Tuesday, October 22, 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...

Economy: World Bank ranks Nigeria among ‘Top 20 Improvers’ in ease of doing business

Nigeria has been named among the “top 20 improvers” in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings for 2019. Renowned Indian-American experts on strategy, globalisation, and entrepreneurship, Anil Gupta, disclosed...
I won’t interfere in Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system – Gov. Makinde

I won’t interfere in Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system – Gov. Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday promised not to interfere in the Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system, but work to achieve its desired goals. The governor gave the assurance during...
Why I met with Osinbajo at State House -- Ortom

Why I met with Osinbajo at State House — Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom spoke with State House correspondents on Monday after a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Here are the excerpts: What brought you to the State House today? We...

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...

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