Fuel scarcity resurfaces in Abuja… yesterday. The Federal Government has attributed the sudden return of queues at filling stations in parts of the country to what it described as unresolved feud between petroleum tanker drivers and their employers, among other issues. Specifically, fuel stations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have suddenly started witnessing long queues of motorists struggling to buy petrol since Saturday. Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian […]
Chelsea fans protested their involvement outside Stamford Bridge All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League have now withdrawn from the competition. Manchester City were the first club to pull out after Chelsea had signalled their intent to do so by preparing documentation to withdraw. The other four sides - Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham - have all now followed suit. The Super League said it […]
A move to cut the skyrocketing costs of cement began yesterday at the National Assembly. The Senate urged the Federal Government to introduce liberal policies to stimulate more investment in the manufacturing of the product. The upper chamber said such policies should include provision of industrial and larger tax incentives to encourage local investments in cement production in Nigeria. The resolution was sequel to the consideration of a motion titled: […]
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba, Edward Nnachi, Leke Baiyewu, Dennis Naku, James Abraham, Raphael Ede and Peter Dada 3:20 am The Federal Government on Tuesday expressed anger over a plan by the United Kingdom to offer asylum to “persecuted” members of the Indigenous People of Biafra and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra. The Minister of Information and Culture, […]
After less than a day of deliberation, jurors have found Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges over George Floyd's death. The jury returned guilty verdicts of second degree murder, third degree murder and manslaughter. The former police officer was filmed kneeling on Floyd for more than nine minutes during his arrest last May. Chauvin will remain in jail until he is sentenced.