Oil Marketers Responsible for Cooking Gas, Kerosene Scarcity – NNPC

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, blamed oil marketers in the country for the excruciating scarcity of kerosene and Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, also known as cooking gas and the high price of the commodities acr…

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, blamed oil marketers in the country for the excruciating scarcity of kerosene and Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, also known as cooking gas and the high price of the commodities across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Markets Turn Against 2017 Fiscal Plan

[Vanguard] In the first week of resumption of businesses across all markets in Nigeria and abroad in 2017, market results are raising three pressure points in Nigeria’s 2017 fiscal and economic outlook. At close of markets, weekend, the initial upticks…

[Vanguard] In the first week of resumption of businesses across all markets in Nigeria and abroad in 2017, market results are raising three pressure points in Nigeria's 2017 fiscal and economic outlook. At close of markets, weekend, the initial upticks in the international price of crude oil had reversed, Naira value to the USDollar had also reversed its initial stability in the unofficial segment while retail prices of household commodities spiked further, poking the consumer price index upwards.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NUPENG Begins 3-Day Warning Strike, Wednesday

[Vanguard] Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, is set to begin a three-day nationwide warning strike on Wednesday, over disputes with International Oil Companies, IOCs, especially indiscriminate sack of workers without benefits …

[Vanguard] Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, is set to begin a three-day nationwide warning strike on Wednesday, over disputes with International Oil Companies, IOCs, especially indiscriminate sack of workers without benefits and refusal to allow their workers to join union.

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Ghost Workers – Who Is Deceiving Who?

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Public service is reportedly heavily burdened with a ghost population, who not only unexpectedly write job applications and present themselves for interviews, but who also open bank accounts and collect salaries, despite their h…

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Public service is reportedly heavily burdened with a ghost population, who not only unexpectedly write job applications and present themselves for interviews, but who also open bank accounts and collect salaries, despite their human shortcomings! Curiously, the CBN's "know your customers" directive to banks was obviously no deterrent to the establishment of bank accounts for such ghosts!

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Don’t Resume Bombing of Oil Installations, Aginighan, Mulade Beg Avengers

[Vanguard] Former Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Pastor Power Aginighan and Niger Delta activist, Sheriff Mulade, yesterday, appealed to the Niger Delta Avenger, NDA, and other militant groups in the region not to r…

[Vanguard] Former Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Pastor Power Aginighan and Niger Delta activist, Sheriff Mulade, yesterday, appealed to the Niger Delta Avenger, NDA, and other militant groups in the region not to resume bombing of oil installations to give the Federal Government the needed opportunity to take a holistic approach towards the development of the Niger Delta region.

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An Alliance That Can’t Last!

[Ethiopian Herald] Chauvinism and parochialism are two outlooks with inherent characteristics that cannot and do not coexist in one area. So much is the hatred that exists between them that they wait for the opportunity to destroy one another. Close-mi…

[Ethiopian Herald] Chauvinism and parochialism are two outlooks with inherent characteristics that cannot and do not coexist in one area. So much is the hatred that exists between them that they wait for the opportunity to destroy one another. Close-minded hatred and rejection of diversity is the characteristics of both outlooks. As the saying goes, 'the end justifies the means'; creating conflict between people is their day to day work in order to seize power.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Chibok Girls – 1,000 Days After, Our Tears Never Dry but Hope Remains Constant – Buhari

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country was still in tears following the abduction of the over 200 Government Secondary School students, in Chibok, Borno State.

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country was still in tears following the abduction of the over 200 Government Secondary School students, in Chibok, Borno State.

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Adeboye – Controversy Trails FRCN Law

[Vanguard] Mixed reactions, yesterday, continued to trail Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye’s appointment of a National Overseer for the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, for Nigeria as part of moves to key into the FRCN law. .

[Vanguard] Mixed reactions, yesterday, continued to trail Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye's appointment of a National Overseer for the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, for Nigeria as part of moves to key into the FRCN law. .

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