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International flights resume soon – Sirika

By Faith Yahaya, Abuja Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika has disclosed international flights would resume in soon. Though no specific date was given, the Minister stated that international flights would resume in a matter of weeks. He disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday during the briefing by members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. […]

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now 21,371

By Gabriel Ogunjobi The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced that the record for the COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has risen to 21,371. 452 new cases were recorded on Tuesday night. The centre made this known via its Twitter handle. Read Also: 13 Imo lawmakers test positive for COVID-19 The new cases per states are […]

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now 21,371

By Gabriel Ogunjobi The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced that the record for the COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has risen to 21,371. 452 new cases were recorded on Tuesday night. The centre made this known via its Twitter handle. Read Also: 13 Imo lawmakers test positive for COVID-19 The new cases per states are […]

House of Reps passes N30,000 minimum wage

•Lawmakers seek six months jail, fines for defaulting employers The House of Representatives has approved N30,000 as minimum wage for workers in the public and private sectors. The lawmakers also increased the initial threshold for  public and private sectors workers in states and local governments from N27,000 proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari in the National […]

NJC to Onnoghen, Ag. CJN: defend yourselves in 7 days

Lawyers hailed yesterday the action of the National Judicial Council (NJC) on the crisis of integrity rocking the Judiciary. The NJC at  its emergency meeting in Abuja issued suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen and Acting CJN Tanko Muhammad a seven-day deadline to respond to petitions pending against them. The petition against Justice […]

Police arrest 2 kidnappers, recover 64 livestock in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command, on Monday says it has arrested two cattle rustlers who also engage in kidnapping in Buruku village, Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, Malam Ahmad Abdulrrahaman made the disclosure at a press briefing in Kaduna. Abdulrahaman said a combined team of Police and VigilanteRead More

Police parade 2 female kidnappers for killing man after N1.5m ransom

  Kaduna State Police Command has paraded two notorious female kidnappers and their male accomplice for killing a man after collecting N1.5m ransom. Commissioner of Police Ahmad Abdul-Raman, who paraded the suspects at the Command Headquarters on Tuesday, said kidnapping was taking a new turn with females leading the gang. He said the two femaleRead More

Anti-cult war sparks panic in Benue town

Haircut anyone? You don’t seem to have a choice on this in Gboko, Benue State, if you are wearing an afro  (the once fashionable wig-like, curly hair shaped into a smooth round ball that men wear); you automatically qualify for a cut – by force. Youths in Gboko have declared war on those wearing afroRead More

Police burst illegal firearms factory in Niger

Niger Banks, others shut as Ijebu-Igbo cult violence escalates

Niger state Police Command has uncovered an illegal firearms factory in Mashegu local government area of the state. 110 assorted guns which included locally made pistols, locally fabricated AK 47 and automatic machine guns along with 80 ammunitions were recovered from the factory. Briefing newsmen in Minna, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Paul Dibbal saidRead More

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Opposition’s candidate, Julius Bio wins Sierra Leone’s presidential poll

Julius Sierra Leone

The opposition party’s candidate, Rtd Brig Julius Madaa Bio of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party  (SLPP) has been declared  the winner  of the March 31 Sierra Leone Presidential run-off election. According  to the result announced by the Sierra Leone’s National Electoral  Commission (NEC) on Wednesday  in Freetown, Bio received  1,319,406 votes representing 51.81 per cent of theRead More

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