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Gunmen kill late Iyalode of Ibadan’s daughter

Suspected gunmen reportedly invaded the residence of the daughter of the late Iyalode of Ibadan, Fatima, and shot her dead. It was gathered that the hoodlums stormed the home early Wednesday and shot the deceased in the head. The incident reportedly caused panic in the area as residents said the reason for killing her was […]

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Police arrest, parade 220 terrorists, other suspects in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command says no fewer than 200 terrorists and 20 suspected armed robbers terrorising the state have been arrested by its operatives. Among the suspects paraded before journalists on Wednesday at the Command’s Headquarters along Bida Road in the metropolis, were the prime suspect in the murder of Air Vice Marshal Maisaka(retd.) […]

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Hanifa: Court overrules suspects’ torture claims

Justice Usman Na’aba, sitting at a Kano High Court, on Wednesday overruled allegations of threat to life, confession under-duress and torture, raised by the prime suspect, Abdulmaliq Tanko, in the ongoing murder trial of a five-year-old pupil of Noble Kiddies Academy, Hanifa Abubakar. At the resumed criminal trial on Wednesday in Kano, Justice Na’aba declared […]

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Health care: UNICEF donates $500,000 to Borno, Yobe

The United Nations Children’s Fund has revealed that it will donate $500,000 towards the implementation of Primary health care in Borno and Yobe states. This was as the agency also handed over essential medicines worth US$438,972 to both states for the improvement of maternal and neonatal health. This was contained in a statement on Wednesday […]

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FG bans direct trade between farmers, foreign nationals

The Federal Government has banned any direct purchase of farm produce involving indigenous farmers and foreign nationals. The new regulation which is to ensure that Nigerian farmers are not shortchanged now mandates all foreign nationals to go through licensed local buying agents to do business with the farmers. The Minister of Trade and Investment, Niyi […]

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