Jigawa PDP expells 2019 gubernatorial candidate, Ringim

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa State has dismissed its 2019 gubernatorial candidate, Mallam Aminu Ringim from the party. In a statement sent to The Press by Jigawa State Organising Secretary of PDP, Babangida Muhammad Roni on Wednesday, he explained that the embattled gubernatorial candidate refused to make himself available before the disciplinary Committee... Continue Reading →

Gov. Ganduje approves recruitment of 500 doctors, pharmacists, others

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday approved the recruitment of 500 doctors, pharmacists, laboratory scientists and other allied health workers. Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, Kano State Commissioner for Health, who made this announcement, said the recruitment was approved to enhance healthcare delivery in the State, NAN reports. “In order to provide affordable and quality healthcare... Continue Reading →

NASRDA: Buhari nominates Halilu Shaba as DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Halilu Ahmad Shaba as Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA). Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, read his request for confirmation at plenary on Tuesday. The letter dated 25th February, 2021, was pursuant to Sections 14(1) and (2) of the National Space Research & Development Agency Act,... Continue Reading →

Rivers Government to build world class cancer treatment centre – Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday announced that his administration would build a world class treatment centre to cater to cancer and cardiovascular diseases in the state. Wike disclosed this during the inauguration of the Rumuogba 1 and 2 flyovers, of the triple flyover project built by Julius Berger Nigeria in Port Harcourt. The... Continue Reading →

Buhari mourns Emir of Kagara

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to the royal family, the government and people of Niger State on the demise of Alhaji Salihu Tanko, Emir of Kagara. He joined the Etsu Nupe and Chairman Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar and Kagara emirate in mourning the passing. The Nigerian leader said the monarch... Continue Reading →

Herdsmen: Wike reconciles Ortom, Bauchi Gov

Benue Governor Samuel Ortom and his Bauchi State counterpart Bala Mohammed on Tuesday embraced after a truce brokered by Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike. The duo had clashed publicly over herdsmen killings across the nation. Mohammed defended herdsmen bearing AK-47 rifles, saying they do so for self-protection. But Ortom blasted the Bauchi Governor for allegedly supporting... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Abia NUT suspends strike

Abia chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has suspended its ongoing industrial action. In a statement by the chapter chairman, Comrade Kizito Kalu and its secretary, Comrade Mrs. Nnenna Okonkwo, the union said it took the decision after a meeting between the National Leadership of the union and Abia Government on Monday. The... Continue Reading →

Herdsmen: Abiodun deploys joint squad to Yewa

Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun has handed patrol vehicles over to the Joint Security Intervention Squad (JSIS) to secure lives and property in Yewa (Ogun West Senatorial District) axis of the state against further attacks by suspected killer herdsmen. JSIS was constituted two weeks ago by the State Government in response to the recent farmers/ herders... Continue Reading →

Ogun: Two arrested for allegedly stealing pastor’s car

Two suspected armed robbers have confessed to the police that they broke into the house of one Pastor Godwin Ojerinde of God’s Will Praying Ground Siun in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State and took away his car. The suspects, Oshilaru Bidoun (male) and Tolulope Oluwafemi (female), told the police the car was... Continue Reading →

Bayelsa kidnappings: Niger Delta leaders demand release of victims

ictor Sam-Ateke, a former Deputy Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly, and other Niger Delta stakeholders have decried piracy and kidnapping on waterways in Nembe and Brass local government areas. They also called for the unconditional release of kidnapped victims. Mr. Sam-Ateke stated this during a meeting with stakeholders on Monday in Yenagoa. The former... Continue Reading →

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