Mammoth Crowd Bids Yahaya Mahmood Farewell

Thousands of Nigerians including government functionaries, Islamic clerics and scholars, well-wishers and associates of the late eminent lawyer, Yahaya Mahmood (SAN), yesterday thronged Kaduna to pay him their last respects at his burial. The funeral prayers, which took place at the Al-Manar Mosque on Camp Road, were conducted by the …

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Jigawa Woos Investors To State

As part of strategies to make Jigawa State the preferred investment destination in Nigeria, the state government recently established the Jigawa State Advisory Council on Economic Management and Investment Promotion. The creation of the council was also an aftermath of an investment conference held in the state to raise awareness …

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Harmattan: A Dreadful Season With Many Troubles

Harmattan season is here again, and the north is the real casualty of this harsh weather. From Maiduguri, where the North-east Trade Wind that brings the dry breeze originates from, to Sokoto State, where the wind finally exits Nigeria, various climatic hazards are associated with its presence, coupled with the …

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Kaduna Police Arrest Syndicate With Fake 1 Million Naira Currency Notes

The Kaduna State Police Command said on Friday, that it had arrested a 5-man syndicate that specialised in printing fake local and foreign currencies. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Olufemi Adenaike, while parading the suspects at the command headquarters in Kaduna, said that the suspects were arrested by his men while they were trying to deposit fake 1 million Naira currency notes …

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NLC Tasks Borno Govt on Minimum Wage for LG Workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Sunday appealed to the Borno State Government to hasten the implementation of the N18,000 minimum wage to workers in the 27 local government areas. The Chairman of the Borno chapter of the union, Titus Abana, made the call at a seminar for senior civil …

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Yobe State – Battling With Health Problems

Damaturu — Being an agrarian state where most of the people are peasants and live through subsistence means, the people of Yobe have before this administration, been struggling to cope with the high cost of health care services. Like in most tropical regions where people are vulnerable to several communicable …

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G7 Governors to Decide Membership of PDP in Sokoto

Governor Murtala Nyako By Daji Sani  Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa yesterday revealed that the aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party will conclude talks on their next line of action in Sokoto State in a couple of days time. The governor while addressing some women organizations who paid him …

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