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Woman, Others Jailed 160 Years Over Fake Naira Notes

A woman, Hadiza Bello, and three other accomplices have been sentenced to 160 years in prison by a Federal High Court, sitting in Yola, Adamawa State, for dealing in fake naira notes. The convicts were dragged before the court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission after they were caught at a... Continue Reading →

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400 Exotic Cars: Reps Move To Block Smuggled, Refurbished Vehicles

The House of Representatives has begun a process of preventing refurbished and smuggled from being supplied cars to it as the lawmakers have placed orders for the supply of 400 units of Toyota Camry 2020 model. The House had resolved to acquire Toyota Camry 2020 model for members as official cars, otherwise called utility vehicles.... Continue Reading →

It’s A Miracle I’m Bayelsa Gov — Diri

The Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Sunday said it was a miracle that he was the governor of the state. He stated that he lost hope of being the governor following the victory of the All Progressives Congress candidate, Mr. David Lyon, and the judgment of the Court of Appeal. He spoke to journalists... Continue Reading →

Labour, NBA, others flay Buhari for backing National Assembly jumbo pay

Organized labour and the Nigerian Bar Association have disagreed with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for saying that members of the National Assembly are not overpaid for the work they do. They said it was not only disappointing but also appalling for the President to overlook the country’s economic reality and the suffering... Continue Reading →

Dangote Invests N63bn In Enugu-Based Automaker, Buys 3,500 Trucks

Dangote Group has entered into a long-term agreement with an Enugu-based automaker, Transit Support Services Limited, for the supply of Shacman trucks being assembled at the Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Limited’s factory in Emene, Enugu. Already, the group has purchased 3,500 trucks from the automaker worth N63bn, according to the Managing Director of the Transit... Continue Reading →

Woman arrested over kidnap of friend’s mother

The police in Nasarawa State have arrested a 29-year-old woman, Mrs. Paulina Santos, who allegedly planned to kidnap the mother of her friend. The friend’s husband was said to have been working with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Parading the suspect in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Bola Longe,... Continue Reading →

‘I Am Completely Against It!’ Ndume Reacts To Boko Haram Bill

Senator Ali Ndume has reacted to a newly introduced bill set to create an agency for repentant insurgents. The Federal Lawmaker from Borno State, who is also the Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume in an interview with Channels Television said he is completely against the bill. The Boko Haram Bill is aimed... Continue Reading →

Murder Charge: Lesotho PM Fails To Appear In Court, Claims Ill-Health

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who was due to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, failed to appear in court on Friday on medical grounds, an aide said. “He is not attending court, he has gone for a medical check-up in South Africa,” his personal secretary Thabo Thakalekoala told AFP, adding it... Continue Reading →

Maryam Sanda Appeals Judgement Which Sentenced Her To Death

Maryam Sanda has approached the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge the judgment which sentenced her to death. She filed the appeal three weeks after she was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging by a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court over the death of her husband, Bilyaminu Bello. In the Notice of... Continue Reading →

North Korea Cancels Marathon Over Coronavirus

North Korea has canceled the Pyongyang Marathon — its biggest tourist money-spinner of the year — because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, tour companies said Friday. Beijing-based Koryo Tours, the official partner of the marathon, said on its website it had “received official confirmation today that the Pyongyang Marathon 2020 is canceled”. “This is due... Continue Reading →

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