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FG laments loss of revenue to illegal mineral mining activities

 By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

The Federal Government has lamented the harm done to the country via the activities of illegal mineral miners whom it cautioned their activities which it says posses dangers to them and the environment.

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Biafra agitators hijack ship, demand Kanu’s release

By  Wahab Akanji, Abuja 

Nigerian separatists have hijacked a merchant ship and threatened to blow it up with its foreign crew if authorities do not release a detained leader agitating for a breakaway state of Biafra, military officers said today.

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Accident Investigation Bureau confirms Bristow Helicopter crash 

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

Accident Investigation Bureau ( AIB) on Wednesday confirmed the involvement of Bristow Helicopter aircraft in a mishap .

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Bristow Helicopter crashed into Atlantic Ocean

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

11 rescued as Bristow copter crash lands at sea

No fewer than 11 persons were this morning rescued after a Bristow helicopter marked N5BQJ made an emergency landing in the high sea.

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Buhari’s anti-corruption war is in order—-Agunloye

By OreOluwa Akintunde

‎A governorship aspirant in Ondo state under the platform of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr. Olu Agunloye, has said the action of President Mohammadu Buhari-led federal government in waging war against corruption in the country was in total order. 

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Two MTN staff docked for court order breach in Ondo

By OreOluwa Akintunde, Akure 

Two staff of MTN Nigeria, Akinboboye Segun (66) and Akinrinlola Akintewe (47) have been docked by a Chief Magistrate Court in Ondo town, Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State. 

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Power generation to increase by 2,000MW – Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has expressed optimism that given the various plans undertaken by the present administration

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Direct Sale-Direct Purchase to Replace Crude Swap, Takes off March – Kachikwu  

…Says FG to Save $1bn from Initiative 

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has disclosed that the crude-for-products exchange arrangement

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Alleged $620,000 bribe: Emenalo to testify against Farouk Lawan

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

Former co-accused to the ex-Chairman, House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, Farouk Lawan, Boniface Emenalo has agreed to testify against Lawan in the case of acceptance of bribe earlier brought against him and Lawan.

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Lagos chambers clamours for economic diversification

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos

 

President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Chief Nike Akande, on Tuesday harped on the need for the economy to be diversified in the face of dwindling oil price.

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