The World Bank announced yesterday that it approved $2.1 billion in concessionary loans to fund projects in Nigeria aimed at improving access to electricity and promoting governance. It said the loans approved by the International Development Association (IDA), the bank’s low-interest arm, are expected to support Nigeria’s economic growth plan. […]

The Lagos State Police Command has offered a N1m reward to anybody with useful information that will lead to the arrest of a masked lady who alleged that a policeman, Inspector Christopher Nabugwu, was living in opulence. The masked woman had, in a video that went viral on social media, […]

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board has suspended its registrar, Prof Ifeoma Abanihe, and four directors over their failure to account for N49m contracts awarded by the examination body. The suspension, which followed an investigative panel report, was contained in a letter signed by the Chairman, NABTEB Governing Board, […]

The Aliko Dangote Foundation on Monday inaugurated the Dangote Village built for the Internally Displaced Persons in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The Dangote Village is a self-sufficient set of 200 housing units worth N2bn, with school, hospital, irrigation farms and poultry farms, among others, to enable the occupants to […]

The Peoples Democratic Party has outlined how its 2019 presidential candidate will emerge. In a 40-page document titled ‘Electoral Guideline for the PDP, Directorate  of Organisation and Mobilisation’, exclusively obtained by SUNDAY PUNCH in Abuja on Saturday, the party said its presidential aspirants are to pay a total sum of […]

The Nigeria Customs Service om Tuesday, March 6, 2018, handed over the sum of 375,000 USD (Three Hundred and Seventy Five Thousand United States Dollar) and one Adamu Rabiu Muhammad with passport number A50280997 to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal office The suspect, a business man […]