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Adamawa PDP assures Jonathan of resounding victory on March 28

By Clement Ekong / Special Correspondent, Yola   Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured President Goodluck Jonathan of a resounding victory in the March 28 Presidential…

Poll shift: Dasuki must resign as NSA – Saleh Aliyu

Poll shift: Dasuki must resign as NSA – Saleh Aliyu

Alhaji Saleh Aliyu is a former Yobe State Deputy Governor and Zonal Campaign Coordinator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. In an interview with newsmen, including SPECIAL…

Stakeholders in Zaki raise concerns over INEC card-readers

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  -  Correspondent, Bauchi   Stakeholders in Bauchi State have expressed worry over the viability of the card-reader machines introduced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INE), alleging that…

Bauchi INEC warns against buying, selling of PVCs

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu –  Correspondent, Bauchi   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bauchi State has warned against the selling or buying of Permanent Voters Card (PVCs), saying those found guilty…

‘Kaduna awarding first foreign scholarships since time of Balarabe Musa’

 Alhaji Ja’afar Sani is a Permanent Secretary, State House, in the Kaduna State civil service. In this interview with Special Correspondent, Juliet Oyoyo, Sani, who is the Secretary of Sure-P in…

UNICEF tasks Niger govt on zero polio status

By Chinwendu Nnadozie Snr Correspondent, Minna  NIGER State Government has been challenged to strive towards maintaining zero polio existence in the state through polio dashboard and routine immunisation of children…

Shettima’s wife enjoins Borno women to collect PVCs

By Sunny Nwankwo  Special Correspondent, Maiduguri                 Wife of Borno State Governor Hajiya Nana Kashim Shettima, has urged the Borno women to ensure that they collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs)…

FERMA reconstructs collapsed drainages in Kaduna metropolis

By Juliet Oyoyo Special Correspondent, Kaduna                                   The washout on the Eastern Bye-Pass (Nnamdi Azikiwe…

Katsina: Student in court for raping eight-year-old girl

A-21-year-old student, Ahmed Musa, has appeared before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Katsina for alleged rape of an eight-year-old girl. Musa, according to Police First Information Report (FIR), committed the…

Borno govt distributes 50 rice mills to women rice farmers

Borno State Government has distributed 50 rice mills to women rice farmers in the state as part of its Agricultural Transformation Agenda. State Commissioner of Agriculture, Hajiya Inna Galadima, distributed…

Consumption of quail eggs boosts immune system, says nutritionist

A nutritionist in Garki Hospital, Abuja, Miss Yemisi Olowookere, has said consumption of quail eggs helps to strengthen the immune system and promotes memory health. Olowookere told the News Agency…

How Kaduna emerged 3rd best state in SURE-P, by Perm Sec

 Alhaji Ja’afar Sani is a Permanent Secretary, State House, in the Kaduna State civil service. In this interview with Special Correspondent, Juliet Oyoyo, Sani, who is the Secretary of Sure-P in…

Malammadori council targets 30,000 animals for immunisation

The Malammadori Local Government Council of Jigawa State has targeted more than 30,000 animals for immunisation against zoonotic diseases. Head of Agriculture and Natural Resources Department of the council, Alhaji…

Prices of grains drop in Malammadori

Prices of cash crops and grains are recording a steady drop in Malammadori, Jigawa State, following low demands for the commodities, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported. A…

Architect docked in Wuse for cheating

Police in the Federal capital Territory (FCT) have arraigned one Umar Abdulsalam, an architect, in a Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court on three-count charge. The charges are criminal breach…

Gombe rice farmers commend FG’s support for dry season farming

Chairman of Rice Sellers/Farmers Association in Gombe State, Alhaji Babankaya Sarkin-Shinkafa, has commended the Federal Government for encouraging dry season farming through the provision of farm inputs to rice farmers.…

Ligali villagers plead with Yero over abandoned bridge, roads

Ligali villagers plead with Yero over abandoned bridge, roads

By Gabriel John / Special Correspondent, Kaduna   Angwar Ligali villagers in the Chikun Local Government area of Kaduna State have appealed to Governor Murhktar Ramalan Yero to complete the abandoned…

Ex-Rep flays inciting comments by past leaders

By Chinwendu Nnadozie / Snr Correspondent, Minna   A former member House of Representatives, Alhaji Baba Shehu Agaie, has faulted unguarded utterances by past Nigerian leaders as meant to incite Nigerians…

HIV/AIDS: More prevention of mother child transmission centres established in Gombe

Gombe State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (GOMSACA) has said it had increased the number of Prevention of Mother Child Transmission (PMCT) centres from 185 to 225 in the…

Kabo council plans to spend N4.8b in 2015

The Kabo Local Government Council of Kano State has proposed a budget of N4.8 billion for the 2015 fiscal year. Chairman of the council, Alhaji Murtala Garo, disclosed this to…

Minna Sports Club chieftain canvasses support for sports promotion

By Chinwendu Nnadozie / Snr Correspondent, Minna   President of Minna Sports Club, retired Colonel Ganiyu Akinola, has called on private and corporate organisations to support government in the promotion of…

Emir of Lafia honours Al-Makura’s wife with traditional title

Emir of Lafia honours Al-Makura’s wife with traditional title

Emir of Lafia in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Isah Mustapha-Agwai I, has honoured the wife of the state Governor, Hajiya Salamatu Al-Makura, with the traditional title of ‘Jaruman Mata Jaah Nasarawa’…

Non-indigenes still fleeing Kaduna despite poll shift

By Gabriel John Special Correspondent, Kaduna   Non-indigenes in Kaduna State have continued to relocate to their hometowns mostly in the East for fear of violence during and after elections…

Kaduna police hunt for killers of Sabon Gayan community leader

By Gabriel John Special Correspondent, Kaduna   Police in Kaduna State are hunting for a suspected gang of armed robbers who had recently killed a community leader in Unguwar Fulani in…

‘Presidential relief packages have soothed pains of IDPs’

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said the intervention of the Presidential Initiative on Support to Victims of Insurgency with relief packages had relieved the psychological trauma of the…

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