Prediction on disintegration of Nigeria will come to pass if — Prof Jega

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Wednesday warned that if preventive measures were not taken, the prediction on the disintegration of Nigeria will come to pass. Jega gave the warning on Wednesday in Abuja in a keynote address he delivered at a conference on ‘20 Years of Democracy’, organised by TELL magazine. It had been predicted in the build-up to the 2015 General Elections that Nigeria would disintegrate. The anticipated crisis was however averted when former President Goodluck Jonathan readily accepted his loss to President Muhammadu Buhari. “The CIA thought that 2015 was

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

There is no hunger in Nigeria – Agric minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, on Monday said Nigeria was producing enough food to feed itself and send to neighbouring countries. He described the cry by some Nigerians of hunger in the land as laughable, insisting that there was no hunger in Nigeria. The minister, who spoke at a press briefing to mark the 2019 World Food Day in Abuja, said, “I think we are producing enough to feed ourselves. I think there is no hunger in Nigeria; there could be inconveniences. When people talk about hunger in this government, I just laugh.” According to Nanono,

By |October 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Nigeria’s Democracy Is Maturing – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria’s Democracy is maturing. The President while recounting the 2019 General Elections, said that Nigeria has shown the world that it is capable of electing leaders in a peaceful and orderly manner. He stated this on Monday while speaking at the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja, with the theme, “Nigeria 2050: Shifting Gears”. In a statement by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President said,  ‘‘The elections have come and gone. Our country, once again, has shown the world that we can choose our leaders in a peaceful

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nigeria in danger over 11 contract breaches

THE BREACHED AGREEMENTS P&ID (Propane Dehydration (12-24 months) 88.198MMscf/d; Octopol Energy Limited (LPG Extraction (12-15 months) 4.676MMscf/d, 3.039MMscf/d, 4.800MMscf/d, 2.100MMscf/d, 13.4MMscf/d; Petrolog Oil &Gas Limited (CNG (9-24 months) 8.76MMscf/d, 20.600MMscf/d; GFD Energy Nigeria Ltd (GFD) (2million MT Floating LNG) 5.7MMscf/d, 7.5MMscf/d, 2.2MMscf/d, 9.2MMscf/d; Global Gas &refining Limited (GGRL) (LPG Extraction) 11.300MMscf/d, 12.398MMscf/d, 8.35MMscf/d. Davubic Energy Development Comp. Ltd (LPG Extraction) 8.4MMscf/d, 21.516MMscf/d, 18.1MMscf/d; Consortium of Drake Oil Limited & Partners (DOL) 7.42MMscf/d, 6.856MMscf/d, 14.564MMscf/d; Tricity Oil Nigeria Ltd 1.266MMscf/d, 4.977MMscf/d, 2.026MMscf/d, 4.979MMscf/d, 3.777MMscf/d. Colechurch International Ltd (LPG Extraction) 3.778MMscf/d, 3.335MMscf/d, 2.539MMscf/d, 2.071MMscf/d, 13.10MMscf/d, 1.000MMscf/d; Eurafic Oil &Gas Ltd (LPG Extraction)

By |October 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Buhari: Nigeria Lost $157.7bn to Illicit Financial Flows in 9yrs

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in New York disclosed that Nigeria lost an estimated $157.5 billion to illicit financial flows between 2003 and 2012. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the president quoted the 2014 Global Financial Integrity Report in his address to the high-level national side-event organised by the African Union Development Agency and New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Adesina said the event took place on the margins of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) with the theme, “Promotion of International

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Some people plotting to set Nigeria on fire –DSS

The Department of State Services, on Monday, alleged that some unnamed persons were plotting to set the nation on fire. The spokesperson for the DSS, Peter Afunaya, stated this in a statement on Monday. The statement did not however reveal the identities of the persons involved in the alleged plan to destabilise the nation. The statement read in part, “The DSS wishes to reiterate its earlier alert to the nation of plans by subversive groups and individuals to undermine national security, peace and unity in the country. “These elements are determined to exploit political differences and other occurrences, within and

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

$9.6b judgment: Danjuma’s, P&ID exposed

With the dust raised over the $9.6 billion judgment debt awarded to Process and Industrial Development Ltd (P&ID) yet to settle, another controversy over ownership of the project has surfaced. Billionaire businessman Gen. Theophilus Danjuma has been linked to the deal. A report by Businessweek quoted the one-time Minister of Defence as claiming that he committed $40 million to the takeoff of the project. P&ID, registered in the British Virgin Islands, won a contract to end gas flaring in the Niger Delta. Its chairman, Michael “Mick” Quinn, an Irishman, operated in Nigeria for decades, mostly as a military contractor. In

By |September 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mob storms Shoprite Lekki

A mob of angry looters has invaded Shoprite in Lekki, Lagos to retaliate the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Nigerians in South Africa have been attacked with their buildings and businesses burnt by a mob of South Africans, alleging they were taking over their jobs and country. Though they were resisted by policemen at the outlet, they eventually gained access and started throwing away items on the stands.

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

US Announces Additional Visa Charges For Nigerians

The United States has increased the cost of visa application for Nigerians. The US Consulate announced this in a statement issued on Thursday, explaining that it was “reciprocating” the extra visa fee the Nigerian government charges American citizens. According to the statement, Nigerians will be required to pay a fee called visa ‘issuance fee’, or ‘reciprocity fee’, for all applications for nonimmigrant visas in B, F, H1B, I, L, and R visa classifications. The issuance/reciprocity fee is different from the application fees as this will be charged in addition to the nonimmigrant visa application fee. The fees, however, are non-refundable,

By |August 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Homosexuality, lesbianism, cause of insecurity in Nigeria – Emir

The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has attributed the current security challenges in the country to the way in which Nigerians have been ignoring God’s commands and adopting satanic behaviours. The Emir said such satanic behaviours include rampant homosexuality, rape and lesbianism, which were causative factors of insecurity in the country. The monarch made the observation while addressing his subjects after Eid-el-Kabir prayer in Birnin Kebbi on Friday. “The society today is bedevilled by cases of rape, homosexuality, lesbianism, kidnapping and rampant killings which resulted into the present insecurity Nigeria is faced

By |August 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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