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Polytechnic cancels award of ND Pass certificate

Polytechnic cancels award of ND Pass certificate

The Nacabs Polytechnic in Nasarawa State has cancelled the award of National Diploma (ND) pass certificate to its graduates, the proprietor of the institution, Mr David Abuluya, has said.  …

Why we’re rebranding Bauchi, by incoming govt

Why we’re rebranding Bauchi, by incoming govt

‘Re-branding Project’; that is the name given to the plans of Bauchi State Governor-elect, Mohammed Abubakar, to rebrand the image of his state after assuming office on May 29. Baba…

Aliyu assents Anti-rape Bill, others

Aliyu assents Anti-rape Bill, others

By Chinwendu Nnadozie / Snr Correspondent, Minna   Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has assented to the Bill seeking stiffer punishment for rapists and people engaged in related sexual…

FCT police recover six cars, arrest 11 suspects

FCT police recover six cars, arrest 11 suspects

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has recovered six stolen cars and arrested 11 suspects in connection with various crimes in the last one month in the territory. Commissioner…

CAN tasks Plateau Gov-elect on peace, security

CAN tasks Plateau Gov-elect on peace, security

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has advised Plateau Governor-elect, Mr Simon Lalong, to restore peaceful co-existence and security in the state on assumption of duty. Chairperson of the association…

We’ll continue to fund Minna stadium until May 29 –Aliyu

We’ll continue to fund Minna stadium until May 29 –Aliyu

By Chinwendu Nnadozie / Snr Correspondent, Minna    Niger State governor, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has said his administration will continue the funding of the Minna stadium project until he hands over to…

When soldiers liberated Gwoza town from insurgents

When soldiers liberated Gwoza town from insurgents

By Constance Athekame   The Boko Haram insurgents captured Gwoza, one of the largest towns in Borno State, in August 2014 following heavy attacks. Gwoza, about 135km from Maiduguri, is…

Gombe offers automatic seats to 506 intending pilgrims

Gombe offers automatic seats to 506 intending pilgrims

The Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board in Gombe State has offered automatic seats to 506 intending pilgrims out of  the  1,934  allocated to the state for the 2015 Hajj exercise. Executive Secretary…

Federal College of Education, Gombe, matriculates 2,430

Federal College of Education, Gombe, matriculates 2,430

No fewer than 2,430 students have been matriculated at the Federal College of Education (Technical) in Gombe for the 2014/2015 academic session. Provost of the college, Dr Abass Gimba, said…

Plateau APC still minority in Assembly despite winning Gov poll

Plateau APC still minority in Assembly despite winning Gov poll

By Onoja Audu,  Jos Despite losing the last governorship election to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has produced more members for the…

Again, ACF tasks Jonathan on Chibok girls

Again, ACF tasks Jonathan on Chibok girls

By Gabriel John –  Special Correspondent, Kaduna   The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has for the umpteenth time called on the outgoing government of President Goodluck Jonathan to intensify effort…

Kano tanker drivers advised to carry fire extinguisher

Kano tanker drivers advised to carry fire extinguisher

Director of the Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Balarabe Kabara, has advised tanker drivers in the state to always carry fire extinguisher in their vehicles. He gave the advice in…

2015 Hajj: Bauchi to accord priority to first-timers

2015 Hajj: Bauchi to accord priority to first-timers

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  -  Correspondent, Bauchi   Bauchi State Government has pledged to accord priority to first-timers intending pilgrims from the state for the 2015 hajj pilgrimage in the sale…

Kano Shari’a court jails man four months for stealing motorcycle

Kano Shari’a court jails man four months for stealing motorcycle

A Shari’a Court in Kano has sentenced a 20-year-old man, Ya’u Ibrahim, to four months in prison for stealing a motorcycle. The accused was charged with criminal breach of trust…

Woman, 36, docked in Wuse for stealing boyfriend’s laptop 

Woman, 36, docked in Wuse for stealing boyfriend’s laptop 

A 36-year-old woman, Mariam Bello, has appeared before a Wuse Zone 6 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, charged with stealing her boyfriend’s laptop worth N150,000. The suspect was arraigned by the police…

Two commercial sex workers docked in Wuse for joint act, theft

Two commercial sex workers docked in Wuse for joint act, theft

The police have arraigned one Joy Peter and Divine Okoye of Masaka in Nasarawa State at a Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on a two-count charge of joint…

Gwarinpa Estate tricycle rider bags two months for breach of trust   

Gwarinpa Estate tricycle rider bags two months for breach of trust   

A Kado Grade 1 Area Court Abuja, has sentenced a tricycle rider, Shafiu Abubakar, to two months imprisonment for criminal breach of trust. Abubakar, 25, who lives at 3rd Avenue, Tipper…

Bauchi Gov-elect raises panel on new policies

Bauchi Gov-elect raises panel on new policies

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  -  Correspondent, Bauchi   Bauchi State Governor-elect, Mohammed Abubakar, has set up a body christened, ‘Re-branding Project’, to formulate new policies and programmes for the development of…

Niger govt says no plan to create new emirates

Niger govt says no plan to create new emirates

Niger State Government has said it has no plan to create new emirate councils in the state. State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Yusuf Tagwai, stated this…

Kano okays N242m for 2015 pilgrims’ accommodation in Saudi Arabia

Kano okays N242m for 2015 pilgrims’ accommodation in Saudi Arabia

Kano State Government said it has approved over N242 million for the payment of intending pilgrims’ accommodation in Saudi Arabia for the 2015 Hajj. State Commissioner for Information, Hajiya Ladidi…

Court remands three men for belonging to gang of brigands

Court remands three men for belonging to gang of brigands

The Magistrate Court sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State, has remanded three men, Mubarak Saleh, Iliyasu Musa and Bilyaminu Haruna, all of Gusau town, for belonging to a gang of brigands.…

Air force secondary school to take off in Minna soon

Air force secondary school to take off in Minna soon

By Chinwendu Nnadozie –  Snr Correspondent, Minna   Niger State Executive Council has ratified the take-off of the Nigeria Air Force Secondary School in Gusase town, Bosso Local Government Council…

Al-Makura promises prudent, transparent government

Al-Makura promises prudent, transparent government

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has expressed commitment to ensure prudent management of resources and transparency in his second tenure. Al-Makura said this on Wednesday when he received the…

Ministry trains poultry stakeholders at New Nyanyan

Ministry trains poultry stakeholders at New Nyanyan

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has begun the training of key stakeholders in the poultry industry to enhance disease prevention, detection and control. Director of the Department…

Foundation seeks stiffer sanctions to protect albinos

Foundation seeks stiffer sanctions to protect albinos

The Albino Foundation (TAF) has called on the Federal Government to enact harsh penalties for persons discriminating against or abusing the rights of Albinos in the country. Founder of TAF,…

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