NNPC Begins Rehabilitation Of 3 Refineries To Meet 2019 Target

NNPC Begins Rehabilitation Of 3 Refineries To Meet 2019 Target
 

By CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos and FESTUS OKOROMADU, Abuja In line with the presidential mandate of rehabilitating the nation’s three refineries, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has inaugurated eight committees charged with the responsibility of returning the refineries to their namepla...

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2017

Yoruba Summit on Restructuring Begins in Ibadan

Yoruba Summit on Restructuring Begins in Ibadan
 

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Prominent Yoruba people and other eminent Nigerians are now in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for the mega summit of the Yoruba Standpoint on Restructuring that is ongoing at the main bowl of Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba. The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo,...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Banire’s ‘Misconduct’: Panel Begins Sitting

Banire’s ‘Misconduct’: Panel Begins Sitting
 

Embattled National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Muiz Banire, failed to appear yesterday before the disciplinary committee of the party at Ward C of Mushin Local Government of Lagos State. Banire was being investigated for alleged anti-party activities and misappropriation...

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 15, 2017

Fed Govt Accuses Lecturers of Bad Faith as ASUU Begins Strike

Fed Govt Accuses Lecturers of Bad Faith as ASUU Begins Strike
 

‘It’ll be total, comprehensive, indefinite’ Situation on campuses University teachers are set for major strike, it was announced yesterday. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) said the strike “will be total, comprehensive and indefinite” to press home lecturers’ demand for im...

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 15, 2017

Drug Abuse: NDLEA Begins House-to-House Campaign 

Drug Abuse: NDLEA Begins House-to-House Campaign 
 

From Fred Ezeh, Abuja  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has announced a change in approach and reinvented new tactics to tackle the menace of drug abuse. The agency announced that it commenced house-to-house campaign to educate the family unit of the short and long devastating effe...

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 10, 2017

Police Begins Full-Scale Investigation Into Robbery Incident On Jonathan’s House

Police Begins Full-Scale Investigation Into Robbery Incident On Jonathan’s House
 

SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, (THEWILL) – The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Police Command says it has commenced a full-fledge investigation into the case of theft in the Gwarinpa home of former president Goodluck Jonathan. The house located on number 89, Fourth Avenue in the Gwarimpa district of Abu...

Posted on Aug 1, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 1, 2017

Breaking: Lagos Begins Demolition of Shanties in Obalende

Breaking: Lagos Begins Demolition of Shanties in Obalende
 

The Lagos State Government, Saturday, started the demolition of illegal structures and shanties in Obalende. The government has served another 48 hours ‘Abatement Notice’, Tuesday, 25th to Thursday, 27th of July, 2017, to all owners of illegal structures and shanties including containerised shop...

Posted on Jul 29, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 29, 2017

Nigerian Army Begins De-Radicalisation of 43 Repentant Boko Haram Members

Nigerian Army Begins De-Radicalisation of 43 Repentant Boko Haram Members
 

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had begun the de-radicalisation of 43 Boko Haram insurgents who recently surrendered in Borno. A statement signed by Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Theatre Command, and made available to journalists in Maiduguri, said that the insurgents ...

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 24, 2017

Nigeria Begins Issuance of Temporary Work Permit Via Email to Expatriates

Nigeria Begins Issuance of Temporary Work Permit Via Email to Expatriates
 

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has begun issuance of Temporary Work Permit, TWP, Visa by e-mail to expatriates coming to the country for temporary work. The Comptroller-General of the NIS, Muhammad Babandede‎, disclosed this in a statement issued by the Service spokesperson, Sunday James, o...

Posted on Jul 13, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 13, 2017

JAMB Begins Sales Of 2017 Direct Entry, Foreign Candidates’ Forms July 10 – Official

JAMB Begins Sales Of 2017 Direct Entry, Foreign Candidates’ Forms July 10 – Official
 

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will begin the sale of the 2017 Direct Entry forms and registration of foreign candidates on July 10. JAMB’s Head of Public Relations Fabian Benjamin made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari, FCT, on Monday. ...

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 3, 2017

FG Begins Training of 7,500 Tax Advocates

FG Begins Training of 7,500 Tax Advocates
 

From Uche Usim, Abuja The Federal Ministry of Finance has begun training for 7,500 graduates to be deployed in rural communities as tax advocates.  Speaking after visiting the first batch of 27 graduates selected via the N-Power scheme in Abuja, Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, said governme...

Posted on Jun 27, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 27, 2017

INEC Begins Senator Melaye’s Recall July 3

INEC Begins Senator Melaye’s Recall July 3
 

Senator Dino Melaye By Ali Alkali with agency report The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will begin the process of recalling Senator Dino Melaye on July 3, 2017 as demanded by his senatorial district. Representatives of Kogi West Senatorial District had on Wednesday submitte...

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 23, 2017

Senate Begins Probe of Service Providers Over Dropped Calls

Senate Begins Probe of Service Providers Over Dropped Calls
 

By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Senate yesterday mandated its joint committees on Communication and Trade to carry out full scale investigation into incessant causes of dropped calls by the Service Providers. Just it urged the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) in collaboration...

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 7, 2017

Kidnapped Students: Lagos Begins Construction of Security Watch Towers Around School

Kidnapped Students: Lagos Begins Construction of Security Watch Towers Around School
 

The Lagos State Government on Monday said it has begun the construction of security watch towers at the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla. The tower, the government said, would be mounted with surveillance cameras and manned twenty four hours to ensure that intruders could be located from afar befo...

Posted on Jun 6, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 6, 2017

Excitement, Anxiety as Work Begins on Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project

Excitement, Anxiety as Work Begins on Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project
 

By Olakunle Olafioye Eleven years is so long a time to be expectant. But that is exactly how long it has taken Nigerians who travel frequently on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to have longed for an alternative route to and fro their destinations. Until few months ago when the ongoing expansion works b...

Posted on Apr 23, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 23, 2017

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