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Gowon lauds Dickson for transforming Bayelsa’s education sector; Atedo Peterside becomes Education Ambassador

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Thursday lauded Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state for heavily investing in, and transforming, the education sector of the state and encouraging human capacity building. Gowon stated this in Kaiama community in Bayelsa state during the official commissioning …

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Supreme Court judgment: PDP will return to power in 2019 – Gov. Wike; It’s no victor, no vanquished – Ekweremadu …Calls for immediate reconciliation

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will in 2019 return to power at the Federal level because the All Progressives Congress, APC, has unleashed untold hardship on Nigerians. Addressing thousands of Rivers PDP supporters at the Port Harcourt International Airport on Wednesday …

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S/South, South/East Governors to pursue inter-regional cooperation ▪Appoint Akwa Ibom Governor, Interim Chairman

– Governors of South-East and South-South Regions of the country have agreed  to pursue inter-regional cooperation and integration for the economic benefits of the two regions.  The resolution was contained in  a communiqué released at the end of a one day Interactive Meeting of the Governors at Nike Lake Resort …

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South East, South South Governors meet in Enugu; Move for inter regional integration; Gov. Emmanuel is Chairman of Forum

From: Madu Ezenoha,  Enugu South East, South South Governors’ Forum on Sunday agreed to pursue regional cooperation and integration for the economic benefit of the two regions. The governors also agreed on political cooperation after a marathon meeting that lasted about three hours. South East and South South governors Forum …

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Evans, suspected billionaire kidnapper still in custody – Police PRO

  The Nigeria Police has denied a news story that Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, has disappeared. A statement by CSP Jimoh Moshood, Force Public Relations Officer,said that the suspect “is intact in Police Custody, investigation into all the crimes he has committed which include several kidnappings; armed robbery and murder …

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Magu remains EFCC boss till end of Buhari’s administration – Osinbajo; Build prison for the corrupt in Sambisa forest – Magu

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has resolved to work with Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman to stamp out endemic corruption in the country. Osinbajo, who spoke at the inauguration of the Kaduna office of the anti graft agency on Thursday, said that those …

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NNPC secures $2Billion discounts on renegotiated upstream contracts …As NNPC GMD marks one year anniversary

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has secured $2billion discounts in the last one year from renegotiated Upstream contracts being executed by its various service providers. The Corporation said the feat was achieved in the quest to continually drive down the high cost of production in the industry. This was …

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Nwankwo bows out of DMO in blaze of glory; Osinbajo, Adeosun, Udoma, Obi, Enang, grace event; Gives credit to Dr. Oby Ezekwesili

  Dr. Abraham Nwankwo has exited the Debt Management Office, DMO, after a highly acclaimed 10 years as Director General of the Agency. His exit, after two terms of five years each, was celebrated at a National Roundtable on Inflation which had in attendance key players in the country’s economic …

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Nigeria inches closer to 40 billion barrels oil reserve target …As NNPC/FIRST JV secures over $700 million Schlumberger funding for New Fields

The plan by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to grow the nation’s crude oil reserves to 40 billion barrels by the year 2020 received a major boost on Thursday with the execution of a tripartite agreement in Abuja. The agreement, according to a statement by Ndu Ughamadu, Group General …

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Budget 2017: Fashola should stop spreading half-truths, Says Senate

The Senate has cautioned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, to stop spreading wrong information and half-truths about the 2017 budget as the legislators worked to ensure equity across the country on all new and outstanding projects. In a statement by its spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate noted that …

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