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NNPC reacts to the Alleged Unauthorized Withdrawal from NLNG Dividends

He said the corporation was ready to provide details of operations of the account in terms of revenues and withdrawal mandates form 1999 till date.

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has released a press statement concerning the alleged unauthorized disbursement of funds from NLNG dividend’s account.

It reads below.

NNPC reacts to the Alleged Unauthorized Withdrawal from NLNG Dividends

Maikanti Baru

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has offered to provide details of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Dividends Account from 1999 till date to give the Senate and the general public a comprehensive insight into the operations of the account.

Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, stated this at the hearing of Senate Committee on Gas which has been mandated to probe the alleged unauthorized disbursement from the account to support importation of petroleum products to avert scarcity.

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The GMD who was represented by the corporation’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr. Isiaka Abdulrasaq, in his presentation at the hearing Thursday in Abuja, insisted that there was need to take a holistic look at the NLNG Dividends Account from inception rather than a limited view from 2015 as requested by the Senate Committee.

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He said the corporation was ready to provide details of operations of the account in terms of revenues and withdrawal mandates form 1999 till date.

The GMD also informed that the fuel supply situation in the country was very robust with about 2.2 billion liters of fuel in stock, representing over 45-day sufficiency.

In his response, Chairman Senate Committee on Gas, Senator Bassey Akpan, said the committee’s terms of reference mandated it to look at the operations of the account from 2015 till date.

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He, however, added that should the NNPC decide to provide details from 1999 till date, it was welcomed.

The Senate committee adjourned the hearing to 4th December, 2018, with a mandate to NNPC and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to provide the details of operations of the NLNG Dividend Account before the end of November.

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Uber driver tackles a female passenger for not greeting him

He said ‘it’s his right”, and he “needs” it.

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An Uber driver lashed out on a female passenger for not greeting him before entering his car. He insisted that the lady greet him as they rode.

In a video making rounds on Twitter, the unidentified Uber driver literally went word-to-word with a woman who refused to greet him.

Uber driver tackles a female passenger for not greeting him

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The uber driver said ‘it’s his right”, that he “needed” it. The woman who didn’t want to tolerate the Uber driver slammed him by saying he was acting based on “inferiority complex”.

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The Uber driver recorded a video, watch below.

 

 

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Nigerians scoop oil from gutter after a truck carrying oil fell-over

After which lagosians stormed out, scooing the oil from the gutter shamelessly

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A truck carrying groundnut oil fell over Friday spilling it’s liquid load along the road and inside the gutter. After which lagosians stormed out, scooing the oil from the gutter shamelessly.

The trailer reportedly fell on Ebute Ero beside the football field at Lagos Island on Friday morning, 8:16am, the 7th of December.

Nigerians scoop oil from gutter after a truck carrying oil fell-over

 

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University lecturer dresses as Spider Man to lectures – See Why

The lecturer had disguised himself as comic superhero to attend to his students who needed his help.
He disguised himself in order not to reveal his identity or face ASUU.

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A lecturer at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli, Anambra State, yesterday, went on a Spider-Man costume in order to rescue his Masters level students from the jaws of the ongoing ASUU strike.

University lecturer dresses as Spider Man to lectures - See Why I

Spider Man lecturer

His Masters level students at a Nigerian university under the union are expected to defend their projects immediately after the strike is over, so he had to do the extra-ordinary

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To prepare for their projects, these students called on a trusted lecturer to help them out by any means necessary. However, due to the fact that ASUU is on strike the lecturer had no choice but to disguise himself in order to satisfy his student’s need of lecture.

University lecturer dresses as Spider Man to lectures

Spider Man lecturer

The lecturer had  dressed up as comic superhero Spider-Man to help his ‘friendly neigbourhood students’, just like the friendly neigbourhood Spider-Man.

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We love the costume adding to the fact that this is the first time a lecturer is pulling such stunt for his students.

The humourous incident happened on Wednesday, December 5. The lecturer had told his students to expect Spider-Man in rescue, who would assist them with their project.

University lecturer dresses as Spider Man to lectures

To be cautious, he even asked the students to look out for officials of the ASUU union, and even refused to answer to his name while heading to his office.

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How sacrificial  ?

The lectures actions are not in anyway against the laws of the country. But he has the union to face if his identity is exposed.

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