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FG initiates peace move to end agitations

FG initiates peace move to end agitations

2017-11-07 12:55:18

The Federal Government yesterday, initiated a peace move to quell various forms of agitations in different parts of the country. This came as Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday, accused the All Progressives Congress, APC led government of marginalisation against Ndigbo, saying it cannot be intimidated into silence in the face of such marginalisation. A cross section of members of the various pro-Biafra groups that converged in Umuahia to name Nnamdi Kanu the leader Leader and arrowhead of the agitation for Briafra Republic Speaking during the flag-off of a state-wide sensitisation programme tagged: “Building… continue reading


Two truckloads of INEC materials intercepted in Anambra, party alleges

Two truckloads of INEC materials intercepted in Anambra, party alleges

2017-11-07 12:28:39

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) yesterday alleged that security agents have intercepted two lorry loads of sensitive electoral materials in Awka, Anambra meant for the November 18 governorship election. National Chairman of the party, Victor Oye, who briefed newsmen in Awka, said the materials, which included ballot papers and result sheets among others, were ceased at a hotel in Awka, the state capital. Although Oye could not name anybody or political party behind what he called a dastardly incident, he fingered the opposition in the state of being responsible for the importation of the materials into the state. But… continue reading


Oil price rises to $62.53

Oil price rises to $62.53

2017-11-07 12:00:25

OIL price rose further, yesterday, with Brent climbing 46 cents to $62.53, while West Texas Intermediate, WTI rose 23 cents to $55.87 a barrel, the highest since July 2015 as Saudi Arabian King Salman’s anti-corruption drive shook the world’s biggest crude exporter. Oil Also, oil production reached levels last seen more than two years ago just weeks before major producers gather to discuss prolonging historic production caps. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, said the federal government supports an extension of a deal between Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Russia, and other non-members to cut oil… continue reading


Trump claims ‘progress’ on global problem of North Korea

Trump claims ‘progress’ on global problem of North Korea

2017-11-07 11:46:01

North Korea poses a worldwide threat that requires worldwide action, President Donald Trump said in Seoul Today, but insisted “we are making a lot of progress” in reining in the rogue state. The US leader, standing alongside his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In, reiterated he was prepared to use the full range of American military might in order to halt Pyongyang’s march towards becoming a full-fledged nuclear power. But he added: “It makes sense for North Korea to come to the table to make a deal that is good for the people of North Korea and the people of the… continue reading


Abraham has no regrets about Nigeria snub

Abraham has no regrets about Nigeria snub

2017-11-07 11:05:50

New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation. Tammy Abraham Abraham’s father is Nigerian and a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinnick, who claimed in September that Abraham had decided to play for the west African country. But Abraham, an England Under-21 international, denied the claim and having been called up for England’s forthcoming friendlies against Germany and Brazil, the striker is not entertaining second thoughts. “I see myself as being a long-term England player,” Abraham, 20, told reporters at England’s St George’s… continue reading


Rohr may invite new players as Argentina land in Russia today

Rohr may invite new players as Argentina land in Russia today

2017-11-06 08:29:56

Following the spate of injury induced withdrawals from Nigeria’s team to the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier and the international friendly game against Argentina, Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr, is thinking of inviting new players to fill the void created by the absentees. As at last count, Odion Ighalo, Simon Moses, Victor Moses and Ogenyi Onazi were said to be unavailable for the matches due to various degrees of injury. Among the players expected to fill the void are the three initially placed on standby by Rohr, including Kenneth Omeruo and Alhassan Ibrahim, as well as Girona striker, Olanrewaju Kayode.… continue reading


Niger Delta Avengers declares fresh war on oil facilities

Niger Delta Avengers declares fresh war on oil facilities

2017-11-04 11:14:33

As the Niger Delta Avengers threatens to resume fresh attacks on oil facilities in Nigeria, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and others have said such action would have a grave impact on the nation’s economy and its people. They, therefore, urged the government to engage the militants to avert such attacks. The group had announced an immediate end to its ceasefire with the Federal Government in a statement posted on its website yesterday. It had also accused the Federal Government of being insincere despite the commitment by the leaders of the region to… continue reading


Anglican Bishop advises Buhari against running for second term

Anglican Bishop advises Buhari against running for second term

2017-11-04 10:49:09

The Anglican Bishop of Diocese of Egbu, Owerri North, Imo State, Geoffrey Enyinnaya Okorafor, yesterday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to read the handwriting on the wall, ignore political sycophants and leave office on May 29, 2019. This is coming after analysing the economic, political and social condition of the country, for which the cleric also criticised the Buhari administration for not paying adequate attention to public opinion, especially on the corruption fight. Okorafor, who advised Buhari in his 82-page address tagged: Presidential Address and Charge delivered during the first session of the eight synod of the church at the Cathedral… continue reading


Fresh push for crude oil exploratory work in Benue trough

Fresh push for crude oil exploratory work in Benue trough

2017-11-04 10:34:10

Following the flag-off of oil search on the Nasarawa State end of the Benue Trough last week, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced move to mobilize for oil exploration in the Benue State sector of the Benue Trough. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti KacallaBaru, who led a high-powered delegation from the Corporation to the Governor of Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom, disclosed that all was set for seismic data acquisition work to commence in the state. Dr. Baru also disclosed that apart from oil exploratory work, NNPC was also ready to kick-off its biofuel project… continue reading


Supreme Court considers fate of Liberia presidential runoff

Supreme Court considers fate of Liberia presidential runoff

2017-11-04 09:12:17

Liberia’s Supreme Court yesterday said it would decide on Monday whether a runoff vote for the presidency will go ahead, after hearing arguments from an opposition party and the electoral commission. Chief Justice Francis Korkpor said the court would issue a decision on Monday at 10am (1000 GMT) over whether the runoff between former international footballer George Weah and incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai would proceed. However, most observers agree the scheduled date of November 7 now looks near-impossible. Charles Brumskine, who came third in an October 10 election behind Weah and Boakai, is alleging “massive fraud and irregularities” marred the… continue reading


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