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Construction mogul Dantata passes on in a German hospital

The construction industry on Tuesday lost a prominent industry player, Alhaji Abdulkadir Dantata, Chairman of Dantata & Sawoe. Dantata, eldest son of the late Alhaji Sanusi, and the elder brother to Aminu Dantata died in a German hospital on Tuesday. Personal assistant to the deceased, Alhaji Auwalu Dansadau confirmed his demise in Kano, adding that […]

Biu faces Senate panel

    The suspended Commissioner of Police, Zakari Biu, who is facing disciplinary action over the escape of a high profile Boko Haram suspect, on Tuesday appeared before the Senate Committee on Police Affairs. Biu was taken before the committee where he was asked some questions by the senators about the circumstances surrounding the escape […]

Nations Cup update: Co-host Gabon crashes out in penalty shootout with Mali

President Ali Bongo of Gabon on Monday sent a message of comfort to the national team following their exit from the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday in a jumpy quarter-final clash against Mali. The capital of the co-host nation Libreville and the rest of the country were plunged into total gloom after the […]

Boko Haram attacks army formation in Kaduna with heavy explosives

8, 2012 BY SEGUN OLATUNJI AND FIDELIS SORIWEI 8 COMMENTS Suspected members of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, early Tuesday launched daring attacks at military formations, including the headquarters of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, in Kaduna. While the explosion at the 1 Division went off at about 8.45 am, another explosion was heard 15 […]

Veteran economist, Prof. Sam Aluko, passes on at 83

26 COMMENTS   Renowned economist, Prof. Sam Aluko, died in the early hours of Tuesday at a private hospital in Newcastle, England. An official statement from his first son, Prof Bolaji Aluko, who is the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Otuoke, was being awaited as at press time. A family source however told our correspondent […]

Jonathan appoints Nuhu Ribadu to head the Petroleum Special Revenue Task Force

Ribadu In a political script of life imitating art imitating life, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, the pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been named at the head of a Petroleum Revenue Special Task Force set up by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Dieziani Alison-Madueke. A government statement today said that […]

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