FG to invest more in entertainment infrastructure — Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says it will provide the needed facilities for the entertainment industry to thrive in the country. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this in an interview with newsmen on the sideline of the 4th All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2017 in Lagos. He said that the administration of President… Continue reading FG to invest more in entertainment infrastructure — Lai Mohammed

Buhari frown over education situation, supports Kaduna reforms

President Buhari, who spoke at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Counicl (FEC) on Monday in Abuja, endorsed the primary education reforms being carried out by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state. “It is a very tragic situation we are in, and this our gathering is one of the most important ones in this… Continue reading Buhari frown over education situation, supports Kaduna reforms

Trump, Duterte’s ‘bromance’ prospers in Philippines

US President Donald Trump and Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte may or may not have discussed the controversial issue of human rights during their first formal meeting on Monday, but they undoubtedly hit it off. Trump and Duterte’s representatives were at odds on whether the topics of human rights violations or extrajudicial killings were discussed during… Continue reading Trump, Duterte’s ‘bromance’ prospers in Philippines

Abuja Federal court jails 2 for contract scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, secured the conviction of two former officials of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, OAGF, over a N1billion contract scam. A Federal High court found the two officials—Mohammed Dogonyaro Audu (also known as Abdullahi Dogonyaro Mohammed) and Yahaya Ayodeji guilty. Audu was found guilty… Continue reading Abuja Federal court jails 2 for contract scam

FRSC takes safety campaigns to primary schools

The Jos Zonal Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has embarked on a child Safety campaign in primary schools in Plateau. Flagging-off the campaign at the St. Luke Primary School on Monday in Jos, the Zonal Commanding Officer, Mr Jonas Agwu, said the initiative was “timely”. According to Agwu, the rationale behind the… Continue reading FRSC takes safety campaigns to primary schools

Masari presents N211.4bn appropriation for 2018

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masarion on Monday presented the 2018 appropriation bill of N211.4 billion at the State House of Assembly. Masari, who presented the estimates in Katsina, said the budget was tagged “Budget of Actualization’’. He said that the appropriation bill had a capital expenditure of N160 billion, representing 75.7 per cent of the… Continue reading Masari presents N211.4bn appropriation for 2018

Nigerians export kidnapping , Angola arrests three

Angolan authorities in Huíla Province in the southwest have arrested three Nigerian nationals allegedly for kidnapping a Chinese, local media confirmed. According to Jornal de Angola, the Nigerians had also robbed the Chinese of $11,700 (Kwanzas 12m) over ransom demand. The paper said the Nigerian used guns to execute their crime. The Chinese national, a… Continue reading Nigerians export kidnapping , Angola arrests three