216 results found for Mr Abubakar Ibrahim

We want death penalty for Kano child killer - Group

…want Child Rights Act signed into law CONCERNED civil societies in Kano have called on the Kano state government to ensure that the abductor and killer of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 hrs ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Zainab Nasir Ahmad, Hanifa Abubakar, Kano, Child Rights Act

We will secure justice for deceased pupil, Hanifa - Gov Ganduje

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has assured that the state government would continue to meticulously monitor and ensure the prosecution of anyone found culpable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 13 hrs ago | seen 67 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Hanifa Abubakar

What contractors did to complete road to Buhari’s Kaduna residence

CONSTRUCTION work on the portion of Sultan road, which leads to the Kaduna residence of President Muhammadu Buhari, was intensified ahead of the president’s visit, Daily... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 1,274 times

Tags: Malam Yusuf Ibrahim, Nasir El-Rufai, Muhammadu Buhari, Ronchess Global Resource Plc

Osinbajo, Lawan to grace 2022 Justice Sector Summit

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Ahmad Lawan are expected to grace the 2022 Justice Sector Summit. The Chairman, NBA Judiciary Committee, Dr Babatunde Ajibade,  who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 44 times

Tags: Dr Babatunde Ajibade, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, Olumide Apata, Justice Peter Affen, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ibrahim Muhammad, Femi Gbajabiamila,

NYSC inaugurates printing press in Kaduna — Official

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Friday inaugurated a printing press in Kaduna and called on the public to patronize it. The Director-General of the scheme,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 97 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Shuaib Ibrahim,

Kano proprietor confesses using N100 rat killer for five-year-old Hanifa

ABDULMALIK Tanko, the proprietor of Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School, Kawana, Kano, has narrated how he used a N100 rat poison to end the life... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 76 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Hanifa Abubakar, Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School, ABDULMALIK Tanko

Nigerians seek justice for murder of five-year-old Hanifa

OUTRAGE has greeted the abduction and murder of a five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar in Kano state. Until her demise, Hanifa attended Noble Kids Academy located in Kwanar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 47 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje,

Proprietor who killed 5-year-old pupil has been attacked

THERE was drama at the headquarters of the Kano State Police Command when Fatima Maina, mother of  Hanifa Abubakar, the five-year-old pupil that was reportedly killed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 29 times

Tags: Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School, Abdulmalik Tanko, Daily Trust, Fatima Maina, Hanifa Abubakar

NYSC inaugurates printing press in Kaduna — Official

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Friday inaugurated a printing press in Kaduna and called on the public to patronise it. The Director-General of the scheme,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 37 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shu’aibu Ibrahim,

2023: Ajulo urges Babangida to prevail on Tinubu to shelve ambition

Dr Kayode Ajulo, an Abuja-based lawyer, has appealed to former military president, retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida to advise Sen. Bola Tinubu to shelve his presidential ambition... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 42 times

Tags: Dr Kayode Ajulo, retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida,

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 2 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Alhaji Mustapha Ibrahim,

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 2 days ago | seen 31 times

Tags: , Alhaji Bello Abubakar,

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 2 days ago | seen 111 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

2023: PDP stakeholders disagree over choice of candidate

PROXY war among contenders for the 2023 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is gathering steam, it was learnt yesterday. Those who have signified interest... Read more

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

Tags: President Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Rufus Omeire, Segun Sowunmi, Dele Momodu, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Pius Anyim, Bukola Saraki, Aminu Tambuwal, Bala

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 2 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa,

FCTA moves to strengthen routine immunisation in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will do everything possible to strengthen the entire routine immunisation structure and primary health care landscape in the FCT. The FCT... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Prof. Muhammad Usman, Dr Abubakar Tafida,

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 2 days ago | seen 106 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Salihu Agyebola, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi,

The loneliness of an expired president 

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu      IT's not only drugs that expire; presidents also expire. There are expired drugs and there are expired presidents. You can quote me... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 112 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, General Ibrahim Babangida, Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Dr Reuben Abati, President Goodluck Jonathan, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Tinubu meets IBB over 2023

THE National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has met with former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida at his Uphill Residence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, General Ibrahim Babangida, All Progressives Congress

Nigeria is at crossroads – Abdulsalami Abubakar

…Dialogue, way out of our woes- Sultan …Lack of quality education affecting Northern Nigeria- Zulum …90 per cent of governors have no business being in power- Baba-Ahmed NIGERIA is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, Baba-Ahmed,

Niger Gov backs Tinubu for 2023 presidency

NIGER Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has backed the presidential aspiration of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He spoke on Thursday when... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Dialogue, way out of our woes- Sultan

SULTAN of Sokoto, His Eminence, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called for continuous dialogue as a way of building national consensus. Sultan stated this in Abuja at the... Read more

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

Tags: SULTAN of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III,

Abdulsalami cautions politicians ahead of 2023 elections

A former Head of State Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) has cautioned the political class to watch their words and deeds ahead of the 2023 general elections. According... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar

Nasir el-Rufai’s Book Is Intellectual Fraud – Chukwuma Soludo

ALTHOUGH there is no single definition of fraud, the online definitions that come to mind as one reads Nasir el-Rufai’s book (The Accidental Public Servant) is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nasir el-Rufai, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Oby Ezekwesili, Atiku Abubakar, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu,

Mason docked for allegedly defrauding POS operator

A 46-year-old mason, Bernard Iorvihi, was on Thursday docked in a Karmo Grade I  Area  Court, Abuja,  for allegedly swindling a Point Of Sale ( POS)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Mr Salihu Ibrahim,

‘Dangote refinery to cut Africa’s petrol imports by 36%’

AFRICAN Petroleum Producers Organisation (APPO) has said the establishment of Dangote Oil Refinery will bring about a 36 percent reduction in the importation of petroleum productions... Read more

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

Tags: African Petroleum Producers Organisation, Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim,

NAPTIP hands over trafficked children to Sokoto govt.

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), on Wednesday, handed over four trafficked children to the Sokoto state government. The Sokoto Zonal Commander of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 52 times

Tags: National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr Abubakar Bashiru, Governor, Hajia Mariya Tambuwal, Mariya Aminu Tambuwal Development Initiative (MTDI), Hajia Fatima Khalid,

Court urges FG to explore political solution over Kanu’s matter

 An Abia High Court sitting in Umuahia has advised the Federal Government to explore political solution to the matter involving the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, Hon. Justice Benson Anya, Abubakar Malami,

Salihu Lukman reveals the outcome of his meeting with Tinubu

SALIHU Lukman, former Director-General of Progressive Governors Forum, PGF, has opened up that he held a meeting with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 1,496 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Abubakar Bagudu, APC, SALIHU Lukman

Bukar Abba Ibrahim becomes APC Former Govs Asssembly chair

BUKAR Abba Ibrahim, a former governor of Yobe state, has emerged as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Former Governors Assembly, FGA. A statement signed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Femi Ayinde, Bukar Abba Ibrahim, All Progressives Congress

Senate rescinds decision, approves direct and indirect party primaries

THE Nigerian Senate has rescinded its earlier decision on making direct primaries the only method of electing candidates by political parties. At the resumption of its session... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Senator Ahmad Lawan, Yahaya Abubakar, Yahaya Abdullahi, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Nyako and N29bn fraud: Appeal court rules

THE Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has upheld the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which had on July 19, 2021,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Crust Energy Limited, Zulkifik Abba, Abubakar Aliyu, Blue Opal Limited, Tower Assets Management Limited, EFCC, Admiral Murtala Nyako, Justice Okon Abang

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 days ago | seen 50 times

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

FUBK matriculates 2, 230 students for 2020/2021 academic session

The Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), has matriculated 2, 230 students for the 2020/2021 academic session. The ceremony was performed by Prof. Bello Shehu, the Vice-Chancellor of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 238 times

Tags: Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), Prof. Bello Shehu, Prof. Ibrahim Magawata,

Buhari presents NCC, FJSC nominees to the senate

THE Senate yesterday received a request to confirm the nomination of Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa as non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The request was... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Mahmud Abubakar Magaji, Nnamonso Ekanem, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa

IBB reveals Sani Abacha's top secrets

GENERAL Sani Abacha, who ruled the country from 1993 until his death in 1998, deceived politicians to get into power, according to General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 517 times

Tags: Ernest Shonekan, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida

Buhari assures Nigerians of a drop in food price

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja urged Nigerians to exercise some patience as the growing food production in the country, especially expansion in rice farming, will... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Abubakar Badaru, David Umahi, Prof. Ben Ayade, Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Goronyo, Femi Adesina, Godwin Emefiele

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 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Musa Ibrahim,

Kaduna govt. confirms bird flu outbreak in 3 LGAs

 THE Kaduna State Government has confirmed the outbreak of Avian Bird Flu, with an estimated population of 107,807 birds, in farms in three Local Government Areas... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Ibrahim Hussaini,

FG processing MRA’s request for specialized team to prosecute perpetrators of crimes against journalists

THE federal government has said that it is processing a request by Media Rights Agenda, MRA, for it to establish a specialized team of prosecutors to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Edetaen Ojo, Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Abubakar Malami, Media Rights Agenda,

Why governors now use only 3 to 4 vehicles as convoys - Gov. Abubakar

JIGAWA State Governor, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, has said that governors no longer use convoys of 30 to 40 vehicles as measures to cut costs in governance. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Mohammed Badaru Abubakar,

Man docked for allegedly stealing neighbour’s ATM card, withdraws N200,000

 A 32-year-old man, Daniel Matthew, was on Tuesday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing his neighbour’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card and withdrawing N200,000. Matthew,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Daniel Matthew,Insp. Chidi Leo, Ibrahim Emmanuel,

National assembly resumes today to tackle electoral bill

FRESH dust is gathering around the Electoral Act Amendment Bill rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari over direct primaries as the National Assembly resumes from Christmas and New... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Yahaya Abdullahi, Akin Akingbulu, Hajiya Mufuliat Fijabi, Samson Itodo, Idayat Hassan, Ayuba Wabba, Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani, Olumide Apata, Prof Attahiru Jega, Yiaga Africa

Ozekhome takes over Nnamdi Kanu’s defence team, says FG’s charge incompetent

FOREMOST constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Monday, appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja to lead the defence team... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 366 times

Tags: Chief Mike Ozekhome, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, M. B. Abubakar

Abducted Plateau paramount ruler rescued

THE Gwom Rwei of Vwang, Da Gyang Gutt Balak who was kidnapped last Sunday around NIPPS kuru, Plateau State has regained freedom. The Nation reports that the monarch... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Maj Gen Ibrahim Ali, Barr. Emmanuel Mandung, Da Gyang Gutt Balak, Barr. Emmanuel Mandung,

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 5 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar

More trouble for Nnamdi Kanu as FG levels fresh charges against him

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB is in for more trouble. The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday entered fresh terrorism allegations against the detained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 122 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, M. B. Abubakar,

Court sets Feb. 7 for case filed against 2 clergymen

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin has fixed Feb. 7, for ruling in the case of alleged unlawful assembly filed against two clergymen. The Nigeria Security and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Ajide Kehinde, Oyekanmi Isijola, Ibrahim Dasuki, Jesulayomi Adetola, Olumide Peters, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

FG hails NCC’s commitment to enhancing digital skill in youths

THE Federal Government has applauded the commitment and dedication of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) towards enhancing digital skills development among youths, through implementation of various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Adegboyega Oyetola, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Adeolu Akande, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies – Family

 FORMER Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita died on Sunday in the Bamako, the capital of Mali, sources close to his family announced in the national capital. He... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 79 times

Tags: President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

5G: Subscribers to pay more

AHEAD of the deployment of the fifth-generation technology (5G) in the country first quarter (Q1) this year, subscribers must brace to pay more for services provided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Olusola Teniola, Prof Ibrahim Pantami

Unvaccinated civil servants, visitors, bared from FCTA

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday, began enforcement of no vaccination no entry into the Area 11 Garki Secretariat. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ikharo Attah, Mr Olusade Adesola, Malam Abubakar Sani, Mr Ikharo Attah

National Convention: APC govs insist on February, pass confidence vote on Buni

GOVERNORS of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC rose from their meeting Sunday night in Abuja with a resolution to go ahead with the national convention of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 88 times

Tags: APC, Dapo Abiodun, Rotimi Akeredolu, Nasir el-Rufai, Yahaya Bello, Dave Umahi, Bello Matawalle, Abubakar Sani Bello, Gboyega Oyetola

'My government were saints compared to today’s level of corruption' - IBB

FORMER Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, (rtd) has said that compared to the current level of corruption in Nigeria, they were saints during his military... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 226 times

Tags: General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida,

Zamfara schools resume Jan. 17

 THE Zamfara Government on Sunday announced the reopening of some primary and secondary schools on Monday, Jan. 17. The announcement is contained in a statement issued by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Malam Shehu Ibrahim,

APC National Convention will hold in February — Governors

THE Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given assurance that the party’s... Read more

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

Tags: Rotimi Akeredolu, Niger Abubakar Bello, Kayode Fayemi, Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Dr Salihu Lukman, All Progressives Congress, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Wanted: A New Leadership Recruitment Process

By Kazeem Akintunde   THE Nigerian political space came alive few days ago after Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu visited President Muhammadu Buhari to formally inform him of his decision... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Atiku Abubakar, president Muhammadu Buhari

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is dead

FORMER Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was toppled in the August 2020 military coup led by Col Assimi Goita died in Bamako today aged 76. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Ibrahim Boubacar

President Buhari to unveil CBN, RIFAN mega rice pyramids in Abuja

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, unveil the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  huge Rice Pyramids in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 108 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, rice farmers association of Nigeria, Chinonso Elendu, Mr Abubakar Alli

I’m shocked over sudden death of Akwanga Chair – Sule

NASARAWA State Governor, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has expressed deep shock and sadness over the sudden death of the Executive Chairman of Akwanga Local Government Area, Hon... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Gov Abdullahi Sule, Hon Emmanuel Joseph Laweh, Ibrahim addra

Why I didn't remarry - IBB

FORMER Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has opened up on why he has not taken another wife since the death of his wife, Hajiya Maryam... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 84 times

Tags: General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida,

Gunmen abduct's 4 Lafia University students

THE Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State, has confirmed the abduction of four students of the institution  by  gunmen. Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Public... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Federal University of Lafia, Prof Shehu Abdul-Rahman, Ramhan Nansel

4 men docked over alleged extortion

FOUR men – Sani Chiroma, Isyaku Musa, Abubakar Dahiru and Auwalu Musa – on Friday appeared before a Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, for alleged... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Sani Chiroma, Isyaku Musa, Abubakar Dahiru Auwalu Musa

Panel recommends PRODA DG's retirement

THE Administrative Panel set up to investigate the activities of the Project Development Institute (PRODA), Enugu, has recommended the retirement of the suspended Director-General of the... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs. Margaret Azeez, Emmanuel E. Akissa, Engr. Babatunde Kuye, Olaleye Y. Idowu, Abdulkarim Ozi Ibrahim, Engr. Dr Charles Agulanna.

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 a week ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Dr Jibrin Yusuf, Dr Suleiman Alhaji, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital

Woman arrested in Zamfara for attempting to sell co-Wife’s two-ear-old child

POLICE detectives in Zamfara state have arrested a Nigerien woman identified as Aisha Ibrahim, who allegedly tried to sell her co-wife’s two-year-old boy in Gusau, the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ayuba N Elkanah, Aisha Ibrahim

Ex-NIA DG To AGF: Halt Plot To Arrest Me

A former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Mohammed Dauda, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, asking him... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Dauda, Kanu Agabi, Abubakar Malami

Tricycle owners association tender apology to Kaduna State Govt

THE Leadership fo the Tricycle Owners Association (KATOA) in Kaduna have tendered an apology to the Kaduna State Government over violation of tricycle restrictions by some... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 26 times

Tags: , Aminu Ibrahim,

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 a week ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Mr Usman Baba, Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria

Why Malami is always in the news

By Umar Jibrilu Gwandu   ATTORNEY General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, remains the cynosure of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. Little wonder... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Justice Abubakar Malami,

2023 president: APC, PDP weigh options on zoning

THE two major political parties are grappling with the headache of where to zone the presidential ticket in next year’s election. There has been no direction yet... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 276 times

Tags: Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, sen. Ayim Pius Anyim, Dele Momodu, Atiku Abubakar, Bala Mohammed, Aminu Tambuwal, Nyesom Wike, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ifeanyi Okowa, Dr Iyocha Ayu

Firm trains youths, women on fish farming value chain in Nasarawa

 AN agro-allied organization, Hasanta Integrated Farm Enterprise, has started training 80 youths and women on fish farming value chain for self-reliance in Nasarawa State. Speaking at the... Read more

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

Tags: Hawa Salifu, Juda Attah, Mrs Aisha Ibrahim, Mrs Hauwa Ogah, Mr Nuhu Ushafu,

2023: Wike has all it takes to run for president - Lawyers’ group

…says prospect of another APC govt scary THE Chairman, League of Patriotic Lawyers,  Abubakar Yesufu , has called on River State governor, Nyesom Wike to join the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Abubakar Yesufu, Nyesom Wike, APC

2023: Umahi as president spells doom for Nigeria – AESID

THE Association of Ebonyi Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, said it received with mixed feelings the news that David Nweze Umahi, Ebonyi State governor, declared his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi, Paschal Oluchukwu, AESID, David Nweze Umahi, Muhammadu Buhari

Apapa Customs Command generates N870.39bn in 2021

THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa Area Command, says the command generated N870.39 billion revenue from January to December 2021. The Area Controller, Comptroller Malanta Ibrahim, said... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, Malanta Ibrahim,

Shekarau defeats Ganduje again in court

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court has refused an application by members of the Kano State All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Jibril Barau, Ibrahim Shekarau, Court of Appeal, Justice Hamza Muazu, All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje

Osinbajo to grace 8th Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to attend the 8th Sir Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano on Jan. 28, as a Special Guest of Honour, an... Read more

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

Tags: VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, Justice Sidi Bage, Gov. Simon Lalong, Prof. Nancy Aybe, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Prof. Usman Abubakar

Surety docked for failing to produce suspect

 A 47-year-old businessman, Usman Yunusa, who failed to produce a suspect he stood in as surety, was on Thursday docked before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Yunusa, whose... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Usman YunusaInsp. Mojirade Edeme,Abubakar Isah,

Hisbah reconciles 3,579 couples, others in Jigawa

THE Jigawa Hisbah Commission reconciled 3,579 couples in 2021,  the Commandant, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, has said. Dahiru made this known in an interview with the News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: Hisbah Commission, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru,

Man kills three daughters, hides bodies in refrigerator

THE Police Command in Enugu State has arrested one Ifeanyi Amadikwa, 52, in the Enugu metropolis for alleged murder and dumping in a freezer, of his... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Lawal Abubakar, Ifeanyi Amadikwa, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, Chidalum Amadikwa, Amarachi Amadikwa, Ebubechukwu Amadikwa,

COVID-19: stakeholders suggest sustainability of Presidential Steering Committee

STAKEHOLDERS in the fight against COVID-19, have suggested that the coordination structure under the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) be sustained and strengthened. The stakeholders gave the suggestion... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Betta Edu, Dr. Aminu Magashi, Dr. Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe, President Muhammadu Buhari

APC denies AbdulRazaq input in appointment of ministers

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Lai Mohammed has said that AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has no input to the appointment of two ministers from Kwara. The ministers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Federal Character Commission, Faida Dankaka, Abdullahi Adamu,Ibrahim Sharafdeen, Gbemi Saraki, Lai Mohammed, All Progressives Congress

Shonekan, passionate leader – Sanwo-Olu

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday said that the former Head of the Nigerian Interim National Government, Late Chief Ernest Shonekan is a passionate leader, who served... Read more

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

Tags: Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, Gboyega Akosile, GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Reappointment of Rufai as NIA DG commendable – Arewa group

A group known as Arewa People’s Defence Network (APDN) has hailed the reappointment of Ahmed Abubakar Rufai as the substantive Director General of the National Intelligence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Arewa, Ahmed Abubakar Rufai, NIA

Institutions honour IT firm, CEO for youth empowerment

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC and Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have honoured New Horizons Nigeria, the largest private sector information technology and e-business training... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Babatunde Adetona, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, Tim Akano, New Horizons Nigeria, Bowen University, National Youth Service Corps

Former minister of finance and national planning dies

Chu SP Okongwu, former minister of finance,  has died at the age of 87. Okongwu was the first of eight children and was born on September 23,... Read more

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

Tags: Chu SP Okongwu, President Ibrahim Babangida

FCTA staff flood vaccination centre for COVID-19 Vaccine

STAFF of Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, on Wednesday, flooded COVID-19 vaccination point at the secretariat in compliance with the directive of Olusade Adesola, the FCT... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Ikharo Attah, Malam Abubakar Sani, FCTA, News Agency of Nigeria

Lassa fever kills two in Kaduna – KSPHCDA

AN outbreak of Lassa Fever has claimed two lives in Kaduna on Wednesday according to a government health agency. Dr Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, the director of Disease... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 52 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency

3 men get 7 months jail term with hard labour for adultery

A Kano Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, sentenced three men to seven months imprisonment with hard labour for  adultery. The police charged Aliyu Yahuza, 20, Amir Rabi’u, 19... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Auwalu Dandago, Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, Aliyu Yahuza, Amir Rabi’u, Musa Gambo

COVID-19: Rising cases and the imperative for local manufacturing of vaccines

NIGERIANS have been expecting the establishment of vaccine manufacturing labs in the country, not just for the COVID-19 pandemic, but an overall supply chain to tackle... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Prof. Oyewale Tomori

Man receives 1 year jail term with hard labour for drug possession

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, on Wednesday, sentenced a 27-year-old man, Sama’ila Abdullahi, to one year imprisonment with hard labour for possession of illegal cannabis. Magistrate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Insp Elias Ekainu, Sama’ila Abdullahi, Farouk Ibrahim-Umar

2021: Preventing fire disaster in FCT by FEMA

By Salisu Sani-Idris FIRE outbreaks have risen to a worldwide attention in recent years as both an environmental and economic issue. Fire disaster happens to be one... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Ahmed Habib, Sani Saidu, Federal Fire Service, Ibrahim Liman, Olusade Adesola, Abuja Markets Management Ltd, Ibrahim Uzaibat, Sanni Saidu, Ramatu Aliyu, NEXT Cash N Carry, Federal Inland Revenue Servi

Power Minister blames poor electricity on collapse of transmission, distribution lines

*… says FG is working hard to improve power supply in the country MINISTER for Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu has blamed the poor power situation in the... Read more

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

Tags: MINISTER for Power, Abubakar Aliyu

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 2 weeks ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Bello, Imrana Yakubu Galaje

FG moves to reduce importation of livestock products

The Federal Government is determined to reduce importation of dairy products, scale up its local production as well as marketing in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Federal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: , Dr Ernest Umakhihe, Mrs Winnie Lai- Solarin, Prof. Hussani IbrahimDr Mary Abiareye,ssaini Ibrahim

Ayu, PDP mourn Shonekan, describe him as detribalised, elder statesman

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its National Chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, have condoled the Federal Government, the Government of Ogun State and Nigerians, over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, Debo Ologunagba, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida

‘Yahaya Bello, Nigerians’ obvious choice for 2023 Presidency’

PROF. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia, the National Coordinator of a political group “Got Your Back Nigeria” has said Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has the support... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal, Bukola Saraki, Bala Mohammed, Peter Obi, Sam Ohuabunwa, Goodluck Jonathan, Pius Anyim, Yahaya Bello

Mali's neighbours cancel flights to Mali over sanctions

AIRLINES from neighbouring countries and former colonial ruler France cancelled flights to Mali on Monday, helping isolate a military junta under regional sanctions for trying to... Read more

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

Tags: Barrick Gold, Economic Community of West African States, President Boubacar Ibrahim Keita

COVID-19: FCTA to bar unvaccinated workers from work by Jan. 17

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is to  bar workers from accessing their offices as from Jan. 17 if they are unable to show proof of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Malam Abubakar Sani,Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC),Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),

Malami’s many controversies

THE office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice is a creation of the 1999 Constitution under sections 150(1) & (2). The current... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Governor Olurotimi Akeredolu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Usman Baba Alkali.

FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

THE Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent industrial... Read more

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

Tags: AEDC, Ministry of Power, Abubakar Aliyu

Atiku mourns death of Osun monarch

 Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the people and government of Osun State on the death of a traditional ruler, Oba David Omisore, Olu... Read more

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

Tags: Atiku Abubakar,Oba David Omisore,Ayepe-Olode community,

FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

The  Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC),Abubakar Aliyu,National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE),Nigerian Electricity Requlatory Commission(NERC),

Atiku mourns death of Osun monarch

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the people and government of Osun State on the death of a traditional ruler, Oba David Omisore, Olu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Oba David Omisore

Gombe farmers ask for improved investment in dry season farming

SOME farmers in Dogon-Ruwa Community in Kaltungo Local Government Council of Gombe State have advocated for improved investment in dry season farming to encourage agricultural production. A... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Ibrahim Bako, Malam Ahmadu Audu, News Agency of Nigeria

How Son Contracted Assassin To Kill Father Over Inheritance

THE Niger State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Abubakar Mohammed Buba, for allegedly contracting his friend, Aliyu Mohammed for N110,000 to kill his father, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Mohammed Buba, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, Aliyu Mohammed,

45-year-old land agent docked for alleged N5.5m fraud

JAMES Francis, a 45-year-old man, was on Monday docked in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged N5.5 million fraud. The police charged Francis, who lives in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Magistrate Ibrahim Emmanuel, Olalekan Abayomi, Benjamin Titus, Insp Chidi Leo, JAMES Francis

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 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Usman Alhaji, Ibrahim Gwarzo

Ekiti reps member donates solar-powered street lights to communities

IBRAHIM Olanrewaju, the House of Representatives member representing Moba/Ilejemeje/Ido-Osi Federal Constituency 2, has installed 16 solar street lights in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Bayo Famoroti, News Agency of Nigeria, IBRAHIM Olanrewaju, Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area, Moba/Ilejemeje/Ido-Osi Federal Constituency 2

Group lauds Buhari’s appointment of Ukeagu as INEC National Commissioner

SOME pressure groups and non-governmental organisations have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Kenneth Ukeagu, an election logistics strategist, as INEC’s National Commissioner. The groups in separate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 100 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps, Alex Ibrahim, Dr Andrew Asemota, National Vanguard for the Nigerian State, NASS, Centre for Transparency and Accountability, Hakim Afolabi, INEC, National Integration For

Alleged theft of 10 bags of maize sends man to court

SANI Hassan, a 30-year-old man, on Friday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Kaduna, for allegedly stealing 10 bags of maize worth N300,000. The police charged Hassan,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Magistrate Ibrahim Emmanuel, State Criminal and Investigation Department, Shehu Haruna, Insp. Chidi Leo

Ag Fire Chief prioritizes firefighters’ welfare

Samson Karebo, the acting controller general of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, has promised to make staff welfare number one on his agenda list. This is contained... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Liman Ibrahim, President Muhammadu Buhari, News Agency of Nigeria, Ugo Huan, Samson Karebo, Federal Fire Service

PDP stakeholders in 24 states have endorsed Atiku, says Dokpesi

STAKEHOLDERS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 24 states have endorsed former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar for President in 2023, a committee soliciting support for him... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Peoples Democratic Party, Vice-President Atiku Abubakar

Police release list of qualified candidates, dates for constables training

POLICE have finally released a list of qualified candidates, dates, venues, and requirements for the 2020 Police Constables Recruitment Training. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

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

Tags: ASP Daniel Ndukwe, Mr Lawal Abubakar, Police release list,

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 3 weeks ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, FCTA, Zakari Aliyu, FCTA Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat

NIN enrolments exceed 71 million as FG extends NIN-SIM verification to March 31

PROF. Is a Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital Economy,  has conveyed the approval of the Federal Government to further extend the deadline for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 89 times

Tags: NIN, PROF. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami

Electoral Bill discriminatory, supportive of insecurity – minister

Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney general of the federation, has said that the amended electoral bill is supportive of insecurity and discriminatory for President... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 101 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Kayode Fayemi, Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abubakar Malami,

Broadband: Pantami, Danbatta assure of FG’s plans to bridge infrastructure deficit

ONGOING policy directions and regulatory measures being put in place by the Nigerian government towards bridging identified broadband infrastructure gaps shall be sustained in order to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

Niger Tornadoes in slim victory over Plateau United

NIGER Tornadoes FC of Minna on Sunday laboured hard to record a slim 1-0 win over visiting Plateau United FC of Jos. The 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Bala Abubakar, Andrew Ikefe, Mohammed Zulkifilu, Daniel Edeh, Bala Abubakar, Fidelis Ikechukwu, Nigeria National League, Abiodun Akande, Sunday Anthony, Lucky Abdul, Kabiru Adeniji, Nigeria Profession

Police nab 11  notorious kidnappers, recover 121 live ammunitions

....assures sustained efforts at improving public safety in all Nigerian communitiesThe operatives of the Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team, working with the Taraba State Police Command,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Luka Adam, Shuaibu Nuhu, Moses Amos, Peters Mashi, Ahmadu Mallam, Adamu Mohammed, Dahiru Mallam Dalha, Gambo Isah, Sanusi Ahmadu, Mallam Mohammed Mauludu, Ibrahim Idi,

NDE empowers 2,360 people with vocational skills in Ebonyi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has trained and empowered no fewer than 2,360 unemployed people in various vocations in Ebonyi, Mr Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, the Director-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 122 times

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Niger inaugurates 26 sports associations, tasks them on youth restiveness

GOV. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Thursday inaugurated 26 sports associations for the promotion and development of sports in the state. Represented by Alhaji Abdulmalik Sarkin-Daji, the... Read more

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

Tags: GOV. Abubakar Bello

Wada canvasses strict ethics in medical practice 

NIGERIA has adequate human and materials resources for advanced medical practice and improved medical standards hinged on research, an expert in reproductive medicine, Ibrahim Wada, declared... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Ibrahim Wada,

N69.4bn Debt: AMCON defeats Jimoh Ibrahim loses appeal against AMCON

AT long last, the Court of Appeal Lagos Division has dismissed an appeal by the Chairman of Global Fleet Group, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim, challenging the Asset... Read more

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

Tags: N69.4bn Debt, AMCON, Jimoh Ibrahim,

NGO drills motorised borehole for Kebbi community

THE Khadimiyya for Justice and Development Initiative (KJDI), an NGO, has inaugurated a motorised borehole it drilled for the people of Gudai community in Gwandu Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Khadimiyya, Abubakar Malami, Kebbi

SERAP urges Buhari to obey court judgments or face contempt proceedings

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “immediately take meaningful steps to implement several judgments obtained by SERAP... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Femi Falana, MacArthur Foundation, Abubakar Malami, ECOWAS Court of Justice, SERAP, President Muhammadu Buhari, SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project

Nigerians stranded in Libya return home

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said that Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya, were brought back home on Tuesday night, December 7. The returnees were... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Ibrahim Farinloye, European Union, EU, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Nigerian Immigration Services, FAAN,

KWASU to confer Honorary Degrees on President Buhari’s wife, Chief of Staff, 5 others

KWARA State University (KWASU), Malete, says it will confer Honorary Degrees on the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, and the Chief of Staff to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: KWASU, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Aisha Buhari

Court fixes Feb. 21 for judgment in suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed Feb. 21, 2022, for judgment in a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for... Read more

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

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Federal High Court

Court fixes Feb. 21 for judgment in suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed Feb. 21, 2022, for judgment in a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for... Read more

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

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Atiku’s eligibility,

NYSC pledges support for corps members’ business dream

BRIG.-Gen. Shaibu Ibrahim, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (), says the scheme is working with financial institutions and other stakeholders to enable corps members to actualise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: BRIG.-Gen. Shaibu Ibrahim, NYSC

Jailbreaks: Senate summons AGF, Interior minister

THE Senate, on Tuesday, summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; and the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, over the incessant jailbreaks in the... Read more

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

Tags: Senate, Abubakar Malami

Why Nigeria did not sign OECD minimum corporate tax agreement

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has explained why Nigeria did not sign the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) G20 Inclusive Framework two-pillar solution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, M. L. Abubakar, Mathew Gbonjubola, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development,

PDP congratulates Atiku @ 75

THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, as he marked his 75th birthday. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, Atiku Abubakar

NYSC holds talks with foreign corps producing institutions, wants end in malpractice

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Tuesday held talks with corps producing institutions within the African Region to address malpractice and issuance of fake certificates... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 403 times

Tags: NYSC, NUC, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

Political solution option: Afenifere hits Malami over Igboho, Kanu

THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has described as hypocritical the statement made by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 227 times

Tags: Afenifere, Abubakar Malami, Sunday Igboho, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu

Malami, Keystone Bank linked to $139m fraud

...how he ordered money belonging to Brass LNG to be paid into FG account THE House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment and Status of All... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Keystone Bank

AMCON promotes entrepreneurship among NYSC members

THE Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, has initiated an entrepreneurship and empowerment programme for members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, posted to carry... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 287 times

Tags: NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Ahmed Kuru, Joana Jewel Adamu, NYSC, AMCON

Malami's fake consultant, others nabbed for invading Odili's house

THE Nigeria Police Force has arrested a total of 14 suspects including the principal suspect - a fake Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, - for complicity... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 422 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Justice Mary Odili, Frank Mba, Lawrence Ajodo

Wike uges Nigerian Senate to protect Law school from politics

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers State, says the  bill in the National Assembly which seeks to establish two campuses of the Nigerian Law School in each... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Abubakar Malami,

Direct primaries’ll overstretch INEC, says APC govs

PROGRESSIVES Governors Forum (PGF) has said adopting direct primaries by political parties would overstretch the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Chairman of the Forum, Governor Abubakar Bagudu of... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, PROGRESSIVES Governors Forum, Governor Abubakar Bagudu

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 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Local Government Councils Legislative Arms,

REOPENED: FG prays court to dismiss Nnamdi Kanu’s motion over lawyers’ boycott of proceeding

The Federal Government has urged a Federal High Court, Abuja, to dismiss pending application of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, following his... Read more

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

Tags: Federal High Court, Abuja, Nnamdi Kanu, Mohammed Abubakar, IPOB

Alleged treason: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers staged a walkout, FG tells court

The Federal Government told a Federal High Court, Abuia that a team of lawyers of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on a... Read more

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

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra, The Federal Government, Mohammed Abubakar, Nnamdi Kanu

Why Nnamdi Kanu's Lawyers walked out in court

THE Nigerian government told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that a team of lawyers, representing Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Mohammed Abubakar, Nnamdi Kanu, JUstice Binta Nyako

Don’t present scheme, nation negatively on social media —NYSC D-G warns corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it  has an  offence for corps members to paint the scheme and the nation  bad on social media and... Read more

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

Tags: NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu

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 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: NCFRMI, Cross River, Mr Imaam Suleiman-Ibrahim, Mrs Funmilayo Bara

Don’t present scheme, nation negatively on social media —NYSC D-G warns corps members

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it  has an  offence for corps members to paint the scheme and the nation  bad on social media and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

NDE trains 540 persons on Advanced Business in Adamawa

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in Adamawa has successfully trained no fewer than 540 beneficiaries of Special Public Works, on Advanced Business Training. Speaking at the... Read more

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

Tags: The National Directorate of Employment, Advanced Business Training, Malam Ibrahim Faisal, Federal Government

2023: Direct primaries will overstretch INEC, says PGF Chairman

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), has said that adopting direct primaries by political parties will overstretch the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Progressives Governors Forum, Independent National Electoral Commission, Anambra governorship election

Governors: Malami’s role in Paris Club refund suspect

...Row over $418m consultancy fee deepens•’Proposed deductions hasty’   THE row between governors and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) over the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Paris Club refund, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo,

Court remands 3 suspected burglars over alleged theft of car parts

Magistrate Ibrahim Dasuki of an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded three suspected burglars in Oke-Kura Correctional Centre, Ilorin, over alleged stealing of car parts worth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Ibrahim Dasuki, Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, N2 million, Insp. Zacheaus Folorunsho

Security: Emir of Suleja canvasses support for security agencies

The Emir of Suleja, Malam Auwal Ibrahim, on Thursday pleaded with the people of the state to support the police with reliable information as instrument for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: The Emir of Suleja, Malam Auwal Ibrahim, kidnapping, President Mohammadu Buhari

Collapsed building update: NEMA recovers 32 dead bodies

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says it has so far recovered 32 dead bodies from the collapsed building at Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. NEMA Acting Coordinator,... Read more

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

Tags: The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, The News Agency of Nigeria, ACP Bode Ojajuni

2 brothers docked for allegedly bringing false accusation against police officer

TWO brothers, were on Wednesday brought before a Sabo Yaba magistrates’ court in Lagos for allegedly falsely accusing a police officer of collecting N110,000 from them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Sabo Yaba magistrates’ court, Insp. Patrick Ebri, Insp. Angela Abubakar

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 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: ALHAJI Ibrahim Dosara, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Gov. Bello Matawalle,

Fake appointments: Nasarawa Assembly lifts suspension on member

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has lifted its suspension on the member representing Obi II constituency, Mr Luka Iliya-Zhekaba over his alleged involvement in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

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Nnamdi Kanu’s brother opens up: IPOB now in charge of Southeast

EMMANUEL Kanu is the brother of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.  In this interview, he revealed that some politicians  do not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: EMMANUEL Kanu, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Abubakar Malami

Stakeholders commend NIN-SIM Verification Exercise

....as FG urges citizens and legal residents to enrol before the end of the year Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 219 times

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UNFPA donates ICT equipment to Bauchi govt. for fistula survivors –official

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to the Bauchi state government, for fistula survivors. Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Senior Information... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Mr Ali Babayo, Dr Umar Ibrahim, Mrs Deborah Tabara,

New FOU zone ‘C’ comptroller reads riot act to smugglers

NEW comptroller of customs, Federal Operating (FOU) zone ‘C’ Mr Ali Ibrahim on Thursday warned smugglers against operating in the zone or face stiff resistance from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 244 times

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Uba accused to leading war against INEC chairman

THE Soludo Solidarity Group, one of the 34 groups campaigning for the victory of Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 668 times

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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 3 months ago | seen 75 times

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Ohaneze, others differ as FG blames IPOB for Akunyili, Gulak killings, 184 others

...Claims IPOB receiving support from foreign nations ...Allegations incoherent, untenable – IPOB THE Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has come under... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 233 times

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Presidential Committee indicted Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho, says Malami

THE Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Friday in Abuja that a presidential panel has indicted Nnamdi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 282 times

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Presidential Committee indicted Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho, says Malami

THE Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Friday in Abuja that a presidential panel has indicted Nnamdi... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra,

Sunday Igboho’s major financier is a National Assembly member – Malami

THE Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami said on Friday that the Federal Government has found that the major financier... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Sunday Igboho, Abdullahi Umar Usman,

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

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

Military Generals retired without reason ease out of office

THE affected military generals were among the 38 Army Officers that were compulsorily retired on 9 June 2016 without any cogent reason. The after officers ‘technically’ eased... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 548 times

Tags: Army Officers, F. O. Alli, E.J. Atewe, I.N. Ijioma, L.C. Ilo, T.C. Ude, L. Wiwa, S.D. Aliyu, M.Y. Ibrahim and O. Ejemai.

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 177 times

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NYSC D-G, Marwa bags ‘Sun Award for Public Service’

BRIG.-Gen.Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has bagged the 2020 Sun Award for Public Service. Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, the Director, Press and Public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

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Emeka Beke emerges Rivers APC chairman

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

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

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

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

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 181 times

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Flood: FG flags-off distribution of agric. inputs to 7,386 Borno farmers

THE Federal Government has formally launched the distribution of agricultural inputs to 7,386 farmers affected by the 2020 flood in Borno. A statement on Friday by Mr... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Mr Abdulkadir Ibrahim, National Emergency Management Agency,

Oscar Onyema resigns from Nigerian Exchange

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

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 191 times

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Oyeyemi warns drivers against night journeys

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

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

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

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

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

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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 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Dada,Mrs Funmilayo Ajayi, National Youth Service Corps, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Gender-Based ViolenceGBV,

Police nab 2 suspects who kidnapped Catholic priest

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

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 165 times

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

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

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 343 times

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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 4 months ago | seen 337 times

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

Gunmen kidnap Permanent Secretary, son in Niger

GUNMEN kidnapped Dr Ibrahim Garba, Permanent Secretary, Niger Ministry of Transport, and his son on Friday, Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Monday Kuryas, said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 259 times

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

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

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NDDC Audit Report: MIIVOC Sues Malami

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

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

320 convicts seek presidential pardon, says Malami

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 155 times

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Niger Govt. reduces tuition fees in IBB university

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 293 times

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

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: SERAP, Abubakar Malami, NDDC, Buhari

Strike: Sultan urges doctors to embrace dialogue

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 240 times

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ICPC arraigns PRODA DG for alleged N23.5 million fraud 

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the Director-General of Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, Engr. Dr. Charles Agulanna before Hon.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

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FG may file fresh charges against Igboho

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 273 times

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FG has identified, blocked terrorist financiers -Malami

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

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Collection of VAT by FIRS remains –FG

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 274 times

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

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

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Naval Base in Kano: An Absurdity?           

BY Ibrahim Modibbo THE conventional and social media have for some time now been awash with stories, opinions and commentaries about the absurdity of establishing a Naval... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 587 times

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

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

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 192 times

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Stamp Duty: no recoveries yet – Malami writes 36 Governors

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

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

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 829 times

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

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 465 times

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Photo: AMCON trains solicitors, receivers and receiver/managers in Abuja

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, at the weekend trained its solicitors, receivers and receiver/managers in Abuja. Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 199 times

Tags: Norbert Enenmoh, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Albert Nwanozie, Eberechukwu Uneze, AMCON, Ahmed Kuru, Ibrahim Sulaiman, Joshua Ikioda, AMCON’s Group Head of Enforcement, Fatihu A. Abba,

Kebbi pays N300m compensation to construct 5km roads

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

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

FG directs NCC to immediately deploy 5G  in Nigeria

  THE Federal Government has approved the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network, otherwise called 5G in Nigeria. Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: National Frequency Management Council, 5G, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),

Fintiri chairs PDP national convention organising committee  

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

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 266 times

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

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

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

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 325 times

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How corruption is plunging Nigerians further into poverty  - SERAP

A NEW report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how “widespread and systemic corruption in ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) especially in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 232 times

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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 5 months ago | seen 604 times

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FRSC partners Nigeria Police on traffic control, security in Enugu

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 211 times

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

Tokyo Paralympics: Swimmer Ibrahim Al Hussein's remarkable journey from war-torn Syria

IT was dark as Ibrahim Al Hussein came to. He couldn't move and thick dust filled the air, blocking out all but a few small flames... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 106 times

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FCT natives: NGO launches project to promote inclusion, equity

THE Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) has launched a two-year project to promote the inclusion, equity and equality for the natives of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 108 times

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Rasheed assures of continued good leadership in NUC

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 107 times

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Stakeholders move to strengthen early child development in Kaduna State

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 127 times

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

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 5 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Deputy Chair Hon. Saidu Musa Abdullahi, Alhaji Ibrahim Bamalli, Mallam Yusuf Ahmed Gyallesu;

Buhari's approval for grazing reserves a sweet pipe dream in fool's paradise - Afenifere

... says review of grazing reserves in 25 States a waste of taxpayers money   The Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere has described the approval given by President... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 379 times

Tags: Afenifere, President Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Attahiru Jega, Professor Ibrahim Gambari,

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 5 months ago | seen 96 times

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

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 318 times

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

Buhari approves 368 grazing sites across 25 States in Nigeria

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch” 368 grazing sites across 25 states in the country, “to determine the levels... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 240 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari,Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu,Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari.

Insecurity: Sen. Gobir urges FG to remobilise retired military personnel

SEN. Ibrahim Abdullahi-Gobir (APC-Sokoto) has urged the Federal Government to remobilise retired security personnel to fortify security across crisis prone areas in the country.   Abdullahi-Gobir made the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 515 times

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