Malabu Scandal – Osinbajo, Eni, Kachikwu in Closed Door Meeting

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, with one of the major subjects of discussion being the Malabu OPL 245 scandal.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, with one of the major subjects of discussion being the Malabu OPL 245 scandal.

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Oil Workers Threaten to Shut Down ExxonMobil Operations

[This Day] Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to shut down the operations of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, an affiliate of ExxonMobil until the sacked workers…

[This Day] Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to shut down the operations of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, an affiliate of ExxonMobil until the sacked workers are recalled.

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Govt, Agip to Sign Unbelievable $15bn Refinery, Power Project Deal for N’Delta

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), a subsidiary of Italy’s ENI, have struck a deal to construct an unbelievable $15 billion refinery in the Niger Delta. The deal will also include Agip’s investment in a power…

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), a subsidiary of Italy's ENI, have struck a deal to construct an unbelievable $15 billion refinery in the Niger Delta. The deal will also include Agip's investment in a power project.

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UN Rights Expert to Sudan for Implementation of Recommendations

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan will hold meetings in Khartoum and Blue Nile this month to discuss the implementation of recommendations made several months ago.

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan will hold meetings in Khartoum and Blue Nile this month to discuss the implementation of recommendations made several months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Investigating the Needs of Displaced in Sortony, Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Sortony -A United Nations field visit to Sortony site in Kabkabiya concluded that more water, health, and security services are required for the people who have been displaced from the Jebel Marra area during the armed conflict in the b…

[Radio Dabanga] Sortony -A United Nations field visit to Sortony site in Kabkabiya concluded that more water, health, and security services are required for the people who have been displaced from the Jebel Marra area during the armed conflict in the beginning of 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Swiss Govt Opens Up On Why It Helped in Negotiating Chibok Girls’ Release

[This Day] The spokesperson of the Swiss Foreign Ministry Noemie Charton has confirmed his country took part in the negotiations that secured the release of 82 girls kidnapped at the weekend by the terror group Boko Haram

[This Day] The spokesperson of the Swiss Foreign Ministry Noemie Charton has confirmed his country took part in the negotiations that secured the release of 82 girls kidnapped at the weekend by the terror group Boko Haram

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Ikoyi Billions – House Committee Issues 24-Hour Ultimatum to NIA DG

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence on Tuesday handed down a 24-hour ultimatum to the suspended Director- General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke, to appear before it and…

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence on Tuesday handed down a 24-hour ultimatum to the suspended Director- General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke, to appear before it and shed more light on the controversial N13 billion recently discovered in an Osborne apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.

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Nigerians Express Outrage As British Artist

[This Day] British artist, entrepreneur and art collector, Damien Hirst, has incurred the wrath of Nigerians for copying the bust of a well-known Ife terracotta head sculpted by artists from Ile-Ife in present day Osun State between the 12th and 14th c…

[This Day] British artist, entrepreneur and art collector, Damien Hirst, has incurred the wrath of Nigerians for copying the bust of a well-known Ife terracotta head sculpted by artists from Ile-Ife in present day Osun State between the 12th and 14th century, without giving attribution to the original work.

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National Assembly Increases 2017 Budget By N143bn, to Pass Spending Bill Thursday

[This Day] Abuja -The National Assembly has increased the size of the 2017 budget proposed by the executive by N143 billion, from N7.298 trillion to N7.441 trillion.

[This Day] Abuja -The National Assembly has increased the size of the 2017 budget proposed by the executive by N143 billion, from N7.298 trillion to N7.441 trillion.

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