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DPR cautions depot owners over unlicensed marketers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Cross River, has cautioned depot owners against selling petroleum products to unlicensed marketers.

Don’t hike petroleum price during festive period – DPR tells IPMAN

The Department of Petroleum Resources has appealed to members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria in Cross River not to take advantage of the festive period to hike pump prices.
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NNPC: Breaching pipelines is suicidal

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has warned vandals and other miscreants to stay clear of the corporation’s facilities including pipelines.

DPR to sanction marketers hoarding fuel during yuletide

Determined to curb fuel scarcity during the Yuletide, the Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR), has finalised plans to sanction erring marketers for six months.

Nigerian Army establishes human rights desk

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army in Enugu State says it has established human rights desks in all its formations to address alleged rights abuses.

Fuel scarcity: DPR threatens marketers with six months suspension

As part of measures to curb the usual fuel scarcity during yuletide, the Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR) has announced plans to sanction erring marketers for six months.

Lagos gridlock: Jimi Agbaje advises federal, state ministries

Mr Jimi Agbaje, the governorship candidate of the PDP in Lagos State, on Wednesday called for urgent national and State interventions in the gridlock crisis currently rocking the state.

Police begin collation of data for undergraduate cult members

Worried by the killing of a corps member serving in Cross River State by suspected cult members at the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State last week, the police in the state have begun what they called collation of data for all the suspected undergraduate cult members in the state.

Court convicts man for driving with foreign driver’s licence

A magistrate’s court in Anambra State has convicted a motorist, Mr Azuka Okoye, for driving on Nigerian road with a South Korean driver’s licence.

Robbers cook, eat in couple’s house during robbery

The police have arrested some armed robbers who invaded the house of a couple in Lokoja, Kogi State, during the Yuletide.

University of Nigeria staff unions threaten to disrupt water, power

Joint Action Committees (JAC) of trade unions in the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Wednesday threatened to shut down electricity and water supply in the university.

Police arrest 55 suspects, recover 435 arms, ammunition in Ogun

Police in Ogun State, on Tuesday, paraded 55 suspected criminals arrested for crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, murder, cultism to illegal possession of fire arms.

NANS sets up taskforce on petrol prices, sales

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has set up a monitoring team on petrol pricing, distribution and sales, its President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, has said.

Yuletide: Police investigate two fire incidents in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has commenced full scale investigation into two separate fire incidents in Enugu city that occurred during the Yuletide and destroyed property worth millions of Naira.

Do you think President Buhari celebrated Xmas happily?

President Muhammadu Buhari no doubt celebrated Christmas with sadness and a broken heart. Whereas most Nigerians had joy to the fullest amidst the country’s bad economic shape, the imbalance in the country’s socio-economic position and perhaps some family challenges deprived the number one person the joy he should have had during the yuletide.

Police arrest banker who locked up housemaid for Yuletide

The image of an 11-year-old housemaid, Precious Nwafor, locked up in the house by her boss who travelled to her village for the Yuletide, reignited the discourse on the increasing abuse of children in the state.

Poultry farmers lament high cost of feeds

Poultry farmers in Delta on Friday lamented the increase in price of feeds in 2017, saying it led to high cost of poultry during the Yuletide and New Year festivities.

Suspected herdsmen destroy 200 acre farms in Ondo

Some suspected Fulani herdsmen have allegedly invaded a farmland at Arodoye community, in the Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, destroying 200 acre farms.

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Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

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