Hisbah bars radio station from saying ‘Black Friday’

Hisbah bars radio station from saying ‘Black Friday’

The Kano State Hisbah Board, which is tasked with the duty of enforcing Sharia law in Kano State, has written a letter to a radio station, in Kano State, 96.9 Cool FM, for using the term ‘Black Friday’. Black Friday is an informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. The term is used worldwide to mean a day for promotional sales where...

We deliberately shut down refineries — NNPC GMD

We deliberately shut down refineries — NNPC GMD

The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, says the corporation deliberately shut down the nations refineries because they no longer make sense to be operated.The GMD disclosed this when he appeared before the...

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Power: FG ready to support DisCos’ initiatives

Saleh Mamman, Minister of Power, says the Federal Government is ready to support any initiative by electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) aimed at addressing the challenges facing the power sector. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mamman spoke...

Corruption: Gowon’s integrity is impeccable says Adesina

Corruption: Gowon’s integrity is impeccable says Adesina

By Infactng The President of African Development Bank (ADB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has cautioned against unsubstantiated allegations against the former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon. In a series of tweets in support of Gowon, Adesina said, the former...