Police interrogates CEO of BLORD Group, Linus Williams

  THE Federal Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) of the Nigerian Police Force, National Cybercrime Center (NPF-NCCC), has launched an investigation into allegations against Linus Williams, the CEO of BLORD Group of Companies. The inquiry has been extended to several entities under the BLORD umbrella, including BLORD REAL ESTATE LTD, BLORD …

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Trump Picks US Senator JD Vance As Running Mate

Republican candidate Donald Trump has selected Ohio senator JD Vance as his running mate in the 2024 US elections. The former president made the announcement on his social media platform, Truth Social, on Monday evening. “After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have …

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NSCDC Arraigns 4 for Allegedly Vandalizing Electricity Cables in Enugu

THE Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Monday arraigned four persons before Federal High Court, Enugu for allegedly vandalizing electricity cables. The accused persons were Moses Timothy, Geoffrey Lawrence, Augustine Abila, and Caleb Kamiru. They were arraigned on two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and alleged vandalism of underground …

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JEDC Loses N1.6bn Revenue to Energy Theft

  The management of the Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC), says it lost the sum of N1.6 billion of its revenue to energy theft in the second quarter of 2024. In a statement on Monday, Dr Elijah Adakole, JEDC’s , head Corporate Communications, said that the company’s Managing Director (MD), …

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BREAKING: Court bars Bayero From Parading Self As Emir Of Kano

A Kano State High Court, presided over by Justice Amina Adamu Aliyu, has issued a perpetual injunction restraining the 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, and four other dethroned Emirs in the State from presenting themselves as traditional rulers. The ruling effectively bars Bayero alongside the dethroned Emirs of …

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Germany to Invest Billions in 23 Green Hydrogen Projects

Germany is set to invest billions in pioneering hydrogen projects, aiming to boost the production, storage and transport of a potentially transformative source of green energy. Robert Habeck, the Economy Minister, stated “With the funding of hydrogen projects, we are taking a step towards a climate-neutral and sustainable economy in …

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China Expands Visa-free Transit Policy To More Ports

China’s National Immigration Administration (NIA) on Monday said the country’s 144-hour visa-free transit policy has been expanded to three more entry ports. According to NIA, this brings the number of ports covered by the policy to 37. The administration said in a statement that the three new ports include Zhengzhou …

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Chelsea Unveil New Home Kit for 2024-25 Season

Chelsea Football Club on Monday revealed their new home kit for the 2024-25 Premier League season, featuring a bold design that has already sparked debate among fans. Manufactured by Nike, the kit showcases a striking ‘blue flame’ theme that covers both the shirt and shorts. The design is centred around …

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30-year old Woman Jailed For Trafficking in Marijuana

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a woman, Omolola Kayode, who trafficked in Marijuana. Kayode, 30, was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) before Justice Mohammed Kala on a count charge of drug trafficking. She pleaded guilty. Following her guilty plea, the court reviewed …

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