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Buhari commissions 15m-passenger capacity Abuja airport international terminal

Buhari commissions 15m-passenger capacity Abuja airport international terminal

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday commissioned the newly built 15 million-passenger capacity terminal facility at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja Buhari, in his keynote address, said that his administration recognises aviation as a catalyst for economic growth and as such will continue to encourage and support the actualisation of projects that will place Nigerian airports

Harassment of opposition members: Frank urges US, UK, EU, UN, others to call President Buhari to order

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has appealed to the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, United Nations, and other members of the international community to urgently call President Muhammadu Buhari to order over his incessant intimidation and harassment of opposition figures in the country ahead of the

Looming strike: NNPC cautions against panic buying of petrol

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured petroleum products consumers across the country not to engage in panic buying as it holds 2.6billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit otherwise called petrol and 90,000 metric tonnes of Dual Purpose Kerosene (Diesel), saying the holding is expected to last 52 days, assuming no single drop of

Oil marketers to shut down ALL loading operations by midnight

The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria (DAPPMAN) has directed its members to shut down all loading operations by midnight. The association gave the directive in a statement released on Sunday and signed by Olufemi Adewole, its executive secretary. According to the statement, oil marketers have disengaged their staff due to inability to

INTERVIEW: Babangida speaks on June 12, Abiola, Abacha, Kazeem Afegbua, others

BY SHOLA OSHUNKEYE, TAIWO FAROTIMI AND MIKE OJOOBANIKAN Although he had been involved in political and military activities that have had far-reaching effects on Nigeria’s political development, it was not until that black Friday of February 13, 1976, that General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida fully unravelled and hit the nation’s consciousness. Colonel Bukar Suka Dimka, his

SHOCKER: ‘13.5m Nigerians’ voted manually in 2015 presidential poll — and APC got most of those votes

At least 13.5 million Nigerians voted manually — without biometric accreditation — in the 2015 presidential election, according to data from the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC), TheCable has reported. The data, obtained by DeepDive Intelligence, shows that President Muhammadu Buhari, then candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), won in nine of the 10

Why we are investigating relocation of Shell head office from Warri to Lagos- Speaker Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has assured stakeholders in the oil and gas sector that the National Assembly will ensure that deploy all available legislative tools to ensure that there is transparency, fairness, investment security and due process in all Joint Venture Agreements and other business transactions in the sector. He

Adeyanju’s re-arrest shameful, Frank accuses Osinbajo, Buratai of conspiracy

Deji Adeyanju’s re-arrest shameful- Timi Frank …Says Osinbajo, Buratai in conspiracy against activist Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described as shameful , the re-arrest of a popular Human Rights activist Prince Deji Adeyanju, on the order of presidency. Frank, however, fingered the Vice President Yemi

African countries urged to leverage on their strengths to accelerate drive towards integration

Participants to the 13th African Economic Conference called for African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region’s drive towards continental integration. Themed “Regional and Continental Integration for Africa’s Development” the 2018 AEC, jointly organized by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa,

Frank to Lai: Nigerians will elect Atiku as President not Americans

… Warns Buhari, APC supporters against heart attack Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has said that Nigerian will joyfully elect the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the forthcoming elections and not Americans. Frank made the assertion in a statement