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Al-Makura promises to complete Awe General Hospital

Al-Makura promises to complete Awe General Hospital

Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has said that Awe General Hospital will be completed before the end of the year. Al-Makura gave the assurance in Awe Local Government Area…

Police arraign man for aiding accused to jump bail

Police on Tuesday arraigned one Austine Agbakoba in a Grade One Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, for aiding an accused person on trial to jump bail. Agbakoba, 59, a business man…

Elders buy Senate forms for Suswam

Elders from the North East senatorial zone in Benue on Monday purchased both expression of interest and party nomination forms for Governor Gabriel Suswam at the state secretariat of the…

Dakingari wants more funds for education

Kebbi State Governor, Usman Dakingari, has called on the Federal Government and TETfund to intervene in the education sector in the state. Dakingari made the call in Abuja on Monday…

Borno CAN counsels FG on Boko Haram

Borno CAN counsels FG on Boko Haram

Borno State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has advised the Federal Government to continue with the ceasefire agreement with the Boko Haram. Chairman of the association in…

Jigawa conducts free eye surgeries for 33,000 patients

Jigawa conducts free eye surgeries for 33,000 patients

Jigawa State Government said it has conducted free eye surgery for 33,000 patients with cataract infection in the last seven years in the state. State Commissioner for Health, Tafida Abubakar,…

Aliyu inaugurates caretaker panels for 25 councils

Aliyu inaugurates caretaker panels for 25 councils

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna   Niger State Governor, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has inaugurated caretaker committees for the 25 local government councils in the state with a warning to…

Court to hear case against Kaduna govt on Nov 24 suit

Court to hear case against Kaduna govt on Nov 24 suit

Justice Dogara Malam of Kaduna High Court 2 on Monday fixed November 24 and 25 for presentation of witnesses in a case instituted against the Kaduna State Government over alleged…

Katsina to train 15,000 farmers in modern agric

Katsina to train 15,000 farmers in modern agric

The Katsina State government will train 15,000 farmers in modern agriculture to boost food production, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alhaji Musa Adamu, has said. Adamu said in…

2015: ‘Why we raised movement for Umar Nasko in Niger’

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna   Niger State Commissioner for Budget and Deputy Chairman of the state Planning Commission, Yahaya Dan’salau, has explained the reason for the formation of…

SON issues MANCAP certificates to 13 firms in Niger

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna   Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has issued the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certificate of excellence to 13 companies in Niger State for…

Bishop asks victim to forgive wife’s murderers

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi The Catholic Bishop of Bauchi Diocese, John Malachi Goton, has enjoined Leonard Onukwu, whose wife was killed by gunmen on Monday night to forgive the…

Police arraign two over assault in Abuja

The police on Friday arraigned two labourers in a Grade One Area Court sitting in Kubwa, Abuja, for joint act, assault and mischief. Those arraigned were Alabi Omolomo, 34, and…

Traditional ruler urges navy to name ship after Ikpayongo

By Tor Vande-Acka Correspondent, Makurdi A traditional ruler in Benue State, Ter Makurdi, Chief Sule Abenga, has appealed to the Nigerian Navy to consider naming one of its ships after…

Appraising Shema’s stewardship in Katsina

By Sani Adamu When Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State declared his intention to seek re-election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2011; some people were…

‘Finding oil in the North will boost Nigeria’s economy’

CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY  Salisu Musa Matori served as a Senator between 1999 and 2003 during which he championed the cause of finding oil in the North particularly in the Benue…

Hand washing prevents diseases among schoolchildren, says group

Hand washing prevents diseases among schoolchildren, says group

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   Network of Civil Society Organization in Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) Bauchi chapter says hand washing is an effective way to prevent diseases and said…

Rain disrupts train services in Ilorin

Rain disrupts train services in Ilorin

District Manager, South West Zone of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Rasheed Gbadamosi, has said that the North-South train services have been disrupted due to erosion caused by downpour…

Commission arrests man for book piracy in Niger

Commission arrests man for book piracy in Niger

The Nigeria Copyrights Commission (NCC) has arrested one Umaru Abdullahi for book piracy in Minna, Niger State. Mr Augustine Amodu, NCC Director of Enforcement, disclosed this on Thursday to the…

Presidential posters of Tafa-Balewa’s son flood Bauchi

Presidential posters of Tafa-Balewa’s son flood Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   Despite the adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as its presidential candidate in the 2015 election, campaign posters of…

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