NIPOST to operate in seven zones for efficiency

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) says the recent division of its operation into seven zones and six commercial units is part of the repositioning of the agency for effective revenue generation. The Senior Information Officer, Corporate Affairs Department, NIPOST, Mr Frank Alao, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. The Postmaster-General, Mr Bisi […]

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Man bags 2 years imprisonment for stealing phone

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Hassan Badmus, to two years imprisonment for stealing a mobile phone valued at N85,000. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi, did not give Badmus an option of fine. She held that the accused was guilty of a two-count charge of stealing and burglary levelled […]

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Ecologist wants law to ban butchers from exposing meat

An ecologist, Mr Abdullahi Aremu, has called for legislation to ban butchers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) from carrying meat with motorcycles or exposing meat in markets. Aremu, the Director-General, Advocacy for Environmental and Sanitation Integrity, an NGO, made the call on Tuesday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. […]

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Manslaughter: Truck driver, gets N500,000 bail

A 41-year-old truck driver, Garuba Adamu, who allegedly drove his vehicle recklessly and knocked down a pedestrian, Olubukola Ajayi, was on Tuesday released on N500,000 bail on the orders of an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The Magistrate, Mrs Y.R. Pinheiro, who gave the ruling, also granted the accused two sureties in like sum, one  of who must […]

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Statistician advises FG on census

A statistician, Dr Olusanya Olubusoye, has advised the Federal Government to adopt administrative census, rather than the current decennial, to gauge the nation’s population for effective planning and development. Olubusoye, the 2nd Vice-President, Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. He […]

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Dogara receives President Buhari’s resumption letter

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Monday, received communication from President Muhammadu Buhari on his resumption to duty. The letter was handed over to the speaker by Hon. Abdurhaman Kawu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters (House of  Representatives) in Abuja. Dogara, while receiving the letter, […]

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