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Sabotage:Pipeline explosion kills 12 in Bayelsa explosion occurred during a Joint Investigation Visit

Apipeline explosion, yesterday, claimed lives of 12 people along the Tebidaba-Azuzuama trunk line belonging to Nigerian Agip Oil Company in Azuzuama Community of Southern Ijaw LocalGovernment Area of Bayelsa State. The deadly explosion occurred during a Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) for the official clamping of a spillage site along the route of the Agip pipeline.…

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Nyako’s trial hits a brick wall: ‘Two EFCC’s key witnesses against ex-Adamawa governor die after giving evidence’

— Bail to ex-Adamawa governor, others threat to witnesses — EFCC— Court grants Nyako, son, others N1.4bn bail A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, admitted to bail a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, his son, Abdulaziz and two others standing trial for alleged N40 billion money laundering charge. That was about…

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Fuel crisis looms in Lagos, Delta, Rivers …as NUPENG issues fresh strike notice

Anxiety over the availability of petroleum products has heightened in some states in the southern part of the country as members of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) commence indefinite solidarity strike.NUPENG members from Warri, Lagos and Port Harcourt zones agreed at a rally in Warri, Delta State yesterday to commence…

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Tension in Rivers over court’s ruling on council chiefs

•Police take over 22 council to avert mayhem  •Wike appoints caretaker chairmenFollowing the crises that have trailed Thursday’s dissolution and the subsequent inauguration of new caretaker committee chairmen and councilors for the 22 local government areas by Rivers State governor, Onyesom  Wike, operatives of the Nigeria Police have sealed-off the council secretariats.Te order to seal-off…

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APC to Ekweremadu: you’re wrong on Boko Haram attacks

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said yesterday that  the current spate of  attacks by the terror sect,Boko Haram, “are actually the desperate pangs of a dying monster.”Reacting to a comment by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu that the attacks had increased since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office in May,APC National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, …