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Kaduna businesses grind to a halt as Shi’ite leader appears in court

As Ayatollah Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky, the leader of the Shi’ite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) appears in a Kaduna high court Thursday, several business outfits in the state capital have suspended activities, with many local residents remaining indoors.
Members of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) on Thursday morning picketed the headquarters of Ecobank PLC on Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island in Lagos over alleged non-payment of severance allowance to over 900 staff who were sacked by the bank recently.

Bank union pickets Ecobank over alleged non-payment of severance allowance for sacked 900 staff

Members of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) on Thursday morning picketed the headquarters of Ecobank PLC on Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island in Lagos over alleged non-payment of severance allowance to over 900 staff who were sacked by the bank recently.

INEC faults Akwa Ibom APC’s petition over state assembly poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has faulted the petition of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom state and its Essien Udim state constituency candidate Mr Nse Ntuen over the outcome of the March 9 poll.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

June 12: FRSC calls for safe road culture

The Federal Road Safety Corps has urged Nigerians to imbibe positive road behaviour and adhere to all traffic rules to ensure a free flow of traffic and the safety of lives of road users, during the forthcoming June 12 Democracy Day celebration.

Presidential inauguration: Police announce traffic diversion in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says there will be diversion of traffic on some major routes leading to the Eagle Square, venue of the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says, it will test run the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February.

FEC approves N1.8 billion for rehabilitation of railway village, N2.6 billion for FCT contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved N1.8 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of buildings of railway village in Agbo, Delta.

Elections postponement: Markets, shops, restaurants remain closed in Kaduna

Following earlier preparation for the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, traders and other businesses outlets were not expected to open in Kaduna like in any other part of the country.

Official: Jos metropolitan board generates N3 million

Mr Mathias Hata, General Manager, Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB), says the board has generated N3.2 million from its Park and Pay project on Ahmadu Bello Way in 2018.

Access Bank shareholders to discuss acquisition of Diamond Bank

The management of Access Bank has announced that an Extraordinary General Meeting of the bank will hold in Lagos on February 1, 2019.

Business activities resume in Kaduna metropolis

Business activities resumed on Thursday in Kaduna metropolis after the relaxation of a 24-hour curfew imposed since Sunday.

Nasir el-Rufai: Why we imposed 24-hour curfew on Kaduna

The Kaduna State government on Sunday said the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis and environs was a preemptive measure to avert breakdown of law and order.

Kaduna crisis: Police advise travellers to take alternative routes

Following recent unrest, the Nigeria Police have advised travellers who intend travelling through Kaduna to consider taking alternative routes.

APC shifts national convention time, FCT releases traffic alert

The All Progressives Congress has shifted the time of its 2018 National Convention in Abuja on Saturday to 6pm.

Driver sentenced to death for knocking down FRSC personnel

A state high court sitting in Birnin Kebbi has sentenced to death one Usman Aliyu, who carelessly knocked down Road Marshal Assistant (RMA III) Muhammad Babangida, a personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps to death.

EFCC deny raiding Standard Chartered Bank’s head office

About 20 operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, stormed the Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, head office of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited.
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EFCC officials storm head office of Standard Chartered Bank

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) stormed the headquarters of Standard Chartered Bank in Lagos on Friday.

NCC threatens to shut down illegal broadcast stations in Kaduna

Officals of the Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) have threatened to shut down ABG Communications and QQTV Digital Satellite Station for piracy and illegal broadcast of foreign television contents, after a surveillance visit to the transmission site in Kaduna.

Governor Ambode: Lagos committed to public procurement law

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has reiterated government’s commitment to the application of the State’s Public Procurement Law.

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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.