BREAKING: ECOWAS Court orders Dasuki’s release, imposes N15 million fine on Nigerian Government

The Court of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on Tuesday declared the arrest and detention of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, as unlawful and arbitrary. The court also held that the further arrest of Mr. Dasuki by government on November 4, after he was granted bail by a court of law, […]

Oil prices hit $50 as OPEC deal nears reality

Oil prices rose to the highest since August and traded above $50 a barrel yesterday, following optimism surrounding the new oil production deal by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The body agreed in Algeria, in September, to cap production at not more than 33 million barrels per day. According to Reuters, December Brent […]

NSCDC reopens shut Bayelsa oil well

The Bayelsa State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has reopened an oil well shut by the Ogboibiri community, Southern Ijaw local government area of the state. It was gathered that the community blocked the wellhead following a disagreement with the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), which operates in the area. […]

Minister threatens to sue writers

MINISTER of Information, Culture and Tourism Alhaji Lai Mohammed has threatened to sue two writers, Mr. Akin Fadeyi and Mr. Omo Bazuaye, for accusing him of plagiarising the “Change Begins With Me” campaign. He also threatened the executive editor of The Independent with a suit for claiming the launching of the campaign cost N3.4 billion. […]