Fri. Jan 28th, 2022

Day: November 22, 2021

The Federal Government on Monday put the supply gap of poultry meat in Nigeria at 529,000 metric tonnes despite having 85 million Nigerians who into one form of poultry business or the other. It, however, noted that studies had shown that Nigeria was the highest annual producer of eggs, adding that the country had the…


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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has arraigned the Chairman of Gwagwalada Area Council, Adamu Danze, for allegedly receiving N10 million kickback from a contractor handling some projects.  Danze was arraigned before Justice U. Kekemeke of the Federal Capital Territory High Court 4, sitting in Abuja, on allegations of corruption bordering on…


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The Chairman, Senate Committee on the Environment, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Monday, drew the attention of the Appropriation Committee of the red chamber to the sum of N16bn allegedly smuggled into the 2022 budget of the Ministry of Environment. Ekweremadu spoke when he appeared before the Appropriation panel to defend his committee’s 2022 budget report….


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Osun State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode, on Monday said one of the suspects held in connection with the death of Timothy Adegoke, a Masters student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, had confessed that son of the owner of Hiltons Hotels and Resorts, Ile-Ife, Roheem Adedoyin, arranged how the corpse was evacuated and taken to…


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Pan-Northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, says it’s becoming agitated by bandits’ attack along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway. The body described unrestrained attacks by terrorists as ‘national shame’. The ACF through its National Publicity Secretary, Emmanuel Yawe, in a statement in Kaduna on Monday, said continued attacks on citizens by bandits were unacceptable. In an apparently…


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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has secured the conviction of Dasel Nanjwan, an engineer with the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority. Nanjwan was sentenced to three-year imprisonment by the Calabar Division of Court of Appeal for holding a private interest in a N342m contract regarding the replacement of warehouses and factories…


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Gunmen on Monday afternoon killed a military officer when they attacked some soldiers in Awo Mmamma in the Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State. In reprisal, military men regrouped, invaded the town and allegedly burnt a hotel, cars, houses and shops. The incident which reportedly happened at Ishieke junction has caused panic in…


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THE Katsina State Elders Forum has sought the deployment of additional men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to help tackle insecurity in the state. The forum members made the plea during a courtesy visit to the NSCDC Commandant -General, Dr Ahmed Audi, in Abuja, on Monday. Chairman of the forum, Alhaji Amadu…


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Members of the Nigerian Union of Teachers in the Federal Capital Territory have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike after their ongoing five-day warning strike if their demands are not met. The teachers had last Thursday commenced a five-day warning strike to demand enhanced security in schools and payment of arrears of promotion benefits….


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