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CONTRARY TO SPECULATIONS OF IMMINENT INCREASE IN THE PRICE OF PMS IN THE COUNTRY, THE NNPC HAS RULED OUT ANY INCREMENT IN THE EX-DEPOT PRICE OF PETROL IN MARCH. THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NNPC) HAS ADVISED MOTORISTS TO STOP PANIC-BUYING OF PETROL. IT SAID IT HAS NO PLAN TO INCREASE THE EX-DEPOT PRICE IN […]

THE QUEUES FOR PETROL GREW WORSE IN SOME PARTS OF THE COUNTRY ON SUNDAY FOLLOWING THE SHUTDOWN OF MANY FILLING STATIONS AMID HEIGHTENED EXPECTATIONS OF AN INCREASE IN THE PUMP PRICE OF THE PRODUCT. THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR PETROLEUM RESOURCES, CHIEF TIMIPRE SYLVA, HAD ON FEBRUARY 9 SAID NIGERIANS SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE PAIN […]

AS NIGERIA EXPECTS TO RECEIVE ABOUT FOUR MILLION DOSES OF THE ASTRAZENECA COVID-19 VACCINES, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION, WHO, AND UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND, UNICEF, HAVE SAID FRONTLINE HEALTHCARE WORKERS WOULD BE THE FIRST BENEFICIARIES. A STATEMENT JOINTLY SIGNED YESTERDAY BY THE NATIONAL PRIMARY HEALTHCARE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, NPHCDA, THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION, WHO […]

NIGER STATE GOVERNMENT HAS ADVISED PARENT NOT TO ALLOW THE ABDUCTION OF STUDENTS IN THE STATE TO DISCOURAGE THEM FROM SENDING THEIR WARDS TO SCHOOL. THIS WAS STATED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, HAJIYA HANATU JIBRIN SALIHU, WHILE HANDING OVER THE RELEASED STUDENTS WHO WERE ABDUCTED FROM GOVERNMENT SCIENCE COLLEGE, KAGARA TO THEIR RELATIVES IN […]

COORDINATOR OF THE KWARA STATE CHAPTER OF MIYETTI ALLAH ASSOCIATION OF CATTLE BREEDERS, ALIYU MOHAMMED, HAS SAID THAT THE BLOCKAGE OF CATTLE AND FOODSTUFFS TO THE SOUTH WEST THROUGH KWARA STATE WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE SAFETY OF FULANI IS GUARANTEED IN THE REGION. MOHAMMED SPEAKING TO NEWSMEN AFTER A CRUCIAL MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION IN […]

THE ZAMFARA STATE GOVERNOR, BELLO MATAWALLE, SAYS HE HAS A HUGE NUMBER OF REVELATIONS TO MAKE ABOUT  THE ATTACK ON GOVERNMENT GIRLS’ SECONDARY SCHOOL, JANGEBE ON FRIDAY WHEN OVER 300 STUDENTS WERE ABDUCTED. THE GOVERNOR, WHO STATED THIS WHEN 17 EMIRS IN THE STATE PAID HIM A SYMPATHY VISIT OVER THE ABDUCTION OF THE SCHOOLGIRLS, […]

FORMER US OLYMPICS WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS COACH JOHN GEDDERT DIED BY SUICIDE THURSDAY, HIS BODY FOUND HOURS AFTER HE WAS CHARGED WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND ABUSE OF ATHLETES IN HIS CARE. HOURS EARLIER NESSEL HAD ANNOUNCED A 24-COUNT CRIMINAL COMPLAINT AGAINST GEDDERT, WHO OWNED AN ELITE TRAINING FACILITY NEAR LANSING, MICHIGAN, WHERE CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER LARRY […]

GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL HAS SAID THE EUROPEAN UNION MUST PREPARE TO VACCINATE FOR NEW CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS OVER THE COMING YEARS AFTER EU LEADERS DISCUSSED WAYS TO FIGHT NEW VARIANTS OF THE VIRUS, STEP UP INOCULATIONS AND SAVE EUROPE’S TOURISM INDUSTRY FROM ANOTHER RUINOUS SUMMER. THE 27 EU LEADERS AGREED ON THURSDAY TO KEEP “TIGHT […]

US SENATE MINORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL SAID ON THURSDAY THAT HE WOULD “ABSOLUTELY” VOTE FOR TRUMP IF HE BECAME THE 2024 REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE. IT IS THE LATEST SHIFTING STANCE ABOUT THE FORMER PRESIDENT BY THE TOP REPUBLICAN IN THE SENATE. JUST TWO WEEKS AGO, MCCONNELL WHO EXCORIATED TRUMP OVER THE DEADLY JAN. 6 CAPITOL […]

NIGERIA’S STOCK MARKET EXTENDED ITS DECLINE ON THURSDAY AS THE MARKET CAPITALISATION DROPPED BELOW N21TN. THE NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE ALL-SHARE INDEX FELL BY 0.31 percent TO CLOSE AT 40,095.49 BASIS POINTS FROM 40,221.30 BASIS POINTS ON WEDNESDAY. THE MARKET CAPITALISATION OF EQUITIES DECLINED TO N20.98TN ON THURSDAY FROM N21.04BN ON WEDNESDAY. A TOTAL OF 326.04 […]


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