APC reacts as PDP alleges Masari has no certificates to contest gov election

– The Katsina state chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party says Governor Aminu Masari of the state has no requisite educational qualification to contest the 2019 governorship election in the state – The APC, however, says the governor is educationally qualified to contest the election – The PDP lawyer, Goddy …

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Kaduna State Assembly Returns Shagali As Speaker

The Kaduna State House of Assembly lawmakers, on Thursday, re-elected Aminu Shagali, as their Speaker during the inauguration of the state 6th Assembly. The Assembly also elected a 4th term legislator, Mr Yusuf Zailani, as the Deputy Speaker. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the inauguration was presided over …

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Buhari To Nigerian Universities: You’re Still Slow In Discoveries, Inventions After 58 Years

FILE PHOTO: President Buhari with his children L-R: Miss Zahra Buhari, Halimat Buhari Sheriff and Yusuf Buhari as he celebrates with them on their graduation and Call to Bar in Statehouse President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian universities to intensify efforts at making discoveries and inventions that can assist the …

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Rename Yola Int’l Airport To Saleh Michika Int’l Airport, FG Urged

The Family of the first civilian Governor of Adamawa State, Saleh Michika has called on the federal government to also immortalize their late father who they say was also instrumental in the struggles of Late Chief MKO Abiola. They also hinged the call on the developmental strides recorded during the …

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Boko Haram: Shehu Sani reacts to alleged fraudulent activities by INGOs in Borno

The former Senator representing Kaduna Central, Senator Shehu Sani, has reacted to the alleged fraudulent activities by the International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) operating in Borno State, saying there is a substance of truth in the allegations. The former law maker, who doubles as a human rights activist bared his mind …

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Humanitarian Information Management Training and Capacity Building – Round 4, 9-13 July 2018, Damaturu, Yobe State, Nigeria – Nigeria

Executive summary Round IV of the five-day humanitarian information management training was conducted at the National Open University of Nigeria, Damaturu Study Center, Yobe State from 9-13 July 2018. It was attended by 53 humanitarian partners responding to the crisis in the north east, across Yobe State. Rounds I and …

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South-south leads Nigeria’s huge alcohol consumption, NBS data shows

Alcohol consumption is a big business in Nigeria with consumers spending just less than a quarter of a trillion naira in 2016. According to the latest data from the nation’s statistics bureau, in 2016 alone, Nigerians spent at least N208 billion on alcohol – this amount was more than the …

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2000 Nigerian Children Petition State Governors To Pay Attention To Safety, Quality Education

  Today, on the Day of the African Child, about 2000 youth across 10 Nigerian states – including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja – presented petitions to their governors, parliamentarians, policymakers and other influential persons in a mass effort to draw attention to the need to act on commitments …

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ECOWAS to establish migration academy in Nigeria

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, on Saturday said ECOWAS would set up a Migration Academy in Tugga, Kebbi State, to train immigration officers in the sub-region. Babandede disclosed this in Kano on Saturday at the Passing out Parade of 396 cadets of the 44th Superintendent Basic …

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Kaduna gov tribunal adjourns to June 17

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday adjourned hearing in the main petition of the Peoples Democratic Party to Monday, June 17. The Tribunal adjourned to allow the respondents in the petition time to study and verify documents, the petitioners presented as evidence before the Tribunal. Chairman of …

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