Muslim World League to hold conference on religious tolerance in Nigeria

A member of the Muslim World League, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, said on Friday that the organisation would work towards strengthening religious tolerance and understanding among Nigerians. Wamakko said in Sokoto that the League would encourage followers of the two major religions in Nigeria to work closely, to engender respect and understanding among them. According to […]

250 Reps want Dogara to step down, says Jibrin

A former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, says at least 250 out of the 360 members of the House have signed a petition calling for the probe and removal of the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. He added that the Department of State Services had beefed up security around him […]

Buhari’s wife accepts Fayose’s challenge, visits US

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, on Thursday travelled to the United States where she was scheduled to be the special guest at the 25th Anniversary of Zumunta Association. According to a statement by her Director, Media, Zakari Nadabo, the event is scheduled to take place at the Silver Spring Civic Centre in Maryland, […]


Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has called on the new executive members of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to strive for excellence and work out ways that would bring effectiveness and eliminate unnecessary delays in the prosecution and execution of justice in the country. He said the NBA, as the body of elite lawyers […]

Recover stolen funds, prosecute looters, Sanusi tells Buhari

Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has advised the Federal Government not only to recover looted funds from individuals and groups, but should also prosecute culprits to serve as a deterrent to others. He gave the advice in a lecture he delivered on the deregulation of the downstream oil sector and […]

Sanusi insists fuel subsidy was scam

The emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II has revealed that the payment of fuel subsidy was an opportunity to enrich some people at the expense of the country. Sanusi who served as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria during the administration of Goodluck Jonathan revealed that the whole fuel subsidy payment was a scam […]

Gov. Sani Bello Directs Continuous Maintenance of Minna-Suleja Road

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has directed the continuous maintenance of Minna-Suleja Road pending it’s reconstruction and dualisation by the Federal government. He also directed contractor handling the rehabilitation of Minna-Bida Road to expedite action before heavy rain sets it. He gave this directive when he paid an unscheduled inspection on the federal […]

PDP condemns alleged hijacking of workers’ pensions by FG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the federal government for allegedly hijacking pensions of its workers following reports that it had not remitted deductions from their salaries in the past 10 months. The opposition party, in a statement released on Wednesday, August 3, alleged that the contributions which ran into billions of naira cannot […]

Buhari assures of stable power supply

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration is working very hard to stabilise the power situation in the country, saying Nigeria has the required resources and technology to do that. He spoke at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday during a joint press conference with the visiting Togolese president, Faure Gnassingbe. “I […]