NAN reporter wins gold in Media Shooting Competition

Georgina Adegbie, a sport reporter in the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has won gold medal, in the female category of the Air Pistol second edition of National Media Shooting Workshop and Competition. NAN reports that the three-day event held at the Nigerian National Shooting Range, Package B, National Stadium Complex, Abuja. Adegbie came first position with […]

Rwanda honours 800,000 Tutsis killed in genocide

Rwandans gathered on Sunday to begin a solemn commemoration of the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago. The ceremony marks the beginning of a week of events to honour the dead. Rwandan President Paul Kagame is scheduled to lay a wreath […]

PDM Drags INEC To Tribunal Over Niger Guber Poll

@newnigeriannewspaper.com Minna – The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), one of Nigeria’s registered political parties, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the Governorship and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal in Niger State over alleged “wrongful omission” of the party’s logo from the governorship election ballot paper. The petition was filed on behalf of […]

Maintain Peaceful Coexistence, Oyo CP Urges Farmers, Herdsmen

Oyo State Police Commissioner, Mr Shina Olukolu on Saturday  met with famers and herders across Oyo State to continue to live in peace with one another. CP Olukolu made the call  at  a security meeting with farmers and herdsmen  across the state held at the Oyo State  Police command headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan. The Commissioner of […]

Nasarawa Youth Crave For Space In Governor-elect’s Cabinet

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Nasarawa State Chapter, has advised the state governor-elect, Alhaji Abdullahi Sule to include youth as members of his cabinet. The NYCN Nassarawa Public Relations Officer, Malam Muhammad Lawal, gave the advice in a statement in Keffi, Keffi Local Government Area of the state. Lawal said youth inclusion in […]

Tears for the people of Manta.

For some years now, kidnappers and cattle rustlers have continued to wreck havoc on communities accros Shiroro Dam, in Shiroro LGA of Niger state with little or no help from the government. One of the communities that have suffered in the hands of these devils is Manta in Manta Ward of Shiroro LGA. The cattle […]

Delta PDP Faithful Suggests Why Nigeria’s Democracy Has Suffered Setbacks

Conflicting judgements by the judiciary has become a threat to Nigeria’s emblayonic democracy, a stalwart of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), in Delta State, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has said. Onuesoke, stated this on Saturday, at the Benin Airport, Benin City, Edo State while speaking with journalists on his way to attend a climate change conference […]

Gov Lalong’s Romance With Presidency Yields Benefits To Plateau – Aide

The Secretary of Governor Simon Lalong re election  council  in the just concluded General election,  Professor Hamidu Gsrba Sharubutu has awarded a pass mark to electorate in the state for showing desire for continuity by reelecting APC during the last polls.Speaking in an interview in Jos, the chieftain of the ruling party in state, said, […]

NASS Leadership: Kano Legislators Endorse Gbajabiamila

All the 24 House of Representatives members-elect from Kano State have endorsed the candidature of Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila as the speaker of the 9th National Assembly. A statement signed by Director General, Media and Publicity,Government House, Kano, Ameen K. Yassar, dated 6/4/2019, said the decision was reached at a meeting with the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi […]