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Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Boris Johnson appoints Nigerian as minister

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed a Nigerian Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch as Children and Families Minister as part of his government reshuffle. Badenoch is...

Monarch recognises kidnapper at eatery after paying N.6 million ransom

One of the suspects that allegedly kidnapped the village head of Hunki, in Awe Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Alhaji Umaru Jibrin, has been...

Police to recruit 40,000 community policing officers nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has disclosed that the Force will recruit 40,000 Community Policing Officers (CPOs). The CPOs are expected to complement...

Report: Why stable power supply’ll remain a mirage

An end to the erratic power supply in Nigeria is far from sight. Reason: Nigeria’s power sector losses have risen to N332.4 billion due...

MTN earns N469 billion from airtime, data, SMS in H1

MTN Nigeria made a total of N469.4bn revenue from sales of airtime, data and Short Messaging Service in the first six months of the...

NNPC to demolish illegal structures along pipeline corridor

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Sunday announced that the Army Engineering Corps was set to demolish illegal structures erected along the Port Harcourt-Aba-Enugu-Makurdi...

FG secures court order to proscribe Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s IMN

The federal government has secured a court order to proscribe the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN). Newsmen reported plans by the federal government to...

KEDCO: Federal government, Siemens deal will revolutionize power sector in Nigeria

Dr Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna, the Managing Director of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), said the power deal signed by the federal government and German-based...

CBN to restrict forex for milk importation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday confirmed that its planned policy to restrict allocation of foreign exchange (FOREX) for milk importation and...

Senate President Lawan rejects APC chairmen’s mediation offer

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday rejected an offer from the Forum of All Progressives Congress Chairmen to act as peacemakers...

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