The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) increased its daily average natural gas supply to the nation’s gas power plants by 123 per cent to 730 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscf/d) in June. In contrast, the corporation supplied the power plants 327mmscf/d in the corresponding period in 2016, the Monthly Financial and Operations Report
Boko Haram jihadists have kidnapped nine people in two separate attacks in which one person was killed and two injured in Nigeria’s volatile northeast, vigilantes said Tuesday. they said Five members of a family were kidnapped along a highway, 50 kilometres (30 miles) outside the city of Maiduguri as they waited for their car to
The Trade Union Congress, TUC, has condemned the comment by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, that a new minimum wage will be selectively implemented. TUC warned Nigerian government that the move would be retrogressive, describing it as unacceptable. Osinbajo had disclosed that the administration was considering increasing the remuneration package, especially bonuses of certain
There are strong indications that the Federal Executive Council will, at its meeting on Wednesday (today) decide on the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, who gave this indication in an interview with journalists on Tuesday, said the university lecturers had deliberated on the offers
LAGOS STATE will today arraign suspected kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, before Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the High Court in Ikeja. The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Mr. Adeniji Kazeem will lead the prosecution team. The Police yesterday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that it did not authorise any lawyer to represent it
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has justified his directive to the Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and heads of other security agencies on why they must submit case files of high profile cases to his office to check abuses and proliferation.
The Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (FMMSD) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bank of Industry (BoI) for the management of a N5 billion fund in support of Artisanal and small scale miners in the country. Under the arrangement, the ministry would contribute N2.5billion which would be matched by
Plateau state government has been called upon to show more commitment in the implementation of Greater Jos Master Plan. Environmental experts made the call in Jos on Wednesday while speaking with JAY FM following series of complaints by residents over perennial flooding and erection of unapproved structures in different parts of the state Correspondent JAMES