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ICPC arrests woman selling new Naira notes on social media

ICPC arrests woman selling new Naira notes on social media

Posted: February 2, 2023 at 7:46 am   /   AFRICA, Business, FEATURED STORIES, Finance, news, TRENDING

Nigeria’s anti-corruption commission, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has arrested a woman identified as Omoseyin Oluwadarasimi Esther offering new naira notes for sale on social media. The anti-corruption commission in a statement issued on Wednesday via its official Twitter handle said the suspect was arrested on Wednesday, February […]

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Chieftain of NADECO group, Dan Suleiman dies at 81

Chieftain of NADECO group, Dan Suleiman dies at 81

Posted: February 2, 2023 at 7:42 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

A former chieftain of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), Commodore Dan Suleiman is dead. General Secretary of NADECO, Ayo Opadokun, announced Suleiman’s death in a press statement on Wednesday, adding that the President of the Middle Belt Forum, Dr Bitrus Porgu, informed him of Suleiman’s passing. Opadokun described the deceased as one of the founders […]

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Four Nigerian Army officers injured after driving on bombs planted by Boko Haram

Four Nigerian Army officers injured after driving on bombs planted by Boko Haram

Posted: February 1, 2023 at 4:12 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

At least four officers of the 25 Task Force Brigade of Operation Hadin Kai have been reportedly wounded after running into an improvised explosive device (IED) in Borno. A counter-insurgency expert, Zagazola Makama, disclosed this in a series of tweets on Tuesday. The troops were said to be on a fighting patrol along Wajiroko-Sabon Road […]

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Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen kill police DPO, others in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen kill police DPO, others in Benue

Posted: February 1, 2023 at 4:08 am   /   AFRICA, news, TRENDING

Suspected herdsmen on Tuesday killed Superintendent of Police Mahmood Abubakar in Benue State, North Central Nigeria. Abubakar was the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Naka Police Division in the Gwer West Local Government Area of the state. The police chief was reportedly killed when criminals suspected to be herdsmen in the area ambushed […]

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National Assembly orders CBN to increase ATM withdrawal limits for Nigerians

National Assembly orders CBN to increase ATM withdrawal limits for Nigerians

Posted: February 1, 2023 at 4:06 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, Finance, news, TRENDING

The House of Representatives has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to henceforth submit a weekly report on the apex bank’s release of the new naira notes to commercial banks across the country. The House while giving the directive on Tuesday when the CBN governor appeared before its ad-hoc committee on the […]

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Nigerian doctors suspend strike, ask four state governments to clear salaries

Nigerian doctors suspend strike, ask four state governments to clear salaries

Posted: January 31, 2023 at 2:31 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

The umbrella body of doctors in Nigeria, the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has cancelled its plan to paralyse hospital activities in public institutions. They also wanted the Nigerian Governors Forum to prevail on governors of Abia, Ekiti, Imo, Ondo states to pay their members over 25 months’ arrears owed their members. It had […]

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Nigerians already frustrated, don’t tamper with general elections – Afenifere warns Buhari

Nigerians already frustrated, don’t tamper with general elections – Afenifere warns Buhari

Posted: January 31, 2023 at 2:21 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics, TRENDING

Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Nigerian government and all stakeholders must ensure that the forthcoming general elections and the handing-over on May 29 this year hold as scheduled without any form of alteration. The group on Monday in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Jare Ajayi, expressed concerns over […]

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No single government will be able to solve Nigerian problems – President Buhari admits

No single government will be able to solve Nigerian problems – President Buhari admits

Posted: January 31, 2023 at 2:17 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that no single government can solve Nigeria’s problems. Buhari during the state of the national dialogue on security, economy and administration of Justice organised by the Nigerian Bar Association in Abuja on Monday said the country could only be out of the woods through the efforts of various successive governments. […]

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Police arrest eight Katsina residents for booing Buhari during visit

Police arrest eight Katsina residents for booing Buhari during visit

Posted: January 28, 2023 at 9:29 am   /   AFRICA, FEATURED STORIES, news, TRENDING

The Nigeria Police Force, Katsina State Command, has arrested eight suspects for “causing a riot” during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the North-West state. The president was in the state on a two-day visit where he commissioned several projects. However, the Katsina Police Command spokesman, Gambo Isah, explained on Friday that after the President commissioned […]

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Outrage as Nigerian policemen kill 28-year-old fashion designer in Osun

Outrage as Nigerian policemen kill 28-year-old fashion designer in Osun

Posted: January 27, 2023 at 3:21 am   /   AFRICA, news, TRENDING

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have reportedly shot and killed a 28-year-old tailor identified as Nurudeen Quadri in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The tragic incident, it was gathered, happened on Wednesday, when the operatives attached to anti-cultism squad of the state Command broke into Quadri’s room at Jaleyemi Street around 2am in the […]

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