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Tikau Emirate to plant trees along major roads

Tikau Emirate to plant trees along major roads

By Mohammed Abubakar  Special Correspondent, Damaturu    Tikau Emirate Council, Sabon Garin Nangere Local Government Area of Yobe State, has concluded arrangements to establish 15 kilometer tree plantation along major…

NIS seeks Nasarawa govt’s partnership over control of foreigners

By Michael David  Special Correspondent, Lafia   The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), David Parradang, has called on the Nasarawa State government to collaborate with the agency to…

Yobe govt aids 2,260 intending pilgrims

By Mohammed Abubakar  Special Correspondent, Damaturu   Yobe State government has approved the provision of accommodation subsidy to all 2,260 intending pilgrims from the state while in Saudi Arabia. It…

JED denies control of 17, 000 consumers in Benue

By Tor Vande-Acka  / Correspondent, Makurdi   The Jos Electricity Distribution (JED) company in Benue State says it has no control over the power consumption level of about 17, 000 consumers…

Presidency: N’East APC group canvasses for Atiku

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   All Progressives Congress (APC) North East Turaki Mobilization Group has urged stakeholders in the North East  zone to ensure that leadership of the country…

No alternative to PDP in Kogi, says Salau

By Hamzat Baba  / Special Correspondent, Lokoja   Kogi State Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hassan Salau, has declared that PDP remains the only platform that would take…

MAN tasks N’East governors on resuscitation of industries

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has charged  Northern governors to work towards  resuscitating  ailing industries and companies in the region. The association’s North East…

Katsina govt spends N250m on staff empowernment

Katsina State government spends N250 million every year on staff development at Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Higher Education, Ali Haruna Jani, disclosed this…

Resolving Nassarawa ethnic crisis

By Michael David  /   Special Correspondent, Lafia   The lingering ethnic violence raging between the Eggon peasants and Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa State is indeed an issue to worry about…

Yobe group woos Gaidam for second term

A political group, ‘Yobe Zone ‘B’ APC Youth Caucus for Gaidam and Jarma,’ has called on Governor Ibrahim Gaidam to re-contest in 2015 to continue with the people-oriented projects he…

Group to Saraki: You defected to APC for selfish reasons

Following the recent outburst of immediate past governor of Kwara State, Dr Bukola Saraki, that his defection to the opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC), was people’s wish, particularly, the people…

Niger to boost IGR over budget deficit

By Chinwendu Nnadozie –  Snr Correspondent, Minna    Niger State government is to intensify efforts at aggressively pursuing beefing up its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to mitigate the shortfall. The…

Benue govt to sanction workers over politics

By Tor Vande-Acka Correspondent, Makurdi Even as the Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, has sworn in four new permanent secretaries in the state civil service, he has vowed to sanction…

Crisis brews in Nasarawa againCrisis brews in Nasarawa again

By Michael David Special Correspondent, Lafia Crisis is again brewing in Nasarawa communities of Ome, Atabula, Adabu, and Abagu, all in Obi Local Government Area. Already, indigenes are deserting the…

APC governorship aspirant alleges members’ connivance with PDP

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Correspondent, Bauchi Governorship aspirant under All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2015 general election in Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, has alleged that some APC aspirants are conniving with…

Kashimbila dam will resolve our energy challenges –Ishaku

Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku is the Hounarable Minister of State, Niger Delta Ministry, who once starved as Minister of Power. He recently organized a thanksgiving service to mark his 6oth…

How to resolve Taraba crisis, by Ishaku

Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku is the Hounarable Minister of State, Niger Delta Ministry, who once starved as Minister of Power. He recently organized a thanksgiving service to mark his 6oth…

Boat mishap victims not from Niger, says Aliyu

By Chiwendu Nnadozie  / Snr Correspondent, Minna    The Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu’azu Babnagida Aliyu, has refuted report which stated that victims of last weekend’s boat disaster were from…

PDP will deliver Kwara to Jonathan, says Shagaya

As 2015 general elections are gathering momentum, a  businessman and House of Representatives aspirant for Ilorin West and Asa local government areas of  Kwara State, Alhaji Sheriff Shagaya, has declared…

Bauchi APC plans to win 2015 election

Bauchi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has expressed its determination  to put its house in order to win 2015 general elections. The Bauchi APC Interim Secretary, Dr. Danjuma…

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