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Kenya-born French athlete Abraham Kiprotich wins Lagos City Marathon

Kenya-born French long-distance runner Abraham Kiprotich has emerged winner of the third Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

We’re ready to offer Nigerians affordable education – Netherlands

The Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Nigeria on Wednesday announced the readiness of Dutch universities and other higher educational institutions to offer qualitative and affordable education to Nigerians.

Customs arrest 10 smugglers, seize N1.61bn exotic vehicles, others

Ten smugglers are in the custody of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)’s anti-smuggling unit, Zone A in Lagos in connection with N1.61billion exotic vehicles, 6,444 bottles of Indian whisky packed in 537 cartons and other contraband.

Dangote Group trains 150 indigenous engineers in refinery operations

The Management of Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says about 150 indigenous engineers have been trained in refinery operations in preparation for the take-off of its Lagos Refinery and Petrochemical Plant.

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC recovered N511.9 billion in 2017

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, says the commission recovered about N511.9 billion in 2017.

LASTMA announces traffic diversion for Lagos City Marathon

As part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free Lagos City Marathon scheduled to take place on Saturday, 10th February 2018, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced traffic diversion on the affected routes during the race.

Governor Ambode’s aide Deji Tinubu buried in Lagos

The remains of Deji Tinubu, Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Commerce and Industry was buried on Tuesday at the Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Late Deji Tinubu to be buried January 30 in Lagos

The late former Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu, will be buried on January 30.

Bank staff arrested for stealing customers’ money

Having stolen N20 million of bank customers’ money, a staff of a new generation bank and his accomplices have been arrested.

New GOC takes over at Army 81 Division

Maj.-Gen. Enebong Udoh on Friday formally took over as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army.

EFCC arrests Patience Jonathan’s sister at airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested the younger sister to Patience Jonathan, the wife of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, over suspicious payments of N3bn made into her many accounts

AMCON faults Kanu Nwankwo over seizure of property

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, on Monday debunked reports that it illegally seized a property belonging to former Nigerian football star, Nwankwo Kanu.

NFF sign five-year partnership deal with Wapic Insurance

The Nigerian Football Federation has announced Wapic Insurance Plc as its new co-sponsor and official insurance service provider of the Super Eagles for five years.

Super Eagles to play six friendlies ahead of World Cup

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday made public its 2018 FIFA World Cup program for the Super Eagles, revealing venues and dates for six pre-World Cup friendly matches.

Court awards $10 million damages against Shoprite for contract breach

After seven years of legal battle, a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, has awarded the sum of $10 million against South African retail giant, Shoprite Checkers (PTY) Limited and its business partner, Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited for a breach of contract entered with a Nigerian firm, AIC Limited in 1998.

Davido wins big at Soundcity MVP Awards

The 2017 Edition of Soundcity MVP Awards which held at the Eko Convention Center, Victoria Island, Lagos, ended on Saturday morning.

Nigeria to witness more influx of expatriates – Dayo Adu

An immigration lawyer, Mr. Dayo Adu, says Nigeria is likely to witness more influx of expatriates as the country moves up on the World Bank Ease of Doing Business index.

2018 will be successful year for APC – Governor Ambode

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said that 2018 would be another successful political year for All Progressives Congress (APC) in fulfilling its promises of developing the state.

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The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.