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NNPC set to take measures to curb oil theft

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it is taking measures to address the menace of pipeline vandalism and crude oil theft in the nation’s Oil and Gas industry.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC seeks support in curbing oil pipelines vandalism

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday called on Nigerians and security agencies to join its effort at curbing the menace of oil pipeline vandalism in the country.

Association targets 40 percent local vessel ownership

Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria has said it will step up efforts to increase indigenous vessel ownership from less than 10 per cent to over 40 per cent.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NNPC: Oil price volatility threatening Nigerian content development

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, expressed concern that the persisting volatility in the price of crude oil is putting pressure on the local content initiative of the Federal Government.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE: Guinness, PZ lowest performing stocks in October

Guinness Nigeria Plc emerged the lowest performing stock on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for the month of October in percentage terms.

Allen Onyema: Air Peace to begin flight operations to Makurdi in November

The Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, on Thursday said the airline would begin flight operations to Makurdi, Benue capital before the end of November.

Air Peace reaffirms commitment to passenger’s safety, comfort

The management of Air Peace on Wednesday reiterated the airline’s commitment to the safety and comfort of its passengers as it marks its fifth anniversary of flight operations.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

Witnesses absence stalls NBC chief’s, others’ ‘N2.5 billion fraud trial’

Inability of the prosecution to produce its two remaining witnesses on Monday stalled proceedings in the trial of the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Is’haq Modibo Kawu, and three others, at a Federal High Court in Abuja.
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Experts attribute inflation rate rise to border closure

Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.
The race for the 2018-2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title heightened on Monday at the Agege Stadium in Lagos after Match Day 4 action.

Enyimba to begin NPFL title defence against Nasarawa United

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has now been fixed to commence on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting out against Nasarawa United.

NPFL begins November 3 – LMC

The League Management Company organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League have now picked Nov. 3 as a new kick-off date for the 2019/2020 NPFL season.

Oil industry will continue to support IDPs – NAPIMS chief

The Chief Operating Officer of the National Petroleum Investment Management Services, NAPIMS, Engineer Ibrahim Abdulkadir, has assured that the oil industry will continue to support the internally displaced people of the northeast of Nigeria.
The Chief Operating Officer, Uche Ogboi, said Lori’s mission was to reduce the high cost of transportation of goods, which was up to 75 per cent of the cost of products in some countries across Africa.

Kenya’s e-logistics coy expands to Nigerian market

A Kenyan e-logistics company, Lori, has officially announced its expansion to Nigeria in a bid to cement its footprint across Africa.

MPR retention: Experts predict increase in foreign investors’ participation

Financial experts on Monday expressed optimism that retention of the interest rate by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) would likely trigger foreign investors’ participation in emerging Nigerian markets.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Xenophobia: Speaker Gbajabiamila hails Julius Malema, Air Peace

The speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has commended the leader of the South African Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, for condemning xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.

Dana Air acquires B737-300 aircraft, eyes more routes

Fast growing domestic carrier Dana Air has received its newly acquired 737-300 aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), in Ikeja, Lagos.

Dana Air acquires first-ever 737-300 aircraft

One of Nigeria’s leading domestic airlines, Dana Air, on Friday took possession of its first-ever fully-owned B737-300 aircraft.
Molumo Yusuf, a 14-year-old student of Heritage Global Academy, Ikorodu, Lagos State, won the N100,000 grand prize shopping voucher at MTN mPulse Kiddies Hackathon app competition in Lagos on Friday.

14-year old wins MTN kiddies hackathon app competition

Molumo Yusuf, a 14-year-old student of Heritage Global Academy, Ikorodu, Lagos State, won the N100,000 grand prize shopping voucher at MTN mPulse Kiddies Hackathon app competition in Lagos on Friday.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps probes social insurance trust fund over ‘N2.3 billion fraud’

The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
Mercy Corps

Nigeria tops world rankings with 13.2 million out-of-school children

A Non Governmental Organisation known as Mercy Corps Nigeria (MCN) has revealed through research that no less than 13.2 million Nigerian children are out of school in the country.

NBC to curb exploitation of consumers by satellite TV stations

The regulatory body represented on the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), in conjunction with the National Broadcast Commission, (NBC) has been charged with the responsibility to propose subsidiary legislation to support existing Act for enhanced efficiency and fairness to consumers. It is also to ensure that consumers are not been exploited by Satellite Television station providers.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his speech to honor Japan’s architect Arata Isozaki at the Elysee Palace in Paris on May 24, 2019. Isozaki is the laureate of the 2019 Pritzker architecture prize.-br --Francois Mori - POOL - AP - AFP

French president postpones G5 Sahel meeting after deadly attack

French President Emmanuel Macron and Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on Thursday agreed to postpone a summit on France’s military involvement in the Sahel region after a deadly attack on Nigerien forces, the Elysee Palace said.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in a show of respect, vacated his official seat for former President Olusegun Obasanjo who visited Kaduna.

Former President Obasanjo hails Governor el-Rufai’s pan-Nigeria character

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has commended Governor Nasiru el-Rufai for his pan-Nigeria character and his commitment to good governance.