El Zakzaky Is Alive- DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) said on Friday that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, is alive The Department of State Services (DSS) said on Friday that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, is alive An official of DSS, who preferred to remain anonymous, […]


Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello said a cordial working relationship between the executive and legislative arms of government would guarantee effective democratic evolution and rapid infrastructural development in Nigeria. Governor Sani-Bello stated this at the 5- day retreat on “Enhancing Legislators Capacity for Effective Legislation in Nger State” for members and management of the […]


Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State presented a coaster bus and hilux vehicles to Niger State Teacher Professional Development Institute. The Governor who showed his satisfaction with the institute’s developmental stride affirmed his administration drive in upgrading the quality of education sector in the state. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello described the institute as one […]

Everton in talks to sign Arsenal’s Theo Walcott

Everton manager Sam Allardyce says the club is negotiating with Arsenal to sign Theo Walcott on a permanent deal. Allardyce is keen to strengthen his attacking options and said Walcott, 28, would be a “fantastic addition”. “It’s not imminent but negotiations are going on and we’re hoping to negotiate a permanent deal,” said Allardyce, 63. […]

Teachers’ Sack: NLC delivers protest letter to El-Rufai

The Nigeria Labour Congress on Thursday delivered its protest letter to Governor Nasir El-Rufai against the sack of ‘incompetent teachers’ by the state government. The President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, delivered the letter to the governor amidst armed security operatives at the Government House, Kaduna. Hundreds of protesters crossed security barricades and marched about […]

Benue killers could be Boko Haram, Libyan rebels – Senator

A lawmaker has said that suspected herdsmen responsible for the attacks in Benue state and other parts of the country could be defeated Boko Haram insurgents or displaced Libyan soldiers. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Abu Ibrahim (APC, Katsina South), said this while speaking with journalists on Thursday as he called […]

Buhari to Gani Adams: Use Aare Ona Kakanfo title for Nigeria’s unity

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates Gani Adams, Leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, on his investiture as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo, January 13, 2018. President Buhari charges Mr. Adams to use the new position to pursue worthy goals of security, peace and national unity. The president commends the Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi […]

2019: Dino Melaye cautions Buhari on Gov. Bello

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday warned President Muhammadu Buhari to be wary of the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello. This is coming after Gov. bello endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in 2019 after attending a juma’at with Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Jan 5th.  Gov. Bello said President Buhari will secure […]

Oyo pledges support to CBN in achieving 80% financial inclusion

The Oyo State Government has promised to support the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) initiative in actualizing the 80% financial inclusion rate by the year 2020. Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Olalekan Alli gave this assurance on Thursday in Ibadan while declaring open the inaugural meeting of Financial Inclusion State Steering Committee (FISSCO) meeting […]

Sterling Bank appoints Abubakar Suleiman as new MD

Sterling Bank Plc has appointed Abubakar Suleiman as its new Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, CEO. The new bank chief was before his appointment, the bank’s Executive Director, Finance & Strategy, a role he has served in since May 2012. He will replace current CEO, Yemi Adeola, who has notified the Board of Directors of […]