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NNPC, EFCC, Others Partner to Tackle Petroleum Products Smuggling, Crude Oil Theft

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is collaborating with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Department of State Services (DSS), Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and other relevant downstream and upstream stakeholders in the petroleum industry to curb the twin menace of petroleum products smuggling and crude oil theft which are negatively impacting the nation’s economy.

Buhari Appoints Yusuf Bichi As New DSS Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday named Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Service. This was disclosed in a statement by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. Bichi replaces Matthew Seiyefa who was appointed by then Acting President, Vice-President Yemi Osinbanjo as Acting Director-General of […]

DSS Operatives Block National Assembly Gates

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have sorrounded the National Assembly complex gates. The stern looking officers of the service, in their numbers, blocked the main gate as early as 6:00am. The reason for the deployment of security could not be ascertained at the time of this report. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, […]

Cattle rustlers kill 5, injured many in Niger village

Cattle rustlers kill 5, injured many in Niger village Olabode Adaramola Suspected cattle rustlers attacked Gbada community in Kaure, Shiroro local government area of Niger state, killing five people and injuring many, National Wire gathered on Monday. The incidence occurred in the early hours of yesterday as the attackers, numbering over 30, who stormed the […]

“Traditional Institutions Should be watchdogs” – Gov Sani Bello

“Traditional Institutions Should be watchdogs” – Gov Sani Bello Olabode Adaramola Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello on Saturday charged the traditional institutions to remain the watchdogs of their domains for further maintenance of peace and to curtail any act capable of breaking law and order. He made the appeal while presenting staff of […]

IBB, lauds Buhari over Chibok school girls freedom

IBB, lauds Buhari over Chibok school girls freedom Oabode Adaramola. Former Military President, General Ibrahim B. Babangida,, has expressed his happiness at the release of 21 Chibok school girls and rejoiced with the families, people of Nigeria and indeed federal government over the development The former Nigeria Leader , in a Press statement, said It […]

EFCC Probes How Ecological Funds Were Spent During the last PDP Administration

EFCC probes how ecological funds were spent during the last PDP administration Olabode Adaramola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced investigation into how the ecological funds disbursed to state governments during the immediate past administration of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, were spent. National Wire learnt that the decision of the Anti- […]

Today’s Headlines

    VANGUARD   Detained judges: NBA declares state of emergency on legal profession Police Nab Gang Leader, Informant In Lagos Landlords’ Kidnap Forgery: FG Set To Press Fresh Charges Against Saraki, Ekweremadu Individually   TRIBUNE Current economic situation may be a blessing in disguise-Gbenga Daniel Lagos school kidnap: We’ll soon rescue victims, Ambode assures […]