Act now before bandits finish our people, Aisha Buhari tells security chiefs

Wife of Nigeria’s President, Aisha Buhari, has challenged security agencies to quickly end banditry and other insecurity challenges in parts of the country. Mrs Buhari who made the call on Saturday in Katsina while distributing relief materials to over 25,000 victims of bandits attacks, said it was necessary to degrade the criminals before they end […]

Aruwan, Maigamo, others make El-Rufai’s first appointments

HomeNews Aruwan, Maigamo, others make El-Rufai’s first appointments The Kaduna State government on Saturday announced the reappointment of three Senior Special Assistants to the Governor, Nasir El-Rufai. A government statement in Kaduna disclosed that the governor has begun making appointments to offices that do not require confirmation or approval by the Kaduna State House of Assembly.   Those […]

Impersonator of Saudi prince gets 18 years

A man who impersonated a Saudi prince to con investors and live a lavish lifestyle has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Anthony Gignac received the sentence Friday in Miami for stealing at least eight million dollars while impersonating Sultan Bin Kahlid Al-Saud, buying a Ferrari, Rolex watches and renting a condo on an […]

Reyes, former Arsenal, Sevilla player dies in car crash

Former Arsenal and Sevilla winger Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a car accident at the age of 35. The Spaniard’s former club Sevilla have confirmed that the 35-year-old and his cousins, Jonathan and Manuel Calderon, were killed in the collision. The EFE agency in Spain reports that the accident took place in Seville at […]

Recruitment: Over 60,000 candidates sit for NNPC CBT

By Edith Ike-Eboh No fewer than 60,000 candidates on Saturday sat for Computer Based Test (CBT) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recruitment exercise in the country. Mr Isaiah Inuwa, Chief Operating Officer Corporate Services, disclosed this to newsmen while monitoring some of the CBT centres in Abuja. He said that the exam was […]

An kama bindigogi sama da dubu daya a Lagos

Hukumar hana fasa kauri ta Najeriya, kwastam, mai kula da shiyyar tashar jiragen ruwa ta Tincan Island da ke a Legas a kudancin kasar, ta kama manyan bindigogi sama da dubu daya. Shugaban hukumar kustom na kasa kanar Hamid Ali mai ritaya, shi ne ya bayyanawa manema labarai hakan a ranar Litinin. Ya kara da […]