Road accident claims 5,053 Nigerians in one year

Road accident claims 5,053 Nigerians in one year

Between January and December 2016, Nigeria recorded not less than 11, 363 road accident nationwide. Within the period, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded the highest number of accidents, followed by Kaduna and Niger States, while Borno and Bayelsa recorded the...
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Obaseki implores security group on information gathering

Obaseki implores security group on information gathering

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has charged the Edo State Vigilante group to ensure that they gather information properly saying that the security system of any nation would be ineffective and inefficient if there was a lack of proper...
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Ibori arrives Oghara

Ibori arrives Oghara

Former Delta State Governor, Mr. James Ibori, who returned to Nigeria, on Saturday in an early morning British Airways flight from London has arrived his home town in Oghara. He was reported quizzed upon his arrival in Abuja by the...
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Somali hotel bomb attack ‘kills 28’

Somali hotel bomb attack ‘kills 28’

Ambulance workers in the Somali capital Mogadishu have told the BBC they have counted 28 dead bodies at a hotel following a bomb attack by militants. They said 43 others, including seven journalists, were injured after bombs exploded at the...
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NSC donates Toyota Hilux van to Marine Police Command

NSC donates Toyota Hilux van to Marine Police Command

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has donated a Toyota Hilux patrol van to the Marine Police Command to aid their operations at the ports. The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Council, Mr. Hassan Bello, while handing the...
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IDP Camp: FG delegation arrives in Maiduguri

IDP Camp: FG delegation arrives in Maiduguri

A  high-level federal government delegation has arrived in Maiduguri in connection with Tuesday’s deadly accidental bombing of an IDP camp in Rann by a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet. The delegation includes Chief of Staff to the President Abba Kyari,.....
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Attack on UNIMAID worrisome, dangerous development, says Atiku

Attack on UNIMAID worrisome, dangerous development, says Atiku

Former Vice President and Chieftain for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar condemns the suicide bomb attack on a mosque at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), describing it at as a dangerous development.   In a statement released by...
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Chibok Girls: Minister, BBOG group, others in Sambisa Forest

Chibok Girls: Minister, BBOG group, others in Sambisa Forest

The Ministers of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali and the convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili yesterday participated in a search sorties for missing Chibok girls in Sambisa. Another me...
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SEC to partner EFCC on market infraction

SEC to partner EFCC on market infraction

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is working on a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to provide an efficient and effective policing of the capital market. This was disclosed by the Director Ge...
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Senate rejects Magu as EFCC chairman

Senate rejects Magu as EFCC chairman

Citing security report, the Senate on Thursday rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Spokesperson of the Senate, Aliyu Abdullahi, who emerged from a closed-door meeting where Mr. Magu’s confir...
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Investors get N29b from unclaimed dividend in one year

Investors get N29b from unclaimed dividend in one year

Ongoing campaign by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for investors to embrace e-dividend mandate has led to the payment of N29 Billion out of N90 Billion unclaimed dividend  between November 2015 and this year.   Briefing Journalists on the...
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