Global Revulsion Greets Massacre of 16 Students in Borno, Yobe

IGP, Mohammed Abubakar • Campaign launched to ensure every child goes to school safe • 50 schools razed by Boko Haram as Borno govt beefs up security Michael Olugbode Following the massacre of 16 students in Yobe and Borno States this week, former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has led …

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Tax registration in Jigawa to be automated

The Joint Tax Board (JTB) on Wednesday said it was working to automate tax registration activities to facilitate revenue generation.The Secretary of JTB Muhammad Abubakar, said this in Dutse at a one-day sensitisation workshop on Taxpayer Identification Number. The programme is an initiative of JTB in collaboration with the Federal Inland Revenue …

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Nigeria: PDP Recalls Sokoto Governor, Wammako

The Peoples Democratic Peoples Party (PDP) has rescinded the decision on the suspension of the Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Magatarka Wamako. The national Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur who announced the decision of the party at Legacy House, Abuja, said the decision was taken based on the …

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Cotecna Loses Main Port To Global Scan

The federal government has again extended the destination inspection (DI) contracts for the cargo scanning service concessionaires at the nation’s seaports, airports and borders for another six months. The extension which came with several intrigues where the federal government was considered to have jolted  industry stakeholders’ position, including that of …

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12 PDP NWC members resign; party fixes July 15 for National Convention

The National Executive Committee of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday accepted the resignation of 12 members of its National Working Committee. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had said they violated the guidelines for the congresses and national convention. The meeting was attended by President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice …

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Kwankwaso Decries Insufficient Power Supply to Kano

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso By Ibrahim Shuaibu Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Tuesday lamented the insufficient power supply to the state, despite its strategic location as the commercial and economic nerve centre of the North. The governor stated that the state government was making efforts …

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Gunmen Kill Seven Students, Two Teachers in Yobe School Attack

Photo: Premium Times At least 11 persons have been confirmed dead after gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram attacked a secondary school and a military check post in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, military and witnesses said. The spokesman of the Military Joint Task Force, (JTF), in Yobe …

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Nigeria: Kaduna Assembly Alleges Misuse of N560 Million SURE-P Fund

Kaduna — Kaduna State House of Assembly, KDSHA, yesterday, alleged dubious transactions involving the state’s share of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P, including the reported missing N560 million from the fund. The state Governor, Alhaji Muktar Yero was the Chairman of the SURE-P programme in 2012 when the …

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