JEGA : Man of the moment

The much talked – about 2015 presidential election has come and gone. Against all the odds it was as free and as fair as it was credible. The winner has been magnanimous in victory and the loser has gallantly conceded defeat. The two of them have taken our democracy to the next level by their […]

If Boko Haram Must Kill Me For Nigeria To Be Safe, Let Them, Emir Sanusi Tells CNN

Speaking to Christine Amanpour on CNN on Wednesday, Emir of Kano, Sanusi II, the former Governor of Central Bank said: “Yes, General Buhari is right on the level of corruption in the country and we need to address this sufficiently. We have not helped the situation by living in denial (that the situation does not […]


By Ezekiel Fajenyo Having published three full-length works of critical enterprise on his diverse writings, tens of essays on his person and orientation towards life as well as a conducted a significant body of interviews with him, it is difficult to write only a few words on the man, Abubakar Gimba ……… the writer, polemicist, […]

Bawa Bwari’s Speech At Legbo Kutigi International Conference Centre, Minna :ATEI NIGER : The Post Summit Journey

By Shehu Bawa Bwari   PROTOCOL The Chief Servant, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu CON, Talban Minna, Chairman Northern Governors Forum, Executive Governor of Niger State.   Founder of the Aisha Babangida Youth Leadership Series, Hajiya Aisha Babangida and all other distinguished personalities, Ladies and Gentle Men. The Arewa Transformation & Empowerment Initiative (ATEI) is a […]

Abubakar Gimba: Tribute to a Pacifist Ideologue

A week ago, at a gathering of literary minds, we discussed him, his books, and even his health, which had, I informed my friends gathered, stalled his literary productivity in recent years. It was a friend from below the Niger who made him the subject of our conversation in his declaration that the man was […]

Tipper crushes female teacher, daughter to death

By Seun Opejobi   A female school teacher, her daughter and a commercial motorcyclist conveying them were yesterday crushed to death by a truck in the Suleja area of Niger State. The deceased teacher identified as Shafatu Umar Galadima, 25, on that faithful day was said to to be carrying her six-year-old daughter on her […]

Nigeria records 5.94% GDP growth in Q4 2014 – NBS

By Emmanuel Elebeke National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the Nigeria’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate recorded an impressive mark moving to 5.94 per cent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2014, compared to 6.23 per cent in the third quarter. The NBS in its latest quarterly report explained that the improvement was […]



What is the state ministry of health doing on the decaying situation in IBB SPECIALIST HOSPITAL MINNA, the hospital presently has no x-ray machine, patients will have to go to Bay Clinic, Tunga for X-ray each time it is requested by the doctors. The stand by generator has stopped working, infact the hospital is in […]

President, Senate President, Speaker, Others Gets Life Pension In Newly Approved Constitution

The Paradigm – In the new constitution that has just been approved by the National Assembly, the president, his vice, senate president, speaker and deputy speaker are now entitled to life pension, but beneficiaries of this gesture must be occupants who successfully concluded their terms in office without removal or impeachment. The amended constitution, which was presented […]