Tailor drags DSS DG’s wife, others to court over alleged threat to life

A tailor, Hadiza Usman, on Wednesday dragged the Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS) and his wife, Mrs Y.B. Magaji and the DSS FCT Director before the FCT High Court Apo, over alleged threat to life. Court The enforcement of fundamental rights motion was brought before Justice Sylvanus Oriji,  by Usman, pursuant to […]

Kaduna, Adamawa, Taraba now produces quality rubber – Institute

Dr Wuranti Vala, an official of the National Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, has said that Kaduna, Adamawa and Taraba States are now producing quality rubber in commercial quantity. Vala disclosed this on Wednesday during a visit by students of Government Secondary School Zuturung Kari, Zangon Kataf, to the rubber plantations and nurseries in Manchok, […]

Full tank, flat tires

You almost feel sorry for people who have a pressing need to defend President Buhari these days. Not just those that are paid to scrape bottoms of the barrel in the search of excuses for tardiness, indecision or indifference which are fairly prominent hallmarks of the Buhari administration. There must be a few million Nigerians […]

EXTRA: Shehu Sani recommends book on ‘How to sleep better’ to Osinbajo

Shehu Sani, lawmaker who represented Kaduna central senatorial district between 2015 and 2019, has recommended a book titled: “How to sleep Better” to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. He made the recommendation while reacting to the vice-president’s comment on having sleepless nights. While speaking at an interactive session with faculty members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) in […]

Anti-party activities: Ex-Gov Yari rejects APC’s committee report

By Idris Abdulrahman Former Governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari, has described a report submitted by a five-man committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleging anti-party activities against him as baseless, contemptuous and embarrassing. Yari, through his Media Aide, Ibrahim Dosara, on Wednesday said the committee’s claims and the subsequent publications in the media had […]

Emir advocates media salary structure for journalists

By Shehu Danjuma The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has urged the Federal Government to approve a salary structure for media practitioners in the country. Kabir stated this while receiving members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Katsina State Council who paid him a courtesy visit on Wednesday at his palace. “Newsmen should […]

Presidency welcomes with reservations IRI/NDI Report on 2019 elections

By Ismaila Chafe The Presidency has welcomed with reservations, the joint report of the International Republic Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria and recommendations for the 2023 general elections. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made this position known in […]

DisCos want measures to drive power sector investment

By Kingsley Okoye Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) in Nigeria have called for creation of enabling environment to ensure cost recovery and further drive investments in the nation’s power sector. The Chief Executive Officer, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) umbrella body of  DisCos, Mr Azu Obiaya made the call at a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) seminar in […]