The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna state, has developed a prototype refinery with a capacity of refining one barrel of crude oil per day.
According to the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ibrahim Garba,
“This is a prototype refinery that runs on one barrel a day. It is a very long term project, we started it then Raw Materials Development Council came in to support.
The officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) recovered the sum of 514,150 Naira from an accident scene at Kwaita village, along the Abuja-Lokoja road on Boxing Day. All the victims were unhurt. The money was handed to a representative of the survivors, Mr. Ezeh who later gave the officers 415,000 Naira out of it, just to show appreciation.