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  • Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, to speak at Nigeria Youth Summit in May

    The founder of Facebook, one of the most popular social network platforms, Mark Zuckerberg, is billed to visit Akwa Ibom State next month. Zuckerberg is one of the guest speakers invited for a youth economic summit organized...

    • Posted April 13, 2013
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  • NUPENG flays declaration of force majeure by oil firms

    NIGERIA Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has said that the incessant force majeure being declared by major oil companies in the Niger Delta region was dangerous for Nigeria’s economic stability. NUPENG, in a statement...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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  • River Government, European Union to partner on rural transformation

    Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, says his administration will continue to partner with the European Union (EU) in its efforts at transforming the living standards of the rural poor and the less privileged in...

    • Posted April 5, 2013
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  • Power supply: FG installs three power sub-stations in Lagos

    The Federal Government, Wednesday, gave a boost to power supply in the country with the acquisition and installation of three units of 15 MVA (Megavolt Ampere) injection sub-stations in Lagos. Speaking during the commissioning of the three...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • NUPENG, PENGASSAN call off plans to shut down oil operations in Niger Delta

    NIGERIA Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, have called off its plans to shut down oil operations in Rivers, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Cross River...

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • Nigeria’s power problem is transmission – Barth Nnaji

    Former Minister of Power of Power, Professor Barth Nnaji said today that the country’s major problem in power supply is transmission where there had been some challenges in evacuating what is being generated. Speaking after a meeting...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • AfDB plans $1.5b projects for Niger Delta, FCT

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to spend $1.5 billion on projects in the Niger Delta region, Abuja and some states, the bank’s representative in Nigeria, Dr. Ousmane Dore, has said. He told The Nation that the...

    • Posted February 11, 2013
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  • Contractors in Niger Delta threaten to attack MTN installations

    Telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria Limited, is facing threat of demolition of its installations in the Niger Delta region over an alleged indebtedness to one of its major contractors, Procomtel Limited, that handled the construction/installations of its facilities...

    • Posted February 7, 2013
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  • Reps to probe sale of OML 30 to Heritage Oil

    Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to institute a thorough probe into the sale of Oil Mining Licence, OML 30 to an alleged questionable oil exploring company. The job of the investigation was at the Tuesday...

    • Posted January 29, 2013
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