BREAKING: After carrying out forceful arrest, EFCC files fraud charges against Innoson Owner The anti-graft agency, EFCC, has filed fraud charges against Innoson Motors and its embattled chairman, Innocent Chukwuma. The third defendant in the suit is Mr. Chukwuma’s brother, Charles. The four-count charge is dated November 30, and filed at the High Court of Lagos State, Ikeja Division. Mr. Chukwuma was arrested last...... read more
Fuel scarcity: At last! Petroleum Minister Buhari reacts, shifts responsibility to NNPC *Fayose opens govt house reserve to Residents President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathized with Nigerians over their suffering occasioned by the  scarcity of petrol across the country, and reassured that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is on top of the situation. The President, who was reacting to the long queues of motorists at various filling stations across the...... read more
Outrage over continued scarcity of fuel *Buhari punishing Ndigbo -Ohaneze *Black Marketers chase task force away All over Nigeria, there is growing anger, confussion and intense bitterness as Nigerians travelling from one point to another are facing more hardship following incresed transport fare resulting from unexpected fuel scarcity and increase in pump price both at most filling stations and road side Retailers otherwise known as Black Marketers....... read more
PDP to Buhari: Hands off as Petroleum Minister, you 're inflicting hardship on Nigerians The Peoples Democratic Party has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari, as Minister of Petroleum Resources, to find a quick solution to the lingering fuel scarcity now ravaging many parts of the country. It called on the President to stop punishing Nigerians. The PDP, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, ...... read more
Passengers stranded as Arik Air strike *Ticket sell for 50,000 An unannounced industrial action by the cabin crew of Arik Air leaft hundreds of its passengers stranded in various airports across the country. Lagos and Abuja were the worst hit as the airline has its major customers there. The cabin crew commenced the strike action this morning without prior notice over...... read more
Innoson CEO's arrest: Senate wades in, hits EFCC The Nigerian Senate has resolved to intervene in the arrest of Chukwuma Innocent, the chairman Innoson motors who was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday. The upper chamber has ordered its committee on anti-corruption and financial crimes to investigate the matter and report to it in...... read more
How Innoson’s boss tried to avoid arrest *Blocked home with company’s trucks Apparently tipped off about his imminent arrest, earlier, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, the Chief Executive of Innoson Technical Manufacturing Company, Enugu, was said to have surrounded his Government Reserved Area (GRA), Enugu, home with trucks belonging to his company to avoid the onslaught. Before he was eventually arrested by operatives of the...... read more
BREAKING: Operatives storm factory, whisk away Innoson Motors boss Workers of Innoson Motors, Nigeria’s first vehicle manufacturing firm, were said to have run helter-skelter in the early hours of Tuesday, as alleged battle-ready policemen, armed to the teeth, reportedly stormed the company to arrest its founder, Chief Innocent Chukwuma. The operatives, said to be from the Economic and Financial Crimes...... read more
Dangote-BUA dispute: Edo governor orders sealing of Okpella mining sites Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the immediate closure of the Obu Mines in Okpella, Etsako East Local Government of the state, on the instructions of the Federal Government. The government, had cited security concerns arising from the proclamation by the Federal Ministry of Mines that illegal mining activities are...... read more
BREAKING: Relief as PENGASSAN calls off strike The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its nationwide strike. PENGASSAN, in a statement issued by its Spokesperson, Comrade Fortune Obi, said NECONDE management, the company accused of maltreatment of staff has offered a letter of recalled to the sacked employees and also agreed to...... read more
Fuel scarcity: Nigerians face more hardship as PENGASSAN begins strike Nigeria’s oil situation has deteriorated by Sunday evening with the order of closure of filling stations following threats by members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) to embark on a nationwide strike from midnight Monday. The lingering petrol scarcity which pretended to be thinning out...... read more
Dangote: BUA shedding crocodile tears after stealing our limestone Dangote Group, has asked BUA to stop shedding crocodile tears, making false public appeals and dishonest claims to the Presidency, after trespassing and practically stealing from the property of the conglomerate. The group, which specifically accused the company of engaging in illegal mining of limestone deposited in its Mining Lease No. 2541, located...... read more
Fuel scarcity: Federal govt planning to increase pump price from N145 to N185 -Fayose Ekiti governor, Ayodele Fayose has said the fuel scarcity in the country is caused by the Federal Government to increase petrol pump price from N145 to N185 per litre. The governor who stated this in a press release signed by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, on Sunday said;...... read more
Ethiopian Airlines hit Nigeria with all female crew Ethiopian Airlines has announced it would be flying an all female-manned crew aircraft into Nigeria on December 16,2017 as part of efforts to encourage the participation of more Nigerian women in the aviation industry. “We are proud to announce our first all-women flight to Nigeria which is expected to leave for...... read more
Fuel scarcity: NNPC launches 24-hour depot, retail services The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said that it has adopted a 24-hour depot and retail services to totally clear the fuel queues in Abuja, Lagos and many states across the country. NNPC Chief Operating Officer, Ventures and Chairman of the NNPC Special Task Force on Fuel Monitoring, Dr. Victor Babatunde...... read more
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