NNPC announces the death of Former NNPC GMD, Baru

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) regrets to announce the demise of its former Group Managing Director (GMD), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, Friday night. Dr. Baru, a consummate Mechanical Engineer, died after a brief illness, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Dr. Kennie Obateru stated this in a release today. The release said NNPC Group Managing Director, Mallam Mele Kyari expressed shock over the … Continue reading NNPC announces the death of Former NNPC GMD, Baru

FRSC board approves promotion of 42 senior officers

The board of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has approved the promotion of 10 Corps Commanders (CC) to the rank of Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) and 32 Deputy Corps Commanders (DCC) to the rank of CC. The Deputy Corps Public Education Officer, Mr. McCharm Sambo, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. Sambo … Continue reading FRSC board approves promotion of 42 senior officers

Imo: PDP Demands Release of New Media Director, Others

…Says Gov. Uzodimma Burdened With Guilt, Desperate for Acceptance The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the party’s new media director in Imo state, Mr. Ambrose Nwogwugwu, who was reportedly arrested by the Department of States Service (DSS), allegedly on the orders of Governor Hope Uzodimma, for no just cause. The party also condemned the … Continue reading Imo: PDP Demands Release of New Media Director, Others

NAF Court Martial sentence six personnel attached to late CDS Badeh to jail

A General Court Martial (GCM) set up by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has sentenced six personnel attached to the late former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to jail. NAF Director of public relations and information Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola made that this known in a statement issued Saturday morning. The statement reads: ‘Six Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, who … Continue reading NAF Court Martial sentence six personnel attached to late CDS Badeh to jail

Lawyer: Wife Of Charged Ex-MPD Officer Derek Chauvin Files For Divorce

A lawyer has issued a statement from the wife of the now-arrested and charged former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, and she said she has filed for divorce. “This evening, I spoke with Kellie Chauvin and her family. She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s death and her utmost sympathy lies with his family, with his loved ones and with everyone who is grieving this tragedy. … Continue reading Lawyer: Wife Of Charged Ex-MPD Officer Derek Chauvin Files For Divorce

Buhari reconstitutes NNPC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has reconstituted the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation( NNPC). According to the statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, the President ‘approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016.’ ‘Members of the new Board are … Continue reading Buhari reconstitutes NNPC board

Ex NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru, Dies At 60

The immediate past Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru is dead. He died on Friday night at age 60. The current GMD of the NNPC, Mele Kyari announced the death on Saturday morning via a tweet. Kyari tweeted: “My brother, my friend, and my mentor, Dr. Maikanti Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night. He was of … Continue reading Ex NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru, Dies At 60

COVID-19 Update(29th May): 387 new cases with 2697 patients so far discharged and 9302 total confirmed cases

On the 29th of May 2020, 387 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 9302 cases have been confirmed, 2697 cases have been discharged and 261 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory The 387 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(254), … Continue reading COVID-19 Update(29th May): 387 new cases with 2697 patients so far discharged and 9302 total confirmed cases

Akpabio condoles family,NDDC over Etang’s death

The Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio is very saddened and pained by the tragic and unexpected death of the Acting Executive Director (Finance and Administration) of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Hon. Ibanga Etang. As the Commission has said in its statement, we are all awaiting the autopsy report to determine the cause of his death. The Minister hereby expresses his … Continue reading Akpabio condoles family,NDDC over Etang’s death

Former Nigerian President, Obasanjo, Sacks Workers, Refuses To Pay Salaries

Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has sacked staff of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun State, SaharaReporters has confirmed. In a letter by its Head of Human Resources, Administration and Procurement, Olanike Ogunleye, the management of the OPL said the organisation was overwhelmed by the adverse effects of the Coronavirus pandemic and had found it hard to sustain its workforce. The letter reads in … Continue reading Former Nigerian President, Obasanjo, Sacks Workers, Refuses To Pay Salaries