• Nigeria’s pipeline breaks drop to 221 points in August

    Nigeria’s pipeline breaks drop to 221 points in August

    It was gathered that the Federal Government’s efforts in tackling the issue of pipelines vandalism have shown remarkable progress, as disruption of oil flow dropped to 221 in August, down from 311 points in July, according to the latest data from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

    It disclosed that in August 2016, there was 28.94 per cent drop in the number of pipeline vandalised points relative to July, 2016.

    The Corporation stated in its August Monthly Financial Report (MFR), released, that […]

  • Pipeline vandalism dropped by 28 per cent in August – NNPC

    Pipeline vandalism dropped by 28 per cent in August – NNPC

    According to reports, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says pipeline vandalism across the country reduced by 28 per cent in August.

    The corporation made this known in its 13th publication of Monthly Financial and Operations Report released on its website on Thursday.

    According to the report, the spate of pipeline vandalism has reduced following the Federal Government and NNPC’s sustained engagements with Niger Delta militants.

    “In August, 2016, there was 28.94 per cent drop in the number of pipelines vandalised points relative […]

  • FG, States, LGs share N510.270bn in August

    FG, States, LGs share N510.270bn in August

    Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday, revealed that the Federal Government, the 36 states and local governments shared a total of N510.270 billion as revenue allocation for August 2016. The figure was N16.44 billion higher than N493.828 billion shared in July.

    Giving a sectoral breakdown of funds available for distribution after the meeting of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) in Abuja, Adeosun explained that the improvement in allocation was as a result of higher revenue collection, especially from the […]

  • Customs generated over N95.7bn in August – spokesman

    Customs generated over N95.7bn in August – spokesman

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Saturday in Abuja said it generated over N95.7 billion in August.

    The NCS Public Relations Officer, Mr Wale Adeniyi, said in an interview with Newsmen that the revenue had been remitted to the Federal Government coffers.

    Adeniyi expressed satisfaction that the NCS generated the amount in spite of the current foreign exchange challenge and low imports.

    “Last month, August, 2016, the service recorded the highest revenue in 10 years despite the forex difficulty, low imports and general […]

  • Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling named August Player of the Month

    Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling named August Player of the Month

    Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling has been named Premier League Player of the Month for August after his impressive start to the season.

    Sterling, 21, beat Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, Manchester United’s Antonio Valencia and Hull City’s Curtis Davies to land the prize. The former Liverpool forward has thrived under Pep Guardiola, scoring two goals, setting up one and winning a penalty to help City make a 100 percent start to the season.

    He has started all three of City’s victories in the Premier League […]

  • Hull City’s Mike Phelan named Premier League Manager of the month for August

    Hull City’s Mike Phelan named Premier League Manager of the month for August

    Hull’s Mike Phelan has been named the Premier League’s manager of the month for August. Phelan, remains the club’s caretaker boss after taking over from Steve Bruce who resigned in July, guided his squad to victory over Leicester City, the champions, on the opening day of the season and a 2-0 win away to Swansea City in their second game.

    Hull then came within a few minutes of holding Manchester United to a goalless draw at the KCOM Stadium before Marcus Rashford’s […]

  • Why Marriage Divorce is consistently peak in the month of March and August – Researchers

    Why Marriage Divorce is consistently peak in the month of March and August – Researchers

    According to new Research, it shows Couples are more likely to divorce after a holiday. Researchers found official break-ups consistently peak in March and August, following winter and summer holidays.

    Many go away to try for a new start but stresses on the breaks often expose differences that can’t be healed. According to some Researchers in US, Julie Brines and Brian Serafini found the pattern after analysing divorce filings between 2001 and 2015 at the University of Washington.

    Brines said: “People tend to […]

  • Pele, Legend Soccer Player announces he’ll be visiting Nigeria this August … See Photo

    Pele, Legend Soccer Player announces he’ll be visiting Nigeria this August … See Photo

    The greatest player of all time, football legend, Pele took to his Twitter account on Friday to announce he will be visiting Nigeria this August, saying it’s been nearly 50 years since he last visited the country . See photo detailed below:

    The greatest player of all time, football legend, Pele took to his Twitter account on Friday to announce he will be visiting Nigeria this August, saying it’s been nearly 50 years since he last visited the country