President Buhari Confirms New Appointment; Top Nigeria Singer Arrested [VIDEO]

President Buhari Confirms Sule Abdulaziz As Substantive Managing Director Of TCN

President Muhammadu Buhari announced the confirmation of Mr Sule Abdulaziz as the substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) with effect from  April 4.
This was disclosed in a statement by Mrs Ndidi Mbah, the General Manager, Public Affairs, TCN, on Wednesday in Abuja.
Abdulaziz was the Acting Managing Director of the company since May 19, 2020, and was the General Manager (Projects) at the company’s headquarters before becoming acting MD.

Nigerian singer TI Blaze has been arrested.

A male voice was heard saying that the singer who recently got a breakout single featuring Olamide has been harassed repeatedly by some security agents who have not been known at time of this report.

The man who also filmed the number plate of the car the officers came with, alleged that he was also beaten by the officers.
The singer has been having a running battle with security agencies notable the NDLEA after one of his songs was seen as being about the glorification of hard drugs.

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Bride-To-Be, Five Children Of Monarch Among 29 Victims Of Sokoto Boat Mishap

A bride-to-be and five children of a traditional ruler were among 29 passengers who lost their lives in the boat mishap which occurred at Gidan Magana village, Ginga settlement in Shagari local government area of Sokoto state.
It was gathered that the passengers were crossing the river to a nearby bush to fetch firewood which they sell to make a living.
There were 35 persons on the boat when it capsized around 8:am on Wednesday, April 13. Six of the passengers were, however, rescued.
“I lost five of my children and two younger sisters of my wives. I also lost my niece whose wedding was fixed for one week after Sallah. This is the great tragedy that has ever happened in our community” the village head recounted.