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Buhari begs Benue leaders to accommodate Fellow countrymen

 Buhari begs Benue leaders to accommodate Fellow countrymen President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appealed to the government and people of Benue State to “in the name of God” accommodate their countrymen. He urged them to exercise restraint following the recent attacks on some communities and assured them that all the perpetrators of violence in the state will be made...... more

We were embarrassed in Jerusalem, says Clergy

We were embarrassed in Jerusalem, says Clergy THE General Overseer, Believers Assembly of Nigerian, Prelate Isaiah Issong, has called policy makers in the country to urgently formulate policies that would redeemed the battered image of the country saying Nigerian contingent to 2017 Christian pilgrimage were seen as security threat to the holy land. Issong, a member of Board of...... more

MASSOB, Ohanaeze reject establishment of cattle colonies

MASSOB, Ohanaeze reject establishment of cattle colonies Meanwhile, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo have said they will not accept the proposed establishment of cattle colonies by the Federal Government. MASSOB’s National Director of Information, Mr. Sunday Okereafor, said, “After the killings in Benue State and some parts of...... more

Benue killings: ACF sets up committee on anti-grazing law

Benue killings: ACF sets up committee on anti-grazing law Pan-Northern socio-cultural group, the Arewa Consultative Forum, said it had constituted a committee on how best to handle the anti-open grazing law which has been a bone of contention in some parts of the North. The implementation of the law is currently causing crises in Benue, Taraba and Adamawa states, leading...... more

INEC announces timetable for 2019 elections

INEC announces timetable for 2019 elections Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission has released guidelines and schedule of activities for the election. This is just as the commission stated that it would make public its budget for the 2019 election on Thursday. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, announced the guidelines...... more

254 Companies bid for Purchase of Nigerian Crude Grades

254 Companies bid for Purchase of Nigerian Crude Grades FOR the third consecutive year, the gale of transparency and innovation in the marketing and management of Nigeria’s crude oil grades was sustained on Wednesday as a total of 254 indigenous and foreign owned entities submitted bids for the sale and purchase of the Federal Government equity crude under the 2018/2019...... more

Archbishop Chukwuma hails Gov. Ugwuanyi on realistic 2018 budget proposal

Archbishop Chukwuma hails Gov. Ugwuanyi on realistic 2018 budget proposal Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for presentating a "realistic budget proposal" to the State House of Assembly for approval. Archbishop Chukwuma expressed optimism that Gov. Ugwuanyi will implement to the letter the budget, which stood below...... more

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria in darkness as electricity grid collapses

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria in darkness as electricity grid collapses Nigeria’s power transmission grid collapsed on Tuesday night, a development that led to widespread blackout across the country. It was learnt that the collapse was due to a fire incident on the Escravos Lagos Pipeline System of the Nigerian Gas Processing and Transportation Company Limited. The incident led to a shutdown...... more

Fuel scarcity may end in days – Major marketers

Fuel scarcity may end in days – Major marketers The latest round of fuel scarcity might end in a few days’ time if the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation sustained the current level of supply of Premium Motor Spirit, major oil marketers and depot owners said on Wednesday. The Major Marketers Association of Nigeria confirmed that its members, including Total Nigeria...... more

Fayose supervises sales of fuel at control petrol price of N145

Fayose supervises sales of fuel at control petrol price of N145 The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose on the Christmas Day supervised sales of fuel to motorists in Ado Ekiti in fulfillment of his promise to release 80 percent of the petrol in the Government House fuel dump to two petrol stations in Ado Ekiti to be sold at N145 per...... more

/EFCC files fraud charge against Innoson

/EFCC files fraud charge against Innoson The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed a fraud charge against Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, alias Innoson, his company Innoson Nigeria Limited and his brother Charles Chukwuma.  The charge was dated 30 November, 2017 and filed at a Lagos High Court.  In the case, the EFCC is accusing Innoson of obtaining...... more

Fayose to sell petrol to motorists today

Fayose to sell petrol to motorists today The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, said he would sell petrol to residents on Christmas day at the pump price of N145 to lessen the burden of fuel scarcity on the people during the festival. The governor said he would use the fuel in government dump for the purpose to...... more

Travellers, motorists stranded as petrol sells for N400 per litre

Travellers, motorists stranded as petrol sells for N400 per litre Many Nigerians on Sunday shelved their planned trips to different parts of the country for Christmas, as the current scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit pushed up transportation costs, with black market operators selling the product to desperate motorists for as much as N400 per litre. After more than a year of...... more

PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike

PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its planned nationwide strike. PENGASSAN had announced the strike would commence 11:59pm today (Monday). However, following the intervention of the Director of State Security Service, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige and the Minister of State...... more

Fuel crisis worsens as oil workers threaten indefinite strike on Monday

Fuel crisis worsens as oil workers threaten indefinite strike on Monday The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has said it will embark on indefinite strike beginning from Monday,. This development expected to deepen the current fuel crisis in some parts of the country follows a stalemate in the peace meeting the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel...... more

Bad weather disrupts flights across Nigeria

Bad weather disrupts flights across Nigeria The fog that accompanies the harmattan season has disrupted flight operations in the country, causing many airlines to delay or cancel flights. The cancellations in many airports across the country reportedly began on Thursday, with the southern part of the country being the worst hit. Henrietta Yakubu, general manager, corporate affairs,...... more

PDP convention: Atiku speaks on Buhari’s anti-corruption war, leadership style

PDP convention: Atiku speaks on Buhari’s anti-corruption war, leadership style Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, on Saturday called for unification of the party, ahead of 2019. He said the PDP must unite as a party to “secure the trust of the Nigerian people again because under the APC, Nigeria is not working and our people are not working.” Addressing delegates at...... more

Federal Civil Service begins massive recruitment exercise

Federal Civil Service begins massive recruitment exercise The Federal Civil Service Commission of Nigeria (FCSC) has begun massive recruitment in some ministries and agencies. All unemployed Nigerians with the requisite qualifications have been directed to apply online. Read the advertisement for the 2017/18 jobs advertisement placed in the Nigeria Television Authority by the FCSC below: The Federal Civil...... more

I’m still in EFCC custody, not yet free – Anyim

I’m still in EFCC custody, not yet free – Anyim Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim, says he is still the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), contrary to the impression being created that he has been released. The EFCC arrested Anyim in connection with a sum of N520m, which he allegedly...... more

ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION UPDATE

ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION UPDATE OFFICIAL RESULTS ANNOUNCED BY INEC NJIKOKA  LGA APGA 16,944 APC     5,756 PDP     3,477   DUNUKOFIA LGA APGA 8,575 APC   4,016 PDP   1,530   AWKA SOUTH APGA  18,957 APC      6,167 PDP      5,354   AYAMELUM LGA APGA    14,593 APC        5,412 PDP        2,323   ANAOCHA LGA APGA     11,237 APC         5,297...... more

Ekwueme finally flown abroad

Ekwueme finally flown abroad Second Republic Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, was on Sunday morning flown abroad for medical treatment. Ekwueme has been hospitalised for about three weeks at Memphys Hospital of Neurosurgery, Enugu, and it was learnt that doctors advised that he should not be moved abroad until his condition improves. A white air ambulance,...... more

Customs seizes over 10,000 bags of rice, used tyres, cannabis

Customs seizes over 10,000 bags of rice, used tyres, cannabis Over 10,000 bags of 50kg smuggled rice, hundreds of second-hand tyres, eight sacks of substance suspected to be Indian-hemp, cartons of tramadol with some quantities of rahyphnol and other items  have been seized by the Nigerian Customs, Enugu Command.    The Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit of the Nigerian Customs in charge of...... more

Nigerians will overtake Indians as world’s poorest people – Economists

Nigerians will overtake Indians as world’s poorest people – Economists A non-governmental organisation in Vienna, World Poverty Clock, funded by the German government and led by Homi Kharas, deputy director of the Brookings Institution in the US, and Wolfgang Fengler, a World Bank lead economist, is predicting that Nigeria will overtake India as the country with one of the world’s poorest...... more

NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs

NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that it has eased the processes and cost of registration of products for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The Acting Director-General of NAFDAC, Mr Ademola Mogbojuri, said this on Wednesday in Enugu during a South-East Stakeholders Consultative Forum...... more

Hate speech: Nigeria more divided than ever before, says Atiku

Hate speech: Nigeria more divided than ever before, says Atiku Secession threats, inter-ethnic discontent and hate speech have plunged present day Nigeria into a division that has probably never been experienced before, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said. Abubakar, who made the observation at the 40th anniversary of the Federal Government College Okigwe, Imo State, weekend, noted that all tribes of...... more

South-East governors, Igbo leaders meet in Enugu, task FG on deplorable roads, Enugu airport

South-East governors, Igbo leaders meet in Enugu, task FG on deplorable roads, Enugu airport South East Governors and Igbo leaders have charged the federal government to expedite action on all the federal roads in the South East region which condition has further worsened. The Igbo leaders also approved a regional economic summit with support from the United Kingdom Department for International Development, DFID, slated to...... more

Festus Odimegwu drags alleged lover to court over company ownership

Festus Odimegwu drags alleged lover to court over company ownership ...He is my lover lady cries, he is misleading the court The former Managing Director of Nigeria Breweries Ltd and immediate past Chairman, National Population Commission, Eze Festus Odimegwu, has dragged his alleged lover to court over company ownership and alleged misappropriation of company’s resources. Odimegwu who claimed to have invested...... more

Policeman breaks electricity worker’s leg for disconnecting ex-IG’s house

Policeman breaks electricity worker’s leg for disconnecting ex-IG’s house A worker with the Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Dele Ogundele, has been hospitalised after he was allegedly brutalised by a police sergeant attached to a house reportedly owned by a former Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar. The PUNCH reports that the mobile policeman, Attah Aninoko, on Thursday dragged down Ogundele from an...... more

Tagbo;s Death: Davido's men confess

Tagbo;s Death: Davido's men confess Why we dumped his body in the hospital and fled The last has not been heard of the controversy surrounding the death of Tagbo Umeike , friend to Nigerian pop star David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, as the other suspects who were detained by the police have given an insight into what  actually...... more

Atiku’s partner, Volpi breaks silence on Intels’ face-off with Buhari’s govt

Atiku’s partner, Volpi breaks silence on Intels’ face-off with Buhari’s govt Mr. Gabriele Volpi, majority shareholder of Intels Nigeria Limited, ​co-owned by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has apologised to the Buhari government and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over the termination of the Pilotage Agency Agreement between his company and NPA. The oil and gas logistics giant operates in Onne, Rivers...... more

 

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