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‘Yahoo boys design fake degree certificates in Kebbi State’

Kebbi State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Issa A. Umar has said 80 per cent of fake degree certificates ‘graduates’ usually present for employment in the country are deigned by Yahoo Boys at Internet cafes. He disclosed this yesterday while fielding questions from newsmen at the recruitment centre …

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Nigeria: JAMB Releases Details of Arrests Over Examination Malpractice

By Azeezat Adedigba More than a third of the arrests made over examination malpractice in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was recorded in Bauchi State, a report by the Special Technical Task Team of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed. The document, obtained exclusively by …

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Nigeria, Kidnapped By Herdsmen?

By Ikechukwu Amaechi To all perspicacious Nigerians, the meeting between the Federal Government and leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in Birnin Kebbi on Friday, May 3, was bound to be controversial no matter the outcome. For starters, the meeting was discriminatory. Why would the government …

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2019 Lassa Fever Outbreak in Nigeria: NCDC Situation Report #17 – 28th April 2019 – Nigeria

HIGHLIGHTS In the reporting Week 17 (April 22 – 28th , 2019) 8 new confirmedi cases were reported from four states – Ondo(4), Taraba(1), Plateau(1) and Kebbi(2) states with one new death in Ondo state From 1 st January to 28th April, 2019, a total of 2323 suspectedi cases have …

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NLC Will Ensure Industrial Harmony In Kebbi – State Chair

The Kebbi state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will ensure that industrial harmony would continue to be sustained between the various unions in the state and Kebbi State government. The State Chairman of NLC, Comrade Umar Halidu Alhassan made this known to newsmen in his office in …

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Kebbi: Bagudu Urges KEDCO Customers to Pay N600m Debt to Sustain 24-7 Power Supply

By Laiatu  Bamaiyi in Birnin kebbi Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Monday urged to customers to pay the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) regularly in order to enjoy 24-hour electricity supply. Bagudu made the plea in Birnin Kebbi during an interactive session with newsmen following customers’ complaint about reduction …

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DPR seals 14 fuel stations in Sokoto, Kebbi

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has sealed 14 fuel service stations in Sokoto and Kebbi states for selling above control price and suspected diversion of products. Mr Muhammad Makera, the Zonal Operations Controller of DPR in charge of Sokoto and Kebbi states, told the News Agency of …

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Killings, kidnappings : Ohanaeze fumes over offer of N100bn to Miyetti Allah

By Emeka Mamah Enugu—Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has faulted reports that the Federal Government has offered Miyetyi Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, the umbrella association of herdsmen, N100 billon to end killings and kidnapping of Nigerians. Nnia Nwodo, President-General of Ohanaeze Government ministers have allegedly held …

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After 30-years, Nigeria set to produce next UNGA president

Nigeria is set to produce the president of the United Nations General Assembly after a three decades, Daily Trust reports. Joseph Nanven Garba, had in 1989 presided over the UNGA, the last time the position was held by a Nigerian. Professor Tijjani Muhammad Bande is expected to emerge the next …

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