Ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal re-arraigned over contract fraud

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal has been re-arraigned before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, in Maitama over his alleged involvement in grass cutting contract fraud to the tune of about N554 million. Lawal, who served as SGF under President Muhammadu Buhari, between August 27, 2015 […]

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Prof, 10 others killed in Kaduna, Plateau, Benue

Thr death toll in the attacks on two villages in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State rose to eight on Sunday. Security operatives have arrested two more suspects in connection with the attacks, bringing to five the arrests made so far. An associate professor at the University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM), Karl Kwaghger, was […]

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Borno killings: Buhari vows end to terrorism dispatches delegation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday dispatched a high powered government delegation to Maiduguri to deliver a message of condolence and solidarity with the government and people of the state over the killing of 43 farm workers. The 43 farmers were murdered while an unspecified number of others were unaccounted for when Boko Haram insurgents attacked […]

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Borno killings: Olowu of Kuta, Oba Oyelude commiserates with Zulum

By Banji Ayoola The Olowu of Kuta in Ayedire Local Government area of Osun state, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama has commiserated with the government and people of Borno state over Saturday’s killing of scores of farmers by Boko Haram terrorists. Oba Oyelude condoled with the governor and his people in a statement on Monday declaring […]

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NECA, others hail planned duty cut for imported vehicles, investors kick

Customs agents, freight forwarders, NECA, others hail plan It’ll kill local industry, job, says LCCI, others The proposed policy in the 2020 Finance Bill that seeks to slash duties and levies on imported vehicles has raised conflict of opinions among investors. While some argue it will stifle local automobile industry and worsen unemployment crisis, others […]

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I didn’t defect to APC to contest presidency – Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has reiterated that he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest for presidency in 2023. He made the declaration on Sunday during the first APC stakeholders meeting he was superintending over since his defection to the party. According to him: “Who dash monkey banana; I did […]

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