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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.

DPR frowns at bulk buying, price hike of petroleum product

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has frowned at bulk buying and price hike of petroleum product by depot owners operating at the Calabar tank farms.

Central bank injects $331.41 million into forex market

The bank said the funds were allocated to companies in the agricultural, airline, petroleum and machinery sectors.

President Buhari urged to sign Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

Stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill passed by the National Assembly.

Ekiti guber: Governor Bagudu heads 77-member APC National Campaign Council

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday appointed the Governor of Kebbi State, H. E. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, to head the Party’s 77-member National Campaign Council to ensure victory for the Party’s governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, at the July 14 Ekiti Governorship Election.

President Buhari urged to sign PIGB Bill

Prof. Wumi Iledare of the University of Port Harcourt, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) passed by the National Assembly.

Six ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, others

Six ships laden with various products, including petrol are at the Lagos ports waiting to berth.

Earthquake kills 18 in Papua New Guinea

Eighteen people have been killed as a fresh magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea’s mountainous Southern Highlands, on Wednesday.

Why NIPP privatisation was not concluded on schedule – Ex-NDPHC chief

He also described as false repeated claims by some experts that the NIPP generation plants were mostly conceived and built with little or no thoughts for stable gas supply to them, hence their challenges with accessing gas to run.

FRSC counsels tanker owners on vehicle maintenance

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised tanker owners to ensure proper maintenance of their vehicles before embarking on any trip.

Forex: Central bank intervenes in Retail SMIS with $325.64m

The Central Bank of Nigeria has again intervened in the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales to the tune of $325.64 million.

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