Crown Flour Mills to acquire Dangote Flour

By Ebere Agozie Mr Anurag Shukla, the Managing Director, Crown Flour Mills Ltd. says the proposed acquisition of Dangote Flour by Crown Flour Mills will ensure a wider range of products to their customers. Shukla said this at the 2019 Customer’s Forum and Gala Night organised by Crown flour Mills Ltd in Abuja. “We are […]

Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh

The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where four more people died although more than a million had been moved to safety. After it made landfall early on Friday, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its […]

How illicit financial flows, affected Nigeria’s development – ICPC boss

By Naomi Sharang Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) are bane of Nigeria’s development. Owasanoye said this at the inaugural meeting of Inter-Agency Committee on Implementation of the Thabo Mbeki Report in Abuja on Friday. Mbeki heads African Union’s 10-member High-Level Panel on IFFs. The […]

Army strategises to tackle fleeing bandits

The Nigerian Army has confirmed that bandits were fleeing from Zamfara to other states, necessitating the re-organisation of military operations to tackle the menace. The exercise Harbin Kunama III has been being organized to tackle banditry across the nation, with a major focus on the northwestern region. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur […]

FCT communities to experience load shedding— AEDC

By Kingsley OKoye The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says some electricity supply feeders from Kukwaba transmission station supplying power to some communities will experience load shedding, pending replacement of the faulty breaker in the station. AEDC’s General Manager,Corporate Communications, Mr Fadipe Oyebode  said this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. He listed the feeders […]

DHQ approves fund for upgrade of Mechanic school

By Johnson Eyiangho The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has approved funds to begin the process for the upgrade and accreditation of Armed Forces Electrical and Mechanic (AEME) Mechatronics School. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin announced this in Abuja at the graduation of participants of Course 3 of the school. He said upgrade […]

New ministers: Buhari shuts out kitchen cabinet members, others

AHEAD of his inauguration for a second term on May 29, President Muhammadu Buhari has kept members of his kitchen cabinet, close associates and outgoing ministers in suspense with regard to those who will be in his new team. The President has opted to go solo in choosing the new set of ministers. Some members […]

Court sacks APC Adamawa Rep-elect

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday, sacked Abdulrauf Modibbo as member-elect representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa in the National Assembly. The court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to replace Modibbo with Mustapha Usman and declare the latter as the Rep-elect. Justice Inyang Ekwo nullified Modibbo’s election while delivering judgment in […]