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Gov. Emmanuel commissions Southern Atlantic Polytechnic in Uyo

By Dennis Udoma Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel will perform the official commissioning of Southern Atlantic Polytechnic in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria on Saturday this week. The Polytechnic, located at Kilometre 50 along airport road is partnering the Microsoft Imagine Academy, USA on entrepreneurship development, the …

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Ambassador, NIMASA facilitate release of Nigerian crew in Equatorial Guinea ‘Detained vessel was hijacked’

The Nigerian-flagged vessel, MV CHARIS, which was attacked by unknown assailants on May 5 and subsequently rescued by the Spanish Navy and handed over to Equatorial Guinea, has been released. The release of the vessel was facilitated by the Nigerian Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Ambassador Toko Ali Gongulong, with the …

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Nigeria’s diversity, source of strength – President Buhari tells Isreali envoy; Hails India’s Modi on election victory; Confirms appointment of Adamu as Police IG 

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria’s diversity will remain a source of strength for the development of the country. He spoke on Thursday in Abuja, while receiving Letters of Credence from the Ambassador of Israel to Nigeria, Mr Shimon Ben-Shosan. President Buhari, also Thursday, congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of …

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SNEPCo paid N366 billion in revenue to Nigerian government in 2018

Nigeria’s foremost deep-water oil and gas company, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), paid N366 billion in 2018 as revenue to the federal government from its exploration activities, while it made another N2.1 billion as statutory payment to the Niger Delta Development Commission, SNEPCo’s Managing Director, Bayo Ojulari, …

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NIMASA committed to release of hijacked MT APECUS crew   · Suspects illegal trading activities

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy, the Indian High Commission in Nigeria and other security agencies have commenced investigations into an incident involving a Palau flagged Tanker, MT APECUS, off the coast of Bonny, Nigeria. The hijack of the vessel, with IMO …

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Christian Okpukpara bags Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from US University

Mr. Christian Anayo Okpukpara from Imo State, Nigeria, was one of those who graduated from William Paterson University, New Jersey, United States of America on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. He earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Public Health, and family, friends and associates turned out in large numbers …

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FG’s threat to downgrade/shut Enugu airport: State Govt  orders immediate closure of market, removal of illegal structures

Following safety concerns raised by Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on potential air hazards in and around the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, the Enugu State Executive Council has ordered the immediate closure of Orie Emene Market near the …

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Gov. Dickson is pressuring IOCs to sack our members from pipelines surveillance jobs – Bayelsa APC

  The Bayelsa state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday said that the campaign by Gov. Seriake Dickson, against international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the state is politically motivated.. In a press briefing addressed Thursday in Yenagoa by the APC State Publicity Secretary, Mr. Mr Doifie Buokoribo, …

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