Day: August 27, 2019

HURIWA demand whereabouts of over 500 arrested Fulani herdsmen, kidnappers from police

Emmanuel Onwubiko A pro-democracy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has challenged the hierarchy of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, to transparently account for the “exact whereabouts” of over 500 paraded suspected armed Fulani bandits, kidnappers and other sundry armed hoodlums arrested early in the year. HURIWA claimed that the police only had […]

Sokoto State Govt signs new agreement with UN

Governor Aminu Tambuwal Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Monday signed an agreement with United Nations (UN) agencies. Tambuwal pledged increased governmental collaborations with UN agencies on enhancing peoples’ lives and environmental development in the state. Tambuwal made the commitment when he signed an agreement for “Spotlight Initiative’’, a UN project to eliminate violence […]

*Flying Eagles to play Mali in S’final on Tuesday Nigeria’s Falconets defeated Algeria 3-0 on Monday in Rabat to book the ticket to the gold medal match of the 2019 African Games. Cynthia Aku opened scoring in the 16th minute, when she headed home a cross from inside the box. She netted again in the […]

Stakeholders Rally Behind CBN’s Push to Tighten Noose on Bank Loan Defaulters

•New credit risk clause to facilitate recovery from borrowers’ verifiable assets •Lender to recover loans from defaulters’ account domiciled in any bank •Apex bank warns against fraudulent loan offer Tougher days await habitual defaulters of bank loans as stakeholders in the banking industry have backed the moves by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and […]