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Shell’s 20km Gas Pipeline Connects Industrial Zones In Aba

Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) has completed the final phase of its 20km domestic gas pipeline expansion project in Abia State, connecting Agbor Hill, Osisioma and Araria industrial zones. The project has also enabled the supply of pipeline gas to Ariaria Market Energy Solutions Limited, the Independent Power Project (IPP) consortium that provides electricity to the popular Ariaria market in Abia State. Ariaria International Market is one of the largest leather shoe-making and open stall markets in West Africa, with over 37,000 shops and an estimated one million traders. Managing Director,…

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Nigeria Waters Now Safer For Shipping, Says NIMASA DG

……….As Agency Begins Trial Of Pirates Under New Law ……….Mulls Incentives For Maritime Sector, Assures Of CVFF Disbursement Soon In order to rid Nigeria’s waterways of criminalities and reassure the global community that it is getting on top of the security issues in its maritime domain, the country will this week commence the prosecution of suspected pirates under the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences (SPOMO) Act. Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this during interactions with journalists in Lagos. The Nigerian…

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EFCC Quizzes Gov Ortom’s Aide Over Alleged N42m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office has commenced investigations into allegations of misappropriation of funds to the tune of N42million, involving an aide of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Hembah (retired). Hembah, who is Governor Ortom’s Special Adviser on Security Matters allegedly abused his office  on July 12, 2019 when he transferred a sum of N42million from the official account of his office to his personal bank account and withdrew the same in cash the same day. The said sum was meant…

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SERAP Drags Wike, FG To ECOWAS Court Over ‘Executive Rascality’ Rights Violations In Rivers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has launched legal action against governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and the government of President Muhammadu Buhari at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja over the “brutal crackdown, repression, and grave violations and abuses of the human rights of the people of Rivers State.” SERAP said in suit number ECW/CCJ/APP/20/20 filed last Friday: “Governor Wike is using COVID-19 as a pretext to step up repression and systematic abuses against the people of Rivers state, including by carrying out mass arbitrary detention, mistreatment,…

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NOSDRA: Equipment Failure Caused 2 Spills From Agip’s Oilfields In Bayelsa

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says the two recent leaks from Agip’s oilfields in  Southern Ijaw and Brass Local Government Areas of Bayelsa were caused by equipment failure. Director-General, NOSDRA, Mr Idris Musa, who confirmed the development on Saturday in Yenagoa explained that officials of the agency conducted a Joint Investigative Visit (JIV) to Agips 10″ Cough Creek-Tebidaba pipeline at Ologbobiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area and found the cause to be equipment failure. He said that officials of the agency also visited the 24″…

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Rivers Teaching Hospital Records Two Cases Of COVID-19

The Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) said that two patients admitted into the hospital tested positive to the dreaded COVID-19 disease. The Public Relations Officer of RSUTH, Dr Nsirim Larry confirmed the development in a statement in Port Harcourt on Saturday. According to him, the patients were a female security working in the hospital and another female patient admitted into the labour ward. “It is important to note that the doctors and nurses who had direct contact with both patients have been advised by hospital management to self isolate.…

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NDDC Director Says Blackmail Won’t Stop Forensic Audit

The Executive Director, Projects, Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr Cairo Ojougboh, says no amount of blackmail will stop the commission’s ongoing forensic audit. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr Gabriel Choba, on Sunday in Abuja quoted Ojougboh reacting to a statement that he would leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) come 2023, and return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The NDDC director described the allegation as “pure blackmail and campaign of calumny by those opposed to the forensic…

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Rivers Set For Coronavirus Testing With Shell-Donated PCR Machines, Ventilators

Rivers State is set to start testing for COVID-19 in Port Harcourt with the receipt of the state’s first set of testing equipment from the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) among many other medical hardware and consumables presented to the state governor, Chief Nyesom Wike on Wednesday. SPDC’s Managing Director and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor, who presented two Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machines, the main testing equipment, ventilators and other medical items at the government house in Port Harcourt, said SPDC and its joint venture partners…

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Senate Probes NDDC Over Alleged Misappropriation Of N40bn

The Senate is investigating the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over alleged misappropriation of N40 billion for a period of three months. The resolution was sequel to a motion sponsored by Sen. George Sekibo (PDP-Rivers) during Tuesday’s plenary. The motion was entitled “Urgent Need to Investigate Alleged Financial Recklessness in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Moving the motion, Sekibo noted that while President Muhamnadu Buhari had set up the IMC to coordinate forensic auditing of financial transactions carried out by the now dissolved…

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COVID-19: Bayelsa Gov Diri Extends Stay-At-Home By One Week

………Says Wearing Face Masks In Public Now Mandatory Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Monday extended the stay-at-home order on citizens in the state by one week after the expiration of the earlier directive. Senator Diri also made mandatory the wearing of face masks in public in compliance with the presidential directive and that violators risk prosecution. The governor gave the fresh directive during a meeting of the state’s COVID-19 taskforce and other top government officials in Government House, Yenagoa. His Acting Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, quoted…

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