Police to match into forests used by bandits – DIG

The Nigeria Police Force has developed a vigorous strategies that would bring banditry to an end in the country, the Deputy Inspector General in charge of Operation, Abdulmajid Ali, disclosed in Sokoto. Addressing officers and men of the Sokoto Police Command as well as leaders of Miyetti Allah at the Officers Mess on Monday, he […]

Pres. tribunal declines Atiku, PDP’s request to inspect servers

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has declined the application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar to inspect smart card readers and the server for the February 23 presidential election. Delivering ruling on the application on Monday, the five-member panel of justices unanimously dismissed the application. In the main ruling by […]

Gombe gets new Accountant General

Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has approved the appointment of Umar Babagoro Bello as the new Accountant-General of the state with immediate effect. The appointment was contained in a statement issued to newsmen on Monday by Yakubu Mamman, on behalf of the Head of State Civil Service, Alhaji Bappayo Yahaya. Babagoro, who was […]

DAPPMAN seeks credit facility for efficient petroleum product distribution

By Yunus Yusuf The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria (DAPPMAN) has urged Mr Mele Kyari, the incoming Group Managing Director of NNPC, to grant members credit facility to ensure more efficient petroleum product distribution. Mr Olufemi Adewole, the Executive Secretary of DAPPMAN, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency […]

Court gives Buhari 5 days to respond to alleged certificate fraud

The Court of Appeal Abuja division on Monday ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within five days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election. The court also ordered the All Progressives  Congress (APC), and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to within five respond to all issues raised on the […]

NSE: Market capitalisation dips N18bn

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Transactions on the nation’s bourse resumed for the week on Monday still on a downward trend with the market capitalisation dropping by N18 billion. Speficially, the market capitalisation which opened at N13.154 trillion lost N18 billion or 0.14 per cent to close at N13.136 trillion. Also, the All-Share Index shed 42.09 points […]

CAN President tasks Nigerians on productive, profitable living

Jessica Onyegbula Rev Samson Ayokunle, President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Monday urged Nigerians to live productive and profitable lives. Ayokunle gave the charge at a service of songs for late Evangelist Helen Okoye at the All Christian Fellowship Mission (ACFM) Maitama, Abuja. According to him, living a godly life impacts on the lives […]

NASS leadership election: PDP forms fact-finding committee

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a fact-finding committee on the role played by some of its members at the election of the presiding officers of the National Assembly. The party disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola […]

CBN: 1m farmers benefit from Anchor Borrowers scheme

By Mustapha Sumaila The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme. Emefiele said this while reeling out the policy road map for his second tenure of five years in Abuja on Monday. He explained that the bank made serious efforts to […]