Month: July 2020

Lantang North LGA, Plateau state, to have its own radio station 

Lantang North Local Government Area of Plateau state is making moves to have its own radio station Jay FM gathered that the chairman of the Council Area, Joshua Ubandoma Laven has already taken delivery of some equipment for the establishment of the radio station known as Star FM Sources from the LGA told Jay FM …

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IGP asks court to dismiss dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi’s lawsuit

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit filed by the deposed Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, challenging his banishment. In his preliminary objection, the IGP argued that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the fundamental rights enforcement suit. The Kano State Government had on …

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Buhari begs for more support from Nigerians in Diaspora

President Muhammadu Buhari, has commended the contributions of Nigerians in Diaspora to the social-economic development of the country.’ Buhari said this at the maiden Virtual National Diaspora Day celebration held via Webinar with the theme for the event was “Leverage the Diaspora Resources for National Development.” He said that over the past three years, Nigerians in diaspora had brought …

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France 24 Golden Age Hollywood star Olivia de Havilland dies at 104

Olivia de Havilland, a two-time Oscar winner and one of the last links to Hollywood’s legendary Golden Age, died Sunday at the age 104, her publicist said. De Havilland, who starred in blockbusters like “Gone With the Wind” and played opposite such leading men as Errol Flynn, personified the glamour and elegance of a bygone …

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Akpabio names lawmakers on NDDC contracts’ list

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has linked some members of the National Assembly to some contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. Akpabio, however, did not state if the lawmakers were directly awarded the contracts or they nominated the projects under their Zonal Intervention Projects, also known as constituency projects. The …

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Magu Will Henceforth React To All Allegations Against Him In The Public Space, Says Lawyer

The suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, says he is ready to fight back at orchestrated attacks against his person. Magu’s position was contained in a statement on Sunday by his legal counsel, Wahab Shittu, in which he denied misappropriating funds recovered from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). …

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Riyom LGA gets neighborhood watch to fight insecurity.

Efforts to address the security challenge in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau state received a boost at the week end with the inauguration of a neighborhood watch. Jay FM reports that about 322 personnel were recruited into the neighborhood watch in the council area. Council Chairman of Riyom LGA, Mafeng Gwallson,who performed the inauguration …

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UN condemns Boko Haram over execution of 5 aid workers in Borno

The United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has condemned the killing of five aid workers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. Kallon, in a statement released in Maiduguri, said he was utterly shocked and horrified by the gruesome killing of some of his colleagues and partners by non-state armed groups in Borno …

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