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Maikanti Baru: Nigeria to earn $5.60 billion in taxes, from Schlumberger oil finance deal

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the NNPC, First E&P and Schlumberger $724 million oil financing deal will enable Nigeria earn $5.60 billion in taxes and royalty.

Maikanti Baru: NPDC will soon compete with Shell, others as Nigeria’s top oil producer

Kachikwu was represented by his Senior Technical Adviser on Refineries and Downstream Infrastructure, Rabiu Suleiman, at the visitation which the statement said was in furtherance of the government’s commitment to improve domestic refining capacity.

Iyanya confirms exit from Mavin Records

Iyanya Mbuk says he is signed solely to Temple Music, confirming his speculated exit from the Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records.

NNPC gets $3.7 billion alternative funding

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, yesterday said the corporation has secured $3.7 billion in alternative financing agreement in the last three years.

EU cuts Turkey funding after ‘democratic deterioration’

The European Union will cut funds allocated to Turkey due to the "deteriorating situation in relation to democracy, rule of law and human rights" there, according to a European Parliament statement.

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Christmas: Enugu announces free ride for indigenes

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.

Presidency: PDP spreading fake news

Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
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Lai Mohammed: Olusegun Obasanjo’s candidate will be defeated roundly in 2019

The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
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Oby Ezekwesili urges Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral bill

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.