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The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) and Ivorian National Bureau of Technical Studies and Development (BNEDTD) are collaborating to foster bi-lateral relations between both countries. The Authority Chief Executive of NMDPRA, Mr Farouk Ahmed, made this known when he received a delegation from the Ivorian organisation, BNEDTD, in Abuja. The delegation was […]

States across the country are bracing for heavy rains and floods after a warning from the Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman Adamu, indicating that 32 states and 233 local governments will be affected. The warning is part of the 2022 Annual Flood Outlook put together by the Hydrological Services Agency. The outlook also warned […]

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), announced an indefinite suspension of the Abuja-Kaduna passenger train services, which was initially scheduled to resume on the 23rd of May, 2022. The suspension was due to outcry from families of kidnapped victims of the March 28 attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train by gunmen suspected to be terrorists who argued […]

Consumers of Electricity in Kaduna State have called for the declaration of emergency in the power sector to rid the industry of the ills and shady operations. They made this known while interacting during a call in session on Invicta’s Flagship Programme Perspectives, on the sidelines that the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Committee (NERC) debunked the […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN has said that paper currency will soon be out of circulation, urging market men and women to sign into the e-Naira. The Delta State Branch Controller of CBN, Mr Godwin Okafor, stated this on Friday at the popular Ogbogonogo market during the market sensitisation on e-Naira. He urged traders […]

Canada says it will ban two of China’s biggest telecoms equipment makers from working on its 5G phone networks as announced by the country’s industry minister Francois-Philippe Champagne. Champagne says the move will improve Canada’s mobile internet services and protect the safety and security of Canadians. But Huawei Canada said it was disappointed by the […]

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Gusau Depot, has threatened to stop transporting petroleum products within Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and parts of Katsina state. IPMAN’s Zonal Chairman, Yahya Kamba, said the threat came following the Federal Government’s failure to settle its 40 billion naira outstanding payment to IPMAN members. According to Mr Kamba, the […]

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria on Friday said a yet unidentified body has been discovered on runway 18R/36L of the Murtala Muhammed Airport. Airport officials told newsmen that the runway was temporarily shut down while a team of officials from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and the Nigeria Police Force evacuated the corpse […]

Russian forces have bombed areas of Ukraine’s eastern Donbas from land and air, killing at least thirteen civilians. Ukraine’s military disclosed this to newsmen on Friday, while President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the attacks had turned the region into hell. According to a Ukrainian general staff, as the war neared the three-month period, the Russians were […]

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday began the demolition of houses in Abuja, causing fear and anger among residents. According to reports, the houses were destroyed at the TradeMore Estate, Lugbe in Abuja Municipal Area Council. Speaking to newsmen, the Chairman of Trademore Estate Phase 2, Uchechukwu Moses, said residents of the area […]

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