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Daily Archives: November 13, 2019

More troubles for Chinese oil firm as Nigerian govt moves to retrieve $3 billion

The Nigerian government has commenced legal proceedings against the Chinese-owned oil firm, Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, over the company’s alleged under-remittance of $3 billion in taxes and royalties. Court documents seen by Hope For Nigeria show that the funds, according to [...]

March 4, 2018 Oil & Gas

EU reacts to killing of UN humanitarian workers

The European Union, EU, has condemned the killing of humanitarian workers in Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State on Thursday night by Boko Haram. The union in a statement by its Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and [...]

March 4, 2018 International

NSCDC parades 4 suspects for robbery, possession of illegal arms in Plateau

The Plateau State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has paraded four suspects over possession of illegal arms and ammunition as well as for armed robbery. Commandant of the Corps, Olasupo A. Solomon, who paraded the [...]

March 4, 2018 Crime

Enugu APC passes vote of confidence on Buhari, State Working Committee

The Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, weekend, passed a vote of confidence on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. In the same vein, the Party unanimously gave a good performance verdict on its State Working Committee led [...]

March 4, 2018 Government and politics

Why I dumped PDP for SDP – Prof. Adeniran

A former Minister of Education, Tunde Adeniran, has explained why he left the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with his supporters to join the Social Democratic Party, SDP. Adeniran also said Prof. Jerry Gana had agreed to join him in the SDP. Both [...]

March 4, 2018 Government and politics

Goodluck Jonathan reacts to killing of UN humanitarian workers

The immediate past president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the killing of United Nation staff by Boko Haram insurgents. Jonathan condemned the spate of killings in the country, particularly the recent attack that led to the death of [...]

March 4, 2018 Government and politics

Mama Boko Haram speaks on insurgents’ intention to surrender

Aisha Wakil, better known as “Mama Boko Haram” has disclosed that members of Musab al-Barnawi faction of Boko Haram were ready to surrender. Recall that Wakil had on Friday disclosed Boko Haram’s intention for the abducted Yobe girls.  However, speaking with [...]

March 4, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Thugs invade Senator Ogembe’s empowerment event

Hoodlums today invaded the venue of the  empowerment programme, organised by Senator Ahmed Ogembe  for women in Okene, Kogi state. The Afims Hotel venue was already filled up  by guests , party members and the would-be-beneficiaries of the empowerment programme, [...]

March 4, 2018 Government and politics

Minister bags “Icon of Community Development Awards

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was on Saturday honoured with the Award of “Icon of Community Development’’ in his home town, Oro, Kwara. The Award was conferred on the minister at the 60th anniversary of Oro [...]

March 4, 2018 Government and politics