Severance benefit: Nigerian govt involves EFFC, ICPC on verification of ex-Airways workers

Pensioners in Nigeria Federal Government has enlisted operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, in the ongoing biometric data capture verification of ex-workers and pensioners of the rested Nigeria Airways Limited. Besides, the EFCC and ICPC, other security agencies were also enlisted for […]

Senate stands down Electoral Bill consideration

The Senate on Thursday stood down consideration of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for third reading and passage, until Tuesday. The bill, which was captured on the Order Paper, was stood down at plenary for more legislative work. Announcing the development, Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said “in view of the sensitive nature […]

Buhari in crucial meeting with security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with members of the National Security Council at the State House Villa, Abuja, Daily Trust reports. The meeting, our correspondent reports started immediately after the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by the Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo. ADVERTISEMENT The meeting is holding days after the Boko Haram sect […]

Kaduna Assembly to pass whistle-blower, anticorruption bills — Speaker

The Kaduna State House of Assembly says it will pass the Whistleblower Protection Bill and the Anti-corruption Bill by next week, as part of commitment to open governance in the state. The Speaker of the House, Aminu Shagali, made the disclosure at the opening of a meeting with relevant stakeholders on “Open Government Partnership (OPG)” […]

Shekarau returns to court over N900m fraud charges

Ibrahim Shekarau The Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday adjourned the case of alleged money laundering against the former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau. Mr Shekarau was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission alongside former external affairs minister, Aminu Wali and one Mansur Ahmad on six counts bordering on conspiracy and […]

United States Government finally reacts to Atiku’s accusations

The United States government have finally responded to the accusations by PDP presidential flagbearer Atiku Abubakar that it banned President Muhammadu Buhari from entering the United States of America for sometime due to his religious beliefs. Speaking through Nick Sadoski, an official of the Department of State, the American Government said it would also not […]

As CBN moves to curb Naira abuse

Worried by the increasing spate of naira abuses across the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is taking definite steps to end the menace. It’s a common sight that you find naira notes strewn with oil, paint, pen ink and or cello tape and almost all denominations of the naira currently in circulation, especially the […]

Yemen na gab da fada wa ‘mummunar masifar’ yunwa

Majalisar Dinkin Duniya ta yi gargadin cewa mutane miliyan 13 a Yemen na cikin matsananciyar yunwa. Tana kira ga rundunar sojin hadaka da Saudiyya ke jagoranta da ta daina hare-haren sama da ke kashe fararen hula. Kuma ta ce hare-haren ka iya janyo yunwa mafi muni da aka taba yi cikin shekara 100. BBC Hausa

Dan kunar bakin wake ya hallaka mutane 18 a kwaleji

Hakkin mallakar hotoREUTERSImage captionWannan gadar ce ta hada zirin Kerch da yankin Crimea Shugaban yankin Crimea Sergei Aksyonov ya ayyana zaman makokin kwanaki uku bayan harin bindiga da na bam da aka kai wata maranta ta ke birnin Kerch da kuma mutane 19 suka mutu. Gwammai da na kwance a gadon asibiti wasu cikin mawuyacin […]