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European companies accused of export highly-polluted fuel to West Africa: Report

September 16, 2016 1:00 pm
European companies accused of export highly-polluted fuel to West Africa: Report

This file photo, taken on June 08, 2016, shows a fuel storage facility in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. (Photo by AFP) European companies are accused of taking advantage of weak fuel standards in African countries to export highly-polluted fuel to West Africa, a new report says. The report, from the […]

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Nigeria’s fuel scarcity: Marketers insist strike continues, denies receiving any money from govt

May 1, 2015 1:11 pm
Nigeria’s fuel scarcity: Marketers insist strike continues, denies receiving any money from govt

Members of the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association DAPPMA say the strike action they are currently embarking on will continue despite claims by the Federal Government that N156bn was released yesterday to offset some debts owed them and end the persisting fuel scarcity. In an interview with Premium Times, […]

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Reckless Nigerian man who killed CBBC presenter found guilty of murder

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Reckless Nigerian man who killed CBBC presenter found guilty of murder

Jeffrey Okafor (left), who was only 18 when he stabbed Carl Beatson Asiedu (right) 19, outside a nightclub in Vauxhall, central London in August 2009 when a late-night row escalated into violence, has been found guilty of murder. On the night Carl was killed, he was with friends and had performed a set […]

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Nigeria is being punished with global crippling sanctions thanks to President Goodluck Jonathan

February 26, 2015 9:00 am
Nigeria is being punished with global crippling sanctions thanks to President Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria is being punished with global crippling sanctions thanks to its current leadership. The far reaching military and security infrastructure sanctions which have been in effect since as early as 2012 have caused immense hardship, embarrassment and continuous death in the populous African nation of 170 million. The current administration […]

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United We Stand! Central African countries have on Monday pledged to join their west African counterparts to “collectively utilize all political, military and diplomatic to eradicate Boko Haram

February 23, 2015 11:39 pm
United We Stand! Central African countries have on Monday pledged to join their west African counterparts to “collectively utilize all political, military and diplomatic to eradicate Boko Haram

Central African countries have on Monday pledged to join their west African counterparts to “collectively utilize all political, military and diplomatic to eradicate Boko Haram.” President Denis Sassou N’Guesso of the Republic of Congo who addressed state House Correspondents at the end of a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan and […]

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Trending 12 Reasons Why President Ebele Goodluck Jonathan Deserves Re-election

February 19, 2015 7:02 am
Trending 12 Reasons Why President Ebele Goodluck Jonathan Deserves Re-election

The Presidency has given 12 reasons why Nigerians must re-elect President Goodluck Jonathan for another term of four years during the March 28 presidential election. This was contained in a piece, titled, “Twelve reasons to support Jonathan,” published in the current edition of the in-house magazine of the State House, […]

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INEC Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega Tells Senators He Can’t Guarantee Presidential Elections Will Hold March 28

February 18, 2015 6:34 pm
INEC Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega Tells Senators He Can’t Guarantee Presidential Elections Will Hold March 28

Unfortunately for Nigerians, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega, has told Nigerian federal lawmakers he could not guarantee the 2015 general elections will hold on rescheduled dates in March and April.                               Prof. Attahiru Jega    At a meeting with Senators Wednesday, Mr. Jega said […]

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Boko Haram Incur Heavy Casualty In Two Days Of Nigerian Military Operations To Clear 11 Communities

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Boko Haram Incur Heavy Casualty In Two Days Of Nigerian Military Operations To Clear 11 Communities

Mopping up operation of some of the communities where Boko Haram terrorists have been cleared in the course of ongoing air and land operations against terrorists has indicated massive casualty inflicted on them within the last two days of the counter terrorists operations.  Over 300 terrorists were killed while a few […]

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INEC chairman Prof Attahiru Jega, appears before the Senate to explain election postponement

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INEC chairman Prof Attahiru Jega, appears before the Senate to explain election postponement

INEC Chairman Prof. Jega appeared before the National Assembly this afternoon to explain why the election was postponed and also demonstrate how they would use card readers during the elections. Speaking to members of the Senate, Prof Jega talked about politicians who are rumoured to have bought PVCs in some […]

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Nigerians are urged to Take A Stand in 2015 elections

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Nigerians are urged to Take A Stand in 2015 elections

“It is not our beliefs, but our actions that make us better people. Nigeria must keep moving, but that means it is you and I that must keep moving. We must fight against not only corrupt leaders and mediocrity at all levels, but against our own inertia which whispers to […]

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