Total has started up production on December 29, 2018 from the Egina field, located in around 1,600 meters of water depths, 150 kilometers off the coast of Nigeria. At plateau, the Egina field will produce 200,000 barrels of oil per day, which represents about 10% of Nigeria’s production.
Hon. Edward Pwajok.
From Jonas Ezieke, Abuja
The House of Representatives is to Investigate the incessant and unwarranted killings ongoing in Plateau State particularly communities in Jo’s North, South, Riyom Barkin Ladi and Berom communities of the state.
PDG, Hon. Timothy Golu (PDP, Plateau).
Jonas Ezieke, Abuja
The Parliamentary Democrats Group (PDG) in the House of Representatives has cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the green chamber against distracting lawmakers from carrying on with legislative functions with their 2019 ambitions.
Herdsmen believed to be of Fulani extraction invaded Omusu-Edumoga village in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State and killed at least 24 people.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Monday in Abuja enjoined Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo to stop running to President Muhammadu Buhari for solution to his party’s internal problems.
IT was Edmund Burke,an Irish statesman that said, and I quote : that, ” the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to keep silent. ”
The Senate on Wednesday approved the ambassadorial nominees whose names were sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for legislative approval.
The legislature however stated its displeasure with the alleged lopsidedness, gender imbalance and other irregularities in the selection of the nominees.
Buhari had on June 9 sent to the Senate 47 names of Nigerians to be screened and confirmed as career diplomats.
Nigeria’ grazing reserve law was established in 1965. This created an area, mainly in the north, for exclusive use of the Fulani nomads to graze their animals. It was the first attempt at incorporating the interest of the grazers into national development.
AKOR SYLVESTER, Abuja Bureau Chief
As part of the efforts to eradicate completely Lassa fever virus currently in the country, the federal government has said that it will establish 14 Lassa fever diagnostic centres across the country within the next three months.