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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel, Delta

 

American oil giants, Chevron Nigeria Limited, has reiterated commitment to operational excellence.

This is against the backdrop of the fire incident at its Escravos facility, which led to the death of two employees of its contractors.

 

Abia State Head of Service, Dr. Vivian Uma, has reiterated his readiness to welcome individuals, groups or corporate bodies that will embark on projects in line with the Okezie Ikpeazu administration to revolutionalize the economy of the state.

The traditional ruler of Dim na Opara Autonomous Community in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State, Eze Wisdom Ekueku, has said that Ekpe Festival in Ogbodi is not fetish. He said that it was a cultural festival celebrated annually to thank God for keeping them alive as well as acting as a symbol of unity.

Nigeria has lost its Africa’s top oil producing status to Angola which saw its oil output rise to 1.78 million barrel per-day in March.

This is the latest data from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) which shows that Nigeria’s crude oil production fell by 67,000 barrels per day in March 2016.

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has welcomed the plan by the European Union (EU) to invest over 20 million euros on maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea.

The DG stated this when he received a delegation of the EU consultants led by Mr. Chris Hedley in his office on Monday.

Igbo Intelligentsia Forum, a professional and advocacy group, has called on the Federal Government to investigate the veracity of the claims by the DSS that elements of IPOB abducted and killed five Fulani herdsmen and the alleged cases of gross human rights abuses and extra judicial killings of IPOB members by security agencies.

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