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Lai: 1,000 negative write-ups or editorials can’t stop release of more looters list

Lai: 1,000 negative write-ups or editorials can’t stop release of more looters list

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the federal government will continue to release more looters list until it exhausts the names of people who allegedly stole from the nation’s treasury. In a statement by Segun Adeyemi, his media aide, Mohammed said the government will not bow to “antics of hack writers and threats of litigation”.

Over 50 Schoolgirls Missing After Boko Haram Attack, Yobe Govt Confirms

Yobe State government has confirmed that over 50 schoolgirls are missing from the Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC) located in Dapchi, Headquarters of Bursari Local Government area of the state. The girls went missing after gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists invaded the school days ago. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam in a statement made

Yari moves from Abuja to Daura… ‘abandons’ Zamfara despite fresh killings

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, is among the 13 governors currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina state. The governor, who has reportedly not visited Zamfara since suspected bandits killed 41 persons, left Abuja for Katsina on Friday. Unknown gunmen had attacked Birane village in Zurmi local government area, killing dozens of

Days after Zamfara killings, governor ‘unaware’, remains in Abuja

Three days after several citizens of Zamfara state were killed by bandits in two separate attacks, Governor Abdulaziz Yari is yet to return to the state. The governor, who is the chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, has remained in Abuja attending various functions. Bandits suspected to be cattle rustlers had Wednesday attacked Birane villa

EFCC to arraign CCT chairman March 15

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign Umar Danladi, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Umar will be facing a two-count charge on allegations of demanding bribe. The CCT chairman is accused of demanding N10m from Rasheed Owolabi Taiwo, a defendant standing trial before his court, in 2012. He