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Okogwu blames Tambuwal for House fracas

Okogwu blames Tambuwal for House fracas

Juliet Oyoyo  / Special Correspondent, Kaduna   A businessman and philanthropist, Chief Sunny Okogwu has blamed the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Aminu Tambuwal, for the fracas between the members…

NYSC, one of best legacies of Gowon – Aliyu

NYSC, one of best legacies of Gowon – Aliyu

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna   Niger State Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has observed that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is one of the best legacies of…

2015: PDP clears Yero, other aspirants

2015: PDP clears Yero, other  aspirants

By Juliet Oyoyo / Special Correspondent, Kaduna   Kaduna State Governor, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, and other governorship aspirants from the North West Zone were among those cleared by the Steve Oru-led…

NDIC donates food, cash to orphanage home in Bauchi

NDIC donates food, cash to orphanage home in Bauchi

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has expressed its determination to partner with Hafsat  Yuguda orphanage home in Bauchi to improve the living standard of orphans in the state. This was…

PDP screens 19 guber aspirants in North East

PDP screens 19 guber aspirants in North East

By Patience Ogbodo-Iuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has screened 19 out of 33 governorship aspirants in the North East states. Speaking to newsmen at PDP zonal…

Group sacks chairman for supporting Jonathan

Group sacks chairman for supporting Jonathan

By Juliet Oyoyo  / Special Correspondent, Kaduna   Members of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Socio Cultural Association have insisted on the removal of their leader for identifying with President Goodluck…

Kaduna Chamber cautions on impending scarcity of meat

Kaduna Chamber cautions on impending scarcity of meat

By Juliet Oyoyo / Special Correspondent, Kaduna   President of the Kaduna State Chamber of Commerce, Mines, Agriculture and Industry, Dr Abdul Alimi Bello, has decried the loss of animals in…

When Bello Yero, press friendly perm sec, met journalists in Jalingo

When Bello Yero, press friendly perm sec, met journalists in Jalingo

By Janet Audu / Correspondent, Jalingo   To say that Alhaji Bello Yero, the newly sworn-in Permanent Secretary, Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy of Taraba State, is press friendly is…

Security will be my main focus if… – Ribadu

Security will be my main focus if… – Ribadu

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu / Correspondent, Bauchi   Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, says security problems bedeviling his state and the Northeast geo-political zone prompted…

Aliyu flags off construction of 176km roads

Aliyu flags off construction of 176km roads

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent-Minna   Niger State Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, on Monday flagged off the construction of 176 kilometres of rural roads under the Rural Access and…

Kumuyi to storm Ilorin for ‘supernatural encounter crusade’

Kumuyi to storm Ilorin for ‘supernatural encounter crusade’

All is now set as Deeper Life Bible Church members in Kwara State eagerly await the arrival of African evangelist and General Superintendent of the church, Pastor Williams Folorunso Kumuyi,…

Adamawa Senatorial aspirant donates relief materials to IDPs

By Clement Ekong  / Special Correspondent, Yola   A senatorial aspirant in Adamawa central senatorial district on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr Omar Suleiman, has donated food items…

Yuguda has no power to anoint candidate – Ali Pate

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   A governorship aspirant on platform of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State, Dr. Mohammed Ali Pate, has explained why he was not…

Stop overheating the polity, Zakari cautions politicians

Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna   A former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial aspirant in Niger State, Engr. Inuwa Zakari, has expressed worry over what he termed ‘unguarded’ utterances by…

Yobe schools don’t have adequate security–Ngama

Yobe schools don’t have adequate security–Ngama

Dr. Yerima Lawal Ngama is a grassroots politician and a Yobe State gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He is also a former Minister of…

Abuja residents prefer roadside food joints

Some patrons of roadside food joints in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have said they preferred the local sources because food there were prepared with natural ingredients. They told the…

Gusau magistrate remands man for murder

A Gusau Chief Magistrates’ Court has remanded two men, Nabangi Umma-Oro and Abubakar Danbanga, for allegedly killing one Isah Muhammad. Umma-Oro and Danbanga, who are residents of Natsira village in…

Niger’s 25 councils to get 2.7m treated mosquito nets

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna   The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) said it has concluded arrangements to distribute about 2.7 million treated mosquitoes nets across the 25 local…

Church cries out over murder of members by Boko Haram

By Onoja Audu  / Correspondent, Jos   The Ekkilisiyan Yan’uwa A Nigeria, Church of the Brethren EYN, has disclosed in Jos that over 8,000 of its members were murdered by Boko Haram insurgency…

FG demonstrates locally fabricated rice threshing machine to farmers in Lavun

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Saturday demonstrated the use of local fabricated rice threshing machine to farmers in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State. Director, Rice…

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