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NNPC, oil marketers join forces to end emerging fuel queues ….Begins operation `One Cargo per Day’

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has stepped up collaboration with the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN and other downstream industry players to end the resurgence of fuel queues in some major cities across the country especially in Lagos and environs. The NNPC, in a release on Monday, …

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Bayelsa gov’t confirms rescue of Gov Dickson’s sister 2 months after abduction

The Bayelsa State Government, Sunday, confirmed the rescue of the younger sister of state governor, Seriake Dickson, who was kidnapped two months ago. A statement issued on Monday by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said 26 year-old Nancy Dickson, was rescued, Sunday evening, from her abductors …

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N5, 000 allowance: Al-Makura defends Buhari on electoral promises; says ‘ it is not challengeable’ by anybody

Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura, Monday, moved to the defence of President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent U-turn on the promised N5000 stipends to poor and unemployed Nigerian youths, saying that the President ‘was at liberty to review his party’s electoral promise of paying N5,000 monthly allowances to unemployed …

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Fuel scarcity: Petrol tanker drivers blame NNPC; as corporation takes delivery of 4 cargoes

Petrol tanker drivers, Sunday, blamed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the current fuel scarcity in the country. National President, Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, branch of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Salimon Akanni Oladiti, who said this while speaking with journalists in Ibadan, Oyo State, …

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