Tuesday, March 2, 2021

VIGILANTE MEMBER KILLS SELF WHILE TESTING GUN CHARM ON HIS BODY

Audu Maikare, a member of a vigilante group in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State has killed himself with a Dane gun while testing “gun charm” on his body. The Katsina Police Command confirmed this on Monday in a statement issued by Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP, Gambo Isa. Isa said that the incident occurred when...

SACK DANBAZZAU, MALAMI, ARREST MAINA NOW, PDP TELLS BUHARI

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Monday, demanded the immediate sack of the Minister of Internal Affairs, Abdurrahman Danbazzau, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, who have been fingered in the illegal act of restoring Abdulrasheed Maina to office as a Director in the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The party, which reacted to the...

FCMB MOVES TO INCREASE STAKE IN LEGACY PENSION MANAGERS

FCMB Group has notified Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) that it has entered into an agreement with other shareholders of Legacy Pension Managers Ltd. for acquisition of additional 60 per cent stake in Legacy. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this was contained In a notification letter by FCMB Group to the exchange pasted on...

FORMER NBA BOSS COMMENDS PRESIDENT BUHARI FOR IMMEDIATE DISENGAGEMENT OF MAINA

Mr Taidi Jonathan, former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Minna chapter on Monday lauded President Mohammadu Buhari for the immediate disengagement of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, from federal service. Jonathan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that the directive demonstrated...

NIGERIAN GOVT. TO BUILD MORE HOUSES FOR CIVIL SERVANTS – MINISTER

The Minister for State, Power, Works and Housing, Mr Suleiman Hassan, said on  Monday that the Federal Government intended constructing more houses across the country to satisfy the accommodation needs of civil servants. The minister stated this while inspecting 80 units of houses in Bauchi, being constructed by the Federal Government. He said that the Federal...

COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF EX-PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S PERSONAL PHYSICIAN’S PASSPORT

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Monday ordered the interim release of the international passport of Dr Fortune Fiberesima, former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Chief Physician. Fiberesima was alleged to have abused his position as the chief physician to the President in 2012, by awarding contracts valued at N258.9 million and N36.9 million, respectively to a...

INEC DELIVERS PERMANENT VOTERS CARDS FOR NEW REGISTERED VOTERS IN ANAMBRA

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has completed the production of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for the newly registered voters in Anambra. INEC National Commissioner, Mr Mohammed Haruna disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of  the opening of a two day capacity workshop for...

FORMER NNPC DIRECTOR CALLS FOR PETROLEUM SECTOR DEREGULATION

The former Group Managing  Director  of the Nigerian  National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Dr Jackson Gaius-Obaseki, has advised the Federal Government to consider full deregulation of the value chains of the nation’s petroleum sector. Gauis-Obaseki, who is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited, gave the advice...

MY ACHIEVEMENTS ARE VISIBLE FOR ALL TO SEE – BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration has recorded concrete achievements which are visible for all to see, contrary to the opposition’s statement that the administration is running on propaganda and lies. The President, who was represented by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the assertion at the opening of the two-day...

FBI COMMENDS EFCC FOR EXPOSING NIGERIAN FRAUDSTER

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for its dedication and support in bursting a high profile Business E-mail Compromise, BEC, fraud in Dallas, Texas, which led to the arrest and eventual conviction of a Nigerian, Amechi Colvis Amuegbunam. It acknowledged that the “intelligence obtained...

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