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Fresh trouble for Atiku’s INTELS as OGFZA alleges rules’ violation
Oil and gas logistics giant and port concessionaire, INTELS Nigeria Limited (INL), is in fresh trouble as the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has ordered a comprehensive audit of a decade of its operations (2006-2016).
Middle East investors move to take over Nigerian airports
Some stakeholders in the aviation sector, including members of the National Assembly, are worried that investors from some Middle East countries are expressing interest in the planned concession of Nigerian airports.
NANS threatens FG with mass action over Maina
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend all government officials fingered in the controversy surrounding how Abdulrasheed Maina was returned to the civil service after almost five years of absenteeism.
Nigeria appears more divided than ever before — Atiku
Secession threats, inter-ethnic discontent and hate speech have plunged present day Nigeria into a division that has probably never been experienced before, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said.
Nigeria’s excess oil revenue hits N11.1bn daily
NIGERIA’s excess oil revenue has risen to N11.1 billion ($36.6 million) daily as the price of crude oil hits $60.44 per barrel in the international market.
Take action on S-East roads, Govs, Igbo leaders tell Buhari
South-East governors and Igbo leaders, yesterday, pleaded with the federal government to expedite action on all federal roads in the zone, lamenting that the situation of the roads had further deteriorated.
INTERPOL yet to get fresh request for Maina’s arrest –Source
The Federal Government has yet to send fresh request to the International Police to assist it in tracking and arresting the fleeing ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina.
IMF wants Nigeria to stop tax holidays
The International Monetary Fund has advised the Federal Government to urgently revisit tax holidays and exemptions given to companies.
Reps’ N6.1bn exotic cars malfunction 90 days after delivery
Some of the exotic cars delivered to the members of the House of Representatives have developed faults barely 90 days after the automobiles arrived in Abuja.
Emefiele expects naira to appreciate in 2018
Nigeria’s central bank governor, Godwin Emefiele, says he expects the naira to appreciate into 2018 as oil prices trend higher and production levels remain high.
US on track to leapfrog Nigeria, others as top 10 oil exporter
The US, world’s largest oil consumer, is on track to leapfrog Nigeria, Angola, Norway and Venezuela at the end of 2018 to become one of the top 10 global oil exporters.
Nine banks make N485bn in Q3 from Treasury Bills
Cumulative interest income from fixed income securities of nine Nigerian banks that have released third quarter (Q3) 2017 results spiked by 58.64 percent to N484.46 billion in the three months ended September 2017.