According to reports, the federal government is making plans to extend the validity period for international passport from five years to 10 years.
This was disclosed by the comptroller-general of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, in an interview with journalists in Abuja at the weekend.
He said Nigerians should expect announcement of the policy change in the coming weeks or months.
“We have submitted a memo to the president and we believe we’ll get a positive response to that soon.
“We have received complaints […]
According to reports, the House of Representatives on Wednesday directed the Ministry of Works/Power/Housing to urgently complete power projects in Magboro, Ibafo and 198 other communities in Ogun State with a view to linking the areas to the national grid.
It said the communities in Ibafo town in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state, had more than one million inhabitants, but were left without electricity for “more than 10 years.”
It observed that lack of power supply had led to […]
A Katsina State High Court, sitting in Malumfashi, on Thursday, sentenced two middle-aged men, Usman Baba-Muhammad and Muhammad Hassan to 10 years in prison each for homicide.
The convicts, residents of Liman street Narayi and Unguwar Dosa in Kaduna metropolis respectively, were members of a notorious “one chance’’ syndicate, operating along Kaduna to Katsina and Zaria to Funtua highways.
According to the charge sheet, the convicts, on Sept. 23, 2012 while in company of one Alhaji Ibrahim Suleiman, now deceased, and two […]
A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna presided over by Justice Evelyn Anyadike on Thursday convicted one Aminu Ya’u, a former cashier of Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State for money laundering.
The court found the accused guilty on two counts of money laundering and sentenced to five years imprisonment on each count.
However, following the plea for mercy by his counsel, D.G. La’ah, and submissions of the prosecution counsel, M. S. Abubakar, that the court should be guided by the […]
According to reports, the Senate yesterday passed the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) Bill which empowers the Federal Government to set up a commission to rehabilitate the Boko Haram devastated North-East region.
Strangely and interestingly, the Senate included Kano and Plateau States in the list of states to benefit from the commission’s funds for rebuilding the region, even though they are located in North-West and North-Central geopolitical zones respectively.
The decision to include Kano and Plateau in the rebuilding plan followed a protest […]
Popular Yoruba Actor, Muyiwa Ademola and his wife, Omolara are celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary, today June 23.
The Actor who shared throwback pictures from their traditional wedding, wrote,
“What can we say unto The Lord? All we have to say is”THANK YOU LORD”. 10 yrs ago, (June 23,2006), we got engaged. Just like a kid play, like a twinkle of an eye, it is already a DECADE ! Biggest appreciation to The Almighty☝☝☝. Omolara, I’m happy we are both alive to […]
A fake medical doctor, Victor Moffat Akpan has been nabbed in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja.
Akpan is the owner of Luna Maternity & Surgery, a private hospital in Gwarimpa area of Abuja.
Investigations revealed the hospital was established 10 years ago where he offered surgeries and antenatal care.
The self-acclaimed surgeon reportedly used a forged practice licence – four years after MDCN refused to grant him licence to practice as a homeopath.
According to Newsmen, the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, […]