Bandits surrender 26 rifles to police in Katsina

Mr Sanusi Buba, Commissioner of Police in Katsina State, says four bandits have voluntarily surrendered their weapons to the police in the state. Buba said at a press conference on Thursday in Katsina that the bandits surrendered 26 rifles, hundreds of ammunition and 45 stolen cows. “The Command wishes to inform the public that four
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How my recycling outfit impacts millions of Nigerians annually — Runsewe, banker turned industrialist

As an environmentally conscious Nigerian,  Ifedolapo Runsewe has always been interested in waste management and recycling in the country and around the world

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Army confirms killing of 11 personnel in Benue, vows to go after perpetrators

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of one officer and 10 soldiers who are on stabilisation operation in Benue State by yet to be identified criminals. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Yerima said the troops were initially declared missing which led to
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NNPC reiterates commitment to renewable energy project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated commitment to its partnership with the Government of Kebbi on renewable energy projects. The NNPC Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari, disclosed this in a statement by the corporation’s Spokesman, Dr Kennie Obateru, in Abuja on Thursday. Kyari spoke when he received the Governor of Kebbi, Sen. Atiku
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We’ll collaborate with Amotekun, others on security, says OPC’s new leader

THE newly-elected President of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Mr. Wasiu Afolabi, Thursday, said that the OPC will collaborate with other security agencies to tackle the insecurity challenges facing the South-West.

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SEC warns of proliferation of unregistered foreign online platforms

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the investing public on the proliferation of unregistered online investment and trading platforms facilitating access to trading in securities listed in foreign markets.

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First Lady’s role is unquestionable — Tinubu

Senator Bola Tinubu, the APC National Leader, says people can no longer reasonably question the role of the first lady because it affects all aspects of the society. Tinubu made the assertion at a book launch in honour of Nigeria`s first lady entitled: “AISHA BUHARI Being Different’’ at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday.
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CAPPA, Kannywood make case for smoke-free movies

A non-governmental organisation, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, and the Kannywood movie producers have made a strong case for a partnership between tobacco control advocates and movie stakeholders in northern Nigeria to checkmate the menace of smoking scenes portrayed glamorously in movies.

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How I escaped death in plane crash with late Col. Wase — Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, on Thursday, narrated how he escaped death in the plane crash that claimed the life of the former Military administrator of the state, late Con. Abdullahi Wase, and some other state government officials. The governor narrated his experience when he received on a courtesy visit, the newly appointed Nigerian
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Lagos govt issues travel advisory for Saturday’s City Marathon

The Lagos State Government has released travel advisory for motorists and commuters ahead of this Saturday’s 6th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. According to the travel advisory issued by Titi Oshodi-Eko, Spokesperson for Lagos State Sports Commission, there will be road closures while alternative routes have been provided for 12 hours on Saturday. She said
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