You Should Be Proud Of Fuel Imports From Niger Republic, FG Tells Nigerians

-Adewale Adetoyese The Federal Government on Monday said Nigerians should be proud that the it is set to resume the importation of petroleum products from neighbouring Niger Republic. TellAfrica gathered that the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, made this known while featuring on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Sylva said contrary to comments by critics of the government, the plan by the Federal Government to resume fuel importation from its West African brother should not be seen as ‘an embarrassment’ but rather as a means of encouraging intra-regional…

Read More

“We Paid Money, Soft Drinks, Milk To Rescue Our Children” -Parents Of Kidnapped ABU Students Lament

-Adewale Adetoyese Parents of the kidnapped students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State, have said they paid between N500,000 to N4 million to get each of their children released. TellAfrica gathered that while some handed over the ransom to members of the syndicate in Kaduna, the rest of them, who were contacted separately and made to take the ransom to the kidnappers’ enclave on the Kaduna-Abuja highway. The parents said the kidnappers also demanded that they bring maltina and milk with the cash. “They called me yesterday…

Read More