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Two Nigeria Governors receive chieftancy titles

 Governors Gbenga Daniel of Ogun State and Ibrahim Shekarau of Kano state are to be conferred with chieftaincy titles during the 1st year coronation anniversary of Timi of Ede, in ...

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Nigeria’s electoral reform: Let Iwu Go – ‘CISLAC’

Press Statement: SENATE’s UNPOPULAR STAND ON PROF. MAURICE IWU   Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and indeed, other numerous Nigerians, particularly those that have been advocating for a credible ...

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Nigeria: Why Teachers are on strike

 Comrade Elijah Olusegun Dada (JP) is the Chairman, Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, Oyo State Wing. In this exclusive interview with Ojo Peter, he spoke about the on-going teachers’ strike ...

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Nigeria lawyers want Chair of Electoral body sacked

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), the umbrella bodies of members of the Bench in Nigeria, has passed vote of no confidence on the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), ...

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Nigeria: Three opposition leaders charged for attempted bombing

Three members of the Action Congress, (AC) the opposition party in Osun state, South West Nigeria have been re arraigned before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo for being in possession ...

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Nigeria: Fayose describes self as ‘beautiful bride’ of Ekiti politics

Mr Ayodele Fayose, the former Governor of Ekiti state, has vowed to work against the interest of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming re run Governorship elections, unless ...

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Nigeria group warns against indiscriminate tree felling

Tree Planters Association of Nigeria has raised an alarm on indiscriminate tree felling by officials of the Osogbo Local Government, Osun State, Nigeria, and has called on the Osun State ...

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Shell expresses reservations over Nigeria’s oil and gas reforms

Shell Petroleum has expressed fears that uncertainty over planned reforms to its oil and natural gas sector was deterring new investment vital to the industry’s long-term health. Ann Pickard, head ...

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Nigeria: NNPC signs $1.69b deal with Shell

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday in Abuja signed a “Modified Carry Agreement’’ to the tune of $1.69 billion with Shell Petroleum development Company, (SPDC), TOTAL and Nigeria Agip ...

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Nigeria Gas development: Russian firm plans $2.5b investment

A Russian firm Gazprom (GAZP.MM) plans to invest $2.5 billion in Nigeria’s Gas sector, the funds wiil be spend on development and production of Nigeria’s Gas “We are one month ...

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