Taraba Killing: Victim’s family demands independent probe, justice

By Monday Ijeh The family of Insp. Mark Ediale, one of the three Police operatives recently killed in Taraba allegedly by soldiers, has suggested an independent probe into the incident to ensure justice. Mr Andrew Ediale, elder brother to Mark, made the call at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja. The News Agency of […]

NNPC, NOSDRA partner to check oil spill

By Edith Ike-EbohThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) said they would partner to check the incidences of oil spill across the country. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari, made this known when he received the Director General of NOSDRA, Mr Idris Musa, […]

SEC restates commitment to investor protection

By Philomina Attah  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its determination to ensure adequate protection of investments in the capital market. A statement by the commission said its Acting Director-General, Ms Mary Uduk, gave the assurance at a meeting with the Association of Corporate Trustees (ACT) in Abuja on Wednesday. Uduk, who was […]

Daura leaders to Buhari: We enjoy 24hrs power supply only when you’re around

President Muhammadu Buhari Community leaders in the five local government areas under Daura emirate yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that they enjoy 24 hours power supply only when he is in town. The president hosted leaders of various communities from five LGs, as part of Eid El-Kabir celebration. One of the community leaders, Mohammed Saleh, […]

Six apprehended for killing tanker driver in Niger

Enyioha Opara, Minna The Niger State Police Command has arrested six suspects for allegedly killing of a fuel tanker driver, identified as Goni Mustapha, of the AGM Petroleum Nigeria Limited, Suleja. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Abubakar, confirmed the development in Minna on Tuesday. It was learnt that the deceased was on his […]

Abattoirs close for business in Enugu

Abattoirs in Enugu State were on Wednesday closed down for business in compliance with a directive by the Enugu State Amalgamated Market Traders Association (ESAMATA) and Enugu State Butchers Association (ESBA). Also closed for business in the state was the perishable goods dealers shops especially tomatoes. The directive followed a decision by the Miyetti Allah […]

Nigerian Prison Service now Nigerian Correctional Service

The Nigerian Prison Service will now be known as Nigerian Correctional Service, following the assent of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, 2019. The President also endorsed the change of Federal Universities of Agriculture, Makurdi into Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi, after the late Tiv politician, who was a senator in the […]

Kaduna: Police celebrate crime-free Eid-el-Kabir celebrations

The Kaduna State Police Command says no serious crime took place during the just-concluded Eid -el-Kabir celebration in the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Yakubu Sabo made this known in Kaduna on Wednesday. Sabo said:“ We had a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration, we did not record any ugly incident during the period. “The […]

Unilorin VC advises students to enlist in Man’ O War

Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has enjoined students to enlist in Man’ O War, Nigeria’s oldest uniformed volunteer organisation. The vice-chancellor made the call during the passing out parade of the Man’ O War cadets, University of Ilorin Command. Abdulkareem, who was represented by the Dean of Student Affairs, Prof. Lanre Ajibade, […]