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PDP NWC Pledges Transparent Primaries In Kogi & Bayelsa States

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured Nigerians that it would conduct free and transparent primaries for upcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The assurance was given by the Acting National Chairman of the party, Chief Uche Secondus, while receiving Governor Seriake Dickson’s nomination form for the…

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Ford Foundation & The Future Awards Africa Tackle Youth Unemployment

  The Ford foundation, as part of their efforts to empower young Nigerians, has partnered with The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) on the Ford Foundation Prize for Youth Employment. The award seeks nominees who have positively demonstrated, drive and action by individuals actively tackling youth unemployment with positive impact in their communities. The nominees will be…

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UBA Profit Rises 40% As Half-Year Earnings Hits N167 Billion

 Phillips Oduoza Group Managing Director – CEO UBA Plc  Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa Plc, has announced its audited 2015 half year financial results. The results showed strong growth in earnings and profits, as the Bank continued to benefit from its determination to provide value to its large customer base in Nigeria, its…

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Shell Re-Opens Two Key Nigerian Supply Pipelines Shut Over Leaks & Sabotage

Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell said it re-opened Wednesday two key supply pipelines in Nigeria shut last week because of leaks and sabotage that forced it to declare a “force majeure” on crude oil exports. “The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC)…today (September 2) lifted the force majeure on Bonny Light exports following the…

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Alison-Madueke Blasts Indian High Commissioner, Refutes $15bn Oil Deal Allegation, Demands Public Apology

Diezani K. Alison-Madueke Immediate past Minister for Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani K. Alison-Madueke, has dismissed allegations made by the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria to the effect that as former minister, she “sat” on a $15 billion oil deal, describing it as spurious, unfounded and libelous. Alison-Madueke who spoke through her lawyers, Messers Chike Amobi…

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Nigerian Born Billionaire Fernandez Dies At 79! Read All About Him

Nigerian born billionaire and one of Africa’s richest men, Chief Antonio Oladeinde Fernandez, 79, has died in a Brussels, Belgium hospital from an undisclosed ailment, according to news reports quoting family sources. He died on Tuesday September 1. Chief Fernandez was an oil baron, businessman and the Permanent Representative of Central African Republic to the…

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Constitute Your Cabinet Now, Stop Ruling Rivers As A Sole Administrator, APC Tells Wike

The Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, said it had noted with concern what it described as “the so-called 100 days celebration by Governor Nyesom Wike which kicked off with so much self-adulation, distorted facts and misrepresentations in the media by the governor.” Asking the governor, when he will properly constitute the state…

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Young Fashionistas! North West In A Zipper Back Swimsuit & Penelope In A Two-Piece Bikini

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West two-year-old North West looked to be having the time of her life as she played on the beach with her three-year-old cousin, Penelope, in St Barts. North donned a pretty white swimsuit, with a zipped back while Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick’s Penelope wore a monochrome two-piece bikini. So cute!…

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