Man arrested for throwing four month old son into river in Niger state

Men of the Niger State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested a 20-year-old man, Mustapha Aliyu, for throwing his four months old son into river Uti in Borgu local government area of the state. When arrested, Mustapha who is an indigene of Kebbi state, said he acted in anger because […]

GOVERNOR SANI BELLO RECEIVES PROJECTS ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION COMMITTEE’S REPORT ….UNDERSCORES NEED FOR STRONG MONITORING AND EVALUATION MECHANISM

Niger State Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has expressed the need for a strong monitoring and evaluation system that will enhance quality control and checkmate the activities of some defaulting contractors handling various government projects across the state.Receiving the report of the Projects Assessment and Evaluation Committee in Government House, Minna, the Governor said a […]

Sterling sluggish as investors remain nervous about Brexit

Sterling was slightly weaker on Tuesday as the risk of Britain crashing out of the European Union (EU) without a divorce deal on Oct. 31 remained elevated after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he will take the country out of the bloc on deadline. Although the British parliament approved a legislature which forces Johnson to […]

Fund researches in tertiary institutions, Scientist urges FG

By Cecilia Ologunagba A scientist, Prof. Adekunle Amoo has called on the Federal Government to fund researches in tertiary institutions to encourage science and technology-based innovations. Amoo, a Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Ilegal oil dealings: Navy assures EFCC of support

By Modupe Oremule The Nigerian Navy has promised to support the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in tackling the menace of illegal oil dealings and maritime-related offences. A statement obtained from the EFCC website said that the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Oladele Daji, gave the assurance on Monday in Lagos. […]

Fund researches in tertiary institutions, Scientist urges FG

By Cecilia Ologunagba A scientist, Prof. Adekunle Amoo has called on the Federal Government to fund researches in tertiary institutions to encourage science and technology-based innovations. Amoo, a Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Robbers raid IBB University, Lapai

Armed robbers in the early hours of Monday raided the off-campus hostel of the Ibrahim Badamasi University Lapai, Niger State. Daily Trust gathered that the robbers arrived the hostel at about 12 midnight where they dispossessed students of their valuables. Some of the affected students who spoke to our correspondent said the robbers went from […]