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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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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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Religious body partners Delta govt on skills acquisition for youths

Skills acquisition centre Edeki Igafe The Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS) says it is partnering the Delta government to organise Leadership and Entrepreneurial Skill Development Summit for youth in the State. The Spokesman of BCS, Mr Edet Archibong disclosed this on Sunday during a press conference in Asaba. The BCS is a religious …

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Tree felling: Ogun Govt. suspends activities in forest reserves

Illegal tree felling Olawale Jokotoye The Ogun Government has suspended all activities in all its forests reserves across the state, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, said on Sunday. Talabi, in a statement made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, said that the suspension takes immediate effect. According to him, the suspension covered logging, …

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Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila, CJN Tanko Muh’d under probe

Buhari eager to fight corruption to a standstill The Federal Government has commenced an investigation into bank accounts belonging to Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker of the House of Reps Femi Gbajabiamila and other principal officers of the National Assembly. The probe conducted by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) would also investigate accounts owned …

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Kenya introduces malaria vaccine – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

  Malaria is caused by anopheles Mosquito Kenya on Friday introduced the world’s first malaria vaccine, joining Ghana and Malawi to roll out the landmark vaccine for the disease that continues to affect millions in Africa. The vaccine, known as RTSS, was launched in the western part of Homa Bay by the Kenyan Ministry of …

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