[NEWS] NNPC TO ESTABLISH 2 ADDITIONAL REFINERIES IN WARRI, PORT HARCOURT

  THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NNPC) SAYS IT HAS PLANS TO ESTABLISH 100,000-BARRELS-PER-DAY BROWNFIELD REFINERIES IN PORT-HARCOURT AND WARRI TO BOOST LOCAL REFINING OF CRUDE OIL IN THE COUNTRY. THE GROUP GENERAL MANAGER, GROUP PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIVISION, NDU UGHAMADU, DISCLOSED THIS IN A STATEMENT ISSUED ON TUESDAY IN ABUJA, SAYING THE EFFORT IS PART OF THE CORPORATION’S REFINERY COLLOCATION INITIATIVE DESIGNED TO BOOST LOCAL REFINING CAPACITY TO END THE ERA OF PETROLEUM PRODUCT IMPORTATIONQE…

"[NEWS] NNPC TO ESTABLISH 2 ADDITIONAL REFINERIES IN WARRI, PORT HARCOURT"

[NEW] NBS SAYS PRICE OF DIESEL DROPPED IN JULY

  THE NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS (NBS), SAYS THE AVERAGE PRICE PAID BY CONSUMERS FOR AUTOMOTIVE GAS OIL DECREASED FROM N204.97 KOBO RECORDED IN JUNE TO N 204.32 KOBO IN JULY 2018. THE NBS DISCLOSED THIS IN ITS “AUTOMOTIVE GAS OIL PRICE WATCH FOR JULY 2018” REPORT RELEASED IN ABUJA ON TUESDAY, SAYING THE STATES WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE PRICE OF DIESEL WERE BORNO, N247.50 KOBO, TARABA, N231.25 KOBO; AND GOMBE, N228.33KOBO. IT FURTHER NAMED…

"[NEW] NBS SAYS PRICE OF DIESEL DROPPED IN JULY"

[NEWS] NAF CONDUCTS SIMULATION EXERCISE IN LAGOS

  THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, ON TUESDAY IN LAGOS CONDUCTED A SIMULATION EXERCISE AIMED AT BUILDING CAPACITY AND ENHANCING PROFESSIONALISM IN THE SERVICE. THE EXERCISE, CODE NAMED, ‘EX-OMO OLOJA’, WAS FLAGGED OFF BY CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF, GEN. GABRIEL OLONISAKIN. SPEAKING DURING THE EXERCISE, OLONISAKIN SAYS THE PRESENT ADMINISTRATION MADE RE-EQUIPPING AND CONTINUOUS TRAINING OF THE ARMED FORCES TOP PRIORITY TO BETTER COPE WITH THE COUNTRY’S CURRENT SECURITY CHALLENGES. IN HIS REMARK, CHIEF OF AIR…

"[NEWS] NAF CONDUCTS SIMULATION EXERCISE IN LAGOS"

[NEWS] USA, UK NOT PRESSURING BUHARI TO DROP SECOND TERM BID – PRESIDENCY

  THE PRESIDENCY HAS DISMISSED REPORTS THAT SOME FOREIGN POWERS ARE PUTTING PRESSURE ON PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI NOT TO SEEK RE-ELECTION IN 2019. SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE PRESIDENT ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY, FEMI ADESINA, SAID THIS IN A STATEMENT TO JOURNALISTS, WHILE REACTING TO A STORY WHICH CLAIMED THAT FOREIGN POWERS, INCLUDING THE EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED KINGDOM, AND SAUDI ARABIA, ARE PUTTING PRESSURE ON BUHARI NOT TO SEEK RE-ELECTION. THE PRESIDENTIAL…

"[NEWS] USA, UK NOT PRESSURING BUHARI TO DROP SECOND TERM BID – PRESIDENCY"

[NEWS] IDRIS OVERHAULS SARS, APPOINTS NEW POLICE COMMISSIONER AS HEAD

  FOLLOWING, THE ORDER GIVEN BY THE ACTING PRESIDENT, YEMI OSINBAJO, ON TUESDAY, FOR THE OVERHAUL OF THE SPECIAL ANTI-ROBBERY SQUAD, THE INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE, IBRAHIM IDRIS, HAS ORDERED ITS IMMEDIATE OVERHAULING TO ADDRESS COMPLAINTS AND ALLEGATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AGAINST SOME OF ITS PERSONNEL. ACCORDING TO A RELEASE SIGNED BY THE FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, FORCE HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA, DCP JIMOH MOSHOOD, A NEW COMMISSIONER OF POLICE HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE OVERALL…

"[NEWS] IDRIS OVERHAULS SARS, APPOINTS NEW POLICE COMMISSIONER AS HEAD"

[NEWS] THE REAL REASON PEOPLE RENT MIDDLE-AGED MEN IN JAPAN

  UNLESS YOU HAVE INTERESTING INPUT COMING INTO YOU ALL THE TIME, YOU WILL PSYCHOLOGICALLY DIE.” “YOU LEARN BY SEEING THROUGH OTHER PEOPLE’S EYES.” “PEOPLE LIVE TOO SERIOUSLY, AND THAT KIND OF NARROWS DOWN THEIR VISION.” THESE THOUGHTS HAVE NOT BEEN GENERATED BY AN ALGORITHM OR CROWDSOURCED ON TWITTER. THEY ARE THE ACCUMULATED WISDOM OF A MIDDLE-AGED MAN IN JAPAN. A MIDDLE-AGED MAN WHO’S AVAILABLE FOR RENT. WEARING A SHIRT WITH A MINIATURE PANDA BEAR…

"[NEWS] THE REAL REASON PEOPLE RENT MIDDLE-AGED MEN IN JAPAN"

[NEWS] THE REAL REASON PEOPLE RENT MIDDLE-AGED MEN IN JAPAN

  DEMOCRATIC SENATOR, JEFF WOODBURN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY BIT A WOMAN ON MULTIPLE OCCASIONS AND FORCED HIS WAY INTO HER LOCKED HOME. THE NEW HAMPSHIRE LAWMAKER FROM WHITEFIELD, U.S., WAS CHARGED WITH SIMPLE ASSAULT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF AFTER THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SAID HE ALLEGEDLY SLAPPED A WOMAN, PUNCHED HER IN THE STOMACH, BIT HER HAND, AND ON ANOTHER OCCASION, BIT HER FOREARM. THE INCIDENTS…

"[NEWS] THE REAL REASON PEOPLE RENT MIDDLE-AGED MEN IN JAPAN"

[BUSINESS NEWS] PLATEAU GOVERNMENT GENERATES N6.27BN REVENUE IN SIX MONTHS

THE PLATEAU GOVERNMENT ON TUESDAY DISCLOSED THAT IT GENERATED N6.3 BILLION INTERNALLY GENERATED REVENUE BETWEEN JANUARY AND JUNE 2018.   THE CHAIRMAN, PLATEAU STATE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DASHE ARLAT, DISCLOSED THIS IN AN INTERVIEW IN JOS, SAYING THE OVER 6 BILLION NAIRA REVENUE COLLECTED WITHIN THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR IS AN INCREASE FROM THE N5.2 BILLION COLLECTED IN THE CORRESPONDING PERIOD OF 2017.   HE SAYS THE FEAT WAS ACHIEVED FOLLOWING GREAT IMPROVEMENTS…

"[BUSINESS NEWS] PLATEAU GOVERNMENT GENERATES N6.27BN REVENUE IN SIX MONTHS"

[BUSINESS NEWS] ACTIVE MOBILE LINES HIT 162.3 MILLION IN JUNE – NCC

THE NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NCC) SAYS ACTIVE MOBILE TELEPHONE LINES IN NIGERIA HAVE INCREASED TO 162.3 MILLION IN JUNE 2018. NCC IN THE MONTHLY SUBSCRIBERS OPERATOR DATA POSTED ON ITS WEBSITE ON TUESDAY, DISCLOSED THAT WITH 162.3 MILLION LINES IN JUNE AND 162 MILLION IN MAY, THE INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF LINES WAS 232,230. HOWEVER, THE CODE DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESS, FOR ACTIVE MOBILE LINES HAD 217,566 USERS IN JUNE, SAME AS IN MAY 2018.

"[BUSINESS NEWS] ACTIVE MOBILE LINES HIT 162.3 MILLION IN JUNE – NCC"