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N’Delta stakeholders’ remind FG of enforcing presidential directive on IOCs

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Since the first official working tour of the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, in oil rich Niger Delta and his presidential directive to International Oil Companies (IOCs), to move their operational head offices to production states, nothing has happened. Otherwise, there has been silence on the side of the federal government and corresponding quietness on the side of IOCs, but ...

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Leave performing airports, concession failing ones, Expert tells FG

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Following the trending tweet by Vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, announcing that the federal executive council has agreed to the concession of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, aviation expert, Mojeed Aina has advised for concessioning of failing airports so as to lift them to value addition. He said concesssioning performing airport or airports ...

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Ambode flags off construction of Oshodi-International Airport Road

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Following the approval of the engineering drawing by the relevant agencies of the government last month, the Lagos State Government on Monday, flagged off reconstruction activities on the 10-lane Oshodi-International Airport Road. The project will be completed in the next 15 months. It would be recalled that Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, had within the period he was the Acting ...

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Osinbajo set to commission fertiliser plant in Edo today

Acting president, Prof Yemi

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will today, Tuesday inaugurate the Edo State Fertiliser and Chemical Company Limited in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state. A statement issued in Benin, by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, on Monday said “Osinbajo, who would be received by Governor Godwin Obaseki, is ...

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Digital is future cities, Nigeria can’t afford to lag behind—Osinbajo

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…Says implementation’ll be difficult The acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja on Tuesday, made it clear that as the entire globe is drifting towards digital economy and allied city infrastructures, Nigeria cannot stand alone but join the comity of nations. However, he was quick to hint that “As much as the initiative of smart cities is incredible and rational, ...

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FG deepens rice backward integration scheme, flags of N10b mill in Kebbi

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The coast is getting wider and clearer for the consolidation of Kebbi State as leading rice producing state in Nigeria as the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned N10billion rice mill in Kebbi State, regarded as the largest in Africa. It would be recalled that Lagos State had during the early part of this administration sealed a partnership deal ...

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FG’s insincerity forcing militants to resume bombardment Sept 1—NDRC

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“Our grievance with government is that after the consolatory statement of the government by Prof. Osinbajo, nothing is on ground to show sincerity by government”, this was the key argument of the Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders (NDRC), for planned resumption of attacks on oil facilities in Niger Delta effective September 31. NDRC is one of the militant groups that had ...

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Osinbajo begins make or mar dialogue with N/Delta youth today

Acting president, Prof Yemi

A strategic dialogue capable establishing a last peace or resumption of hostilities will begin today, Monday, July 31, at the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Conference Centre, Effunrun, Delta State. The summit, designed as the first expanded Niger Delta Youth Peace Dialogue (NDYPD) and an initiative towards tackling militancy and youth restiveness in the Niger Delta region, will be presided over ...

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Nigeria’ll be counted among 16 largest global economies soon if…—Osinbajo

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By virtue of Nigeria and Nigerians natural hardwork laced by unity in diversity, Nigeria will move fast to becoming one of the 16 largest economies in the world. This was the observation of the acting president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday at the palace of the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello. This is as PwC has projected Nigeria economy ...

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China rounding up sub-Saharan Africa with ‘sweet’ funds for developments, but…

Starting with Nigeria, China has been giving strategic financial assistance in several infrastructural projects. Apart from working with Lagos State Government to provide loan and engineering assistance in the ongoing development of Lagos-Badagry Expressway, the Nigerian government recently ran into the financing ‘trap’ of China in the ongoing reconstruction of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and so many other projects. Only recently in ...

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