North Central States Demand for more Appointments

The National Vice Chairman, North Central of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Zakari Abdullahi has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the zone for more political appointments. He said the call became necessary following the successful performance of the party and deliverance of the zone to the ruling party. The APC chieftain made […]

Why I made film for abandoned Babies –Iyabo Ojo, actress

Talk about putting your money where your mouth is and you talk about Iyabo Ojo. For as far back as we can remember, she has talked extensively about her passion for the less privileged. And now to prove that she means business, she has just wrapped up the shooting of her latest movie entitled, Beyond Disability. The actress cum movie […]

Mastermind of coup plot hoax against Buhari arrested

THE Department of State Services (DSS), at the weekend said it had arrested Jones Abiri aka General Akotebe Darikoro, leader of the Joint Revolutionary Council of the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF) and the mastermind of the coup plot hoax that made the rounds recently. It also said that in the last two months, […]

Oxygen bag for Nigeria’s economy

NIGERIA’S economy is on a progressive slip down­hill and this should be of great concern to everybody. All the indices seem to have gone haywire. Last week, the naira, once the nation’s pride, nose-dived further in both the parallel and inter-bank markets. The local cur­rency went down to an all time low of N375 to […]

Why Christians Are Converting to Islam – Sultan of Sokoto

The President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has spoken on why non-muslims choose to join and practice Islam. The Sultan also cautioned Muslims in the country against forcefully converting people into Islam. He made the statement while speaking at a conference organised by Da’wah Co-ordination […]

Polio: Buhari lauds stakeholders, pledges prompt release of funds

Abuja, July 23, 2016 (NAN) President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Abuja expressed delight over Nigeria’s efforts in registering zero case of wild poliovirus in the last two years. Consequently, Buhari in a statement issued in Abuja, commended stakeholders for making “this historic achievement possible’’. Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and […]

PDP Wins Kogi East Senatorial Election

A former Chief of Air Staff and member of People Democratic Party (PDP), retired Air Vice-Marshal Isaac Alfa, has been declared winner of Kogi East Senatorial re-run election held on Saturday. Announcing the result in Idah on Sunday, the Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Lucky Ovwhasa, said Alfa, the PDP candidate, scored 57, 575 […]

Parents Want Borno Schools Re-opened

Some parents in Borno on Sunday appealed to the State Government to re-open public schools closed since May 2014, to allow their children continue with their education. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the schools were closed in May 2014, following attacks on students in neighbouring Yobe. The influx of Internally Displaced Persons […]

300 Youths, Women for Agri-prenuer Empowerment Scheme in Niger

In an effort at tackling unemployment in Niger state, government is to train and empower youth and women in the State under it’s Agri-prenuer Empowerment Programme. Three hundred youth and women across the state are to benefit in the scheme this year. The project is a joint efforts of the state and federal governments under […]

Probe the Sure-P Programme in Niger State… Gov. Abu Sani urged

The last may not be yet heard of the impunity orchestrated by Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu-led last administration of Niger State as some youths employed through the Subsidy Re-investment Programme (SURE-P) in the state have complained that their seven months salaries were withheld. The Niger State Sure-P Programme was involved in the Execution Capital Projects […]