BY GODWIN OBI A United Nations, UN, Report says Nigeria is likely to be the third most populated country in the world by the year 2050, joining the ranks of some Asian countries as China and India believed to be the most populous nations in the world. Nigeria’s current population
BY GODWIN OBI The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was on Wednesday, denied bail by a Federal High court in Abuja after prosecutors had withdrawn fresh amended charges against him The FG had in the amended charges, listed some lawyers representing the embattled Kanu,
BY GODWIN OBI Bandits attacked commuters along the Abuja-Kaduna highway on Tuesday and abducted an unspecified number of travellers. The spokesman of the Kaduna Police Command Mohammed Jalige told Frontline Reporters that the bandits had about 4: 20 pm blocked the Audu Ogbe portion of the Highway, near Katari village.
BY GODWIN OBI This is according to the Commission’s spokesperson Wilson Uwajaren who confirmed it to Channels Television. The former NDDC boss was the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Akwa Ibom in the 2019 elections. He also lost the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primary election to Governor
BY GODWIN OBI Ketare Development Association has felicitated with Kanwan Katsina District Head of Ketare Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara ‘mni’ on his five years of successful retirement from the Nigeria Customs Service after 35 years of service to Nigerian nation. This is contained in a press statement signed by the
BY GODWIN OBI The Abuja-Kaduna train service will resume on May 23, the Federal Government said on Monday. Train services had been suspended on the route after terrorists attacked a train, fatally shot several persons, and abducted scores of passengers in March. Most of those abducted are still in captivity.
BY GODWIN OBI The Airlines Operators of Nigeria (AON) has warned that the flight operations of its members may experience disruptions due to a growing scarcity of aviation fuel (Jet-A1). A statement signed by AON’s spokesperson Prof. Obiora Okonkwo, said the “The scarcity is impacting negatively on seamless conduct of
BY GODWIN OBI The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF) Ahmed Idris over an N80 billion fraud. EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren confirmed his arrest in a statement issued on Monday evening. He said Idris was arrested after failing to honour the commission’s
BY GODWIN OBI A pregnant woman who was one of the abducted passengers in the Kaduna train attack of March 28, has been released by the terrorists. A member of the Concerned Relatives of the Abducted Persons, Sani Musa confirmed the development to Frontline Reporters on Sunday. The pregnant woman,
BY GODWIN OBI The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto who was killed on allegations of blasphemy. Chairman of the forum Simon Lalong and Governor of Plateau State in a statement expressed the governors’ concern about
BY GODWIN OBI The Federal Government is working on a funding structure for public universities in the country as part of moves to tackle the incessant strikes by lecturers in these institutions. This is according to the former Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba who noted that the government’s