Maina’s N1b Assets Seized

EFCC seeks court’s forfeiture order October 11, 2019 Yusuf Alli, Abuja   Items recovered •32 SIM cards (UAE&Nigeria) •19 handsets •One i-Pad •Two laptops •13 flash drives •U.S. ID card •UAE naturalisation certificate •Nigerian passport •Bank documents •Charms  THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed an application at the court for the forfeiture […]

Buhari advocate tougher action against sexual abuse

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari says that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in schools across the country. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said Buhari made his feelings known while reacting to the recent high profile […]

CJN appeals to Senate for adequate funding

By Naomi Sharang The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Tanko Muhammad has appealed to the Senate for adequate funding to meet judicial functions. Justice Muhammad made the appeal when the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters paid him a courtesy call on Friday. The CJN said that the Supreme Court of […]

INEC considers Nov.16 for Kogi West Senate election

By Kola Adeyemi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will explore the possibility of using the Nov.16 governorship election to conduct a fresh election for the Kogi West Senatorial district. The INEC National Commissioner in charge of Kogi, Nasarawa and Kwara States, Alhaji Mohammed Haruna, disclosed this in Lokoja on Friday. Fielding questions […]

Governor Ganduje Caught Sleeping During Buhari’s Meeting With Nigerians In South Africa

Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje A new photo of Umar Ganduje, Kano state governor, sleeping and snoring during an official meeting in South Africa has hit the internet. Ganduje had travelled with the presidency on Wednesday as part of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s entourage to South Africa following the xenophobic killing of Nigerians living in South Africa. Read […]

Governor Okowa of Delta State has broken the norm. They were supposed to do this workshop in USA or London but Okowa insisted it must be in Nigeria as there is no state money to waste.

See their faces. Hehehehe Governor Okowa of Delta State has broken the norm. They were supposed to do this workshop in USA or London but Okowa insisted it must be in Nigeria as there is no state money to waste. Some of these Delta first timer lawmakers already sharpened their rod to clean Oyibo girls […]

Communiqué of the 8thQuarterly Meeting of Secretaries to Governments of All Progressives Congress States

Background: The Secretaries to Governments ofAll Progressives Congress (APC)States (SGSs) held their8th Quarterly meeting under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) on Thursday October 10 and Friday October 11, 2019 inDutse, hosted by the JigawaState Government. The Governor of Jigawa State, His Excellency, Alhaji Mohammed BadaruAbubakar declared the meeting open. Secretaries to the […]

Cancer surgeries, chemotherapy now covered by NHIS’

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, says some levels of cancer surgeries and chemotherapy are now covered under the scheme. He said this while receiving the first lady of Kebbi State, Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, who was on a working visit to the NHIS head office in Abuja Wednesday. He […]

Broadcast stations to pay N5m fine for hate speech, inciting comments

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the review of the National Broadcasting Code and extant broadcasting laws to reflect an upward review of fines from N500,000 to N5,000,000 for breaches relating to hate speeches, inciting comments, indecency among others. The minister disclosed this in Abuja yesterday […]

Another Kaduna school attacked, principal abducted

More people kidnapped in Abuja Police arrest 1,214 kidnappers in 9 months Family of civil defence officer asked to pay N30m ransom The principal of Kajuru Technical College in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State has been abducted from his house by yet to be identified gunmen. The gunmen reportedly stormed the school premises… […]