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Global Ultra Logistics offers unbeatable Yuletide discounts for all shipments to and from Nigeria, US, UK, Canada

Leading international logistics company, Global Ultra Logistics, is offering an unbeatable yuletide promo for all users of their services in Nigeria and abroad. The Big Offer, which started on November 15, 2020 and will last till January 31, 2021 involves a 50 percent discount on all shipments from the United …

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Nigerian traders in Ghana applaud FG’s planned evacuation of citizen

By Maureen Okon Abuja, Dec. 3, 2020 The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) and the Nigerian Union of Traders Association in Ghana (NUTAG) on Thursday praised the Federal Government over its planned evacuation of citizens from that country. The groups lauded the Federal Government at an Inter-Ministerial Committee meeting …

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Gowon seeks innovative ways to reposition transportation … Condemns destruction of public assets… As CIoTA moves to professionalise transportation

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), has called for partnership between the public and private sectors in order to come up with innovative ways of resolving the transportation challenge in the country. Gowon spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at the opening of the Second National Transport Summit organised …

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Dangote Fertiliser empowers 150 beneficiaries impacted by pipeline construction

As a means of supporting livelihood to host communities impacted by the 54km gas pipeline to the Fertiliser plant, Dangote Fertiliser Limited (DFL) embarked on a programme to empower 150 Project Affected Persons(PAPs) through a cassava enterprises programme. The programme was geared towards mitigating the negative impact of the land …

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Economy: Buhari urges more use of gas as alternative to petrol; appreciates Nigerians’ patience  

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja appreciated Nigerians and Organized Labour for restraint, understanding and patience as the country tackles myriad economic challenges, assuring that the Federal Government is working hard to ameliorate the situation. Speaking at a virtually held event at the State House to unveil National Gas Expansion …

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House of Reps hails NNPC’s strides in transparency …As Kyari defends NNPC 2021 Budget at NASS

The House of Representatives Joint Committees on Petroleum (Upstream, Downstream and Gas) have applauded the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for breaking new grounds in its commitment to transparency and accountability. Chairman of the Joint Committees, Hon. Musa Sarki Adar, gave the commendation at a 2021 Budget Defense hearing, which …

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HealthPlus crisis: How Mrs. George approached Leo Stan Ekeh; Advice to her was to save her business, protect other Nigerian startups – Zinox

The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Legal Affairs to the Zinox Chairman, Leo Stan Ekeh, Barrister Reginald Obiakor, has cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the troubled Nigerian healthcare firm, HealthPlus and the alleged involvement of Mr. Ekeh, in the company’s crisis with its investors, Alta Semper, a private …

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Explosions damage crude and gas pipelines at Shell, Agip oil fields in Bayelsa

Unidentified persons on Monday attacked oil facilities operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) at Ikarama community, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa. Mr Ben Warder, a youth leader in Ikarama near the incident site, said on Tuesday that residents heard several sounds from …

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Magashi: With latest hardware, we’re set to overcome insecurity in our waters  

·      Defence Minister, Amaechi, CNS inspect Deep Blue Project facilities  ·      Buhari fulfilling long national dream – Transport Minister ·      It’s a new dawn for maritime – Jamoh  As Nigeria gets set to deploy maritime security assets acquired under the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, members of the Deep Blue Project …

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Legislators lack control of Constituency Project funds, Rep Agedi tells constituents

Hon. Fred Agbedi who represents Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency in Bayelsa on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects. Agbedi, who spoke during an interactive session with community leaders at his Zonal Intervention Project for empowerment of 30 beneficiaries from his constituency noted …

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NNPC restates commitment to growing nation’s hydrocarbon reserves

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated its resolve to grow the nation’s hydrocarbon reserves to 40billion barrels through reinvigorated exploratory activities in the inland frontier basins across the country. Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Mallam Mele Kyari, stated this while delivering a goodwill message at the opening …

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