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Gov. Udom hosts IOCs over move to end gas flaring

………Plans over 5,000 new jobs with gas initiative Gov. Udom Emmanuel with representatives of the IOC during the inspection on the intelligent Building in the state The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, on Tuesday hosted multinational companies comprising Mobil Producing Nigeria, Vitol and BlackRhino in Uyo and expressed desire for more partnership to …

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OML 25: SPDC, Belema signs dispute closure agreement

Oil drilling in Niger Delta By Edith Ike-Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with its joint venture partners, Shell Production Development Company (SPDC) and Belema OIL, have resolved the dispute on the operation of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25. The group at the signing of the dispute closure agreement in Abuja, on Tuesday agreed …

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Average price per litre of kerosene up in August – NBS

Average price per litre of kerosene up in August – NBS By Folasade Akpan The average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N319.94 in August 2019 from N316.03 in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The bureau, in its “National Household Kerosene Price Watch (August 2019)” …

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Facebook blocks Netanyahu’s chatbox for election violation

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook (FB.O) on Tuesday after the social network blocked a “chatbot” from his right-wing Likud party’s account for violating election day rules. “They took a 100 kg hammer and brought it down on a fly, because it is a Likud fly,” Netanyahu said …

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Tribunal verdict: Makinde says it’s triumph of truth over falsehood 

Seyi Makinde Oyo state Governor By David Adeoye Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood. The governor stated this in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, on Monday, in Ibadan. Makinde was reacting to …

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Affordable Houses: Stakeholders advocate good governance

  Housing Esaste By Franca Ofili Mr Yemi Adelakun, Managing Director, Nigeria Integrated Social Housing (NISH) Affordable Housing Ltd has advocated good governance and a robust savings scheme to enable the country to deliver a proper cooperative housing scheme. Adelakun made the call in Abuja on Monday at a stakeholders’ quarterly workshop on cooperative housing …

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Investment tribunal seeks jurisdiction beyond capital market transactions

  Nigerian Stock Exchange By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma To ensure speedy resolution of  financial market disputes, the Investment and Securities Tribunal (IST) on Monday called for expansion of its jurisdictions beyond the capital market. The Chief Executive Officer of IST, Mr Siaka Idoko-Akoh, made the call at the opening of the tribunal’s 2019/2020 legal year in …

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