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Polls shift: U.S. stands with international community on Nigeria’s polls – Embassy; UK urges Nigerians to be patient, support democratic process

By Isaac Aregbesola/Temitope Ponle Abuja, Feb. 16, 2019 The U.S. fully supports the decision of the heads of ECOWAS and other international missions on the postponement of the election in Nigeria, the country’s mission in Nigeria says. In a statement in Abuja on Saturday, the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria encouraged Nigerians …

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RCCG Dominion Cathedral, New Jersey, US, inaugurates professional counselling outfit, PTL Connect

PTL Connect, a special professional counseling outfit of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Dominion Cathedral, has taken off on a very successful note. Inaugurated on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Church’s premises on 180 Main Street, Orange, New Jersey, NJ 07050, the platform, according to the visioner, …

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Diaspora for Atiku-USA relocates to Nigeria after successful mobilisation in the US; Sure of victory for PDP in Saturday’s presidential poll

After successful town hall meetings and campaigns for the election of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the presidential election, the Diaspora for Atiku-USA (DFA-USA) campaign team is now moving to Nigeria to be part of the final round of consultations and strategic …

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Nigeria to boost domestic gas supply by 600mmscfd …As NNPC, JV Partners sign FID on Assa North Fields

  A major step on attaining sufficiency in domestic gas supply was taken by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Wednesday in Abuja with the execution of Final Investment Decision (FID) on the development of the 4.3trillion cubic feet Assa North/Ohaji South Fields (ANOH) in OML 21 between the corporation …

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Free, fair polls elicit confidence in government, President Buhari tells Commonwealth Scribe  

People have more confidence in a government they have elected in free and fair polls, than one that wangles its way into office through artifice and subterfuge, President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday told Commonwealth Secretary-General, Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland. The Commonwealth scribe, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser …

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Shell trains special seabed survey professionals

  In another first in the Nigerian oil and Gas industry, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), has trained three Nigerians in special seabed survey, a discipline largely dominated by expatriates in the country’s offshore exploration activities. Iwinosa Aghedo, Peace Adepoju and Oluwapelumi Okewusi have completed master’s degrees in …

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 Multilateral cooperation key to vessel safety, marine resources utilisation

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, says the agency has created operational conditions that have prompted a turnaround in prospects for maritime safety and successful utilisation of the country’s enormous marine resources. Dakuku stated this in Abuja last week while delivering a lecture …

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Borussia Dortmund draw at Eintracht Frankfurt but increase Bundesliga lead

Berlin, Feb. 2, 2019 (Reuters/NAN) Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund drew 1-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday. However, they increased the gap with second-placed Bayern Munich to seven points after the champions’ shock loss at Bayer Leverkusen. Borussia Dortmund initially looked impressed by Eintracht Frankfurt’s tough, physical game but that lasted …

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