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Nigeria Air Force inaugurates hospital for troops

The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday inaugurated a 60-bed hospital in Port Harcourt to cater for the medical needs of wounded troops and their families.

Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin vows to strictly prosecute violent agitators

Nine days after the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), issued threats to blow up critical oil assets in the Niger Delta region, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin, has vowed that the Nigerian Armed Forces will strictly prosecute groups associated with violent agitations in the country.

Governor Wike urges IGP Idris not to allow politics affect fight against insecurity

Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, not to allow politics to negatively affect the fight against insecurity in the country.

Job creation: Delta govt seeks partnership with World Bank

The Delta Government has announced its readiness to seek partnership with the World Bank in funding job creation programmes in the state.

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WAFU semi-final: Nigeria lose to Ghana on penalties

Nigeria has failed to reach the finals of the maiden West African Football Union Women’s Cup after losing 5-4 on penalties to Ghana.

Yobe senators clash over missing school girls

Two senators representing Yobe State, Ahmed Lawan (Yobe North) and Mohammed Hassan (Yobe South), Thursday clashed over the missing secondary school girls from the state.

Ibe Kachikwu: Petrol queues may not disappear soon

The queues for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, in some parts of the country may not go away soon, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said on Thursday.

US condemns Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

The United States of America has strongly condemned the abduction of scores of schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

Commonwealth Games: 37 athletes to represent Nigeria in Australia

Thirty-seven athletes have been selected by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to represent the country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games holding in April at Gold Coast in Australia.

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NNRC: No clear policies in award of oil, gas licenses

The Nigerian Natural Resource Charter, NNRC, has disclosed that there are currently no clear policies in the award of oil and gas licenses in the Nigerian petroleum industry, stating that the decisions to award or deny licenses are determined by the prevailing socio-political environment.

Police in Rivers arrest 20 suspects in five months – CP

The Police Command in Rivers said it arrested 20 suspects in connection with various crimes in the last five months in the state.

Shell: 90% of oil spills caused by theft, sabotage

Osagie Okunbor, Chairman, LCCI-OPTS/Chairman, Shell Companies in Nigeria has said that well over 90 percent of what oil spills in the Nigeria is as a result of theft and sabotage to facilities.

Philippines’ Duterte attends wake of Filipino maid found in Kuwait freezer

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines on Thursday attended the wake of a Filipino domestic helper whose death prompted him to declare a ban on citizens working in Kuwait.

Osun Assembly rejects independent candidature

The Osun State House of Assembly has unanimously rejected the proposed constitutional amendment to allow for independent candidature during elections in the country.