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The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has said the establishment of commodity corporations in the country will promote greater private sector participation and ownership. Mr Abdulkadir Musa, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, said this in Abuja on Tuesday at a consultative meeting of...

By Juliet Oyoyo –   Kaduna   Onetime Governor of Kaduna State and Chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Abdulkadri Balarabe Musa has called on the Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai-led government in the state, to tighten the various channels through which government was deprived of huge economic fortunes. Speaking with newsmen in his residence in Kaduna,...

By Mohammed Abubakar   –  Damaturu   Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has condemned Sunday’s suicide bomb attack on a  Damaturu market which killed 19 people and left 47 others injured. Gaidam stated this in a Press statement signed by his the Director of Press Affairs, Abdullahi Bego described the bombing as callous, barbaric and unjustifiable. Bego...

By Juliet Oyoyo –  Kaduna   The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria-Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PSN-PACFaH) has said that states in northern Nigeria was threatened by child-Killer diseases such as Pneumonia and diarrhoea and malaria, which accounted for the death of about 400,000 children under the age of five in Nigeria. PSN-PACFaH made...

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong said on Monday that a committee would soon be constituted to investigate the chlorine gas leakage that led to an explosion at the Laminga Water Treatment plant at the weekend. The explosion, which occurred on Saturday morning, killed eight persons and left 121 others hospitalised. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Sunday in Abuja directed...

Mallam Abdullahi Adamu Bazuwa is the member representing Potiskum Central Constituency in the Yobe State House of Assembly. He was elected on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview with newsmen, including Mohammed Abubakar, the lawmaker speaks on his mission, challenges and plans to alleviate the sufferings of the youths in his constituency. What...

By Mohammed Abubakar  - Damaturu   Yobe State Police Commissioner, Markus Kwalati Danladi, has disclosed that policemen on patrol at Bara town in the Gulani Local Government area clashed with Boko Haram gunmen and liberated a captured village market. He said after the repulsion, a General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), two AK 47 rifles loaded with AK 47 rifles magazine,...

Queen Amina College, Kaduna, has appealed to the Kaduna State Government for provision of teachers in core science subjects and a nurse for the school’s sick bay. The Principal of the College, Hajiya Balkisu Ubangari, made the appeal in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna. Ubangari said that the school was in short of teachers, particularly in core...

By Onoja Audu -  Jos     Unknown gunmen have invaded Barakin Ladi Local Government area of Plateau State, killing four persons at a drinking parlour in another wave of violence among the people of the locality. Similarly a free for all fight between Berom natives and Hausa youths in the locality over alleged  nomination  of  one Alhaji Auwal Tanko as supervisory...

By Juliet Oyoyo –  Kaduna   Some aggrieved staff on the payroll of Kaduna State Government have warned of any attempt to brand them as ghost workers. The workers from various ministries, departments and agencies on Wednesday took their protest to the secretariat of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Kaduna, accusing government officials in the ongoing verification...