Kano Youth Rugby Championships 2018 – Bigger and Better

PRESS RELEASE   Boys and girls, junior and seniors, schools and communities competed in eight different categories to win trophies as well as school fees for each winning team KANO, Nigeria, February 23, 2018/ — Eight hundred Kano youth enjoyed a day of non-stop Rugby action at SAS Stadium, Kano last Thursday. Boys and girls, […]

Open Grazing: 3 herders jailed in Benue

Herdsmen jailed in Benue for open grazing By Onyeje Abutu The Anti-Open Grazing Law in Benue has recorded a huge success as a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced three herders, Iliya Garba, Hassan Abdullahi, and Lanshak Lonfalk, to one year imprison each, for violating the law enacted in 2017. The convicts were charged with […]

Teachers hit 32.5% increase in salary

Teacher and her pupils The salary of secondary and primary school teachers in Kaduna states has shot up by 32.5 per cent with effect from February. The teachers would also enjoy tax-free pay until the implementation of the increase in pay. These are incentives introduced by the state to boost teaching and make it attractive […]

12 graduates get N2.4m shell grant

12 female graduates get N2.4m shell grant No fewer than 12  graduates  have received N2.4 million start off  grant  of  the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)  for its 2018 Joint Venture Livewire Programme. The beneficiaries, who were all women, received N200,000 each. The grant is the  SPDC  meant for Escravos-Otumara Women. The presentation was made on […]

Gwamnatin Yobe ta nemi afuwa kan batun ‘yan Matan Dapchi

Hakkin mallakar hotoABDULLAHI BEGOImage captionGwamnatin Yobe ta yi amai ta lashe kan batun ‘yan matan Dapchi Gwamnatin jihar Yobe ta nemi afuwa kan labarin ceto ‘yan matan makarantar sakandaren Dapchi da mayakan Boko Haram suka abka makarantarsu suka yi awon gaba da su. A sanarwar afuwa da Abdullhi Bego kakakin gwamnan jihar Yobe ya rabawa […]

An tilasta wa yara kallon yadda ake yi wa iyayensu fyade a Sudan ta Kudu

Hakkin mallakar hotoAFPImage captionA watan Disamban da ya wuce ne aka yi zanga-zangar adawa da wahalar da mata da yara suke fuskanta a kasasr Majalisar Dinkin Duniya (MDD) ta ce ana tilastawa yara a kasar Sudan Ta Kudu kallon yadda ake yi wa iyayensu fyade. Wani rahoto da masu binciken kare hakkin bil adama na […]

Mattias Sammer: Bayern Munich made mistake to let Toni Kroos join Real Madrid

Former sporting director Mattias Sammer has told Sport Bild that Bayern Munich made a “very bad” decision to allow Toni Kroos to leave for Real Madrid. Sammer joined Bayern in 2012 and won the Bundesliga title every season during his four years at the club, also carrying off the Treble in 2013 — including the […]

NDLEA destroys drugs worth N10 billion in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Edo Command on Friday destroyed illicit drugs valued at more than N10 billion in Benin. Retired Col. Mohammad Abdallah, the Chairman of NDLEA who supervised the exercise, said that the quantum of drugs being destroyed clearly called for state of emergency over drug situation in the country. Abdallah […]

How Davido, Wizkid reacted to fan who tried to compare them

Nigeria’s top artistes, Wizkid and Davido on Thursday slammed a fan who tried to stir a dispute between them. A Twitter user, @Starling vibes, had told Davido to stop having a good time and focus on coming up with hits like Wizkid. He wrote: “Be living, loving and laughing while @wizkidayo drops another hit. Davido […]