The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has reaffirmed the present administration’s determination at repositioning Civil Service for optimal performance. The SSG stated this when he received the Forum of Retired Permanent Secretaries led by the Chairman, Engineer Ndagi Aliyu who were in his Office to rejoice with him over […]

President Buhari re-appoints Aghaeze his aide on photography

By Isaac Aregbesola President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Mr Sunday Aghaeze as his Personal Assistant on Photography. The appointment, according to a letter signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha is for another four-year term. “I am pleased to inform you that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved your appointment […]

NCC seeks support for Nigeria’s sports

By Florence Onuegbu The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on corporate entities to support sports in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, Prof Umar Danbatta, made the call during the visit of the Director-General of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Alhaji Yakubu Ibn Mohammed. Danbatta said that there was the need for such support […]

How Nigerians were killed in Libya detention camp attack – IOM

By Solomon Asowata The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has confirmed that some Nigerians were among the 40 people killed in Tuesday night’s attack at the Tajoura Detention Centre in Tripoli, Libya. The IOM Chief of Mission in Nigeria, Mr Franz Celestin, who confirmed the development in a statement on Wednesday, however, did not disclose […]

NSCDC trains 39 new Commandants on security dynamics, others

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has started a 3-day workshop for its 39 recently promoted Commandants on the new security challenges in the country and ways to manage same. During the opening ceremony of the workshop at the Corps headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday, the Commandant General of the NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana […]

BREAKING: Apapa Port, others shut as Maritime workers begin strike

Maritime workers under the aegis of the Maritine Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) on Wednesday made good their threat of protesting over their unpaid entitlements by the International Oil Companies (IOC) by grounding port operations. As early as 6:00 a.m., the gates leading into Nigeria’s busiest port, Apapa and Tin-Can ports were shut and all […]

Atiku Loses Bid to Reopen Case against APC’s Objection to Petition

By Alex Enumah The candidate of the peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday failed in his bid to get the presidential election petition tribunal to reopen the application of the All Progressives Congress against his petition, following the refusal of the tribunal to do so. Chairman of […]

Buhari Suspends Ruga Settlement Projects

By Olawale Olaleye Following public outcry and the seeming misconception about the Ruga Settlement Projects, an idea designed to stem the tide of herdsmen/farmers clashes across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to have suspended the idea pending further notice, THISDAY has learnt. The president, after consultations with stakeholders, THISDAY gathered, has resolved to […]

Buhari Ya Dakatar Da Batun Samar Da Rugar Fulani

Biyo bayan korafe-korafe da wani ba’adin al’umma suka yi ta yi dangane da rugar Fulani ta zamani da gwamnatin Buhari ke shirin samarwa, Shugaban Qasa Muhammadu Buhari ya dakatar da shirin kamar yadda majiyarmu JARIDAR THISDAY ta ruwaito.Shugaban Kasan, bayan jin ra’ayin masu ruwa da tsaki, ya cimma matsayar sake bibiyan lamarin domin samar da […]