Kebbi State’s top official bags 70-year jail over N1.6billion fraud

Mohammed Arzika The Court of Appeal Kebbi Division has upturned the judgment of a Kebbi State High Court which discharged and acquitted Mohammed Arzika Dakingari, the accountant general of Kebbi State, on charges of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence preferred against him and one other person by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). […]

Kebbi State’s top official bags 70-year jail over N1.6billion fraud

Mohammed Arzika The Court of Appeal Kebbi Division has upturned the judgment of a Kebbi State High Court which discharged and acquitted Mohammed Arzika Dakingari, the accountant general of Kebbi State, on charges of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence preferred against him and one other person by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). […]

Just In: 30 IDPs girls defiled in camp

An alarm has been raised by the  Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative over the increasing r*pe cases and attacks on Internally displaced persons (IDP )  in camps across the North-East. It noted that about 30 girls were defiled in the Internally Displaced Persons camps in Yobe State in September 2017, adding that the attacks […]

Presidency Under Fire as Sacked Director is made Perm Sec

The Federal Government has come under heavy criticism over the appointment of a sacked director as permanent secretary and the non-reinstatement of the auditor that blew the whistle on him. Mr Louis Edozien was removed as Executive Director, Technical Services at the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) in 2014 for presenting neither discharge nor […]

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte blames Roma draw on Victor Moses’ absence

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has blamed his side’s draw with AS Roma on the absence of three key players in his squad, including Victor Moses. The English Premier League (EPL) champions were held to a 3-3 draw by Italian Serie A giants AS Roma in an UEFA Champions League in London on Wednesday. Nigerian international […]

Babatunde Fashola urges Nigerians to embrace solar energy

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has advised Nigerians to embrace solar energy to reduce pressure on the national grid. Fashola gave the advice in Lagos at a book launch. The book titled “Solar Electricity Generation for off-grid communities in Nigeria”, was written by Mr Oladele Amoda, the Managing Director, Eko […]

Aare Ona Kakanfo cap fits Gani Adams – Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said the title of the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, being conferred on the Leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, by the Alaafin of Oyo, Kabiyesi Iku Baba Yeye Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, was putting a round peg in a round hole. Fayose said he […]

Fed govt releases N3.5bn for vaccination

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday announced that the sum of N3.5 billion has been released for vaccination programme against communicable diseases, while the nation’s Excess Crude Account stood at $2.3 billion as at October 16. Government also said that vaccination campaign for measles in the 17 states in the Southern part of the country […]