Nigeria

Ifeanyi Ubah To The Rescue; To Release 13 million Litres Of Fuel Tonight

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Ifeanyi Ubah, an ally of President Goodluck Jonathan and founder of the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) is set to assuage the pains of Nigerians as fuel scarcity bites harder. Ubah’s Capital Oil and Gas released a statement on Sunday saying it was releasing 13 million litres of petroleum products to ease the fuel scarcity that has almost crippled the country. The company said it will release more during the coming days. Full statement of Capital Oil and Gas On Saturday 16th May 2015, we received an SMS ordering the suspension of loading activities in all...

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Fuel Subsidy: Nigeria May Go Bankrupt In Months – IIPELP

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The International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and ...

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Only 6 Of 275 Females Rescued From Sambisa Forest Are Pregnant – NEMA

The Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Muhammed Sidi, has said that only six of the 275 females rescued from the Sambisa Forest in Borno are pregnant. Speaking at an interactive forum organised by a non-governmental organisation, 1 Nigeria Initiative, in Abuja on Sunday, Sidi said the speculation that most of them came out with pregnancy was not correct. “I must put it on record that only six of them came with pregnancy ...

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LCCI Urges Incoming Buhari Administration To Deregulate Oil And Gas Sector

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Sunday called on the incoming administration at the federal level to deregulate the oil and gas downstream sector. This is contained in a statement issued and signed in Lagos by the President of the chamber, Mr Remi Bello, on the current fuel scarcity and power supply situation in the country. It said that deregulation...

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Ex-Senator Urges APC National Leadership To Wade Into Crisis Rocking Kogi Chapter

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A member of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi State, Alex Kadiri, has pleaded with the national leadership of the party to intervene in the party’s crisis in the state. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja, he said the intervention was fundamental to repositioning the party in the state. He expressed concern that various intra-party leadership interests were dragging the party’s activities ...

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PDP NWC Members Should Resign – PDP

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A former chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, has called on the members of its National Working Committee (NWC) to resign voluntarily from the committee. Speaking in Umuahia on Sunday, Ogbulafor said the members should take the path of honour by bowing out of the committee. He ...

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NLC Faction Threatens Nationwide Strike Over ‘Chronic’ Fuel Scarcity

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The Comrade Joe Ajaero faction of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the chronic fuel scarcity being experienced across the country as war against ...

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MTN May Shut Down Services As Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder

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MTN Nigeria says it may shut down its services due to scarcity of fuel to power its operations. According to the company, it needs a “significant quantity of diesel in the very near future to prevent a shutdown of services across Nigeria,” it wrote on microblogging site Twitter. “If diesel supplies are not received within the next 24 hours the network will be seriously degraded and customers will feel the impact,” it added. In a similar move, ...

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Fuel Scarcity Affecting Service Quality, Airtel Cries

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Telecommunications operator, Airtel today said the fuel scarcity in the country is impacting negatively on its commitment to delivering best quality of service and seamless telephony experience to all Nigerians. The telco said this in a statement on Sunday. “While we are currently doing...

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Fayose Lifts Dusk-To-Dawn Curfew On Ado-Ekiti

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Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti on Sunday lifted the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on Ado-Ekiti on May 22, following a civil unrest. The governor stated this in his broadcast to the people of the state in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. He described the crisis between the Hausa community and commercial drivers in Ado-Ekiti that ...

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