Who will salvage Bauchi APC?

By Salisu Muhammad Sani By way of introduction, I consider it important for me to begin this write up by doing a reference to a popular, even if inaccurate, saying that “politics is a dirty game.” If we are to…

Boko Haram in fresh plot to trigger religious war, FG alerts

Says terrorists do not subscribe to any religion ‘Their new strategy of targeting Christians’ll fail’ By Our reporter The Federal Government yesterday revealed that Boko Haram terrorists have adopted a new strategy to unleash confusion and chaos among Nigerians by…

FG: Nigeria free from coronavirus, but high risk country

By Lawrence Olaoye The federal government has clarified that the nation is so far free from the dreaded Coronavirus desease but will still consider Nigeria a high risk country as advised by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Briefing newsmen after…

Buhari: FG’ll sustain use of technology to enhance farm yields

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that the Federal Government will sustain the deployment of Geographic Information Services (GIS) and other similar technologies to help farmers achieve increased production. According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday…

NEC orders forensic audit of DISCOs

By Lawrence Olaoye The National Economic Council (NEC) has raised the suspicion that investors may not have invested substantially into the electric distribution companies (DisCos) and therefore ordered a forensic investigation to ascertain the quantum of their financial involvements. Briefing…

Nigeria loses N217bn annually to gas flaring – Senate

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Musa Adamu The Senate yesterday considered a bill which proposes stiffer sanctions for any person or corporate entity involved in gas flaring in Nigeria from January 1, 2021. The Gas Flaring (Prohibition and Punishment) Bill, 2020,…

Buhari pledges support for second APRM review

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the willingness of the Federal Government to partner with relevant stakeholders towards achieving a transparent national second peer review process of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). In a statement made available…

Coronavirus: Saudi govt temporarily bans Umrah pilgrims from affected nations

  By Maryam Garba Hassan with agency report The Saudi Arabia authority has placed a temporary ban on Umrah (lesser hajj) pilgrims in an attempt to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of Corona virus. The ban which is…

Now that Almajiri challenge’s got bloodied nose

A problem identified and acknowledged, they say, is a problem half solved. This seems to be the truism pertaining to the practice of the age-long Almajiri system in the northern part of the country. Even though there have been outcries…

FCT: Principal appeals for teaching staff

  By Usman Shuaibu The principal of Government Secondary School Gwagwalada in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Kreki Francis Bitrus, has appealed to the FCT Secondary Education Board to deem it necessary to provide teaching staff in some subjects…