Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Why Govs Owe Sheriff An Apology- Bwala

Inuwa Bwala is one of the closest allies of embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. He has been speaking on the crisis in the party, and insists that anything short of an apology to Sheriff by...

Fuel Subsidy Removal: FG To Release Palliatives Soon – Minister

By Juliana MAIRIGA, Minna Minister of state in the Ministry of Solid Minerals, Alhaji Abubakar Bawa Bwari has said that the Federal Government would soon release the palliatives that would cushion the effect of the recent increase in the pump...

Edo 2016: Day Overamwen Square Stood Still For Obaseki

By Monday EBALU, Benin City Godwin Obaseki the chairman Edo state Economic Committee,an aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress Party, (APC) recently declared his intention to contest the governorship race to Osadebay Avenue come September 10, 2016. Declaring...

Decay In Abuja National Stadium Worries Minister

By Jibril TAIRU, Abuja When recently the Minster of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung invited the Nigeria media to whom he had not hidden his destruct and dislike since assuming office in October last year to a press conference...

One Year Anniversary: Yobe Residents React to Buhari’s N500bn intervention

By Yahaya WAKILI, Damaturu Residents of Damaturu, the Yobe state capital has said that, President Muhammadu Buhari’s proposed N500 billion social intervention programme and the fight against corruption and insurgency is commendable and a step towards fulfilling the APC change...

Edo PDP Chairman Recounts Ordeal in EFCC Den

The Edo State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih has lamented his ordeal in the hands of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port-Harcourt office, over alleged campaign funds. The money was released...

Katsina To Investigate Missing N445m

By James OLOYE, Katsina Katsina State Government has said it would investigate the disappearance of more than N445 million from the treasury of Mashi Local Government Council. The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Abdulkadir Zakka who disclosed this...

Developing Countries Tasked On Indigenous Drugs

By Monday EBALU, Benin City A Professor of Pharmacology, University College London, Prof Humphrey Rang, has called on governments of developing countries to invest in indigenous drugs discovery so as to reduce the financial burden on Pharmaceutical companies. Rang gave this...

Boko Haram: CDS To Sponsor Sport Devt In Barracks

By James BWALA, Abuja The Chief of Defence Staff, General Olonisaki has said that, the Nigerian military has made a lot of sacrifices in the ongoing fight against the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram to ensure that, no part of...

Democracy Day: Nigerians Seek Divine Intervention

By Lola Serki-IDAHOSA, Kaduna As Nigeria celebrates yet another Democracy Day, some Nigerians have called for divine intervention for the attainment of peace and progress in the country. In Kaduna, a former member of the House of Representatives, Jonathan Asake who...
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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...