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Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporate (NNPC) and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said the huge gas deposit in the country was a veritable tool for economic diversification.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has claimed that the recent unsubstantiated allegations against the leaders of the ruling party, in Akwa Ibom State, was an indication that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is already jittery of defeat in the 2019 general elections.
The All Progressives Congress says the accusation by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP that some of its members were involved in violence in Akwa Ibom State were borne out of panick that it may lose the 2019 general elections.
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom on Friday appealed to aggrieved youths of Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas to lay down their arms within five days and embrace peace.
Militants have killed one Police sergeant, Shedrach Stephen, during a rescue operation in Akwa Ibom State.
The police in Akwa Ibom have rescued Mr Otobong Ukpong, an employee of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) kidnapped on June 5 on his way to work, a minor and seven others.
A passenger travelling with an Akwa Ibom Transport Company bus, has been shot dead while three others were wounded by suspected cultists at Ikot Mkporikpo axis of the Abak-Iwukem road in Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
The Akwa Ibom State Government has warned militants and cultists fomenting crisis in Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo Local Government Areas to shun violence and embrace peace.
The Akwa Ibom State Government has debunked allegation that Governor Udom Emmanuel administration has neglected Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in terms development.
The people of Abak Five in Akwa Ibom State have endorsed the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Obong Nsima Ekere as sole candidate for the 2019 gubernatorial election.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission in Akwa Ibom, Mike Igini, has confirmed the kidnap of Otobong Ukpong, serving in Ukanafun Local Government Area office of the commission.
Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said that the Federal Government has intensified efforts to ensure early completion of all abandoned road projects in Niger-Delta region by the previous governments in the country and all ongoing road projects in the region for the benefit of the people of the region.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has blamed paucity of funds for the numerous uncompleted projects in the Niger Delta.
Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the Yobe South have been told that the party would no longer tolerate indiscipline or anti-party activities from them.
The Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on 9 January to choose new hosts for the 2019 Nations Cup.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to tame corruption, but he is worried that looters of the nation’s resources had continued to explore ways to compromise law enforcing institutions in a bid to pervert the course of justice.
The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu, has restated that no amount of cheap blackmail will dissuade him and his followers from supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi, Chairman of the North-West National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that the post-primaries disaffection among members of the party is not intractable.
President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, added fertiliser to the list of items classified as “Not Valid for Foreign Exchange.”
The Army Council has approved the promotion of 29 Brigadiers-Generals to Majors-General, 95 Colonels to Brigadiers-General, 106 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels and one Major to Lieutenant-Colonel.
The U.S. has renewed a “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia, the State Department said, 28 years after the U.S. embassy was closed as a civil war raged in the country.
Maurizio Sarri says he wants David Luiz and Cesc Fabregas to sign new contracts at Chelsea, but admits completing the deals will be "very difficult".