National

Buhari Orders NDDC To Pay Abandoned Scholarship Students Abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the NDDC to pay its scholarship beneficiaries studying abroad. The students, who got a scholarship from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), cried out online and accused the NDDC of abandoning them, forcing them to take on menial jobs to survive. President Buhari has now intervened and asked that they be paid what […]

Crime

34-Year-Old Man Arrested For Defiling A 3-Year-Old Girl In Bauchi

A 34-year-old man identified as Adeshina Abdulazizi has been arrested for defiling a 3-year-old girl in Bauchi State.  The resident of Igbo quarters in Bauchi metropolis reportedly committed the said offence on August 2 after luring the little girl into his room.  Bauchi Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ahmed Mohammed Wakili said the suspect confessed to the crime and […]

National

We Spent Over N500m To Feed School Children From Three States During Lockdown – Minister

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (MHADMSD), Sadiya Farouq, announced this at the Presidential Taskforce briefing on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja. Farouk made the revelation against the rumours and speculations going around one of our key interventions of the government – the Home Grown School Feeding Programme. She said that […]