How Police discovered fraud gang operating from Kuje prison

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has announced the unraveling of a criminal syndicate defrauding unsuspecting Nigerians with the use of fake bank alerts. The Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) stated that its investigations led to one Ifeanyi Ezenwa, a notorious fraudster presently detained at the Kuje Maximum Prison, Abuja from where……

Easter Celebration: FCT Minister, Bello Felicitates With FCT Residents

The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello has congratulated the residents of the Federal Capital Territory as the World celebrates Easter, which marks the crucifixion and resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ. The Minister in his Easter Message today, urged residents to spread the gospel of love, sacrifice, tolerance and peaceful co-existence in line with the lifetime of…

Nollywood Ambassadors Award set to debut in Abuja

Nollywood Ambassadors Award (NAA), a ceremony to recognise and pay tribute to relevant stakeholders who have contributed to the growth of Nollywood is set to debut in Abuja. Mr Sunny-Ken Awoji, President of Nollywood Ambassadors International Initiative, organisers of the event, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on……

Buhari approves appointment of Chief Executives for 23 federal agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Executives for 23 Federal Government agencies. Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation stated this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said the Chief Executives are: Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, National Agency……

Unmasking Boko Haram’s Misrepresentation On Education

“I will never go to school again!’’, Ali Kachallah, a 12-year old primary school pupil announced when he arrived in Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damaturu recently. The boy had earlier attended a public preaching against western education when Boko Haram insurgents overtook his village, Shangamari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, before…

Immigration Repatriates Illegal Immigrants From Nasarawa State

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has repatriated 17 illegal immigrants arrested in the state. Mr Jacob Agada, the State Comptroller of the service, told newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia that the illegal immigrants were arrested by the Police in 2016 and handed over to the NIS for investigation….

FG To Establish Chamber Of Commerce For Niger Delta Youths

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo On Establishing Chamber Of Commerce The government of President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to sustaining the anti-corruption fight, ensure that the system is cleaned up and government business is done the right way, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. According to him, “if we are not able to sustain the fight against…

Abuja airport runway repairs 96% completed – Minister

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says repair of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway has attained 96 per cent completion. Sirika stated this when he visited the site on Tuesday, one week ahead the proposed reopening of the airport. He said that the work which commenced from runway 04 had progressed to……

Abuja-Kaduna Route Security Arrangement Is For The Rich And Powerful

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday appraised the ongoing face-lifting exercise at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and confirmed that 80% of the refurbishing has been done.     Meanwhile security agents virtually line up the road between Kaduna Airport and Kaduna town as police vans are stationed almost at every kilometer……

Will you let a stranger sleep in your bed?

The sharing economy is in full swing and it is fascinating to watch how its innovations have been embraced in different parts of the world. People more and more have become accustomed to riding in a complete stranger’s car connected only by an app called Uber. With a site such as AirBnB, one cannot help…

Test running of Abuja light rail to start in mid Nov. -Minister

Malam Muhammad Bello, the Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday said FCT Administration would start the test running of the Rail Mass Transit by middle November. Bello disclosed this when he received a delegation of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) led by its President, Chief Tomilola Akingbogun when they paid him……

Customs Restricts Exit Of Rice From Free Trade Zones — Official

NCS On Free Trade Zone   The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has restricted the exit of rice from Free Trade Zones (FTZs ) in the country to ensure total compliance to the ban on the importation of rice. Mr Joseph Attah, the Public Relations Officer of NSC told the News Agency of Nigeria…