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Look out for crescent of Ramadan from today, Sultan tells Muslims

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for the crescent (moon) of Ramadan 1442AH from Monday. Abubakar gave the directive on Sunday in a statement issued by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman,…

Anambra guber: Idris Wada heads PDP screening committee

…As exercise begins today By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party,, PDP, has approved the nomination of a former Governor of Kogi State, Capt. Idris Wada as the Chairman of its screening committee…

Lagos, Ibadan railway project awaiting President’s commissioning – Amaechi

By Albert Akota Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has announced that the Ministry is only waiting for the presidency to fix a date for the commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway. Speaking after another routine inspection of the project at the…

Covid-19 palliative: Gombe govt targets 50,000 house holds

From David Hassan, Gombe Gombe state government has commenced its second phase distribution of COVID-19 palliatives with a view of reaching out to the vulnerable. The state governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya while flagging off the second phase distribution of the…

Talks with bandits fuelling criminal activities, says NCPC boss

From:Femi Oyelola, Kaduna The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev Yakubu Pam said negotiations with bandits’ ends up encouraging criminal activity rather than bringing succour to the security challenges bedeviling the country. He stated this while…

Nov Polls: PDP’ ll win, revamp Anambra – Ologbondiyan

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will win the November 6, 2021 Anambra state governorship election, stressing that the “PDP presents the hope for the state to rebuild and realize its full potentials”.…

Kwankwaso left over N5bn road projects liability, KNSG alleges

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Kano state government has said that the administration of Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso left a liability of N54, 408, 259, 638.05 billion for the five kilometre road projects across the 44 local government areas of the…

Ramadan: Former Gov Yari donates 130 truck trailers of assorted grains to Zamfara APC members

From Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau Former Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar has donated 130 truck trailers loaded with assorted grains to members of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) across the fourteen local government areas of the state. The…

FG plans emergency medical services across 774 LGA’s

By Osaigbovomwan Iguobaro The Federal Government has disclosed plans to set up emergency medical services across the 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire assured that the policy would bring healthcare delivery closer to…

CAPPA partners govt, Kannywood against tobacco use in movies

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) is partnering government , Kannywood and other relevant stakeholders especially those in the entertainment industry to end and restrict usage of tobacco advertising through the Nigerian film industry. Speaking…