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20 Jan 2015
THE announcement by the Federal Government to reduce the price of a litre of fuel from N97 to N87 was not unexpected as many countries around the world have taken advantage of the decline in crude oil prices to cut their pump prices.   The United States of America, which has within a very short…
20 Jan 2015
THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has initiated a new scheme to ensure smooth distribution of Dual Purpose Kerosene (DPK) across the country.    The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ohi Alegbe, in a stamen made available to The Guardian recently, said the ‘Kero Correct’ initiative would cut-off the several layers of middlemen…
30 Sep 2009
SHELL Global Solutions, a unit of Royal Dutch Shell, is pushing to expand its upstream business by selling to oil producers in Asia and the Middle East technology designed to boost output of mature fields, an executive with the company has said.
30 Sep 2009
IN 1896, Nigeria flagged-off power generation with a 20-mega watt (mw) capacity power plant located in Ijora, Lagos. With this development, all were agog with anticipations that the feat would fast-track growth and development of the African giant, even when it was yet to get independence.
7 Jul 2007
THE World Bank has disclosed that its financing for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in developing countries has risen by 24 per cent in the last fiscal year to $3.3 billion. The apex bank in a statement released recently said that in the past five years, it had approved 366 projects in 90 countries, noting that last year alone, the bank approved 99 projects in 48 countries.


The Kwara governor, Abdurahman Abdulrazaq has clarified that there was no clash between the people of Ajase-Ipo town in Irepodun Local Government of the state and Fulani in the area.
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Lagos State is ahead of other states of the federation in the latest COVID-19 cases, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says.
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has trained a specialised female squad for school protection.
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Some 300 firefighters spent a difficult night battling a huge wildfire in southeastern Spain that has burnt through nearly 10,000 hectares in an area notoriously difficult to access, officials said Tuesday.
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Kenya's defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga vowed Tuesday to pursue "all constitutional and legal options" after rejecting the outcome of elections that awarded victory to his rival William Ruto.