The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has defended the Federal Government’s plan to transform illegal refineries in the Niger Delta into legal entities for proper integration of the youths in the region

The Group Managing Director, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, argued that getting the youths to form consortia to set up 1,000 barrels per day modular refineries would get them off criminality and create jobs. An illegal refinery is made up of Read more

The big players in the agric sector whose businesses thrive on importation now constitute a big threat to the Nigerian Agricultural Promotion Policy

The big players in the agric sector whose businesses thrive on importation now constitute a big threat to the Nigerian Agricultural Promotion Policy, and unless the Federal Government takes a decisive step to rescue the sector, the so-called economic diversification Read more

Nigerian Army On Sunday warned Nigerians against peddling rumours that could jeopardise the nation’s security

The Nigerian Army on sunday warned Nigerians against peddling rumours that could jeopardise the nation’s security. The Acting Director Defence Information, Brig-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, gave the warning in a statement in Abuja. He said the attention of Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Read more

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday dismissed reports that his nephew, Mamman Daura, was the one calling the shots in the Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday dismissed reports that his nephew, Mamman Daura, was the one calling the shots in the Presidency and by extension Nigeria. Buhari stated this in an interview with an on-air-presenter, Osasu Igbinedion. The interview was aired Read more

Security agencies in Nigeria have arrested about 800 suspected violent herdsmen across the country, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Security agencies in Nigeria have arrested about 800 suspected violent herdsmen across the country, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Prof. Osinbajo made this disclosure in Houston, Texas, US on Friday at a Townhall event where he interacted with US-based Read more

Nigeria: As Crisis Brews between National Assembly and Federal Government, Senate suspends work on 2017 budget, summons Adeosun, Udoma

Crisis is brewing between the National Assembly and the Federal Government over the 2017 budget.The Senate has suspended work on the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) and invited Budget and Planning Minister, Udoma Udo Read more