Category Archives: Breaking

Ogoniland Clean-Up: We Will No Longer Tolerate Oil Theft – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned that the Federal Government would no longer tolerate the current theft and illegal refining of crude oil in the Niger Delta. Buhari, represented by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbanjo, gave the warning at the launch of “Clean-Up of Ogoniland’’ at Bodo, Gokana Local Government of Rivers. Buhari urged the regulators of…

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President Buhari Reportedly Cancels His Trip To Ogoni Land, To Be Represented By VP Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s scheduled visit to Ogoni Land in Rivers State to kick off the Niger Delta clean up won’t be happening, multiple sources report. In his place, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be going to inaugurate the clean-up of oil spills in the region as recommended by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)…

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Synagogue Building Collapse: Court Fixes Engineers’ Trial For June 3

An Ikeja High Court has fixed June 3 for the trial of the two engineers who constructed the collapsed seven-storeyguest house of the Synagogue Church of All Nations at Ikotun, a Lagos suburb. The defendants are Akinbela Fatiregun and Oladele Ogundeji. Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo adjourned the case to give the Defence more time to study…

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Photos: Tony Elumelu Promotes Nigeria As Top Investment Destination To The French Business Community

Chairman of the Senate Inter parliamentary Committee on France-West Africa, Senator  Charles Revet; French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Denye Gauer;  Chairman of UBA Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu, France’s Ambassador for International Investment and CEO of  Business France, Mrs Muriel Penicaurd at the French Senate, Palais Du Luxembourg Serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and promoter of Africaptalism, Tony…

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INEC To Conclude Suspended Rivers, Imo, Kogi, Kano Elections Before July 31

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conclude the suspended elections in Rivers, Imo, Kogi and Kano states not later than July, 31, 2016. This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, the INEC Director, Voter Education and Publicity. “INEC hereby issues this statement drawing a…

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Photos From The Presidential Dinner With Members Of The National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari hosted Honourable Yakubu Dogara and other members of the National Assembly to a dinner at the Presidential Villa last night. The presidential dinner was also attended by some APC chieftains including Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar, John Oyegun, Senate President Bukola Saraki and more. See photos from the event below!    …

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