Gunmen strike in Kaduna, kill policemen, kidnap 2 brides, 15 others

Two policemen and an official of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) have been shot dead in Ciki Da Falo, a village in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State. Reports say 15 people, including two brides, were abducted during the attack, which occurred on Thursday. Austin Iwar, Kaduna State Police Commissioner, […]

Governor Amosun: Ogun debt profile about N103 billion

The Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, says the debt profile of the state as of Thursday April 12. 2018 stands at N103bn. He, however, promised that he would pay the debt before his administration concludes its term. He said this on Thursday at the ‘2018 Conversation with State Governor’ programme organised by a civil […]

Governor Ajimobi wants Ibadan butchers relocated to multi-billion naira abattoir

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has directed butchers in the 11 Local Government Areas of Ibadanland to relocate to the multi-billion naira central abattoir by the end of April. The governor gave the directive during a stakeholders’ meeting held at the House of Chiefs, at the Secretariat in Ibadan. Our reporter says that the […]

Takarar Buhari : PDP ce ta firgita shi da APC – Sule Lamido

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionSule Lamido ya ce wadanda suka mara wa Buhari baya ya ci zabe ‘yan PDP ne kuma yanzu sun bar APC sun koma PDP za su ga yadda zai sake cin zaben Tsohon gwamnman jihar Jigawa Alhaji Sule Lamido ya ce taron da PDP ta yi a jihohin Jigawa da Katsina […]

Za a mayar da maboyar Ojukwu gidan tarihi

Hakkin mallakar hotoAFPImage captionLaftanal Kanar Chukwuemeka Ojukwu ya rasu a ranar 1 ga watan Maris na shekarar 2012 Mahukunta a jihar Anambra da ke kudancin Najeriya sun ce za a ma ida wata maboyar karkashin kasa da tsohon madugun ‘yan aware na Biafra ya rika amfani da ita a lokacin yakin basasar kasar ta zama […]

Secondus to EU: APC, INEC’ll rig 2019 elections

The National Chairman of  the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday, told a European Union (EU) delegation in Abuja that the ruling APC and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are working to truncate Nigeria’s democracy. Secondus who spoke at the PDP secretariat during the EU team’s visit led by Ketil Karlsen, said indicators on ground […]

Abacha loot: Reps probe Malami over $17m fee

The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe proposed payment of $16.9 million fee to some Nigerian lawyers by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN). The House said there was no reason for the payment when the work had already been done by a foreign lawyer. Members of […]

Agribusiness: CBN, Banks commence N26bn pay out to SMEs

The disbursement of credits under the Agribusiness Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria in collaboration with Deposit Money Banks has commenced yesterday. The Bankers’ Committee at its 331st meeting held on February 9, 2017, came up with the AGSMEIS as an initiative to improve access to […]

Bandits kill 20 in Zamfara villages

Suspected armed bandits have killed at least 20 people in attacks on Kuru-Kuru and Jarkuka villages in Anka local government area of Zamfara State. The deadly raids came barely two weeks after at least 30 people were killed by suspected armed bandits and cattle rustlers in Bawar Daji village of the LGA. Last week, troops […]