NIGERIA’S Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says that the federal government spends a total of N3.5 million every month to feed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shi’ite Islamic sect. Mohammed made this claim while addressing State House correspondents after...
The Nigerian Army said the situation at Katarko in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State had been brought under control after troops foiled an attempted attack by terrorists on the military location in the town. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said that the...
The Senate has called for an end to the crisis between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities which has led to industrial action by lecturers. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, Senator Barau Jibrin, who moved a motion on the strike at...
Gunmen struck yesterday morning, killing a popular maize merchant, Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara, and abducted his 15-year-old daughter, Aisha at Gachi quarters in Kankia local government area of Katsina State. Narrating the incident, an eyewitness said “when the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting sporadically, while moving to the victims’...
The bail application filed by the counsel to leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky has been denied. A Kaduna State High Court sitting in the state capital has denied the bail application filed by counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El...
A Kaduna State High Court sitting in the state capital will today rule on the bail application filed by counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife. The IMN leader is facing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption...
Unknown gunmen on Tuesday shot and killed one Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara before kidnapping his daughter at Gachi quarters in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State. “When the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting into the air as they entered the victims’ residence at Gachi quarters. The thief shot the...
The Plateau Government has offered permanent appointments to 300 ad hoc staff of the Ministry of Lands, Survey and Town Planning. The Chairman of Plateau State Civil Service Commission, Mr Dagug Fompun, said that the transition of the appointment of the 300 officers was in line with the vision of...
COURT OF APPEAL IN APPEAL NO: CA/A/278/2018 BETWEEN TIJJANI MUSA TUMSAH V. FRN & ANOR. NULLIFIES CHIEF OKOI OBONO OBLA’S PROSECUTORIAL POWERS AS CHAIRMAN OF THE SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL INVESTIGATIVE PANEL (SPIP) Yesterday, in a unanimous decision of the full panel of the Court of Appeal (Coram: Hussein Mukhtar, C. E....
The body of the missing Retired Major General Idris Alkali who was declared missing in Septembe, after leaving Abuja for Bauchi, has been found. The Nigerian Army discovered the remains of the retired general Alkali in Guchwet in Shen of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. The leader of...