Prominent Women in KinNupe… Mrs. Serah Nnadzwa Jibril

Mrs. Serah Jibril in recent years has become a household name in KinNupe in view of her sterling contributions to the development of KinNupe but most importantly, her role in advancing the rights of the womenfolk; not only KinNupe but across the country. She is one of the first women in Nigeria to venture into […]

FG will not muzzle press, Boss Mustapha assures

The Federal Government has said it will not muzzle the press as it performs the important work of providing the public with reliable and quality information. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, gave the assurance at a dinner organised in honour of editors and media partners by the Media Unit […]

Ibadan-Kano rail project to Gulp $5.3bn

Kano standard gauge rail project, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation said. The minister disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by his media aide, Mr Israel Ibeleme after the 3rd Maritime Stakeholders Interactive Forum held in Lagos. “Yesterday, we got approval to complete the 5.3billion dollar Ibadan to Kano rail […]

Nigeria Records N8.6trn Foreign Trade In Q2

Nigeria’s total trade with its foreign trade partners rose to N8.6 trillion in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said. The value of total trade in Q2 was higher by 4.4% when compared to first quarter (Q1) 2019, but 24.2% higher when compared with Q2, 2018. The N8.6 […]

Controversy Trails 7.2% VAT rate

Controversy has trailed the 7.2 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) proposed by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) lauded the increase, saying it was long overdue. According to the institute, the proposal will help government to realise its developmental objectives. But, the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (MAN) […]

A Bigger National PR Awards Coming- NIPR President Sirajo

Mallam Mukhtar Zubairu Sirajo is the President of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR). A graduate of mass communication, he had served as the spokesperson to six governors in Kaduna State. The Managing Director of Amax Media, a reputable PR outfit speaks to the Isah Ismail of the Spokesperson Digest ( in this interview. […]

Border Closure: FG Won’t Succumb To Blackmail – NSA

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Mongono, yesterday said the Federal Government would not bow to any form of blackmail following the closure of its land borders. The nation’s borders in four region were shut down three weeks ago at the commencement of a joint security operations code named “Operation Swift Response”. The operation which […]

Buratai in North-East, Urges Nigerians to Stop Glorifying Terrorists’ Atrocities

The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has noted with great concern the increased propaganda and undue publicity given to the remnants of the erstwhile Boko Haram terrorists group by some people. This worrisome development has further boosted the image of the criminal gang thus assuming larger than life status. […]


The Nigeria police force has adopted new measures to check insecurity especially armed banditry in Nigeria and Niger State in particular. The Inspector General of Police,Mr Mohammed Adamu stated this when he received Governor Abubakar Sani Bello in Abuja. The IGP who said Armed banditry and kidnapping are issues peculiar to states across the country […]

Security: Army, DSS pledge to sustain synergy in Edo

By Deborah Coker The 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Benin, says it will sustain the existing synergy  it enjoys with other security agencies in the fight against crime in Edo. The Brigade Commander, Brig.- Gen. Greg Omorogbe, made the pledge on Friday in Benin when Mr Sheikh Waziri, the new State Director of the […]