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New CNPC Discovery Confirms South Sudan’s Immense Oil Potential

In what has become a remarkable month for exploration in Africa, a CNPC-led consortium has made 300 million barrels of recoverable oil discovery in South Sudan’s...

Fayemi Appoints Olanipekun EKSU Vice Chancellor

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado-Ekiti• Governor of Ekiti State and Visitor to the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi has approved the appointment of...

Fans Celebrate Kenny Rogers at 80 with His Biggest Hits

Happy birthday, Kenny Rogers! The country music artist turns 80 on August 21. A native of Houston, Texas, the Country Music Hall of Famer successfully crossed genres,...

African Liquefied Natural Gas Expected to Attract $103bn in 2019

Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, Mozambique, Senegal and Mauritania lead in investment• SHEDRACH UBA with agency report• Africa is no doubt an exciting frontier in the...

Nigeria’s Buhari Allocates Cabinet Portfolios After Swearing in Ceremony

Appoints new oil minister• Unbundles ministry of Power works and housing• Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore members of his cabinet into...

Police Re-arrest Fugitive Kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume

Alleged Taraba State fugitive kidnap honcho, Hamisu Bala popularly known as Wadume, has been reportedly re-arrested and taken to the Louis Edet House Force headquarters...

EU Rejects Johnson Bid to Revive Brexit Deal

The European Union neutralised Boris Johnson’s attempt to renegotiate the Brexit deal, saying the so-called backstop to prevent a hard Irish border — which the...

JUST IN: Supreme Court Throws out Atiku’s Appeal

Nigeria’s Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, its candidate in the last presidential...

EFCC Operatives Bust Ambode’s Properties

• We Did Not Raid Ex-Gov. Ambode’s Residence, Says EFCC• Nigeria’s anti-sleaze agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have raided the...

HURIWA Attacks Police Emasculation of Civil Right Groups

The prominent pro-democracy and civil rights advocacy group – Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has warned of the dire consequences of the President...