Alleged N2bn fraud: Maina paid N150m to acquire Abuja property -Witness

By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja The fifth prosecution witness, Khalid Aliyu, in the trial of the ex-Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, yesterday revealed that the defendant, paid N150milion in cash to acquire a choice property in Abuja. Testifying before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, Aliyu, who is Maina’s More...

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Pandemonium, as Soldier stabs trader to death in Kaduna

From Femi Oyelola, kaduna Kaduna metropolis was yesterday thrown into confusion as an unknown soldier allegedly stabbed a shoe seller to death. The sad incident happened at the popular Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Central More...

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FG hints of imminent fuel price hike

Plans compressed natural gas as alternative to petrol By Etuka Sunday The Federal Government yesterday disclosed plans to increase the price of fuel in the nearest future, therefore, said, it was considering Compressed More...

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Teacher defrauds 4 applicants of N855,000 in 1 year

A prosecution witness, Insp. Anthony Iliya, told an Upper Area Court in Zuba, FCT that a teacher, Akum-Chukwu Dolibi, defrauded four job seekers of N855,000. The police charged Dolibi, a teacher with the Junior More...

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Ortom approves N30,009. 99 new minimum wage for Benue workers

Governor Samuel Ortom From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday, approved the sum of N30,009.95k as new minimum wage for the State civil servants. The special adviser to the governor More...

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14 killed in Zamfara renewed attack

From Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau Hundreds of bike-riding gunmen suspected to be unrepentant bandits have invaded Babban Rafi village under Gummi local government area of Zamfara state last Tuesday killing 14 innocent More...

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Yobe to commence payment of minimum wage in January

From Uche Uche, Damaturu Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has announced that his administration would commence the payment of the N30, 000 minimum wage with the January salaries to workers in the state. He More...

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Oshiomhole mediates as Gov. Uzodinma reconciles with Rochas Okorocha

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr Adams Oshiomhole has reconciled Sen. Hope Uzodinma, the new Governor of Imo, and former Governor of the state Sen. Rochas Okorocha. The reconciliation More...

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Insecurity: Katsina bans use of motorcycles

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has signed an Executive Order restricting the use of motorcycles and tricycles between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. across the state with effect from Jan. 20. The state Attorney General and More...

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Buhari: We’ll sustain efforts to end child marriage, reduce out-of-school children

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the Federal Government will sustain on-going efforts to end child marriage and improve girl-child education in the country. Commissioning the headquarters More...