Alleged N2bn fraud: Court admits evidence against ex-governor

The trial of a former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, on an eight-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N2 billion continued on February 21 before Justice Yalim Bogoro of the Federal High Court, sitting in Minna, Niger State, with the prosecution tendering documents to establish the complicity of the defendant in the alleged offence. Nma More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Blind candidates to write 2018 UTME by ‘dictation’ – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said that the examination mode for blind candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was likely to be conducted by dictation, as More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Dasuki’s corruption trial adjourned

An FCT High Court on Wednesday adjourned until March 22, continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, pending the outcome of judgement of the Supreme Court on his More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Herdsmen, farmers clash: Buratai launches ‘Exercise Cat Dance’ in Benue

From Uche Nnorom Makurdi   The Nigerian Army  has formally flagged off Ayem A’ Kpatuma also known as Exercise Cat Dance’ in Benue state and other neighboring states. This is just as Chief of Army More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Herdsmen, farmers clash: Buratai launches ‘Exercise Cat Dance’ in Benue

From Uche Nnorom Makurdi   The Nigerian Army  has formally flagged off Ayem A’ Kpatuma also known as Exercise Cat Dance’ in Benue state and other neighboring states. This is just as Chief of Army More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Case files of 40 inmates missing in Niger

From Yakubu Mustapha Minna No fewer than forty  inmates awaiting trial in Minna Medium Security Prison at Tunga cannot trace their case files in the legal unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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DPR threatens to sanction LPG operators without licenses

From David Hassan Gombe Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Gombe field office said arrangements have been concluded to sanction illegal operators of Liquor Petroleum Gas, LPG, without licenses. The Operation More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Security of lives, properties my priority — Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all citizens of the country, particularly the elites, to be prepared to make sacrifices as a foundation for national growth and development. Speaking at a meeting Sunday More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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Ex-minister, ‘100,000 supporters’ decamp to APC

A former Minister of Sports and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samaila Sambawa, and his supporters have decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Sambawa,who served as a Minister of More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Pray for Nigeria’s unity, progress, Buhari urges Christians at lent

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerian Christians to pray for the nation’s unity and progress as they commenced this year’s Lenten season Today. The President in a statement More...