Posted on Wed 29 Nov 2017, 08:40 AM

The Federal Government has come up with a comprehensive strategy to tackle violent extremism across the country, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said.

Speaking during a visit to the offices of the Leadership newspaper in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister said the strategy was contained in a document, entitled 'Policy Framework and National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism', which was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday.

Posted on Wed 29 Nov 2017, 08:29 AM

The Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III has condemned in the strongest terms the killing of Fulani herdsmen in the Numan area of Adamawa state. The attack alleged to have been carried out by farmers of the Bachama ethnic group in retaliation for the death of a colleague at the hands of Fulani herdsmen saw dozens of deaths with many of them children who were killed in their sleep.

Posted on Wed 29 Nov 2017, 08:22 AM

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has declared a certain Perebi Nicole Otubo wanted.

Nicole Otubo is suspected to have links to an international human trafficking ring  that is responsible for the trafficking of young girls from Nigeria to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and United Arab Emirate for sexual exploitation.

The suspect, a native of Bomadi in Delta state was born on the 9th of December 1984.

Posted on Wed 29 Nov 2017, 08:08 AM

The Special Anti Robbery Squad operatives of the Benue State Police Command, has recovered a Toyota Hummer Bus with registration number MKD 633 ZN which was reported to have been stolen at gunpoint.

Initial investigation by the police reveals that the driver and some other accomplice staged the robbery in order to sell the vehicle later. 

As at the time the vehicle was found, the colour has already been tampered with.

A statement signed by the spokesman of the Benue state police command, Moses Joel Yamu, gave the names of the suspects as:

Posted on Tue 28 Nov 2017, 12:28 PM

Academic activities have been stalled at the prestigious University of Ibadan due to a protest by non-Academic staff of the institution.

Staff, students and others who came to the University as at 9am, could not get through the gate.

See pictures sent in by Tade Oludayo.

Posted on Tue 28 Nov 2017, 08:13 AM

The Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, has announced the sacking of 8 junior officers for smuggling marijuana and other prohibited items into the prisons for inmates.
 
The official spokesman of the NPS Francis Enobore, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja where he said the smuggled items include cell phones and other intoxicating substances.  
 

Posted on Tue 28 Nov 2017, 08:03 AM

Payment of higher tariffs in the power sector is inevitable, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. But he assured the people that the federal government would not increase tariff now.

He said this at the 6th presidential business forum for private stakeholders which held in Abuja on Monday.

Prof. Osinbajo said the government would be meeting with the World Bank on a scheme that would involve “a fair amount of subsidy”.

Posted on Tue 28 Nov 2017, 07:56 AM

“I hear say Atiku don port oh, from APC to God knows where…”

Posted on Tue 28 Nov 2017, 07:42 AM

Mother of the lady who was alleged to have stabbed her husband to death, Maryam Sanda, will be arraigned today by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, over cases of financial misconduct.

Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu will be arraigned in a Jabi High Court.

The ICPC said in a statement that Maimuna, who is a former Executive Director of Aso Savings and Loans Limited, would be arraigned on charges of corruption.

Posted on Tue 28 Nov 2017, 07:30 AM

50 banks closed down between 1994 and 2011 because of loans taken by their directors, the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation has said

Director of bank examination department, Adedayo Adeleke, made this known at a workshop for business editors and financial correspondents in Kano.

Mr. Adeleke, who spoke on the topic: ‘Curtailing the Growth of Non-performing Loans in Banks’, said regulators are worried about the increasing rate of non-performing loans in the banking sector.

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