Group Alleges Exclusion In Distribution Of Hajj Seats

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  Bauchi Jama’atul Izalatil Bidia Wa Iqamatussunnah (JIBWIS) Bauchi State branch has alleged exclusion of 2015 hajj seats by the government. The State Chairman Council of Ulama Sheikh Salihu Suleiman Ningi made the allegations while answering question from news men Friday in Bauchi. He said “traditionally every Islamic organization used to get Hajj seat […]

Northern Nigeria Is Threatened By Child Killer Diseases – PSN-PACFaH

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 the disclosure […]

NEMA Raises Awareness On Flooding

By Gabriel John Kaduna North West Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Musa Ilallah has cautioned Nigerians to take proactive measures against flooding, especially those living in flood prone states. Alhaji Ilallah who was represented by Hajia Amina Ahman during the sensitisation workshop on ‘Liquid and Solid Waste Management in the Context of […]

Flood Sacks Thousands In Yobe Villages

Mohammed Abubakar  Damaturu   FLOOD on Monday night sacked thousands of Houses in three (3) towns of Fune Local Government Area of Yobe State following a heavy down pour. Chairman of Fune Local Government Area, Maina Digma Gana told newsmen that the three towns namely Ngelzarma, Jajere and Gununu towns were sacked by flood following […]

Niger Seeks More Child Devt Centres

Chinwendu Nnadozie  Minna   Public and corporate organizations have been called upon to invest in Early Child Development (ECD) as doing so would guarantee strong moral foundation that would not only enhance their growth but discourage them from indulging in any form of crime as they grow older. The Permanent Secretary Niger State Ministry of […]

Kaduna Vows To Demolish Illegal Structures

By Gabriel John – KADUNA   The Kaduna State Government has warned all those who erected structures on government land to quit before Wednesday as the government would demolish such structures. Governor Nasir El-Rufai who spoke during the  2nd Town Hall meeting held at Sultan Abubakar Assembly Hall, Barewa College Zaria, Kaduna on Saturday to mark […]

KAEDCO To Supply Electricity To KRPC Quarters

By Gabriel John Kaduna Kaduna Electric Distribution Company (KAEDCO) will soon start supplying electricity to the Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company’s quarters and water treatment plant. This was part of the strategic business plan agreed upon by the two companies during a courtesy visit by the management of the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on the management […]

NDLEA Parades 11 Drug Suspects In Kaduna

By Juliet Oyoyo  – Kaduna   Eleven suspected drug traffickers have been arrested and paraded by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Kaduna State Command. The Commandant of the Agency, Mr. Samuel Azige who briefed newsmen in Kaduna while parading the suspects said that the arrests were made at different locations in lgabi, Zaria, Sabon-Gari, […]

FRSC Abolishes Mobile Courts In N’East

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  –  Bauchi   Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Bauchi State command  has abolished the use of FRSC mobile courts in the state due to the insecurity challenges in North-East region. The State Sector Commander, Ibrahim  Abubakar stated this while speaking with Journalist at the command’s headquarters in Bauchi on Wednesday. Abubakar noted that […]

250 Farmers Get Storage Bags In Minna

Chinwendu Nnadozie  –  Minna   The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has distributed 1, 000 safe storage bags for the storage of grains to 250 farmers in Minna municipal, Bosso Local Government council of the state. Niger State Director in-charge of the distribution, Mr. Salihu Bello who disclosed this on Wednesday, said that […]

FG To Establish Commodity Corporations

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 stakeholders on the proposed establishment of commodity corporations. Musa […]