Day: June 20, 2017

The senator representing Sokoto Central in the National Assembly, Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko, has paid N4 million as fine, compensation and debts to facilitate the release of 34 inmates of various prisons in Sokoto State. Speaking in Sokoto Monday, Wamakko said the gesture was extended to the freed inmates under the Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko Free Legal Services […]

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, on Monday said it intercepted over N8 billion worth of substandard electric cables. The Director-General of SON, Osita Aboloma, who made this known said the cables are cloned versions of 20 popular Nigerian brands. According to the organisation, the cables were shipped into Nigeria from China and were discovered […]

Two female suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram members have been intercepted and killed by local hunters in Waga village, Madagali Local Government of area of Adamawa State. Secretary General of the Nigeria Hunters Association, Garba Tarfa told TVC News that the bombers were killed in gun battle. According to him, the suicide bombers were […]

The Federal Government said on Monday it would use a fraction of the looted funds recovered so far to finance part of the 2017 budget. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, said this at the 2017 budget breakdown in Abuja. He said the total revenue projected was N5.08tn, with 11 […]

Former Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon GCFR has reiterated that grazing reserve will not solve the constant clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria. He spoke during the synod lecture/award of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Oleh Diocese, held at St. Paul’s Church, Araya, Isoko South local government area of Delta State. The […]

The consultative meeting between the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, and traditional rulers from the northern part of the country, initially slated for Monday, has been postponed to Tuesday. Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity (Office of the Vice-President), confirmed this on his twitter handle on Monday evening in […]

Former Plateau Governor, Joshua Dariye, on Monday begged an FCT High Court in Gudu to adjourn his trial over alleged N1.1 billion scam on medical grounds. Dariye, who is facing a 21-count charge of money laundering and diversion of state ecological fund to the tune of N1.162 billion, prayed the court for adjournment to enable him […]

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