Throwback: “I have Fulani blood in me, My great grandfather is a Fulani man”—Fani Kayode

My maternal grandfather was a great and powerful Muslim cleric and scholar by the name of Sheik Nurudeen Sa’ Id. He was from Ilesha. He was also a civil servant and he spent a good deal of his adult life in Lagos. His father, that is my maternal great-grandfather, was a pure Yoruba man from

BDCs operators funding Boko Haram, kidnappings — CBN makes shocking revelation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has declared that Bureau de Changes (BDCs) were funding terrorism and kidnapping in the country. Governor of the CBN, Godwin Emefiele, made this disclosure in Abuja on Friday after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Meeting. He said the CBN will not rescind its decision to ban the sale of

Tension As Hungry Bandits Mount Road Block In Katsina

Residents of some communities in Kankara Local government of Katsina State have raised an alarm over the influx of bandits possibly dislodged from Zamfara State. The fleeing bandits are said to have been moving to the area in droves. A resident of Pawwa village, who was in Katsina on Friday, told Daily Trust that the

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NSCDC Arrests Men ‘Supplying Fuel To Bandits’ In Sokoto

The Anti-Vandal unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto has arrested two suspected suppliers of petrol to bandits. The suspects were arrested around 2:30am on Friday at Anasiyya And Sons Filling Station, More area of Sokoto North local government area. Assistant Commandant in charge of the unit, Aminu Maijiegi, who

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Charly Boy to release musical film ‘Odudubariba

Nigerian showbiz maestro and rights activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, has concluded plans to release a musical film titled ‘Odudubariba’. A statement released by his manager, Doris Udensi, in Abuja on Friday, said the singer, in leading an advocacy and enlightenment campaign for a better society, decided to go back to music as

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Gunmen Kill Miyetti Allah Chairman in Kaduna

The chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna state, Abubakar Abdullahi, has been killed by gunmen. Spokesman of the Kaduna state chapter of the association, Ibrahim Bayero, confirmed the incident in a telephone interview on Friday in Kaduna. He said the assailants invaded Abdullahi’s

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NJC Sets up Panel to Probe 3 Judges over Exparte Orders on PDP leadership crisis, others

  The National Judicial Council (NJC) has constituted a Special Investigation Committee to to handle the issue of three judges of courts of coordinate jurisdiction over their granting of exparte orders thereby resulting to conflicting orders of courts. Consequently the affected judges have been directed to appear before the panel and show cause why disciplinary

FG begins payment of outstanding arrears to N-Power beneficiaries

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development says it has commenced the payment of arrears of stipends for batches A and B of the 2016 and 2018 volunteers of the N-Power programme nationwide. This is contained in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Alhaji Bashir Alkali, on Friday

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CBN to Prosecute Aboki FX Owner for Economic Sabotage

  The of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Friday vowed to track down the founder of AbokiFx, Oniwinde Adedotun, for foreign exchange sabotage. AbokiFX is an online platform that publishes live foreign exchange rates. CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele, while addressing journalists at the end of the 2-day MPC meeting in Abuja, accused the online

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Ogun Assembly orders former OPIC MD to refund N40m

The Ogun Assembly has directed former Managing Director of State Property and Investment Corporation (OPIC), Mr Babajide Odusolu, to return N40 million unaccounted for in 2019 into the state purse within six months. This was part of the resolution passed by the assembly during the plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Mr Olakunle Oluomo,

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