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Acountry that only depends on Crude Oil – DSS grills NNPC director 11 times over swap deals

A director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said that operatives of the Department of State Services have interrogated him 11 different times since May over crude oil swap deals with traders. “The DSS has been harassing some of us,” the Group Executive Director, Refining and Petrochemicals, NNPC, Mr. Ian Udoh, was quoted as…

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Boko Haram : Shettima Insists on Amnesty as Church Escapes Bombing in Jos

Alhaji Kashim Shettima • Soldiers kill TCN staff, injure others mistaken for insurgents in Borno Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri and Seriki Adinoyi in Jos    
 Determined to seek practical ways of ending the Boko Haram insurgency, the Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, yesterday reiterated his call for the granting of pardon through a programme…

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A Country that depend only on Crude Oil- Nigeria Spent N813bn on Sugar, Wheat, Others in 2013

•   Importation of rice, toothpicks, furniture gulps N100bn in first quarter The federal government spent a total of $4 billion (N813 billion) in 2013 on items which are currently being produced or could be competitively produced in the country. The amount spent on six items including rice, sugar, wheat, fish, furniture, milk and textiles in…