240 trucks of petrol dispensed to Abuja to curtail fuel scarcity

The fuel supply and distribution situation has drastically improved in Abuja and its environs as the long fuel queues is gradually easing out following the increased truck out from 186 to 240 trucks on Tuesday. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and its downstream subsidiary Nigerian Products Marketing Company, NPMC, said in a statement that… Read More 240 trucks of petrol dispensed to Abuja to curtail fuel scarcity

Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES) vow to stop acquisition of scrap vessels in Nigeria

The Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES) in Nigeria has said it would ensure that only certified sea-worthy ships are acquired and brought into Nigeria. Speaking with newsmen in Lagos, President of the association, Engr. Charles Uwadia said that the initiative would be among key issues for discussion at the association’s Maritime Technical Summit… Read More Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES) vow to stop acquisition of scrap vessels in Nigeria

Nigerian Army issues statement on Boko Haram members fleeing Sambisa Forest

The Army Headquarters’ Public Relations Director, Col. Sani Usman issued a statement of Boko Haram militants fleeing their Sambisa Forest enclave and called on members of the public to be observant and report any suspicious person(s). He said, “This is to inform the public that due to aerial bombardment and concerted efforts of the ground… Read More Nigerian Army issues statement on Boko Haram members fleeing Sambisa Forest

China offer $15million as agricultural assistance to Nigeria

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday in Beijing offered 15 million dollars agricultural assistance to Nigeria for the establishment of 50 Demonstration Farms across the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Mallam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari and made available to newsmen on Tuesday… Read More China offer $15million as agricultural assistance to Nigeria

UK Minister admits to a relationship with a sex worker

Culture secretary John Whittingdale has admitted to having a relationship with an escort. Whittingdale gave a statement to BBC’s Newsnight, in which he said he was not aware of the woman’s job until after their relationship. The Cabinet Minister added that his position as the boss of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport had… Read More UK Minister admits to a relationship with a sex worker

American TV personality and producer, David Gest found dead in his hotel room

Entertainer, producer and reality television star David Gest was found dead in his room in a London hotel. He was aged 62. Gest, who is a former husband of singer Liza Minnelli, died at the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf. His friend and ex-bodyguard Imad Handi confirmed the news in a statement. Gest was… Read More American TV personality and producer, David Gest found dead in his hotel room