Nigeria Police TV channel takes off November with 5,000 staff — CEO

The proposed Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service will hit the airwaves nationwide beginning from November 28, its Chairman/CEO, Ediri Jerry Wesley has promised. The TV will begin with a fund-raising ceremony at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. Speaking in an interview with journalists in Abuja, he commended the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, for working to […]

Nigeria commends Saudi Arabia for providing adequate logistics for pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON has commended the Saudi Arabian authorities for providing all the necessary logistics support for pilgrims at the Jamarat, the place where pilgrims perform the symbolic stoning of the devil. The Executive Chairman of NAHCON, Abdullahi Muhammad, made the commendation while briefing journalists in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Mr. Muhammad […]

Address rising cost of living, Emir Sanusi tells Nigerian govt

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has called on the government and traders to address the high cost of consumable items in the country. Mr. Sanusi made the call in his Sallah message to the people of Kano delivered at his palace shortly after Eid durbar (Hawan Sallah). The Emir, who lamented the current hardship […]

Fayose, clad in Islamic attire, causes stir at Eid-el-Kabir prayer

The Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, on Friday dressed in an Islamic regalia and joined other Muslims at the Ado Ekiti central praying ground for the Eid-el-Kabir prayers. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr. Fayose, who is a Christian, was received by Muslim leaders and other faithful. Mr. Fayose, addressing the faithful, said […]

ASUU Strike: Osinbajo will not take over negotiation with lecturers – Presidency

Two days after a minister announced that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo “has taken over some of the aspects of the negotiations and discussions” with striking university lecturers, the presidency has corrected the statement saying the minister was “misrepresented.” Speaking at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and […]

Super Eagles To Receive N20m From Buhari Over Game Victory- Dalung

Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has applauded Nigeria’s Super Eagles for their massive 4-0 triumph over visiting Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. The national team will receive N20million Naira for the 4 goals scored, after the federal government […]

FUT Minna sacks 7 professors, 121 others

The Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, has fired seven professors, its chief security officer and 120 casual workers. Findings revealed that the affected professors were those said to be on contract after exceeding the retirement age in the institutions they first worked. A source said the decision to relieve the professors of their […]

Annulled Victory: Kenyatta Blasts Court, Calls Judge A “Crook”

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has branded judges in the country’s Supreme Court “crooks” after they annulled his victory in presidential elections. He earlier called for calm and said he would respect the ruling but struck a more combative note at a Nairobi rally. The court cited irregularities in last month’s election and ordered a new […]

Sokoto quadruplets turn a family’s fortune around

The quadruplets and Parents The birth of a set of quadruplets in Ilella Local Government Area of Sokoto State has ignited an enthralling atmosphere in the area, just as their coming has brought immense goodwill and support to their parents. For 45-year-old Malam Lawali Ibrahim and 35-year-old Malama Shafa’atu, parents of the four healthy baby […]