The Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Jesper Kamp, says his home government is now committed to creating job opportunities for Nigerians than giving them financial aids. Jesper disclosed this  at the launch of a partnership between FOSS Analytical Business and Prime Atlantic Global Instruments Ltd. in Lagos on Monday FOSS Analytical is a Danish leading …

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Following criticisms that have greeted the Hate Speech Bill which passed first reading last week,  the Senate has distanced itself from the proposed legislation The acting spokesperson for the red chamber,  Senator Godiya Akwashiki, told journalists in Abuja on Monday that contrary to widespread impression, the bill was not the idea of the 9th Senate. …

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Nigeria spent N836.67 billion on the importation of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, and other petroleum products in the second quarter of 2019, according to data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS. Data obtained from the NBS Foreign Trade in Goods Statistics for the Second Quarter of 2019, showed that …

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The current open market price for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol is N163.68 per litre, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency stated on Monday. PPPRA stated on its website that the price of PMS as of November 15, 2019, was N163.68/litre, in contrast to the regulated pump price of N145/litre for which the …

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Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, said they visited former President Goodluck Jonathan after Saturday’s governorship elections in recognition of his position as the father and leader of the state. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, led APC leaders including governor-elect David Lyon, to visit the former president’s home …

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Following INEC’s declaration of Governor Yahaya Bello, winner of the Saturday governorship election, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday advised the Peoples Democratic Party and other parties that were not satisfied with the results of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states to seek redress in court. The APC candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, had …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated David Lyon and Yahaya Bello of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), winners of the gubernatorial elections in Bayelsa and Kogi State respectively. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared them winners despite allegations of widespread violence, intimidation of voters and electoral malpractices. The opposition Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has already rejected the …

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Indigenous oil and gas company, Aiteo, on Sunday, lamented the incessant rate of attacks on its assets base by faceless individuals in host community. In a statement released to the media, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Ndiana Matthew, alerted stakeholders of the menace and described it as attempts to decimate the company’s production output. Read the …

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Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from executing the judgment of a Federal High Court which disqualified candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from participating in the Bayelsa state governorship election slated tomorrow. With the stay of an execution order from the intermediate appellate court in its …

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The United States Consul General, Claire Pierangelo, has said the US government could impose a visa ban, among other punitive measures, on perpetrators of violence in the coming Bayelsa State governorship election. Pierangelo said despite the difficult terrain, the US would mobilise observers to the state to ensure a free, fair and transparent process. She …

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