Nigeria’s crude oil production reached 236m barrels in the first half of 2024 despite supply challenges from the Dangote Refinery.

In the first half of 2024, Nigeria produced a total of 236,229,281 barrels of crude oil despite facing supply challenges to refineries like Dangote Refinery and others. The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission shared this data, indicating a slight decrease in production compared to the same period in 2023 when the country produced 219.5 million…

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Nigeria Customs seizes 150 cartons of bulletproof jackets valued at N1.68bn.

The Nigeria Customs Service made a significant interception of 150 cartons of bulletproof jackets valued at N1.687 billion in its Zone A Federal Operations Unit of Lagos. The Customs Area Controller, Kola Oladeji, revealed this information during a press briefing. The contraband items were discovered along the Ijebuode-Sagamu Expressway in Ogun State and were seized…

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NEMA Warns Rivers LGAs of Impending Floods

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has issued a warning about significant flooding expected in several Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Rivers State. Godwin Tepikor, Director of Risk Reduction at NEMA in Port Harcourt, emphasized the need for local government support to mitigate the flood’s impact. High-risk LGAs include Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Degema, and Ahoada East and…

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AEDC Urges Nigerians to Apply for Prepaid Meters

In line with the Federal Government’s directive to meter electricity consumers, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has intensified efforts to distribute meters to unmetered customers to ensure accurate and fair billing. According to a statement by AEDC’s Acting Managing Director, Mr. Victor Ojelabi, this initiative aims to resolve ongoing complaints from electricity consumers regarding…

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HYPPADEC Urges Legislation for Mandatory Life Jackets on Boats

The National Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) has called for legislation to make the use of life jackets mandatory for all boat passengers. During a stakeholders’ meeting on the agency’s Youth Transformation Programme (YTP) in Ilorin on Thursday, HYPPADEC Managing Director Abubakar Yelwa urged state Houses of Assembly in affected areas to pass…

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Marseille confirm £30m signing of Mason Greenwood months after being suspended by Man United for ass@ulting girlfriend

Mason Greenwood has completed his £30million move to Marseille from Manchester United, 30 months after being suspended by the English club for ass@ulting his girlfriend.   Greenwood, 22, will link up with former Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi after signing a contract with the French side worth £27m plus £3.2m in add-ons. Greenwood had not…

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Ndume should put Nigeria first rather than seeking to divide and distract the government – Deputy House of Reps spokesperson

Hon. Philip Agbese, Deputy Spokesperson of the House of Representatives, has advised Senator Ali Ndume to adopt the principles of teamwork and collaboration following his removal as Majority Whip of the Senate. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Thursday, July 18, Agbese remarked that Ndume’s removal was in line with standard parliamentary practices observed globally. He…

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Cross River Assembly demands investigation into disappearances of Corps member in Anambra

The Cross River House of Assembly, has called for thorough investigations into the disappearance of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Dorcas Paul Ojong, an indigene of the state, servicing in Anambra State. The assembly passed a resolution on Thursday, July 18, 2024, urging the Attorney-General of the federation and the Director-General, National Youth…

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Emir Sanusi Laments ‘Unbearable’ Hardship In Nigeria

The 16th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has expressed deep concern over Nigerians’ severe economic hardships. His comments came during a ceremony for the distribution of free fertiliser to 52,800 smallholder farmers across Kano State’s 44 local government areas on Thursday. Addressing the gathering at the Government House, alongside the newly appointed second-class Emirs of…

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Labour Rejected Tinubu’s Offer To Pay ₦250,000 Wage And Hike Petrol Price – NLC

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, says the Organised Labour rejected a proposal by President Bola Tinubu to pay ₦250,000 minimum wage and increase petrol prices. “Accepting ₦70,000 was the best way to save Nigerians from further hardship,” Ajaero said on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme on Thursday shortly after Labour met with…

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Nigerian Universities admitted over one million students illegally –JAMB reveals

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has revealed that some tertiary institutions in the country illegally admitted over one million students. JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, made this revelation on Thursday in Abuja at the ongoing policy meeting on 2023/2024 admissions. The policy meeting, which has heads of tertiary institutions in the country, and…

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