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Head of Service approves deployment of 9 permanent secretaries

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF), Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, has approved the deployment of nine permanent secretaries to various Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Governor Okorocha swears-in 28 commissioners, 27 local council transition c’ttee chairmen

Governor Rochas Okorocha has Sworn-in Twenty-Eight (28) new Commissioners and Twenty-Seven (27) Transition Committee Chairmen of the 27 Local Government Councils in the State, telling them that they have been appointed to come and prove their worths in the service of the State and her people.

Gov. Akeredolu urges fed govt to expand amnesty programme

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Saturday urged the Federal Government to expand the current amnesty programme to accommodate more youths in the Niger Delta region.

Peace essential for infrastructure development in Niger Delta – Boroh

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, has stressed the need to sustain the peace in the Niger Delta toward ensuring infrastructural development.

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Bukola Saraki: Baba Sala was a prolific artiste

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described the late ace comedian, Moses Olaiya a.k.a. Baba Sala, as a prolific artiste who contributed immensely to the development of the nation’s movie industry in particular and arts and culture in general, during his lifetime.
Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Simbi Wabote (left); Senator Ita Giwa; King of Ochia Autonomous Community, Eze Ekwueme Ekwueme; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu; Refinery Project Manager for Lambert, Mr. Mohamad Chit; Chief Operating Officer,Gas & Power, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Saidu Mohammed, and Chairman/CEO, WalterSmith Petroman Oil Limited Mr. Abdulrazaq Isa, during the ground-breaking ceremony of 5,000 barrels per day WalterSmith’s modular refinery at Ibigwe, Ohaji Egbema, Imo state .

Oil marketers to address petroleum downstream accidents

Bothered by the risk tendencies in petroleum products movement across the country, oil marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), have decided to minimise cases of accidents on road networks and promote efficient transportation of products.

Alexandre Lacazette scoops Arsenal awards

The France striker began the month with a goal and an assist in Arsenal’s 3-2 win at Cardiff City on September 2, and followed that up with goals in the Gunners’ victories over Everton (2-0) – for which he won the goal of the month award – and Brentford (3-1).

Stock market sheds N10 billion on renewed sell-off

Analysts at Afrinvest Limited stated that “we anticipate a rebound in today’s trading, as we saw significant buy interest in banking stocks yesterday, which we expect to be sustained throughout this week.”

Nigerian players crash out of Lagos Open

Nigerian players have been dumped out from the ongoing Lagos Open Tennis Championship at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan, Lagos.