How governors spent N2trn on Nigeria Police Force

How governors spent N2trn on Nigeria Police Force

In what appears to be a direct support to the call for the establishment of state police, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) secretariat on Tuesday said governors of the 36 states have collectively spent more than N2 trillion in augmenting police operations nationwide in the last decade alone. Mr Abdulrazaque Barkindo, Head, Media and Public Affairs made […]

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Wednesday

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains over Sokoto, Gusau, Katsina, Kano, Kebbi and Dutse, during the morning hours on Wednesday. NiMet made this known in its Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Tuesday. It envisaged few thunderstorms and rains over Maiduguri, Potiskum and Nguru axis during the […]

CBN injects $210m into foreign exchange

CBN injects $210m into foreign exchange

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has sustained its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting 210 million dollars into the various segments of the market. The Acting Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, on Tuesday in Abuja, said the apex bank offered 100 million dollars  as wholesale interventions and allocated 55 […]

Kidnapper who took Tramadol for operation dies

Kidnapper who took Tramadol for operation dies

Botched kidnap: Suspect linked with tramadol intake finally dies in Ondo The Police in Ondo State say a suspected kidnapper who was arrested in a botched kidnap attempt in Owo is dead following complications from a high intake of tramadol. The suspect had been unconscious since his arrest over the August 5 incident at a […]

2019: Dakwambo in Abeokuta, consults with Obasanjo

2019:  Dakwambo in Abeokuta, consults with Obasanjo

Former Governor of Gombe State and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ibrahim Dakwambo is in a closed doors meeting with former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. The meeting is being held at Obasanjo’s Abeokuta residence, and is believed to be in connection with the presidential ambition of Dakwambo. READ ALSO: Why NASS can’t […]

Food insecurity: 3.7m Nigerians in danger –Sen. Abdullahi

Food insecurity: 3.7m Nigerians in danger –Sen. Abdullahi

Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, has said that 3.7 million people in 16 out of the 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory, are currently faced with food insecurity. Abdullahi made this known on Tuesday in Abuja at the Second Conference of the “Feed the future Nigeria” […]

Gallant Falconets hold China, book quarterfinals berth

Gallant Falconets hold China, book quarterfinals berth

National U20 Women’s team, the Falconets, on Monday fought gallantly against China to reach the quarterfinals of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, thanks to Rasheedat Ajibade’s equalizer. The Falconets scored deep in added time to level matters at 1-1 at the end of regulation time. Ajibade scored in the 95th minute to cancel out […]

Aisha Buhari dedicates award to Nigerian women, children

Aisha Buhari dedicates award to Nigerian women, children

Buhari, in a tweet on Monday, said: “I dedicate this honour to all Nigerian women and children.” The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari has dedicated her award of Doctor of Humanity by the Sun Moon University, South Korea, to Nigerian women and children. Buhari, in a tweet on Monday, said: “I dedicate this […]

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin seriously ill

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin seriously ill

Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, a multiple Grammy award-winner star whose legacy stretches back decades, is gravely ill and surrounded by relatives, a reporter and family friend wrote on his website Monday. The 76 year-old singer Franklin, known for hits such as “Respect” (1967) and “I Say a Little Prayer” (1968), is gravely ill in […]

Ebola: WHO seeks access to DRC’s conflict zone

Ebola:  WHO seeks access to DRC’s conflict zone

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for “free and secure” access to the Ebola-affected people in the conflict-affected region of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, stressed the need to be able to access disease-affected people in order to bring the outbreak under control. Tedros […]

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