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Content Board Lauds Dangote Refinery On Local Content

Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has praised the management of Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemical Free Trade Zone Enterprises (DPRP) over its adherence to the local content law in the execution of its projects and declared its intention to further partner with it for effective implementation of the Local Content policy in the country. Director, Monitoring & Evaluation, NCDMB, Mr. Akintunde Adelana, ...

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Jimi Agbaje Appoints Funso Williams’ Assistant As Director Of Organisation

The campaign structure of Mr. Jimi Agbaje, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate for Lagos State, has appointed a former lieutenant of the Late Engineer Funso Williams to oversee operations as its Director of Organisation. The position is a familiar terrain for Osikoya Adeleke, who in 2011 was elected the Organising Secretary for Lagos PDP. Announcing the appointment in ...

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I Don’t Care About My Travel Ban, Says Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, says he is not moved by the decision of the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to bar him from travelling. Fani-Kayode said in a statement that his passport had been with the courts and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission since 2008, thereby making it impossible for him to travel. The Punch reports that the ...

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Full List Of 50 Nigerians On Buhari’s Travel Ban

Thirteen former governors and seven former  ministers, all facing corruption trials, were among the 50 men and women  that make up the travel ban list under Executive Order No. 6  issued  by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a report by The Nation newspaper, the restriction followed the judicial affirmation of the constitutionality and legality of the order. The watch-list and ...

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Updated: The Late Justice Umezulike On Buhari’s Travel Ban List As Atiku Condemns Action

Says it’ll lead to capital flight and recession  The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation says its attention “has been drawn to the statement by the Presidency banning 50 unnamed Nigerians from travelling out of the country, purportedly on the strength of Executive Order 6. Their crime being that they are suspected of having property overseas and are involved in tax dodging or ...

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2019 Election: PDP Panicking Over Imminent Defeat In Akwa-Ibom – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), “in the face of imminent defeat in the forthcoming 2019 governorship and legislative election in Akwa Ibom State,” has allegedly resorted to falsehood and propaganda against the APC leaders in the state in its desperation to remain in the reckoning of the Akwa Ibom electorate. In a statement signed ...

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Travel Ban On 50 High-Profile Nigerians Illegal, Repressive, Says SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said that “The order banning 50 alleged high-profile corrupt Nigerians from travelling abroad without any legal basis and a judicial authorisation is clearly arbitrary, repressive and illegal, as it breaches constitutional rights and the country’s international obligations, which protect the rights to freedom of movement, to leave one’s country, to privacy, and to ...

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Buhari To Religious And Traditional Leaders: APC Deserves Re-Election In 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja, insisted the All Progressives Congress (APC) deserved re-election in 2019, in view of the achievements of the APC-led Federal Government. Buhari then advised religious leaders and traditional rulers to encourage their adherents and subjects to read every political party’s manifesto carefully and vote wisely in the 2019 general elections. Speaking at the Interfaith ...

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FG Places Foreign Travel Ban On 50 Persons

The Federal Government has placed a foreign travel ban on no fewer than 50 high profile persons directly affected by Executive Order 6 (EO6). The affected persons are already on the watch-list and are restricted from leaving the country pending the determination of their cases. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed ...

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Umahi, Chris Uba Mount Pressure On Atiku To Drop Peter Obi

We are ready for the PDP’s VP slot – Yoruba Barely 24 hours after former Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, emerged as the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 polls, a clique in Igbo land led by Governor Dave Umahi and Chief Chris Uba has started mounting pressure on the party’s Presidential Candidate, ...

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