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Baru to Pipeline Vandals: You are doing Harm to the economy

Baru to Pipeline Vandals: You are doing Harm to the economy

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru has appealed to oil pipeline hackers to desist from such nefarious act which according to him is not only harmful to the environment but equally hazardous to the pipeline vandals and the economy. Speaking while receiving a delegation of the Nigerian Environmental

NNPC raises alarm on recruitment scam

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has, for the umpteenth time, reiterated that it has not launched a recruitment campaign of any kind for now. The latest clarification is coming on the heels of a fresh recruitment advert purportedly from the Corporation being circulated by e-mails and on various social media platforms. A statement by

We’ve traced N47. 2 billion, $487.5 million to Diezani Alison-Madueke-EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday said it had traced whopping sums of N47.2 billion and $487.5 million in cash and property belonging to Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources in the Goodluck Jonathan administration. The anti-graft agency in an article written by Tony Orilade and Aishah Gambari, officials of

CLOSE-UP: ‘Drug baron’, ‘lover of God’… meet the ‘bishop’ believed to be the target of Anambra shooting

The name Aloysius Ikegwuonu has been trending on social media since the devastating attack at St. Philip’s Catholic church in Ozubulu, Anambra state. After visiting the church, Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra, said the incident was the fallout of a feud between two brothers who are based abroad. Reports have it that the gunman had

BREAKING: FG withdraws nomination of ‘corrupt’ ICPC board members

The federal government has removed Maimuna Aliyu and Sa’ad Alanamu from the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission (ICPC), the Cable has reported. Laolu Akande, spokesman of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, disclosed this on Sunday. A presidential source had told TheCable that the newly-appointed commissioners of the anti-graft agency would be

Obiano: Shooting at Catholic church caused by feud between two brothers

Willie Obiano, Anambra state governor, says preliminary investigation shows that the shooting at St Philip’s Catholic church in Ozubulu was caused by a feud between two brothers from the community who live abroad. A gunman opened fire on worshippers at the church, killing at least eight people. Though the Anambra state government put the number