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Three Lives In Niger Lost - Road Accident

4 weeks ago /

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 3 people have been killed in an accident on Thursday in Laboxhi village along Mokwa -Bida road of Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Court Orders Ex-AGF Adoke To Be Kept In Custody For 14 Days

4 weeks ago /

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Friday granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to detain Mohammed Adoke, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice for 14 days.

46-Year-Old Driver In Custody For Allegedly Defiling 11-Year-Old Girl - Court

4 weeks ago /

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered the remand of 46-year-old driver, Muhammad Sani, at the Kano Correctional facility for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl.

Emir Sanusi Accepts Appointment As First Chairman Of Kano State Council Of Chiefs

4 weeks ago /

The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi 11, has confirmed his acceptance of his appointment as the first chairman of the Kano state council of chiefs.

Dec 25, 26, Jan 1, 2020, Declared As Public Holidays - Federal Gov.

4 weeks ago /

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, December 25, Thursday, December 26 and Wednesday, January 1, 2020, as public holidays for the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Court Imprison's BPE Boss 30 Days For Contempt

1 month ago /

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday jailed the Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, Alex Okoh, for contempt of court.

Nigerians Have Exhausted N509.8bn On Imported Used Vehicles

1 month ago /

Within a nine-month period covering January to September this year, Nigerians spent about N509.8bn importing used vehicles into the country.

FG Strategies For The Revealing Moves In Hydrocarbon

1 month ago /

The Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Engr. Busari Kamoruon Monday moved to strategise for emerging trends in hydrocarbon value chain that include discovery, exploration and other activites.

Nigeria Has Lost Over $400bn To Foreign Havens - Malami

1 month ago /

Nigeria has lost over $400bn to offshore havens, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, said on Monday.

I’ve Not Assured Any Ethnic Group Gov Position –Wike

1 month ago /

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said on Monday he had not promised any ethnic group the position of the governor.

Sowore's Release - The Nation Newspaper

1 month ago /

Another widely read Nigerian newspaper, The Nation, has joined in calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore.

Malami Now In Charge Of Sowore’s Case

1 month ago /

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has asked the Department of State Services (DSS) to forward Omoyele Sowore’s case file to his office.

Reps To Investigate Insurance Violation By MDAs

1 month ago /

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate breaches, impunity and other infractions of some federal government institutions on insurance and actuarial matters.

Stanbic IBTC Bank Supports Entertainment Industry

1 month ago /

Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has reaffirmed its interest in the growth of the Nigerian entertainment industry in Nigeria. 

Ex-Commissioner Bemoan Politicians

1 month ago /

Former Commissioner for Information in Ondo State, Mr. Kayode Akinmade, has commiserated with the people of Ifedore Local Government over the death of their two illustrious sons and ex-chairmen of the local government, Messrs. Dele Osakuade and Adetoye Obele.

Aisha Attack Over Villa Crisis By Buhari’s Kinsmen

1 month ago /

Kinsmen of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), have faulted his wife, Aisha, over her Wednesday’s statement, which attacked the  Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu.

Bauchi Auto Crash, 28 Family Members dead

1 month ago /

No fewer than 28 persons said to be members of the same family were reportedly burnt beyond recognition in a fatal auto crash that occurred on the Bauchi-Kano federal highway in Bauchi State.

Two INEC Staff Convicted For Receiving Bribes

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A high court sitting in Yola, presided by Justice Nathan Musa on Thursday jailed two Independent National Electoral Commission staff for 42 years for collecting bribes.

 

400-Level student killed in Kogi exam hall by Gunmen

1 month ago /

The Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Police has confirmed the death of Apeh Joseph by unknown gunmen at the Kogi State University, Ayingba.

NHRC Takes Nigeria’s Right Violation To International Bodies

1 month ago /

The Abuja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Tuesday said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration performed poorly in protecting and enforcing human rights of Nigerians.