Nigeria: Shehu Borno Blames Insurgency On Marginalisation

Maiduguri — The Shehu of Borno and Chairman of Borno State Traditional Rulers’ Council, Alhaji Abubakar El-Kanemi, has blamed the security challenges occasioned by activities of Boko Haram Islamist sect in the state on alleged marginalisation by Federal Government. El-Kanemi said that Federal Government had marginalised the state for so …

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Jigawa: 3 Drug Dealers Nabbed, One Dealer On The Run

By Umar Akilu Majeri,Dutse Information available to 247ureports.com indicates that the Jigawa state Nigerian civil and security command stormed the residence of suspected dealers and distributor of illegal drugs in Gumel local government. Information gathered indicated that the security agents succeeded in discovering bundles and cartons of illegal drugs. During …

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Yero Hails Kaduna Bizman for Creating Employment for Youths

Kaduna — Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State has commended the Chief Executive Officer of EDIJEN group of companies, Chief Benjamin Omale, for creating employment for youths in the state through his petrol stations. Speaking during the commissioning of Tonsjos mega station, a subsidiary of EDIJEN fuel station in …

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N’East Assembly members vow to work for financial autonomy

STATES’ Houses of Assembly, especially those from the North-East zone of the country, have finally agreed that financial autonomy for the states’ Legislature, which is currently being proposed in the constitution, must be vigorously pursued. The members, who regretted their inability to ensure the success of the exercise in the …

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I have drug addicts in my cabinet – Borno gov

GOVERNOR Kashim Shettima shocked everybody present at the inauguration of a 10-man committee on drug abuse at the council chambers of the Borno State Government House on Thursday, when he declared that some of his cabinet members were drug addicts and asked one of his commissioners if he knew them …

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Yobe Residents Ask Reconciliation Cmte’ To Unveil Sponsors Of Boko Haram

Residents in Yobe state at an interactive session with the presidential committee on dialogue and peaceful resolution of security challenges in the north have asked the committee to identify and unveil sponsors of Boko Haram. An elder statesman, Khalifa Hassan Yusuf, who made the call for unveiling sponsors of the …

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Women Hail Jigawa Govt Over Health Centre Establishment

Women in Sakwaya village in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa have commended the state government for establishing a maternity and primary health centre in the village. A cross section of the women made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Dutse. Hajiya Rabi …

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Nigeria: Your Security Is Guaranteed, Wamakko Tells Corps Members

Sokoto — Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto State, Tuesday assured the Batch B corps members deployed to the state that their lives and property are safe as the government will do all that is necessary to ensure their security. The governor spoke during the swearing in of the 1,446 …

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