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Law Enforcement Authorities Dismantle Kidnapping Network, Apprehend Ringleader, and Liberate Hostage in Yobe

The Yobe State Police Command has dismantled a kidnapping syndicate and successfully liberated a 40-year-old woman from their captivity. Dungus Abdulkarim, the spokesperson for the command, made this announcement in a press release on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, revealing that Barum Alh Makau, the ringleader of the gang, and one of his associates were apprehended…

Akpabio alleges that Emefiele attempted to undermine the 2023 election through the Naira redesign policy.

Senate President Godswill Akpabio has accused the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, of attempting to disrupt the 2023 election through his policy to redesign the Naira. During the screening of the nominee for the position of CBN governor, Olayemi Cardoso, and four deputy governor nominees for the apex bank,…

Governor Umahi asserts that no federal road currently in existence can endure for a period of seven years.

Dave Umahi, the Minister of Works, has declared that no federal road in the country can endure for a period of seven years. This assertion follows his extensive road inspection tour across the nation, during which he discovered that numerous roads were plagued with potholes, deteriorating to the extent of resembling “boreholes.” The minister also…

Unknown assailants have abducted a mother and her three children in Kwara state, demanding a ransom of N100 million for their release.

Gunmen have carried out a kidnapping in the Ajelete community, Agunjin district, within Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. The chairman of the Transition Implementation Committee (TIC) for the council area, Jide Asonibare, confirmed this incident on Tuesday, September 26. According to Asonibare, the victims, a mother and her three children, were abducted around…

The Chairman of RMAFC has highlighted that numerous former Governors, now serving as ministers and senators, continue to receive substantial pension benefits.

Mohammed Shehu, the Chairman of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), has called for the suspension of pension payments to former governors who subsequently assume roles as senators or ministers. In an interview with Sunday Vanguard in Abuja, Shehu emphasized that it is unfair to the states for former Governors to continue receiving…

A prominent member of the LP (Labour Party) asserts that Peter Obi’s decision to appeal the tribunal’s verdict is a futile endeavor.

Moses Jolayemi, the coordinator of the 2023 Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council in Ekiti State, has expressed the view that Peter Obi’s decision to appeal the tribunal ruling at the Supreme Court is a pointless endeavor. Jolayemi, who switched to the Labour Party after serving as the chairman of Segun Oni’s media team during his…

Zamfara Governor Dauda Lawal instructs security agents to take immediate action against illegal miners, including the use of force if necessary.

In an effort to combat illegal mining activities in Zamfara state, Governor Dauda Lawal has issued orders for security agents to respond with lethal force when encountering illegal miners. In a statement released on Saturday, September 23, by his spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris, Governor Lawal emphasized that illegal mining poses a significant threat, characterizing it…

Governor Umahi has announced that the Abuja-Lagos highway is scheduled for completion by 2027 and is designed to have a lifespan of 100 years.

Minister of Works, David Umahi, has disclosed that the Abuja-Lagos highway is set to be completed by 2027 and is engineered to endure for a century. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, September 23, Umahi outlined that the proposed 470-kilometer Abuja-Lagos Greenfield superhighway would be constructed by a private sector consortium at zero cost to the…

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