‘I’m leaving PDP in next 30 days’ — Ogunlewe speaks on defection to APC

Adeseye Ogunlewe, former minister of works and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he will be leaving the party in the next 30 days for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The PDP chieftain confirmed the development in an interview with NAN on Friday in Lagos state. He was speaking in reaction to the […]


By Muhammad Muhammad this reportage is compiled by Niger State Ministry of Information and Strategy in commemoration of the 2019 Workers Day celebration on 1st May which was attended by both public and private sector workers. Civil service in Niger State traced their root from the old Niger Province back to when they are in […]

Nasarawa varsity matriculates 6,000 new students

The Vice Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, on Friday warned new students of the institution against engaging in cultism, examination malpractice and other social vices. Bala-Mohammed gave the warning in Keffi during the 17th matriculation ceremony of the institution for the 2018/2019 academic session. He said that cultism, examination malpractice and […]

NIS partners to stop job scammers, passport racketeers

By Naomi Sharang The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it is collaborating with Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the police to tackle the activities of recruitment scammers. The Comptroller-General of the Service, Mr Muhammad Babandede, said this in a parley with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. The C-G who noted […]

Gowon slumps at funeral in Delta

Gen. Yakubu Gowon, former Nigerian Head of State has slumped during the funeral of late Maj Gen David Akpodiete Ejoor in Ovwor-Olomu Community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The incident  happened  at the grave side while the funeral oration was on going. The former Head of State was promptly rushed by some […]

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari May Extend ‘Private Visit’ To London For Health Reasons

President Muhammadu Buhari may not return to the country on Sunday May 5 as scheduled due to health complications. Inside sources in the Presidency who spoke with SaharaReporters said there is a high likelihood of the President extending his stay on the orders of his doctors. President Muhammadu Buhari had travelled to the United Kingdom […]


By Muhammad Muhammad Nigerian Labour Congress NLC Niger State chapter had recorded successes and challenges during the 1st May 2019 workers day celebration held at 123 field, in its presentation the newly elected Chairman who is presently at helm of affairs in the state chapter, Comrade Yakubu Garba described the government and labour relationship as […]

Minister urges NIPR to eliminate quacks in PR profession

By Emmanuel Afonne The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) to ensure the total elimination of quacks in the profession to enable it to achieve the desired result for which it was established. Mohammed, represented by Mr Charles Ojugbana, Director, Publication and Documentation in […]

Voters punish UK’s main parties over Brexit delay, 266 LG seats lost

English voters used local elections to punish both Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party for the deadlock over Brexit, partial results showed on Friday. At first it seemed May’s Conservative Party was going to suffer alone but results coming in showed that the labour party also had a share of the punishment. With […]

Reps consider report on Sports Bill

By Abiemwense Moru The House of Representatives on Thursday considered the report of its Committee on Sports on a bill for an act to Provide for Administration and Management of Sports in Nigeria. The bill is also for the establishment of Sports Institutions and Facilities, Harnessing Sports for Development and to promote Drugs-Free-Sports and Recreation […]