OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT PRESS RELEASE SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME REACHES 17 STATES *Over 4m school pupils now eating one free meal a day *25,771 schools now benefitting from the programme *Also, N5,000 monthly Conditional Cash Transfer now funded in 16 states for 115,000 Nigerians Three more states have been added to the National Home […]

Buhari orders immediate sack of Maina, demands probe of recall

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday directed the immediate dismissal of Abdulrasheed Maina, a civil servant who went missing for years after being declared wanted for corruption, but was recently reinstated to a higher post. The president said the circumstances of Mr. Maina’s return to the civil service must be investigated. A statement by presidential spokesperson, […]

Together we prevail

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and US President Donald Trump stand for a group photo with leaders of Arab and Muslim countries at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. — AFP THE 2017 Riyadh summit was a series of three summits held on May 20-21, 2017, on […]

Center to combat extremist ideology opened in Riyadh

C Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, US President Donald Trump and leaders of Muslim countries stand for a family photo at the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Riyadh on Sunday. — Reuters Saudi Gazette report IN the presence of leaders from Muslim countries, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King […]

Saudi Arabia and Iraq to open border points, set up consulate in Iraq

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH – Saudi Arabia and Iraq agreed on Sunday to open border points and set up a Saudi consulate in Iraq. In a joint statement issued at the end of the first Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, the two countries announced their decision to develop ports, roads and border zones as well as to carry […]

2019: Sule Lamido writes PDP members, seeks party ticket

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr Sule Lamido has written to members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, informing them of his decision to fly the party’s flag in the next presidential election. Lamido in a letter to all PDP members across the country said all the party needs to reposition the country is to […]

PDP to Buhari: Sack Danbazzau, Malami over Maina reinstatement

Buhari orders Abdulrasheed Maina to be fired immediately Buhari fires Maina, queries Head of Service How Maina was recalled – FG Ripples as Maina resumes at interior ministry The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazzau, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar […]

Nigeria: Za a kwace kudaden wadanda ba su da lambar BVN

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionAn kaddamar da dokar tilasta amfani da BVN din ne domin a dakile almundahana a bankunan kasar An bai wa gwamnatin Najeriya ikon karbe kudaden da aka ajiye a asusun bankunan kasar wadanda ba su da lambar bayanai na BVN ba. Akwai kimanin asusun ajiyar kudi a banki miliyan 46 wadanda […]