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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Bus Driver Remanded in Prison for Allegedly Killing Union Member with...

A 20-year-old commercial bus driver, Bello Ismaila, who is standing trial for murder has been remanded in prison by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court. He was...

PDP Cautions Banks against Loans to Yahaya Bello  

The Peoples Democratic Party has cautioned commercial banks in Kogi State against granting loans or any form of credit to the incumbent governor, Yahaya...

EFCC to Arraign Maina on Friday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign Abdulrasheed Maina on Friday, October 25, 2019 before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal...

Border Closure: Ghana’s Alomo Bitters Loses $2 Million 

Manufacturer of Alomo Bitters, Kasapreko Company Limited, has disclosed that it has lost about $2 million in revenue as a result of the closure...

Institute Unveiled to Honour Bala Usman

The Yusufu Bala Usman Institute has been unveiled in honour of an erudite scholar and historian, Dr. Bala Usman, who passed away 14 years...

Why I Initiated Automotive Design Contest for Nigerian Youth- Jelani Aliyu

The Director-General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, Jelani Aliyu, has revealed reasons behind initiating the automotive design challenge for young...

Bauchi Gets Acting Head of Civil Service

Bauchi State Governor Senator Bala  Mohammed has approved with immediate effect, the appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Abubakar Ma'aji Misau as acting Head of Civil...

Delta Governor Requests N27.9bn for 2019 Supplemetary Budget

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa has sent a a letter to the State House of Assembly requesting a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019...

EFCC Parades Mompha for Internet Related Fraud and Money Laundering

 The EFCC has released photos of ”bilionaire” Instagram big boy, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha, shortly after his arrest in Abuja. The anti-graft agency's...

Kwara Cabinet Most Gender-friendly in Nigeria’s History— Governor AbdulRazak

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has released six additional names of commissioner-nominees, taking the total number of nominees to 16. He noted that with five...

ICPC Declares Ex-presidential Aide, Obono-Obla, Wanted

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has declared wanted the suspended chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery...

The Popular King of Instagram, Mompha, Nabbed for $5m Internet Scam...

Ismail Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha on his social media pages, has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for an...

Nigeria Records 132 Infants Deaths in Every 1000 Live Births —...

The National Population Commission (NPC) has decry the high level of infants' deaths in the country pointing out that an average of 132 deaths...

Our Members not Arrested for Exam Malpractice, UI ASUU

Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan chapter on Tuesday said none of its members was arrested for examination malpractice at the institution's...

2 Boko Haram Commanders,14 Others in Army’s Net

The Nigerian Army says it has arrested 16 Boko Haram terrorists, including two top commanders of the sect during a sting operation. Col. Aminu Iliyasu,...

Presidential Appeal : Still on Tradition of Supreme Court Judges to...

By Law Mefor The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP)’s caucus in the House of Representatives recently raised alarm over alleged plans to subvert the case of...

PSC Appoints Six DIGs, Promotes 14 CPs to AIGs, 230 SPs...

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of six Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIG) with two to proceed on pre-retirement leave. According...

Court Seals Church in Anambra over Noise Pollution.

Chief Magistrate Court in Nnewi, Anambra State presided over by Emekwue AC has ordered that a new generation church in the town be sealed...

UI Hands over Six Staff to DSS over Involvement in Exam...

University of Ibadan has handed over six of its staff to the State Security Service over their involvement in examination malpractices. The Vice Chancellor of...

Police Parade 81 Suspected Kidnappers, Armed Robbers

Police have paraded 81 persons suspected to be kidnappers and armed robbers among others, following their arrest by IRT and STS operatives. The sum of...

Soldiers Storm Sokoto Slum, Kill Mother of 7, Student for ‘Taunting...

Tragedy on Sunday night struck Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis after soldiers from the Nigerian Air Force stormed the area and killed two residents. Witnesses...

Alleged Port Harcourt Serial Killer Arraigned in Court

Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, has been arraigned before a Rivers High Court in Port Harcourt by the Rivers State Police Command. The suspect,...

Kogi West Senatorial District: INEC Fixes November 16 for Rerun Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 16 for the rerun election into the vacant position of senator representing Kogi West Senatorial...

Gbajabiamila Congratulates Tinubu on Honorary Doctorate Award

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated the Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on...

Court Orders Forfeiture of Saraki’s Property

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday October 21, 2019 ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties located in Ikoyi area...

Villa Vehicles Purchased under Obasanjo Still in Use, says Perm Sec

The Permanent Secretary State House, Jalal Arabi, has disclosed that some of the vehicles used for daily operations in the State House were purchased...

Severe Acute Malnutrition: Stakeholders Cry out to Bauchi State Government 

It has been observed that Bauchi State has the highest burden of Savere Acute Malnutrition (SAM)  in the North East geopolitical zone, with  nutrition...

Compel Telecom Companies to Slash Data Prices, Minister Directs NCC

The Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Pantami, has ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission to mandate telecommunications service providers to slash the prices of data...

Unilorin Sets to Award 130 Students First Class Honours

130 students will be awarded First Class degrees at the University of Ilorin's 35th convocation holding on Wednesday. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof....

Court Varies Conditions in Bail Granted Sowore, Waived N50m Security Deposit

A Federal High Court in Abuja has agreed to the request by the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare for...

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