Court refuses pleas, sends Maryam Sanda back to prisons

An FCT High Court, in Jabi, FCT, has refused the oral application for bail made on behalf of Maryam Sanda and ordered her returned to prisons pending her re-arraignment, on Thursday, next week. The FCT Police Command in a two-count charge accused Maryam, the daughter of a former Executive Director of…

Taraba: INEC schedules Jan. 13 for Ardo Kola bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has slated January 13, 2018, as date for the bye election into Ardo Kola state constituency, following the declaration of the seat vacant by Speaker of the state Assembly, Mr. Abel Peter Diah. The member, who was elected during the 2015 general election…

2 Jigawa cops, 1 NSCDC officer arrested over abduction

Two police and one officer of the Nigerian Security and  Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) are presently being interrogated over alleged involvement of the abduction of one Malam Ahmad Muhammad, popularly known as “Akrami”. Th‎e officers were arrested after they were said to have reportedly abducted…

Shun excessive night parties: NYSC DG

Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members against holding night parties which, he said, could jeopardise their lives. Gen. Kazaure also warned corps members against involvement in sharp practices like Advanced Fee Fraud also known…

Governor Dankwambo declares support for scrapping of SARS 

The governor of Gombe state, Alhaji Hassan Ibrahim Dankwambo, has declared his support for call to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). According to Governor Dankwabo, it is lamentable that those charged with the responsibility of protecting Nigerians have suddenly become a danger to the people.…

Adamawa lawmaker welcomes triplets after 24 years of marriage

A lawmaker in the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Lumsambani Dilli, has been delivered of a triplets. Hon. Dilli Demsa Local Government Area‎ in the Assembly. The babies are coming after 24 years of marriage to his wife. Speaking on the development, Dilli says, “Both the mother and the babies…

NDLEA seizes 1,293.424kg hard drugs in Gombe

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Gombe State, said it has seized 1,283.424 kg of hard drugs during the outgoing year, while also intercepting 831.78 kg of psychotropic substances. State Commandant of the agency, Aliyu Dole, disclosed this, on Thursday, while briefing journalists…

Gombe launches UN Resolution 1325 to alleviate plight of women

The Gombe State Government has launched its action plan on United Nation Security Council Resolution 1325, tagged ‘HeforShe Campaign and Peace Architecture,’ aimed at minimising the hardship, difficulties and atrocities women go through during conflicts and disasters. Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo,…