Community disrupts oil production over nonpayment of royalties

By Asare Asare Following nonpayment of royalties from Obama flow oil wells 5, 7, 9 and 12 in the Nembe community, natives have embarked on a massive protest. The action has disrupted oil production at the four oil wells which

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Air peace planes collide in Lagos

There was a ground collision between two aircraft belonging to Air Peace on Thursday, when one of the planes was being towed to position for take-off at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, a report on informationng.com indicates. The Corporate Communications

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VOX POP: Do you think the government has been fair to pensioners?

Has the government been fair to its numerous pensioners. This is a question Aljazirah’s Amina Isah asks Abuja residents in this vox pop. Excerpts: Abdullahi Bala, Public servant. Not at all, the system is very poor. The government and the

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ISLAMIC SERIES: Seven ways to prepare for Ramadan

  Edited by Amina Isah In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful. The Companions of the Prophet (pbuh) used to prepare for Ramadan six months in advance. So, if we really want to make the best

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30 Man U fans electrocuted in Calabar

In a developing story, over 30 people are feared dead at a football viewing centre in Calabar, the Cross River State capital after being electrocuted by a high tension cable that reportedly fell on them. Channels TV reported that the

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Shehu Sani, Sagay trade tackles over SGF’s removal

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has called for the dissolution of presidential advisory committee on anti-corruption (PACAC) headed by Itse Sagay, a report on the Cable indicates. Speaking with journalists on Thursday, Sani described that committee as a “a

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11,000 Cross River students to be suspended over  N1.2 Billion unpaid fees

By Asare Asare, Calabar Due to inability to offset school fees, management of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) has decided to suspend over 11,000 students over a debt totalling over N1.2 Billion. The Vice Chancellor, Prof Anthony

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Russia Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday issued a ruling banning Jehovah’s Witnesses after finding the group to be extremist. Supreme Court judge Yury Ivanenko said Russia had decided to close down “the administrative centre of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the local organisations

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Gunmen kill NSCDC official, steal service pistol

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday killed an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ekiti State, SundayAfolabi, in Ado Ekiti. He was shot dead by his assailants near the state headquarters of the corps on Ado-Afao Ekiti road

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Venezuelan opposition plans more protests against Maduro

Venezuela’s opposition called for renewed nationwide protests on Thursday to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, a day after three people were killed in similar demonstrations. Hundreds of thousands of people

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