Crime Kano Nigeria

Alleged murder: Judge recalls Ummukulsum’s mother, police constable

The Kano High Court on Friday ordered the Kano State Government to summon PC Aminu Halilu and Ummulkulsum’s mother, Fatima Zubairu, for cross-examination in a 47-year-old Chinese man named Frank Geng-Quangrong’s alleged murder case. Frank, a resident of Railway Quarters in Kano’s Janbulo Quarters Gwale Local Government Area, was charged with culpable murder on September Read More…

Business Maritime Trade

Maritime: ANLCA makes case for customs agents to participate in policy making

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) stated on Friday that customs brokers should be given the chance to influence maritime policy. Dr. Kayode Farinto, the Association’s acting national president, told newsmen that the precaution would ensure that there would be no policy reversal. When discussing hopes for 2023, Farinto said that, regrettably, the Read More…

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Metro Religion

Christmas: Extend love to everyone, priest tells worshippers

The Immaculate Heart Catholic Church’s priest-in-charge, Rev. Fr. Pius Yusuf, advised worshippers on Friday to show love to everyone because this was the true meaning of Christmas. Yusuf, an army chaplain, made this statement during an early-morning mass to celebrate the church’s 37 years of consecration. He claimed that without the heavenly gift of God’s Read More…

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Economy Nigeria Science Technology

Local content: NOTAP to partner Nigerian Academy of Science

In order to boost local content and promote economic sustainability in Nigeria, the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) will work with the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS). Dr. DanAzumi Ibrahim, the DG NOTAP, spoke Friday in Abuja to a delegation from the academy that was headed by Prof. Ekanem Brande, the academy’s Read More…

Nigeria Security Top Story

Ore-Benin expressway monitored by 130 FRSC personnel during Christmas

For a special Christmas and New Year’s patrol, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) reported that 130 men had been deployed on the Ore-Benin motorway. The FRSC added that for the yuletide special patrol, which started on Tuesday and till January 15, 2023, it sent out three police cars, one ambulance, and one tow truck. Read More…

Football Sports Top Story World Cup

FIFA looking into Chef Salt Bae’s admission to the World Cup final celebrations

FIFA is looking into how Salt Bae, a famous chef, got “undue access” to Argentina’s post-World Cup festivities on the field. After the finals, Salt Bae, a Turkish chef and online personality whose real name is Nusret Gokce, shared multiple pictures of himself with the World Cup trophy. A shot with Lionel Messi and numerous Read More…

Health Nigeria

Anti-drug advocacy group worries about drug consumption by youths during festive period

An anti-drug advocacy group, the Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), has warned youths in Nigeria against using illicit drugs and substances, especially during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Dr. Hope Omeiza, the VGADA’s executive director, sounded the warning while speaking to reporters on Friday in Abuja. According to Omeiza, substance use can lead to Read More…

Business Hospitality & Tourism

Lagos demands warmth and security from hospitality, entertainment facilities during Christmas

Owners of lounge, hospitality, and entertainment venues have been asked by the Lagos State Government to conduct welcoming and secure operations during the holiday season and beyond. The charge was given on Victoria Island during a meeting with the owners and Chief Executive Officers by the Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Read More…

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Entertainment Music & Nightlife Top Story

Tion Wayne, Nigerian-British rapper, others thrill Lagos fun-seekers at Christmas concert

Numerous fun-seekers were enthralled by Nigerian-British rapper Tion Wayne and other performers at the eagerly awaited Beat FM 99.9 Christmas Concert hosted at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos. There were visitors from all walks of life present for the celebration, which got underway around nine o’clock on Wednesday night. The evening’s performances by international Read More…