The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that the lifting of petrol price should not be the basis for which government would provide palliatives to its citizens.


The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has announced plans to commence the release of funds for capital expenditure beginning from Friday for the implementation of the 2016 budget.

 Udoma disclosed this during the 2016 budget breakdown in Abuja.

He said that the budget would run until the end of May 2017.

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the international community ignored the fight against corruption for too long.

 He also emphasised the need to step up action to tackle corruption, describing it as evil.

The Nigerian president spoke at the opening plenary session of the anti-corruption summit holding in London.


Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC) were playing

The Knights of St. John International (KSJI), Enugu Grand Commandery, spanning across five Dioceses: Abakaliki, Awgu, Enugu, Idah and Nsukka, has condemned the recent violent attack of Ukpabi Nimbo by persons believed to be Fulani cattle herders, which left many lives and properties destroyed.

Ebonyi State Police command has arrested one Chukwuka Ben for allegedly killing a 72-year-old Fidelis Uhuo  at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Umuoghara in Ezza North Local Government Area of the state.

Sources said that the suspect had misunderstanding with the Priest-in- charge of the church (name withheld) some days before the incident.


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