EFCC arraigns Katsina State Permanent Secretary for N2.5m fertiliser contract scam

He pleaded not guilty, according to a statement issued by the Spokesman of EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, in Abuja. The offence, according to the prosecution, is contrary to Section 1(1)(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences

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Group demands Fayose’s removal as Ekiti governor in 14 days

Mass protests will be held by Nigerians from all walks of life if the National Assembly does not remove Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose from office in 14 days This threat was issued by a group of civil society organisations

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Fuel price to increase as landing cost soars to N213 per litre

Import gulps extra N2.4bn daily Oil price hits $58.37, 18-month high The importation of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) into Nigeria is to gulp extra cost of over N2.369 billion per day from Federal Government and marketers as the landing cost

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No polio case in Cross River – Health Commissioner

The Cross River Government has described as falsehood, reported case of poliomyelitis in Ekpene Eki community in Odukpani Local Government Area of the state. “I wish to say that the reported case of polio in Odukpani Local Government Area of

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Bitcoin jumps above $1,000 for first time in three years

Digital currency bitcoin kicked off the new year by jumping above $1,000 for the first time in three years late on Sunday, having outperformed all central-bank-issued currencies with a 125 percent climb in 2016. Bitcoin – a web-based “cryptocurrency” that

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Police arrest vice principal for raping 16-year old student

Police in Nasarawa state have arrested the Vice Principal of a school in the state for allegedly raping a female student, the Scoop reported on Wednesday. The incident occurred on December 16, 2016, at a hotel in Nasarawa local government

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Events that will define politics in 10 states- report

Kaduna Opposition to the leadership style of Governor Nasir el-Rufai has already set the tone for what will dominate the political space in Kaduna in 2017. The opposition is both within the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the other parties

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Airport security personnel to carry weapons now

The Federal Government has approved that the Aviation Security personnel should bear arms to enhance security of passengers and installations across the nation’s airports. The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, stated this when he briefed State House

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3 Female suicide bombers strike in Adamawa market

Three female suicide bombers were on Wednesday shot dead in Bakin Dutse, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, officials have said. The officials said the three girls were on a mission to carry out suicide bombings at a crowded

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Hold your lawmakers responsible for failed promises- Sen Gershom

By Asare Asare, Calabar The Senator representing Cross River Southern Senatorial District at the National Assembly Sen. Gershom Bassey has said that it is the duty of those they represent to regularly hold them to account for all the monies

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