Supreme Court dismisses Shell’s application to review Ogoni N17bn judgment case

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an application by an oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company, requesting a revisit of a January 11, 2019 judgment ordering it to pay N17bn to some Ogoni communities in Rivers State affected by an oil spill from the company in 1970. A five-man panel led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour unanimously dismissed the company’s application …

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FG can no longer bear electricity tariff shortfalls – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said the tariff shortfalls in the power sector being borne by the Federal Government are no longer sustainable. Buhari said this on Thursday at the inauguration of Eko Electricity Distribution Company’s Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition-Distribution Management System Centre in Lagos. He said the SCADA system would help EKEDC monitor and respond …

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Arsenal secure Europa last 32 spot

Arsenal secured their place in the last 32 of the Europa League after their 3-0 win against Molde. Nicolas Pepe opened the scoring in the 50th minute putting his red card against Leeds United behind him. The Ivory Coast forward curled a powerful strike into the top corner. Reiss Nelson doubled the Gunners’ lead shortly after with a tap-in from …

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20 states, firms to implement methanol fuel technology

Over 20 states and private companies are set to partner with the Federal Government to implement the methanol fuel technology in their respective domains, the Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, said on Thursday. Methanol fuel is an alternative biofuel for internal combustion and can be used in other engines, either in combination with Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called …

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Senate summons communications minister Pantami over insecurity

The Senate on Wednesday, mandated its committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to summon the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami. The panel was asked to impress on the Minister, the need to implement the resolutions of the Senate regarding security issues related to the mandate of his ministry. The red chamber took the decision following a …

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Court asks Reps member to produce Maina’s son who jumped bail, within nine days

Umar Sani Dan Galadima, a house of representatives member has been ordered by an Abuja federal high court to produce Faisal, son of Abdulrasheed Maina who he stood as surety for within 9 days. The son of the former pension boss who is undergoing trial for money laundering related offenses is believed to have jumped bail. The lawmaker representing Kaura …

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