Suicide bomb attack kills 12, wounds 48 in Maiduguri market


According To The Guardian Report, No fewer than12 people were killed and 48 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri on Wednesday. Eyewitnesses told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the mayhem was caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), detonated by a male suicide bomber at Alai Fadawu market on the outskirts […]

Absence of EFCC witness stalls Orji Kalu’s trial


According To The Guardian Report ; The absence of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Mr. Mike Udoh yesterday stalled the trial of former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu at the Federal High Court, Lagos. Kalu, Udeh Jones Udeogu and his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited were arraigned October 31, 2016 by the […]

Reps ask NNPC to strengthen NAPIMS for joint venture monitoring


The House of Representatives yesterday urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to strengthen the National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS). The lawmakers gave the advice at the plenary presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Sulaimon Lasun, when they adopted the report of the Victor Nwokolo- led joint committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) and Public […]

‘Buhari’s body language forced Jammeh to hand over power’


Gambian President, Adama Barrow, yesterday confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement and body language ‎during a closed-door meeting in Mali was the joker that forced former President Yahya Jammeh to hurriedly relinquish power in 2017. Fielding questions from State House correspondents during a joint conference after a meeting with President Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, […]

Five feared dead in fresh attacks on Benue communities by suspected herdsmen


According To Vanguard report; At least five persons were reportedly killed Wednesday in fresh attacks on Logo, Guma and Okpokwu local government areas of Benue state by suspected herdsmen. Among the victims were two women whose dead bodies were found in Guma while two others were killed in Logo and another killed in Okpokwu. The […]

Chelsea Defeats Norwich 5-3 After Penalties


Chelsea advanced into the fourth round of the FA Cup after an incident-filled penalty shoot-out win over Norwich that saw both Pedro and Alvaro Morata sent off and confusion over the Video Assistant Referee system. Both sides hit the bar in the first half before Michy Batshuayi broke the deadlock in the 55th minute, scoring […]

Niger Delta Avengers Threatens Fresh Attack


Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has threatened to commence attacks on the nation’s oil pipelines should President Muhammadu Buhari, continue to be indifferent to the clamour for the restructuring of the country. It also called for the release of Niger Delta freedom fighters being incarcerated in various prisons in the country by security agents for championing […]

Reps summon Kachikwu, Baru, PPPRA boss over N300bn subsidy


The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu and the Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru as well as the Executive Secretary,  Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Abdulkadir Saidu Umar, over payment of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as […]

Major Causes Of Fuel Scarcity in Nigeria Revealed


A report submitted by the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), yesterday,revealed that shortages in the volume of fuel claimed to have been supplied by the NNPC and the independent marketers, were major factors that led to the scarcity of fuel nationwide. The report indicated that the Federal Government wasted a total of N784 billion […]