Niger government uncovers 1,000 ghost workers

Niger state government has uncovered one thousand ghost workers from the State Civil Service. The state reported it saved more than one hundred million naira (N100m) following the result of the exercise. Chairman of the Committee on Civil Servants Salary Management and Verification, Engr. Ibrahim Mohammed Panti who made this known while speaking with Journalists […]

Nigeria@59: President Buhari’s government is persecuting judges – Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria’s former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the government of President Muhammadu Buhari of persecuting judges defending the constitutional rights of Nigerians. Atiku, in his independence message on Monday urged Nigerians to defend their rights and insist that no one individual […]

Manchester United to target Mario Mandžukić in January

Manchester United are set to reignite their interest in Juventus striker Mario Mandžukić when the transfer window re-opens in January. That’s according to multiple sources, who report on Monday that Mandžukić came “very close” to joining United in the summer and probably would have done had Romelu Lukaku’s move to Inter Milan not taken so […]

Three suspected kidnappers burnt to death in Abuja

Angry Mob Monday morning burnt to death three suspected kidnappers at Dutse Alhaji area in Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The suspects were three young men and a female victim, who has been rushed to Kubwa General Hospital for treatment. At the scene of the incident, a Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) officer, […]

59th Anniversary: A New Nigeria Is Already Here -Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday, said all that  was required for the country  to attain its desired height was for the citizens to have faith in the current efforts by the government to transform the country. Speaking at the interdenominational church serve as part of events marking Nigeria’s 59th  Independence anniversary, the Vice President […]

Our Administration Focus Has Been On Welfare Of People – Gov Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde on Sunday disclosed that his government is determined to turn around the standard of living in Oyo State. The governor said this at a special service to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence anniversary, held at the St. Peter’s Cathedral, Aremo, Ibadan,  Represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, the governor maintained that […]

Nigeria @ 59: We Have Cause to Celebrate – Gov Ayade

Governor of Cross River State. Prof Ben Ayade at the weekend in Abuja said the country should celebrate her 59th Independence Day anniversary with fanfare because she had every reason to do so. According to the governor, though the nation may not have attained the desired political and economic heights at the moment due to […]

Lagos Inaugurates Bio-security, Bio-Banking Council To Scale Up Preparedness Against Infectious Diseases

Lagos State government said it has begun to implement its policy on bio-security and bio-banking as a strategy and preparedness against emerging infectious diseases. The State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, stated this over the weekend while inaugurating a 12-member governing council on bio-banking and bio-security.   Abayomi disclosed that the State’s Ministries of Health […]

Border Closure: Yobe Residents Hail Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for the closing borders of the country to stop from smuggling of food items into the country. The commendation was made to New Nigerian Newspapers Correspondent in Damaturu by some  cross section of people on the importance of the closure of the country’s borders by the federal government. The […]