Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello has stepped in to end the lingering face-off between Shiroro youths and the management of AEDC. I could be recalled that Kuta the headquarters of Shiroro LG and other neighbouring towns were thrown into darkness for the past two months as a result of issues relating to light billing. Consequently, the […]


Niger State Government on Friday said it would empower 1,000 youths with N1.5 billion set aside by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Accelerated Agriculture Development Scheme. The State Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Nuhu Dukku, disclosed this during a press conference in Minna .  The Commissioner  said that Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello, […]

Kanye West: Rappers new album will be called Ye

Kanye West has unveiled his eight studio album, Ye in an outdoor listening session in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Thursday night saw rapper Kanye West treat his fans to a first listen of his new album, which is scheduled for release later today, Friday, June 1 2018. Prior to treating the crowd who had gathered on the night […]

Ambode expresses sadness over demise of Punch Chairman, Aboderin

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday expressed sadness over the demise of the Chairman of Punch Newspapers, Mr. Wale Aboderin. Aboderin died on Thursday at a private hospital in Lagos at the age of 60. In a condolence letter he personally signed and addressed to the Punch Managing Director, Mr. Demola Osinubi, the Governor described Aboderin’s death as a […]

Dangote donates 150 cars to Nigerian Police Force

Billionaire business mugul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has reportedly gifted the Nigerian Police Force a total of one hundred and fifty (150) cars. Dangote made the presentation yesterday in the name of the Dangote Foundation, at the Eagle Square, Abuja.It was gathered that the patrol cars were donated to enhance the effectiveness of operations in the Nigerian police and they […]

Military intercepts 3 trucks with 300, 000 live cartridges in Ogun

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army on Thursday said it had intercepted three trucks loaded with over 300, 000 live cartridges on the Igbogila-Ilara area of Ogun. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the division, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh, disclosed this to journalists at a news conference at the division’s headquarters in Lagos. The GOC was represented by the […]

Obaseki seeks World Bank technical support to drive grassroots development

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Friday says the state government is willing to share from the World Bank’s knowledge and experience to drive development at the grassroots. The governor said this when he received Mrs Deborah Wetzel, World Bank’s Senior Director on Governance, Global Practice, at Government House in Benin. Obaseki said the state was privileged to receive […]

Thousands Of Cartons Of Beer Destroyed In Minna

By; BALA B. BITRUS, Minna Foot soldiers of the Niger State Liquor Licensing Board on Wednesday announced it had destroyed 2,600 cartons of assorted alcoholic beverages mopped up from unlicensed sellers of the highly regulated drink in parts of the state capital. The confisticated alcoholic consignments whose monitory value were not immediately disclosed, nor the […]