• Fire outbreak at Lagos airport disrupts operations

    Fire outbreak at Lagos airport disrupts operations

    Flight operations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos were yesterday halted when fire broke out in the terminal.

    The fire incident, due to electrical faults, engulfed the Avio Bridge E-54 wing, causing panic among the passengers and workers.

    Firefighters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) promptly responded to put off the fire before it caused major damage at Nigeria’s busiest airport.

    The outbreak disrupted flights in and out of the airport for close to an hour, with spiral effects […]

  • IPOB sit-at-home order disrupts commercial activities in Anambra, partial success elsewhere

    IPOB sit-at-home order disrupts commercial activities in Anambra, partial success elsewhere

    According to reports, the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday disrupted commercial and academic activities in Onitsha, Anambra State as markets, banks and schools were closed in compliance.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the order was, however, a failure in most parts of the South East as the people went about their businesses unmolested.

    The pro-Biafra group had made the order to protest the continued detention of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, and other agitators detained in […]

  • PENGASSAN shuts down Kaduna Refinery, disrupts fuel supply

    PENGASSAN shuts down Kaduna Refinery, disrupts fuel supply

    The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemicals Company (KRPC) has been shut down in the aftermath of the strike embarked upon by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN).

    The Union had last week downed tools over the non-implementation of the 2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement it reached with the government as well as issues relating to the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

    The oil industry workers had added in the list of their complaints the perceived inhuman condition under which they operate, especially […]