NNPC disowns alleged $3.5bn subsidy fund

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has denied the existence of an alleged $3.5bn subsidy slush fund for underhand payments of differentials in the pump price of petrol.

The corporation, in a statement, said its Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has explained to the Sen [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

Kaduna government alleges hate preaching by pastors

The Kaduna State Government has alleged hate preaching by some pastors in the state due to the recent killings recorded in parts of the state.

Deputy governor of the state, Barnabas Yusuf Bala, who spoke on behalf of the Christian leaders in the state government, frowned at the alleged “r [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

2019: TMG, voters launch ‘Charter of Demands’ for candidates

A coalition of over 400 civil rights organisations under the aegis of Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, has unfolded its plans to lead Nigerian voters to demand accountability and set agenda for candidates in the 2019 general elections.

The plan, according to a statement by the chairperson of T [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

Kwali APC flag bearer solicits support of party loyalists

A former member of FCT Area Councils Commission, Hon. Danladi Chiya, has called on members of the All Progressives Congress APC, in the council to support his candidacy to enable the party retain its seat in the next elections. 

He made the appeal to The Abuja Inquirer in Kwali while expre [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

PCRC organises acquisition programme in Madalla

The chairman, Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC, in Madalla, a suburb of Suleja local government area of Niger State, Rev. Olomofe Taiwo, has said that the committee has organized a skills acquisition programme for the residents aimed at reducing criminality in the area. 

He discl [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

FCTA/FCDA cooperative beg Bello to fight corruption

Workers of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA and the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, especially members of the FCTA/FCDA Staff Multi-purpose Cooperative, have appealed to FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello and the FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, to come to th [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

Mystery grips Makurdi as woman, husband, kids found dead

Hell was let loose last Friday night when a woman allegedly killed her husband, their three children and herself in Makurdi, Benue State.

The woman, Rachel, is alleged to have killed her husband, Nicholas Adestav, their three children, Nguevese, Senater and Joshua and later stabbed herself to d [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

Baru charges petroleum experts to find more oil

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikati Baru, has charged members of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists, NAPE, to deploy their wealth of knowledge and experience and find more crude oil to meet the 40 million barrels reserves tar [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


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