Reps wants FG to include Almajiris in school-feeding programme

The House of Representatives has called on Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo to conduct headcounts of Almajiri and enrol them into the Homegrown school feeding programme. The call was part of the resolutions reached on a motion moved by Mansur Manu and 3 others on Thursday. The motion entitled, “Need to Eradicate child destitution and Remove […]


The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Niger State Governor, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje says the State Government is ready to work closely with all Non-Governmental Organizations that are willing to add value to humanity.Mrs. Noel Berje made the disclosure when she received, in audience, the Chairman Board of Trustees (BOT) of Dibri Emmanuel Foundation, […]

Zamfara govt’s Director of Budget abducted

The Zamfara State Government has confirmed the kidnap of its Director of Budget, Alhaji Hamza Salihu. The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General, Press Affairs to Gov. Bello Matawalle, in Gusau. “Zamfara State Governor, Dr Bello Matawallen, has described as terrible and disturbing, Sunday afternoon abduction of the state’s Director […]

Nnamdi Kanu attacks Tinubu in new statement, issues strong warning to APC leader

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday, accused the National Leader of the All Progress Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, of spreading falsehood against the Igbo nation. The IPOP leader and Director of Radio Biafra, stated that Tinubu disappointed and disgraced the noble Yoruba ancestry, by allowing […]

Supreme Court sacks APC senator, David Umaru

The Supreme Court has declared Mohammed Sani Musa winner of the Niger East senatorial election in the last National Assembly polls. The court, however, set aside the April 8, 2019 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which declared Senator David Umaru the valid candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Umaru, an ex-Chairman, Senate […]

France 2019: Top 10 Super Falcons players of all time

Nigeria may never have been a threat to other countries to win the FIFA Women’s World Cup, yet they have provided plenty of entertainment during their seven outings at football’s biggest tournament. The nine-time champions of African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) will forever be remembered as the country that almost knocked out Brazil at […]

One Million New STD’s Recorded Daily, Warns WHO

A “wake up call” among people aged 15-49 years old is urgently needed with a million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur every day across the world, says the World Health Organization (WHO),According to According to a new report released by the health agency, 127 million new cases of chlamydia were recorded and 87 […]

EFCC withdraws from Goje’s ‘N25bn fraud’ case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has withdrawn from the N25 billion fraud case involving Danjuma Goje, former governor of state, according to NAN. The case, which has been on for close to eight years, has been handed over to the office of the attorney-general of the federation. Babatunde Quadiri of federal high court II, […]

ISIS Attack North Of Baghdad Kills 2 Brothers, Wounds Third

Several Islamic State gunmen attacked a village north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad late Thursday night, killing two brothers, wounding a third, and also injuring another family member, said security sources, According to One source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Kurdistan 24 on Friday that gunmen from the extremist group stormed […]

Concerns Over CBN’s Proposed Restriction On Govt Securities

Despite difficult operating clime, typified by higher non performing loans, (NPLs), dearth of credit facilities to real sectors of the economy, banks have been able to make appreciable profits, particularly, in their first quarter 2019 outings. However, some analysts say the ‘harvests’ mostly at the expense of customers may be short-lived with the restriction the […]