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 […]

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 […]

A’Ibom: Militants kill 1, injure 3 in AKTC bus attack

A’Ibom:  Militants kill 1, injure 3 in AKTC bus attack

One person died and three others were injured when suspected militants, Monday, attacked Akwa Ibom Transport Corporation (AKTC) passengers’ bus at Ikot Mkporikpo Village along Abak-Iwukem Road in Etim Ekpo local government area of Akwa Ibom State. It was the second bus belonging to AKTC attacked by the militants. The first one was also attacked at […]

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 […]

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” […]

2019: Bafarawa in closed door meeting with IBB

2019: Bafarawa in closed door meeting with IBB

In continuation of his consultations over his presidential ambition, former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, on Monday, visited former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna, Niger State. READ ALSO: Saraki, other defectors must go if I’m sacked –Akpabio Bafarawa is a presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Director, Media and Publicity, […]

Court dismisses murder case against Salvador, PDP chair

Court dismisses murder case against Salvador, PDP chair

The murder charge against the Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Moshood Salvador, has been dismissed by an Ikeja High Court. The murder charge was filed against Salvador and ten others following the killing of the Chairman of the PDP in Apapa local government area of Lagos State, […]

Panic as another man is killed in Ado Ekiti

Panic as another man is killed in Ado Ekiti

There was panic in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, on Monday evening as another man was killed by unidentified gunmen in daylight. The killing of the man, whose identity could not be immediately ascertained, came barely three days after a close ally of former Governor Segun Oni, Mr. Bunmi Ojo was assassinated in the […]

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