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Bonny, Finimah youths fight at NLNG gate

Bonny, Finimah youths fight at NLNG gate

Bonny, Finimah youths fight at NLNG gate

Bonny and Finimah youths on Thursday clashed at the gate of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited over demands for community development grants. Finimah youths were said to have mobilised in front of the gate when Bonny youths got wind of the protest and moved to dislodge the Finimah youths. Finimah youths had alleged that

Buhari Pledges Improved Rail and Maritime Systems

Buhari Pledges Improved Rail and Maritime Systems

The official visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos State Thursday provided him opportunity to give assurances on the commitment of his administration for the continued development of the rail and the maritime sectors.A statement by Femi Adesina, special adviser on media and publicity to the president, said Buhari pledged to “prioritise the railway system

Buhari in Lagos to Launch Rail and Maritime Projects

President Muhammadu Buhari is visiting Lagos State today to launch two major projects executed by his administration. One of them is the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station at Ebute Meta area of the state. The station, said to be the “largest in West Africa with a holding capacity of 6,000 passengers” was named in honour of

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20, 000 Graduates to Benefit from FG/UN 12 Months Job Fellowship Annually

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to launch the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme, NJFP, a joint Federal Government-United Nations 12-month graduate job fellowship programme that will capture 20, 000 beneficiaries annually. This was announced by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN on Tuesday, June 2, at the State House, Abuja. Laolu Akande, senior

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Trouble Looms in Oil Sector over NDDC as Tompolo’s Ultimatum Gathers Momentum

The threat by ex-Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, to cripple the economy of the nation if within seven days the federal government refused to inaugurate a substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has started to gain traction. A group known as the Niger Delta Volunteers for Good Governance, NDVGG, on

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Diette-Spiff Escapes Attack as Agip Export Terminal Host Community Protest Power Outage

Former Military Governor of Old Rivers State, Alfred Diette-Spiff escaped mob attack on Wednesday from members of Twon Brass community in Bayelsa State that were protesting against Agip Export Terminal management for the blackout the community has been suffering for some time now. Diette-Spiff, who is the Amayanabo of Twon Brass had tried to placate

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We Can’t Bring in New Beneficiaries to Amnesty Programme, says Dikio

The hope of ex-agitators in the Niger Delta not listed in the Presidential Amnesty Programme to join the programme may have been dashed as the Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Milland Dikio, has declared that he lacked the powers to admit new beneficiaries into the scheme. The Media Adviser to Dikio, Neotaobose


NIN Registration: Identity Key to Peace and Stability, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday in Abuja said the ongoing synchronization of National Identification Number, NIN with SIM cards will provide a digital framework for improving security and strengthening the economy. In a statement issued by Femi Adesina, special adviser, media and publicity, Buhari said this while launching the National Policy for the Promotion of Indigenous

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