Monthly Archives: January, 2017

National Trail Publisher Still In Detention Despite Court Order

A High Court in Maiduguri has ordered the release of Mr Inuwa Bwala, Publisher of National Trail Newspaper from detention. It would be recalled that Bwala was arrested along with his driver by the police in Abuja on January 17,...

PDP demands immediate release of Sheriff’s aide, Inuwa Bwala

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday called on the Borno State government and the Police to immediately free Mr. Inuwa Bwala, who has been on detention illegally since last week. A statement signed by its legal Adviser, Barr Bashir...

Unclaimed dividends: Over N30bn paid – SEC

..Extends Free Registration Period By Joseph Inokotong The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said about N30 billion has so far been paid to investors in the Nigerian capital market from the backlog of unclaimed dividends. Also, to further reduce the...

Borno Female Candidate Top AUN Scholarship

By Aaron Ossai Eighteen-year-old Maryam Habila Usman, a former student of Air Force Girls Secondary School, Jos, has emerged the overall winner of the nationwide scholarship examination into the American University of Nigeria. Ms. Usman, who outscored all other candidates from...

UNILORIN VC Reacts To ASUU Allegation On Fraud

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Vice Chancellor, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Prof Abdulganiyu Ambali, has for the first time, reacted to the corruption allegations leveled against him and his predecessor, Prof Ishaq Oloyede by the Academic Staff Union of Universities...

Attack On Educational Institutions Worrisome – Atiku

By Our Reporter Former Vice President and Chieftain for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar has described as dangerous and worrisome, yesterday’s suicide bomb attack on a mosque at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), in Borno State, even as...

We Have Problems In Nigeria- Sultan

By Steve Oni, Ilorin "We have problems in this country. Let's not deceive ourselves; there is friction between Muslims and non Muslims", the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Saad Abubakar has said. Giving the verdict at the opening of...

Buhari proceeds on vacation

By Aaron Ossai President Muhammadu Buhari is to proceed on a 10-day vacation beginning from Monday January 23 The vacation is expected to last till Monday February 6, 2017. Buhari disclosed this in a letter, read by the Senate President, Bukola...

Attack On Educational Institutions Worrisome – Atiku

Former Vice President and Chieftain for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar has described as dangerous and worrisome, yesterday’s suicide bomb attack on a mosque at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), in Borno State, even as he condemned...

Army’s Frustration, Premium Times’ Sabotage

By: Bukar Raheem Two angry letters later, the relationship between the Nigerian Army and online newspaper, Premium Times has taken on some clarity. They have both threatened to take legal actions against each other but the Army's letter, which...
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Kwara South Senator lauds Gov AbdulRazaq on infrastructure

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Senator representing Kwara South, Lola Ashiru has lauded Governor AbdulRahman...
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Saudi Arabia denies Netanyahu held secret meeting with crown prince

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Al-Saud denied on Monday reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Saudi Arabia...

Immunisation: WHO, experts call for safe resumption of services amid COVID-19 pandemic

As countries prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccines, experts caution that falling immunisation coverage could lead to outbreaks of other vaccine-preventable diseases.

APC rents Ebonyi lCC as secretariat, says Pub. Sec

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi has rented the ultra-modern International Conference Centre, Abakaliki as its new state secretariat.The party’s state...

NEMA seeks partnership with insurance coys

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it is seeking partnership with insurance companies and brokers to create awareness on the need...