FAAC deadlock: President Buhari to decide on NNPC – Kemi Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to take the next step to address the issues that led to deadlock of the last Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting, in Abuja. She disclosed this after a meeting with governors Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State, Abubakar Badaru of […]

Federal government donates feed to 100 livestock farmers

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Thursday donated animal feed concentrate and mineral salt to 100 livestock farmers in Kano State. Alhaji Muhammad Adamu, the State Coordinator of the Ministry, made the remark while distributing the feeds to the beneficiaries in Kano. Adamu said that the gesture was part of the programme […]

JUST IN: Court orders disengagement of 245 NITDA workers

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday affirmed the disengagement of 245 workers of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA. Justice Simisola Adeniyi, in her judgment said the failure of all the 245 claimants to tender their letters of employment was fatal to their case. “Although the 245 claimants were employed on the same […]

PHOTO NEWS: Obasanjo supervises students in his new office at NOUN

A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, PhD, was at the Abeokuta, Ogun state study centre of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, on Thursday July 5 to start work as a students facilitator. He met with two final-year undergraduate students of Christian Theology, Elijah Egehedi-Oke and Toriola Abigael, assigned to him by the university for […]

Commissioner Lauds Ayade’s Achievements In Three Years

By: VITALIA UGOH, Calabar The Cross River State Commissioner of Information, Mrs. RoseMary Effiom Archibong, has said that  Governor Ben Ayade-led administration has recorded tremendous achievements in all developmental index  in the state within three years. She made the remarks while speaking to the New Nigerian Online correspondent in Calabar. Archibong was reacting to recent […]

Bauchi: 800,000 Farmers Register Under NAPI

A number of 800, 000 registered under the National Agricultural Payment Initiative (NAPI) in Bauchi state in the efforts to ensure food security in the country.   The state governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar explained that the number of registered farmers in Bauchi is the highest in the entire country.   He was speaking at the […]

Niger To Adopt Stop Gaps To Check Floodings In Urban Centres

By; BALA B. BITRUS, Minna Following the massive flooding that swept away eight persons at Rafin Gora community of Kontagora council of Niger state, the state government has reaffirmed it’s commitment to cause a redesign of all urban centres in the state particularly of areas with poor drainage system, with buildings erected on waterways and […]

Professor Wole Soyinka to Olusegun Obasanjo…

“…I know that deep inside, there is a soakaway pond of personal insecurity struggling to be drained. Beneath every bully, there is a scared product of insecurity and troubled conscience. Now, fight your own demons as best as you can, and feel free to flagellate Buhari (President Muhammadu) with all the weapons in your armoury. […]