The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Wednesday, said it has extended the search for crude oil to the Sokoto Inland Sedimentary Basin.
Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, stated this when he received a delegation from Sokoto State led by the Governor, Aminu Tambuwal in Abuja.

The Supreme Court denies request by ousted lawmaker, Herman Hembe, to refer his case to a lower court for retrial - The apex court awards the sum of N1million against Hembe in favour of Dorathy Mato, the defendant The Supreme Court has confirmed its past verdict which sacked lawmaker, Herman Hembe, representing Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue state from the House of Represent

… As Okowa Signs DSIEC, other bills into law

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has signed into law the Delta State Independent National Electoral Commission (DSIEC) Bill.

The Apapa command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has collected the sum of N32.1 billion as revenue for the month of August, 2017.

.Monarch marks 14 years on the throne

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Nigeria’s military says it didn’t call Biafra separatists terrorists, days after doing just that

Nigeria’s conflict with separatists calling for an independent state, known as Biafra, has escalated in recent months.

Customs uncovers another 475 Pump-Action rifles In Lagos

Barely one-week after the discovery of 1,100 pump action rifles in Lagos, another cache of arms has been allegedly uncovered by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).

The arms were uncovered on Tuesday in a container suspected to contain about 475 pump-action rifles.

Nigerian Air Force joins Operation Python Dance in South East

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets in support of the military operation in South-East and code-named Operation Python Dance II.

Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja.

Python Dance: Ekweremadu condemns siege, calls for calm

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has condemned the military siege to the South East geopolitical zone, noting that dialogue and inclusion were best options in resolving the agitation in the region.

Why Bayelsa SSG stepped aside

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has announced the formal disengagement of the Secretary to the State Government, Chief Serena Dokubo-Spiff, as he returns to his private legal practice.

How murder suspects, cultists, others were arreated by Police in Bayelsa

By Dallas Onyema

Police in Bayelsa State have made huge breakthrough in the fight against crime in the state with the arrest of two murder suspects, cultists, two suspected tricycle thieves and a vulture killer.

Yobe governor visits Damaturu hospital

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

Tension in Niger over IPOB, military clash

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Auta retires as Federal High Court CJ

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Ndahi Auta (OFR), on Friday, September 15, 2017, retired from service after presiding over the 33rd Judges' annual conference at the Sheraton Hotel and Suites Abuja.


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