Friday, 26 February, 2021

Category: National News


The Nigerian Left has largely neglected, if not deliberately avoided a renewed ideological struggle which has become a strong factor in both the general turbulence and violence enveloping the whole country and the associated power struggle within the ruling class. Read more…


Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said abductors of the Zamfara schoolgirls were not the bandits he recently met in Zamfara forests. SaharaReporters had reported how bandits stormed Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the Read more…


Obadiah Mailafia Former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, has said bandits were brought into Nigeria in 2015 by powerful people who wanted former President Goodluck Jonathan out of power. Mailafia said the powerful individuals Read more…


Bulus Yakuru, a pastor who was abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents last Christmas Eve in Borno State, has cried out to President Muhammadu Buhari from the terrorists’ den, begging that he had been given a one-week ultimatum to live. Read more…


The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Mohammed Buba Marwa, has said kidnappers and other criminals now demand drugs as ransom from their victims. In a statement released through Femi Babafemi, the NDLEA’s director of media and Read more…


The State of Osun Commissioner For Commerce, Industry, Co-operatives and Empowerment, Dr Bode Olaonipekun has Congratulated the Governor of the State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola on his conferment by Business Day Newspaper as the best governor of year 2020, the ceremony Read more…


Gunmen have kidnapped an unspecified number of school girls at the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata Mafara Local Government area of Zamfara State. The gunmen, believed to be bandits, struck the school on Friday morning.   The Read more…


A Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has sentenced a travel agent, Babawale Ponle, to two years in prison for misappropriating N10 million worth of airline tickets. Ponle, who is the Managing Director of Travel Doctor Limited, was arraigned Read more…


The Bayelsa State Vigilante Force on Thursday arrested two alleged kidnappers, who held one Mrs. Judith Adoga at gunpoint and forced her to different ATM points within Yenagoa metropolis where they withdrew an undisclosed amount of money from her account. Read more…


Zenith Bank Plc has announced an impressive result for the year ended December 31, 2020, with profit before tax (PBT) rising by 5% to N255.9 billion from N243.3 billion reported in the previous year. The bank revealed its PBT which Read more…