DSS arrest Kwankwaso’s ex chief of staff

  Operatives of the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Thursday arrested the former Chief of Staff to Former Kano state Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Yunusa Adamu Dangwani. A source in the agency told out reporters that Dangwani was arrested while he was  trying to flee to Saudi Arabia, at the Malam Aminu Kano International […]

GOV. ABU SANI THE BEST GOVERNOR ON PENSION PAYMENTS

All payments made in respect of gratuities (RB & DG) contract benefits, 142% Pension Arrears and Accrued Rights under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) as approved by His Excellency, Alh. (Dr) Abubakar Sani Bello Governor, Niger State from May 29, 2015 to date It should be noted that this is the highest payment ever made […]

Russia 2018: Supporters’ club pledge to uphold Nigeria’s integrity

Ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia, the Nigeria Football Supporters’ Club (NFSC) says it will uphold the nation’s integrity at the mundial. The assurance was given through its National Chairman, Samuel Ikpea, in a chat with sports journalists, stressing that such was expected of the body and it must live up to […]

PDP Senator, Olujimi slams Fayose for demolishing houses

The Senator representing Ekiti South in the National Assembly, Mrs. Biodun Olujimi, has condemned the latest round of demolition of houses in Ado-Ekiti by Governor Ayo Fayose. Olujimi, who is a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, said physical development is a welcome development but should be done with human face. The Deputy Senate Minority […]

Dasuki: Definite trial commences May

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has adjourned the trial of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in the alleged money-laundering charges brought against him by the Federal Government till May 2 and 3 for definite trial. A Judge of the Court, Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf announced the new trial date in Abuja after being […]

Senate confirms Aisha Ahmad, Adamu as CBN Deputy Governors, rejects Asheikh Maidugu

The Senate on Thursday confirmed nominees to serve as Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, members of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, which was sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari in November last year. The development followed Senate’s resolution on 14th March, 2018 to screen the nominees after setting aside their earlier position not to […]

Be Intentional If You Want To Succeed In Life – Richard Mofe-Damijo

Veteran Nollywood actor Richard Mofe-Damijo has shared a thought-provoking piece on his IG page for every young person out there. The Wedding Party star is not only known to be skillful on-screen, he always also finds time to motivate his followers who are mostly youth. According to the former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in […]

Nigeria Air Force Institute to commence new degree programmes

The Commandant, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), AVM Cletus Udeagulu, has said that the institute would begin new degree programmes including aerospace engineering and aerospace vehicle design soon. A statement issued in Kaduna on Wednesday by the institute’s spokesman, Flying Officer Uboh Edem said the commandant made the remarks when he paid a courtesy visit to the Registrar, […]

FG warns ministries, agencies on procurement

The federal government has directed the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure that budget implementation follows procurement plans. It warned against any act not in tune with the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s drive to deliver dividends of democracy. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, issued the directive yesterday in a new circular […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation selects 1,000 for 2018 entrepreneurship programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation has released the list of 1,000 successful applicants for its 2018 entrepreneurship programme. Shortlisted from more than 150,000 applicants from 114 countries worldwide, the selected applicants are tagged African entrepreneurs “with the most innovative, high-potential business ideas.” While commenting on the final selection, Tony Elumelu, the founder, said: “The number and […]