Date: 29th & 30th June, 2019 Venue: Emir palace Kontagora, District Head Palace Kaboji mashegu & District Head( Sarkin Bauchi)Rijau Palace Participants: Traditional rulers ,religious leaders , politicians, government officers & other relevant stakeholders Highlights: NEWMAP project seeks to achieve sustainable land management by promoting innovative erosion control techniques.The project aim is to secure support […]

Brief History of Gbagyi ….. _ The Gbagyi people as an ethnic group originated from the Biblical account (Gen. 11:8) where all humanity in the world traces their origin. Some researchers emphatically said Gbagyi people invaded Saudi Arabia and later migrated to West Africa (Nigeria). Continue reading……

Brief History of Gbagyi_____Gbagyi live in a scattered settlement and the people can be found mostly in central Nigeria. They are dispersed throughout the area known as the middle Belt. They are found in five (5) States namely; Kaduna, Niger, Kogi, Nasarawa and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) . The Gbagyi people as an ethnic group […]

AFCON 2019: Buhari not happy with Super Eagles unpaid allowances

By Chijioke Okoronkwo President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed surprise that the Super Eagles of Nigeria who at present are participating in the African Cup of Nations in Egypt are being owed allowances. Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State disclosed Buhari’s feelings to State House correspondents on Monday after a private meeting with the president at […]

Nigerian oil, gas companies access $160m local content fund — Wabote

By Edith Ike-Eboh Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) says 160 million dollars has been accessed by indigenous oil and gas companies from the 200 million dollars Nigerian Local Content Intervention Fund. NCDMB Executive Secretary, Simbi Wabote, disclosed this at the 2019 Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, with the theme “Promoting Investment […]

Feature: Auchi Polytechnic: Blazing the trail in research, development

By Kevin Okunzuwa, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Auchi Polytechnic, located in Auchi, in Estako West Local Government Area of Edo, was founded in 1963, as a technical college. The school was a gift of the British Government to the then Midwestern Region. It offered courses only up to the ordinary diploma level in limited […]

Labour plans nationwide strike over minimum wage delay

By Tosin Kolade The organised labour have alerted Nigerians that plans were underway to embark on industrial action if the current state of affairs as regards the issue of consequential adjustment arising from the new national Minimum wage of N30,000 per month remains the same. It is operating under the aegis of the Trade Union […]

Not enough to step down, you must be investigated, lawyers tell COZA Pastor

By Emmanuel Afonne The Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) on Monday urged Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, to surrender himself for investigation having stepped down from the pulpit as senior pastor of the church. Fatoyinbo had been the subject of discussion since last week after Mrs Busola Dakolo, wife […]

“My wife ran away with her lover”, man tells court

By Judith Ezeudogu A trader, Mr Mathias Ugwu on Monday, prayed a Customary Court sitting in Jikwoyi, to dissolve the union between him and Nwakaego, owing to the fact that she has eloped with her lover. NAN reports that the petitioner was in court but the respondent was not and did not file any correspondence […]

Ndume weeps at Borno IDPs Camp

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has urged all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Gwazo taking refuge in Maiduguri, to return home, assuring them of their safety. Ndume made the call on Monday while addressing the IDPs in Bakassi and Gubio camps in Maiduguri. The lawmaker, who was intermittently wiping tears with handkerchief, expressed disappointment that the […]

Bomb explodes near U.S. Embassy in Afghan

A powerful explosion has rocked the Afghan capital, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area near the U.S. Embassy. The explosion early Monday occurred as the streets in the capital were packed with morning commuters. Officials and police were at the scene of the blast and few details were available, including casualties.Kabul’s […]