ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, ABUJA
Following allegation that a total of over $5.9billion was not remitted to government treasury in 2013 by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Senate on Wednesday set up an adhoc Committee to scrutinise a Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative(NEITI) report .
The Lagos State Government has warned beach operators in the State to adhere strictly to the safety regulations guiding their operations, warning that defaulters would be appropriately sanctioned.
Youths and women groups in Cross River, on Wednesday took to the streets of Calabar to protest what they perceive as conspiracy against the success of the state’s 260km superhighway and deep seaport projects.
The attention of Edo State Government has been drawn to a report in the newspapers and on several online platforms to the effect that the State Government owed Mr. Amodu Shaibu, the Technical Director of the Nigerian Football Federation, who died in the night Friday, June 10, to the tune of N25 million.
Republican Donald Trump has said he would like people on terror watch lists to be prevented from buying guns, in the wake of the Orlando shootings.
A scaffolding collapse on a bridge which was under construction in northern Bavaria has killed at least two people, reports from Germany say.
Oscar Pistorius has removed his prosthetic limbs and hobbled around the courtroom at his sentencing hearing in South Africa.
The former Olympic athlete was on his stumps when he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a door at his home in 2013, and his defence made much of his vulnerability.
The governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has been sued over his decision to join workers of the state’s civil service in their industrial action.
Germany will not recognise polygamy or marriages involving minors, Justice Minister Heiko Maas has said
“No-one who comes here has the right to put his cultural values or religious beliefs above our law,” he told Bild.
Florida police are searching for a two-year-old boy who was dragged into water by an alligator near a Disney resort.
The boy was on the shoreline of the Seven Seas Lagoon by the Disney Grand Floridian Resort and Spa in Orlando when he was dragged away late on Tuesday, officials said.