Daily Archives: March 7, 2018

Obiano sacks 18 commissioners, other appointees

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has sacked the 18 commissioners in his cabinet. Others fired were political appointees in ministries, departments and agencies. A ...

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Senate urges Buhari to sign Peace Corps Bill or risk NASS veto

The Senate on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to review his position in withholding assent on the bill to establish Peace Corps of Nigeria. This ...

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Death toll rises to 24 in Benue herdsmen attack, mass burial holds Friday

Twenty four persons, mostly women and children, were on Monday killed in a fresh crisis at Omusu Edimoga in the Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State ...

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Suicide bomber kills three Borno CJTF members, injures 17 others

The Borno State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed that three members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) were killed, while 17 others were injured in a Monday suicide bomb attack on Maiduguri ...

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Insurgency: Boko Haram no longer a serious fighting force – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the Boko Haram sect was no longer a serious fighting force despite the ugly incidents witnessed recently in Dapchi, Yobe State and Rann, Borno State ...

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FG uncovers 130,000 high net worth persons, firms underpaying tax

The Federal Government’s data mining efforts have identified a new batch of over 130,000 high net worth individuals and companies with potential tax underpayments ...

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Senate summons Aviation Minister over flight mishaps

The Senate has summoned the Minister of State Aviation, Hadi Sirika, to appear before lawmakers at Plenary and explain the reason for the recent air mishaps and near fatalities in the country ...

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Ex-Pres. Jonathan urges credible, peaceful elections in Sierra Leone

Ahead of Wednesday’s general elections in Sierra Leone, former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the people of the West African nation to conduct peaceful and ...

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Phone trickster: Woman disguises as best friend’s lover, defrauds victim of N3.7m, car

Detectives at the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, are unravelling a case of fraud involving an asthmatic patient, Bose (Deborah) Bamidele. It was learnt that ...

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JAMB official makes U-turn: My superior not snake collected missing N36m – Chieshe

Philomena Chieshe, the official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), who claimed that the board’s N36 million was swallowed by a snake, has ...

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