Oil price in Nigeria cheapest in West Africa – NNPC

By Henry Umoru ABUJA-  THE Group Managing Director ( GMD) of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, yesterday lamented at the Senate over the N145 per litre fuel price in Nigeria.     Oil price The Management of NNPC told the Senate yesterday that its fuel was the cheapest in the entire west African […]

Banditry: Senate urges FG to establish military base in Shiroro

The Senate on Wednesday advised the Federal Government to establish a military base in Shiroro, Niger state to restore the confidence of communities affected by the activities of bandits. The senate also urged the Federal Government to provide equipment and forest guards at the Kamuku National Park to improve operations of the premises. This, the […]

Buhari’s ministerial list to be ready this week – Lawan

The ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari will be forwarded to the Senate before the end of this week, Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said. Lawan, who was speaking at plenary after a Point of Order was raised by Sen Albert Bassey Akpan (PDP, A/Ibom), said the Executive arm was working very hard on the […]

Shiites: Senate demands security beef up at N/Assembly

The Senate yesterday called for a security beef up around the National Assembly complex following the bloody protest by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). The Senate said the leadership of the National Assembly was already in talks with security agencies that are investigating the incident. Addressing Senate correspondents in Abuja, the chairman […]

Police arrest 35, recover 36 firearms in Katsina

Katsina police command has paraded 35 suspected criminals arrested for various crimes ranging from kidnapping, banditry and armed robbery in the state. Parading the suspects, the state Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, said the command also recovered 36 firearms between June and July. He said the support and cooperation from the locals, which will be […]

Kogi: APC to review decision on indirect Primaries

By Deji Abdulwahab The All Progressives Congress (APC) says  it will review petitions from some stakeholders in Kogi in reaction to Indirect Primaries adopted for the election of the party’s candidate for the Nov. 16, Kogi governorship poll. The ruling party said this in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu […]

PTDF tasks PHD candidates on research works to solve challenges

By Edith Ike-Eboh Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), has urged selected candidates for the 2019 overseas PHD scholarship programme to focus on research works that will proffer solutions to challenges in the oil and gas sector. Dr Bello Gusau, the Executive Secretary of PTDF gave the charge at the induction for beneficiaries of the scholarship […]

I’ll make Kogi self-sufficient – Ibrahim Idris

By Emmanuel Oloniruha A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Aspirant from Kogi, Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, says his vision is to make the state self sufficient. Ibrahim said this while speaking with newsmen shortly after obtaining his nomination and expression of interest forms at the PDP national secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday. “I hope to see […]