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Benue Boat Mishap: PDP Mourns Victims, Condoles Benue Govt

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with the government and people of Benue state over the tragic boat mishap, which claimed many lives. In a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, its National Publicity Secretary, the party stated that it is deeply grieved by the traumatizing incident, which brought pain, sorrow and untold anguish to […]

Breaking: NNPC Facility Explosion Kills Seven

An explosion on Oil Mining Lease 40 operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) has killed seven workers, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced on Wednesday. The explosion occurred on Tuesday at the petroleum company’s Benin River Valve Station. The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC, Kennie Obateru, said the BRVS explosion […]

Breaking: Ondo House Of Assembly Deputy Speaker Suspended

The Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Iroju Ogundeji has been suspended. Ogundeji was suspended alongside another member of the House, Hon. Adewale Williams. The two lawmakers were suspended by the leadership of the House on Wednesday during plenary for unruly behaviour. Reports have it that the duo were among the […]

Mohammed Umar Replaces Magu As EFCC Boss

Information reaching Breaking Times indicate that a new Acting Chairman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been appointed to replace Ibrahim Magu, the former embattled anti-corruption Czar. The new EFCC boss is Mohammed Umar, the Director of Operations. It would be recalled that Ibrahim Magu’s convoy was intercepted on Monday and the […]

#COVID19: Prophet Joshua Expresses Readiness To Pray For Patients

Pastor Temitope Joshua of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has said that he is ready to virtually offer prayer for COVID-19 patients in isolation centres around the world. In an announcement on Joshua’s YouTube channel, Emmanuel TV, the cleric called on relevant government and medical authorities to “organise those who are in isolation arrange […]

Airport Reopening: MMA2 Records Low Passenger Turnout

The Terminal Two of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA 2) re-opened for domestic flights on Wednesday amid poor passengers turn out. As early as 6.00 am, airport workers, airline personnel and security officials were already at their duty posts but only a few passengers showed up at the departure hall. The departure hall remained scanty […]