INSECURITIES

Army debunks report of bandits’ attack on military base in Katsina State!!

The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of bandits’ attack on its base and killing of soldiers at Marina in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Director Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on Saturday described the report as false and unsubstantiated. Yerima said the report in a newspaper publication claimed

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GOVERNMENT

FG empowers 2,510 rural women in Abia with N20,000 each!!

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development says it has empowered 2, 510 rural women in Abia with N20,000 each through its Special Cash Grant Project. Beneficiaries of the programme are from all the local government areas in the state.Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the humanitarian affairs and social development minister disclosed this

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INSECURITIES

Shoot-on-sight Order: Lawyers fault Buhari, say Nigeria is not a jungle!!

Nigerians have begun to lambast President Muhammadu Buhari and some governors over comments to summarily shoot anyone illegally seen carrying an AK-47 rifle. President’s spokesperson Garba Shehu Wednesday said Mr. Buhari has directed the military to shoot whoever is seen with sophisticated weapons like AK-47 at sight. Mr. Shehu said the president’s directive was to

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Fani-Kayode’s estranged wife sues for custody of children, seeks N3.4m monthly support!!

A federal capital territory (FCT) high court sitting in Apo, has fixed March 12 to commence hearing in a suit filed by Precious Chikwendu, estranged wife of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, seeking custody of her four children. In the suit marked CV/372/2021, Chikwendu is praying the court for an order giving her

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GOVERNMENT

Bawa assumes office as new EFCC chief, pledges modern anti-corruption fight!!

Abdulrasheed Bawa has pledged to steer the EFCC towards proactive and intelligence-led investigation. Mr. Bawa said this in Abuja on Friday when he officially assumed duties at the commission’s headquarters. EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement that the new EFCC boss promised a paradigm shift in the agency’s approach to anti-graft war, from

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COVID_19

”I feel good”- Nigerian doctor who was the first to receive COVID19 vaccine shares his experience!!

Dr. Cyprian Ngong of the National Hospital, Abuja, was the first Nigerian to receive a jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID19 vaccine in Nigeria. He took the jab at the launch of the COVID19 vaccination ceremony which held at the Trauma center, National Hospital Abuja today March 5. The vaccine was administered to Dr Ngong by the Executive Director

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GOVERNMENT

Ogun Deputy Speaker impeached over misconduct!!

Ogun state assembly have impeached deputy speaker Oludare Kadiri over allegations of gross misconduct, a move Kadiri has called “grossly unconstitutional and illegal”. Kadiri had clashed with some leaders of the party over allegations of violent conduct during the membership registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. It was

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