quicktellnews: Shell paid $1.4bn royalty/tax to Nigerian government in 2016 Nov 22, 2017.


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Shell Companies in Nigeria in 2016 paid $1.4 billion to the Nigerian government in royalties and corporate taxes, and another $106.8 million contributions were made to the Niger Delta Development Company (NDDC) as required by law, Leadership reports. According to a statement by the firm, Shell Companies in Nigeria also spent $29.8 million on social investment projects […]

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quicktellnews: NCC, NSCDC sign MoU to protect telecom infrastructure


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The Nigeria Communication Commission and the.Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Wednesday in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to protect critical Telecom infrastructure from vandalism and theft. Prof Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC signed on behalf of the commission, while Abdulahi Gana, Commandant-General of NSCDC signed for his […]

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quicktellnews: Obiano receives Certificate of Return, promises to do more


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Following his victory in the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, Gov. Willie Obiano on Wednesday received a Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), promising to work harder. Obiano, who was visibly elated, said Anambra was bigger than any individual’s ambition and urged all to join hands with him to […]

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quicktellnews:How to prepare your car for christmas trip


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The ember months are here. They are months of festivities. But much as it is a period of celebration, it is sadly always punctuated by tragic road accidents that claim countless lives. The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC estimates that about 13 people die daily by tragic road accidents on Nigerian roads. But some stakeholders […]

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quicktellnews:The African Union Strongly Condemns the Terrorist Attack in Nigeria


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Addis Ababa, 22 November 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU), H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack carried out yesterday in Adamawa State in Nigeria, which killed at least 50 worshippers during the Muslim early morning prayers. The Chairperson expresses the AU’s heartfelt condolences to the […]

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quicktellnews: Badoo killings: Police arrest 2 in Lagos


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The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested two persons in connection with the killing of three family members in church premises. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Imohimi Edgal, who confirmed the arrest to newsmen, said that the incident happened at Temu village in Ikosi Ejirin Local Council Development Area […]

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quicktellnews: Nigeria Ranks 3rd Position in Open Defaecation – Unicef Chief


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The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practice open defecation. Mr. Zaid Jurji, the UNICEF Chief of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) in Nigeria, made this known on Wednesday in Katsina when he paid the courtesy visit to Gov. Aminu Masari. “The […]

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Nigeria: World Toilet Day – Sanitary Facilities Still a Mirage for Many Nigerians


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 As Nigeria joins the world to mark the 2017 World Toilet Day (WTD), the Minister of State for Environment Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said access to sanitary facilities has remained a mirage to a vast majority of Nigerians. Jibril, speaking at an event to mark the day in Abuja, said, “Many people still use the […]

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NERC to protect the power market, rejects Discos’ force majeure.


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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Tuesday disclosed that it had initiated immediate regulatory measures to protect Nigeria’s electricity market from potential collapse on the back of the force majeure recently declared by 10 electricity distribution companies (Discos), QUICKTELLNEWS reports. NERC stated in Abuja that 10 Discos comprising Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Jos, […]

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Ekpeyong, Oke’s arrest: Magu blows hot, says nobody is above the law.


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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has reacted to the face-off between the operatives of the EFCC and those of the State Security Services (SSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Officials of the EFCC and those of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) as well as the Directorate of State Security […]

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