Day: January 9, 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday assured Nigerians that there would no longer be fuel scarcity, a problem that caused unbearable queues for Nigerians. The Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, said this in Abuja at the 2018/2019 crude oil term contract bid opening. The opening of bids, according to […]
A leader of an alleged kidnap gang in Ogun State, Oyewunmi Musa, says its gang got N8.5m as ransom from four of their victims’ relatives. He was one of the 55 suspects paraded by the state Police Commissioner, Ahmed Iliyasu, at the command’s headquarters at Eleweran, Abeokuta on Tuesday for various offences ranging from kidnapping, […]
Troops from Nigeria and neighbouring countries have launched major offensives against the two Boko Haram factions and their leaders, the military said on Tuesday. Soldiers from Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria are targeting Abubakar Shekau in the Sambisa Forest, and Mamman Nur, on and around Lake Chad, both in Borno state, northeast Nigeria. According to […]
The senator representing Rivers South East senatorial district, Magnus Abe, has declared that he would not leave the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sen. Abe stated this, on Tuesday,during a media interaction in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He maintained that he believed in the party’s philosophy. This was as he has called on Rivers State politicians […]
Eighty people have been killed in Benue State since December 31 following clashes between cattle herders and farmers, said an emergency official Tuesday. “80 is the number we can say for now, the attacks have not stopped,” Benue State Emergency Management Agency executive secretary Emmanuel Shior told News men.