Zamfara APC gov primary holds today

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has shifted its governorship primaries to Oct. 1, due to non-arrival of the election committee from the National Headquarters in Abuja. This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Gusau…

Adamawa PDP guber primaries: 3 aspirants quit race in protest

From Umar Dankano Yola As the governorship primaries of the People’s Democratic Party commences in Adamawa state ,two aspirants have withdrawn from the contest for alleged irregularities in the conduct of the primaries in the state. Those that withdrew from…

Minimum wage: Presidency summons labour leaders

* As strike continues across states By Lawrence Olaoye The Presidency yesterday summoned the leadership of the organized labour to find out what went wrong, culminating into its declaration of warning strike which commenced yesterday. Briefing State House Correspondents after…

Discordant tunes over Osun guber rerun

By Ali Alkai As voting ended for the rerun elections held in seven polling units, in four local governments of Osogbo, Orolu, Ife South and Ife North local governments of Osun State yesterday evening, early media reports indicated that the…

Suggest more anti-corruption measures, Buhari challenges Africans in diaspora

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Africans in diaspora to come up with suggestions on how to curtail the menace of corruption on the continent. According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his spokesman, Femi…

ASUU: We’ve not received FG’s N20bn for public varsities

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro Benin The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that it is yet to receive the Twenty Billion Naira recently approved by the Federal Government for the revatilization of public universities. This is even as the…

2019: Niger gov sacks political appointees seeking election

From Yakubu Mustapha Minna Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has directed all political appointees in his administration seeking elective positions in the 2019 general elections to resign immediately. The Governor gave this directive yesterday in a statement issued…

Nigerian welders make case for indigenous contractors

From Femi Oyelola Kaduna The President of Nigeria Welder Association Comrade Pius Itama has expressed dismay over the choice of awarding contracts to foreign nationals at the detriment of Nigerian engineers especially professional welders. He stated this in a statement…

Missing Army General: Fire Service joins search in Jos pond

The Nigeria Fire Service has joined the army in the evacuation of water from a pond in Dura, Du District in Jos, Plateau State, in the search for a missing major general, Idris Alkali (rtd). Mr Alkali, former chief of…

19 firms jostle for Afam Power, Yola Disco

By Ese Awhotu The Bureau of Public Enterprises has disclosed that 19 firms had indicated interest to acquire Afam Power Company and the Yola Distribution Company put up for sale by the Federal Government. Head, Public Communications of BPE, Amina…