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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

15 companies win contracts to lift crude oil for 2019/20

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday released the list of 15 winners of the crude oil lifting contracts 2019/2020 under the Direct Sale of Crude Oil and Direct Purchase of Petroleum Products (DSDP) arrangement.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Presidency: Atiku Abubakar’s emotional blackmail laughable

The Presidency has described as laughable and pitiable, efforts by the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar, to appeal to the emotions of Nigerians, particularly members of the judiciary to influence decision in the ongoing legal tussle over the result of the presidential poll.
Tony Nwulu

Tony Nwulu: Why I reported journalist Oke Epia to police

A former member of the House of Representatives, Tony Nwulu, has defended his decision to report Oke Epia, Editor in Chief of the Order Paper online newspaper, to the police.

Police dismisses claim of attack on Atiku Abubakar’s witnesses

Zamfara Police Command has denied media reports of attack on witnesses of the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the state.
The suspects are- Okorokpa Clifford, Ejechi Rukeme Clarence, Omoagbere Nelson, Olamide Agbi, Prosper Williams, Zhenom Moses, Nasiru Saudi Ali, Shakajede Okiemute, Okoro Andrew and Amorighoye Laju Precious. .

Music producer threatens to sue EFCC for parading him as “Yahoo Boy”

An Abuja-based music producer and photographer, Mr Nasiru Ali, popularly known as “Kozzographa”, on Sunday threatened to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for wrongly calling him a fraudster (Yahoo boy).
Serena Williams

Serena Williams makes history as Forbes richest woman athlete

U.S. tennis star Serena Williams has made history as the first athlete to make Forbes’ list of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

CSO: Governor Bindow has every right to pay exit allowance to himself

Mr Mapida Ikwurunyi, Coordinator, Justice Frontier Forum, says that Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa and his aides have the right to receive severance allowances.
The indigenous Waorani community in Ecuador won a landmark lawsuit on Friday against three government bodies for conducting a faulty consultation process with the community before putting their territory up for sale in an international oil auction.

Indigenous Waorani win landmark legal case in Ecuador

The indigenous Waorani community in Ecuador won a landmark lawsuit on Friday against three government bodies for conducting a faulty consultation process with the community before putting their territory up for sale in an international oil auction.
Francis Alimikhena

Senator Alimikhena faces N10 billion lawsuit over alleged defamation

A N10 billion suit has been instituted against the Senate Deputy Whip, Francis Alimikhena, over alleged defamatory publication, at a Benin City High Court.

Scientist to reward reported cases of guinea-worm outbreak in Nigeria

A Medical Scientist, Prof. Luke Edungbola, has pledged to reward anyone who reports any case of guninea-worm disease in Nigeria to him or any accredited authority.
Indications have emerged that Heritage Bank Plc yesterday on an order of Federal High Court Ikoyi Division seized the property of Smooth Promotions Limited, owner of Hip TV, owned by Ayo Animashaun, situated at No. 4 Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja; Lagos following inability to pay back the bank loan worth Hundreds of Millions.

Indebtedness: Heritage Bank takes over Hip TV

Indications have emerged that Heritage Bank Plc yesterday on an order of Federal High Court Ikoyi Division seized the property of Smooth Promotions Limited, owner of Hip TV, owned by Ayo Animashaun, situated at No. 4 Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja; Lagos following inability to pay back the bank loan worth Hundreds of Millions.
Fresh fish

Fresh fish consumption can work against asthma – study

The consumption of fresh fish can counteract asthma, a disease of the respiratory system, sometimes caused by allergies, an innovative study has revealed.

Tanzania court dismisses government request to arrest opposition chief Tundu Lissu

A Tanzanian court has dismissed a government request to arrest Tundu Lissu, one of the country’s fiercest critic of President John Magufuli.

Benin court says it has jurisdiction to entertain suit against US University

A Benin City High Court, has ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain a suit against a United States-based University.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi assures workers of prompt salaries

Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday assured workers of his administration’s commitment to regular payment workers’ salary for effective and efficient service delivery.

Three remanded in prison for inserting pepper in female’s vagina in Edo

A Benin High Court has ordered three persons to be remanded in prison custody for alleged abduction and insertion of raw pepper into the vagina of one Favour Ada Friday, whom they accused of stealing a phone.

Elections: Ex-Governor Fayose, Senator Olujimi renews fight over Atiku Abubakar

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has renewed her war of words with the former of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, over who controls the affairs of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Sani Usman

Nigerian Army: Why we invaded Daily Trust

The Nigerian Army on Monday explained why its personnel invaded the offices of Daily Trust Newspapers in Maiduguri, Abuja, Lagos and Kaduna on Sunday.

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor signs 400 certificates of occupancy in three months

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.