• Niger Delta Not Part Of Plan To Balkanise Nigeria – Wike

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    Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that the leaders and people of Niger Delta will always defend the unity of Nigeria because, to them, the country remaining one indivisible entity is ‘non-negotiable.’ Governor Wike made this comment in Sokoto when he paid a visit to the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar (III) at…

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  • Digital Broadcasting For Launch In Abuja December – Minister

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    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has  assured of the Federal Government’s readiness to launch the Digital  Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting in the Federal Capital Territory  (FCT), Abuja, by the end of 2016. The Minister gave the assurance in Abuja on Tuesday after a guided  facility tour of Pinnacle Communication Limited…

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  • Niger Delta Crisis: Tambuwal Sues For Dialogue

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    Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday urged Nigerian leaders to enter into genuine dialogue as a way of solving Niger Delta crisis. Tambuwal who insisted that the true worth of a leader is measured by his ability to overcome challenges, added that, every country has its own peculiar challenges. Speaking when he hosted participants…

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  • 241, 000 Infants Die Annually In Nigeria – Tambuwal

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    An estimated 241, 000 infants die annually in Nigeria because of lack of access to qualitative health care services, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has disclosed. Tambuwal, who was represented at a stakeholders’ workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) organised by Plan International Limited funded by Global Affairs Canada, was aimed at strengthening health…

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  • Kebbi Governor Decries Quality Of Teachers

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    The governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu has lamented that there is a massive failure in the education sector, despite the fact that education remained the pride of the state and the country in general. Bagudu who attributed the failure to legions of factors, explained that such factors include the inability of some teachers to…

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  • Sokoto PDP: One Kingdom, Many Kings

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    As the polity in the seat of the Caliphate gradually comes to stability after local government elections, ANKELI EMMANUEL in this analysis observes the many phases of the problems within the PDP in the state. An overall description of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State gives credence to a troubled party. All quantifiable…

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  • Politics Is Only A Stepping Stone To Enrichment In Nigeria – Bishop Kukah

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    In this interview, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Dioceses, and social commentator, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, declares that there are no professional politicians in Nigeria. This, according to him, explains why there is high turnover of individuals in Nigeria’s politics who do not really understand its essence to societal development, and also bares his mind on…

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  • PMB Laying Foundation For Greater Nigeria – Tinubu

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    Former Lagos State governor, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu yesterday urged Nigerians to be patient with the president to lay the grounds for the positive transformation of Nigeria. Tinubu who spoke at the convocation ground of Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto shortly after he was conferred with Honoris Causa Doctorate Degree of Business Administration (DBA), added that,…

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  • Evolution, Strides And Challenges Of 1976 States

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    February 3, 2016, will be the 40th anniversary of the creation of Benue, Bauchi, Borno, Niger, Imo, Ondo, Ogun, Plateau, Sokoto and Oyo state. FRANCIS OKOYE, EMMA MGBEAHURUIKE, GBENGA ADEBOYE, TOPE FAYEHUN, ACHOR ABIMAJE, ANKELI EMMANUEL, BEATRICE GONDYI, ABU NMODU AND ADEBAYO WAHEED write on the evolution, strides and challenges of the states. Ondo @…

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