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Dasuki, Sowore: Falana concocts constitutional provisions for mischief – Malami’s Spokesman

Dasuki, Sowore: Falana concocts constitutional provisions for mischief – Malami’s Spokesman

“…in a bid to garner media-hype in condemnation of a valid governmental action taken in good faith and in the interest of the general public, Mr. Falana, SAN resorted to quoting non-existing Sections of the Constitution by stating that: “Mr. Malami SAN should have apologized to Col. Dasuki (Rtd.) and Mr. Sowore in accordance with Section 32(6) of the 1999 ... Read More »

Media Trust appoints new Editor-in-Chief

Media Trust appoints new Editor-in-Chief

  The Board of Directors of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust newspapers, has announced the appointment of Naziru Mikailu Abubakar as the new Editor-in-Chief/Executive Director of the company. He is taking over from Mannir Dan-Ali who has served in that capacity since October 2007. A statement from the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Mannir Dan Ali, says Mikailu’s appointment ... Read More »

No government will allow social media users to abuse the space – Senator Mohammad Musa

No government will allow social media users to abuse the space – Senator Mohammad Musa

The sponsor of Social media bill also called the “Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill” Senator Mohammed Sani Musa of Niger East senatorial district has adduced reason for proposing the bill at the upper legislative chamber. The lawmaker, who claimed he had been watching how Nigerians abused the social media even before he became a senator, said that no government would ... Read More »

We lost N25b to poor Lagos road – Dangote

We lost N25b to poor Lagos road – Dangote

Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote has lamented that the congestion at the ports, caused by gridlock had resulted to his group losing about N25 billion in accruable revenue from 2017 to the 2019 financial year. The business mogul spoke during an inspection tour of the Apapa-Oshodi expressway by Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fasola yesterday. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, ... Read More »

We ate my lover’s heart to get rich quick – Yahoo yahoo boy who killed girlfriend for money ritual

We ate my lover’s heart to get rich quick – Yahoo yahoo boy who killed girlfriend for money ritual

Adeeko Owolabi who killed his girlfriend has told the police that he lured the final year female student of the Lagos State University (LASU), Miss Favour Daley-Oladele, to the church, killed and ate her heart with his mother to get rich quickly. Owolabi lured the 22-year-old victim to the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ikoyi Ile in Osun State on December ... Read More »

Payroll scam: 119 –Year Old ‘Worker’, 484 Other Retired Ones Still Collecting Salary In Zamfara

Payroll scam: 119 –Year Old ‘Worker’, 484 Other Retired Ones Still Collecting Salary In Zamfara

The Zamfara State Government says 485 retired workers, among them a 119- year old man are still collecting salary. Alhaji Rabi’u Garba Gusau, the state’s Commissioner for Finance, disclosed this at a press briefing in Gusau, saying that government  will drag a total of 108 civil servants to court for allegedly receiving double salary in different ministries, departments and agencies ... Read More »

US hits pro-Iran group with deadly strikes in Iraq, Syria

US hits pro-Iran group with deadly strikes in Iraq, Syria

Iraqi Shiite fighters from the Iran-backed Hezbollah brigades take part in a military parade to mark the pro-Palestinian Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Baghdad in May this year  The US has carried out air strikes against a pro-Iran militant group in Iraq, killing 19 fighters, two days after a rocket attack that killed an American civilian contractor. The Pentagon said on ... Read More »

SERVICOM boss lauds partnership with JAMB, commends Oloyede

SERVICOM boss lauds partnership with JAMB, commends Oloyede

The National Coordinator of SERVICOM, Mrs. Nnenna Akajemeli, has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on its citizen-focused service delivery policy. Mrs Akajemeli* Mrs. Akajemeli gave the commendation in an interview contained in the latest edition of JAMBulletin, made available on Sunday to The State Online, by Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB Head of Media. Saying Professor Is-haq Oloyede ... Read More »

FIRS Offers One-Month Window To Ease Tax Clearance Certificate Issuance

FIRS Offers One-Month Window To Ease Tax Clearance Certificate Issuance

….Nami announces new TCC regime Executive Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Nami, has offered a 30- day window to enable taxpayers, obtain Tax Clearance Certificate. Nami personally  signed the public notice, designed to make things easy for taxpayers. Titled FACILITATING 2020 TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE (TCC) ISSUANCE, the notice was issued to assist taxpayers meet their obligations as they might ... Read More »

It’s never late to change a wrong policy – Osun Rep advises President Buhari on N37b NASS renovation budget

It’s never late to change a wrong policy – Osun Rep advises President Buhari on N37b NASS renovation budget

Bamidele Salam, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, representing Ede North/Ede South/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency of Osun State in the House of Representatives, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s to channel the sum of N37billion provided in the 2020 budget for the renovation of the National Assembly complex to a more profitable use. This advice was contained in a post ... Read More »

Gani Adams becomes stargazer, sees gloom ahead of 2020

Gani Adams becomes stargazer, sees gloom ahead of 2020

Gani Adams, the 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, has become a stargazer and made seemingly terrible predictions for next year and even beyond. His predictions, made in an interview with The Sun, include: 1. Possible breakup of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). 2. Emergence of a new party in 2020 or ... Read More »

Groups drag Buhari, others to court over N37bn NASS renovation budget

Groups drag Buhari, others to court over N37bn NASS renovation budget

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT, Enough is Enough (EiE) and 583 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to “restrain and stop President Muhammadu Buhari and Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning from releasing N37 billion allocated for the renovation of the National Assembly complex to the Federal Capital Development Agency and ... Read More »

Zamfara Govt. to hand over staff involved in payroll scam to ICPC, EFCC

Zamfara Govt. to hand over staff involved in payroll scam to ICPC, EFCC

The Zamfara State Government has said it would hand over staff suspected to be involved in payroll scam to the anti-corruption agencies for further investigation and recovery of the funds. Alhaji Gusau* The State Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Rabiu Garba Gusau who accused some staff of his Ministry for duplicating and inserting the name of the State Deputy Governor Barrister ... Read More »

Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment New Perm Sec Calls For Transparency

Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment New Perm Sec Calls For Transparency

NEWLY POSTED PERMANENT SECRETARY URGES STAFF TO BE TRANSPARENT IN THEIR CONTACT By Ahmed Lawan Danbazau The Newly posted Permanent Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Nasiru Sani Gwarzo mni has urged staff of the Ministry to be transparent in whatever they do as he promised to strict to due process in the conduct of ... Read More »

My mother led me to it,Yahoo-boy who ate girlfriend’s heart confesses

My mother led me to it,Yahoo-boy who ate girlfriend’s heart confesses

Owolabi Adeeko has revealed how his mother,Mrs Adeeko convinced him to use FAVOUR SEUN DALEY OLADELE Aged 22yrs, a 400 level theatre art student of LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY(LASU)  for money ritual. Favour was gruesomely murdered on the 8th of December 2019 at Ikoyi Ile in Ikire,Osun state.     The deceased came home to see her parents and attended church ... Read More »

Inspiring News From Jeddah: Nigeria’s Dr. Rufai floors Arabs in Arabic Language

Inspiring News From Jeddah: Nigeria’s Dr. Rufai floors Arabs in Arabic Language

By Abdulwarees Solanke  Sa’eed Ahmad Rufai is a doctorate degree holder in education from Universiti Islam Antarabagsa (international Islamic Universiti) Malaysia. His primary background is Arabic Language with compelling authority from his youthful days which earned him distinctions anywhere he found himself as a student or school.  Saeed, an alumnus of the University of Lagos like me is an academic ... Read More »

Haaland dumps Manchester United,agrees Juventus move

Haaland dumps Manchester United,agrees Juventus move

Manchester United has been dealt a heavy blow in their pursuit of Red bull Salzburg’s Braut Haarland as the teen striker has agreed personal terms with Turin based,Juventus.United had been favourites to land the teenage sensation but now look set to miss out on him despite the player holding talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Haaland has scored an astonishing 28 ... Read More »

Brazillian football star,Hulk dumps wife,dates wife’s niece

Brazillian football star,Hulk dumps wife,dates wife’s niece

Former Brazil international Hulk has reportedly been dating the niece of his wife following the end of their marriage.Hulk, real name Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, is currently plying his trade with Shanghai SIPG in China. The 33-year-old split from his wife Iran in July 2019 after 12 years together. The couple have three children together, sons Ian, 10 and Tiago, ... Read More »

Police arrest Yahoo-boy who killed girlfriend and ate the heart

Police arrest Yahoo-boy who killed girlfriend and ate the heart

Tragedy struck on Christmas eve when the sad news of the death of final year Theatre Arts student of Lagos State University (LASU), Miss Favour Sewanu Oluwabuyikunmi Daley-Oladele was broken to her Parents at their Mowe, Ogun State home. She was declared missing on Sunday  December 8, when she got a call from her boyfriend, Owolabi Adeeko, also an Ex ... Read More »

Police foil Abuja bank robbery,kill one,arrest others

Police foil Abuja bank robbery,kill one,arrest others

Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command have foiled a bank robbery in Mpape, a few metres from Maitama, Abuja. The police gunned down a suspect and arrested four others inside a branch of First Bank Plc a few minutes ago. Our correspondent gathered that the robbers were trapped in the banking hall for many hours following the arrival ... Read More »