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July 10, 2018 5:25 AM Succour for Gbarain/Ekpetiama Cluster from the grips of ShellThe Sun News

The story of Revd. Fr. Kevin O’ Hara in Bayelsa State, to give help to the 12 communities of the Gbarain/ Ekpetiama Cluster to extract maximum benefits from the Gbarain/Ubie oil and gas project reads like a line from the Bible. Fr O’Hara, a missionary attaché to the Irish Embassy in Nigeria had stayed in Agudama community before he went back to Ireland 18

July 7, 2018 5:52 AM Cyber terrorists target Nigerian govt agencies, banks

Hackers believed to be operating from Asia are said to be gearing for a massive cyber-attack targeting banks and government agencies in Nigeria. This alarm was sounded at the Cyber Security and Economic Development workshop organised by the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs in Abuja (NIIA). At the event, Maya Horowitz, Threat Intelligence Group 22

July 4, 2018 3:58 AM Nigeria playing huge leadership role inOPEC –BarkindoThe Sun News

“Indeed, oil is so intrinsic in daily life that we sometimes overlook the fact that our industry has an impact on the individual experiences of billions of people,’’ he said. Barkindo said although the industry was far from being perfect, actors in the sector could take pride in oil’s role in fuelling modern civilisation, lifting millions out of poverty 29

June 29, 2018 1:55 PM Freeze attacks prophet who ‘foresaw’ fatal tanker accident in Lagos

Popular on-air personality, Daddy Freeze has lambasted Prophet Udensi of Godlove of Land of Oil Prophetic Ministry (AKA Hill of the Lord) over his purported viral audio message, warning Nigerians to pray against impending danger on certain dates. The pastor, in the alleged voice recording, warned his congregation and Nigerians to pray and avoid traveling 25

May 2, 2018 6:19 AM My predecessors completed few projects, stole billions of dollars – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his predecessors only completed few projects. The President said grand corruption characterised past administrations and denied Nigeria the opportunities of experiencing “infrastructure revolution.” He said some people made away with billions of dollars on fraudulent oil deals and bogus military contracts 28

April 6, 2018 8:21 AM Former South Korean President sent to jail

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced the impeached President Park Geun-hye to 24 years in jail with a fine of 18 billion won (17 million U.S. dollars) for corruption. The court found Park guilty of bribery over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates. The court ruled that Park colluded with her old friend 51

February 23, 2018 7:53 AM Amaechi vows to release names of those sabotaging security

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that cabals are frustrating the recently approved $198m maritime security contract. Amaechi vowed to publicly mention names of saboteurs while speaking at a Maritime Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum held in Warri, Delta State on Thursday. He said “Reason, why vessels will not come to the Eastern ports 41

February 12, 2018 9:49 AM Iraq seeks $88.2b for reconstruction, says minister

Iraq needs $88.2 billion to rebuild after years of war against the Islamic State group, Planning Minister Salman al-Jumaili said, on Monday, as an international conference on the country’s reconstruction opened in Kuwait. Iraq hopes to raise billions of dollars in pledges at the three-day meeting, as the country reels from the rise of IS and punishing 27

February 12, 2018 12:36 AM Bee farming? Good for nutrition, boost to your income

keeping has become a lucrative business. This is as a result of the huge demand for natural honey and its byproducts that make the business attractive to both young and aspiring entrepreneurs. Bee farming, which is also known as ‘Apiculture’, is practiced around the world, and can be a source of nutrition while providing valuable source of income to bee farmers 28

February 3, 2018 5:20 PM Letter to Buhari: Waku attacks Obasanjo, says Marshal Harry, Bola Ige, others killed under his watch

A former member of the National Assembly, Senator Joseph Waku has described Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as a thrash and full of mischief. Waku, in an interview with Sun, lambasted Obasanjo, whom he described as a serial blackmailer and an attention seeker who should be ignored. He said Obasanjo liked 68