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For today, July 11 2016:


Oil firms plot to derail Ogoni clean-up, MOSOP alleges

Oil companies have been accused of scheming to derail the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland.

16 Christian groups berate government over extended Eid holiday, greet Muslims

A Coalition of 16 Christian organisations has criticized the manner in which the Federal Government included last week Thursday as a public holiday after announcing Tuesday and Wednesday as work-free days.

JAMB says ‘point system’ not criteria for admission

One week after the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) allegedly approved the point system option for admission into tertiary institutions in the country, the body insists that the Federal Government-approved option still holds sway. READ MORE



Looters hide billions in farms – Dogara

ABUJA— THE Speaker  of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed shock over the wicked manner some leaders looted the nation’s treasury, saying they now hide their loot in farms.

Six suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Lagos

Lagos—Six suspected members of the Boko Haram sect were weekend apprehended by a Civilian Joint Task Force at different locations in Lagos. READ MORE

ABUJA PREACHER’S MURDER: They killed my mother like a chicken—15-yr-old daughter

Among the early callers at the residence were wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo, who visited the family at about 12:30p.m.; wife of the General Overseer of RCCG, Mrs Adeboye, and the Bwari Area Council Chairman, Musa Dikko.



Detectives probe N60b vote for Senators, Reps

Detectives have recovered a sensitive document from Otunba Iyiola Omisore’s Abuja home. The document shows how N60billion was voted for extraneous overhead expenses for some senators and members of the House of Representatives in the Sixth Assembly, according to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) sources.

Six suspects held for Abuja preacher’s murder

Six suspects have been arrested in the murder of an itinerant preacher, Mrs Eunice Olawale Elisha, in Abuja. READ MORE

Portugal win Euro 2016 Cup

Portugal last night won the first major trophy in their history trouncing host France 1-0 in the final of the Euro 2016 Cup. READ MORE



How Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016

Portugal won Euro 2016 after Eder’s superb extra-time strike gave them a 1-0 victory over hosts France in Paris, despite Cristiano Ronaldo coming off injured in the first half. READ MORE

$1.5m Dubai mansions: Buratai should resign or be sacked –Falana, Junaid, others

Some prominent Nigerians on Sunday demanded that if the Chief Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, failed to resign from his position following the revelation that he bought two houses in Dubai, worth $1.5m, he should be sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari. READ MORE

Strike: Fuel depots may run dry by Wednesday

Should the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria be allowed to linger beyond Wednesday, most depots in Apapa, Lagos, will run out of fuel stock, our correspondent has learnt.


Anxiety over Nigeria's lack of new oil investments as reserves shrink

Shareholders in Nigeria's oil and gas industry are expressing concern over lack of new investmensts in exploration in the past ten years, as the country is depleting her reserves and making no efforts to develop new fields.

Analysts look to see weaning spotmarket off CBN FX supply

Only a divestment of the central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as the sole supplier of foreign exchange (FX) to the nation's recent introduced sportmarket would engender confidence in the economy, as well as encourage foreign direct investments, BuisnessDay interactions with analysts show.

Gas suppliers shut Gencos out as banks refuse to provide LCs

Nigeria may be in for a prolonged power crisis,as gas suppliers have shut out power producing companies because banks refuse to provide them with letters of credit (LCs) to guarantee their purchases.

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