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Wada rues performance of Kogi Universal Basic Education Board

By Hamzat Baba  / Special Correspondent, Lokoja Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has described the high level of non-performance by the management of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)…

Bauchi spends N14m on drugs for pregnant women

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Bauchi The Managing Director, Bauchi State Drugs and Medical Consumables Agency (DMMA), Adamu Ibrahim Gamawa, has disclosed that his agency spent N14 million  monthly on free drugs…

How to end communal crisis in Taraba, by Yawe

Garvey Yawe, the former chairman, Taraba State Primary Education Board during the Rev. Jolly Nyame administration and erstwhile chief of staff, Government House during the administration of Danbaba Suntai, is…

Minister condemns killings in Taraba

By Obas Esiedesa  / Senior Reporter, Abuja Supervising Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Darius Dickson Ishaku, has condemned the perpetrators of the recent spate of violence that caused loss of lives…

Group tasks Northern leaders on insecurity

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu / Bauchi The Bauchi State Chairman of Democratic Elders Forum,  Alhaji Shuaibu Isa, has appealed to President GoodLuck Jonathan and Northern leaders to address insecurity in some parts…

Crisis rocks Yoruba community in Kano

By Mike Ugoh  / Special Correspondent, Kano Oba Yoruba, Kano State, Alhaji Abdullahi Salihu Olowo, is demanding N500 million from the Yoruba community in Kano for allegedly defaming him in a…

New IPMAN executive emerges for Niger/Kebbi NNPC depot

By Chinwendu Nnadozie / Snr Correspondent, Minna An 11-man executive has emerged to run the affairs of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Minna depot of the Nigerian National…

Ending succession crisis at Katsina varsity

By Bala Ibrahim  / Reporter,  Katsina Funding is key to smooth running of any university. A university private or government owned needs funding to run its academic activities. Unlike other universities,…

Yuguda frees 147 prisoners in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu   /  Bauchi As part of its  effort to decongest prisons in Bauchi State,  Governor Isa Yuguda has  freed 147 inmates from Bauchi Prison. The State Attorney General…

Kano NIPR slams APC over use of foreign firm

By Mike Ugoh  / Special Correspondent Kano State Chairman of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Prince Ajayi Memaiytan, has faulted the All Progressive Congress (APC) for hiring the services…

Govt to review microfinance banks’ activities

By Chinwendu Nnadozie / Snr Correspondent, Minna Following the discovery that most of the micro-finance banks operating in the state are not performing up to their optimum, Niger State government has…

Kogi govt to construct bridge across River Niger

By Hamzat Baba /Special Correspondent,Lokoja Work on the construction of the Confluence Bridge across the River Niger and Benue in Kogi State is to commence in October this year. The…

How APC will wrest power from PDP in Katsina, by Ilu

Alhaji Sada Ilu is a former director of State Security Service. He is now a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Alliance (APC) in Katsina State. He…

Nuhu emerges 13th Emir of Agaie

•Gets Aliyu’s approval By Chinwendu Nnadozie / Snr Correspondent, Minna  Niger State governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has approved the appointment of Alhaji Yusuf Nuhu as the 13th Emir of Agaie.…

NDE to float 774 skill acquisition centres

By Bala Ibrahim Special Correspondent, Katsina National Directorate of Employment (NDE) is to establish 774 technical vocational skill acquisition centres. NDE Director  General, Abubakar Mohammed, disclosed at the three-day retreat…

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