Monthly Archives: July, 2017

Shekau’s Capture and Implication for National Security

If I had any doubt that it is end game for Boko Haram madman, Abubakar Shekau, it has disappeared with the vow of a 37-year-old Islamic cleric, Ali Ahmad to trek the whole 844 kilometers from Maiduguri to Abuja....

Nigeria, UN sign 5-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework

By Joseph Pius Nigeria and the United Nations (UN) on Thursday signed a five-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF) (2018-2022) which is a successor programme to the current United Nations Development Assistance Framework III (UNDAF III) (2014-2017) in Nigeria. The signing...

CVR: 22, 156 males, 12, 099 females additional voters to vote in Niger state in 2019

BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna A total of, 34, 255 eligible male and female voters have registered in the first quarter of the on-going Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) which took place in all the 25 local government headquarters and 8 additional...

African Parliaments Must Stop Dictators By Building Strong Institutions – Dogara

By Aaron Ossai Executive hardly reciprocates National Assembly's gesture of cooperation Our citizens have little patience for squabbles between Executive  and legislature Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has urged legislatures across the African continent to break their people...

Dogara Seeks Coordinated Approach To Needs Of IDPs, Refugees and Migrants

By Aaron Ossai Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has urged the executive to adopt a workable policy for internally displaced persons in Nigeria. This is just as he condemned the lack of inter-agency cooperation among government ministries,...

Paris Club Refund: Gov Ahmed Releases More Fund To LGs

By Steve Oni, Ilorin  In fulfilment of his pledge to ensure that backlog of salaries of all categories of workers in the state becomes a thing of the past, Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the release of additional...

UNIBEN Post Graduate Students Protest Hike In School Fees

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City  Activities at the University of  Benin was on Tuesday disrupted  as   post-graduate students and security operatives in the institution clash. The post-graduate students were protesting introduction of what they termed payment of oral defence fees (External examiner...

London Based Newspaper Honours Unical VC, Prof Zana

A London based news platform, ‘The Nigerian’ and the ‘Nigeria Print Journalism Magazine’ have selected the Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Calabar, Calabar (Unical), Prof. Zana Akpagu as their “Best Performing” VC in Nigeria in the last...

Buratai: A Patriot “Numero Uno”

I thought deeply about a suitable caption to appropriately capture my elations when I reflected on the Nigerian army and the anti-terrorism campaigns in the last two years. After much thought, in the light of another heroic celebration of...

Niger Gets New CP

BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna The new commissioner of police in Niger state, Mr. Austin Iwero Agbonlahon has taken over command from, Alhaji Zubairu Mu’azu, warning mischief makers and people with criminal intents to steer clear of the state in their...
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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...