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No insecurity in Eastern ports, MAN insists

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has faulted the claim in some quarters that there was a high level of insecurity at the Eastern ports. Chairman of MAN, Rivers and Bayelsa States branches, Senator Adawari Pepple, said the claim was a conspiracy aimed at denying the Eastern ports full operation, adding …

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NNPC announces discovery of oil in north-east

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the discovery of oil in the north-eastern part of the country. Samson Makoji, acting group general manager, group public affairs division of the corporation, announced this in a statement on Friday. He said the discovery of oil and gas in commercial quantity …

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Islamic cleric jailed for defrauding US-based businesswoman

A Lagos State High Court, on Thursday, sentenced an Islamic cleric, Ganiu Awojobi, to two years imprisonment for defrauding a United States-based businesswoman, Oluwatoyin Akinwole, of N37.6m. Awojobi, who was re-arraigned alongside a self-acclaimed oil marketer, Paul Adesanya, was sentenced after pleading guilty to amended charges of stealing and obtaining …

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FG returns toll gates on federal highways

The Federal Government on Wednesday announced of plans to ensure the return toll gates on the federal highways in the country. The decision came after being phased out more a decade ago. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this while briefing State House Correspondents on the decision …

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