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Senators grill finance minister on tax hike

Members of the Senate Committee on Finance yesterday interrogated the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on the proposed Valued Added...

Open market price of petrol hits N163.68 — PPPRA

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency yesterday in Abuja said the current open price market of the Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol,...

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FG, oil firms owing NDDC N1.3trn — N/Assembly panel

…summons Ahmed, Emefiele, Accountant-General, others   The Federal Government owes the Niger Delta Development Commission N1.2trn, the joint National Assembly Committee on the NDDC...

Adoke’s arrest not yet communicated to me — Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, says he has not received any formal communication on the reported arrest of...

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NIS begins issuance of digital tourist’s visa soon

The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has revealed plans to digitalise tourist’s visa before the year runs out. Babanded disclosed this...

Perm sec, wife, children die in Benue fire

A senior official with the Benue State government, Serker Akaa, his wife and two children were burnt to death in a fire outbreak which engulfed...

ASD: Muslim lawyers condemn arrest, detention of Sharia Court judge, others

The Muslim Lawyers’ Association (MULAN), Kaduna State chapter, has condemned the arrest and intimidation of Alkali Murtadha Nasir (Presiding Judge, Sharia Court, Magajin Gari,...

Gunmen kill 14 in Zamfara

Gunmen killed 14 persons in an attack on Karaye village in Gwalli district in Gummi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Daily Trust gathered....

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APC victory in Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls historic – Yobe gov

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni yesterday described the victory of the All Progressives Congress in the Saturday gubernatorial elections in Bayelsa and Kogi...

84-year-old woman murdered in Osun

An 84-year-old woman, Mrs Janet Alatede of Ebo Afunsho Compound in Iree in Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State, has been killed by...