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