Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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 High Court, Abuja. The anti-graft agency

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 of Nigerian borders.  The Ghanaian company

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 ago. A statement by the institute

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 Nigerians. The NADDC on Monday launched

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 Service. A statement signed by the

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 in addition to the initial budget

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 official statement reads thus: The

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 women out of six persons

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 of Public Property, Mr. Okoi Ofem Obono-Obla

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

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 alleged wired fraud.  Mompha was first

Onoja Sworn in as Kogi New Deputy Governor

The running mate to Gov. Yahaya Bello, Chief Edward Onoja in the forthcoming November 16, 2019 governorship election, has been sworn as the new...

Man Lands in Trouble for Stealing Tithes, Offerings in Church

The Police have arrested 18-year-old Elikor Ehud in Ejigbo for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue. DSP Bala Elkana,...

Nnamdi Kanu Announces Mother’s Death, Blames FG

The leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Sunday announced the passing of his mother, Ugoeze Sally Kanu. Kanu, who disclosed...

APC, PDP Bicker over Planned N8bn Iwo-Road Interchange Construction 

Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has criticised the State government plan to spend 8bn on the reconstruction of the popular Iwo-Road...

Polio Campaign : Bauchi Flags off Door to Door Vaccination

To maintain its status as Polio free state, the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA) has flagged-off a massive door-to-door vaccination campaign...

Buhari Jets out of Nigeria, Heads to Russia for Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday (tomorrow) depart Abuja to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia. According to a statement made available by...

NILDS DG Inaugurates Staff Audit Committee

A committee for the review of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, NILDS Staff Records of Service has been inaugurated by the...

FG Sets Aside $1.61bn for 24 Hour Power Supply – TCN

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Alhaji Usman Gur says the Federal Government in collaboration with international donor agencies  has set aside...

Onoja to be Sworn in as Kogi Deputy Governor Tomorrow

The running mate to Gov. Yahaya Bello, Chief Edward Onoja in the forthcoming November 16, 2019 governorship election, will be sworn in on Monday...

Escaped Kano Zoo Lion Captured 

The lion that escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano has been captured after hours of intensive searching.  Sai’du Gwarzo, the head of...

Plateau Police Command Parades 5 Suspected Armed Robbers, Notorious Kidnappers

Plateau State Police Command has arrested five men gang who  specialized in robbing POS transaction Centres in Jos and its environs along with the...

Adamawa State University to Get 2,000-Capacity Hostel- Gov. Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri on Saturday restated the commitment of his administration to reposition Adamawa State University(ADSU), Mubi, by building two thousand capacity hostel...

Home Based Eagles Fail to Qualify for CHAN Despite Togo Defeat

The home based Super Eagles on Saturday failed to qualify for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be hosted by Cameroon despite defeating...

FG Pays 621,000 Poor Nigerians N5,000 Each Monthly – Official

Maryam Uwais, the Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, says 620,947 poor and vulnerable Nigerians are benefiting from the National Cash Transfer...

Pioneer Executives of Bauchi Water Users Association Emerge

In line with the guidelines for the implementation of the Federal Government's 3rd Urban Water supply Sector Reform and the  global trends of running ...

Palpable Tension in Kano as Lion Escapes from Zoo Cage

A lion on Saturday night escaped from its cage at Kano Zoological Garden which resulted in palpable tension around Zoo road in Kano metropolis. The...

NNPC: Court Suspends Ongoing Job Recruitment

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending determination of a...

FlashBack: Ontisha Fire Incident, Villa Feud and Other News Highlights Last...

The Ontisha fire incident and the feud between Aisha Buhari and Mamman Daura's family in Aso Rock, arguably, attracted the biggest attention during the...

Governor Zulum Meets Social Media Influencers in Borno State

Borno Governor, Prof Babagana Zulum on Friday met with hundreds of social media influencers in Borno State at the Multipurpose Hall of the Government...

Seven Killed in Obaseki’s Convoy Accident

At least seven persons were killed in an accident involving the convoy of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, on Saturday. TVC News reliably gathered...

Customs Impounds 250 Bags of Rice Concealed in Fuel Tanker

The Nigerian Customs Service, Kano/Jigawa command on Friday impounded 250 bags of foreign rice concealed in a fuel tanker along Daura-Kano road, worth over...

Border Closure: IMF Backs Nigeria

The border closure by the Nigerian government  with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade has received the backing of the International...

Osinbajo Lauds Makinde on Free Education Policy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday lauded Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on his free education policy in the State. According to a statement...

The Constitutional Vandalism in Kogi State must End Now.

By Inibehe Effiong The purported impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Simon Achuba, by the Kogi State House of Assembly, and the...

Pirisola Installed as Anglican Bishop of Diocese on the Coast.

The Right Reverend Olaoluwa Oluseyi Pirisola has been installed as the Anglican Bishop of the Diocese on the Coast in Okitipupa Local Government Area...

Secret Budget Defence not Authorised by Senate  Appropriation Chairman

Senator representing Kano North and Chairman of the Senate committee on Appropriation, Senator Barau Jibrin, on Friday distanced the leadership of the upper chamber...

Jonathan Hails Gowon at 85

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, as a courageous leader who served the country with honour, pride and...

Kogi Guber Poll: El-rufai Heads 56-APC National Campaign Council.

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC) has constituted a 56-man campaign council to lead the party's campaign in the November...

Dining Halls and the Noise

By Dr Aliyu U. Tilde When in 1927 - 92 years ago - the father of education in Northern Nigeria, Mr. E. L. Mort, built...

Troops Arrest Two Suspected ISWAP/Boko Haram Logistics Suppliers

A suspected logistics provider and courier to Islamic State of West Africa Province in Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State, identified as Usman...

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