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Buhari asks CBN to halt forex for food importation

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation. In a statement issued on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, the president said...

1st Class graduate who wrote JAMB six times, dies few days after completing his...

29-year-old Simon Godwin Idoko, a First Class Graduate of Pure and Applied Chemistry from the Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Sokoto State, has been confirmed dead few days after passing out of the National Youth and Service Corps...

Prosecute Dino Melaye for ‘abusing the naira’ at mother’s burial -HEDA tells CBN

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to prosecute Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, for breaching the bank’s rules at his mother’s burial in July. A...

Must Read story of wanted Taraba kidnap kingpin at the centre of Police/Army clash

Katsina Root Hamisu Bala Wadume, the alleged kidnap kingpin at the centre of a row between the army and the Nigerian Police was a petty fish trader and then suddenly he became rich, so much...

Hajj: Nigeria loses nine pilgrims —NAHCON chair

The number of Nigerian pilgrims, who have died while performing the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen to nine, the Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Dr Ibrahim Kana, has announced. Kana made the...

El-Zakzaky, wife depart Abuja for medical treatment in India

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, have departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to India for medical treatment. This was sequel to the order of the...

SARS operatives shoot dead shop owner, mob captures officer

Some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have shot a shop owner, known as Biliki, in the Ijegun area of Lagos. As of the time of filing the report, a crowd had captured one of...

Prof Zacharys Gundu is a ”Man of Courage and Letters”-Central Valley Professionals Network

The Central Valley Professionals Network has congratulated Prof Zacharys Gundu on his induction as a Member of the Nigerian Academy of Letters on Thursday 08 August 2019 at the University of Lagos Akoka Yaba Lagos. In...

PHOTO: Boko Haram slices off women’s ears in new level of brutality

There is really no limit to the brutality of Boko Haram insurgents as some women have found out in Kalagari community, a border village in northern Cameroon near Nigeria. In a recent dawn attack, Boko...

Atiku on Sowore: Kidnappings in the guise of arrests must be condemned

Atiku Abubakar, a former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has raised an alarm over the kidnap of Nigerians by state security operatives. In a tweet on Saturday, Atiku said the recent “kidnappings...