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FG may reduce pump price as petrol landing cost now below N97

Monday, December 22, 2014
Against the backdrop of the fall in global oil prices, the landing cost of Premium Motor Spirit, commonly known as petrol, has dropped to N82.57 per litre as of Thursday, December 18, from N127.57 on November 3. The Federal Government may reduce the petrol pump price as government spending on petrol subsidy has, therefore, fallen to a five-ye ... Read more

Issues from suspended oil workers strike – Punch

Monday, December 22, 2014
For workers in the Nigerian oil industry, strikes are fast becoming second nature. Their predilection for strikes has often made them to down tools or threaten to do so under very flimsy circumstances. There were occasions when they called out their members on industrial action merely because they were told not to obstruct traffic by parking their ... Read more

I warned Keshi on President's request — Onigbinde

Monday, December 22, 2014
More prominent Nigerian coaches are beginning to voice out their frustrations over the sit-tight attitude being employed by the out-of-contract Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi who is bent on continuing as coach of the national team.A former coach of the national team, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, highly respected for his candid opinion on foot ... Read more

Terminal charges: Agents, operators set for another showdown

Monday, December 22, 2014
Freight forwarders and terminal operators are set for another showdown over disagreement on terminal charges.This follows the failure of the management of APM Terminal to honour the agreement reached with the agents to end the strike action which grounded port operations at APM terminal few weeks ago, as well as the judgment of the High Court on W ... Read more

Proposed review of JAMB admission policy – The Guardian

Monday, December 22, 2014
That the Federal Government announced the other day that it may review the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB admission policy, as it affects colleges of education, underscores the inherent flaws in the process of admission into tertiary institutions in the country. The reported decline in the population of students in colleges of educ ... Read more

N10bn jet scandal: Reps to appeal ruling on Diezani

Monday, December 22, 2014
The House of Representatives said on Sunday that it would appeal the judgment of an Abuja Federal High Court, which forbade it from summoning the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. In a judgement given on Wednesday last week, the presiding judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, also halted the Houses probe of the N10bn the ... Read more

Ohanaeze Ndigbo crisis deepens as Elders' Council raises caretaker panel

Monday, December 22, 2014
The leadership crisis rocking the apex Igbo socio-culturalorganization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo deepened Sunday as members of the Elders Council and other leaders drawn from the South East, Anioma and Rivers State set up a 19- member caretaker committee to run the affairs of the group. Defiling an alleged court order obtained by the Chief Gary Igariw ... Read more

Spend N21.27bn donation on electricity, Buhari group tells Jonathan… Group lacks integrity to condn donations – Presidency

Monday, December 22, 2014
The Buhari 2015 Support Group Centre on Sunday flayed the over N21.27bn donated to President Goodluck Jonathan by businessmen, multinationals and the Peoples Democratic Party governors to finance his 2015 presidential election campaign. The group, in a statement on Sunday by its Director of Publicity, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe, advised the Jon ... Read more

Jang names son as commissioner

Monday, December 22, 2014
The Plateau State Governor, Mr. Jonah Jang, has named his son, Yakubu, as the state Commissioner for Lands and Urban Planning. Before this new development, Yakubu was his fathers Special Adviser on Special Duties. Yakubu, according to the Commissioner for Information. Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, will take over from Mr. Yilji Gomwalk, who has been ... Read more

Egypt Allows In Travelers From Gaza For First Time Since October

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.Rafah is the only major crossing between impoverished Gaza, home to 1.8 million Palestinians, and the outside world that does not border Israel, which blockades the strip a ... Read more

U.I. hosts Ariyomo Scholarship Programme

Sunday, December 21, 2014
The annual scholarship grants in support of Ondo State students in higher institutions being sponsored by Engr. Tunji Ariyomo was on Saturday 20th of December 2015 moved to the University of Ibadan.Dignitaries at the event included the guest speaker, Prof. Iwayemi Akinbolaji Philip of the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law of the u ... Read more

Govs, businessmen, others donate N21.27bn to Jonathan

Sunday, December 21, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathans reelection bid received a major boost on Saturday, as businessmen, multinational organisations, interest groups and individuals donated the sum of N21.27bn to support his campaign for the 2015 presidential election. The naira rain was at the Peoples Democratic Party Fund Raising Dinner held at the old Banquet Hall ... Read more

FIFA rankings: Falcons remain Africa's best

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Unliketheir male counterparts, the Super Eagles who have been toppled by less fancied African teams in FIFA and CAF rankings, African women champions, the Super Falcons of Nigeria, have climbed three places in the year end Fifa ranking for women. The Nigerian women are in the 32nd position in the global ranking compared to the last quarter th ... Read more

North Moves against Jonathan: Northern pro-Jonathan governors get threat messages

Sunday, December 21, 2014
The emergence of a former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC, appears to have changed the political calculations in the northern part of Nigeria. Sunday Vanguardlearnt, last night, from very competent sources, that many of the northern political opinion leaders and groups ... Read more

Why we stopped buying Nigeria's oil, By White House

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Officials of the United States government have for the first time in months presented an explanation on the sudden termination of oil imports from Nigeria since July, an action whichspurred concerns whether there were any possible political connotation especially because ofthe current strain in Nigeria-US diplomatic relations. Answering a qu ... Read more
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Army Sentences 54 Soldiers To Death

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Military Court sentences 54 soldier

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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