Breaking: Nasarawa Assembly gets new minority leader

September 14, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Nasarawa state house of assembly Tuesday, announced Hon. Abel Yakubu Bala of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nasarawa Eggon West constituency as its new minority leader. Speaker of the house, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, who announced this during the house sitting in Lafia said the appointment of the new minority leader is with immediate effect.“We have met and have agreed Read More

ASUU condemns attack on members by DSS operatives

September 4, 2021 Moh Bello Habib, 0

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), ABU Zaria chapter has described recent attack on its Kano zonal coordinator by personnel of Department of State Service (DSS) as an act of recklessness and lawlessness. The chairman of Union, Prof.Rabiu Nasiru, who stated this at a press briefing held at its secretariat, ABU Zaria, said the ASUU viewed the action as Read More

APC expels caretaker chair for wishing Buhari dead

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) said it has ratified the expulsion of the party’s Caretaker Chairman of Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa state, Alhaji Sulaiman Adamu. Recall the viral video in which Alhaji Sulaiman Adamu made unwholesome utterences on President Muhammadu Buhari, the leader of the party. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja Read More

New Head of Service emerges in Zamfara

August 24, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has approved the appointment of Kabiru Mohammed Gayari as the new Head of Service. This was contained in a statement issued to Newsmen in Gusau, Tuesday, by Yusuf Idris, the director-general public enlightenment, media and communications to the state governor. According to the statement, the appointment takes immediate effect. Blueprint reports that Read More

Attempted murder: Ayade sacks aide, army launches manhunt

August 6, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

Cross River state governor Ben Ayade has sacked his special adviser on forestry security, Thomas Obi Tawo, popularity known as ‘General’ Iron, who allegedly attempted to murder a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former special adviser to the governor on administration, Mark Obi. A press statement issued in Calabar, Friday, and signed by the Senior Special Adviser Read More

Breaking – Police IRS: Tunji Disu in, suspended Abba Kyari out

August 2, 2021 Editor 0

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has announced Deputy Commissioner of Police DCP Tunji Disu as the new head of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT). Disu has now replaced Super Cop Abba Kyari who is currently under probe days after he was accused of accepting bribe from Hushpuppi. This was revealed in a press statement by the Police Read More

Assaults on journalists: NUJ directs media blackout to Bauchi police

July 30, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following recurring assaults on journslists at public functions by the men of the Bauchi state command of the Nigeria police, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has directed all media organizations in the state to suspend coverage of all police activities in the state. The union gave the directive in a press release signed by the state chairman Umar Sa’id Read More

Twitter ban, in Nigeria’s or other nation’s interest?

 ‘…Ban in nation’s interest, not to stifle free speech’ …Govt has duty to protect the country’s sovereignty – BMO …It’s lawful, legal, moral – Expert …Proscription draconian, unacceptable – NASS minority caucus … Twitter founder ‘funded’ #EndSARS protests – FG  For almost a week now, the proscription of Twitter, one of the highly accessed social media platforms by the federal government, Read More

Savannah Energy in talks with ExxonMobil over assets acquisition

June 3, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Savannah Energy Plc said it is in advanced stage of exclusive discussions with ExxonMobil Corporation with respect to the proposed acquisition of its entire upstream and midstream asset portfolio in Chad and Cameroon (the “Proposed Acquisition”). The Proposed Acquisition would include a 40 per cent operated interest in the Doba Oil Project, and an effective 40 per cent interest in Read More

Buhari endorses national minimum wage in pension payment

April 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted approval indicating an increase in payment of pension to pensioners under the pension scheme arising from increment in the minimum wage. The acting chairman, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, Mr. Ekpo Nta, confirmed this on Friday in Calabar while briefing newsmen on the development. Nta said the increment in the payment of the pension, Read More

Super 6: Bayelsa Queens suspend Aduku

April 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The management of Bayelsa Queens has suspended indefinitely the team technical Adviser Moses Aduku and his assistant Kingdom Ogbodan with immediate effect due to gross misconduct and insorbordition. The chairman Robin Aprela in a statement released to newsmen after the matchday three at the ongoing Nigeria Women Football League NWFL Super 6 in Ijebu-Ode where Bayelsa Queens lost woefully to Read More

Updated: Buhari appoints DIG Usman Alkali Baba acting IGP

April 6, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), with immediate effect, the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, said on Tuesday. The minister disclosed this to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The president had on February 4, 2021, extended the tenure of IGP Mohammed Adamu Read More