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PPPRA threatens oil marketers with sanctions over pump price

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) on Wednesday directed all petroleum marketers to sell products at the officially-approved pump price of N97 per litre, or risk ...

FG awards multi-billion Naira roads, ports contracts

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved multi-billion Naira contracts that included roads rehabilitation and construction of port’s berth among others. The Supervising ...

Appeal Court upholds FIRS’ N1.24bn tax assessment against Haliburton

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has upheld an additional $6,972,248 (about N1.24 billion) tax assessment against the Halliburton Energy Services Nigeria Limited, HESNL. The Federal ...

Workers shut ports operations nationwide

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, yesterday made good its threat to shut the nation’s ports operations over lingering disputes with government. Some of the grievances of the ...

Disbursement of N212bn power fund to commence soon — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said that it would commence disbursement of the N212 billion Nigeria Electricity Market Stabilisation Facility (NEMSF). The Facility is aimed at settling ...

FG to privatise railways, inland waterways, six others others in 2015

The Federal Government has concluded plans to privatise eight new entities in some sectors of the economy by 2015. These sectors include: Railway; Inland waterways; Road Authority; ...

APGA adopts Jonathan in a special convention

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Wednesday at a special national convention in Awka, the Anambra State capital, adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its presidential ...

FG presents budget, slashes 2015 GDP growth to 5.5%

The federal government on Wednesday laid the N4.357.96 trillion budget for the 2015 fiscal year before the respective houses of the National Assembly, stating that the economy will ...

Don’t cry for Nigeria – Okocha

Ex-international Austin Okocha is still ruing the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for the African Cup of Nations. “Those that qualified for the finals have earned it. Concerning ...

NFF not under pressure to renew Keshi’s contract – Pinnick

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has denied reports that the NFF board is under pressure to renew Coach Stephen Keshi’s before the year runs ...

54 soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

The General Court Martial sitting at the Army Headquarters Garrison in Abuja yesterday sentenced 54 soldiers to death after finding them guilty of mutiny. 59 soldiers were on trial ...

We don’t dabble in politics –RCCG

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has dissociated itself from rumours making the rounds that its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, gave his blessings to the vice-presidential ...

Why I chose Osinbajo as running mate – BUHARI

All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, unveiled his running mate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as a man of unimpeachable integrity who he said would ...

NASS Police invasion: DPO’s allegation dubious, embarrassing —Mark

Senate President David Mark, yesterday, described as dubious and embarrassing, allegation by the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, attached to the National Assembly that his (David Mark) ...

Oil prices slash Nigeria 2015 GDP growth

Nigeria’s economy will grow 5.5 percent in 2015, down from an earlier projection of 6.4 percent, due to lower oil revenues, according to the budget the finance minister presented ...

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