NLC alarmed over Boko Haram resurgence, extols Ekwueme

NLC Chairman Ayuba Wabba By Joan Nwagwu The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) has expressed concern over the resurgence of strikes at vulnerable targets by Boko Haram in the North East. NLC President Ayuba Wabba, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, described the killings as reprehensible. “The Nigeria Labour Congress wishes to commiserate with the government […]

Fake news can destroy Nigeria—Veteran journalist warns

Angelo Elosia, veteran journalist and CEO of ELO-PEE World-Wide Television Mr Angelo Elosia, veteran journalist and Chief Executive Officer of ELO-PEE World-Wide Television, says that social media does not pose any significant threat to conventional media. Elosia, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja, however, warned that fake news […]

ECOWAS Common External Tariff 70% implemented

Hameed Ali says 70 per cent of ECOWAS Common External Tariff implemented by Nigeria By Temitope Ponle Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says the country has implemented about 70 per cent of the requirements of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET). The Comptroller-General of NCS, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) said this at the opening of […]

East Africa: 27.1m people need food – FAO

Dry crops affected by the drought as 27.1 East Africans need food aid Drought conditions in eastern Africa left 27.1 million people in need of food aid, an official of the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the UN said on Thursday in Addis Ababa. Patrick Kormawa, FAO Representative to the AU and the UN […]

SPORTS VERITABLE TOOLS FOR NATIONAL UNITY , COHESION- GOV SANI-BELLO

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has described Sports as veritable tool and  major factor that enhances national unity and cohesion. Governor Sani-Bello stated this at the kick-off of the first All Progressives Congress (APC) National Unity Cup Football competition  holding at the old parade ground, Abuja. The Governor said sporting activities apart from bringing […]

Zunubi ne ke jawo cutar kansa – Ministan India

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionHimanta Biswa Sarma ishi ne ministan lafiya na jihar Assam Al’ummar kasar Indiya sun yi ca cikin bacin rai kan wasu kalamai da ministan lafiya na jihar Assam ya yi cewa: ‘cutar kansa wata ukuba ce daga Ubangiji sakamakon zunuban da mutum ya yi a baya.’ Himanta Biswa Sarma ya ce […]

Ana zargin wata da soka wa mijinta kwalba a kirji a Gusau

Image captionMijin matar na kwance a asibiti yana karbar magani Kwana hudu bayan wata mata da ake zargi a Abuja ta caccaka wa mijinta wuka, an kuma samun wata da ake zargin ta caka wa nata mijin kwalba a Gusau babban birnin jihar Zamfara, har ta kai an garzaya da shi asibiti ranga-ranga. Rundunar ‘yan […]

Wanted ex-pensions chief Abdulrasheed Maina owns 222 houses, hotels – Senate

The Senate has described as herculean the investigation of the sacked Chairman of Presidential Task force on Pensions Reforms, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, disclosing that over 222 houses illegally acquired by the ex-pension boss were recovered by the EFCC. Raising through order 42 and 43, Senator Emmanuel Paulker, Chairman of Federal establishment pointed that the Committee […]

Zamfara NYSC assures corps members of safety

New Zamfara State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Hajia Walidah Sadiq Isah, has assured the over 2,000 Corps members deployed to the state of adequate security during their stay in the state. Hajia Isah stated this during the swearing-in ceremony of the 2017 Batch ‘B’ (stream 1) Corps members deployed to Zamfara State held […]