The Executive Secretary of Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), Olufemi Adewole, said the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) lied when it said members of the association owed it N26.7bn. According to Adewole, members of DAPPMA had, in the past one month, paid over N90bn for petrol supply but...
Several persons are feared dead and many others reportedly injured following an attack by suspected herdsmen in two villages in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The spokesman for the Kaduna State Government, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the attack, describing it as inhuman and barbaric. He also says more security...
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has accused Kaduna state government of Elrufa’i of sponsoring hate speech campaigns against it, with the public presentation of a Book early last week at Arewa House, Kaduna, during which Shias were called infidels by the organisers of the event. The press statement categorically denies...
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has entered into partnership with the Oyo State Government to establish a $200m (N72bn) modern dry port, as well as a truck transit park in the state, in conjunction with some Chinese investors. This was made known when the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the council,...
Not fewer than four travellers were killed and four others hospitalized in a bus attack carried out by some youths in Bali village of Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa. The Spokesman of the Adamawa State Police Command, SP Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the incident, said no arrest had been...
From Fatima Bukar, Abuja The federal government has been charged to ensure that masterminds of the odious invasion of National Assembly, have been brought to book. Legislative aides to the Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki who made the call, demanded the immediate prosecution of anyone found to have orchestrated the illegal...
By Juliet Odey Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has promised to support female politicians aspiring for political offices across party lines. According to a statement on Thursday by her spokesman, Suleiman Haruna, the President’s wife spoke while receiving members of a political group, the South-East Women for Buhari, at...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Yobe State chapter has accused members of the senatorial election panel of compromise, alleging that the primary election they claimed to have produced Mohammed Hassan was stage managed in his house. The state chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Sani Inuwa Nguru, laid the accusation in...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba, Maiduguri Hajiya Zainab Gimba has emerged the winner of the federal house of representatives primary election held on Saturday  in Borno state with 604 votes, defeating her opponent, Mai-Sharif Nur who polled 307. Alhaji Abdulrazak polled 19 votes while Baba Mala Kaigama scored 3 and Sule Gambo 2 votes. Alhaji Ahmed...
From Fatima Bukar, Abuja Sacked DSS czar, Lawan Daura, has been arrested and detained by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for “breaching national security.'' Report by SahararReporters revealed that Daura was arrested by the Police. News of the arrest reportedly sparked wild jubilation at the DSS headquarters according to SaharaReporters. Daura is currently...