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Daily Archives: January 19, 2018

If Jonathan was a looter, Buhari is a super looter – ADP chairman, Yesufu

The National Chairman of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Yabaji Yesufu, has described President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his administration as super looters. Yesufu, while speaking with Daily Sun, said former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration may be seen as corrupt [...]

January 3, 2018 Government and politics

Benue killing: Youths protest Fulani attack, gives Buhari final option

Benue killing: Youths in their hundreds are currently protesting the killings of people of the state by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State. The youths are now converged at the popular Food Basket Roundabout in Wurukum, Makurdi, the state capital. The [...]

January 3, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Buhari set to re-contest, appoints Amaechi Campaign DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly reappointed his Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Director-General of his 2019 election campaign. According to THISDAY, Buhari may have finally made the decision to seek re-election and has started preparing to campaign. Amaechi, [...]

January 3, 2018 Government and politics

Abuja airport’s new terminal to gulp additional $400m

Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika yesterday said the new Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport terminal would cost additional $400million to be completed. Sirika who disclosed this while inspecting the new terminal expressed regretted that government was unable to keep [...]

January 3, 2018 Transportation

Driver allegedly kills boss, dumps body in septic tank

A driver simply identified as Samson has been arrested for killing his boss and dumping his body in a septic tank at Ekiadokor area of Ovia North East local government area of Edo State. Two other suspects were also arrested [...]

January 3, 2018 Crime

Nigeria’s Bonny Light crude oil hits $67.10 a barrel

The price of Nigeria’s Bonny Light crude oil reached $67.10 per barrel to emerge the highest priced product among members of Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Apart from Bonny Light crudes, other Nigeria’s oil grades such as Brass [...]

January 3, 2018 Oil & Gas
Stakeholders bemoan 2017 challenges

Stakeholders bemoan 2017 challenges, hope for better 2018

Stakeholders bemoan 2017 challenges: At the outset of 2017, the Federal Government had raised a lot of expectations regarding the future of Nigeria’s petroleum sector, upon which the entire economy revolves. But as the year ended, things did not turn [...]

January 3, 2018 Government and politics

Herdsmen kill 50 in Benue communities

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have invaded five communities in Benue State, killing over 50 persons and leaving many others wounded.The attackers struck around 10:00 a.m. on New Year day and in the early hours of yesterday.The affected communities are in Logo [...]

January 3, 2018 Crime

I drink blood of people I kill, kidnap kingpin says

Ibrahim Umar, a 25-year-old kidnap-for-ransom kingpin, said he had not only killed over ten of his victims in recent times but also drank their blood raw. Umar made this chilling revelation yesterday when the police paraded him along with 15 [...]

January 3, 2018 Crime

Pen Cinema flyover bridge to ease traffic menace

Respite is coming the way of Agege residents following assurances that saviour Pen Cinema Flyover project would be put to use in next 10 months to ease traffic menace. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State told many residents on Tuesday [...]

January 3, 2018 Environmental issues
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