Nigeria

Nigerian Lawmakers Set to Stop Police Traffic Bullying

…Frown at Police, Military Disregard to Traffic Rules The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged service chiefs to compel their personnel to obey traffic laws. This was sequel to a motion by Rep. Enitan Badru (Lagos-APC). Moving the motion, Badru expressed dismay over what he described as the contemptuous disregard for traffic laws by military personnel. According to the lawmaker, ...

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Car theft: Nigerian Police Begins Stop, Search Operation

The Police Command in the Nigerian Federal Capital city, Abuja, FCT has concluded plans to embark on rigorous stop-and-search operation to check rising cases of car theft in the territory. The command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. “The command is going to embark on vigorous stop-and-search operation along the highways of the ...

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Revealed: Why Nigerian Apapa-Wharf Road Repair Slows Down

…As FG Asks Importers to Relocate to other Nigerian Ports Slow pace of Lagos Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction has been attributed to underground gas pipelines and lack of funding. The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman disclosed this to newsmen during an inspection tour of the road on Tuesday. Usman, who expressed disappointment at the rate ...

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Nigeria Unlikely To Cut Fuel Sulphur Level Anytime Soon

Nigeria’s efforts to cut sulphur levels in its fuel imports are unlikely to succeed this year, the head of a major Nigerian downstream company told the Platts refining conference in Brussels. The government has delayed its target to slash allowed sulphur on imports to 50 parts per million (ppm) for diesel and 150 ppm for gasoline from July to December, ...

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Again, OPEC Exempts Nigeria from Oil Production Cut

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Non-OPEC countries have approved Nigeria’s exemption from oil production cuts. A statement by the Director, Press Relations, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr Idang Alibi, said the endorsement was given by at a meeting of OPEC’s Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee on Friday in Vienna. Nigeria was first granted production cuts at the November, ...

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University VC Calls For Innovation Villages In Nigeria

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. Faraday Orumnwense, has called on governments at all levels to invest more in science and technology in order to boost skill acquisition. Orumnwense, who made the call on Tuesday in Abuja at the “Civil Society Dialogue with Stakeholders on Education’’, called for establishment of technology and innovation villages. The dialogue was orgainsed by ...

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Buhari Aid Advocates Integration of Illegal Oil Refineries

…Cautions over Plans to jettison Petrol Cars Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate),Sen. Ita Enang, has said it was time Nigeria embraced modular refining of oil and develop local capacity in the sub-sector. Enang, who made this known when he featured on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja, said that rather than ...

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Lagos Bans Inter-State Commercial Vehicles along Ikorodu Road

…Gives Operators 7-Day Ultimatum to Move to Berger, Ojota Parks The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the restriction of the operation of inter-state buses and vehicles operating along Ikorodu Road from going beyond Ojodu Berger and Ojota Motor Parks. The State Government has also issued a seven-day ultimatum to the operators to relocate to the designated inter-state motor parks ...

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Nigerian Lawmakers Protest Poor State of Road

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday called for the revocation of the contract awarded for the reconstruction of Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi road by the federal government. The Speaker, Alhaji Adjoto Kabiru, made the call at Ekpoma, Esan West local government area while leading members of the house on a ‘protest inspection’ of the road. Kabiru decried the slow pace of work on ...

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Eid El Kabir : Nigeria ‎Records 48% Reduction in Road Crashes

Nigeria has recorded a marked reduction in all road traffic crash indices during the 2017 Eid El Kabir festivities compared to those of 2016. Mr Bisi Kazeem, Public Education Officer, of the nation’s Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC)stated this on Friday while presenting the report of the FRSC’s 2017 Eid El Kabir Special Patrol exercise to newsmen in Abuja. Kazeem ...

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