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Imam urges Nigerians to work for peace, unity

Alhaji Ibrahim Yusuf, the Chief Imam of Central Mosque Sabon Gari, a suburb  of  Bwari in the FCT, has called on Nigerians to promote peace and unity during the celebration…

NIS urges FG to supply it with censors to patrol the nation’s borders

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has urged the Federal Government to equip it with Censors to enable the department effectively police the nation’s  1,400 kilometres borders. Mr Chukwuemeka Obua, the Public…

Kano Acting Governor condemns bomb attacks

The Kano State Government has described the multiple bomb attacks in the city  as “unfortunate.’’ The state acting governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, made the condemnation when he visited the NNPC…

Our Govt will tackle problems of the common man, says Ekiti Deputy Governor-Elect

The Ekiti Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Olusola Eleka, said on Monday that the incoming administration in the state would tackle the problems of the common people. He said this at a…

Adamawa traditional rulers declare support to Acting Governor

Traditional rulers in Adamawa have declared their full support and commitment to working with the acting governor of the state, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, for peace and unity of the state.…

Al-Mkaura expressed confidence on his lawyers

The embattled Governor of Nasarawa State, Tanko Al-Makura, has expressed confidence that whether or not he appears before the panel set up by the state Chief Judge, Justice Umaru Dikko, his…

CAN condemns Zaria killings, condoles Islamic cleric, El-Zakzaky

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed sadness over the clashes in Zaria, Kaduna State, which claimed some lives, including the son of a renowned Islamic scholar, Sheik Ibrahim…

FG moves to privatise hospitals

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria on Monday raised the alarm over plans by the Presidency to clampdown on the Nigerian Medical Association and privatise all hospitals owned…

Shun cultism, it’ll cut short your dreams, Nollywood actors warn students

Nollywood actors, Chiwatalu Agu, Camela Mberekpe and Bruno Iwoaha, on Monday warned students of higher institutions to shun cultism, saying it will cut short their future dreams. Agu, who spoke…

Sultanate plans to establish all women university in Sokoto

The Sultanate Council of Sokoto plans to establish all women Medical University in Sokoto, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, has said. “The council has already applied to the…

Election not a do-or-die affair – Osun LP candidate

The Labour Party candidate in the August 9 Osun State governorship election, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, has urged politicians to work for the progress of the country and eschew violence before,…

Firm kicks as Plateau demolishes inland container depot

The implementation of the Jos Inland Container Depot has come under threat following the demolition of the structures by the Plateau State Government. The ICD is located in Heipang in…

Group to launch nationwide grassroots campaign against corruption

Grassroots Cooperative Nigeria (GCN), a pro-democracy group, says it would soon launch a nationwide grassroots campaign against corruption, insecurity, poverty and diseases such as HIV and Ebola, Mr Diepreye Amadein,…

Iheanacho adds to his scores record in 5-1 win over Milan

Nigerian football youngster, Kelechi Iheanacho, scored in his second successive Manchester City game, as the Premier League side crushed AC Milan 5-1 in their International Champions Cup opener. The 17-year-old…

Eid-el-Fitr: Cinema, parks operators decry low patronage

Cinema and park operators in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have decried low patronage as Muslims celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr festival. Some of the operators, who spoke in separate interviews with…

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