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The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote, on Tuesday said the Local Content Act cannot be fully comlied with because of the economic realities in the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released from its custody Abdullahi Babalele, the son-in-law of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2019, Atiku Abubakar.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied raiding the residence of the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has urged the ninth Assembly to continue with effort to extend the Nigerian Content Act to other critical sectors of the economy.
The Director-General of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), John Asein, has initiated a new programme tagged, Staff Neighbourhood Anti-piracy Surveillance (SNAPS).
Military authorities, yesterday, handed over the soldiers who allegedly raped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, to the Ondo State Police Command for prosecution.
The military has dismissed and handed over a soldier, Lance Corporal Sunday Adelola, who allegedly raped a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State to the police.
The police, on Friday, arraigned a clergyman, Akin Ajagbe, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly cheating a housewife of N180,000 for a UK visa.
An Indian national, Lokesh Parwani, who attempted suicide by swallowing rat poison to escape prosecution over alleged fraud of N116 million, was, yesterday, arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, sitting at Igbosere.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday ordered that 45- year-old man, Durodola Kehinde, who allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
The police on Tuesday arraigned a 37-year-old lawyer, Muhammed Ali, in a Kabusa Grade I Area Court, for failing to produce a suspect in a criminal intimidation case.
Relatives of people murdered by death squads in The Gambia expressed outrage on Monday over the release of three former hitmen, who said they committed dozens of assassinations ordered by ex-president Yahya Jammeh.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, has concluded arrangements to establish Special Agro-Promising Zones (SAPZs) in all the 36 of the country, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, reveals.
Manchester United have to hand penalty-taking duty to Marcus Rashford, says Paul Ince, with Paul Pogba’s miss against Wolves having sparked an unnecessary debate around a player who may not even be at the club much longer.
World number ones and defending champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka were named as top seeds for the US Open on Wednesday.
Enugu State Police Command says it has re-arrested Gideon Balogun, a prisoner that escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Enugu in 2017.
The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has appealed to Nigerians to refrain from comments and actions that could pit the police against the army.
The arrival of Jordon Ibe marked a considerable milestone in Bournemouth’s transfer activity, as Eddie Howe’s side aimed to establish the club in the top-flight and, in the process, made Ibe their record signing.
The Executive Director, GoGreen Africa Initiative, Mr Adeniyi Bunmi, at the weekend, blamed inconsistent government policies for the nation’s weak economic development.
Kwara boxers have emerged overall winners of the interstate boxing tournament concluded at the Indoor Sports Hall on Saturday after winning six of the 10 bouts in the final of the three-day tournament.
Arsenal are a “tremendously exciting” prospect for 2019-20, says Charlie Nicholas, with Unai Emery now taking on a challenge that he can control after struggling with “explosive stars” at Paris Saint-Germain.