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A massive crackdown on financiers of Boko Haram and other criminal gangs has begun, with scores of persons arrested by security agents.
The federal government has said that when passed, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will resolve most of the knotty issues that have hindered the development of the oil and gas sector in the country since the 50s.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) expects an investment of about $8.7 billion to flow in during the rehabilitation of the Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company (WRPC), the Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), as well as the revamping of some of its 5,000-kilometre pipelines throughout the country.
The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has urged the federal government to apologise to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Dan Etete for wrongly accusing him of bribery and fraud in the Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 245 deal
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday canvassed the need for Nigeria to remain as an indivisible entity despite its diversity, saying that way, it will be a better and stronger nation.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has cautioned those calling for the break-up of Nigeria to have a rethink, saying that now is an opportunity to increase the number of new tribe of men and women of all faith and ethnicities committed to a country run on high values of integrity, hard work, justice and love of country.
Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government has concluded plans to place Nasarawa State on the global tourism map.
Peter Njoku, Assistant Director, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Abuja, has blamed the inability of businesses in the South East to access federal government funds on the people’s suspicions of government programmes.
Former President Donald Trump’s decision to put Cuba back on the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism just before he left office threw up fresh obstacles to international banking with the island, according to five Havana-based foreign businessmen and diplomats.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stressed the need for bilateral agreement between Nigeria and other countries to address the influx of substandard goods into the country.
Youth leaders from various ethnic groups across the country and the African centre for Human Rights and Justice have hailed the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for his outstanding support to the private sector to drive the economy.
The Anambra State Police Command has arrested an 80-year-old woman and her accomplice for allegedly abducting children and pounding them in mortars to make charms for politicians and businessmen.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has called on businessmen to invest in the oil and gas industry, instead of indulging in illegal refineries.
The Kano State House of Assembly has urged the State Government to complete the abandoned road linking Ungoggo and Minjibir Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma did not show up on Monday at an inquiry into corruption during his time in office, despite the country’s top court ordering him to appear.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has revealed that his administration is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that investments that belong to Akwa Ibom people are not left to waste, put into productive use.
Cross River Government has demolished a building belonging to a suspected kidnapper.
Sleeping by their makeshift barricades, knots of young men at Tahan in the western Myanmar town of Kale had not expected an attack in the pre-dawn darkness.
The Philippines will resume administering AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to people below 60 years of age, ending a temporary suspension over reports of rare blood clots in younger recipients overseas, health officials said on Monday.
Arsene Wenger has labelled the European Super League a “bad idea” and says he has no idea what is going on at Arsenal.
China will announce the name of its first Mars rover on the Space Day of China, which falls on April 24, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
The man, who disclosed that he was drunk at that time, said he was shocked after he learnt that his mother-in-law went ahead to have the baby, which she (mother-in-law) pinned on her husband.
Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have warned youths in the Southeast against joining the newly established security outfit for the region, known as Ebubeagu to spy its own Eastern Security Network, ESN.
The Kano State Governor, Mr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has commenced the disbursement of N148 million upkeep grants for 1,400 public secondary schools across the state.
The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, on Thursday honoured a traffic controller, Inspector Audu Selbol, in Abuja for his outstanding commitment to duty.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is now re-energised and recommitted to executing the party’s lofty developmental objectives after his medical trip abroad.
Achraf Hakimi has expressed his willingness to continue his stay with Serie A side Inter Milan for a very ‘long time’.