The Borno  State  government yesterday said that it had distributed no less  than 70 block molding machines to communities liberated during the counter-insurgency operation to facilitate reconstruction there. The  commissioner for Housing and Energy, Mr  Babangida Tijjani, told the News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN) in Banki, Bama Local Government Area...
By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja Hard times now await human traffickers involved in trafficking Nigerians to Europe through Italy. This is as the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Security authorities in Italy have agreed to collaborate more effectively in curbing trafficking of human beings...
By Andrew Ojih, Jalingo Taraba State governor, Darius Diskson Ishaku has refuted reports  that he directed the state permanent Secretary bureau for local  government and chieftaincy affairs to give fifteen million naira each to all the sixteen council chairmen in the state and later asked them to refund ten million...
By Francis Okoye, Maiduguri At a time some states are having difficulty paying salaries of workers, Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has directed the state Civil Service Commission to commence procedures for the recruitment of three hundred unemployed graduates from various fields from the 27 local government areas of the...
By Abba Kabara, Gusau Zamfara State government has last weekend awarded contracts worth over N590 million for the renovation and reconstruction of two units of Day Secondary Schools in the state. The schools are Government Day Secondary School, Danbaza and Government Girls Day Secondary School Bungudu in Maradun. The state acting governor,Malam...
By Abdullahi Olesin, Ilorin The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has said that the ongoing trial of  former minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke by the United States Department of Justice on illegal diversion of Nigeria’s oil fund was a vindication of the position that has long...
BY HEMBADOON ORSAR, Makurdi Former minister of State for Education, Professor Jerry Agada has warned the Indigenous People of biafra and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), to stop laying claims to parts of Idoma nation in Benue State as their territory. Prof. Agada,who gave...
BY ACHOR ABIMAJE, Jos A political pressure group, the Grassroot  Mirror has challenged Plateau State  governor, Simon Lalong  to test his popularity at the grassroot by conducting local government election instead of continuously imposing  hand picked caretaker committee members to manned the 17 council in the state. They alleged that the...
BY OLUGBENGA SOYELE, Lagos Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) yesterday described the threat of legal battle issued by the Minister of Mines and Steel, Kayode Fayemi over its recent letter to the federal government on some public officials receiving  double pay and life pensions as unjustified. SERAP alleged that the...
By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as authors and sustainers of hate speeches and fake news. PDP, said it was reacting to a recent statement by the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai...