Category: Economy

Dozens burnt to death as Shell pipeline explodes in Rivers

Dozens were feared dead when a gas pipeline exploded at Kom Kom in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers state on Saturday. An eyewitness told newsmen that, “We were just waking up when we heard a very loud sound. We knew it was an explosion but did not know the kind of explosion. We later traced the tick smoke to the gas pipeline.” Authorities said majority of the casualties are burnt beyond recognition in the […]

Yahoo Yahoo: EFCC arrests seven suspects in Kaduna

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna zone have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters in a raid carried out in Nasarawa State. The Head Media and Publicity of the Commission, Mrs Zainab Ahmed listed the suspects as Peter Olu Tsetimi, Ogunbiyi Adekunle A and Emuze Omosigho Emmanuel. Others are Isaac Daro Obozokhai, Samuel Nana-Kofi Eruese, Edward Yusuf and Peace Manayin who are aged between 20 and 33 years. One of the suspects, […]

Churches in Israel kick against TB Joshua’s visit, give reasons

  Many churches in the Israeli city of Nazareth, have kicked against the planned visit of Nigerian televangelist and founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet T.B Joshua. According to an Israeli publication, Haaretz, Joshua’s planned visit has generated criticisms among residents and stakeholders, including church officials. Joshua is scheduled to visit Nazareth ahead of his church’s event tagged the “Nazareth Meeting with TB Joshua,” holding on June 23 and June 24. Some […]

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu blows hot over Miyetti Allah’s plan to set up vigilante in Igboland

  Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has kicked against the alleged plan by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association MACBAN, to set up a vigilante group in the South East. In a statement personally signed by him on Friday, the IPOB leader described the plan as idiotic, extremely shocking and shameful. Kanu rather demanded the immediate arrest of the MACBAN for daring to reveal their alleged criminal intention to […]

NNPC to resume oil search in Chad Basin 2 years after Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will resume crude oil search in the Chad Basin immediately it gets clearance from security agencies in the country. NNPC staff working for Frontier Exploration Services and their consultants from the University of Maiduguri were attacked and some of them abducted on July 25, 2017. The Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, made the disclosure during a courtesy visit on him by Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala […]