Katsina to borrow N48 billion for 2023 budget funding

Katsina State Government will source more than N48 billion foreign and domestic loans to fund its 2023 budget. Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, Abdullahi Abubakar, …

Popular Jos motor park gutted by fire

The NTA Park, a popular motor park in Jos, has been gutted by fire. Mr Matthew Edogbonya, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Federal Fire Service in Plateau, was unavailable …

2023: ‘Peter Obi not worth 10 kobo’ – Governor Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has dismissed online ratings that put Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party ahead of Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress …

Grass-cutting Scandal: Babachir Lawal Discharged & Acquitted

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, has discharged and aqcuitted a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal from the N544M contract fraud offences brought …

EFCC expresses shock as court convicts chairman, Bawa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reacted to the conviction of its chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa. A statement by the Head of Media, Wilson Uwujaren said the anti-graft agency received …

Buhari reacts as NDLEA boss, Marwa makes highest drug bust

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the recent successes recorded by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in smashing some international drug cartels. Buhari, according to his …

Reps summon auditor-general over NNPC fuel subsidy payment documents

The House of Representatives has summoned the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF) to appear before it on Aug. 30, for an explanation of fuel subsidy payments between 2013 and 2022. The …

Niger LG Chairman sacked over alleged incompetence, abuse of office

The Chairman of Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State, Yohana Yakubu has been sacked by his councillors over alleged gross incompetence, abuse of office, lack of accountability, and truancy, among …

N109bn fraud: Court okays remand of former AGF Ahmed Idris, others in correctional facility

Justice Adeyemi Ajayi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has ordered that former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, and two others be remanded in the custody …

NDLEA kick-starts Abba Kyari’s trial on drug trafficking offences with first witness

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Monday kick-started its case of hard drug trafficking charges against the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, before the Federal High …

Court Restrains Kano Govt From Borrowing N10bn For CCTV Cameras

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano presided over by Justice Abdullahi Muhammad Liman has restrained Kano State Government from borrowing N10 billion for the installation of CCTV cameras. The plaintiff, …

24 hours after quitting, Senate orders ex-CJN Tanko’s probe

The Senate Tuesday mandated its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to go ahead with the probe of the crisis in the Judiciary by looking into the complaints raised in the …

Abba Kyari’s drug deal case will not last long – Marwa

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig-General Mohamed Buba Marwa has said the case against embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari, will not linger too …