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Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) and its host communities have held divergent views on leaks reported at Funiwa Oil Fields operated by the oil film off Bayelsa shoreline. Fishermen operating near the Atlantic Ocean coastline had on Sunday reported an oil leak suspected to be from the Funiwa Fields. While the fishermen from CNL’s host community […]Continue Reading
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Shortly after his inauguration as the 46th president of the United States, President Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders, according to a CNN report. Nine of the executive orders reversed some controversial policies introduced by his immediate predecessor, Donald Trump, while the remaining borders on the new policies by the president. Below are the lists […]Continue Reading
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), for additional five-year tenure. Also approved is the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the NPA, with Mr Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye (from South-west zone) as Chairman. Other members of the Board are: Prince Ekenyem Nwafor-Orizu Continue Reading
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A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has said that restructuring alone can not solve Nigeria’s problems and cannot be done in isolation. The former President called for the issues of nepotism, ethnic and religious bias to be addressed. He stated this on Thursday while speaking at a dialogue on restructuring in Abuja. He noted that […]Continue Reading
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Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide has reemphasised the commitment of citizens of Igbo extraction to a united and prosperous Nigeria but noted that the story of insecurity of Ndigbo has reached an incrementally dangerous level of existential threat. Professor George Obiozor, President-General of the foremost Igbo socio-cultural organisation said nothing demands the separate Continue Reading
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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Thursday asked newly inaugurated US leaders – Joe Biden and Kamala Harris – to support Nigeria’s fight against terror and remove all travel restrictions imposed on Nigerian citizens by the Donald Trump administration. Since 2009, Nigeria has battled an insurgency across its northeast region and bandit attacks have increased […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Executive Council has approved N1.4 billion for the upgrading of electricity facilities at the Calabar Free Trade Zone Area in Cross River State. This was disclosed on Wednesday by the Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, who briefed journalists on the outcome of the meeting. “One of our parastatals, the Nigeria […]Continue Reading