A gas explosion has reportedly killed two students of the Benue State University Makurdi on Monday, April 29th, 2019.
Naija News learnt that the students who are yet to be identified died after sustaining serious injuries as a result of the direct effect of an explosion which occurred at Bolek fueling station, opposite the institution’s College of Health Sciences.
Meanwhile, In another development, The Senate has directed the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelemah; and the acting Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, Terhemba Nongo, to return N14.3bn to the purse of the Federal Government.
It claimed that the money was diverted from the 2017 budget of NEPZA. The directive was contained in a letter written by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Trade and Investment, Mohammed Sabo.
Sabo, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress representing Jigawa South-West, in the letter warned the minister and the NEPZA boss to either refund the money immediately or be prepared to face dire consequences.