NEWS 2019: Niger Deputy Speaker, 10 Others Fail To Make INEC List

By Abu Nmodu (Minna) Eleven out of the 27 members of the Niger State House of Assembly, including the deputy speaker, Husseini Ibrahim could not get the tickets of their party to return to the House. Those who were unable to make it back to the House by the list of candidates released at the […]

2019: Niger Deputy Speaker, 10 Others Fail To Make INEC List

By  Abu Nmodu (Minna) Eleven out of the 27 members of the Niger State House of Assembly, including the deputy speaker, Husseini Ibrahim could not get the tickets of their party to return to the House. Those who were unable to make it back to the House by the list of candidates released at the […]

Jubilation As Villagers Kill Huge Python, Prepare Pepper Soup With It (Photos)

An unlucky python was used for a sumptuous meal after being killed by some residents of a rural area. There was jubilation after a huge python that has been terrorizing a village in South-eastern part of Nigeria was killed by villagers while it wondered around. According to an eyewitness who shared the pictures, the villagers […]

NCDC hails Muhammadu Buhari for signing bill establishing agency

The Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing of an Act establishing the agency. Ihekweazu expressed his delight in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja. He said since its establishment in 2011, NCDC has demonstrated its capacity to protect the health […]

Stuart Baxter: South Africa have the talents to beat Nigeria

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter believes he has the players that can defeat Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. In an interview with South African online newspaper, Sowetan, Baxter added that they were not afraid of the the three-time African champions who will be […]

Troops arrest female suicide bomber in Borno

A 19-year-old girl, Shaidatu Adamu, has been arrested by troops of 251 Task Force Battalion, Maiduguri, Borno State while trying to detonate her suicide vest in the Gonikalachari area. Adamu, who said she is from Gwoza, told the army upon interrogation that she had been in the Sambisa Forest with the Boko Haram terrorists for […]

We Are Committed to Passage of Police Reform Bill – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has reiterated Senate’s commitment to fast-tracking passage of the Nigerian Police Reform Bill. Saraki gave the assurance in a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Mr Olu Onemola, on Tuesday. He said that the passage of the Bill would help to create a more responsive […]

Nigerian Govt Awards N206bn Contract For Second Niger Bridge

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, says the Federal Government has awarded N206 billion contract for the main work on the Second Niger Bridge. Fashola who spoke in Abuja during an interactive session with newsmen noted that the contract was awarded to Julius Berger Construction Company. He said that the project, […]

Nigeria, Belgium to resuscitate relations – Envoy

Nigeria is set to resuscitate relations with Belgium, particularly in the area of investment initiatives. Amb. Ahmed Inusa, Nigerian Ambassador to Belgium disclosed this on Tuesday in Brussels. Inusa who noted the sterling relations between the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) and the Port of Antwerp in Belgium said it was necessary to boost the once […]

Employment Directorate commences vocational training for 360 youths

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has commenced training for 360 youths on various skills in Adamawa. Declaring the three months training open in Yola on Tuesday, the Director-General of NDE, Dr Nasir Mohammed, said the training was under the agency’s National Open Apprenticeship Scheme (B-NOAS) currently going on in 16 states. Represented by Mr […]