Refineries Worked At 37% Capacity in January – NNPC

[Premium Times] The combined installed capacity utilization of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s refineries located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna increased by about 29 percentage points in January, the corporation has said.

[Premium Times] The combined installed capacity utilization of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's refineries located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna increased by about 29 percentage points in January, the corporation has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos-Based AFC Issues U.S.$500 Million Eurobond

[CAJ News] Lagos -AFRICA Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued a US$500 million, seven-year Eurobond. The senior, unsecured instrument carries a coupon of 3,875…

[CAJ News] Lagos -AFRICA Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued a US$500 million, seven-year Eurobond. The senior, unsecured instrument carries a coupon of 3,875 percent and was priced to yield 4 percent. It matures in April 2024. The Eurobond received strong global interest, with an order book of US$2,4 billion, representing about 5 times over-subscription from 231 investors across the Middle East, Asia, the United Kingdom, Europe an

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Ghana ‘Keeper Denies Punching Nigeria Ball Boy to Coma

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIAN football side, Enyimba, has rejected reports its goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda, punched a ball boy unconscious during a violence-marred match against Katsina United this past weekend. The altercation between the two was among a ser…

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIAN football side, Enyimba, has rejected reports its goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda, punched a ball boy unconscious during a violence-marred match against Katsina United this past weekend. The altercation between the two was among a series of upheavals in the match which ended 2-1 in favour of the home side Katsina. On Tuesday, Enyimba defended the Ghanaian, having reviewed the match tape of the incident that occurred in the 84th minute. "Dauda simply sought, in the aftermath of Katsina United's second goal,

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Amnesty Wants Police Investigation Into Otodo Gbame Demolition, Death

[Premium Times] The human rights group, Amnesty International, has called on the Inspector-General of Police to order an investigation into last weekend’s forced eviction, demolition of properties, and death of a youth at Otodogbame, a waterfront commu…

[Premium Times] The human rights group, Amnesty International, has called on the Inspector-General of Police to order an investigation into last weekend's forced eviction, demolition of properties, and death of a youth at Otodogbame, a waterfront community in Lekki, Lagos.

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The Denouement

[Guardian] The battle lines were sharply drawn from Day One. Bukola Saraki wanted to be Senate President. President Muhammadu Buhari and APC chairman, John Oyegun did not want him. A date was named for the inauguration of the Senate and election of its…

[Guardian] The battle lines were sharply drawn from Day One. Bukola Saraki wanted to be Senate President. President Muhammadu Buhari and APC chairman, John Oyegun did not want him. A date was named for the inauguration of the Senate and election of its presiding officers. Belatedly, Buhari decided to meet APC legislators on the Election Day at the International Conference Centre. Some of the legislators attended the meeting. The others headed to the National Assembly for the inauguration. This clash of date and time

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Lagos PDP, APC Strategise Ahead of Council, 2019 Elections

[Guardian] Ahead of the Lagos State councils’ poll, which has now been fixed for July 22 by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s-led administration, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the rival Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other fringe parties ha…

[Guardian] Ahead of the Lagos State councils' poll, which has now been fixed for July 22 by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode's-led administration, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the rival Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other fringe parties have commenced intense preparations ahead of the elections.

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Minister Clears the Air On NHIF Membership

[Citizen] Dodoma -MPs yesterday demanded an explanation from the Health minister on why at least 23 public entities had not joined the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) against a government directive to have all state-run institutions covered by th…

[Citizen] Dodoma -MPs yesterday demanded an explanation from the Health minister on why at least 23 public entities had not joined the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) against a government directive to have all state-run institutions covered by the public health insurer.

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