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Senior lawyer quizzed over $30,000 in Justice Onnoghen’s account

Detectives have quizzed a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Joe Agi, over alleged payment of about $30,000 into one of the domiciliary accounts of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Gunmen kill 15, kidnap six women in Zamfara

Police yesterday confirmed the killing of 15 persons and kidnap of six women by gunmen in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

JAMB registers 1.2 million UTME candidates in 26 days

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has registered 1,205,187 candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, which is scheduled to take place between Saturday, March 16 and Saturday, March 23, with Lagos and Kaduna states recording the highest registrations of 161,654 and 76,049 candidates, respectively.

Police burst kidnap syndicate, kill three in Taraba

Taraba State Police command says it had neutralized a kidnap syndicate terrorizing communities within Bali and Suntai axis of the state, when operatives of the command engaged the bandits in a gun duel.
Nigeria Police

Four nabbed for robbing churches in Ogun

Four suspected armed robbers who specialised in robbing churches in Awa-Ijebu and its environs, in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State, have been arrested by the police.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN, Globacom, Airtel, 9Mobile grow subscription base by 3.86 million

November statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on its website has shown that GSM operators, MTN, Globacom, Airtel and 9Mobile, grew their subscription bases by 3.86 million new subscribers.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest notorious armed robbery syndicate, recover rifle, arms in Katsina

The Katsina Police Command has arrested a notorious syndicates of armed robbery suspects terrorising Funtua area of Katsina state and its environs.
SENATOR EMMANUEL ONWE UZOR

Ebonyi government donates laptops to journalists

The Ebonyi Government on Friday donated laptops to 10 selected journalists in the state for objective reportage of events and effective information dissemination.

Udom Emmanuel: Police aiding breakdown of law and order in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Federal Government to immediately redeploy Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, for allegedly aiding the breakdown of law and order in the state.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar launches policy, promises to attract investments

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to attract investments and support 50 million Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises, if elected president in 2019.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: I spent 18 months working with expert on my plan

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday revealed that he worked with a team of experts for 18 months before he came up with his polices and plans on how to get Nigeria working again.

Nigeria’s active mobile lines hit 162m in September

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says active mobile telephone lines in Nigeria increase to 162,032,053 in September.

9mobile operators mark 10th year in Nigeria

The operators of 9mobile, formerly Etisalat, Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited, has thanked Nigerians for their patronage as the company marks its 10th anniversary in Nigeria.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Financial Inclusion: Telcos to link 90 minion Nigerians in 30 months

Nigeria’s largest GSM operators, Glo, 9Mobile, Airtel, MTN Nigeria and Ntel, are set to help drive the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) financial inclusion strategy with plans to deepen financial services to 90 million, over the next 30 months.

Six feared killed in Borno boat mishap

Local divers have recovered six bodies out of nine people involved in a boat accident at Zabarmari area in Jere Local Government Area of Borno.

UNDP: Civilian JTF can constitute security threat

The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Saturday said over 30,000 Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) could constitute security threat worse than Boko Haram insurgency if they were not taken off the streets after the insurgency,

Nigerian troops comb Ekiti forests, discover decayed body

Men of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure in Ondo at the weekend invaded forests on Efon-Alaye-Itawure axis to flush out criminals operating in the area.

Katsina government assists fire victims in Funtua with N2.5 million

Katsina State Government has donated N2.5 million to five traders who lost their GSM shops to a recent fire incident in Funtua town.

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Official: Kaduna government, World Bank to establish ginger hub in Kachia

The Kaduna State Government on Monday said it was collaborating with the Federal Government and the World Bank to establish a world-class Ginger Hub in Kachia Local Government Area of the state

Election postponement: Senator Ekweremadu alleges missing result sheets in Enugu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by unnamed persons to rig him out of the National Assembly election rescheduled to take place on Saturday, February 23.

Elections: INEC lifts ban on political campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said political parties and candidates can resume political campaigns.

Yakubu Dogara: APC blackmailing INEC, planning to sack Mahmood Yakubu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Election postponement: Ex-President Jonathan sues for peace

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday tasked Nigerians to embrace peace and shun violence ahead of the rescheduled general elections.