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12 Professors, 15 Others Inducted Into Shell Sabbatical, Research Positions

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Joint Venture has significantly expanded its educational initiatives by inducting 27 Nigerian academics and research interns. This year’s programme, a 35% increase from the previous year, welcomed eight professors, four senior lecturers, and 15 other participants. Held at the company’s headquarters in Port Harcourt, the induction ceremony marked the beginning of ...

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Supreme Court Ruling On Fiscal Autonomy For LGs A Win For The People — Atiku

Former Nigeria’s Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, says the judgment of the Supreme Court earlier today affirming fiscal autonomy to local government councils in the country is a win for the people of Nigeria. In a statement made available to NewsProbe on Thursday, Atiku said “the court’s ruling is ...

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Supreme Court Judgment: Return LGA Funds Or Face Legal Action, SERAP Tells 36 Governors, Wike

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Nigeria’s 36 governors and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Mr Newsom Wike, “to immediately account for and return the local government funds which they have collected over the years.” SERAP’s call is coming on the heels of the landmark decision by the Supreme Court declaring unconstitutional and unlawful the ...

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Obi Commissions Borehole In Kogi Community

Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has commissioned a new borehole project in Onaogaji Community, Ankpa Local Government Area, Kogi State, as part of his nationwide water provision for needy communities. He commissioned the project to the delight and applause of Onaogaji citizens yesterday, Tuesday, July 9, 2024. Writing about the event, Obi ...

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Anambra Airport, Asaba Airport, 17 Others Not Viable – FAAN

  The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Olubunmi Kuku, has stated that 19 of the nation’s airports under FAAN were being subsidised as they do not get passenger traffic commensurate to their operational cost. Kuku, who was a guest on the Channels TV morning show on Tuesday, said only three out of 22 airports under ...

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