NIGER ASSEMBLY PASSES 134.2 BILLION NAIRA 2018 BUDGET

The Niger State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2018 appropriation bill of N134.286bn into law. Nigerwatch Newspaper correspondent reports that the figure showed an over N6billion increase from the N128.10billion presented by the state governor on December 14, 2017. The passage followed the presentation of the report of the Committee on Appropriation and […]

Atiku Abubakar To Speak At Chatham House, and at Invest Africa With UK Secretary For Int’l Trade on Investment into Nigeria To Help Get Nigeria Working Again. 

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, will give a major economic speech at London’s Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) at 10 AM on April 25, 2018. The keynote speech entitled ‘The Importance of Strengthening State Economic Management Systems’ will unveil innovative and tangible solutions that once implemented will help Nigerian states come out from their […]

SUNTI SUGAR: GOV SANI-BELLO SAYS NIGERIA NEEDS VIBRANT AGRICULTURAL SECTOR TO GROW

…COMMENDS PRESIDENT BUHARI’S VISION Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has said that the country requires a vibrant agriciltural sector for it to achieve a hunger-free nation. He said this in his welcome address at the official commissioning of the N50 billion Sunti Golden Sugar Estates, a subsidary of Flour Mills Nigeria Plc in Kudu, […]

Dalilin da ya sa AG ya fice daga APC duk da kusantar sa da Buhari

A shekarar 2011, mazauna jihar Kaduna sun koka kan yadda sakamakon zabe ya kaya tsakanin gwamnan mai ci a wancan lokaci wato marigayi Ibrahim Yakowa na jam’iyyar PDP da Haruna Saeed na jam’iyyar Buhari wato CPC. Masu yin fashin baki kan al’amurran siyasa a jihar Kaduna sun karkata cewa lallai wannan zabe Haruna ne ya […]

Allow me travel abroad for treatment, Metuh begs court

The former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, on Wednesday approached the Federal High Court in Abuja with an application seeking the release of his International Passport to enable him travel abroad for medical attention. The former PDP spokesman, in his application moved by his counsel, Emeka Etiaba, prayed the trial judge, […]

Buhari’s claim he handled Dapchi better than Chibok false – Jonathan’s ex-aide

A former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s claims in Damaturu, Yobe, that he handled the recent abduction of 110 Dapchi schoolgirls ‘much better’ than Mr. Jonathan treated a similar incident in Chibok in 2014 is false. Reno Omokri in a statement on Thursday rather defended his former boss saying it […]

Kano denies rumour of Boko Haram attacks on schools

Kano state government has dispelled rumours making the rounds, especially on social media platforms over an alleged security threat in form of invasion and kidnapping of students in boarding schools in the state. A statement signed by the commissioner for information, youth and culture, Malam Muhammad Garba, says the rumours, which are being peddled by […]

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF AN EXPANDED MEETING OF THE COALITION OF NORTHERN

GROUPS AND ALL NORTHERN ETHNIC NATIONALITIES HELD IN KANO ON MARCH 14, 2018. INTRODUCTION Driven by deep patriotism, commitment to a united and prosperous Northern Nigeria, and belief in the peaceful coexistence of all its people, a meeting was held of leaders of the Coalition of Northern Groups and all the ethnic nationalities of the […]