Fintiri approves minor cabinet reshuffle

Fintiri approves minor cabinet reshuffle Agency Reporter Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has approved a minor cabinet reshuffle. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Yola. Wonosikou said six commissioners were affected in the exercise. He said former Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Mr …

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Buhari orders troops to intensify onslaught against Boko Haram

Buhari orders troops to intensify onslaught against Boko Haram By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja and Duku Joel, Maiduguri President promises relive for slain soldiers’ families Zulum gets pass mark President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered troops of Operation Hadin Kai (formerly Lafiya Dole) to pep up their onslaught against Boko Haram and other terrorist in the Northeast. …

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Court rejects EFCC’s request to amend charge in ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu’s trial

Court rejects EFCC’s request to amend charge in ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu’s trial By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to amend its charge in the $9.8million, £74,000 fraud trial of an ex-Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum …

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958,000 Adamawa children for immunisation

958,000 Adamawa children for immunisation By Onimisi Alao, Yola The World Health Organisation (WHO) has engaged over 6,000 health providers and community mobilisers to execute a four-month immunisation programme against malaria in Adamawa State. The immunisation programme, expected to be launched by the Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri in the coming week, is designed to …

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Afenifere, PANDEF, Ohaneze, others demand new Constitution

Afenifere, PANDEF, Ohaneze, others demand new Constitution By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Leaders of the Pan Yoruba group Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Middle Belt Forum (MBF) and other eminent Nigerians have called for a brand new Constitution before 2023 general elections. They argued the current 1999 Constitution does not represent the interests …

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Woman bags 18 months jail term for stealing jewellery, perfume, others in Osun

Woman bags 18 months jail term for stealing jewellery, perfume, others in Osun By Toba Adedeji, Osogbo An Osun State Magistrate court, Ile-Ife on Wednesday sentenced a 30-year-old woman, named Toyin Akinyemi to 18 months imprisonment for stealing jewellery, perfume and electronics. Toyin pleaded guilty to the offence of burglary and stealing of the properties …

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FACT-CHECK: Viral Obasanjo’s open letter to Buhari from 2019

FACT-CHECK: Viral Obasanjo’s open letter to Buhari from 2019 By Alao Abiodun  Claim: A viral message with the title ‘Breaking: Obasanjo writes Buhari’ – Open letter to President, General Muhammadu Buhari dated 12th of July 2021 has been trending on many platforms especially Whatsapp. Verdict: It is true ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote the letter but it was officially released on 15 …

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