Thursday, April 19, 2018

Heritage Bank MD, others charged with N1bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged the Managing Director of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifiesimama Sekibo, and five others before the Lagos State...
Loss of court cases will not dampen fight against corruption – Presidency

BREAKING: Presidency denies $1bn equipment approval for military

The Presidency on Monday said there was no truth in reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the purchase of equipment worth $1bn for the military. The...

13 die of cholera in Yobe

A cholera outbreak in Gashua, Yobe State has claimed 13 lives out of 160 cases reported in the last six days, the News Agency...

FG approves release of $1bn for security equipment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1bn for the procurement of security equipment to fight insurgency. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali,...
Nigeria to achieve self-sufficiency in rice by 2020 – FG

FG names of PDP leaders who allegedly looted treasury

The Federal Government of Nigeria has released some names of officials of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that it said looted the treasury...
Looted funds: Buhari signs agreement with Switzerland

Looted funds: Buhari signs agreement with Switzerland

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the instrument of ratification of a Memorandum of Understanding among Nigeria, Switzerland and the International Development Association that will lead...
FAAC: FG, States, LGs shares N647.39 billion as February revenue

Report: Most states’ debts above threshold

There is a new concern over the debt sustainability of states in Nigeria as a report by the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has shown that...

Buhari meets released Dapchi schoolgirls

President Muhammadu Buhari met 107 schoolgirls freed by Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, and promised to secure the release any of their classmates still...
Canada to send helicopters, troops to Mali

Canada to send helicopters, troops to Mali

Canada will send helicopters and support troops, including medical staff, to join a United Nations peace-keeping mission in Mali later this year, a senior...
Plateau death toll rises to 16

Plateau death toll rises to 16

The death toll from the attacks on communities in Plateau State has risen to 16, the police have said. Residents, however, said 25 people have...