NLNG spends $30bn on infrastructure in Bonny – MD

By Desmond Ejibas The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) has invested over 30 billion US dollars (N10.8 trillion) to build gas facilities and other infrastructures in Bonny Island, Rivers, an official said. Mr Tony Attah, Managing Director of NLNG disclosed this on Sunday at the end of week-long activities marking the company’s 20/30 Anniversary […]

Group tasks mothers on healthy development of adolescent daughters

By Gami Tadanyigbe Pious Safe Haven, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on mothers in the country to educate their daughters on healthy development into adolescence. The Coordinator of the NGO, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter, Hajia Suliat Olayiwola, made the call on Sunday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gwagwalada. Olayiwola was […]

2023: Tinubu’s Presidential campaign office opens

A presidential campaign office bearing the names and photographs of Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been opened in Osun state, rekindling rumours of Tinubu’s intention to run in 2023. Tinubu, a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had long denied any intentions to run for the 2023 presidency. However, the office opened to pursue […]

USAID restates commitment on potable water supply in Sokoto

By Habibu Harisu The United State Agency For International Development (USAID) has restated commitment towards sustaining its support on potable water supply to Sokoto. This is contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Sokoto by Mr Sama’ila Umar, Acting General Manager, Sokoto State Water Board. The statement said that Mr Craig Wolf, General Councillor,  […]

JUST IN: Brazil hold Super Eagles 1-1 in friendly encounter

The Super Eagles of Nigeria drewn 1-1 against Brazil in an international friendly in Singapore on Sunday afternoon. Joe Aribo scored in the 34th minute to put the Super Eagles in front. Brazil leveled shortly after the interval when Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro tapped home a rebound after Maquinhos had headed off the woodwork, following […]

Niger Republic alerts FG of $1.7m cash in Maina’s Niamey home

NIGERIA’S northern neighbour, Niger Republic, has blown the lid off   $1.7m cash found in an apartment in its capital Niamey. The Nigerien authorities tipped off Abuja about the cash found in the apartment believed to be owned by a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina. At N359 to $1, the 41.7m […]

Protest in Niger as Gov Bello nominates campaign director commissioner

John Adams, Minna Protest has greeted the decision of the Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, to nominate his 2019 campaign director, Alhaji Suleiman Yusuf, as commissioner representing Agaie Local Government Area of the state. The protesters in their large number stormed the Government House in Minna at the weekend to register their grievances, demanding […]

Presidential wedding’: I haven’t received any invitation letter – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu says he is yet to receive any invitation card on the rumoured planned marriage between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq. Shehu, who was contacted yesterday, via text said that […]