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Manager bags six years jail term for N16m fraud (Photo)

Justice Ibrahim Wakil Jauro of the Yobe State High Court, sitting in Damaturu, on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 sentenced Mohammed Baba Isah, a manager in Damaturu-based MBC Synergy Limited to six years imprisonment. Isah faced a three-count charge preferred against him by the Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and …

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For its Resilience, 9mobile bags ‘Telecom Company of the Year 2018’

Not a lot of businesses or organisations go through such rapid transition – financial or otherwise – and survive. But that’s not the case for 9mobile. Despite challenges faced in the last two years, 9mobile has continued to hold up and remains a strong contender. For this reason and more, …

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FEC supports Buhari’s statement on ballot box snatching —Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, today disclosed that members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, are all in support of the call by President Buhari for ballot box snatchers during elections to be shot dead. Speaking to state house correspondents after this week’s FEC meeting, Lai Mohammed, said …

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FG orders immediate payment of February salaries ahead of Saturday’s election

The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed the immediate payment of February salaries to enable workers wishing to travel for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly election to do so without any difficulties.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known when he briefed State House …

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Photo: Police arrest notorious kidnapper who threatened a renowed Katsina businessman to pay N2 million or get kidnapped

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a notorious kidnapper who had threatened a renowed businessman to pay him N2 million or get kidnapped. Spokesperson for the command, Isah Gambo, who confirmed the arrest on Tuesday, said that on February 12, at about 5 pm, the Command arrested notorious member …

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Photo: Notorious trans-border Indian Hemp trafficker arrested in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a notorious trans border Indian Hemp trafficker. Spokesperson for the command, Isah Gambo, who confirmed the arrest on Wednesday,  said that on Sunday, February 17,  based on a tip off, Police patrol team at Fago Checking Point, Sandamu LGA of the state, arrested …

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Nigeria will consider reducing oil output for higher prices – President Buhari tells Saudi Arabia

President Buhari has pledged the cooperation of Nigeria to the effort to reduce oil output in order to attract higher prices in the global market. Speaking at an audience with Ahmad Qattan, Minister of State for African Affairs and Special Envoy of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Custodian of the Two Holy …

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#NigeriaDecides: International election observers seek visa extension

Following the rescheduling of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, an international election observer group, the Pan African Women Project based in South Africa has appealed to the Federal Government to extend the visas of all foreign observers to enable them stay until March 9, 2019.   The publicity secretary …

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Death toll in Kajuru killings rises to 130- Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, says the death toll in last week Friday’s attack in Kajuru local government area in the state, has risen to 130. The initial figure was put at 66 but according to Governor El-Rufai, the death toll has risen. Recall that last week Friday, Governor El-Rufai raised alarm after unknown …

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Photo: EFCC arrests ex-JAMB staff for N10m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested one Kola Al-Amin, a former staff of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB over alleged forgery and obtaining money by false pretences. His arrest followed a petition alleging that sometime in November, 2010, Kola who operates under …

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