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FEC approves N1.3 billion to reposition NTA, NAN, FRCN

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved N1.3 billion contracts to strengthen and reposition its media outfits for effective information dissemination. The media organisations to benefit...

Gunmen kidnap former NBA Chairman in Jalingo

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday abducted the immediate past Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Jalingo branch, Mr Joel Ubandoma. Ubandoma...

IPOB: “How DSS severely tortures, electrocutes me”, witness tells court

Chidiebere Onwudiwe, a member of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja that officials of the Department...

Katsina Police confirm release of renowned abducted cleric, others

The Police in Katsina State have confirmed the release of the Kano-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Suleiman and five other persons, abducted in Katsina State...

Breaking: Court sentences alleged killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov’s daughter to death

An Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced Seidu Adeyemi to die by hanging for killing Khadijat Oluboyo, daughter of former deputy...

VAT designed to support the poor, not to impoverish them, says Fowler

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, has said that the Value Added Tax (VAT) was designed to support poor...

Human Trafficking: Benin monarch wants severe punishment for perpetrators

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has urged the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to step into the fight against human...

Police, power sector, judiciary the most corrupt in Nigeria- SERAP report

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on Tuesday said that the level of corruption in Nigeria was still high in spite of the...

Court orders EFCC to charge former Senator

The FCT High Court, Apo, on Tuesday ordered the Economic And Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to charge an Abuja-based lawyer, Monday Ubani and a...

$1.2 bn Tax Assessment: AGF prays court to strike out MTN’s suit

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on Tuesday, prayed a Federal High Court in Lagos, to strike out a suit by MTN Nigeria...