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Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) cautions oil marketers to desist from acts capable of destabilizing the relative peace recorded in the downstream industry.

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has cautioned oil marketers, especially the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association, DAPPMA, and the Independent Petroleum Products Importers, IPPI, to desist from acts capable of destabilizing the relative peace recorded in the downstream industry. In a statement in Abuja,…

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Nigerians bear the brunt the most when the corrupt steal public funds-EFCC.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, insisted that Nigerians bear the brunt most when the corrupt steal funds that are earmarked for the provision of public services such as healthcare, infrastructure, education among others. Speaking separately at different events to commemorate this year’s World Anti-corruption Day in Lagos, EFCC’s Director of Operations, Muhammed Abba,…

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Groups of yellow vest protesters across France responds to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron.

Groups of yellow vest protesters across France responded mockingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt. At a roundabout in the southern town of Le Boulou, some 150 “yellow vests” gathered around a loudspeaker listened carefully to the president’s words before starting to shout in chorus.…

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Theresa May meets EU officials today over Brexit deal.

Theresa May is meeting European leaders and EU officials later today for talks aimed at rescuing her Brexit deal. She is holding talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Germany’s Angela Merkel after postponing a Commons vote on the deal. The UK Prime Minister has said she needs “further assurances” about the Northern Ireland…

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Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities to embark on a three-day nationwide strike.

The National Public Relations Officer of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Abdussobur Salaam, says the Association will embark on a three-day nationwide protest from Dec. 17 to Dec. 19 to press home its demands. He said the protest was a decision reached at the union’s 35th National Executive Council NEC of SSANU…

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Federal Government, ASUU reaches partial agreement.

Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a partial agreement. Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, announced this after a reconciliation meeting in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was aimed at finding ways of ending the strike, which commenced on Nov. 5. The minister said he…

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Oil Marketers Gives The Federal Government Seven-day Ultimatum To Settle Outstanding Debts Totaling To N800 Billion.

Oil marketers have given the federal government seven-day ultimatum to settle outstanding debts totaling N800 billion, failing which depots would cease operations across the country. Legal Adviser to IPPI Patrick Etim, told the newsmen that banks have taken over investments and assets of oil marketers over unpaid debts. Etim, said marketers have no choice than…

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Pensioners in the country sets to get six months arrears of the outstanding 12 months.

Pensioners in the country are set to get six months arrears of the outstanding 12 months owed them from the 33 percent pension increment. This is contained in a statement issued by the General Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners Comrade Actor Zal. He said the decision was reached at a consultative meeting held…

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National Directorate of Employment (NDE) commences training of 50 youth in the Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme in Abuja.

National Directorate of Employment has commenced training of 50 youth in the Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme in the Federal Capital Territory. Speaking at the opening ceremony, NDE Director-General Malam Nasiru Ladan said the training would make the youths generate sustainable incomes and create jobs. Ladan, who was represented by Mrs Naomi Nyadar, FCT coordinator…

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