Coalition urges EFCC to investigate Benue SSG over fraud

Jeremiah Orfaankwagh A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria under the aegis of Integrity Group has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately look into the books of the Benue State Board of Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) where it alleged that the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Tony Ijoho and […]

Ramadan: Man flogged 40 strokes for eating mango

A 20-year-old man was on Tuesday flogged 40 lashes for eating a mango fruit during Ramadan. Ibrahim Ismail was found guilty of eating during the Islamic holy month by an upper Shariah court in Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The judge, Safiyanu Ya’u, ordered that the victim should be flogged 40 times in […]

NSCDC arrests 2 for having sex in public

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested two teenagers in Maiduguri, Borno over illicit intercourse in public. The Commandant of the Corps, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that the suspects were arrested on May 21 at Abbaganaram area of Maiduguri. Abdullahi disclosed that […]

Tor Tiv tasks Gboko Sarkin Hausawa on peace

By Lubem Gena The Tor Tiv , Orcivirigh Prof James Ortese Iorzua Ayatse has commended the peaceful coexistence between the Hausa/Muslim community and other ethic nationalities in Gboko. According to a press release by his spokesman, Mr. Freddie Adamgbe, speaking during a courtesy visit on him and official presentation of Sarkin Hausawa, Gboko in his […]