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Man Burnt To Death For Insulting Prophet Muhammad In Bauchi (Graphic Photos)

Irate youths backed by leaders in Sade community in the Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State have burnt a man identified as Talle Mai Ruwa, to death for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad. Cashflows learnt that Mai Ruwa was dragged away from his house on Tuesday in the presence of his mother and burnt to death in the middle of...

Bitcoin Scam: EFCC Arrests 24-Year-Old Yahoo Girl In Delta State (Photo)

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Operatives of the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday March 26, 2021 arrested one Queen Jonathan, for suspected internet fraud in Oghara, Delta State, Cashflows reports. 24-year-old Jonathan is alleged to be involved in Bitcoin Scam. She presented herself as one Sophia Rodriguez, an expert in Bitcoin, on Instagram, to defraud unsuspecting victims. Items...

FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

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The Federal Government has declared Friday, 2nd and Monday the 5th of April 2021 as public holidays, to mark the Easter celebrations this year. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this on Tuesday. It was contained in a statement signed by the Director (Press & Public Relations) of the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga, and issued on March 30, 2021 In...

I Married At A Young Age; Endured Suffering To Please My Dad – Patience Ozokwor

Patience Ozokwor: I Married At A Young Age; Endured Suffering To Please My Dad (Video) Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwor has narrated how she got married at a young age, Cashflows reports. In an interview with Bolanle Olukanni which aired on Channels Television, the actress said she was married off at a young age by her parents after being told she can't...

Outrage As FG Admits Paying Fuel Subsidy After Removal

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Outrage on Thursday greeted fresh revelations on how the Fed­eral Government has been secretly running a subsidy regime re­garding petroleum products when the Group Managing Director of Nigerian Na­tional Petroleum Corpora­tion (NNPC), Mele Kyari, disclosed that the adminis­tration currently subsidises the cost of premium motor spirit (PMS), also known as fuel, with about N120 billion ($263,248 million) monthly. Kyari stated...

Tinubu Announces N50 Million Donation For Victims Of Katsina Market Fire (Photos)

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The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu have announced a donation of the sum of N50million to victims of the Katsina Central Market Fire. He also paid a visit to the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir. Tinubu made the announcement on Wednesday during a condolence visit to the Katsina State government. He...

EFCC Arrests 24 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ogun

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Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 24 suspected in internet fraudsters in Ogun State. The suspects are: Oladitan Olakunle Dauda, Olapade Olawale Segun, Babayemi Oluwaseun Adeyemi Yahyah, Adesoye Olayode Samuel, Sani Lekan Olaniyi, Sulaimon Adeyinka abdulahi, Sanni Olanrewaju Saheed, Oladele Adebola Felix, Idowu Afis Olamilekan, Adeniran Emmanuel Oluwaseun, Alarape Sakiru Olawale,Yusuf Waheed,...

We Won’t Allow Vast Majority Of Our People Suffer – Osinbajo

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With the release of about N288B out of the N500B appropriated for COVID-19 intervention programmes under the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), at least 2.1 million jobs have been saved, including new ones created, while over 4000km of federal and rural roads are at least 30% completed since the commencement of the ESP months ago. These were some of the highlights...

Displaced Herders Have Become Bandits Terrorising Nigeria – Miyetti Allah

One of the umbrella bodies of herdsmen in Nigeria, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, says herders are facing so many challenges from hostile host committees including vigilante groups and other criminal elements who rustle cows in the country. The group said some displaced herders in the country, who were dispossessed of their cows, end up becoming bandits carrying out several...

Court Orders Extension Of NIN Registration By Two Months

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the extension of the deadline for National Identity Number, NIN by two months. Justice Maureen Onyetenu granted the extension while delivering a ruling in a fundamental right suit filed by legal practitioner, Monday Ubani against the federal government, the Attorney General of the Federation, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and the Minister...

FIFA Imposes Fines On Blatter, Valcke. Extends Bans By 6 Years, 8 Months

Former FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has been handed a new ban of six years and eight months from football, said world football's governing body. Ex-FIFA General Secretary, Jerome Valcke has received a similar punishment, with both also being fined £780,000. FIFA said the bans were for "various violations" of its code of ethics. The new bans start when the current suspensions of...

Nigeria Will Receive 84 Million Doses Of Astrazeneca Vaccine This Year – Osinbajo

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STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT HOW BUHARI ADMINISTRATION’S ESP HELPED NIGERIA TACKLE COVID-19 CHALLENGES - OSINBAJO *VP highlights impact of Sustainability Plan in saving jobs, sustaining livelihood, improving healthcare sector *Calls for global action in access to vaccines for African countries in Chatham House event Nigeria’s priorities in a post-COVID-19 world include restoring economic growth in the immediate term, building...

APC Plans To Rule Nigeria For 32 Years – Governor Buni

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The Governor of Yobe State and the Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni, has revealed that the vision of the party is to rule Nigeria for 32 consecutive years. Buni, who disclosed this at the inauguration of the strategy and contact committee held at the party secretariat Tuesday in Abuja...

“We Are Coming For You”: Army Chief, Attahiru Tells Dokubo, Igboho

The army will soon move against separatist agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Asari Dokubo, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. -Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru said on Monday. Attahiru’s warning was delivered in Uyo at the first Commanding Officers’ Workshop 2021. Igboho recently unilaterally declared that the South west part of the country was no longer part of Nigeria. Dokubo had also announced...

NNPC: New Refinery Will Cost FG About $12 Billion

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday vigorously defended the approval of a whopping $1.5 billion for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery, maintaining that apart from following due process, building a new refinery in the class of the one in Rivers will cost the federal government between $7 billion and $12 billion. Group Managing Director of the corporation,...

Checkout 11 Governors Yet To Take COVID-19 Vaccine (Full List)

No fewer than 11 state governors are yet to publicly take the COVID-19 vaccine jab after taking delivery of their consignments from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), THISDAY’s investigation has revealed. THISDAY gathered that while some of the governors asked their deputies and health commissioners to launch the vaccination without publicly taking the vaccine, others are yet to kick-start...

Cryptocurrency: Nigerians Are Free To Use Bitcoin – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said there was no time the bank banned the activities of Cryptocurrencies in the country. The Governor of the bank, Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this in Abuja at the 30th seminar for Finance Correspondents and Business Editors organised by the bank. Emefiele, who was represented by Adamu Lamtek, Deputy Governor, Corporates Services, said what the bank did...

2023: I Won’t Support Jonathan If He Runs In APC – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said he will not support former President Goodluck Jonathan even if he gets the Presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest the 2023 election. Speaking to BBC Pidgin at the weekend in Port Harcourt, the governor also said God used him to make the Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, a governor of...

Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate Jumps From 27.1% In Q2 2020, 33.3% In Q4 2020

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Freshly released Q4 2020 labour force statistics by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that Nigeria’s labour force (unemployment rate) increased by 33.3% in Q4 2020 from 27.1% in Q2 2020. Only 46,488,079 were employed at the time of the survey, while the number of people in the labour force was estimated to be 69,675,468. In the case of unemployment...

CBN’s NIBSS Launches Payment Solution, NQR To The Financial Sector

Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS) today announced the launch of the NQR payment solution; an innovative payment platform implemented on behalf of all financial service providers. The New Quick Response code solution offers a robust platform that delivers instant value for P2B and P2P transactions by simply scanning to pay. It is a solution that will unify the...
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