Nigeria news today headlines update Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Nigeria news today headlines update Tuesday 23rd April 2019

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Djokovic Extends Lead As World No. 1, Fognini Climbs Rankings

Novak Djokovic stretched his lead over Rafael Nadal at the top of the ATP rankings on Monday, after the Spaniard’s failed bid to win a 12th Monte Carlo Masters title. Djokovic, winner of the last three Grand Slam tournaments, is now over 3,000 points clear of old rival Nadal despite a quarter-final defeat by Daniil […]
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Government Says Radical Group Behind Blasts – Sri Lanka Attacks

The Sri Lankan government believes a local extremist group called the National Thowheeth Jamaath (NTJ) was behind the deadly suicide bomb attacks that killed nearly 300 people, government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said on Monday. Senaratne, who is also a cabinet minister, added that the government was investigating whether the group had “international support”. “We don’t […]
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Six Dead In Philippines Earthquake

At least six people have been killed and 50 injured when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolted the Philippines, causing structures to collapse and knocking out power. A young girl and her grandmother were crushed to death when a wall fell in their house in Lubao town in Pampanga, a badly-hit province north of Manila, said […]
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Stop Dispensing Cooking Gas By Roadside, DPR Warns Retailers

LAGOS – The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that it will sanction illicit retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) popularly known as cooking gas in Rivers. The DPR’s Port Harcourt Zone Operations’ Controller, Mr Bassey Nkanga, who disclosed this at LPG stakeholders’ meeting in Port Harcourt, said it was now illegal for retailers to […]
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Implement Modular Refinery Policy To Curb Oil Theft, Expert Warns FG

P/Harcourt – Consequent upon the deliverables from Oil and Fuel summit held in London recently, the Nigerian government has been enjoined to, as a matter of urgent importance, revisit the modular refinery policy and give it the bite that it deserves. Making the assertion in an exclusive interview with DAILY INDEPENDENT in Port Harcourt, Rivers state […]
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Why We Suspended Investment In Refinery In Nigeria – Petrocam

Petrocam Nigeria Limited, an arm of Petroleum International, a South African based oil trading firm, is putting its intend to build refinery in Nigeria on hold  because the environment is not profitable enough to guarantee it requisite return on investment. Patrick Ilo, its Chief Executive Officer, who disclosed this in Lagos recently, said his company […]
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MOMAN Repositions

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) says it is repositioning itself to be in line with international best practices; to be the industry reference and to lead the industry back to professionalism. It also said it is constantly striving to improve by being much more than an ‘operations based’ organization that works tirelessly […]
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Unremitted Debts Crippling Activities Of FAAN, NAMA, Exposing Airports – Stakeholders

Nigerian aviation industry is in dire strait following debts owed the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) by state-owned airports. OLUSEGUN KOIKI writes. Nigerian airports may have scaled the hurdles of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) […]
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Fuel Scarcity: Leave Marketers Alone – Dimkpa

P/Harcourt – As long queues resurface at the filling stations in Port Harcourt, Rivers state due to alleged fuel scarcity nationwide, the Licensed Petroleum Stations Owners Association of Nigeria, Rivers State Chapter has distanced itself from the problem, urging the people to leave the markers alone. Speaking through its Director of Public Affairs in Port Harcourt, […]
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Rivers Assembly To Help Govt Tackle Unemployment

P/Harcourt – The Rivers State House of Assembly (RVHA), has stated that it would support the State Government with relevant laws aimed at tackling unemployment and restiveness among youths in the State. Speaker of the State Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ikunyi-Owaji Ibani stated this last week while answering questions from journalists shortly after he was presented with […]
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