BEDC disclaims fake videos alleging arrest of MD Osibodu

The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc (BEDC) has debunked a fake videos trending on social media that its Managing Director, Mrs. Funke Osibodu has been arrested. There have been reports that Osibodu was arrested and taken to Abuja. But the company, in a statement, said she was…

ICYMI: A$AP Rocky back in court November over firearms felony charge

Rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to felony firearms charges at Los Angeles criminal court, four months after he was arrested after landing in a private jet with Rihanna. A$AP showed up at the court Wednesday all suited up for his arraignment, TMZ reported. He entered his plea to…

President Buhari hits Maiduguri (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday was in Maiduguri, Borno State, to commission new teachers’ quarters built by the administration of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum. The building, which is one of over 600 capital projects delivered by Zulum, is sited in Bulumkutu, along the airport road. Teachers' quarters Teachers’ quarters in…

EFCC sends important message to motor dealers

The EFCC has tasked motor dealers to ensure compliance with regulations requiring registration and certification of their businesses by the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering (SCUML). Its Ilorin Zonal Commander, Mr. Michael Nzekwe, said this when members of Kwara Motor Dealers Association, led by its President, Alhaji Ahmed Abdul,…

ASUU Strike: Why Tuesday’s meeting ended in deadlock

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advanced reasons why the meeting with the Prof. Nimi Briggs-led committee of the Federal Government on Aug. 16 ended in deadlock. According to the union, the deadlock occurred because of a certain award of Consolidated University Academic Salary Structure (CONUASS) prepared by…

I will not sack 11, 790 unqualified teachers in Borno – Gov. Zulum

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Wednesday confirmed to the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, that he will not sack the 11, 790 unqualified teachers in the state. Zulum spoke when Labour officials led by the NLC Chairman in Borno State, Comrade Yusuf Inuwa, paid him a visit. During…

Ogun Assembly confirms Gov. Abiodun’s commissioner-nominees

The Ogun House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of two commissioner-nominees sent to it by Gov. Dapo Abiodun. Mr Yusuf Sheriff, the House Majority Leader, moved the motion for the presentation of the report of the Committee of the Whole House and was seconded by Abdul Oladunjoye, during…

U.S. judge approves release of evidence for FBI raid of Trump’s Florida home

A U.S. judge on Thursday asked for the release of some of the evidence presented by the U.S. Justice Department to justify its search of Donald Trump’s Florida home last week. The case pits news organisations against federal prosecutors. Despite objections by the Justice Department, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart…

Troops clear camp of notorious bandit Lawal Kwalba (photos)

Nigerian troops hit the camp of a notorious bandit, Lawal Kwalba, in Rafin Dawa in the Dende general area of Chikun local government, Kaduna on Thursday. The troops of Operation Forest Sanity stormed the bandit’s camp following actionable intelligence. Phone and batteries recovered from Lawal Kwalba’s camp Lawal Kwalba's camp…