The Permanent Secretary, Dr Mohammed Gana, had presented a Hand over notes to the two Commissioners of Ministry of Sports Development and that of the Youth Development at the two offices. At the Sports Ministry, Dr Gana described the staffs of the two Ministries as very supportive that have contributed to the success of […]

A journalist , who is safeguarding the democratic process by highlighting issues in a constructive manner; a journalist who is never promoting divisive tendencies and championing parochial interests. That’s Ajiyan Minna, our facilitator in writing, right from the Nigeria Television Authority. We are proud of you sir. @Tanko musa  Chaka

No plans to dump PDP for APGA – Oduah

Senator Stella Oduah dismisses defection rumour By Ifeanyi Nwoko Senator Stella Oduah has described as untrue, recent reports that she plans to dump the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday, Oduah said that the reports were […]

Notorious kidnapper Don Wani killed

Don Wani: killed By Precious Akutamadu The notorious kidnapper, Mr. Don Wani, who masterminded the killing of 23 persons in Omoku in Rivers state,  has been killed. Wani, a suspected militant leader, was confirmed killed in a combined operation by the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Army at a border town between Rivers […]

34 ships laden with petroleum products, food items, to arrive Lagos ports

Tanker, ship collision near Shanghai leaves 32 missing Thirty four ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos from Jan. 8 to Jan. 30. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was […]

FG: Let’s not politicise killings

The Federal Government has said the recent killings in some parts of the country must not be politicised. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said this in Abuja yesterday at the Inter-denominational church service for the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration. Osinbajo said the government had realised that some people wanted to benefit politically from the […]

Photos: 490 stranded Nigerians evacuated from Libya

Some of the evacuated Nigerians in Libya arriving Port Harcourt International Airport on Sunday. Photo credit Chidi Ohalete/TA/NAN By Precious Akutamadu The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, on Sunday in Port Harcourt said that the Federal Government would rehabilitate and empower 490 Nigerians evacuated from Libya. Onyeama gave the assurance on the arrival […]

An kama ‘yan makarantar sakandare masu ‘cikin-shege’

Hakkin mallakar hotoAFP Masu fafutukar kare hakkin yara sun soki kamen da aka yi wa ‘yan makaranta masu ciki da iyayensu a karshen mako. An kama yaran makarantar sakandare ‘yan kasa da shekara 20 a Tandahimba, da ke arewacin Tanzaniya, bisa umarnin wani kwamishina na gundumar kuma aka bayar da belinsu daga baya. Kafar watsa […]

Emir cries out over drug abuse among married women, youths in Yobe

The rate of drug abuse particularly among married women and youths in Tikau town of Nangere local government area of Yobe state has forced the royal house to call on agencies concern to take immediate action to curtail the menace of abuses of drugs in the council. The Emir of Tikau, HRH Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar […]

Sabon rikici ya barke a Taraba

Image captionAl’amarin ya faru ne a karamar hukumar Lau, da Katibu da kuma sauran kauyukan da ke kewaye da yankin. Al’amarin ya faru ne a wasu yankunan karamar hukumar Lau, da Katibu da kuma sauran kauyukan da ke kewaye da yankin. Wani mazaunin yankin ya shaida wa BBC cewa, “Wasu mutane ne da ake zargin […]