342 cattle killed in 2 Plateau villages

From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos   About three hundred and forty two cattle were on Monday killed in two different villages of Plateau State. The chairman of Miyyety Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria ( MACBAN), Malam Nura Abdullahi has…

Govs hint of imminent economic recession if…

•Warn States to prepare for hard times By Lawrence Olaoye Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum and the outgoing Governor of Zamafara State, Abdulazeez Yari, has hinted of an impending economic recession in the country should the government not intensify…

Flush bandits out of Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Buhari orders security chiefs

•Asks AGF to mediate in Nigerian detained over drugs in S/Arabia By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja President Muhammadu BuharI has directed security chiefs to, within the shortest time possible, flush out the bandits terrorising parts of Zamfara, Katsina and Kaduna states…

Killings, kidnaping: Police disperse protesters in Jigawa

From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse The Jigawa State Police Command yesterday dispersed a group of protesters popularly known as Concerned Jigawa Youths whom protested against the incessant killings, kidnapping and herdsmen /farmers clashes across the country. The armed to teeth policemen…

MTN listing on NSE good for economy- BMO

By Umar Muhammad Puma Telecoms giant MTN’s willingness to transform from a private company to a publicly traded company will enhance both domestic and international investors’ confidence in the Nigerian Stock Market. According to BMO in a statement signed by…

Workers’ Day: FG declares Wednesday public holiday

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Federal Government (FG) has declared Wednesday, May 1, 2019 as public holiday to celebrate the 2019 Workers’ Day. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) who made the declaration on behalf of the…

No dislocation in our administrative mechanism – Supreme Court

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja The Supreme Court, had reiterated that there is no fracture or dislocation in its internal administrative mechanism. The Apex court is reacting to a publication captioned ,“How Six Directors Cost Onnoghen his Job,” by a daily…

56 new polytechnics, colleges get operational licences

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has given 56 newly approved private institutions licences to operate. The institutions consist of 20 private polytechnics, four Colleges of Health Sciences and Technology and 32 Innovation Enterprise Institutions (IEIs). Mr Adamu, who was…

Alleged N550m gratification: Judge’s absence stalls Bala Mohammed’s arraignment

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja The arraignment of the governor-elect of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, before federal capital territory high court Maitama, yesterday, stalled due to the absence of the trial judge, Justice Yusuf Haliru. The Economic and Financial Crime Commission…

Human Rights Commission solicits media support

From Femi Oyelola Kaduna The Kaduna State coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Mr Terngu Gwar, has solicited for the support of journalists to curb the issues of human rights abuses in the country. The coordinator who paid…