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IDPs camp bomb blast: Only persons with hearts of evil could have done this – Atiku; As death toll rises to 10

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed deep sadness at the bombing of the Yola Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in which several lives were lost and many persons maimed. Suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Friday morning, detonated a bomb at Maikohi Camp, the country’s largest Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs), located …

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APC hails Nigerian workers, Civil Society for standing up against corruption

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed Nigerian workers and the Civil Society for ‘standing firmly against corruption’, further describing their open demonstration of support for the Federal Government’s battle against corruption as ‘a major boost to the anti-graft fight.’ In a statement issued in Abuja, Friday by its National …

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Ambode appoints new heads for State Safety Commission, LASIRA, Water Regulatory Board

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has appointed new heads of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Authority (LASIMRA) and the Water Regulatory Board. The Governor, Thursday, approved the appointment of Mr. Fouad Alade Oki as the Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, …

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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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Aggrieved oil producing communities in Delta rethink confrontation with FG over continued neglect

AKHERE Godwin, Benin Aggrieved oil and gas producing communities in Urhobo and Isoko in Delta state, Thursday, resolved to give the Federal Government time to properly look into their case following the prompt intervention of the Niger Delta Progressive Forum (NDPF), a non-governmental organization, based in Benin, the Edo State …

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