Baru gets Forbes award, woos foreign investors for NNPC mega projects

Baru said the corporation would execute a number of mega projects which would require international collaboration. “Our programme for 2018 is very aggressive and will require cooperation from the international community in supporting our activities through technical and financial collaboration,’’…

We’re working to secure Sango’s release – Gov. Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has said that the Plateau and Kaduna State Governments are working round the clock with security operatives to have the Plateau PDP Chairman, Chief Damishi Sango, released. Sango, a former Minister of Sports, and four others were abducted by unknown persons on Wednesday…

How Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Inspired Me – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has revealed how the late General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua inspired him with his extraordinary courage and organisational and mobilisation skills. Atiku made the revelation on Friday in a tribute marking the 20th memorial anniversary of the  soldier, politician and…

CBN Inaugurates N6bn World-Class Postgraduate Business School In ABU

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday inaugurated a N6bn World-Class Postgraduate Business School at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony held at ABU main campus, Samaru, Zaria, the CBN Deputy Governor, Alhaji…

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…