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Rivers government sets up technical committee to tackle soot

Rivers State government has set up technical committee to implement the recommendations of the scientific committee established to investigate the prevalence of soot, in a move to finally resolve the challenge facing the state.
NSCDC

NSCDC arrests 10 suspected oil thieves in Rivers

The Rivers State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested 10 suspected oil thieves in various parts of the state.

NNPC: Nigeria’s refineries not too old

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the country’s refineries are not too old for effective refining operations.

Central bank may increase items on forex restriction list to 50

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may increase the items on the foreign exchange (forex) restriction list from 42 to 50 in order to boost local production and stimulate the export market.
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.

Nigeria’s pilot industrial cluster project to gulp over N67 billion

The federal government has disclosed that its initial plans to convert six out of 23 Industrial Development Centres (IDCs) in the country to industrial clusters (ICs) would cost over N67billion.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Babatunde Fashola: We can’t give up on Nigeria

Despite the slow pace of development in the country, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, says the Buhari administration is working round the clock to bring Nigeria back on track.

Dangote refinery to save $7.5bn through import substitution

The construction of the 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day Dangote Refinery is expected to help Nigeria save over $7.5 billion through import substitution.

Maikanti Baru: Federal government targets 10% global LNG market

As part of its strategic aspirations to derive maximum value from Nigeria’s abundant natural gas resources, the Federal Government is targeting 10 per cent of the world’s market share in traded Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

VP Osinbajo: $2 billion needed to revive Lagos-Kano rail line

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday said at least $2billion would be required to revive the Lagos-Kano Rail Line as part of efforts to boost local and international trade along the Northern and Southern zones.

Dangote’s investment in Lekki Free Zone will earn Nigeria $8trn annually

Investment of the Dangote Group in the Lekki Free Zone, Lagos will earn Nigeria $8 trillion annually, President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote disclosed on Wednesday.

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NPFL Playoffs: Enyimba beat Ifeanyi Ubah to climb top spot

Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

NPFL Playoffs: Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope

Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Manchester United completed a deal for Wales winger Daniel James this summer (Getty)

Manchester United-bound Daniel James likened to Usain Bolt and Ronaldo

Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
Richard Young, Deputy Delegation to the EU

EU: 2,084 Nigerians entered Europe illegally in two years

One in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered Europe between 2015 to 2016 was a Nigerian, the European Union has said.
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Internet blackout across Sudan

Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.