Military to Deploy Seven Ships, 37 Gunboats for Operation ‘Octopus Grip’ in N’delta

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Nigerian military said thursday that it was commencing a fresh operation, codenamed Operation Octopus Grip, in the waterways and creeks of the Niger Delta.

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Nigerian military said thursday that it was commencing a fresh operation, codenamed Operation Octopus Grip, in the waterways and creeks of the Niger Delta.

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CJN Shops for Salami’s Replacement As Head of Corruption Trial Committee

[This Day] Abuja -The search for a replacement for Justice Ayo Salami who resigned thursday as Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) has begun in earnest.

[This Day] Abuja -The search for a replacement for Justice Ayo Salami who resigned thursday as Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) has begun in earnest.

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Banning of Open Grazing, an Invitation to Anarchy, Fulani Group Warns

[This Day] Jos -The Secretary-General of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Alhaji Sale Bayeri, has warned that banning of open grazing in Plateau State will create more problems than it intends to resolve, noting that the Fu…

[This Day] Jos -The Secretary-General of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Alhaji Sale Bayeri, has warned that banning of open grazing in Plateau State will create more problems than it intends to resolve, noting that the Fulanis do not know any other method of grazing their cattle, "and any attempt to confine them to a place was a sure invitation to anarchy."

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Nigerian Govt Shifts Northern Oil Search to Nasarawa

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s quest to find oil in the northern part of the country shifted to the inland basins with the commencement of exploration activities in the Benue Trough.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's quest to find oil in the northern part of the country shifted to the inland basins with the commencement of exploration activities in the Benue Trough.

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The Rise and Rise of Aruna Quadri

[Guardian] There is much to be excited about in the steady growth of Aruna Quadri into a major player on the International Table Tennis circuit.The 29-year-old, just this month, created an admirable record: becoming the first Nigerian player to win an …

[Guardian] There is much to be excited about in the steady growth of Aruna Quadri into a major player on the International Table Tennis circuit.The 29-year-old, just this month, created an admirable record: becoming the first Nigerian player to win an International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour title with victory in the Polish Open. That achievement also makes him the first African player to win such a title outside of Africa's shores. The message is clear: this is without a doubt one to watch.

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Lawmakers Express Disgust Over State of Nigerian Airports

[Premium Times] The members of the National Assembly’s joint committee on aviation on Thursday expressed worry over the deplorable state of some airports in Nigeria, particularly the Enugu and Port Harcourt International airports.

[Premium Times] The members of the National Assembly's joint committee on aviation on Thursday expressed worry over the deplorable state of some airports in Nigeria, particularly the Enugu and Port Harcourt International airports.

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Missing Person Sought After By Police

[SAPS] Olifantshoek police request the assistance of the public to locate the 26-year-old Rebecca Mbango. Rebecca was reported missing on 21 September 2017. She is 1.6 meter tall, with black hair.

[SAPS] Olifantshoek police request the assistance of the public to locate the 26-year-old Rebecca Mbango. Rebecca was reported missing on 21 September 2017. She is 1.6 meter tall, with black hair.

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In Cross River, Embers of PDP National Crisis Still Glow

[Guardian] Calabar -Although the tussle over the control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) machinery between Senators Ali Modu Sheriff and Ahmed Makarfi has been resolved in favour of the latter, effects of the crisis that almost consumed the major…

[Guardian] Calabar -Although the tussle over the control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) machinery between Senators Ali Modu Sheriff and Ahmed Makarfi has been resolved in favour of the latter, effects of the crisis that almost consumed the major opposition platform still linger in Cross River State branch of the party.

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‘Downstream Sector Poses Major Challenge in Oil, Gas Industry’

[Guardian] The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mordecai Ladan, has said that the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry was facing major challenges in process safety, stating that there was need for discussions and improvement.

[Guardian] The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mordecai Ladan, has said that the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry was facing major challenges in process safety, stating that there was need for discussions and improvement.

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