The Governors of 12 States in the Southern region of Nigeria have resolved to ban open grazing of cattle in their respective States. The resolution was after the meeting of Southern Governors on Tuesday in Asaba, Delta State, noting that open grazing of cattle has caused conflicts between migrant herders and host communities resulting in loss of lives and properties.
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have on Friday attacked Kwapre village in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing five people and abducting unspecified number of women. The insurgents shot sporadically, injuring some residents while houses and property belonging to residents were destroyed. According to Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakubu, member representing Gombi/Hong Federal Constituency, the insurgents maimed some community dwellers, destroyed their homes and abducted some others.
Kwara State Government on Tuesday explained reasons why it can’t accept the demands of the state’s organised labour unions wholly over the new national minimum wage.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria has denied reports that it rejected the visa application of Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners' Chapel International. According to Punch, a newspaper had reported that the cleric was denied a visa, a report which went viral on social media.
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has on Wednesday disclosed that it has seized assets and frozen bank accounts belonging to a Nigerian businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim over failure to pay a debt of N69 billion. In a statement, AMCON said seized assets have been taken over by its debt recovery agent, Pinheiro Legal Partners. These assets include NICON Investment Limited at Plot 242, Muhammadu Buhari Way, Central Business District, Abuja; NICON Hotels Limited building at Plot 557, Port-Harcourt Crescent, off Gimbiya Street, Abuja and the building of NICON Lekki Limited also at No. 5, Customs Street, Lagos.
MultiChoice has launched its "Set Up Campaign", upgrading the viewing coverage of its active customers on the DStv Access, Family, Yanga, Confam, Compact, and Compact Plus packages for a 30 days. The 'Step Up' campaign also allows existing GOtv customers to view various higher package programmes at the price of the lower packages.