Malabu Charges: I Will Come To Defend Myself – Adoke Says

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) has revealed that he was prepared to make himself available to defend himself following the charges against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the $1.6billion Malabu Oil Block deal. Adoke, in a[Read More…]

“Its Iron Rafters Caved In As The Church Service Was ongoing” – Uyo Church That Collapsed With The Governor, Others

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Saturday escaped unhurt as the Reigners Bible Church International building in Uyo collapsed during a worship session. Sixty casualties were however rescued from the building. The governor was the special guest of honour at the consecration service of the Founder of the church,[Read More…]

APC National Chairman, Oyegun Says Without The $30bn Loan Buhari Won’t Succeed

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is left with no option but to borrow to revive Nigeria’s ailing economy. Buhari’s plan to borrow an estimated US$29.9bn from foreign lenders has been rejected by the Senate and opposed by[Read More…]

Emir Sanusi Kicks Against Buhari’s $30 Billion Loan Request

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Friday kicked against plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek approval of the Senate on the $30 billion loan request. The former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor said even if the Senate gave their ascent to the loan, no country or global[Read More…]

Minister Says It Was Buhari Who Won Ondo Governorship Election For APC “And Not Akeredolu”

The Minister of State for Niger Delta, Prof. Claudius Daramola, on Wednesday ascribed the victory of APC in the last guber polls in Ondo to the counsel of President Muhammadu Buhari. He said this at a joint briefing of the state House press corps with Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau,[Read More…]

80 Couples Wed in Style in Nyanya, Abuja [Photo]

…As Over 600 Receive Sacrament of Confirmation Despite the fear of insecurity and past incidents of terrorist attacks in this town near Abuja, New Nyanya is peaceful as it witnesses social and religious activities. It was indeed a day of joy for parishioners of St. Sylvester Catholic Church New Nyanya[Read More…]

Edo Assembly Approves Construction of N200M Houses For Ex-governors, Deputies In Any Location of Choice

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday approved the construction of houses for former governors and their deputies which should not be more than N200 million and N100 million, respectively, in any location of their choice. The approval was sequel to the consideration of a bill for a law to[Read More…]

Militants Reject Buhari’s Meeting

The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate has attacked another crude oil delivery line at Effurun-Otor Ughelli South Council Area of Delta State to announce its rejection of Tuesday’s meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and some leaders of the region. The 32-inch pipeline, which is operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development[Read More…]

Official Residences of Legislators Are Often Used To Host Prostitutes – Abdulmumin Jibrin

Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin on Monday accused lawmakers in the country of using their official residences for parties and to patronize prostitutes. The suspended lawmaker disclosed this via his twitter handle @AbdulAbnJ, accusing Speaker, Yakubu Dogara and Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun,[Read More…]

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NNPC Begins Rigorous Oil Exploration Using Seismic Data Gathering Technology

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has embarked on a more rigorous exploration for oil in the NNPC embarks on rigorous oil exploration in Gongola, other inland basin using the latest seismic data gathering technology . A statement by NNPC’s Group General Manager,Group Public Affairs Division, Garba Deen Muhammad, made[Read More…]