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Bunkering: Army Uncovers Illegal Site Near NPA In Port Harcourt

An illegal oil bunkering site has been discovered in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital by Nigerian Army, the force said on Wednesday. The army said the bunkering site is about one kilometre from the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in the state capital. Brigadier Steven Olabanji, Commander of 2 Brigade …

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Cholera: No Outbreak In Bakul, Dunmagari, Others – Bauchi Govt

Following recent speculations in a report that there were several cases of cholera in Bakul, Dunmagari and Gallari, among others in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State, the state government has said that there are no such cases in the state. Dr. Ahmed Fanti, Director, Bauchi State Disease Control, …

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Court Grants Urgent Hearing For BGL’s N5.8bn Debt Case

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday rejected the prayer by BGL Group not to urgently hear a case it filed against the Security and Exchange Commission to challenge its suspension from capital market activities. BGL on May 27, 2015, obtained an interim injunction by Justice Saliu Saidu restraining …

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Hell Let Loose In Church: Pastor Barkuma Andrew Chased Out Of Pulpit

Hell was let loose on Sunday at the United Methodist Church in Oshodi, Lagos as the members rejected their pastor and chased him away for allegedly impregnating his housemaid who is also a member of his church. According to the report, Pastor Barkuma Andrew was stopped from leading the church …

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Senate Rules Forgery: Suit Against Saraki, Ekweremadu Still In Court

Contrary to reports in some quarters, the Senate Unity Forum (SUF) on Wednesday said it is going ahead with its suit on the forgery of the Senate Standing Orders against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. Other defendants are the Clerk of the National Assembly, the …

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Federal Appointments: Buhari Didn’t Inform Me Of My Non-inclusion – Ogbonaya-Onu

OnuDr Ogbonaya Onu, chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), has refuted claims making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari called to notify him of his non-inclusion in the latest Federal appointments. According to a Facebook post, Onu reportedly told a friend that Buhari informed him via a phone call that …

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Burkina Faso: Nigeria Donates 20 Vehicles For October Elections

The Federal Government on Tuesday donated 20 Hilux vans to Burkina Faso to assist the country conduct its general elections scheduled for October. Mr Bulus Lolo, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivered the vehicles on behalf of Nigeria. Mr Barthelemy Kere, President, Commission Electorale Nationale Independent of Burkina …

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Sam Inokoba Was A True Leader, Says Sylva

Former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has described the late Col. Sam Inokoba (rtd) as a great community leader and an intelligent politician whose contributions to society will be missed by the whole Bayelsa and, indeed, Nigeria. In a statement issued in Abuja by his Media Adviser, Mr. …

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Business Mogul Fernandez dies at 79

Chief Antonio Oladeinde Fernandez, 79, the billionaire businessman died Tuesday night in a Belgian hospital after a brief illness, a source close to the family has confirmed. Details of the death of the oil magnate, diplomat and former Permanent Representative of Central African Republic to the United Nations (UN) remained hazy last night. One of Africa’s richest …

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Google Unveils New Logo, Delivers Biggest Revamp In 16 Yrs

Google is changing its logo and identity, reflecting a digital world centered on mobile devices. In one of the biggest changes since 1999, the web company’s new banner uses a simpler sans-serif typeface while retaining the four colours — red, blue, yellow and green — for the name Google, the …

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