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The Federal Government’s plan to ban consumer ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders is aimed at enhancing safety and deepening cooking gas penetration in the country, an official said on Tuesday.
A retired judge of the Osun State High Court, Justice Olamide Oloyede, and Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative (VURJI) have sued the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and eight others over the importation of a banned chemical, methyl bromide, into the country.
The Federal Government has begun clampdown on illegal gas plants and roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, popularly known as cooking gas, an official said.g
Worried by the continued influx of fake and sub-standard Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders into Nigeria, a cooking gas advocate has warned that Nigerian homes may start experiencing `bomb-like’ explosions in their kitchens soon, caused by fake cylinders.
Mr Bank-Anthony Okoroafor, an energy expert, has commended the Federal Government on plans to make available 600,000 gas cylinders in the country as part of effort to drive Liquified Natural Gas (LPG) penetration.
The Nigerian Army has taken delivery of LPG cylinders manufactured by a Nigerian company for the flag off of its LPG Welfare Scheme, aimed at promoting LPG adoption among its officers and men.
Some residents of FESTAC Town, Lagos State have expressed disappointment over the defeat of Dipo Olorunrinu, representing Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) on Thursday warned Nigerians/ importers on the grave consequences of importation and use of fairly used cooking gas cylinders.
Alhaji Abdullahi Isah Jankara, Controller of Operations, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), in Niger State has called for caution among proprietors of liquefied gas selling outlets to end loss of lives and property resulting from avoidable gas explosions.
The dollar continued to brush aside other currencies Thursday after further proof of the booming US economy sent Treasury yields surging, but Asian equities sank with more Federal Reserve rate hikes looking certain.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops recorded more successes in the ongoing clearance operation to route out remnants of the terrorists in Sambisa Forest.
The Programme Manager, National Liquefied Petroleum Gas Expansion Implementation Plan, Office of the Vice President, Mr. Dayo Adeshina, has decried that out of about 180 million Nigerians, only 1.8 million had adopted the use of LPG (cooking gas) in their homes.
Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
Manchester United face mounting competition to secure the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, as Chelsea have now joined the fray.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.
The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.
The caucus, which made the statement during a meeting called by the Vice National Chairman (South-South) of the party, Hillard Eta, in Abuja, also passed a vote of confidence on Oshiomhole, even as it appointed the Deputy Senate President as the leader of the party in the South-South region.
Daura, Katsina State, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari, went agog on Monday to receive Buhari who is in town to lay University of Transportation foundation.
A Deputy Director and researcher at the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja, Dr Yusuf Mamud, has given reasons why government must engage families and religious leaders if it is serious about ending violent extremism by Boko Haram in the North East.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks set to snub to return to the Premier League and will instead return to AC Milan, according to reports.
The Supreme Court, on Friday, sacked the Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola, and six others, dismissing an appeal they lodged before it as lacking in merit.