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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.
The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.

NPFL: Plateau United stay top after draw agains Nasarawa

Plateau United maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-1 away draw against Nasarawa United at the Lafia Township Stadium on Wednesday.

Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
South African Airways on Saturday started mediated talks with unions, one day after its workers launched an open-ended strike that forced the embattled airline to ground hundreds of flights.

South African Airways to resume more flights amid strike

South African Airways on Wednesday announced its intention to resume more flights as a disruptive strike entered the fifth day.

Air Peace to begin Kano-Owerri direct flights November 26

Air Peace will commence Kano-Owerri-Kano direct flights effective from November 26, 2019. The airline’s Corporate Communications Executive, Stanley Olisa, disclosed this in a statement saying that the flight days are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Rep Faleke: Proposed death penalty for hate speech is extreme

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep James Faleke (APC-Lagos), has disagreed with the death sentence for hate speech as proposed by a bill currently before the Senate.
Lagos State High Court.

820 Buses: Court fixes date to hear former Governor Ambode’s suit against Lagos assemblymen

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja on Wednesday, November 20 fixed January 16, 2020, for the hearing of a suit filed by former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, to challenge the constitutionality of the probe of his administration by the House of Assembly over procurement of 820 buses for public transportation.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos 2020 budget will be passed before December ending – assemblyman

Barring any unforeseen circumstance, the year 2020 budget of Lagos state presented to the State House of Assembly about two weeks ago by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will be passed before the end of the year by the lawmakers.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Bus purchase probe: Former Governor Ambode’s suit incompetent – Lagos assemblymen tell court

Lawmakers probing former Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos over purchase of 820 buses as part of the Bus Reform Project of the state, on Wednesday said the suit he filed against them was incompetent.

Lagos ‘car snatcher’ nabbed in Anambra

Police in Anambra has confirmed the arrest of two persons in connection with alleged stolen of a Lexus 330 Jeep from the owner in Ajangbadi, Lagos State.

Joe Okei-Odumakin: Hate speech bill will stifle freedom of expression

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Centre for Change, says the hate speech bill before the National Assembly has the potential of stifling freedom of expression of Nigerians.
Fire consumed rows of shops at Balogun Road, Iju Ishaga area of Lagos in the early hours of Wednesday.

Scene of Lagos fire incident — in pictures

The fire incidence started at about 4am and it was extinguished by the Lagos State fire service after shops had been completely razed, eyewitnesses said.

Former Ghanaian president begs Nigeria to open up borders

Mr John Mahama, Former President of Ghana on Tuesday appealed to the Nigeria Government to open up her border so that economic activities can resume in West Africa.
A convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, who is serving a 24-year jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos is again, the subject of an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for being the alleged mastermind of a mega scam to the tune of over $1,000,000.

Convicted fraudster pulls off $1 million scam from Kirikiri prison

A convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, who is serving a 24-year jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos is again, the subject of an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for being the alleged mastermind of a mega scam to the tune of over $1,000,000.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Ensure compliance with UN agreement on transportation of dangerous goods – Senate tells FRSC

The Senate has mandated the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to ensure strict compliance with Safety and the United Nations 1957 agreement concerning the carriage of dangerous goods by road.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari honours Customs officer who rejected N150 million bride

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has presented Integrity awards to two public servants, Bashir Abubakar and Mrs Josephine Ugwu of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, for exhibiting Integrity in the performance of their official duties.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

Court bars 22 banks from honouring National ID smart cards produced by MasterCard

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an interim order restraining 22 banks from honouring any MasterCard transaction bearing the logo of the National Identity Card Management Commission (NIMC).

Businessman remanded for allegedly sodomising 14-year old boy

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a 52-year-old businessman, Jude Duru, who allegedly sodomised a 14-year-old boy, be remanded in a Correctional Facility, pending legal advice.

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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
Ibrahim Magu

PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.