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March 21, 2018 6:19 AM Sokoto LG chairman, Tsara is dead

Abubakar Tsara, Chairman, Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto state is dead. Tsara died in the early hours of Tuesday at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto after a brief illness. He has since been buried in his country-home in accordance with Islamic rites. Governor Aminu Tambuwal and the speaker, Sokoto state House of Assembly 17

March 15, 2018 9:54 AM World Bank warns Nigerians against fake cooperative schemes, grants

The World Bank on Wednesday warned Nigerians about a fraudulent multi-purpose co-operative scheme being advertised in some local communities in the country. The warning is contained in a statement by the spokesperson of the World Bank Group in Nigeria, Olufunke Olufon. Olufon said those behind the scheme have been promising unsuspecting members of the public 19

March 13, 2018 2:33 AM … Libya returnees disrupt empowerment programme

Libya returnees in Edo State, yesterday disrupted an empowerment programme over alleged selective approach and favouritism. The aggrieved returnees had stormed the King Square, venue of the programme put together by the task force against Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration and destroyed some items, including part of the tent, chairs and six ceiling 19

March 11, 2018 6:23 PM Police Arraigns Ghanian, Security Man Over Allege Shop Breaking

The Osun state police on Monday, March 5, 2018 arraigned a Ghanaian and security man over shop breaking. Joseph, the Ghanian man is facing four-count charge while the security man Ola-Ojo Kole is facing two-count charge. According to the charge sheet, the accused persons, on February 3, at about 12:00 midnight at Prime area, Osogbo, conspired together 18

March 11, 2018 4:27 PM Buhari, Saraki mourn Saleh Michika

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to the government and people of Adamawa State on the passing on of its first civilian governor, Alhaji Abubakar Saleh Michika, on Saturday. Buhari commiserated with the family, friends and professional colleagues of the astute administrator, political strategist and community developer, who he said worked 26

March 6, 2018 8:13 AM Industrial Court Judge, Lawal is dead

Presiding Judge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Kaduna division, Justice Lawal Mani is dead. A family source, who confirmed the death to Daily Trust, said the deceased was buried in Kaduna on Sunday, according to Islamic rites. The judge was in charge of the case challenging Governor Nasir El-Rufai over the sack of 21,780 teachers 20

March 5, 2018 6:32 PM Benue court denies six Fulani herdsmen bail

A Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court, on Monday, denied granting bail application to six Fulani herdsmen who were arrested over the New Year attack in Guma and Logo local government areas of Benue State. Recall that the six accused persons, Ibrahim Saleh, Jibrin Adamu, Magaji Yau, Ibrahim Abubakar, Useni Bala, Sabin Yau, who were first arraigned on Friday 32

March 5, 2018 5:36 PM Obasanjo father of modern day Nigeria – David Mark

Immediate past President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, on Monday said Nigerians owe former President Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo respect and honour for his contribution to national development. Mark in a goodwill message to former President Obasanjo described him as an uncommon patriot who put the interest of the nation first in all he did. Mark said that Obasanjo 20

March 4, 2018 6:23 PM Obasanjo at 80: PDP commends former president for attacking Buhari

PDP described Obasanjo was an “outstanding nationalist; a courageous and dedicated leader, who has made immeasurable sacrifices towards the development, stability and growth of the nation.” The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the party remains proud of Obasanjo, who has excelled as an international figure and made outstanding 32

March 4, 2018 12:53 PM Jonathan is still my boss – APC spokesman, Abdullahi

National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bolaji Abdullahi has declared that former President Goodluck Jonathan is still his boss. Abdullahi, who served as Minister of Youths and Sports Development under Jonathan, said this in an interview with Daily Trust. He explained that he wrote his book: ‘On a Platter of Gold: How Jonathan 22