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DMO Solicits Media Support In Debt Management

The Director General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Ms. Patience Oniha, has solicited the support of the media in informing Nigerians on the management of the country’s debt stock and government’s drive towards infrastructural development. Oniha, who made the...

Fiancee Kidnaps Groom to Stop Wedding

A Saudi woman admitted to having her fiancé kidnapped two days before their wedding, according to the Saudi Sabq news agency. The would-be bride called the groom, a 48-year-old man, and asked him to come and see the family to...

FEC Approves Refinancing of Domestic Debts through External Borrowing

The Federal Executive Council has approved the refinancing of part of the country’s domestic debt through external borrowing. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, who disclosed this after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, allayed fears of increased borrowing, insisting...

Another kidnappers’ den found in Lagos

Another kidnappers' den or underground has been discovered in Lagos, this time at a popular bus stop called Ile Zik, named after the house of the first President of Nigeria, Dr Nnamidi Azikiwe, in Ikeja, capital of Lagos State. The...

Ndoma-Egba: We can no longer depend on crude oil to drive the economy

Chairman of the Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, has once again stressed the need for Nigeria to begin look outside oil in the interest of the future growth and development of the...

Dozens feared dead, over 60 houses razed as Boko Haram attack village in Adamawa

Another night of terrorism unfolded in Adamawa state on Wednesday with multiple attacks that killed unspecified number of people, according to community leaders. Chairman of Madagali Local Government Council, Yusuf Muhammed, confirmed the attacks that lasted over 4 hours. He said...

Beware of Recruiting Scams, NNPC Warns Nigerians

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has warned members of the public that the corporation was not undertaking any recruitment, hence they should be wary of fraudsters. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has, for the umpteenth time, reiterated that it...

Diezani Alison-Madueke: What An Appetite

By Tony Orilade & Aisha Gambari From time immemorial, precious metals – gold, silver and sparkling stones such as diamonds have delighted women. Relationships have been built and destroyed, wars fought for and reconciliations cemented with gold and precious stones....

Osinbajo Denies Insulting Agitators of Restructuring As Political Jobbers

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has reiterated he never cursed at those agitating for restructuring, and did not refer to them as political jobbers. According to Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media & Publicity, in a...

At Least 31 Fishermen Killed As Boko Haram Militants Rampage Through Maiduguri Town

Boko Haram militants swept through towns in Maiduguri, hacking villagers and killing 31 fishermen, vigilantes fighting the calamitous sect told AFP late Monday. "Boko Haram attacked Duguri and Dabar Wanzam islands and killed 31 people," a member of  the local militia...
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Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...