• FG to end possession of gas cylinders by consumers

    FG to end possession of gas cylinders by consumers0

    The Federal Government is considering a policy that will eliminate the ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) cylinders from consumers. It affirmed that the move would help expand the use of LPG, popularly known as cooking gas, adding that the government had reached an agreement with two original cylinder manufacturers to deliver 600,000 cylinders

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  • INEC withdraws 25 certificates of return

    INEC withdraws 25 certificates of return0

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has withdrawn 25 Certificates-of-Return issued to some candidates that won during the 2019 general elections. The decisions to withdraw the certificates were based on court orders. The Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Festus Okoye, said this at a `Forum on Media Coverage of

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  • Ajaokuta secures Federal Government’s license to establish LNG project

    Ajaokuta secures Federal Government’s license to establish LNG project0

    The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has issued a license to establish a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Ajaokuta, Kogi State. The LNG project is being developed via a joint venture between Transit Gas Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Axxela Limited, and Nigerian Gas Marketing Company (NGMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum

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  • Governor Ajimobi denies ownership of Ibadan varsity

    Governor Ajimobi denies ownership of Ibadan varsity0

    Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, yesterday put to rest the controversy surrounding the ownership of the First Technical University, Ibadan, saying the institution belonged to the state government wholly and not any individual, including himself. The governor made the clarification while receiving the state’s traditional rulers in the state, led by the Alaafin of

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  • Federal Government cautions Obasanjo over Boko Haram comment, demands apology

    Federal Government cautions Obasanjo over Boko Haram comment, demands apology0

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been asked by the Federal Government of Nigeria to publicly apology over his comments imputing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and ISWAP. The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, said it was particularly tragic that a man who gave his

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  • Lagos State Government Mitigates Fears of Residents on Rainfall

    Lagos State Government Mitigates Fears of Residents on Rainfall0

    The Lagos State government yesterday assured residents that it had put in place necessary measures to address challenges posed by heavy rainfall, as we gradually approach the rainy season. In a joint statement released in Alausa yesterday, the permanent secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr Fola Adeyemi and his counterpart in the Ministry of

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