Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello on Tuesday distributed vehicles 47 vehicles, worth N 200 million to aid the effectiveness and efficiency of the state workforce. The vehicles were distributed by the governor in Government House  Minna, the state capital. The state Ministry of Local Government, Local Government Service Commission, Local Government Audit, 12 […]

Lai Mohammed Tells Why Nigeria Broadcasting Sector Is Underdeveloped

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Tuesday that lack of scientific Audience Measurement System was responsible for the underdevelopment of the nation’s broadcasting sector. The minister stated this in Lagos at the third International Summit on Digital Broadcasting in Nigeria organised by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON). He noted […]

Vice President Osinbajo Commends ECOWAS Bank For Infrastructure Funding

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday praised the ECOWAS Bank for investment and Development for being proactive in infrastructure funding and development in the sub-region. He sated this while declaring open the 15th Ordinary Session of the Board of Governors’ Meeting of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), in Abuja According to him, […]

26 suspected kidnappers arrested along Minna-Lambatta- Suleja

26 suspected kidnappers arrested by Officers and men of Operation Absolute Sanity from the office of the IGP Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris along Minna-Lambatta- Suleja paraded before newsmen in Gawu-Babangiga on Tuesday @Mohammed Abdulkadir Lapai

Sokoto Govt Pays N1.8b To UNICEF To Boost Education, Health, Sanitation

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Sokoto State Government has said that it has paid the sum of N1.8 billion as counterpart funding in various initiatives entered into with UNICEF to boost basic education, healthcare delivery and sanitation in the state. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this Tuesday at the opening of a three day forum on […]

Olamide to health ministry: I’m not promoting tobacco to get people killed

Olamide Adedeji, indigenous rapper, says he had no intention of promoting tobacco in the music video for his new single ‘Wo’. In a statement released on Twitter on Sunday, the ministry of health had said the rapper violated the 2015 tobacco act, warning that the video had “dangerous public health content”. “The public is informed of […]

79% of households do not monitor their children’s use of social media

Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — A study prepared by researcher Faisal Al-Manea entitled “Means of social media and their role in creating social alienation”, issued by Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, shows that 79.3 percent of households do not care about their children’s usage of social media, Al-Watan reported. The study, which was applied to […]

Pre-Haj showers likely in Makkah, holy sites

Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — Showers are likely to bring some solace to the thousands of pilgrims in Makkah between Aug. 24 and 26 (Dhul Hijja 2-4), three days before they set out for the tent city of Mina in preparation for the standing on Arafat. The highlands of Makkah, including the holy sites, and Madinah […]