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Chairman CPDC Capt Dr Idahosa Wells Okunbo and Managing Director of NPDC Alhaji Mansur Sadiq Sambo at the signing ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai.Sept 18 2019

New NPDC-CPDC deal to fetch Nigeria $6.35 billion in taxes and royalties

The push by the Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to increase crude oil production and grow the nation’s revenue profile was boosted with the closure of $875.75m alternative financing deal for the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) operated OML 65 through the Funding and Technical Services Agreement with CMES-OMS Petroleum Development Company (CPDC).
Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora

Minister: We’ll not allow Nigeria to be dumping ground for foreign drugs

Dr Olorunimbe Mamora, Minister of State for Health, has said the Federal Government will not allow other countries to turn Nigeria into dumping ground for foreign drugs, hence its commitment to home grown drugs.
CHIEF Executive Officer, Polaris Bank, Tokunbo Abiru, has charged the bank’s newly hired employees on the need to be professional in the discharge of their responsibilities as a key ingredient for a successful banking career.

Polaris unveils collateral-free salary advance solution

“Beyond the financial empowerment that Polaris Salary Advance offers to our customers, access to such soft loans improve consumer lifestyle and help them to be in charge of their resources rather than banking on uncertain sources”.
The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Monday said the paucity of funds stalled the completion of the PDP N16bn 12 storey new national secretariat project.

Funding stalls completion of PDP’s new national secretariat – chairman

The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Monday said the paucity of funds stalled the completion of the PDP N16bn 12 storey new national secretariat project.
Sonny Echono

Nigerian government inaugurates panel to review AUST governance

The Federal Government has inaugurated an Administrative Audit Panel to review the proprietorship, academic affairs, governance, financial and physical development in the African University of Science and Technology (AUST).
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.

ZUFF: NFC announces date, calls for film submission

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.
Hussaini Coomassie

Ambassador Commassie calls for urgent action over rising insecurity

The Regional Director, Association for Good Governance Network (WA), AGGN, Deputy National Coordinator, Buhari Campaign Organisation, (BCO), Member, Global movement for Social Justice (GMSJ), member, Forward With Buhari (FWB), Amb. Hussaini Coomassie, has called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency, address the current security challenges in the Northwestern States of Kaduna, Katsina and Zamfara.

Governor Bagudu promises improved welfare package for Kebbi university lecturers

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi state on Sunday promised to look into the demand for improved welfare for lecturers at the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero.

Elections: APC demands daily briefing from INEC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be more open to Nigerians ahead of the rescheduled general elections and urged the commission to brief the nation daily on their challenges and steps being taken to address them.

Adam Mohammed: I’m prepared to spend my money to develop football in FCT

A foremost grassroots football promoter and President of Heart FC, Adam Muktar Mohammed, has vowed to turn around football if elected as the chairman of the FCT Football Association.

Kwara government lambast Lai Mohammed over comments

The Kwara State Government says the Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed’s recent pronouncements on governance in Kwara State are at variance with the reality on the ground.
IKRA ALIYU BILBIS

Ikra Bilbis: Politicians promoting hate speeches in Nigeria

As the campaigns for 2019 general elections commences, the Board Chairman, Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Mallam Ikra Aliyu Bilbis, has argued that politicians are the ones behind nearly all the hate speeches hence they promote it.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: Politicians will misuse state police

A former governor of Oyo state and retired deputy commissioner of police, Adebayo Alao-Akala has kicked against the possible creation of state police.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO tells Atiku Abubakar, PDP to stop crying wolf over airport search

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the media handlers of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of deliberately misrepresenting a search that was clearly in line with international best practices.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: No sensitive politician can ignore entertainers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reassured stakeholders in the entertainment industry of the Federal Government’s commitment to support them to enhance national growth and development.

USAID launches new $60 million urban water scheme in six states

The U.S Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched 60.4 million dollars new urban water and sanitation activity that will support the efforts of six states in Nigeria.

Power stakeholders jittery over 2019 terminal date for N701 billion PAG programme

Palpable fear may have gripped stakeholders in the power sector value chain over the fate of the electricity Generating Companies (Gencos) should the N701 billion Payment Assurance Guarantee (PAG) programme end next year.
3 President Buhari attends APC National Executive Committee (NEC)

APC adopts direct primary for presidential ticket

The National Executive Committee of the All Progressives congress (APC) has decided to adopt direct primary to select its presidential candidate.

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The Lagos Police Command has arrested seven persons suspected to be cult members in Itire area of the state.

Police arrest 7 suspected cult members in Lagos

“@Tunjidisu1, Area Commander D, ACP Aliko Dankoli supported by officer from Itire are currently on ground to restore normalcy. #TheGoodGuys

Bus crash kills 25, after brakes fail

A bus crash on a mountainous road in northwest Pakistan Sunday killed 25 passengers and injured 20 others, police said.

Two killed, soldiers shot by ‘cattle rustlers’ in Adamawa

Suspected cattle rustlers have killed two persons during an early morning attack on Shaforo and Kudumti communities of Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Flavour, Phyno give tips for success in Nigerian music industry

Popular Nigerian artistes at the Zenith Bank aspire music festival on Saturday night emphasised the need for originality among young and aspiring musicians.
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.

Boko Haram: Group tasks Army to partner with EFCC, ICPC to probe certain NGOs

The Public Accountability Network (PAN) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to investigate the activities of certain Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) covertly undermining the country’s fight against terror.