Easter: Gov. Bello urges Nigerians to imbibe spirit of hope

Niger State Governor, Sani Belo By Rita Iliya Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of hope which the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ brought to mankind. The governor made the call in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin in Minna on Saturday to commemorate Easter […]

3 Suicide bombers kill selves – NEMA

Boko Haram members captured alive By Rabiu Sani/Maiduguri The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri in an attempt to infiltrate the town on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that four powerful explosions occurred between 9: 00 and 9: 30 pm, […]

Aku Uka Canvasses Support For Nigerian Leaders, Urges Youth To Obtain PVC

The Aku Uka of Wukari and chairman, Taraba State Council of Chiefs, HRM. Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi on Thursday called on Nigerians to give leaders at all levels the necessary support for a better Nigeria. The Paramount ruler made the call when youths in Taraba South Senatorial Zone, paid him a visit at his […]

Kaduna LG Polls: CNPP Calls For Disqualification Of APC

Congress of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), Kaduna State chapter has called on the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM), to disqualify the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), from contesting the councillorship positions in the upcoming local government election in the state. CNPP Chairman in the State, Umar Ibrahim, made the call at the weekend during […]

Residents lament poor ATM services during festivities

Residents of Benin have decried poor services of Automated Teller Machines in the metropolis during festive periods. The respondents spoke in separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Saturday. They described it as unfortunate that residents were made to go through stress to withdraw money from the machines during such period. They […]

Minister: 730 Niger Delta youths to be trained in 2018

No fewer than 730 youths from the Niger Delta region would be trained in various skill acquisition programme of the Federal Government in 2018. The effort is said to be in the government bid to increase the human capital development in the country as well as check agitations and unrest in the country. The Minister […]

President Buhari: Eko Atlantic City a catalyst for national development

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inspected Eko Atlantic City in Lagos, one of the world’s cutting-edge new cities under construction on a 750 square kilometres adjacent to Victoria Island, noting that the project would transform the domestic economy of Nigeria. Buhari, who inspected the emerging coastal city alongside a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju […]

Easter: Bishop Ademowo urges Christians to move closer to God

Nigerians have been called upon to be closer to their Creator than before, especially in the current socio-economic challenges facing the country. They were also challenged to always pray for political leaders in the country and also emulate the meekness and the spirit of forgiveness exhibited by Jesus Christ even unto the point of death. […]

Ex-minister lauds federal government’s agricultural diversification programme

A former Minister of Finance, Etubom Anthony Ani, has lauded the Federal Government’s agricultural diversification programme. Chief Ani, who is the Clan Head of Mbiabo Ikoneto in Odukpani local government area of Cross River State said the present economic realities in the country has opened the eyes of most Nigerians to see agriculture as the […]