Home Topics Umar Usman

Umar Usman

Kaduna arrests two clerics for conducting Jumat service

Kaduna State government has arrested two clerics for conducting Friday congregational prayers in two communities of Kaduna North local government area, in violation of the curfew imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Gunmen capture bus, kidnap passengers

Manzah said the incident happened on Sunday evening along Piri Kwali expressway — barely one week after a student was abducted in the nation’s capital.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court remands four in prison over N11 million property fraud in Gombe

The Gombe Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arraigned the quartet of Usman Umar Usman (a.k.a Babangida), Ishaq Ibrahim, Yason Sajo Musa and Babayo Abdullahi Dukku, before Justice N.I. Afolabi of the Federal High Court, Gombe, Gombe State, on a six-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N11,000,000.00.

Recruitment: Police release names of successful candidates

This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.

Shi’ites: Police plotting to attack our procession

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has raised the alarm that the police were planning to attack its Ashura mourning procession holding on Tuesday in Abuja and other cities in the North.

Medical expert wants ban on cough syrups

Dr Fatima Hassan, Pediatric Consultant at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), has called on the Federal Government to ban cough syrups in the country.

Man jailed three years for sexual abuse of three boys

A 28-year-old businessman, Abdullahi Mohammed, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for sexual abuse of three boys.

WCQ: Kogi fans applaud Super Eagles, celebrate victory against Zambia

A cross section of football fans in Lokoja, on Saturday applauded the Super Eagles of Nigeria for clinching a spot in the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers in Russia.

Ram sellers blame high prices on costly feeds

The Taraba Sheep and Goat Sellers Association, on Wednesday, blamed the high cost of rams in the state, ahead of the Eid-el Kabir, on the increase in the price of animal feeds.

Varsity defies JAMB, sets 170 mark for admission

The Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State has set 170 as the cut-off mark for the 2017/2018 admission into the institution, against the minimum 120 set by JAMB.

Recent Stories

Chelsea legend Frank Leboeuf has urged Blues boss Frank Lampard to save his cash rather than fork out for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho.

Philippe Coutinho will decide on his future after the Champions League

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho who is currently on loan at Bayern Münich could play against Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the Champions League if Barcelona manages to knockout Napoli, and if Bayern defeats Chelsea.

Kebbi embarks on road networks

The Kebbi State Government has commenced the construction of road networks in Gwandu and Argungu Local Government Areas of the state.

Gunmen attack Ekiti community, abduct three

Gun wielding kidnappers numbering 10, on Friday evening attacked Isinbode Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of the State and abducted three persons.
The Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has restated its commitment toward promoting Nigeria’s investment opportunities.

Official: NIPC restates commitment to promoting Nigeria’s investment opportunities

The Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has restated its commitment toward promoting Nigeria’s investment opportunities.
A corrections officer stands guard in late June at San Quentin State Prison. More than a third of the inmates and staff at the prison in the San Francisco Bay Area have tested positive for the coronavirus. David Paul Morris-Bloomberg via Getty Images

California to release 8,000 prisoners

California will release up to 8,000 more prisoners to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in its crowded jails, according to authorities in the US state, one of the hardest hit by the pandemic.