Pest attack: Kano raises alarm over possible tomato shortage

The Managing Director of Kano Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KNARDA), Professor Mahmud Daneji, has revealed that over five tomato producing areas in the state have been ravaged by a the Tuta Absoluta pest. This, he said, may result in serious tomato shortage in the state. “Even though, as stakeholders, …

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Raypower Hits The Airwaves In Yola

AIT is a subsidiary of DAAR Communications Plc. DAAR Communications Plc is the foremost Independent Broadcast Organization in the Federal Republic of Nigeria pioneering private/independent broadcasting with the establishment of RayPower 100.5FM, AIT, Daarsat -The first fully Nigerian base digital multi-channel direct-to-home subscription TV and an indigenous station FAAJI FM …

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3 soldiers, 2 civilian JTF members killed by Boko Haram in shootout in Borno

By: Kingsley Omonobi Abuja – The Nigerian Army said on Saturday night that three of its soldiers fighting on Operation Lafiya Dole and two members of Civilian JTF were killed in a confrontation with Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno State while three of the terrorists also met their Waterloo. Members …

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Yobe NACCIMA urges farmers, businessmen to register for opportunities

The President, of the Yobe State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, (NACCIMA), Alhaji Jingiri Abubakar, has called on farmers, businessmen and industrialists to register with the chamber to access more opportunities. Jingiri, who is also the Vice Chairman of the Northern States Chamber of Commerce stated this during …

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Centre discharges 120 VVF patients in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Ministry of Health said no fewer than 120 patients of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) were discharged from VVF Centre in Jahun local government area of the state. VVF The ministry’s spokesman, Malam Musa Aliyu, made this known to newsmen in Dutse on Sunday. Aliyu said the victims …

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As Macron arrives to meet Trump, fate of Iran nuclear deal is front and center

The last time they met face to face, at the United Nations in September, French President Emmanuel Macron was puzzled when President Trump and his delegation seemed to have no agenda, carried no papers and took no notes. “It was like a good discussion with a buddy in a bar,” …

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Kebbi House member distributes 700000 books to pupils

A member of the House of Representatives, Abdullahi Muslim, has donated over 700,000 exercise books to 17 primary schools in Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area of Kebbi state. Muslim, who represents Birnin Kebbi/Kalgo/Bunza Federal Constituency, said while distributing the books Tuesday in Birnin Kebbi, that the gesture was to assist …

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Security operatives take over burnt Kaduna Electoral Commission …

Ben Agande, Kaduna. Security operatives have taken over the headquarters of the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, part of  which went up in flames on Saturday. The chairperson of the Commission,  Dr. (Mrs) Saratu Binta Dikko-Audu, who addressed journalists shortly after the fire was contained, said  all the offices on …

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Ex-INEC chair Jega gets new appointment

Ex-INEC chair Jega gets new appointment The Kano State Government has appointed a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, to head the committee mandated to nurture the Maitama Sule Centre for Politics and Democratic Governance. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje who inaugurated the committee in Kano said the …

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Adamawa Community Calls For An end To Herdsmen Attacks

  Residents of Dumne Community in Adamawa State are calling on the government to ensure that the attacks by herdsmen are brought to an end so they can return to their farms or face the danger of starvation. Dumne community has been under attack by suspected herdsmen in Song Local …

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