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Business activities pick up at Warri port as Sifax plans to open terminal

By Samson Echenim   Business activities have picked up at Warri Port, one of Nigeria ports in the eastern pilotage district that have hitherto remained largely unused. This is as indigenous containership giant,Sifax Group announced that it was opening a new terminal at the port. business a.m. gathered that the …

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Beyond our land borders closure

Punch Editorial Board Nigeria’s countless and unheeded calls to her neighours to stop aiding and abetting smuggling, which is damaging her economy, led to the closure of her land borders in August. The action, earlier meant to last for 28 days, has entered the third month with its end date …

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NPFL: Fixtures announced as new season kicks off October 27

Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United. This was confirmed as the League Management Company (LMC), released Week One fixtures for the new season on Monday. The People’s Elephant and the Solid Miners were drawn apart in last season’s …

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Here comes the bride, in a giant inflatable balloon

You’re having a bubble (wedding) (Picture: Victor Samuel/Caters News) Weddings have been around for a long time and in the last few decades, we’ve seen so many different styles of nuptial celebrations. All that means that having a unique wedding has become harder. But one bride envisioned something that’s never …

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Angry mob lynches two suspected armed robbers in Delta community

Angry mob has lynched two suspected armed robbers as well as recovered arms from them (suspects) at Otovwodo-Agbassa Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. Details as to what the suspects stole were still sketchy at the time of filing this report. Before they met their waterloo, …

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Border closure reduced fuel consumption by 8m litres – FG

The federal government has said the closure of the land borders by the Nigeria Customs Service has cut down the consumption of premium motor spirit, also known as petrol, from 60 to 52 million litres per day. This represents a difference of eight million litres per day. The government, while …

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NPFL: Enyimba to begin title defence against Nasarawa United

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has now been fixed to commence on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting out against Nasarawa United. The new date for the NPFL kickoff was announced late Monday night as the draws for the season was also conducted concurrently in Abuja. …

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Niger Delta Youths Spoiling For A Fight Over Mismanaged N67 Million By Leadership

  A crisis is rocking the Isoko National Youths Assembly, (INYA), Deltastate, following accusation and counter-accusation of embezzlementrunning into several millions of naira from oil companies operating inthe area by the leadership of the body. The crisis which started a few days ago had split the body, leading tothe suspension …

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Police deploy special forces to rescue abducted area commander

Gunmen kill retired policeman in Delta Adelani Adepegba, Godwin Isenyo and Onyekachukwu Meluwa The police have launched a massive operation to rescue the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Musa Rambo, who was abducted on the Barde-Jos Road by gunmen. Rambo, who is the Suleja Area Commander in Niger State, was kidnapped …

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Akwa United beat Rivers United in pre-season friendly ahead NPFL kick-off

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) teams Akwa United and Rivers United were involved in a friendly game on Sunday as the build-up to the 2019/20 campaign intensifies. It was the Promise Keepers that emerged 1-0 winners in the practice match played at the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly pitch. …

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