Former Vice President Welcomes Release Of Dapchi School Girls

Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku has welcomed the release of Dapchi school girls who were allegedly abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe. In a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, Atiku said he was gladdened by the return of the girls, adding that some families who had been heartbroken would now have their tears wiped. […]

Bill Gates, Dangote, Six Govs Sign MoU On Immunization

Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote and six Governors on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding on improved access to immunization across Northern Nigeria. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto was joined by Kashim Shettima of Borno, Abdullahi ganduje of Kano, Muhammed Abubakar of Bauchi and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna at the signing ceremony which held at […]

2019: We are ready to capture Lagos – PDP

The Lagos chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday said it had perfected plans to capture the state in 2019. Its State Chairman, Mr Moshood Salvador, disclosed this during a chat with newsmen in Lagos. He said the determination of the party to win Lagos State, for the first time, was unwavering, adding that […]

President Buhari to chair 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium in Lagos next week

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to lead several distinguished Nigerians to Lagos next Thursday as he chairs the 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium to commemorate the 66th birthday of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According a statement signed by the Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mr Tunji […]

Minister: Released Dapchi schoolgirls to undergo medical test

The students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, who were released after over a month in Boko Haram captivity are undergoing medical test, according to Lai Mohammed, minister of information. The minister said this at the weekly federal executive council meeting in Abuja. He said after their captors returned them to […]

N664.3m fraud: ICPC set to arraign ex-Governor Dakingari

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former Governor of Kebbi, Alhaji Saidu Dakingari, for misappropriation of N664.3 million belonging to the state. The Spokesperson of ICPC, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Okoduwa said the former governor who served two terms between […]

Federal government indicts ministries, agencies, says they make procurement without transparency

The Federal Government has accused some Ministries, Departments and Agencies of carrying out procurement that lacks transparency and accountability. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, made the allegation in a circular dated March 19 and made available to journalists on Wednesday. In the circular titled “Need for proper compliance with […]