Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Taraba APC Chairman Reacts to Election of Speaker

By Ben ADAJI The Chairman of the Taraba State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Hassan Ardo has described the election of Hon. Mark Useni as the Speaker of the State House of Assembly as not only an...

Al-makura Denies sack of Barrister Tijani

By Abubakar LAWAL, Lafia Governor Umar Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has dissociated himself from rumours being peddled that he has sacked one Bar. Rukkaya Tijani for her comments on facebook during the Labour strike in the state. His Special...

Badeh’s Lawyers, Family Worried Over Continued Detention

By Our Reporter Lawyers to former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh have expressed concern over his health following his continued detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, even as they faulted the too stringent...

Employment: Private Sector urged to partner Foreign Investors

By Lola SERIKI – IDAHOSA, Kaduna The private sector operators in Nigeria have been urged to interact positively with their foreign counterparts to invest in the growth and employment generating sectors of the economy. The Minister of State, Ministry of Industry,...

Boko Haram: IDPs Allege Diversion of Food Supply

By Yahaya WAKILI, Maiduguri Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital said that food supply to them and other needful are being diverted by government officials and politicians in the state adding that such act has denied...

Ex- Lawmaker Wants NASS to Outlaw Joint State/LG Accounts

By Abdullahi ABUBAKAR, Suleja A Senator, who represented Niger State in the 7th Senate, Barrister Ibrahim Musa has appealed to the National Assembly to outlaw the creation and imposition of joint accounts by states and local government areas saying that...

Kano Govt Solicits Assistance For Singer Market Fire Victims

By Lola SERIKI - IDAHOSA, Kaduna Kano state government has expressed appreciation to the House of Representatives for showing concern to the people of the state, especially the traders at Singer Market who lost property worth billions of Naira in...

Ex-minister In Charge Of Prisons, Moro Sent to Prison

Abba MoroCourt sends ex-minister to prison A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today(Monday) remanded Abba Moro in prison custody, on charges of fraud. Moro, who is the immediate past Minister for Interior, a ministry over seeing Prisons and...

Alert: Shiites Threaten Mass Revolt Nationwide

Release Video On Impending War With Authorities Nobody Should Take Nigeria For Granted – DHQ While the Nigerian authorities are still battling to contain the Boko Haran insurgency, there is greater looming danger, following threats by the Shiites Islamic group, that...

Budget Padding: Two Ministers, Top Aides Risk Sack

Angry Buhari Orders Compilation Of Culprits’ List Two of President Muhammadu Buhari’s most trusted ministers and two of his closest aides may be at the receiving end of the investigations into the padding of the 2016 Budget, which the President...
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World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS

Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer...
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Court remands 3 suspected killers of Benue prophet

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that three persons, who allegedly killed one Jacob Uhembe, a `prophet’ be remanded...

Ban on illegal use of siren, unauthorized tinted glass cars still in force – Police

The Ebonyi Police Command has said that the ban on the illegal use of siren, use of tinted glass vehicles without permit...

NCNE trains 120 Kano youths on Livestock development, others

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) has organised a three-day training for 120 youths on skills acquisition  in order to create...

Renewed cult clash in Ebonyi communities claims 4 lives

Four persons have been reportedly shot dead in Oriuzo, and Onueke in Ezza North and Ezza South Local Government Areas of Ebonyi...