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The management of Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), has finally reeled out reasons the institute is progressing.

PTI denies contract racketeering, corruption allegations

The Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) has debunked corruption allegations leveled against it by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN).

NOGIG: Chevron begins defence of football title against NLNG

Preliminaries of the football event of the 2020 Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games will kick-off on Monday January 27 at the Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, with the defending champions, ExxonMobil taking on NLNG in the opening match.
The management of Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), has finally reeled out reasons the institute is progressing.

No oil company in Nigeria without PTI graduate – management

Conducive learning environment and partnering with several institutions to share ideas, provide platform for students and staff exchange for mutual benefit are key to the institutions progress.
Roger Federer reached the third round of Roland Garros for the 15th time on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over German lucky loser Oscar Otte.

Indian Sumit Nagal faces Roger Federer obstacle at US Open

Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal got a dream qualification for the US Open and in the first round on Monday, he is scheduled to meet the legendary Roger Federer.
Asif Ali Zardari

Pakistani ex-president arrested over fake bank accounts

Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested by the country’s top anti-corruption body in a case involving fake bank accounts.
India Police

Four dead in shootout between rival Indian political parties

Three supporters of India’s ruling right-wing party and another from a rival regional party have been killed in a gun battle in West Bengal state, police and a local politician said Sunday.
A damaged water tank after Cyclone Fani hit Puri in the eastern state of Odisha [Reuters]

At least nine dead as monster Cyclone Fani enters Bangladesh

Cyclone Fani, one of the biggest to hit the Indian subcontinent in years, has barrelled into Bangladesh after leaving a trail of deadly destruction in India.
Pakistan subsidises the price of most fuels but has been cutting those payments in recent months [Anjum Naveed-AP]

Pakistan hikes fuel prices amid spiralling inflation

Pakistan's government has hiked fuel prices by up to 6.45 percent, as the country continues to face widening fiscal and current account deficits amid spiralling inflation.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo begins enumeration of customers

The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said on Wednesday that it had begun enumeration of its customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo.

Residents flee as APC, PDP thugs clash in Delta

Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, was still being deserted the weekend owing to the pandemonium that broke out in the area, leaving in its trail three deaths and scores of injured persons.

Amnesty programme reintegrates 13,000 ex-militants

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof Charles Dokubo, has said that over 13,000 ex agitators in the Niger Delta have been fully reintegrated into the society by the federal government.
Agboola Ajayi

Amnesty: Ondo wants federal government to include more agitators

The Deputy Gov. of Ondo State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has pleaded with the Federal Government to expand the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to accommodate more ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region.

Two modular refineries for inauguration in Niger Delta December

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, at the weekend said two modular refineries would be commissioned in Delta and Rivers states in December.

Ibe Kachikwu: Federal government will boost gas production by 3.4 billion standard cubic feet...

The Federal Government would deliver about 3.4 billion standard cubic feet of gas per day to bridge the medium-term supply gap by 2020.
Shehbaz Sharif

Opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by-elections in Pakistan

Pakistani opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif was jailed on Saturday for 10 days after being arrested in a corruption case.
Arif Alvi

Dentist elected as Pakistan’s new president

Pakistan on Tuesday elected Arif Alvi, backed by the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party of prime minister Imran Khan, as its 13th president for the next five years.
Arif Alvi

Presidential elections kick off in Pakistan

Polling for presidential election kicked off Tuesday in Pakistan with three candidates competing for the slot of the 13th president of the country for the next five-year term.
U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo

Pakistan disputes US account of Pompeo-Khan phone call

A telephone conversation between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan has stirred up controversy, with Islamabad calling Washington's account of the discussion "factually incorrect".

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Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.