Hundreds of police and anti-terror forces hunted Wednesday for a gunman who shot dead three people and wounded 13 at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, with the suspect known to police and thought to be an religious extremist.
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Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa Ltd as Digital payment partner The customers of Ecobank, the Pan-African Banking Group in 33 African countries, can now transact with over 170 million mobile wallets across the continent LOME, Togo, December 12, 2018/APO Group/ — Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) The Pan-African bank announced today the appointment of MFS […]
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THE Police Command in Lagos state has arrested 58-year-old commercial motorcyclist, named withheld, for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old daughter. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Edgal Imohimi, confirmed the arrest on Tuesday in Lagos while addressing newsmen on
Kangang community in Jos-South Local Government Area of Plateau State has protested what they termed unjust disconnection of the electricity supply to their area by the Dadin Kowa Business Unit of Jos Electricity Distribution (JED) PLC. The protesters, who carried placards with different inscriptions, decried the attitude of the electricity company, saying that they cut […]
The award-winning Chinese photojournalist who vanished last month in the restive northwest region of Xinjiang was "officially arrested" by local authorities, his wife said Wednesday.
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Former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, has replied the convener of Northern Elders’ Forum, NUF, Professor Ango Abdullahi, on his recent assertion that the region will not vote President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. Abdullahi, a former Vice Chancellor of
THE police on Tuesday arraigned a 26-year-old man, Afeez Adekanmbi, in an Ogudu Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing two cell phones valued at N40,000. Adekanmbi, a resident of Ajibola Street, Alapere, pleaded not guilty to a charge of stealing. Earlier, the Prosecutor,
Ecuador’s congress on Tuesday named a 35-year-old radio broadcaster and economist as the country’s new vice president, a week after his predecessor resigned amid an investigation into payments she received as a legislator years ago. Otto Sonnenholzner became the third person
The House of Representatives has threatened to jail any minister or any other public officials working with the executive arm of government. The lower legislative arm warned that any minister or government official who spends public funds without appropriation will be sent to jail because their budgetary allocations must be scrutinized. Chairman, House of Representatives […]
A 32-year-old estate agent, Michael Osilama, who allegedly defrauded a customer, Miss Helen Okereafor, of N960,000, appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday. Osilama, who resides at Gowon Estate, Egbeda near Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of obtaining
The Borno State Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project in collaboration with Ivanovo Global Partners has organized a five-day sensitization campaign on Mine Awareness and unexploded ordinance devices to internally displaced persons in the State. Aimed at educating the displaced persons preparatory to their return home, the training will also enlighten them on the inherent on dangers