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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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Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation…gives tools to block makers

  Group disclosed that it was investing N10 billion dollars in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency  The Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) shone at the just concluded 2017 Gateway Trade fair which was held in Abeokuta, emerging as the second most patronised exhibitor, just as the Group disclosed …

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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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2017 Budget Appropriation bill now before Acting President Osinbajo – Laolu Akande; What will he do with it? – The world watches

  Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has officially received the 2017 Budget Appropriation Bill from the National Assembly. It was delivered Friday by Senator Ita Solomon Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters. The delivery of the critical document was confirmed by Laolu Akande, …

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Acting President Osinbajo signs 3 Executive Orders to ease business, fast track budget submissions, promote made-in-Nigeria products

  In exercise of the presidential authorities vested in the Executive arm of government, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has signed three executive orders that will significantly change some of the ways government business and operations are conducted in the country forthwith. Ahead of the signing, the Acting President held …

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