Oil Exploration: NNPC Raise Alarm Over Lack Of Funds

By Cyril Ogar The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, has raised concerns over the dearth of funding for oil and gas exploration in the country. Baru, who delivered an address at the 42nd Nigeria Annual

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Breaking: EFCC Freezes Benue State Govt Accounts

The plot to frustrate Governor Samuel Ortom after his daring move to defect from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took a dramatic turn Tuesday following indication that the state government’s bank accounts have been

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‘US Wildfire To Burn Throughout August’

California’s biggest wildfire on record is expected to burn for the rest of the month, fire officials said on Tuesday. The Mendocino Complex Fire has already engulfed 290,692 acres (117,639 hectares) – almost the size of Los Angeles. Barely a

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Matthew Seiyefa Takes Over As DSS Acting DG

Chidozie Ogbonnaya with agencies Following the termination of the appointment of the Director General, Department of State Service (DSS), Lawal Daura, due to a siege on the National Assembly laid by security agents on Tuesday morning,  Mr. Matthew B. Seiyefa is to

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49 Lawmakers Declare Support For Saraki, Ekweremadu

49 senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform on Tuesday, declared support for President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Chief Ike Ekweremadu. The lawmakers affirmed their support on a list made available to newsmen in

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Over 60 PDP Stalwarts Defect With Akpabio To APC

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya   As expected the defection of Chief Godswill Akpabio, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has caused defection of no fewer than 65 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftains in what has been described as the biggest

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Tariff To Grow By 14% With New Power Policy – DISCOS

By Cyril Ogar The Eligible Customer policy introduced by the Federal Government in the power sector will lead to a 14 per cent increase in the electricity tariff payable by residential consumers across the country, power distribution companies have said.

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Kano 2019: Ten Aides To Governor Ganduje Resign

Ten aides to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje have resigned their appointment and pledged their allegiance to former deputy governor, Hafiz Abubakar. They officials include two special advisers, three senior special assistants, two special assistants and two personal assistants. Addressing journalists on

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BREAKING: Saraki Arrives NASS

The Senate President,  Bukola Saraki,  has just entered the National Assembly. He came in company with a retinue of aides to greet jubilant senators and members of the House of Representatives according to PUNCH. Saraki and his aides stormed the National Assembly

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NASS Invasion: Saraki, Dogara Postpone Leadership Meeting

Following the on-going invasion of the National Assembly complex by men of the Department of State Services (DSS) in which legislators and members of staff, including the Clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Omolori, who is the administrative

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