Monday, October 14, 2019

Nigeria’s Akure is a good example of how not to build a city

Akure is one of Nigeria’s emerging cities. Located within Ondo State in the country’s south west, it’s a settlement about 350kms from Lagos where roads meet from major towns such...
Gunmen kidnap six people in Adamawa

Gunmen kidnap six people in Adamawa

Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped six people at Gurin village in the Fufore/Gurin Local Government Area of Adamawa in Nigeria’s insurgency-wracked North-East. Shuaibu Babas, the member representing Fufore/Gurin Constituency in the Adamawa...

Nigerian Air Force destroys another insurgents hideout in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed another Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) Terrorists (BHTs) hideout in Borno. It also says it neutralised several of their fighters...
Judge shoots self in Thailand

Judge shoots self in Thailand

A chief judge on Friday at a provincial court in southern Thailand shot himself in the chest but survived. Khanakorn Phianchana, the chief judge at Yala Provincial Court, was...
EFCC arraigns Boroh for N975m Amnesty fraud

EFCC arraigns Boroh for N975m Amnesty fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh...

Police seek public support in curbing officers’ corrupt acts

The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Ahmad Abdurrahman, has warned police personnel serving in the state against corruption tendencies. Mr Abdurrahman gave the warning during a courtesy visit to him by...

Why FG closed Nigeria’s borders — CG Customs

The closure of Nigeria’s borders by federal government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has...

Two Nigerian men arrested in Vietnam for illicit drug trafficking

Two Nigerian immigrants, Omeje Chibu and Ekene Etemba, have been arrested for possession of illicit drug at the Laos-Vietnam border in Vietnam. Messrs Etemba, 29, and Chibu, 20, were arrested in...
Reps urge Nigerian govt to assist ailing industries

Reps urge Nigerian govt to assist ailing industries

The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to urgently rescue ailing industries so as to absorb the teeming unemployed graduates and create wealth for Nigeria. The lawmakers made...

Nigeria, UAE ‘renew commitment on security’ – Official

The Nigerian government and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to continue to work together to build the capacity of the security agencies under the purview of the Ministry...

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