Civil society organisations call for reinstatement of suspended police whistle-blower

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, has called for the reinstatement of a whistle-blower in the Police Service Commission, PSC, Aaron Kaase. In a petition sent to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and signed by CSNAC’s chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju, the coalition urged Mr. Lawal to urgently beam searchlight on […]

German Parliament pledges support to Nigeria

The Head of Bundestrat, the upper chamber of the German Parliament, Malu Dreyer, has pledged Germany’s support to Nigeria in its economic recovery effort. Ms. Dreyer, who spoke at the weekend while receiving a delegation of the Nigeria Senate led by its President, Bukola Saraki, in Berlin said that Nigeria deserved the support of Germany […]

Senator wants history of slavery taught in Nigerian primary, secondary schools

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has advocated for the inclusion of the history of slave trade in Nigerian schools’ curriculum. Mr. Sani spoke on Saturday during a visit to some historic sites in Badagry, Lagos. “I would say this in clear terms, that the best we can do for the memories of those […]

2017 UTME: JAMB begins sales of form

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Monday, announced its plans to begin sale of forms for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. In series of tweets via its handle @JAMBHQ, the organisation said the sales would begin on Monday March 20. According to the board, registration fee for UTME 2017 is N5, 500. […]


Former military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida yesterday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a military wing, which membership comprises of top Generals. He said membership of the party’s military wing included himself, Gen Olusegun Obasanjo (rtd), Lt. General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, and General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau (rtd), among others.   Speaking while receiving […]

Dangote Salt, NAFDAC Collaborate To Sanitize Food Market

The two managements resolved to work together closely to monitor the quality of products that are delivered to the market after ascertaining that the right quality of products are taken out of the factory LAGOS, Nigeria, March 13, 2017/ — The management of Dangote Salt ( and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control […]

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello: Doing Governance With The People

By Abdullberqy U Ebbo Towards actualising its primary avowal to do governance with – not for – the people of Niger state, the State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello recently started a working tour of the 25 Local Governments in the state. A move tagged ‘Midway performance assessment/feedback tour’, which has seen him (the governor) wining […]

IBB re-echoes support for 2-party system

Nigeria’s former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), on Saturday re-echoed his support for a two-party system, and declared that it was the best option toward deepening democracy. Babangida spoke in Minna, when the Strategy and Inter-Party Affairs Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presented its report on how to move the party forward, […]


Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State says the successful return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation has dealt a blow to mischief makers and death wishers.   Reactions have trailed the President’s 51 days medical trip to the United Kingdom leading to various speculations about his health condition and his rumoured death.   […]