Army arrests kidnappers who killed victim after taking ransom

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that three suspected kidnappers, who collected N8 million ransom from their victim and later killed him, have been arrested. The Commanding Officer of 20 Battalion, Serti in Taraba State, Lt. Col. Adamu Mohammed Sani disclosed this while parading the suspects before journalists in Jalingo, adding that the suspects were arrested […]

ZAMFARA: A NOVEL CONSTITUTIONAL PRECEDENCE

IBRAHIM ABDUL, Esq. PhD Analyze thus: From the Supreme Court judgement today and my analysis of the Zamfara State declared Guber results vis-a-vis the declaration of the Apex Court ”that the runner-up candidate be sworn in if he fulfills the constitutional requirement of getting one quarter of the total votes cast in at least two-third […]

Dankari: An damke matashi da matashiya suna lalata bayna nasi cikin watan Ramadan

Hukumar yan sandan farin hula wato NSCDC, ta alanta damke wasu matasa biyu a garin Maiduguri, jihar Borno kan jima’i a bainar jama’a cikin watan Ramadan mai albarka. Kwamandan hukumar, Abdullahi Ibrahim, ya bayyanawa manema labarai a ranar Juma’a cewa an damke wadannan matasa ne ranar Alhamis, 23 ga wata a unguwar Abbaganaram a Maiduguri. […]

NYSC announces registration date for 2019 Batch B corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the registration date for the 2019 Batch B prospective corp members. The scheme took to its Twitter handle to disclose that the registration process for the batch would commence from Saturday, June 1, 2019, to Wednesday, June 12, 2019. “This is to inform 2019 Batch “B” Prospective […]

WATER SUPPLY : NIGER PARTNERS FG ON N8.6 BILLION ZUNGERU/WUSHISHI ABANDONED WATER WORKS….AS GOV SANI-BELLO URGES LEADERS TO FOCUS ON PEOPLE AT THE LOW-END OF THE SOCIETY

Federal and Niger State Governments are to jointly invest N8.6 billion for the continuation and completion of Wushishi/Zungeru Water supply project which has been abandoned over 20 years ago. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to that effect was signed in Abuja on Thursday by Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello for the state and Engineer […]

Police prosecutor almost jailed for re-arresting Adeleke

By Wandoo Sombo The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, threatened to send Mr Simon Lough, a police prosecutor, to prison for violating an order of the court. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in his ruling, held that It was obligatory on every person to obey orders of the court. “This court stands to commit Mr Lough […]

Obasanjo’s “Fulanisation’’ “Islamisation’’ statement diversionary – UPN

The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) has described the statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on alleged “Fulanisation’’ and “Islamisation’’ of  Nigeria, as tactic to divert government’s attention from probing his administration’s expenditure on power sector. The party said this in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Abubakar Sokoto, on Friday in […]

Gov. Bagudu now Progressives Governors’ Forum Chairman

By Emmanuel Mogbede Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has emerged as the new Chairman of Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of All Progressives Congress (APC) elected governors in the country. According to a statement issued by Alhaji Salihu Lukman, Director General, Progressive Governors Forum, on Friday in Abuja, Bagudu was unanimously elected at […]

The NFIU guidelines on JAC are an aberration

BY ABDULRAZAQUE BARKINDO The Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) enforcement and guidelines to reduce crime vulnerabilities created by cash withdrawals from Local Government Funds throughout Nigeria which is to take effect from June 1 is an aberration. It defies logic. It has therefore been rejected by all the 36 governors of the federation at their […]

FULL LIST: The 37 Zamfara APC candidates sacked by supreme court (updated)

Exactly five days to the swearing in of politicians who emerged victorious in the 2019 general election, the supreme court delivered a judgement that shook the All Progressives Congress (APC). In Zamfara, the party had what it considered a clean sweep but on Friday, the highest court in the land awarded the ruling party’s votes […]