Relationship expert decries spate of domestic violence in marriages, gives tips to identify violent partners

  A life coach and relationship expert, Mrs. Ifeoma Chigbogwu, has decried the rising deaths of and injuries to spouses in Nigeria because of domestic violence, describing such relationships as “domestic jungles”. In a 15-minute YouTube video, the award-winning author and blogger explained that the spate of domestic violence which manifestes in wife-beatings, mutilations, violence against…

Court shifts Dasuki’s trial to await Supreme Court’s decision

By PAUL ADAJI A High Court of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has adjourned further trial of former National Security Adviser (nsa), Colonel Muhammadu Sambo Dasuki till March 22, 2018, to enable the determination of an appeal he filed at the Supreme Court. Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf adjourned the matter till the date following an application to…

FirstBank processes N1 Trillion on 894 Quick Banking Channel

FirstBank of Nigeria Limited has recorded ‘strides’ in its Financial Inclusion services delivery, via its 894 quick banking, a USSD based channel that enables customers to access banking services using any type of phone and without data/internet. The 894 banking scheme, “which is the fastest growing USSD scheme in the market, grew by about 250%…

Boko Haram: Troops eliminate 186 in combat, capture 167, rescue 3,475

LIVE PRESS BRIEFING ON ACTIVITIES OF OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE BY MAJOR GENERAL ROGERS NICHOLAS THEATRE COMMANDER ON WEDNESDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2018HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PRESS BRIEFING1. Over the past one and a half months, our troops have remained resilient, dauntless and focused on the Counter terrorism and counter insurgency operations in the North East. A review…

AEDC urges electricity consumers not to pay for prepaid metres, installation

By VERONICA DARIYA The management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has warned consumers within its network against paying its personnel for prepaid metres and its installation. Mr Isah Abdulrahman, the General Manager, North-West Region of the company, gave the warning on Wednesday, during a Customer Sensitisation and Interactive forum for residents of Bwari,…

Senate confirms six RECs for INEC

The appointment of six more Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was on Wednesday confirmed by the Senate. The confirmations  of the nominees was carried out during its plenary session of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly. Those confirmed are Baba Abba Yusuf (Borno); Dr. Uthman Abdulrahman Ajidagba (Kwara);…