The Federal Government is set to commence partial deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector, allowing major and independent marketers to sell Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, at prices convenient for them.
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Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Mrs Elizabeth Ativie, yesterday, performed her first assignment amidst tight security and lifted the three months suspension placed on the ex-Speaker, Victor Edoror.
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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, yesterday, described as worrisome, mounting allegations that judicial workers often leak â€œconfidential informationâ€ to lawyers and court users.
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The Lagos state ministry of youth and social development has paid a welfare visit to Okobaba Resettlement Center, Ebute-Metta Lagos State.
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Rampaging militant group, Niger-Delta Avengers,NDA, said, yesterday, it had concluded plans to attack installations in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Calabar.
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Seven persons, who have been on the awaiting trial list at the Federal Prisons, Aba, have been granted bail by the Abia State Chief Judge, Justice Theresa Uzokwe
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Eight suspected Fulani herdsmen, alleged to have taken part in the recent massacre in Agatu area of Benue State, have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT.
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An acclaimed prophet, Akomolafe Ayinde, said to be the founder of Kingdom of Peace Church, Abeokuta, was yesterday, arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for alleged abduction, forced labour and sex slavery.
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By Emeka Aginam Technology giant, Microsoft has disclosed that Windows 10 is now running on 300 million active devices around the world. With this development, Windows 10 has become one of the largest online services in less than a year. This development, Microsoft said , is expected to see significant growth in the number ofRead More
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he Metropolitan Police Service, London, UK, yesterday, told an Abuja High Court sitting at Gudu that the former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is now a serving senator, was still wanted in the United Kingdom over his alleged involvement in money laundering.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Monday, questioned the Spokesman for the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation for hours, asking him to return the N840 million he received during the 2015 electioneering.
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ABUJA â€” The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to urgently put in place laws and policies mandating the public disclosure of real owners of companies in the country, especially in the extractive industry. The agency said this was necessary because of the threat these anonymous companies posed to the countryâ€™s economy and security.
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Governor Sireke Dickson of Bayelsa State has stated that the country cannot tolerate vandalisation of its critical assets especially in the oil sector at the time, saying that there was urgent need to ensure maximum protection of all major oil companies operating in the Niger Delta.
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Salisu Yushau, a former director of finance of the Nigeria Air Force, yesterday, admitted to owning property across three states.
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MY good brother Otoks Princewill was lost as to why many of our fellow Nigerians from the far North have taken sides with cows as against humans whose lives are being wasted in Southern Nigeria and the Middle Belt since Fulani hackmen unleashed a reign of terror on their host communities in a frightening dimension especially in the last one year. From Falae's farm in Akure, through Agatu down to Enugu and many more communities it had been what Fela Anikulapo-Kuti called "sorrow, tears and blood."
The Federal Government said it has met with banks to fine tune how to provide intervention fund to revive the ailing steel and mining sector.
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AHEAD the 2016 governorship election in Edo State, immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan penultimate Sunday, interacted with governorship aspirants of the party, charging them to be good ambassadors of the party ahead of the party primaries.
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Against the backdrop of current of explosion of major oil installations in the Niger Delta region, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday evening met with many stakeholders.
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Edo South APC chieftain Dr. Isaiah Osifo has projected Kenneth Imasuagbon as the aspirant best qualified to cater to the needs of the masses in Edo State.
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Mothers are special breed of people and their roles in the upbringing of any child can not be quantified. Though some people do not see it that way, hence they treat their mothers any how, many see them as that special breed and they demonstrate that with the way they treat them. And it was as a result of that special role that a popular song dedicated to celebrate motherhood in Nigeria by Prince Nico Mbarga, titled Sweet Mother in the 70s has become a Nigerian anthem.
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