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NNPC signs $3.15bn financing for OML 13

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said it has signed a 3.15 billion dollars Financing and Technical Services Agreement between Sterling Oil Exploration and other partners for the development of Oil Mining Lease 13. The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, on
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WHO set to declare Nigeria polio free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is set to declare Nigeria a polio free country.
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'Watermelon smiles' and 'piccaninnies': Boris Johnson on Africans

Boris Johnson has emerged as the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after a leadership contest and could prove to be as divisive a figure in Britain as President Trump is in the United States. The announcement of his premiership has been met with groans in some quarters and the inevitable comparisons to President Trump have been made. On the social media platform Twitter, many are using the ...
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NNPC signs $3.15bn financing for OML 13

NNPC signs $3.15bn financing for OML 13 The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has signed a 3.15 billion dollars Financing and Technical Services Agreement between Sterling Oil Exploration and other partners for the development of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 13.
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UPDATE 1-Nigeria eyes partnership with Indonesia on crude exports

UPDATE 1-Nigeria eyes partnership with Indonesia on crude exports ABUJA, July 23 (Reuters) - Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC plans to renew its contract for crude sales with Indonesia which expired last year, part of moves to boost exports, it said on Tuesday.
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7 things to know about Buhari’s 2019 ministerial list

President Buhari sent a ministerial list of names to the Senate on Tuesday. The following are seven principal facts about the President’s list of suggested names for ministerial appointments. 1. There are 43 nominees in all, comprising seven women and 36 men. 2. Seven states comprising Edo, Anambra, Bauchi, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, and Kwara have
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8 safety measures to observe when using cooking gas

The Federal Government has recently commenced a clampdown on illegal roadside dealers of cooking gas, originally known as Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG in Lagos and Abuja. The government had in May, said it has commenced a policy to remove ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders from consumers, while dealers would be barred from refilling gas
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Buhari’s ministerial list can’t tackle Nigeria’s challenges —PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, on Tuesday, described the list of ministerial nominees released by President Muhammadu Buhari as colourless and inspiring no hope in Nigerians. In a statement issued via its verified Twitter handle, the party said, the list showed the regard in which the President and his All Progressives Congress hold Nigerians. It said,
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Obaseki: No Land for Ruga in Edo

Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The Edo State Governor, Dr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that there is no section of his state that will be made available for the federal government proposed Ruga Settlement. Obaseki, made the assertion Tuesday in a lecture titled: ‘The Challenges of Pastoralism and International Migration for Sustainable Peace and Development in The post Obaseki: No Land for Ruga in Edo appeared ...
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WHO set to declare Nigeria polio-free

The World Health Organisation says it is set to declare Nigeria a polio-free country. The Media and Communication Expert for WHO Nigeria, Mr Charity Warigon, made the statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Warigon quoted Mr Clement Peter, Officer in charge (OiC) of WHO office in Nigeria as stating that in two months the country would
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