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Zamfara to reconstruct federal road

Zamfara state government has said that plan is on top geared for the award of contract for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Gusau-Dansadau-Birnin Gwari border, which is a federal government’s road, to China Zhonghao Nigeria Limited.   State deputy governor, ...

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Special prayers held for Buhari in Kano

  Hundreds of supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday attended special prayers held for him in Kano. The prayers were for full health recovery for the president and for success in governance. The prayers, led by the Chairman, Kano League ...

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Police promote 1,731 teachers

Nigeria Police Force yesterday said it had promoted 1,731 teachers out of the 2,200 that wrote the 2016/2017 promotional examination across the federation. Deputy Director, Human Resources, Force Education Headquarters, Abuja, Ajao Emmanuel, disclosed this to the News Agency of ...

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What the king should focus on

After 103-day medical vacation in London, the king, President Muhammadu Buhari, returned to the country last Saturday to the warm embrace of his country men and women with wild jubilation in some quarters. Th is is expected because the president ...

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Buhari signs extradition agreement, 3 others

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed four important treaties namely: the Extradition Treaty, the Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, the Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Civil and Commercial Matters, and the Agreement on the Transfer of Sentenced ...

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Buhari’s speech in perspective

Whichever way one might look at it, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Monday morning broadcast to the nation after his return from medical vacation cannot be reduced to a ‘disappointment’ on the account that it failed to address certain issues. A lot ...

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Magu frustrating antigraft war – AGF

Abuja Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) yesterday accused Ibrahim Magu-led Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of frustrating the federal government’s fi ght against corruption. Malami also accused the anti graft agency of ...

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Buhari’s speech in perspective

Whichever way one might look at it, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Monday morning broadcast to the nation after his return from medical vacation cannot be reduced to a ‘disappointment’ on the account that it failed to address certain issues. A lot ...

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4 cops face dismissal over extortion

Four Policemen attached to Ogbudu Division of the Lagos state Police Command may be dismissed from the Force over alleged extortion of N15,000 from a civilian. A statement by the Head, Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU), ACP Abayomi Shogunle, ...

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We are guilty, APC admits

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally admitted guilt over non-payment of advertisement monies running into millions of naira owed various media outfits in the country. Recall that some of the adverts were meant to congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

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Osinbajo hails ECOWAS Bank for devt 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday praised the ECOWAS Bank for being proactive in infrastructure funding and development in the sub-region. He sated this while declaring open the 15th Ordinary Session of the Board of Governors’ Meeting of the ECOWAS Bank ...

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NLC to tackle media owners on salaries

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that it would beam its searchlight on media owners who enslaved journalists in the country.   President of the Congress, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, who disclosed this at the inauguration of new executive members of ...

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FG okays N3bn for schools in North-east

Th e federal government has approved the sum of N3 billion to support rehabilitation of schools and training of teachers in the north east destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents. Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid ...

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Ooni warns on hate speech

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has joined the federal government’s campaign against hate speech even as he reiterated his commitment to the empowerment of youths. Oba Ogunwusi gave the warning in his palace in IleIfe, Osun state, during a ...

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