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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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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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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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We warned Ortom

    By Baba Yusuf Abuja National coordinator of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders of Nigeria (MACBAN), Garus Gololo has blamed the Benue state governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom over “his inability to protect the Fulani pastoralist and the residents of the ...

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Benin chiefs tussle over shrine

By Patrick Ahanor Benin City Two palace chiefs in Benin Kingdom, Edo state are trading words over a parcel of land housing a shrine in Ohovbe community Ikpoba-Okhha local government area. The royal fathers are Chief Joseph Igbinenikaro Amadasun and ...

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Zamfara ALGON chair emerges commissioner

By Sanusì Muhammad Gusau Bakura local government council chairman, who doubles as chairman of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Zamfara state chapter, Alhaji Bello Dankade has been appointed and sworn-in as commissioner to oversea the Ministry for ...

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El-Rufa’i appoints heads of agencies

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has approved the appointment of new heads of three government agencies in the state, a statement by his media aide, Samuel Aruwan, has said. Among those appointed is Sani Abbas as pioneer Chairman of Kaduna ...

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Police investigate burning of DSIEC office

The Police in Delta said they have begun investigation into circumstances that led to burning of Delta Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) in Ughelli North local government area on Saturday. The command’s spokesperson, Andrew Aniamaka, disclosed this to the News Agency ...

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Molestation: Group petitions Zamfara NSCDC

By Sanusi Muhammad Gusau The Coalition of Civil Society Network (CCSN), a Zamfara state-based none governmental organisation, has petitioned the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Zamfara state command over what it described as the “molestation and intimidation” of ...

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