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January 12, 2019 6:51 AM Tanker explosion: 10 fuel scoopers feared dead in Cross River

No fewer than ten fuel scoopers were reported dead when they allegedly engaged in scooping petroleum product (Fuel) from a fuel tanker that veered off the road along Odukpani axis of the Ikom-Calabar highway near the Federal Housing estate. The fuel tanker loaded with the product from NNPC depot fell on Friday afternoon while trying to dodge a pothole 29

December 7, 2018 5:52 PM Fire guts Forte Oil station at Lagos Airport

There was confusion on Friday afternoon at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos following a fire outbreak at the Forte Oil Petrol Station. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the inferno, which started around 2.10 pm saw, people running for safety thereby causing vehicular traffic jam on the roads within the airport. The spokesperson for the Lagos 30

December 5, 2018 8:41 AM 2019 presidency: Again, Tinubu attacks Atiku, reveals why he’s unfit to rule Nigeria

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has maintained that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar was unfit to be the next president of Nigeria. Tinubu said the former Vice President was “a merry-go-round and carnival-like politician with no focus or mission.” He spoke while delivering 34

November 28, 2018 10:14 AM Return us to Goodluck Jonathan era – Fani-Kayode, Omokri lament poor economy

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation has taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari’s government over the economy of the nation. Fani-Kayode, lamenting about the exclusion of Nigeria from list of top ten growing economies in Africa said Nigeria had the biggest economy in Africa during Ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan’s administration 32

November 5, 2018 9:55 AM New minimum wage: NNPC speaks on fuel scarcity as strike looms

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured Nigerians that there will not be scarcity of petroleum products, despite workers’ insistence on proceeding on a nationwide strike from November 6. NNPC’s spokesperson, Ndu Ughamadu, stated this in a statement issued on Sunday. Ughamadu assured that the corporation has a stock of petroleum 29

November 1, 2018 9:06 PM NNPC: Finance Ministry speaks on $3.5bn ‘stashed fund’

The Federal Ministry of Finance has denied knowledge of a 3.5 billion-dollar fund allegedly kept and utilised by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for fuel subsidy. The Permanent Secretary, Mr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, gave the ministry’s position when he appeared before the Senate ad hoc committee probing the allegation in Abuja on Thursday 29

November 1, 2018 3:39 PM New minimum wage: Nigerian workers most used – I Go Die blasts FG

Nigerian comedian, Francis Agoada, popularly known as I Go Die has said that Nigerian workers are the most used in the world. This is coming after the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500 despite labour unions’ threat to embark on strike over the non-implementation of N30,000 proposed minimum wage. In a post on Instagram 45

September 7, 2018 5:47 PM NNPC confirms panic buying over fuel scarcity rumour

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured that there is enough fuel in the country and that there is no need for panic buying of petroleum products by motorists and the public. The corporation disclosed this in a statement issued by its spokesman, Ndu Ughamadu, on Friday. The panic buying followed reports of an ultimatum issued by the Nigeria 27

July 22, 2018 3:55 PM Cooking with firewood, kerosene causes asthma, high blood pressure – UI don, Ogunro

A Doctor of Energy Economics at the University of Ibadan, Toluwalope Ogunro has declared that the use of firewood and kerosene for cooking is associated with negative health outcomes such as Asthma, respiratory ill-health, and tear-in-the-eyes. Ogunro, who disclosed that the use of firewood for cooking is likely to cause increase in blood pressure, advocated 29

June 29, 2018 12:08 PM BREAKING: Another fuel tanker falls, explodes

Barely 24 hours after a fuel tanker claimed nine lives in Lagos-Ibadan expressway , another fuel tanker along Minna-Suleja road on Friday collided with a truck and went aflame. It was gathered that Firefighters arealready on the scene, attempting to put out the fire. DAILY POST recalls that no fewer than nine persons lost their lives on Thursday after 30