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Labour Threatens To Shut Ports Over Disregard For Local Content By IOCs

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Nigeria Ports Authority managing director, Hadiza Bala Usman

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has threatened to shut down operations in all seaports nationwide over alleged International Oil Companies’ breach of local content requirement in the work-force for the past eight years.

The union earlier sent out a seven-day strike notice to the federal government to compel the International Oil Companies to allow stevedoring companies and dockworkers into their operational areas as required by law.

President-general and secretary-general of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Prince Adeyanju Adewale and Felix Akingboye, have warned that if the union’s demand is not met by the expiration of the ultimatum, all port operations nationwide would be shut down.

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Power Restored To National Grid After System Collapse

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Ghanaians Blames Power Firm For Nationwide Blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria says power has been restored to national grid after a system collapse left most of the nation in the dark on Wednesday.

The company said on Thursday electricity has been restored across the entire grid through which distribution companies offtake electricity they deliver to consumers nationwide.

TCN’s public affairs general manager Ndidi Mbah, says experts were already making efforts to fully restore electricity on the grid.

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Army Denies Boko Haram’s Eid Donations Report

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The Nigerian Army has denied reports that Boko Haram insurgents distributed Eid donations to communities in the northern states of Borno and Yobe.

Reports alleged the terrorist group had donated food and money to residents in attempts to woo them to support its activities.

The army says the reports were “propaganda,” and that it had conducted investigations and established the reports were untrue.

The army said in a statement “our team of eagle-eyed analysts went further to critically examine the pictures attached to this malicious publication and discovered that they were simply stage-managed in a typical terrorists-styled propaganda.

Nigeria continues to experience a wave of insecurity occasioned by attacks and kidnappings carried out by Boko Haram militants.

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Nigeria Seeks To Tap Into Digital Economy

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