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Shell: We’re still operational in Delta

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has denied the claim that it has shut down its operations in the Warri area, stating that contrary to the speculation, the company still has some major business investment in Delta State.

FUPRE plans mass production of lightweight engine automobiles

The management of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) has indicated its preparedness to go into mass production of an affordable four wheel lightweight engine automobile that would displaced the fast growing three wheels commercial transportation popularly known as Keke-Napep from the Nigerian market.

President Muhammadu Buhari signs bill establishing FUPRE into law

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the Bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Effurun, Delta State.

Petroleum Industry Bill will open up oil and gas sector – Ibe Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, on Saturday said that the passage of the modified Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will open up the oil and gas sector to new local and international Investors for competitive growth and development in line with international best practices.

Delta women protest alleged land-grabbing by military

Scores of women yesterday took to the streets and barricaded the Effurun roundabout axis of the East-West Road in protest over an alleged land-grab and sale of about 185.20 hectares of prime property at Uvwie, Uvwie Local Council of Delta State by the Nigerian Army.

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Nigeria Customs destroys Tramadol, others worth N102 million

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command in Badagry, says it has destroyed expired and seized medicaments in its warehouse with a Duty Paid Value (DVP) of N102.4 million.

Lawyer arrested after claiming executed man innocent

An Iranian defence lawyer has been arrested after claiming a man executed this week for killing three policemen was innocent, Iran’s Fars news agency said Wednesday.

Traders lose N150 million to inferno in Ekiti

Some traders operating within the premises of Oja Oba market in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, have lost property worth about N150 million to fire.

Group: 75% of sickle cell births in Nigeria don’t see fifth birthday

The Sickle Cell Support Network, an NGO, says Nigeria records about 150,000 sickle cell births annually but 75 per cent of this number never get to see their fifth birthday.

Senator Saraki seeks Russian support to fight ‘new terrorism’ in Nigeria

Senate President Bukola Saraki has canvassed for the support of Russia in the drive towards eradicating the new terrorism challenge facing Nigeria.