Jigawa disburses N278m to pensioners

Jigawa State’s local government contributory pension scheme has paid over N278.2 million to all categories of pensioners in the state. Executive Secretary of the Board, Mr. Suleiman Kiyawa, disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse. He said the N278.2 million for the month of October was paid to all categories of pensioners, including the 126 that […]

Sokoto establishes agency for girl-child education

As part of renewed efforts to enhance access to education among females in Sokoto, the state government has announced the establishment of an agency girl-child education. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal made this known during a meeting with officials from the Nigeria Office of UNICEF and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID). “The new […]

Sign Peace Corps bill, youths beg Buhari

By Ikenna Uwadileke A group of youths under the aegis of National Youth Council of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill into law. The group made the request when they stormed the National Assembly complex to appreciate the lawmakers for passing the Bill. The News […]

PMB Fires DG Of NTDC, Sally Mbanefo

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the removal of the Director General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo. It was gathered  that the Director General has been asked to handover the affairs of NTDC to the next most senior officer. The removal of the Chief Executive was contained in a November 27, […]

HEALTH The World’s #1 Food Against Heart Attack, Hypertension, Stroke And Cholesterol

We recommend you to try dates. They contain a lot of healthy properties that are able to soothe many health problems, such as strokes, heart attacks, cholesterol and hypertension. For Muslims, this won’t come as a surprise since the concumption of dates is highly recommended in the teachings of Islam. It’s the food that Muslims are […]

Saudi father pardons his son’s killer if he memorizes the whole Quran

A parent’s dream is to watch their children grow up, become good people and live a comfortable successful life. A parent does not care about himself, but instead focus their whole lives around their children. People often do not realize the extent of the pain parents go through when they watch their children die before […]

SAUDI Unexpected Snowfall in Saudi making the people of the desert overwhelmed

The dry desert of Saudi Arabia is not known for freezing temperatures, let alone snowfall. Thus, when people woke up to -3 degrees temperature with snow everywhere, it brought out the child among the many, with people expressing their astonishment and joy in various ways. Even the grass was covered with patches of the white […]

Compensation: Gov. Sani Bello  assures Zungeru Community

In order to ensure the actualisation of the country’s fourth hydro-electricity generating station, Niger State government is committed to ensuring compensation and re-settlement of communities hosting the dam. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello gave this assurance on Wednesday when he inaugurated a 24-man committee on the payment of compensation, relocation and re-settlement of communities affected by […]

Buhari congratulates Osemane of Ondo Kingdom on 10th anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Osemawe of Ondo land and the Paramount Ruler of Ondo Kingdom, Dr. Victor Kiladejo, on the 10th anniversary of his ascension to the throne of his fathers. In a congratulatory message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Tuesday in Abuja, Buhari […]

I’m a proud product of Nigeria’s public school

On Wednesday, 16 November I was at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, as chairman of the annual Zik Lecture Series, where I delivered remarks titled “Crisis, Education and Africa’s Recovery”. The speech, as with many I have made in recent times, has been focused on the roles of government and private sector in providing world class […]