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Blue Economy: World’s Fastest Growing Sector- NIMASA DG

-Oru Leonard, Abuja   …Charges Nigerian Investors to Take Opportunity The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has charged Nigerians to key into the opportunities afforded by the Blue economy stating that it is the fastest growing sector in the world with enormous business potentials. According

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NNPC Scandal: Senate Under Pressure to Drop Probe of U.S.$25 Billion Contracts, postpones investigation

ANIETIE UDOBIT,ABUJA   The Senate has postponed the commencement of its planned investigation into the alleged award of $25 billion worth of contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Following the allegation of abuse of due process made by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, against the NNPC Group Managing

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Buhari leaves for Turkey, to attend D-8 summit

ANIETIE UDOBIT,ABUJA   President Muhammadu Buhari will today leaves for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. Buhari who is currently presiding over the Federal executive Council Meeting at Aso Villa, will prior to the D-8 Summit, at the invitation of President

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Buhari Signs University of Petroleum Bill, Pledges Support for Niger Delta Devt

ANIETIE UDOBIT, ABUJA   President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja signed the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, into law. Buhari, also pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. The President’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu quoted the president as saying "this administration is fully

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Kenya election board commissioner resigns, flees country ahead of presidential re-run

An election board commissioner  in Kenya has resigned and fled the country a week before a rerun of the presidential vote, citing political intimidation and saying the election would be a “mockery” of democracy. The resignation of Roselyn Akombe, one of seven election board commissioners, is likely to be seized upon

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