FG targets oil output of 2.1m bpd in Jan – Kachikwu

Nigeria hopes to boost its oil production to 2.1 million barrels per day next month, the country’s oil minister Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said on Wednesday. Kachikwu also said he was expecting more production cuts from non-OPEC producers at Saturday’s meeting of oil producers in Vienna, and that he hoped to see oil prices at $60 […]

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GOV SANI BELLO OFFERS N28M RELIEF FOR VICTIMS OF TEGINA FIRE DISASTER

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has announced a N28 million relief package to the families of the victims of last weekend fire disaster caused by a petrol tanker at Tegina in Rafi Local Government area of the state. The Governor disclosed the cash assistance when he paid a condolence visit to survivors and […]

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BREAKING: Buhari swears in INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the newly-appointed Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The swearing-in was conducted inside the Council chamber of the State House Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday. The ceremony was done shortly before the commencement of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council. The nominees were earlier confirmed by […]

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Reps urge Fed Govt to suspend 30 % export grant

The House of Representatives has advised the Federal Government to suspend the issuance of 30 per cent Export Expansion Grant (EEG) to exporters. The government was to resume the grant that was suspended by former President Goodluck Jonathan due to abuses it was subjected to at the time. Abuse had earlier led former President Olusegun […]

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Full List of 8,500 successful candidates in 2016 police recruitment

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Tuesday released names of successful applicants for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force in the Federal Government’s 10,000 policemen recruitment programme. Download list of successful candidates below. 1) FULL LIST OF 500 GENERAL DUTY CADET ASPs AND CADET INSPECTORS 2) FULL LIST OF 500 SPECIALIST CADET ASPs AND CADET […]

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Nigeria commences process to make visa issuance easier

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday in Abuja reiterated call for a change in the nation’s visa administration to encourage tourists and investors. The minister made the call when he received Jim Flannery, an international advisor to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, UNTWO. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports […]

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Nigerian journalist detained for writing ‘offensive’ story against SSS – NUJ

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Kogi council, has dragged the State Security Service, SSS, to a Federal High Court, Lokoja, over ‘unlawful’ arrest and continued detention of its member, Friday Ogungbemi. Mr. Ogungbemi, a Lokoja-based journalist and publisher, was arrested and detained by the SSS, also called DSS, on November 30 over alleged offensive […]

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