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14 dead, 8 houses burnt in petrol tanker fire in Niger

File Photo: Petrol tanker fire where many were burnt to death

Fourteen persons in Tegina town in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state, on Friday, lost their lives as a result of a fire caused by a petrol tanker. It was gathered that the tanker was conveying petrol from Lagos to Kaduna when the driver lost control and rammed his vehicle into some residential buildings […]

Deepak Khilnani outlines investment plan in Nigerian energy sector


Chairman of Cummins Cogeneration and CEO of Powergas Africa, Mr Deepak Khilnani, has reiterated the group’s confidence in the Nigerian energy sector and laid out some of their key investment plans for the next three years. Speaking at a Cummins event co-hosted with the UK Department for International Trade, the Chairman stated, “I am very […]

Julius Berger says Lagos-Ibadan, Sagamu Interchange ready in 2 weeks

Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Health and Safety Manager of Julius Berger Construction Company Plc., Mr Philip Geddes, on Friday said that the Lagos-Ibadan and Sagamu Interchange would be opened in the next two weeks. Geddes made the assertion when the Assistant-Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 2, Mr Kayde Aderanti, inspected the ongoing rehabilitation of […]

Reckless drivers kill 70 FRSC officials

Boboye Oyeyemi

At least, 70 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corp, FRSC, were killed this year by reckless drivers across the country. The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi disclosed this on Friday in Abuja. Speaking at the end of the year’s management strategy session, Oyeyemi stated that the officials were killed while on duty, noting […]

Amosun to commission, allocate workers’ estate

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun will on Monday inaugurate the state government’s housing estate built for public servants. A statement obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday stated that the estate, A.A.K Mitros Estate, would also be allocated to its beneficiaries after the inauguration. It also stated that the governor would also […]

I-G raises probe panel on officers allowances

Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has set up a special panel to investigate issues surrounding the payment of entitlements of personnel engaged in ad hoc duties. Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Don Awunah, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Awunah said the move followed “the delay, omission and […]

6, 346 youths get NPower jobs in Kaduna State

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State

A total of 6, 346 youths have been recruited for the Federal Government’s NPower jobs in Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria [NAN] reports that some of the successful applicants on Friday underwent verification in Kaduna prior to their postings. At one of the screening centres at the Kaduna Agricultural Development Project office, an […]

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