Senate summons Kachikwu, Baru over fuel scarcity

By Christiana Ekpa Following the ongoing fuel crisis and the untold hardship presently unleashing on Nigerians, the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) says it has cut short the ongoing recess to immediately convene a meeting with industry stakeholders. This…

Bike accident: Buhari’s son, Yusuf still in Nigeria hospital – Presidency

…PDP, Atiku pray for his recovery By Lawrence Olaoye and Lateef Ibrahim Abuja The Presidency yesterday debunked the insinuation that the injured President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf had been flown to Germany for treatment after being stabilized at a clinic…

S/Kaduna attacks: Police arrest gang leader, 8 others

From Femi Oyelola Kaduna The Kaduna Police Command yesterday said it has arrested the leader of the criminal gang, Sara-Suka and eight others following series of attacks on Southern Kaduna communities. The Police Public Relations Officer of the state Command…

Kachikwu denies writing memo to Buhari on fuel crisis

By Etuka Sunday Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu yesterday denied ever writing Memo to President Muhammadu Buhari over the importunate fuel crisis in the country. The Director Press, Ministry of Petroleum Resources (MPR), Idang Alibi…

Adamawa will do ‘stomach infrastructure’ in 2018 – Gov. Bindow

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has said that his administration will give priority attention to empowerment in 2018. Mr. Bindow gave the assurance on Thursday while signing the 2018 budget of N177.9 billion at a ceremony in Government House, Yola.…

Policeman shoots boss dead, injures two colleagues

A Police officer shot dead his boss before injuring his two colleagues at Southeast Kenya’s Makueni County, the Police said Thursday. The suspect is on the run after the incident, in which he shot dead the local deputy Officer Commanding…

Islamic schools graduate 27 persons

By Usman Shuaibu Islamic schools known as the Madarasatu Abi Ubaida Bini Jarah Anguwan Gade as well as Kontagora Estate Islamiyya school in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have graduated a total number of twenty-seven persons…

Fuel scarcity will soon end – DPR boss

From Ayodele Samuel Lagos The Director of Department of Petroleum Resources, Mr Mordecai Ladan yesterday assured Nigerians that the lingering scarcity of petrol will soon come to an end. Ladan gave the assurance after an inspection of some private depots…

Twists and turns of 2017

Year 2017 is obviously a momentous year. It is a year that President Muhammadu Buhari himself described as a tough one for Nigeria and Nigerians. The President may have come to this conclusion after taking a panoramic view of his…

Ex football star, George Weah emerges Liberia’s president-elect

Ex-football superstar George Weah was announced the winner on Thursday of Liberia’s presidential run-off, beating Vice President Joseph Boakai in the first democratic transfer of power in decades following two devastating civil wars. Weah is set to replace incumbent Ellen…