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BREAKING: Kaduna Assembly Speaker Resigns

Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, member representing Sabon Gari constituency, has resigned his position as Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly. Shagali informed the House of the decision on Tuesday morning in a handwritten letter personally signed by him. In the letter, he cited personal grounds as reasons for his …

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Kaduna Customs intercepts 1000 bags of smuggled rice, fertilizer

Customs intercepts 400 bags of smuggled rice hidden under water melons By Hussaina Yakubu The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks. Sarkin-Kebbi …

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“You were the one raping the defendants, enjoying them….” says counsel to Unilag students accused of rape

The defendants are – Moboluwaji Omowole, Chuka Chukwu and Peace Nwakanma, all aged 19, and James Aguedu and Josephine Osemeka, both aged 20. They were initially arraigned on Feb. 26, 2019, and plead not guilty to a three-count charge of child defilement and permitting defilement of a child in a …

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South Korea to launch mass coronavirus testing, U.S. pledges $1 billion for vaccine

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – South Korea aims to test more than 200,000 members of a church at the centre of a surge in coronavirus cases as countries stepped up efforts to stop a pandemic of the virus that emerged in China and is now spreading in Europe and the Middle East. …

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Virus ‘literally knocking at the door’, WHO warns countries

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) called on countries on Tuesday to boost their readiness against coronavirus, saying the virus is “literally knocking at the door”. WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier, speaking at a news briefing in Geneva, said that WHO officials were meeting in Rome to discuss measures …

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Asharami Synergy launches Asha Engine Oil to meet demand for quality lubricants

“The engine oil we are presenting today is a product of Asharami Synergy’s passion for providing solutions through innovation. We are introducing the gold standard of quality among lubricants and we are delighted that Nigerians can now turn to the Asha Engine Oil as their preferred engine oil across the …

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Thailand reports two new coronavirus cases bringing total to 37

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand confirmed two new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, taking its total number of infections to 37, health officials said. The two new cases, both Thai nationals, were people who were being monitored because they had been in contact with someone who had traveled to a …

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BREAKING: Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of Laundering N400m

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has convicted former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, on count three of N400m money laundering case against him. Metuh had earlier been found guilty on count one and two of the charges brought against him. See …

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Speaker of Kaduna Assembly, Aminu Shagali resigns

Alhaji Aminu Shagali, Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly has resigned his position. Shagali resigned following a rumour that some members of the Assembly were planning to impeach him today. But, speaking on his resignation, the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Mr Tanimu Musa, said the speaker “honourably tendered …

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Reactions trail Monguno’s absence at special meeting of Service Chiefs

The absence of the National Security Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari at the special meeting of service chiefs with the president has triggered another nation wide debate. On Monday General Monguno was absent at the meeting which had the chief of staff, Abba Kyari in attendance. DAILY POST recalls that …

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