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BPE holds Investors Webinar on four concession opportunities Feb 23, 2021

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) will hold an International Investors’ webinar to showcase investment opportunities in four enterprises slated for concession on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. The event will hold at 10am. The facilities are: Tafawa Balewa Trade Fair Complex, Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC), Calabar Special Economic …

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Obi charges Christian leaders: Promote good values, societal development through the gospel

Mr. Peter Obi, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has called on Christian leaders to resist the seductions of ‘prosperity gospel devoid of hard work’, which, he said, has gradually turned Nigeria to a society without values, honesty, hard work, integrity, etc. …

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Community policing: Panacea for Nigeria’s insecurity problems? By Bolanle Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 Last Tuesday, February 9, 2021, a workshop on community policing held in Lagos titled “Mass sensitization of the members of the public on community policing” with the theme “Understanding community policing: A framework for action”. Organised by the Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with two private …

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Allegations that SPDC’s under-reported 2 million barrels of crude, false says DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has dismissed media reports that it uncovered ‘missing 2 million barrels of crude’ in oil production records by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) between 2016 and 2018. The DPR described the allegations as false and baseless. The report had alleged that SPDC which was …

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NSA coordinates new onslaught against security challenges; Leads Service Chiefs on tour of zones

In furtherance of Federal Government’s commitment to address multiple security threats facing Nigeria, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd) convened a meeting of the General Security Appraisal Committee ( GSAC) on February 11, 2021. A statement from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) on …

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For remaining at Monguno Hospital despite Boko Haram, Borno Governor approves N13.9m, Car for Yoruba doctor … Employ’s daughter of once abducted father

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the payment of N13.9 million and car gift to a 65-year old medical doctor from Ogun State, who lived within the General Hospital in Monguno and continued to offer healthcare services to patients even when the town was faced with the …

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Oyo closes Shasha market indefinitely, imposes curfew; How crisis erupted between Fulani, Yoruba traders

 Following skirmishes reported in Shasha market in Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan, the Oyo State government has ordered the immediate closure of the market indefinitely. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the governor gave the order to forestall breakdown …

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Gov. Udom inaugurates Abia-Akwa Ibom link road

By Leonard Okachie Umuahia, Feb. 12, 2021 Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Friday inaugurated the 9.3-kilometer-long Aro Umuejie-Osokwa-Omoba Road in Abia. Emmanuel performed the ceremony at the instance of his Abia counterpart, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu. The road connects Abia with Akwa Ibom through Isialangwa South and Osisioma Ngwa …

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Niger Delta: Embrace entrepreneurship for economic survival, NCDMB Boss, Wabote, tasks young Nigerians

By Precious Akutamadu Port Harcourt, Feb.12, 2021 Mr Simbi Wabote, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), on Friday tasked young Nigerians to engage in constructive engagement that would enable them to plan strategically for economic survival in the country. Wabote made the remarks during …

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Jakande’s remains laid to rest in Lagos   •As Gov. Sanwo-Olu, Osoba, Amosun, others bid him farewell

•He was an embodiment of all positives – Hamzat The remains of elder statesman and first civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, was on Friday interred at the Vaults and Gardens private cemetery Ikoyi, Lagos. The funeral service was conducted by Islamic scholars and clerics from different communities …

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