealed to Nigerians to give him and his teammates another chance to utilize the experience they have garnered at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army denies threatening Ibadan communities with shooting range

General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division Maj-Gen. Okwudili Azinta has debunked the claims by residents of six communities in Arulogun-Igbo Oloyin, Ibadan that the Army’s shooting range in the area is a threat to their lives and property.

NOA warns against politicising killing of Afenifere leader’s daughter

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has warned Nigerians against politicising the murder of Mrs. Funke Olakunri, daughter of Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti.
Newcastle United ‘have a deal in place’ to sign Joelinton

Newcastle have deal in place for Hoffenheim’s Joelinton

While Newcastle reportedly prepare to make Steve Bruce their next manager, the Magpies will try to wrap up their first purchase of the summer window.