Nigeria loses N342m daily as Eni shuts down pipeline

Nigeria will be losing about N342.4 million ($2.14 million) daily, as Italian oil firm, Eni, yesterday, shut down its 20,000 barrels per day crude oil pipeline in Nigeria.The shut down, according to the company, is due to sabotage on the pipeline, which had led to the interruption of 4,000 barrels a day it gets from its 20 per cent share in Nigerian Agip Oil Company.Wall Street Journal reported that Eni’s disclosure confirmed information from a local activist, who stated that pipeline had been blown up late Sunday.

Ebola: FG warns churches, healing homes

The Federal and Lagos State governments have warned churches and healing homes that specialise in miracles to hand over patients suspected of the carrying the disease to avert its spread.They said the warning became necessary because some churches and traditional healers might be trying to heal suspected patients suffering from the deadly virus, leading to the spread of the disease.Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos, Prof. Abdulsalami Nasidi of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, said some of the affected people with EVD in neighbouring countries might want to come to Nigeria where there were many healing houses that claimed to have cure for diseases.

Female suicide bomber hits Kano Polytechnic, many students feared dead

Kano once again came under terrorist attack this afternoon in what is becoming almost a daily affair.This time, the target is the Kano State Polytechnic. Many students are reported to have been killed when a bomb exploded at the school around 2pm as students were checking the national Youth Service Corps (NYSC) mobilisation list.

President Jonathan Gave Us N22.4 Million, Say Parents Of Abducted Chibok Girls

Dauda Ilya, a spokesman for the Kibaku Area Development Association (KADA), which organized the parents’ trip to Abuja, stated yesterday at a media briefing in Abuja that the Nigerian president had given N22.4 million to the distraught parents. Contrary to claims by the Presidency, President Goodluck Jonathan offered money to the parents of abducted Chibok girls as well as those whose daughters escaped from the grips of their Boko Haram captors.

Asari-Dokubo bombs Buhari again, slamed Jonathan

By FRED ITUA, Abuja• Alleges Gaddafi sponsored ex-CPC presidential election bid…It’s not true, says aide A former warlord and  leader of Niger Delta People’s Salvation Force (NDPSF), Alhaji Mujahid‎ Asari-Dokubo, has lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan for saying that Nigeria would have boiled if former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, had died in last Wednesday’s twin…

Adamawa govt to probe Nyako over N80bn debt

Adamawa acting governor, Honourable Umaru Fintiri, has revealed that the ousted Muritala Nyako administration plundered state financial resources to the tune of N80 billion, promising that a judicial panel of inquiry will be instituted to investigate the administration.He stated this in his maiden broadcast to citizens of the state on Tuesday, noting that “Never in…

Crazy theory: Female suicide bombers may be Chibok Girls – Oby Ezekwesili

  One of the Leaders of the #Bringbackourgirls and former minister forEducation, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has said the abducted Chibok girls could bethe female suicide bombers used by the Boko Haram terrorist group.Two female suicide bombers struck in different parts of Kano on Mondaykilling and injuring several people while muslims observed theEid-el-Filtri.Ezekwesili said in series…