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Daily Archives: July 13, 2018

Court sends wife of Boko Haram commander to rehabilitation centre, jails 113 other terrorists

Court sends wife of Boko Haram commander to rehabilitation centre, jails 113 other terrorists

A Federal High Court sitting at the Wawa Cantonment in Kainji, Niger State has sentenced 113 Boko Haram members to jail over their involvement in terrorism. According to reports, the suspects were found guilty on charges of membership of Boko Haram group, concealing information vital to security agencies, providing support to the sect, participating in acts of terrorism, which resulted ...

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Africa loses $50 Billion to corruption annually – EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu

Africa loses $50 Billion to corruption annually - EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, decried the scourge of corruption in Africa, stressing that the continent loses about $ 50billion annually to Illicit financial flows. He made this assertion in Port Harcourt, Rivers State at the 2018 commemoration of the African Anti- Corruption Day. According to Magu, the egregious level of ...

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Governor Ambode hosts 11-year old boy who drew Macron’s portrait In 2-hours at Afrika Shrine and pledges to sponsor his education

Governor Ambode hosts 11-year old boy who drew Macron’s portrait In 2-hours at Afrika Shrine

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday hosted an 11-year-old hyperrealist artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan who drew a stunning portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron in just two hours on the spot during the President’s visit to the new Afrika Shrine in Lagos. Governor Ambode, who hosted the artist alongside his parents, teachers and instructor, promised to give him educational support, ...

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Commissioning of Abuja Light Rail is an attempt by Buhari and his party to claim credit for a project that was initiated by Jonathan – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called out President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for attempting to claim credit for the Abuja Light Rail Project which it says was conceptualized, initiated and policy-propelled by the PDP. The party said President Buhari’s showboating and rush to commission the rail project, without giving credit to the PDP, even when his ...

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President Buhari commissions Abuja Light rail network, the first of its kind in West Africa

President Buhari commissions Abuja Light rail network

President Buhari, officially commissioned the first phase of the Abuja Light Rail mass transit covering 12 stations within the metropolis. The Abuja Rail is the first Light Rail network in West Africa. The rail project has been in the works for over 11 years. It was inherited at 63% completion and the remaining 37% was fast-tracked to completion by this ...

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INEC begins the distribution of sensitive materials to 16 LGAs ahead of Ekiti State Governorship election

INEC begins the distribution of sensitive materials to 16 LGAs ahead of Ekiti State Governorship election

INEC has begun the distribution of sensitive materials to the 16 LGAs at CBN Ado Ekiti with the National Commissioners, RECs, Media, Security and Party Agents in attendance ahead of this saturday’s governorship election. The photos shared by INEC shows vehicles being loaded for distribution of sensitive materials to Ekiti’s 16 local government areas.

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Police burst gang which specializes in the kidnap, rape and murder of women in Imo State

Police burst gang which specializes in the kidnap, rape and murder of women in Imo State

The Imo State Police Command has arrested members of a gang over the rape and murder of women in the state. The State Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galandachi, who confirmed the arrest said the gang specializes in the kidnap, rape and murder of women. Briefing newsmen at the Clans Headquarters in Owerri, Galandachi disclosed that the gang kidnapped, raped and ...

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