Saturday , November 16 2019

Nigeria’s Dangote refinery to rely on ports, roads for fuel deliveries

LAGOS (Reuters) – Africa’s largest oil refinery will deliver its fuels to Nigerian consumers via roads and sea ports, and will effectively replace all of Nigeria’s fuel imports once fully operational, a company executive said on Tuesday. The 650,000 barrel-per-day Dangote oil refinery is under construction in Lagos, the biggest …

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Govt pursuing 25-year plan to reposition railway – Amaechi

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said the Federal Government was vigorously pursuing the 25-year plan to revitalise the rail sector. The minister spoke at the 4th Quadrennial National Delegate Conference of the Nigeria Union of Railway Workers  held at  Kafanchan in the Jema’a Local Government Area …

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Nigeria: Thousands of Nigerians Stranded On Bad Sapele-Warri Road

Thousands of Nigerians travelling enroute Sapele-Warri federal highway have been left stranded following the poor state of the road. PREMIUM TIMES correspondent trapped on the road has spent over three hours on a spot as at the time of filing this report. This reporter witnessed hundreds of vehicles stranded. Majority …

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Police Arraign Two Journalists In Delta Over Report On Ex-CDS, Ogomudia, One Other

Alexander Ogomudia   The police on Thursday arraigned the Managing Editor of BIGPEN Online newspaper, Joe Ogbodu, and another journalist in Delta State, Prince Amour Udemude, at the Magistrate Court 5 Asaba, over a story on former Chief of Defence Staff, General Alexander Ogomudia, and one Sam Ogrih. The story …

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New system set to revolutionise public transport in Kigali

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Delta Government Expresses Dismay Over Teachers Dress Code, Lesson Notes

Delta state government has expressed dissatisfaction over the lackadaisical behavior of some teachers in government schools. Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Hon. Sunny Ogwu, Thursday expressed displeasure over unprofessional practices by some Teachers in one of the Government Primary schools at Okpanam in Oshimili North …

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Hit-and-run truck driver arrested for killing motorist in Lagos

Afeez Hanafi The police have trailed a truck driver, Iliyasu Wasiu, to his hometown in Igboho, Oyo State, where he fled to after killing a motorist, Tochukwu Nnochirionye. Wasiu, the driver of a Daf truck with the number plate, LSD 742 XK, reportedly caused a multiple accident on Otedola Bridge, …

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Hoodlums Takes Over School In Delta

Bandits have allegedly taken over the permanent site of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba, in the last six months. It was gathered that last week, armed robbers, armed with guns and dangerous weapons stormed the school clinic and robbed patients, their siblings who are taking care of them …

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Two schools qualify for Zenith Delta Principals’ Cup final

Zappa Mixed Secondary School, Asaba and College of Commerce, Warri yesterday emerged as the two finalists for the 2019 Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup football competition. In one of the semifinals matches decided at the Kwale centre, it was a crunch encounter, which saw Zappa Mixed Secondary School Asaba pip Destiny …

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