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Itse Sagay: Yemi Osinbajo can represent Muhammadu Buhari at presidential debate

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo can represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential debate slated for January 19 2019 if that is what the Federal Government wants.

PPPRA: No plan to increase petrol pump price

The Executive Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Abdulkadir Saidu, says the Federal Government has no plans to increases the price of Premium Motor Spirit known as petrol.

PPPRA: Petrol pump price is still N145 per litre

The Executive Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, Abdulkadir Saidu, says the Federal Government has no plans to increases the price of Premium Motor Spirit known as petrol.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

PTDF tasks professors on localisation of oil, gas research

Members of the National Board of Trustees (NBT) for the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Research Endowment Programme have been charged to localise their research facilities

PTAD releases N1.5 billion to 500 next of kins

Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) pays the sum of N1.56 billion to 500 next of kins of the deceased Nitel/Mtel pensioners under the defined benefit scheme

Federal government pays 500 deceased NITEL/MTEL pensioners’ families N1.5 billion

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) at the weekend paid N1,565,190,623.12 to 500 next of kins of the deceased Nitel/Mtel pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme.

Subsidy arrears: Oil marketers insist no agreement with federal government as ultimatum lapses on...

Oil marketers on Saturday said they did not reach any agreement with Federal Government on the N800 billion subsidy arrears, saying their ultimatum to cease depots operations on Monday remained unchanged.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government calls for a scale-up of investors’ confidence in maritime sector

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has called for an appropriate regulatory framework to scale-up investors’ confidence in the maritime sector.

Commission: 38 percent of Nigerians cant read, write

The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education says Nigerians constitute 38 per cent of the illiterate population in the country.

NCDMB to review offshore rig, vessel acquisition strategy

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has announced plans to finalise the review of offshore rig acquisition and vessel strategy.

NCDMB commends oil firms over local content implementation

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has lauded international oil companies operating in the country for their support in the implementation of the Nigerian content.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje commits to addressing out-of-school children in Kano

The Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday pledged his commitment to addressing the issue of out- of-school children in the state.

Fuel scarcity looms as marketers give federal government seven-day ultimatum

Oil marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), and the Independent Petroleum Products Importers (IPPIs) on Sunday gave the Federal Government seven days to settle the N800 billion subsidy debt owed them under the Petroleum Support Fund.

Oil marketers give federal government seven days to pay N800 billion subsidy debts

Oil marketers on Sunday in Lagos issued a seven-day ultimatum, demanding that the Federal Government settle the outstanding debts totalling N800 billion, failing which depots would cease operation across the country.

Pensioners to get 6 months arrears of 33% increment from Monday

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) says old pensioners will get the six months arrears of 33 per cent pension increment the Federal Government (FG) is owing them from Monday.

Panic as civil servant commits suicide in Ekiti

There was panic Tuesday evening as a 49-year-old civil servant in the Ekiti State Civil Service, Mr. Abolarinwa Olaoye, hanged himself within the State Secretariat in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

Senate committee lauds NBTE for transparency, accountability

The Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and Tertiary Education Trust Fund has commended the National Board for Technical Education for its transparency and accountability.

Nasarawa commission sacks 20 striking judicial workers

The Nasarawa State Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has dismissed 20 staff of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) for their alleged roles in the ongoing strike by the union.

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Federal government moves to address incessant strike by medical workers

The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.
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Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.