BREAKING: EFCC Demands Minutes of Benue Security Council Meetings From 2015 Till Date

BREAKING: EFCC Demands Minutes of Benue Security Council Meetings From 2015  Till Date

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has requested the Benue State Government to release the minutes of it’s security council meetings to the commission. NEXT EDITION can authoritatively report that the anti-graft agency has been putting pressure on some officials of the government under investigation to release the minutes to it’s operatives. A source […]

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 […]

Police speak on detention of Premium Times reporter

Police speak on detention of Premium Times reporter

The Nigeria Police Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Jimoh Moshood, has claimed ignorance of the situation surrounding the arrest of Premium Times reporter , Mr. Samuel Ogundipe. He made the claim on Wednesday when answering a question during an interview on Kakaaki, an Africa Independent Television, AIT, programme. He however said he would find out the details of the  case. His words:  “I am […]

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 […]

Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson visit ailing Aretha Franklin

Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson visit ailing Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist, Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader, Jesse Jackson, and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said. Franklin, 76, a one-time gospel singer whose reign as the “Queen of Soul” has spanned more than 50 years, […]

30,000 to benefit from FG’s small-scale loan in Zamfara

30,000 to benefit from FG’s small-scale loan in Zamfara

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Tuesday that 30,000 persons would benefit from the Federal Government small-scale loan in Zamfara state. He disclosed this while inaugurating some projects at Talata Mafara, Zamfara. Attributing the security challenges confronting the country to the severe unemployment situation in the country, Osinbajo said the Federal Government was committed to tackling unemployment […]

SARS: IGP begins overhaul following Osinbajo’s order

SARS:  IGP begins overhaul following Osinbajo’s order

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has given the directive for the overhauling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The directive was in compliance with the order by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to that effect. Following the complaints of gross human rights violation against SARS, Osinbajo said a probe panel should be set up […]

NUJ to Police: Release Premium Times reporter, Ogundipe, immediately

NUJ to Police:  Release Premium Times reporter, Ogundipe, immediately

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has called for the immediate release of Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe. Ogundipe was arrested on Tuesday by the police over a story he wrote based on the letter written by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on the Director General of Department of State Services, DSS, […]

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 […]

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