UNIMAID gets new VC

A new Vice Chancellor has been appointed for the University of Maiduguri. He is Professor Aliyu Shugaba.   Professor Shugaba, was before his appointment, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Admin) of the federal institution.   He takes over from Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi when his tenure expires on 3rd June, 2019.   The Pro-chancellor and Chairman […]


The Nigerian Army has approved the postings and appointments of some of its senior officers. A statement on Friday from Army spokesman Colonel Sagir Musa, said those affected include, Major General SZ Kazaure who has been posted from National Youth Service Corps to Nigerian Army Resource Centre and appointed as Senior Resource Person. Also, Brigadier […]

Security: KDSG extends curfew to parts of Chikun LGA

The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that the curfew imposed on Kajuru Local Government Area has been extended to include two committees in Chikun Local Government. This was contained in a statement by the Government Spokesman, Samuel Aruwan made available to newsmen in Kaduna. According to the statement, consequent to this review, the government […]

NEMA moves to rescue kidnapped staff

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Friday that it was making effort to ensure the release of its abducted staff. Mr Vincent Owan, Director, Disaster Risk Reduction, NEMA, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt. ADVERTISEMENT Owan recalled that four of the agency staff who were mandated to carry out National Food […]

Adamawa governorship tribunal promises speedy dispensation of Justice

The Governorship Election Tribunal in Adamawa has assured petitioners of fairness and speedy dispensation of Justice. Speaking at the tribunal inaugural sitting on Friday in Yola, the chairman of the three-member tribunal, Justice A.A Adebara, said only three petitions regarding the governorship election won by Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri of the PDP were before the tribunal. […]

Academia, Industry collaboration key to oil, gas sector development – Baru

By Edith Ike-Eboh The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru has identified collaboration between the academia and oil industry as key to growth and development in the sector. Baru disclosed this at a Convocation Lecture at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun, on Friday in Warri, Delta state. He […]

Buhari donates 293m to support Guinea Bissau

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the donation of 500,000 dollars, two light trucks, 5 Hilux vans, 10 motorcycles and 350 units of electoral kits to support the election process of Guinea Bissau. According to XE online currency converter, $500,000 translates to 293,898,906.73 West African CFA Franc (XOF), the currency in use by Guinea Bissau. The donation […]

FG spent N1.5tr on privatised power firm with no result

The Federal Government in the past four years had spent over N1.5 trillion to support the companies in the privatised power sector but with nothing to show for it. The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr Usman Mohammed, revealed this yesterday in Lagos. He said there is also about N500 billion being planned […]

Gwamna El-Rufai ya sanya dokar hana shige-da-fice a Kaduna na sa’o’i 24

Gwamnan jahar Kaduna, Malam Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai ya sanar da sanya dokar ta baci da zata hana shige da fice gaba daya na tsawon awanni ashirin da hudu a yankin garin kasuwar Magani. Legit.ng ta ruwaito mukaddashin gwamnan jahar, Barnabas Bala Bantex ne ya sanya wanna dokar ta baci a yankin na kasuwar magani, kamar […]

Uwar Gidan Gwamnan Neja Tayi Nasarar Zama Sardaunar Wannan Zamani

Uwar gidan gwamnan jihar Neja Dakta Amina Abubakar Sani Bello tayi nasarar lashe kambun ‘Sardaunar Zamanin mu (Sardauna Of our time).  Uwar Gidan Gwamnan Neja Dakta Amina Abubakar Sani Bello  Tayi nasarar lashe kambun zama Sardaunar Zamanin bayan kwamitin da aka dorawa alhakin tantance wadda tace da kambun ya kamalla. An bayyana cewa Dakta Amina […]