• Operation Crocodile Smile reduced kidnapping, militancy in Cross River, says Buratai

    Operation Crocodile Smile reduced kidnapping, militancy in Cross River, says Buratai

    It was gathered that the joint military operation tagged: ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ has reduced incidents of kidnapping, militancy and armed robbery in Cross River.

    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, stated this on Thursday at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Nigerian Army Post Housing Scheme at Adiabo community in the state.

    NAN reports that the project that is located in Odukpani Local Government Area of the state, is a collaboration between the Nigerian Army and the state Ministry of […]

  • We’ve reduced piracy, other maritime illegalities – Navy

    We’ve reduced piracy, other maritime illegalities – Navy

    According to reports, the Nigerian Navy has said that a dedicated anti-piracy approach adopted by the force drastically reduced activities of pirates and other illegalities on the Nigerian water ways adding that similar gains had been made in the protection of onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities in the region.

    The Chief of Training and Operation of the force, Rear Admiral Adeyinka Osinowo, stated this on Saturday in Abuja while addressing journalist shortly after Naval quarterly route march for personnel.

    He […]

  • Why we reduced wages of seafarers – NLNG explains

    Why we reduced wages of seafarers – NLNG explains

    The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) has given an insight into why it decided to reduce the wages of the seafarers working for one of its subsidiaries, NLNG Shipping Management Limited (NSML).

    It stated that its decision to review manning levels and wage scale for officers on board one of its subsidiaries, Bonny Gas Transport (BGT) vessels was in line with the depressed global market situation.

    The firm explained that besides the 60 per cent reduction in its revenues, global oil price […]

  • Road accidents reduced by 15% between January and May – FRSC

    Road accidents reduced by 15% between January and May – FRSC

    The Federal Road Safety Commission says road traffic accidents in Nigeria reduced by 15 per cent from January to date.

    Bulus Darwang, the Assistant Corps Marshal in charge of Kaduna, Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday during a familiarisation visit to FRSC Unit Command under Zaria in Kaduna State.

    Darwang said: “I can tell you that we have reduced road crashes significantly not only at the zonal level but in the country generally.

    “From January to date, I […]

  • Why MTN fine was reduced to N330bn – Minister explains

    Why MTN fine was reduced to N330bn – Minister explains

    Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has explained why the N1trillion fine slammed on MTN Nigeria was slashed to N330bn.

    He said government decided to be flexible so as to attract investors and give investors confidence to invest more in the country.

    Shittu who spoke in Abuja, yesterday, when the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Burutai, visited him in his office, said “The MTN issue is an over-flogged issue as far as I am concerned.

    “If anything, Nigerians should be happy that […]

  • Dino Melaye shares reasons why the senate reduced the number of ministerial nominees for screening today

    Dino Melaye shares reasons why the senate reduced the number of ministerial nominees for screening today

    According to the Chairman of the senate Adhoc committee on media and publicity, Dino Melaye, the Senate decided to reduce to names of ministerial nominees for screening today to three so as to make the screening exercise more thorough

    “The reason why we reduced the number of nominees is because we responded to the agitations and yearnings and the aspirations of Nigerians.

    We have monitored the reactions of Nigerians on the issue of the ministerial screening and we found out that Nigerians […]