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Police, Miners Clash Claims Many Lives In Taraba

Many people were killed or injured as illegal miners allegedly resisted an attempt by the police to disrupt their operations in Taraba State. Police spokesperson in the state, David Misal, confirmed the incident which occurred on Thursday in Mayo Sine area of Mambilla in Sardauna Local Government Area of the state. Thousands of miners have been operating at the site ...

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1,317 Nigerians Return From Libya In 10 Days – NEMA

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 1,317 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in the last 10 days having been stranded in the volatile country enroute Europe. The Director-General of NEMA, Mustapha Maihajja, made the disclosure while receiving a fresh batch of 116 Nigerians who arrived the country on Friday morning. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ...

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Fayose: FG Withdrawing From Excess Crude For Reelection

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency as a means by the All Progressives Congress, APC-led federal government to fund President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. “For posterity sake, I wish to place it on record that I was not among the governors ...

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Oil Firms Get 2 Weeks Ultimatum To Remit $250m

The House of Representatives Committee on Oil and Gas on Thursday gave 10 indigenous oil companies in the country two weeks to remit 250 million dollars oil royalty to Federal Government’s coffers. Mrm Jerigbe Agom, the Chairman of the committee, gave the ultimatum at the ongoing sitting over unremitted funds in the industry. According to the Chairman, Nigeria can no ...

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Bomb Blast Kill Four In Borno

Four people were killed in a blast at a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, Doctors without Borders (MSF) said on Tuesday. A Nigerian military source confirmed the incident and put the death toll at five. The explosion happened at about 12:30 pm (1130 GMT) on Monday in the border town of Pulka, in ...

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EFCC Dares Appeal Court

.Says Judgment On Prosecution Of Serving Judges Will Not Stand, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has said that the Court of Appeal judgment on prosecution of serving judges will not stand. The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos, yesterday, had held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, does not have powers to investigate or prosecute serving ...

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Buhari To Commission Tuition Free Special School For Physically Challenged

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is expected to commission a tuition free comprehensive special school for the physically challenged people. The school which was said to be the largest single school in the country and built by the Nasarawa State government is expected to cater for all categories of people with disabilities. The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura who disclosed this yesterday ...

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A/Court Strikes Out 15 Charges Against Saraki

.Orders Fresh Trial By CCB Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson-led Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has, Tuesday, struck out 15 out of the 18-counts amended charges of false assets’ declaration brought against the President of the 8th Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki by the federal government and ordered the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCB) to conduct a fresh trial of the Senate ...

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MainOne, Tizeti Partner Facebook To Improve Internet Connectivity

MainOne (www.MainOne.net) and Tizeti (www.Tizeti.com) Monday announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook (www.Facebook.com) to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos. This partnership will leverage MainOne’s fiber connectivity, Tizeti’s twenty brand-new solar-powered towers, and Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi. As a result of this project, internet services will be more accessible across Lagos Mainland including Ajao Estate, ...

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NATIONAL JACKPOT STUDIO SETS TO HOST DICE AILES IN WEEK 25 JACKPOT DRAW

Shasha Damilola Alesh better known by his stage name Dice Ailes is billed to perform at the National Jackpot studio in Week 25 Jackpot Draw this Sunday. Dice Ailes is expected to thrill audience with his singles like “Fantasy”, “Machinery”, “Miracle” and his latest, “Ella” as he debut at the 200 capacity National Jackpot Studio in Abuja. The songwriter and ...

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