Police denies killing of Civil Defence officer in Abuja.

Contrary to news circulating in the media speculating the death of an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) due to alleged assault by personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, the police authorities on Thursday debunked the claims. Speaking during a joint press briefing, Force PRO, Assistant Commissioner of Police, (ACP) Frank […]

El-Rufai: I was not in coma, enemies spread fake news

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the rumour being peddled by political enemies that he was involved in an accident and in coma. El-Rufai said in a Hausa audio message made available to newsmen on Thursday in Kaduna, that the rumour being circulated was absolutely false. In the rumour […]

Alleged N400m fraud: Metuh gets new counsel

Mr Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), accused of diverting N400 million from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. has engaged a new lawyer, Mr Abel Oziokor to continue his case at the Federal High Court, Abuja. Metuh appointed Oziokor after he  debriefed his former counsel, […]

Nigeria’s active mobile subscribers hit 172m in Q4 2018 — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Nigeria’s active mobile subscribers increased to 172,824,239  million in the fourth quarter, 2018 from  162,032,481 million and 162,522,772 million recorded in the third and second quarter,  2018, respectively. The NBS disclosed this in its “Telecommunication Data (Q3 and Q4 2018)” released on its website. According to the report, […]

Buhari Mourns Death Of Nigerians On Ethiopian Airlines

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of two Nigerians, Ambassador Abiodun Bashua and Professor Pius Adesanmi in the Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members on board on Sunday. According to a statement issued by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, the President Buhari said “my thoughts are with the families […]

NYSC members decry non-payment of election allowance

National Youths Service Corp (NYSC) members used as ad hoc staff in Bwari Area Council on Saturday decried the non-payment of election allowance by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Some of the Corp members, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja expressed disappointment over the treatment they got during the elections. […]