Day: August 19, 2019

EPL: What De Bruyne said after VAR denied Man City victory over Tottenham

Manchester City midfielder, Kevin De Bruyne, has admitted he is struggling to understand the rule change on handball. De Bruyne was speaking after Gabriel Jesus’ dramatic stoppage-time effort, was disallowed by Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for handball against Aymeric Laporte. The Belgian is surprised that it would not have been a penalty to City, had […]

Discos Kick against FG’s Alleged Plan to Buy Back Power Firms

Electricity distribution companies (Discos) yesterday kicked against the reported plans by the federal government to buy back their distribution assets, describing it as undesirable. The Discos said through their umbrella trade association- the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED)- that they were not aware of such plans by the federal government to buy back any […]

NNPC Awards Oil Swap Contracts to Oando, 14 Other Consortia

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday released names of shortlisted local and international trading and downstream oil companies for the highly sought-after contracts to exchange crude oil for imported fuel. NNPC’s crude swap deals, known as Direct Sale-Direct Purchase Agreements (DSDP), were previously referred to as offshore crude oil processing agreements (OPAs) and crude-for-products […]