We Still Need IBB Around – Gov. Sani Bello

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello yesterday said the country still needs Elder statesman and former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida around for his wise counsel at this critical period. Gov. Sani Bello who welcomed the former military leader back from a medical trip to Germany said wise counsel of leaders who have […]


The former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has arrived Minna International Airport in a boarded aircraft today IBB arrived around 3:30pm from Germany in a chartered aircraft  N550 DR after medical trip during which the rumours of his death almost went viral on social media, save for the phone interview he granted a popular […]

Aviation security: FG takes steps to decongest traffic at Nnamdi Azikiwa airport

Abuja, June 10, 2016 (NAN) The Federal Government says it is leaving no stone unturned to decongest traffic to enhance security at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja. The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika said this in a statement issued by Mr James Odaudu, the Deputy Director Press and Public Affairs, Ministry […]

Saraki to Buhari: Run an Inclusive Government

• Says FG policies, legislation have failed to improve economy • Senate passes 11 bills in one year Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja For Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the celebrations of his one year in office and the first anniversary of the inauguration of the eight Senate of […]

APC Will Fufill Campaign Promises

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured that the federal government does not lack the political will, discipline and the determination to fulfill its campaign promises. Alhaji Mohammed stated this yesterday, at the inaugural Buharimeter townhall meeting organized by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)in Abuja. The minister noted that […]

FG to cut 2016 budget, increase debt ratio

ABUJA—Federal government has opted to reduce total budgetary spending on 2016 capital expenditure plan ahead of indication that the budget would not be implemented fully. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, who gave this indication in London while addressing international investors, said the decision was favoured against an option of increased borrowing to plug the […]

Muslim group rejects new NYSC date, says corps members are fasting

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has rejected the June 13 date fixed for the National Youth Service Corps 2016/17 Batch A (Stream II) orientation course. In a statement Thursday, the group said the date coincided with Muslim corps members’ Ramadan fasting. “It is illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional for NYSC to hold camp at a time […]

School Feeding Scheme Will Benefit 20m Children Nationwide – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that the Home Grown School Feeding scheme would indeed bring real change to the lives of over 20 million children nationwide. He also said that the constitutional and philosophical underpinnings for the N500billion Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari presidency is a mandate without which the inalienable right to […]


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Niger Councils to Spend N4‎6.2 Billion this Year

Niger State government has proposed N46.2 billion for the 25 local government councils for 2016 fiscal year. Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji  Kabir Abbas Musa disclosed this while briefing the press at the Government House on Thursday. The agreed proposed figure for the grassroots administration will be presented to the Niger State […]