Tuesday 8 September 2015

Osun State Government Promises To Pay Outstanding Wages Before September End

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday assured civil servants that they will be paid their outstanding salary arrears before the end of the month.

‎Aregbesola made the disclosure while speaking at the National flag off ceremony for the distribution of FGN/UBEC plastic chairs and tables to all the states in the country, in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.

NNPC Seeks Military Collaboration To Curb Oil Theft

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has sought more support of the Nigerian military in tackling crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism and other vices in Nigeria’s maritime environment.

At a meeting at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, between the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Gabriel Olonisakin and Group Managing Director (GMD) of the NNPC, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, the Defence Chief told the NNPC boss that the Armed Forces would interface with the Corporation to ensure that all the problems that the NNPC was facing got needed attention.

General Olonisakin noted that “already the Nigerian Navy has put up a lot of initiatives that will ensure that issues of pipeline vandalism, piracy and oil theft are addressed”.