Nigeria's Proposed Petroleum Industry Law Before Senate
Catholics Battle Okotie Over Comment
This is a 'complicated' season for popular Lagos Pastor, Rev. Chris Okotie, even as he prepares to honour the first female one-star General in the Nigerian Airforce, Air Commodore Habiba Garba. She is the winner of Okotie's Household of God Church's Karis Award for the year and she will be honoured on Sunday at the Church in Lagos. Damning widespread criticisms which continue to hit a statement credited to the...
UK Okays Visa Application Payment Online
The British High Commission in Nigeria has announced a new method for making U.K. visa applications. According to a statement signed by its Press and Public Affairs Officer, Mr Rob Fitzpatrick, the commission said that visa applications for U.K. visa would now be paid for online in U.S. dollars. He said, “From Dec. 16, 2013, all applications for U.K. visa must be completed using our online application system and paid for online in U.S. dollars.
Exposition On Health Benefits Of Honey
Cough and cold: Honey has a healing effect on cold infections and warm water soothes your sore throat. Honey with warm water also helps to bring out accumulate phlegm. Weight loss: Both honey and lukewarm water helps to burn fat. Having a glass of this cocktail every morning can help you lose accumulated flab. Bowel movement: Having honey with warm water can help to keep your bowel...
The Reality of Rice Revolution In Nigeria And Why We Must Cheer
World Cup Draws: Eagles Differ Over Choice Of Expected Opponents
As the nation awaits Super Eagles opponents to be unveiled during the Brazil 2014 World Cup draw ceremony that is slated to hold this Friday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nigerians have been expressing divergent views. While some members of the Super Eagles are craving for soccer powers like Brazil, Argentina...
'We Did Not Approve Tariff Increase For DisCos' - NERC
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has washed his hand off any increase in electricity tariff by electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs). NERC Chairman, Mr. Sam Amadi while speaking Wednesday in Abuja said the commission had put in place a team to go out to the field and investigate such complaints. Reports say some DisCos have raised their monthly service charge from N750 to N1, 500...
NSE Indices Grow By 0.09% Despite High Volume Of Transactions
Despite the high volume of traded shares on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), market indicators appreciated marginally by 0.09 percent on Wednesday. Market capitalisation rose by N12 billion or 0.09 per cent to close at N12.471 trillion against N12.459 trillion achieved on Tuesday. Also, the All-Share Index, which opened at 38,955.42, grew by 34.78 basis points or 0.09 per cent to close higher at 38,990.20.
2014 Budget: Reps Recommends $79 Per Barrel Crude Oil Benchmark
The House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to retain 79 dollars per barrel as the bench mark for the oil price for the 2014 budget. The Deputy Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Victor Ogene, said the position of the house was that oil benchmark should be left at 79 dollars per barrel. There had been sharp disagreements between the Presidency and the National Assembly over the benchmark issue.
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Jonathan's Remarks At The 15th Meeting HIIC In London
It is with great pleasure that I welcome our distinguished Council Members to the 15th meeting of the Honorary International Investor Council (HIIC) in London, and in particular, His Excellency Mohammed Al Shaibani, the new...
APGA Publicity Secretary Resigns, Dumps Party
Benard Akoma, the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), has resigned his membership of the party. Akoma in a letter sent to the National Secretary of the party titled: “Letter of Resignation” said he resigned because it is time for him to go. “I wish to formally inform you that I no longer wish to remain a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA with effect from...
Uduaghan Signs 3 Bills Into Law
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has signed into law three bills with an assurance that nothing would be spared to restore public order, sanity and clean environment in the state. The Bills signed into law in an impressive ceremony at Government House, Asaba, Wednesday, include Establishment of Traffic Management Authority and the Regulation of Traffic Control; Regulation of Outdoor Structure for the Display of Signages and Advertisement in the State and the bill on the Regulation...
Anambra Election: Chris Ngige Dismisses Result
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Anambra governorship election, Senator Chris Ngige, has dismissed the result of the election, alleging that the state government connived with the electoral commission to declare Mr. Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) winner. The Director General of the Ngige Campaign Organisation, Mr. George Moghalu, said on a television interview...
Vatican Denies Legal Responsibility For Catholic Child Abuse
The Vatican has told a UN investigating committee that it cannot be held legally competent over the abuses of children carried out by Catholic churchmen because they are subject to national laws, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
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Julius Agwu's N100m Lawsuit Against Etisalat
Etisalat Nigeria has reacted to Julius Agwu’s seven-day ultimatum that it should compensate him with the sum of N100 million or risk legal action over “alleged unlawful and unjustified blocking and/or swapping” of his Etisalat GSM phone number 08189555555. Julius Agwu had demanded...
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