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The Federal High court in kano has granted Shehu Mahdi bail in the sum of 10 million Naira and one surety in the like sum who must be a resident of Kano municipal and owns a landed property to be verified by the court registry. Mahdi was arraigned in court by the police on six […]

The Imo State Police Command has arrested three persons for allegedly kidnapping the Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, the Most Reverend Moses Chikwe, and his driver Ndubuisi Robert in December last year. Parading the suspects at the Police headquarters Owerri, the Command’s Public Relations Officer Orlando Ikeokwu said the men who hailed from Awara […]

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says Kwara state Governor, AbdulRahman  AbdulRazaq, should be held responsible if the crisis over hijab wearing in schools degenerates. CAN General Secretary, Joseph Bade Daramola, in a statement said it was Governor AbdulRazaq’s pronouncement on hijab “in violation of the court directive on the matter to maintain status quo […]

Suspected bandits have again launched another attack on Jargaba village of Bakori Area Council of Katsina State, killing one person while two others were abducted. According to a source who spoke on the condition of anonymity said, the attack occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, March 18 at about 1 am. The source added […]

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Dibu Ojerinde, for allegedly misappropriating N900 million. ICPC Spokesperson Azuka Ogugua who disclosed this on Wednesday explained that Ojerinde was arrested on 15th March 2021, in Abuja, […]

The Federal Government has approved over three billion naira for the procurement of various equipment to strengthen the work of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire who briefed state house Correspondents on the memo he presented at the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday in Abuja noted that the […]

The Director-General of World Trade Organization, WTO Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala wants the Nigerian government to implement the safe school initiative to stop the spate of attacks on schools in the country. Speaking during a visit to Nigeria’s women affairs Pauline Tallen in Abuja, the WTO boss said, schools in Nigeria, especially in the rural areas […]

The Federal Executive Council ( FEC), on Wednesday approved 1.5 billion dollars for the rehabilitation of Port Harcourt refinery. The 38th virtual meeting of FEC was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the state house Abuja. Briefing State House Correspondents after the meeting, Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, said the rehabilitation will […]

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has charged the new Commandant of the Nigerian Army Records, Chari Megumeri Barracks Lokoja, Major General Gbolahan to ensure the state records no crime or maintain a near-zero crime rate during his stay as head of the military formations in Kogi. Governor Bello while receiving General Gbolahan on Wednesday in […]

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has approved the appointment of Princess Oludunni Odu as Secretary to the State Government. Princess Odu, a legal practitioner, was the Chairman of the State’s Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB), before her appointment. Odu is the first female to be appointed as secretary to the Ondo State Government. (Editor: Ifeanyi […]


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