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Edo: Ize-Iyamu meets with Buni

The 24 hours after the All Progressives Congress Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee congratulated the winner of the Edo State governorship election, Governor Godwin Obaseki, APC candidate Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has visited the Committee. Ize-Iyamu visited the chairman of the Committee and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni yesterday in company of the Kogi […]

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Court refuses to hear suit challenging Oshiomhole-led APC NWC dissolution

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday refused to entertain the suit challenging the dissolution of the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole- led National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC) during the court’s vacation period. The trial judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, who refused to take the matter during the court vacation, said that the […]

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NNPC demands capacity upgrade for indigenous operators

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has declared that the indigenous companies operating in the nation’s oil and gas sector must upscale their capacity for global competitiveness. This, the corporation said, is in order to achieve the target of reducing the cost of oil production in Nigeria on a sustainable basis. Group Managing Director of NNPC, […]

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USAID, Power Africa float $2.6m electrification programme

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Power Africa programme, has announced grants totalling $2,620,650 to nine solar energy companies to provide reliable and affordable offgrid electricity to nearly 300 healthcare facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. The solar energy companies that will be benefitting from the grants include Havenhill Synergy Ltd. (Nigeria); KYA-Energy […]

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CAMA 2020 provisions violates human rights – Falana, Odinkalu

A rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) and a former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, have spoken against the implementation of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020, saying that many of its provisions constitutes infringement on the fundamental human rights of Nigerians. Falana and Odinkalu said the […]

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Buhari to attend 47th Guinea Bissau National Day today

President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja for Guinea Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National Day of the Republic of Guinea Bissau. According to a statement made available to newsmen by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President will join Heads of State and Government of Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Mauritania, Togo and Liberia, to […]

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France to Nigeria: We never imposed restrictive measures on int’l flights

The French Civil Aviation Authority has explained that it never imposed restrictive measures on international to or from France, but only on the passengers being allowed to disembark in France. It stated that such passenger restrictions apply to the vast majority of countries and apply to both foreign and French airlines without any discrimination. In […]