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Buhari meets service, security chiefs

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja– President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met behind closed doors with Service Chiefs, Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali; and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno. It was gathered that the meeting, presided by President Buhari, was still ...

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FG to ban open drugs markets

Open drug markets will be outlawed in the country and shut down by the end of next year, the federal government has said. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, made this known on Monday in Lagos at a workshop organised ...

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Ex-Rep, supporters defect to APC in Kano

By Bashir Mohammed, Kano Former member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Lawan Shehu, and his supporters have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Th e former federal lawmaker, who represented representing Bichi federal constituency, defected at a colourful ...

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Iorhemba now PDP deputy national scribe

By Emeka Nze, Abuja– The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reassigned Right Honourable Dave Iorhemba from the post of National Legal Adviser to that of the Deputy National Secretary of the party. A statement by National Publicity Secretary of the ...

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No voting without PVC in 2019 – INEC

By Sam Obinna Ibe Umuahia   Abia Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Joseph Iloh, has charged the electorate to maximise the gains of the ongoing registration exercise and be captured, noting that those without the Permanent Voters Card (PVC) would ...

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Ex-Army Chief Malu dies at 70

By Daniel Agbo Makurdi A former Chief of Amy Staff , Lt.- Gen. Victor Samuel Leonard Malu, is dead. According to his nephew, Mr. Bem Adoor, who broke the news on his Facebook timeline around 1:25pm yesterday, he died in ...

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Economy working under Buhari – Osinbajo

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma   Abuja   Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said the present administration was making eff orts to make the private sector thrive, by undertaking the ‘ease of doing business’ reforms and the ongoing investment in infrastructure. ...

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Auchi poly proscribes SUG

Authorities of Auchi Polytechnic yesterday proscribed the Students’ Union Government (SUG) over alleged threat to scheduled school’s second semester examination which was to commence yesterday. Th e institution’s Public Relations Offi cer, Mustapher Oshiobugie, made the disclosure in a telephone ...

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Experts move to revamp construction industry

Stakeholders in the construction sector have called for government commitment in revamping the sector from imminent collapse The stakeholders warned that if government policies were not tilted to favour construction sector, which is a major determinant of development, the nation ...

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