Sen. Adamu urges Saraki to confess his sins against Buhari

The senator representing Nasarawa West in the National Assembly, Abdullahi Adamu, on Monday urged the Senate President Bukola Saraki to confess his political sins against President Muhammadu Buhari, especially during the time Mr Buhari was sick and undergoing treatment in London. Mr Adama made the charge in reaction to Mr Saraki’s accusation that his support […]

Zamfara bandits: Buhari deploys 1,000 security Force, fighter aircraft

The Federal Government has assembled a 1000-strong military force, comprising the army, air force, police and the civil defence to launch fierce attacks on the bandits terrorising villages and towns of Zamfara State. Bandits suspected to be cattle rustlers have killed hundreds of people in villages across the state. Several villages have also been razed […]

Oshiomhole dissolves Kwara’s APC Exco, appoints caretaker committees

THE National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dissolved the State Executive of the party in Kwara state. In a resolution signed by the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, the party said a caretaker committee led by Hon.Bashir Bolarinwa shall be appointed […]

Plateau Govt Rakes In N6.269bn As Revenue In 6 Months

The Plateau State Government has said that it has generated the sum of N6. 269 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) between January and June this year after reorganisation. Chairman, Plateau State Internal Revenue Service (PSIRS), Mr Dashe Arlat, disclosed this in an interview with the Newsmen in Jos. Arlat , who commended the staff […]

NDLEA arrests 87 suspects in 6 months in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, says it arrested 87 suspects and seized 1,614 kilogrammes of dried weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa in six months. The State Commander, Mrs Silvia Egwunwoke disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Tuesday. Egwunwoke said that the […]

Lagos government rules out hijab in schools until Supreme Court decides

The Lagos State Government Tuesday said it would not allow the use of Hijab in all its public schools until the Supreme Court “determines an appeal seeking to upturn the decision of a Court of Appeal.” The state government equally clarified that religious institutions were exempted from paying taxes according to the state laws, though […]

Fire disrupts services at Ecobank head office

For over three hours, fire disrupted banking services at head office of Ecobank Nigeria Ltd. on Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos, on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents who visited the scene of the fire incident report that the fire started at 8.30am. An eye witness, Mr Malachy Okoli said that the fire started […]

Nasarawa Assembly approves 5-year single tenure for state university vice-chancellor

Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday approved a five-year single tenure for Vice-Chancellor for the state-owned University, Keffi and other principal officers of the institution. The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Balarabe Abdullahi, announced this in Lafia while announcing the passage of a Bill for a Law to Amend the Nasarawa State University Law […]

Minister: Abuja-Kaduna rail line to become profit-oriented after two years

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday expressed optimism that the Abuja-Kaduna rail line would become profit-oriented after two years of operation. Amaechi said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja while commenting on the 2nd anniversary of the Abuja-Kaduna rail line. He said that the ministry was putting in N56 million and […]

Kaduna court frees 100 Shiites members

The Kaduna State High Court has, in her judgement in the “no case submission” filed by the defense lawyers on the case brought before her freed nearly 100 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shittes group, that were arrested at various locations in December 2015 following a clash between the […]