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FCTA committed to Idu Industrial Estate project – Minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello has assured that the on-going Idu Industrial Estate infrastructure project will be completed to boost economic activities in the FCT and create employment opportunities for the teeming residents. Bello

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Court frees man that named his dog ‘Buhari’

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Sango, yesterday, dismissed charges filed against the man who named his dog ‘Buhari’ in a community in Ogun state. Magistrate O. O. Adebo said the prosecutor failed to substantiate his case against Joachim Iroko and

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Court rejects Fayemi’s request to stop probe panel

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti, has refused an application filed by former Governor Kayode Fayemi seeking an interim order to restrain the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by Ekiti State Government to probe his administration. Fayemi, now

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Federal government moves to regulate use of social media

The federal government is in a move to set up a council whose duty will be to regulate the use of social media in Nigeria.   The recommendation was made by the National Council on Information, NCI, which suggests, “setting

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It will be suicidal to threaten Saraki, Dogara – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday asserted that it would be suicidal to threaten the leadership of the National Assembly, made up of the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. Speaking while declaring

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Six governors off to London to see Buhari

Six governors are set to travel to London to visit Nigeria’s ailing President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday. This was disclosed by three presidential spokespersons, Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu and Laolu Akande, at a media briefing in Abuja. The governors are

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Nigerian army neutralizes 8 female BH suicide bombers in one week

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have in the past few days intensified efforts towards checkmating suicide bombings in Borno State of North East Nigeria. They recorded huge feats in foiling suicide bomb attacks by neutralising not less than 8 female

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Benue Monarchs cut dowry expenses to N100,000

By Gaaden Puun, Abuja  Henceforth, all brides from Otukpa, the headquarters of Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue state would enjoy a huge cut off from multiple expenses on weddings courtesy of their traditional ruler. The traditional ruler of Otukpa,

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Release Luka unconditionally-Middle Belt Journalists

The leadership of the Middle Belt Journalists Forum, has demanded for the immediate and unconditional release of the Kaduna state Bureau Chief of the Vanguard newspaper, Comrade Luka Biniyat. The national president of the body, Jonathan IPAA, stated in a

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Man sentenced for stealing fowl

A Senior Magistrate’s court sitting at Iyangaku in Ibadan, on Monday sentenced one Ibrahim Yahaya to 20 hours community service for stealing two fowls. The Senior Magistrate, Mrs. Munirat Giwa-Babalola, who handed down the sentence after Yahaya pleaded guilty to

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