Monday, March 1, 2021

As Fuel Queues Return, Nigeria’s State-owned Oil Company Cautions Against Panic Buying

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) have cautioned motorists against panic buying as fuel queues returned in Abuja and Lagos over the weekend. THISDAY gathered that many filling stations were not selling petroleum products in Abuja and environs at the weekend, blaming rising depot price and...

Jangebe Abducted Female Students Yet To Be Rescued – Zamfara Government

PRESS RELEASE Some online media outlets have claimed the release of the female students of Govt. Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe from unsubstantiated sources and the flimsy imagination of the Punch newspaper Zamfara state reporter who initiated the rumour. Gov. Bello Mohammed MON Matawallen Maradun and his aides have since Friday when the girls were abducted...

We Are Used To A President Whose Words Mean Nothing – Aisha Yesufu

The co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls group, Aisha Yesufu, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over his handling of the increasing spate of abductions in the country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtmKn2m6nNQ&feature=emb_title When asked on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday, what she thinks of the President’s assurance to Nigerians about efforts being made to rescue all those who...

Utomi, Na’abba, Agbakoba, Falana, Others Launch Constirution Dialogue to Rescue Nigeria From ‘Brink of Civil Anarchy

Prominent Nigerians across different fields on Tuesday launched a Constitution Drafting Committee and Coordinating Committee of the People’s Constitutional Dialogue, which they say will rescue Nigeria from the precipice and brink of nationwide insecurity, ethnic and civil anarchy. Launched virtually and physically under the auspices of the National Consultative Front (NCFront), organisers noted that the...

Benue people against terrorists, killer herdsmen, not any tribe – Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, says people of the state are fighting against terrorists, killer herdsmen and criminality, not against any Fulani as some Nigerians believe. Ortom made the clarification on Monday in Makurdi, while briefing journalists on the state of insecurity in Benue. “We are not against any tribe, especially the Fulani people, but rather...

Emmanuel Onwubiko: South East, insecurity and governance

“The policy of overt and covert exclusion and discrimination beginning with Awolowo’s banking regulations at the end of the Civil War and pursued relentlessly by the Muhammed/ Obasanjo administration has had its day and must now end in the interest of stability and progress.” “In a famous motion which was disallowed for mysterious reasons by...

Gani Adams Chairs OPC, Others’ Meeting To Plan Defence Of Southwest

THE South West Security Stakeholders Group and Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-political group, on Friday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prove his innocence by publicly condemning the carnage, banditry and other nefarious acts being perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen across the South West. The traditional security groups comprising Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Agbekoya, Hunters’ Group, Isokan...

Nigerian military launched second Biafra war in Southeast – Nnamdi Kanu cries out

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday accused the Nigerian military, Department of State Services, DSS and the police of launching a second Biafra war in the Southeast. Kanu alleged that the Nigerian military used fighter jets, tanks and heavy war equipment while launching the attacks which started on...

Panic buying cause of queues at filling stations in Maiduguri – DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says queues observed in some filing stations in Maiduguri are caused by panic buying by motorists on the assumption that the price of petrol would soon increase. Mr Ibrahim Ciroma, North East Zonal Operations Controller of DPR, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on Friday that...

COVID-19: Vaccines Not Mark of “666’’, Primate Ndukuba Assures Nigerians

The Primate of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, has urged Nigerians, especially Christians to ensure that they were inoculated against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic when general vaccination commences in the country. Ndukuba said this at the February 2021 Standing Committee meeting of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, which began...

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