Governor accuses police of instigating kidnap across Nigeria

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on African lawyers to help revive democracy in Nigeria, saying the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has used the police to destroy its foundation. The governor also accused the police of promoting crime in Nigeria, saying, “most of the kidnapping in the country are done by the police.” […]

No bomb scare at Hajj Terminal, says FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Tuesday refuted a rumoured bomb scare at the Hajj and Cargo Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. There had been social media reports that a bomb was detected at the terminal Tuesday. But the agency, through its spokesperson, Henrietta Yakubu, said the report was untrue, adding […]

“Government has consequently set up a committee headed by the deputy governor to ensure that the stolen pension funds are recovered to the coffers of government for the benefit of workers.” -Gov Sani Bello.

The Nigerian Army said it killed six terrorists in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno during an operation to dislodge the remnant of Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement in Maiduguri on Wednesday, disclosed that the insurgents were killed on Monday “Troops of 22 Brigade […]

Niger To Use 20% Bailout Funds For Pensioners

Niger government says it will use 20 per cent of its bailout funds for settlement of all outstanding allowances of pensioners. Malam Tinau Muhammad, Director-General of the State Pensions Board, disclosed this on Tuesday at a 3-day sensitisation workshop on “Effective Pension Management and Administration in the state” in Minna. “I will reiterate again that […]

Cin hanci: Jacob Zuma ya tsallake rijiya da baya

Hakkin mallakar hotoREUTERS Image captionMagoya bayan Shugaba Zuma na murna a birnin Cape Town Shugaban kasar Afirka ta Kudu Jacob Zuma ya sha da kyar a kuri’a ta baya-bayan nan da ‘yan majalisar dokokin kasar suka kada domin tsige shi daga kan mulki. ‘Yan adawa sun yi fatan cewa kada kuri’ar a sirri zai sa […]

Gwamnonin arewa za su ba Borno tallafin N360m

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGES Image captionCikin wuraren da gwamnonin suka kai ziyara a Bornon har da sansanin ‘yan gudun hijira Gwamnonin jihohin arewa sun kai wata ziyara zuwa jihar Borno domin jajanta wa gwamnati da al’ummar jihar, kan hare-haren ‘yan ta-da-kayar-baya na baya-bayan nan. Gwamnonin sun yi alkawarin bai wa jihar Borno tallafin Naira miliyan […]

Resignation: President has not violated the law – Senate

related news Give Buhari time on 16-point demand, NDPC tells PANDEF Buhari to protesters: I won’t resign Aisha goes back to UK as Nigerians expect Buhari’s return Centre postpones Buharimeter town hall meeting Archbishop of Canterbury visits Buhari in UK Osinbajo, APC state chairmen discuss Buhari’s health The Senate on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari […]

Take the fight to terrorists hideouts, Buratai charges troops

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai. related news Borno state confirms killing of 31 fishermen by Boko Haram Boko Haram militants kill 34 in Borno Military determined to wipe out remnants of Boko Haram – Minister Troops kill 13 Boko Haram terrorists Air Force unveils strategy to combat Boko Haram Military trains […]

NEW PENSION BILL WILL CONTRIBUTE 10.5 PERCENT TO NIGER WORKERS

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has agreed and proposed a new pension bill that will contribute 10.5 percent from the state government to the workers when it becomes law; this is against the 7.5 percent the state is contributing initially before the suspension of the contributory pension law in the state. This was revealed during a […]