Over 500 jerrycans of petroleum products were set ablaze in Esuk Otu creek in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State last Saturday during a raid by security personnel led by the state Acting Governor, Mr. Efiok Cobham. The jerrycans laden with petroleum products and pumping machines were stacked in a barge
Daily Archives: February 4, 2013
Former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court, seeking an order directing the commission to conduct a fresh governorship election in the state. Sylva, according to a suit instituted by his counsel, Chief Robert Clarke (SAN)
Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrasheed Maina has expressed surprised that the Nigeria Police would declare him wanted when he has never received or turned down any invitation from the police.
Special Adviser to Kaduna State Governor, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero on Islamic and Pilgrimage Matters, Sheik Halilu Abdullahi Maraya has tasked the people of the North, particularly Kaduna State to emulate the people in South-West part of the country on religious tolerance.
Staffers of Imo State judiciary will today commence an indefinite strike to press home their grievances over alleged selective implementation of the minimum wage at the expense of the workers in the state judiciary by the Governor Rochas Okorocha administration. This was contained in a communiqué issued after a general meeting of the state chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
Warri Wolves’ player, Sunday Mba, became an instant hero yesterday at the on going Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa when he scored the winner in a 2-1 victory for the Eagles over Cote d’Ivoire to qualify for the semi final . A 78th minute solo effort was all Mba needed to kill the Elephants and write his name in the history books of the competition. The victory has ended the Golden Generation of the Cote d’Ivoire as
Tragedy struck the University of Calabar (UNICAL) community in Cross River State as Prof. Nathaniel Bassey was allegedly murdered by his sons over N45million pension pay-off. Investigations revealed that the late Prof. Bassey, 67, was allegedly killed by his two sons, Ekemini and Odiong, with the hope of collecting the amount.
A trigger-happy police officer, Kazeem Sheu (ASP) attached to Ajagba Divisional Police Station in Irele at the weekend gunned down his junior officer, Inspector Adelakun Lawal at a beer palour in Ondo town for allegedly arguing with him. The two officers, it was learnt, were long-time good friends until the tragic incident. The duo was said to have gone to the beer parlour located at Ejankole Street in Okerowo area
MUHAMMAD Ali’s brother says the ailing boxing icon is on the verge of death – and his final days are being marred by a bitter family feud fuelled by his wife. The former heavyweight champion, 71, is gripped by Parkinson’s and Rahman Ali’s fears he is in terminal decline.
As part of efforts to address infrastructural gaps in Nigeria, Dangote Industries Limited, last week in Lagos signed a strategic agreement with General Electric (GE) to collaborate on power, transportation and oil & gas projects. GE is a global leader in the design, manufacture, supply, installation and maintenance of technology