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Senator Marafa: Why Governor Yari should resign

Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Senator Kabiru Marafa, yesterday said that the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari was supposed to resign as a governor if he has conscience for saying that he had resigned as the Chief Security Officer of the State.

IPMAN urges federal government to boost capacity of refineries, abolish importation

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has urged the Federal Government to improve efforts in ensuring enhanced capacity of the refineries in the country and depots to end fuel importation.

Osun guber: APC names 14 governors, eight ministers, others in campaign committee

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has inaugurated a 63-member committee to handle the September 22 Osun State governorship election.
Ambassador Torben Getterman

Nigeria export to Denmark rises by 157 percent in 2018 – envoy

Denmark ambassador to Nigeria, Torben Gettermann, says Nigeria export to Denmark rose by 156.6 per cent within the first three months of 2018 in relation to the same period in 2017.

NBS: 165.7m litres of LPG imported into Nigeria in Q2

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said 165.71 million litres of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) was imported into the country in the second quarter of 2018.

Eid-el-Kabir: Marketers urge NNPC to pump fuel to Ejigbo Depot

Petroleum Marketers have appealed to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to make fuel available at Ejigbo Depot in Lagos to avert looming fuel scarcity during the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir festival.

Federal government saves $1 billion through direct sale of crude oil

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has confirmed huge benefit accruing to the country following the replacement the offshore processing arrangement (OPA) and crude oil swap with the Direct Purchase of Petroleum Products (DSDP).

NBS: Nigeria imports 4.79 billion litres of petrol

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said that 4.79 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirits (PMS) was imported into the country in the second quarter.

Governor Emmanuel accuses federal government of withholding Akwa Ibom’s oil derivation funds

The Akwa Ibom state government has accused the federal government of withholding billions of naira belonging to the state.
Donald Trump

Trade war: American consumers face prospect of higher prices for everyday goods

The US economy may be roaring ahead, but American consumers face the prospect of paying more for everyday goods, due in part to trade tariffs.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE All-Share Index rebounds Bb 0.45 percent

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday rebounded by 0.45 per cent, halting three days of decline.

NUPENG suspends 21-day ultimatum issued to oil and gas sector

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has suspended its 21 days ultimatum issued to employers in the Oil and Gas sector of the country. Mr Williams Aaporeha, NUPENG...

Custom intercepts petrol tanker conveying rice in Kaduna

The Nigeria Customs Service, Zone “B” Federal Operations Unit, has impounded a petrol tanker, a J5 bus and a truck filled with smuggled rice on the Kaduna-Zaria axis.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government outlaws sale of tramadol, codeine substances

The Ebonyi State Government has totally banned the sale of tramadol and codeine-containing products in chemists, pharmacies and other health facilities in the state.

$40m fraud: Court dismisses ex-President Jonathan’s cousin suit to stall EFCC investigation

A Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun on Monday dismissed a fundamental right enforcement suit instituted against Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola Robert.

Nigerian Navy arrests suspected smugglers with diesel worth N1.17 billion

The Nigerian Navy in Bonny, Rivers, said on Thursday that it had arrested six suspected smugglers who stole 5.69 million litres of diesel worth N1.17 billion.

National Assembly: PIGB transmitted to President Buhari

The National Assembly on Friday said it had finally transmitted the final harmonised copy of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, making it the second time it has claimed to do so in about one month even though the presidency denied receiving the bill at the first occasion.

Winifred Oyo-Ita approves deployment of 269 senior civil servants

Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, has approved the deployment of 269 civil servants in the directorate cadre and other categories under the pool of her office.

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SGF: Ahmadu Bello University to get N800 million ecological project

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SFG), said on Friday that the government had earmarked N800 million for the execution of ecological projects in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
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US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual abuse

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied an allegation of sexual misconduct made against him.

Minimum wage: Workers must smile before 2019 elections – minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, says the Buhari administration is a labour friendly government, which is determined to put smiles on the faces of Nigerian workers before 2019 elections.
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PDP demands Kemi Adeosun’s arrest, prosecution over certificate forgery

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate arrest and prosecution of the former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, for deserting and forging her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Exemption Certificate.

INEC: We will overcome vote buying

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians that it will overcome the menace of vote buying which it described as cancer and menace to the electoral process.