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Nigeria: NNPC Chief Restates Support for Removal of Fuel Subsidy

The Nigerian government stopped subsidising the price of premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol because subsidy had over the years been a drain on public finances, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has again said. Kyari spoke on Tuesday at the opening ceremony of the African Refiners’ …

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Police arrest female trafficker, rescue 6 in Nasarawa

The police authorities in Nasarawa State have arrested a 40-year-old woman, Rita Oti for alleged human trafficking at Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of the state. The arrest was confirmed on Tuesday via a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Rahman Nansel. The suspect who is also known as “Mama …

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Imo Probe Panel Indicts Ex-Governor Okorocha Of N106bn Fraud

A former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has challenged the Justice Benjamin Iheaka panel probing contracts awarded during his tenure to the tune of N106bn to publish its report. The panel had indicted Okorocha and asked him to refund the said amount, which it claimed was fraudulently expended on fictitious contracts. But Okorocha, …

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Zulum Challenges Army To Change Tactics In Insurgency War

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has challenged the army to change its tactics to achieve a more successful outcome against Boko Haram insurgents. Governor Zulum gave the challenge during the Chief of Army Staff quarterly meeting which held in the state capital, Maiduguri on Tuesday. On his part, the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant. …

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NAF bombards bandits camps in Kaduna, Zamfara forests

NAF bombards bandits camps in Kaduna, Zamfara forests The Chief of Air Staff, Sadiq Abubakar, says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will continue to identify and clear bandits from their hideouts, as the NAF begins bombardment of bandits locations in Kaduna and Zamfara axis. Abubakar stated this while supervising the operation, code-named KASHE MUGU 2, …

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National Assembly shifts PIB deliberations to 2021 – FG

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has said Deliberations on the Petroleum Industry Bill by the National Assembly has been shifted to the first quarter of next year. At the sidelines of the Joint Executive-Legislature Leadership Retreat at the Presidential Villa Banquet Hall in Abuja, Sylva told journalists that the National Assembly …

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‘Crazy’ Schwartzman shocks Thiem in five hours to reach first Slam semi at Roland Garros

Argentine 12th seed Diego Schwartzman defeated US Open champion and third seed Dominic Thiem in a five-hour epic on Tuesday to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals, his first-ever Grand Slam last-four appearance. The 28-year-old Schwartzman triumphed 7-6 (7/1), 5-7, 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 and will face either 12-time champion Rafael Nadal or Italian teenager …

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Rihanna Apologizes to Muslim Community for ‘Huge Oversight’ of Fashion Show Song With Sacred Islamic Verses

Rihanna has apologised after using a controversial song at her latest Savage X Fenty fashion show. She received a backlash online for using the song Doom by artist Coucou Chloe, which includes a Muslim text known as a Hadith. Rihanna says the use of the song was “irresponsible” and an “honest, yet careless mistake.” A …

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‘If Trump Still Has COVID, We Shouldn’t Have A Second Debate’: Joe Biden

Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden has said the second televised debate should not take place if President Donald Trump is still infected. The debate is scheduled for 15 October in Miami, Florida. Trump tested positive on Thursday 1 October, but it’s not clear when he caught the virus or began to feel unwell. According to …

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Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry says Nigeria’s debt fast becoming unsustainable, may reach N34tn

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said the growing level of Nigeria’s debt is fast becoming unsustainable in the light of dwindling oil prices and production and might hit N34tn by year-end. The President, LCCI, Toki Mabogunje, expressed concerns about the country’s rising debt portfolio at the institution’s Annual General Meeting held Tuesday in Lagos. …

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