NSITF blames termites over unknown N17.128bn spending as Senate rages

On Friday, current and former management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) ran into trouble in the Senate for failing to justify spending of N17.158 billion in 2013 with required evidential documents, some of which were allegedly eaten up by termites. According to the 2018 Audit report, the total amount of money tansfered by NSITF from its Skye …

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It’s destructive culture to pay striking workers – APC Chieftain, Lukman

The National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Salihu Lukman has said until the federal government introduces a no-work, no-pay policy, members of the Academic Union of Universities (ASUU) will continue to hold the country to ransom due to their incessant strikes. Lukman stated this on Sunday in Abuja during a media interaction with select journalists, stressing …

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Police arrested father suspected of kidnapping, killing his 15-year-old daughter in Kogi

Kogi Police command has arrested a father suspected of kidnapping and killing his 15-year-old daughter in Kogi. Police Spokesman in the state, SP William Ovye-Aya, who confirmed the incident on Friday in Lokoja, said a friend to the girl’s father was also arrested. He added one other suspect has been declared wanted. According to the police Spokesman the suspects work …

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Flood kills 50 persons, displaces others in Jigawa

About 50 persons have been confirmed dead in Jagawa State and many others were displaced as floods ravaged parts of the state. Sani Yusuf, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, while briefing newsmen in Dutse on Sunday explained that the flood also destroyed thousands of houses. According to him, many residents have been forced to take refuge …

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Houseboy impregnates, kills boss’ daughter as man defiles 18-month-old baby in Bauchi

A 27-year-old houseboy has been arrested by the police in Mai’ari Arewa village, Pali District of Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State for allegedly strangling his boss’ daughter after he impregnated her. It was gathered that the suspect, Munkaila Ado was said to have impregnated the 13-year-old girl and having connived with her mother, took her to Gombe State …

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Tinubu not an election merchant like Atiku, Obi, Kwankwaso – APC Chair

The national vice chairman (North-west) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman, has given reasons why presidential candidate of the party Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is more trustworthy than other major presidential candidates of the opposition parties. Lukman said except Bola Tinubu, others are “election merchants”, which include former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples …

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