Gunmen kill Benue varsity lecturer

Benue state Police Command has confirmed the killing of Karl Kwaghger, an Associate Professor with the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (UMA), by unknown gunmen on Saturday night. The deceased lectured at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the university. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Catherine Anene said on Sunday in Makurdi that the lecturer’s body was found around 11 pm. within …

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Did Gowon loot the central bank?

I love Nigeria. But there is a part of me, to echo the poet, Rupert Brooke, that is forever England. Perhaps it’s on account of her medieval knights and Plantagenet troubadours; her baroque royal trumpets; her decency and manners; her poets and seers; her afternoon teas with scones — her love of liberty. On Monday, November 23, following a 200,000-strong …

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Court asks Reps member to produce Maina’s son who jumped bail, within nine days

Umar Sani Dan Galadima, a house of representatives member has been ordered by an Abuja federal high court to produce Faisal, son of Abdulrasheed Maina who he stood as surety for within 9 days. The son of the former pension boss who is undergoing trial for money laundering related offenses is believed to have jumped bail. The lawmaker representing Kaura …

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Enugu: CP orders full-scale investigation into the unnatural death of three children

The Enugu State Police Command has confirmed the death of three children in Itchi, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of the state. See the previous report Here Spokesperson of the command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday, November 24, said the State Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmad AbdurRahman, has ordered a full-scale investigation into …

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Gbajabiamila explains how his aide killed newspaper vendor

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the State House, Abuja. Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila on Friday admitted that his security guards killed one of the citizens who obstructed his convoy at the Eagles Square, Abuja on Thursday. Gbajabiamila said he was distraught by the incident …

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US drops drug charges against Mexican ex-defence minister

US authorities have dropped drug trafficking and money laundering charges against a former Mexican defence minister who was sent back to face a criminal probe in his home country. Salvador Cienfuegos was accused of conspiring to produce and distribute “thousands of kilograms” of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana in the US over a period of more than a year. The …

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Gombe: Govt discover N1.48 billion hidden in 860 dormant accounts by Signature TV

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya said his administration has discovered N1.48 billion hidden in 860 undisclosed and dormant accounts. Yahaya, who disclosed this on Thursday, November 12, at the Government House while declaring open a one-day workshop on Treasury Single Account, TSA, tagged: “Cash Management Strategy” said the state government uncovered a total of 2,292 accounts linked to the previous …

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