Mammoth crowd welcomes Ganduje to Kano

Kano state governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, was received by mammoth crowd on Wednesday after his return from South Africa. Ganduje was away from the state when the Justice Shamaki-led Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal panel delivered its verdict, hence the warm reception. The governor arrived at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) around 1:30pm from […]

South African university offers courses in Nigeria

The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa, is to start offering short professional courses in Nigeria by 2020. The university said in Lagos on Wednesday that it planned to introduce courses that would help young Nigerian professionals and others to build their knowledge base and improve their competencies in work places or as […]

NSHA has reiterated its desire to partner with stakeholders in the State

Niger State House of Assembly has reiterated its desire and commitment to partner with relevant Stakeholders in the State, to ensure the development of the Local Government Administration in the State, to achieve good governance. This was disclosed by the Speaker of the House Rt. Hon. Abdullahi Bawa Wuse, when he received the officials of […]

N30.1bn debt: FG to cancel Abuja, Kaduna,Kano,Ikeja, four discos’ licenses

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has notified eight power Distribution Companies (DisCos) on its intent to cancel their licences in 60 days after they accumulated N30.1 billion energy invoice debts for July 2019. In a notice signed by Dafe Akpeneye, the Commissioner for Legal, Licencing and Compliance, published today, NERC directed Abuja, Benin, Enugu, […]

persons kidnapped in Abuja

Nine people were Monday night kidnapped on the road to Pegni, a resettlement village on the outskirts of Kuje town. The captors, numbering about 20, were said to have emerged from the bush around 8pm and opened fire on vehicles coming to the village. The kidnappers were said have demanded N10m ransom on each victim. […]

Wadume: Slain cops, civilians still in morgue as soldiers yet to be court martialled

Families seek Buhari’s intervention BOI demands further probe of Capt Balarabe, four cops The remains of three police officers and two civilians killed during the arrest of a kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala (Wadume), in Taraba State are still in the morgue following delay in court martialling of soldiers suspected to be culpable in the murders, […]

Kaduna revenue agency seals-off Access bank over N175m tax

The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KDIRS) has sealed off three branches of Access Bank in Kaduna metropolis over non remittance of over N175 million Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE). News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bank branches, located along Bida Road, Ahmadu Bello Way and Isa Kaita Road were sealed-off in the early hours of […]