Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state said the U.S. Government had indicated commitment to support the Northern states in job creation, solid mineral exploration and enhancement of girl-child education.
Officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) are currently after a woman, Hasiya who allegedly brutalized her stepson and stepdaughter in Kaduna, Daily Trust reports.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Tuesday insisted that it would go ahead with the re-screening of the 2,000 dismissed immigration recruits, in spite of their continued protest.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, has fixed October 5 to deliver ruling on the fresh motion seeking to suspend hearing on the 16-count criminal charge pending against the Senate President, Dr. [read more…]
The Kwara Government on Tuesday vowed to ensure full compliance with monthly environmental sanitation in the state beginning from Aug. 27. The state Commissioner for Environment and Forestry, Otunba Taiwo Joseph made this pledge in [read more…]
A member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon Ibrahim Samaila representing Tudun Wada Constituency, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The lawmaker was kidnapped at Abakpa community in Kaduna North Local Government area [read more…]
Controversial founder of the International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim was escorted in handcuffs and transferred to the Accra Police Headquarters after he reported himself to Tema Regional police station earlier today.
Senator Ali Ndume, told newsmen in Abuja that the National Assembly is broke and that legislators were not being paid their allowances on time. He said:
President Buhari during a meeting with the former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon at the Presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday, said that in order for the government to successfully rescue the abducted Chibok girls, they need credible [read more…]
The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN yesterday barred 9 commercial banks from participating in Foreign Exchange transactions. The banks were suspended for failing to remit funds from NNPC into the Treasury Single Account TSA. See [read more…]
Embattled former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has been invited to make a presentation before the Presidential Advisory Committee Against corruption , on the allegations of budget padding he [read more…]
President Muhammadu Buhari has described those who shout “Allah is great’ before killing innocent people as mentally deranged. Speaking through the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the launch of the revised National Counter Terrorism Strategy, [read more…]
Following the high level of pot holes on roads across the Ilorin metropolis, the sector commander of the kwara state command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Sunday Maku has advised road users to [read more…]
The Rivers state Chief Judge’s son Wariebi Abiri, a Law student, unfortunately drowned in a swimming pool at a hotel in Abuja on Friday August 19th as students gathered to celebrated the end of lectures [read more…]
Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye of P-Square have been teasing us with new material ever since they reconciled a couple of weeks ago. Thankfully, it looks like their fans don’t have to wait much longer [read more…]
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has ordered the return of the 15-year-old girl, Uzoamaka Chukwu,who was stripped and tortured early this month by some people in Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area.
Comedian/actor Chris Rock and his wife Malaak Compton-Rock, with whom he was with for 18 years before separating in 2014, have finally completed their divorce proceedings after they both appeared in a New Jersey courtroom [read more…]
Jennifer Lawrence, for the second year in a row, has been named the world’s highest-paid actress, notching $46 million pre-tax over 12 months – $13 million more than second-ranked Melissa McCarthy, who pocketed $33 million, according [read more…]
No less than 1,900 persons have been killed in a violent campaign against drugs in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte took over office seven weeks ago, the country’s national police chief said on Tuesday.
There is chaos in Assa community in the Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State where clashes over oil between rival cult groups have left nine people dead. The fight over oil deposits which began last [read more…]