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President’s aide advocates death penalty for rapists

By Bala Ibrahim Special Correspondent, Katsina The Special Adviser to President on Gender Issue, Dr Asma’u Abdulkadir, has advocated death sentence on any convicted rapist. Abdulkadir spoke at a two-day summit…

Yuguda swears in Bauchi’s first female CJ

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, has sworn in the first female acting Chief Judge for the state, Justice Rabi Talatu Umar. This was contained in a…

Ja’iz Bank’s boss tasks editors on election

By Bala Ibrahim Special Correspondent, Katsina  The Ja’iz Bank Chairman, Dr. Umaru Mutallab, says that Nigerian Editors can enhance conduct of credible elections in the 2015 elections in the country…

FG has abandoned N/East to insurgents –Saleh

 Mallam Hassan Saleh is an elder statesman, politician and retired civil servant from Yobe, who once contested for governorship position of the state. He recently dumped PDP and joined APC.…

Yobe govt to distribute 42,500 bags of grains to citizens

By Mohammed Abubakar  /  Special Correspondent, Damaturu    Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has directed the 17 local government areas in the state to procure a total of 42,500…

Benue bans inter-state transportation of corpses

By Tor Vande-Acka  /  Correspondent, Makurdi   As part of measures to curtail the spread of the Ebola virus, the Benue State government may have banned the inter-state transportation of…

Plateau Poly trains 2,000 workers on payroll management

By Onoja Audu  -  Correspondent, Jos   Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkinladi, has trained seven different sets of civil servants  numbering 2,000 on the management of the payroll of the state…

Pwajok describes Jang as man of vision

By Onoja Audu  /   Correspondent, Jos   Plateau State Attorney General  and Commissioner for Justice, Edward Pwajok, has described Governor Jonah Jang as one unique civilian governor that came on…

Curbing Ebola spread through media advocacy

By Mohammed Abubakar   /  Special Correspondent, Damaturu   As part of efforts to prevent outbreak of the dreaded Ebola disease in Yobe State, UNICEF, in partnership with Primary Health…

UN Women rep tasks journalists on professionalism

By  Chibuzor Emejor  -  Correspondent, Abuja   UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, Dr. Grace Ongile, has urged Nigerian journalists to be factual in their reportage in view of the…

Flood wreaks havoc in Kaduna

•Kills one, destroys properties  By Juliet Oyoyo  -  Special Correspondent, Kaduna    Flood has destroyed properties worth millions of naira and also claimed the life of a seven-year-old girl in…

Nigerians averse to perpetuation of leadership –Tambuwal

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, was in Tambuwal, his hometown to collect his permanent voter card during the weekend. In this interview with newsmen at…

Gaidam: APC hails Yobe lawmakers over dismissal of impeachment plot

By Mohammed Abubakar  -  Special Correspondent, Damaturu   The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe State has commended the state legislators for dismissing impeachment plot against Governor Ibrahim Gaidam, passing…

Benue N’West PDP, elders disown Aondoakaa, Shija

By Tor Vande-Acka  -  Correspondent, Makurdi   The North West senatorial district of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State has advised governorship aspirants other than those of the…

Niger: NGO raises alarm over 26 new leprosy case

Niger: NGO raises alarm over 26 new leprosy case

By Chinwendu Nnadozie Snr Correspondent, Minna   The Leprosy Mission (TLM), a non-governmental organisation in Nigeria, has raised an alarm over discovery of new cases of leprosy due largely to…

Al-Makura warns against ethnic militia groups

By Tor Vande-Acka Correspondent, Lafia   Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, has noted that ethnic militia groups in the country pose a threat to the country’s democracy if they were…

Customs seizes 351 sacks of bush meat in Jibia

By Bala Ibrahim Special Correspondent, Katsina   Federal Operation Unit of Nigeria Customs Service has seized 351 sacks of monkey and bush meat along Jibia-Niger Republic border within Katsina State.…

‘Yero never received intelligence report on bombings’

By Juliet Oyoyo Special Correspondent, Kaduna   The Director General (Media) to Governor Muktar Rammallan Yero of Kaduna State has disclosed that the government was aware of an unfortunate and…

Jigawa APC boss hails Aregbesola

By  Abubakar  Sharada  -   Reporter, Dutse   Jigawa State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Alhaji Ado Sani Kiri, has congratulated the Osun State Governor,  Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on his re-election,…

Nigerian Army Armour School gets new commandant

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu   –  Correspondent, Bauchi   A new commandant has been appointed for the Nigerian Army Armour School (NAAS), Bauchi. The new commandant, Brigadier General Dike  Nnaa, took…

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