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Insurgency War: Defence Minister Commends Troops For the Successes, Tasks on Professionalism and Speedy Destruction of Terrorism in Nigeria The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) was on his maiden Operational visit to the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE where he was briefed by the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maj Gen […]

NOUN Int’l conference: Unite with diaspora citizens, speakers urge African leaders

By Emmanuel Afonne Dr David Wilson, President, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. has called on African countries especially Nigeria, to unite with its citizens in the diaspora to achieve the needed development required to compete with the western world. Wilson said this at the just concluded 2nd International Conference of Social Sciences with the […]

Minimum Wage: NYSC pay to also be reviewed – DG

By Kadiri Abdulrahman The Director General (DG) of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, on Monday assured corps members that their monthly allowance of N19,800 would be reviewed upward. In a statement, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, said Ibrahim, who gave the assurance while interacting with corps […]

Niger State has experienced heavy flooding, especially in the last two years.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, in a bid to control and mitigate the effects of this flooding, appealed to the Federal Government for an intervention by way of ecological projects. The ecological projects are to compliment the Governor’s efforts on building/maintenance of drainage systems, water channels and other ways of managing the flood. Following the Governor’s […]

Tribunal dismisses petition against Sen. Ndume

Edith Nwapi The Borno National and State House of Assembly elections petition tribunal sitting in Abuja on Monday, dismissed a petition filed by Malam Kudla Satumari, challenging the election of Sen. Mohammed Ndume. Satumari and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on March 15, filed a petition with number EPT/BO/SEN/1/2019 before the tribunal. They […]

NSE resumes trading for September with 0.14% growth

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Trading resumed for the month of September on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) with a marginal growth of 0.14 per cent. Specifically, the market capitalisation inched N19 billion or 0.14 per cent to close higher at N13.410 trillion against N13.391 trillion on Friday. Also, the All-Share Index (ASI) rose by 39.28 points […]

Medals: Minister pledges to break 20-year jinx at Tokyo Olympics

By Muhyideen Jimoh The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has pledged to ensure Nigeria wins gold medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and break the jinx of not winning gold medals since Sydney 2000. The minister made the pledge in an interview after receiving the Team Nigeria contingent which participated in the […]

Presidency inaugurates Dialysis, Ultrasound machines, Creche

2 hours ago 0  135  0 By Ismaila Chafe The Presidency on Monday inaugurated State-of-the art Dialysis and Ultrasound machines as well as a Creche at the State House Clinic, Abuja. Speaking at the event, the Permanent Secretary, State House,  Alhaji Jalal Arabi, said the medical facilities and the Creche were meant to enhance the operation of the […]

GOV ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO COMMISERATES WITH VICTIMS OF DIKO JUNCTION TANKER EXPLOSION

…Directs NSEMA to Take Full Assessment of Accident …Says Government Would Enforce Necessary Laws on Tanker Drivers. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello on Saturday commiserated with victims of the Tanker Explosion that occurred at Diko junction in Niger State, along Abuja-Kaduna Highway and left three persons dead, eight injured, nineteen cars destroyed and over 35 shops […]

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane at the inauguration of Agro Rangers Special Unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Niger State Command held at the Command Headquarters, Minna today, 2nd September, 2019

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane at the inauguration of Agro Rangers Special Unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Niger State Command held at the Command Headquarters, Minna today, 2nd September, 2019The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane at the inauguration […]