Breaking: Buhari appoints Ahmed Rufai DG NIA

President Buhari Broadcasts To The Nation 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of  Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the new  Director General for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Abubakar, a retired career foreign service officer,  has been a Senior Special Assistant to the President (SSAP) on ...

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Policeman found dead in Osun

A policeman, which rank was not ascertained, Sunday Adejumo, was found dead beside Onibueja sawmill in Osogbo, Osun state capital, on Wednesday. He was said to be from the provost section of Zone 11 Headquarters of the Nigerian Police Force in ...

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2017: The good, the bad in APC

In 2017, the All Progressives Congress (APC) was two years plus on the saddle, but it continues to be enmeshed in controversies which some say could adversely affect its fortune in future elections. BODE OLAGOKE writes. For the governing APC, ...

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NECO releases Nov/Dec SSCE results

By Aideloje Ojo Minna The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the release of the 2017 November/ December Senior School Certificate Examination results. Registrar of the Council, Prof Charles Uwakwe, announced the results yesterday at its headquarters in Minna. Uwakwe ...

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Mainagate: Senate slams AGF over litigation

Taiye Odewale Abuja The Senate yesterday descended heavily on the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami for litigating against it and the House of Representatives on investigative hearing being conducted by both chambers on botched reinstatement and promotion ...

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Nigerian Legion realises N4m in Gombe

By Auwal Ahmad Gombe The Nigerian Legion, Gombe state chapter yesterday realised 4.195 million at its 2018 emblem appeal fund and launch, with highest donation of N3million coming from the stae government. Speaking at the event, the state governor, Ibrahim ...

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419 Jigawa retirees get N711.4m

By Bayo Alabira Dutse Director, Finance and Administration, Jigawa state Pensions Board, Alhaji Musa Muhammed Yalleman has said the N711, 459,439.86 meant for December 2017 has been paid to 419 retirees. Yalleman stated this yesterday while addressing reporters in his ...

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Killings: Buhari moves IG to Benue

By Agi Onda Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to immediately move to Benue state to restore law and order in the troubled state. The presidential directive follows the recent unfortunate killings of ...

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Military pension seeks PTAD partnership

By Ene Osang Abuja The Nigerian military has sought the collaboration of Pension Transition Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) to effectively handle its pension administration. Chairman, Military Pensions Board, Brig.- Gen Adekunle Adigun Adesope, who led a delegation on a courtesy visit ...

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Dubai as alternative Nigeria

There is nothing more convenient in life than having a plethora of alternative routes to get to some desired objectives; early men had choices to make when presented with the necessity to relocate for safety reasons or for assurances of ...

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FG to launch 2 satellites in 2020

The Minister of Communications Technology, Barr. Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed Nigeria’s plan to secure a $550 million equity from China for the purchase of two additional satellites for subsequent launch into the space in the next two years. The minister ...

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Why FG should privatise NIPOST

Many believe that for NIPOST to function effectively, it must be free of government control. Analysts are of the opinion that continued government control have retarded the once vibrant agency, PERPETUA ONUEGBU writes Nigeria has potentials Economists believe that privatisation ...

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Intolerance, discrimination and sentiments

By Abdulrazaq O Hamzat In a multi cultural and multi religious society like Nigeria, violation of basic rights breeds chaos and disobedience. While discrimination, especially on the basis of religion causes disunity among people, sentiments on the other hand, causes ...

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Still on girl-child education

By Rukayat Abdulwahab \In any society, education is the process of acquiring skills and knowledge which will help citizens to know their rights and perform their civic duties. It is a process of transmitting values, cultures and morals from one ...

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