Nigeria’s oil exploration drops by 12%

Oil exploration activities in Nigeria and other African countries have dropped by 12 per cent between May and June, this year. The drop, according to Global oil industry analysts at Baker Hughes, reflected in the rig count during the period under review. The implication of the finding means that the continent may be producing at…

Boko Haram Kills 36 in Borno Attacks

By Michael Olugbode About 27 persons were feared killed in Sabon Gari village in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, following the invasion of the village by members of the Boko Haram sect.Sources said the latest attack, which took place at about 6p.m. on Tuesday, left about 20 innocent civilians dead, while seven others…

Shot Abia Commissioner dies

By CHUKS ONUOHA, UmuahiaThe Abia State Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Ken Nwosu, who was shot last week by gunmen while on his way to his country home is dead.He died after medical doctors battled in vain to save his life for the five days he was in the hospital. Dr Nwosu, a   former executive director…