Saturday, 27 February, 2021

Day: February 17, 2021


Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has promised to visit Kagara, the Niger community, where some students and staff members of a government school were abducted on Wednesday morning.  Some students and staff members of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara, headquarters Read more…


The Public Investment Corporation Amendment Act has been promulgated and published in the Government Gazette. This, after it was signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa. “[It] provides that the Minister of Finance, as representative of the shareholder, ‘may designate Read more…


A housewife, Queen Beatrice, has reportedly killed her husband, Emmanuel lkujuni, with a plank of wood for receiving calls from another woman in her presence.  According to a Vanguard report, a fight ensued and the suspect used a plank of Read more…


A secondary school student was caught in school with a local gun she allegedly planned to use in shooting her teacher. The girl, a student of Government Secondary School in Ikot Ewa, Cross River State, was asked by a teacher to Read more…


A civil society group, Nigeria Citizen Action Groups (NCAG), has urged the Nigerian Senate to reject the nomination of Abdulrasheed Bawa for confirmation as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday asked Read more…


Two years after winning the historic 2018 election, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi recently dismantled the governing alliance he’d sealed with former president Joseph Kabila. But who will benefit from the new political dispensation – the Read more…


The Ovation Media Group has announced 1,004 winners of its Ovation palliative which is drawn from over 10,000 applications by Nigerians. The Chairman of the Ovation Group, Chief Dele Momodu, noted that the process was designed and coordinated by an Read more…


Detectives attached to the Lagos Police Command have arrested a man, David Idibie, for allegedly beating his wife, Juliana, 42, to death in Ajah. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Adejobi Read more…


A magistrates’ court sitting in Kano on Tuesday ordered an 18-year-old housewife, Suwaiba Shuaibu, to be remanded in prison for allegedly stabbing her husband’s 17-year-old fiancée, Aisha Kabir, to death. According to reports, Shuaibu’s husband, Shahrehu Alhaji Ali, had planned Read more…


The people of Tangale Chiefdom in the Billiri Local Government Area of Gombe State have taken to the highway to protest the delay in announcing their preferred candidate to replace the late King of the Chiefdom, Abdu Buba-Maisheru II. According Read more…