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Cow dealer docked for alleged N9m fraud

A 28 – year-old cow dealer,  Mubarak Yakubu, was on Friday docked an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’Court sitting in Ibadan for allegedly defrauding a businessman of N9... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 67 times

Tags: Mubarak Yakubu, S. H . Adebisi, ASP Ade Adebusuyi, Prof Jacob Olaniyi

NPC trains desk officers on E-recruitment for census

NATIONAL Population Commission (NPC) has commenced training for Desk Officers on E-recruitment process and methodology for credible and acceptable census. Declaring the training open in Abuja on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 36 times

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, National Population Commission

Ex- Deputy Gov. Aliyu wins APC governorship ticket in Sokoto State

ALHAJI Ahmed Aliyu, ex- Sokoto State Deputy Governor and immediate past Secretary of Police Trust Fund, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 54 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, Sen. Umar Gada, Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman, Alhaji Aliyu Kyari, Amb. Faruk Malami-Yabo

LCCI embarks on gas use sensitisation across five locations in Lagos

 THE Lagos Chamber of the Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has begun the second phase awareness programme on the benefits of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) across five... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 48 times

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, Lagos Chamber of the Commerce and Industry, CDC, Alhaji Amusat Azeez, Alhaja Taofikat Allison,

Former Air Chief, Abubakar clinches Bauchi APC guber ticket

FORMER Chief of Air Staff, retired Air Marshal, Saddique Abubakar, has emerged the All Progressives Congress (APC) governoship candidate for 2023 general election in Bauchi State. Abubakar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 49 times

Tags: Saddique Abubakar, Alhaji Ali Birninkudu, Sen. Haliru Jika, Musa Babayo, Amb. Saddique Abubakar, Al-Amin Mohammed

Uba Sani emerges Kaduna APC governorship candidate

 SEN. Uba Sani, representing Kaduna Central, has emerged as All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship flag bearer for 2023 election in Kaduna State.     Chairman of Kaduna APC Governorship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 47 times

Tags:  Sen. Uba Sani, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar , Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Sha’aban

Safeguard, report vandalization of Telecom infrastructures — NCC tells community members

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has on Thursday called on members of the communities to report any form of vandalization of telecommunication infrastructures in order to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 79 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Professor Garba Umar Danbatta, Engr. Bako Wakil, Alhaji Isyaku Wada Waziri

Retirement: NIS boss tasks civil servants on strategic investment in retirement

ALHAJI Idris Jere, the  Acting Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has charged civil servants to engage in pre-retirement and post-retirement strategic investment to ensure better future. Jere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 44 times

Tags: Alhaji Idris Jere, NIS, Prof. Abah George, Mr Matthew Opaluwa, Edward Onoja, Mr Danladi Kifasi, Dr Emmanuel Onucheyo

Plateau speaker wins APC re-election ticket

THE Speaker, Plateau House of Assembly, Mr Yakubu Sanda has been declared winner of All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election for Pengana State Constituency.   The Chairman, Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 42 times

Tags: Mr Yakubu Sanda, Mr Auwal Jibrin, Mr Chukuri Ibrahim, Mr Emmanuel Dankama, Mr Ayuba Gambo

Kano deputy governor, Gawuna emerges APC governorship candidate

 KANO State Deputy Governor, Nasiru Gawuna has emerged governorship candidate of the All Progress Congress (APC) for 2023 general election in the state. Gawuna polled 2,289 votes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 43 times

Tags: Nasiru Gawuna, Alhaji Tijjani Kaura, Sha’aban Sharada,

2023: How PDP governors frustrated Peter Obi out of the party

FRESH details of the reasons former governor of Anambra State, and presidential aspirant, Mr Peter Obi, resigned from the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 89 times

Tags: Dr Iyorchia Ayu, Mr Peter Obi, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,

Gov. el-Rufai nominates new commissioner, appoints special advisers, others

GOV. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, has nominated a new commissioner and appointed new Special Advisers.   This is contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 41 times

Tags: Gov. Nasir el-Rufai, Hajiya Umma Ahmed, Murtala Dabo, Dr Jibrin Alhaji, Mr Francis Kozah, Mohammed Jalal,

Senate Leader polls zero vote as NUT president wins Kebbi APC governorship primary

IT was a poor outing for Senate Leader, Dr Yahaya Abdullahi, in Kebbi on Thursday as he did not get a single vote at the governorship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 28 times

Tags: Dr Nasiru Idris, Dr Yahaya Abdullahi, Alhaji Abubakar Gari-Malam, Alhaji Samaila Yombe-Dabai, Sen. Adamu Aleiro, Sen. Bala Ibn-Na’Allah, Sen. Muhammadu Magoro, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi

Ajimobi’s son emerges APC consensus candidate for Ibadan assembly seat

 ALHAJI Idris Abiola-Ajimobi, son of late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo, has emerged the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibadan South-West II State Constituency. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 47 times

Tags:  Alhaji Idris Abiola-Ajimobi, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi

Primaries: Only Sanwo-Olu cleared to contest APC governorship in Lagos – Electoral C’ttee

THE Electoral Committee for APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos State has revealed that only Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu was cleared to participate.   The APC special state congress to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Alhaji Adamu Yuguda,Mr Wale Oluwo,Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,Abdul-Ahmed Mustapha,Mobolaji Johnson Arena,

Lebanon hospitals risk shutdown amid foreign currency shortage

LEBANON's Syndicate of Private Hospitals has warned that many Lebanese hospitals risk shutting down because of a shortage of foreign currency to buy equipment and medicines. Suleiman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Suleiman Haroun,

Guber primaries: Electoral Committee begins accreditation of 1,225 delegates in Lagos

THE Electoral Committee for APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos State has commenced the accreditation of ad hoc delegates ahead of the voting exercise to select the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Alhaji Adamu Yuguda,  APC, Mr Wale Oluwo, INEC, Mr Ademola Sadiq, Abdul-Ahmed Mustapha,

FG commits to utilisation of water resources for agriculture, economic growth

THE Federal Government has restated commitment to effective utilisation of water resources for economic growth through the implementation of the 2013 National Water Resources Master Plan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Alhaji Mukhtar Yerima, Federal Government Of Nigeria

APC guber primaries: Voting begins late in Lagos

VOTING begun late at  the APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos State amidst tight security, and watch of officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The News... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Adamu Yuguda, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Wale OluwoAbdul-Ahmed Mustapha,, Mobolaji Johnson Arena,

Police confirm HYPPADEC board member’s abduction

THE police command in Kogi on Thursday confirmed the abduction of a member of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) Governing Council, Alhaji Isa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Isa Ozi-Salami, Nigeria Police Force (NPF),

Gov. Yahaya wins Gombe State’s APC governorship ticket

GOV. Muhammad Yahaya of Gombe State won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election held on Thursday. He polled 563 votes through voice affirmation. The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Gov. Muhammad Yahaya, Dr Danjuma Dabo, Alhaji Jamil Gwamna, Alhaji Jibrin Barde

Niger face lifts assembly complex with N584m

THE Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure Development in Niger, Alhaji Mamman Musa, says the state government has approved N584.9 million for the furnishing of the new... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 21 times

Tags: Alhaji Mamman Musa,Alhaji Suleiman Yusuf,Dr Daniel Galadima,

NUP gives 635 pensioners free medical services in Kaduna

THE National Union of Pensioners (NUP), Kaduna state, has provided free medical services to over 635 members of the union from eight local governments of Kaduna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Hajiya Zainab Nuhu, National Union of Pensioners (NUP), Alhaji Alhassan Musa,

Lawal wins Zamfara PDP guber ticket

ALHAJI Dauda Lawal, has won the Zamfara Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket for 2023 general elections.Mr Adamu Maina, the Returning Officer for the primaries declared... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Alhaji Dauda Lawal, Alhaji Abubakar Nakwada, Alhaji Wadatau Madawaki, Alhaji Dauda Lawal, Peoples Democratic Pa

Kano Shari’a Commission resolves 7 disputes, marries off two converts

THE Kano State Shari’a Commission resolved seven cases bordering on leadership tussles in mosques and Islamic schools in two months. Alhaji Auwal Lamido, Director, Administration and General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Alhaji Auwal Lamido,

PDP, Gombe chapter names 34 candidates for 2023 elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State has concluded its primary elections with the emergence of 34 candidates for State and National Assembly seats, ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Jibrin Barde, Abdullahi Gaddafi, Umar Kalajanga, Alh. Adamu Kashere, Meriji Majoro, Saratu Jauro, Yakubu Ladollis, Nimrod Yari, Zakariyya Sa’idu, Abdulrahman Z

Umar clinches PDP governorship ticket in Sokoto

ALHAJI Sa’idu Umar, former Secretary to the Sokoto State Government, has clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket to contest 2023 election. This development followed the... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

2023: Muhammad Abacha wins Kano PDP governorship Primaries

ALHAJI Muhammad Abacha, son of former military leader, Sani Abacha has emerged governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general election in... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Abacha,Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Alhaji Mohammed Jamu, Hajiya Amina Garba,

Lamido’s son, Uba, Barde, Jajari, others pick tickets

RRPPLES are trailing the governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in states as results trickled in last night, Daily Trust reports. Reports from our correspondents... Read more

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

Tags: Sule Lamido, Alhaji Hamza Koshe Akuyam, Ibrahim Kashim, Bala Mohammed

Lamido’s son emerges Jigawa PDP guber candidate

ALHAJI Mustafa Lamido, the son of former Gov. Sule Lamido of Jigawa, has emerged the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for 2023 poll. The returning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Alhaji Mustafa Lamido,Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim,Gov. Sule Lamido,Alhaji Saleh Shehu,Mr Isah Ahmed

Ogun PDP holds parallel governorship primaries, produces 2 flag bearers

TWO factions of the Ogun Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held parallel governorship primaries in Abeokuta on Wednesday to elect governorship flag bearers for... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Abayomi Daniel, Segun Sowunmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library

2023: INEC raises alarm over increasing money politics in Nigeria

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the current democracy in Nigeria is being threatened by the predominance of money politics.   The INEC Chairman,  Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Mr Yabagi Sani,Inter-Party Advisory Council,

PDP postpones governorship primary election in Niger as aspirants protest

GOVERNORSHIP primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger was postponed from Wednesday to Thursday following protests by four of the five aspirants contesting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party,Mr Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo,Alhaji Sani Kutigi, Alhaji Sidi Abdul, Mr Abdulrahman Gimba

Aliyu-Gusau withdraws from Zamfara governorship race

ALHAJI Mahdi Aliyu-Gusau, the immediate past Deputy Governor of Zamfara and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship aspirant in the 2023 general elections has withdrawn from the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Alhaji Mahdi Aliyu-Gusau,Dr Dauda Lawal-Dare,PDP,Lawal-Dare, Alhaji Abubakar Nakwada,Alhaji Wadatau Madawaki

Court to MC Oluomo, NURTW, others: don’t collect levies from non-members

THE Federal High Court, Lagos Division, Tuesday granted an application restraining a former chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos branch, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 18 times

Tags: NURTWAlhaji Musiliu Akinsanya,MC Oluomo,Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje,Justice Peter Lifu,Mr. Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa,Oba Adeshina Suleiman Raji,Dr. Taiwo Olufemi Salam

2023: Ex-minister Bilbis calls for unity among Zamfara PDP supporters

The Candidate for Peoples Democratic Party Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Alhaji Ikira Bilbis, has called for unity among party supporters in the state. Bilbis made the call... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ikira Bilbis,

UNICEF improves access to education for 102,859 children in N/East in 3 yrs– Official

THE United Nations Children Education Fund,  (UNICEF) says it provided access to inclusive, equitable and quality education for 102,859 children in Borno within the last three... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ali Dogo, State Universal Basic Education Board ( SUBEB), United Nations Children Education Fund,  (UNICEF)

ECOWAS holds meeting on regulating arms brokering in the Region  

THE ECOWAS Small Arms and Light Weapons Division, SALW, through the Organised Crime: West African Response to Trafficking, OCWAR-T, project organised a Technical Experts Meeting for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Piex Joseph Ahoba, Afia A. Yakubu, ECOWAS

Review fertilizers distribution channels for farmers to benefit, Stakeholders urge FG

Stakeholders in the Agriculture sector from the South-West Zone have called for review of fertilizers distribution channels to enable farmers to benefit more from the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 111 times

Tags: John Olateru, Samuel Akinade, Gbemisola Fayoyin, Folarin Akanni, Alhaji Sulaiman Araokanmi

NHRC receives 52 complaints in April in Kano State

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Kano State, said it received 52 complaints of human rights abuses in the month of April. NHRC’s State Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Shehu Abdullahi

Bida joins UNESCO creative cities network – Etsu Nupe

THE Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, says Bida has become one of the best-selected cities in the world by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN). It has... Read more

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

Tags: Ifeoma Anyanwutaku, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar

Motorcycle ban: Arewa leaders in Lagos State urge members to comply

LEADERS of Arewa Community in Lagos State said they were in support of the commercial motorcycle ban in some areas in the state, urging their members... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Alhaji Musa Saleh,

APC Primaries: Osinbajo group dares Tinubu, says VP won’t step down

AHEAD of next week’s presidential convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, The Progressive Project TPP – an umbrella organization of all pro-Yemi Osinbajo support groups,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Professor Olusola Adeyeye, Alhaji Usman Aliyu Usman, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo 

PTDF shortlists 8,000 candidates for overseas scholarship interview –Official

THE Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), says more than 8,000 candidates have been shortlisted for interview for its Overseas Scholarship Scheme (OSS) for Masters and PhD... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nafisat Adamu, Alhaji Bello Mustapha

Samaila Suleiman emerges PDP candidate for Kaduna North

Mr Samaila Suleiman, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Kaduna North Federal Constituency. Returning Officer, Aliyu Bello who announced the result on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samaila Suleiman, Aliyu Bello,

Buhari commiserates with Kano people over gas explosion

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, has commiserated with the people of Kano State, over May 17 gas explosion which claimed many lives in the state. Buhari said this when... Read more

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

Tags:  President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Aminu Bayero

Samaila Suleiman emerges PDP candidate for Kaduna North

Mr Samaila Suleiman, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Kaduna North Federal Constituency. Returning Officer, Aliyu Bello who announced the result on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samaila Suleiman, Aliyu Bello,

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 5 days ago | seen 44 times

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

Controversies trail Ogun PDP primary elections

CONTROVERSIES have trailed the House of Assembly and House of Representatives primary elections by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State on Sunday. From Obafemi-Owode Owode... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Alhaji Akeem Anifowose, Muyiwa Ojebiyi, Babatunde Ogunse, Obafemi-Owode Owode

Yakubu Barde emerges PDP candidate for Chikun/Kajuru

MR Yakubu Barde, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency. Returning Officer, Elizabeth Abuk who announced the result on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Mr Yakubu Barde, Elizabeth Abuk

2023: Sokodabo picks FCT South PDP Reps ticket

The incumbent House of Representatives Member for Abuja South Federal Constituency, Alhaji Hassan Sokodabo, has been reelected the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Alhaji Hassan Sokodabo, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Sunday Zakka

Malaria: Researchers discover Mosquitoes resistant to insecticides in Jigawa

A team of researchers at the Federal University Dutse (FUD), has discovered some species of mosquitos that are resistant to available insecticide treated nets in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Federal University Dutse (FUD), Alhaji Abdullahi Yahaya-Bello, Long-Lasting Insecticides Treated Mosquito  Nets (LLITN),

Nigeria reiterates commitment to migration governance

NIGERIA is committed to implementing all the 23 objectives of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) to enhance migration governance in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim

Primaries: Yaya-Bauchi wins PDP ticket for Gombe-Kwami-Funakaye Federal Constituency

ALHAJI Yaya-Bauchi a candidate of the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged winner of the party’s primary election for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Alhaji Yaya-Bauchi, Hassan Mohammed,

2023: Sokodabo wins PDP reps ticket for Abuja South

THE incumbent House of Representatives member representing Abuja South Federal Constituency, Alhaji Hassan Usman Sokodabo, has clinched the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 60 times

Tags: MD Jigo, Alhaji Adamu Mustapha, Ibrahim Daniel, Alhaji Hassan Usman Sokodabo

Women accountants inaugurate new executives in Kano

THE Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN), Kano Chapter, has inaugurated its pioneer executive committee, with Mrs Christiana Oluranti-Danladi, emerging as its Chairperson. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mrs Nwamara Nnaji, SWAN, Alhaji Isma’ila Zakari, Mrs Christiana Oluranti-Danladi

We’ll hold CAN, Kumuyi responsible for eventuality in crusade – IPOB

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has stated it will hold Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church Pastor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Pastor Williams Kumuyi, CAN, IPOB, Deborah Yakubu, Emma Powerful

Dane to hang for killing Nigerian wife, daughter

THE Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) yesterday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his wife,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile, Adebayo Haroun, Alhaji Musa, Peter Nielsen, Zainab alias Alizee

2023: I’ll run an all-inclusive government, says Amaechi

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Rotimi Amaechi, has assured that he would run an all-inclusive government, if he clinches his party’s ticket and wins... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Dr Edward  Onoja, Rotimi Amaechi, Alhaji Yahaya Bello,

Tambuwal lifts curfew on Sokoto, bans all forms of procession

GOV. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has lifted the curfew imposed due to the recent killing of a student of the State College of Education, over... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Isa Bajini-Galadanchi, Aminu Tambuwal

Pilgrimage: NCPC boss inspects airport facilities, seeks NIS’ support

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, said he has held strategic meetings with stakeholders, ahead of the pilgrimage to Israel, Jordan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Kemi Nandap, Victoria Shin-Aba, Rev. Yakubu Pam

4 unemployed men docked for allegedly stealing battery

FOUR unemployed men, were on Friday docked in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in at Ibadan for allegedly stealing battery servicing the community street lights.   The police... Read more

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

Tags: O. A. Ajayi, Insp Olufemi Omilana, Abubakar Musa, Adetoro Sakiru, Adeniran  Suleiman, Samuel Kayode

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 a week ago | seen 31 times

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

Kano State Fire Service saves 410 lives, property worth N490.6 m in 4 months

THE Kano State Fire Service saved 410 lives and property, worth N490.6 million, in 489 fire incidents recorded in the state between January and April, 2022. Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi

Cancel planned crusade in Abia, IPOB warns Kumuyi

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has advised the General Supritendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kumuyi, to cancel the planned crusade in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Deborah Yakubu, Emma Powerful, William Kumuyi

Yobe Assembly denies impeachment move against Gov. Buni

YOBE Assembly has denied impeachment move against Gov. Mai Mala Buni. The lawmakers at a briefing in Damaturu also issued a legal threat against the publishers of... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Yakubu Lai-lai, Abdullahi Bazua, Mai Mala Buni

Anyim is a straightforward, honest, simple leader – Jigawa PDP Chairman

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa State, Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim Gumel, has described former Senate President and frontline presidential aspirant, Senator Anyim... Read more

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

Tags: Dr. Mohammed Shuaibu, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim Gumel, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim,

2023: Tinubu woos Kano APC delegates ahead of party primary

Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, on Thursday night visited Kano State to seek the support of delegates ahead of the presidential primary of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Bola Tinubu, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Alhaji Yusuf Ali, All People’s Congress (APC),

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 a week ago | seen 22 times

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

Nigeria urges Niger Basin Authority members to end water pollution

NIGERIAN Government on Thursday urged member states of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) to put measures in place to halt pollution of water resources in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Niger Basin Authority, Mr Suleiman Adamu

NAHCON allocates 860 Hajj seats to Yobe

THE National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has allocated 860 seats to Yobe for the 2022 holy pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Alhaji Bukar Kime, Executive Chairman, Yobe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Alhaji Bukar Kime,

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 a week ago | seen 103 times

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

NCMM achieving great success in repatriation of stolen artefacts- DG

THE National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) says it is achieving great success in the repatriation of the artefacts that were stolen from the country.     Its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Alhaji Abba Tijani, NCMM, Mrs Omotayo Adeboye,

Delegates congress: APC committee expresses satisfaction with conduct of exercise

THE Chairman, APC National Monitoring Committee, Alhaji Ali Saad, has expressed satisfaction and acceptability of the conduct of consensus adopted by APC members in electing delegates... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Alhaji Nasiru Magaji, Alhaji Sani Zauro, Alhaji Ali Saad, Alhaji Ali Saad

Buhari to decide fate of ministers who shelved political ambitions, says Lai Mohammed

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari will determine fate of those Ministers who shelved their political ambitions. The minister stated... Read more

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

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, Chris Ngige, Pauline Tallen, Timipre Sylva, Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

NPC launches 2023 Census Situation Room

NATIONAL Population Commission (NPC) on Wednesday launchedCensus Situation Room, in line with its commitment to conducting digital census in 2023. The Chairman of the commission, Alhaji Nasir... Read more

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

Tags: Ejike Eze, Clifford Zira, Eyitayo Oyetunji, Alhaji Nasir Kwarra

APC will take over Taraba Government House in 2023 — El-Sudi

Alhaji Ibrahim El-Sudi, Chairman Taraba chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said the party had put every machinery in place to take over the Taraba... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Abdulahi Adamu, Alhaji Ibrahim El-Sudi, All Progressives Congress (APC),

104 all-male APC aspirants jostle for 30 Jigawa Assembly seats

AT least 104 All Progressives Congress (APC) members are jostling for the party’s tickets to contest for the 30 seats in the Jigawa State House of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Aminu Sani, Hajiya Dayyaba Shuaibu,

Coach Musa blames pillars’ poor performance on players

THE Chief Coach of Kano Pillars football club, Ibrahim Musa, has blamed his side’s lacklustre performances in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Alhaji Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, Ibrahim Musa

Centre doles out N18m to senior citizens in 18 states

DR Emem Omokaro, Director-General, National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) says the centre has disbursed N18 million to some senior citizens across 18 states. Omokaro, said this in... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Emem Omokaro, Alhaji Musa Bungudu, NSCC, Mallam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,

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 a week ago | seen 54 times

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

FG To Facebook: Stop IPOB From Using Your Platform To Incite Violence

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has asked Facebook and other social media platforms to stop allowing the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: IPOB, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

2023: INEC cautions political parties against non-transparent primaries

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday cautioned political parties against non-transparent primaries in order to sustain Nigeria’s democracy. Alhaji Yahaya Bello, FCT INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner(REC)... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Alhaji Yahaya Bello,

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 2 weeks ago | seen 89 times

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

Commission lauds corrections officials for professionalism

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service, FCT, for the professional manner with which they have been interacting and... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Shehu, Salamatu Suleiman

Commission lauds corrections officials for professionalism

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service, FCT, for the professional manner with which they have been interacting and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Ibrahim Shehu, Salamatu Suleiman

2023: My experience under Buhari places me ahead of others – Osinbajo

 PROF. Yemi Osinbajo says his experience as Nigeria’s Vice President in the last seven years under President Muhammadu Buhari has placed him in high pedestal to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags:  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Chief Sunday Fagbemi, Mr Yakubu Danladi, Kayode Alabi

Deborah’s immolation: All religion and no faith

By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu      CORDELIA Ego Ejiofor died like no one should, clobbered to death by her employer. Her dead body was never found. Around December 3,... Read more

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

Tags: Sanusi Abubakar, Cordelia Ego Ejiofor, Alhaji Rauph Gaji, Deborah Yakubu

Patronise made in Nigeria products to create jobs-NOA

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to patronise made-in-Nigeria products in order to grow the economy and create more jobs for the youths. The... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Haruna Lawal,

NPC committed to credible census, says chairman

ALHAJI Nasir Kwarra, Executive Chairman National Population Commission (NPC) on Monday affirmed the resolve of the commission to conduct a credible 2023 Population and Housing census. Kwarra... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, Sen. Yau Sahabi, Mr Dennis Idahosah, Mr Audu Buratai, NPC, Mrs Chioma Umeh

2023: Nasarawa Assembly Speaker preaches peace, unity among Nigerians

SPEAKER, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, has urged Nigerians to be united irrespective of political differences,  for peace and development to thrive. The speaker... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi,

Don’t vilify Tambuwal over Sokoto mob killing – Group

DIVERSITY Bridge Builders Collective (DBBC), a coalition of advocates for true inclusion, zero prejudice and peaceful coexistence, has said Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal should not be... Read more

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

Tags: Fend Mancha, Hassan Kukah, Deborah Yakubu, Aminu Tambuwal

I will consolidate on my track records if re-elected – Niger lawmaker

AN incumbent lawmaker at the Niger state House of Assembly, Mr Abdulmalik Madaki (APC-Bosso), on Monday vowed to consolidate on his achievements recorded during his tenure... Read more

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

Tags: Abdulmalik Madaki, All Progressives Congress (APC), Bosso Local Government Area (LGA), Alhaji Ahmed Maiganga,

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 2 weeks ago | seen 41 times

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

Unpaid claims: Sokoto, Kebbi Zamfara petrol marketers threaten strike

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states have threatened to shut down their filling stations over unpaid claims. Addressing newsmen... Read more

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

Tags: Sirajo Abu Kure, Alhaji Yahya Kamba

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 2 weeks ago | seen 31 times

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

Blasphemy: Peace returns to Sokoto as Govt suspends school resumption

PEACE has gradually returned to Sokoto following the 24 hours curfew imposed by the state government after Saturday’s violent protests. The protesters were demanding the release of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Samson Ayokunle, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal, Simon Lalong, Ahmadu Bello, Yahya Road, Deborah Samuel

Police arrest 3 suspects over mysterious murder of Bauchi LG APC Chairman

The Police Command Bauchi has arrested three suspects over the mysterious murder of Bauchi Local Government APC Chairman, Alhaji Hussain Gwabba, in the state. This is contained... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Hussain Gwabba, SP Ahmed Wakil,

A chat with Buni and random musings

By Hassan Gimba I should have come with the second and, most likely, concluding part of the article, “Of banditry and shared sovereignty”, but Nigeria nowadays is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Tijjani Musa Tumsah, Mai Mala Buni, Deborah Yakubu, Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria deserves the best, Osinbajo tells APC delegates in Jigawa

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has interacted with stakeholders and delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa, with the presidential aspirant insisting that the country... Read more

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

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdulkadir Adamu,

2023: We are solidly behind you, Kebbi PDP delegates assure Obi

KEBBI State Delegates to the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries have assured Mr. Peter Obi of their support. Speaking at the PDP secretariat at Bernin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Doyin Okupe, Alhaji Abubakar Bawa Kalgo, Peter Obi

2023 Presidency: Atiku woos Delta delegates, pledges to restructure Nigeria

FORMER Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, says he will restructure and restore the economy of the country if elected as the president of the... Read more

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

Tags: Kingsley Esiso, Dino Melaye, Ifeanyi Okowa, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar

NAFDAC, NYSC sign MoU to promote healthy living among Nigerians

THE Director-General, Department of State Services, (DSS) Alhaji Yusuf Bichi, has pledged to work with the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) Nigeria to make the... Read more

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

Tags: Department of State Services (DSS), Alhaji Yusuf Bichi,

2023 elections: NSA directs security agencies to monitor, profile political actors

THE National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, has tasked heads of security and law enforcement agencies to step up close monitoring and profiling of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Sanusi Galadima, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, INEC

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 37 times

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

2023: Transforming Nigeria from consuming to productive nation is my priority – Peter Obi

MR Peter Obi, a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, on Friday pledged to transform Nigeria from a consumer nation to a productive nation, if elected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Alhaji Usman Bello-Suru, Peter Obi, People’s Democratic Party (PDP),

Orji Kalu condemns killing of Deborah Yakubu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the gruesome murder of a student of Shehu Shahari College of Education,  Sokoto, Ms Deborah... Read more

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

Tags: Orji Kalu, Deborah Yakubu

Committee tasks wealthy individuals, politicians to assist the poor in health insurance

THE Kaduna State branch of Ward Development Committees (WDCs), on Friday urged wealthy individuals and politicians to pay health insurance premium on behalf of the poor... Read more

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

Tags: Kaduna State branch of Ward Development Committees (WDCs), Alhaji Balarabe Idris-Jaji, Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF),

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,

2023: Hayatudeen unveils 5-point agenda for Nigeria’s development

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Mr Mohammed Hayatudeen, has unveiled a five-point agenda for the development of the country Hayatudeen said this when he met... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mohammed Hayatudeen, Sen. Isa Galaudu, Prof. Kabir Sama’ila, Alhaji Zaki Bishiri

I will prioritise poverty reduction, employment opportunities, if elected– Obi

MR Peter Obi, presidential aspirant for the 2023 general elections on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he will prioritise poverty reduction through... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Zaki Bishiri, Atiku Abubakar, PDP, Mr Peter Obi

NHRC begins 2022 audit of correctional centres

THE National Human Rights Commission  (NHRC) on Thursday flagged off the 2022 Correctional Centre Audit to ascertain compliance with international best practices. The Chairperson of the Commission,... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Salamatu Suleiman, Mr Tony Ojukwu, Chamberlain Nwanne, National Human Rights Commission

FG inaugurates N-Alerts to deter kidnappers, bandits, others

THE Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated Nigeria Internal Security and Public Safety Alerts System (N-Alerts) mobile App to combat crimes and criminality in the country. The  acting... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Kania Maliki, Rauf Aregbesola, Mr Niyi Adebayo, Dr Shuaib Belgore, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

2023: My presence in politics is the will of God — Ekweremadu

FORMER Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu says his presence in politics is to do the will of God as he turns 60. Ekweremadu disclosed this on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 690 times

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Abubarka, Muhammadu Buhari, Ike Ekweremadu

2022 Hajj: Ogun Pilgrims Board commences medical screening for intending pilgrims

OGUN Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (OGMPWB), on Thursday, commenced medical screening for intending pilgrims to ascertain their health status before embarking on holy pilgrimage to Saudi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Alhaja Ganiyat Adeyemi, Alhaji Owonikoko Adesina, Alhaji Salau Dauda

Kogi PHCDA holds inaugural board meeting, calls for improved funding

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, KSPHCDA on Thursday called for adequate funding to enhance service delivery for residents of the state.  The agency’s board... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Mary Onoja-Alexander, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Dr Abubakar Yakubu, Mrs Ojonugwa Achimugu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency

EFCC re-arraigns 2 ex-staff of First Marina Trust for identity theft

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, re-arraigned two former staff of First Marina Trust Ltd., in a Federal High Court in Lagos for... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Tijani Ringim, Justice Chuka Obiozor, Adeyemi Oluwaseun, Suleiman Yusuf

Keffi College of Health inducts 62 medical laboratory technicians

MR Suleiman Mohammed, Provost, College of Health Sciences and Technology, Keffi, has confirmed that 62 medical laboratory technicians of the institution have been inducted into practice. Mohammed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Suleiman Mohammed,

ACF denies endorsing Jonathan for 2023

THE Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has denied endorsing former President Goodluck Jonathan, as its preferred candidate for the 2023 presidential election. A chieftain of the ACF, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Arewa Consultative Forum, Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Musa Saidu

Abba Kyari did not author any statement on insecurity, lawyer says

LAWYER to detained Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Abba Kyari has denied that his principal authored a statement blaming current heightened insecurity in the county on... Read more

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

Tags: Barr. Suleiman Abdullahi, DCP Abba Kyari

IGP cements synergy with NHRC, appoints liaison officers in states  

THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, played host to the Chairperson Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Salamatu Husseini Suleiman, and... Read more

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

Tags: DIG Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Salamatu Husseini Suleiman

Continuous Voter Registration closes by June 30-INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will end on June 30. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in his remarks... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, EFCC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Ene Obi

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 80 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 78 times

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

2023: Buhari orders ministers with political ambitions to resign by Monday

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed all cabinet members wishing to contest elective posts in the 2023 general elections to resign their appointments on or before Monday. The... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Godwin Emefiele, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,

Primaries: INEC rejects parties’ request to extend deadline by 2 months

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday rejected the request by political parties to extend the June 3, deadline by two months for them to conclude their... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Yusuf Sani

INEC rejects parties request for adjustment of polls timetable

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday turned down a request by the 18 political parties to alter the timetable for the 2023 general elections. The commission... Read more

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

Tags: Mahmood Yakubu, Iyorcha Ayu, Victor Oye, Yabagi Sani, Samuel Anyanwu, Abdullahi Adamu, Iyiola Omisore

I will double my prayers for you, Sheik Dahiru tells Osinbajo

AN Islamic cleric, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, has expressed optimism that Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2023 presidential election. The News... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, Adamu Bulkachuwa, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi

ODORBN Registrar bags multiple awards on Ethics, Integrity

PROF. Ebele Uzodike, Registrar/ CEO of Optometrist and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria (ODORBN) has been conferred with the ‘Integrity Icon of Nigeria’, ‘Ethical conduct’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 316 times

Tags: Prince Salli Yakubu, Prof. Ebele Uzodike

UTME: JAMB, candidates laud KASU CBT centre for hitch-free exercise

THE Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday commended Kaduna State University’s Computer-Based Centre (CBT) for a well-coordinated and smooth conduct of the ongoing Unified... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Abdullahi Yusuf, Jethro Kefas, Abdulsalam El-Suleiman, Muhammad Tukur, Evelyn Joseph

VCs committee initiates medical exchange programmes to check low capacity

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) says it is collaborating with universities in Egypt to initiate Medical Mobility Exchange programmes to address low... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, CVCNU

FCTA warns schools against illegal projects, fees

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has warned schools in the territory against collaborating with Parents Teachers Association (PTA) to extort money from pupils and students... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Musa Zuru, Chidi Oparauwokè, Alhaji Dahir El-Katuzu, FCTA

Nigeria remains strategic in realisation of continental initiatives— Oyewole

THE Association of African Universities (AAU) has praised Nigeria for being strategic in the realisation of the continental initiatives that the association needs to work with... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Nodumo Dhlamini, Prof. Olusola Oyewole

Insecurity in South-East not targeted at herders- Miyetti Allah

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says the spate of insecurity in the South-East is not targeted at herders. The South-East Zonal Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Gidado SiddikiIndigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB),

NDE trains 130 women in skills acquisition in Kebbi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE)has started training of 130 Kebbi women in different skills to generate employment,create wealth and alleviate poverty in the state. The Director-General... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

Fuel crisis: Prepare for the worst, marketers tell Nigerians

THE ongoing fuel scarcity in some parts of the country is a “tip of the iceberg”, according to marketers. Alhaji Bashir Danmalam, Chairman of the Independent Petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Alhaji Bashir Danmalam

Saraki: How I defeated the ‘Emperor of Bourdillon’

FORMER Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukoka Saraki on Monday met delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, appealing to them to support his move... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Alhaji Kawu Baraje, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Abubakar Bukoka Saraki

Varsities, polytechnics, colleges get intervention fund

THE disbursement of direct intervention funds to public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education has started, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), confirmed yesterday. President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Suleiman Bogoro, Sunny Echono, Muhammadu Buhari

IPMAN decries delay in payment of N500bn bridging claims

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), on Monday appealed to the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) to pay its members their... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: IPMAN, Alhaji Bashir Danmalam

2023: Arewa Community in Lagos pledges support for Tinubu

THE Arewa Community within All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos has pledged support for the presidential ambition of a former Governor of Lagos, Sen. Bola Tinubu. Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed DogonKada, Arewa Community, Alhaji Salisu Damdama, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu,

Food security: Fintiri pledges to sustain IITA’s agric programmes in Adamawa

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has pledged to sustain the integrated agricultural programmes of International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to ensure food security in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Alhaji Ya’u Dahiru, National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC), Prakash Silwal, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA),

NPC restates commitment to credible, reliable census

THE National Population Commission (NPC) has restated its commitmentto conducting a digital, reliable and credible census in the country by 2023. Its Executive Chairman, Alhaji Nasir Kwarra,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, Eyitayo Oyetunji, Silas Agara,

Bandits kill 55 in fresh Zamfara attacks

AT least 55 persons have been reportedly killed in separate deadly attacks by bandits in two local government areas of Zamfara State, weekend.  About 48 persons were... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Mohammed Shehu, Jamilu Muhammad, Aminu Suleiman

Shutting down domestic airline operations ‘ll hurt economy, PDP’s Hayatu-Deen warns

PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant, Alhaji Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, has warned that the consequences of shutting down domestic flight operations would be dire for the economy. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Isa Galaudu, Alhaji Mohammed Hayatu-Deen

Many injured, cows burnt as gunmen attack Anambra

NO fewer than 40 cows were burnt and many persons were injured when gunmen attacked a truck carrying cows in Anambra State on Sunday. The truck was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Ikenga Tochukwu, Alhaji Gidado Sidikki

‘Killers’ of Varsity lecturer arrested in Jos

EIGHT suspected hoodlums belonging to a group known as Sara-Suka in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State have been arrested by men of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Sani Ahmad, Sani Kachalla, Suleiman Sa’adu, Sani Mazadu

Ogun seals company over environmental violation

THE Ogun State Government has ordered the immediate sealing of a cashew nut producing company, SONATA Agri International Limited, located at Kilometre 51 along the Lagos-Ibadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Alhaji Mustapha Lamidi, Babatunde Lawal

Airline Operators suspend planned services withdrawal

 AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) has called off its planned withdrawal of services over astronomical rise in aviation fuel. This is contained in a statement jointly signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Max Air, Dr Obiora Okonkwo, United Nigeria Airlines, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, Arik Air, Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood, Aero Contractors, Alhaji Faisal Abdulmunaf, Azman Air, Mr Allen Onyema,

Jibrin’s resignation from APC nothing to do with Tinubu – Campaign official

A member of the Bola  Tinubu Campaign Organisation, says  resignation of its  Campaign Director General (DG)  Alhaji Abdulmumin Jibrin  from membership of the APC, has nothing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdulmumin Jibrin, APC, Sen. Bola Tinubu, governor Ibrahim Shekarau, 

2023: What INEC did to 124 political parties

NO fewer than 124 political groups that applied for registration as political parties have been technically excluded from participating in the 2023 general elections by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, SERVICOM, INEC, Olayide Okuonghae,

Children orphaned by insurgency are mine – -Sultan

ALHAJI Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has declared that the orphans of insurgency are his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Alhaji Umarun Kwabo, Mallam Mohammed Maidoki, Alhaji Munir Dan’iya, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal

Police arrest gang leader in Zamfara as his gang killed while celebrating Sallah

POLICE in Zamfara have arrested the notorious gang leader of an outlawed group, “Yansakai’’ in connection with culpable homicide and incitement of public disturbance. Police spokesman in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 80 times

Tags: SP Muhammed Shehu, Surajo Alhaji Ali,

Airlines to shut down operations on May 9

THE Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has announced the shutdown of operations, with effect from Monday, over the skyrocketing cost of Aviation fuel, which has reached... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Airline Operators of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, Senator Hadi Sirika

2023: S/West APC presidential aspirants, others are united – Bisi Akande

A former national chairman of the APC, Chief  Bisi Akande, says South West presidential aspirants of the party , governors and other  leaders are united ahead... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Chief  Bisi Akande, Alhaji Rauf Aregbesola, Otunba Moses Adeyemo, Chief Pius Akinyelure, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Chief Iyiola Omisore, Messrs Babatunde Fashola, Adeniyi Adebayo

9 PDP lawmakers in Kano Assembly defect to NNPP

NINE lawmakers in Kano State House of Assembly have defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) on Friday. The lawmakers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Alhaji Hamisu Chidari, Malam Uba Abdullahi, Tukur Muhammad, Abubakar Galadima, NNPP, Isyaku Ali-Danja

Nigeria, Africa’s emerging refined petroleum products hub —Energy stakeholder

ALHAJI Muhammad Saleh-Hassan, an oil and gas stakeholder and Chairman, Skymark Energy and Power Ltd, says Nigeria will become Africa’s hub for refined petroleum products within... Read more

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

Tags: NNPC, Alhaji Muhammad Saleh-Hassan, Mr Mele Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari

Oshodi traders hail CBN’s introduction of e-Naira

TRADERS at Kairo Market, Oshodi, Lagos, on Thursday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for introducing the digital currency, e-Naira. The traders gave the commendation at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 722 times

Tags: Aminu Bizi, Alhaji Ado Dansudu, Obinna Umeh

2023 : Youths urge electorate to vote credible leaders

A political group, Quality Support Group in Aloshi community in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has urged the electorate to vote credible and competent ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Mr Jacob Ankywa, Alhaji Mohammad Elegu-Oji, Mr Bitrus Adefu, All Progressives Congress (APC),

SDP raises alarm over alleged impersonation of chairman

THE Ondo State chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday raised the alarm over the alleged impersonation of its Chairman, Prince Dele Ogunbameru, by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prince Dele Ogunbameru, Alhaji Musa Gabam,

Extortion at ports: Give marching orders to security agencies, truck owner urges FG

 ALHAJI Abdullahi Inuwa, Chief Executive Officer, Gee Gee Global Enterprises Nigeria Ltd., on Thursday urged the federal government to give marching orders to security agencies to... Read more

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

Tags:  Alhaji Abdullahi Inuwa, Gee Gee Global Enterprises Nigeria Ltd.,

“Blood Sisters”: Minister hails first Nigerian series on Netflix

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has described “Blood Sisters’’, the first Nigerian series on Netflix00 as a big plus for the nation’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Temidayo Makanjuola, Biyi Bandele, Kenneth Gyang, Ramson Noah, Kate Hensaw, Uche Jombo, Keppy Ekpeyong, Nancy Isime, Ini Dima-Okojie, Deyemi Okanlawon

2023: Attempt to deny S’East presidency’ll spell doom for Nigeria — Igbo Elders

THE Igbo Elders Consultative Forum, IECF, better known as Ime-obi Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, warned that any attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Muhammadu Buhari, Chukwuemeka Ezeife

Minister Calls Lekki Deep Seaport Game Changer

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the Lekki Deep Seaport as a game changer in the Maritime Sector, with the capacity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Mr Matthew Oloyede, Mr. Du Ruogang

APC group says Ebonyi Speaker, 15 sacked lawmakers not APC members

A group of members of the All Progressives Congress, APC under the umbrella of APC Legacy Members (ALM) has alleged that Mr Francis Nwifuru, Speaker of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags:  Mr Francis Nwifuru, Chief Stanley Emegha, Gov. Dave Umahi, Alhaji Haroun Aja, APC

APC distributes 300 motorcycles to ward chairmen in Kebbi

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State, has distributed over 300 motorcycles to ward chairmen of the party in the state.   Presenting the motorcycles to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Sani Hukuma-Zauro, Alhaji Sahabi Lolo,

Lagos communities protest 32 days power outage

SOME residents of Apapa road and Ebutte Metta, in Lagos State, on Wednesday protested 32 days power outage by the Eko Electricity Distribution company (EKEDC), Lagos.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Godwin Idemudia, Julius Ajumobi, Funke Ilori, Alhaji Mudasiru Taiwo

Lekki Port: Nigeria to regain maritime business loss to Togo, Ghana –FG

THE Federal Government says with the  completion and operation of Lekki Deep Sea Port by September, Nigeria will regain maritime business lost to ports in Togo,... Read more

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

Tags: Du Ruogang, Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

2023 elections: Emir of Kano urges residents to collect PVC

THE Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Bayero, has urged eligible voters to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in preparation for 2023 general elections. Bayero made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Bayero, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje

2023: Zulum accepts call to contest for 2nd term

GOV. Babagana Zulum of Borno says he has accepted the calls by civil servants, clubs and associations to contest for a second term in office. Zulum stated... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ali Dalori, Alhaji Awaji Bukar, Babagana Zulum

2023 : APC Stakeholder frowns at vandalism of billboards in Bauchi

ALHAJI Salisu Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC)  Stakeholder in Bauchi State has expressed dissatisfaction at the vandalism of aspirants’ billboards and campaign materials by suspected hoodlums. Barau... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Alhaji Salisu Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC) ,

Ilorin monarch endorses Abdulrazaq for second term

EMIR of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has urged Kwara Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to seek for a second term in office. Sulu- Gambari hinged his endorsement of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari

Residents on menaces, merits of Okada business in Lagos

MILLIONS of residents of Lagos State ride on either private or commercial motorcycles or Okadas to their places of work on daily basis thus making it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdul-Rasak Osho, Podo Sunday, Ovie Edomi, James Dada, Oye Luquman, Dele Aboyeji, Boluwaji Olaiya

2023: Late Ajimobi’s son declares interest in Oyo Assembly seat

MR Idris Abiola-Ajimobi, son of the late Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Tuesday declared his interest to contest the Ibadan South-West State Constituency II... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Alhaji Ganiu Ajimobi, Sunday Babalola, Idris Abiola-Ajimobi

30th coronation anniversary: KGSIRS felicitates Maigairi of Lokoja

Alhaji Salihu Sule-Enehe, Acting Executive Chairman, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGSIRS), in Tuesday felicitated the Maigairi of Lokoja, Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Kabir-Maikarfi III, OON, on... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Salihu Sule-Enehe, Muhammadu Kabir-Maikarfi III, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGSIRS),

2023: Get your PVC to change non-performing leaders, cleric tells Nigerians

THE Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, Alhaji Abdufatah Enabulele, has called on Nigerians to get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) so as to change leaders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdufatah Enabulele

Euphoria as durbar returns to Katsina 3 years after

DESPITE the scorching sun in Katsina on Monday, thousands of residents and visitors alike trooped to the emir’s palace after leaving their various Eid grounds to... Read more

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

Tags: Rabe Darma, Abdulmumin Kabir Usman, Mannir Yakubu, Aminu Bello Masari

PDP reinstates Kano Exco, approves Onu as Ebonyi Chair

THE National Working Committee  (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the reinstatement of the dissolved Alhaji Shehu Sagagi-led Kano State executive committee of... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Debo Ologunagba, Alhaji Shehu Sagagi,

2023: We will not cause disaffection – Gov. Muhammad assures Sultan

GOV. Bala Muhammad of Bauchi State and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant has assured that they would not cause any disaffection in Nigeria at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Gov. Bala Muhammad, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

Edo govt. set to ban street begging

Edo Government says it is set to begin evacuation of street beggars who are not ready to accept decent and meaningful ventures. Gov. Godwin Obaseki said this... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Edo Government, Alhaji Abdulfatai Enabulele,

Play politics by its rules, Etsu Nupe urges politicians

AS the 2023 elections draw nearer, the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has called on politicians in the country to play politics by its rules.   The Etsu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar,

Eid-el-Fitri: Ooni, religious leaders seek prayers for unity, peaceful coexistence

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged Muslim faithful to continue to pray for unity and peaceful coexistence in the country. Ooni stated this while receiving... Read more

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

Tags: Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Alhaji AbdulSemiu AbdulHammed,

Sallah: Cleric, others advise leaders in Nigeria to rule with fear of God

THE Chief Imam of Ibadan land, Alhaji Abdulganiy Agbotomokekere, has urged the nation’s leaders to rule with the fear of God. Agbotomokekere gave the advice on Monday,... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abdulganiy Agbotomokekere, Eid-el-Fitri, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan,

Emir urges FG to dredge Goronyo dam

THE Emir of Gwandu and Chairman Kebbi State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashir, has urged the Federal Government to dredge Goronyo Dam in order to... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Muhammadu Bashir,

Eid-el-Fitr: Continue to be ambassadors of Islam, cleric charges Muslims

THE Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, Alhaji Abdufatah Enabulele, on Monday urged Muslim faithful to continue to be ambassadors of Islam at all times. Enabulele made... Read more

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

Tags: Imam of Benin, Alhaji Abdufatah Enabulele,

Allow peace to reign in Nigeria- Sultan urges Politicians

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has urged Nigerian  Politicians to allow peace to... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Eid-el-fitr, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA),

Emir of Bauchi leads Eid prayer, as Muslims pray for peace, unity

THE Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu, has led thousands of Muslim faithful to observe the Eid-el-Fitr prayer, as Muslim prayed for peace, unity and stability... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Gov. Bala Mohammed, Aminu Gamawa, Alhaji Bala Baba-Inna, Eid-el-Fitr,

INEC pledges credible elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission says it will spare no effort in ensuring that elections continue to get better, freer, fairer more credible and more inclusive. INEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

NAHCON has reached significant stage on 2022 Hajj – Chairman

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has reached a significant preparatory stage with critical partners essential to the success of the 2022 Hajj... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan,

Kaduna Church gives out Sallah clothes foodstuffs, cash to about 50 orphans

The General Overseer of the Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention church, Pastor Yohanna Buru, distributed sallah clothes, food items and Cash gifts to Muslim orphans and... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad, Sheik Zazzaky Yakub Elzazzaky, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, Sheik Hamza lawal, Sheik Dr Ahmed Mahmud Gumi, Pastor Yohanna Buru, Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention church,

CAN rejoices with Sultan, Muslims at Sallah

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says it rejoices with Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs... Read more

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

Tags: Joseph Daramola, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar

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 4 weeks ago | seen 76 times

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

Insecurity in Nigeria will end if we engage in productive ventures —-NCPC boss

THE Executive Secretary Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) Rev. Yakubu Pam, has said that the insecurity in Nigeria would end if we engage in productive ventures. Pam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: David Gyang, Simon Lalong, Rev. Yakubu Pam

Nigeria’s deadly marriages: How 49 husbands, wives were killed in 15 months

AT least 49 spouses reportedly died between January 2021 and March 2022, data compiled by Daily Trust Saturday have revealed. The data showed that 35 women were killed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Emmanuel Chigozie, Muhammed Alpha, Ovye Yakubu, Pauline Tallen, Osinachi Nwachukwu

Moon not sighted, fasting continues in Saudi Arabia

THIS year’s Shawwal moon has not been sighted in Saudi Arabia, meaning that fasting will continue on Sunday. By this development, Ramadan fasting will continue in the... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

FG assures Nasarawa State of stronger collaboration on environment safety

THE Federal Government, on Friday assured Nasarawa State Government of stronger and effective collaboration to tackle its environmental challenges. Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi, Minister of Environment, gave the... Read more

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

Tags: Moji Makanjuola, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Abdullahi, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi

Eid-il-Fitr: End insecurity, inflation, ASUU strike now, Sultan tells FG

THE Sultan of Sokoto and the President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, have urged the Federal Government to find an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Zubairu Usman-Ugwu

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

Stakeholders commit to effective implementation of NPoA for economic growth

STAKEHOLDERS in public and private sectors have committed to the effective implementation of the second National Programme of Action (NPoA) to enhance economic growth and development. The... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Margaret Katanda, Mr Kanayo Iwuchukwu, Alhaji Nuhu Laumarah, Dr Louis Mandema, Princess Gloria Akobundu, Prof. Eddy Maloka,

NCoS, Nasarawa State Command gets new controller

THE Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has posted a new controller, Alhaji Yunusa Abraheem-Adda, to superintend over the affairs of the service in Nasarawa State.   This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Alhaji Yunusa Abraheem-Adda, NCoS, SC Stephen Abene, Aliyu Yahuza,

MACBAN hails Soludo over release of abducted herders in Anambra

MIYETTI Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has commended Anambra government for its role in the rescue of the 11 abducted herders and their cows. South-East... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, MACBAN, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki,

National Secretary: SDP South-West leaders reject Agunloye’s appointment

 THE South-West leaders of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) have rejected the appointment of Dr Olu Agunloye as the acting National Secretary of the party. The leaders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dr Olu Agunloye, Alhaji Musa Gabam, Prince Dele Ogunbamerun, Alhaji Sheu Musa

Train attack: NEMA donates medical supplies to 44 Army Hospital, St. Gerard’s

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday donated medical supplies to two hospitals that rendered emergency services to victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack. The North-West Zonal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Lt.-Col. Suleiman Ama, Dr. Shurkuk Bako, NEMA

Court remands 25-yr-old man over alleged rape

AN Iyaganku  Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Friday ordered the remand of one Suleiman Usman, 25, accused of raping a teenager with special needs.   The Magistrate,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Insp Sikiru Ibrahim, Serifat Adesina, Suleiman Usman

Lalong appraises peace building efforts in Plateau

THE Governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong, has expressed delight that robust engagement, dialogue and inter-faith activities are bringing closer the adherents of the Christian and... Read more

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

Tags: Yusuf Gagdi, Alhaji Muhammadu Muazu, Makut Macham, Simon Lalong

My tenants want to drive me to an early grave, landlord tells court

ALHAJI Abdulwaheed Akani, an Ibadan-based landlord on Friday, told  a Mapo Grade ‘A’ Customary Court in Ibadan that his  tenants; Oluwatosin Ogunbadejo and Blessing Olapade want... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abdulwaheed Akani, S.M. Akintayo,

Nigeria safe to host maiden global tourism conference – FG

The Federal Government says that the country is safe to host the first Global Conference on Cultural Tourism and Creative Industry scheduled for Nov. 14 to Nov.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Federal Government Of Nigeria,

Few days to Sallah, Kano marketers lament low patronage

WITH the Eid-el-Fitr celebration to mark the end of this year’s Ramadan just a few days away, marketers in Kano, especially those that deal with items... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Aminu Tijjani, Alhaji Bello Muhammad, Abubakar Rimi

Mixed reactions trail Plateau’s plan to domesticate National Contributory Pension Scheme

MIXED reactions trailed a public hearing at the Plateau House of Assembly on Thursday on the planned domestication of the National Contributory Pension Scheme. Some labour unions... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Makwin Arandong, Mr Eugene Manji, Mr Saleh Yipmong, Mr Sunday Hyatt, Mr Yakubu Sanda, Mr Edward Ekpenyong,

New variant as children pick APC governorship nomination forms for father

 A new variant of buying of Expression of Interest and Nomination forms came to the fore at the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abuja on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 639 times

Tags: APC, Asmau Sani-Sha’aban, Alhaji Sani Sha’aban,

Okada Accidents: Nigeria needs massive transportation transformation – Aremu

MR Issa Aremu, the Director-General of Micheal Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS), Ilorin, has called massive transportation transformation to curtail senseless loss of lives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 528 times

Tags: Mrs Susan Oluwole, Mr Festus Keyamo, Mr Issa Aremu, Alhaji Layi Rauf, President Muhammadu Buhari

NYSC issues certificates to 955 corps members in Niger

 THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC in Niger on Thursday issued certificates to 955 corps members of the 2021 Batch ‘A’, Stream two. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: NYSC, Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Alhaji Ahmed Matane,

11 corps members get service extension, 7 abscond in Gombe

 ELEVEN members of the 2021 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to Gombe State have had their service year extended for various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Adama Joshua, Alhaji Musa, Alhaji Abubakar Musa, Mrs Ada Imoni, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, NYSC

Customs intercepts contraband worth N31.5m in Katsina

The Katsina Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service intercepted contraband which Duty Paid Value was put at N31. 4 from April 1 to date. Alhaji Wada... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Wada Cedi, Nigeria Customs Service,

Kanam killings would have been averted if … LG chief

THE Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Area of Plateau, Mr Joshua Laven, says that the Kanam attacks could have been averted if security agencies acted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Joshua Laven, Alhaji Muhammad Haruna,

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 72 times

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

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 110 times

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

2023: Nwajiuba receives APC nomination form for president

THE Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has accepted the All Progressive Congress (APC) expression of interest form to become the President of the... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Alhassan Aliyu, ASUU, Dr Ndubuisi Ugochukwu

NCPC to explore more holy sites in Turkey

REV Yakubu Pam, the the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC(NCPC) has said that NCPC would explore more Holy Sites in Turkey.    Pam disclosed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: NCPC, Rev Yakubu Pam, Ms Idil Saguni

2023: Sokoto deputy gov eyes party’s guber flag

ALHAJI Munir Dan’iya, the Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, has declared his interest to succeed his boss, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal in 2023. He therefore begged the leadership... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Alhaji Munir Dan’iya, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Bello Goronyo, PDP

Zamfara’s former Gov. Yari distributes 400 cows for Sallah festivals

 FORMER Zamfara governor, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari began the distribution of 400 heads of cattle to his supporters in the 14 local government areas and 147 wards... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, Alhaji Lawal Liman,

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 62 times

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

3 men docked for wandering in black spots in Abuja

THREE men were on Wednesday docked in a Grade I Area Court in Karu, for allegedly wandering in black spots in Abuja. The police charged Sabo Yusuf,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Inuwa Maiwada, Ade Adeyanju, Nafiu Suleiman, Ismaila Suleiman, Sabo Yusuf

Panel orders CP’s arrest over alleged ”disappearance’ of man

A panel has issued a warrant of arrest against the Commissioner of Police, Legal Services, Force Headquarters, CP Igbeh Ochogwu, in respect of the alleged unlawful... Read more

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

Tags: CP Igbeh Ochogwu, Justice Suleiman Galadima,

Kano State Govt, UNICEF unveil report on rights of children

THE Kano State Government and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday  unveiled a report on children’s rights and wellbeing. Unveiling the report, tagged: ”Situation Analysis of... Read more

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

Tags: Rahama Farah, Alhaji Mukhtar Yakasai, Kano State Government, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

IOM chief applauds NIDCOM's diaspora engagements

FRANTZ Celestin, the out-going Chief of Mission, International Organisation for Migration, IOM, says the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, under the Chairmanship of Abike Dabiri-Erewa is at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: NIDCOM, Frantze Celestin, Sule Yakubu Bassi, Abike Dabiri-Erewa,

No missing herdsmen, cows in Ogbaru, says Anambra council boss

THE Chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra, Mr Arinzechukwu Awogu, has said that no herdsman was kidnapped nor cows rustled in the area. Awogu... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Arinzechukwu Awogu, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga

Border reopening: NCS tasks Katsina community on security

THE Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has urged residents of Jibia border community in Katsina State to be vigilant and monitor activities of people in the area. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Alhaji Wada Cedi, Alhaji Bashir Maitan, NCS

EFCC arrests suspect for allegedly defrauding Emir in Kwara of N33m

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, has arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly defrauded the Emir of Okuta in Kwara of N33,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Alhaji Idris Abubakar, Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport,

Customs reopens Kamba border

THE Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) on Monday officially reopened Kamba border which links the country to Republic of Niger along Kebbi corridor.   The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: NCS, Alhaji Mamuda Fana, Mr Joseph Attah,

1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara to perform 2022 Hajj — official

NO fewer than 1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara are expected to perform the 2022 Hajj in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, the Executive Secretary... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCOM),

FG trains miners in Plateau on formalisation of artisanal, small-scale mining

THE Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Monday trained local miners in Plateau on its formalisation of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) policy. Dr Oluwatoyin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Mr Gotan Benjamin, Mr Dachung Bagos Gov. Simon Lalong, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, Alhaji Muhammad Suleiman,

15% levy: Agents shelve planned strike by one week

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has shelved the planned strike over the 15 per cent National Automotive Council (NAC) levy due to the... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Rilwan Amuni, Nigeria Customs Service, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents

NOA intensifies campaign for made-in-Nigeria products

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it has begun a sensitisation campaign to enlighten Nigerians on the importance of patronising made-in-Nigeria products and services for economic... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Hamisu Abubakar, National Orientation Agency

3 killed as hoodlums fight over girlfriend in Kwara

THREE persons were killed and several others injured Sunday in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State as hoodlums reportedly clashed following a disagreement over a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Samad Adeyemi, Abdulahi Mohammed, Alhaji Abdulrahman, SP Ajayi Okasanmi

Nasarawa govt apprehends 211 persons for violating sanitation laws

THE enforcement teams from the Nasarawa State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Saturday arrested 211 persons for allegedly violating environmental sanitation laws. Mr Abubakar Mohammed,... Read more

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

Tags: Yakubu Kwanta, Abubakar Mohammed

NYSC tasks Gombe residents on hygiene

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Gombe State, on Saturday, tasked residents of the state to ensure proper sanitation and hygiene to stem the spread of... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Ada Imoni, Alhaji Yakubu Abdullahi,

INEC unveils 2022-2026 strategic plan, election project plan.

By Anthony Isibor. THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has unveiled a 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, SP, and the 2023 Election Project Plan, EPP. The Strategic Plan 2022-2026 and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

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,

2023 election timetable will not be changed – INEC

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, National chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the dates for all activities in the Timetable and Schedule of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC,

NPC EAD Exercise reaches 75% completion in Zamfara - Commissioner

THE Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) exercise by the National Population Commission (NPC) has reached 75 per cent in Zamfara, the state’s Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Ibrahim Dosara, Alhaji Muhammad Muttaka-Rini.

Dangote Refinery Will Be Ready Before End Of Buhari’s Tenure – Aliko Dangote

CHAIRMAN of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday assured that the Dangote Refinery would be ready for commissioning before President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President Muhammadu Buhari,

IBB’s PDP Consensus Committee Rules Out North West

THE North West has been ruled out of the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary contest by a committee on consensus candidate set up by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Aminu Waziri Tambuwa, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Ango Abdullahi

Agents to shut down Lagos ports Monday over 15% levy

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) says they will embark on a one-day warning strike on April 25, over the introduction of 15 per... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Alhaji Rilwan Amuni,

FG seeks collective responsibility to halt open defecation by 2025

THE Federal Government on Thursday, in Abuja called for more commitment from all stakeholders towards meeting the open defecation-free target before 2025. The Minister of Water Resources,... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Adamu, Jack Sim

INEC chairman directs parties to submit membership register 30 days before primaries

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed all registered political parties to submit copies of their membership register to the commission, in compliance with the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Adamawa govt. to vaccinate 1.2m children against polio

ADAMAWA Primary Healthcare Development Agency (ADPHCDA) says it will vaccinate no fewer than 1.2 million children against polio virus, to sustain the free polio status of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Abubakar Aliyu, Dr Suleiman Bashir

Niger govt provides relief materials to victims of bandits attack

THE Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Friday, provided relief materials to victims of bandits attack in Gurara and Lavun Local Government Areas of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Ahmed Inga, Yusuf Gawu,

We’re tackling challenges undermining businesses, investments – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged entrepreneurs and investors to channel ideas and resources into areas of the economy that stimulate growth, with long-term effect on job... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Aliko Dangote,

Nollywood produces 541 movies in Q1, 2022 – NFVCB

THE National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), says the board received and censored 541 movies produced by the Nigerian film industry in the first quarter... Read more

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

Tags: National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas,

NDE disburses N4.6m loan to youths, women in Kebbi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), has disbursed loans totalling N4.6 million to 228 unemployed youths in Kebbi State. The Director-General of the NDE, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

Yankari Games Reserve debunks alleged elephants’ attack on farming communities

YANKARI Games Reserve in Bauchi State has dismissed as misleading, reports that a herd of wandering elephants destroyed farmlands at Shafa community in Alkaleri Local Government... Read more

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

Tags: Yankari Games Reserve, Alhaji Mohammed Ladan,

Best man stabs friend to death, bolts with his car, N2m

NEMESIS has caught up with one Bashir Ibrahim, 25, who allegedly stabbed his friend, a businessman in Kure Market, Minna to death and escaped with his... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Mahmud, Aliyu Ibrahim, Bashir Ibrahim, DSP Wasiu Abiodun

LEMU President blames cause of decadence, criminality on poverty

THE President, Lekki Muslim Ummah, LEMU, Dr. Kamoru Omotosho has blamed the cause of moral decadence and criminality in Nigeria on poverty. Speaking during the Quarterly Dawah... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Popoola, Jubril Salaudeen, Alhaji Luqman Ayo Salami, Sheikh Ridwan Jamiu, Kamoru Omotosho

Nothing’ll stop 2023 polls —INEC

IN SPITE of the raging waves of insecurity in the country and the killing of one of its staff on voter registration duty last week in... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Major General Babagana Monguno, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

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 40 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,

Earth day: Kaduna to clean up city Friday

ALHAJI Hafis Bayero, Administrator of the Kaduna Capital Territory Authority (KCTA) says the state will commence cleaning of the city on Friday by 6am to 8:30am,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Alhaji Hafis Bayero,

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

Cleric urges parents to be agents of societal reform

THE Chief Imam, Lekki Central Mosque, Imam Ridwan Jamiu, on Thursday, charged Nigerian parents to be agents of societal reform by raising good children.   Jamiu made the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Tajudeen Yusuf, Imam Ridwan Jamiu, Alhaji Shaheed Egbeyemi, Sir Muftau Oyegunle, Mr Edwin Igbiti,

NCPC begins 2021 main pilgrimage in May – Executive Secretary

REV Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, (NCPC) says the 2021 main Pilgrimage exercise to Israel, Jordan and Rome  will commence by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Yakubu Pam

Ramadan: Nasarawa lawmaker distributes 200 bags of rice, other items to constituents

DEPUTY Chief Whip of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Alkali, on Thursday  distributed 200  bags of  rice, 100 bags of sugar and 100 bags... Read more

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

Tags: Keffin Wambai, Abdullahi Sule, Alhaji Mohammed Alkali

NAHCON allocates 33,976 Hajj slots to states, FCT

THE National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Thursday allocated 33,976 slots to all 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for 2022... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Hardawa, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group woos Taraba delegates

AHEAD of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), a campaign group loyal to the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, met with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 33 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Alhaji Ali Sani, Sen. Bashir Marafa, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Sadiq Dasin

NEMA sensitises Plateau communities to flooding, others

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has expressed preparedness to sensitised Plateau communities to how to avert flooding and other disasters during the rainy season.   Mr Eugene... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Alhaji Alamin Yakubu, Mrs Linda Adokwu, Hajia Bintu Aliyu, NEMA,

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

FRSC decorates 30 officers in Benue

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Thursday decorated 30 officers with new ranks in its Benue Command. Performing the ceremony, the state’s Sector Commander, Mr Yakubu... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Yakubu Mohammed, Odafe Kagho,

Oyo APC caucus seeks zoning arrangement in Ibarapa zone

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) group in Ibadan, G6 Caucus, on Thursday, expressed preference zoning of political offices in Ibarapa zone. The Administrative Secretary of the caucus,... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Silas Lasunsi, Alhaji Olayide Abas, Chief Francis Babalola, Chief Timothy Adenrele, Mr Rafiu Ojegoke, All Progressives Congress, Mr Stephen Ojelere, Chief Kazeem Jinadu

2 in court over alleged house breaking, theft

TWO men, Abdullahi Suleiman, 35 and Usman Mukailu, 50, were, on Thursday, arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over alleged house breaking and stealing. The defendants, of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Abdullahi Suleiman, Mrs Dolapo Kay-Williams, Usman Mukailu, Messrs Michael Olaleye, Gboyega Abiola, Insp Elijah Adejare

Tricycle operators in Niger State protest multiple taxation

THE commercial tricycle operators in Minna, Niger, on Thursday protested against multiple taxation by the State and Local Government Councils. The operators threaten to embark on strike... Read more

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

Tags: Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN), Gov. Abubakar Bello, Alhaji Mohammed Etsu, Al

Zamfara lauds partners for strengthening social protection programmes

THE Zamfara Government has commended UkAid and Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)-fundedproject “Expanding Social Protection for Inclusive Development (ESPID)” for strengthening social protection programmes in the... Read more

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

Tags: Commonwealth Development, Expanding Social Protection for Inclusive Development (ESPID), Alhaji Yakubu Tsafe, Yusuf Sabo, Zamfara Social Protection Platform (ZSPP), Nura Muhammad,

3 killed at Ede as youths, thugs clash

THREE persons were reportedly killed after a bloody clash between some hoodlums and Hausa youths in Ede, Osun State, just as some people were feared killed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Odiko Macdon, Oluwajuwon Ogunbiyi, SP Yemisi Opalola, Alhaji Gambo Ibrahim, Rasheed Olopa

Guber race: Katsina Deputy governor resigns as agric. commissioner

THE Katsina State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu,  has resigned his position as the state’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources to join the 2023 gubernatorial... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Musa-Kalla, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu,

Zamfara Assembly extends tenure of LG Council Sole Administrators by six months

THE Zamfara House of Assembly has extended the tenure of the 14 Local Government Sole Administrators in the state by six Months.   This is contained in a... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura, Faruk Dosara, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe, Gov. Bello Matawalle,

Gov. Bagudu approves N1.7bn for road construction

GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Wednesday approved more than N1.7 billion for the construction and asphalting of Unguwar Jeji-Diggi-Mutubare Road and a four-span Goron-Dutse-Kawara- Suru... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Abubakar Chika-Ladan,

Niger govt clears N3bn debt owed AEDC –SSG

THE Niger state government says it had paid over N3 billion to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) for debts owed it over a period of four... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company

HYPPADEC trains personnel to enhance productivity, service delivery

THE Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), has begun a five-day training for its officials to ensure productivity and service delivery in the commission. Alhaji Abubakar... Read more

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

Tags: Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS),

Makinde denies unfairness to Muslims

OYO State Governor Seyi Makinde has denied insinuations that his administration has been unfair to the muslim community in some regions of the state, particularly, Ogbomoso... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Daud Makanjuola, Prof Sayeed Malik, Alfa Uthmah Sannu Sheu, Seyi Makinde, Rashidi Ladoja

UNWTO grants scholarship to 100 Nigerians on tourism training

THE United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has granted scholarships to 100 Nigerians for study on Certificate on Introduction to Tourism and Industry Management Course. The UNWTO... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

New Ikom bridge, testament of Pres. Buhari’s leadership qualities – APC Lobby Group

THE Youth Lobby Group of the Cross River All Progressive Congress (APC), has said that the construction of the new Ikom Bridge is a testament of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Gen. Yakubu Gowon,

Delta and Omo-Agege’s mother of all declarations

THE crowd was massive. Effurun was practically shut down. It was like a presidential rally. The sea of heads that graced the occasion was unprecedented. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Muhammadu Buhari, Ifeanyi Okowa, Ika and Ndokwa, Ovie Omo-Agege

Pro-Buhari organisation distributes rice to vulnerable people in Kebbi

THE Buhari For All Organisation (BUFAO), has begun the distribution of rice, loaded in five trucks, to less-privileged people in Kebbi.   While briefing newsmen at the distribution... Read more

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

Tags: Buhari For All Organisation (BUFAO), Alhaji Bello Dantani, Gov. Atiku Bagudu,

Bandits kill newly elected councillor, abduct his wives

A newly elected councillor in Katsina State was shot dead when bandits went on rampage late Tuesday into the early hours of Wednesday. Alhaji Nasiru Magaji, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Abdullahi Gozaki, Nasiru B.S, Alhaji Nasiru Magaji

Ramadan: Niger PDP gubernatorial aspirant donates N4m to IDPs

A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger, Alhaji Isah Kantigi, has donated N4 million to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Isah Kantigi,

NEMA receives158 stranded Nigerians from Libya

 THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received 158 Nigerian returnees from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The Director-General of the Agency, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Mustapha Habib, NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye,

Shun money bag politicians, Kano PRP governorship aspirant urges electorates

ALHAJI Ghali Sule, governorship aspirant on the platform of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) in Kano, has urged electorates to shun money bag politicians and vote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Alhaji Ghali Sule,

Borno witnessing improved security situation- Zulum

GOV. Babagana Zulum of Borno has expressed satisfaction with the improved security situation in the state over the last three years. Zulum said this when he hosted... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Babagana Zulum, Alhaji Gambo Gubio,

NUJ donates cash, food items to families of late journalists in Kebbi

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kebbi Council, on Tuesday, donated cash and food items to families of 18 late journalists in Birnin Kebbi. The State Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Alhaji Musa Yaro, Alhaji Aliyu Jajirma, Alhaji Hamza Galadima-Zuru, Nigerian Union of Journalists

Only aspirants with proven integrity will fly our flag- PRP Chairman

THE Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) says only aspirants with proven integrity will be allowed to fly its flag in the 2023 general elections. The PRP National Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Ada Mac-Chukwu, Alhaji Falalu Bello, Nnena Lancaster-Okoro

Parents complain about FGCs mandating students to bring items to school

SOME parents are complaining  about the persistent demand by Federal Government Colleges (FGCs), in their prospectus mandating students to bring the same items every term. The parents,... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Aliyu Adoga, Anne Odeh, Auguster Okafor

Hijab: Media Council exposes plot to smear Osinbajo

THE Osinbajo for President Media Council says it has uncovered a fraudulent plan to malign the reputation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Abdul Gafar Bakare, Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Tinubu

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

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,

Media practitioners salute Muslim students society @ 68

THE Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) has felicitated with the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) as it clocks 68 years, having been established on... Read more

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

Tags: Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun

Firm CEO distances self from AMAC politics

ALHAJI Yakubu Saidu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Masarki Nigeria Ltd., a construction company, has cautioned some politicians in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) against... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Yakubu Saidu, Masarki Nigeria Ltd, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Coalition of Non-indigenes and Indigenes For Peace in AMAC (CNIFPA),

Kolo advises eligible Niger residents to participate in CVR exercise

ALHAJI Nma Kolo, Special Adviser on Political Affairs and Strategy to Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, has called on prospective voters, who had not registered to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Nma Kolo, Gov. Abubakar Bello,

2023: Rep aspirant tasks Nigerians on PVC collection

ALHAJI Ibrahim Ajia, a House of Representatives aspirant for Asa/Ilorin West Federal Constituency of Kwara, has urged eligible voters yet to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Ajia

Gov. Oyetola desires peaceful governorship election in Osun – Aide

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola desires a peaceful and violence-free governorship election in Osun on July 16. The declaration was made in Osogbo on Sunday by his Special Adviser... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Kudus Tajudeen, Gboyega Oyetola, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye

2023: Youth will emerge Nigeria’s president, Accord Party chairman

THE national chairman, Accord Party, Muhammad Lawal Nalado, said he is optimistic that youth will emerge as the President of Nigeria if the 2023 election is... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Babangida, Yakubu Gowon, Christopher Imumolen, Muhammad Lawal Nalado

ACF has no youths wing - Chieftain

THE Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has disowned a group known as the Arewa youths, saying it has no youths wing. Alhaji Musa Saidu, a chieftain of the ACF... Read more

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

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Airline operators condemn passengers’ attack on Max Air staff at Abuja airport

THE Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has warned against further attack on airline workers by passengers over delay or cancelation of flights. LEADERSHIP reports that some Max... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, Max Air

Actors Guild holds night of tributes in honour of late Lari Williams

THE Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and the Artistes Village Communiy on Friday celebrated the life and times of Nigerian multi-talented artiste, late Lari Williams.   The News... Read more

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

Tags: Emeka Rollas, Abubakar Yakubu, Mufu Onifade, Actors Guild of Nigeria, late Lari Williams

Dan’iya, Sokoto Deputy Governor, declares to contest Governorship in 2023

Alhaji Manniru Dan’iya, the Sokoto state Deputy Governor, has declared his intention to contest the governorship election in 2023. This is contained in a statement made available... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Manniru Dan’iya, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Malam Aminu Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

JONAPWD warns against infringement, abuse, misuse of name, logo

THE Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities, JONAPWD has warned the public against infringement, abuse, and misuse of its name, logo in public domain without... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: JONAPWD, Hajia Rabi Yusuf, Alhaji Usman Nahuche, Alhaji Dagbo Suleman, Ms. Ene Ede; Mr Abudullahi Aliyu

Sokoto Speaker, APC Deputy Chief Whip defect to PDP

AJHAJI Aminu Achida, the Speaker, Sokoto State House of Assembly, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Achida in a... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Isa Sadiq-Achida, Alhaji Aminu Achida, Sen. Abubakar Gada, Alhaji Murtala Maigona, APC, PDP

FCTA allocates $4.5m to Fadama cares project

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has allocated 4.5 million dollars to its Fadama COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (CARES) project, for the... Read more

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

Tags: Usman Adangara, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim

Buhari inaugurates housing units, worth N463.6m, in Dutse

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated 76 housing units in Dutse, Jigawa state, worth N463.6 million. The President, represented by the Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Emmanuel Hangeore, Ma’azu Sambo, Babatunde Fashola, Suleiman Adamu, Muhammadu Buhari

Yakubu urges Nigerians to take advantage of CVR

NIGERIA'S electoral umpire, inec, has appealed to Nigerians to take advantage of its ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise to register, update and obtain their voters... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

Ex-pension director bags 6-year jail term, supreme court affirms

THE Supreme Court of Nigeria, on Wednesday, in Abuja, affirmed the six years imprisonment imposed on a former Federal Director of Pensions (FDP), Mr John Yakubu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 127 times

Tags: John Yakubu Yusuf, Tijjani Abubakar

Wamakko pays solidarity visit to new APC chair, Adamu

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North), on Wednesday led a delegation of the state’s party chieftains on a solidarity visit to the National Chairman of the All... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Malam Hassan Sanyinnawal, NAFDAC, Yusuf Suleiman, National Teachers institute, Prof. Musa Mai-Tafsir,

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,

The Prince of Ede Bow Out Gracefully From NAN

By Qasim Akinreti     TODAY, April 13, Prince Wale Ojetimi retires from the News Agency Of Nigeria, NAN,  as  Deputy Editor, Lagos Bureau. He has served our great... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Prince Wale Ojetimi, Alhaji Ogabi,

FG intensifies efforts to secure release of kidnapped victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

THE Federal Government says security agencies have intensified efforts to secure the release passengers kidnapped from the Abuja-Kaduna train service on March 28. Minister of Information and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, President Muhammadu Buhari.

FG advocates synergy to mitigate exploitation, maximise groundwater potential

THE Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says Government and Non-Governmental stakeholders must collaborate to mitigate pressures from exploitation of groundwater and maximise  its potential.   Adamu... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Suleiman Adamu, Dr Boluwaji Onabolu, Mrs Lynda Bitrus, Dr Elizabeth Eterigho, Mrs Chinyere Igwegbe

Nearly 45% Of Voter Registration Invalid, 1.85 Million PVCs Ready – INEC

About 45 per cent of completed voter registrations across the country are invalid, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed... Read more

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

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Picketing: NAN, NUJ resolve labour dispute

THE labour dispute that resulted to picketing of the headquarters of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chris Isiguzo, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Yakubu-Hammer,

CVR: Number of new registrants impressive, shows readiness for 2023 elections - INEC

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed satisfaction at the large number of registrants, who have so far turned out... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Assault on journalists: IPI Nigeria opens ‘Black Book’ for perpetrators

THE International Press Institute (IPI) Nigeria has said that it will open a book of infamy to document every individual whose action or inaction encourages or... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Dr. Fabian Benjamin, Musikilu Mojeed, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Ahmed I. Shekarau

Land donation excites Sokoto Polo Club

THE Sokoto Polo Club has commended the Sokoto State Government for donating 10 hectares of land to promote polo in the state. The acting Chairman of the... Read more

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

Tags: Sokoto Polo Club, Alhaji , Mujitaba Ahmed, Sokoto State Government, Attahiru Bafarawa, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir-Usman, Alhaji Faruk Koko, Alhaji Shehu Kangiwa,

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 87 times

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

FG empowers Bauchi pastoral women farmers with skills

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has empowered pastoral women farmers at Sullubawa community in Bauchi local government area of Bauchi state . Dr.... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Yakubu Abdulkadir, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD),

Nigeria needs me just as I need Nigeria, says Tinubu

FORMER Lagos State Governor, and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said Nigeria needs him just as he needs Nigeria, maintaining... Read more

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

Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Abubakar Suleiman, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

44.6% of voters registered since 2021 are invalid – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said 44.6 per cent of voters who have registered since 2021 are invalid. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said... Read more

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

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More than 90% trapped vehicles evacuated from Lagos port following VIN protests

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has said that more than 90 per cent of vehicles trapped at the Lagos port due to the... Read more

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

Tags: Port and Terminal Multi-services Ltd (PTML), Alhaji Rilwan Amuni, Babatunde Keshiro, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA),

26 die as boat capsizes in Sokoto

Twenty six persons have been confirmed dead while search continues following a boat mishap on Shagari River in Shagari local government area of Sokoto state. Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Aliyu Dantani,

AFAN decries rising cost of farm inputs as wet season sets in

THE Kaduna State Chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), has appealed to government for intervention in curbing the rising prices of fertiliser and... Read more

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

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Alhaji Nuhu Aminu,

Adamu, a right leader for APC–Kolo

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger, Alhaji Nna Kolo, has described Sen. Abdullahi Adamu as a politician who has good leadership qualities... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello, APC, Alhaji Nna Kolo, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu

Anti party: APM suspends 6 national officers, 3 state chairmen

The Allied People’s Movement (APM) National Working Committee (NWC) has suspended six of its national officers and three state chairmen for gross misconduct and anti party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Allied People’s Movement (APM), National Working Committee (NWC), Oyadeyi Adebayo, Rose Gyar, Muktar Sidi, National Electoral Commission (INEC), Alhaji Yusuf Dantalle,

I will consolidates on El-Rufai’s achievements if elected – Sha’aban

ALHAJI Sani Sha’aban, has declared his intention to join the Kaduna State Governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) ahead of... Read more

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

Tags: Strategy of Sani Sha’aban Support Group (SSSG), Ibrahim Auwal, All Progressives Congress ( APC), Alhaji Sani Sha’aban, Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai,

Man shot dead, teenage daughter abducted in Zaria

BANDITS have invaded Dorayi village of Dutsen Abba ward in Zaria Local Government Area and killed one Alhaji Abdullahi Ardo and abducted his 15-year-old daughter, Mariya. A... Read more

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

Tags: ASP Mohammed Jalige, Alhaji Abdullahi Ardo

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 60 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

Aviation stakeholders want FG to review multiple frequencies to foreign airlines

 SOME aviation stakeholders on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to review all multiple frequencies granted to foreign airlines before the take-off of the proposed national carrier. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Ethiopia Airways, Qatar Airways, Mr Abayomi Jones, Alhaji Yunusa Abdulmunaf, Airline Operators of Nigeria

2023: Buhari’s govt. not threat to media

AS the 2023 general elections draw nearer, the Federal Government has reiterated that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is not and will not be a... Read more

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

Tags: Musikilu Mojeed, Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

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 2 months ago | seen 59 times

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

2023: FCT Disability Community rallies support for Osinbajo

THE Karmajiji Colony of People with Disabilities, FCT, has declared support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ahead of 2023 presidential election. Members of the colony, who made... Read more

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

Tags: Malama Halima Bawa, Malam Suleiman Kastina, Malam Mohammed Dantami, Malam Ibrahim Sagir, Yemi Osinbajo

Sokoto lawmakers seek establishment of JSS in Shagari LGA

SOKOTO State House of Assembly has adopted a motion asking the state government to establish a Junior Secondary School (JSS) at Gangam town in Shagari Local... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Liman, Alhaji Abubakar Magaji, Alhaji Maidawa Kajiji

FG, UN, others committed to fight against Illegal wildlife, forest trade

THE Federal Government, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC, and other relevant stakeholders have collaborated to create effective awareness in the fight against illegal... Read more

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

Tags: Oliver Stolpe, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi, Sharon Ikeazor

2023: Wike pledges to tackle insecurity, poverty

GOV. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has pledged to tackle festering insecurity and poverty bedeveling the country, if elected as president of Nigeria in 2023. He made the... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Zanna Gaddama, Nyesom Wike

FRSC, NURTW repair “stubborn” Obajana junction in Kogi

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, and members of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, on Monday repaired the Obajana junction that had consistently caused... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Haruna Salami, Moses Odogiyon, FRSC, NURTW

LG poll: APC wins in 31 of 34 LGAs in Katsina — KTSIEC

THE Katsina State Independent Electoral Commission, KTSIEC, has declared the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as winner in 31 out of the 34 local government areas... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Lawal Faskari, INEC

Security: Aspirant advocates more community involvement in intelligence sharing

ALHAJI Zubairu Abdulrauf, a 2023 House of Representatives aspirant in Kaduna State, has advocated for more community involvement in intelligence gathering and sharing to curb banditry. Abdulrauf... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Zubairu Abdulrauf,

Adamawa LG Poll: APC rejects results

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has rejected the result of Saturday’s local government election announced by the state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC). The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal,

PDP appoints ex- Police Minister Waziri as chairman of Anambra LGA Electoral Appeal Committee

THE National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has appointed former Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Adamu Waziri as Chairman of the Anambra... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Ibrahim Gusau, Almona Isei, Olusola Akanmode, Alhaji Adamu Waziri, Debo Ologunagba

FG inaugurates committee to implement $700m sanitation project

THE Federal Government has inaugurated the Federal Technical Committee to support the implementation of the Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (SURWASH) Programme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Mr Pier Montovani, Mr Suleiman Adamu,

Only 20 % of health facilities have sanitation facilities - Minister

THE Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, on Monday said that only 20 per cent of hospitals have basic sanitation facilities, adding that this should... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Suleiman Adamu, Ms. Jane Bevan, UNICEF, WASH,Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora

Defection: Court vacation stalls judgment in suit seeking Dogara’s sack

THE Federal High Court, FHC’s vacation has stalled the judgment in suit seeking for the declaration of the seat of Rep Yakubu Dogara vacant on account... Read more

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

Tags: Taiwo Taiwo, Jubrin Jubrin, Donatus Okorowo, Yakubu Dogara

2023: Vote out bad leaders, NRM charges Nigerians

NATIONAL Rescue Movement, NRM, has inaugurated its elected national executive committee, NEC, to oversee its affairs for the next two years, even as the party urged... Read more

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

Tags: Sola Afuye, Alhaji Usman Jikamshi, Isaac Udeh, NRM

PAN chairman, Wadada, salutes Dangote @ 65

The Chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Ltd., Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, has congratulated the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, who turned 65 on Sunday. Wadada,... Read more

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

Tags: Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, Alhaji Aliko Dangote,

Adamawa LG Poll records peaceful conduct – Authorities

THE Adamawa Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC) has expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s local government election in the state. The Chairman of ADSIEC, Alhaji Isa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Mr Mustapha Salihu,, Alhaji Isa Shettima, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress

PDP sets up Osun Caretaker Committee

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the composition of a Caretaker Committee to run the affairs of the Osun... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Debo Ologunagba, Dr Adekunle Akindele, Mrs Ayo Awolowo, Dr B.T. Salami, Mr Adetoye Ogunboyega, Alhaji Razaq Oyelani

Ahead 2023 Polls: Bankole harps on responsible leadership

 A former Speaker House of Representatives, Mr Oladimeji Bankole, has called for less emphasis on the age of the leaders to pilot the affairs of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Mr Oladimeji Bankole, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Alhaji Isah Okonkwo.

Ramadan: KTHA member disburses N9m to constituents

A member of the Katsina House of Assembly, Alhaji Nasir Yahaya, has disbursed more than N9 million to his constituents to support their expenses during the... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Shazalli Abdullahi, House of Assembly, Alhaji Nasir Yahaya,

14-year-old boy drowns in open water in Kano – Fire Service

THE Kano Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 14-year-old boy, Musa Sani, after drowning in an open water, popularly known as “Rafin Mukugara”, at... Read more

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

Tags: Kano Fire Service, Rafin Mukugara, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi,

Zoning: Atiku, Wike, Saraki, Tambuwal shift lobby to PDP NEC, BOT

FOLLOWING reports that the Governor Samuel Ortom Committee had recommended that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should not zone the presidency in 2023, the presidential gladiators... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Mohammed Hayatuden, Governor Samuel Ortom, Bukola Saraki, Governor Bala Mohammed

Katsina State declares April 11 work-free day for council elections

KATSINA State government has declared Monday, April, 11, 2022 as work-free day to enable workers and their families to vote at the local government elections scheduled... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Usman Isyaku,

Kogi buries poisoned cows, gives 7 days off beef consumption

THE Kogi Government on Friday directed the burial of the carcasses of some of the 20 poisoned cows discovered on Wednesday in Lokoja. The governmen also directed... Read more

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

Tags: NSCDC, Mr Bayode Emmanuel, Mr Suleiman Mafara, Dr Salau Tarawa

2023: NRM party promises low cost of living

THE National Rescue Movement (NRM) party, has assured Nigerians of low cost of living, rapid development and transformation when it wins the 2023 Presidential election.   Amb. Isaac... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Usman Jikamshi, Amb. Isaac Udeh, Mr Sola Afuye

Pressure mounts on Pinnick to resign over Qatar 2022 failure

THE President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has come under sustained pressure from Nigerian football stakeholders who want him to resign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Alhaji Aliyu Kofar-Soro, Adekunle Salami, Tijani Yusuf, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, Muhammadu Buhari

NCPC Boss seeks increased synergy with media

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has called for increased synergy between the media and the commission to educate intending pilgrims. Pam... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigerian Pilot Newspaper, Chuks Ohuegbe,

Ukraine: FG condemns detention of Nigerians, other black students in Poland

THE Federal Government has condemned the Polish Authority for detaining Nigerians and other African students who fled war-torn Ukraine due to their black skin. The Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: Imaan Suleiman, Muhammadu Buhari, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, NiDCOM

2023: Group canvasses support for Osinbajo as next President

A group, Osinbajo Grassroots Organisation, has called on the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to contest the 2023 presidential election, saying he has the qualities to... Read more

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

Tags: Abioye Akerele, Suleiman Maito, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Osun 2022: Ex-Deputy Speaker House of Rep defects to Labour party

REP. Lasun Yusuff, the immediate past Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, on Thursday defected to the  Labour Party (LP) to enable him contest the July 16... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Rep. Lasun Yusuff, Labour Party, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti,

Nigeria’s water minister wins WaterAid’s 2021 President’s award

NIGERIA’S Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has won the WaterAid’s 2021 President’s Award for championing improved access to hygiene and sanitation in the country. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Mr Suleiman Adamu, Ms. Evelyn Mere,

Appointment: Gov. Sule nominates former Revenue Board Chairman, 3 members

GOV. Abdullahi Sule  has nominated Ahmed Muhammad-Yakubu, the immediate past Chairman of Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service and three board members for reappointment. Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Speaker... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Ahmed Muhammad-Yakubu, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Sabo Balarabe Usman, Emmanuel Zachariah, Ali Mohammed Doma,

ADC inaugurates LG executives in Adamawa

THE African Democratic Congress (ADC) has inaugurated 21 Local Government Executives to run the affairs of the party in Adamawa. Mr Sabiu Ibrahim, Chairman of ADC, Plateau... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Abubakar Musa, Alhaji Mohammed Shuwa, Sabiu Ibrahim, African Democratic Congress (ADC),

4 dead in accident in Benue

THE Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Benue, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, says four persons died in a road accident that occurred on Thursday... Read more

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

Tags: FRSC, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, Orientation Camp, St. Christopher’s Hospital

Court remands suspected kidnapper who demanded N50m ransom

AN Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, ordered the remand of a suspected kidnapper, Abdullahi Yaro, at the Oke-Kura Correctional Centre, Ilorin. The police arraigned Yaro on a... Read more

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

Tags: Abdullahi Yaro, Mrs Afusat Alege, Alhaji Taisha

Plateau: NOA cautions students against political thuggery, other vices

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday advised students of National Television Authority (NTA ) TV College, Jos, to shun political thuggery and other social vices. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 42 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Yakubu Gomos, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Nigeria Security, Defence

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 59 times

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

18,362 people benefit from Zakkat in Kazaure

THE Kazaure Emirate Council in Jigawa has distributed Zakkat (alms) worth over N80 million to 18,362 less privileged people in the area. The Emirate’s Spokesperson, Alhaji Gambo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Kazaure Emirate Council, Jigawa, Alhaji Bala Muhammad

FG inaugurates 10-man steering committee for climate-resilience programme

 THE Federal Government has inaugurated a 10-man steering committee for the implementation of the Programme for Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Suleiman Adamu, African Development Bank,

NHRC receives 238 complaints in 2 months in Kano State

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Kano State, says it has received 238 complaints of human rights abuse between February and March. NHRC’s State Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Alhaji Shehu Abdullahi,

Lagos Govt. sets up 25-member Parks Management Committee

The Lagos State Government has set up a 25-member Parks Management Committee to oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages in the state. The Commissioner... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Gbenga Omotoso, Alhaji Ganiyu Ayinde, Mr Anthony Adeboye, ohn Owolabi; Mr Saburi Salami; Mr Ibrahim Onitiju, Mr Gbenga Odusanya

NURTW sacks MC Oluomo

THE National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has sacked Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo as the Lagos chairman. It also announced Seyi Bankole as the... Read more

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

Tags: Seyi Bankole, Alhaji Kabiru Ado Ya’u, Alhaji Tajudeen Baruwa, NURTW, MC Oluomo, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya

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 79 times

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

I ‘ll pursue special status for Ibadan, if…- Ayandele

DR. Olusola Ayandele, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial aspirant, says he will pursue special status for Ibadan at the Senate, if given the mandate. Ayandele made... Read more

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

Tags: Ademola Ojo, Alhaji Kehinde Olaosebikan, Olusola Ayandele, All Progressives Congress (APC)

Zamfara traditional rulers get 260 Cadillac cars from government

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara flagged off the distribution of 260 vehicles to traditional rulers in the state on Wednesday in Gusau. The flag-off was performed by... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Bello Matawalle, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmed,

UNHCR to step up collaboration in promoting “Zakat” almsgiving in Nigeria

THE UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has reaffirmed plans to step up its collaboration and capacity in promoting  “Zakat”  in Nigeria. Zakat- which means that which... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR), Zakat, Chansa Kapaya, Alhaji Muhammad Maidoki, Dr Ado Muhammad,

Public Buildings Maintenance: Buhari signs Executive Order 11

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law Executive Order 11 on national public buildings maintenance. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president signed the... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Zainab Ahmed, Babatunde Fashola

2023: INEC seeks UN support on voter education, four other areas

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified voter education and sensitisation as one of the core areas it would require the support of the United... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Serge Gakwandi Kubwimana

Why we must support Tinubu for 2023 – Arewa leader

ALHAJI Musa Saidu, the leader of the Arewa Community in Southern Nigeria, says the North must support Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to become Nigeria’s president in 2023,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Goodluck Jonathan, Umaru Yar’Adua, Alhaji Musa Saidu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria (AIPCSN),

OGP: KDSG, CSOs move to strengthen citizens’ participation in budgeting process

 KADUNA State Government and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on Wednesday met to strengthen citizens’ participation in the budgeting process under the Open Government Partnership (OGP). Mrs Umma... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Mrs Umma Aboki, PBC, Mr Idris Suleiman, Mr Joshua James,

Jonathan mourns two police aides killed in auto crash

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed deep sadness over the tragic death of two police officers attached to him, in a road crash at the vicinity... Read more

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

Tags: Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Mr Ikechukwu Eze, Inspectors Ibrahim Abazi, Yakubu Toma,

Stop giving `oxygen’ to terrorists’ activities, FG charges media

 THE Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja again enjoined social and mainstream media to stop giving oxygen to terrorists’ activities to check their nefarious acts. Minister of... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

FG approves establishment of 12 private Universities

 THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the issuance of provisional licences for the establishment of 12 private universities across the country. Minister of Information and Culture,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister seeks partners’ technical support on agricultural practices

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, has solicited technical support of partners to integrate states and local governments in advancing agricultural practices... Read more

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

Tags: Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Farouk Rabi’u-Mudi,

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 50 times

Tags: Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena, Kebbi State government

Sterling Bank Grows Net Profit By 20% In 2021

STERLING Bank Plc has reported a profit after tax (PAT) of N13.515 billion for the year ended December 31, 2021, representing, a growth by 20.2 per... Read more

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

Tags: Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman,

Kano well digger cheats death by whiskers

 A 25-year-old well-digger, Abba Yusuf, almost suffocated on duty in Kano on Tuesday, but for a quick rescue operation by the Kano State Fire Service. Yusuf was... Read more

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

Tags: Abba Yusuf, Hotoron Mahauta, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi,

UNODC supports NCoS to rehabilitate jailed terrorists in Borno

THE United Nations Office on Drug and Crime, UNODC, has donated vocational and sporting equipment to the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS, to fast track rehabilitation of... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Haliru Nababa, Kaka Shehu-Lawan, Babagana Zulum, Nelson Mandela, Oliver Stolpe, UNODC

Lai Mohammed appeals to defecting Kwara APC members to reconsider stand

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has appealed to some of his supporters in the APC in Kwara who allegedly left the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 139 times

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Lai Mohammed advocates more devolution of power to local govts

MINISTER of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai  Mohammed, on Tuesday in Abuja advocated greater devolution of authority to local councils to enable them to perform optimally. The... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Lai  Mohammed, Dr Ibrahim Choji, President Muhammadu Buhari,

28 teams to participate in Ekiti Obas Cup Football Competition – Organiser

 NO fewer than 28 teams have indicated interest in participating in the maiden edition of Ekiti Oba Under 18 Football Competition, scheduled to hold in Ekiti.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Ekiti Unity Cup, Alhaji Quozeem Oladapo,  Onisan FC, Ewi FC, Ogoga FC, Olukere FC, Oloye FC, Oluyin FC, Asaba FC, Owa-Ooye Okemesi FC, Onigede FC and Alaaye Oke Ayedun FC

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 34 times

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

FCTA to spend $272m on additional 5.76km light rail track

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has said it was set to go back to site for the construction of an additional 5.76 kilometers of light... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Zakari Dobi, FCTA

Katsina State debunks report that A/Ibom is evacuating indigenes over insecurity

KATSINA State has debunked reports in some sections of mainstream and social media that Akwa Ibom evacuated 38 of its indigenes over security concerns. Alhaji Al’amin Isah,... Read more

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

Tags: Katsina State, Alhaji Al’amin Isah,

Police arraign 2 men for allegedly stealing properties worth N20m

By Patience Yakubu,  Two men, Isah Abdulrahaman and Suleiman Mohammed, were on Tuesday arraigned at a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ court for allegedly stealing their employer’s properties worth... Read more

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

Tags: Patience Yakubu, Ibrahim EmmanuelAbdul-Akim Audu,  Isah Abdulrahaman, Suleiman Mohammed, Insp. Chidi Leo,Hajiya Biliksu Ahmed,

Zamfara lawmaker distributes food items to 5,160 households

A federal lawmaker, Alhaji Kabiru Maipalace (APC, Gusau/Tsafe)  has started the distribution of Ramadan welfare package to his constituents, targeting 5,160 less privileged households. Maipalace disclosed this... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Kabiru Maipalace, All Progre, ssives Congress (APC), Ramadan, Mustafa Hassan,

Zamfara lawmaker distributes food items to 5,160 households

By Ishaq Zaki A federal lawmaker, Alhaji Kabiru Maipalace (APC, Gusau/Tsafe)  has started the distribution of Ramadan welfare package to his constituents, targeting 5,160 less privileged households. Maipalace... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Kabiru Maipalace, Ramadan, Mr Mustafa Hassan, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

NYSC opens garment factory, others to boost IGR

NATIONAL Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has commissioned North-Central Skill Acquisition Centre, SAED, and the garment, bakery and water factories located in Keffi, Nasarawa State to boost... Read more

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

Tags: Shuaibu lbrahim, TY Buratai, AB Danbazau, Abdullahi Adamu, Yakubu Gowon, Abdullahi Sule

Kano Fire Service saves 126 lives, N123.6m properties in March

 THE Kano State Fire Service says it saved no fewer than 126 lives and properties worth N123.6 million in 166 fire incidents in March. This is contained... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi,

Sokoto governorship: Youth groups drum support for Bafarawa

COALITION of youth groups in Sokoto State on Monday expressed support for Alhaji Sagir Bafarawa to contest the governorship position in 2023 elections. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Sagir Bafarawa, Attahiru Bafarawa, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal.

FCTA to spend $272m to construct 5.76km rail track – Official

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Transportation Secretariat has revealed plans to begin  construction of 5.76 km rail track in the nation’s capital. The Mandate Secretary for... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Zakari Dobi,

Insecurity: Buhari’s govt. not overwhelmed, says minister

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is not overwhelmed by the security challenges in the... Read more

Author: Jacinta Nwachukwu | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Federal Government, Insecurity, terrorism, Muhammadu Buhari

Nasarawa lawmaker urges Muslims to pray for unity, peace

ALHAJI Muluku Agah, representing Nasarawa Eggon East Constituency, Nasarawa State House of Assembly has advised Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for continuous peace... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Muluku Agah, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ramadan

Kano to spend N550m on ramadan feeding programme

KANO State Government has inaugurated this year’s Ramadan feeding programme with a view to alleviating the suffering of the underprivileged people.   Speaking while inaugurating the programme on... Read more

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

Tags: Lawan Hamisu Danhassan, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo,

2023: Katsina youths drum support for Rep. Kusada

 A coalition of youth groups,  under the ages of “Join us to ask Garkuwa to continue” in Katsina State, have called on Rep. Abubakar Yahaya-Kusada to... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Abubakar Yahaya-Kusada, Mr Anuwal Adamu, Alhaji Bature Yashe,

Man remanded for allegedly raping 5-year-old girl

 A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Monday ordered that a 20-year-old man, Nazifi Nura, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly raping a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Mrs Maryam Jibrin,Nazifi Nura,Auwal Yusuf-Suleiman,

Olohunwa advises suspended NURTW chairman, Akinsanya, to return to national body

ALHAJI Rafiu Olohunwa, former Lagos State Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has advised some members of the state chapter who pulled out to... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Rafiu Olohunwa, Musiliu Akinsanya

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 55 times

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

Dangote refinery, a game changer – Lai Mohammed

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery will be a game changer in Nigeria’s energy challenge... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

Yobe building collapse: Buni condoles with victims’ families

GOV. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has commiserated with the families of victims of a collapsed mosque in Machina, Machina Local Government Area of the state. Buni,... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammad Gibirima, Shiek Khalifa Fatihu, Alhaji Idi Gubana, Mai Mala Buni

Niger Emir rescues 2 girls from forced marriage

THE Emir of Agaie in Niger state, Alhaji Yusuf Nuhu, has rescued two girls from their parents who wanted to force them into early marriage. Nuhu disclosed... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Mustapha Yunusa, Alhaji Yusuf Nuhu, Hajiya Mairo Mann

CCT: FG dusburses N1.3bn to 100,000 households in Katsina State – Official

THE Federal Government has disbursed N1.3 billion to 100,043 less privileged and poor households under the Conditional Cash Transfer, CCT, programme in Katsina State. CCT is a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdulkadir Mamman-Nasir, Muhammadu Buhari

PRP re-elects Alhaji Falalu Bello as National Chairman

THE People’s Redemption Party, PRP, has re-elected Alhaji Falalu Bello as its National Chairman. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Falalu was re-elected through consensus... Read more

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

Tags: Usman Bugaje, Babatunde Alli, Alhaji Falalu Bello, Abdullahi Bayawo

Speaker tasks new APC National Chairman on inclusive governance

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has urged the new National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, to provide... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi

Kwara: Aggrieved APC members defect to SDP

AGGRIEVED members of the factional All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara have defected to the Social Democratic Party, SPD, the News  Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. The... Read more

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

Tags: Rasak Alabi, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Gbemisola Saraki

Lawmaker empowers 360 constituents

Alhaji Bello Ka’oji, member representing Suru/Bagudo federal constituency, on Saturday, empowered 360 members of his constituency towards making them self-sufficient. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Bello Ka’oji,

Ramadan: PAN Chair felicitates Muslims, preaches peace, tolerance

THE Chairman, Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Ltd., Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, has felicitated the entire Muslim ummah (community) in Nasarawa and entire as they commence the Ramadan fasting. In... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, PAN

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

Ramadan: Intensify prayers on nation’s challenges – Nasarawa Speaker urges

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has urged Muslims to renew their commitment and intensify prayers to God to overcome the nation’s... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Jibrin Gwamna

Ramadan: Muslims to start Fasting Saturday in Nigeria, Sultan declares

ALHAJI Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has declared Saturday as the first day of... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar

Afforestation: Adamawa Govt tasks women on tree planting

THE Adamawa Government has tasked women in the state on tree planting in order to curb the menace of climate change. Mrs Saso Ali, the Permanent Secretary,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Hajiya Aishatu Yakubu, Saso Ali

Foundation commends former Zamfara Governor for providing succour to IDPs

SHA’AYAU S-Pawa Charity Foundation, has commended former Zamfara governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, for providing succour to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, and other less privileged in 2022 Ramadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Alhaji Sha’ayau Sarkinfawa, Abdul’aziz Yari, Kabiru Marafa

Ramadan: Kano Emir urges Muslims to pray for Nigeria, assist the needy

THE Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, has urged Muslim faithful to use the Ramadan fasting to pray for the country. Ado-Bayero made the call on Friday... Read more

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

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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

Bauchi Govt. earmarks N1.5bn to digitise own media

BAUCHI Government on Friday approved N1.5 billion to fastrack the digital switchover of the state-owned media. Daiyyabu Chiroma, the state commissioner for information and communication, made this... Read more

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

Tags: Maryam Bagel, Alhaji Abdulkadir Mohammed, Daiyyabu Chiroma

Shippers’ Council launches service charter, customers` care policy handbook

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) SERVICOM Unit, has launched the agency’s Service Charter and Customers` Care Policy Handbook (SCCCPH), to enhance service delivery. The Executive Secretary, NSC,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Emmanuel Jime, Service Charter and Customers` Care Policy Handbook (SCCCPH), Nnenna Akajemeli, Alhaji Nofiu Inaolaji, Adaku Okam,

Ramadan: Ex-Gov. Yari distributes 172 trucks of food items to less privileged

THE former Governor of Zamfara, Abdul’aziz Yari, has said 172 trucks of assorted food items would be distributed to  his supporters and the less privileged ahead... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Lawal Liman, Abdul’aziz Yari, Kabiru Marafa

FRSC warns motorists against unauthorised number plates

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has warned motorists against the use of unauthorised number plates to stem security challenges in the country. Mr Shamaki Yerima, Itori... Read more

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

Tags: Shamaki Yerima, Alhaji Saubana Bello

Solomon Lange Emerges Surram City Brand Ambassador

GOSPEL singer and motivational speaker, Mr. Solomon Lange has been appointed Ambassador of Surram City Estate on Thursday March 31, 2022 in Abuja. Describing Solomon Lange, the... Read more

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

Tags: Prince Suleiman Ahmed, Solomon Lange

Methamphetamine: NDLEA urges Abia residents to give information to track labs

Alhaji Junaidu Yusuf, Commandant, Abia Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has urged Abia residents to volunteer information on Methamphetamine laboratories in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Alhaji Junaidu Yusuf,

NEMA receives 129 stranded Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received 129 Nigerians stranded from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The Director-General of NEMA, Alh... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Habib, Murtala Muhammed International Airport,

GBV: Committee urges women to break culture of silence

THE Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Advocacy and Town Hall Committee in Niger has urged women to break the culture of silence and speak out on violence being... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Mario Man, Dr Amina Bello, Abdullahi Halilu, Alhaji Auwal Ibrahim, Hajiya Kaltume Rufai

Kano State Commissioner for Water Resources resigns

Alhaji Sadiq Wali, the Kano State Commissioner for Water Resources, has resigned from the state Executive Council. Wali announced his resignation in a statement on Thursday in... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Sadiq Wali, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje,

NPC restates commitment to dissemination of right, timely information

NATIONAL Population Commission, NPC, has restated its commitment to dissemination of right and timely information and effective engagement of stakeholders through advocacy. Its Executive Chairman, Alhaji Nasir... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, Prof. Uba Nnabue

Taraba inaugurates Administration of Criminal Justice monitoring committee

JUSTICE Filibus Andetur, Chief Judge of Taraba inaugurated a 10-man Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee on Thursday in Jalingo to spearhead judicial reforms in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 662 times

Tags: Suleiman Dawodu, Darius Ishaku, Filibus Andetur, McArthur Foundation

Echono: TETFund legacies and the sustainability agenda

AFTER taking over from Professor Suleiman Bogoro as the new executive secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Architect Sonny Echono is hoping to continue with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Professor Adewumi Adeshina, Sonny Echono, Professor Suleiman Bogoro

Saraki in S-East: Nigeria needs president with enough stamina, not one who’ll depend on aides only

FORMER Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that Nigeria needs a President with enough energy to move around the country and personally get first hand information... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Bukola Saraki, PDP, Senator Suleiman Adokwe, APC

84 locations to be linked with e-border monitoring cameras soon – Acting CG

No fewer than 84 border locations in Nigeria will soon be linked with e-border monitoring cameras to check issues of illegal immigrants and other border criminal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Alhaji Isah Idris,

2023: Nothing can stop North from fielding credible presidential candidate — CNG

THE Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) on Wednesday said the most urgent task before its members at the moment was the search for detribalised politicians who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Coalition of Northern Groups, PDP, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman,

Senate President constitutes committee to probe increase in Pay-Tv tariffs

THE President of the Senate, Alhaji Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday at plenary constituted a seven-man ad hoc committee to probe the tariff hike by Pay-Tv service... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Senate, Alhaji Ahmad Lawan, Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, Senators Sulaiman Abdu Kwari, Oluremi Tinubu, Yusuf Yusuf, Lekan Mustapha, Chukwuka Utazi

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

FORMER Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

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

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party, Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Alhaji Sanin Malam- Bauchi, Mr Dipo Olayoku, Prof. Rufai Alkali

Senate President constitutes committee to probe increase in Pay-Tv tariffs

The President of the Senate, Alhaji Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday at plenary constituted a seven-man ad hoc committee to probe the tariff hike by Pay-Tv service... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmad Lawan

Ministry, TETFUND inaugurate N1.6bn project in NSUK

THE Federal Ministry of Education and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, on Wednesday inaugurated projects worth N1.6 billion at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, NSUK. The... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Emmanuel Akabe, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, TETFUND

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

Hotelier decries hike in diesel, outage in Badagry

THE Chief Executive Officer, Star Rise International Hotel, Alhaji Yahaya Idris, on Wednesday decried the hike in the price of diesel and lack of regular electricity... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Yahaya Idris, BACCIMA

Train attack: APC commiserates with ex-Zamfara deputy governor

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commiserated with former deputy governor of the state, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala and victims of Monday’s terrorists’... Read more

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Sir Ahmadu Bello Foundation condemns attack on Abuja- Kaduna train

THE Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation has condemned the terror attack on a  Kaduna-bound passenger train on Monday. The Managing Director of the Foundation, Alhaji Abubakar Gambo,... Read more

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

Tags: Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation, Alhaji Abubakar Gambo,

Kwankwaso dumps PDP, obtains NNPP membership form

Former Governor of Kano state, Alhaji Rabiu  Kwankwaso, has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he obtained the New Nigeria People’s Party... Read more

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

Tags: New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Convention: APC chieftain lauds Buhari’s leadership role in resolving party’s crisis

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, Mr Kayode Ojo, has lauded the timely intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari in resolving the crisis... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Deji Ayelabowo,

Kwankwaso dumps PDP, keeps mum on new party

A former Governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Kwamkwaso, has dumped Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In a letter addressed to PDP chairman in his ward and made... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Kwamkwaso, Alhaji Shehu Wada-Sagagi

Educationist urges Fintiri to prioritise teachers’ welfare

An educationist, Alhaji Sahabu Bawuro, has urged Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa to give priority to the welfare of teachers to enhance delivery of quality education... Read more

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

Tags: Gen. Murtala Mohammed, Alhaji Sahabu Bawuro,

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 118 times

Tags: Yusuf Garba, Alhaji Mukhtar Gidado,

FG pledges completion of inherited, abandoned water projects by 2023

THE Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has pledged that the Federal Government will complete  many of the abandoned water projects before the tenure of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Suleiman Adamu,

Man jailed 15 months for stealing N400,000

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced one Suleiman Haruna, 34, to 15 months in prison for stealing N400,000. The convict who lives at Isa Kaita... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, Ibrahim Emmanuel, Suleiman Haruna

FG blames poor water supply on states refusal to plan

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has blamed the perennial scarcity of water on the refusal of states to plan for their growing population. Adamu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

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Katsina State records 50 per cent reduction in crime – Official

KATSINA State government says crime rate has reduced by 50 per cent in the state in the last six months. Alhaji Ahmad Katsina, Special Adviser on security... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Amina Bello, Abduhameed Sabuwa, Alhaji Ahmad Katsina, Aminu Masari

Emir lauds Buhari on FCE Kontagora conversion to varsity

The  Emir of Kontagora, Alhaji Muazu Barau II, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the bill to upgrade the Federal College of Education, Kontagora,... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Rashid Haruna,Femi Gbajabiamila, Ahmad Lawan, Sen. Aliyu Abdullahi, Alhaji Muazu Barau II,

130 Nasarawa varsity students get first class degrees

A total of 24, 129 students of both undergraduate and postgraduate levels have graduated from  the Nasarawa State University, Keffi and out of which only 130... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed,

Diesel: Businesses operate at half capacity in Kwara

MANUFACTURING companies in Ilorin, Kwara State are now producing at half capacity due to the hike in the price of diesel. A litre of diesel now... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji AbduKareem Fayabale, Olalekan Ayodimeji

2023: Civil servant declares for Zamfara governorship

 ALHAJI Abu Nakwada, a Director in the Federal Civil Service, on Monday in Gusau declared his interest to contest for Zamfara Governorship election in the 2023... Read more

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

Tags:  Alhaji Abu Nakwada,

Ukraine-Russia crisis: Customs urges border communities to stop illegal food exportation

THE Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has called on border communities in Katsina State to stop illegal exportation of food items saying that Nigeria may experience food... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Rabe Rabiu, Alhaji Dalha Wada-Chedi, Hamid  Ali

Nigeria becoming safer everyday – FG

THE Federal Government says the country is becoming safer everyday with the string of successes being recorded in the fight against Boko Haram, ISWAP, bandits and... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Why we’ve not made PVCs available – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained that the printing of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, for new registrants was being delayed by the cleaning up... Read more

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

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Why Nigeria is not reaping full benefits of oil windfall – FG

The Federal Government says while oil prices are on the rise, Nigeria is not reaping the full benefits of the current windfall because of years of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

Agricultural revolution: No administration comparable with that of Buhari-Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday said no government had invested in driving an agricultural revolution like that of the Muhammadu... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Peoples Democraic Party (PDP),

FG accuses PDP of desperation, advocating Nigeria’s destruction

THE Federal Government has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of desperation, heating up the polity and advocating the destruction of Nigeria. The Minister of Information... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: PDP, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Union lauds AbdulRasaq for embarking on road construction in Ilorin

THE Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) Central Zone on Monday lauded Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq for embarking on dual carriageway of Al-Hikimah University Adeta road in... Read more

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

Tags: Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), Gov. AbdulRahman, Alhaji Bolaji Abdullahi,

Why we have not made PVCs available –INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday disclosed that printing of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) for new registrants was being  delayed by its robust cleaning... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Committee confiscates 10 sacks of adulterated rice in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) has seized 10 sacks of adulterated paddy rice in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.The Chairman of the... Read more

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

Tags: Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee (CPC), Alhaji Farouk Abdallah,

NPC holds training for Federal Commissioners

THE National Population Commission (NPC) on Monday began training for its federal commissioners and the chairman in preparation for the 2022 Population and Housing Census (PHC). Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: National Population Commission, Dr Eyitayo Oyetunji, Alhaji Isa Kwarra, Mr Ipalibo Harry,

Maize farmers in Gombe laud FG for supporting pastoralists

MAIZE farmers in Gombe State, on Monday laud the Federal Government’s intervention in dry season farming through Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) as beneficial to pastoralists in... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Adamu Tukur, Malam Musa Bappah

2023: Success of APC convention sign of victory – Speaker

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, says the success of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention is an indication of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Working Committee (NWC), Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe,

Uzodimma congratulates Adamu, APC NWC on election, successful convention

GOV. Hope Uzodimma of Imo  has congratulated Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu on his emergence as the new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Uzodimma also expressed... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Hope Uzodimma, Mr Oguwike Nwachuku, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu

SERAP seeks details of safeguards on privacy, security of election data from INEC

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP has urged Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to “widely publish the details of... Read more

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

Tags: SERAP, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,

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,

Kidnapping: Police arrest 2 suspects in Niger

THE Niger Police command arrested? two suspects over alleged kidnapping in Tudun Wada and Ukachi villages of Mashegu Local Government Area of the state.   DSP Wasiu Abiodun,... Read more

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

Tags: Bello Ibrahim,Maigari Dan-Alhaji, DSP Wasiu Abiodun

Trade ministry inaugurates rice producers, millers and marketers association

THE Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has inaugurated the National Executive Committee of National Rice Producers, Processors, Millers and Marketers Association of Nigeria, NARPPMMAN. Inaugurating... Read more

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

Tags: AfCFTA, Alhaji Suleiman Audu, Dr Evelyn Ngige, Dr Victor Iyama, NARPPMMAN, Alhaji Ahmadu Mustafa,

Court remands man, 65, for allegedly defiling 5 minors

 A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Friday ordered the remand of a 65-year-old man, Umar Yakubu,  for allegedly defiling five minors. Yakubu, who lives at... Read more

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

Tags: Auwal Yusuf-Suleiman,

Fuel crisis: Distributors, IPMAN resolve to end tanker drivers’ strike

FOLLOWING the incessant strike actions being carried out by Petroleum Tanker Drivers, the Association of Distributors and Transporters of Petroleum Products, ADITOP, and Independent Petroleum Marketers... Read more

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

Tags: Chinedu Okoronkwo, Abu Bawa, Alhaji Lawal Danzaki, Maurice Ibe

Court remands businessman for alleged N7.3m fraud

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Friday, ordered the remand of a 40-year-old businessman, Yahuza Haruna, in a Correctional centre for alleged fraud of... Read more

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

Tags: Auwal Yusuf-Suleiman

NUGA: UNILAG wins gold in Taekwondo Lightweight category

SHOLA Olowookere of the University of Lagos, UNILAG has emerged champion of the Lightweight category of the Taekwondo event after a testy match against Olubanjo Awoyele... Read more

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

Tags: UNILAG, Shola Olowookere, Mercy Yakubu, Joy Aiyegbeni

Zamfara legislature directs govt to return N742m contributory fund to workers

THE Zamfara House of Assembly has directed the state Head of Civil Service to return N742,267,914.05 repatriated from the Pension Funds Administrators (PFAs) to both serving... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Sufiyanu Bashir Yuguda, Abubakar Sarkin Fawa Dambo, Alhaji Muazu Nasiru Magarya, Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad Gayari,

NNPC says I.6bn litres of PMS available for distribution

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPC) says there is over 1.6 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) available for nationwide distribution. Malam Mele Kyari, NNPC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Malam Mele Kyari, Chief Timipre Sylva, Mr Adeyemi Adetunji, NNPC, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Alhaji Lawan Dan-Zaki, Mr Famous Asiegbu,

Bagudu lauds Centre for empowering 500 women, youths in Kebbi

GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has commended the Aisha Abubakar Malami Centre for Women Development, AAMCWD, for empowering 500 women and youths with N25 million. Bagudu, represented... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Aisha Gurabi, Alhaji Abubakar Chika-Ladan, Atiku Bagudu

TETFund staff bid farewell to Bogoro

THE staff of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, last week organised a farewell programme for the outgoing executive secretary, Professor Suleiman Bogoro at the Fund’s headquarters... Read more

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

Tags: Sonny Echono, Muhammadu Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan, Professor Suleiman Bogoro, TETFund

Yobe govt moves to reform Almajiri education system

GOV. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Wednesday said his administration would initiate sweeping reforms to reinvigorate the non formal Qur’anic school otherwise called Almajiri education... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Mohammad Idris, Alhaji Idi Gubana, Mai Mala Buni

Defection: Court slates April 11 for judgement in PDP’s suit against Dogara

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed April 11 to deliver judgement in a suit the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, filed to declare... Read more

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

Tags: APC, PDP, Federal High Court, Yakubu Dogara

Association seeks FG, state govt’s snergy to boost mining operations

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Bauchi State Chapter, has advocated more synergy between the Federal and the state governments to enhance mining operations in the... Read more

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

Tags: Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Alhaji Bello Galloji,

Good governance: Nasarawa Govt. seeks robust collaboration with journalists

The Nasarawa State Government has solicited more robust partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for effective dissemination of its programmes and policies to the... Read more

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

Tags: Nasarawa State Government, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Salihu Alkali,

Senate confirms 7 members of CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee

THE Senate at the Wednesday plenary confirmed the nomination of seven members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmation of... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Uba Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed, Prof. Michael Obadan, Prof. Festus Adeola Adenikinju, Prof. Aliyu Sanusi Rafi

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 76 times

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

Pollution poses great challenge to groundwater management – FG

THE Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has listed pollution through human sources as a major challenge to effective groundwater management in the country. Adamu, at... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Adamu, Clement Nze, Nigeria Hydrological Survey Agency,

Alleged bribe: ASD Motors’ MD testifies against Shehu Sani

Mr Muktar Dauda, a prosecution witness on Wednesday told the Federal High Court, Abuja that a former Senator,  Shehu Sani visited his office on Dec. 23,... Read more

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

Tags: Shehu Sani, ASD Motors Ltd, Muktar Dauda, Alhaji Sani Dauda,

Defection: Court fixes April 11 for judgment in suit seeking Dogara’s sack

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed April 11 for judgment in suit seeking for the declaration of the seat of Rep Yakubu Dogara vacant... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, INEC, APC, Governor David Umahi, Yakubu Dogara, Jubrin Jubrin,

APC will not be distracted from holding successful Convention – Buni

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not be distracted by agents of destabilisation using the media to cause crisis in the party. Gov. Mai Mala... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Sani Bello, President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed,

Zoning: Tambuwal states PDP position, meets Babangida, Abdulsalami

THE Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not considering zoning of the presidency to any particular region of... Read more

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

Tags: National Republican Convention (NRC), Rochas Okoroacha, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal,

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Yobe

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over low voter registration in Yobe. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Ahmad Makama, expressed the concern on... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ahmad Makama, Alhaji Abatcha Dikwa, Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Bala Mohammad, All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Congress (AP

Regulations, guidelines for 2023 Poll to be ready in 10 months, says Yakubu

PROF Mahmood Yakubu Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the regulations and guidelines for the 2023 general election will be ready in ten... Read more

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

Tags: John Palfrey, Muhammadu Buhari, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Elections: Corps members, other ad-hoc staff get insurance cover

YOUTH corps members and other ad-hoc workers engaged for the conduct of elections will get insurance cover under the Independent National Electoral Commission Personnel Hazard Policy. This is... Read more

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

Tags: Maj. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, NYSC

INEC, NYSC sign reviewed MoU

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Tuesday signed reviewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations, on... Read more

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

Tags: Rose Anthony-Oriaran, Saád Idris, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

KGIRS seals 2 Telecom firms over N360m tax evasion

THE Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, KGIRS, on Tuesday sealed the network facilities of Globacom Nigeria Ltd., and Airtel Networks Ltd., for defaulting in remitting over... Read more

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

Tags: Saidu Okino, Alhaji Abubakar Obori

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

FG charges Nigerians to proffer indigenous solutions to country’s challenges

THE Federal Government says Nigerians can contribute their quota to Nigeria’s digital economy by being digitally creative and initiating indigenous solutions to the country’s challenges. The Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Yakubu Musa, Kashifu Inuwa, Babangida Gilo, Isah Pantami

Plateau Assembly declares embattled Speaker’s seat vacant

THE Plateau State House of Assembly has declared the seat of embattled speaker, Abok Ayuba, vacant. Abok, the Member representing Jos East State constituency in the House,... Read more

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

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly, Yakubu Sanda, Abok Ayuba, APC, PDP,

Student docked for allegedly threatening to kill neighbours

A 20-year-old student, Yakubu Muhammed, was on Tuesday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT for allegedly threatening to kill his neighbours. The police charged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Yakubu Muhammed, Abdullahi Tanko,

Shinkafi withdraws from APC national chairmanship race

ALHAJI Sani Shinkafi, one of the National chairmanship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has withdrawn from the race. Shinkafi gave this indication at a Press... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi,, Governor Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, Gov. Aminu Masari

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

UNILORIN NASU gives N4.6m to retired, deceased members

THEU Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), University of Ilorin Chapter, on Monday paid the sum of N4,600,000 to both its retired and... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Zuberu Ibrahim, Central Admin; Sidiq Salman, Amina Suleiman, UNILORIN, Suleiman Atanda, NASU, Ibrahim Adebayo,

NPA, Navy partner to end capital flight on hydrographic training

THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on Sunday, said it will partner the Nigerian Navy, to end capital flight, in the training of Hydrographers. In a press statement... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Nasiru, Rear-Admiral, Yakubu Wambai

Niger govt. seeks residents’ support on security challenge

The Niger government has solicited for residents’ support towards the success of ongoing fight against kidnapping, banditry, terrorism, cattle rustling and other crimes in the state.Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Matane,

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

Nigeria to partner Art of Living Foundation to host 2022 World Cultural Day

  THE Federal Government says it will partner with the Art of Living Foundation to host this year’s World Cultural Day.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, Mrs Oyindamola Ogunsanwo, Gurudev Ravi Shankar,

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 91 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

APC Chairmanship: Opinion poll tips Akume as preferred candidate

 A new public opinion poll has tipped former Benue State Governor and Minister of Special Duties, Sen. George Akume, as the most suitable candidate to lead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Sen. George Akume, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Sen. Sani Musa

Bagudu approves payment of N556m severance gratuity to ex-councillors

GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved the payment of over N556 million severance gratuity to former local government chairmen and councillors in the state.   Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Hassan Muhammad-Shalla, Atiku Bagudu

Security: Zamfara Govt donates patrol vehicles to Niger Republic

THE Zamfara government has donated five new Hilux vehicles to the Government of Niger Republic for special security border patrol.   This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

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

Tags: Bello Matawalle, Alhaji Abubakar Shu’aibou

NPA, Nigerian Navy collaborate on local capacity building in hydrographic survey

AS the size and number of merchant ships continue to rise, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, says it is ready to collaborate with the Nigerian Navy,... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Nasiru, Yakubu Wambai, Mohammed Bello-Koko

Nasarawa Speaker lists conditions for successful marriage

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has identified seven conditions for a successful marriage.   Abdullahi listed love, understanding, tolerance, patience, forgiveness, open mindedness... Read more

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

Tags: Yusuf Omaki, Ohimege Opanda,Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Alhaji Usman Abdullahi

Nasarawa Govt to partner students to promote cultural activities

THE Nasarawa State  government says it will partner Nasarawa State Students Association, NASSA to  promote cultural activities across tertiary institutions.     Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, the  Commissioner for Information... Read more

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

Tags: NASSA, Mr Sani Jibrin, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, Gov. Abdullahi Sule

Association inaugurates harvest of 5,120 hectares of wheat in Bauchi

WHEAT Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), with the support of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), has inaugurated the harvest of 5,120... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed, Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), Wheat Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), Ibrahim Saddique,

Provide credible information to security agencies—Sultan urges Nigerians

THE Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III, on Friday urged Nigerians to cooperate with security agencies in the fight against insecurity by providing them with... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Baba Tela, Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Abubakar El-Kanemi, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III, Usman Dan Fodio University

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 57 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, Alhaji Ali Grema, ECOWAS, Gov. Aminu Masari, Agnes Mungatia,

Gbajabiamila’s free medical outreach enrolls 10,000 patients in Zamfara

NO fewer than 10,000 people with various health challenges have been enrolled in a free medical outreach sponsored by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, Lukman Oyewole,

CAAF to propel African clubs to retain world cup — Official

The Confederation of African Amputee Football (CAAF) has said that it would collaborate with the four African representatives at the forthcoming World Amputee Football, to ensure... Read more

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

Tags: Confederation of African Amputee Football (CAAF), Suleiman Isah,

Bello briefs Buni on APC Convention

Gov. Mohammed Bello of Niger on Friday visited his Yobe counterpart, Mai Mala Buni and Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC). In... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Mohammed Bello, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, All Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)

Service providers seek additional refuse dumps in Bauchi state

The Bauchi State office  of the Independent Environmental Service Providers (BASISPA) has called on the state government to establish additional refuse dumbs  in the metropolis. Alhaji Mustapha... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Alhaji Mustapha Suleiman, Independent Environmental Service Providers (BASISPA)

Katsina Commissioner declares for guber race

KATSINA State Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Alhaji Faruk Lawal, has declared his interest to vie for the state governorship seat on the platform of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

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Minister urges signing of MoU on tourism promotion with China

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has appealed for the signing of two Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Nigeria and China on tourism... Read more

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

Tags: Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Chui Jian Chun,

Northwest youths endorse Abiola’s daughter for APC National Youth Leader

THE Amalgamation of Youth Associations from Northwest, has endorsed late MKO Abiola’s daughter, Rinsola, as All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth Leader. Mr Sabiu Suleiman-Ibrahim, the group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Mr Sabiu Suleiman-Ibrahim,

Reps seek reinforcement of compulsory UBEC Act in FCT

The House of Representatives has urged the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Musa Bello, to ensure full compliance with provisions of the Universal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Alhaji Musa Bello,

Court fixes May 25 to hear alleged land seizure by FCT minister, FCDA

Justice Baba Sani of an FCT High Court, Apo, has fixed May 25 for hearing on alleged land seizure against the FCT Minister, Alhaji Muhammed Bello,... Read more

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

Tags: Messers Ahmed Musa, Rasheed Musa, John Godwin, C. Nwaji, Alhaji Muhammed Bello, Justice Baba Sani

MURIC declares Buhari father of modern Nigeria on infrastructure development

MUSLIM Rights Concern, MURIC, has declared President Muhammadu Buhari as “Father of Modern Nigeria” because of the massive infrastructure development embarked upon by the ruling All... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Tajudeen Jimoh, Wole Soyinka, Barrister Abdul Wahid Lawal, Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Ishaq Akintola

FCTA curbs perennial traffic, criminal activities at Utako

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Wednesday intensified efforts to rid Utako District of perennial traffic and criminal activities. Mr Ikharo Attah, the Senior Special Assistant... Read more

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

Tags: The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Ikharo Attah, Alhaji Muktar Galadima,

Kebbi govt trains SMEs associations on ICT

THE Kebbi state government has trained members of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), on the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the state.   While... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammed- Magoro,

Fire Service rescues 4-year-old from well in Kano

KANO Fire Service rescued a four-year-old boy who fell inside a well at Bayan Kara in Danbatta Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday. Alhaji Saminu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Aminu Muktar-Magaji,

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,

President Buhari approves reconstitution of NBC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of theGoverning Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC),following the expiration of the tenure of the former Board.In a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Adesola Oyinloye Ndu, Olaniyan Olatunji Badmus, Wada Asab Ibrahim, Iheanyichukwu Azubike Dike, Bashir Omolaja B

Bauchi State Govt. revives mobilisation teams to curb epidemic

 THE Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, BSPHCDA has revived its communication and crisis management team in Giade Local Government Area. The Director, Disease Control and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Dahiru Mahmood, Mr Abdullahi Suleiman,

Senate passes Money Laundering Act Amendment Bill

THE Senate on Wednesday passed the Money Laundering Act, 2011, Amendment Bill. The passage of the bill tagged, “Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Act 2022”, followed the... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Suleiman Abdu Kwari,

FCTA awards over N200m scholarships to 8,236 students

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Wednesday, in Abuja commenced disbursement of over N200 million to 8,236 students for the 2020 and 2021 session in... Read more

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

Tags: Usman Adejo, Abuja Indigenous Students Association (AISA), Abdullazeez Ibn Abdullahi, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Malam Muhammad Bello, Alhaji Sani El-katuzu,

Nasarawa’s Gov. Sule cautions APC members against heating polity

GOV. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has cautioned members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state against making inflammatory statements that could heat the... Read more

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

Tags: John Mamman, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Umaru Al-Makura, Abdullahi Sule

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

Journalists Threaten To Boycott INEC’s Activities In Ebonyi

JOURNALISTS in Ebonyi State have threatened to boycott all activities of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the State following the unfriendly disposition of the... Read more

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

Tags: Francis Nwafiru, David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Clement Oha, Uchenna Inya, Prof Mahmud Yakubu

Kano Govt. dissolves chamber of commerce, sets up caretaker committee

KANO State Government has ordered immediate dissolution of the leadership of Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KACCIMA), for failure to organise fresh elections. Musa... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Usman Alhaji, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Alhaji Lawan Garo., Amb. Muktari Gashash, Dr Salim Muhammad, Alhaji. Tijjani Usman, Alhaji. Kabiru Kura, Hajiya Aisha Baffa, Alhaji Bashir Dado, Bauran Gay

President Buhari approves new NBC board

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Governing Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), following the expiration of the tenure of the former... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Wada Ibrahim, Mr Iheanyichukwu Dike, Mrs Adesola Ndu, Mr Olaniyan Badmus, Mr Bashir Ibrahim, Mr Obiora Ilo, Mr Ahmad Sajo and Mr Bayo Erikitola, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nation

Masari urges political appointees eyeing elective positions to abide by electoral act

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has urged political appointees, who desire to contest elective offices in 2023, to comply with the provisions of the electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Gov. Aminu Masari, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu, President Muhammad Buhari,

FRSC to auction impounded vehicles in Bauchi

THE Bauchi State Sector of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says that all the vehicles impounded in the past six months for various offences will soon... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Rilwanu Suleiman, FRSC, Yusuf Abdullahi,

BUA hands over N62m water, electricity projects to Sokoto communities

 BUA Cement has handed over water supply and electrification projects worth N62 million to seven communities in Sokoto State, as part of the company’s corporate social... Read more

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

Tags:  BUA Cement, Mr Sada Suleiman, Alhaji Yusuf Binji, Alhaji Halliru Guiwa

NYSC Trust Fund to lift Nigerians out of poverty – DG

 THE, NYSC, says the proposed trust fund would help actualise President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s vision to lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty. NYSC’s Director-General, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu... Read more

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

Tags: NYSC, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Mohammed, Makarfi, Obi, Daniel, others for Freedom Online 4th annual lecture

ALL roads lead to the prestigious Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday March 22 as Freedom Online, one of Nigeria's fastest-growing online newspapers, hosts its... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Gabriel Akinadewo

Anti-labour policies: Falana’s absence stalls suit against Kaduna govt

THE absence of Femi Falana SAN on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court prevented the alleged anti-labour suit filed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), against... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Wanna, Joe Ajaero, Ayuba Suleiman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Kanu Agabi, Justice Ishaq Bello, AVM Rabiu Dabo, Mr Eyo Ekpo, Mrs Joan Jatau-Kadiya

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

PTA President seeks FG, ASUU dialogue to resolve knotty issues

THE National President, Parents Teachers Association, PTA, Alhaji Danjuma Haruna, has implored the Federal Government to continue to dialogue with the Academic Staff Union of Universities,... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Danjuma Haruna, ASUU

Biafra referendum: Again, court adjourns suit till May 20

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned till May 20, 2022 hearing on the suit filed by the Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG seeking a... Read more

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

Tags: Barrister Victor Onwaremadu, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, Barrister Sufiyanu Gambo Idris, Justice Inyang Ekwo

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,

Nigerian farmers produced 20m tonnes of maize in 2021 – Association

MAIZE Farmers Association of Nigeria, on Monday in Katsina, said that Nigerian farmers produced no fewer than 20 million tonnes of maize in 2021. The association’s National... Read more

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

Tags: Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Bello Abubakar,

Hajj 2022: NAHCON Chairman visits Saudi Arabia

ALHAJI Zikrullah Hassan, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has arrived Saudi Arabia to make enquiries about new arrangements for... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Fatima Usara, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, Mr Muhammad Saifuddeen, NAHCON,

NGO distributes free UTME forms to 250 students in Badagry

AN NGO, Ejalonibu Foundation, on Monday distributed free Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), e-PINs (Scratch Cards) to 250 students in Badagry. Addressing the beneficiaries, Mr Sewanu Ejalonibu,... Read more

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

Tags: Patrick Yedenu, Ejalonibu Foundation, Sewanu Ejalonibu, Jamiu Yusuf, Alhaji Shina Adigun,

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,

Analyst describes 2nd Niger Bridge as unifying project

Mr Timothy Nwachukwu, a good governance advocate, has described the second Niger bridge in Anambra as a legacy and unifying project that will open up the... Read more

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

Tags: Timothy Nwachukwu, 2nd Niger Bridge, Alhaji Gambo Manzo, President Muhammad Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan

Suspended DCP Abba Kyari’s wife collapses in court

RAMATU Yakubu Kyari, wife of the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, on Monday, slumped shortly after a Federal High Court, Abuja, adjourned the bail application of her... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: NDLEA, Justice Nwite, Ramatu Yakubu Kyari, DCP Abba Kyari,

APC crisis: Stop meddling in parties’ internal affairs, Olawepo-Hashim tells INEC

CHIEFTAIN of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has asked the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu to stop... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Rose Oriaran-Anthony, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim

Fuel scarcity affecting dry season farming in Jigawa – AFAN

THE All Farmers Association, AFAN, Jigawa Chapter, says the nationwide lingering fuel scarcity will likely affect dry season farming in the state. The AFAN Chairman in the... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Maiunguwa Jaga,

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

HYPPADEC will ensure security in riverine communities — official

 THE Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) says it will provide security personnel within the riverine areas to ensure the safety of people in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, Dr Rose-Mary Oguora, Alhaji Abdulrazak Isah-Koto,

How Adeleke, Babayemi emerge in Osun PDP parallel primaries

IT was not a strange thing to keen political watchers of affairs in Osun State, when the state chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), held parallel... Read more

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

Tags: Prince Dotun Babayemi, Mr Dele Adeleke, Hon. Sanya Omirin, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, Alhaji Fatal Akinbade.

Gowon appeals to Plateau residents to coexist in peace

ELDER statesman and former Head of State, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has appealed to Plateau residents on peaceful coexistence to stimulate development. Gowon made the call while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Lalong

Colonial masters responsible for Nigeria’s faulty foundation- Ganduje

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has attributed the challenges of nation building in Nigeria to the faulty foundation laid by the colonial masters. Ganduje made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Prof. Elsie Adewoye, Gbenga Kaka, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, Prof. Kayode  Adebowale, Abdullahi Ganduje

NCFRMI distributes food items to 1,000 IDPs in Bauchi

THE National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, has begun the distribution of food and non food items to over 1,000 Internally Displaced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Malam Yusuf Mohammed, Abubakar Mamsa, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, Alhaji Bello Mohammed

Nigerian Navy donates motorised borehole to Yobe community

THE Nigerian Navy has donated a motorised borehole to Gandafura community in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe. Navy Spokesman, Commodore Suleiman Dahun, stated this at the... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammad Ibn-Abali, Alhaji Abubakar Babanyawo, Commodore Suleiman Dahun

Association lauds Buhari on FCE Kontagora’s conversion to varsity

ALHAJI Yahaya Danburan, the Chairman of Gwamatsawa Development Association, Kontagora, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the bill to upgrade the Federal College of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, Femi Gbajabiamila, Alhaji Yahaya Danburan, Aliyu Abdullahi

HYPPADEC begins free medical outreach in Kogi

THE Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, HYPPADEC, on Saturday started a  free Medical Outreach in four local government areas of Kogi. The four areas include Bassa,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Williams Iko’ojo, Dr Peter Emuchay, Jimoh Hamisu-Gabi, William Ikoojo, Alhaji Anubakar Sadiq, HYPPADEC

Ayu’s reconciliatory efforts clinched Jos North/Bassa Rep seat for PDP – Macham

Emmanuel Macham, a youth activist and chieftain of the PDP in Plateau, has attributed the success of the party in the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency by-election... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Maitala, Musa Agah, Gen. Jerry Useini, Emmanuel Macham, Iyorchia Ayu

Forum advocates ‘holistic’ approach to tackling challenges of its people

A political and socio-economic group in Taraba, under the aegis of Muri Progressive Forum, MPF, has called for  wholistic approach in tackling the socio-economic and political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Muhammad, Aminu Abdu-Liman, Prof Tukur Muhammad-Baba, Yusuf Yusuf

650 NDLEA officers graduate from Army Infantry School

NDLEA has scaled up its preparedness to intensify the war against drug cartels as 650 of its operatives graduated from the Nigerian Army School of Infantry,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Col. Yakubu Bako, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, Femi Babafemi, NDLEA

Bauchi Govt. earmarks N100m for 2022 National Qur’anic Recitation competition

THE Bauchi State Government has approved N100 million to fast track hosting of the 36th edition of the 2022 National Qur’anic Recitation Competition in the state. Gov.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Marafa, Bala Mohammed

COVID-19: Bauchi Govt. constitutes 27-member crisis communication committee

BAUCHI State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, BSPHCDA, has constituted a 27-member State Crisis Communication Center, CRICC, to mobilise participation in the COVID-19 vaccination. The Executive Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed Ribadu, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed

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 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Ismail Ahmed, Adams Oshiomhole, Muhammad Buhari, Alhaji Garba Muhammed, Mai Mala Buni

AFAN lauds FG’s ban on direct purchase of farm produce by foreigners

THE All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, on Saturday applauded the Federal Government’s ban on direct purchase of farm produce by foreign nationals. The commendation is contained... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Muhammed Magaji,

Census: NPC trains personnel in updating enumeration area demarcation

THE National Population Commission, NPC, has trained more than 200 personnel in updating Enumeration Area Demarcation, EAD, in four local government areas of Zamfara.  The NPC Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Muttaka-Rini,

APC clears the air on Akpanudoedehe, says he hasn’t resigned

ALHAJI Salisu Dambatta, Director of Publicity of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  says John Akpanudoedehe, Secretary of the party’s Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee ,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Abubakar Bello, Alhaji Salisu Dambatta, John Akpanudoedehe

The Senate, Local Governments and booby-traps

THE faceless Cabal and its insidious Think-Tank have reared their poisonous heads again, this time striking at the very jugular of the Nigerian ramshackle unification. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: GRAVITAS GROUP, Tola Adeniyi, Alhaji Gwandu Batagarawa

Lack of morals, ethics responsible for building collapse – NITP president

TOYIN Ayinde, National President, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, NITP, has identified lack of morals and ethical standards as the major cause of building collapse in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: TOYIN Ayinde, Rilwanu Suleiman-Adamu

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 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Alhaji Sufyanu Garba- Bena, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Babale Umar-Yauri

NDE trains 50 graduates on enterprise, finance counselling in Kaduna

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Kaduna state directorate, on Friday concluded  the training of 50 graduates and entrepreneurs. Speaking at the occasion,NDE Acting Coordinator in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Bakare Abiodun, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Alhaji Bello Faruk, Maryam Shehu,

COVID-19: NG-CARES disburses N35.3bn to states – Official

PROF. Yusuf Suleiman, Team Leader, Physical Implementation Support Mission for NG-CARES Programme, a World Bank programme, has said that about N35.3 billion had been disbursed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: NG-CARES,World Bank,Prof. Yusuf Suleiman,

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 3 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 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Aisha Abdulhamid, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Department (SAED), Alhaji Nura Umar,

Committee of Vice Chancellors decries illegal admissions in universities

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU), has decried the illegal admission of students into the universities.   Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Secretary-General, CVCNU, disclosed this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: ASUU, JAMB, Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities,

NCPC Boss names Kaigama spiritual leader for 2021/2022 Easter Pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has named the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, to lead the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Bishop Kaigama, Rev. Yakubu Pam,

Panel holds Executive Session to consider petitions on N452m judgment debts

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) investigative panel on Thursday, held its second executive session to consider petitions on judgment debts worth N452 million.   This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mr Hillary Ogbonna, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Fatimah Mohammed,

Life insurance: Families of 47 deceased workers get N148.3m in Kaduna

THE Kaduna State Government has disbursed N148.39 million life insurance cover to 47 employees who died in active service.   The state deputy governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe handed... Read more

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

Tags: Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isa, Mr Suleiman Dauda, Rahama Tahir, Dr Hadiza Balarabe,

Embargo maize export, Dangote urges FG

ALHAJI Aliko Dangote, Chief Executive, Dangote Industries, has urged the Federal Government to embargo export of maize to ensure food security in the country.  Dangote made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Alhaji Aliko Dangote, TechnoServe, Mr Boye Olusanya, Dangote Industries, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,

SON sensitises Kano rice millers on 3rd party milling requirement

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has sensitised rice millers in Kano State on its requirements for third party milling. The Director-General of SON, Malam Faruk Salim,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Musa, Alhaji Idris Sale, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Malam Faruk Salim,

Seek divine intervention to end insecurity, Etsu Nupe tells subjects

THE Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has appealed to his subjects  to seek divine intervention towards ending  insecurity... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, Etsu Nupe,

Cattle breeders pledge support to FG’s economic diversification agenda

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has pleged support to the Federal Government’s economic diversification programme through effective utilisation of livestock sector.   The former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Mafindi Danburam,

Lagos SWAN warns against intimidation of members by football officials

THE Lagos chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has cautioned football officials against intimidating its members, warning that it was capable of reacting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Debo Oshundun, Bunmi Ogunyale, NFF, Adebayo Suleiman, Abayomi Amoo, SWAN

Institute urges NASS to pass laws that will impact on lives of Nigerians

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has urged the National Assembly to pass laws that will impact on the socio-economic and political lives... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, Hon. Abubakar Suleiman, Mr Ojo Amos, Dr Adewale Aderemi, Mr Kamoru Ogunlana.

Power outages hit water availability as supply drops to 30m litres a day in Bauchi

POWER outages currently being experienced nationwide have reduced available potable water in Bauchi State from 60 million litres per day to 30 million litres per day. Even... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Gital, Bauchi State Water and Sewerage Corporation

MC Oluomo, Lagos NURTW withdraw from national body

FOLLOWING the suspension of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos State Council Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo) by the national body of... Read more

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

Tags: NURTW, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya,

Court remands man for allegedly stealing smoked fish worth N13,000

A Shari’a Court sitting in Kano, on Thursday, ordered that a 27-year-old man, Nasiru Mustapha, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly stealing smoked fish... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Insp.  Abdullahi Lawan, Isa Suleiman, Malam Mansur Ibrahim,

NDE trains 50 women in spices production in Kebbi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Thursday begun the training of 50 women in spices and seasoning production under its Women Employment Programme in Kebbi. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Machika,  National Directorate of Employment, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,

Senate passes proceeds of crime bill

CRIMINALS in the country stand to forfeit their properties to the government as the Senate yesterday passed the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Bill, 2022. The... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari

Oil magnate donates 600 litres of diesel to Lafia University

AN oil magnate, Alhaji Suleiman Mohammed, donated 600 litres of diesel to Federal University, Lafia, on Wednesday. Mohammed said the diesel would help to address the issue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Mohammed, Prof. Shehu AbdulRahman,

Examining the cycle of military putsches in West Africa

By Emmanuel Yashim.   AVAILABLE statistics showed that since 1958, when many African countries became independent, the West African sub-region accounted for the highest number of military coups... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dan Suleiman, Hakeem Onapajo, ECOWAS, Assimi Goïta,

Alleged N29bn fraud: Court adjourns Nyako, son’s trial

THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, adjourned the alleged  fraud trial of a former Governor of Adamawa,  Murtala Nyako and his son, Abdulaziz until March 10. The... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Okon Abang,  Murtala Nyako, Mr Rotimi Jacobs, Mr Kanu Agabi, Mr Yakubu Maikyau

Katsina Pilgrims Board ready for 2022 Hajj operations – Official

THE Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, KPWB, says it is  prepared for a successful 2022 Hajj operations. Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu- Kuki, the Executive Director, KPWB, said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Suleiman Nuhu- Kuki, NAHCON

IWD: INEC pledges to promote women’s interest in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will continue to promote women’s interests and partner with them for free, fair, credible and inclusive elections. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

FG will continue to support investment in manufacturing sector – Minister

THE Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Richard Adebayo, on Tuesday said the Federal Government would continue to support investments in the manufacturing sector of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero,, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Richard Adebayo, Nutrik-Dansa, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote,

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,

Tambuwal appoints Acting Clerk for Sokoto State Assembly

THE Sokoto State House of Assembly has received Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s notification letter for the appointment of Alhaji Bello Tambuwal, the Deputy Clerk of the Assembly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdurrazak Shehu, Alhaji Aminu Achida, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Bello Tambuwal,

Bauchi State Govt. to marry off 100 repentant commercial sex workers — Perm. Sec.

THE Bauchi State Government has pledged to marry off at least 100 repentant commercialsex workers who indicated interest and presented themselves to the state’s Hisbah Department. The... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Aminu Balarabe-Isah, Miss Maryam David, National Directorate of Employment,

14-year-old drowns in a pond in Kano – Fire Service

THE Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 14-year-old boy after drowning in a pond in Nassarawa Local Government Area. In a statement, Alhaji Saminu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: ASP Abdul’aziz Sani, Muhammadu Sunusi, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Muhammad Adamu

Ganduje unveils logo of Dala Inland Dry Port

ABDULLAHI Ganduje of Kano State on Monday, in Abuja unveiled the logo for the Dala Inland Dry Port, IDP.   Ganduje said at the event that the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Abubakar Bawuro, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero,  Emmanuel Jime, Adeniyi Adebayo, Margaret Ajani, Abdullahi Ganduje, Rotimi Amaechi

VIN crisis: Licensed agents call off strike, secure waivers on vehicles

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, on Monday called off its two-week old strike embarked upon over the Vehicle Identification Number, VIN, Valuation policy. Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Alhaji Rilwan Amuni, Timi Bomodi

NHP: FG delivers 76 housing units to Nasarawa State Govt.

THE Federal Government has delivered 76 housing units comprising, one, two and three bedrooms to Nasarawa State Government on Monday. President Muhammadu Buhari handed over the estate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Muhammed Idris, Abdullahi Sule, Chukwunwike Uzo, Solomon Labafilo, Babatunde Fashola, Alhaji Muhammad Abdullahi, Muhammadu Buhari

NCPC urges Adamawa intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors

The Executive Secretary National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev.has called on intending pilgrims from Adamawa to be good ambassadors and shun abscondment while performing the spiritual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Rev. Zidon Zenald, Bishop Peter Bath, Executive Secretary National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Yakubu Pam,

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 67 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,

HYPPADEC trains 400 staff on competence, efficient service delivery

NO fewer than 400 staff of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, HYPPADEC, are currently undergoing  human capacity training in six different states of the... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Rilwan Abarshi, Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, Malam Iliyasu Abdullahi

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 68 times

Tags: Alhaji Umar Kesa

K1 will continue to be celebrated for uncommon skills at 65

ON Thursday, March 3, 2022, King Wasiu was celebrated across the globe by family, colleagues and fans. One of the socialites that took his time out to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, Prince Kunle Oyewumi

Food crisis looms as fertiliser price soars ahead rainy season

STAKEHOLDERS in the agricultural sector, especially farmers, have expressed fears over imminent food crisis owing to the continued rise in the prices of fertiliser. They said if... Read more

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

Tags: Ishiaku Musa, Mallam Sefiu Alani, Lawal Maishanu, John Olateru, Subaru Ruth, Joshua Ngwen, Atong James, Yahaya Muhammad, Sani Suleiman, Malam Habibu Tsakuwa, Sani Danladi Yadakwari, Kabiru Ibrahim, Hu

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 105 times

Tags: Alhaji Dauda Lawal-Dare, Alhaji Ahmad Garba-Yandi, Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaliki, 

Dala Port: Shippers council applaud pace of work

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Shippers Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, has expressed satisfaction with the level of progress recorded on the construction of the Dala... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Shippers Council, Alhaji Ahmed Rabiu, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Abubakar Bawuro,

Sokoto APC Crises: Association of LG Chairmen affirms election of Sadiq-Achida

THE Association of Local Government Chairmen of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, has affirmed Isa Sadiq-Achida as the authentic APC Chairman elected in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Isa Sadiq-Achida, Alhaji Muhammad Isa,

Hope-Ivbaze becomes Ag. GM, Corporate Affairs, FAAN

MRS Faithful Hope-Ivbaze has been appointed the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, FAAN

NNL: Giant Brillars beat visiting Stormers SC 1-0

GIANT Brillars Football Club of Enugu on Saturday defeated visiting Stormers Sporting Club of Abeokuta 1-0 in a Nigeria National League (NNL) match played in Enugu. Agu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Giant Brillars Football Club, Suleiman Afeez,

FG committed to promoting skills acquisition for economic emancipation-Keyamo

MR Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour, on Friday said the Federal Government was committed towards promoting skills acquisition to ensure competitiveness and  economic emancipation. The... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Festus Keyamo, Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, National Directorate of Employment,

#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,

INEC may suspend CVR in July — Official

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday says it may likely suspend the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in July.     Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Trader jailed 2yrs for shop breaking, theft

AN Upper Area Court in Jos on Friday sentenced a 20-year old trader, Sani Salisu, to two years imprisonment for shop breaking and stealing. The Judge, Lawal... Read more

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

Tags: Lawal Suleiman,

Nasarawa: We’ll leverage Artificial Intelligence to boost IGR – NSIRS chairman

THE Chairman, Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service (NSIRS), Ahmed Yakubu, says the agency will explore  Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve revenue generation in the state.   Yakubu said ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Ahmed Yakubu, NSIRS, Ahmed Yakubu Muhammad,

Kebbi State begins fumigation against bird flu

KEBBI State Government has started fumigating strategic areas against bird flu (Avian Influenza) which was reported in some parts of the state. Commissioner for Animal Health, Husbandry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Dandiga, Dr Ahmed Muhammad-Aliyu,

NPA designates Lilypond Terminal as non-oil export processing facility

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday affirmed the designation of the Lilypond Container Terminal in Ijora, Lagos as a specialised processing and handling facility for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, Nigerian Ports Authority, Surveyor Ishaya Idi, KADCCIMA, Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu,

INEC to resume voter registration in Zamfara March 8

Prof.  Sa’idu Ahmad, the Zamfara Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, would resume the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, on March 8,... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Bello Galadi, Alhaji Yusuf Idris, Prof.  Sa’idu Ahmad, IPAC

Why we’re increasing price of sachet water in Ogun – Producers

PRODUCERS of sachet and table water in Abeokuta have attributed the increase in prices the product to high cost of production. The producers said that the price... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Alhaji Mutair Sobiye,

Kogi Gov. felicitates Shehu of Borno on 13th coronation anniversary

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has congratulated the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Garbai, on his 13th anniversary on the throne. Bello’s congratulatory message is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello,Onogwu Muhammed,Alhaji Abubakar Garbai,

Qatar Airways inaugural flight lands in Port Harcourt

QATAR Airways’ inaugural flight on Thursday landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwe, Rivers, amidst excitement from aviation stakeholders. The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed,Qatar Airways,Gov. Nyesom Wike,Dr Ipalino Harry-Banigo,

Doha-Kano flight’ll promote bilateral ties between Qatar, Nigeria – Envoy

NIGERIA'S Ambassador to Qatar Yakubu Ahmed has said that the launch of a direct flight from Qatar to Nigeria will promote economic, political, and socio-cultural relations... Read more

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

Tags: Yakubu Ahmed,

Edo will soon become strongest PDP base in Nigeria- Chieftain

ALHAJI Kabiru Adjoto, Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo e-registration committee on Wednesday said that the state was fast becoming the strongest PDP base in Nigeria. Adjoto,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto,Peoples Democratic Party,Governor Godwin Obaseki,

NIMASA DG urges FG to harness agriculture, solid minerals for growth

DR. Bashir Jamoh, the Director-General (DG) of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has urged the Federal Government to harness agriculture and solid mineral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: DR. Bashir Jamoh, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Francis Odukuye, Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu,

APC: North-Central governors pay visit to Al-Makura over consensus

THREE governors who are members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have met a former governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, in a bid to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Teslim Folarin, Alhaji Sadeeq Sule-Iko Sami, Mustapha Salihu, MB Shehu, Prof. Etim Nyong, Nkem Okeke, Ovie Omo-Agege, AbdulRahman AbdulRazak, John James Akpanudoedehe, Ali Modu Sheriff, George Akume,

APC approves Zoning Committee, ahead of National Convention

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved a zoning committee, ahead of the March 26 National Convention.Sen. John Akpanudodehe, the National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. AbdulRahaman AbdulRazak, Sen. John Akpanudodehe, Mrs Nkem Okeke, Prof.  Etim Nyong, Alhaji Mustapha Salihu, Sen. Teslim Folarin and Alhaji Sadeeq Sule-Iko Sami

INEC has implemented many recommendations on 2019 general elections - Yakubu

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says its has implemented many of the 178 recommendations made by accredited domestic and international observers on the 2019 general... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, Maria Arena, EU Observation Mission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Samuela Isopi

2023: NBC organises workshop on objective political reportage

AS Nigerians prepare for the 2023 general elections, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Tuesday organised a two-day workshop in Lagos toward promoting objective political reportage. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: National Broadcasting Commission, Prof. Tony Iredia, INEC, Alhaji Balarabe Shehu

APC Chairmanship race: Ali-Modu Sheriff promises to support party’s decision

SEN. Ali-Modu Sheriff, one of the All Progressives Congress (APC), National Chairman aspirant, says he will abide by the party’s decision   frontline national chairmanship aspirant of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff, APC, Sen. Tanko Al Makura, Sen. Mohammed Sani-Musa, Malam Saliu Mustapha, Danjuma Goje, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, Mr Sylvester Monidafe,

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 59 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,

2023 presidency: Group describes Tambuwal as best candidate

A sociopolitical group under the auspices of People’s Choice, has described Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal as the best candidate the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, can... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal

NEMA receives 128 stranded Nigerians from Libya

 THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said it had received 128 Nigerian returnees from Libya. The Director-General of the Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Habib told the News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Habib,

FG inaugurates training college for NCoS in Kebbi

THE federal government has inaugurated the Nigeria Correctional Service Training College in Kebbi State with the induction of the first set of 100 officers to be... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Muhammad Argungu, Hamisu Isa, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

MC Oluomo replies NURTW’s query

LAGOS State chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has responded to a query issued to him... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya,

Tragedy in Kano as 19-month-old baby drowns in well

TRAGEDY struck on Tuesday in Kano when a 19-month-old baby, drowned in a well at Al-Ansar Quarters in Danbatta Local Government Area of the state. Spokesman of... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Malam Abdulkadir

Buhari turns down governors’ plea to drop Adamu

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday insisted that former Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Adamu should become the next national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The President also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 244 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Masari, Nasir el-Rufai, Abubakar Badaru, Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Gboyega

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

Emulate Aisha Buhari’s humanitarian gesture, NYSC DG urges Nigerians

DIRECTOR General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has called on wealthy Nigerians and corporate bodies to emulate the humanitarian gesture of Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: General of National Youth Service Corps, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

NSCDC arrests teacher for allegedly defiling 13-year-old student in Zamfara

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Zamfara Command, says it has arrested a primary school teacher, Mukaila Abdurrazak, for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old student... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Alhaji Shehu, Suleiman Abubakar, Ikor Oche, Mukaila Abdurrazak, NSCDC

INEC to begin CVR in 17 Katsina frontline areas Tuesday

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State, says the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will commence on Tuesday in 17 frontline Local Government Areas (LGAs)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Alhaji Jibril Zarewa,

Electoral Act: IPAC advises NASS to expunge contentious clause

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has advised the National Assembly (NASS) to initiate the process of expunging the contentious clause 84 (12) in the Electoral Act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Yabagi Yusuf, INEC

Sokoto APC criticises Malami, restates loyalty to Wamakko

THE embattled Chairman of the All Progress Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, has criticised the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: All Progress Congress, Sirajo Abubakar, Alhaji Mainasara Sani, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, Mr Abubakar Malami

Chad Chamber of Commerce, KADCCIMA sign MoU to boost business opportunities

The Chadian Chamber of commerce, on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA) to boost... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Aliyu, Ali Seid,

Mohammed appoints new Emir of Jama’are

GOV. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Monday appointed Alhaji Nuhu Wabi as the 10th Emir of Jama’are. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Gov. Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Nuhu Wabi, Alhaji Ahmadu Wabi III, Alhaji Ibrahim Kashim, Abdulrazak Zaki,

Substandard tyres: SON closes 30 shop, 3 truck loads

ABOUT 30 shops containing suspected substandard and compromised new tyres were sealed by enforcement officers of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, with the support of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Mallam Farouk Salim, Dauda Yakubu, SON

Jigawa committee seizes 6 bags of adulterated hibiscus

THE Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee  (CPC), says it has seized six bags of adulterated hibiscus at Gujungu market, in Taura Local Government Area of the... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Faruq Abdallah

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

NURTW queries Oluomo

THE national body of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has queried the Lagos State Council Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Azeez Abiola, Alhaji Kabiru Ado Yau, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, M C Oluomo,

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 105 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Rep. Balarabe Salame, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, Alhaji Aminu Manya,

INEC releases new dates for 2023 general election

FOLLOWING the signing into law the new Electoral Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, February 25, the Independent National Electoral Commission has released new dates... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 284 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, President Muhammadu Buhari

NAFF president to contest for 2nd VP at Africa Amputee Football Congress

 PRESIDENT of Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF), Isa Suleiman, is contesting for the position of Second Vice President in the forthcoming election of Africa Amputee Football... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Amputee Football Federation, Adil Badr Ed Done Essaibi, Isa Suleiman, Pius Asaba

Electoral Act: We’re bequeathing lasting legacy – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly holds a lot of promises for improving the election processes with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

2 people get 12 strokes of cane each for stealing AC units, orthopedic mattresses

A Gwagwalada Senior Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced Rebecca Danjuma, 25 and Andrew Magdem, 23, to 12 strokes of cane each for stealing nine split AC... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammad Munir, Dabo Yakubu, Ofor Ikechukwu, Rebecca Danjuma, Andrew Magdem,

Group calls for sustenance of nation’s democracy

 THE Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called for the sustenance of the nation’s democracy, stressing the need for students and youths in the country to... Read more

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

Tags: Abdul-Azeez Suleiman

Sokoto govt tasks stakeholders to safeguard N2.8bn erosion control project

SOKOTO State Government has tasked stakeholders in the environment sector to safeguard the N2.8 billion completed Mabera Water Storm project. The stakeholders comprised environmental managers, community groups,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Alhaji Sagir Bafarawa,

Borno, evidence of Nigeria’s resilience—Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says that Borno, inspite its challenges, has proved how resilient Nigeria can be. Osinbajo made this submission during a courtesy visit to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Abubakar  El-kanemi, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Gov. Babagana Zulum,

Borno, evidence of Nigeria’s resilience—Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says that Borno, inspite its challenges, has proved how resilient Nigeria can be. Osinbajo made this submission during a courtesy visit to the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Abubakar  El-kanemi, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Gov. Babagana Zulum,

Police in Katsina State arrest bandits’ charms supplier...

POLICE in Katsina State have arrested a 35-year-old woman, Hajiya Fatima Alhaji, suspected to be a supplier of charms to bandits terrorising the state and its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: SP Gambo Isah, Hajiya Fatima Alhaji, Jamilu Isah, Shamsuddeen Dahiru, Bala Inuwa

Shippers council tasks barge operators on standard, quality equipment

THE Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has called on barge operators to use standard and quality equipment that are in line with global trends. The Executive Secretary, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Mr Bunmi Olumekun, Alhaji Nura Wagami, Mr Emmanuel Jime

World class shared facility for MSMEs in Borno underway –Osinbajo

THE Federal Government is working with  private sector partners to establish a world class Shared Facility for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Maiduguri. Vice President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Abubakar  El-kanemi, Gov. Babagana Zulum

Tackling security challenges: Emir tasks Nigerians to complement govt. effort

THE Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has stressed the need for individuals to complement government effort at tackling the security challenges facing the Nigeria so... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari,Alhaji Uthman Salman,

Driver jailed 5 months for impersonation

AN upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, Plateau, on Thursday sentenced a 30-year-old driver, Dachung Adamu, to five months’ imprisonment for impersonation. The Judge, Lawal... Read more

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

Tags: Lawal Suleiman

INEC welcomes new commissioners

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, welcomes the six new national INEC commissioners who were sworn in by President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: INEC, Mobibbo Abubakar Akali, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Sam Olumekun, Kenneth Nnamdi Ukeagu, Rhoda Gumus, Mohammed Haruna, President Muhammadu Buhari,

FG’s 4.5km barrage project mitigates flooding in Jigawa – Official

 Alhaji Ma’amun Da’u-Aliyu, Managing Director, Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Development Authority, has said that construction of 4.5 kilometers barrage by the Authority mitigated perennial flooding in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags:  Alhaji Ma’amun Da’u-Aliyu

INEC swears-in new Resident Electoral Commissioner

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn in a new Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in a conference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Olaniyi Babalola Ijalaye,

Protest at ports: NAGAFF withdraws fearing it could be hijacked

 The National Association of Government Approved Freight forwarders (NAGAFF) has withdrawn its members from the ongoing Vehicles Identification Number (VIN) policy protest at the ports. The VIN... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Tanko

Kebbi Govt donates relief materials to female students affected by inferno

THE Kebbi State Government on Wednesday donated 376 matresses and other items to students of Nana Asma’u Government Girls’ College, Kamba, Dandi Local Government Area of... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abdussalam Jibril, Kebbi State Government, Gov. Atiku Bagudu,

PAN chairman advocates improved healthcare, education for persons with disabilities

 The Chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Ltd. (PAN), Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, has urged governments at all levels to improve access to healthcare services for person living... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Wadada

Buhari swears-in 6 INEC Commissioners

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, administered oath of office to the six newly appointed national commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commissioners, INEC. The brief ceremony which... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Femi Gbajabiamila,

Yobe govt targets 3m persons under informal contributory healthcare scheme

 The Yobe Contributory Healthcare Management Agency on Tuesday said it was targeting no fewer than three million persons under its Informal Contributory Healthcare Programme. Dr Babagana Tijjani,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Dr Babagana Tijjani, Alhaji Baba Shehu,

Hajj: NAHCOM urges Kwara Pilgrims Board to establish lCT centre

 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged the Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to establish a well equipped lCT centre to enable it digitalise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Alhaji Halidu Shitu

NYSC deploys 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 Orientation Course. The Scheme’s Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Namadi Abubakar

NYSC deploys 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 Orientation Course. The Scheme’s Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Hajj: NAHCOM urges Kwara Pilgrims Board to establish lCT centre

 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged the Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to establish a well equipped lCT centre to enable it digitalise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Halidu Shitu,

Group commends postponement of APC National Convention

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) members, under the aegis of Concerned APC Stakeholders Forum (CASF), have expressed satisfaction with the postponement of the party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Concerned APC Stakeholders Forum (CASF), Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Abdulkadir Suleiman, Sen. Jo

Mother dumps 3-month-old own baby for N120, 000

JUSTINA Yakubu, 28, a lactating mother, has been arrested for allegedly selling her own baby for N120,000 in Adamawa State. Yakubu was apprehended with Esther Romanus, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Sawe Nicholas, Jamilu Suleiman, Justina Yakubu, Esther Romanus,

APC reschedules date for national convention

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday announced the postponement of its national convention earlier slated for February 26 to March 26. The development confirms an exclusive report by LEADERSHIP on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Abdullahi Adamu, Ugokwe Prince, Aliyu Audu, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Abdullahi Adamu, Mai Mala Buni, APC

Lawmakers tango with Executive over payment of newly-recruited teachers in Nasarawa

NASARAWA State Legislature gave the Executive a two-week ultimatum on Monday to pay 496 newly employed secondary school teachers their three months outstanding salary arrears. The lawmakers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Zaka Yakubu, Abari Aboki, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi,

FG to inaugurate national campaign against ritual murder

THE Federal Government says it plans to inaugurate a national sensitisation campaign against ritual murders soon. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Malam Nura Daura, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Lagos community decries illegal dumping of corpses at Jafojo cemetery

SOME residents of Jafojo community in Agege Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State have called on the Lagos State Government to intervene over the... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Mary Abdul, Chief Suleiman Ogundare, Mr Gbolagade Agoro, Mrs Mary Abdul,

Group donates relief materials to ‘almajiri’ school in Zaria

THE Nigerian Tulip International College Yobe Ex-Students Association, NYESA, currently studying at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU , has donated relief materials to some less privileged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 457 times

Tags: Suleiman Saleh, Malam Atiku Shehu-Muazu

Bauchi maize farmers laud ABP, seek sustainability

THE Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association (MAGFAMAN), has commended Federal Government (FG)  for initiating the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) and appealed for its sustainability. Alhaji Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Zubairu, Central Bank of Nigeria, Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association,

Agreements with Twitter not censorship – FG

THE Federal Government says the agreements it reached with Twitter to resume operations in the country were not meant to censor the microblogging site and other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Twitter

Many NGOS are working against Nigeria’s interests – Lai Mohammed

THE Federal Government has reiterated its position that many Non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, operating in Nigeria are working against Nigeria’s interests. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, SERAP, Babagana Zulum

Bauchi revives fertiliser blending plant to boost production

BAUCHI State Government says it has rehabilitated the state-owned Fertiliser Blending Company to enhance farmers’ access to the commodity and encourage agricultural productivity. The State Commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Alhaji Dayyabu Chiroma,

Association offers free surgical, medical outreach to 10,000 people in Zaria

A total of 10,000 persons will benefit from free medical and surgical outreach programmes provided by the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN). THE programme is provided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Bamalli, Prof. Abdullahi Abba, Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Hajiya Amina Baloni

Many NGOS are working against Nigeria’s interests – Lai Mohammed

THE Federal Government has reiterated its position that many Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating in Nigeria are working against Nigeria’s interests. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Gov. Babagana Zulum, SERAP, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

APC Primary: Gov. Oyetola wins own ward

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, on Saturday emerged winner in his ward, Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area of the state, during the All Progressives Congress (APC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Mr Gboyega Famodun, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, Mr Lasun Yusuf,

Osun APC Primary: Accreditation begins on peaceful note with massive turn out

ACCREDITATION of members of the All Progressive Congress, APC for the Saturday Governorship primary in Osun, began on a peaceful note with large turn out of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Mr Olajide Adeyeye, Sen. Ajibola Bashiru, Mr Raheem Adeniyi, Sen. Julius Ucha, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, Mr Lasun Yusuf, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq,

Zamfara SIEC Commissioner dies in motor accident

ALHAJI Hashimu-Shehu Gazura, a Commissioner in the Zamfara Independent Electoral Commission ZASIEC,  is dead. He died in a ghastly accident on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Alhaji Hashimu-Shehu Gazura,

Roles of women in crisis resolution by IHRC ambassador

THE Ambassador-at- Large, Country Head for Nigeria and Commissioner for West African countries of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Dr Friday Sani, says women play... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Dr Friday Sani, Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mama Zimi Pam, International Human Rights Commission,

Shun social vices, Kogi commissioner urges students

MR Wemi Jones, the Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology,  has advised students to embrace hard work, be focused and shun all forms of... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Wemi Jones, Mr Yakubu Oguche,

Minister booed during presentation of certificates to FCT council chairmen

THE Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, was booed during the presentation of certificates to elected area councils chairmen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdulmalik Usman, Sunday Zaka, APC, PDP

Karu LGA Chairman presents 2022 budget of N6 billion

MR James Thomas, Chairman, Karu Local Government Area, has presented the 2022 budget for the area of about N6 billion to the Legislative Arm of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Mr James Thomas, Lawal Karshi, Mrs Comfort Makama, Hon. Suleiman Mallam,

APC govs pressure state chairmen to shift convention

SOME governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have launched an underground move to shift next Saturday’s national convention of the party. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: APC, Governor Ben Ayade, Hon. Yakubu Dogara.

We will not politicize security issues in Kebbi – Gov. Bagudu

THE Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, says his administration will not politicize security issues, rather more efforts will be made to further secure the lives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu, Alhaji Hassan Muhammad- Shalla,

Buhari rejoices with FRCN Director, Sulaiman on 60th birthday, retirement

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has joined family, friends and associates in celebrating with the Director of News, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Sani Suleiman, on his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: , President Muhammadu Buhari, Sani Suleiman,

Emir of llorin turbans ex-PDP Chairman, Baraje As Tafida of Ilorin

EMIR of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari on Friday turbanned former National Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Baraje as Tafida of Ilorin. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, Alhaji Abdulfattah Ahmed, Alhaji Abubakar Baraje, Dr Bukola Saraki, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari,

Osun 2022: I’ll not boycott APC primary- Adeoti

ALHAJI Moshood Adeoti, a factional Governorship aspirant in the Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primary in Osun said he would not boycott the exercise. Adeoti, who is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, All Progressives Congress, Rauf Aregbesola,

Wike debunks rumor of PDP's trip to Europe to decide 2023 presidential candidates

RIVERS state Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described as preposterous the rumour that he and other Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governors, travelled to Europe to determine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Raymond Dokpesi, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike

FG laying foundation for Nigeria’s economic progress-Presidential Aide

ALHAJI Gambo Manzo, Special Assistant to President on Political Affairs in the office of the Vice-President, says Federal Government is laying strong foundation for Nigeria’s economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Alhaji Gambo Manzo,

SPW: 2800 beneficiaries have not received stipends in Zamfara

NO fewer than 2800 beneficiaries of the federal government’s Special Public Works programme in Zamfara State are yet to receive their stipends one year after flag... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Kabiru Abubakar, Abdullahi Yakubu

What happens if Buhari signs electoral bill after Tuesday?

INDICATIONS have emerged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may have to postpone the scheduled conduct of the 2023 general elections if President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Sani, Samson Itodo, Muhammadu Buhari

NYSC advises outgoing corps members on integrity, hard work

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has urged outgoing corps members to continue to uphold the integrity and other good attributes they... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Suleman Abdul, Alhaji Mohammed Bello,

PCC resolves 4,000 cases in Borno

THE Public Complaints Commission (PCC) in Borno, says it has resolved over 4,000 cases in the past 10 months in the state. The Federal Commissioner in charge... Read more

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

Tags: Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Alhaji Yusuf Adamu, Gov. Babagana Zulum,

Minister discloses reasons for insisting on water resources bill

SULEIMAN Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, on Thursday, disclosed reasons behind his ministry’s insistence for the National Assembly to pass the Water Resources Bill into... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Adamu, Alice Ojowu

Two major political groups declare support for Zamfara APC

THE two major political groups in Zamfara, namely “Dangote Foundation and Sen Marafa Gida-Gida”, have declared their total support to the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: APC, Alhaji Tukur Danfulani, Gov Bello Matawalle, Sen Marafa Gida-Gida

Kwara political appointees back AbdulRazaq for second term

POLITOCAL stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara have expressed their support for the re-election of Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Alhaji Abdullateef Quadri, Mr Kayode Oyin-Zubair, APC.

Airlines association berates NASS over flight delay, cancellation comment

AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) on Thursday in Ikeja expressed dismay over comments credited to the National Assembly Joint Committees on Aviation, accusing airlines of flight... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa, Sen. Smart Adeyemi,

Niger State inaugurates N40m rice processing facility for women group

NIGER State government inaugurated a rice mill worth N40 million for Kwakuti Women Rice Processing Cooperative in Paikoro Local Government Area of the state on Thursday. Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Panti, Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC),

Ghana-Nigeria trade cooperation will improve livelihood of Africans, says envoy

GHANA'S High Commissioner to Nigeria, Alhaji Rashid Bawa, says Ghana-Nigeria trade cooperation has the potential to improve the livelihood of Africans through the African Continental Free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Alhaji Rashid Bawa, Geoffrey Onyeama, Amb. Mustapha Mukaila, Dr Idi Hong

Assembly approves N45.2b proposed 2022 budget for LGAs in Sokoto

THE Sokoto State House of Assembly on Thursday approved N45.2 billion proposed in the 2022 budget for 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. This development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Achida, Alhaji Habibu Modachi

Nigeria seeks US collaboration in Nollywood production

THE Federal Government on Thursday called for greater collaboration between Nigeria and the US in improving the quality of film production by Nigerian actors and actresses. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

102-year-old declares for 2023 presidency

A 102-year-old woman, Nonye Josephine Ezeanyaeche, has declared intention to join the 2023 presidential race. The indigene of Aguata in Anambra State however didn’t state the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Yakubu Ibn Mohammed, Caro Nwosu, Nonye Josephine Ezeanyaeche

Abba Kyari’s police accomplices suspended

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has suspended Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Sunday Ubua and Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP James Bawa, from the exercise of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: John Umoru, Simon Agrigba, John Nuhu, Abba Kyari, Ikechukwu Ani, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, James Bawa, Sunday Ubua

Northern celebrities pay courtesy visit to Osinbajo

A large delegation made up of notable artistes, musicians, entertainers and creatives from the Northern part of the country paid a courtesy call on the Vice... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Rikadawa, Yusuf Haruna, Yakubu Mohammed, Dauda Adamu Rarara, Laolu Akande, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo

Bauchi Govt allocates 15,000 hectares of land for rice production

BAUCHI State Government has allocated 15,000 hectares of land to two indigenous millers to accelerate rice production in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Dayyabu Chiroma,

Convention: APC youths express concern for unity

AHEAD of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Concerned Northern APC Youth Forum, yesterday tasked party leaders on the need to keep the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Suleiman Liba, APC

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Bawa Garba, Femi Adesina,

Bauchi State begins construction of 1,000 housing units

 Bauchi State Government has started the construction of 1,000 housing units across its 20 local government areas. Commissioner for Information and Communication, Alhaji Dayyabu Ciroma, told the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Alhaji Dayyabu Ciroma,

We are being marginalized from public office, Lagosians tell court

A group under the aegis of Lagosians Advocacy Group, LAG, has dragged the Federal Character Commission, FCC, and 18 others before Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 393 times

Tags: Adeleke Ogunnuga, Yakubu Eleto, Adeyemi Onikoro, Shittu Akeem, Nurudeen Aregbeshola, Olamide Ibrahim. M.S. Saliu

Chief Imam dies at 130, leaves 290 grandchildren, 200 great grandchildren behind

LEAVING 26 children, 290 grandchildren and more than 200 great-grandchildren behind, the Chief Imam of Kafanchan Central Mosque, Sheikh Adam Tahir, has died at the age... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 390 times

Tags: Imam of Kafanchan, Alhaji Muhammad Kassim, Sheikh Adam,

PDP constitution recognises zoning, says ex-Chairman

A former Chairman and National Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that the party constitution allow zoning of political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje,

Council Election: APC members protest imposition of candidate

SOME members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, from Daura Local Government Area, LGA, of Katsina, have protested against what they called “plans to impose another... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Aminu Masari, Ibrahim Suleiman, Shehu Audu

Chief Imam in Kaduna South is dead

ALHAJ Sheikh Adam Tahir, the chief Imam of Jama’a Emirate in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state, has died at the age of 130, Daily... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Kabir D. Kassim, Alhaji Yakubu Isa

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Biodun Olujimi, Matthew Urhogide, Yahaya Oloriegbe, Sadiq Suleiman Umar

Police distribute N37m to families of deceased personnel in Kaduna

THE Police Command in Kaduna State on Wednesday doled out N37.28 million to 23 families of diseased personnel who died in active service in the state. Mudassiru... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Mudassiru Abdullahi, Muhammad Suleiman

Centre launches first Safety Radio Channel to enhance security

THE Media Centre for Safety Reporting, MCSR, has launched the first safety radio channel to ensure peace, safety and development of the nation. John Thomson, MCSR President,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Balarabe Ilelah, Ngozi Onadeko, John Thomson, Peter Kibo, Fola Akinkuotu

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

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, Biodun Olujimi, Matthew Urhoghide, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Umar Suleiman

Niger Republic to partner Kano State on Youth development

 NIGER Republic says it is ready to partner with the Kano State Government on youth development. Niger’s Minister of Vocational Training, Kassoum Moctar, made the disclosure on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Kassoum Moctar, Hassan Musa- Fagge, Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna

No court order can stop deputy Gov’s impeachment – Zamfara Assembly

THE Zamfara State House of Assembly on Tuesday said no court order can stop it from impeaching the deputy governor, Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Gusau. The chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Justice Kulu Aliyu, Alhaji Shamsudeen Bosko, Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Gusau.

Zamfara Legislature insists on impeaching deputy governor

THE Zamfara House of Assembly declared in Gusau on Tuesday that no court order could stop its impeachment of the state’s Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mahdi Aliyu-Gusau. “No... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Amina Tanimu-Marafa, Alhaji Sani Mande, Ahmad Buhari-Rabah, Abrahim Abdul-Atadoga, Oladipo Opeseyi, Inyang Ekwo, Emmanuel Ukala, Alhaji Shamsudeen Bosko, Alhaji Mahdi Aliyu-Gusau

Bring back your defected colleagues – Ayu tasks former PDP governors

IYORCHIA Ayu, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged past governors to reconcile and bring back their colleagues who defected to other... Read more

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

Tags: Peter Obi, Liyel Imoke, Emeka Ihedioha, Ibrahim Idris, Babangida Aliyu, Iyorchia Ayu, Alhaji Sule Lamido

2023 Presidential contest: TOAN endorses VP Osinbajo

THE tricycle owners Association of Nigeria, TOAN, on Tuesday in Abuja endorsed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to contest the 2023 Presidential election.   The endorsement was made known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Hajia Muazu, Alhaji Shehu-Tata Sule, Liberty Badmus, Yemi Osinbajo

Elections: INEC to devolve CVR to Ward level in Ekiti, Osun

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has decided to devolve the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, to Ward levels in both Ekiti and Osun States. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

Osun 2022: Oyetola has no room in APC for reelection - interior minister

RAUF Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, has insisted that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola would not be allowed to be reelected on the platform of All Progressive Congress,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Rasak Salinsile, Najeem Salaam, Bola Tinubu, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, Adegboyega Oyetola, Rauf Aregbesola

Plateau Assembly confirms Dalyop as president, Customary Court of Appeal

THE Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed Justice Blessing Dalyop as the substantive President of Customary Court of Appeal.   The Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, who read... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Justice Blessing Dalyop, Gov. Simon Lalong, Yakubu Sanda, Mrs Esther Dusu

Gowon to chair Fayemi’s book presentation in Abuja

 A former Head of State, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon  is to chair public presentation of a book entitled: “Unfinished Greatness: Envisioning a New Nigeria”, authored by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

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UNILAG VC receives integrity award

 THE Centre for Ethics and Self Value Orientation, an NGO, on Monday presented an award of Integrity Icon of Nigeria (IION) to the Vice-Chancellor of University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Prince Musa Yakubu, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

Insecurity: Katsina govt. bans activities of volunteer groups ‘Yan Sa Kai’ –official

THE Katsina State Government has announced a ban on the activities of security volunteer groups (Yan Sa Kai) across the state, with immediate effect, due to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Gov. Aminu Masari, SP Gambo Isah, Nigeria Police Force, Alhaji Ibrahim Katsina

Igbinedion varsity seeks increase in quota for nursing programme

PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye, Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo, has called on the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN, to increase the quota for nursing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Prof. Adelani Tijani, Alhaji Farouk Abubakar, Patricia Anunobi, PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye

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

Tags: Mazi Sam Obuabunwa, Alhaji Umar El-Gash

World Radio Day: FG urges radio stations to shun fake news

THE Federal Government has charged radio stations in the country to uphold the trust of their listeners by shunning fake news. The Minister of Information and Culture,... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Segun Adeyemi, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

NNDC shareholders to distribute N125m dividends, bonus shares

SHAREHOLDERS of New Nigeria Development Company Limited, NNDC, have approved the distribution of cash dividends of N100 million, amounting to 20 kobo per share for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Tanimu Yakubu, NNDC, Musa Bello

2,500 housing units project to be completed soon – Bauchi Govt

THE Bauchi State Government on Friday says the 2,500 housing units project has reached 98 per cent completion stage and would soon be delivered.   Alhaji Hamisu Shira,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

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Constitution Amendments: Speakers tells N/Assembly to lobby presidency, Govs

THE Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly has urged the National Assembly to lobby the presidency and the 36 state governors for successful constitution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Ahmed Idris Wase, Abubakar Suleiman, Ovie Omo-Agege

NOA establishes 40 integrity clubs in Kaduna schools

 The National Orientation Agency (NOA), says it has established integrity clubs in 40 secondary school across three senatorial districts in Kaduna State. NOA’s State Director, Alhaji Zubair... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA),Alhaji Zubair Galadima-Soba,

Actors Guild of Nigeria hosts national patrons

THE President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, hosted the National Patrons of the Guild at a dinner meeting that was held in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Ajility Onwurah, Steve Eboh, Kareem Mohammed, VAN, Chinyere Winfred, Abubakar Yakubu, Kenneth Okonkwo, Bishop Sam Zuga, Alex Ejiamatu Nwokeabia, Nnamdi Nwigwe, Anyim Pius Anyim, Suleiman Adejoh, Princ

Constitution Amendment: Speakers insist on restructuring, community police

Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has insisted on the restructuring of Nigeria and community policing in the on-going amendment to the 1999 Constitution. Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Suleiman,

KADGIS director killed by unknown gunmen

MALAM Dauda, Director of Operations of the Kaduna Geographic Information Service, KADGIS, has been assasinated by yet-to-be identified gunmen early hours of Friday. Dauda was killed at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Muhammad Jalige, NAF, Alhaji Muhammad Abdullahi, Malam Dauda

Adamawa IPMAN urges public to report sale of adulterated petrol

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Adamawa and Taraba chapter, has urged motorists not to panic and report any sale of suspicious adulterated petrol... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Dahiru Buba,

2023 presidency: Tambuwal, Bafarawa, Shagari meet Makarfi

AS permutations and consultations towards the 2023 general election gather momentum, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former governor of the state Attahiru Bafarawa, former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, Mukhtar Shagari, Attahiru Bafarawa, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Commissioner tasks LG chairmen on improving revenue generation

 The Kaduna State  Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Alhaji Shehu Muhammad, has urged councils chairmen in the state to be creative to improve revenue generation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Alhaji Shehu Muhammad,

Afenifere backs Akeredolu, insists power must shift to South in 2023

The Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, yesterday, expressed full support of Southern Governors’ Forum (SGF)’s position on the need to shift power to the South in 2023,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Ohaneze Ndigbo, Mr Emmanuel Yawe, Mr Abul-Azeez Suleiman, Comrade Jare Ajayi, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu,

Commission plans to take 10,000 pilgrims to Israel, Jordan

 The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) plans to take 10,000 pilgrims to Israel and Jordan in 2022. Addressing staff members of the commission when he visited the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Rev. Yakubu Pam,

NLC rejects Kaduna state's plan of interference

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Kaduna State Council, has rejected plans by the Kaduna State Government to administer forms to civil servants to decide whether to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Justice O.A. Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Magaji Suleiman

Lawmakers wrong to initiate Electoral Act amendment, says INEC

NEITHER the executive nor the legislature has the right to initiate amendments to Electoral Act, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Yakubu Mahmood said yesterday. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Prof Attahiru Jega, Prof Yakubu Mamood, Independent National Electoral Commission

Plateau committed to open defecation eradication by 2025 – commissioner

Alhaji Sa’ad Bello, the Plateau Commissioner for Water and Energy Resources, has said Plateau is working towards eradicating open defecation in the state by 2025. Bello said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Nuhu Damina, Peter Kassam, Alhaji Sa’ad Bello, Muhammadu Buhari

NFVCB seizes over 1bn uncensored, pornographic films in 2021

ADEDAYO Thomas, the Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, on Thursday said about one billion copies of uncensored, unclassified and pornographic films were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, Muhammadu Buhari

CJN performs groundbreaking ceremony for National Industrial Court in Bauchi

JUSTICE Ibrahim Muhammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, on Thursday, laid the foundation blocks for the construction of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, NICN,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Alhaji Baba Tela, Ibrahim Muhammad, Bala Mohammed

Insurance culture will promote FDIs, others in Kano — Ganduje

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, says his administration is exploring and promoting insurance culture in the state to, among others, encourage Foreign Direct Investments, FDIs. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Sunday Thomas, Usman Alhaji, Abdullahi Ganduje

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 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Alhaji Umar Atiku,

Niger collaborates on farm produce storage

THE Niger State Government and Kitovu Technology Company on Thursday inaugurated a project to enable farmers to store their produce. Alhaji Ibrahim Panti, the Commissioner for Agriculture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Malam Yusuf Gunduma, Nwachinemere Emeka, Alhaji Ibrahim Panti, Beatrice Benjamin

Matawalle condoles with deputy over uncle’s death

GOV. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Wednesday described the death of Alhaji Tukur Mai-bulo, an elder statesman, businessman and philanthropist as a monumental loss to the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov Bello Matawalle, Gen. Aliyu Gusau, Alhaji Mahdi Gusau

APC, PDP, others sign peace agreement over FCT polls

AHEAD of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Area Council election, the leadership and candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition Peoples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Mohammed Bello, Basil Idigwu, Usman Usman Alkali-Baba, Mahmood Yakubu

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 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Farouk Umar Farouk, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari,

KNSG to partner Ethiopia on agro-processing zone devt

Kano State Government says it will partner the Government of Ethiopia to fast track development of Special Agro-Processing zone in the state.   This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Hassan Musa-Fagge, Kano State Government, Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna,

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 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, Alhaji Garba Tambari,

Insurgency: Borno Govt resettles Malari community after 7 years

GOV. Babagana Zulum of Borno on Wednesday,  monitored the resettlement of Malari community in Konduga Local Government Area of Konduga after seven years of displacement by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Mustafa Abubakar, Mustapha Gubio, Alhaji Abba Saje, Babagana Zulum

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 4 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 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Malam Abbas Ibrahim, Malam Salisu Umar, Ene Obi, Alhaji Habibu Dankadai, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero

FAAN appeals to passengers over baggage processing system breakdown

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to passengers over the breakdown in the baggage processing system at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),

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 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, Aisha Buhari, Alhaji Nasiru Haladu Danu, Umar Faruk Umar,

FCT polls: INEC bans mobile phones, threatens to prosecute vote buyers

By Benprince Ezeh THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has warned political parties to desist from vote-buying and insist against the use of mobile phones at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

IPMAN condemns abduction of chairman, urges his unconditional release

The Edo Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has condemned the abduction of its chairman, Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele by gunmen. Egele was said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mrs Angelina Aigbokhai, Department of State Security Service (DSS), Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele,

Census 2022: NPC inaugurates Technical Working Group

The Executive Chairman, National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Isa Kwarra, on Wednesday in Abuja, says the commission has inaugurated a Technical Working Group for the 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Isa Kwarra, Patience Mbagwu, Census Technical Working Group (CTWG), Dr Ipalibo Harry,

Oniru Stool: Omowumi-Abisogun family denies withdrawal of suit

THE Omowumi-Abisogun Royal Family of Iruland in Lagos has debunked a report that it had withdrawn the suit challenging the emergence of Oba Gbolahan Lawal as... Read more

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

Tags: Chike Nwachukwu, Olubunmi Olateju, Monsur Babatunde-Dauda, Alhaji Surajudeen Durosinmi, Gbolahan Lawal

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 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Ibrahim Garba, Sani Miko, Junaidu Yakubu, Alhaji Balarabe Hassan, Nasiru Gawuna

Mission to host maiden Ghana-Nigeria Business Forum

 The High Commission of Ghana in Nigeria says it is set to host the maiden 2022 Chief Executive Officers (CEO) Business Forum aimed at strengthening Ghana-Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: , Alhaji Rashid Bawa

Police confirm second death in abduction of Edo IPMAN Chairman

 The Edo Police Command says the driver to the state Chairman of the Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, has died.The command’s Spokesman, SP... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele,

Kogi health agency denies cash- for- COVID-19- vaccination allegation

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KSPHCDA) has denied reports  of alleged  demand  for money from clients by COVID-19 administrators for  vaccine. An NGO, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Mr Folayan Idowu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Abubakar Yakubu,

Police confirm second death in abduction of Edo IPMAN Chairman

THE Edo Police Command says the driver to the state Chairman of the Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, has died. The command’s Spokesman, SP... Read more

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

Tags: SP Kontongs Bello, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,

PHCDA targets 15,000 people for daily COVID-19 vaccines in Sokoto

FIFTEEN thousand persons are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 daily in Sokoto state, based on the national projection target set out in the COVID-19 vaccination... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Eduardo Celades, Alex Chimbaru, Aminu Tambuwal, Dr Faisal Shu’aibu, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar

2023: Tambuwal expresses optimism over PDP's victory in Zamfara, Nigeria

GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has reiterated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will regain its pride of place in Nigeria and Zamfara state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Bala Mande, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Mukhtar Shagari, Bello Suleiman, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Muhammad Bello, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

3 Scholars receives NNOM awards on medicine, science

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, in Abuja conferred the Nigerian National Order of Merit, NNOM, Award for years 2020 and 2021 on three Nigerians who distinguished... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: George Akume, Shekarau Yakubu Aku, Femi Adesina, Godwin O. Samuel Ekhaguere, Charles Ejike Chidume, Oluyinka Olurotimi Olutoye, Muhammadu Buhari

TETFUND receives N189bn as education tax in 2021 – Bogoro

 THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND has said that it received N189 billion as Education Tax collection (EDT) in 2021.   Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: TETFUND, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, Mr Irene Erivwo, FIRS, Dr Dick Irri

Yobe to establish 5 new girls secondary schools

DR Mohammad Idris, Yobe Commissioner for Basic Education, on Tuesday said the state would soon establish five additional girls secondary schools. Idris, who stated this in Damaturu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Mrs Jummai Dauda, SGBV, FOMWAN, Dr Mohammad Idris, Alhaji Bukar Audu

Sokoto Assembly okays 42km road network linking 9 villages

THE Sokoto State House of Assembly has adopted a motion for the construction of a 42-kilometre road network linking nine villages in Yabo local government area... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Achida, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu, Alhaji Atiku Liman

Gunmen abduct Edo IPMAN chairman, kill driver

Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Chairman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Edo chapter have been abducted by gunmen at his resident in Jattu, Etsako West Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Bello Kontongs,

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 4 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 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Abba Ali, Yakubu Dogara, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, Abdullahi Gashua, Abdullahii Umar Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau

Deputy governor receives impeachment notice

Zamfara State House of Assembly has served an impeachment notice on the deputy governor, Alhaji Mahdi Aliyu Gusau. Addressing newsmen in Gusau, the chairman of the House... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Muhammadu Buhari, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Mahadi Aliyu Gusau, Shamsu Haske, Alhaji Mahdi Aliyu Gusau

Time up for old leaders, need for power shift

DID you have electricity in your area to watch the finals of 2021 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, between Senegal and Egypt? I ask because we... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Jelani Aliyu, Pat Utomi, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Akinwumi Adesina, Yakubu Dogara, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, Dave Umahi, Abubakar Sani Bello, Kayode Fayemi, Prof Ki

Gov Badaru says he met his campaign promises

GOVERNOR Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has declared that he had succeeded in fulfilling 94 percent of the promises he made to the people during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

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Zamfara Assembly serves impeachment notice on deputy governor

THE Zamfara House of Assembly has formally served the state’s Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mahdi Aliyu-Gusau, with notice of impeachmentt for alleged gross abuse of office.   Alhaji Shamsudeen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Alhaji Mahdi Aliyu-Gusau, Barr. Mahadi Aliyu Muhammad, Alhaji Shamsudeen Bosko

Iwo Chamber of Commerce elects Dada as president, others 

OLUSEGUN Dada, industrialist and agriculturist, has been elected president of Iwo Chamber of Commerce and Industry at its meeting held this weekend.   Other officers elected alongside Dada... Read more

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Tags: Olusegun Dada, Dada are Kudaisi Ismaila, Olawale Rasheed, Senator Adelere Oriolowo, Alhaji Mokanju Musibau, Professor Waheed Hassan, Otunba Jire Ayinla, Akogun Olaposi Adiatu, Adebayo Lasisi PhD, FCA,

I didn’t walk out of PDP’s peace meeting - Ademola Adeleke

SEN. Ademola Adeleke, one of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Osun, says he didn’t walk out of peace and reconciliation meeting on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi; Sen. Ademola Adeleke; Mr Sanya Omirin, Mr Dele Adeleke, Mr Dotun Babayemi, PDP

Kebbi LG Polls: APC sweeps chairmanship, councillorship seats

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State has swept all the chairmanship and councillorship seats in Saturday’s local government elections conducted across the state.   This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Alhaji Aliyu Mohammed-Mera, APC

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 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Yakubu Dogara, Senator Abba Ali, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau., APC, Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle, Governor Abdullahii Umar Ganduje,

Implementation of ACJMC will reduce congestion in correctional centres – CJ

 Oyo State Chief Judge, Justice Munta Abimbola, says correctional centres in the state will no longer be congested with the establishment of Administration of Criminal Justice... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Munta Abimbola, Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC), Mr Suleiman Daudu, CSP Olufunke Fawole, Justice Ladiran Akintola,

Court sentences trader to a year in prison for stealing motor parts

 An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on  Monday, sentenced a 20-year old trader, Usman Hamza, to a year in prison for stealing... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Lawal,

Operation of bandits intensifying on Kaduna metropolis

TERRORISTS and other criminals are closing in on Kaduna metropolis amid increasing attacks and abductions in towns and villages close to the state capital, Daily Trust reports. Hundreds... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Abdullahi Mudasiru, Mohammed Jalige, Awwal Abdullahi Aliyu, Alhaji Sambo Ali

Gratuities: Nasarawa releases N340m for 1,190 retirees

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has released N340 million for the payment of gratuities to 1,190 retirees in the state, in fulfillment of his promise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Sule, Suleiman Nagogo,

Cleric advocates peaceful transition of power, hold peace summit

APOSTLE Chuks Alozie, the National Coordinator, National Peace Summit and Awards, has emphasised the need for peace, especially with the current hype in political activities, ahead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Ahmad Yerima, Madhu Karishan, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Azubuike Ihejirika, Yakubu Gowon, Chuks Alozie, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

FUD receives N27m TETfund grant for research into alternative fuel

A team of researchers at the Federal University, FUD, Dutse, has received a N27 million grant from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, to conduct research... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammad Auyo, Prof. Abdulsalam Suleiman, Prof. Chifu Ndiklar, Dr Jibrin Mohammed, Prof. Rabia S. Salihu, Abdulkarim Sabo, Hafeez Yusif, Abdullahi Yahaya, TETFUND

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

APC inaugurates state executives in Taraba

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Taraba has inaugurated the state officials of the party following an earlier inauguration of the state Chairman Alhaji Ibrahim El-Sudi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Benjamin Bako, Saleh Pintim, David Kente, Alhaji Ibrahim El-Sudi

Amaechi gets massive support as 'Amechi for president' banners flood Daura

HRH Faruk Umar Faruk, the Emir of Daura, yesterday, in Daura, Katsina State prayed for Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, whom he described as a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Muhammadu Koko, Alhaji Bashir Jamo, Yusuf Buhari, Musa Haro, Yusuf Tukur Buratai, Mallam Isa Yuguda, Okechukwu Enelamah, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Abdullahi Lamido Sunusi, Erin Edet Ekong, Oba Adeyeye Ogu

Emir of Jama’are, Alhaji Muhammadu Wabi is dead

THE Emir of Jama’are in Bauchi State, Alhaji Muhammadu Wabi III, is dead. Alhaji Sama’ila Yusuf-Jarma, the Chairman, Jama’are Local Government Council, confirmed the death to the News... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

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Senate president says Buhari can't wait to develop Nigeria

AHMAD Lawan, the President of the Senate, has said that the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is in a hurry to develop Nigeria. Lawan made the remarks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Bello Mandiya, Yakubu Oseni, Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Lola Ashiru, Smart Adeyemi, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan

Insecurity: Ex-Perm Sec drums support for Army

A retired Permanent Secretary in Zamfara, Alhaji Ahmad Gummi, has urged Nigerians to continue to support the Nigerian Army in its efforts to tackle the country’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmad Gummi,

Zamfara Dep Gov faces impeachment

The Zamfara House of Assembly has commenced impeachment process against the Deputy Governor of the state, Alhaji Mahadi Aliyu.   This is contained in a statement issued in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Alhaji Mahadi Aliyu, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura, Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Muhammad Gusau,

Cancer Day: Expert advocates integration of cancer services in primary health care programmes

The Head, Clinical Services at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre (NOFIC), Abakaliki, Dr Emmanuel Yakubu, has advocated integration of cancer services in primary health centres’ schedule... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Clinical Services at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre (NOFIC), Dr Emmanuel Yakubu,

Osinbajo, Jonathan, Gowon attend Shonekan’s funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State Yakubu Gowon are among the dignitaries who graced the funeral of Chief Ernest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Goodluck Jonathan, Yakubu Gowon, Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Mr Boss Mustapha, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Gov. Dapo Abiodun,

Med-View repudiates $900,000 Hajj funds allegation

MED-VIEW Airlines PLC has said there is no scam in the airline’s Hajj operations of 2019. The Airline made the clarification in response to the recent invitation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: NAHCON, EFCC, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, MED-VIEW

Security: Buhari will leave Nigeria better than he met it – Dingyadi

The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, says President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to enhance nation’s security and leave the country better than he met... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, Police Public Complaint Committee (PPCC),

CCB to deploy online assets declaration portal – FG

AS part of reforms at the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), the Federal Government has said that the Bureau would soon deploy an Online Assets Declaration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Code of Conduct Bureau, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Kano govt procures 100 buses to boost intracity transportation–commissioner

THE Kano state government says it has purchased 100 buses to boost intracity transportation, according to the Commissioner for Housing and Transport, Alhaji Mahmoud Muhammed-Santsi. He told... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

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Declare me the winner of Plateau bye-election, Kwande begs APC

AN All Progressives Congress, APC aspirant in the controversial Bassa/Jos North federal constituency bye-election, Hon. Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande has petitioned the Chairman of the Appeal Committee of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: APC, Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande, Abe Joseph Aku

ICPC tracks 2000 projects worth N300bn in three years, says FG

 The Federal Government has said that the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) had tracked 2,000 projects worth over N300 billion, between 2019 and 2021, through its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

Investigate Atiku now over allegation of threats to life by wife — HURIWA

HUMAN Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Usman Alkali Baba, to diligently investigate allegations of threats to life... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Alhaji Usman Alkali Baba, Alhaji  Atiku Abubakar, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, HURIWA

Buni directs full enforcement of traffic laws to curb road accidents

Gov. Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe has ordered full enforcement of road traffic laws in the state to curb the menace of road accidents. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Gov. Mai Mala-Buni, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed,

INEC expresses readiness for council election in FCT

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed its readiness to conduct the council election in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, which is only... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

Forum urges PDP to jettison zoning of presidential ticket for 2023

THE Forum of Serving and Former House of Representatives members, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to jettison the idea of zoning the 2023 presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan Olusegun Obasanjo, Alhaji Abubakar Rimi, Mukhtar Ahmed, PDP

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

Buhari walking his talk in corruption fight – FG

THE Federal Government says the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s policy plank of fighting corruption is unwavering and on course. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the minister of Information and... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

NITDA engages Lagos tech innovators for enhanced productivity

THE National  Information  Technology Development Agency, NITDA,  on Thursday, held a meeting with the Lagos State Software and Innovation ecosystem stakeholders on  strengthening the country’s digital... Read more

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

Tags: Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu,Yakubu Musa, Salisu Kaka, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa

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 87 times

Tags: Alhaji Waheed Ganiyu, INEC, Malam Garba Madami,

At last APC informs INEC of National convention

AFTER months of uncertainty and keeping members guessing about the possibility of keeping to date or expecting another shift, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has finally... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Mai Mala Buni, John James Akpanudoedehe

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,

Council approves College of Nursing Sciences in Nguru, Yobe

The Board of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, has approved the establishment of College of Nursing Sciences at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Nguru, in Yobe. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Alhaji Musa Kaku

Nominal Roll of civil servants to resolve challenges in salary administration- Bauchi SSG

The Bauchi State government says its recent introduction and adoption of the state-wide workers’ nominal roll, was meant to resolve the lingering challenges in salary administration.   Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Kashim,

Glance into Nigeria police, living wage, service delivery

IT will be stating the obvious to say that regularly improving the welfare of the police, especially in emerging democratic societies such as Nigeria, is sine... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, Muhammadu Buhari, NPF

Dangote bags CILT Champion Award

AFRICA'S wealthiest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on Wednesday received the ‘Champion of CILT’ award, for his contributions to transport, logistics and supply chain management in Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Mrs Mfon  Usoro, Dangote Industries Ltd, Dr Nike Fajemirokun, CILT, Peter Borlo, Greenview Development/Port Operations, Mr Akin Omole

4 Zamfara ASUU chairman’s family members, one other, kidnapped

 THE Police Command in Zamfara have confirmed the kidnapping of four members of the family of ASUU Chairman and one other by unknown gunmen.   The gunmen had... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abbas, ASUU, Abdulrahaman Adamu,

2 aspirants claim victory in Jos North-Bassa APC primaries

TWO aspirants are claiming victory of All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries for Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency by-election declared on Wednesday.   The primaries to determine who would fly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Sylvanus Namang, Abe Aku, Habu Ajiya, Suleiman Kwande

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,

Gov’s aide advises youths to shun divisive tendencies

JULIANA Esla, the Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Inter- Party Affairs, has urged the youths and other Nigerians to shun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Adamu, Abdullahi Sule, Juliana Esla

NEMA donates automatic weather observation station to NIHSA, Nasarawa varsity

 The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has donated an Automatic Weather Observation Station, AWOS, to the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, and the Nasarawa State University,... Read more

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

Tags: Habib Ahmed, Suleiman Mohammed, Clement Nze, Muhammadu Buhari, Habib Ahmed

Jos North/Bassa APC primaries end in a tie

 THE All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries for Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency by-election has ended without a winner.   The primaries to determine who would fly the party flag... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Abe Aku, Habu Ajiya, Suleiman Kwande

NCPC boss charges Christians on being representatives of Christ

REV. Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, has called on Christians to be good representatives of Jesus Christ. According to a... Read more

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

Tags: Yakubu Pam, NCPC

Former Yobe Senator, Hassan defects to APC from PDP

Sen. Mohammed Hassan, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former senator representing Yobe South, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).This... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, Sen. Mohammed Hassan, Ahmad Lawan, Alhaji Muhammadu Gadaka, Sen. Ibrahim Bomoi, Mr Abubakar Aliyu,

Modu-Sheriff condoles with Mangal over mother’s death

Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff, a frontline national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has condoled with Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, a famous Katsina business mogul, over... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Dahiru Mangal,

NHRC receives 52 cases in 1 month in Kano – Official

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Kano State on Wednesday said that it received 52 cases of human rights abuses in January. NHRC’s State Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Alhaji Shehu Abdullahi,

Lamido canvases for Tambuwal, advises against zoning

SULE Lamido, former Jigawa State governor, has appealed to political stakeholders across the country to avoid the issue of zoning as a criterion for leadership selection... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Aminu Musa Koko, Sarkin-Yaki Bello, Bello Suleiman, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Mukhtar Shagari, Bello Muhammad, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, Muhammad Bello, Sule Lamido, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Let’s make FCT shining example of peaceful election – Yakubu

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged security operatives to work with the commission to make the Feb. 12 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, INEC, Mr S. G. Tobin,

How to end banditry, killings, by El-Rufai

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday called for the establishment of a theatre command to tackle insecurity in the Northwest and Niger State. Bandits have turned the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Mallam Yohana Yakubu, Mary Berje, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello,

Gombe APC chieftain, Gwamna resigns from party

ALHAJI Jamil Gwamna, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress , APC, in Gombe state, on Tuesday, resigned his membership of the party. In his resignation letter addressed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Alhaji Jamil Gwamna, People’s Democratic Party, All Progressive Congress,

2023: Former APC Reps to meet over party affairs, National Convention

THE Forum of former All Progressives Congress, APC, Members of House of Representatives will meet on Thursday in Abuja to discuss critical issues affecting the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Mai Mala Buni, Alhaji Idris Yahuza, Alhaji Ibrahim Zailani

APC primaries in Plateau: Aspirant expresses concern about delay

SULEIMAN Kwande, an aspirant for Jos North/Bassa federal constituency bye-election, has expressed  concerns over the delay in the conduct  of the All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Suleiman Kwande

Shelve idea of fuel subsidy removal completely, MMPN advises FG

THE Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, MMPN,Oyo State Chapter, has urged the Federal Government to completely shelve the idea of fuel subsidy removal in the interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Ridwan Fasasi

Buhari launches N62bn trust fund to end HIV

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja launched a N62billion Trust Fund to help Nigeria end AIDS as a public health threat and place more people... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Gambo Aliyu, Herbert Wigwe, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Boss Mustapha, Femi Adesina, Muhammadu Buhari

2023: We didn't endorse Yahaya Bello -  Northern CAN

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in 19 Northern States and Abuja has described as untrue, reports that it had endorsed Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Governor Yahaya Bello, Rev. Yakubu Pam, CAN, Chaplain Jechonia Gilbert, INEC,

2023: Presidential aide urges Nigerians to keep faith with APC

 Alhaji Gambo Manzo, Special Assistant, Political Affairs to President Muhammadu Buhari, in the office of the Vice President, has urged Nigerians to keep faith with All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags:  Alhaji Gambo Manzo

Buhari inaugurates N62bn HIV Trust Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a N62 billion HIV Trust Fund of Nigeria (HTFN) to help Nigeria end AIDS as a public health threat and place... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Nigeria Business Coalition Against AIDS (NiBUCAA), Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Dr Gambo Aliyu,

Bauchi gov. warns officials against financial misconduct

GOV. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has warned government officials against financial misconduct to encourage accountability and good governance in the state. Mohammed gave the warning at... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Baba Tela, Dugge Management Services Ltd., Alhaji Ibrahim Kashim.

Over 90% applicants fail police recruitment exam - PSC

THE Police Service Commission, PSC says over 90 percent of the applicants seeking recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force have consistently failed to score up to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Hajiya Hawa Komo, Alhaji Musa Baba, Nigeria Police Force, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu,

Jigawa: CPC seizes 7 sacks of adulterated sesame seeds

THE Jigawa Consumer Protection Committee, CPC, has seized seven sacks of adulterated Sesame seeds in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state. Alhaji Farouk Abdallah, the chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Alhaji Farouk Abdallah

MTNN announces result of public offer, oversubscribed by 139.47%

MTN Nigeria Communications (MTNN) Plc has announced that its first public offer for sale of 575 million shares recorded an oversubscription of 139.47 percent. This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria Communications, Mr Ralph Mupita, Mr Karl Toriola, Alhaji Haruna Jalo-Waziri, Mr Temi Popoola, Mr Bolaji Balogun,

2022 Budget: Agege LG to spend N3.9bn, prioritises health, education, infrastructure

ALHAJI Ganiyu Egunjobi, the Executive Chairman of Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State, on Monday presented  N3,993,793,829.29 as 2022 budget before the Council’s Legislative Arm... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Alhaji Ganiyu Egunjobi,

 Eagle Online publisher speaks on strategic approach to survive harsh economy

NIGERIANS have been encouraged to embrace and sustain saving culture as one of the strategic and shrewd approach to make headway in the country’s distressed economy. Dotun... Read more

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

Tags: Dotun Oladipo, Tajudeen Balogun, Taiwo Oladipo, Abdul Ganiyu Olowu, Alhaji Abdul Wasiu Yusuff, Abdul Wasiu Oyeniyi, Abdul Akeem Adeleke, Dhikrullahi Alim

Lagos Commissioner, Air Peace Chairman, 2 others bag 2021 travel, tourism personalities awards

A major tourism stakeholder, The Travellers’ Awards, has unveiled four travel and tourism personalities to receive its awards for 2021.   These personalities are Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, the... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Ikechi Uko Organiser, Chief Allen Onyema, Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, Mr Nkereuwem Onung,

Tinubu hosts Omole, APC UK chair, NDA team in London ahead of 2023 poll

BOLA Tinubu, one of the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has hosted Ade Omole, leader of the United Kingdom, UK, chapter of the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Joseph Adebola, Kenny Ojutalayo, Oladapo Habeeb, Edith Nwachukwu, Rakiya Abubakar, Ronke Tomori, Lanre AdegunAkin Badeji, Alhaji AbdulRasaq Danjuma, Ade Omole, Bola Tinubu

Alleged contempt: Court to hear suit against finance minister, others

THE National Industrial Court will on Monday hear alleged contempt suit file the Medical doctors, under the auspices of Association of Specialist Medical Doctors in Academics... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Dr Momoh Mcsionel, Dr Ahmed Rabiu, Mr Ekpo Nta, Alhaji Ahmed Idris.

APC chair: Governors in the dark as Buhari keeps party guessing

By Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation and Jide Orintunsin, Abuja … Anger over secret push of Bawa Bwari, Abdullahi Adamu for slot … Northeast aspirants in jeopardy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: ex-Governor Isa Yuguda, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, Governor Danjuma Goje, All Progressives Congress, Hon. Bawa Bwari, Governor Dapo Abiodun,

Marwa tasks new NDLEA officers on drug war

THE Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has tasked newly trained officers to be dedicated to the war against drug abuse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: NDLEA, Col. Yakubu Bako, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa,

Ganduje presents staff of office to Emir of Gaya

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Saturday, presented the staff of office to Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim, as the second Emir of Gaya. The new Emir was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim, Alhaji Nasiru Bayero, Abubakar Sa’ad II, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje

I will recreate my moles in the Senate - Anyim 

THE presidential ambition of Anyim Pius Anyim, a leading aspirant on the platform of the People's Democratic party, PDP, has continued to enjoy popular appeal.    On January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Anyim Pius Anyim, Alhaji Gambo Jajindi, EFCC, ICPC

Na’iddah, Zamfara Lawmaker, dies at 68

A Zamfara State House of Assembly, member, Alhaji Ibrahim Na’iddah (APC, Gusau 2 Constituency) has died at 68 after a protracted illness.   This was contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Na’iddah, Nasiru Magarya, Musa Bawa, Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura.

Nasarawa govt. to place sanctions against littering environment with polythene bags

THE Nasarawa government says it will henceforth sanction anyone caught littering the environment with polythene bags in the state.   The state Commissoner For Environment and Natural Resources,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Mr Abdullahi Lande, Mr Kwanta Yakubu, Mr Abubakar Mohammed,

Yari, Marafa meet Atiku, Saraki amid rumoured defection

FORMER governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday night had a meeting with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki.  Also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki

INEC promises PWDs of free access to ballot in FCT election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured Persons With Disabilities, PWDs, of unhindered access in exercising their franchise in the Feb. 12 Federal Capital Territory... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Suleiman Ujah, Lakunuya Bello, Blessing Obidegwu, Dennis Ogu, Yahaya Bello

Court rejects EFCC exhibits against ex-SGF over N544m fraud

JUSTICE Charles Agbaza of an FCT High Court in Friday rejected evidence by a witness of the EFCC in the trial of Babachir Lawal a former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Ofem Uket, Napoleon Idelana, Musa Bulani, Dare Folarin, Akin Olujimi, Apeh John Monday, Suleiman Abubakar, Babachir Lawal, Charles Agbaza

Katsina contributory healthcare scheme enrols 258,675 workers – Official

THE Katsina State Contributory Healthcare Scheme (CHCS), enrolled 258,675 civil servants in the programme, according to its Director-General, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim-Tukur. Ibrahim-Tukur stated this at a monthly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Katsina State Contributory Healthcare Scheme, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim-Tukur.

Emefiele To Manufacturers: Reduce Prices of Building Materials

THE Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has pledged the Bank’s support for the manufacturing sector in Nigeria and pushed for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: CBN, Godwin Emefiele, Engr. Yusuf Binji,, BUA, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Lawal Bello

Buhari cancels visit to Zamfara over poor weather

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his scheduled visit to Zamfara state, citing poor weather condition. Governor Bello Matawalle announced this on Thursday, saying the President, who was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Max Air, Alhaji Dahiru Bara’u Mangal, Alhaji AbdulSamad Rabi'u, Godwin Emefele, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, BUA Group, Bello Matawalle, Muhammadu Buhari

4 NUJ officials resign over N12m land scandal in Borno

FOUR state executives of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Borno State chapter have tendered a joint resignation letter to their respective chapels over a case... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Francis Ookoye, UBA, Alhaji Bulama Talba, Leadership, Dauda Iliya, Chiroma Ali Ibrahim, Hauwa Bata, NUJ, Babagana Bukar

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 132 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Maigandi, IPMAN, Garba Deen Muhammad, NNPC

FCT Poll: REC says only 103,68 voters eligible to participate

YAHAYA Bello, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in the FCT, has said that 103,68 registered voters would decide the fate of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

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 130 times

Tags: Jabi Samuel, Jabi Yakubu, Babatunde Fashola, FEC, Garba Shehu, Malam Mohammed Musa Bello

Nigeria lost N3trn to fire outbreaks, gained N18.9trn in 2021

PUBLIC assets worth N3trillion were lost to 2,835 fire incidents nationwide in 2021. This is aside the loss of other valuable resources that could not be quantified... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Hajia Rufai Ahmed, Alhaji Liman Ibrahim, Rauf Aregbesola, Leadership, Federal Fire Service

NiDCOM, Tetfund partner for DiasporaResearch for Development

THE Nigerian in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund) has reached an agreement towards Research for Diaspora Management in Nigeria. This was one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, NiDCOM, Tetfund, Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Students avoid teachers in Kano schools following Hanifa’s murder

FOLLOWING the tragic murder of a 5-year-old kid, Hanifa Abubakar, by the proprietor of her school in Kano State, parents now storm schools before closing hours... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Haruna Abubakar, Fauziyya D. Suleiman, Shajaratul Mubaraka, Yahaya Sa’id, Daily Trust, A’isha Buhari, Muhammnadu Buhari, Abdulmalik Tanko, Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School

INEC assures free, fair elections ahead of FCT council polls

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it will devout its energy to ensure a free, fair, transparent, and inclusive elections in the FCT... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Alhaji Yahaya Bello

FG moves to apply twitter operational conditions to other platforms

The Federal Government says it is set to amend its relevant statutes and code to enforce the operational conditions of Twitter in Nigeria on other social... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Dr Amir Talaat, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

2023: We did not endorse any presidential aspirant — Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has not endorsed any presidential aspirant for the 2023 General Elections. The National Secretary of MACBAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Miyetti Allah, Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NEMA receives 167 stranded Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received 167 Nigerian returnees from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Director-General of the agency, Alhaji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Habib, Muritala Muhammed International Airport (MIMIA),

Dogara deny's suspension of traditional title

FORMER Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed doubt over the purported suspension of his traditional title, saying the palace has yet to serve him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Yakubu Dogara, Baba Peter Gonto,

NEMA receives 167 stranded Nigerians from Libya

 The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received 167 Nigerian returnees from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Director-General of the agency, Alhaji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

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2023: We did not endorse any presidential aspirant — Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has not endorsed any presidential aspirant for the 2023 General Elections. The National Secretary of MACBAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: , Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma,

Afreximbank to provide financial support for Nigeria’s DSO completion

THE African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it will put up a financial mechanism to ensure the completion of Nigeria’s Digital Switch Over (DSO) project before end... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Dr Benedict Oramah, African Export-Import Bank, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

Alleged $9.8m fraud: Ex-NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu, knows fate on March 31

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed March 31 for judgment in the 9.8 million dollars fraud charge filed against Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Ahmed Raji, Ahmed Mohammed, Andrew Yakubu, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,

Alabi officially takes over from Odumosu as Lagos CP

MR Abiodun Alabi yesterday took over from Hakeem Odumosu as Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command. Odumosu was recently promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Hakeem Odumosu, Abiodun Alabi, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, MC Oluomo, Olayinka Egbeyemi, lhaji Mustapha Adekunle, Alhaji Abdulazeez Adekunle Lawal,

Minimum wage: Be patient, strike action unnecessary – Kogi Govt tells NLC

 The Kogi Government on Monday appealed to its civil servants to exercise patience over the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage. Mrs Hannah Onyinoyi-Odiyo, the state’s Head... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Mrs Hannah Onyinoyi-Odiyo, , Alhaji Yahaya Bello

APC aspirant says PDP youth leader is naive toddler, incapacitated

Blessing Agbomhere, a frontline contestant for the position of national youth leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has explained why he described the national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Prince Mohammed Kadade Suleiman, IIyasu Yusuf Musa, Blessing Agbomhere, APC, PDP

Christian group calls Bello man of integrity, assures him of support

A group under the aegis, Northern States Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, have pledged their support to Yahaya Bello of Kogi as Nigeria’s president in 2023. Rev.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Rev. Fr. Andrew Dodo, Rev. Yakubu Pam, CAN, Yahaya Bello

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 84 times

Tags: Ahmad Garba, Gbemisola Salami, Onyike Ochi, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Oluwafolaranmi Salami

Ex-speaker Dogara stripped of traditional title

THE Bauchi Emirate Council has suspended Yakubu Dogara, a former speaker of the House of Representatives, from bearing the traditional title of Jakadan Bauchi. The suspension followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Sa’idu Ibrahim Jahun, Usman Bilyaminu Othman, Yakubu Dogara, Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu

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 83 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

Two policemen killed, one abducted in Jigawa - PPRO

THE Jigawa State Police Command said unknown gunmen have killed two policemen and abducted one person in Taura Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Alhaji Ma’aru Abubakar, Anas Usaini, Sunusi Alhassan

Unknown gunmen kill two policemen, abduct one person in Jigawa – PPRO

The Jigawa State Police Command said unknown gunmen have killed two policemen and abducted one person in Taura Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Alhaji Ma’aru Abubakar,Anas Usaini and Sunusi Alhassan,

ZACCIMA dismisses DG, renews tenure of president, others

The Director General, Zamfara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alhaji Lawal Muhammad, has been relieved of his appointment.   The Public Relations Officer of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Zamfara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alhaji Lawal Muhammad, Alhaji Bashar Ibrahim,

Crusader urges religious tolerance in Kaduna State

Anti-corruption crusader and Chairman of Dialogue Group Limited, Alhaji Mahdi Shehu has called for religious tolerance in order to achieve stability in Kaduna State. Shehu made the call when... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 45 times

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115 Zamfara schools resume academic activities – Official

Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, Zamfara Commissioner for Information, said that 115 primary and secondary schools have resumed academic activities after about five months of closure, caused by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, Ministry of Education,

We’ll track funding sources, monitor bank accounts of politicians, parties - INEC warns on 2023 Campaign

AS Nigerians await the release of the 2023 general election timetable, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has vowed to beam its searchlight on politicians and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, DSS, EFCC, ICPC,

Biafra referendum: Court adjourns CNG suit till March 14 as other groups seek to be joined as parties

THE Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, adjourned till March 14, 2022 hearing on the suit filed by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) seeking... Read more

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

Tags: Sufiyanu Gambo Idris, Biafra, Coalition of Northern Groups, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman

LG polls for Adamawa fixed for April 9

THE Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission, ADSIEC, has fixed April 9, for the local government council election in the state.   This is contained in a statement by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: INEC, Alhaji Isa Shettima

PUs expansion for voter transfer should be of benefit – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has advised registered voters living far from their Polling Units, PUs, to take advantage of the newly created PUs to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Chris Isiguzo, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, NUJ

IPMAN President decries delay in payment of bridging claims

THE new National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Debo Ahmed, has appealed to  the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Alhaji Debo Ahmed, Mr Habu Fari, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Chinedu Ukadike, Chief Linus Mgbakogu, Chief Benjamin Omale, Mr Omololu Omotaduwa, Mr John Kekeocha, Alhaji Zar

Kano Govt. shuts private school over alleged kidnap, killing of pupil

Kano Government has ordered an indefinite closure of a private school, Noble Kids Academy, Kano, where a teacher allegedly kidnapped and killed a five-year-old pupil. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Mr Aliyu Yusuf, Alhaji Sanusi Sa’id-Kiru,

NOA begins sensitisation campaign on Petroleum Industry Act

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Kaduna State directorate, has begun a sensitisation campaign on the benefits of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) -2021, to stakeholders and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Alhaji Zubair Galadima-Soba, Community Mobilization Officers (COMOs),

Shari’a commission disburses N10.8m, farm produce as zakkat

The Shari’a Commission in Bauchi State has disbursed N10.8 million, farm produce and livestock to 2,500 people as annual  Zakkat across the state. Malam Yakubu Gero, a Director in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Malam Yakubu Gero,

FAAN warns untrained officials against driving on airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned airport officials without requisite training or certification not to drive on the airsides of the nation’s airports. FAAN... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu,

Jigawa Poly seeks NBTE’s approval to do more

 The Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse, says it has applied to the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) for approval to offer new programmes and admit more... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Alhaji Iliyasu Hussaini

FG hands over 26 completed projects to 33 communities in Jigawa

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), says it has handed over 26 completed projects to 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs), in Jigawa. The FMARD... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Alhaji Mustapha Ibrahim,

NGO pledges collaboration with security operatives to fight insecurity in Katsina State

Dutsin-ma Development Association (DDA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has pledged to collaborate with security operatives in fighting insecurity in Dutsni-ma Local Government Area of Katsina state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Dutsin-ma Development Association (DDA), Alhaji Sabiu Liadi,

Farmers’ group says, they will use trade fairs to expand their market

THE Chairman of the Root crops International farmers’ market, Keffi, Alhaji Bello Abubakar, has indicated that they would continue to organize annual trade fairs, to enable... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: , Alhaji Bello Abubakar,

Judge my government fairly, Buhari tells Nigerians

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to assess him on the campaign promises he made ahead of the 2015 elections and assured that his administration was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Muhammadu Isa,

Increase fuel price and expect uprising worse than #EndSARS - Abdulsalami to FG

NIGERIA'S former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has warned that the soaring hardship in the country might result into another nationwide conflagration, worse than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Babagana Zulum, National Bureau of Statistics, Baba-Ahmed, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic

HYPPADEC distributes 3,170 life jackets in Niger

 THE Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC)  says it has distributed 3,170 life jackets to 17 local government areas of Niger. Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, Manager Director... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa,

Leather product policy implementation plan underway-FG

Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Mohammed Abdullahi, says the ministry is putting together the first ever National Leather and Leather Products Policy in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mohammed Abdullahi, Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST), Prof. Mohammed Yakubu,

Emphasise unity, peace, Nasarawa APC reconciliation committee chairman tells stakeholders

The Chairman of the Facts finding and Reconciliation Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nassarawa State,  Mr Salihu Agyebola, has enjoined the party members to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Salihu Agyebola, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi,

'We will be more professional in conducting 2023 election’ - INEC

By Benprince Ezeh  THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured Nigerians that its officials and security agencies will be more professional in conducting the 2023 general... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 334 times

Tags: INEC, Mahmood Yakubu

Nigeria, U.S. sign agreement on protection of cultural property

 NIGERIA and the U.S. on Thursday in Abuja signed an agreement on the prevention of illicit export of archeological and ethnological materials,   The agreement titled, Cultural Property... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Prof. Ahmed Tijjani, Geoffrey Onyema,

Council Chief urges electorate to obtain PVC in readiness for 2023

ALHAJI Lanre Latinwo, the Administrator, Lagelu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Oyo State, has urged electorate to obtain their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) in readiness... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: ALHAJI Lanre Latinwo

Okowa condoles Tambuwal over brother’s death

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with his Sokoto State counterpart, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal on the death of his elder brother, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello.   Okowa’s condolence... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello,

Primaries conducted outside states will not be accepted - INEC warns

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that governorship primaries conducted outside Ekiti and Osun states will not be accepted. Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, n Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Kaduna State gets committee to address land dispute

 THE Kaduna State Government has set up a committee to address the lingering land dispute between a community and a military institution. The affected Basawa community in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Salihu,

Insecurity: FAAN reassures safety in Nigeria airports

 Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reiterated that Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) and other airports in the country are safe and secure, contrary to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Aviation Security and Safety Management (AVSEC),

Bauchi community leaders call for women inclusion in leadership

Bauchi Community leaders have advocated   for women inclusion in leadership and democratic governance in Bauchi Local government area of the state. They made the call at... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 217 times

Tags: Attah Sisters Helping Hand foundation (ASHHF), Mr Yakubu Musa, Alhaji Sulaiman Bashir, Mrs MaryAnn Emmanuel,

Don’t simply lament, get involved — INEC advises voters

THE Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has implored Civil Society Organisations  (CSOs) and the citizens, specially youths, to get involved in deepening the country’s democracy. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

Traditional ruler charges Nigerians on love, tolerance

Alhaji Halilu Bala-Usman, the “Osu Ajiri” of Udege Chiefdom in Nasarawa State, has urged Nigerians to live peacefully irrespective of their differences affiliations for development to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Alhaji Halilu Bala-Usman,

NDE trains youths on business skills for self-reliance in Kebbi

 The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), says it has trained 20 unemployed youths on various business skills under its Community- Based Training Scheme in Kebbi. The Director-General... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

Buhari’s former campaign coordinator dies

Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Coordinator of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has passed on. Pasali was said to have died in an Abuja Hospital, after a protracted... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Danladi Pasali, President Muhammadu Buhari

Osinbajo says the soul of Nigeria is being contested

EVEN though “the soul of the North, and of Nigeria by extension, is being contested by some of the most destructive and evil forces in contemporary... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Alhaji Hassan Naif, Yemi Osinbajo, Bashir Tofa, Sheikh Ahmad Bamba

INEC trains visually impaired voters ahead of FCT council poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday,  trained visually impaired voters in the FCT  on  use of braille ballot guide ahead of the Feb. 12... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Alhaji Yahaya Bell,

Why INEC will not release 2023 elections timetable now

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections will be published immediately after the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

FG to inject 10m gas cylinders for sale nationwide

 THE federal government says it will inject 10,000,000 cylinders  of the Petroleum Liquified Gas into circulation nationwide to increase access to the commodity.     the Managing Director... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Alhaji Musa Ibrahim,

Jigawa govt. nabs trader over adulterated sesame seeds

 The Jigawa Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) has apprehended a trader for allegedly possessing seven sacks of adulterated sesame seeds. Alhaji Farouk Abdallah, the chairman, CPC, disclosed this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Alhaji Farouk Abdallah,

Azman’s Kano Office receives angry passengers over flight cancellation

ANGRY passengers of Azman Air stormed the office of the airline in Kano, on Monday, over the cancellation of the 7am flight to Lagos. It was gathered... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Lawal Suleiman, Azman Air

Plateau govt to revamp transport sector with 100 buses –commissioner

 THE Plateau government plans to buy 100 vehicles for the State’s Express Service transport company, alongside the construction of a terminal for it, as part of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar

APC hails social media handlers for promoting peace in Zamfara

The Zamfara chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended social media users for showcasing the Gov. Bello Matawalle-led administration’s efforts at promoting peace and stability... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Anas Sale, Abdu Gusau, Alhaji Tukur Danfulani,

Rice pyramids: RIFAN to empower 1m farmers

The National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) Alhaji Aminu Goronyo says association will empower one million farmers during the dry season farming to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, Godwin Emefiele, CBN,

SERAP writes Buhari, seeks ‘copy of agreement with Twitter’

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his good offices and leadership position to “direct the Minister of Information and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability,

IPMAN BoT warns against proposed inauguration of parallel NEC

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned against the planned inauguration of a parallel National Executive Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), National Executive Committee (NEC), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Justice Musa Muhammad, Mr Tunji Adeniji,, Alhaji Abdulk

Adamawa govt trains LGs personnel on procurement process

The Adamawa Government has begun a one-day training for personnel of the tender board in the 21 local government areas to promote good procurement processes. Abba Umaru,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Abba Umaru, Alhaji Yayaji Mijinyawa, Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs),

Trader gets 6 months imprisonment for stealing phone

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Monday, sentenced a trader, Suleiman Umar, 32,  to six months imprisonment for stealing a cellphone... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Lawal Suleiman,

IPMAN warns tanker drivers to stop meddling in association’s affairs

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned some petroleum tanker drivers to stop meddling in the association’s affairs, especially with regards to its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Justice Musa Muhammad, National Executive Committee (NEC),

Nigerians to decide next President, say Osinbajo’s supporters

NIGERIAN'S, and not any purported agreement, will determine who becomes the next President of the country, the 2023 NewTribe Project, a presidential campaign team of Vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Waziri Zannah, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vigilantes, Zamfara community reveals spending N100m on ransom

RESIDENTS of Nahuche community in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Sunday staged a peaceful protest in Gusau, demanding authorities to as a matter... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: SP Muhammad Shehu, Alhaji Hadi Babban Gebe, Musa Abdullahi Manager

FCT LG Election: APC chair candidate pledges to improve wellbeing of residents

  ALHAJI Murtala Karshi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairmanship Candidate for the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) poll, has pledged to initiate projects that will improve... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags:   Alhaji Murtala Karshi,

2023: PDP Govs Meet In P/Harcourt Today

GOVERNORS who are members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are to meet today in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to strategise on how the party can... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Alhaji Oladimeji Agaka, Nyesom Wike, Cyril Maduabum, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Empowering people, turning land to capital, our focus in 2022 — Plateau Land commissioner

Mr Yakubu Dati, the Plateau Commissioner for Land, Survey and Town Planning, says empowering people by turning land to capital will be given attention in 2022. “This... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

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2023: Lawmaker drums support for Sule

Mr Abdullahi Angibi, member representing Lafia Central Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has begged the people of the state to support Gov. Abdullahi... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmadu Abdullahi, Ciroma Agyaragu, Dr Sunday Audu, Garkuwa Aygaragu, Malam Baba Palaru, Mr Abdullahi Angibi, Turaki Agyaragu, Malam Abdullahi Yahaya, Walin Agyaragu.

Prominent businessman with 3 wives confesses eating human parts

AMINU Baba, a prominent businessman dealing in cars and other vehicles at Aminchi Motors Gusau, Zamfara state, has opened up on his nefarious activities. Baba, who was arrested... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Aminu Baba, Ahmed Lawan Yakubu,

COVID-19: ATBUTH begins clinical trial of drugs – CMD

 THE Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, says it has begun a biomedical clinical trial of drugs used in the treatment of persons tested... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Dr Jibrin Yusuf, Dr Suleiman Alhaji, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital

COVID-19: NOA intensifies campaign on importance of vaccination

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA), Kaduna directorate, has begun a campaign on the importance of taking the COVID-19 vaccination in order to curb the spread of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Alhaji Zubair Galadima-Soba,

No change in leadership of IPMAN’s national exco – Spokesman

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says there is no change of leadership in the association’s National Executive whose tenure will elapse on Dec.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Mr Usman Baba, Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria

PDP screens Adeleke, Ogunbiyi, four others for Osun governorship poll

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday screened Sen. Ademola Adeleke, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi and Dotun Babayemi for its ticket, ahead of the Osun State governorship election. Others... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, Emmanuel Oluseye, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, Dele Adeleke

Nigeria, Namibia to renew cooperation on culture, tourism – Lai Mohammed

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of  Namibia will renew bilateral agreement on culture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mr Humphrey Geiseb, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

Buhari inaugurates 200 operational vehicles for Nigeria Police

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated over 200 Buffalo branded operational vehicles and other security hardware procured by the Federal Government, through the Nigeria Police Trust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Usman Baba, Nigeria Police Trust Fund, Alhaji Muhammad Dingyadi, Mr Ahmad Sokoto

Minna city centre project draws N400m to Niger Govt.

THE Niger state government has received the sum of N400 million funding from Jaiz Bank for the development of the Minna city centre. A statement by Lawal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: NAN, Jaiz Bank, Lawal Tanko, Alhaji Mohammed Sirajo

Kwara APC crisis: Tajudeen-Onilu seeks amicable settlement

AHEAD of 2023 general elections, an All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart in Kwara, Alhaji lbrahim Tajudeen-Onilu, has appealed to the party’s factions in the state to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

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Jigawa Govt confiscates 14 sacks of adulterated sesame

 THE Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) has seized 14 sacks of adulterated sesame seeds in Taura Local Government Area of the state. The committee Chairman in... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Farouk Abdallah,

Uzodimma commends INEC over new polling units

GOV. Hope Uzodimma of Imo has commended the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the creation of new polling units.   The governor gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: GOV. Hope Uzodimma, Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, Prof. Francis  Ezeonu, Oguwike Nwachuku

FCT emergency agency saves 3,715 lives, salvages properties worth N1.2b in 2021 –D-G

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)  saved 3,715 lives and salvaged properties worth N1.2 billion, during various rescue operations within the territory, in 2021. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Alhaji Abbas Idriss,

Bauchi gov approves employment of over 1,000 medical students

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has approved the revalidation of employment of 1,061 pre-service medical students into the state’s civil service. This is contained in a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Gov. Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Yahuza Haruna,

FG sensitises stakeholders on quality processing of shea nut in Niger

 The Federal Government has advised stakeholders in the Shea sub-sector to add value to the nut, through production and processing to meet international standards. Dr Evelyn Ngige,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Dr Evelyn Ngige,Alhaji Gata Liman, National Agency for Food, Drug Administration Control  (NAFDAC), Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON),Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC),

Sakara music for my birthday

- By Bashorun J.K. Randle   FOR my 78th birthday party on 13th January 2022 it is going to be a joyous celebration of the abundant blessings and... Read more

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

Tags: Bashorun J.K. Randle, Chief M.S. Adewale, Dr. M.A. Majekodinmi, Chief Emmanuel Okunowo, Chief S.L. Edu, Chief Bolaji Finnih, Chief Oladipo Moore, Prince M.A. Ogun, Chief I. S. Adewale, Alhaji Taju Tho

Improved electricity supply: Nasarawa State govt woos investors

 Nasarawa State Government has called on investors to take advantage of improved electricity supply and enabling business environment created by the present administration to invest more... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Mr Yakubu Lawal, Gov.  Abdullahi Sule,

Who will fix our broken country?

By Imrana Yakubu Galaje   THE recent trending situation is that Nigeria is not a place to be and most Nigerians want to run away. The embassies are busy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 304 times

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Bello, Imrana Yakubu Galaje

Why we jerked up 2022 budget by N1.7bn – Borno Speaker

Alhaji Abdulkarim Lawan, Speaker, Borno State House of Assembly has said that the legislators increased the 2022 Appropriation Bill by N1.7 billion to capture some organisations... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

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FUK gets Campus Radio, TV

The Federal University of Kashere (FUK) in Gombe State has established a Campus Radio and Television station to boost communication within the institution. The station would also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: The Federal University of Kashere,Alhaji Ahmed Malami,Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),Gombe Media Corporation (FM/TV),Vision and Amana Radio stations,

2022 Budget: Agege LG to boost revenue for sustainable community development

Alhaji Ganiyu Egunjobi, the Executive Chairman Agege Local Government in Lagos State, has said that the council would evolve strategies to boost internal generated revenue to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 152 times

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Air Force Institute of Technology gets new commandant

AVM Muhammad Yakubu on Monday took over leadership of the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) in Kaduna.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Yakubu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: AVM Muhammad Yakubu,Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT),AVM Musbau Olatunji,

APC chieftain urges Makinde to address insecurity in Oyo

Alhaji Khalil Mustapha, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to urgently address the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Alhaji Khalil Mustapha,All Progressives Congress (APC),Gov. Seyi Makinde,

Okowa felicitates Tambuwal at 56

GOV. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated his Sokoto State counterpart, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, on his 56th birth anniversary. Okowa’s felicitation is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

FAAN hands over 90 touts to police in Lagos, Abuja

THE management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says that it has arrested no fewer than  90 persons at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Lakewood Services, Nacho Plc, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,

Kano group says money politics is a threat to democracy

AN NGO, Patriotic Volunteers Association, has said that money politics is a threat to Nigeria’s democracy. Usman Alhaji, the leader and patron of the group, stated this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

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Emir of Bauchi charges Super Eagles to bring back AFCON trophy

EMIR of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu has urged the Super Eagles to display the resilient Nigerian spirit and win the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: AFCON, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu, Super Eagles

New Provost assures improvement on institution’s academic records

PROF. Asabe Mohammed, the newly appointed provost of the Aminu Saleh College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State, says she is determined to improve on the academic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Bauchi State University, Gov. Bala Mohammed, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr. Abdullahi Mohammed, Suleiman Shehu, Prof Asabe Mohammed, Aminu Saleh College of Education

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

Tags: ALHAJI Yusuf Garba, Illegal mining

Dantata tasks northern elders on fixing Nigeria’s problems

A Kano-based business mogul, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, on Thursday urged the Northern Elders Forum to continue collaborating with governments and other stakeholders to address the problems... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Aminu Ado-Bayero, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Prof. Ango Abdullahi

Nasarawa community excited over lawmaker all-inclusive leadership style

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Kagbu Endehu Community, Nasarawa State have lauded the performance of Alhaji Mohammed Muluku, member representing Nasarawa Eggon East constituency in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Alhaji Mohammed Muluku

APC congratulates new Plateau ALGON leadership

 THE Plateau chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday in Jos congratulated the newly-elected leadership of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Mr Sylvanus Namang, Mr Yakubu Izang, Dr Ado Buba, Mr Joseph Guluwa, Mr Shehu  Usman, Mr Henry Gotip

Banditry: Matawalle hails Buhari for deploying military personnel, facilities in Zamfara

GOV. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Wednesday, appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for granting multiple requests for deployment of military personnel and installation of facilities across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: GOV. Bello Matawalle, Musa Mada, Dr Sulaiman Shinkafi, Alhaji Anas Kaura

Civil unrest : Sayawa Community leaders tender apology to Bauchi governor, Emirs

COMMUNITY leaders in Sayawa Community, Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi state have tendered an apology to Gov. Bala Mohammed, Emir of Bauchi, and Dass over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Gov Mohammed, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu, Dass, Alhaji Usman Othma,

INEC announces date for governorship election in Ekiti State

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in accordance with section 30 of the electoral act 2010 (as amended), on Monday, January 3, issued a “Notice of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 175 times

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Court sends man to correctional center for defiling 4-year-old boy

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano has ordered that Tasi’u Adamu, a 20-year-old man, be remanded in a Correctional centre, allegedly defiling a 4-year-old. The defendant,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Auwal Yusuf-Suleiman, Mrs Maryam Jibril

Rural electrification scheme inaugurated by Kano Govt.

THE Kano State Government has inaugurated a rural electrification scheme known as “Stand Alone” at Gabasawa town, in Gabasawa Local Government Area, LGA, of the state. Alhaji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Alhaji Sani Dawaki, Alh Murtala Garo, Alhaji Laminu Sani, Lemi Renewable Electricity Limited, Shenzhen Lemi Technology Development, Dr Musa Iliyasu, Alhaji Lawan Hamisu-Danhassan, Gabasawa Local Gover

70 homeless mentally ill persons reunite with families in Jigawa

MAIGATARI Local Government Council of Jigawa says it has treated and reunited 70 homeless mentally ill persons with their families. Alhaji Uzairu Nadabo, Chairman of the Council,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Kazaure Psychiatric Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Alhaji Uzairu Nadabo, Maigatari Local Government Council

PDP's message to Kano Emirate, Gov. Matawalle over Tofa’s death

The Zamfara State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has condoled Kano Emirate over the death of Alhaji Bashir Tofa. Tofa, the presidential candidate of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: People’s Democratic Party, Tsafe Emirate, Alhaji Yusuf Muhammed, Prof. Kabiru Jabaka, National Republican Convention, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, Kano Emirate, Bello Matawalle

4-year-old boy drowns in well in Kano State

A four-year-old boy drowned in a well at Dawanau Ilesha Nawawu in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area in Kano State on Monday. Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, spokesman of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Malam Musa Habibu, Aminu Sani-Sha’aibu, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area, Kano State Fire Service,

Good news about moribund agricultural projects in Abuja

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disclosed plans to ensure completion of various moribund agricultural projects in the territory. Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, mandate secretary for the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, FCTA, Zakari Aliyu, FCTA Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat

How Bashir Tofa died in Kano

ONE of the leading candidates in the 1993 Presidential election, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, has  died Family sources said the former presidential candidate died in the early hours... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

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Gov. Masari didn’t order arrest, detention of any journalist – Aide

GOV. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says he is unaware of the reported arrest and detention of any journalist. Masari also said that he did not ask... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: GOV. Aminu Masari, Alhaji Abdu Labaran, Nelson Omonu,

MC Olumo becoming King of Oshodi may cause bloodshed - Eyantan

THE alleged move by the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Musiliu Akinsanya, to become the ‘Oba of Oshodi’ has elicited a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 260 times

Tags: Kabiru Eyantan, Alhaji Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya, Oshodi Awori Kingdom, Olushi Onigbesa, MC Olumo, Musiliu Akinsanya

INEC accredits 51 observer groups for FCT area council elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accredited 51 observer groups for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council elections, scheduled for Feb. 12, 2022. The commission,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

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Bandits kill Zamfara traditional ruler, four others - Police

THE Police Command in Zamfara has confirmed the killing of the District Head of Gada in Bungudu local government area of the state, Alhaji Umaru Bawan-Allah... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 358 times

Tags: Police Command in Zamfara, Ayuba Elkanah, Alhaji Umaru Bawan-Allah,

Electronic transmission of polls results, BVAS, will continue - Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has promised to continue to deepen the use of technology in the conduct of elections, especially the electronic transmission of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, BVAS, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,

Offa Club beat Nigeria Customs Service 3-1 in volleyball premiership

OFFA Volleyball Club defeated Nigeria Customs Service 3-1 on Sunday in Abuja in the male category of the Premier Volleyball League. The Offa team beat the Nigeria... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Offa Club, Nigeria Customs Service, Kano pillars, Suleiman Ajeigbe,

Undemocratic Takeover of Govt Poses Great Challenge To ECONEC, says Yakubu

THE undemocratic takeover of government in some West African countries has created a great challenge for Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, according to the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.,

Kano Pillars congratulate Yola on appointment as chief of staff to sports minister

THE management of Kano Pillars Football Club has congratulated former chairman of the club, Alhaji Abba Yola, on his appointment as the chief of staff to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Kano Pillars Football Club, Sunday Dare, Alhaji Abba Yola

Tetfund boss bags 2021 Nigerian Prize for Leadership Award

PROF. Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education  Trust Fund (TETFund) has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Nigerian Prize for Leadership(NPL) Award,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: PROF. Suleiman Bogoro, Tertiary Education  Trust Fund,

Sarkin Bai Kano left behind legacy of integrity, service to humanity – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged family members of late Sarkin Bai of Kano, Alhaji Mukhtar Adnan, to uphold the legacy of integrity and service to humanity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, Alhaji Mukhtar Adnan, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari

FCT education reads riot act to private school owners

ALHAJI Sani El-katuzu, the Secretary for Federal Capital Territory Education Secretariat, has vowed to sanction proprietors of private schools abusing the nationally approved curriculum for schools. El-katuzu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Alhaji Sani El-katuzu,

NCPC to partner medical laboratory scientists to improve health services to pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission would partner with the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam,

Plateau Assembly passes N116.7bn as 2022 appropriation bill

THE Plateau State House of Assembly (PLHA) presided over by the Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, on Thursday passed into law an appropriation bill of N116. 7 billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Yakubu Sanda, Plateau State House of Assembly, Gov. Simon Lalong

Uranta: Nigeria lost an important pillar in struggle for unity – Tanko Yakasai

ALHAJI Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman and founding member of  Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described late Mr Tony Uranta, as a pillar in the struggle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Mr Tony Uranta, ALHAJI Tanko Yakasai, Arewa Consultative Forum,

Yakubu says INEC will implement direct primary once it’s signed by President Buhari

By Benprince Ezeh PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the electoral body will ensure the implementation of the direct... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

INEC urges media to sensitise Nigerians on democratic rights to broaden base of electoral process

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the media should play an active role in sensitising Nigerians on their democratic rights, duties and responsibilities.... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 264 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Festus Okoye, Sam Olumekun, INEC

Movie remains personal property of every film maker – TAMPAN President

 MR Bolaji Amusan, the President of, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), on Tuesday, said the movie remained the personal property of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: MR Bolaji Amusan, Alhaji Tajudeen Olanrewaju, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria,

Nasarawa Speaker tasks councilors on good working relationship with LG Executives

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has called for harmonious relationship between local government chairmen and councillors for development to thrive at the grassroots. Speaker of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Local Government Councils Legislative Arms,

ICAN sensitises schools in Kano on demystification of figures

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), has commenced the sensitisation of schools in Kano State to catch them young on how to demystify figures. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdullahi Shehu,

AFAN urges Adamawa Assembly to increase budgetary allocation for Agriculture

All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Adamawa Chapter, has appealed to the State House of Assembly Committee on Agriculture to increase the 2022 budgetary allocation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: AFAN, Agriculture, Alhaji Usman Michika

Passenger extortion: FAAN apprehends Arik airline staff

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said that a staff of Arik airline was apprehended while soliciting bribe from a passenger at the general aviation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: Henrietta Yakubu,, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN,

Commission distributes relief materials to 300 IDPs in C’River

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has distributed food and non-food items to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees from Abi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: NCFRMI, Cross River, Mr Imaam Suleiman-Ibrahim, Mrs Funmilayo Bara

Ensure every single vote counts in Anambra, Yakubu tells staff

THE Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has directed all staff of the commission to ensure that every vote counts in the Saturday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Zamfara govt. vows to protect lives, properties of residents

ALHAJI Ibrahim Dosara, Zamfara Information Commissioner says the state government is fully committed to the protection of lives and properties of all law abiding residents of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: ALHAJI Ibrahim Dosara, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Gov. Bello Matawalle,

INEC chairman is alive not killed - Police

THE Police has reacted to the news on social media about the alleged murder of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, in Anambra. There... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, DSP Nkeiruka Nwode,

Anambra 2021: INEC Chairman Arrives in Awka, Meets With Anambra Police Commissioner

CHAIRMAN of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has arrived in Akwa, the capital of Anambra State and immediately went into consultation with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: INEC, Mr. Echeng E, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

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

Tags: SEN. Sadiq Suleiman-Umar

Anambra Election: 86 polling units have no voters – INEC chair

By Anthony Isibor   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that out of the 5,720 polling units in Anambra State, 86, and 1.5... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 231 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission,,

2023: Allow INEC to determine the technology to use for elections - Yakubu

By Benprince Ezeh MAHMOOD Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has urged the National Assembly to empower the electoral body to take decisions on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: MAHMOOD Yakubu, INEC, National Assembly

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 104 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,

Centre tasks journalists on unity of Nigeria

THE International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) has advised Nigerian journalists to work towards unifying rather than dividing the country. Mr Dayo Aiyetan, the Director, ICIR, said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullateef Shittu, International Centre for Investigative Reporting, Mr Dayo Aiyetan,

APC registers 1 million members in Zamfara – Committee

ALHAJI Kabiru Masari, Chairman, National All Progressives Congress (APC) Membership Registration and Revalidation Committee, Zamfara State, says it has so far registered 1,021,800 members. in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: ALHAJI Kabiru Masari, All Progressives Congress,

6th NYG: Enugu, Gombe fined N2.5m each for absence, says official

 ALHAJI Bode Durotoye, Director, Grassroots Sports Development, Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports, has said that Enugu and Gombe states have been fined the sum of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Alhaji Bode Durotoye,

Olorunyomi, Fashola, Monguno, Irabor, Kyari headline Editors’ Conference on Security

  ... State governors confirm attendance      .... CBN, UBA, Glo, NNPC, others boost summit     ALL is now set for the 17th All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, starting on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 236 times

Tags: Gen. Lucky Irabor, Malam Mele Kyari, Azu Ishiekwene, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Chief David Nweze Umahi, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum, Alhaji Bello Matawalle, Seyi Mankide, Alhaji Yaya Bello, Malam Nasiru El

Katsina govt. partners travel agency for hitch-free lesser Hajj operations

 THE Katsina state government has said that it would partner Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours to ensure the smooth conduct of this year’s Lesser-Hajj (Umrah) operations in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu-Kuki, Alhaji Abdulkadir Kofan-Sauri., Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours, Alhaji Badaru Karofi, Katsina state Pilgrims Welfare Board,

Orji Kalu salutes Gowon at 87

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, on Tuesday in Abuja, congratulated former Head of State, Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on his 87th birthday anniversary. Kalu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 120 times

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#EndSARS: Panel orders independent DNA test to ascertain child’s biological mother

THE National Human Rights’ Commission’s (NHRC) independent investigative panel on the defunct SARS and other police units in the country, on Monday, ordered that an independent... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: #EndSars, DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Suleiman Galadima (Rtd), Esther Tanko, National Human Rights’ Commission, NHRC, Kelvin Nwabueze Ezike,

Ogun state residents protest prevalence of bad road

By Christiana and Anthony.   THE residents of Lafenwa/Itele towns in Ado-Ota in Ogun state have on Monday staged a protest against the prevalence of bad roads in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Alhaji Oyelakin Wahab, Gov. Amosun, Oluwadara Kehinde, Ado-Ota, Ogun state, Binukonu, Egbejoda, Ayetoro, Itele Awori,

NYSC inaugurates campaign against GBV in Niger communities

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Wednesday in Niger, inaugurated a campaign against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in communities. The NYSC Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim inaugurated the... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Dada,Mrs Funmilayo Ajayi, National Youth Service Corps, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Gender-Based ViolenceGBV,

Amaechi charges committee to eliminate delays, corrupt practices of shipping

MINISTER of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has charged the Committee of Experts, Union of African Shippers Council (UASC) to ensure all elements of cost relating to delays,... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, Auwal Suleiman,

Only 2,525,471 voters eligible for Anambra election -  INEC

 By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the total number of registered voters in Anambra State stands at 2,525,471. He... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: Mahmood Yakubu,voters eligible for Anambra election,Independent National Electoral Commission,

D’Tiger Gumut, ex-national coach Nnaji win tickets to NBBF board

  STANLEY Gumut, a Nigeria Custom Service, (NCS), basketball player, was on Saturday  elected as the athletes’ representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Scott Nnaji, Yakubu Muhammed, Ugor Dauda, Mark Mentors Basketball Club, STANLEY Gumut,Moshood Abiola National Stadium,

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 8 months ago | seen 373 times

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

Rule of law panacea for good governance, says former speaker, Dogara

FORMER Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has on citizens and government to adhere strictly to the principles of rule of law to ensure good... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 167 times

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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 8 months ago | seen 192 times

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

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 8 months ago | seen 266 times

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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 8 months ago | seen 152 times

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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 9 months ago | seen 102 times

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

Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do

Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do     Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 647 times

Tags: Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do

Kebbi Assembly impeaches Speaker, Deputy Speaker

 THE Speaker of the Kebbi House of Assembly, Abdulmumeen Kamba and the Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Muhammad Buhari-Aleiro, have been impeached. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Kebbi House of Assembly,Abdulmumeen Kamba,Alhaji Muhammad Buhari-Aleiro,

Zamfara gets new Head of Service

 GOV. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Alhaji Kabiru Gayari as the state's new Head of Service.   This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags:  GOV. Bello Matawalle,Alhaji Kabiru Gayari,

Diplomatic bruhaha as DR Congo officials harass Nigerian diplomats

A diplomatic row is brewing between Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo following harassment of Nigerian diplomats, burgling of the Nigerian Embassy in Kinshasa by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 255 times

Tags: Nigerian Ambassador to the DR Congo, Ambassador (Engr) Omar Suleiman

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 9 months ago | seen 100 times

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

Traditional ruler urges parents to immunise their Children

ALHAJI Muhammad Mustapha, the District head of Yola in Adamawa, has urged parents to immunise their children against killer diseases. Mustapha made the call during the flag... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: ALHAJI Muhammad Mustapha,2021 First Round of Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week

I-G presents N4.7m to families of 7 deceased policemen

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba on Monday presented cheques worth N4.75million to seven families of deceased policemen.   Presenting the cheques, Baba, represented by the Commissioner... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 166 times

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NAMB charts monetary roadmap for improved funding of MSMEs

THE National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB) has advocated the need for the monetary authorities to broaden their policy scope towards improved funding of the nations... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Deputy Chair Hon. Saidu Musa Abdullahi, Alhaji Ibrahim Bamalli, Mallam Yusuf Ahmed Gyallesu;

Gowon leads prayer against insecurity, instability in Nigeria

FORMER Military Head of State, rtd Gen. Yakubu Gowon on Monday led conveners of Nigeria Prays mission to seek divine intervention against security threats and social-economic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 117 times

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Zamfara govt. collaborates with FG to resettle IDPs

ZAMFARA State Governor,  Alhaji Bello Matawalle, says he is determined to collaborate with the National Commission for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to resettle all... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: ZAMFARA State Governor,  Alhaji Bello Matawalle

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 130 times

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

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 9 months ago | seen 120 times

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

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 437 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