ADDRESS BY ALHAJI (DR) ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO, GOVERNOR, NIGER STATE, ON HIS SECOND TERM INAUGURATION AT THE HON. JUSTICE LEGBO KUTIGI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER, MINNA ON 29TH OF MAY 2019.

PROTOCOL: 2.​My fellow Nigerlites, we are gathered here today to mark and gracefully celebrate another milestone in the democratic trajectory of our State. We have cause to most importantly express our gratitude to Almighty Allah (SWT) the sustainer of the Universe who has made it possible for us to be part of this historic event. […]

2nd term: Buhari embarks on first foreign trip tomorrow

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Gov. Mai Mala retains Gaidam’s SSG

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Zamfara: Gov. Matawallen-Maradun promises to reinstate 1,400 workers

Gov. Bello Matawallen-Maradun of Zamfara State has promised to reinstate the 1,400 workers who were employed by the immediate past Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari. Matawallen-Maradun made the promise while delivering his speech during the inauguration in Gusua as the new governor of the state with his deputy, Mr Mahdi Aliyu Gusau. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

Okorocha degraded Imo institutions – Gov. Ihedioha

By Victor Nwachukwu Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo, says ex-Gov. Rochas Okorocha’s administration degraded most institutions in Imo. Ihedioha stated this in his inaugural speech shortly after being sworn in by Imo Chief Judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi, at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday. The governor who sympathised with the people of the state over […]

Obasanjo, NACCIMA DG, 393 others escape crash aboard Ethiopian Airlines

By Kamal Tayo Oropo Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 others aboard and Ethiopian Airlines plane, escaped crash on Wednesday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport. Obasanjo who was reported to have been absent from the inauguration ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, escaped crashing in the plane. Other prominent Nigerians in the […]

Ramadan: U. S Ambassador tasks Nigerians on peace, unity

By Muhyideen Jimoh The U. S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington has called on Nigerians to use the Ramadan period to foster peace and unity amongst themselves irrespective of religious or ethnic affiliation. The Ambassador stated this on Tuesday evening in Abuja at the breaking of fast (Iftar) and feeding of indigent Muslims by […]

Boeing 737 may not return till August -AITA

Boeing Co’s 737 MAX is unlikely to return to service before August, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators. The 737 MAX was grounded globally in March after a crash in Ethiopia killed all 157 people on board, the […]

Second term:Gov. Ganduje declares free, compulsory education

By Muhammad Nur Tijani Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared free primary and secondary education for school age children in the state.‎ He made the declaration in his acceptance speech, shortly after being sworn in as Kano State Governor for second term in Kano on Wednesday. He promised free and compulsory basic education for […]