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Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

Tsav optimistic Buhari’s visit will boost security, relationship between Fed. Govt, Benue

Tsav optimistic Buhari’s visit will boost security, relationship between Fed. Govt, Benue

The Public Complaints Commissioner for Benue, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Benue would improve security and create better relationship between the State and the Federal Government. Tsav said on Monday in Makurdi that the visit would also create a strong synergy with both the president and political leaders in the state. He, however, ...

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EFCC investigates 16 foreigners over alleged oil theft

EFCC investigates 16 foreigners over alleged oil theft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched investigation of 16 foreigners arrested for alleged oil theft in Rivers. The suspects, said to be Ukrainians, were apprehended and handed over to the commission by the Nigerian Navy Forward Operation Base in Bonny, Rivers. EFCC spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. He said ...

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Banks not impacting on lives or livelihoods of most Nigerians – Osinbajo

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The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday decried the low impact of commercial banks on the citizenry with no fewer than 40 per cent of the people under-banked. He said this in a remark at the public presentation and launching of the book “Banking Reform in Nigeria: the Law, the Prospects and the Challenges’’ written by a doctor of ...

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30 yrs old man arrested for raping 12 yr old boy in Minna

30 yrs old man arrested for raping 12 yr old boy in Minna

Minna- The Childs Right Agency has arrested a 30 year old trader, Zainu Mohammed for allegedly raping a 12 year old boy in Kaswan Gwari Market in Minna, Niger state. The victim, (name witheld) is in primary five and hawks pure water in the same market. Narrating his ordeal to officials of the Agency, the victim said he went to ...

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Obaseki preaches cordial farmer/herder relations

Obaseki preaches cordial farmer/herder relations

Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called for calm among farming communities and herders in the state, appealing that they maintain good neighbourly relations. The governor said this when he met members of Odiguetue Community of Ovia North East Local Government Area, at the Government House, in Benin City, Edo State. The governor, who was represented by his ...

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Dino Melaye, others lobby for creation of University in Okun land

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The National Universities Commission, NUC, disclosed Monday that within the last five years, about six million University admission seekers in Nigeria were denied admission. The came as Senator Dino Melaye and others from Kabba in Okun land said that Okun land deserve a university. Speaking Monday in Abuja while having in audience, intelligentsias from Kogi West lobbying for upgrade of ...

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Lagos begins health insurance scheme

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The Lagos State Government says it will soon launch its health insurance scheme. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, said in Lagos on Monday that government was firming up arrangements to ensure the success of the scheme. He attributed the delay on the commencement of the scheme in the state to lack of data. Idris said: “The Information ...

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