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Nigerian Police Worried Over Drugging Of Drivers, Passengers

The Police Command in Enugu State has raised alarm over increasing cases of passengers and drivers being drugged and disposed of their belongings and vehicles by unscrupulous elements in the state. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said this in a statement on Monday in Enugu. Amaraizu said that the command was trailing such elements who engaged in the crime. ...

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Nigeria Ports Workers Plans Nationwide Protest

Port workers are set to embark on nationwide protests on Tuesday over their disagreement with some sections of the Ports and Harbour Bill, which they observed could lead to massive job losses. A source close to the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos that the protests would take place simultaneously ...

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Lagos flood: Police block Ahmadu Bello Way

An unprecedented flood has taken over the entire Ahmadu Bello way in Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday, forcing some residents and commercial offices to  unceremoniously vacate their premises. The Lagos State Police Command has temporarily closed the road for human and vehicular movements due to threat by heavy flood. The  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ahmadu Bello Way ...

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Lagos Announces Traffic Diversion along Marina

The Lagos State Government has announced that there will be diversion of traffic along the outer Marina between 6a.m and 2p.m on Sunday 9th July to allow the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) install some equipment for the Light Rail project. A release by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, stated that the diversion is ...

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Man Paddles Canoe on Flooded Lagos Road

Today (Saturday) a man was seen paddling a canoe on the flooded Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island in Lagos The symbolism around the Galleria shows how terribly bad the Lagos flood was today. In a warning, foreshadowing the Saturday flood, the Lagos State government called on residents to observe extreme caution on the roads as torrential rain persists across the ...

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Unsold: Nigerian Crude Oil Waits For Buyers

Nigerian crude for August loading is proving slow to find buyers amid rising supply, Reuters quoting oil trading sources has reported. Reuters said the supply glut is a sign that an expected second-half rebalancing of the global market is getting off to a slow start. An increase in production in Nigeria and Libya, where conflict and unrest had curbed output ...

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Oil Block Sale Scandal: Nigeria Parliament Summons Ex-President Jonathan

Nigeria’s lower house of parliament called on Wednesday for ex- president Goodluck Jonathan to testify in an inquiry into the contested sale of an oil block during his tenure, the investigating committee said. Investigations into the $1.3 billion sale in 2011 of oil prospecting licence (OPL) 245, which could harbour more than 9 billion barrels of oil, have involved Nigerian, ...

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NNPC Gets $2b Discount on Re-Negotiated Contract

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has secured $2 billion discount from re-negotiated upstream contracts being executed by its various service providers in the last one year. The Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, made this known in a message to mark one year of his headship of the organisation. In a statement by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, ...

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Why Diesel Prices are Crashing in Nigeria – NNPC

Diesel retail prices nationwide are falling and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has attributed the continuous slide to its sustained strategic intervention. A national survey by Oil and Gas Forum, NNPC’s weekly TV programme, indicated that in the last few weeks, the price of diesel has fallen steadily from between N175 and N200 per litre as at June 18, ...

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Quest to Own KIA Cerato Excites Access Bank Customers

The ongoing Access Bank Family Fortune promo has reeled in some appreciable level of interests from customers across the country all in a bid to stand a chance of winning special prizes, particularly the Kia Cerato, Kia Motors Nigeria has revealed. As explained in a statement from Kia Nigeria on Friday, for customers of the bank, it’s a dream come ...

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