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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC retires 11 senior management staff

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has explained that the retirement of 11 of its senior management staff and others from its subsidiaries as well as the redeployment of 19 others were part of its normal replacement and back-fill process.

Minister: South-East have lost 2023 presidential slot for voting against President Buhari

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the people of South-East region have lost their chance of securing the 2023 presidential slot after they voted massively against the APC and President Buhari during the February 23rd Presidential election.

Ralph Nwosu: Asiwaju Tinubu, Governor El-Rufai can’t be president in 2023

Chief Ralph Nwosu, National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), said on Tuesday that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State would fail in their quest to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: PDP nearly made me political orphan

Determined to retain his seat, former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, gave reasons why the Federal High Court in Abuja should not sack him from the National Assembly for joining the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Five senators-elect jostle for deputy senate presidency

Five out of the 64 senators-elect of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have signified their intention to run for the position of Deputy Senate President (DSP) of the ninth National Assembly ahead of its inauguration in June.
Muslim men in front of a mosque in Kiniyama, Sri Lanka, after a mob attacked it. Dinuka Liyanawatte-Reuters

Sri Lanka vows to go tough on anti-Muslim rioters

The Sri Lankan Police has vowed to use maximum force against violent protesters who have continued to attack mosques and the Muslims in the country.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
Nollywood

Nollywood: Scholar calls for creation of film villages

A university lecturer, Dr Rasheedah Liman, has called for the establishment of Film Villages in different zones of the country to ensure ease of shooting movies by filmmakers.
ajulo kayode

Kayode Ajulo tasks President Buhari on security, anti-corruption, economy

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term inauguration, Dr Kayode Ajulo, a constitutional lawyer, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to redouble efforts on national security, anti-corruption and economic development.

Ninth Assembly: Senator Ndume insists on Senate presidential bid

An aspirant for the position of the President of the Senate in the ninth National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, said on Thursday that he was open to consensus even as he restated his opposition to the imposition of a leader by his party, the All Progressives Party, on the Senate.

Ohanaze begs Nnamdi Kanu to reconcile with Asari Dokubo

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide on Wednesday urged the Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to reconcile with Niger Delta Leader, Asari Dokubo.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari inaugurates North-East Development Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the North-East Development Commission (NEDC).

Ebenezer Babatope: Senator Akpabio committed political suicide joining APC

Chief Ebenezer Babatope, a former Minister of Transport, has said Godswill Akpabio, former Akwa Ibom State governor, committed political suicide by dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) prior to the 2019 elections.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator-elect Ekpenyong warns Senator Akpabio against wrongly accusing tribunal

Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Chris Ekpenyong, has warned former Governor Godswill Akpabio to stop the campaign of blackmail and intimidation against the duly constituted election tribunal currently trying the case in Uyo.

Banditry: Nigerian Army bans motorcycles in seven states

The Nigerian Army has banned the use of motorcycles within the hinterland and forests of Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi and Niger states, saying it observed the use of motorcycles by bandits, kidnappers, criminal elements and their collaborators to perpetrate crimes.
Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, has told Senator Godswill Akpabio to allow members of the election tribunal do their work.

Senator-elect Ekpenyong asks Senator Akpabio to stop intimidating election tribunal

Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, has told Senator Godswill Akpabio to allow members of the election tribunal do their work.
Abubakar Chika Adamu

Reps member expresses fear of insecurity, says he can’t go to his village

A lawmaker representing Niger State at the House of Representatives, Adamu Chika, has expressed worries about persistent cases of insecurity in the North West zone in Nigeria.

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Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Bishop Chukwuma challenges Governor Ugwuanyi on legacy projects

Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.

NDLEA: 27 million involved in illicit drugs globally

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.

Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.