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Saturday, May 8, 2021
Justice Emeka Isiagor of the Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State has convicted and sentenced a fake travel agent Iheanacho Chikwendu, to seven years imprisonment for defrauding his victims the sum of N9,000,000.00 (Nine Million Naira only). He was jailed on March 19, 2021 after a four- year trial in a...
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said a new basic chemicals platform worth $1.3b that will produce ammonia and fertilizers in Nigeria will be ready for commissioning in the coming months. Speaking at an audience with Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), President Buhari said the new plant...
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...
The President of the Nigerian Senate has ruled out impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari by the National Assembly over insecurity in the country despite attributing the persistent insecurity in the country to “failure of the executive”. Senate President Lawan made the comment during finals of the first Plateau North Peace,...
Local investors have expressed fear that economic challenge in Nigeria, said to have continued to dampen investment drive and trigger apathy in the Nigerian capital market since the 2016 recession and now fueled by the effect of COVID-19 lockdown may lead to a forceful takeover of investments by foreigners. The...
The home of Kalev Mutond, the DRC's former head of the intelligence agency 'Agence Nationale de Renseignements’ (ANR) was heavily surrounded by armed police officers 3am on 11 March. The Africa Report wrote that Kalev Mutond’s residence in Binza/Ma Campagne, located in the Joli Parc district of Ngaliema, Kinshasa was...
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 Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has hailed Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as a political player with no bitterness. Speaker Gbajabiamila made the comment in a congratulatory statement on Saturday on the occasion of thje 57th birthday of the Enugu Governor. He said Ugwuanyi, who was a...
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...