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Internally displaced people from Palma gather in the Pemba Sports centre to receive humanitarian aid. Alfredo Zuniga

UN temporarily halts evacuation flights in north Mozambique

The UN agency World Food Programme said Saturday it has suspended evacuation flights from northern Mozambique's Afungi peninsula over security concerns, a day after French energy giant Total shut its operations in the area.

France’s Total shuts gas plant after Mozambique attacks

French energy giant Total has shut its operations and withdrawn all staff from a site in northern Mozambique following last week's deadly jihadist attack in the area, security sources said Friday.
In this file photo taken on 16 February 2017, a Mozambican woman walks in Palma, a small, palm-fringed fishing town in Mozambique. PHOTO: John Wessels/AFP

Police, military cordon off Mozambican town as thousands await evacuation

Thousands of survivors of coordinated attacks in northern Mozambique’s Palma town were arriving in the provincial capital Pemba on boats, according to sources in the city.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Urhobo leaders storm AGF office over £4.2 million returned loot

Leaders of Urhobo Progressive Union, UPU, on Friday, stormed the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, to protest the decision of the Federal Government to expend the £4.2million loot that was recently returned from the United Kingdom, on projects outside Delta State.
No fewer than 20 people Wednesday sustained serious injuries following a gas explosion that rocked popular Ilorin filling station, Bovas.

20 Injured as gas explosion rocks Ilorin filling station

No fewer than 20 people Wednesday sustained serious injuries following a gas explosion that rocked popular Ilorin filling station, Bovas.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is working to crash the price of cooking gas in the country.

Abakaliki residents lament high cost of cooking gas

A cross-section of Abakaliki residents has urged the Federal Government and Petroleum Products Price Regulatory Agencies to urgently address the rising cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) known as cooking gas.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Minister: Methanol gas project will create 30,000 jobs

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says the upcoming integrated methanol and gas project would create 30, 000 direct and indirect jobs in the country.
Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi OKowa (middle, the Chairman, Federal Character Commission, Dr. Muheeba Dankaka (2nd right) and her team of Commissioners during their visit to the Governor in Asaba Monday

Delta governor calls for all-inclusive governance

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for an all-inclusive governance to curb the myriad of agitations rocking the country.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed that four persons died and no fewer than 11 have been hospitalised from burns, following an explosion at a gas plant in Agbor on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Four dead, more than 11 hospitalised from Agbor gas explosion

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed that four persons died and no fewer than 11 have been hospitalised from burns, following an explosion at a gas plant in Agbor on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Five feared dead in Delta gas explosion

Five persons are reportedly feared dead on Friday night in Agbor, the headquarters of Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State, after a gas plant went up in flames, razing several buildings and leaving many persons with serious injuries.
In a statement, Nyusi's office said Eugenio Mussa had replaced Lazaro Menete as chief of the general staff, and also named a new deputy chief.

Mozambique replaces army chief as jihadist attacks intensify

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi has replaced the army's top generals after intensifying jihadist attacks threatened a major natural gas plant in the country's north.
Gbenga Omotoso

Coronavirus: Lagos generates 400 cylinders oxygen daily – commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, on Tuesday, disclosed that the state generates 400 cylinders of oxygen for the care of COVID-19 patients.
The logo of French oil and gas company Total is seen in a petrol station in Paris, France February 6, 2020. REUTERS-Gonzalo Fuentes-File Photo

Why we shutdown Total E&P gas plant – Rivers community

Obite indigenes in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State have an advanced reason for shutting down a gas plant operated by Total Exploration and Producing Nigeria Limited in their domain citing alleged insensitivity of the oil multinational to their plight.
Ifeanyi Okowa

Delta governor decries oil companies’ neglect of host communities

The governor expressed the displeasure with the development when he received the Youths of Ndokwa nation in the state led by their President-General, Comrade Anslem Nzete, at Government House, Asaba.

Professor killed in Kaduna gas plant explosion

At least three people, including a professor, were killed and several others injured when an illegal gas plant caught fire and exploded on Saturday in Kaduna State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

P&ID contract: Federal government advised to prosecute ex-officials

The Federal Government has been urged to arrest and prosecute former government officials connected with the ill-fated Gas Plant project contract the country signed with an Irish firm, Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID).
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari condoles Nasarawa over gas fire

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the government and people of Nasarawa State over the tragic gas fire incident which killed 10 persons on Monday.

Union Homes sues Senator Stella Oduah over N385 million debt

Another creditor Union Homes Savings and Loans Plc, has come knocking at Senator Stella Oduah’s doors, demanding the repayment of N385 million mortgage debt.

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Two suspects lynched after trader robbed, shot dead in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Borussia Dortmund interested in Terem Moffi

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Firefighters worked Sunday to control a blaze at the University of Cape Town’s library, where valuable historical collections have been destroyed. Nic Bothma-EPA, via Shutterstock

Cape Town fire ‘contained’ as firefighters battle windy conditions

A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Fenerbache propose sensational swap deal for Emmanuel Dennis

Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.

No fracas in Taraba PDP – chairman

Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.

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The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Nigerian Exchange launches new corporate identity

Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc, a leading integrated market infrastructure in Africa, has launched of its new corporate brand identity and website today, 13 April 2021.
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Alex Iwobi: NFF hoping to woo Ebere Eze, Sheyi Ojo for Super Eagles

Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi says he’s delighted with the move by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to get players of Nigerian descent to the senior national team.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Hoodlums kill police inspector in Delta, steal rifle

A gang of daredevil criminals stormed Ashaka community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State in the early hours of Tuesday killing a police Inspector simply named Musa, burnt a police patrol van and carted away the Ak-47 service rifle of the slain cop.

JAMB approves Plateau university as CBT centre

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday approved Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos as one of it’s Computer Base Test (CBT) center.
FILE PHOTO - Cuba's President Raul Castro attends to an ALBA alliance summit in Caracas March 17, 2015. REUTERS-Carlos Garcia Rawlins-File Photo

Cuba’s Raul Castro leaves the political stage, his legacy yet to be written

Raul Castro, who is retiring from high public office, for most of his life toiled in the shadow of his older brother, Fidel Castro. Yet he also played a key role in Cuba’s 1959 leftist revolution and the preservation of Cuban socialism.