635 results found for ��PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta

NCC committed to promoting organizational efficiency, capacity building - Danbatta

 …set to strengthen strategic collaboration with NIM THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has once again reiterated its stance on professionalizing its workforce and strengthening collaborations with strategic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 hrs ago | seen 40 times

Tags: NCC,Prof. Umar Danbatta,Jude Iheanacho,Usman Malah,Ibrahim Aliyu

Trader docked for allegedly stealing motorcycle

A 33-year-old trader, Oloruntobi Lucky, was on Tuesday docked in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada, FCT,  for allegedly stealing a motorcycle worth N450,000.   The police charged Lucky,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 19 hrs ago | seen 26 times

Tags: Malam Sani Umar,

Man docked for allegedly cheating business partner

A 23-year-old businessman, Daniel Okenwa, was on Tuesday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly cheating business partner of N1 million.   The police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 20 hrs ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Malam Sani Umar,

Kebbi Govt distributes relief materials to victims of fire in Koko/Besse LGA

The Kebbi State Government has distributed relief materials to victims of the fire disaster in Koko/Besse Local Government Area of the state. Alhaji Abubakar Umar, a member... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Umar, Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Muhammad Muallahyidi,

Unrest in North getting out of hand, foundation warns

THE Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation (SABMF) has condemned insecurity (especially in the northern region), disruption of academic activities in the tertiary institutions, poor economy, epileptic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Abubakar Gambo Umar, Ahmadu Bello

Swing in my favour, Lawan begs Kano APC delegates

SENATE President Ahmad Lawan has appealed to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano to allow their votes during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Ahmad Lawan

APC Kano central senatorial contest in the eye of the storm

THE march towards the 2023 General Elections has started off amidst interesting permutations on how to select the best candidates that would dedicate themselves to stemming... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Abdulsalam Saleh Abdulkarim, Ladon Alheri, Basheer Garba Mohammed

Primaries: Govs, NASS members renew hostilities over delegates

THE 36 state governors and members of the National Assembly are back in the trenches for battle over the control of the ad hoc delegates who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Hon Umar El-Yakub

I’ll build on Buhari’s legacies – Lawan

SENATE President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan has said that he intends to build on the legacies of President Muhammadu Buhari if voted into power as the next... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Badaru Abubakar, Umar Namadi, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmed Lawan

Police investigate Bauchi community crisis

POLICE Bauchi have ordered an investigation into the crisis that erupted at Katanga Community of Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Friday. Police spokesman in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Mr Umar Sanda, SP Ahmed Wakil,

PDP to comply with amended section of Electoral Act to elect delegates for primaries

THEPeoples Democratic Party (PDP) says only three elected ad-hoc delegates per ward and one elected national delegate per local government will vote at its forthcoming primaries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 195 times

Tags: PDP, Mr Umar Bature

Businessman arraigned for alleged forgery

A 53-year old businessman, Abdulrazaq Tunde, was on Friday re-arraigned in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada, FCT, for alleged forgery.   The police charged Tunde who resides in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Sani Umar, Fatima Sanni, Vincent Dominion, Dabo Yakubu, Abdulrazaq Tunde

Student docked for allegedly cheating businesswoman

A 30-year-old student, Olalekun Emmanuel, was on Friday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly cheating a businesswoman.   The police charged Emmanuel, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Malam Sani Umar, Yetunde Ojo, Abdullahi Tanko, Olalekun Emmanuel

Buhari signs National Health Insurance Bill

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed the National Health Insurance Authority Bill 2022. He said Vulnerable Group Fund would be set up “to ensure coverage of 83 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari congratulates Emir of Kano on foreign award

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday congratulated Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano, on the conferment on him, the highest honour of the Republic of Senegal,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 21 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, Muhammadu Buhari

Ganduje’s commissioner resigns, ‘Defects To NNPP’

SHEHU Na’Allah Kura, Kano State commissioner for finance and economic development, has resigned. The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammadu Garba, disclosed this in a statement on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Musa Iliyasu Kwankwaso, Ali Haruna Makoda, Malam Muhammadu Garba, Shehu Na’Allah Kura

Buhari departs for UAE on condolence, to meet new President

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Thursday on condolence visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE). Buhari will meet with the new President of the United Arab... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Isa Pantami, Mohammed Bello,  Amb. Zubairu Dada, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Malam Garba Shehu, Sen. Hadi Sirika

Buhari off to Abu Dhabi for two-day visit

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will jet out on a two-day visit to Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE). While in Abu Dhabi, the President will... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Maj. Gen. Mohammed Monguno, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, Zubairu Dada, Mallam Garba Shehu, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Muhammadu Buhari

Niger Gov replaces 7 commissioners

THE Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Wednesday, swore in seven newly appointed commissioners in the state. They are to replace those who resigned their positions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Habila Daniel Galadima, Muhammad Sani Lafiya, Abraham Umar, Abubakar Sani Bello

Kaduna Governorship: 7 parties endorse Sha’aban

NO fewer than seven political parties, including the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have endorsed Alhaji Sani Sha’aban, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Alhaji Sani Sha’aban, Malam Umar Isah, APGA

Bello swears-in 7 new commissioners for Niger

 GOV. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Wednesday sworn in seven new Commissioners as members of the state executive council, to replace those who left for elective... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 43 times

Tags:  Gov. Abubakar Bello, raham Umar, Habila Galadima, Usman Tinau, Kabiru Abbas, Yusuf Gunu, Sani Lafiya, Emmanuel Musa

Nasarawa Utd sack team manager, Babanjah

THE Team Manager of Nasarawa United Football Club, Solomon Babanjah, has been relieved of his appointment by the state government. A statement by the Media Officer of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Umar Abubakar, Solomon Babanjah

29 die in Kaduna auto crash, Kano explosion

TWENTY nine people were killed on Tuesday in two major disasters in Kaduna and Kano states. The first incident claimed 20 passengers who were killed in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 26 times

Tags: Vincent Ezekwe, Muhammad Garba, Samaila Shuaibu Dikko, Hafiz Muhammad

Gbenga Adebayo to review 'Sagacity of a digital revolution'

THE chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria, ALTON, Gbenga Adebayo, will be reviewing the latest book in the industry, entitled ‘Sagacity of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Uwadia, Remmy Nweke, Gbenga Adebayo, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

We never instigated any section to leave Nigeria, Northern elders forum replies presidency

THE Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has described as false, the claim by the Presidency that it instigated a section of Nigeria to leave the country. Dr Hakeem... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

Presidency condemns call for expulsion of section, groups from Nigeria

 THE Presidency has condemned the reported call by Northern Elders Forum asking a section of the country to be excluded from Nigeria. The Senior Special Assistant to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu,

Bagudu reconstitutes Governing Councils of state-owned tertiary institutions

THE Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved the reconstitution of Governing Councils of the state-owned tertiary institutions .     The approval is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Alhaji Haliru Bunza, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Babale Umar-Yauri, Sen. Muhammadu Magoro, Prof. Umar Muhammad, Alhaji Abdullahi,

Kano govt calls for calm over Sabon Gari gas explosion

The Kano State government has called on residents to remain calm after Tuesday’s gas explosion in Sabon Gari, Kano.This is contained in a statement by Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Kano State government, Sabon Gari, Muhammed Garba,

NYSC excites Bauchi community with medical outreach

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bauchi state, on Tuesday, flagged off a three-day medical outreach for rural dwellers in Sanga community of Toro Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, Malam Garba Jauro, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar

Unemployed arraigned for allegedly stealing iron

An unemployed man, Umar Tijani, was on Tuesday brought before  an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly stealing an iron worth N3,500. The police charged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Sani Umar, Umar Tijani, Abdulahi Tanko,

Russia-Ukraine War: Fed Govt warns of increasing cyber-attacks

THE Federal Government yesterday warned of increasing global cyber-attacks, following the outbreak of war between Russia and Ukraine. The government called on Ministries, Departments and Agencies to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Hajiya Hadiza Umar

Buhari hails APC stalwart, grassroots mobiliser, Hannah Egbo at 90

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has joined leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to celebrate with party stalwart and grassroots mobiliser, Hannah Egbo, on her... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 39 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Garba Shehu, Catholic Women’s Organisation (CWO),

Police defuse bomb planted in Borno IDPs camp by Boko Haram/ISWAP

THE Police Command in Borno has defused a bomb planted by Boko Haram and Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP) insurgents at Dalori Internally Displaced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Abdu Umar, Boko Haram, ISWAP

Danbatta applauds Pantami's appointment as WISIS chair

 THE Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta

Businesswoman docked for allegedly assaulting neighbour

A 40-year-old businesswoman, Florence Edward, was on Monday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, for allegedly assaulting her neighbour. The police charged Edward who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Malam Sani Umar,

Blasphemy: Trauma of Deborah Samuel's parents as father, sibling speak

THE parents of the late Deborah Samuel of Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Sokoto State have described the death of their daughter as sad and painful,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nakaka Garba, Mrs. Alheri Emmanuel, Deborah Samuel, Mr. Emmanuel Garba

Police arrest 3 over death of Bauchi APC LG chair

THE Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Umar Mamman Sanda, has ordered an autopsy to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 39 times

Tags: SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, Alhaji Musa Hussaini Gwabba, Umar Mamman Sanda

Police arrest 3 over death of Bauchi APC LG chair

THE Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Umar Mamman Sanda, has ordered an autopsy to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 31 times

Tags: SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, Alhaji Musa Hussaini Gwabba, Umar Mamman Sanda

Kano APC crisis: Shekarau set to dump ruling party today

BARRING any last minute change, a former governor of Kano State and current Senator representing Kano Central, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, will formally announce his defection from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Nasir Gawuna, Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau

CAC pledges support to CSOs on self regulation 

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has pledged to support Civil Society Organisations(CSOs) in Nigeria in the use of the self-regulation framework. The Registrar  General of CAC, Garba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Abdulsalam Badamasi, Funmi Akinyele, Terver Ayua, Garba Abubakar

Presidency wades into Kano APC crisis, summons Ganduje, Shekarau

THE presidency last night stepped into the ongoing crisis in the Kano State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) between Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Alhassan Rurum, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Ibrahim Shekarau, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

2022 Hajj: Jigawa Pilgrims Board trains 135 facilitators

THE Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB) on Friday trained 135 facilitators to enable them to train the state’s intending pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj. The Acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB), Alhaji Mustafa Umar,

Nasarawa govt. dissolves management of Supporters Club of Nasarawa United FC

THE Nasarawa State government has dissolved both the suspended management and interim leadership of the Supporters’ Club of the Nasarawa United Football Club. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Umar Abubakar, Nasarawa United Football Club

Businessman docked for alleged extortion

A 35-year-old businessman, Kingsley Ihelolu, was on Friday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for alleged extortion. The police charged Ihelolu, who resides in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Sani Umar,

NCC, FIRS Inaugurate Joint Committee to Boost National Revenues in Telecoms Sector

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have taken their collaboration a notch further by setting up a Joint Committee of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Muhammad Nami, NCC, FIRS, Adeleke Adewolu, Dr. Dick Irri,

Police recover stolen 4 year-old child after one month of missing in Ebonyi

THE Police Command in Ebonyi said it has recovered a stolen child after over one month he was declared missing. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: DSP Loveth Odah, Makuochukwu Okeh, Amoukpa Okeugwu Eziulo, Mr Aliyu Garba, Nwagwu Onyeka, Chibuzor Frank Azubuike

Ganduje’s ex-commissioner dumps APC

KANO State’s immediate past Commissioner for Planning and Budget, Nura Dankadai, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He announced his decision in a letter addressed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Rabi’u Kwankwaso, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Nura Dankadai

CAC is committed to use data security to enhance economy – Registrar-General

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it is still committed to according data security priority attention to enhance economic growth. Its Registrar-General, Alhaji Garba Abubakar says the CAC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Rasheed Mahe, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, Dr Vincent Olatunji,

Emefiele meets Buhari as SGF clarifies quit order

TWENTY-four hours after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered top government employees seeking political offices to resign, Central Bank of Nigerian (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele, visited him at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Sodique Baba Abubakar, Sodique Lawal Abubakar, Bindir Umar Buba, Boss Mustapha, Godwin Emefiele, Muhammadu Buhari

FIRS, NCC set up committee to boost revenue

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have set up a Joint Committee to enhance national revenue in the telecom sector. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Adeleke Adewolu, Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC

Hand over now, FG tells Ministers, Ambassadors, others

ALL Ministers, Ambassadors and Heads of Ministries and Departmental Agencies of Government (MDAs) affected by the presidential directive to resign ahead of 2023 polls are to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Boss Mustapha, Mallam Garba Shehu, Lai Mohammed, Muhammadu Buhari

Traditional ruler wants media, agencies’ commitments on fistula care, services

ALHAJI Sani Umar-Jabbi, District Head of Gagi, Sokoto South Local Government Area (LGA), in Sokoto State, has called for media engagements with relevant agencies on enhancing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Dr Kabir Atta, Alhaji Sani Umar-Jabbi

Alleged contempt: Court orders PCRC Chairman, 4 others to appear June 22

A High Court  in Zaria, Kaduna on Thursday ordered Alhaji Faruk Maiyama the National Chairman of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) and four others to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Alhaji Faruk Maiyama, Umar Suleiman, Dr Abubakar Ahmed, Alhaji Suleiman Argungu, Auwal Ibrahim, Samaila Hamza, Abdu Sule, Abdul Hassan

Gulf of Guinea: NIMASA, Navy, ICC collaborate on shared awareness, de-confliction.

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, the Nigerian Navy and the Interregional Coordination Centre, ICC, have highlighted the need for continuous collaboration with regional and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 92 times

Tags: NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh, Vice Admiral Gambo, Real Admiral Saidu Garba, IMO, Kitack Lim, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo

Marafa absent as APC chair reconciles Yari, Matawalle, stops Goje’s defection

A fresh air is permeating the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara and Gombe states as the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Mai Mala Buni, Mai Mala Buni, Kabiru Garba Marafa, Abdulaziz Yari, Abdullahi Adamu

After raising N83.2m in donations, Garba withdraws from presidential race

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba II, has withdrawn from contesting in the party’s presidential primary. Briefing newsmen in Abuja, Garba said he withdrew... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Adamu Garba II,

Many governorship aspirants in Niger is beauty of democracy – Lawmaker

REP. Umar Bago (APC-Chanchaga) in Niger says the entry of many aspirants into the governorship race in the state is the beauty of democracy. Bago is one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Rep. Umar Bago, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Presidency dismisses call for tenure elongation, says May 29, 2023 remains sacrosanct

THE Presidency has dismissed Chief Roberts Clarke’s call for the extension of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration by six months. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Chief Roberts Clarke

2023: Former PDP Presiding Officers set up committee to recommend best aspirant

 FORUM of PDP Former Presiding Officers of State Houses of Assembly (PDP-FOSHA) has set up a 10-man committee to recommend a presidential aspirant to be adopted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Inuwa Garba,

PERL mobilises support for implementation of 2nd chance education framework

THE Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), on Tuesday mobilised relevant stakeholders to support the implementation of Kaduna State Second Chance Education (SCE) programme. PERL, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Hadiza Umar, Adejor Abel, Istifanus Akau

Fuel queues: Commuters stranded, NNPC blames scarcity on public holidays

COMMUTERS in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, were stranded as petrol scarcity bit harder. Our correspondent observed that major roads to the Abuja city centre were crowded... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Garba Deen Muhammad, Rosemary Okeke, Andrew Ogbemudia

Buhari tasks World Bank, AfDB, others to activate $19bn fund for PAGGW’s activities

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB) and other partners to support the One Planet Summit initiative and activate the US$19... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, World Bank, African Development Bank

NNPC says low load-outs at depots responsible for sudden fuel queues

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) says sudden appearance of fuel queues in parts of Abuja is due to low load-outs at depots. A statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Garba Muhammad, NNPC,

Insecurity: Jos community moves to end Sara-Suka activities

A group known as Kungiyan Matasa (youth group) in Anguwan Rogo, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, has strategised to tackle the activities of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Yusuf Umar

Buhari departs for Cote d’Ivoire to attend COP-15 conference

PRESIDENTMuhammadu Buhari will on Sunday leave for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, to attend the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, Mohammed Abdullahi, Geoffrey Onyeama, Abike Dabiri- Erewa, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, Amb. Ahmed Rufai

UK’s proscription of IPOB excites Presidency

THE Presidency has welcomed the decision by the United Kingdom to proscribe the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group. The President’s Senior Special Assistant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: IPOB, Malam Garba Shehu,

Madawaki and the perfect chance for APC to wrestle power in Adamawa.

By Missang Oyama   THE aura around him exudes peace, and his carriage is a manifestation of serenity to wit. He carries a certain charm and calm mien;... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Umar Mustapha Madawaki,

Motorists driving against traffic on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway will be apprehended – FRSC

THE Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will not relent in apprehending motorists driving against traffic in the Ajegunle axis of Lagos-Abeokuta... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar

NCC rallies media stakeholders to enhance effective reporting of Telecoms Industry

CONSISTENT with its strategic objective of stakeholder collaboration and partnering, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently met a section of stakeholders in the mass media industry.The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Emmanuel Elebeke, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde,

NERC approves tariff increase for DisCos

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC); Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC); Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC); Kaduna Electricity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Musiliu Oseni, Sanusi Garba

NERC commends EEDC for consistent transformation, employment of professionals

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has commended the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) for its consistent effort towards actualisation of its sustainability and transformation agenda... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), Maruthi Mallepalli, Vincent Ekwekwu, Emeka Offor, Sanusi Garba,

Again, Danbatta receives award on impactful leadership

THE trove of garlands for the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, swelled again as he received "Leadership Excellence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Dr. Ken Giami,  Chizwa Whyte

Anger as Police confirm death of gang raped lady in Ebonyi

THE Police Command in Ebonyi State has vowed to arrest and prosecute the killers of a 26-year-old lady, Miss Ugochukwu Nworie. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Aliyu Garba, DSP Loveth Odah, Ugochukwu Nworie

Buhari to military: You must apprehend those who beheaded 2 soldiers in Imo

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military and other security agencies to apprehend and bring to justice, suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Mallam Garba Shehu, Gloria Mathew, Audu Linus, Muhammadu Buhari

MTN, Mafab Communications to deploy 5G network in August

By Anthony Isibor.   MTN and Mafab Communications, winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction are expected to accelerate the deployment of the Fifth Generation, 5G Network Spectrum services... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, NCC, MTN, Mafab Communications

NUJ calls for threat-free environment for journalists to operate

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Bauchi State Council, has called on  governments at all levels to provide a conducive, and more secure environment for its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Umar Sa’du, Umar Sa’du,

Buhari describes beheading of soldiers as barbaric, unacceptable

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep condolences to the Nigerian Army, the families of Master Warrant Officer Audu Linus and his partner, Private Gloria Mathew, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Private Gloria Mathew, Malam Garba Shehu

Police confirm death of gang raped lady in Ebonyi

 THE Police Command in Ebonyi State, has vowed to arrest and prosecute killers of a 26-year-old lady, Miss Ugochukwu Nworie. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: DSP Loveth Odah, Aliyu Garba, Miss Ugochukwu Nworie.

Nigeria’s participation in international conferences, exhibitions will boost technology – Datti

A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Mr Garba Datti, says Nigeria will continue to participate in foreign conferences and exhibitions  to discover new technologies... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: House of Representatives, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Garba Datti, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd,

Winners of  5G spectrum get final licence awards - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed issuance of the final letters of award of the Fifth Generation (5G) Spectrum Licences to MTN and Mafab Communications,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, NCC

PHOTOS: Malami’s associates get expensive car gifts ahead of 2023 elections

SOME associates of Abubakar Malami, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of The Federation, have received exotic cars as gifts. The cars such as Toyota Prado, Lexus, Toyota... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Umar Gwandu, Atiku Baudu, Abubakar Malami

Go after terrorists, eliminate them, Buhari orders security heads

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has again charged heads of military and other security agencies in the country to rise up to their responsibilities and go after terrorists... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Lucky Irabor, Garba Shehu, Muhammad Dahey-Shuwa, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari, Muslim faithful perform Eid-el-Fitr prayer at Mambila Barracks

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday joined other Muslim faithful at the parade ground of the Mambila Barracks, Abuja, to perform the Eid-el-Fitr prayer. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Sheh, Eid-el-Fitr, Muhammad Dahey-Shuwa,

Eid-el-fitri: we are close to victory over terrorists, Buhari assures

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the military was close to defeating terrorists, masquerading under the name of Islam. “Victory is within sight,” Buhari announced yesterday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Eid-el-Fitr: Ganduje bans hoisting of banners, posters during festivities

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has banned the hoisting of banners and posters of politicians during the Eid Prayers and other festivities. In a Sallah message... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Mr Muhammad Garba

Malami restates commitment to contest guber election

MINISTER of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has told the people of the Kebbi State that they won’t regret entrusting their mandate to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Abubakar Kana Zuru, Alhaji Babale Umar Yauri, Atiku Bagudu, Abubakar Malami

7 die, 5 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

SEVEN persons died while five others sustained injuries on Friday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a truck at Ogunmakin on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. FRSC’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar

After 2-year ‘lockdown’, Buhari to receive FCT residents on Sallah homage

THE Presidency says the  traditional Sallah homage to the President by the residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja returns to the Aso Rock Villa two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Muhammed Bello, Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu

Windstorm wreaks havoc in Taraba, kills 7 children, destroys 300 houses

ABDULHAKIM Hashim recently had a discussion with his three little children on how they will celebrate the Eid-el Fitr. Little did he know that two out... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Bello Dauda,, Musa Garba, Yakubu Inuwa, Abdulhakim Hashim

Ed-el-fitr: NSCDC to deploy 565 personnel in Yobe

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Yobe Command, said on Friday that it would deploy no fewer than 565 personnel to ensure hitch free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Useni Navokhi, ASC Bala Garba

Insecurity: FCT minister vows to dislodge Apo-Dutse Pantaker

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, says  there is no going back on  planned removal of Apo-Dutse Pantaker, famed to be one of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Ambusa Umar, Ikharo Attah, Malam Muhammad Bello

INEC commences distribution of over 44, 000 PVCs in Kwara

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara will on Saturday commence distribution of over 44, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to newly registered voters in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Malam Garba Madami,

Man gets 12 strokes of cane for possession of hard drugs

A 27-year-old man, Abdulkadir Usman, was on Friday given 12 strokes of the cane for being in possession of two sachets of ”Rohypnol” tablets.   Magistrate Farouk Ibrahim-Umar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Farouk Ibrahim-Umar,

Aso Rock Imam alerts Buhari to 2023 election uncertainties

THE Chief Imam of the State House, Sheikh Abdulwahid Sulaiman, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to remain steadfast, stay the course of national interest and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari, Sheikh Abdulwahid Sulaiman

Court dismisses Gombe Govt’s case against Goje’s aide

THE Gombe State High Court on Thursday dismissed a case filed by the state government against Muhammad Adamu Yayari, a social media aide to a former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Luka Haruna, Abubakar Umar S. Goro, Muhammad Adamu Yayari, Muhammad Danjuma Goje

NCC to strengthen colocation, infrastructure sharing market segment

...engages PwC to conduct study on competition level THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced the process of conducting a study to assess the current level of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: NCC, Bako Wakil, Yetunde Akinloye, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

5 men docked for allegedly trespassing into Abuja airport

 FOUR men were on Thursday docked in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly trespassing into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport with intention to perpetrate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Malam Sani Umar, Salisu Musa, Sagir Buba, Benjamin Eje, Abdullahi Tanko, Jamilu Abubakar

Enhancing healthcare delivery in Gombe State through Contributory Health Scheme

By Hajara Leman IN spite various health facilities established by successive administrations in Gombe State, accessing healthcare has remained a nightmare in the state, especially for indigent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Malam Alhassan Yahya, Abubakar Musa, Malam Habu Musa, Malam Zainab Umar, Malam Adamu Zakari, Inuwa Yahaya

Housewife docked for allegedly calling neighbour a witch

A 20-year-old housewife, Adama Bello, was on Thursday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly accusing her neighbour of being a witch. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Sani Umar,

Man jailed 18 months for snatching cell phone, bag

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Thursday sentenced a 22-year-old man, Lawrence Friday, to six months imprisonment for snatching a Gionee cell phone and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Sani Umar,

10 killed, 14 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway crashes

FOUR persons yesterday died while 13 others sustained injuries in a car crash on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident involved a Toyota Hiace in Fidiwo area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar, Florence Okpe

Zamfara dethrones 2 Emirs, district head ‘over banditry’

THE Zamfara State government has dethroned two emirs and a district head over allegations of aiding the activities of bandits terrorising communities in the state. The affected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, Hassan Mohammed, Alhaji Sulaiman Ibrahim, Hussaini Umar, Abubakar Atiku

Sokoto varsity gets new VC, registrar

GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has appointed the Commissioner for Higher Education, Professor Bashir Garba, as the new Vice Chancellor of the Sokoto State University. He also appointed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Kulu Haruna, Professor Bashir Garba, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Zamfara dethrones 2 emirs, district head over banditry

ZAMFARA dethroned the Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and that of Dansadau, Alhaji Hussaini Umar, on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in banditry. The government also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Alhaji Mamman Tsafe, Alhaji Suleiman Ibrahim, Alhaji Hussaini Umar, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara

FG trains 177 Kano youths on smart phone repairs – Minister

THE Federal Government has trained 177 youths in Kano State on smart phone repairs as part of comprehensive campaign to provide jobs opportunities and eradicate poverty... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Faruk, Mr Baba Zubairu, Hashim Abubakar, Dr Nasir Gwarzo

2021 Budget: Kaduna Govt presents Citizens Accountability Report

THE Kaduna State Government on Wednesday presented the Citizen’s Accountability Report (CAR) on the implementation of the 2021 budget.   The News Agency  of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Muhammad Bashir-Saidu, Muhammad Shuaibu, Hadiza Umar, Mr Aminu Sambo, Mr Yusuf Goje

4 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

NO fewer than four persons were burnt to death while 13 others sustained injuries on Wednesday in a lone accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus, at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Mr Ahmed Umar, FRSC

School feeding: FG tasks cooks on quality, hygienic meals

THE Federal Government has charged cooks under its National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in Jigawa to ensure they prepared quality and hygienic meals for pupils... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Mr Badayi Mukhtar,

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it has approved 11,222 polling units ahead of the 2023 general polls. INEC Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Prof. Riskuwa Arabu, Nasiru Ibrahim, Suleiman Alkali, A A Maulud, Sule Umar,

CIBN donates 160-seater theater to ATBU

 THE Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has donated a 160-seater lecture hall to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, as part of effort... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 93 times

Tags: CIBN, Dr Bayo Olugbemi, Dr Seye Awojobi, Prof. Ibr ahim Garba, Prof. Muhammad  Abdulaziz,

Alleged assault: Court orders CCT Chairman to appear before Senate

THE  Federal High Court, Abuja has  ordered the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Danladi  Umar to appear before the Senate in a probe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Istifanus Gyang, Sunday Edward, Danladi  Umar, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Man jailed 3 years for N3.4m land fraud

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Tuesday sentenced a man, Haruna Sani, to three years imprisonment for N3.4m land fraud. The judge sentenced Sani... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Precious Onyeneho, Ahmed Garba, Haruna Sani, Darius Khobo

World Malaria Day: Expert advocates comprehensive approach to address disease burden

DR Aminu Garba, the coordinator, Africa Health Budget Network, says tackling the burden of malaria in Nigeria will require comprehensive and concerted efforts from both the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: WHO, Africa Health Budget Network, Aminu Garba

Electricity: Blackout persist as generation falls 39.78% to 2,464MW

THE ongoing widespread blackout across the country will persist as power generation dropped by 39.78 per cent yesterday to 2,464.7 Megawatts as at 3pm from 4,097MW... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Sanusi Garba

ICPC seeks NGO’s collaboration in addressing workplace sexual harrasment

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the support of  HEIR Women Development, a Non-Governmental Organisation, to  tackle workplace sexual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Akibu Garba, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Ngozi Ike,

578m might become diabetic by 2030, says expert

NO fewer than 578 million people worldwide might become diabetic by the year 2030 if immediate measures are not taken to control the rising rate of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Dr Murtala Umar

El-Rufai promises to strengthen judiciary, swears in Ag chief judge, Grand Khadi

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai has assured the Judiciary that Kaduna State Government will do everything it can, to ensure that it has enough resources to run its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Muhammadu Lawal Bello, Grand Khadi AbdurRahaman Umar Abubakar, Justice Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu, Nasir El-Rufai

Imo illegal refinery fire: Victims get mass burial today

THERE will be a mass burial for the charred remains of the victims of the illegal refinery fire in Imo State today. This is as the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Ifeanyi Nnaji

2023: Lawmaker advises against politics of blackmail

NASARAWA State House of Assemblyman Muluku Agah has cautioned aspirants and political parties against of blackmail and character assassination.   Agah, member representing Nassarawa Eggon East Constituency in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Muluku Agah, Mr Halaru Umar-Ayaka, Mr Mohammed Sule, Gov. Abdullahi Sule

NCC, stakeholders brainstorm on blockchain’s benefits to economy

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), stakeholders in the academia, the public sector and enthusiasts of technology for development, have deliberated on the benefits derivable from emerging... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Abdul-kareem Oloyede, Dr. Dasuki Arabi, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Dr. Haru Al-Hassan,

Cable Equiano: Pantami, Danbatta pledge enabling policy environment for wider Connectivity

PROF. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, and Prof. Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

KDSG swears in acting chief Judge , Grand Kadi

THE Kaduna State Government on Friday swore-in Justice Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu as the Acting Chief Judge of the state and Alhaji Abdurrahman Umar Abubakar as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, Muhammad Lawal Bello, Umar Abubakar,

NCS auctions seized vehicles in Katsina

The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service {NCS) on Friday auctioned hundreds of intercepted vehicles used for smuggling in the state. The Acting Controller of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Alhaji Dalha Wada-Chedi, Chukwube Ofoma, Alhaji Garba Sheka,

COVID-19: Nasarawa starts implementing N8.3bn NG-CARES programme

THE Nasarawa State Government has started implementinga 20-million-Dollar (about N8.3 billion) Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and EconomicStimulus (NG-CARES) programme for poor and vulnerable persons. The Nasarawa Coordinator... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

Tags: NG-CARES, Umar Dahiru, World, Bank

Insecurity: State Police now a better option — Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that creation of state police would be a better option than community policing in fighting the growing insecurity in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Garba Adeniyi, Oba Toye Alatise, Monu-Olarewaju, Olusegun Obasanjo

APC’s N100m Form: Osinbajo’s men vow to defeat moneybags

A day after the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, announced that its presidential nomination and expression of interest forms would cost N100 million, some supporters of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Kabiru Gaya, Yemi Osinbajo

Buhari Muhammad, 4 cows shot dead

ONE 17-year-old Buhari Muhammad has been shot dead around Rangyel community of Bassa LGA of Plateau State. Four cows were also killed and injuries inflicted on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 106 times

Tags: ASP Ubah Gabriel, Musa Agah, Abdullahi Garba, Buhari Muhammad

NAF airstrike: We are not aware of residents in affected communities – Niger Govt

THE Niger State government has said it was not aware people were living in Kurebe community in Shiroro Local Government Area of the state where the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Emmanuel Umar,

FRSC decorates 7 newly promoted officers in Jigawa

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jigawa State Command, on Thursday decorated seven newly promoted officers with their new ranks. Addressing the officers, the FRSC Sector Commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Mohammed, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, Sani Madaki, Sani Madawaki, Ishaq Komolafe, Alemi Alade, Benjami Auta, Peter Musa, Umar Alhaji, Abubakar Yusuf,

Anti-corruption group honours Borno NYSC chief

AN NGO, the Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI),  has honoured the Borno Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Nura Umar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nura Umar, Godiya Adams,

Fire guts Garkuwa FM radio station in Sokoto

A private radio station, Garuwa FM, owned by a former governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, was razed by fire on Thursday. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Malam Umar Baffa, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Aminu Tambuwal

School Feeding: FG to train 150, 000 local cooks nationwide

 The Federal Government is to train 150, 000 local cooks nationwide. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq made this known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Dr Umar Bindir, Mrs Flora Goka, Mrs Clementina Okoro, Mrs Chinwendu Amba

FRSC decorates 25 newly promoted officers in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Thursday decorated 25 newly promoted officers in the state. Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, at the ceremony... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Mrs Nwoha Chiwendu, ACM Peter Kibo, Mr Ahmed Umar

Police arrest 2 suspects for alleged culpable homicide

THE Police command in Niger says it has arrested two suspects for alleged culpable homicide in Bosso Local Government Area of the state.   The Niger Police command ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Suleiman Mahmud, Abdullahi Garba, Hassan Shehu, Bashir Ibrahim, Aliyu Ibrahim

NITDA inaugurates enforcement committee on domain name compliance

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has inaugurated a 14-man enforcement committee to ensure Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) comply with the Nigerian Second-Level Domain... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 42 times

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Hadiza Umar,

Police arrest 4 suspected rapists in Kebbi State

THE police command in Kebbi State has arrested four persons for allegedly raping and causing harm to minors in the state. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Abdullahi Garba, Nura Bello, SP Nafi’u Abubakar, Ibrahim Musa

Onunaku, Otobo win Police Training School Valuable Student Award

AUTHORITIES of the Police Training School, PTS, Lagos has awarded the prestigious valuable student award to Uche McRichard Onunaku, General Manager, ERL Telecoms and Dr. Elvis... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Kehinde Odensi, CSP Christiana Onephirojiro, DCP Musa Yusuf Garba, Elvis Efe Otobo, Uche McRichard Onunaku

Buhari mourns NAF pilots killed in Kaduna air crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of two Nigerian Air Force (NAF) pilots in a plane crash on Tuesday in Kaduna. The President’s media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Malam Garba Shehu, Abubakar Alkali, Elijah Haruna Karatu,

Dariye, Nyame pardon will not derail anti-corruption war – Presidency assures Nigerians

THE Presidency has assured Nigerians that the granting of pardon to two former Governors, Joshua Dariye Jolly Nyame — and 157 others by the Council of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Joshua Dariye Jolly Nyame, Muhammadu Buhari administration, Malam Garba Shehu,

APC under fire for pegging presidential forms at N100m

FOR pegging its expression of interest and nomination forms for the presidency at N100m, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is under intense bashing as aspirants, activists,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Auwal Ibrahim Musa, Toyin Raheem, Kayode Esuola, Bashir Ishaq Bashir, Muhammadu Buhari, Adamu Garba

Again, CJN warns judges against corrupt practices, showy lifestyle

CHIEF Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has warned judges in the country to shy away from unmerited wealth so as not to run... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Emmanuel Gakko, Musa Sulaiman Liman, Segun-Bello Mabel Taiye, Bala Khalifa-Mohammed Usman, Ahmad Gama Mahmud, Aminu Garba, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

Dariye, Nyame pardon won’t derail anti-corruption war – Presidency

THE presidency has declared that the state pardon granted former governors of Plateau and Taraba states, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, will  not derail President Muhammadu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Umar Bamalli, Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari, Joshua Dariye, Jolly Nyame

NITDA reiterates commitment to boosting creativity, innovation to achieve SDGs’

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) had reiterated its commitment to boost Nigeria’s creativity and innovation to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals agenda. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Hadiza Umar

FG reiterates commitment to ensure efficient power supply

THE Federal Government says it is committed to ensuring an efficient power supply industry that will guarantee adequate, reliable and affordable electricity for Nigerians. Mr. Sanusi Garba,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Sanusi Garba, Belije Madu

NAFDAC seizes 110 cartons of expired drinks in Sokoto

THE National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized 110 cartons of expired flavoured powdered drinks in Sokoto state. The state NAFDAC Coordinator, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 77 times

Tags: NAFDAC, Mr Adamu Garba

Tragedy devastating, but ‘God giveth, God taketh’ – family of late Air Force pilot

FAMILY members of Flt-Lt. Abubakar Alkali, one of the Air Force Pilots  who died in a plane crash in Kaduna on Tuesday, said the incident had... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Brig-Gen Umar Alkali, Sulaiman Dauda, Flt-Lt. Abubakar Alkali

Driver docked for allegedly defrauding businessman

A 36-year-old driver, Abba Sani, was on Wednesday docked in a Kano Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding a businessman of N750,000. The police charged Sani with criminal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, Nwan Francis, Abba Sani, Insp Elias Ekainu

Vagrant gets 6 strokes of cane for possession of hard drugs

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Wednesday, ordered that a 25-year-old vagrant, Musa Idris, be given six strokes of cane for possession of hard drugs. Idris... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Insp Elias Ekainu, Musa Idris, Farouk Ibrahim-Umar

Court remands motorcyclist for alleged unlawful possession of firearm

A Kano Magistrates’ Court  on Wednesday, ordered that a 30-year-old unemployed man, Hassan Adamu, be remanded in a correctional centre for alleged unlawful possession of firearm.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, Insp Elias Ekainu, Hassan Adamu

A presidential pardon of corruption

MANY had probably anticipated that the last National Council of State meeting would have a lot to proffer by way of remedies to the breakdown in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Adams Oshiomhole, Adamu Abdullahi, Garba Shehu, Olusegun Obasanjo, Joshua Dariye, Jolly Nyame, Muhammadu Buhari

Workers resume in Abuja after Easter holidays

WORKERS in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Tuesday resumed duty after observing Friday and Monday Easter public holidays declared by the Federal Government. A correspondent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Mary Onyekwere, Salamatu Umar, Francis Boniface

Kukah’s virus of hate – by Garba Shehu

KUKAH’S VIRUS OF HATE AS the nomination congress approaches, rumblings within the party rise to an acrimonious crescendo and the troubleshooting market blossoming in the opposition Peoples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Matthew Kukah, Muhammadu Buhari

Peace: Traditional ruler advocates more interfaith programmes program

ALHAJI Sani Umar-Jabbi, the District Head of Gagi in Sokoto South Local Government Area of Sokoto State, has urged communities to organise more interfaith engagements. The traditional... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Rev. Nuhu Bala, Sheikh Aminu Sufi, Alhaji Sani Umar-Jabbi, Malam Abubakar Mailato

Stop using religion for political gains, Presidency cautions religious leaders, politicians

THE Presidency has again advised religious leaders and politicians to desist from from using religion for cheap political goals. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Mathew Kukah

Presidency tackles Kukah, asks him to join politics

THE presidency has taken up Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Province, Most Rev Mathew Matthew Hassan over his Easter homily message on President Muhammadu Buhari. Presidential spokesman, Garba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Rev Mathew Matthew Hassan

Why FG is yet to deploy Tucano Jets in N/West — Presidency

THE presidency says before the Tucano jets acquired from the United States can be deployed in the banditry-ravaged North West, the terms of agreement for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Garba Shehu

Wamakko donates 500KVA transformer to Mabera community in Sokoto

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North) has donated a 500KVA electricity transformer to Mabera community in Sokoto South Local Government Area of Sokoto State. A statement issued in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Umar Bello,

Security architecture under reformation, says Presidency

AN end to terrorism and banditry in Northwest is in sight, the Presidency assured Nigerians yesterday.   Pointing to the success recorded in the fight against insurgency in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Chimaroke Nnamani, Mallam Garba Shehu, Matthew Kukah

Presidency: Wike has no moral justification to criticize state pardon to Dariye, Nyame

THE Presidency has said that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has no moral justification to criticize the state pardon granted to a former Governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Ipalibo Banigo, Malam Garba Shehu, Jolly Nyame, Joshua Dariye, Nyesom Wike

Wike has no moral justification to criticize state pardon to Dariye, Nyam - Presidency

The Presidency has said that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has no moral justification to criticize the state pardon granted to a former Governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Jolly Nyame, Joshua Dariye, Governor Nyesom Wike, Malam Garba Shehu,

2023: Kano Deputy Gov Resigns As Commissioner For Agriculture

KANO State deputy governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, on Sunday, tendered his resigbation letter as the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources. Gawuna, in a letter to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje,

Presidency hits Wike back over Dariye, Nyame pardon

THE Presidency has faulted Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike’s criticism of the presidential pardon granted former Governors Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame last week. The two ex-Governors are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Mallam Garba Shehu, Joshua Dariye, Jolly Nyame, Nyesom Wike

Riverine communities in Sokoto State decry recurring boat mishaps

RESIDENTS of riverine communities in Shagari Local Government of Sokoto State have decried recurring incidents of boat mishaps since the construction of Shagari Dam in 2007. A... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Aliyu Dantani, Ango Waliyi, Modin Sharu, Umar Magaji, Mohammed Sharu

Police Training School presents valuable student award

THE authorities of the Police Training School, PTS, Lagos has awarded the prestigious valuable student award to Uche McRichard Onunaku, General Manager, ERL Telecoms & CEO... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Samuel Ajiboyede, Christiana Onephirojiro, Musa Yusuf Garba, Uche McRichard Onunaku, Elvis Otobo

AKK gas pipeline project to be completed Q1 2023 – Kyari

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPC) says the ongoing Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project will be completed by the first quarter of 2023. Malam Mele Kyari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 142 times

Tags: NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari, Oilserve Ltd., Sen. Margery Okadigbo, Mr Umar Ajiya

AKK gas pipeline project’ ll spur upstream, downstream activities – contractor

THE Oilserve Ltd., contractor handling the ongoing Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project says once completed, it will spur midstream and upstream  activities in Nigeria. The project which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Oilserve Ltd, Mr Adokiye Tombomieye, Mr Umar Ajiya, Mr Emeka Okwuosa, NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari,

Buhari reassures non-interference in court matters

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Executive arm of government will continue to respect the judiciary within the boundaries laid out in the Constitution in order to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, Malam Garba Shehu,

NDE trains 100 youths on sustainable agriculture

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in Jigawa, has commenced the training 100 youths, including women on sustainable agriculture. Malam Abubakar Jamo, the NDE state coordinator said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 616 times

Tags: Ubaida Sale, Garba Yusif, Shade Uche, Michael Mbata, Abubakar Jamo, NDE

NCC, Google to drive Nigeria’s digital transformation

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Google Global Services Nigeria have expressed determination to work together toward advancing the actualisation of auspicious national targets for ubiquitous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 112 times

Tags:  Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Google, Juliet Ehimuan, NCC, Ubale Maska, 

29 drowned firewood hawkers buried in Sokoto village

Twenty-nine bodies of young firewood hawkers have been buried in Gidan Magana Village in the Shagari Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto State. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Shagari Local Government Area (LGA), Iman Musa Shagari, Alhaji Umar Sa’idum, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Auwalu Magaji,

Primaries: INEC warns political parties against breaches

THE INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Madami, has warned political parties against conducting their primary elections outside designated constituencies. The REC gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Malam Garba Madami, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

ADC inaugurates new executives in Zamfara

AFRICAN Democratic Congress (ADC), Zamfara chapter, has inaugurated a new state executive committee that will run its affairs for the next four years. Speaking at the event,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), Alhaji Rabiu Bature, Kabiru Garba, Suwaiba Abdullahi,

FRSC to deploy 1,500 personnel for Easter patrol in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogun Command, on Wednesday said it would deploy 1,500 personnel for the 2022 special operations for Easter celebration in Ogun. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar,

Bandits invade Kaduna correctional service’s farm, kill 1, rustle many animals

BANDITS have stormed a farm belonging to the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kujama town, headquarters of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing one person... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Umar Audu, Nigerian Correctional Service

Senate passes peace corps, hunters council bills

THE Senate, on Tuesday, passed the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill, 2020 into the law. The passage of the Bill followed the consideration of a report on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Kashim Shettima, Ali Ndume, Suleiman Sadiq Umar

Senate passes peace corps, hunters council bills

THE Senate, on Tuesday, passed the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill, 2020 into the law. The passage of the Bill followed the consideration of a report on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Kashim Shettima, Ali Ndume, Suleiman Sadiq Umar

Niger Governor, others pay last respects to ‘Mama Sam’ in Minna

REMAINS of mother of founding chairman of LEADERSHIP Media Group, the late Mrs Eunice Ndanusa-Isaiah, was yesterday interred in Minna, the Niger State capital, amidst eulogies... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Abdulkadir Kure, Mahmud Abdullahi, Jonathan Vatsa, Sani Bello, Emmanuel Umar, David Mark, Abubakar Sani Bello, Eunice Ndanusa-Isaiah

Emir directs district heads to embrace Kebbi Health Insurance Scheme

EMIR of Yauri in Kebbi, Alhaji Zayyanu Mohammad-Abdullahi, has directed district heads in the emirate to embrace the Kebbi Social Health Insurance Scheme (KECHES). The emir sent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Jafar Mohammad-Augie, Alhaji Ibrahim Garba, Alhaji Zayyanu Mohammad-Abdullahi

Kaduna Assembly confirms Aboki as Commissioner, Planning, Budget Commission

THE Kaduna State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Hajiya Umma Aboki as the state’s Commissioner for Planning and Budget Commission (PBC). The Speaker, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Rebecca Sako-John, Yusuf Zailani, Nasir el-Rufai, Hadiza Umar

ITF seeks collaboration with stakeholders on requisite skills

THE Industrial Training Fund (ITF)  has urged stakeholders, such as state governments, the Organised private sector, among others, to collaborate with the Fund in training more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Adamu Umar, Suleyol Fred-Chagu, Joseph Ari

Whitefly disease outbreak: FG trains 120 cassava farmers in 3 states

THE Federal Government has trained 120 cassava farmers in Ondo, Edo and Ekiti states on how best to combat whitefly disease ravaging cassava plants and reducing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Raji Hakeem, Garba Abubakar, Mohammad Abubakar, Tony Otuonye

Kano residents decry water scarcity

SOME Kano residents have decried the acute water scarcity being experienced in the metropolitan areas of the state during the ongoing Ramadan fasting. An investigation conducted by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Idris Abdullahi, Garba Kofar-Wambai, Malam Muhammad Abdullahi

Intelligence failure, bane of security challenges in Nigeria – Gen. Wahab

THE failure of intelligence gathering and sharing is the reason security agencies have not been able to address the current security challenges in Nigeria. Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Commodore Abraham Zipele, Maj.-Gen. Bala Isondu, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab, Maj.-Gen. Samuel Adebayo

Man bags 10 months for selling fake plot of land

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Monday sentenced a 38-year-old man, Danjuma Yaro, to 10 months imprisonment for selling a fake plot of land... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Dele Ani, Abdullahi Tanko, Danjuma Yaro, Sani Umar

We’ll apprehend motorists driving under influence of alcohol during Easter – FRSC

THE Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will apprehend motorists driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs during Easter. The Sector... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 90 times

Tags: FRSC, Mr Ahmed Umar,

Buhari assents to Bills on Police Academy, Animal Diseases Control

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assented to two Bills – Nigeria Police Academy (Establishment) Act, 2021 and Animal Diseases (Control) Act, 2022 – recently passed by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

NAFDAC seizes 250 cartons of fake juice in Kano

THE National Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, in Kano has arrested three persons and impounded 250 cartons of concentrated juice said to be illegally... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Shaba Mohammed, NAFDAC, Garba Yahaya

Arewa women laud Tinubu for visit to Kaduna, others

THE Arewa Women For Tinubu yesterday lauded the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu for showing compassion and magnanimity over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Sa’adatu Garba Dogonbauchi, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu

Zenith Bank declares N97.33bn dividends to shareholders

By Anthony Isibor THE shareholders of Zenith Bank have every reason to smile as the bank has approved N97.33 billion as dividends at its 31st Annual General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Faruk Umar, Sunny Nwosu

Federal Government Urges Citizens to Link NIN to SIM without Delay

THE  general public would recall that the Federal Government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022.  In preparation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz, NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

Family of late don donates research materials to army resource centre

THE family of late Prof. Chukwuma Osakwe,  has  presented a total of 1,039 academic and research materials to the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC). The materials which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), Prof. Chukwuma Osakwe, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Dr Amede Osakwe, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab,

International Maritime Bureau deletes Nigeria from piracy list, says Naval chief

THE Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, on Thursday said that the International Maritime Bureau had removed Nigeria from its piracy list. Gambo, represented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Awwal Gambo, Suleiman Garba, European Union (EU),

Police arraign 2 over alleged mobile phone theft

TWO men, Abdulrashid Muhammed, 23 and Umar Yahaya, 25, were, on Thursday, arraigned before a Kano Sharia Court over alleged stealing of a mobile phone, valued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Abdulrashid Muhammed, Umar Yahaya, Mr Abdul Wada

Carpenter gets 3 months jail term for stealing cell phone

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a 26-year-old carpenter, Joshua Godwin, to three months imprisonment for stealing the sum of N113,000 and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Gwagwalada, Sani Umar, Joshua Godwin

Sokoto govt. partners school committees on female teachers recruitment, postings

Sokoto State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has pledged continued partnership with School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs) on female teachers’ recruitment and postings. Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam, National Union of Teachers (NUT),

Danbatta hands over WATRA leadership to Oumar Barry of Guinea

By Anthony Isibor. AS Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, EVC of the Nigerian Communications Commission completes his tenure as chairman of the West Africa Telecommunications... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, WATRA, Sekou Oumar Barry

Empowerment: FG gives interest-free loan to 98,000 beneficiaries

THE Federal Government says it has concluded plans to give interest-free loan to 98,000 beneficiaries of its Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) 2.0 nationwide. Sadiya Umar-Farouq,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: (GEEP) 2.0, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, Nneka Anibeze

2023: I’m Yet To Declare Governorship Ambition – Malami

ATTORNEY-GENERAL of the federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has denied declaring his interest to contest any elective position in the 2023 general election. Through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Dr Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Abubakar Malami,

Bauchi Govt Votes N514m For Rural Electrification

BAUCHI State Executive Council has approved N514 million for the purchase of transformers and cables for rural communities in the state. The project which is domiciled with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Bauchi State Government, Maryam Garba Bagel,

Kebbi govt reduces working hours for workers for Ramadan

The Kebbi State government has reduced the working hours for the state workers by one hour, due to Ramadan fast. This is  contained in a statement by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena, Kebbi State government

BMO drowns PDP’s phantom claims at federal, state levels

 THE Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has dismissed claims by governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Nigeria was 100 per cent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: PDP, Buhari Media Organisation, Niyi Akinsiju , Malam Garba Shehu

NDLEA seizes 1,399kg of hard drugs in Kaduna, seals shop, 4 houses

The NDLEA made a haul of 1,399kg of drugs in Kaduna in March. It sealed a shop and four houses in the process. Commander of the NDLEA in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: NDLEA, Mr Umar Adoro, heroin, Tramol

Ramadan: CP charges Islamic clerics to preach peace, unity

 MR Abdu Umar, the Commissioner of Police in Borno has urged Islamic clerics to use the period of Ramadan fast to preach unity and peaceful coexistence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Mr M.M. Murtala, Mr Abdu Umar, Mohammed Shettima,

Coordinator advises NYSC members to save part of allowance to start business

ALHAJI Nura Umar, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for Borno has advised youth corps membersto save part of their monthly allowance to enable them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Alhaji Nura Umar, Aliyu Mu’azu, Mr Bitrus Daniel

2023: PDP zoning committee decides today as aspirants, stakeholders strategise

THE 37-member zoning committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is expected to announce its resolution on the zoning arrangement of the party for the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Bature Umar, Dino Melaye, Raymond Dokpesi, Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe

Pantami commends agencies in Communications sector for dedication to implementation of NDEPS 2020-2030

By Benprince Ezeh ISA Pantami, minister for communications and digital economy, has commended all the agencies in the communications and digital economy sector for their dedication to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: NDEPS, WEF, FMoCDE, ISA Pantami, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta

Theft: Court sentences man 4 months imprisonment, grants another bail

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a businessman, Isreal Dauda to four months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to stealing two cell... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Isreal Dauda, Joseph Iortyom, Sani Umar, Gwagwalada Police Station

Farmer jailed 9 months for stealing cell phone

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a 26-year-old farmer, Sadiq Ismaila, to nine months imprisonment for stealing a cell phone. The convict, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Sani Umar,

Smart farming: NITDA implements NAVSA project with 50 corps members

  THE National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, in collaboration with Abuja Technology Village, ATV, and the National Centre for Artificial intelligence and Robotics, NCAIR, has kicked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Garba Ya’u, Salisu Kaka, Hadiza Umar, Kashifu Inuwa

How NRC ignored warnings on planned attack on Abuja-Kaduna train

FRESH facts in the aftermath of last Monday’s fatal attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train service have shed more light on the failure of officials at different levels... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Umar Yakubu, Fidet Okhiria, Leo Irabor, Samuel Aruwan

NIN-SIM linkage: Federal Govt directs Telcos to bar calls from defaulters

THE  Federal Government has directed telecommunications companies to bar outgoing calls on unlinked mobile lines following the expiration of the extension for the integration of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, Prof. Umar Garba Dambatta, Muhammadu Buhari, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Kayode Olagoke, Ikechukwu Adinde

12 persons, 19 cattle killed in Plateau attacks

TWELVE members of the Irigwe ethnic group were reportedly killed while 19 cattle belonging to Fulani herders were on Saturday night shot dead in separate attacks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Major Ishaku Takwa, Ibrahim Gidado Umar, ASP Ubah Gabriel

Federal Government Urges Citizens to Link NIN to SIM without Delay

THE  general public would recall that the Federal Government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022.  In preparation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz

Issue from the PDP fantasy communique from Umuahia, by Garba Shehu

THE rejected Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fantasy communiqué is a work of fiction by those who truly believe black is white and one plus one equals... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress

CBN warns banks against ‘composed’ banknotes in their deposits

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has warned Deposit Money Banks, DMBs, to stop bringing “composed banknotes ” as part of their deposits with the apex... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar, CBN

Kebbi to host 2022 Joint Trade Fair – Commissioner

GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved the hosting of 2022 edition of Joint Trade Fair in the state, an official has confirmed.   Alhaji Garba Ibrahim,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Alhaji Garba Ibrahim, Atiku Bagudu

Buhari gets update on Chad’s transition

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has received assurances that the transition to democratic rule in Chad Republic, put in place following the demise of the long-standing ruler, Idris... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Ibrahim Gambari, Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari, Idris Deby Itno

20-year-old man drowns in an open water in Kano — Fire Service

THE Kano Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 20-year-old man, Anas Idris, after drowning in a an open water at Jan Dutse, Tudun Wada... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Aliyu Umar, Kabiru Sarki, Anas Idris, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi

 NCC raises $563.1m through 3.5GHz auction

 ...80 million Nigerians have broadband access THE Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), has commended all the agencies in the communications... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, Dr. Armstrong Takang

Buhari orders security agencies to end Ogun cult killings

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called for an end to the murders, kidnappings and sexual assault by rival cult groups against their opponents which have spiralled in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Shun drug abuse, NOA urges FCT students with disabilities

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has urged students of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) School for the Deaf, Kuje Area Council, not to use illicit drugs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gender Mobile, Peter Njoku, Dr Garba Abari,

Witness links ex- Director Taiga in alleged $9.6bn P&ID scam

UMAR Babangida, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s prosecution witness (PW1), on Thursday, linked former Director of Legal, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Grace Taiga’s link... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Umar Babangida, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Dr Rilwan Lukman

Council accredits Caleb University’s Architecture programmes

 THE Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has accredited Caleb University,  Imota, Lagos ‘ Bachelor's and Masters's degree programmes in Architecture. The approval is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Mr Umar Murnai, Caleb University

Security guard in court over alleged theft of motor parts valued N10m

A 27-year-old security guard, Labiru Umar, on Thursday  appeared before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with stealing his employer’s truck parts worth N10 million. Umar, with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: E. O. Ogunkanmi, Innocent Ogu, Labiru Umar, Insp Benedict Aigbokhan

NOA urges Nigerians to patronise locally made products to grow economy

GARBA Abari, the Director-General (D-G), National Orientation Agency, NOA, has called on Nigerians to patronise locally-made products and services to grow the economy. Abari said this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Emmanuel Okolo, Garba Abari, Paul Odenyi

Gov. El-Rufa’i restates call for bombardment of forests inhabited by terrorists

GOV. Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Thursday restated his call for massive bombardment of all forests inhabited by terrorists. He said this would contain current security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Yushau Abdulkarim, Malam Nuhu Umar, Nasir El-Rufa’i

Buhari, Bazoum hold bilateral talks

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and his Nigerien counterpart Mohammed Bazoum are currently engaged in bilateral talks in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Mohammed Bazoum, Muhammadu Buhari

Court remands man for alleged theft attempt, causing hurt

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday ordered that a 19-year-old man, Murtala Abubakar, be remanded in a Correctional Centre for allegedly attempting to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Murtala Abubakar, Sani Umar

Buhari hosts Nigerien leader, Bazoum, to a State Visit Thursday

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari will host his Nigerien counterpart, Mohammed Bazoum, to a State Visit on Thursday. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, President Bazoum,

Train attack: Humanitarian minister sympathises with victims

THE Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has condoled with the families and victims of Abuja-Kaduna bound train, describing the incident... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Sadiya Umar-Farouq, Nneka Anibeze

FG distributes 110,000 relief items to resettled Borno IDPs

THE Federal Government has begun the distribution of 110,000 assorted relief materials to resettled Internally Displaced Persons in Borno.   Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Faruk, the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Babagana Zulum, Muhammadu Buhari, Sadiya Umar-Faruk, Alhaji Bashir Alkali

Premium pension assets records N97.25b growth in 2021

PREMIUM Pension Limited, PPL, on Wednesday said its Assets Under Management, AUM, grew by N97.25 billion in 2021. Head, PPL Corporate Communications, Mr Aliyu Ali said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Umar Mairami, Ibrahim Babayo, Aliyu Ali

Court orders driver, 2 others to sweep court premises for stealing

A Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 34-year-old driver, Abubakar Abdullahi and two others to three weeks community service for stealing 51... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Umar Dodo, Salisu Dani, Abubakar Abdullahi, Abubakar Abdulmalik

Bindawa officially becomes NCC’s Non-Executive Commissioner

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF Mansur Auwalu Bindawa has been officially inaugurated as a Non-Executive Commissioner on the Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission He was inaugurated into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, Prof. Mansur Auwalu Bindawa, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

Danbatta pushes for Nigeria’s re-election into ITU

 By Anthony Isibor. UMAR Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says that Nigeria is seeking re-election into the International Telecommunication Union, ITU Council during... Read more

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Tackle root cause of insurgency, banditry, Don urges govt

ISAAC Olawale, a professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, says the current security challenges confronting Nigeria can only be addressed only if the root causes were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Isaac Olawale, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab

Scholarships: Bauchi governor’s aid doles out N1m to 100 students

Alhaji Mukhtar Gidado, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Bauchi State Governor,  Bala Mohammed, has disbursed N1 million scholarships to 100 indigent students in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Yusuf Garba, Alhaji Mukhtar Gidado,

NDIC urges students to embrace saving, efficient budgetary habits

THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has counselled students to embrace financial savings and efficient budgetary habits to ensure productive livings. The NDIC zonal controller in Sokoto, ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Hajia A’Isha Abdulkadir, Hassan Idris, Umar Kaoje-Bello, NDIC

NDIC urges students to embrace efficient financial savings, budgetary habit

THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has advised students to embrace efficient financial savings and budgetary habit for a productive and better living. The NDIC Zonal Controller... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Hajia A’Isha Abdulkadir, Umar Kaoje-Bello, Hassan Idris

3 men jailed 3 months each for constituting public nuisance

A Dei-dei Grade 1 Area Court, Shagari Quarters, Abuja, on Monday sentenced three men to three months imprisonment each for constituting public nuisance. The convicts- Umar Aliyu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Sulyman Ola, Umar Aliyu, Abdulrahman Isa, Husaini Aisha

Man, 27, appears in court for attempted murder

A 27-year-old man, Abdullahi Garba, was on Monday arraigned in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over attempted murder. Garba, who gave no fixed address,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mrs O.O. Ikobayo, Abdullahi Garba, ASP Jimah Iseghede,

Workers groan as states cut salaries amid inflation

WORKER in some states of the federation are currently groaning under hardship occasioned by salary cuts and rationed salaries amid inflation and general economic hardship in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Rose Momoh, Asiru Idris, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Kabiru Ado Minjibir, Malam Muhammad Garba

Presidency defends ex-PDP members in APC exco

THE Presidency has justified the emergence of former key members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as officials of the National Working Committee of the All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu,Abdullahi Adamu

Federal Govt checks population growth with fertility control

THE federal government is adopting a fertility control method to slow down population growth, the Federal Ministry of Health has said. The director, family health department, Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Dr Salma Kolo, Umar Jabbi

Traders smile home as APC convention ends

TRADERS on Sunday smiled home as they count their gains as the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention ends in Abuja. Some of the traders, who fielded... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Malam Yunusa Sabo, Mr Isah Bala, Mr Garba Dale,

AGM: Exhibitors commend NANTA, laud patronage

SOME exhibitors at the just concluded 46th National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) Annual General Meeting have expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the association... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Thekiso Rakolojane, Alhaji Faruk Umar,

Police detain officer for death of 2 vigilantes in Bauchi

The Bauchi Police Command has confirmed the detention of Police Constable (PC) Lukman Madaki in connection with the killing of two people and injuring another in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Umar Sanda,

NCC’s experiences at ITU bolstering Nigeria’s digital transformation - Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s, NCC vast experience as a long-standing member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has served as a booster to the Commission in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, NCC

National Convention: APC plans Policy Conference

DR. Garba Abari, the Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC) Pre-Convention Conference Committee, says the party has planned a policy conference to discuss approaches required to achieving... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Dr Garba Abari,

Customs generates N10.1bn in Kano, Jigawa in 3 months – Controller

NIGERIA Customs Service, NCS, Kano/Jigawa Command, says it generated over N10.1 billion revenue between January and March. The Area Controller of NCS, Mr Muhammad Abubakar-Umar, made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Muhammad Abubakar-Umar,

Customs seizes 3,700 pieces of donkey skin in Kano

The Kano/ Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it had seized a truckload with 3,700 pieces of donkey skin. The command’s Controller, Mr Muhammad... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Muhammad Abubakar-Umar,

NGO trains 200 teachers on curriculum delivery

A Bauchi State-based NGO, Fahimta Women and Youth Development Initiative, has started a four-day-training for 200 primary school teachers on effective curriculum delivery. Hajiya Maryam Garba, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Fahimta Women and Youth Development Initiative, Hajiya Maryam Garba, T.Y. Danjuma Foundation

Ortom, Ugwuanyi, George, Ikimi, Lamido, Dankwambo in PDP’s zoning committee

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has finally unveiled the 37 member committee which will help the party resolve the contentious zoning of presidential ticket rocking the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Mao Ohuabunwa, Umar M. Bature, PDP, Bala Mohammed

Buhari condemns terrorist attacks in Kaduna State

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the terrorist attack on four locations in Kaura Local Government of Kaduna State in which two soldiers and many others were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

FG trains 30 persons with disabilities in entrepreneurship skills

THE Federal Government has commenced capacity building of 30 Persons With Disabilities, PWDs, across the six states in South-West toward making them self-reliant. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Garba Magaji, WHO, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, Nkechi Nwukwe

NYSC enrolls 3,700 members serving in Borno into NHIS

The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC has enrolled 3,700 youth corps members serving in Borno into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Coordinator of the scheme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Alhaji Nura Umar, Justice Adamu Zandai-Musa. National Youths Service Corps, NHIS

Stakeholders applaud NGO’s efforts to deepen citizens’ engagement in tracking projects

SOME stakeholders in Kaduna have applauded the efforts of an NGO, Connected Development, CODE, on deepening citizens’ engagement in tracking legislators’ constituency projects. The stakeholders gave their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Lucy Abagi, Buhari Bello, Hadiza Umar, Nazir Sanusi, Shu’aibu Jaja, Sadiq Ibrahim, Connected Development

Aviation, Works Ministries, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) with the Ministries of Aviation, Works and Housing, Agriculture and Foreign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Executive Council (FEC), Dr Zainab Ahmed, Lai Mohammed, Abubakar Malami, Hadi Sirika, Geoffrey Onyeama, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk,

FRSC begins clamp down on road traffic offenders in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, says it is set to commence a special operation to arrest and prosecute motorists who disobey traffic rules... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Ahmed Umar,

Policy on IDPs: Commission lauds Buhari, Humanitarian Minister

IMAAN Sulaiman-Ibrahim, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Humanitarian Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: IMAAN Sulaiman-Ibrahim, Sadiya Umar Farouq

Buhari directs timely completion of Lekki Deep Sea Port

 PRESIDENT  Muhammadu Buhari has praised the efforts of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, towards making the Lekki Deep Sea Port a reality. He also directed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags:  President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Alhaji Aliko Dangote

MacArthur Foundation offers scholarship to 221 BUK female students

THE MacArthur Foundation has offered scholarship to 221 female students of Bayero University Kano, BUK, to reinforce their interest in investigative and data journalism. The Chairman, MacArthur... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, John Palfrey, Prof. Umar Pate, MacArthur Foundation

Reps urge CBN to reinforce use of coins as legal tender

 THE House of Representatives has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to reinforce the use of coins as legal tender in the country. The resolution followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, APC, Rep. Muda Umar

Civil servant docked for allegedly selling fake plot of land

A civil servant, Yahaya Idris, was on Tuesday docked in  an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT for allegedly selling a fake plot of land worth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Sani Umar, Danjuma Yaro, Dele Ani, Yahaya Idris, Abdullahi Tanko

Buhari summons minister over erratic power supply

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, for a meeting at the Presidential Villa over the erratic power supply situation across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Abubakar Aliyu

Foundation wants governments to criminalise out-of-court settlement of rape

THE Roost Foundation on Monday urged government at all levels to criminalise out-of-court settlement of rape cases, saying the practice is sabotaging efforts toward curbing the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Mr Sadau Garba, Mr Sadau Garba, Hajiya Habiba Halilu,

Foundation seeks pragmatic approach to curb child abuse

THE Beacon Literacy Foundation in Sokoto State has advocated for pragmatic approach to curb the implications of child abuse in Nigeria. Mr Tambari Waziri, its Chairman, Board... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Tambari Waziri, Umar Shuni, Beacon Literacy Foundation,

FG to deworm 1m pupils nationwide – Minister

 MINISTRY of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (MHADMSD) says it will deworm no fewer than one million pupils, alongside the school feeding programme, for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Dr Nse Akpan, Dr Umar Bindir, Safiya Sani,

Yahaya inaugurates Gombe APC state exco

GOV. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has inaugurated the newly elected state executives of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Yahaya, who was represented by his deputy Manasseh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Alhaji UMAR Goro, APC, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya

Neighbours docked for allegedly fighting in public

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Monday docked two neighbours:  Ademu Shaibu, 47, and Juliet Akiola, 37 for fighting in public.The police charged the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Sani Umar,

Lawan, AbdulRazaq, Sadiq get Kaiama Emirate titles

KWARA State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was yesterday turbaned the Kaura Kaiama, the defender of Kaiama Emirate, in recognition of his administration’s developmental strides in the area. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Sadiq Suleiman Umar, Ahmad Lawan, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

Senate President, AbdulRazaq, Umar bag Emirate titles in Kwara

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, was on Sunday turbaned as the Kaura Kaiama – the defender of Kaiama Emirate – to reward his administration’s developmental strides... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Alhaji Muazu Shehu Omar, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Prof. Ahmed Tijani Mura, Rt. Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi, Ibrahim Umar Bologi II, Prof. Mamman Saba Jibril, Senators Yahaya Olorie

Buhari condemns violence in S/East, consoles Obiozor

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has described as “deeply distressing” the destruction in Imo State of the buildings and assets of the Police and the home of Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags:  Prof. George Obiozor, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Malam Garba Shehu,

APC convention: Southwest picks Kekemeke, Omisore

SIX days to the All Progressives Congress, APC convention, there is no consensus yet on who will be the national chairman. President Muhammadu Buhari is believed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Senator Godswill Akpabio, Ali Modu Sheriff, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Farouk Adamu Aliyu, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, Governor Aminu Masari, Donald Ojogo, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Senator Iy

Police arrest ‘spirit’ attempting to dupe victim of N2.2m in Borno

THE Police Command in Borno has arrested a suspect who specialised in defrauding his victims by pretending to be a spirit with powers to make them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Abdu Umar, Police,

FG, WFP launch stabilisation fund for 1,398 vulnerable persons in Katsina

 THE Federal Government in collaboration with the World Food Programme, WFP on Friday launched a stabilisation fund in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, Alhaji Ali Grema, ECOWAS, Gov. Aminu Masari, Agnes Mungatia,

NCC, LBS Mull Collaboration on Capacity Building...

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and the Lagos Business School of Pan-Atlantic University are considering forging a partnership that will result in developing customised capacity building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Adeleke Adewolu,

Court acquits ex-Air Staff Chief of N66m fraud, orders him to refund N57m to FG

 THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has discharged and acquitted a former Chief of Air Staff, retired Air Marshal Mohammed Umar of diverting N66 million from the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: retired Air Marshal Mohammed Umar, Mr  Sylvanus Tahir, Mr Onyechi Ikpeazu

Police Commissioner seeks media support to reduce crimes in Bauchi

The Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Mr Umar Sanda, has solicited the cooperation of the media to tackle all forms of insecurity in the state. Sanda... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Umar Sanda, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Ganduje commends Buhari for deepening states’ fiscal transparency, accountability

KANO state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for its fiscal intervention through the States Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Stephen Okon, Aliyu Ahmed, Salisu Lawal Indabawa, Ibrahim Mohammed, Muhammadu Buhari, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Student jailed for stealing spaghetti, indomie

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a 19-year-old student, Hillary Yunana to four months imprisonment for stealing spaghetti and indomie from a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 409 times

Tags: Gift Ugochukwu, Abudulahi Tanko, Sani Umar, Hillary Yunana

Police nab 7 members of ATM robbery syndicate in Borno

THE Police in Borno have arrested seven members of an ATM robbery syndicate in Maidugiri. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Abdu Umar, said this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Fati Al-Fantami, Samson David, Saminu Shehu-Turaki, Mohammed Sani, Emma Audu, Felix Haruna, Abdu Umar, Mohammed Medugu, Usman Saidu

NDLEA arrests 111 drug traffickers in Kaduna

The Kaduna state command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Thursday, said that it arrested a total of 111 drug traffickers between January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Umar Adoro,

Police nab 7 members of ATM robbery syndicate in Borno

THE Police in Borno have arrested seven members of an ATM robbery syndicate in Maidugiri. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abdu Umar, said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Mr Abdu Umar, Samson David, Felix Haruna, Saminu Shehu-Turaki, Mohammed Sani, Emma Audu

Buhari regrets inconvenience caused by petrol, electricity shortages, apologises to citizens

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sincere regrets for the inconvenience caused to citizens of the country following a prolonged shortages of petroleum products and electricity supply. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

NCPC Boss urges leaders to be steadfast, seeks unity in Northern region

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPA, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has urged leaders to remain steadfast in the service of the people. Pam made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr Hassan Jonga, NCPA, Rev. Yakubu Pam, Mr Aminu Zang, Mr Gini Umar,

NCC deploys emergency call solution, increases call centres nationwide

IN a bid to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in handling emergency call services, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has embarked on the deployment of Computer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Prof. Umar Danbatta

Youth Council Honours NCC Director, Muhammed Babajika

THE Northern Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN has honoured the Director, Licensing and Authorisation at the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Muhammed Babajika, with the titled of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: NCC, Muhammed Babajika, Yahya Garba, Northern Youth Council of Nigeria,

FG delivers 46 road networks in tertiary institutions in 2021 — Fashola

THE Federal Ministry of Works and Housing says it constructed internal road networks in 46 federal tertiary institutions across the country in 2021. The Minister of Work,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Babatunde Fashola, Umar Bakare,

Bagudu approves N3.1bn for gratuity, death benefits

 GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has directed for the immediate release of N3.1 billion for continuation of the payment of 2019 workers’ gratuity and death benefits... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena, Atiku Bagudu

Police arraign barber for allegedly intimidating woman

THE Police on Wednesday arraigned a 20-year-old barber, Salisu Garba at a Kano Sharia Court for allegedly intimidating a woman. Garba, who lives at Brigade Quarters Kano,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Dr Bello Khalid, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Salisu Garba,

NCC refurbishes Emergency Communications Centres

…as operational Centres increase to 25 IN continuation with its vision and strategy to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in the handling of emergency call services through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

Gunmen attack NDLEA headquarters, kill one police officer

GUNMEN have attacked the headquarters of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA in Ebonyi State, killing one police officer. The incident happened on Tuesday, the Ebonyi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: NDLEA, Loveth Odah, Aliyu Garba,

WCRD 2022: NCC assures of Robust Digital Infrastructure for Improved Financial Services

…establishes TELCARE Desk for enhancing consumer protection THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has reaffirmed its commitment to accelerate deployment of robust broadband infrastructure accessible to all Nigerians.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande,

Life in Pakistan returns to pre-pandemic normalcy — Minister

PAKISTAN lifted all Coronavirus-related restrictions on Wednesday, bringing life in the country back to pre-pandemic normalcy after a steady decline in number of cases. “We have decided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Asad Umar, Minister in charge of Pakistan’s Coronavirus response

Court orders BUA to pay 11 disengaged staff terminal benefits

THE National Industrial Court, NIC, has ordered BUA Flour Mills, to pay terminal benefits to 11 of its disengaged personnel. Delivering judgment, Justice Ebeye Isele, ordered that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Rabiu Hamisu, Lawan Sanusi, Salisu Garba, Valentine Watsav, Yusuf Usman, Augustine Clement, Justice Ebeye Isele, Aliyu Kabara, Idris Isah, Abdullahi Mohammed, Mohammed Abdullahi, Ahmed Mohammed

Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, presided over a hybrid meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC. The meeting was anchored from the State House Council Chambers,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Mohammed Bello, Lai Mohammed, Geoffrey Onyeama, Ogbonnaya Onu, Tijjani Umar, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Boss Mustapha, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

Police arrest 2 soldiers, 3 others for alleged robbery, culpable homicide

THE police in Borno have arrested five suspects, including two soldiers for alleged armed robbery and culpable homicide. Commissioner of Police in the state, Abdu Umar, told... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Umar Ibrahim, Abubakar Mohammed, Abdu Umar, Yusuf Usman, Mustapha Lawan

Navy arrests 5 suspected illegal crude oil refiners, recovers fake diesel

THE Nigerian Navy has arrested five suspected illegal crude oil refiners caught towing an expansive metallic barge,  loaded with several million litres of adulterated diesel. Cdr. Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Cdr. Umar Sidi, Mr Arasha Shaka, Nigeria Navy Ship, EFCC, Rear Adm. Abdullahi Ahmed

17 ex-internationals line up for novelty match to celebrate Tinubu’s 70th birthday

NO less than 17 ex-internationals have been lined up to participate in a novelty football match to commemorate the 70th birthday anniversary of former Lagos governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Tinubu Support Group, All Progressives Congress, Taribo West, Victor Agali, Ike Shorunmu, Victor Ezeji, Abiodun Obafemi, Dosu Joseph, Jonathan Akpoborire

PDP’ll unseat negligent APC NASS lawmakers in Sokoto – Official

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sokoto State Chapter, says it will unseat the “negligent” National Assembly lawmakers of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the state. Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Alhaji Bello Goronyo, Umar Yusuf-Yabo

Kano APC: Tricky options before Shekarau’s G-7

SINCE the Court of Appeal judgment a month ago that returned the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State to the state governor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Aminu Hayatu, Sule Ya’u Sule, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Iyorchia Ayu, Barau Jibrin, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Senators Ibrahim Shekarau

NEDC unveils 10-year master plan to stakeholders in Gombe

THE North-East Development Commission, NEDC, has presented its 10-year development plan to stakeholders in Gombe State. The presentation, according to the commission, was to get inputs for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Sadiya Umar Farouk, Mohammed Goni Alkali, Mohammed Maiwada

NCC sets pace in Federal Govt’s indigenous tech development policy

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has given concrete expression to the federal government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector. The NCC demonstrated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, NCC

Banditry: NUJ wants urgent measures to avert complete breakdown of law, order

 THE National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has appealed to the Federal Government to take decisive measures against banditry in North-West Nigeria.   He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Mr Chris Isiguzo, Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Hamza Galadima-Zuru, NUJ, Alhaji Garba Hamisu-Zuru,

NCC to sustain drive for digital economy transformation – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has emphasised the commitment of the Commission to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC,

Adamawa Govt. approves N1.3bn for contract variation

THE Adamawa Government has approved N1.3 billion contract variation for the construction of interchange and underpass at police roundabout in Yola.   Dr Umar Pela, the state Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri, Dr Umar Pela,

APC inaugurates Jigawa excos

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa on Monday inaugurated its new state executive council members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Ubale Hashim, Mr Aminu Sani, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Garba Abubakar,

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

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Gov. Bagudu urges journalists to make national unity sacrosanct

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged journalists in the country to make national unity sacrosanct in their daily reportage of events. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Haijya Rakiya Ayuba-Haruna, National Executive Council (NEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Babale Umar, Alhaji Hamisu Garba,

Zenith, others earmark N770.78bn for final dividends

STAKEHOLDERS of Dangote Cement Plc and 15 others companies on the Nigerian Exchange, NGX, Limited will be receiving a total of N770.783 billion as final dividend... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

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International Women’s Day: El-Rufai flags off N200m disbursements

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai flagged off the disbursement of N200 million as part of Kaduna State Women Empowerment Fund, KADSWEF, to commemorate the 2022 International Women’s Day,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Saude Amina Atoyebi, Hajiya Hafsat Mohammad Baba, Alhaji Abbas Fatika, Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, Hajiya Aisha Garba El-Rufai, Hadiza Balarabe, Nasir El-Rufai, Umaru Musa Yar’adua

Abba Kyari: I asked for further probe, not exoneration, says Malami

Justice Minister  Abubakar Malami, SAN, said be requested for further probe with a view to cover the field in investigation in order to arrived at informed decision... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Justice Minister  Abubakar Malami, Dr Umar Gwandu, Abba Kyari,

Ethiopian Airline, NANTA strengthen tie on business opportunities

THE Ethiopian Airline said on Sunday in Abuja that it was ready to fully collaborate with the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents (NANTA) Abuja Zone... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Mrs. Senait Ataklet, Ogechi Nnaemeka, NANTA, Ethiopian Airline, Angela Ike, Sarah John Nini, Kingsley Oguebie, Ibrahim Garba,

Maiduguri residents protest rising criminal activities

SOME residents of Shagari Low-cost Housing in Maiduguri on Saturday staged a peaceful protest against what they described as ‘increase in criminal activities’. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Abdu Umar, Malam Mustapha Isa, Idris Wada, Babagana Zulum, Malam Kabiru Musa, Aga Citi, Felix Samuel

Gov. Buni remains party’s Acting National Chairman – APC Chieftain

YOBE'S Gov. Mai Mala Buni remains the Acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC. The declaration was made in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Ismail Ahmed, Adams Oshiomhole, Muhammad Buhari, Alhaji Garba Muhammed, Mai Mala Buni

Nasarawa lawmaker distributes free 300 UTME forms

NASARAWA State Assemblyman Abdullahi Angibi has distributed free Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, forms to 300 candidates in his constituency.   Angibi (APC-Lafia Central) distributed the forms on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Salihu Angulu, Egga Obele, Umar Muazu, Abdullahi Angibi, Abdullahi Sule

Buhari felicitates Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi at 61

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, on the occasion of his 61st birthday. In a congratulatory... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,

Gov. Bagudu condoles families of victims of Dukku barracks attack

KEBBI State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has consoled families of victims of bandits attack on the 1 battalion Dukku barracks in Birnin Kebbi.   The governor expressed his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Alhaji Sufyanu Garba- Bena, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Babale Umar-Yauri

CSO says citizens’ participation key to achieving accountability in governance

“Say No Campaign’’, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said fighting corruption through citizens participation remained crucial to achieving accountability in governance. Convener, Say No Campaign,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Alhaji Abu Garba, Mr Dayo Olaide,Mr James Ugochukwu,Ezenwa Nwagwu,

NYSC organises skill acquisition programme for 781 Borno corps members in Katsina

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has trained 781 2022 Batch A, Stream I Borno corps members on 12 different skill acquisition programmes. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Aisha Abdulhamid, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Department (SAED), Alhaji Nura Umar,

FCT rewards writers, readers to promote reading culture

THE FCT Education Resource Centre, ERC, City Library has organised a book reading and writing competition for secondary school students to promote reading culture. Speaking during the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Hanifa Muhammad, Mohammed Usman, Major Gen. Abubakar Tarfa, Neemat Abdulrahim, Major General Garba Wahab

Police dismiss 2 Inspectors for alleged unprofessional conduct

THE Nigeria Police have dismissed two Inspectors serving in Borno for alleged unprofessional conduct. They are Insps.Tahir Ali, and Saidu Nadabo, both attached to the 53 Force... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Donatus Vokong, Mr Abdu Umar, Insps. Tahir Ali,

Tambuwal reiterates commitment to flush out bandits, informants

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Thursday reiterated determination to flush out all bandits and their informants in some communities of the state. In a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Garba Moyi, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal,

Group distributes equipment worth 7m to women farmers

 Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) has distributed farm equipment worth N7 million to 90 women farmers to mark the International Women’s Day (IWD).This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

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As senate rejects Buhari’s request: Amaechi, Malami, Ngige, others in tight corner

AT least four ministers among them Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami and Chris Ngige are in a tight corner following the senate’s rejection of President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Adegboyega Awomolo, Abubakar Umar Kari, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Ovie Omo-Agege, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Inyang Ekwo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami, Chris Ngige

Nigeria Police and Contributory Pension Scheme

By Ikechukwu Amaechi.   ONTuesday, February 22, 2022, the House of Representatives Committee on Pensions held a public hearing on two bills for the amendment of the Pension... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Ms Funmilayo Sadiku, Aisha Dahir-Umar

Fashola inaugurates 2-km road at Danfodio Varsity

 MR Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has inaugurated a 2-km road, rehabilitated by the Federal Government, at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS). Fashola,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags:  Mr Babatunde Fashola, Prof. Garba Mahuta, Prof. Lawal Bilbis, Usman Danfodio University,

Accident claims 3 lives, injures 1 on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Ogun, said a fatal accident at Gofamint in Ogunmakin, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, claimed three lives and left one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar,

Teenager, 16, drowns in well in Kano

A 16 -year-old teenager, Hamida Bawale has drowned in a well at Kofar Fada Gidan Sarki in Karaye Local Government Area of Kano State. This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Abdullahi Bawale, Garba Ali, Hamida Bawale, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi,

Successful MDA collaboration in return from Ukraine

By Chido Nwakanma ONE thousand and seventy-six (1076) compatriots hitherto based in Ukraine returned to Nigeria on 4 and 5 March 2022 courtesy of a coordinated effort... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Max Air, Air Peace,Saddiyya Farouk Umar and Geoffrey Onyeama, Abike Dabiri,

NEITI unveils audit reports, management system, to drive reforms, transparency

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI,  has unveiled its 2020 Audit Reports on oil, mining and Fiscal Allocation and Statutory Disbursement to drive reforms and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Umar Ajiya, Mohhamed Nami, Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Olusegun Adekunle, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Help disseminate our innovations, breakthroughs, Bauchi agric graduates urge media

A Bauchi State-based NGO, Agriculture Graduates Association, AGA, has called for the support of the media in disseminating the innovations and breakthroughs recorded in agricultural research... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Malam Umar Said, Joseph Sanga, Agriculture Graduates Association

Alleged enforced disappearance: Panel orders police to produce victim’s case file

AN independent investigation panel on Monday ordered the police to the case file of a victim of alleged enforced disappearance, John Alozie. The panel gave the order... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Chino Obiagwu, Suleiman Galadima, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Garba Tetengi,

Kano Pilgrims Board assures of successful 2022 Hajj

THE Kano State Pilgrims Welfare  Board, KPWB, has assured that it has put in place all necessary mechanism for successful conduct of 2022 Hajj in  Saudi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed Danbatta,

Bauchi to host 146 contestants for 2022 Qur’anic recitation competition

 NO fewer than 148 competitors nationwide are expected to participate in the National Qur’anic competition, scheduled to begin on March 18, 2022, in Bauchi State. Alhaji Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Alhaji Umar Kesa

Danbatta to chair International Women’s Day lecture

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, will chair a public lecture to mark the 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

Scholarship: 120 Zamfara indigenes depart for Togo varsity

A total of 120 Zamfara indigenes on Sunday departed Nigeria for Togo to undergo bachelor’s and master’s degrees programmes at Iheris University, Lome. They are being sponsored... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Alhaji Dauda Lawal-Dare, Alhaji Ahmad Garba-Yandi, Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaliki, 

CAC, a point of excellence in service delivery, says world bank

THE World Bank has commended the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as a point of excellence in service delivery.   According to a statement by CAC’s Head of Media,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Ahaji Garba Abubakar, Mr Rasheed Mahe,

#EndSARS: Clergyman demands N250m from police over brother’s death

A clergyman, Henry  Sanni, on Friday demanded N250 million from the police for the alleged extra-judicial killing of his brother. Sanni, made the allegation in a petition before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mr Garba Tetengi SAN, Henry  Sanni, DSP Uzoma Nwoha., Mr Kolade Akande, rtd Justice Suleiman Galadima,

Presidency discloses new date for Buhari’s medical trip to London

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari scheduled medical trip to London is still on course, Daily Trust can report. Many had expressed surprise after the president returned to the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Bashir Ahmad, Femi Adesina, Muhammadu Buhari

5G will revolutionise Nigeria’s Creative Industry – Danbatta

THE current efforts of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to facilitate deployment of the Fifth Generation (5G) technology will further catalyse the innovativeness and creativity of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Mr. Idowu Johnson, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, Sunny McDon,

Rabiu, Dangote, others join at Kano dry port launching

ALHAJI Aliko Dangote, the Chairman Dangote group, Alhaji Abdul Samad Rabiu, CEO of BUA Group, and host of others from the business community will join Abdullahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Aliko Dangote, Abdul Samad Rabiu,

Dala dry port will make Kano hub of domestic, international trade -Commissioner

THE Commissioner of Information, Kano State, Mohammed Garba, says the Dala Dry port will  make Kano a hub of domestic and international trade.   Garba, in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, Mohammed Garba,

Worries about adverse effect of social media on youths

By Ige Adekunle, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Though social media technologies and digital channels facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas or interests and other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dr Garba Abari, Dr David Oyedepo, Dr Akanni Agboola,

NAFDAC urges Nigerians to steer clear of unregistered drugs, consumables

 THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged Nigerians to desist from patronising unregistered drugs and other consumables. The Coordinator of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: NAFDAC,Mr Garba Adamu,

Businessman in court over alleged N10m fraud

A 45-year-old businessman, Simon Martins, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N10 million fraud. Martins was charged with criminal breach of trust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: E.K. Garba,Simon Martins,Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kingsley Blessed,

Zulum felicitates with Shehu of Borno on his 13th anniversary on throne

BABAGANA Umara Zulum, Borno State Governor, has described the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin Elkanemi, as a true leader who stays with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 410 times

Tags: Malam Isa Gusau, Babagana Umara Zulum, Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin Elkanemi

Sevilla offers N9bn for Umar Sadiq

SPANISH La Liga giant, Sevilla are reportedly interested in the signing of Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq who currently plays for Almeria and has been superb so... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Sevilla, Umar Sadiq, Barcelona

FEC approves N3.52bn for aviation equipment at Lagos, Abuja, Kano airports

THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N3,523,592,079 for procurement of equipment for Abuja, Lagos and Kano international airports under the Ministry of Aviation. Laolu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, Hadi Sirika, Laolu Akande, Yemi Osinbajo

Alleged Money Laundering: Ex-Chief of Air Staff to know fate March 17

JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, fixed March 17 for judgment in the remaining one count charge of money laundering levelled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, Mohammed Umar,

Buhari approves $8.5m to evacuates 5,000 Nigerians from Ukraine

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved $8.5 million for immediate evacuation of about 5,000 Nigerians caught in Russia, Ukraine war. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Air Peace, Max Air airlines, President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, Zubairu Dada, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo,

2023 general elections will be acceptable to all–Buhari’s Aide

MR Umar El-Yakub, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matter (House of Representatives), says 2023 general elections will be acceptable to all.El-Yakub... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Umar El-Yakub, National Assembly Matter (House of Representatives),

Alleged torture: Woman demands N10m compensation from police

A petitioner, Mrs Blessing Orji, has demanded an apology and N10million compensation from the police for alleged torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. Orji made this known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Garba Tetengi, Justice Suleiman Galadima,

Panel orders police to show cause for disobeying orders

AN independent investigation panel has ordered the police to show cause why they have failed to obey its orders in a petition filed by Mrs Nnena... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Mr Garba Tetengi, Chino Obiagwu, Mr Kenneth Ogbochua, Suleiman Galadima, ASP M.Obiozor, Sunday Okpe, SARS Awkuzu, Uzi Emeana National Human Rights Commission,

Nigeria has huge mineral investment opportunities — minister

Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says Nigeria has huge investment opportunities in the mining and minerals sector. Adegbite said this in a statement issued by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Investment Promotion and Mineral Trade, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Yunusa Mohammed, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, Mr Francis Nwokedi, Mrs Etore Thomas, Mr Abdulrazaz Garba,

Court remands 2 friends for allegedly stabbing their neighbour

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday ordered that two friends be remanded in the Nigeria Correctional Service custody in Suleja for allegedly stabbing their neighbour. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Sani Umar,

Pantami, Danbatta lead Nigerian delegation to MWC 2022

...meet with US Delegation, OEMs, Others THE Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, accompanied by the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Danbatta, World Economic Forum, EDISON Alliance

#EndSARS: Judicial panel makes more recovery

THE Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by the defunct SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police Force has recovered a vehicle belonging to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Garba Tetengi, Justice Sulieman Galadima, Chibuzo Ezike, Ngozika Ihuoma

4 civil servants fired in Kano for misconduct

THE Kano State Government has dismissed four staff members of the Bureau for Land Management for allegedly selling public landed properties. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Baba Audu, Audu Aliyu, Abdullahi Idris, Abdulmuminu Usman-Magami, Muhammad Garba

Kano dismisses 4 civil servants over alleged misconduct

THE Kano State Government has dismissed four staff members of the Bureau for Land Management for allegedly selling public landed properties. This is contained in a  statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Mr Muhammad Garba, Mr Audu Aliyu, Baba Audu.

EndSARS: Petitioner demands N100m from police over brother’s death

HASSAN Sani-Musa, a petitioner, on Tuesday, demanded for N100 million from the Police over his brother’s alleged extrajudicial killing. Sani-Musa, made the demand while testifying before the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Garba Tetengi, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Kenneth Ogbuchuwa, Abdulkarim Maude, Khalid Nuhu, Abba Adamu, Hassan Sani-Musa

APC governors say March 26 convention date remains sacrosanct

ATIKU Bagudu, the Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, and Governor of Kebbi State, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will not shift... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Nkem Okeke, Umar Ganduje, Sani Bello, Dapo Abiodun, Gboyega Oyetola, Hope Uzodinma, Yahaya Bello, Abubakar Badaru, Nasir el-Rufai, Aminu Masari, Kayode Fayemi, Atiku Bagudu, Muhammadu Buhari

NCC to strengthen AOL administration with new revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, is set to deploy new  Revenue Assurance Solution, RAS, in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust Annual Operating Levy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Edoyemi Ogoh, Isa Ali Ibrahim, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, NCC

Ganduje gives stern warning to herders against kidnapping, banditry

ABDULLAHI Umar Ganduje, Kano State governor, has warned Fulani herders  to desist from cattle rustling or risk death penalty or life sentence. Ganduje said, “Anybody who is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Electricity Bill 2022 will weaken Power ministry’s supervisory authority - Minister

THE Ministry of Power says some sections in the new Electricity Bill 2022 will dilute the powers of the ministry to effectively supervise agencies under it. Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Aliyu, Sen.Gabriel Suswam, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, NERC, Dr.Sanusi Garba,

NCC unwavering in deploying revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is unwavering in its commitment to deploy a Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Edoyemi Ogoh, Reuben Muoka, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim,

How China is re-colonising Nigeria (part 2)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN. THE CATCH (Continues) INTRODUCTION LAST week, we commenced this discourse on how China, under the guise of helping developing and underdeveloped countries, is actually re-colonizing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ahmed Ojikutu,

PPP will reduce govt. burden on space programmes – Director

THE Centre for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD) has said that Public Private Partnerships (PPP) will ease space technology development in the country. Dr Sadiq Umar, Acting-Director of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Centre for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD), Public Private Partnerships (PPP), Dr Sadiq Umar,

Insecurity: Perm Sec tasks security agencies on intelligence sharing

THE Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuaibu Belgore, has urged the military and other security agencies to develop a robust system of timely sharing of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: NARC, retired Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab, Dr Shuaibu Belgore,

Alleged bike thief set ablaze in Abuja

AN alleged motorcycle snatcher was on Saturday burnt to death by a mob in Kurudu community of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. Kurudu is in Karu District... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Umar Idris, DSP Josephine Adeh

Businessman docked for failing to produce offenders

A businessman, Nasiru Umar, who stood as a surety for two defendants, was on Monday docked in a Kano Magistrates’ Court for failure to produce them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Insp Elias Ekainu, Nasiru Umar

In Niger, bandits take newlywed brides

BANDITS abducted newly wedded brides in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State at the weekend. Daily Trust gathered that the gunmen, who first raided about 10... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Emmanuel Umar, Yakubu Mohammed, Danjuma Dabban

Niger government adopts new approach to tackle insecurity

NIGER State Government on Sunday says it is using a kinetic and non-kinetic approach in tackling insecurity bedevilling some parts of the state.  Emmanuel Umar, the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Emmanuel Umar, Abubakar Sani-Bello

Niger Govt. restrategises to tackle insecurity

 Niger state government on Sunday says it is using kinetic and non-kinetic approach in tackling insecurity bedeviling some parts of the state.   Mr Emmanuel Umar, the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Mr Emmanuel Umar

NCC  showcases sponsored prototypes in indigenous tech development 

 THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given concrete expression to the Federal Government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector. The NCC demonstrated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,

Malami endorses APC factional chairman in Sokoto State

THE Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), has endorsed factional Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto State,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Rep. Balarabe Salame, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, Alhaji Aminu Manya,

War: Presidency reacts to inhuman, discriminatory treatments of Nigerians, others in Ukraine

 THE Presidency has frowned at the reported inhuman and discriminatory treatments of Nigerians and other citizens of African countries, who are being denied the same right... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu,

Osun primary: Why Aregbesola’s man’s appeal was dismissed, by APC panel

THE Appeal Committee raised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the Osun State governorship primary has explained why it threw out the petition of an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bayo Aina, Rt. Hon. Suraju Adekunbi; Sen. Binta Masi Garba; Rt. Hon. Eugene Odo, Saad  Birnin-Kudu, Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Sen. John James Akpanudo

NCC sets pace in FG’s indigenous Tech development policy

… showcases sponsored prototypesTHE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given concrete expression to the federal government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector.The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: NCC, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, NPPIC, Prof. Adeolu Akande,

Court slams N2m bail on man for alleged trespass

A Kano Magistrates’ Court Friday admitted 35-year-old Hassan Abdul to bail with N2 million for allegedly trespassing and breaking a container shop estimated at N4 million. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Hassan Abdul, Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, Auwalu Abdullahi, Mr Elias Ekainu,

Teenager gets 12 Strokes of cane for receiving stolen phone

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Friday, sentenced a 17-year-old to 12 strokes of the cane  for receiving a stolen phone worth N45,000. Abdulsalam, who pleaded... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Farouk Ibrahim-Umar,

Buhari, Gowon, governors hail Fayemi at book presentation

PRESIDENT Mohammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerian leaders to endeavour to share their experiences and vision through published work and regularly engage in discussions that centre... Read more

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NCC to deploy Revenue Assurance Solution to block leakages

 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is going to deploy Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) to monitor revenue generated by its licensees in a bid to... Read more

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Contributory Pension Scheme can solve challenges of Police pension - PenCom

THE National Pension Commission, PenCom, has said that the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, has provisions that can address the challenges being faced by personnel of the... Read more

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Return Nigeria's artefacts in your possession, Buhari appeals to nations

IN the aftermath of the return of two important Nigerian artefacts from Britain, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to nations, institutions and bodies, both private and... Read more

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Buhari demands return of more Nigeria’s Artefacts from abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to nations, institutions and bodies, both private and public, to return Nigeria’s artefacts in their possession. Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in... Read more

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NCC committed to tackling telecom infrastructure deficit – Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is irrevocably committed to the implementation of various regulatory initiatives and programmes, in collaboration with all stakeholders in the telecom ecosystem,... Read more

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AfricaNXT confab objective aligns with NCC’s vision of technology-driven prosperity for Africa 

  ...as Danbatta pledges to sustain participation and support for the Conference The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its faith in the vision of the AfricaNEXT Conference... Read more

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FG gives NCC 6 months deadline to get innovative solutions in ICT

THE Federal Government on Monday gave six months deadline to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to come up with innovative solutions in Information Communications Technology (ICT). Prof.... Read more

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Teenager docked for allegedly stealing chairs from school

An 18-year-old applicant, Mamma Aminu, was on Monday docked in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly stealing chairs from a primary school. The police charged... Read more

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Court gives MRA permission to Sue AGF over failure to make regulations for implementation of Anti-Torture Act

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted Media Rights Agenda, MRA, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Attorney General of... Read more

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NNPC Weekly: Company expects 2.3 billion litres of PMS to stabilise distribution

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited started its week with an assurance to Nigerians that the distribution of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) would soon normalise... Read more

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FCTA, NCC partner on 5G broadband deployment in FCT

MALAM Muhammad Bello, the FCT Minister, has expressed the readiness of the FCT Administration to partner with the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, on deployment of 5G... Read more

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Niger governor visits IDPs, expresses readiness to end banditry

THE Niger State government has assured the people of its commitment towards ending banditry. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello gave the assurance while distributing food and non-food items... Read more

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Buhari welcomes Nigeria’s designation as vaccine manufacture base

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Brussels, Belgium, welcomed the designation of Nigeria as one of the six countries in Africa designated as manufacturing bases for... Read more

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Bauchi Police warn people with prohibited firearms to surrender them.

THE Bauchi  Police Command has warned people in possession of illegal firearms, to surrender them to the police or face the wrath of the law in... Read more

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ABG Group to launch Driver Ownership Scheme to empower youths

THE Alhaji Bawa Garba, ABG, Group of companies has unveiled its new venture, the Driver Ownership Scheme, a project meant to promote employment and curb youth... Read more

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17 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

 NO fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death on Friday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a tanker at Isara Bridge on the... Read more

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2023: IBB canvases for youths in Nigerian leadership

FORMER military president General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, has advocated for the younger generation to take over power considering the global realities that put them in... Read more

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Kano APC crisis: Shekarau supporters go to supreme court

THE faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State, which has Ahmadu Haruna Zago as its state chairman, says it will proceed to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Malam Muhammad Garba, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau, Haruna Tsammani, Ahmadu Haruna Zago, Abdullahi Ganduje

Buhari seek European support to place weighty sanctions for coups in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Brussels, Belgium called on European leaders as partners in promoting democracy and good governance to lend their weight behind measures put... Read more

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Nigeria, Algeria, S/Africa, Ethiopia maps strategies to solve conflicts in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia have resolved to strengthen the platform for... Read more

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Buhari, ”G4” members evolve new strategies for conflict resolution in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia under the auspices of the “G4” have... Read more

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Anambra Congress: PDP directs interested caretaker committee members to resign

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed any member of its Caretaker Committee members in Anambra interested in contesting for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

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300,000 N-Power exited beneficiaries to get CBN loan soon

THE Federal Government has stated about 300,000 N-Power exited beneficiaries will enjoy loan facilities from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) after vocational training. The Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

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N5,000 conditional cash transfer changes status – FG

THE Federal Government has said those that write off its N5,000 monthly national cash transfer to poor and vulnerable households across the nation as insufficient are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

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Ganduje extends hand of unity to Shekarau, others

A few hours after emerging victorious at the Court of Appeal, Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has extended a hand of unity to his rival... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

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1,000 informal businesses to get free registration in the FCT

INFORMAL businesses in the FCT will soon be registered as the Abuja Enterprise Agency, AEA, seeks partnership with the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC. The AEA plans to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

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Ganduje sweeps Kano APC from Shekarau faction

THE Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the judgment of an FCT High Court which validated the ward and local government congresses conducted by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

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Buhari congratulates Bawa Garba @ 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated versatile entrepreneur, Alhaji Bawa Garba (ABG), on his 80th birthday. In a congratulatory message issued by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Thursday... Read more

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Buhari celebrates El-Rufai@62, says Kaduna is doing well under you

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says Kaduna State is doing very well many areas in spite of the challenges facing it. He said this in a statement Wednesday by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

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Senate draws attention to Obasanjo over abandoned N400bn health center project

THE Senate has mandated the Committees on Health, Primary Health Care and Communicable Disease, Works, and Housing to investigate the abandoned N400 billion naira National Primary... Read more

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Woman drags partner to court for refusing to acknowledge marriage

 A businesswoman, Khadija Muhammad on Wednesday dragged her husband, Umar Abdullahi to a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna for allegedly refusing to acknowledge their union. She... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

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Senate probes abandoned N400bn National Primary Health Project

THE Senate is probing the abandoned N400 billion National Primary HealthCentre Project to determine the status of the 100 per cent project funds warehoused with the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

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Surety bags 5 months’ imprisonment for impersonation, forgery

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Wednesday sentenced one Gabriel Victor to five months’ imprisonment for forging a document to stand as surety... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

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ABU threatens to drag El-Rufai to court over land encroachment

THE management of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria has threatened to begin contempt proceedings against Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State over the encroachment of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

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NOA tasks Nigerians on unity, peaceful coexistence

The National Orientation Agency  (NOA) implored Nigerians to imbibe  and propagate national unity and interest as well as peaceful co-existence of the country. The Director-General of NOA,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

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Zakkat: Kazaure Emirate disburses 12m to 2,720 needy

The Kazaure Emirate Council in Jigawa, has distributed food stuff and livestock worth N12 million to 2,720 needy in the area. The emirates’ spokesperson, Malam Gambo Garba,... Read more

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NPHCDA rejects COVID-19 vaccine doses with less than 6 months expiry date from GAVI

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has rejected COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, because the vaccines will expire in less... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 153 times

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NCC demonstrates world class excellence by setting pace on 5G in Africa – NIEEE

THE Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, NIEEE, has lauded the leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, for setting the pace of 5G deployment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

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Police mop up illegal arms in Bauchi

 The Police in Bauchi has mopped up cache of arms and ammunition in the last six months as part of efforts to provide maximum security in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

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Court refers alleged defamation case to police for investigation

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday referred alleged defamation case preferred against a landlady, Lydia Yakubu to the police for proper investigation.   Yakubu was... Read more

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Police nab Army personnel with 81 parcels of cannabis in Bauchi

THE Bauchi Command of the Nigeria Police has paraded suspected army personnel in possession of 81 parcels of cannabis during a stop and search operation in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

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Ogun: FRSC arrested 4,000 offenders in 2021, says official

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that it apprehended no fewer than 4,000 offenders for speed limit device violations in Ogun in 2021. The... Read more

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Ogun: FRSC arrested 4,000 offenders in 2021, says official

 THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that it apprehended no fewer than 4,000 offenders for speed limit device violations in Ogun in 2021.   The... Read more

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Unemployed man jailed 4 months for stealing friend’s phone

 AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada FCT, on Tuesday sentenced a 30-year-old unemployed man, Idris Dada, to four months imprisonment for stealing a cell phone worth... Read more

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2023: Ohuabunwa pledges commitment to end insecurity, transform Nigeria

SAM Obuabunwa, the Convener of the New Nigeria Group, NNG, has pledged commitment to end insecurity and transform the country, if voted as a President of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

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NJI, NCC renew commitment to training of judges on intellectual property

THE Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, and the National Judicial Institute, NJI, have agreed to intensify their collaboration in the training of judges to enhance the adjudication of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

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Buhari approves appointment of Sani Zorro as SSA to First Lady, disengages others

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Sani Zorro, journalist, and former lawmaker as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs and Strategy, Office of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

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PDP postpones North-west zonal congress

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its North-West Zonal Congress earlier slated for Saturday, Feb. 12. The party in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

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APC Convention: 24 yr-old Obidike set to become National Youth Leader

HON. Obidike Chukwuebuka has shown preparedness to become the All Progressives Congress National Youth Leader. Obidike has promised to employ strong powers of negotiation, interpersonal communication skills,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 263 times

Tags: APC, HON. Obidike Chukwuebuka, Rt Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, ‘Dan Amanar Daura’, HRH Faruk Umar Faruk

Kebbi commences verification, payment of gratuity- HoS

KEBBI State has commenced verification and payment of gratuity balance to civil servants in the state, who retired 2017/2018.   Alhaji Sufiyanu Garba-Bena, the Kebbi State Acting Head of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Sufiyanu Garba-Bena, Atiku Bagudu

Power: NERC laments infrastructure deficits, wide metering gap

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Friday, lamented that the issues of infrastructure deficits and challenges of metering gap have compounded its woe of addressing the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Sanusi Garba, NERC, FCCPC,

Media will remain NCC’s strategic partners – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Communications Commission,  Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that the mass media, whether print, broadcast, online or... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: NCA, Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC

Minister inaugurates REA Governing Board, urges electrification of rural communities

GODDY Jedy-Agba, the Minister of State for Power, has urged the newly inaugurated Governing Board of Rural Electrification Agency, REA, to ensure more rural communities benefitted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nebeolisa Anako, Muhammadu Buhari, Sanusi Ohiare, Abdullahi Garba, Catherine Ajibike, Chidi Nwogu, Michael Oluwagbemi, Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad, Abdulazeez Musa Yar’Adua, Goddy Jedy-Agba

Those behind importation of substandard fuel must be held accountable, Buhari vows

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday ordered that producers and providers of consumable products be held accountable for substandard services and products sold by them. The President's order came... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 150 times

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Akko Emirate in Gombe State collaborates with police to fight crime.

 Akko Emirate Council in Gombe State says it is collaborating with the police to tackle insecurity and other crimes in the area. Alhaji Umar Atiku, Emir of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

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Statutory Adamawa delegates endorse Salihu Mustapha as APC’s National Chairman

STOTUTORY Adamawa delegates to the Feb. 26 national convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have promised to support Malam Saliu Mustapha’s quest for the national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Umar Yapak, Mr Dapo Okubanjo, Malam Saliu Mustapha

Media remains our strategic partners – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of  Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has said that the mass media, whether print, broadcast,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Kirk Leigh, Fadilah Ismail, Bayo Amodu, Cees Harmon

2023: Ameachi’s turbaning and the unfolding politics in APC

by GODWIN ENNA       THE turbaning of the minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi as ‘the Dan-Amanar of Daura’ in Daura, Katsina State, the home... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Farouk Umar Farouk, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Buhari condoles with Emir of Maradun over wife’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Emir of Maradun, Alhaji Garba Tambari, over the death of his first wife, Hajiya Rabi Garba.   The president, in a condolence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

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Buhari condoles with Emir of Maradun over wife’s death

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Emir of Maradun, Alhaji Garba Tambari, over the death of his first wife, Hajiya Rabi Garba. The president, in a condolence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Hajiya Rabi Garba, Alhaji Garba Tambari, Muhammadu Buhari

Emir of Kano unveils youth, women political inclusion campaign

ALHAJI Aminu Ado-Bayero, the Emir of Kano, In Wednesday unveiled a  “We-You Pro campaign on Youths and Women inclusion in Politics.   The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Malam Abbas Ibrahim, Malam Salisu Umar, Ene Obi, Alhaji Habibu Dankadai, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero

Aisha Buhari pays congratulatory visit to Amaechi over Daura chieftaincy title

FIRST Lady Aisha Buhari has paid a congratulatory visit to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who received the traditional title of Dan Amanar Daura (trusted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, Aisha Buhari, Alhaji Nasiru Haladu Danu, Umar Faruk Umar,

Kano State Govt lauds Sassakawa Africa for transformation in agriculture

THE Kano State Government has lauded the Sassakawa Africa Association, SAA, for the rapid transformation recorded in agriculture in the state.   Nasiru Gawuna, the state Deputy Governor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Ibrahim Garba, Sani Miko, Junaidu Yakubu, Alhaji Balarabe Hassan, Nasiru Gawuna

Customs deploys 37 comptrollers

THE Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has approved the deployment of 37 comptrollers to various Units, Departments and Commands across the country. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: KD Ilesanmi, AC Ayalogu, M Dansakwa, AA Umar, T Tachio, LM Mark, KC Egwuh, MA Umar, A Dappa-Williams, BA Jaiyeoba, Joseph Attah, SI Bomodi, Hameed Ali

Pastor docked over alleged impersonation, forgery, fraud

MOSES Ayantoye, a Pastor with the Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, Oke-Ife in Agbowo area of Ibadan, was on Tuesday docked before an Oyo State High Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: R. Akintola, A. R. Daramola, P.I. Ajoku, Ajakaye Mohammed Umar, Moses Ayantoye, Michael Lana

Be concerned about your successor, stakeholders urges Buhari

SOME stakeholders have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure a successor that would sustain the many legacies he had achieved during his administration. They said this during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Ibrahim Bapetel, Ron Verreneault, Mainasara Umar, Ita Enang, Muhammadu Buhari

Cannibalism: Zamfara court adjourns case, remands suspects

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gusau on Tuesday adjourned the case against Abdulshakur Tukur and four others, allegedly found in possession of human parts, to  March... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Abdulshakur Tukur, Ali Aliyu, Aminu Baba, Nura Usman, SP Muhammed Jafar, Department of Public Prosecution, Sa’ad Garba

Civil servant docked for alleged criminal trespass

A 38-year-old civil servant, Zakari Isah, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada FCT, Abuja, for alleged criminal trespass. The police charged Isah who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

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Fashion designer jailed 3 years for abducting, defiling minor

An Upper Area Court sitting in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday sentenced a 22-year-old fashion designer, Kelvin Moses to three years imprisonment for abducting and defiling a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

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Kano APC crisis continues as Shekarau insists on equal power sharing

LEADER of the G7 faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, has said the recent reconciliatory moves between his group and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Alhaji Shehu Dalhatu, Sha’aban Sharad, Haruna l. Dederi, Nasiru Abduwa Gabasawa, Tijjani Abdulkadir Jobe, Barau Jibrin, Mai Mala Buni, Ibrahim Shekarau, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano APC crisis: Party sets up 5-man, upholds Ganduje as party leader

THE National Secretariat of the APC has set up a five-man “National/State Joint Supervisory Committee” to implement the template to resolve the lingering crisis in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Abba Ali, Yakubu Dogara, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, Abdullahi Gashua, Abdullahii Umar Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau

2023 Presidency: How far can Amaechi go?

THE weekend turbaning of Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi as the Dan Amanar Daura, by the 60th Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Faruk Umar Faruk, APC, Dan Amanar Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari

APC Sets Up Peace Committee In Kano, Reinstates Ganduje As Party Leader

THE National Secretariat of the APC has set up a five-man “National/State Joint Supervisory Committee” to implement the template to resolve the lingering crisis in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Yakubu Dogara, Senator Abba Ali, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau., APC, Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle, Governor Abdullahii Umar Ganduje,

Hanifa: Let justice prevail, re-open private schools

THE recent tragic kidnap and murder of five-year-old Miss Hanifa Abubakar by her teacher, Abdulmalik Tanko, in Kano, elicited a number of knee-jerk reactions by people... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Abdulmalik Tanko, Governor Umar Ganduje

Presidency condemns Financial Times’ article on Nigeria

THE Presidency has criticised the wrong perceptions in David Piling’s article on Nigeria published by the Financial Times on Jan. 31. Malam Garba Shehu, one of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

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Borno council commences construction of constituency offices for Councillors

THE Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, MMC, has commenced the construction of Constituency offices for Councillors in each of the 15 wards of the council. Leader of the MMC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Babagana Zulum, Alhaji Ali Bolori, Umar Mustafa

Jigawa federal lawmaker empowers 20 PWDs with tricycles, lays foundation for maternity ward

MAGAJI Da’u (APC Birnin Kudu/Buji Federal Constituency) in Jigawa, has distributed tricycles to 20 Persons With Disabilities, PWDs, in his constituency, to enable them move around... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Malam Umar Namadi,  Muhammad Badaru, Abdullahi Muhammad, Sale Baba, MAGAJI Da’u

Kano: Teachers’ retirement age to be revised as government sets committee

KANO state Executive Council has approved the constitution of a committee to draft a harmonized retirement age for teachers in the state, effective January 2022. It, however,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Malam Muhammad Garba,

Yobe lawmaker sponsors community devt. projects, empowers women, farmers

ALHAJI Ibrahim Umar, member representing Potiskum-Nangere in the House of Representatives, has sponsored some community development projects and empowered women and youths in his constituency. Umar Salisu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Rajab Muhammad, Ibrahim Umar, Umar Salisu

COAS visits Biu, Buratai, hails troops’ resilience, sacrifice

Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, has lauded the troops of Operation Hadin Kai for resilience, commitment and sacrifice in  ongoing fight against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Alhaji Mustapha Umar, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, COAS

Wheat farmers in Bauchi applaud FG’s anchor borrowers programme

Dry Season Wheat Farmers in Bauchi State, on Thursday applauded the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) intervention in their farming activities. A cross session of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alhaji Alhasan Samaila, Babangida Garba,

CVR: INEC deploys 19 additional IVEDs to Kwara

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has deployed 19 INEC Enrolment Device (IVED) machines to beef up the registration of voters in Kwara. Alhaji Waheed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Alhaji Waheed Ganiyu, INEC, Malam Garba Madami,

Amaechi deserves our traditional title, says Emir of Daura

THE Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq Umar, has described the proposed conferment of a traditional title on the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Saturday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, Alhaji Umar Farouq Umar, Alhaji Ahmad Diddiri Ahmad,

Maid docked for allegedly stealing jewellery worth N1.5m

 A 27-year-old maid, Nana Garba, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing jewellery worth N1.5mullion from her employer. The police charged the defendant,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Nana Garba,

Bandits take family members of ASUU chairman

BANDITS have abducted five family members of Malam Abdurrahman Adamu, the chairman of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, of the Federal University Gusau in Zamfara... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mallam Umar Usman, ASUU, Malam Abdurrahman Adamu

All hail Amaechi, the Dan Amanar Daura

ON Saturday, February 5, 2022, all roads will lead to Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, where the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, will be turbaned as the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Chibuike Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari, Umar Farouk Umar,

Kwara bids for Air Force school in the state

ABDULRAHMAN AbdulRazaq, Kwara State governor said the administration would make a strong push for the establishment of Air Force Comprehensive Secondary School to complement the existing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Garba Ibrahim Jibia, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Air Force

FCT decries persistence violation of building rules, regulations by developers

UMAR Shuaibu, the Coordinator of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council AMMC, on Wednesday, in Abuja decried the persistent violation of building rules and regulations by many... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Umar Shuaibu, Muktar Galadima

FG provides 500 wells, pumping machines for irrigation in Katsina

THE Federal Government has constructed 500 tube wells and distributed 500 pumping machines to farmers in Rogogo Village in Zango Local Government Area of Katsina State. Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Muhammad Na-Kande, Alhaji Idi Umar, Alhaji Tasi’u Maigari, Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Bashir Zango,

24,000 Nigerians missing,says Int’l Red Cross

24,000 Nigerians are reported missing and being traced by their families, according to the International Committee of Red Cross, ICRC. Also,a total of 2.2 million persons in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: ICRC, Gilles Carbonnier, Sadiya Umar Farouq

Insecurity: Police strengthen synergy with security agencies in Yobe

THE Police Command in Yobe says it will strengthen collaboration with sister security agencies and other stakeholders to fight crimes in the state. Haruna Garba, the commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Haruna Garba, NPF

Bauchi Fire Service urges govt to provide fire fighting trucks, equipment

THE Bauchi State Fire Service has urged the state government to provide fire fighting vehicles and other equipment to enhance emergency response services in the state. Bala... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Bala Garba

Guinea-Bissau coup: Buhari speaks to president, condemns abortive coup

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday evening spoke with Umaro Sissoco Embalo, shortly after the Guinea-Bissau leader survived a military attempt to overthrow his government. President Buhari in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Umaro Sissoco Embalo, Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

2 die, 1 injured in Ogun lone accident

 The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday said two persons lost their lives and one other seriously injured in a lone accident at Olomore Bridge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar,

Ortom lied on clearing salary, pension arrears- BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Benue Governor of not being truthful about the payment of accumulated salaries, pensions and gratuities owed civil servants... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Niyi Akinsiju, Cassidy Madueke, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Governor Ortom, Garba Shehu,

Governors, Lawmakers conflict over clauses in the electoral bill

THE clash between governors and federal lawmakers over two new clauses may affect the signing of the re-amended electoral bill, Daily Trust reports. The National Assembly had on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Umar Gwandu, Abubakar Malami, Professor Paul Ananaba, Kamilu Sani Fage, Yusuf Yusuf, Walid Jibrin, Yahaya Abdullahi, Ovie Omo-Agege, Ahmad Lawan, Ndudi Elumelu, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Daily Trust, Muhamma

2 die in tanker explosion on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

 The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Wednesday that two persons died in a tanker explosion on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.   The Sector... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Mr Ahmed Umar

Soot pollution in Rivers: Navy destroys 44 illegal refineries

THE Nigerian Navy has destroyed 44 illegal refineries, recovered about two million litres of suspected stolen crude oil and adulterated diesel as well as apprehended 13... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Charles Briggs, Rowland Sekibo, Awwal Gambo, Abdullahi Ahmed, Umar Sidi

Coordinated cargo examination to address corrupt practices at ports – Fadipe

MOSES Fadipe, National Coordinator, Port Standing Task Team, PSTT, on Tuesday said that a coordinated cargo examination would address corrupt practices at the ports. Fadipe made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Abubakar Umar, Mohammed Mustapha, Moses Fadipe

NBBF elections create confusion as 2 emerge presidents in Abuja, Benin

THE protracted leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, took a new dimension yesterday with the emergence of two presidents for the game of slam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Musa Kida, Tijjani Umar, Babatunde Ogunade, Musa Kida, Osita Okechukwu, Mark D Ball, Igoche Mark, Mark Mentors

Kano commissioner’s 24-year-old son goes missing

THERE is apprehension among the family members of Zahrau Muhammad Umar, the Kano State Commissioner for Women Affairs, following the disappearance of her 24-year old son,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Hajiya Zainab Danja, Daily Trust, City News, Zahrau Muhammad Umar, Abdulrahman Abdu Usman

DisCos faces banks over N820bn debts after 9 years

SOME banks are working hard to take over 60 per cent stakes in some power Distribution Companies (DisCos) from the core investors for failing to repay... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Law Practice, Dr Ayodele Oni, Funke Osibodu, Haruna Garba, Daily Trust, Jamil Gwamna

Governor evacuated by helicopter as gridlock hits Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

GOVERNOR Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger was evacuated by a helicopter when his convoy was stuck in a gridlock on the Abuja-Kaduna highway on Sunday. The governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Garba Datti Mohammed, FRSC, Bisi Kazeem, Mary Noel-Berje, Ahmed Nuhu Bamali

Muazu Magaji's loyalists storm Kano court over court's verdict

SEVERAL youths have stormed the Kano Magistrate’s court premises in Nomansland, where the case of Muazu Magaji, the former commissioner of Works, is taking place.   The youth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Aminu Gabari, Muazu Magaji

Ganduje’s critic, Mu’azu Magaji goes to prison

A Magistrate’s Court sitting at Nomansland area of Kano, has remanded Mu’azu Magaji, a former Kano state commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, at a correctional centre... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Gazzali Ahmad, Aminu Gabari, Daily Trust, Mu’azu Magaji, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Presidency explains why Buhari canceled trip to Zamfara by road

THE presidency has given further clarification on the bad weather which forced the cancellation of the visit to Zamfara State on Thursday by President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari

Canceled Zamfara visit: Stop being mischievous, presidency tells PDP

THE Presidency says the Peoples Democratic Party’s, PDP, position on the aborted visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Zamfara on Thursday is an act that smacks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Benefits to come soon from governor Tambuwal's visit to AfDB

SOKOTO state will in no distant future benefit from the African Development Bank, AfDB, $20 billion DESERT TO POWER initiative intended to provide on-grid and off-grid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Dr. Muhammad Ali Inname, Professor Abdulkadir Junaidu, Muhammad Ali Inname, Honourable Abdussamad Dasuki, Bashir Garba, Professors Abdulkadir Junaidu, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Akinwunmi Adesina

Food Security: focusing on agricultural research and renaissance in Nigeria

WITH the renewed focus by the Federal Government to revamp the non- oil sector of the Nigeria economy; the agro-industry is seen by many observers to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Ajeigbe, Mr Ezeikel Mam, Prof. Garba Sharubutu, President, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Mr Isiadinso Obialuju,

INEC seeks police collaboration in Kwara ahead of 2023 poll

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has called for enhanced collaboration with the Police towards ensuring peaceful conduct of the 2023 general elections in the country. Garba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Garba Madami,

Veteran says ADR crucial to prevent conflict, build peace

RETIRED Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab, the Director-General, Nigerian Army Resource Centre, NARC, says adoption of Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR mechanism is essential in conflict prevention and peace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Josephine Kachikwu, Segun Ogunyannwo, Garba Wahab

Family of fire victims in Kano gets relief materials

THE Kano State Emergency Agency, SEMA, on Friday, donated some relief materials to the family of Late Anwar Yahaya, whose house was gutted by fire, on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Haruna Isa, Umar Yahaya, Saleh Jili, Abdullahi Ganduje

Muaz Magaji gets into trouble over a social media picture

A lawyer has attributed the arrest and detention of Muaz Magaji, a former commissioner of works in the state, to an alleged defamatory picture he posted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Ibrahim Shekarau, APC, Salahudeen Dalhatu, Abdul Abdul, Daily Trust, Aminu Gabari, Adekunle Taiye Falola, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, Muaz Magaji, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Final-year student of BUK found dead in hostel

A final-year student of the Department of Library and Information Science of Bayero University Kano, BUK, is dead. The student, according to a statement issued by Lamara... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Professor Sagir Adamu Abbas, Babangida Ahmed, Lamara Garba, Bayero University Kano

Fake News: NITDA trains 40 journalists on digital journalism, fact-checking

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has trained 40 media practitioners and social media influencers on digital journalism and fact- checking, to stem the tide of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Hajiya Hadiza Umar,

Muazu Magaji’s friend tells how he was ‘flown to Kano at midnight’

THE Kano state police Command has confirmed that Muazu Magaji, a critic of Kano state government, is in custody. Daily Trust gathered that Magaji, a former commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: APC, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, Ahmad Sajoh, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Muazu Magaji, Daily Trust

Taskforce recovers 500 stolen animals in Niger

FIVE hundred animals have been intercepted by the Joint Taskforce Operations in Niger following an onslaught against terrorists in the State. The Joint Taskforce intercepted the animals... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Emmanuel Umar,

NSCDC to train INEC security personnel in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has pledged to train security personnel of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara. NSCDC state commandant, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, Inter Agencies Committee on Elec

Task force recovers 500 cow, sheep rustled in Niger state

The joint task force has recovered 500 cows and sheep rustled in Shiroro and Munya Local Government areas of Niger state. Mr Emmanuel Umar, the state Commissioner... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Emmanuel Umar,

PDP fixes Feb. 19 for Lagos State outstanding congress

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved Saturday, Feb. 19, for the conclusion of its outstanding State Congress for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Umar Bature,

NNPC receives $5bn Afreximbank funding for Nigeria’s oil industry

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd has secured a $5 billion corporate finance commitment from the African Export Import Bank to fund major investments in Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Bala Wunti, Lawal Sade, Adokiye Tombomieye, Umar Ajiya, Mele Kyari, Benedict Oramah, African Export Import Bank, Nigerian National Petroleum Company

Kaduna community to get NDE's vocational training

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Kaduna directorate, on Thursday began a life skill training for 20 youths and women in Kudenda community, Kaduna South Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Stanley Bani, Ali Umar, Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Victoria Williams-Dada, National Directorate of Employment

Kaduna: LG chairmen each donate N1m monthly for nutrition intervention

THE chairmen of the 23 Local Government, LG, councils in Kaduna State, have each pledged to release one million naira monthly for nutrition intervention in their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Umar Bambale, Abubakar Buba, NAN

NNPC urges Nigerians not to panic as sufficient fuel is stocked

THE NNPC Ltd. has assured the public that the company has sufficient PMS stock to meet the needs of Nigerians.  "The public is therefore, advised not to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: NNPC, Garba Deen Muhammad,

2023: Is Amaechi President Buhari’s ‘favourite’ successor?

BARRING unforeseen circumstances, Transportation Minister, Mr. Rotimi Chibike Amaechi will on February 5 be turbaned as Dan Amanar Daura (trusted son of Daura) by the Emir... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Umar Farouk Umar, Rotimi Chibike Amaechi, Eric Ojiekwe, Dan Amanar Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NNPC says there is sufficient petrol

NIGERIAN National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Limited yesterday said there is sufficient stock of petrol to meet local demand, calling on the public to desist from panic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Maigandi, IPMAN, Garba Deen Muhammad, NNPC

Garba Shehu reveals who Buhari will hand over to

MALAM Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will hand over to another... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, FEC, APC, Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Construction of roads, bridges gets N64.69bn approval from FEC

THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N64,686,536,230 for the construction of roads and bridges in various parts of the country, including the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Jabi Samuel, Jabi Yakubu, Babatunde Fashola, FEC, Garba Shehu, Malam Mohammed Musa Bello

Aisha Buhari links cancer spread to lack of awareness

AISHA Muhammadu Buhari, the First Lady, has identified lack of awareness as a major factor for the high rate of mortality from cancer in Nigeria. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Gloria Orji, Prof. Adamu Alhassan Umar, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Kano Judiciary disposes 10,507 out of 28,550 cases in 2020/2021 legal year – CJ

THE Kano State judiciary disposed of 10, 5o7 out of the 28, 550 cases in the outgone 2020/2021 Legal Year, the Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir-Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Justice Nura Sagir-Umar, Musa Abdullahi-Lawan, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Mr Aminu Gadanya

Insurgency: Families of 24 abducted in Chibok welcome Zulum

GOVERNOR Babagana Umara Zulum on Monday visited Chibok town over the recent attacks on three communities: Kawtakare, Korohuma and Pemi in the Local government area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Sugun Mai Mele, Nuhu Clark, Aimu Foni, Umar Ibrahim, Babagana Umara Zulum

Kano Judiciary disposes 10,507 out of 28,550 cases in 2020/2021 legal year – CJ

The Kano State judiciary disposed 10, 5o7 out of the 28, 550 cases in the out gone 2020/2021 Legal Year, the Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir-Umar... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Sagir-Umar

You have done nothing good for people of Benue - Presidency attacks Ortom

THE Presidency last night attacked the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom over his comment when he appeared on Arise television programme where he said that Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Mallam Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Adamawa, FG collaborate to revive cocoa farming– commissioner

 The Adamawa state government has in collaboration with the Federal Government initiated plans to resuscitate cocoa farming in the state.   Mr. Umar Daware, Commissioner for Agriculture in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Mr. Umar Daware,

Boko Haram/ISWAP strikes Chibok again, kill four, abduct 24

BOKO Haram/ISWAP terrorists killed four persons and abducted 24 during the recent attack on Chibok communities in Borno State. The chairman of Chibok Local Government Council, Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Umar Ibrahim, Governor Babagana Zulum,

I won’t hesitate to sign death sentence of Hanifa’s killer - Ganduje

…As Aisha Buhari wants the killer to be publicly executed GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State yesterday vowed not to hesitate to sign the death sentence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Abdulmalik Muhammad Tanko, Aisha Buhari, Hanifa Abubakar,

CSOs urges APC, PDP to zone presidency to South

CIVIL Society Organisations, CSOs, under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, Monday, called on the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the leading... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Umar Bature, Iyorchia Ayu, Abubakar Ibrahim, Bassey Etuk Williams, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress, CIVIL Society Organisations

What corps member did to win recognition in Bauchi

OLUWAFOLARANMI Salami, a Corps Member, has executed a community development service, CDS, project worth N360,000 in Gwallameji Nursery and Primary School, in Bauchi local government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Ahmad Garba, Gbemisola Salami, Onyike Ochi, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Oluwafolaranmi Salami

Thugs who assaulted lady over Facebook post under police net

ABDU Umar, the Borno State commissioner of Police, has confirmed the arrest of four political thugs who attacked and brutalised Fadila Abdulrahman, a female resident of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Satomi Ahmed, Sa’adu Suleiman Nakande, Leadership, Ahmad Satomi Grema, Facebook, Babagana Umara Zulum, Ali D. Shettima, Mala Mohammed, Nasiru Abubakar, Bello Musa, Abdu Umar, Fadila Abdulrahman

Super Eagles fail to shine against Tunisia, crash out of AFCON

Title favourites Nigeria crashed out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Garoua after a 0-1 loss to Tunisia who now advance... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Super Eagles, Alexander Iwobi, Sadiq Umar for Chukwueze, Ahmed Musa, Joe AriboPeter Olayinka for Awoniyi,

New awards to NCC, Danbatta Underscore Significance of Telecom Contribution to GDP

ON a note that signals a momentous year for the commission, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has already put two awards in its kitty, as it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Tony Elumelu, Ken Nnamani, NCC, Dapo Okubadejo, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

We will secure justice for deceased pupil, Hanifa - Gov Ganduje

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has assured that the state government would continue to meticulously monitor and ensure the prosecution of anyone found culpable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Hanifa Abubakar

IGP orders posting of Abiodun Alabi as new Lagos CP

THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the posting of CP Alabi Sylvester Abiodun to Lagos State Police Command as the new Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: IGP Usman Alkali Baba, CP Alabi Sylvester Abiodun, CP Haruna Gabriel Garba and CP Tajudeen Akinwale Abass

2 die in an accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says two persons died on Friday in an accident involving a Lexus RX45 Jeep and a Mack truck at Fidiwo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar, FRSC

Stakeholders urge commission for persons with disabilities to give account of stewardship

Stakeholders have urged the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWDs) to give account of its efforts on implementation of the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWDs), Mr David Anyaele, Center for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Garba Abari, Mr Daniel Onwe, Associatio

Opponents of Nigeria now wary of invincible Eagles

 MANY Super Eagles’ fans across the city of Ihiala have hailed the National soccer team for ensuring an inspiring finish to their group matches of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Obiageli Okobodo, Okwundu Obiagazie, Emma Okoye, Nduka Ezendu, Kelechi Iheanacho, Umar Sadiq, Chinwendu Ezeadina, Austin Eguavoen

AFCON 2021: Sanusi praises one hundred per cent Super Eagles as Wild Dogs fall

GENERAL Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi has praised the Super Eagles’ buoyant play as Nigeria on Wednesday night became the first country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mohammed Sanusi, Super Eagles, Sadiq Umar, William Ekong

AFCON round of 16: Akanni urges Eguavoen to maintain opening match line up

 Ex-Nigerian international, Waidi Akanni, on Thursday urged Austin Eguavoen, the Interim Manager of the Super Eagles, to stick to his line up in the opening match... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Waidi Akanni, Super Eagles, African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Sadiq Umar, Captain William Troost-Ekong

Nigeria beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in Garoua to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group game

NIGERIA beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in Garoua to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group games. After making eight changes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Guinea-Bissau, Africa Cup of Nations, William Troost-Ekong, Umar Sadiq

2023: Christians Forum names their candidate for presidency

A group, Northern Christians Forum, has endorsed Ahmed Sani Yarima, a former governor of Zamfara state, for President in 2023. Muhammad Garba Commander, the chairman of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Christy M. Bature, Tanko Idris Sulaiman, Ahmed Sani Yarima, Muhammad Garba Commander

Garba Shehu follows Tinubu media support group on twitter

THE Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has started following the Tinubu Media Support Group on Twitter. Shehu, who was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu, Tinubu Media Support Group

Osun PDP gubernatorial screening appeals moved to Monday, Jan. 24

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shifted its Osun State Gubernatorial Screening Appeals, earlier scheduled for Jan. 19, to Monday, Jan. 24. The party disclosed this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Mr Umar Bature,

Revealed: Why many power elite can’t wait for Buhari to leave office

THE Presidency has said the political elite have become wary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s stay in office because he has blocked their free access to public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

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Did ISWAP/Boko Haram attack Buratai Institute, Police Training College in Borno?

CLAIMS THERE were reports that ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists attacked and abducted military and security personnel at Army Research Institute in Buratai and Police Training College in Gwoza,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

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PDP shifts Osun gubernatorial screening appeals to Monday, Jan. 24

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shifted its Osun State Gubernatorial Screening Appeals, earlier scheduled for Jan. 19, to Monday, Jan. 24. The party disclosed this in... Read more

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Buhari condemns UAE attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has denounced as worrisome escalation, the drone strikes in the United Arab Emirates that caused explosions and a deadly fire outside the capital,... Read more

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Danbatta to NCC zonal office Ibadan:  "Don't Rest on Your Oars, Sustain Effective Service Delivery"

STAFF of the Ibadan Zonal Office (IBZO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have been tasked by the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

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Declare war on bandits - Senate to FG

WORRIED by the continued cases of banditry in the country especially in Niger State, with massive killing and wanton destruction of property, the Senate yesterday asked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: bandits, NEMA, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Sadiq Umar

4 die, 12 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

 NO fewer than four persons died on Tuesday while 12 others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mazda bus and Howo truck at the Oniworo... Read more

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FG processing MRA’s request for specialized team to prosecute perpetrators of crimes against journalists

THE federal government has said that it is processing a request by Media Rights Agenda, MRA, for it to establish a specialized team of prosecutors to... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Edetaen Ojo, Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Abubakar Malami, Media Rights Agenda,

APC committee to release convention guidelines Tuesday

AFTER being warned by President Muhammadu Buhari to put its house in order, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is expected to announce its convention programme today. Yesterday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: Abdullahi Sule, Abdulrasaki Abdulrahaman (Kwara), Umar Ganduje, Nkemakonam Okeke. Gboyega Oyetola, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Hope Uzodimma, Solomon Lalong,

PENCOM moves to coordinate, harmonize efforts at review of PRA 2014

THE Director-General of PenCom, Aisha Dahir-Umar, says that the Commission has decided to coordinate and harmonize the various efforts on the review of the Pension reform... Read more

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PenCom reviews the PRA 2014

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has reviewed the Pension Reform Act 2014 (PRA 2014) in Abuja during a retreat. The Head, Corporate Communications of PenCom, Mr Peter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

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Digital Innovation: NITDA to hold Hackathon challenge

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), says it will organise editions of its national Hackathon challenge in three states. The three states are Adamawa, Oyo and... Read more

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Danbatta urges Youth to embrace ICT to live, lead in the Future

RECKONING that 70 per cent of the new value to be created in the economy over the next decades will be based on digitally-enabled platform business... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta.

IGP decorates newly promoted DIGs, AIGs, CPs​

THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman, on Friday, January 14, 2022 decorated 25 newly promoted Senior Police Officers at the Goodluck Jonathan Peacekeeping Centre,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: CP Josephine Nneka Anyasinti, CP Haruna Gabriel Garba, IGP Alkali Baba Usman, Goodluck Jonathan, Frank Mba, Zaki Ahmed, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

Police refute report on abduction of mobile policemen in Borno

 THE police command in Borno, has denied reports that some policemen were abducted by the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) at the Mobile Police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Mobile Police Training School, Mr Audu Umar,

Alleged $1m fraud: Court acquits rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, discharged and acquitted Rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed of money laundering charge preferred against him. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

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Danbatta pivots Nigeria’s socio-economic development on ICT adoption, utilisation

…urges youths to embrace digital skills acquisition     THE adoption and utilisation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is synonymous with empowerment, as it transforms processes efficiently acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 208 times

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APC Crisis: Twist As Tinubu, Fayemi Resolve To Work Together

AS the 2023 politicking gathers momentum, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Kayode Fayemi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Aminu Bello Masari, Abdullah Umar Ganduje, Professor Babagana Zulum, Dave Umahi

FCTA to seal night clubs, hotels, bars

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has read the Riot Act to hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and bars in the territory with regards to noise pollution, saying... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

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FG adopts digital revolution for job creation — Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications commission, NCC,  says Federal Government is adopting digital revolutions for job creation, better governance and youth empowerment... Read more

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FG receives accolade over free train ride during Yuletide

SOME Nigerians, who enjoyed free train rides between Lagos and Ibadan during Yuletide have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts in revamping the rail sector. The passengers, who... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Damilola Ajayi, Umar Aliu, University Teaching Hospital Ibadan, Rotimi Amaechi, Samuel Ladipo, Muhammadu Buhari, NAN

Nigerians take to Adamu Garba, others over upliftment of Twitter ban

ADAMU Garba, former presidential aspirant is currently trending on Twitter. On the 12th of January 2022, the federal government announced the lifting of the suspension on Twitter,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: @ Akmon10, @ Damiar0s, @firstlady, Adamu Garba, Kashifu Abdullahi, Lai Mohammed

Terrorists are taking over our states Zulum, Matawalle cry out

BABAGANA Zulum of Borno State and Bello Matawalle, his Zamfara counterpart, have cried out that terrorists are overrunning their states. While Zulum said fighters of the Islamic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

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Women’s, children’s involvement in drug abuse bothers NDLEA – Official

 THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) expressed worry over the active involvement of women and children in drug abuse in Nigeria. Mr Muhammad Idris, the NDLEA... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

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51 killed, houses razed in fresh bandits attack

...Many feared kidnapped on Kaduna-Abuja highway ...Defence minister in Zamfara ...President orders sustained military onslaught ...Lawan: Nigerians want action, not excuses GUNMEN on Tuesday morning and night struck in three... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 407 times

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Matawalle raises alarm over bandits being released without charges

BELLO Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has said part of the reason for the persistence of banditry is the non-punishment of the apprehended criminals, saying many... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

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Danbatta to deliver Fountain University’s Convocation Lecture

APPARENTLY spurred by the vision, objectives and successes of policies, programmes and projects instituted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to bridge the digital divide and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

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NITDA: 280 artisans, youths receive training on digital skills

THE National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has begun capacity development programme for artisans and under-served youths in Digital Literacy and Repair of Global System for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

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3 men get 7 months jail term with hard labour for adultery

A Kano Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, sentenced three men to seven months imprisonment with hard labour for  adultery. The police charged Aliyu Yahuza, 20, Amir Rabi’u, 19... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Auwalu Dandago, Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, Aliyu Yahuza, Amir Rabi’u, Musa Gambo

Man receives 1 year jail term with hard labour for drug possession

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, on Wednesday, sentenced a 27-year-old man, Sama’ila Abdullahi, to one year imprisonment with hard labour for possession of illegal cannabis. Magistrate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

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2 killed in an accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says two persons have died in an accident involving a Toyota Camry car and Boxer motorcycle at Mile 2 Roundabout,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

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Osun Governorship race: Former Justice Minister chairs PDP primary screening committee

 FORMER Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke Bello, has been appointed as the Chairman, Screening Committee for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants for Osun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Mohammed Adoke Bello, Umar Bature, Mrs Nnenna Ukeje, Rahman Owokoniran,

Coalition hails FG over Excise Duty on non-alcoholic beverages

THE National Action on Sugar Reduction, NASR, a coalition of civil society organisations has commended the Federal Government for introducing N10 excise duty per litre of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Zainab Ahmed, Omei Bongos-Ikwue, Nigerian Cancer Society, National Action on Sugar Reduction, Dr Adamu-Alhassan Umar

President Buhari felicitates Ministers of FCT, Women Affairs at 63

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mohammed Musa Bello and Pauline Kedem Tallen, minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Ministry of Local Government Affairs, Ministry of State, Science and Technology, Federal Executive Council, Malam Garba Shehu, Pauline Kedem Tallen, Mohammed Musa Bello, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari demands transparency, accountability from NNPC new Board

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the board of the newly incorporated Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited to ensure strict compliance with Corporate Governance principles that... Read more

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Illegal mining: Bauchi council chairman warns community leaders

ALHAJI Yusuf Garba, Chairman, Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State has warned community leaders against harboring illegal miners in the area. Garba gave the warning on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

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Police investigate missing of woman corpse in Ebonyi

THE police command in Ebonyi has arrested two suspects in connection with the disappearance of the remains of one Grace Orjiokoro, an 80-year-old-woman from a mortuary... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

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FG releases official gazette on proscription of banditry

THE Federal Government on Wednesday released the official gazette on the proscription of banditry in Nigeria. Dr Umar Gwandu, the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 91 times

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PDP adjusts timetable for Ekiti poll, to hold primaries on Jan. 26

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the adjustment of its timetable and schedule of activities for the primary election,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 92 times

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Buhari condoles with ThisDay executive director over loss of mother

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Komolafe family on the passing of their beloved matriarch, Mrs Morenike Komolafe. Morenike Komolafe was the mother of... Read more

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NCC shares experience with Congolese regulator studying Nigerian telecom market

  FAITH in the operational excellence and regulatory efficiency that have become the marks of Africa’s foremost regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), was demonstrated recently when... Read more

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Broadband: Pantami, Danbatta assure of FG’s plans to bridge infrastructure deficit

ONGOING policy directions and regulatory measures being put in place by the Nigerian government towards bridging identified broadband infrastructure gaps shall be sustained in order to... Read more

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New mobile rate for international calls begins January - NCC

    ..pegs ITR floor price at $0.045     THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has determined the new International Termination Rate (ITR) for voice services paid by overseas telecom carriers...... Read more

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President Buhari condemns gruesome killings in Kaduna State

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned renewed banditry in Kaduna State. According to him, the gruesome nature of Saturday’s killings in Kauran Fawa, Marke and Ruhiya villages... Read more

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As President Buhari clocks 79, a focus on achievements, challenges – by Garba Shehu

By Garba Shehu   PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari marks the age of 79 on Friday 17, without the joy of being with the family and the country he governs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 233 times

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N4.4trillion AMCON debt: Judiciary must take responsibility – NJI 

IF the country really wants to recover the N4.4trillion outstanding debt burden currently shouldered on its behalf by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), then the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 331 times

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi, Justice J.T. Tsoho, Ahmed Lawan Kuru

NCC reiterates commitment to deepening broadband penetration, smart deployment of infrastructure nationwide

By Benprince Ezeh THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says that it is committed to deepening broadband penetration, protecting the consumers and ensuring smart deployment of infrastructure across... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 195 times

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NCA2003 empowers NCC to develop e-Waste regulation says Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has powers under Section 70 of the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA2003) to develop an E-waste Regulation for the telecommunications sector in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 128 times

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FRSC lauds FG over 80 per cent completion of expressways in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun Sector Command, has commended the Federal Government for the level of work carried out on the expressways within... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 78 times

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Continuous Dialogue Critical to Tackling Telecoms Industry Challenges - Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that continuous dialogues between the regulator... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 137 times

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5G: NCC conducts successful mock auction of 3.5 GHz spectrum

  …sets stage for main auction on Monday   THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has successfully carried out a mock session for the 3.5 gigahertz, GHz, spectrum auction for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 155 times

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Anambra Congratulates Cheluchi Onyemelukwe, Chichi Aniagolu-Okoye & AIG Garba Umar

THE government and people of Anambra State have lauded Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onubia for winning the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature; ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye for being appointed the West... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 1,025 times

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FG, Roost Foundation, others want effective awareness to combat human trafficking

THE Federal Government, Roost Foundation and other stakeholders have solicited for massive and effective awareness creation to checkmate human trafficking, irregular migration, sexual and gender based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Federal GovernmenT, Roost Foundation, human trafficking, gender based violence, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq

Danbatta speaks of strategic plan to address infrastructure deficit in telecom sector

...says all 774 LGAs in Nigeria will  enjoy broadband THERE is a holistic, strategic plan being conscientiously implemented to address the infrastructure deficit in the telecommunications sector... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

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Automation, next stage of service delivery in public sector – Danbatta

…As SERVICOM commends NCC     PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said leveraging the potential of Information and Communication Technology, ICT,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 126 times

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NCC commits over N200 million to research and development - Danbatta

…as students win Over N1m in NCC’s 2021 national essay competition THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 132 times

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NCC tasks licensees on efficient operation

THE Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Thursday said it was making moves to ensure that licensees operate at optimal strength. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 202 times

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AIG Garba Baba Umar emerges INTERPOL Vice President, Africa

THE Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Garba Baba Umar, the Head of INTERPOL National Central Bureau, NCB, Nigeria, has emerged the duly elected Vice President,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 144 times

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NCC has Committed over N200m to research, Development- Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that the Commission had committed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 200 times

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FG feeds 9m pupils — Minister

MINISTER of Humanitarian Affairs, Dissaster Management and Social Develipment Hajia Sadiya Umar says more than nine million pupils acrss the country have benefited from the National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 246 times

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NCC 2021 BMR: Akande, Danbatta pledge to drive next phase of industry growth

AS the three-day 2021 Board and Management Retreat (BMR) organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) comes to a close, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 141 times

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Buhari mourns General Zirkusu, 3 others, condoles with their families

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the demise of Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three soldiers who paid ”the supreme sacrifice while fighting terrorists in... Read more

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Unemployment: Foundation tasks youth on capacity building

A non-Governmental Organization, ” Majesty Foundation,”, has urged youth to maximize every training opportunity available to them. This is to enable them improve their skills, be self... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Majesty Foundation, non-Governmental Organization, Federal Capital Territory Authority, Mr George Monyei, Amb. Asabe Umar

NNPC cautions against panic buying of fuel

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Ltd has advised the general public not to engage in panic buying of premium motor spirit, more commonly known as... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 157 times

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Stakeholders deliberate as Nigeria prepares to deploy 5G network

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Stakeholders Consultative Forum on the Draft Information Memorandum, IM, for the 3.5GHz Spectrum Auction by the Nigerian Communications Commission held today draws Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 281 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, 5G network, Draft Information Memorandum, 3.5GHz Spectrum Auction,

NNPC allays fears over leaking gas pipeline in Lagos

THE NNPC Ltd hereby informs the general public, especially those living within the Anifowoshe area of Ikeja in Lagos State, that a gas pipeline that was... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 272 times

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Court remands man for alleged possession of 500g of Indian hemp

JUSTICE Jane Inyang of Federal High Court, Kano, on Wednesday ordered the detention of one Umar Abdullahi, 31, at the Kano Correctional Centre for alleged possession... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Justice Inyang, Umar Abdullahi, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

NNPC cautions against panic buying, assures adequate products supply

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Ltd has urged the public not to engage in panic buying of petroleum products, as the company has sufficient stock... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 328 times

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FG spent over N1bn on Kishi-Kaima road- NASS member

SEN. Sadiq Suleiman-Umar, representing Kwara North, said the Federal Government had spent over N1 billion on the construction of Kishi-Kaima road. The Senator, who is the Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 148 times

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Stakeholders commend NIN-SIM Verification Exercise

....as FG urges citizens and legal residents to enrol before the end of the year Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 249 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,, Nigerian Communications Commission, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, National Identity Numbers

UNFPA donates ICT equipment to Bauchi govt. for fistula survivors –official

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to the Bauchi state government, for fistula survivors. Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Senior Information... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Mr Ali Babayo, Dr Umar Ibrahim, Mrs Deborah Tabara,

Sierra Leone’s telecoms regulator visits NCC for benchmarking

...visit was very engaging and rewarding” – DDG, NATCOMNigeria’s global ranking as a model in telecom regulation, and her status as a leading light of operational... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 152 times

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Civil Society Group praises NCC for digital economy initiatives

… presents Danbatta with certificate of performance     THE Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), a coalition of over 180 civil society organizations, has commended the Management... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Ogakwu Dominic, Uket Bassey, Civil Society Groups for Good Governance, Nigerian Communications Commission,

Wamakko pays N2.6m medical bills of 8 cardiothoracic patients

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko ( APC-Sokoto North Central) has paid N2,594,000 medical bills of the eight cardiothoracic patients who were operated by a 24-member medical team from... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Bashar Abubakar, Alhaji Bashar Muhammad, Fodio Bello Shehu, Rashida Alhaji, Rabi Idris and Shema’u Musa, Fatima Umar Dewa, Yunusa Abubakar, Atika Hassan, Abubakar Shehu,

Sunday Igboho’s major financier is a National Assembly member – Malami

THE Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami said on Friday that the Federal Government has found that the major financier... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Sunday Igboho, Abdullahi Umar Usman,

Ministry postpones 2021 digital economy conference

THE Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has announced the postponement of the 2021 Digital Nigeria Conference, Exhibition and Awards earlier scheduled to hold from... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Mrs Hadiza Umar, 2021 Digital Nigeria Conference, Exhibition and Awards,

Editors urged not to give prominence to activities of terrorists, Bandits

THE Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, conference opened on Thursday, October 21, with a call to the media to reduce the prominence given to activities of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 356 times

Tags: Yusuf Kabiru, Muhammed Idris, Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE,L-R: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ray Ekpu, Mustapha Isah, Mele Kyari, Frank Mbah

Buhari to bandits: “Your days are numbered, be ready for crushing defeat”

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent a stern warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking as you will no longer have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 342 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, bandits

Buhari to bandits: “Your days are numbered, be ready for crushing defeat”

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent a stern warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking as you will no longer have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Bandit, security, Maiam Garba Shehu, defence

COVID-19: FG sets up taskforce to check vaccine racketeering

THE Federal Government has set up a joint task force on COVID-19 vaccine racketeering to curb misses. Abdullahi Garba, director, Planning, Research and Statistics, National Primary Healthcare... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Osagie Ehanire, John Oladejo, Abdullahi Garba,National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHCDA

NCC's plan to deploy 5G technology gathers momentum

  …restates 97% readiness level THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) plan for Fifth Generation (5G) technology deployment in the country continues to gather momentum with the Commission confirming... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 395 times

Tags: NCC, Oluwatoyin Asaju, Ikechukwu Adinde, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta

President Buhari appoints new CEO for NEPC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ezra Yakusak as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 274 times

Tags: Ezra Yakusak, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC,PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu,

NCC’s regulatory instruments set to facilitate 5G deployment, tackle insecurity - Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that three of the Commission’s regulatory instruments are set... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC committed to facilitating growth of e-government – Danbatta

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has highlighted the various regulatory measures of the Commission toward deepening the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 234 times

Tags: Lanre Ajayi, Adeleke Adewolu, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, DigiServe Network Services Limited, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Association of Telecommunic

PenCom, EFCC collaborate to reduce fraud in pension sector

By Anthony Isibor.   AISHA Umar Dahir, Director-General, National Pension Commission, PenCom, has has said that the collaboration between the organization and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 430 times

Tags: National Pension Commission,EFCC, AISHA Umar Dahir,

NNPC is not recruiting - Spokesperson

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has dismissed reports that it is recruiting as false.   A statement by Garba Deen Muhammad, group general manager, Group Public Affairs... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 388 times

Tags: Garba Deen Muhammad, NNPC

Gunmen kidnap Permanent Secretary, son in Niger

GUNMEN kidnapped Dr Ibrahim Garba, Permanent Secretary, Niger Ministry of Transport, and his son on Friday, Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Monday Kuryas, said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 287 times

Tags: Ibrahim Garba, Police, GUNMEN

FG sets up committee to tackle illegal refineries in Niger Delta

THE Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated an Inter-Ministerial Committee to tackle illegal refinery of crude oil in the Niger Delta region. The acting Solicitor-General of the Federation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 820 times

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Nigerian Army, Navy

Maida, a man of vision and integrity, says Garba Shehu

GARBA Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, has described Malam Wada Maida, late Chairman of the Board of Directors of the News Agency of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 297 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Wada Maida, GARBA Shehu

Man loses 3 children to building collapse in Jigawa

THE Police Command in Jigawa on Monday confirmed  death of three teenagers to building collapse in Ringim Local Government Area of the state. The command’s Public Relations... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Garba Lawal of Yakasawa Kwari Village of Ringim LGA, Malam Garba Lawan, ASP Lawan Shiisu, Naima Garba, Umar Garba, Sale Garba,

Mompha’s accomplice, Hamza Koudeih jailed for 1 year

                                                   ... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 603 times

Tags: JUSTICE Tijjani Garba Ringim, Hamza Koudeih, Kayode Phillips, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,

Kenya summit: Garba wins 2021 women agriprenuer award

THE Founder and Executive Director of WOFAN, Hajia Salamatu Garba, has emerged the winner of Value4her Women Agriprenuer of the Year 2021 (WAYA2021) at the 2021... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 355 times

Tags: Founder and Executive Director of WOFAN, Hajia Salamatu Garba

NCC launches 4-year strategic vision plan

…releases a compendium of the EVC’s speeches.   By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta,  executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has launched a strategic vision plan... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags:  PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta,Nigerian Communications Commission,

Kaduna urban agency demolishes 9 structures in Barnawa, Narayi

THE Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority (KASUPDA) has demolished nine structures in Barnawa, Narayi, High-cost Estate for violating Urban Planning Laws. This is contained in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 212 times

Tags: Mr Nuhu Garba,Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority,

NAPTIP apprehends 4 human traffickers, rescues 19 victims in Kano

The Director-General of NAPTIP, Mr Basheer Garba-Mohammed, on Monday said the agency apprehended four suspected human traffickers and rescued 19 victims. Garba-Mohammed, represented by Mr Abdullahi Babale,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: NAPTIP,Mr Basheer Garba-Mohammed,Mr Abdullahi Babale

CAC digitisation: Registrar allays fears of staff job losses

THE Registrar General/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar, has allayed fears that some staff of the Commission might lose their... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Registrar General/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar

Buhari approves 368 grazing sites across 25 States in Nigeria

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch” 368 grazing sites across 25 states in the country, “to determine the levels... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 274 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari,Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu,Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari.

OML 11: NPDC resumes operation after favourable court judgement

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has hailed the recent Appeal Court judgment affirming its operatorship of the Oil Mining License 11, OML 11, describing it... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 596 times

Tags: Mele Kyari, OML 11, NPDC, NNPC, Shell Nigeria, Garba deen Muhammad

Kyari tasks NNPC Greenfield Refinery Ltd board on fuel importation

MELE Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has charged members of the Board of the NNPC Greenfield Refinery Limited (NGRL), to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 436 times

Tags: Mele Kyari (middle) flanked by members of the Board of the NNPC Greenfield Refinery Limited, NGRL, Mele Kyari, Mustapha Yakubu, Group Executive Director, Finance & Accounts, Mr. Umar Ajiya; Managing