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Youths block firms’ premises in Rivers over alleged negligence The attack on the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) crude oil pipeline at the weekend might not be unconnected with the battle to control and influence surveillance contracts being handled by Dalong Security Company. Sources in the Igbomotoru Community, in the Southern...
Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike Saturday warned that should his counterpart in Benue State, Governor Samule Ortom be killed, the Federal Government of Nigeria be ready for a civil war. The threat was coming after the alleged assassination attempt on the life of Governor Ortom by “herdsmen”. “The Muhammadu Buhari-led...
The Federal Government has inaugurated the reconstituted National Productivity Order of Merit Award Committee, for the purpose of selecting deserving awardees for conferment. The Committee is tasked with the responsibility of selecting and recommending individuals and organisations for confernment of the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award by Mr...
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday called on the Federal Government to use 25% of funds expended on fuel subsidy to provide health insurance for vulnerable Nigerians. Governor Okowa stated this when he received the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olurunnimbe Mamora at Government House, Asaba. "If 25% of...
Petrol stations in Lagos State are now under surveillance to ensure compliance with the approved pump price band for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says on Monday. This is coming after News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the Federal Government had on March 12 denied...
About 307 students have escaped being abducted by bandits who attacked Government Science Secondary School, Ikara in Kara Local Government Area in Kaduna in the early hours of Sunday. The attack was confirmed by state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, who noted that: “307 students...
Officers of the Nigerian Police Force in Benue has arrested a suspect connected with the murder of Mrs Eunice Aganya, wife of retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, (DIG) Ibezimako Aganya and one-time Commissioner of Police in Benue. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported the arrest in statement credited to...
Within the past 48 hours, Ogun State has been embroiled in needless controversy over the competing claims of Governor Dapo Abiodun, his team and the Senate Committee on Aviation as regards the ownership, relevance, stage of work, viability, documentation and priority claims between the Federal Government owned Abeokuta International...
Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved a number of projects including the change of scope for the construction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano highway from N155b to N797.2b and a N10.4b for the procurement of fire fighting vehicles and equipment for the Federal Fire...
Amidst rising insecurity in Nigeria and the clamour by citizens for the sack of heads of the nation's security agencies, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service. Those involved are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief...