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Possible Hyat, Yakawada joint ticket threatens Yero’s job

Possible Hyat, Yakawada joint ticket threatens Yero’s job

By Juliet Oyoyo  /  Special Correspondent, Kaduna   The political scene in Kaduna State was last weekend agog with the news of an alleged joint ticket between former Minister of…

Southern Kaduna youth give Jonathan, PDP conditions for 2015

Southern Kaduna youth give Jonathan, PDP conditions for 2015

As the struggle for repositioning their politicians for strategic positions continues among the different zones in Kaduna State, a youth organisation has thrown some questions to President Goodluck Jonathan and…

I’ll use Gembu Dam to boost power if, Jen promises Tarabans

I’ll use Gembu Dam to boost power if, Jen promises Tarabans

A governorship aspirant in Taraba State, Mr Musa Jen, has promised to use the Gembu Electricity Dam to boost electricity generation in the state if he was elected Governor in…

Vigilance members remanded in Okene Prisons for shooting woman

Vigilance members remanded in Okene Prisons for shooting woman

Three members of a vigilance group in Kogi State were on Wednesday remanded at Federal Prisons, Okene, for allegedly shooting a woman. The accused are facing a two-count charge of…

Guri farmers appeal to Jigawa govt to clear hyper-grass on Hadejia River

Guri farmers appeal to Jigawa govt to clear hyper-grass on Hadejia River

Some farmers in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State have urged the state government to clear the hyper-grass on Hadejia River to encourage agricultural activity there. The farmers made…

Adamawa seeks greater assistance for internally displaced persons

By Clement Ekong  / Special Correspondent, Yola   Adamawa State government has called on the Federal Government, international donor agencies as well as wealthy Nigerians to increase their assistance to internally…

Help us build airport in Kogi, Idris pleads with FG

Help us build airport in Kogi, Idris pleads with FG

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has urged the Federal Government to assist the state government in building an international airport in Lokoja. Wada made the plea during a courtesy…

Katsina builds 40 toilets in major markets

Katsina State Government has constructed over 40 toilets in major markets as part of measures to curb open defecation in the state. This was contained in a statement by Public…

Kaduna: NGO to empower youths for positive change

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Strategic Empowerment and Mediation Agency (SEMA), on Monday said it would empower Nigerian youths for positive social changes. Executive Director of the organisation, Mr Samie…

Adamawa needs N46b to rehabilitate public schools

By Clement Ekong Special Correspondent, Yola   For public primary and secondary schools in Adamawa State to regain its lost glory, the state education sector needs about N46 billion to…

God has final say on who succeeds me in 2015, says Aliyu

God has final say on who succeeds me in 2015, says Aliyu

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna   Governor Muázu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has said though he has a preferred candidate to succeed him after May 29, 2015, God…

Jigawa: Kirikasamma council distributes cars to communities

Jigawa: Kirikasamma council distributes cars to communities

The Kirikasamma Local Government Council of Jigawa State said on Saturday it had distributed five cars to rural communities to enhance transportation of pregnant women to hospitals. The council’s Secretary,…

Abuja: Jikoyi landlords build N2.5m police outpost

Abuja: Jikoyi landlords build N2.5m police outpost

The Landlords Association in Jikoyi, a satellite community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said it had built a police outpost in the settlement. Chairman of the association, Mr Rufus Ebegba,…

Sokoto police boss counsels resents against rumour mongering

Sokoto Sate Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Shaibu Gambo, has appealed to residents to avoid rumour mongering to enhance security situation of the state. The commissioner was reacting to a rumour…

Aliyu harps on free, compulsory education for girl-child

Aliyu harps on free, compulsory education for girl-child

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna   Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has reiterated the need for free and compulsory education for the girl-child, a policy he said,…

Ebola: Bauchi begins distribution of test kits to schools

Ebola: Bauchi begins distribution of test kits to schools

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi   Bauchi State Government has begun the distribution of Ebola test kits to  all public and private schools in  the  state. Chairman of the State…

Yero inaugurates Sabongari-Samaru-Yankarfe road

Yero inaugurates Sabongari-Samaru-Yankarfe road

Governor Muktar Yero of Kaduna State has inaugurated the 3.68 kilometre Sabongari-Samaru-Yankarfe road in the Sabongari Local Government area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…

Nasarawa: PDP aspirant denies campaigning for another party

Nasarawa: PDP aspirant denies campaigning for another party

By Michael David  -  Special Correspondent, Lafia   Bala Zakari Adamu, an aspirant seeking to contest for the Senate seat in Nasarawa South Senatorial District on the platform of the…

26 convicted in Lokoja for contravening sanitation law

26 convicted in Lokoja for contravening sanitation law

Twenty-six people were on Saturday convicted by a mobile court sitting in Lokoja for contravening the Kogi State Sanitation Law. The convicts, 15 women and 11 men, were arrested for…

232 secondary schools students get scholarships in Benue

By Tor Vande-Acka Correspondent, Makurdi Two hundred and thirty two students from 10 secondary schools in Benue state have been awarded 4+ scholarships for excelling in different categories. Out of…

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