Police confirm death of 6 in Benue boat mishap

By Nicholas Dechi, Makurdi.   The Police Command in Benue State on Thursday confirmed the death of six persons in a boat accident, which occurred in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.   A statement issued by the…
265 illegal refineries in SPDC corridor – Sylva

By Solomon Asowata, Lagos.   The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says there are about 265 illegal refineries in the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) corridor alone, as Nigeria continues to grapple with oil theft.  …
Outgoing NGF chairman rates Osinbajo’s leadership of NEC high

By Chijioke Okoronkwo, Abuja.   Gov. Kayode Fayemi, the outgoing Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has applauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his sterling leadership qualities in chairing the National Economic Council (NEC).   Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement…
FRSC partners NURTW on speed limit enforcement

By Ibironke Ariyo, Abuja.   The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has stressed the need for members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) to comply with presidential directives on compulsory installation of speed limit device in their…