By Kunle olasanmi, Abuja The Supreme Court yesterday in two separate judgements sacked a Senator representing Taraba North senatorial district, Sani Abubakar Danladi, and a member representing Vandikiwa/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue State, Herman Hembe. The apex court also gave the two lawmakers a period of 90 days to return all...
By Chima Akwaja and Bukola Idowu, Lagos The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it will, in collaboration with the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), intervene in the crisis between Etisalat and a consortium of 13 Nigerian banks over a syndicated loan of about $1.2 billion granted the telecoms company...
By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Department of State Service (DSS) has busted some terrorists elements who had perfected plans to attack markets, public parks, public processions, recreation centers, as well as worship canters, especially the Eid praying grounds and other densely populated areas during the forthcoming Eid-el-Fitr Sallah celebration. The Service,...
ADEBIYI ADEDAPO and SOLOMON AYADO, Abuja The National Assembly is set to reduce the period within which the president or governor of a state can authorise withdrawal of fund from the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in the absence of an Appropriation Act from six months to three months. This is...
By Sunday Isuwa, Abuja The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has advocated special courts to deal with the menace of kidnapping in the country. The IGP made the call at a dialogue session between him, INEC and CSOs, as part of activities to mark his one year in office. “Penalties...
By Chinenye Anaemena Miss Helen Igboka is an accountant by profession and runs an Abuja-based beauty parlour: Skysignature Hair and Makeup Studio. He is from Enugu State, but was born in Nassarawa State. She is the fourth among seven children. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from...
The unrelenting economic recession in the country has been impacting all facets of activities of companies. The worse hit is their implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR. OLAJIDE FABAMISE writes. The shrinking of the economy and businesses has compelled many firms to scale down every aspects of their activities as...
ADEBIYI ADEDAPO and SOLOMON AYADO, Abuja The National Assembly is set to reduce the period within which the president or governor of a state can authorise withdrawal of fund from the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in the absence of an Appropriation Act from six months to three months. This is...
By Kunle olasanmi, Abuja The Supreme Court yesterday in two separate judgements sacked a Senator representing Taraba North senatorial district, Sani Abubakar Danladi, and a member representing Vandikiwa/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue State, Herman Hembe. The apex court also gave the two lawmakers a period of 90 days to return all...
By Nan The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has urged the Muslim Ummah in the country to look for the new Moon of Shawwal on Saturday, June 24. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Sultan made the call in a statement signed by the chairman, Advisory Committee...