Woman gets 2-month imprisonment for insulting police officer

judge-gavel- A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Wednesday sentenced one Faith Kathy to two-month imprisonment for insulting a police officer. The Judge, Inuwa Maiwada, however, gave the convict an option of N3, 000 fine and advised her to always be of good behaviour. Kathy, who resides in Utako Village, Abuja, was convicted […]

Court grants Munir Gwarzo’s application for extension of time

Mounir Gwarzo The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted three applications filed by Mounir Gwarzo, the suspended Director-General of Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, recalls that Gwarzo was suspended in November 2017, by the erstwhile Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over alleged financial misappropriation. Mr Gwarzo is seeking […]

Senate Adjourns Till Nov. 6, PDP Senator Defects to APC

By Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate on Wednesday adjourned plenary till Tuesday, November 6 following a motion to that effect moved by the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan. The motion, which was seconded by Senator Emmanuel Bwacha(PDP Taraba North), will see the upper legislative chamber which resumed from its over two-month long annual vacation […]

Breaking: Ethiopian President tenders resignation

Ethiopia’s President Mulatu Teshome on Wednesday filed resignation request to the Ethiopian Parliament, State news agency ENA reported. Teshome, who has been the east African country’s head of state since October 2013, on Wednesday submitted his letter of resignation as the Ethiopian parliament’s two houses are scheduled to consider his resignation. Ethiopia’s President Mulatu Teshome […]

Kaduna crisis setback to lasting peace – Makarfi

Former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has condemned the recent killings in Kaduna saying the crisis has caused a setback in the quest for a lasting peace in the State. Makarfi’s condemnation of the crisis was contained in a statement by his media aide, Mukhtar Zubairu Sirajo. The former governor said he is […]

FG proposes N8.73trillion for 2019 budget

The Federal Government has proposed N8.73trillion for next year’s fiscal calendar, N400billion lower than that of this year. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma stated this on Wednesday at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Villa, Abuja. He […]

Fayemi signs executive order stopping illegal fees in schools

Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has signed an executive order to ban the various fees being collected by heads of public schools in the state. The governor, who also approved N200 million as car and housing loans for teachers in public schools, said the loans will be disbursed on or before November 15. He […]

bomb has been discovered in a package sent to the home of Hillary and Bill Clinton in New York, police say.

Officials say the suspicious package is similar to that left at the home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros just two days ago. Other packages reportedly containing explosives were also sent to former President Barack Obama, the White House, the Time Warner headquarters, which houses CNN’s New York offices, and a Florida building housing the offices of Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Follow latest […]