No US trading partners manipulate currency’

US President Donald Trump’s administration declined to name any major trading partner as a currency manipulator in a highly anticipated report on Friday, backing away from a key Trump campaign promise to slap such a label on China.   The semi-annual US Treasury currency report did, however, keep China on a currency “monitoring list» despite […]

Right time’ to use huge bomb in Afghanistan — US general

The top US military commander in Afghanistan said on Friday the decision to deploy one of the largest conventional bombs ever unleashed in combat was a purely tactical decision made as part of the campaign against Daesh (so-called IS)-linked fighters. As many as 36 suspected Daesh militants were killed in the strike on Thursday evening, […]

Education can ‘surely defeat terrorism’

The international conference and exhibition on higher education that took place in Riyadh from April 12 to 15 attracted 387 top universities around the world to introduce best educational experiences that can help students personally and academically.   The event that featured 28 local and international speakers also offered 59 workshops.   In the booth […]

Hacked files suggest NSA penetrated SWIFT, Mideast banks

Washington — Files released by the mysterious hacker Shadow Brokers suggest the US National Security Agency had penetrated the SWIFT banking network and monitored a number of Middle East banks. The files, according to computer security analysts, also showed the NSA had found and exploited numerous vulnerabilities in a range of Microsoft Windows products widely […]

NIGER YOUTH & SPORTS GUANGZHOU DELEGATION LAUDED GOVERNOR BELLO

The Niger State Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Development delegation to Guangzhou China lauded the effort of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello in wooing Chinese investors and Captain of Industry in funding the Niger State sports sector and Youth enterprises, this assertion was made during the state participation in the 1st NIGERIA-CHINA GOVERNOR’S INVESTMENT FORUM […]

HUNDREDS OF YOUTHS PROTEST AGAINST AEDC IN BIDA

Hundreds of young protesters grounded economic activities in Bida to protest “obnoxious and deliberate act by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to strangulate power supply to the city and environs.” The protesters barricaded all entry points and major intersections within the city, thereby stalling movements and issued a three-weeks ultimatum for the electricity company […]

GOVERNOR BELLO SAID NIGER READY FOR PEER REVIEW

GOVERNOR BELLO SAID NIGER READY FOR PEER REVIEW Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, stated that Niger state government is ready for peer review mechanism by NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICA DEVELOPMENT (NEPAD) under the AFRICAN PEER REVIEW MECHANISM (APRM), which is domestically carried out in all the 36 states and FCT for good governance. The Governor, who […]

SARKIN SUDAN REAFFIRMED TEACHERS AS DELIVERY TOOL OF EDUCATION

His Royal Highness, the Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora, Alhaji Saidu Namaska, reaffirmed the efforts being expanded by the State Government which the Emirate Education foundation other NGO’s and individuals were complimenting toward the development of education in the State. The Sarkin Sudan commended the initiative taken by the administration of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, in […]

HTE ETSU NUPE TASKED GOVERNMENT ON TRADITIONAL ROLE OF SCHOOL SUPERVISION

His Royal Highness, Alhaji (Dr.) Yahaya Abubakar expressed profound gratitude to Mr. Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, in demonstrating genuine concerned by repositioning the situation of Education in the State, the Etsu Nupe commended the Governor for his foresight in initiating the institute in order to revive and transform the education sector. Yahaya Abubakar noted […]

IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE SYNERGIZED WITH MINISTRY FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The Permanent Secretary, Niger State Ministry for local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Dauda Adamu Iko expressed his gratitude as he received the committee; Alhaji Iko further appreciated the Committee’s acknowledgment of the key role of the Ministry for local government in the quest for providing quality Basic Education in the State. The Honorable Commissioner, […]