Category: Domestic

Bank Manager Bags Five Years for N27m Theft

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2020

Justice Adie A. Onyebueke of the Cross River State High Court, Akamkpa, has sentenced one Augustine Effiong Bassey to five years imprisonment for stealing N27 ... Read More

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke Neutralizes Armed Bandits in Benue and Nasarawa

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2020

In continuation of aggressive clearance operation to stamp out banditry and other criminal activities in the North Central zone of the country, troops of Operation ... Read More

President Buhari Mourns Mamadou Tandja, Ex-President of Niger

Tanimu- November 25, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tributes to Mamadou Tandja, the former President of Niger Republic who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 82. ... Read More

Boundary Commission Set to Resolve Benue-Taraba Crisis

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2020

The National Boundary Commission, says it was set to resolve crisis in grey areas of boundary demarcation between Benue and Taraba in early 2021, and ... Read More

Abducted Nasarawa APC Chairman Found Dead – Police

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2020

The Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo, who was abducted by gunmen on Saturday, has been found dead. Mr ... Read More

NITDA to Suppport NNPC’s Innovation in Petroleum Sector

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2020

(NAN) The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has reiterated its resolve to support the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to drive innovation in the ... Read More

NFF Appoints New Head of Women’s Football

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2020

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Friday confirmed the appointment of Amina Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football, replacing Ruth David, a statement ... Read More

Let It be Known That In The Fight Against Corruption, No One Is Too Big To Tackle – President Buhari

Henry Solomon- November 20, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the final report of the Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on alleged infractions by the suspended Acting Chairman of ... Read More

FG Trains Vets to Combat a Contagious Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Outbreak

Henry Solomon- November 20, 2020

The Federal Government is training Federal and states epidemiology officers on investigation and how to combat the recent outbreak of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD) in ... Read More

Military Airstrike Neutralises Scores of Bandits in Katsina Forest

Henry Solomon- November 20, 2020

The Air Component of “Operation Hadarin Daji” has neutralised no fewer than 17 armed bandits and destroyed their camp in the Dunya Forest area of ... Read More

FG to Begin Camping for Athletes Ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Henry Solomon- November 19, 2020

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is set to commence national camping for athletes and officials in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics ... Read More

FG Completes First Phase Rehabilitation of Third Mainland Bridge, Commends Citizens’ Patience

Henry Solomon- November 19, 2020

The Federal Government on Thursday announced completion of the first phase rehabilitation of the Third Mainland Bridge and a planned 18 hours total closure of ... Read More

Widow Seeks Justice for Daughter Hit by Police Stray Bullet

Henry Solomon- November 19, 2020

A widow, Patience Ajibo, on Thursday, appealed before the National Human Rights Commission ‘s Panel on the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), demanding justice for ... Read More

JSS1, SS1 Students in Kano to Resume Classes Nov. 16 — Commissioner

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2020

The Kano State Government has approved Nov. 16, for full resumption  of Junior Secondary School, JSS-1 and Senior Secondary SS-1 Students’ academic activities in both ... Read More

Lookout for New Moon From Sunday, Sultan Urges Muslims

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2020

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has requested Muslim Ummah to start to look for the new moon of Rabi’ al-thani 1442AH from ... Read More

President Buhari Assents to Banks and Other Financial Financial Institutions Act, 2020

Tanimu- November 13, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, November 12, 2020 assented to the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 2020. It repeals the extant Banks and Other ... Read More

Ogundipe, Reinstated as UNILAG VC, Addresses Cheerful Crowd

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2020

The Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, on Thursday, said that the management of the institution remained committed to working for and maintaining ... Read More

FG Approves Digital ID for IDPs and Centre for Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Tanimu- November 12, 2020

The Honourable Minister of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, presented memos on a Draft ... Read More

Reps Laud NIS Over Judicious Use of Funds

Henry Solomon- November 11, 2020

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has been commended for judicious use of funds in infrastructure development and provision of other services. In a statement signed ... Read More

Gombe State empowers 35 communities with N380m

Suleiman Idris- November 10, 2020

(NAN) Gombe State government spent N380 million to support micro projects implementation in 35 communities across the 11 local government areas of the state in ... Read More