Friday, 1st December 2023

Benin Rep

3 Apr
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Duport Midstream Company Limited, Dr. Akintoye Akindele, has said the Energy Park in Edo State has the capacity to supply Benin Republic gas to meet its energy needs for the next 100 years.


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The Jigawa government has approved over N1 billion for foreign scholarships and school infrastructure development projects in the state. This is contained in a statement by Mr Sagir Musa, the Commissioner for Information, Youths, Sports and Culture, on Friday in Dutse. He said the State Executive Council (SEC) approved the projects during its meeting on…
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A witness in the ongoing trial of Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, (a.k.a Naira Marley), identified as Dein Whyte has revealed that the musician's credit card was flagged for fraud.
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A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter crashed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State, on Friday morning.
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The Federal Government on Thursday announced that a new minimum wage regime would come into effect on April 1, 2024.
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Iran on Friday blamed Israel and the United States for a resumption of fighting in the Gaza Strip. "After killing more than 15,000 Palestinians, the Zionist vampires have started a new round of killing under the continued support of the American government," Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said in a post on X, formerly…
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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Thursday arraigned twelve officers before the agency's disciplinary panel for various offenses.
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A German court on Thursday sentenced a Gambian man to life in prison over his participation in a death squad that assassinated opponents of former dictator Yahya Jammeh, including an AFP journalist. Bai Lowe was convicted of crimes against humanity, murder and attempted murder for his role as a driver for the hit squad known…
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At a jail in northwestern Spain, a sole female inmate played football with 21 male convicts, part of a push towards mixed prison living that remains rare in Europe. "Let go of the ball!" Ambra, a 25-year-old Albanian who did not want to give her surname, shouted at one of her male teammates. She pushed…
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A 59-year-old man was executed in the US state of Oklahoma on Thursday for a double murder that he claimed was committed in self-defence. Phillip Hancock was put to death by lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said. The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board…
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The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC), has fined the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), N500 million over inaccuracy and irregularities in its audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018. The Council also suspended the FRC registration number- FRC/2017/CIANG/00000016699 of the NIMASA Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh and the certifiers…