Ibori denies benefiting from NDDC Contracts

Former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori, on Monday denied receiving any contract from the Nigeria Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Naija News reports that the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, had linked former governors of Delta State, James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume, among others as beneficiaries of NDDC contracts. In …

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Jigawa State: Governor ask civil servants to resume work

Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has issued an order that all civil servants from all grades in the state should return back to their duty posts. The governor made the declaration after 16 days the state last recorded a single case of the dreaded Coronavirus disease, Naija News understands. Abubakar while speaking with reporters at the State Government …

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Manufacturing: Activity levels pick up albeit readings still below water

According to the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) data released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the month of July, activity levels improved, through readings still remained below 50 index points. Specifically, manufacturing PMI improved to 44.9 in July from 41.1 in June, the third consecutive month of negative (below 50) reading in the sector. However, the continued relaxation …

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Lagos reel out guidlines for Re-Opening of Worship Centers

Lagos state lists conditions that must be met by churches, mosques before reopening The government specified that the conditions must be met for worship centres to open. The Lagos State Government has introduced some measures and conditions that must be met/fulfiled by all religious centres and places of worships that are planning to reopen, following further relaxation of lockdown. These …

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PANDEF demands immediate reversal of naming railway station after ex-President Jonathan

Pan Niger Delta Forum, (PANDEF), has demanded the immediate reversal of the naming of Agbo Railway station after former President Goodluck Jonathan, describing the action as meaningless and belittling to the person and status of the former president. The Pan Niger Delta socio-cultural organisation said that It was worst that after the supposed honour, the government went ahead to name …

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Pastor Kumuyi to write Yoruba Bible

Pastor Kumuyi of Deeper Life Church has published a Yoruba concordance Bible, the bible is called Bibeli Mimo Atoka. The church revealed that it took 15 years to finally finish the project. This is indeed good news for the Yoruba Christians as they can now have a better understanding of the bible. The project reportedly took 15 years to complete. …

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Arsene Wenger dreams of returning

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, is dreaming of returning to coaching one day but only under conditions, he deems as “optimal”. Wenger retired as Arsenal manager after 22 years in 2018 and is currently working as FIFA’s new Chief of Global Football Development. While eager to make the most of his new position, the Frenchman admits he’s missing being a …

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Shoprite denies exit from Nigeria

Shoprite Nigeria has debunked the story making the rounds that it intends to close shop in Nigeria. The Country Director for Chastex Consult, Ini Archibong, in a telephone conversation with a national daily, said: “Shoprite is not leaving Nigeria. “We have only just opened to Nigerian investors which we have also been talking to just before now. We are not …

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