Independent. Uncensored. | Investigative Reports.
FEATURED STORIES
The Success Story: How Edwin Devakumar Is Positioning Dangote Refinery, Africa's Pride For Excellence 

The Success Story: How Edwin Devakumar Is Positioning Dangote Refinery, Africa’s Pride For Excellence 

Posted: May 15, 2024 at 5:00 pm   /   AFRICA, Business, FEATURED STORIES, Lifestyle, news, TRENDING

After starting his career in India in 1978 and growing up to the level of Managing Director in 1989, Edwin Devakumar is now in love with Nigeria.His significant entry into the Nigerian business and corporate environment space in the 1990s endeared him to Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and cemented what would be a mutually […]

No Comments read more
SPECIAL REPORT: The ‘Seven Wonders’ Of Dangote Refinery, Africa’s Biggest Oil Revolution

SPECIAL REPORT: The ‘Seven Wonders’ Of Dangote Refinery, Africa’s Biggest Oil Revolution

Posted: January 22, 2024 at 4:35 am   /   AFRICA, Business, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

Like an inevitable hurricane, Dangote Petroleum Refinery – the brainchild of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote – swept into the Nigerian oil and gas industry, bringing with it a revolution which will impart the whole of African demand and supply chain, a significant shift towards a self-sufficiency model. Barely two weeks into the New Year, […]

No Comments read more
Zamfara shuts 11 markets where bandits sell stolen cattle

Zamfara shuts 11 markets where bandits sell stolen cattle

Posted: January 4, 2024 at 5:37 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

The Zamfara State Government has again shut down 11 cattle markets in some parts of the state indefinitely. The state Commissioner for Information, Munnir Haidara, said the closure of the markets was informed by security reports that bandits were using the markets to sell off their rustled cows. The affected markets, according to Haidara, are […]

No Comments read more
FG fines British-American Tobacco $110m, drops criminal charges

FG fines British-American Tobacco $110m, drops criminal charges

Posted: January 4, 2024 at 5:34 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

The Federal Government, through the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, has fined British American Tobacco and its affiliate companies $110m. This is for alleged infringements of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act, National Tobacco Control Act, and sundry legal instruments, the FCCPC said on Wednesday in a statement. In addition, the commission said […]

No Comments read more
INEC sends four directors on retirement

INEC sends four directors on retirement

Posted: January 4, 2024 at 5:32 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics, TRENDING

The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered four of its directors to proceed on retirement. The order was in accordance with the circular on the eight-year tenure policy for directors in the public service. In a statement signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Sam Olumekun, on Wednesday, INEC did […]

No Comments read more
N6bn Mambilla fraud: EFCC releases ex-minister to lawyer

N6bn Mambilla fraud: EFCC releases ex-minister to lawyer

Posted: December 21, 2023 at 8:59 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics, TRENDING

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, granted an administrative bail to a former Minister of Power and Steel, Olu Agunloye, who was arrested and detained over an alleged fraud of N6bn in the Mambilla Power Project. Our correspondent gathered that Agunloye was released to his lawyer,  Adeola Adedipe (SAN), at about 3:30 pm […]

No Comments read more
Military uncovers 636 illegal refineries, intercepts 21m litres crude

Military uncovers 636 illegal refineries, intercepts 21m litres crude

Posted: December 21, 2023 at 8:57 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

The military has in the last five months uncovered and busted  636 illegal refining sites and intercepted 21.7 million litres of crude oil valued at N54bn. The figures were collated from press releases by the military on the activities of troops against oil thieves between August 3 and December 1. The PUNCH reports that President […]

No Comments read more
Reps condemn C’River invasion by Cameroonian militants

Reps condemn C’River invasion by Cameroonian militants

Posted: December 21, 2023 at 8:55 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, called on President Bola Tinubu to urgently deploy military forces to the Okwa community in Cross River State to protect the nation’s territorial integrity and ensure the safety of her citizens following an alleged invasion by bandits from neighbouring Cameroon. The lawmakers also urged the Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

No Comments read more
Kaduna bombing: FG vows to punish culprits, ACF demands GOC’s removal

Kaduna bombing: FG vows to punish culprits, ACF demands GOC’s removal

Posted: December 8, 2023 at 4:35 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

The pan-northern socio-political organisation, the Arewa Consultative Forum, on Thursday, demanded the removal of the General Officer Commanding One Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Major-General V.U. Okoro,  over the accidental bombing of Tudun Biri in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday night. The ACF made the demand on Thursday as […]

No Comments read more
NDLEA operatives injured in gunfight with Edo drug cartel

NDLEA operatives injured in gunfight with Edo drug cartel

Posted: December 8, 2023 at 4:31 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have been injured with one shot in the head following an attack by hoodlums protecting a drugs’ den inside the Opuje forest in Edo State. In a statement on Thursday, the spokesman for the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, said the operatives came under gunfire in the early […]

No Comments read more
Newsletter subscribe
giweather WordPress widget