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Reps probe Duke Oil over N6trn revenues

By Joshua Egbodo Abuja– The Ad Hoc committee of the House of Representatives investigating alleged revenue leakages in the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and other subsidiaries of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has directed its searchlights in the ...

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Plateau confirms new Lassa fever case

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja– Plateau state government yesterday confirmed a suspected case of Lassa fever in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Kuden Kamshak, a medical doctor, said the infected persons had been quarantined. “Currently, there is a case ...

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Group want scandal at NNPC investigated

A group under the aegis of Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), has called for investigation of the fraudulent activities rocking the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The group equally warned against frustrating the Minister of State for Petroleum, ...

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Amaechi seeks $16bn for new rail lines

*Says more coaches to arrive December   The federal government needs about $16 billion to construct major rail lines, Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said. The minister said this Thursday while speaking to State House correspondents after a ...

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Workers face sack as FG winds down NERFUND

The Federal Government has begun plans to shut down the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) over non-performance and non-performing loans of over N17.5 billion. A source at the Federal Ministry of Finance, told our correspondent on Thursday in Abuja that ...

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Again, PDP loses two Reps to APC

Two members of the House of Representatives, Zephaniah Jisalo and Yusuf Tijjani, have defected from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The duo informed the House of their defection in separate letters read on ...

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