Delta Communities Sue Indian Oil Firm Over Poor Operations Standard

[Vanguard] A community-based civil society group, Okpai National Union, in Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State, and the oldest man in Okpai clan, Pa Patrick Obianife, have dragged an Indian oil firm, Sterling Global Oil Company, before a F…

[Vanguard] A community-based civil society group, Okpai National Union, in Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State, and the oldest man in Okpai clan, Pa Patrick Obianife, have dragged an Indian oil firm, Sterling Global Oil Company, before a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, challenging the operations of the company, which they argue do not conform to any known standard in the oil industry.

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Uganda and the Scary Tale of Powerful Extra Security Agencies

[Monitor] Recently, a young man was caught impersonating an intelligence officer. Apparently, he had been at the game for a long time and made lots of money through blackmail, deceit, manipulation, and outright theft.

[Monitor] Recently, a young man was caught impersonating an intelligence officer. Apparently, he had been at the game for a long time and made lots of money through blackmail, deceit, manipulation, and outright theft.

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Boko Haram Resurgence – Military Accepts Errors, Identifies Fault-Lines

[This Day] Abuja -The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday said the Defence Headquarters has identified lapses that have led to recent failures in the joint operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria in the prosecution of the wa…

[This Day] Abuja -The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday said the Defence Headquarters has identified lapses that have led to recent failures in the joint operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria in the prosecution of the war against the terrorists in the North -East.

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Namboole Equipment Cleared

[Monitor] Kampala -Overhauling of the archaic irrigation system at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole has finally started after government and tax authorities cleared the six containers carrying several equipment meant for maintenance of the facility.

[Monitor] Kampala -Overhauling of the archaic irrigation system at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole has finally started after government and tax authorities cleared the six containers carrying several equipment meant for maintenance of the facility.

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Minister Decries Security Challenges in Oil, Gas Sector

[Guardian] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said the effects of security challenges in oil and gas sector had affected all sectors of the country’s economy.

[Guardian] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said the effects of security challenges in oil and gas sector had affected all sectors of the country's economy.

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Obasanjo Tasks Govt On Health Policy for Albinos

[This Day] Abuja -Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the Federal Government to sustain the policy which grants access to free healthcare to people living with albinism who suffer from skin cancer. The policy was started in 2013 during t…

[This Day] Abuja -Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the Federal Government to sustain the policy which grants access to free healthcare to people living with albinism who suffer from skin cancer. The policy was started in 2013 during the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

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World Aids Day – 600,000 Nigerians Receiving HIV Treatment

[Premium Times] About 600,000 Nigerian men, women, and children (90 per cent of the people living with HIV/AIDs) are currently on HIV treatment, with more than 55,000 pregnant women being provided anti-retroviral drugs for the prevention of mother-to- …

[Premium Times] About 600,000 Nigerian men, women, and children (90 per cent of the people living with HIV/AIDs) are currently on HIV treatment, with more than 55,000 pregnant women being provided anti-retroviral drugs for the prevention of mother-to- child transmission of HIV, the U.S. Consul-General has said.

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How Drug Addiction Threatens a Generation of Northern Nigerian Women (Part 2)

[Premium Times] According to the 2015 annual report of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, the north-west topped the table of arrests for drug related offences for that year, with a total of 2,205 persons, beating the south-west which reco…

[Premium Times] According to the 2015 annual report of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, the north-west topped the table of arrests for drug related offences for that year, with a total of 2,205 persons, beating the south-west which recorded 1,785 arrests. The north-central followed with 1,605 while the south-south, south-east and north-east recorded 1,380, 979 and 824 respectively.

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