Monthly Archives: January 2014

Privatisation: BPE, NERC promise improved power supply

The Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Mr Benjamin Dikki, has promised to work with the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission to ensure improved electricity supply in the country. Dikki said that the two organisations would ensure that the new owners of the … Continue reading

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Gunmen kill family of seven in Kaduna attack

Gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, in a midnight raid on Thursday wiped out a family of seven at Manyi Akuru village, a suburb of Manchok town in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Manchok in Kaura LGA is … Continue reading

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I am not against Eggon people, says Al-Makura

Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Friday said that his administration had not been running a regime of vendetta against any ethnic group in the state since the entire state was his constituency. Al-Makura made the declaration when the … Continue reading

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Minister orders resumption of flight operations at Yola airport

The Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, on Friday directed the Yola International Airport authorities to commence full flight operations at the facility with the use of the newly-built terminal. The minister gave the directive in Yola while inspecting the facilities … Continue reading

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Court orders Union Bank to release N320m depositors’ fund

A Jos High Court on Friday ordered Union Bank Plc to release N320 million funds accruing to investors in a failed investment house in Jos, Plateau immediately. A High Court Judge, Mr Justice Dakwak Yau, gave the order in a … Continue reading

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Army trains 937 officers on counter terrorism

The Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji, Kaduna, on Friday said it trained 937 soldiers on counter terrorism as part of efforts to strengthen the fight against terrorism. A breakdown of those, who attended the six-week training in the school, … Continue reading

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Medical council prosecutes 23 quacks -Official

The Registrar, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Dr Abdulmumini Ibrahim, said on Friday that the council had successfully prosecuted 23 quacks in the medical profession in Nigeria. Ibrahim told the News Agency of Nigeria that the council was poised … Continue reading

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