The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono yesterday said, the country still imports 60 per cent of dairy products consumed locally, amounting to about $1.5 billion yearly.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the extension of its ban on international flights from Nigerian till March 20, 2021. This is seen as part of the measure from the UAE to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
Seven persons have been killed after a military aircraft crashed a few yards off the runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja. Confirming the incident on Sunday, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola stated that the Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to Abuja Airport after reporting engine failure enroute Minna.
Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned till March 10, 2021 for continuation of cross examination in the ongoing trial of former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Andrew Yakubu.
The federal high court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking to restrain Mohammed Adamu from “parading” himself as the inspector-general of police (IGP).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on January 29, 2021 arrested 10 suspects over computer-related fraud known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’. They were arrested at their Academy in Bwari axis of Abuja where they were said to be learning the trade of cyber trickery. The suspects aged between 20 and 30 years, are Sixtus Jude, Moses Samuel, Isalan Johnny, Dapet Nimshak, Samuel Ogboche, Victor Samuel, Victor Asuquo, Ibrahim Yunusa, Yahaya Usman and Chijoke Ikwuoha.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two housewives, simply identified as Sadiya and Wando, while one other identified as Washuma drowned inside a river in Golo community in Gwagwalada Area council, Abuja.
Justice Inyang Ekwo explained why the detention of the accused was illegal
Seventeen persons have been killed in an auto crash that occurred in Irepene, a community along the Abuja-Lokoja highway in Kogi State.
The Appeal Court on Wednesday nullified the conviction and seven years jail term handed to a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh. Newsmen recalls that Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, had found Metuh guilty of money laundering charges.