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Suspend Planned Strike, NNPC Tells NUPENG, PENGASSAN

Suspend Planned Strike, NNPC Tells NUPENG, PENGASSAN

Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has asked oil workers to suspend their planned strike over a labour dispute involving the Management of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL)…

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Epe Indigenes Must Pray For Ambode To Clinch Guber Ticket – Ikuforiji

A former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, has urged Epe indigenes to pray for Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, so that he can successfully clinch the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) ticket…

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NOUN: Prof. Adewale To Deliver 12th Inaugural Lecture

The 12th inaugural lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will take place on September 26 in Abuja, a statement has said. It will be delivered by the Head of NOUN”s Department of…

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Buhari pays Nigerian Airways retirees N22bn

Federal Government has approved the sum of N22.68billion for the payment of retirement benefits to former workers of liquidated Nigerian Airways. The amount, approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, is about 50 per cent of the…

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Singapore Fines Uber, New Partner, Grab $9.5m

Singapore Fines Uber, New Partner, Grab $9.5m

Singapore’s anti-trust watchdog fined ride-hailing firms, Grab and Uber, a combined $9.5 million over their merger-deal, and ordered Uber to sell vehicles from its local leasing business to any rival that makes a reasonable offer.…

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Trump Defends ‘Fantastic’ Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump defended Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a “fantastic man” in a radio interview broadcast on Monday. Trump also doubled down on his belief that the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh are…

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FG Redeploys Four Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday approved the redeployment of four federal permanent secretaries to various ministries. Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, made this known in a statement in Abuja. She…

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Buhari Gives ASUU N20bn To Revitalise Public Universities

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate release of N20billion so that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) can revitalise public universities. The development was confirmed on Monday by Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance.…

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Lagos Convicts 53 Offenders For Contravening Building Regulations

The Lagos State Special Offences Court at Gbolade, Oshodi, has convicted 53 persons who contravened the building regulations in the state. The offenders were convicted after the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) prosecuted them…

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Anita Ukah To Fly Nigeria Colour At Miss World

Anita Ukah has been declared winner of the 2018 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant held in Yenoga, Bayelsa State. The contestant, representing Imo State at the MBGN, emerged the…

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