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NSCDC arrests two for allegedly vandalising transformer in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said it has arrested two suspects for allegedly vandalising a 150 KVA electricity transformer.

Satguru Maharaj Ji asks federal government to publish names of looters

Satguru Maharaj Ji, the founder of One Love Family, has asked the the Federal Government to publish the names of those who confessed to stealing monies and those who have begged for plea bargaining in order to deepen President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti corruption war.
Kaduna State Acting Governor Hajiya Hadiza Balarabe on Monday led a walk against gender-based violence in Kaduna State.

Kaduna acting governor leads walk against rape, gender-based violence

Speaking shortly before the walk commenced at NEPA roundabout in Kaduna North Local Government Area, the Commissioner, Ministry of Social Development and Human Services, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, said the walk was important in order to demonstrate zero tolerance to gender-based violence in Kaduna State.

KAEDCO: Zamfara electricity consumers owe N50 billion

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company says it is being owed over N50bn by consumers in Zamfara.
Mi-8 Helicopter

Defunct NEPA helicopters for sale

After years of neglect, four helicopters inherited from the defunct National Electric Power Authority by the Transmission Company of Nigeria have been valued at $720,000 (N259.20m) ahead of the proposed sale of the aircraft.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Government issues 24-hour ultimatum to occupants of dilapidated buildings

The Ogun government on Saturday sealed off two dilapidated buildings in Abeokuta and ordered occupants of the houses to move out within 24 hours.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

PSC berates PDP for criticising 2020 budget

The Presidential Support Committee (PSC), on Wednesday, took a swipe at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for criticising the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly, saying the opposition party was only venting its frustration and regret of nonperformance in 16 years.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

Enugu Disco staff caught stealing prepaid metres

Luck ran out of three staff of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) as they were caught red handed stealing meters belonging to the company.

Fire razes shops in Calabar

Property worth millions of naira was on Tuesday burnt to ashes in Calabar, capital of Cross River State following fire out break at Eyo Edem street of Calabar LGA of the state.

Abuja DisCo: Man electrocuted in Nasarawa not our official

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has denied the death of one its officials as a result of electrocution in Nasarawa state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government.

Presidency: TraderMoni loans not for election

Critics of TraderMoni – a social investment programme of the Federal Government – got a reply yesterday to their claim that the scheme was introduced to buy votes during the general elections.

Minister Fashola lauds power sector operators over safety compliance

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Friday commended stakeholders in the power sector for adhering to safety compliance and enhancing the growth of the industry.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that he would not be cowed to abandon the corruption war as steps have already been taken to insulate already recovered assets from looters-5

President Buhari: I can’t abandon war against corruption now

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that he would not be cowed to abandon the corruption war as steps have already been taken to insulate already recovered assets from looters.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: We’ve succeeded in tackling security, economy

President Muhammadu Buhari was received in Kaduna on Friday by a massive crowd of party supporters, who thronged the Ahmadu Bello Stadium (ABS) for the flag-off of the All Progressives Congress campaign in the state.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I will privatise NNPC if elected president

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a “mafia organisation”, vowing to privatise it if elected.

Six suspected touts face trial for alleged display of firearms

Six suspected touts, on Thursday, appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly causing terror to inhabitants of Ojo area of the metropolis.

Fire guts Benue Government House, destroys valuables

There was pandemonium at the Benue State Government House, in Makurdi, on Wednesday, when a section of the complex was gutted by fire.

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Two to die by hanging for car robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.

Fatai Osho: Enyimba will be ready for Hassania Agadir

Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.
It has definitely been a good start for Dani Ceballos in Arsenal’s colour and some fans have started to draw comparisons between him and ex-Gunners favourite and fellow Spaniard Santi Cazorla.

Arsenal star tells Mikel Arteta he wants to leave

Arsenal star Dani Ceballos has told Mikel Arteta that he wants to cut his season-long loan deal short, and move on to another club during the January transfer window.
The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.

House of Reps moves to include Lagos as NDDC state

A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.