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Why Nigeria’s Refineries are in Terrible Shape — Petroleum Minister

The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Friday explained why Nigeria’s four refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna have still not undergone repairs more than four years after their original builders completed the technical assessments on them. Speaking as a guest on a radio programme monitored in Abuja, Mrs. Alison-Madueke, said the turn-around

Adesina: How Agriculture Attracted $5.6bn into Economy in 3 Years

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, on Friday attributed the attraction of over $5.6 billion into the economy within the last three years, because government deliberately exercised a strong political will to tackle the corruption associated with the distribution of seedlings and fertilizer to rural farmers across the country. He said:

February Elections Will Hold As Scheduled – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is working towards making sure that the general elections fixed for February 14 and 28 hold as scheduled. The National Chairman of the commission, speaking in Abuja, however, refused to react to comments credited to the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, asking the commission

Hacked DHQ Website Restored

The Defence Headquarters’ Friday said its information blog site,, which was hacked into at the early hours of Friday, 23 January, 2015, has been restored. According to a statement signed by Major General Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information, “The site was defaced at the front end. However, the hackers could not infiltrate the