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Adesuwa Tsan: As Dogara enforces budget reforms in the House of Representatives

The two chambers of the National Assembly are presently working assiduously on the details of the 2017 Appropriations Bill after debate on its merits and general principles during its second reading. To ensure there are no distractions while the lawmakers carry out this task, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, […] Adesuwa Tsan: As Dogara enforces budget reforms in the House of Representatives

Sexual misconduct: Nigerian lawmakers sue US government for $1billion

The three members of the House of Representatives accused of sexually harassing some hotel waitresses and soliciting for sex in United States of America last year have resolved to drag the U.S government to court. The House of Representatives members, who were exonerated of sexual misconduct allegations leveled against them by the United States Embassy […] Sexual misconduct: Nigerian lawmakers sue US government for $1billion

Man, 71 arraigned for alleged forgery of vehicle documents, drivers’ license in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Board of Internal Revenue Service on Monday dragged one Garba Kasimu, 71, before a Zaria Chief Magistrate Court, for alleged forgery of vehicle documents and driver’s license. Garba Kasimu of No 214 Kaura, Zaria City, Zaria local government area of Kaduna State was brought before Chief Magistrate Umar Bature on two count […] Man, 71 arraigned for alleged forgery of vehicle documents, drivers’ license in Kaduna

Religious killings in Nigeria are politically motivated – FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says religious conflicts in Nigeria are politically motivated. Speaking in Kwara State, on Monday, Mohammed insisted that some religious conflicts had political and ethnic connotations, adding that they should not be seen as purely religious. “It is also important to note that the underlying principle of religious […] Religious killings in Nigeria are politically motivated – FG

NYSC: Another female corps member dies in Bayelsa camp

Another female member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, identified only as Jumoke, has reportedly died at the Orientation camp in Bayelsa State. She was said to have died over the weekend at the Orientation Camp located in Kaiama, Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area of the state. Just last two months, a female corps member, […] NYSC: Another female corps member dies in Bayelsa camp

Tension in Ibadan community as residents threaten to burn down police station

There is tension in Omi Adio community, a suburb of Ibadan in Ido Local Government Area of Oyo state following an alleged threat to burn down a police station by some aggrieved members of the community. This came as a result of an accident that claimed the life of a commercial bus driver, Tirisimiyu Oladosu […] Tension in Ibadan community as residents threaten to burn down police station

Indian man who runs ‘fake’ ponzi scheme arrested after 3 years of hiding in Nigeria

One Mir Sahiruddin, the Managing Director of a ‘fraudulent’ Indian Ponzi scheme, Green Ray International Limited, GRIL, has been arrested in Nigeria after he absconded from his country. Sahiruddin, a resident of Jaleswar area in Balasore district of Odisha, who has reportedly been hiding in Nigeria for over four years, was arrested by India’s Central […] Indian man who runs ‘fake’ ponzi scheme arrested after 3 years of hiding in Nigeria