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Ultimatum to Ibos: Northern Governors disown Arewa Youths … Threat to Ibos falls within suspicious trend‎ …Governors take security measures

Governors of the nineteen northern States on Wednesday disowned a coalition of Arewa Youths, who reportedly issued ultimatum to Ibos to vacate the northern part of Nigeria within three months or be forced to leave.  ‎Borno Governor and Chairman of the Northern States Governors ‘ Forum, Kashim Shettima spoke on …

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Kaduna Gov condemns Arewa groups threatening Igbos; Orders arrest, investigation, prosecution of signatories to statement

The Kaduna State Government has assured every resident of the state that nobody can tamper with their freedom to reside where they choose.  In a statement issued in Kaduna this morning, the state government said that the constitutional right of every Nigerian to own property, move freely and to live …

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Buhari’s absence: Hype about constitutional crisis unnecessary, says Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has dismissed an article by a Nigerian historian, Max Siollun, entitled “The Gentleman’s Agreement that Could Break Apart Nigeria,” published in the United States-based Foreign Policy magazine. The piece speculates that Nigeria faces imminent political and …

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Niger Delta investment: Dickson, NNPC GMD brainstorm in Abuja …Partnership ‎to build key projects top agenda

  For physical and rapid development of oil producing communities in the Niger Delta, Governor Ser‎iake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called for effective collaboration between governments in the region and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) especially in ‎areas like security and the Brass LNG‎.  Dickson made the call …

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Fayemi moves to restrain Ekiti judicial commission of enquiry ….files motion for injunction to restrain Gov , EKHA, panel members ….seeks dissolution of panel

Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has challenged the competence of the Judicial commission of enquiry set up by Governor Ayodele Fayose to probe his administration, urging an Ado-Ekiti High Court for an injunction to restrain the state government and …

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Amaechi rejects Wike’s Award; Says it is poisoned chalice ……’Tell the world your $43m Ikoyi tale is a wicked lie,’ Minister challenges Governor

Minister of Transportation and immediate past governor of Rivers State, Chief Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has rejected an award/honour meant to be conferred on him by his successor, Gov. Nyesom Wike. Chief Amaechi, in a statement by his media office, said that the award/honour which had as the time of the …

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Biafra 50 years after: We are greater together than apart – Osinbajo *Says the greatest responsibility of Nigerian leaders today is to give a pathway to unity in diversity.

In a what is seen as a pivotal speech and significant demonstration of the Buhari administration commitment to purposeful nation-building, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has underscored the need for Nigerian leaders to give the younger generation the vision on a pathway to unity in diversity. Prof. Osinbajo made the …

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Automation of land, tax, justice administrations underway – Ambode …As experts chart way forward for Lagos in the next 50 years

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday revealed strategies being adopted towards moving the State from mega city to smart city, just as he said that his administration has put in place policy framework for a technology-driven land administration and mapping, tax administration and justice administration. Speaking at an …

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Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

  Thursday, the Senate passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), 2017. This followed the final consideration and adoption of the report of the Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum (Upstream, Downstream and Gas). The intent of this landmark legislation is to establish a legal framework for the creation of a more efficient, transparent, competitive and internationalized petroleum …

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SERAP to Fashola: Order DISCOs to provide pre-paid meters to Nigerians or face legal action

     Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, SAN requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently enforce your directives to electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) to provide free pre-paid meters to …

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Eni starts production from the OCTP Integrated Oil&Gas Development Project, in Ghana’s offshore, ahead of schedule and with a record time-to-market

  A new record for Eni in deep-field production: the Sankofa-Gye Nyame field, in the prolific OCTP block     Eni has launched production from the Integrated Oil & Gas Development Project, in the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block, off Ghana’s western coast, in just two and a half …

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