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The largest refinery project in Africa being built by Dangote will not be completed until the end of 2020 due to challenges associated with importation of steel and other equipment, reports Reuters. The federal government has hinged hopes on the project expected to deliver the country from being a net importer of petrol. Nigeria imports virtually all its fuel due to sclerotic and underutilised refineries, and even the state oil company is looking to the 650,000 barrel per day (bpd) Dangote refinery to help address this. Price caps force the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC to import nearly all its gasoline at a significant cost … >>> Read Full Story



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For six Yahoo Boys in Abuja, Friday, 10 August, 2019 will ever linger in their memory. That was the day they were convicted for their atrocious acts and will spend some harsh time in prison.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had secured their conviction for getting involved in cyber crimes.
The convict were: Omonigho Efe Obed; Ifeanyi Godwin, a.k.a Jeff Williams; Igwe Ajoku Clinton, a.k.a Dave Hyatt; Egbekonye Emeka goes by two aliases (a.k.a) Wilson Weber and Robert Kemp; Martins Chika, a.k.a Daniella Alfred and Sunday Ani.
Omonigho, Godwin, Igwe, Egbekonye and Martins Chika were arraigned before Justice Nkeonye Evelyn Maha of … >>> Read Full Story



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There was some tragic, tragic news on Wednesday: three police officers and a civilian were gunned down by soldiers along Ibi-Jalingo road, Taraba state. When the police started tweeting about the incident, you could feel their pain. As things unfolded, it became clear that these were not ordinary police officers: the three of them — Mark Edaile, Usman Danzumi and Dahiru Musa — were members of the inspector-general of police’s intelligence response team (IRT), a well-trained squad that has been cracking tough crimes across the country, the most notable being the arrest of the suspected kidnap … >>> Read Full Story



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On the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State enjoins all Nigerians to take advantage of the celebration to supplicate for enhanced peace, security and progress of the country.
Muslim pilgrims pray at Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the Saudi holy city of Mecca, as the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage approaches on August 10, 2019. – Arafat is the site where Muslims believe the Prophet Mohammed gave his last sermon about 14 centuries ago after leading his followers on the pilgrimage. The ultra-conservative kingdom, which is undergoing dramatic social and economic reforms, has … >>> Read Full Story



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Super Eagles striker, Isaac Success, has been stripped of his no.10 shirt, which will now be worn by Danny Welbeck.
Welbeck only arrived this week as a free agent, after he was released by Arsenal last season.

The 28-year-old who has 42 caps for England, has moved to Vicarage Road on a three-year deal, after a long road back to full fitness.
Success now dons the no. 22 shirt.
The Nigerian came on for the final 15 minutes, as Watford were hammered 3-0 by Brighton, in their Premier League opener on Saturday.
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By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila has urged Nigerian Muslims to rededicate themselves to the teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.W.A).
Muslim pilgrims pray at Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the Saudi holy city of Mecca, as the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage approaches on August 10, 2019. – Arafat is the site where Muslims believe the Prophet Mohammed gave his last sermon about 14 centuries ago after leading his followers on the pilgrimage. The ultra-conservative kingdom, which is undergoing dramatic social and economic reforms, has mobilised vast resources for the … >>> Read Full Story



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Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will have Paul Pogba available for the visit of Chelsea in their Premier League opener on Sunday.
The midfielder missed the final pre-season game against AC Milan due to a back spasm but Solskjaer has confirmed that he is fit for the clash.

Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James could make their debuts while 17-year-old Mason Greenwood is set to be named in the squad.
Eric Bailly and Tim Fosu-Mensah are both injured while Alexis Sanchez may not be involved, after picking up a hamstring issue towards the end of the Copa America.
Provisional Man Utd squad:
Goalkeepers: … >>> Read Full Story