65 results found for Abubakar Mohammed

Reporter, pls get gov’s reaction: MST – 2023: AbdulRazaq is political liability – ‘Kwara APC loyal’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara loyal to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as a political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 81 times

Tags: APC, Lai Mohammed, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

Indicted security operative, civilians in #ENDSARS for trial – FG

THE Federal Government said 11 out of 28 States that raised panels on last year’s #ENDSARS protest have submitted reports to the National Economic Council (NEC). It... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Lai Mohammed,

Sokoto: Sen. Wamakko condemns killing of 43 persons in Goronyo market

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC- Sokoto North), has condemned the killing of 43 persons at the Goronyo market in Sokoto State by bandits on Sunday. Bashar Abubakar, Special... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 26 times

Tags: Bashar Abubakar, Aliyu Wamakko, Bandits, Goronyo Market

I will respond to your false allegations at due time – Lai Mohammed to Kwara Gov

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says, at the appropriate time and forum, he will respond to the false allegations levelled against him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Lai Mohammed, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

FG takes delivery of final batch of Tucano jets

THE Federal Government says it has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. The Minister... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Government, Super Tucano fighter jets, Lai Mohammed

Twitter recommendations to affect other social media platforms-FG

THE Federal Government says the recommended conditions for the lifting of the suspension imposed on Twitter will be applicable to all Over-The-Top and other social media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Lai Mohammed, Twitter

NPA upgrades control tower

THE management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is poised to ensure optimal utilization of its facilities across the nation’s seaports, according to the Acting Managing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 136 times

Tags: NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko

SERAP drags Buhari to court, wants plan to monitor WhatsApp messages declared illegal

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari, asking the court to “declare illegal and unconstitutional the plan by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: SERAP, President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Malami

Emeka Beke emerges Rivers APC chairman

EMEKA Beke has been elected as Rivers State, APC Chairman at the state congress of the party. Adoyi Omale, the Secretary of the State Congress Committee announced... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 days ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Adoyi Omale, EMEKA Beke, Chizi Nyeomasila, Abubakar Usman,

Iran, Nigeria in new diplomatic era – Amb Alibak

THE Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Nigeria, Mohammed Alibak, has said that Iran and Nigeria are in a new diplomatic era. Alibak who... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mohammed Alibak,

Agric sector lifts 4.2m Nigerians out of poverty in 2 years — Minister

THE Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammed Abubakar, on Friday, said that 4.2 million Nigerians had been lifted out of poverty, through the agriculture... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Mohammed Abubakar

TV stations ordered to feature sign language interpreters

THE Federal Government says it will direct the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to compel public and private television stations to feature sign language interpreters during their... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: NBC, FRCN, EU, Federal Government, Lai Mohammed

Oscar Onyema resigns from Nigerian Exchange

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), has announced the resignation of Oscar Onyema, as Non-Executive Director, ahead of NGX Group’s Friday listing. Abubakar Mahmoud, , chairman, NGX, said... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 days ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Oscar Onyema, Nigerian Exchange Limited, Abubakar Mahmoud, Temi Popoola

Oyeyemi warns drivers against night journeys

TANKER and trailer drivers have been urged to always drive safely to remain alive in the interest of their families and loved ones. Corps Marshal of the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Charles Edem, Yahaya Alhassan, Nma Mustapha, Tajudeen Kareem, Adegoke Adetunji, Boboye Oyeyemi, Abubakar Mohammed,

Army engineers not constructing RUGA settlement in South-East – PRO

 THE Nigerian Army says its engineers are not constructing RUGA settlement in South-East as being portrayed and speculated by an outlawed online radio. Maj. Abubakar Abdullahi, the... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Maj. Abubakar Abdullahi, RUGA settlement,

Police nab 2 suspects who kidnapped Catholic priest

  ...recover 1 GPMG, 22 other sophisticated weapons, 525 ammunition, others   THE Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has arrested two suspects in connection with the abduction... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Jonah Patrick, Nankum Wazhi, Abel Nanfa, Salisu Abdullahi, Abubakar Usman, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, Frank Mba, Inspector general of police

Customs generates N129bn from Onne Port in 9 months

 THE Nigeria Customs Service, Area II Command Onne Port, has generated  N128,317,325,936.68 as revenue from January to September 2021. The collected figure is N45,761,404,176.65 above the total... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Ifeoma  Ojekwu, Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller Auwal Mohammed,

Declaring a state of emergency in Anambra State? Oh, no please

By Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN THE Attorney General of the Federation flew a kite today to the effect that the Federal Government may declare a state of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 297 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, Abubakar Malami,

Boko Haram captures 500 communities in Shiroro – LG chairman

SULEIMAN Chakuba, chairman of the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, is worried over the incursion of Boko Haram terrorists, whom he said, have captured... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 291 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, SULEIMAN Chukuba, chairman of the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State,

Nigeria @ 61: envoy to Japan commends Nigerians for exemplary conduct

NIGERIA’S Ambassador to Japan, Abubakar Husaini, on Friday, said that Nigerians studying and living in Japan were so far making the nation proud. In his Independence Day... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Japan, Abubakar Husaini,

NDDC Audit Report: MIIVOC Sues Malami

AS part of activities marking the celebration of the International Day for Universal Access to Information 2021, a non-governmental organization, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Violence and Corruption-MIIVOC, Abubakar Malami, Dr. Walter Duru

FEC okays 5 contracts for UNIZIK

THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the augmentation on five contracts at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, Anambra State. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Lai Mohammed,

Wabote tasks Media on Technology, Capacity Building

  MEDIA organisations, particularly those in the broadcast media have been charged to adopt emerging technologies and techniques to improve the quality of their productions and offerings... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: NTA, YaKubu Ibn Mohammed, Simbi Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

320 convicts seek presidential pardon, says Malami

THE Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,  said on Tuesday in Abuja that the ministry has received 320 applications on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami

Alleged N1.2bn fraud: ex-FCT Minister’s son knows fate on Dec.13

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Dec. 13 to rule on the no-case submission filed by Shamsudeen Mohammed, son of Bala Mohammed, former Minister of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Shamsudeen Mohammed

Niger Govt. reduces tuition fees in IBB university

GOV. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has approved reduction in the tuition fees for students of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL). A statement by Secretary to the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 260 times

Tags: GOV. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University

Lai Mohammed turbaned Kakaki Kebbi

THE Emir of Argungu, HRH Sumaila Mera on Sunday conferred the traditional title of Kakaki Kebbi (Cultural Ambassador of Kebbi)  on the Minister of Information and Culture... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Emir of Argungu, Lai Mohammed

Publish names of suspected looters of N6trn NDDC funds, SERAP tells Buhari

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: SERAP, Abubakar Malami, NDDC, Buhari

Strike: Sultan urges doctors to embrace dialogue

THE Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged  the striking members of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to call off their ongoing strike... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III

FIFA appoints Sanusi to superintend Ghana, Zimbabwe World Cup qualifier

WORLD football-governing body, FIFA has appointed the General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi as match commissioner for next month’s FIFA World Cup Qatar... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 154 times

Tags: FIFA, Mohammed Sanusi

FG may file fresh charges against Igboho

THE Federal Government may file a fresh action against Yoruba secessionist agitator, Sunday Adeyemo (also known as Sunday Igboho), following the judgment of Oyo State High Court... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 241 times

Tags: High Court, Sunday Igboho, Abubakar Malami

FG has identified, blocked terrorist financiers -Malami

THE Federal Government has blocked terrorism financing, identified and detained “high profile individuals” responsible for funding terrorists’ activities in the country, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami

Collection of VAT by FIRS remains –FG

THE Federal Government has said the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) would continue to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) following the ruling of the Court of Appeal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 247 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, VAT, FIRS

TCN loses N1.7bn to power infrastructure vandalism in Maiduguri — minister

THE Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has lost N1.7 billion revenue in Maiduguri and environs from January 2021 to date due to power loss occasioned by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 145 times

Tags: TCN, Abubakar Aliyu, Babagana Zulum

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 4 weeks ago | seen 765 times

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Nigerian Army, Navy

Bill to establish Nigerian Pesticide Council scales 2nd reading

A bill for an Act to establish the Nigerian Pesticide Council,  to fight and control insecticide usage has passed the second reading in the House of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Dandutse Mohammed

FG listed Tiv Theatrical Performance on UNESCO representatives’ list – Minister

THE Federal Government says it has successfully enlisted the Kwagh-Hir (Tiv) Theatrical Performance on UNESCO’s representatives’ list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Minister of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 320 times

Tags: FEC, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Lai Mohammed

Angry mob sacks Police headquarters in Sokoto, burns 13 suspected bandits

AN angry mob on Saturday, September 18, sacked Divisional Police headquarters in Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State and killed 13 suspected bandits whose corpses... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 161 times

Tags: ASP Sanusi Abubakar,

Femi Fani-Kayode dumps PDP again, works to get governors join APC

FEMI Fani-Kayode, former Nigerian aviation minister, Thursday in Abuja said he worked behind the scene to facilitate the defection of three Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 231 times

Tags: Seyi Makinde, Femi Fani-Kayode, Mai Mala Buni,Bala Mohammed, Ifeanyi Uguanyi

Photo: Police nab suspected killers of Na'allah's son, Greenfield kidnappers

  The Kaduna State Police Command has paraded one Usman Mohammed as one of the kidnappers involved in the abduction of students in Greenfield University, federal college... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Usman Mohammed

Stamp Duty: no recoveries yet – Malami writes 36 Governors

THE Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has written letters to Governors of the 36 states of the Federation for the purpose of compliance with audit... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami

Ban on Twitter to be lifted soon – FG

THE Federal Government says the ban on microblogging giant Twitter will soon be lifted. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, confirmed this development when... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Twitter

Adamu, Yusuf, Muhammad, Isa, others listed as Boko Haram financiers

  AUTHORITIES in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday named six Nigerians with ties to insurgent group Boko Haram as terrorist financiers.   The UAE Cabinet on Monday issued... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 772 times

Tags: durrahaman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan,Surajo Abubakar Muhammad,United Arab Emirates,Ahmed Mohammed Abdulla Mohammed Alshaiba Alnuaimi (U

ACCI, stakeholders urge FG to tap into halal for rapid economic growth

THE Abuja Chamber of  Commerce and Industrial (ACCI) has urged the Federal Government to take advantage of the global business potential of halal for improved economic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 438 times

Tags: ACCI, Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar

Kebbi pays N300m compensation to construct 5km roads

GOV. Abubakar Atiku-Bagudu of Kebbi State says government paid more than N300 million as compensation to property owners to actualise the construction of roads in Jega... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State inspecting road project in Jega town.

Police rescue five kidnap victims, arrest two suspects in Edo

 POLICE in Edo said on Saturday that they rescued five victims of abduction and arrested two suspects in connection with the crime committed on Friday. Police Spokesman,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: SP Bello Kontongs,, Mohammed Ishaku, Mubarak Wada, SP John Emmanuel,

Fintiri chairs PDP national convention organising committee  

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has announced Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri as chairman of its 2021 National Convention Organising Committee and his Enugu counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 214 times

Tags: Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, Peoples Democratic Party, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, BoT Chairman, Sen. Walid Jibrin,

How Atiku procured US visa through American firm paid $16.5m

NIGERIA’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, reportedly paid $16.5million to an American firm to help him destroy President Buhari campaign message and procure a visa to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 287 times

Tags: Samuel Cornelius, Joseph Nzepuome, Sada Cumber, Holland & Knight, Atiku Abubakar, K.M. Family Investment, LLC,

NTA excited to be part of Aisha Buhari Cup – DG, Yakubu Ibn Mohammed

THE Director-General of the Nigeria Television Authority, Alhaji Yakubu Ibn Mohammed declared on Tuesday that the nation’s leading television network is excited to be involved with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: NTA excited to be part of Aisha Buhari Cup – DG, Yakubu Ibn Mohammed

NIS circular orders rehearsals for CGIS pulling out parade 

By Anthony Isibor   THE controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari’s extension of Mohammed Babandede, controller general of  Immigration Service', CGIS, tenure will soon end going by the content... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service,DCI Adams Muhammed, PSC,Mohammed Babandede,pulling out parade,

FRSC partners Nigeria Police on traffic control, security in Enugu

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday sought partnership with the Nigeria Police on traffic control, security and other enforcement activities within Enugu State. The Sector... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Mr Lawal Abubakar,Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),Mr Joseph Udoabba,

Ogoni people to cooperate with NPDC on oil production

THE leaders of Ogoniland in Rivers State under the auspices of the Ogoni Liberation Initiative have pledged to cooperate with the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 374 times

Tags: Rev. Douglas Fabeke,Mr. Mohammed Ali-Zarah,Ogoniland in Rivers State,Ogoni Liberation Initiative,

IGR: Zamfara govt. to capture commercial motorcyclists` biometric data

ZAMFARA Board of Internal Revenue is set to capture the biometric data of commercial motorcyclists operating in the state as part of effort at boosting Internally... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: ZAMFARA Board of Internal Revenue,Alhaji Mohammed Mukhtar,

Don’t indulge in politics – Gov. Mohammed warns workers

GOV. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has warned civil servants against indulging in politics and other unethical practices inimical to the growth of the vibrant service. Mohammed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Don’t indulge in politics – Gov. Mohammed warns workers

Rasheed assures of continued good leadership in NUC

PROF. Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC) has assured staff and management of the commission and the Nigerian university system of continued good... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dr Ramon Yusuf,PROF. Abubakar Rasheed,National Universities Commission

Stakeholders move to strengthen early child development in Kaduna State

THE Kaduna Basic Education Accountability Mechanism (KADBEAM), is mobilising stakeholders to strengthen Early Child Development (ECD) in Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Kaduna Basic Education Accountability Mechanism,Mr Istifanus Akau,Dr Lawal Abubakar,

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 2 months ago | seen 21 times

Tags: NAPTIP,Mr Basheer Garba-Mohammed,Mr Abdullahi Babale

We’re repositioning NPA for efficiency, safety – MD

THE Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, has pledged management’s determination to reposition the nation’s seaports for greater efficiency, safety... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority,Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko,Mr Olaseni Alakija,

We recognise Lai Mohammed’s work for Nigeria – U.S. Official

Johnnie Carson, a Senior Advisor at the United States Institute for Peace, says the global body recognises the work the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Johnnie Carson, Mr Lai Mohammed

Nigeria, US to sign agreement on cultural property trafficking

The Federal Government and the United States of America have agreed to sign a bilateral agreement stopping illicit trafficking in cultural property and artefacts. The Minister of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Nigeria, US to sign agreement on cultural property trafficking, Lai Mohammed,

Nowhere is safe worldwide if terrorism thrives- Lai Mohammed

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says terrorism is a global issue and no part of the world is safe if it is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Nowhere is safe worldwide if terrorism thrives- Lai Mohammed

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 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Registrar General/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar

TB detection in Kaduna increased 33% in 1 year – programme manager

 THE Kaduna state Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy control programme has disclosed that case detection for tuberculosis in the state rose to 5,878 in 2020 as against... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 284 times

Tags: Dr Abubakar Sadiq,Kaduna state Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy control programme

Stop negative narratives on surrendered insurgents – FG warns

 THE Federal Government has admonished fifth columnists and naysayers to stop spewing negative and false narratives around Boko Haram members who are surrendering in droves in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

Autopsy: Mohammed Fawehinmi died of COVID-19 related complications -family

THE family of late Mohammed Fawehinmi on Thursday,  said he died of  complications from  COVID-19 infection. The younger brother of the deceased,   Mr Saheed Fawehinmi, who... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Autopsy: Mohammed Fawehinmi died of COVID-19 related complications -family