• Flood looms in Kogi communities, government orders immediate relocation

    Flood looms in Kogi communities, government orders immediate relocation

    Residents residing along the banks of Rivers Niger and Benue in Lokoja, Kogi State are now gripped with fear of possibility of flooding as the water level in both rivers rose to 9.2 centimetre.

    A statement issued on Monday in Lokoja by Kogi State Ministry of the Environment, confirmed that the water level in both rivers was close to the 9.9 centimetres, which led to the 2012 flooding.

    “With this development, flooding is very likely in some communities along rivers Niger and […]

  • Another Fuel Crisis Looms As PENGASSAN Threatens Strike

    Another Fuel Crisis Looms As PENGASSAN Threatens Strike

    Nigeria may be plunged into another round of fuel crisis as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the Federal Government refuses to commence the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry.

    In a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Employment, dated August 22, 2016 and signed by the acting General Secretary, PENGASSAN, Comrade Lumumba Ighotemu Okugbawa, the association stated that since […]

  • Fuel Crisis Looms as Truck Owners Stops Transportation of Fuel Over Unpaid Money

    Fuel Crisis Looms as Truck Owners Stops Transportation of Fuel Over Unpaid Money

    An imminent fuel crisis looms as truck owners have threatened to suspend transportation of fuel today after the expiration of a seven-day ultimatum it earlier issued to the Federal government.

    Nigerians are in great danger of another fuel crisis as truck owners have threatened to suspend transportation of petroleum products across the country starting from today.

    Addressing newsmen, at the joint press briefing organised by the leaderships of the National Association of Road Transport Owners, NARTO, and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, […]

  • Fuel scarcity looms as DPR, PPMC, PPPRA join PENGASSAN on strike

    Fuel scarcity looms as DPR, PPMC, PPPRA join PENGASSAN on strike

    The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), other members of the oil and gas industry, such as Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), have announced plans to go on strike.

    A statement signed by the National Public Relation Office , PENGASSAN, Comrade Emmanuel Ojugbana, called on all chairmen and secretaries in the four zones and branches to comply with the new directive.

    He said “In the meeting, the gradual method of shutdown was […]

  • Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASAN sets to go on strike

    Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASAN sets to go on strike

    Barring any last minute agreement, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASAN) will embark on an indefinate strike action on Wednesday, in order to protest the way and manner the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has been running the oil sector since assuming office.

    It was learnt that the National Leadership of PENGASAN met in Kaduna yesterday to strategise on how to prosecute a successful all out strike immediately after the Sallah holiday.

    According to an […]

  • Mass sack looms in police as new boss takes over

    Mass sack looms in police as new boss takes over

    A massive retirement spree looms in the Nigerian Police Force as officers senior to the new Acting Inspector General of Police, (Ag.IGP) Ibrahim Idris, and of Assistant Inspector General (AIG) rank will be disengaged in accordance with the established norm,.

    Such retirement, according to a police source, would follow accepted command and control practice and in line with Idris’ avowed disposition when he returned from the Presidential Villa where he was issued the instrument of office.

    He said his administration would focus […]