Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has felicitated with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Professor Abdullahi Bala on his election as the President of the Association of West Africa Universities. In a congratulatory message issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, Governor Sani Bello said the […]

Annual Qur’anic Competition: Minna Emirate Publicity Committee Meets

Members of the publicity and moblization sub commttee of the. 34 edition Niger state annual quranic competition to be Hosted by minna emirate council have been chaged to measure up to be responsibility assigned themto ensure success. The v.C of the commtt. Alhaji Hamidu Khadi kuta who stood in for Chairman of the commtt Ammbasador […]

FG’s achievements in tackling insecurity, greatly under-reported

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed says the achievements of the Federal Government in tackling insecurity have been greatly under-reported by media practitioners. Mohammed stated this while delivering his opening remarks at the Special Town-hall Meeting on Security organised by the Federal Government in Katsina State. He said the town-hall meeting was organised to […]

‘Katsina APC leaders supported Atiku in 2019’

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kabir Murja, has alleged that the leadership of the party in the state should rather be held accountable for their “anti-party” role in supporting then opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against Muhammadu Buhari of the APC during the 2019 elections. However, the Special […]

Pegi: Kidnapped 4 NSCDC officers, 5 others regains freedom after paying N5m ransom

Four officers of the Nigerian Security Defence Corps (NSCDC) who were kidnapped along side five civilians, including a 12 year -old boy at Pegi community in Kuje area council have regain their freedom after the payment of N5 million ransom. Daily Trust reported that four NSCDC officers, five civilians and a 12 year -old boy […]

Natural disaster damages infrastructure – Minister

The Minister of Humanitarian affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has said natural disaster causes a lot of damage to infrastructure resulting in economic losses. According to her, natural disaster hampers the delivery of essential services like education and health care to communities The minister, in a statement to mark the […]

Border closure: Local rice varieties now rule markets

Dealers re-bag locally processed rice as foreign — Consumers Why price is on the high side — Processors Farmers ready for massive paddy rice production Locally processed rice is now common in markets and departmental shops, a market survey carried out by Daily Trust recently has shown. Miva rice, Mama Gold dominate markets in Benue […]

FG bans imports, exports through land borders

Trust reports that the operation began on August 20, 2019, involving the Nigeria Customs Service and the Immigration Service with support from the Army and other security agencies. The joint border security is being coordinated by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) and covers the four geopolitical zones including South-south, South-west, North-central and the […]

Dying culture of `Thank You Visit’

‘Feeling gratitude and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and not giving it,” says William Arthur Ward, a renowned writer of inspirational maxim. This is the situation playing out in Nigeria’s political space, as politicians who went begging the electorate for votes, never bothered to go back to express their gratitude after electoral […]

Yellow fever: Death toll hits 22 in Bauchi

The recent outbreak of yellow fever in Bauchi State has killed 22 persons so far. The Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency yesterday confirmed six new deaths after the 17 previous recorded. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Rilwan Muhammed, said that no fewer than 143 suspected cases of the disease were recorded […]