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AFTER SPENDING TWO NIGHTS IN ITS CUSTODY, THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION, EFCC, RELEASED FORMER GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE, ROCHAS OKOROCHA, ON ADMINISTRATIVE BAIL. BUT THE EFCC HAD TO VARY THE BAIL TERMS BEFORE SENATOR OKOROCHA COULD MEET THE TERMS AND BE ABLE TO GO HOME AFTER SPENDING 48 HOURS WITH HIS INTERROGATORS. A […]

THE KWARA STATE GOVERNMENT HAS RESTATED ITS COMMITMENT TO CREATING A BUSINESS-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE STATE. THE CHAIRMAN, KWARA STATE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS COUNCIL, MRS SUSAN OLUWOLE, EXPRESSED THIS AT THE OPENING OF A TWO-DAY STAKEHOLDERS’ ORGANISED BY THE COUNCIL IN ILORIN ON THURSDAY. OLUWOLE, WHO DOUBLES AS THE […]

ANGRY RESIDENTS WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE VIGILANTES HAVE KILLED AT LEAST 30 BANDITS AT MAJIFA VILLAGE OF KANKARA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KATSINA STATE. A RESIDENT OF THE AREA YUNUSA KANKARA SAID THAT THE BANDITS HAD STORMED THE VILLAGE ON MONDAY PURPORTEDLY TO ATTACK THE VILLAGERS. ACCORDING TO HIM, RESIDENTS OF THE VILLAGE GOT […]

THERE WAS PANIC IN THE IBARAPA AREA OF OYO STATE AGAIN, FOLLOWING THE KILLING OF A 56-YEAR-OLD FARMER, MUFTAU BABARINDE IN THE AREA. BABARINDE WAS HACKED TO DEATH BY SUSPECTED FULANI HERDSMEN AT ORITA MERIN, KONKO VILLAGE IN THE IBARAPA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF THE STATE. THE INCIDENT WHICH HAS THROWN THE PEOPLE IN […]

BARELY A WEEK AFTER THE ELEWU OF EWU, IN ILEMEJE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF EKITI STATE, OBA ADETUTU AJAYI ESCAPED THE KIDNAPPER’S AMBUSH, OBA DAVID OYEWUMI THE OBADU OF ILEMESO-EKITI IN OYE LG WAS NOT THAT LUCKY. OBA OYEWUMI WAS SAID TO HAVE BEEN KIDNAPPED IN HIS PALACE BY GUNMEN WHO SCALED THE FENCE, SHOT SPORADICALLY […]

EBONYI STATE POLICE COMMAND, YESTERDAY, CONFIRMED THE KILLING OF THREE OF ITS OFFICERS ATTACHED TO THE SAFER HIGHWAY PATROL TEAM BY UNKNOWN GUNMEN. IT SAID THEY WERE SHOT DEAD WHILE ON DUTY AT NWAEZENYI JUNCTION IN IZZI COUNCIL OF THE STATE. THE POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, DSP LOVETH ODAH, EXPLAINED THAT THE ASSAILANTS, WHO WERE […]

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SAID THAT THE NEW SERVICE CHIEFS ARE DOING THEIR BEST TO CONTEND WITH THE SECURITY SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY. THE PRESIDENT WHO SPOKE SHORTLY ON ARRIVAL FROM HIS MEDICAL TRIP TO THE UNITED KINGDOM ALSO GAVE AN INSIGHT INTO HOW THE NEW INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE, USMAN BABA, WAS APPOINTED. ON THE PERFORMANCE […]

CHINA’S VAST STEEL SECTOR IS THE SCENE OF A CONFLICT BETWEEN ECONOMIC GROWTH AND A GREEN AGENDA THAT POINTS TO WIDER CHALLENGES AS PRESIDENT XI JINPING TRIES TO CLEAN UP THE WORLD’S TOP CARBON EMITTER. THE GOVERNMENT IS PUSHING FOR STEEL OUTPUT TO DROP FROM A RECORD OF MORE THAN 1 BILLION TONS, IN A […]

THE NAIRA APPRECIATED BY N3 AGAINST THE US DOLLAR AT THE BLACK MARKET OF THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE (FOREX) MARKET ON MONDAY, TO CLOSE AT N482. THIS REPRESENTS A 0.62 PERCENT RECOVERY FROM N485 THE RATE IT HAS STOOD SINCE APRIL 1 ACCORDING TO DATA POSTED ON ABOKIFX. IT’S OVER A MONTH SINCE NAIRA CLOSED AT […]

IN A SWIFT REACTION, FORMER IMO STATE GOVERNOR, ROCHAS OKOROCHA, HAVE DISMISSED REPORTS ON HIS ARREST BY THE ECONOMIC FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC). IN A STATEMENT ISSUED BY HIS SPOKESMAN, SAM ONWUEMEODO, THE EX-GOVERNOR SAID HE ONLY HONOURED AN INVITATION BY THE COMMISSION. THE EFCC HAD EARLIER ON TUESDAY CONFIRMED THE ARREST OF THE SENATOR […]


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