I can make Shekau, others surrender – ex-Boko Haram commander

A 32-year-old former Boko Haram Commander, Rawana Goni, has appealed to the Nigerian military authorities to allow him to make a phone call to the elusive leader, Abubakar Shekau and at least 137 other terrorists to make them surrender. Goni, who is undergoing rehabilitation at a military detention camp in Maiduguri, said this in an […]

Breaking news: Court grants Dasuki N200m bail 

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday granted bail to the immediate-past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), from the custody of the Department of State Services where he had been detained for two and a half years. Delivering judgment in the suit filed by the ex-NSA in March this year, Justice Ijeoma […]

Immorality: Kano Hisbah arrests 5 ladies for ‘camping with boyfriends’

Kano State Hisbah Board By Bosede Olufunmi The Kano State Hisbah Board on Monday said it arrested five young ladies allegedly involved in immoral acts in the city. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that immorality of any type is banned under the Sharia Law in Kano State. The board’s Public Relations Officer, Malam […]

Saraki has nothing to do with his Chief of Staff dumping APC – Aide

Merged photographs of the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki (left) and his Chief of Staff Hakeem Baba Ahmed, as Baba Ahmed dumps APC By Ifeanyi Nwoko Special Assistant on New Media to the President of the Senate, Mr Olu Onemola, has urged Nigerians not to link the President of the Senate Dr Bukola […]

Flood: Police confirm 8 dead in Niger State

Cars washed away by flood in Suleja, Niger State By Rita Iliya The Police Command in Niger says eight persons have died  as a result of a downpour in Rafin-Gora village in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state. The Police Commissioner, Alhaji Dibal Yakadi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on […]

Kidnapping: Police rescue Mikel Obi’s father

John Mikel Obi: Captain of Super Eagles By Stanley Nwanosike The Police Command in Enugu State says it has rescued Pa Michael Obi, father of Mikel Obi, Captain of the Super Eagles, from the kidnappers’ den in a community in the state. The Command’s Spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement issued on […]

TOTAL says with right policies, Nigeria can grow local content

Total By yetunde Bada The Deputy Managing Director (Deep Water) TOTAL Nigeria, Mr Musa Ahmadu-Kida on Monday said with the right policies, local content in Nigeria would flourish and drive the oil and gas industry. Ahmadu-Kida said this while delivering a keynote address at a seminar on Nigeria’s Local Content Law at the annual Nigeria […]

Naira stable at parallel market

Naira remain stable at N360 to dollar at parallel market By Fabian Ekeruche The Naira maintained N360 to the dollar at the parallel market on Monday in Lagos, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Nigerian currency had been trading at N360 to the dollar for four days running, while the Pound Sterling and […]

RURAL DEVELOPMENT: GOV SANI-BELLO FLAGS-OFF 403 KM RAMP ROAD

R …APPEALS TO BENEFITING COMMUNITIES TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THE ROADS Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello on Monday announced a new lease of life for rural dwellers in state, as he reassured them of his commitment to infrastructural development of the rural communities of the state. He gave the assurance at Kampani Bobi in […]

Gov. Abu at Kafanin Bobi of Maraga LGA of Niger State

Earlier today at Kafanin Bobi of Maraga LGA of Niger State, @GovNiger flagged off the second phase of the construction/rehabilitation of 403km rural roads across the three senatorial zones of Niger State. #LoloIsWorking @NgugiEvuti