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3 dead as bus plunges into Lagos canal

Three travelers died as luxury bus traveling from Enugu to Lagos plunged into Owode-Mile 12 river along Lagos-Ikorodu road in Lagos. The affected bus, which...

Kano bizman, Bashir Bashir, sues EFCC, demands N250m for false accusations, illegal detention

By Mustapha Usman A Kano business man and Chief Executive Officer of LEDA Consortium Nig. LTD, Bashir Ishaq Bashir, has dragged the Economic and Financial...

Lagos bus conductors to wear uniforms, badges

The national president of Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, BCAN, Israel Adeshola, says as from March it would be mandatory for bus conductors in Lagos...

PHOTOS: Suntai’s wife showers roses, teddies to ailing husband on Valentine’s Day

Hauwa Suntai, the wife of a former governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, has showered a bouquet of flowers and teddy bears to her ailing...

8 die of Lassa fever in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Government has said that no fewer than eight people have so far died following the recent outbreak of Lassa fever in...

Atiku visits IBB

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar  on Tuesday visited  former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, at his hilltop residence in Minna, Niger State. Mr Babangida returned to Nigeria...

CITAD wants law against hate speech in Nigeria

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Centre for Information Technology And Development, CITAD, has called for the enactment of law against hate speech in Nigeria. The call...

Corps member attacked in Cross River

Some unidentified hoodlums in the early hours of Saturday attacked a corps member, Gbenimachor Chinezendu-Ezinne, in her residence at Obubra Local Government Area of...

DPR seals 27 filling stations in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, Eket field office, said it sealed 27 filling stations for selling above government’s approved pump price of N145...

IPMAN to punish members found hoarding, diverting petrol

By Mustapha Usman, Kano As petroleum scarcity persists in Kano State, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has warned its members against hoarding...

60 percent of teachers in Niger have fake certificates, says Gov. Bello

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has said that 60 per cent of primary and secondary school teachers in public schools in the state used...

Why our school feeding programme is ‘erratic’, by Kano gov’t

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The deputy governor of Kano State, Hafiz Abubakar, has responded to allegations that the administration has stopped school feeding programme introduced...

BUK gets multi-million naira automatic weather station

By Nura Garba The Centre of National Space Research and Development Agency has approved the deployment of multi-million naira automatic weather station equipment for installation...

Police seal Ondo House of Assembly

By Tayo Ikujuni The police on Monday sealed the troubled Ondo State House of Assembly over leadership crisis. Malachi Coker, the acting speaker of the House...

Late Kano SSS director buried amid tears, eulogy

There was outpour of tears and eulogies as the Kano State director of State Security Service, SSS, Abdullahi Charanchi was buried in his Charanchi...

Emir of Gombe, Etsu Nupe bag doctorate degree

The Emir of Gombe, Abubakar Shehu III, and Etsu Nupe, Yahaya Abubakar have bagged hnorary doctorate degree at the 26th convocation of the Federal...

PHOTO NEWS: Kano teen crashes Mercedes Benz GLK into poles

A teenager has escaped death after crashing a Mercedes Benz GLK into electricity poles on Sokoto Road, Kano. Witnesses said the teenager lost control while...

High Court ruling saves Mpape residents from mass demolitions

The Abuja High Court judgement declaring the planned demolition of Mpape community illegal comes as a relief to hundreds of thousands of residents of Mpape. Amnesty...

Death sentence for kidnappers in Lagos as Ambode signs law

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has signed the anti-kidnapping law which imposes death sentence for offenders Ambode said the prescribed death for kidnappers in whose...

39 students bag 1st class in KUST

Thirty nine students have graduated with first class honours at the Kano University of Science and Technology, KUST, Wudil. Vice chancellor of the university, Shehu...

Court sentences man to death for murder of tricyclist

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri A High Court sitting in Maiduguri on Wednesday sentenced a young man, Mohammed Goni, alias Hassan, to death by hanging for the murder...

Sokoto govt, oil marketers reach deal on petrol supply

PRESS RELEASE Sokoto State and Independent Petroleum Marketers, IPMAN, have reached a deal that both parties said will ensure availability and affordability of petroleum products...

Bauchi gov’t to penalise absentee workers

By Najib Sani, Bauchi The Bauchi State Head of Civil Service Liman Bello on Wednesday said the state government would take action against absentee civil...

Police kill armed robber in Kano

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Kano State Police Command on Tuesday said it has shot dead a suspected armed robber and arrested one in a...

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