12 ships arrive in Lagos ports with petrol, others

A total of 12 ships laden with various products, including petrol, are at the Lagos ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday. The NPA disclosed in its daily “Shipping Position”, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, that eight of the vessels were waiting to berth […]

Police Gun Down Notorious Armed Robbery Suspect, Recover AK 47, Live Cartridges

The police in Jesse, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State at about 4.00pm on Thursday shot and killed an armed robbery suspect and recovered three AK 47, 192 live cartridges and two dynamites and an Audi car. According to a police source, at about 3.30pm this afternoon, information got to the DPO SP […]

FAAC: Federal, states, local govts share N655.18 billion in January

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), yesterday, announced the disbursement of the total sum of N635.55 billion to the three tiers of the federation for the month of February as revenue received in January 2018. The disbursed amount include the statutory revenue of N538.908 billion and the sum of N263.283 billion from the Statutory Account […]

NLC hails workers for resilience inspite hardship

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended Nigerian workers for their resilience in spite the current hardship ‎in the land. This was disclosed, on Friday, by NLC chairman, Bauchi State chapter, Comrade Hashimu Gital, at the opening ceremony of NLC 40th anniversary public lecture and presentation held in Bauchi. Gita said that “I wish to […]

Customs intercepts, cartons of tramadol, 4,120 bags of rice

Personnel of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, have impounded 4,120 bags of rice and nine containers loaded with pharmaceuticals. The Rivers State command of the Nigerian Customs disclosed that within the first quarters of 2018, the NCS made N11.4 billion out of 117.8 billions target set for it by the Federal Government. They noted that […]

How woman forged AIG’s letter to get 33,000 litres of fuel

A 47-year-old woman, Jero Nwoze, appeared before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, yesterday, over alleged forgery of a letter purportedly written by an Assistant Inspector General of Police to obtain 33,000 litres of fuel. Nwoze is facing a two-count charge of forgery and impersonation. The prosecutor, Inspector Abbas Abayomi, told the court that the […]

2019: Buhari will address Nigerians soon on re-election – Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State and chairman of the APC governors forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation soon on whether he will seek re-election in 2019. Mr. Okorocha stated this Thursday shortly after he led other APC governors to meet with the president at the First Lady’s conference […]

Rotary Club, BUA offers free medical services to schools

The Rotary Club of Gbagada South in partnership with BUA Group has rendered free ear, nose and throat clinical screening to pupils of Araromi and Kinniun-Ifa Primary Schools in Lagos State. BUA said the initiative is part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment to improving the lives of people in communities where the company […]

Northern Elders Forum appoints new leaders

The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has appointed new leaders and approved a new structure proposed by its special “Think Thank” Committee. A statement issued on Thursday by the chairman of the implementation committee of the forum, Mohammed Kirfi, said the new appointments were made at a meeting which held on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement […]

South-south leaders hail Oyegun amid face-off with Tinubu

South-South leaders on Thursday hailed the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. This commendation came after Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party accused him of sabotage. A statement by the Chairman of South- South Front (SSF), Chief John Harry commended Oyegun for giving worthy account of himself, advancing the interests […]