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Monthly Archives: October, 2019

We‘ve frozen accounts of rice smugglers – Customs boss

The Comptroller in charge of the Federal Operations Units, Zone B, Kaduna, of the Nigeria Customs Service, Sarkin Kebbi Mustapha, has said that the...

Zamfara Lawmaker Awards Free Scholarship over 100 Orphans.

By Muhammad Bashir. Member representing Gusau-Tsafe Federal constituency at the National Assembly, Kabiru Amadu Mai-Palace has enrolled 100 orphans in different primary schools, to assist...

Abdulrasheed Maina paid N3 billion, opened 12 accounts in my bank – witness

The prosecution in the trial of former Chairman, Police Pension Task Force (PPTF), Abdulrasheed Maina, opened it case on Wednesday by calling its first...

FG to begin sale of new housing units nationwide

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday said the ministry would soon commence the sale of housing units built under...

Dangote workers protest over non-payment of gratuities since 2012

Trade unions in Dangote Flour Mill on Wednesday staged a protest over non-payment of workers’ gratuities since 2012. Gbenga Ekundayo, the Chairman, Lagos State Chapter...

Twitter bans political adverts worldwide

Twitter said Wednesday it would bar political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing criticism over misinformation from politicians on social media. Chief executive...

Police detain webmaster over published story

Police operatives have arrested a professional webmaster, Adebowale Adekoya, over a news story published last year. The story was published on NewsDigest, an Abuja-based online...

Police: Beware of fake security operatives

The Police Command in Enugu State has advised members of the public to be security conscious of the fake security operators within the 9th-mile...

CBN to inject N100 billion for cotton textile, garment growth

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is looking at injecting N100 billion as its intervention in the cotton, textile and garment (CTG) value chain. So...

Open defecation: Nigeria ranks No. 1 in the world – minister

The Federal Government says Nigeria now ranks number one in the world with people practicing open defecation. Suleiman Adamu, the Minister, Ministry of Water Resources,...

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