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  1. Akwa Ibom ex- councillors task Buhari on maritime academyRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Vanguard

    ... of Nigeria. As a special institution like the School of Aviation, Zaria, Petroleum Training Institute, Warri, Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna to name just a few, we had hoped for a realistic provision of adequate maritime training for the production ...

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  2. Nigeria: Kaduna Refinery to Hit 90 Percent Production Efficiency, Says MDRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The managing director, Kaduna Refining and Petrochemicals Company, Saidu Mohammed, on Friday said the refinery will hit 90 per cent production of its 110,000 installed capacity. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the refinery had been operating at 60 per cent production capacity before commencement of the turn-around maintenance in October 2014.

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  3. Nigeria: Itsekiri Progress Club Lauds NassRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Delta based pressure group, the Iteskiri Progress Club, IPC, has lauded members of the National Assembly for successfully resolving the leadership crisis that has rocked proceedings in the House for the past weeks. The Publicity Secretary of the Itsekiri elite pressure group, Mr. Lawrence Ukubeyinje gave the commendation in a statement made available to newsmen in Warri, Weekend, saying that "now that they can face the challenge of enacting good laws for the governance of the country devoid of personal aggrandizement".

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  4. NURTW brawl: Police seize 44 suspects in DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    THE Police have arrested 44 suspects over last week's fracas by members of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Uvwie chapter, near Warri, Delta State. The protesters, who attacked police officers on duty at the Dofect Motor Park, Effurun, shot an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP, and a Sergeant.

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  5. All Nigeria Championships: Ogunlewe shocks Egwero to national 100m titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    H ome boy, Ogho-Oghene Egwero was the major casualty at the All Nigeria Championships, which ended yesterday at the Warri Township Stadium in Delta State. Egwero, was the favourite to win the race, having swept through the semi-final with the best time.

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  6. Nigeria: Obasanjo - Yar'Adua Regrettably Reversed Sale of RefineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | AllAfrica.com

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday expressed regrets over the sale of two of the nation's oil refineries, which was concluded before he exited office in 2007, but was reversed by his successor, the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua because he succumbed to pressure. Obasanjo said this in an interview on Channels Television yesterday.

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  7. Nigeria: P/H, Warri Refineries Begin Daily Production of 8.5 Million Litres of PetrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has announced that the Port Harcourt and Warri refineries have been successfully re-streamed after a nine months' phased rehabilitation exercise conducted by its in-house engineers and technicians. This was contained in a statement issued yesterday where the corporation revealed that while the Port Harcourt refinery is ramping up its operation to about 60 per cent of its 210,000 barrels per day name plate capacity, Warri refinery production is projected to hit 80 per cent of its installed 125,000 bpd capacity.

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  8. All Nigeria Championships: Egwero craves for strong oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Vanguard

    By Ben Efe Nigeria's fastest man this season, Ogho-Oghene Egwero has stated that the All Nigeria Championships men's 100m lacked the kind of competition that can produce a sub 10 seconds run. The championships begin today at the Warri Township Stadium and according to the Delta-born athlete his aim, is to better his 10.15seconds season's best and boost his credentials for the World Championships and the All Africa Games.

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  9. NUPENG threatens strike over non-payment of severance entitlements by ChevronRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Vanguard

    THE Warri Zone of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, NUPENG, covering Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Kogi and Ondo states, yesterday, warned of a major workers strike in the zone over alleged failure by Chevron Nigeria Limited to pay severance entitlements and pension to displaced contract staff. The zone's chairman of NUPENG, Cogent Ojobor, at the Chevron yard in Ekpan, Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State where the aggrieved workers held a protest, said "At different fora, Chevron has admitted owing the workers, but from two weeks to more than 12 months running, commitment to pay the entitlements has repeatedly not been honoured.

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  10. LMC approves Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium for league matchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Vanguard

    Media officer, Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt, China Acheru, has said that the League Management Company of Nigeria has approved the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium to host league games. Acheru disclosed this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

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  11. Athletics: Dasor, Gyasi show classRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | GhanaWeb

    Enterprising Emmanuel Dasor and Daniel Gyasi stole the show from their Nigerian counterparts at this year's Warri Relays/CAA Grand Prix held inside the Warri Township Stadium, in Delta state of Nigeria last Friday. Emmanuel Dasor defied the bad weather to clock 46.14 seconds to win the men's 400 metres ahead of his compatriot Daniel Gyasi, who finished second in 46.45 seconds, while Nigeria's Erayokan Orukpe placed third in 46.52 seconds.

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  12. All-Nigeria Championships: Greene expects standard performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Vanguard

    The best of Nigerian athletes will fight to book a place in the country's team to the IAAF world championships and the All Africa Games when they collide, at All Nigeria Championships starting in Warri from Wednesday July 29. And for former world and Olympic champion, Maurice Greene it will be a tough contest, as the top athletes are prepared to display their best performances in a bid to earn a team place. "I think everybody is getting ready for the National Championships.

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  13. Govt should encourage DFI in education sector - Stella-Marie OmogbaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Vanguard

    She is intelligent and goal-oriented, Stella-Marie Omogbai, an exceptional alumnus of the university of Benin has proved herself as an outstanding professional in the Nigerian financial sector. A lawyer by training having studied law at UNIBEN and attended the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.

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  14. Buhari's corruption watch begins to yield resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Vanguard

    P RESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's anti-graft war has started yielding dividends. Following blockage of leakages, Nigeria's foreign reserves have increased from $28.57 billion at the end of May to $31.53 billion as of July 22, 2015, the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, disclosed, yesterday.

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  15. Crude used for swap, proceeds remitted to Federation Account - NNPCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Vanguard

    Out of a total of 162.425 million barrels of crude oil allocated to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, for the country's four refineries in 2014, the refineries only received 25.84 million barrels of crude oil leaving 135.85 million barrels of crude oil, valued at about N2.62 trillion appropriated for other uses not disclosed by the NNPC. The NNPC, in its Annual Statistics Bulletin for 2014, stated that the refineries were only able to refine 23.36 million barrels of crude oil, meaning that Nigeria's refining capacity in 2014 dropped to 14.4 per cent from 22 per cent in 2013.

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  16. Underdevelopment: Jonathan tried for Niger-Delta but we failed him -Lori-OgbeborRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Vanguard

    NIger-Delta Leader, activist and Igba of Warri, Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor, is not happy with the state of affairs in the Niger-Delta in spite of the efforts of the Federal Government to develop the region through the Niger-Delta Development Commission , Ministry of Niger-Delta Affairs and Amnesty programme that will end in December. In this interview, he lamented that these agencies performed poorly, adding that the region is so poor now and the leaders cannot pressure President Muhammadu Buhari for palliatives because their brother, former President Goodluck Jonathan, just left power.

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  17. Halliburton Bribe Scandal: Buhari on the right track - CENTREPRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Vanguard

    By Emma Amaize WARRI - THE Centre for the Vulnerable and Underprivileged, CENTREP, Warri, Delta State, has described the recent directives by President Muhammadu Buhari, authorizing immediate prosecution of all culprits involved in the $180 million Halliburton bribe scandal, as a bold attempt to tackle official corruption and greed in the polity. National coordinator of the group, Mr. Oghenejabor Ikimi, in a statement, yesterday, said, "We are not oblivious of the fact that sometime in April, 2010, the United States' Ambassador to Nigeria, Robin Sanders released the much needed documents and evidence needed by the Nigerian Government to prosecute all the culprits involved in the Halliburton bribe scandal case."

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  18. MTN migrates WiMAX to LTE in LagosRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Nigeria has launched its new broadband service 'MTN HyNetLTE' across the city of Lagos, following the upgrade of its WiMAX network to increase efficiency and customer experience. Local news source Vanguard reports that the new service will soon be expanded to other parts of the country that are currently covered by its 'MTN HyNet' WiMAX network.

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  19. Olu of Warri, others at Foursquare Men retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Vanguard

    O VER 10,000 male participants including His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse II, the Olu of Warri with several of his traditional chiefs, gathered at the Ajebo campground of Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria last weekend for the church's annual Council of Foursquare Men retreat. Theme of the three-day programme was; "Empowerment for Greater Glory".

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  20. What Oliseh told Pinnick about EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Vanguard

    P resident of the Nigeria Football Federation , Amaju Pinnick was at the Warri City Stadium last Sunday to watch Warri Wolves' league match against Enyimba. In between the game, he took out time to tell JOHN EGBOKHAN why his board is condemned to succeed.

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