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APC Leaders To Hold Peace Meeting

Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos East Senatorial District have stressed the need for members to close ranks and be united in order to sustain and move the party forward. It will be recalled that in recent times there had been internal wrangling within APC members in the state over disloyalty, among other issues. The leaders, who form ...

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Shell Companies Are Best In Africa Sustainability Innovation

Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) have emerged the 2017 Best Nigerian companies in Sustainability Innovation in Africa, beating two other finalists at the 11th edition of the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAs) for Corporate Social Responsibility held in Lagos on Friday. Shell companies also defeated three other contestants to win as the Best Company in Affordable and Clean Energy, ...

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EFCC Confirm arrest Of Pius Anyim

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has confirmed the arrest of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said on Friday that Anyim was being held over an “ongoing investigation”. Uwujaren did not give details of the arrest of Anyim, who was President of the Senate between 2000 and ...

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INEC Ready For Anambra Guber Election

Independent National Electoral Commission across the 21 local government areas of Anambra State are ready for this weekend’s gubernatorial election in the state, according to the resident electoral commissioner, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji. Orji said the officials are already distributing materials for Saturday’s election and further disclosed that 10 security operatives would accompany the materials to the Registration Area Centres. He ...

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Two Nigerians Win Shell Global Entrepreneurship Prize

Two Nigerian business owners, Mr. Precious Adeho and Mrs. Ngozi Deborah Atalor, have emerged winners in the 2017 Shell  LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators competition, a global contest open to beneficiaries of Shell LiveWIRE, and aimed at rewarding shining cases of innovation in businesses supported by the programme. The two Nigerians won the Merit prize along with four others in the ...

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Abuja Velodrome Get Certification Soon, Says Cycling President

The Cycling Federation of Nigeria has said that plans have been perfected to ensure certification of the Velodrome at the Abuja National Stadium by the Union Cycling Federation. President of the Federation, Engr. (Chief) Giandomenico Massari, stated that the certification was part of efforts by his administration to develop the sport in Nigeria. He described the Velodrome as a state ...

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Editors Express Worry Over Niger Delta Avengers Threat

The Nigerian Guild of Editors has expressed worry over the threat by the Niger Delta Avengers to resume attacks on oil facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region. The Guild calls on the Avengers to drop the threat and embrace dialogue in resolving their grievances. The Guild urges the Federal Government not to resort to the use of force in ...

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Fulani Herdsman Jumps Into River Benue

A 56-year-Fulani herdsman, Mohammed Abdulkadire, jumped into River Benue in the Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. National Coordinator of Miyietti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Benue State chapter, Garus Gololo said the deceased committed suicide after he lost 200 of his cows to hunger and lack of water. Gololo said since the commencement of the Benue anti-open ...

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Kidnapped Port Harcourt Cargo Set Free

Six members of a cargo ship kidnapped last month off the coast of Port Harcourt have been freed, their German employer disclosed on Sunday. “Peter Doehle Schiffahrts-KG are pleased to report that the six crew members of her container vessel Demeter who were taken hostage on October 21 and have spent the past two and a half weeks in captivity, ...

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IGP: I Can Marry Who I Want

Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has said that there is no law that prevents him from marrying a serving female police officer. He challenged the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isa Misau, who accused him of having an affair with a junior female colleague, to prove him otherwise. Idris stated this in a written defence he presented ...

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