Deep water oil segment in Nigeria stuck for 10 years – Bouyer

The TotalEnergies Nigeria says the deep water segment of oil and gas industry in Nigeria has been stuck for 10 years since the Egina Final Investment Decision (FID).

Mr Matthieu Bouyer, the Country Chairman/Managing Director of TotalEnergies Nigeria,…


UN chief urges leaders of regional bloc to end wars

UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that deep global divisions and conflicts must end to clear a path to tackling the world’s two existential threats – climate change and the negative impacts of artificial intelligence.

Guterres said this in h…


Public corruption bane of national dev’t – EFCC

Mr Ola Olukoyede, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has described public corruption as the major impediment to sustainable development in Nigeria.

Olukoyede said this in Abuja during a courtesy visit by Mohammed She…


Tinubu congratulates Starmer new UK PM on election victory

President Bola Tinubu on Friday congratulated Sir Keir Starmer the leader of the Labour Party, on the victory of his party in the United Kingdom general elections.

Starmer, emerged winner of the UK general elections and is set to become the next prim…


We’ll uphold past leaders high standards- Pro Chancellor

Dr Mohammed Santuraki, the newly appointed Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, FUT Minna, says the council will uphold the high standards set by past leaders of the institution over the past 40 years.

Santuraki said this during the …


Lumpy skin disease outbreak reported in Okakarara Constituency

OTJIWARONGO: The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform has announced an outbreak of lumpy disease in the Otjituuo and Okamatapati villages of the Okakarara Constituency, with some restriction measures imposed on the movement of cattle.

The m…


Crowdfunding amid blackout saves Kwara residents from losses

Once, Surulere-Alabi, a suburb in Ilorin West local government area boasted of, at least, 20 hours of uninterrupted electricity power supply per day. This is amidst the pervasive darkness in some parts of Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State.

When choo…


Major threats to forests, concern for Namibia: Shifeta

KEETMANSHOOP: Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta said the major threats to forests in Namibia are the expansion of land for agriculture, the cutting of wood for domestic use and clearing for infrastructure development.



First Lady hands over blankets to elderly

WINDHOEK: First Lady Sustjie Mbumba on Saturday handed over winter blankets and food items to senior citizens living in the Tobias Hainyeko constituency, in Windhoek.

The event, organised by the Omkhai Namibia Trust saw the attendance of close to 100…


Niger rakes in N3.5bn revenue in May

Gov. Mohammed Bago of Niger says the state recorded N3.5 billion Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in May.

Bago stated this on Wednesday in Suleja, Niger, at the 155th meeting of Joint Task Board (JTB), with the theme: ‘Post Reform: Repositioning Re…