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Kachikwu, Baru meet, agree on NNPC without political interference
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; and Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, met on Tuesday for the first since their disagreement broke out and agreed on one thing – a petroleum industry regulator free from the vagaries of politics. Punch this Wednesday.
$25bn contracts: EFCC, ICPC should decide Kachikwu, Baru’s fate –SERAP
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission to investigate the controversy surrounding the award of $25bn contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
N120bn bribery allegations: Sen. Misau charged with spreading injurious falsehood against IG
The Federal Government, on Tuesday, through the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, filed two separate sets of charges against the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau.
One of the two sets of charges, marked FCT/HC/CR/345/2017, filed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja, stemmed from the running battle between Misau and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris.
‘Wonder bank’ operator flees with customers’ savings in Ogun
Traders at Warewa community, in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, have been defrauded by a ‘wonder bank’ operator, identified as Ngozi Adline.
Adline, who hails from Imo State, allegedly swindled traders in the community out of over N2m
FG plans finance scheme for new car buyers
The Director-General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, Mr. Jelani Aliyu, has said a fund will be established to be offered to Nigerians at low cost to finance their commercial fleets and cars.
Northern PDP leaders knock Fayose for declaring presidential bid
Leaders and elders of the Peoples Democratic Party from the 19 northern states met in Abuja on Tuesday and condemned the presidential ambition of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State.
The meeting was called by the leaders of the party in the region to harmonise their position on the zoning arrangement of the party ahead of the 2019 general elections and the PDP national convention
Video: Police kill Nigerian in South Africa
It was gathered that the residence of the late Badmus was raided by police operatives who handcuffed him and used excessive pepper spray on him before he passed out and died due to suffocation.
Messi treble fires Argentina to World Cup as Chile exit
Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination.
Messi single-handedly resurrected Argentina’s hopes in a 3-1 win over Ecuador in Quito that drew a line under a chaotic campaign that had left the two-time champions in danger of failing to qualify.
CAF picks Moses, Abdullahi
The Confederation of African Football has named Super Eagles stars Victor Moses and Shehu Abdullahi in its Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying XI.
Monkeypox: Reps summon health minister, Senate expresses worry
The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, summoned the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the outbreak of monkeypox in the country.
The House took the decision in Abuja just as the National Centre for Disease Control confirmed that 31 cases of the disease had been recorded in the country.
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