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CPC begins awareness campaign on tobacco control act

The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.

Police arrest 3 suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra State has arrested three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video where a nude woman was humiliated.

Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video where a nude woman was humiliated.

Osita Okechukwu: President Buhari will guarantee uninterrupted development of critical infrastructure

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Chief Osita Okechukwu, has said the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari will guarantee uninterrupted development of critical infrastructure in the country.
Uganda crude oil rig

Uganda revises first oil production to 2022

Uganda expects to begin producing oil in 2022, its energy minister Irene Muloni said on Wednesday, indicating a slight delay from the country’s revised target of 2021.
Germany

Germany avoids recession with 0% growth in last quarter

The German economy has narrowly missed tumbling into recession but recorded output growth of just 0.02% in the final quarter of 2018.

World Bank lauds success of Fadama III programme

The World Bank has given a pass mark to Fadama III programme in Nigeria for the success recorded in the implementation of its programmes ahead of its Dec. 31, 2019 closing date.
El Sharara Oilfield

Libyan forces claim control of nation’s largest oilfield

Eastern Libyan military forces have full control of Libya’s biggest oilfield, El Sharara, a spokesman said, in a challenge to the internationally recognized government in Tripoli.

UK posts slowest growth in six years ahead of Brexit

Britain’s economy grew at the slowest pace in six years in 2018 with near-flat output in the final quarter, data showed Monday, as Brexit uncertainty and weaker global growth bites.
Gazprombank

Venezuela shifts oil revenue to Russia’s Gazprombank

Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA is telling customers of its joint ventures to deposit oil sales proceeds in an account recently opened at Russia’s Gazprombank AO, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters on Saturday.

FAO: World food prices rise in January

World food prices rose in January, buoyed by a rebound in dairy prices and stronger showings for vegetable oils and sugar, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

Audu Ogbeh: Federal government to ban tomato paste importation before end of 2019

Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture and natural resources, says the federal government will place a final ban on the importation of tomato paste before the end of 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari solicited with the people of Anambra State to vote for APC. He said this on Thursday at the presidential campaign rally held at Holy trinity field in Onitsha.

Election: President Buhari solicits for votes in Anambra

Buhari who spoke at the rally said his government commissioned the newly completed Zik’s Mausoleum and was also at the palace of the traditional ruler of Onitsha Kingdom, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, where he met traditional rulers in the state.

Oil prices slip as U.S. crude output nears 12 million bpd

Oil prices fell on Thursday as U.S. crude production neared an unprecedented 12 million barrels per day (bpd) just as worries about weakening demand emerge.

Oil prices gain on OPEC’s cut deal

Oil prices climbed by one per cent yesterday following supply cuts led by Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia, although a darkening economic outlook capped gains.

10,000 Kogi farmers to benefit from World Bank APPEALS project

About 10,000 farmers in Kogi State are to benefit from the $200 million grant of the World Bank assisted Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) project.
Revin Natural Power

Zambia seizes ‘erection-causing’ energy drink

Authorities in Zambia have ordered a local manufacturer to stop the production and distribution of an energy drink that reportedly caused a prolonged erection in a man.

Nigeria ships fewer oil cargoes to US

Oil cargoes departing from Nigeria to the United States fell to 103,000 bpd in December, down by 48,000 bpd, new data show.

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The Federal High Court in Kano on Friday dismissed the preliminary report of the state Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission (PCACC) which recommended the suspension of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.

Court voids report recommending Emir Sanusi’s suspension

The Federal High Court in Kano on Friday dismissed the preliminary report of the state Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission (PCACC) which recommended the suspension of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, pending investigations into alleged financial misappropriation of the emirate’s funds.
Jordan Henderson is set to miss at least “three weeks” of action with a hamstring injury, depriving Liverpool of their captain and one of their most in-form players for a minimum of four games.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson out for three weeks

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will be sidelined for up to three weeks after suffering a hamstring injury against Atletico Madrid, the Premier League leaders announced on Friday.
A bus departing from the South Korean city of Daegu is disinfected as the number of Covid-19 infections rise. China’s coronavirus cases have risen over 75,000. YONHAP-AFP via Getty Images

Coronavirus: 500 Chinese prisoners infected

Authorities on Friday said the new coronavirus has infected about 500 people in China’s prisons, almost half outside the province at the centre of the epidemic.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC corps members sensitise Oyo community on waste disposal

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in Oyo, the ancient town of Oyo State, have sensitized the people of the community on waste disposal in their various environments.
Prof. Isaac Adegun of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ilorin, has warned against over slimming of the body and tummy protrusion beyond certain limit.

Professor warns against ‘over-slimming’ of body

Prof. Isaac Adegun of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ilorin, has warned against over slimming of the body and tummy protrusion beyond certain limit.