Presidency announces death of SA Special Duties

THE Presidency has announced the passing of Alhaji Tijani Yusuf on Wednesday morning after a brief illness. Aged 63, Alhaji Yusuf, popularly called TJ, was until his transition, the Special Assistant (Special Duties) to Jalal Arabi, Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja. A very likeable and unassuming gentleman, Yusuf was known for his excellent administrative skills, […]

Minna City Tour.

The attention of Niger State Government has been drawn to news making the rounds that Government has sold the Minna City Tower. We like to describe the story as totally untrue, baseless and utterly mischievous. On the contrary, members of the public should note government has actually set up a committee headed by Engr. Hannafi […]

Zakzaky: Shiite Group Temporarily Suspends Street Protests, Goes to Court

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria do hereby announce to the general public and the international community that it has temporarily suspended its Free Zakzaky street protests to allow for some new openings into the resolution of the problems, especially the court case instituted by our lawyers on the proscription order made by the federal government […]

72ND INAUGURAL LECTURE OF THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MINNA… THEME: LAND SAFELY HOW SECURED.

To be delivered by Professor Muhammad Bashar Nuhu HND (Arc) B. Tech (Est.mgt) m. Tech (const.mgt). PhD (Est.mgt) FNIVS,FICA,MNIM,MNES. Professor of Estate Management & Valuation Date: 1st August 2019 Time: 2:30 pm Venue: Caverton Lecture theatre main Campus, Gidan Kwano. Chairman of the Occasion Professor Abdullahi Bala, PhD fsssn Vice-chancellor, federal university of Technology, minna.

ACTING LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMEN TO INTENSIFY SECURITY BUILD UP IN THEIR AREAS

PRESS RELEASE 31st July, 2019 The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has called on the Acting Chairmen of the twenty five Local Government Councils in the State to intensify security build up in their areas in order to curb the increasing wave of crime and criminality. Ahmed Ibrahim Matane […]

FULL LIST: Ifeanyi Ubah, Jimoh Ibrahim, Kashamu… 20 people holding AMCON’s biggest debts

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, set up a task force with a mandate to devise a strategy to recover the N5 trillion owed to the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The agencies tasked to go after the debtors are Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission […]

The Cathedral in Lugard House: Another Inclusive Governance Push

Kogi State is not only a convergence of Rivers Niger and Benue, which in any case, is where the state got its conventional appellation ‘Confluence State’ from; it is also a convergence of many distinct tribes and tongues that have been cohabiting in relative harmony since the state was decreed into creation many moons ago […]

Basketball Africa League announces Kigali, Lagos, Cairo host cities

The NBA-backed Basketball Africa League (BAL) unveiled host cities Tuesday for its inaugural season, with Lagos, Cairo, Dakar, Luanda, Rabat and a Tunisian city, Tunis or Monastir, announced as the sites for the regular-season games. Kigali, Rwanda, was named host city for the first semi-final and championship games. The BAL, featuring 12 club teams from […]

INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHIR RAJIUN!

The death has occurred this morning of Mallam Tijjani Yusuf. Untill his death he was working at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. His funeral prayers will take place today by 3 pm at the Emir’s Palace, Minna. May his soul rest in aljannatul firdaus, amin. @Maimuna Muhammad Babangida

Buhari obtained a Cambridge University WAEC with 5 credits – Official tells tribunal

Mr Henry Adewumi, Deputy Registrar of West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in charge of School Registration on Wednesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari, obtained a Cambridge University West African Examination certificate with five credits. Adewumi, made this known while testifying before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunalin Abuja. NAN reports that Buhari on Tuesday opened his defence against the […]