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NNPC says no more product import by 2019

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday said it planned to rehabilitate, revamp and upgrade all the refineries so that there would be no more product import by 2019.Dr Bello Rabiu, NNPC Chief Operating Officer (Upstream), said this during a panel discussion session at the West African International Petroleum Exhibition...

By Admin on February, 23 2017


Amaechi’s 8 years as Rivers Governor a waste? Insider takes on Wike; sets the record straight

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, Rivers State CAN’s Apostle of Peace and 2016 Sun Newspapers Governor of the Year Award Winner, had on 11th February, 2017 granted an interview to Editors of The Sun Newspapers, titled, ‘How I Parted Ways With Amaechi – Governor Wike...’; with the rider, ‘There won’t be...

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze on February, 23 2017


Ayade offers N1m for information on kidnappers

The Cross-River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has imposed a new security law on kidnapping and armed robbery.He announced 1million Naira for anyone who can offer information leading to the arrest of kidnappers and armed robbers in the state.The new law became necessary following the high spate of kidnapping and other...

By Admin on February, 23 2017


Fashola unveils agenda for roads, power and housing

Sets Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Second Niger bridge as top priorityThe Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has officially unveiled his short term plans to address housing deficits, provide good roads and urgently increase power generation in the country with extra 2, 000 megawatts.Fashola said, during his maiden press briefing...

By Olugbenga Adanikin, Abujaon on December, 8 2015


Julius Berger, RCC return to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Contractors handling the re-construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Julius Berger Plc and Raynolds Construction Company (Nigeria), are back on site in continuation of the job.Julius Berger’s men were seen working at the Redemption Camp and Arepo areas at the Lagos end of the road on Friday. But the work was more...

By Akinpelu Dada and Rasheed Bisiriyu on November, 23 2015


Despite confirmation by PDP, Akwa Ibom Governor denies SSS invasion of Govt. House

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, Friday denied the reported invasion of his official residence, known as Hilltop Mansion, by operatives of the State Security Service.The governor, who spoke to PREMIUM TIMES through his Chief Press Secretary, Ekerete Udo, said the reported raid on the Government House, Uyo, is a...

By Bassey Udo on September, 5 2015


Buhari should not negotiate with Boko Haram

“Terror must be stopped. No nation can negotiate with terrorists. For there is no way to make peace with those whose only goal is death” – George Bush, Rose Garden, April 4, 2002 In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States of America that brought...

By Bayo Olupohunda on July, 14 2015


Nigeria2015 Transition: History is made as Buhari Takes Over – LIVE UPDATES

Following his victory at the recent Presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari would be sworn in as Nigeria’s president today. He is taking over from Goodluck Jonathan who has led the country since the death of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua in 2010. His swearing-in makes history as Nigeria’s first switch of power from a...

By Sani Tukur and Adebayo Hassan on May, 29 2015


Buhari: why I became a democrat

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari yesterday made a solemn promise to Nigerians -  that his administration will not betray them.Besides, he spoke of his belief in multi-party democracy.Gen. Buhari, who was receiving a  Taraba State delegation, led by the All Progessives Congress (APC) governorship  candidate, Senator Aisha Alhassan, said the people sacrificed a...

By Tony Akowe on May, 7 2015


Buhari Orders His Security Personnel To Obey Traffic Rules

Determined to lead by example, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has instructed police and military personnel attached to him to respect traffic regulations during his movements.In a statement released by his media team in Abuja, Buhari said obeying the law would be the guiding philosophy of his administration, adding “without leadership by example,...

By Godwin Mbachu on May, 7 2015


 

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