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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday welcomed traditional rulers in the country to the “Next Level”, urging them to be prepared to play a crucial role in the prevention and detection of criminal activities in their domains.
The Kano State Police Command on Wednesday said it had recorded 337 major crimes from January to December 2018, as against 601 recorded within the same period in the state in 2017.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said the commission had been battling with bad eggs in its fold who had been scuttling the fight against corruption.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed his former deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, for President.
The Kano State Government has called on the beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower programme to settle their outstanding loans.
The government of South Korea has expressed desire to invest in the Nigerian mining sector and renew the collaborative efforts of both countries.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has come up with fresh incentives for importers as it seeks to replace the use of Dollars with the Yuan as the currency of importation from China. It has also assured Nigerians that it has enough arsenals to defend the Naira.
The bank said the funds were allocated to companies in the agricultural, airline, petroleum and machinery sectors.
The UN Security Council will vote Friday on a US-drafted resolution ramping up sanctions on North Korea by restricting oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programs.
Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.
An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.
Prof. Rasaki Bakare, Dean, Post Graduate School, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, has said the institution runs 60 post graduate programmes across 30 departments.
The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Koji, on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of two police personnel, Asp. Abdullahi Maisaje and Sgt. Usman Ibrahim, while they were on election duty.
The Federal Government is committed to ensuring a stable financial system in the country, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has said.
At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said Saturday.
The absence of the prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the continuation of trial of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.