Production starts at Senegal’s first offshore oil field

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Production has started at Senegal’s first offshore oil project, Australian operator Woodside Energy said on Tuesday, adding the West African country to the club of crude-producing nations. “This is a historic day for Senegal and for Woodside,” said the company’s chief executive, Meg O’Neill, calling the extraction of oil from the Sangomar field “a key…

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The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has filed a contempt charge against the Director General, Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, over his alleged refusal to obey court orders. Kanu, through his lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor, filed Form 49 titled “Notice to Show Cause Why An Order of Committal…

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Judges of the Federal High Court of Nigeria are to proceed on their 2024 yearly vacation from July 23, according to the Chief Judge of the Court, Justice John Terhemba Tsoho. The Chief Judge who disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja said that the vacation is under to the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4…

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The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, 12 June, 2024 as a public holiday to commemorate this year’s democracy day. Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, Tuesday in Abuja The minister who congratulated Nigerians on the occasion, said the celebration is a moment of reflection for the…

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South Korean troops fired warning shots after North Korean soldiers briefly crossed the border this week, Seoul’s military said Tuesday, with tensions high over Pyongyang’s barrage of trash-carrying balloons and the South’s retaliatory loudspeaker campaign. The Sunday incursion over the line that separates the two militaries took place in an overgrown area of the heavily…

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