Daily Archives: October 22, 2019

Ndume, Namdas: N100bn for Armed Forces in 2020 budget grossly insufficient

Ndume, Namdas: N100bn for Armed Forces in 2020 budget grossly insufficient NEWS DIGEST--The Chairmen of the National Assembly (NASS) joint committee on Army, Senator Muhammed...

We reported N1.22bn lodgment by Fayose’s aide, Banker testifies

We reported N1.22bn lodgment by Fayose’s aide, Banker testifies  NEWS DIGEST--The N2.2bn fraud trial of former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State continued on Tuesday...

PTAD to enrol pensioners on NHIS, says Executive Secretary

PTAD to enrol pensioners on NHIS, says Executive Secretary NEWS DIGEST--The Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, Dr. Chioma Ejikeme has said that the directorate...

Transport firm, Uber turns to India, Africa as losses mount

Transport firm, Uber turns to India, Africa as losses mount NEWS DIGEST--The head of Uber said Tuesday that the global ride services firm was counting...

Nasarawa lawmakers confirm 15 commissioner nominees

Nasarawa lawmakers confirm 15 commissioner nominees NEWS DIGEST--The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed all the 15 commissioner nominees sent to the...

FG pledges support for local manufacturing of pencils

FG pledges support for local manufacturing of pencils NEWS DIGEST--Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology said the Federal Government would support indigenous pencil...

Again, mob sets ablaze suspected robber in FCT

Again, mob sets ablaze suspected robber in FCT NEWS DIGEST--Barely three weeks after a mob lynched three suspected ‘one chance’ robbers at Dutsen Alhaji, in...

Orji Kalu learns fate December 2 over N7.65bn fraud

Orji Kalu learns fate December 2 over N7.65bn fraud NEWS DIGEST--The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 2, 2019, for judgment in the...

In Borno town of Bukar Meram, NAF neutralises 7 insurgents

In Borno town of Bukar Meram, NAF neutralises 7 insurgents NEWS DIGEST--The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has neutralised several Islamic State of West Africa Province...

$9.5m FIFA grant: FCT Court fixes December 16 for AGF report

$9.5m FIFA grant: FCT Court fixes December 16 for AGF report NEWS DIGEST--An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday fixed December 16 for the office...