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The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, has said the Federal Government will divert N 457bn provided for petrol subsidy in the budget to other sectors of the economy, He also disclosed that the corporation would not be involved in running refineries after they must have been rehabilitated. Kyari, who …

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The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba, has said that no data or record was lost in Wednesday’s fire incident at the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation. He said the fire was caused by a spark from one of the air conditioners on the fourth floor of the …

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A Chinese medical team has arrived in Nigeria to aid in efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The medical personnel arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, around 5 pm on Wednesday. They were received by a delegation of the Federal Government and officials of the Chinese embassy. The doctors and nurses numbering about …

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There was a fire outbreak on Wednesday at the Treasury House, which is the headquarters of the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation. The cause of the fire, which started at about 10 am, is yet to be known. Reports say that as soon as the incident started, men of the Federal Fire Service were …

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The Federal Government has sent a revised budget to the National Assembly, cutting down some costs in view of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria. A top source in the National Assembly shared a copy of the revised 2020 budget on Wednesday, noting that a meeting was ongoing between the leadership of the National Assembly and …

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Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, clearing Joe Biden’s path to the Democratic nomination and a showdown with President Donald Trump in November. Sanders made the announcement in a call with his campaign staff. Sanders’ exit caps a stunning reversal of fortune following a strong performance in the first three states that …

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No fewer than eight persons on Wednesday died in multiple accidents involving six petrol tankers and a car at Oloru-Kanbi in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accident occurred when the tankers, heading to the NNPC depot at Oke-Oyi in Ilorin had a head-on collision …

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Despite opposition by the Nigerian Medical Association, the visiting 15-member medical team from China will arrive the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on a chattered Air Peace aircraft on Wednesday (today). The personnel, who are experts in infectious diseases, respiratory illness, intensive care, cardiology, neurology, general surgery and anesthesiology, will be coming with their drugs, …

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Boko Haram terrorists have attacked a village in Adamawa State, destroying residential buildings and looting shops. The terrorists attacked Kirchinga under Madagali Local Government Area of the state on Monday night, razing no fewer than five houses. Sources told reporters that terrorists in large numbers arrived at the village in pickup vans and motorcycles at …

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Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has disclosed what he did in isolation in order to become negative of the coronavirus. The governor had announced that he was positive of the disease and went into isolation. He got all-clear and announced he had become negative on Sunday night. But speaking on phone with Fresh FM, a …

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