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OPEC+ Compliance With Oil Cuts In March Largely Due To Saudi Arabia – IEA

The alliance of the OPEC+ oil producers was able to achieve the 113 per cent oil cuts agreement reached last month largely due to Saudi Arabia’s voluntary additional cut of 1 million barrels a day (mbd), a report said. The International Energy Agency (IEA) which disclosed this in its monthly Oil Market Report on Wednesday, said “Saudi Arabia maintained its extra reduction in supply for a second month in a row. “That kept overall OPEC+ compliance with supply cuts at a robust 113 per cent during March. “Russia ramped up,…

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JAMB Cautions Universities Against Illegal Admissions, Insists On CAPS

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reiterated that only admission through its Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) was valid and not otherwise. The board made this known in a statement by its Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Wednesday in Abuja. While warning universities against issuing illegal admission letters, JAMB also advised candidates not to accept admissions not processed through CAPS. “The attention of the Board has been drawn to illegitimate admissions purported being conducted by some universities, including the University of Abuja. “These universities…

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Ekiti Agency To Begin Dismantling Illegal Billboards Thursday

The Ekiti Signage and Advertisements Agency is to begin dismantling illegal billboards across the state on Thursday, April 15. Mr Olasunkanmi Onipede, the Director-General of the agency, disclosed this during a news conference in Ado Ekiti. ”The agency has given affected owners of the billboards adequate notice and warnings, to either regularise the placement of their billboards or remove them. ”Any billboard erected without approval or placed inappropriately, without regards to required guidelines from the agency, would be removed,” he said. The director-general also urged  owners of billboards and signs…

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Politics Slider 

Reconciliation Committee Lauds PDP South West Leaders Over Congress

The National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the leadership of the party in Oyo, Ekiti, Ondo, Lagos, Osun and Ogun States for the successful conduct of the zonal congress in Osogbo, where officers of the party were elected in a free, fair and peaceful manner. In a statement by the secretary of the committee, Hon. Linus Okorie, the committee noted that the South West PDP leaders disappointed people in the opposition who have been fueling division in the party and thought that the…

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We’ll restore people’s confidence in Police, says New CP Gombe

William Attah, Gombe Newly posted Police Commissioner in Gombe State, Mr. Ishola Babatunde says he will work on restoring the confidence of the people of the State on the Police Force. He explained during his maiden briefing to the press shortly after taking over the Command that for him to succeed in his duty, the Police must first of all have confidence in the Police to protect them. To achieve this, the CP said, he will ensure due process of the law is followed while the human rights of the…

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US provides $6bn to Fight HIV/AIDS In Nigeria Since 2003, Says Consul

The United States Consul-General in Nigeria, Claire Pierangelo, on Tuesday, announced that the US government had provided over $6 billion since 2003, as assistance for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS in the country. Pierangelo revealed this when she led a delegation on a courtesy visit to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan. She stated that 1.2 million Nigerians were currently under HIV/AIDS treatment for life, explaining that the delegation was in Ibadan for the launch of the HIV/AIDS Treatment Surge programme, that would…

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Slider Sports 

Chelsea Beat Porto To Reach Semis Despite Taremi Stunner

Chelsea hung on to reach the Champions League semi-finals with a 2-1 aggregate win, despite Mehdi Taremi’s stunning overhead kick in added time handing Porto a 1-0 victory in the quarter-final second leg on Tuesday. The substitute had been responsible for his side’s only attempt on target as they chased a 2-0 deficit from last week’s first leg, but he provided an emphatic response in a cagey game with his acrobatic strike deep into added time. Thomas Tuchel’s side had a healthy lead from last week’s away game in Seville…

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NDC Commandant Hails Army Chief On Leadership Qualities

The Commandant, National Defence College (NDC) Nigeria, Rear Adm. Oladele Daji, has commended the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru’s leadership quality in piloting the affairs of the Nigerian Army. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement, said that Daji gave the commendation when he paid a courtesy call on the COAS on Tuesday in Abuja. The commandant said that Attahiru’s unique and exceptional leadership skills had led to recent successes in the fight against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the North East and other…

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From States Slider 

Police Arrest Man For Killing Cleric Suspected To Be His Wife’s Lover

The Police Command in Niger has arrested one Umar Jibril, for allegedly killing a cleric he claimed was his wife’s lover. Jibril, a resident of Enagi village, in Edati Local Government of the state, was arrested on Tuesday, according to Mr Adamu Usman, the Niger Police commissioner. Usman disclosed in Minna that the suspect was arrested on Monday, April 12, “at about 0100 hours, based on credible information”. He added that the suspect allegedly stabbed one Alhaji Attahiru Alhassan, the Chief Imam of Edagi, to death, with an iron rod.…

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Northern Govs Decry Killing Of Army Personnel In Benue

The Northern Governors’ Forum, has decried the killing of 12 army personnel in Konshisha local Government Area of Benue. The chairman of the forum and Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, criticised the act in a statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Tuesday, in Jos. He cited the act as capable of demoralising security personnel from giving their best in fighting insecurity in the country, especially as the incident occurred when the soldiers were on assignment to ensure the security of lives and…

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