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A 66-year-old man was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State, for trafficking an 18-year-old lady to Mali for forced labour and prostitution.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in Benue state have killed the leader of a notorious kidnap group Terugwa Igbagwa aka Orjondu.
The Cross River State Government has commenced the disbursement of N79 million to activate the implementation of 21 micro projects across some communities in the state as part of multi-sectoral intervention to Covid-19.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Monday apologised to pensioners over government’s inability to pay pension and gratuities arrears.
The long closure of the Enugu depot of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is no doubt hitting hard on oil marketers in the South East who now source their products from far distances with the attendant risks involved.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Creative Industry is the fastest growing sector of the Nigerian economy in terms of business opportunities, employment generation, earnings as well as entertainment.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, on Friday affirmed the election of Dr Richard Gbande of the PDP as member representing Katsina-Ala/Ukum/Logo Federal Constituency in Benue.
Some tomato farmers in Benue have called on the state government to mop up surplus tomatoes in markets across the state to curb wastage.
Also to be conferred with honours are the Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe and an entrepreneur and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Greeen Energy International Limited, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe.
Igwe Emeka Ugwu, the traditional ruler of Owerre Nsukka community in Nsukka local government area of Enugu State, says he allowed his perimeter fence and part of his palace to be demolished so that he will not be an obstacle to road construction in his community.
Terhide Utaan, the former Focal Person of the Social Investment Programme (SIP) in Benue State, has been arraigned for allegedly misappropriating N195,689,980.00
The opposition All Progressives Congress in Benue State on Wednesday called on the Debt Management Office and other relevant agencies to henceforth check loans being obtained by the State Governor, Samuel Ortom.
Nigerian gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo received a car gift as she turned 29 years old Thursday
The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Cross River, Mr. Eddy Megwa, has appealed to the state government to assist the scheme in the renovation of its permanent orientation camp in Obubura.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Nasarawa State, Dr Bulus Peter, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
The federal government has said it will start up a programme, “The Green Imperative”, which will lead to the establishment of 632 farm mechanisation centres in the country.
The Federal Road Safety Commission Board has during its meeting on May 3, 2020 after due consideration of the report submitted by the Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion, approved the promotion of two Assistant Corps Marshals from the North Central geopolitical zone to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal with immediate effect.
The 20-member cabinet in Africa’s last absolute kingdom of Eswatini has been ordered into isolation after one minister contracted coronavirus, the government said on Saturday.
Panama's last two presidents, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, were charged Thursday with money laundering, as two separate scandals tarnished the political legacy of the former allies turned enemies.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Joseph Shittu, an illegal oil dealer, in a Federal High Court in Lagos over unlawful dealings in 800 metric tonnes of petroleum products.
The police on Friday arraigned a house maid, Valerie Okwor, in a Grade I Area Court Nyanya, Abuja, for allegedly stealing gold jewellery worth N3 million.
The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has refuted a media report allegedly linking him with branded bottles of whiskey as part of his campaign for his re-election for a second term.
Nigerian and Lille forward Victor Osimhen capped an impressive Ligue 1 debut by winning the annual Marc Vivien Foe award in France.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has predicted that Super Eagles and Lille striker Victor Osimhen will be a star in African football for years to come.