Kidnapping: Police review issuance of tinted glass permit

The Police headquarters in Abuja on Thursday said it has concluded its review of the issuance of tinted glass permits, previously banned in June 2022. In a bid to enhance national security and curb criminal activities facilitated by the misuse…

Despite FG’s clampdown: dollar hits N1,900; pound, N2,250

The naira Tuesday slid further at the parallel market in spite of the clampdown the federal government ordered on foreign exchange market speculators. Bureau De Change (BDC) hubs were raided in Abuja, Lagos and Kano and some operators were arrested.…

FG begins payment of ASUU’s withheld salaries

The Federal Government has commenced the payment of the withheld salaries of academics under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, PUNCH Online has learnt. Multiple sources in the academic sector confirmed the development to our correspondent in…

NDLEA intercepts large consignments of illicit drugs in 2 states, FCT

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted large quantities of illicit drugs and substances in raids carried out in Ondo, Edo, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the past week. This is contained in a statement by…

NiMet warns asthma patients, others over 3-day dusty haze

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted haziness and cloudiness across the country from Monday to Wednesday. It warned people with respiratory issues among others to be cautious of the weather and wear masks. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday…

NAF officer foils ‘‘one chance’’ robbery, rescues victims in Abuja

A serving officer of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore John Ijudigal, has foiled a ‘one-chance’ robbery and kidnap attempt in Wuse, Abuja. The officer ensured the arrest of the three suspected robbers and the rescue of the two…

Electricity company apologises to consumers over power interruption 

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has apologised to its consumers over the power interruption being experienced in its franchise areas. The management of the company made the apology in a statement in Abuja on Friday. “We understand the inconvenience…

Anambra lawyer accused of brutalising maid surrenders to police 

The Anambra State-based lawyer, Adachukwu Okafor, who has been accused of abusing her 11-year-old house help, Happiness Nwafor, is now in the police net and set to be arraigned in court. Okafor surrendered herself to the Anambra State Police Command…

Economic hardship: APC, Tinubu becoming unpopular – Lukman

The immediate-past National Vice Chairman, Northwest, of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Salihu Moh. Lukman, said the President Bola Tinubu-led APC administration and the party are increasingly becoming very unpopular. Lukman said this in an open letter made available…

Tinubu, governors, others meeting over food crisis

President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting all 36 state governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum at the Council Chamber of the Aso Rock Village, Abuja. The meeting began after the President arrived at the chamber at 11:34am.…

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