Monthly Archives: October 2014

Those against Buhari are agents of corruption -Tsav

A former Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav has said those against the presidential bid of the former Head of State, Maj.-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), are agents of corruption who do not mean well for the country. Tsav … Continue reading

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INEC threatens political parties, others over election timetable violation

The Independent National Electoral Commission  says it will soon apply sanctions for non-compliance with its timetable for the 2015 general elections. The commission’s Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, said this in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Friday. He advised … Continue reading

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Kaduna police chief armourer kills self in custody

A Chief Armourer with the Kaduna State Police Command, Nambol Audu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, was found dead in the early hours of Friday in police custody, according to police authorities. The chief amourer was arrested on Monday for … Continue reading

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Civilian JTF beheads 41 Boko Haram fighters

Forty one members of the Islamic fundamentalist group, Boko Haram, were beheaded by the vigilante group in a Borno village, Gur, it was gathered on Friday. A member of the youth vigilance group in the area, Mala Yusuf, recounted that … Continue reading

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Suspected killer of S’Africa’s football captain arrested

South African National Prosecuting Authority on Friday in Johannesburg, said that a suspect in the killing of the captain of South Africa’s national soccer team, Senzo Meyiwa, has been arrested. Nathi Mncube, the authority’s Spokesman said the suspect, Zanokuhle Mbatha, … Continue reading

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Keshi calls up Uche, 24 others for AFCON qualifiers

Recalled Super Eagles’ Head Coach Stephen Keshi on Friday invited 25 players to camp for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Congo and South Africa. In a statement by Ademola Olajire, the Assistant Director (Communications), Nigeria Football … Continue reading

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44 firms sue FIRS over N1.5bn excess duties

Forty four companies, including Continental Re-insurance Plc have sued the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), demanding the refund of over N1.15 billion excess stamp duties paid to the FIRS. The appellants include Industrial and General Insurance Plc, Royal Exchange Assurance … Continue reading

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