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600km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline construction to commence soon – Buhari

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said the government will soon begin the construction of the 600-kilometre Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline to move gas from the Southern part of the country to the North. The Nigerian president made the disclosure while addressing the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit at the Sipopo International Conference Hall, Malabo,

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Ant-graft group seeks justice in Orji Uzor Kalu N7.6b fraud case

Anietie Udobit, Abuja A Non-Governmental Organization, The Global Centre for Conscious Living against Corruption has called for Justice in the 12 years trial of former governor of Abia state, Chief Orj Uzor- kalu over alleged N7.6 billion corruption charge leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). Director General of the organization,

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Buhari resend 2016-2018 $30bn External Borrowing Plan to Senate

Anietie Udobit,Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has re-presented the 2016-2018 $30 billion External Borrowing Plan of the federal government to the Senate for approval. The plan, approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in August, 2016 and sent to the Senate in November 2016, was however rejected by the eighth Senate. The president has, therefore, re-presented the borrowing plan

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Stop unjustifiable campaign against us on Rohingya Repatriation, Bangladesh warns Myanmar

Anietie Udobit, Abuja The government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has warned Myanmar government to stop her continued fabricated, misrepresented, unsubstantiated, and unwarranted accusations to unjustifiably shift the onus of the Rohingya crisis on Bangladesh. In a Statement Released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs dated 24 November 2019, and sent

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NEITI Partners EFCC to fight against oil industry corruption

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that would strengthen the partnership and cooperation between the two agencies in the fight against corruption. The MoU would focus more on identified financial crimes disclosed by the NEITI reports in the oil,

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Stakeholders call for policies, investment priorities to curb traffic-related health risks

Anietie Udobit, Abuja Stakeholders in the transport/mobility industry have called on governments to come up with a well-designed transport policies and infrastructure investment priorities that can lead to far reaching reductions in traffic-related health risks from air, noise pollution and injuries. The call was made at the ongoing Africa Sustainable Urban Mobility Course, taking place in

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