MAKURDI – The incursion of suspected Fulani herdsmen into parts of Benue state took a worrisome dimension Thursday afternoon when the invaders stormed Tombo in Buruku local government area of the state, killing no fewer than 15 persons.
Embattled star actress and former Nigeria’s beauty queen Ibinabo Fiberesima, was yesterday unable to secure bail from the Court due to incompetent application. She was convicted by a Court of Appeal in Lagos on March 11.
Pandemonium struck on Wednesday at the Ondo State Governor’s office in Akure, the State capital, following a heavy inferno that broke out at an inner room which led to the State Executive Council (SEC) chamber.
Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the country stands to earn more in foreign exchange if the extractive sector of the economy is properly harnessed. Fayemi disclosed this at the New Telegraph Economic Summit tagged, ‘Nigeria: Beyond the Oil Economy,’ held in Lagos yesterday.
The minister of state for petroleum resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has allayed fears that the current development in the global oil market would plunge oil and gas companies and financial institutions in the country into bankruptcy.
THE Department of the State Service (DSS), on Thursday, paraded before newsmen in Abuja, the rumoured dead member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Honourable Afolabi Akanni, who had been in its custody over 15 days ago, saying he was hale and hearty.