APC Primaries; Borno guber aspirant insists on cancellation

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and governorship aspirant in Borno State, Kashim Imam, has called for the cancellation of the just concluded gubernatorial primaries of the party in the state. Last week, the ruling APC in Borno State held its gubernatorial primaries which led to the emergence …

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Flood: Over 500 Jigawa Communities Vulnerable To Infections …

Even though Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) was right in its prediction of flooding in some states of the country including Jigawa State this year, no one in the state thought the disaster could be worst beyond expectation as it eventually happened. MUH’D ZANGINA KURA (Dutse) reports. As the water level …

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The plight of Kebbi farmers

The Kebbi State Government under Governor Atiku Abubakar Bagudu since 29th May 2015 has continued to pay lip service to the real socioeconomic development of its impoverished people who are mainly farmers and pastoralists. Even worse, the Federal Government’s nationwide Anchor Borrowers Programme aimed at accelerating the production of rice …

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Kaduna students give state government ultimatum over scholarship

The National Association of Kaduna State Students (NAKASS) has given the Kaduna state government 21 days to pay its members their 3 years scholarship allowances or have the state’s institutions shut down. Speaking at a news briefing held in Kaduna, the Secretary General of the association, Jeremiah Gwaza, said if …

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Governor Ganduje Of Kano State Speaks On Collecting $5m Bribe …

Ganduje Denies Bribe Allegation The Kano state government has reacted to an online news publication which accused Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of receiving $5million as bribe from contractors. The source quoted by the report, accused the governor of personally receiving between 15 to 25 percent kickbacks for every project executed in …

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Stir in Borno immigration over fleecing of travellers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, has ordered an investigation into alleged extortion by some officers and men of the immigration service manning the borders in Borno State. Travellers were said to have complained about extortion by the NIS personnel at Darman-Gubio- Magumeri-Maiduguri Road and Munguno- Maiduguri …

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Pharmacists council seals 343 pharmacies in Kebbi

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday sealed up 343 pharmacies, Patent and Proprietary Medicine vendors (PPMVS) in Kebbi State. Director,Inspection and Monitoring of the Council, Mrs. Anthonia O. Aruya while briefing journalists in Birnin Kebbi said they violated the council”s laws and regulations. She said after five days …

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Kaduna employs 75 budget officers – Punch Newspapers

Kaduna State Government has recruited 75 budget and planning officers to enhance budgeting and planning processes for effective service delivery. The Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad Abdullahi, said at the induction course for the new staff on Thursday in Kaduna. He revealed that the 75 were employed out of 1,000 …

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Yusuf kicks as Takai emerges ‘Kano PDP’ gov’ship candidate – Daily …

A two-time gubernatorial candidate, Malam Salihu Sagir Takai, yesterday, emerged as Kano State governorship candidate of the Senator Mas’ud El-Jibril Doguwa-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Daily Trust can report. But Engr. Abba Yusuf, the son-in law to ex-governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, who earlier emerged as the gubernatorial candidate …

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