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Tägliche Archive: August 4, 2017

Alleged N30trn Revenue Scam: Senate Orders Arrest of 30 Firms’ officials

The Senate has directed the Police to arrest chief executives of 30 firms, including Crown Flour Mills and Glo Mobile, for failing to appear before its committee probing national r...

NIMASA Introduces New Cabotage Policy

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said it had introduced new Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) for a successful coastal and inland trade regime. Th...

Archbishop of Canterbury Visits President Buhari, Expresses Delight over His Recovery

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, on Friday, paid a personal visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Abuja House, London, where he expressed delight over the president’s rapid...

Kogi New Speaker Pledges to Strengthen Democracy, Good Governance

Mr Matthew Kolawole, the Speaker, Kogi House of Assembly, has pledged to strengthen democracy and good governance in the state through an all-inclusive and open-door administration...

Men in Court for Allegedly Gang-rape of Teenage Girl

Two men who allegedly gang-raped a teenage girl were on Friday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, Opeyemi Ogunlusi (21), and Musa Haruna (22), both une...

Brazilian Hair: Court Grants Businessman N200,000 Bail

 A Grade 1 Area Court in Karu on Friday granted N200, 000 bail  to an Abuja-based businessman, Alaba Jackson, 37,charged to court for allegedly failing to supply ‘Brazilian’ human ...

Fashion Designer Charged with Raping Friend’s 14-year-old sister

A 32-year-old fashion designer, Bolaji Omodolapo, who allegedly raped his friend’s 14-year-old sister,  on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, w...

Joshua Ordered to Defend WBA Title against Ortiz

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to defend his title against Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, the organisation said on Friday. The 27-yea...

Britain Extradites Controversial Preacher to Kenya for Child Trafficking Charges

Britain on Friday extradited controversial preacher, Gilbert Deya, to Kenya to face child trafficking charges. A statement from the British embassy in Nairobi said the 65-yea...

LAWMA Battles Refuse Heaps Across Lagos Metropolis

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) says it has embarked on 24-hour waste evacuation to remove heaps of refuse on some major roads in the metropolis. The News Agency of N...

Communications Minister Tasks Telecom Operators on Drop Calls, Call Masking

Mr Adebayo Shittu,  the Minister of Communications, on Friday charged telecom operators and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to stop call masking and investigate its or...

U.S Confirms Al-Shabaab Commander Killed in Air Strike

The U.S. on Friday confirmed that a high-level al-Shabab commander was in Somalia during an air strike. According to a statement from the U.S. military’s Africa Command (AFRICOM),...

Heroic Dogs Die in Foiled Boko Haram Attack

Two dogs on Friday foiled an attempt by two suicide bombers to detonate bombs at the Moloi General Hospital in Maiduguri, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The foiled atta...

Police Arraign Man for Allegedly Raping 9-Year-Old Hawker

The Police in Kano on Friday arraigned a 25-year-old man, Ibrahim Musa, before a Kano Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a 9-year-old rice-cake (Masa) seller. Musa, who resid...

NUJ Chairman Calls for Re-think over `Not too young to run Bill’

Sokoto State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Malam Isah Abubakar-Shuni, on Friday urged the National Assembly to have a re-think over the passage of the `Not To...

Association Commends Police’s effort against Homosexuality

The Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) has commended the  Nigerian Police  in their efforts to reduce homosexuality to the barest minimum in the country. Mr Olalekan H...

Okoroji Berates PMAN for Disparaging Minister over Summit

Chief Tony Okoroji has berated the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) for disparaging Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, over the recently held Crea...

Remains of ex-Bauchi Dep. Gov. for Burial Saturday – Family

The remains of the former deputy governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Garba Muhammad-Gadi, who died in an Indian hospital three days ago, are to be buried on Saturday. is expected to ...

Police Nab Sex Worker for Allegedly Stabbing Client to Death

The Police in Delta have arrested a commercial sex worker who allegedly stabbed her client to death during an argument at Destar Hotel, Asaba, Delta, on July 18 . The spokesman of...

Rwandan Polls Open in Election Expected to Hand Kagame Third Term

Rwandan voters queued in long lines on Friday to cast their ballots in a presidential election that incumbent President Paul Kagame is tipped to win by a landslide after 17 years i...

Chinese Academic Who Called Mao a ‘devil’ Says He Was Sacked

A Chinese professor who called the founder of modern China Mao Zedong a “devil” on social media said on Friday he had been sacked by a prominent Beijing university. Mao, who died ...

Police to Establish 88 New Area Commands Nationwide

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday said additional 88 area commands would be created  to boost operational efficiency. The IG said this when he addressed ...

Neymar Signs Five-year Deal to Complete World Record PSG Move

Neymar completed his record-shattering transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain on Thursday, signing a five-year deal with the French club after they triggered his 222 million e...

AMCON, EFCC Collaborate on Debt Recovery

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) says it is collaborating with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as strategy to recover N4.6 billion from deb...

Leicester Announce Iheanacho’s signing

Leicester City on Thursday announced the signing of Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, from English Premier League rivals, Manchester City. Iheanacho, 20, signed a five-year...

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