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CHALLENGES, WAY FORWARD FOR NNPC, OIL INDUSTRY

COMRADE Brown Ogbeifun, until his retirement last month, was Industrial Relations Manager, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

He was also the President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, and the First Deputy President General of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC. 900 more words

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DUMBING DOWN NIGERIAN POLITICS: THE DISSERVICE OF JONATHAN’S MEN

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way”. 1,217 more words

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MILITANTS TAKE OVER PIPELINE VANDALISM IN LAGOS—POLICE

The attack on a team of policemen in Owutu area of Ikorodu, Lagos, in the early hours of Monday, during which three policemen were shot dead and others injured, was said to have been carried out by militants-turned vandals. 430 more words

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Billionaire, Antonio Deinde Fernandez is dead

Nigeria’s Billionaire, Oluwo Antonio Deinde Fernandez is dead, aged 79 years.

Announcing his demise in a tweet at about 9.pm on Tuesday, Nigerian Journalist/Publisher, Dele Momodu, said: “Nigeria, and indeed Africa, has just lost one of its greatest sons; Ambassador Chief Antonio Dehinde Fernandez is gone!” 11 more words

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FIFA Presidency: Odegbami joins race to replace Blatter

Patrick Olusegun Odegbami is set to announce that he will stand in next year’s election to replace Joseph Sepp Blatter as President of World soccer-governing body, FIFA. 366 more words

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Army recaptures Gamboru Ngala from insurgents, seek Brazil’s assistance

ABUJA—Nigerian troops,  yesterday, liberated and re-took Gamboru Ngala, the strategic neighbouring town to Cameroon and Niger after a fierce battle.

It will be recalled that Gamboru Ngala is the town where Nigerian troops crossed into Cameroon in a tactical manoeuvre after fierce fighting. 266 more words

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Man, 40, rapes 4-yr-old girl to death in Bayelsa

YENAGOA— OFFICIALS of United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, and other stakeholders in the protection of the rights of the child were shocked, yesterday, to hear of the case of a 40-year-old man that raped a four-year-old girl to death in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. 278 more words

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