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World Bank president Jim Yong Kim resigns

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim resigns. He announced that he would step down next month, more than three years before his current term was due to expire. The decision ends Kim’s six-year tenure and…

NNPC reacts as filling stations sell petrol above…

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, has urged Nigerians to report any filling station selling petrol above the official pump price of N145 per litre. Baru gave the…

How Fruits Ripened With Carbide Kill Nigerians

The use of calcium carbide is toxic to the human body. Arsenic is one of the heavy toxic metals released which affects the body. For the family of the late Emmanuel Okwuke, banana and plantain…

Asuu Strike : FG is unserious.

Chairman of the University of Calabar branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Tony Eyang, on Friday said the Federal Government is not serious about its negotiation with the union. Eyang, who spoke against…

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‘We were never interested in Nigeria Air’ –…

Qatar Airways has denied interest as a core investor in Federal Government’s national carrier project, Nigeria Air. Akbar Al Baker, the Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways said his company was not looking to be…

FIRS Generates N5trn, Targets N5.3trn By Year-End

Executive Chairman Tunde Fowler disclosed that the FIRS has generated a record of N5 trillion as at the second week of December 2018. The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has generated N5 trillion as at…

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Breaking: Qatar to Quit OPEC

Qatar is to leave the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) next month, the Gulf state’s new energy minister, Saad al-Kaabi, announced on Monday. The decision came after Qatar, one of OPEC’s smallest producers but…

Fuel Scarcity Looms as Marketers Threaten to Shut…

There’s a looming fuel scarcity in the country as oil marketers have given the Federal Government an ultimatum, threatening to shut down depots. The various marketing unions claim that the Federal Government is owing them…

Ekiti To Attract More Youths Into Commercial Agric…

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State says he will revive and expand the state’s Youth Commercial Agriculture Development (YCAD) programme by attracting more youths to the scheme. Fayemi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

Camp Fire leaves over 13,000 without homes this…

Over 13,000 families are without homes this Thanksgiving in the wake of the deadly and devastating Camp Fire that ripped through Butte County in Northern California. Interested in Wildfires? Add Wildfires as an interest to…