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A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

AIB begins probe of Air Peace accident

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Saturday said that it has begun investigation into a serious incident involving an Air Peace Boeing aircraft that skidded off the runway to the left about 1300 meters from the Runway 21 threshold of the Port Harcourt International Airport.

Federal government to inaugurate SEC board Monday

The Federal Government will on Monday inaugurate the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to be chaired by Mr Olufemi Lijadu.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos court restrains LADOL from interference in Samsung’s operations

A Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere has delivered another judgment in favour of Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited (SHIN) and its subsidiary, SHI-MCI FZE, against Global Resources Management Limited and LADOL.
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Court affirms judgment restraining LADOL from interfering in Samsung’s operations

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere has dismissed an application by Global Resources Management Limited and LADOL Free Zone seeking to stay the judgment of the court delivered five months ago in a suit between it and Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited (SHIN) and its subsidiary SHI-MCI FZE.

Official: Why President Buhari removed Maikanti Baru as NNPC chief

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday threw more light on why President Muhammadu Buhari relieved the present Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, of the responsibility.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Mele Kyari replaces Maikanti Baru as NNPC chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

President Buhari appoints Mele Kyari as new NNPC GMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as new Group Managing Director for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

Oyo officials storm streets, markets to rid Ibadan of refuse

A combined team of Oyo State officials as well as officers of a private contractor managing refuse collection and disposal in the state, the West African Energy, yesterday stormed major areas of Ibadan to evacuated refuse dumps.
Representative of the NNPC GMD and Chief Operating Officer, Ventures, Dr. Babatunde Adeniran (left), sharing a point with the Guest Speaker, Mr. Goni Ahmed (right), at the NNPC World Environment Day celebration.

NNPC: Eliminating gas flare remains priority

Eliminating gas flare with a view to bequeathing a pollution-free environment to future generations of Nigerians remains a priority of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Ibadan Electric begins deployment of distribution transformer meters

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has begun the deployment of Distribution Transformer (DT) meters to all public distribution transformers under its franchise using an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution for accuracy.

Oando saga: Operators seek federal government intervention, laud SEC’s audit outcome

Capital market operators on Wednesday called for urgent intervention of the Federal Government in the conflict between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Oando Plc.

AFREXIMBANK, NEXIM to provide $1bn finance for Africa’s trade, infrastructure development

The African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) has said it is partnering with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) to provide about $1billion financing for the promotion of Nigeria-Africa trade and investment in Africa.
Sunusi Ibrahim of Nasarawa United has been declared the highest goalscorer in the just ended regular season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Nasarawa United’s Sunusi Ibrahim beats Mfon Udoh to NPFL top scorer award

Sunusi Ibrahim of Nasarawa United has been declared the highest goalscorer in the just ended regular season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Oando management set to challenge SEC over board dissolution

Fireworks on the controversy over corporate governance issues in Oando Plc may begin today as the management of the company is set to contest the veracity of the sack of its directors by the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, last weekend.

Oando demands forensic audit report, rules out directors’ resignation

Oando Plc has demanded from the Securities and Exchange Commission the report of the forensic audit carried out by Deloitte & Touche for it to have a better understanding of the findings that culminated in the decisions taken by the commission.

NNPC recruitment: Candidates applaud Maikanti Baru for conducting transparent exercise

Candidates who participated in the recruitment test of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), have applauded the Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, for organising a transparent and fair exercise across the country.

Oando forensic audit report: Why isn’t SEC following due process?

The long awaited results from the forensic audit into Oando PLC, was finally released on Friday, May 31, 2019 on the website of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating weighty infractions with attendant sanctions leveled against the Company.

Operators applaud judgment on Mounir Gwarzo reinstatement, task federal government

Some capital market operators on Saturday applauded the industrial court judgment on the reinstatement Malam Mounir Gwarzo as the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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US warns Africa countries not to expect debt relief

The U.S. top Africa diplomat, Tibor Nagy, warned in Pretoria, South Africa on Monday that African countries running up debt they cannot pay back, including China, should not expect to be bailed out by western-sponsored debt relief.
The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.

Soldiers rescue 95 hostages, kill 3 terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.
Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.

MNJTF: Iswap under pressure to establish caliphate near Lake Chad

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the flurry of attacks by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the last couple of weeks followed pressure mounted on them by foreign collaborators to establish caliphate.
Osinbajo at a Town Hall meeting with Nigerians in New York. R-L; Prof. Tijjani Mohammad-Bande, Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations; Rtd. Justice Sylvanus Asofor; VP Osinbajo, Mr. Ben Okoyen, Consul General and one of Nigeria in diaspora’s representative

VP Osinbajo: Some kidnapping stories in social media untrue

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA releases N1.284 billion to pay 234 retirees

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released One Billion Two Hundred and Eighty Four Million Naira (N1.284 billion) for the payment of FCT retirees.