Reps ask Buhari to rescind executive order retrieving all gun licences

The house of representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind an executive order mopping up guns with private individuals. The lower legislative chamber made the call on Thursday after adopting a motion seeking to revoke the “executive order to remove, revoke and banish all firearms certificates and licences throughout the federation”. It said […]

The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the re-appointment of Hon. Adamu Aliyu Mohammed as the Principal Private Secretary (PPS) to the Governor of the State.

PRESS RELEASE 30th May, 2019 The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the re-appointment of Hon. Adamu Aliyu Mohammed as the Principal Private Secretary (PPS) to the Governor of the State. A statement issued by Permanent Secretary, Economic Affairs, SSG’s Office over seeing Political Matters, Yahaya Baba Wachiko said the re-appointment […]

Niger Health 1.0, Focus for 2019 and Beyond : Governor Abubakar Sani Bello’s Scorecard in the Health Sector

By Fodio Ahmed A strong health system consists of people and institutions, both public and private working seamlessly to optimize health outcomes and improve the experience of care. Like every other health governance institution, the Niger State Ministry of Health and Health Services (MH&HS) is responsible for providing the right atmosphere for integrating the various health […]

Ihedioha demolishes Akachi towers, Okorocha’s Legacy

Barely 24 hours after assumption of office, Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha has commenced the demolition of monuments built by the immediate past governor, Rochas Okorocha as his first action as governor. Ihedioha was sworn-in as the sixth Executive governor of the state on Wednesday. The Akachi tower, one of the many tourist attractions built […]

Yes, Oshiomhole must go – Shittu, ex-minister backs call

By Emmanuel Mogbede Alh. Adebayo Shittu, immediate past Minister of Communications, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) may go into extinction after the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari if Mr Adams Oshiomhole remains its National Chairman. Shittu stated this on Thursday in Abuja, while speaking with newsmen in reaction to a six page letter […]

After trashing Arsenal, ‘I think its goodbye to Chelsea’ – Hazard

After scoring twice in Chelsea’s 4-1 win over Arsenal in the 2019 UEFA Europa League final match on Wednesday, Belgium’s Eden Hazard said he has now found the right moment. He said it was the moment to call time on his magnificent career with the London club to seek new challenges. The Belgian is widely […]

Industrial court orders reinstatement of Gwarzo, suspended SEC DG

The Industrial Court has ordered the reinstatement of Mounir Gwarzo, suspended director general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The court also ordered that the federal government pay him all entitlements. In his judgement, Sanusi Kado, justice of the industrial court, held that the minister of finance, named as the second defendant in the […]

‘Don’t poke into family affair’ Group taunts Shehu Sani over Elrufai, Tinubu

The Allied Vanguard for Defence of Democracy has taunted outgoing Senator Shehu Sani over his interference in the perceived rift between Kaduna state Governor Nasir Elrufai and former Lagos Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In apparent response to Shehu Sani’s remarks on the issue in an interview with Vanguard newspaper, the Group warned him against T4poking […]

Buhari’s new car worth N280m not N61m, says expert

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appeared in a new 2019 Mercedes-Maybach s650 bullet-proof car, which an expert says it is worth at least N280million. In 2018 budget, N907m was earmarked by Mr Buhari for a phased acquisition of new vehicles and spare parts in the presidential fleet during the year, while in 2019 budget the […]