IBB Challenge Igbos On Unity, Indivisibility Of Nigeria

Minna – Former military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), has challenged the Igbos to continue to allow their positive impact be felt amongst host ethnic nationalities in the country and work towards promoting the unity and indivisibility of Nigeria. Babangida made the declaration when he granted audience to the Igbo Delegates Assembly (IDA) […]

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Why Pidgin English deserves recognition – Emir

By Emmanuel Afonne The Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Sidi Bage Muhammad I, has called for the official recognition of Pidgin English as a language in the country and for unifying Nigerians through its spoken words. Muhammad, a retired Supreme Court Justice made the call at the 35th Annual National Conference of English Scholars’ Association of […]

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Girls Education Project a huge success in Northern states -UNICEF

By Philip YataiThe United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Saturday described its Girls Education Project, Phase 3 (GEP3), being implemented in Bauchi, Niger, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states as “a huge success”. UNICEF Chief of Education, Euphrates Wose, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Birnin Kebbi that the GEP3 was designed to […]

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CAN hails El-Rufai as governor reverses decision to demolish Zaria Church

Chairman, Kaduna State Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Joseph Hayab, has hailed the new decision of the state government not to demolish St. George Anglican Church, Sabon Gari, Zaria as allegedly announced by the Kaduna State Urban Planning Development Agency, KASUPDA. The Kaduna State Urban Planning Development Agency had on Thursday served the 110-year-old […]

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A/Ibom at 32: Osinbajo represents Buhari, inaugurates projects

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN is set to embark on a State visit to Akwa Ibom to represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the 32nd Anniversary of the state’s creation. According to the programme released by the 32nd Anniversary Planning Committee, “Prof. Osinbajo will participate in some of the activities lined up for the event, […]

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We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity to future generation – Gen Abdulsalami

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on Nigerians to raise the bar of peace in all their endeavors. In his remarks at the second General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Annual Peace Lecture on Saturday in Minna, the elder stateman said Nigeria is walking a tightrope as regard peace and security, while advocating […]

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NGSG SIGNS PEACE ACCORD WITH ARMED BANDITS. RELEASE 11 SUSPECTS IN CAPTIVITY

Niger State Government has granted amnesty to 11 bandits arrested by security agents along the Kontonkoro axis in Magama Local Government Area of the state. Th Governor disclosed this while delivering a keynote address at the 2nd General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Annual Peace Lecture, held in Minna. Governor Sani Bello said the bandits were released […]

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Girl commits suicide 3 months after boyfriend killed self

An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, reportedly committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda also killed self. The 25-year-old indigene of Kwara State who lived with her mother at Igbekele Street, Iyana Cele bus stop, Shibiri area of Lagos State has reportedly been battling depression since her […]

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NLC hails Gov. Sule over workers’ welfare

By Mohammed Baba Busu The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has applauded Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s administration, for growing the civil service structure and improving workers’ welfare. According to the state chairman of NLC, Mr Yusuf Sarki-Iya, ” the union wants the governor to do more for the workers in the state”. […]

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DPR seals 12 filling stations in Sokoto, Kebbi

By Habibu Harisu The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), says it has sealed 12 filling stations in Sokoto and Kebbi states for under dispensing and operating without valid licence. Mr Muhammad Makera, the Zonal Operations Controller of DPR in charge of Sokoto and Kebbi states, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

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