Report revealed that the Federal Government, on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 urged Nigerians to exercise patience over the fuel crisis currently witnessed across the country, while it assured the public that the fuel queues currently witnessed in petrol stations would disappear within the next 72 hours, as it has stepped up activities to ensure a significant increase in fuel supply.
Speaking during a monitoring exercise of fuel stations in Abuja, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, also […]
In spite of assurances by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, industry operators remain sceptical that these were ominous signs the country may be heading for a big mess in the run up to the coming yuletide season.
The operators’ scepticism is fuelled by reports that stock of petroleum products at NNPC facilities across the country was grossly insufficient, with supply from local refineries incapable of supporting imports.
The Executive Secretary, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association, DAPPMA, Olufemi Adewole, said on […]
Report gathered that no fewer than 25 families were rendered homeless yesterday, following a fire outbreak that engulfed three buildings in Lagos.
The popular Ebano Supermarket in the highbrow Lekki metropolis, some shops and the popular Idumota Market, are among the affected structures.Two of the affected buildings were located in the densely-populated Ajegunle area of Lagos, one of which was the palace of the Baale (traditional ruler).
However, no life was reportedly lost in any of the incidents. But properties worth millions […]
A pastor, Olufade Folayinmi, has reportedly committed suicide on Owakurudu Road, in the Ijebu Ode area of Ogun State.
It was learnt that 70-year-old Folayinmi was found hanging with a rope around his neck, dangling from a ceiling fan in his apartment last Monday.
Our correspondent gathered that some church members found the pastor at about 2pm and alerted policemen from the Igbeba division.
A source in the area said the pastor did not leave any suicide note.
She said, “It was a shocking […]
A three-year-old boy, Emmanuel Samuel, died on Sunday after he fell inside a well in front of a building on Hassan Sule Street, Ita Oluwo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos.
The kindergarten pupil, his elder brother, Timileyin Samuel, and some of their friends were said to be playing around 3pm in the area when the deceased accidentally strayed into the well.
The residents and officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, who came to the area after receiving a distress call, […]