National Population Policy will boost economic growth – NPoPC

By Ikenna Osuoha The National Population Commission (NPoPC) says the implementation of the 2018 National Population Policy (NPP) would engender accelerated economic growth and prosperity to the country’s advantage. Dr Ghajji Bello, the Director General  of  NPoPC made the assertion  in his key note address to declare open a two- day workshop on National Population […]

SGF directs BPSR to engage MDAs through websites

By Emmanuel Afonne The Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr Boss Mustapha, has directed the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) to ensure that all government communication were channeled through websites of various government establishment to enhance service delivery. Mustapha said this in Abuja on Thursday at the official launch of the 2019 […]

Just in: Court sentences Evans Okunrobo to 7 years in jail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Okunrobo Osarenren Evans to seven years imprisonment before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos. The convict was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on […]

Breaking: Police in charge of recruitment screening, Sulaiman Zubairu Is Dead

The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Sadiq, said Zabairu was in the state to supervise the screening of candidates for the on-going recruitment into Nigeria Police Force. “He finished his assignment on Sunday and was planning to depart for Abuja on Monday,’’ he said. He said the deceased would be buried on Tuesday in […]

JUST IN: Union Bank board chairman is dead

The Chairman, Board of Directors of Union Bank Plc, Cyril Odu, is dead. Mr Odu died on Tuesday, a disclosure sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange by the bank’s secretary, Somuyiwa Sonubi, said. The late bank chair joined the Board of Directors of Union Bank in 2012 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of […]

OBASANJO RUNS TO DUBAI TO MEET ATIKU FOR SUPREME COURT STRATEGY

There are indications according to sources that former Nigeria President, Mr Olusegun Obasanjo has gone to Dubai for political meetings. We gathered from dependable sources that Mr Obasanjo left the soil of Nigeria on Tuesday via Emirate Airline through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. The plane left around 6:15pm (Nigeria Time) and landed 5:30am (Dubai […]

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT…. NIGER STATE GOVERNMENT

in collaboration with ABDULSALAMI ABUBAKAR INSTITUTE FOR PEACE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STUDIES Cordially invites the general public to the Second General Abdulsalami A. Abubakar Foundation Annual Peace Lecture. THEME: GOOD POLITICS AT THE SERVICES OF PEACE: THE ROLE OF EMINENT PERSONS IN THE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF CONFLICT IN NIGERIA. CHIEF HOST/ GUEST SPEAKER His […]

ISSUES…..THE PERMANENT SECRETARY & NIGER STATE INFORMATION SECTOR

By: Muhammad Muhammad Niger State Ministry of Information was established in the year 1976 when the state was created out of the defunct North Western State by the late Head of State, General Murtala Ramat Mohammed. The first Military Governor, retire Admiral Murtala Nyako promulgated the Ministry as a department in the office of the […]