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Buhari Flags-off Construction of 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline

The Federal Government’s aspiration to boost domestic utilisation of gas in Nigeria will receive a boost tomorrow as President Muhammadu Buhari performs the Flag-off of the construction of the 40-inch x 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project. The project, expected to be completed within a 24-month timeline, is a section of the Trans-Nigeria Gas Pipeline (TNGP) with capacity to transport about 2.2billion cubic feet of gas per day. A release by Dr. Kennie Obateru, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), explained that…

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Ajimobi: Govs Fayemi, Oyetola, Sanwo-Olu, Ex-Gov Tinubu Mourn Passage

Ajimobi: We’ve Lost A Star , Says Fayemi The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has mourned the death of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who passed on Thursday, aged 70. Dr. Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, described Ajimobi’s death as a personal loss to him, and a  huge loss to the people of Oyo State in particular and Nigeria in general. “We have lost a star’ said Fayemi who added that Ajimobi’s death was a painful one…

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Polaris Bank Disburses Money Under Its Health Sector Loan In 30 Days

…Still Counting Polaris Bank in its undisputable support for SMEs in the health sector (Private hospitals, Pharmacies, Retailers, Diagnostic centres, etc…) launched a one stop-solution, in September 2019, and has disbursed billions to support the growth of the Nigerian health sector through tailor-made banking products for businesses in this space. This drive was further re-enforced by the CBN N100billion Health sector support fund set aside by the Apex Bank to help cushion the effect of COVID-19 on the nation’s economy and the health sector in particular. This was made known by the Bank’s Group Head, Products and Market…

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Edo Poll: Ize-Iyamu Wins APC Direct Primary

The Primary for the Governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, has produced Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, as the winner of the party’s direct primary conducted on Monday in Benin. Imo State Governor who is also Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee, for Edo State Hope Uzodinma, declared Ize-Iyamu winner of the election after collating the results turned in by the returning officers in the 18 local government areas of the state. Iyamu pulled 27,838 votes, his closest rival, Dr Pius Odubu scored 3,776, while Mr Osaro…

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Oyo Inaugurates Crime Alert Platform, Resuscitates City Watch

  … Says Platform Will Usher In A Safer Oyo State ….Pledges Continuous Support For Security Agencies’ Welfare Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, inaugurated the Oyo State City Watch Project and the Crime Alert Platform to help tackle insecurity in the nooks and crannies of the state. The governor said the platform is a sustainable project that will usher in a safer Oyo State, adding that his administration would continue to give adequate priority to the welfare of security agents in the state. A statement by the…

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UBA Foundation Commemorates 2020 African Child  Day

………Donates Thousands of Books Across Africa UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Wednesday joined the rest of the world to celebrate African children in this year’s edition of the International Day of the African Child. June 16 every year, has been set aside by the United Nations as the International Day of the African Child to celebrate children in Africa where it recognises the courage of students who marched for their right to better education in Soweto South Africa, and as…

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Edo Gov Obaseki Dumps APC After His Meeting With Buhari

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor announced this on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He made the announcement four days after he was screened out and declared unfit to participate in the APC primary election ahead of the September 19 governorship poll in Edo State. On Friday last week, the Screening Committee led by Professor Jonathan Ayuba submitted its report to the party’s leadership after it screened Governor Obaseki…

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Execujet Apologises, Says I Thought Fashola Is Works Minister Not Naira Marley

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Jets Services Limited, Dr. Sam Iwuajoku, on whose chartered flight Naira Marley, Babatunde Fashola flew to Abuja for his concert on Sunday, has apologised to the Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika for the costly error of his organisation. In a letter of apology to the Minister, the company said that the approval for the flight was secured for a Judge who was to go to Abuja but later discovered that the Judge had followed another flight to Abuja. When the request for another…

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UN Peacekeepers Killed In Mali Convoy Attack

Two UN peacekeepers have been killed in Mali in an attack on a convoy in the north of the country. The vehicles had stopped while travelling from Tessalit to Gao on Saturday when unidentified gunmen opened fire, a UN statement said. The victims are reported to be Egyptian. The head of UN force Minusma, Mahamat Saleh Annadif, condemned the attack and said every effort would be made to apprehend those behind it. More than 13,000 international troops are in Mali to contain violence caused by various armed groups in the…

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Lagos Distributes Maize, Sorghum To Farm Settlements

Lagos State says it has begun the distribution of maize and sorghum to feed millers, farm settlements and other stakeholders in the livestock industry as mitigation measures to the COVID-19 pandemic to boost agricultural production in the State and avert food scarcity in coming years. The State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya who made this known over the weekend noted that the injection of these ingredients into the feed mill industry would have a multiplier effects on the input and output of feed millers and consequently on food…

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