Constitution amendment: Ugwuanyi backs autonomy for LGs

By Our Correspondent Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ug¬wuanyi, has backed the growing demand for local government autonomy in the country. Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hon. Edward Ubosi also toed the governor’s path by expressing support for the struggle by the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) for the third tier of government More...

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FG gives quintuplets’ parents house, job

Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has promised to give a house to the couple that recently welcomed a set of quintuplets at the National Hospital, Abuja. The quintuplets, all girls, were born More...

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What frightens me as Speaker – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that his greatest fear is not political battles or controversies, but not leaving a lasting legacy which will impact positively on the lives More...

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Neglecting Boko Haram orphans, recipe for disaster – Cleric

By Bashir Mohammed Kano A Kano-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Abdulwahab Abdallah, has called on northern states’ governors, the Ulama and community leaders to rise to the challenge of according proper care to More...

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Paris Club refund: 35 retired perm secs, others tackle Bindow

By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz Yola Adamawa state Governor, Senator Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), may not have it easy as retired permanent secretaries and other pensioners in More...

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Kano agency, Hisbah mull law on HIV screening for couples

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Kano state Agency for the Control of AIDS (KSACA), in collaboration with Kano Hisbah Board, will enact a law that would compel prospective couples to undergo HIV screening before marriage. This More...

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Ex-Osun Gov Adeleke dies at 62

By Aideloje Ojo Minna The senator representing Osun West, Isiaka Adeleke, is dead, family sources and one of his colleagues have confirmed to Premium Times. Adeleke, aged 62, died Sunday morning at a hospital in More...

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‘N5bn fraud:’ EFCC to arraign ex-Niger Gov Aliyu tomorrow

By Aideloje Ojo Minna Palpable tension has continued to grow in Minna following the announcement that former Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu would be charged to court tomorrow over fraud allegations amounting to More...

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Don’t rely on govt for jobs, young professionals urged

By Bashir Mohammed Kano A former Minister of National Planning, Dr Shamsuddeen Usman, has advised young and aspiring professionals in the country against relying on government jobs. He gave the advice yesterday More...

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‘500 houses for police in each state’

By Sanusi Muhammad Gusau No less than 500 houses will soon be built by the federal government through the office of Inspector General of Police in each state for officers and men of the Force. The Deputy Inspector-General More...