PUNCH Chairman, Gbadebowale Aboderin, dies at 60

The Chairman, PUNCH Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne  Aboderin has died, aged 60. He was reported to have died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi, Lagos. Details later

N1.64bn fraud: Ex Taraba Gov, Jolly Nyame jailed 14 years

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Gudu, yesterday, sentenced the former Taraba State Governor, Jolly Nyame, to 14 years in prison. The 11 years old trial decided yesterday, held…

Name ‘notorious bribe seekers’ Senate dares Jega

By Musa Adamu and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Senate yesterday at the plenary called on a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, to name Chairmen of Committee in the National Assembly who demand bribe from…

Buhari promises military support to S/Leone

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to provide military assistance to Sierra Leone in order to help stabilize that country. According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, Buhari gave the…

Reps move to prohibit small arms, light weapons

By Christiana Ekpa and Umar Muhammad Puma Abuja The House of Representatives yesterday passed through second reading, the bill which seeks to establish National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons charged with responsibility to regulate and prohibit proliferation of…

Shell laments loss of 3.2m barrels of crude oil to thieves

From Osakhare Erese Asaba The authorities of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) have raised the alarm over the loss of 3, 204, 000 barrels of crude oil to thieves in 2017. Shell Information Director, Mr. Martins Moho who spoke to…

Institutionalise fight against corruption – TI Chair urges Nigeria

By Musa Adamu Abuja The Chair of Transparency International (TI), Ms Delia Ferreria Rubio, said that although rules were necessary, they were not enough in the fight against corruption. She said while visiting the Minister of Information, Lai Muhammed, in…

2 die, 4 injured in Kano road accident

Two people died on Tuesday evening while four others sustained injuries when two vehicles collided on Kano-Gwarzo road, an official of Kano State Fire Service said on Wednesday. Saidu Mohammed, spokesman of the fire service, told the News Agency of…

3 killed, 20 houses destroyed as rainstorm wreaks havoc in Gombe

By Ese Awhtu with agency report Rainstorm has wreaked havoc in Gombe, causing flooding that led to the death of three people and destruction of twenty houses. Eight other persons were to have been injured, according to reports yesterday. Some…

IBB varsity prioritizes staff capacity devt

From Yakubu Mustapha Minna. The Vice Chancellor, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai (IBBUL), Professor Muhammad Nasiru Maiturare has said that the management gave priority to staff capacity building and development and urged staff to reciprocate by being more diligent and…