Buhari flags off oil drilling in Gombe

President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged off oil drilling in Gombe state has revealed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

According to a post made on the social media page of the corporation, spud-in is the beginning of the drilling of an oil well by a rig targeting a prospective reservoir and that is what the President has just done in the state.

They wrote:

“BREAKING: History is made as President @MBuhari just performed the Presidential Flag-off of the Spud-in of the Kolmani River Well-II at the Gongola Basin, Upper Benue Trough.

In simple terms, Spud-in is the beginning of the drilling of an oil well by a rig targeting a prospective reservoir.

Also in attendance are Govs Mohammed A. Abubakar & Ibrahim H. Dankwambo of Bauchi & Gombe States respectively. There are 6 wells in the Kolmani Area, located within the two states. One of the wells, Kolmani River Well-II will be spud-in by Pres @MBuhari today”


Man United fans frown at Pogba after posing with Salah

Manchester United fans are not happy at Pogba for striking a pose with Liverpool's Mo Salah.

Man UTD fans went as far as urging him to take down the social media post.

The 25-year-old France World Cup winner enraged supporters on Thursday when he took to his social media to show photos from the latest Adidas marketing event alongside current African Footballer of the Year.

Rivalries put aside as Man Utd star Pogba poses with Salah

Pogba uploaded pictures of him and Salah on his Twitter handle smiling which was caption: "Plotting with the King of Egypt."
However, Manchester United fans didn't appear to mind their friendship off the pitch, the majority of supporters were furious to see Red Devils player openly praising a fierce rival.


Chelsea might replace Hazard with this Barca star

Chelsea could replace Eden Hazard with Barcelona star, Phillipe Coutinho in the summer.

Eden Hazard is primed for a move to Real Madrid in the summer and also has a contract extension offer on the table from Chelsea which he has not yet signed since the beginning of the 2018/19 campaign.

Now report in Calciomercato says Chelsea could sign former Liverpool star Coutinho as a replacement for Hazard in the summer and the Blues directors are keen on bringing the Brazilian to Stamford Bridge.

Real Madrid is keen on signing Hazard following the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in the last summer and adding more fuel to the fire, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri recently stated he is willing to let Hazard leave, meaning Chelsea will now lend their focus on signing a high profile replacement for their superstar.

Coutinho might consider a move to Stamford Bridge after experiencing a...


Obasanjo meets Ogun politicians and security chiefs behind closed doors


Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo held a closed door meeting with leaders of political parties, party stalwarts, and security chiefs in Abeokuta, Ogun state.

Held at the President Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, the meeting had in attendance the state Chairman of the Action Democratic Party, Wale Egunleti, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, Gboyega Isiaka, a zonal director of the Allied Peoples Movement Campaign Council in Ogun West, Chief Jide Ojuko and the state Caretaker Secretary of All Progressives Congress, Ayo Olubori  President Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, the public relations officer of the Ogun state police command and other security chiefs were also represent.

Although it is not yet known what was discussed at the meeting, it may be connected to the recent occurrences of party violence in the state.

The former president has been extremely vocal about his support for his former...

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