Omokore, Diezani’s ally has case to answer, says judge

Mr Jide Omokore, a business ally of former Petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke has his hope to quash a $1.6billion fraud charge against him dashed. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja...

Ekiti fuel crisis: Fayose, oil marketers reach truce

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and oil marketers have agreed to sheathe their swords after a peace meeting brokered by Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola at the Government House, in Osogbo, Osun State. Fayose’s Chief Press...

3 men in new video were executed -Boko Haram

FG arraigns 7 suspects over murder of 12 foreigners as soldiers raid terrorists’ camps in Borno, rescue 455 hostages  Boko Haram has released a new video showing the execution of three men the group accused of...

AEDC boosts electricity supply to FCT

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has commissioned 20×60 MVA 132/33KV transmission sub-station in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to boost electricity supply to residents. The Managing Director of AEDC, Mr Ernest Mupwaya, said at the...

Lai Mohammed Promises-Whistle-Blowers will Receive 5% of any N1bn Recovered

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that any whistle-blower whose information leads to the recovery of up to N1 billion will receive 5% of the amount, The Guardian reports. He said that the...

FG to reduce petrol importation to 60%

It has expressed commitment to the plan to reduce importation of petroleum products from the present 95 per cent to 60 per cent by 2018. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, restated...

Sokoto varsity to get 3 new Faculties

Plans are on to establish three new facilities at the Sokoto State University, Governor Aminu Tambuwal has disclosed. They include Faculties of Medicine, Engineering as well as Information and Communications Technology. He stated this at the inauguration ...

Herdsmen kidnap NHIS auditor, police arrest 17

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Saturday abducted the External Auditor of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Zakari Sada, along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. Sada, a former board member of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, was reportedly kidnapped...

President Buhari grieves Adebayo

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late former governor of the defunct Western Region, retired Maj.-Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo, as a true patriot. A statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi...

FG orders more troops in Kaduna state

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered security reinforcements in Kaduna State to solve the security challenges in the area. He took the decision following reports of communal clashes that resulted in the loss of lives earlier...