BREAKING: Buhari Promotes Generals

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army. This was contained in a statement by Army spokesman, Sagir Musa, on Tuesday. It said the officers were granted promotion for their extra-ordinary feats, courage, examplary leadership, loyalty, uncommon commitment and valour in the counter insurgency […]

Atiku’s witness can’t remember date of presidential election

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The 13th petitioners’ witness, Audu Sani, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Tuesday that he could not remember the date of the last presidential election. Sani, who was the Peoples Democratic Party’s collation agent in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State for the presidential election, had alleged that there were […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS IN NIGER STATE.

With the strengthening of our institutions under the Next Level administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, the administration has decided to give financial autonomy to the 774 local government councils in Nigeria. These and so many other reengineering and repositioning of institutions must be applauded by every responsible citizen of Nigeria. The financial strangulations of the […]

UPDATED: Shiite members storm National Assembly, shoot policeman, NSCDC officer

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja Hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shiites, on Tuesday, stormed the National Assembly and shot a police officer and a civil defence officer. The gates to the National Assembly have been shut. Our correspondent learnt that the dreaded Shiite members overpowered the policemen at the gate, […]

Robbers steal N3.5m in Minna in early morning raid

Residents of Kwangila area in the heart of Minna, the Niger state capital were on Monday morning thrown into confusion as a five -man gang of armed robbers held them hostage in the course of carrying out their robbery operation. Meanwhile, the state police command has begun a manhunt for the five daredevil armed robbers […]