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NSCDC Clamps Down on Petrol Hoarders

NSCDC Clamps Down on Petrol Hoarders

  The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ogun State command, has arrested some petrol attendants for selling petrol above the approved pump price. Officials of the command went round some petrol stations over the weekend, and found out that many of the stations have fuel in their underground tanks, yet claimed otherwise in

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Federal Government Appoints Emefiele As CBN Governor

Godwin Emefiele, the  chief executive officer, Zenith Bank Plc, has been appointed as substantive Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. He replaces Sahusi Lamido Sanusi, who was suspended this morning by President Goodluck Jonathan. Bayo Adelabu, executive director, First Bank Plc has also been named deputy governor, replacing Tunde Lemo. The names of the

President Jonathan Suspends CBN Governor Sanusi

  In what appears to be a tale of the hunter being the hunted, Lamido Sanusi, governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has been suspended by President Goodluck Jonathan. Sanusi who has been having a running battle with the petroleum ministry and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, over his allegations of $20 billion missing

Saving a Multi Billion Dollar Investment

The federal government and Delta State collaborate to save the multi-billion dollar gas project at Ugborodo, Delta State, threatened by feuding host communities Twice in a space of two weeks, the federal government read out the riot act to the feuding parties in the seemingly intractable crises that have claimed many lives and made life

No Cause for Alarm

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, finance minister, sends a 102-page document to the House of Representatives Committee on Finance, showcasing the government’s achievement so far Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, minister of finance and coordinating minister for the economy, has probably never been under as much pressure as she has experienced recently. Since mid-last year, she had at one time or

A Nigerian to Head New York City Housing Authority

Shola Olatoye, a Nigerian whose parents are migrants in the United States, has been appointed the head of New York City Housing Authority, NYCHA, which oversees the city’s public housing of over 400,000 residents. Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York, who announced the appointment, said Olatoye would be part of the new team he has set up to help fulfil his goal

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