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Wike Vows To End FCT Kidnappings As Tinubu Approves Procurement Of Tracker

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has announced that President Bola Tinubu has approved emergency procurement of digital tracking tools to combat kidnappings in the territory. Speaking at a media chat on Monday in Abuja, Wike declined to share specific details but acknowledged the cooperation of informants recently apprehended by security …

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Nigeria To Seal Refinery Deal With S/Arabia H1, 2024, Despite Skepticism

The federal government is meticulously pursing its refinery rehabilitation deal with Saudi Arabia despite fears expressed by some analysts with industry knowledge. The deals included a pledge by Saudi officials to fix Nigeria’s four broken oil refineries, which haven’t worked in years, forcing the country to import all of its fuel. The federal government is …

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4000 Vessels, 72,000 Seafarers Visit Nigerian Ports Annually – NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has disclosed that 4000 ocean going vessels visit the nation’s seaports annually. Speaking in Lagos, at the commissioning of the Mission to Seafarers (MTS) centre in Lagos, the managing director of NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko, said a minimum of 6,000 Seafarers visit the country’s seaports every month. LEADERSHIP reports that with …

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Lafarge Africa Pioneers Green Mobility In Africa

Lafarge Africa Plc, has announced a significant milestone in its sustainability journey with the launch of an Electric Vehicle (EV) truck into its supply chain fleet. Speaking at the launch of the EV Truck at the company’s Ewekoro factory, GMD/CEO, Lafarge Africa Plc, Lolu Alade-Akinyemi said, “today, as we gather here, we mark yet another …

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Oyo State Government Issues Warning to Butchers and Livestock Handlers About Anthrax

The Oyo State Government has launched an awareness campaign targeting butchers and livestock dealers, aiming to educate them about the lethal anthrax disease. Mr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, shared this information during a press conference in Ibadan on Wednesday. Olaleye emphasized that the state government is committed to intensifying its …

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NMDPRA Rallies Stakeholders For Gas Utilization To boost Development

Chidi Ugwu | Indepedent The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) at the weekend urged collaborations and interventions amongst stakeholders that are needed to improve domestic gas utilisation in the country. Speaking at the stakeholders’ engagement on gas utilisation in Nigeria, the Authority Chief Executive (ACE), Engr Farouk Ahmed, said policy frameworks such …

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Oyo State Government Issues Warning to Butchers and Livestock Handlers About Anthrax

The Oyo State Government has launched an awareness campaign targeting butchers and livestock dealers, aiming to educate them about the lethal anthrax disease. Mr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, shared this information during a press conference in Ibadan on Wednesday. Olaleye emphasized that the state government is committed to intensifying its …

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FRSC clamps down on trucks carrying livestock, human passengers together – Biu

NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA The Corps Marshal observed that such dangerous practices, mostly by drivers conveying livestock and other goods from Northern parts of Nigeria to the South, had been putting many lives in danger, particularly when accidents occurred. The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr Dauda Biu, said the corps would clamp down on the dangerous …

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NAFDAC warns consumers of harmful imported pesticides

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control is soliciting the cooperation of stakeholders and the general public to rid the country of hazardous pesticides. The agency’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said this in a statement issued to newsmen by its resident media consultant, Mr Olusayo Akintola, on Sunday in Abuja. According to …

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Republic of Korea set to invest in Oil refinery, cyber space, others in Nigeria

Republic of Korea Tuesday said the country is set to invest in Nigeria with focus on agriculture, energy, natural resources, cyberspace, biotechnology and  oil refinery. Mr Jang Sungmin, Special Envoy of the President of Korea, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Abuja after having a meeting with Vice President Kashim Shettima and other top government …

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