Niger State Governor, Alhaji Sani Bello has solicited for the support of Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) in developing investment profiling for the state’s agriculture and tourism potentials for prospective global and local investors. The Governor made the request yesterday at a meeting with the management team of the commission led its Executive Secretary and […]

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s exit from APC will not affect party – stakeholders

File Photo – Advertisement – Some stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi said exit of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, from the party would not destabilise it. In a statement personally signed by him in Abuja on Friday, Atiku announced his resignation from the APC, claiming that he had been marginalised […]

Mohamed Salah ‘did not get his chance’ at Chelsea – Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard says Mohamed Salah did not get the chance to establish himself at Chelsea and has described the Liverpool forward as a “top, top player”. Salah joined Chelsea in 2014 but was limited to 19 appearances for the club before being sent out on loan to Fiorentina early the following year. The 25-year old […]

Only one out of 100 Nigerian graduates employable – SMEDAN’s Umaru Radda

The Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, Dr Umaru Radda, has said that only one out of 100 Nigerian graduates is employable, attributing the situation to poor skills and lack of entrepreneurial competence. Radda, who spoke yesterday at the opening ceremony of the sensitization for the Young Business Owners […]

Dutse Emir holds Durbar for minister Lai Mohammed

The Emir of Dutse, HRH Nuhu Mohammed hosted the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to a special Durbar in his Palace in Dutse, Jigawa state. The Durbar was held on the sidelines of the 9th Summit of National Council on Culture, Tourism and National Orientation holding in Jigawa. NAN reports that the […]

Governor Shettima wants proactive measures against food insecurity

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has called for proactive measures to mitigate the effects of food insecurity caused by Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. Shettima made the call while fielding questions from newsmen at the inauguration of farm inputs distribution organised by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Thursday in Maiduguri. According to the […]

PDP has finally gone – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally gone and never returns to power at central and most of the state government. The minister made the disclosure yesterday in Dutse, Jigawa state capital while fielding questions to newsmen, said the Nigerian was seen and acknowledged […]

Robinho sentenced to 9 years in prison over sexual assault

Former Real Madrid and Manchester City striker, Robson de Souza popularly called Robinho, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault. The Brazilian, 33, was found guilty of assaulting a 22-year-old woman along with five other men at a disco in Milan in 2013, when he played for AC Milan. Robinho has […]

Robert Mugabe To Attend Emmerson Mnangagwa’s IInauguration Today

Former Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe is expected at today’s inauguration of the new Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. BBC reports that this was made known by the state broadcaster ZBC TV. Preparations are under way at the National Sports Stadium in the capital Harare where the event is to be held. Diplomatic correspondent Judith Makwanya said […]