What Bida youths did to Governor Abubakar Sani…

Ayatullah Musa What Bida youths did to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello last week was very uncalled for. It’s politically uncivilized and barbaric. Was it a crime when he faithfully came to sympathize with you over the fire inferno that destroyed the modern market of the ancient city? Where did he go wrong? Even if you […]

Chief Justice Onnoghen to inaugurate ESVARBON disciplinary tribunal

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, will inaugurate Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) 14-member disciplinary tribunal in few weeks time. It’s coming on the heels of the board’s extension of accreditation of seven universities offering degrees and diplomas in estate management. The institutions are University of Lagos, Nnamdi Azikiwe Univeristy, Awka, Abia […]

Federal govt asks Nigerians to be patient with road contractors

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has called on Nigerians to be patient with contractors handling federal road projects over inconveniences caused by the on-going projects. Fashola made the appeal in Kano on Sunday while he was inspecting Federal Government road projects in Kano State, according to the News Agency of […]

President Buhari’s visit: Security beefed up in Makurdi

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Benue on Monday, security has been beefed up, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Armed security personnel were seen deployed to strategic areas in Makurdi while others were seen patrolling streets in armoured tanks and vehicles as part of measures to boost up security in the state. […]

Group lauds budget ministry on fiscal transparency

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has commended the Ministry of Budget and National Planning for its commitment in leading its Fiscal Transparency and Accountability (FTA) Working Group. OGP is a global initiative aimed at promoting true democratic governments by entrenching transparency and accountability principles in governance, according to the News Agency of Nigetia, NAN. Salisu […]

145 arrested over herdsmen/farmers clashes

A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states. The arrests occurred between January 2016 and January 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari who had given instructions to security agencies to […]

Black Panther crosses $1 billion mark worldwide

  Marvel’s Black Panther is continuing its winning streak at the box office. This weekend, it crossed the $1 billion mark in its worldwide box-office totals, after beating out the four-day totals of Disney’s last big movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Box Office Mojo says the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is […]

Nigeria’s foreign reserves reach $46bn – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said Nigeria’s External Reserves is steadily growing and currently stands at 46 billion dollars. CBN Spokesman, Isaac Okoroafor, said in a statement on Sunday that the reserves grew by about 3.2 billion dollars between February and March 2018. He said that the reserves at the beginning of 2018 […]