Police arrest suspected kidnappers, robbery gang in Niger

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 13 suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms in Gawu Babangida, Niger. The suspects are: Ibrahim Isah, 24; Ashafa Aliyu, 39; Abdullahi Ibrahim, 35; Garba Haruna, 40; Shehu Abdullahi,18;

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EFCC arraigns Ex-Nasarawa State Governor’s son, Nuraini Adamu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned former Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Adamu’s son , Nuriani Amadamu before Justice  J K Daggard of the Federal High Court, Kano over alleged money laundering. Nuraini was arraigned alongside one

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PTAD commences verification of 22,000 pensioners

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has commenced verification of over 22,000 former employees of NITEL and MTEL nationwide to clear their pension arrears. The Executive Secretary of PTAD, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, disclosed this in Enugu on Wednesday while declaring

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Niger Delta avengers threaten to resume ‘deadly’ attacks

The Niger Delta Avengers has on Wednesday announced its plan to resume deadly attacks on oil installations and facilities in Nigeria’s oil-rich region. Spokesperson of the militant group Murdoch Agbinibo in a statement which was published on the group’s website

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So many incompetent people are holding so many positions; APC senator knocks Buhari

A senator from Nigeria’s governing party, APC, Isa Misau, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of appointing incompetent people into his cabinet. The Bauchi senator also said the appointment of the Director General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ahmed Abubakar,

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Misau raises the alarm on ‘plot’ to remove Saraki, says a minister pulling the strings

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, says a minister is spearheading a move to remove Bukola Saraki as Senate President. Misau said this on the floor of the senate on Wednesday while contributing to a motion sponsored by Shuaibu Lau,

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Innoson: Lawyer accuses EFCC of serving court summons on social media

The planned arraignment of the chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, before a Lagos judge was stalled on Wednesday after the defence lawyer accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of wrongful service of court summons. U. Onwukwe, who

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We are out to shape the future of the youth – Youth Mentors Network

By Taofeek Lawal, Abuja A youth organization, The Youth Mentors Network, is set for a 28-day career and life planning challenge that will shape the future of pre-varsity teenagers in the societ The team lead, Youth Mentors Network, Samson Temitope

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Father slaps 3-week old baby for crying for food

A three weeks old baby was reported to be hungry and cried when the father allegedly slapped her. 32-year-old man identified as Edet Asuquo, has fled his home in the Idi Araba area of Lagos State after he nearly killed

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Aljazirah Entrepreneur: Meet the Abuja meat seller who does home delivery

By Amina Isah, Abuja   Farouk is a butcher who hails from Kwara State. He has been selling meat for almost ten years. He started his business at Kwara State before moving to Abuja. He also delivers meat to his

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