137 pipelines points vandalised in February -NNPC

No fewer than 137 pipelines points were vandalised in February which represents a 40 per cent drop when compared to the reported incident in January, according to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).The corporation made the fact known in its Monthly Financial and Operation report released in Abuja, on Sunday. It said: “A breakdown of the report indicated that in February 2019, a total of 137 pipeline points were vandalised which translated to 40 per cent drop from the 230 points vandalised in January 2019.’’ It noted that Mosimi-Ibadan petroleum products…

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Christian Journalists Association Honours Dino Melaye With Integrity Award

Popular Senator, Dino Melaye has been recognised as a man of integrity for his outspokenness by a media organization. The Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists presented Senator Dino Melaye, who has given hint that he wants to contest for the governorship seat in Kogi State, the “Man of Integrity” award. This award is coming after a turbulent start to the year for the senator, whose house was surrounded by the police authority for more than 3 days in January. The Senator won his re-election bid and is believed to be…

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Ooni Empowers 1,000 Fashion Designers in Osun

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Saturday empowered no fewer than 1,000 fashion designers and charged them to be hardworking in their chosen career. The Ooni gave the charge during the maiden edition of Ojaja Fashion Training Graduation  at his palace in Ile-Ife, Osun State. Oba Ogunwusi thanked God for giving him the grace to contribute his own quota to the progress and growth of the beneficiaries who were mostly youths. He condemned the rate at which crimes were increasing daily in the society, a situation he attributed to lack…

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We’ll step on toes -Fintiri, Adamawa Governor-elect

Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, Adamawa Governor-elect, says  he is ready to step on toes to address injustice against the people of the state by the outgoing administration of Gov. Jibrilla Bindow. Fintiri made this known on Saturday in Yola while receiving report by a 67-man State Transition Committee. He said findings by the committee revealed lots of breeches and mismanagement of government’s funds that needed to be looked into. “We shall rise and boldly face the challenges, fully conscious that we were voted to fix them. We will not turn a…

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