2023 Budget: Senate Appropriation Committtee Decries Delay In Presentation Of Reports By Sub Committees

By Abubakar Liman The chairman of the Senate Committtee on Appropriation, Senator Bara’u Jibrin (Kano North, APC) Friday decried the absence of chairmen of sub committees at the presentation of 2023 budget reports to the appropriation committtee. Consequently, Bara’u urged the chairmen of the sub committees to commence the presentation of reports of the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) under their Committtees to the …

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Flood: NEDC Donates Relief Materials To Taraba Govt For Victims

By Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The North East Development Commission on Friday donated both food and non food items to the Taraba government as assistance to victims of the 2022 flood. Alhaji Mohammed Alkali, Managing Director of the commission, while presenting the items to Gov Darius Ishaku said that the gesture was to cushion the effect of the disaster on the people. He said that the …

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Twitter Employees Sue Company Over Elon Musk’s Plan To Lay Off 3,700

Twitter workers have dragged the company to court. The action follows Elon Musk’s plan to cut about 3,700 jobs at the social media firm.   The workers contend that the company is doing this without giving enough notice, thus violating federal and California labour laws.  According to an internal memo sent to Twitter employees, the new management under Elon Musk said it would start conducting layoffs Friday …

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BBNAIJA: Doyin Bags Ambassadorial Deal With Skincare Brand

Doyin Ex-BBNaija housemate, Doyin has has bagged an ambassadorial deal with a skincare brand. It will be recalled that Doyin previously bagged a deal with a fashion brand, shortly after her exit from the house. The new ambassador took to Instagram to share her most-recent feat with her friends, fans, and well-wishers. She Wrote: “Happy to announce that I am the new brand ambassador for …

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Keep Sniffer Dogs Away From Dog Eaters – Shehu Sani Warns NDLEA

A former federal lawmaker, Shehu Sani has issued a warning to Buba Marwa, the head of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).  This is as NDLEA said it needs more sniffer dogs to enable it fight against drug barons and each dog cost between $15,000 and $20,000.  Marwa had made this known on Thursday when he testified in favour of his budget for the …

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I Wanted To Be A Pastor – Tonto Dikeh Confesses

Tonto Dikeh, Nigerian actress turned politician, has confessed that while growing up, she wanted to be a pastor. She made the confession in the latest episode of ‘With Chude’ podcast. The movie star also disclosed that she might still become a pastor “depending on where God is taking her to”. The 35-year-old actress said before she ventured into acting and entertainment, she had always been a …

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C’River Gets New Police Commissioner

Ehigimetor Igbaugba Calabar, – Mr Sule Balarabe, a former commander of the Nigeria Police contingent in Dafur, Sudan, has assumed duty as Commissioner of Police in Cross River. Balarabe, who took over from Mr Aminu Alhassan, was the Commander of Mopol 27, Katsina, before his transfer to Cross River as the 43rd Commissioner of Police. This is contained in a statement by the spokesperson of …

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Apostle Suleman Compares N1,000 Note To $100 Note

Apostle Johnson Suleman Popular Nigerian clergyman, Apostle Johnson Suleman has made a comparison between the N1,000 note and the $100 note. The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide posted a photo of both notes on Twitter, noting that the dollar note which has one individual printed on it is more valuable compared to the naira note with two individuals on it. He said, “And someone …

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Kanye West Begins 30-day Break From Alcohol, S3x

Kanye West Controversial rapper and businessman, Kanye West has announced that he will be observing a 30-day cleanse, which includes abstinence from s3xual intercourse, alcohol and adult movies. He made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Friday. The embattled rapper, legally known as Ye, has been under fire over his recent outburst of anti-Semitic remarks; an issue which also led to the loss of …

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Truck Driver Docked For Alleged Reckless Driving, Causing Woman’s Death

Abeokuta, – A 31-year-old man, Adebayo Sodimu, on Friday appeared in an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, Isabo, for alleged dangerous driving and causing the death of one Mrs Jelilat Reheem. Sodimu, of no fixed address, is facing a four-count charge bordering on dangerous driving, driving without licence, and causing the untimely death of a person. The Prosecutor, Insp. Olaide Rawlings, told the court that the defendant …

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Ill-health: Court Adjourns Maina’s Suit Against Interior Minister, NCoS CG For Judgment 

By Taiye Agbaje Abuja – A Federal High Court, Abuja, will, on Nov. 18, deliver judgment in a suit filed by Abdulrasheed Maina against the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, and Haliru Nababa, Controller General (C-G), Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS).Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Friday after counsel for Maina, Ibrahim Idris, and lawyer to the respondents, Abdulmumin Muhammad, adopted their processes and argued …

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NAN Reviews Subscription Tariff, Frowns At Use Of Random Photos By Subscribers

By Cecilia Ijuo Abuja, – The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday announced an upward review of its subscription tariff in order to meet the rising cost of operations. The announcement was contained in a letter sent to its subscribers, which was signed by Mr Martins Asuquo, an Assistant Director, and Head, Marketing in the agency on behalf of management. Asuquo, who said the decision …

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Mechanic Docked For Alleged Attempt To Steal Vehicle

By Talatu Maiwada Abuja, – A mechanic, Mudasir Alhassan, was on Friday docked in a Kado Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly attempting to steal a car parked in the mosque. The police charged Alhassan with joint act and attempt to commit an offence of theft. The Prosecution Counsel, Charity Nwosu, told the court that on Oct. 27, at about 11:30 p.m, the complainant, …

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2 Security Guards Docked For Alleged Negligent Conduct

By Talatu Maiwada Abuja, – Two security guards were on Friday docked in a Kado Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for alleged negligent conduct. The police charged John Archibong, 47, and Ayodele Alao, 30, both securitymen at Arewa Specialist Hospital Jabi, Abuja, with negligent conduct. The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Stanley Nwafoaku, told the court that on Nov.1, at about 12:15 p.m, two complainants, Mr Mustapha …

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Nigeria, Cameroon Inaugurate Border Bridge, Joint Post

 By Lucy Ogalue Abuja, – Nigeria and Cameroon inaugurated a newly constructed border bridge linking both countries and a joint border post for seamless trade and migration between the two countries.This is contained in a statement issued by Mrs Anastasia Ogbonna, Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations,  Ministry of Transportation,President Muhammadu Buhari,  represented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada, while President Paul …

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