FRIDAY OBOH, Sokoto
The Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto Tuesday remanded former Minister of Water Resources and deputy governor of sokoto state Barister Mukhtari Shagari and 4 others in EFCC custody until Thursday May 24 for the consideration of their bail application before the court.
The deputy speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Iroju Ogundeji has been impeached by his colleagues in the House. The impeachment took place during the plenary session of the Assembly on Tuesday .
A commissioner’s wife and six children have been abducted by gunmen in Zamfara in the early hours of Tuesday at Gurbin Bore village in the state.
The abductors reportedly attacked the home of the Commissioner of Youths, Sports and Skills Acquisition, Alhaji Abdullahi Gurbin Bore, in the village located in Zurmi Local Government at about 1:30am.
The Commissioner, who confirmed the attack to newsmen in Gusau, said the abductors took away his wife and their three children, and three other relatives.
“They have not yet demanded for any ransom from us. In fact, we have not discussed anything with them, but we have reported the matter to security agencies,” he said.
For a better society
NYSC celebrates 45th year anniversary – The national youth service corps today May 22, 2018 marked 45 years of its existence.
Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode on Tuesday distanced herself from the criminal activities of a certain individual posing as her representative to extort money from unsuspecting members of the public.
Tears flow as two Catholic priests and 17 parishioners slain by suspected herdsmen are being buried in Makurdi the Benue State capital on Tuesday.
The lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, is currently appearing before the joint Senate and House of Representatives ad hoc committee set up to investigate the invasion and mace snatching at the Senate chamber on April 18, 2018.
The Presidency on Monday dismissed the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari gave the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, N40million for “transportation” when the body visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on Monday refuted a report which said he had ambition to become Borno State Governor.
AHMED MARI, MAIDUGURI
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno has said t it has commenced the distribution of 174,, 918, Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to electorate across the 27 local government areas of the state.