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NNPC lifts embargo on 113 crude oil vessels; mandates off-takers to guarantee legitimacy of vessels

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Thursday, announced the lifting of the embargo earlier placed on some 113 vessels banning them from engaging in crude oil and gas loading activities in any of the terminals within Nigeria’s territorial waters. The NNPC, however, explained, in a press statement signed by Mr. …

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IGP orders ‘Operation Round Up Persons Inciting Violence’ nationwide; as Uwazuruike, 21 MASSOB, IPOB members arrested

Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazurike, along with 21 other members of the group and those of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were among the list of persons rounded up, Tuesday, on the orders of the Inspector General Police, Mr. …

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We’ll support FG to ensure Nigeria’s survival — Ex-military administrators

Members of the 3rd Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy have restated the association’s commitment and support for the federal government towards ensuring that Nigeria survives the various challenges threatening the country’s unity. The Association declared its commitment towards the sustenance of unity in Nigeria, Thursday, immediately after the …

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Bayelsa guber polls: Jonathan, Secondus, Ijaw leaders to grace Dickson’s declaration, Sept. 8

NEDU MARK, Yenagoa Ahead of next Tuesday’s official declaration of interest to contest the 2016 governorship race by incumbent Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, former president Goodluck Jonathan, chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as well as prominent Ijaw leaders are among dignitaries expected to grace the …

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Wike’s unjust probe is a comic distraction, as he steals billions of Rivers funds — Amaechi fires back

The Media Office of former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, has drawn attention of the public to recent comments credited to governor of the state, Bar. Nyesom Wike, claiming the incumbent governor is attempting to ‘justify his fraudulent, sham probe of the immediate past governor and distort our statement …

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Give Jonathan’s administration due credit – Former ministers tell Buhari

Formers ministers who served under the immediate past Goodluck Jonathan administration have flayed the present trend by the President Muhammadu Buhari government and the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) to ‘condemn, ridicule and undermine the efforts of that administration, in addition to impugning the integrity of its individual members.’ In …

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Work stoppage on 2nd Niger Bridge: Your reasons are flimsy, ridiculous, Igbo group tells FG

The Igbo Think-Tank, Aka Ikenga, has expressed shock over the suspension of work on the proposed Second Niger Bridge project, just as the group described as ‘ridiculous and flimsy’ the reasons provided by the Federal Government for the action. It would be recalled that Director-General of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission …

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NNPC cancels contract for delivery of crude oil to refineries · Terminates offshore processing agreements, invites companies for fresh bid · Begins process for engagement of new off-takers for 2015/16 crude oil term contracts

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursday announced new measures aimed at cost reduction and strengthening of operational efficiency across its value chain. The NNPC in a release stated that after proper evaluation and in line with the terms of contract for the delivery of crude oil to the …

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Oshiomhole to Orubebe: You are a perpetual noise maker, afraid of probe

AKHERE Godwin, Benin Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has blasted former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Godsday Orubebe, claiming the ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s associate is ‘afraid of President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned probe of the East-West road project and also on the Amnesty programme under his watch’ alleging further …

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