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Ethiopia is now one of largest coffee markets in Africa- report

According to a report by Euromonitor, Ethiopia is now one of the largest coffee markets in Africa with a rough estimate of 127,000 tonnes sold in 2015, which is a quarter of the total volume of coffee sold in the

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EXCLUSIVE-Inside story of ICPC’s probe into illegal recruitment in civil service

* Uproar over imminent mass purge from service By Abubakar Sodiq Aljazirahnews on Tuesday learnt that the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has waded into the reports on planned mass sack of some civil servants, who

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19 million girls undergo genital mutilation in Nigeria- report

..initiative to halt the trend gets underway By Lubem Gena, Abuja No fewer than 19 million girls undergo Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria yearly, arising principally from deeply rooted cultural practices across the states of the federation. This shocking

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Policemen in Cross River to pay N5500 to monitor Edo polls

[views] By Asare Asare Policemen in the Cross River State Police command are to contribute the sum of N5,500 each towards their individual transportation to Edo State for the governorship election slated for Saturday 10 September 2016. This was contained in a

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EXCLUSIVE- How 150 female drug addicts assaulted security operatives in Kano reformatory

[views] * They were released for being HIV infected- Commissioner  By Muhammad Muhammed, Kano. About 150 female drug addicts admitted at the Kano state Reformatory Institute, in Kiru, Kano for rehabilitation have fled after beating up security personnel attached to the

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Top FCT officer indicted in N300m illegal assets acquisition.

[views] By Mariam Sanni, Abuja A group known as Zero Tolerance and Anti-Corruption Initiative has accused the Deputy Director of the Satellite Town Development Agency, Engr. Felix Jacob of fraudulently acquiring assets to the tune of N300m. Aljazirahnews gathered from

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How Akpabio, Amaechi, Suntai received billions in waivers to buy aircraft, 200 BMW cars

[views] While they held sway in their respective states, three former governors of Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Taraba received waivers to buy different ranges of aircrafts that included a Bombardier private jet and a Bell 407 Helicopter, PREMIUM TIMES can

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How Nigeria may lose N218bn Abacha loot due to fresh litigation

[views] One of the issues believed to have been discussed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the visiting U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, during a closed-door meeting last Tuesday was the return of millions of dollars of Nigeria’s money looted

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Panic as Almajiris Take over Illicit Substance Trafficking in Kano.  

[views] In this report, our correspondent explores the rising menace of almajiris engaged in illegal substance trafficking in the ancient city of Kano By Muhammad Muhammed, Kano. (Northern correspondent)   Enduring peace presently enjoyed in the ancient city of Kano

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Allegations of nepotism, ethnic, religious bigotry rock Force Headquarters

* Allegations misplaced- IGP By Abubakar Sodiq, Abuja The Nigeria Police under the current leadership of the recently elevated acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris is reportedly biased in matters concerning police posting, promotion and deployment, sources

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