Reps probe $21bn debts owed by Int’l oil coys

From Christiana Ekpa Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu and other Chief Executive Officers of all oil companies operating in the country are expected to appear before the Ad-hoc Committee investigating the huge debts owed indigenous companies by International Oil Companies (IOCs) over loss of $21 billion The Ad-hoc equally More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Nigeria gets new Consul-General in New York

A new Consul-General, Benaoyagha Okoyen, has assumed duty at the Consulate-General office of Nigeria in New York. Mr Okoyen replaced late Tanko Suleiman, who died on Sunday, few days after returning from a completed More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Dino Melaye arraigned in Abuja court

Kogi state senator, Dino Melaye, was on Wednesday arraigned in an FCT High Court, Apo, on a six-count charge, bordering on attempted suicide, attempt to escape from custody and damage of police property. Mr Melaye, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Killing of 3 policemen: AIG, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa police commissioners meet

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro Benin Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5 in Benin, Mr. Rasheed Akintude, has held a security meeting with the Commissioners of Police in Edo, Delta and Bayelsa States. A statement More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Bishop Kukah donates relief materials to Katsina flood victims

From Raji Bello Sokoto Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah has donated relief materials to victims of the recent flood disaster in Jibia local government area of Katsina state. The Bishop More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Benue Speaker, Ikyange impeached

From Uche Nnorom Makurdi Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Terkimbir Ikyange was today impeached by 22 out of 30 members of the House. The impeachment  was said to have been  hurriedly carried out More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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BREAKING: APC loses 52 NASS members to PDP, ADP

  Fifty lawmakers belonging to the All Progressives Party (APC) today have announced their exit from the party into the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the African Democratic Congress (ADC). While 15 senators More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Suicide bomber attacks Borno Mosque, kills 7

A male suicide bomber has killed seven worshipers during morning prayer in a Mosque on Monday in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. Ali Kolo, the head of vigilance group in the area, disclosed this to the News More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Ex IGP, Commassie passes on at 76

From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua, Katsina The death has occurred of former Inspector General of Police and Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Commassie. His juniuor brother, Alhaji Dahiru More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Former CJN, Katsina-Alu dies at 77

The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the death of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu. The deceased who hailed from Ushongo in Benue, was the CJN from December 30, 2009 to August More...