Abdulsalami on state-of-the-nation: Poor Nigerians can’t bear trauma of fuel price hike

January 21, 2022 Tope Sunday 0

Ex- Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd) has warned against any fuel price hike, saying such a decision would push Nigerians into further poverty. The former Nigerian leader, who also said the nation was at the crossroads, noted that the rising unemployment among youth could cause a conflagration far worse that the EndSARS. Abubakar spoke in Abuja Thursday at the 19th Daily Trust Read More

Insecurity: NIA advocates law to allow private security bear arms

November 28, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has called for a legislative framework to empower private licensed security personnel to bear arms. Director General of the NIA, Ahmed Abubakar, made the call in Abuja while speaking at the 1st Nigerian Private Security Industry Summit. Abubakar, who was represented by Mr Ayuba Kadafar, said private licensed security companies should also be legally empowered Read More

Zungeru, Kashimbila hydro power projects for commissioning Dec – FG

November 3, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, declared Tuesday that the Zungeru and Kashimbila Hydro Power projects would be ready by December this year. Aliyu stated this when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Power, to defend his ministry’s 2022 budget estimates. He however explained that lack of adequate rainfall this year to power the turbines could prevent it from Read More

AGM: Group alleges plot to unleash thugs on NBBF stakeholders

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

A group of sports enthusiasts under the aegis of Nigerian Sports Advanced Group (NSAG) has alleged that the outgoing President of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Ahmed Musa Kida, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is planning to unleash thugs on stakeholders who are perceived not to be working for Kida to return as the Read More

Muslims perform absentee funeral prayers for Zamfara speaker’s father

October 5, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Hundreds of Muslims converged on the resident of the Speaker Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon. Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya in Gusau Monday to observe absentee funeral prayers for his late father who died in bandits den. The funeral prayers was led by the state chairman Ulamas consultative forum Sheik Abubakar Fari, prominent Islamic scholars, top government officials. In an interview Read More

Economy: Coalition stages rally, hails Buhari, Emefiele

September 22, 2021 Editor 0

Teaming members of Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Wednesday September 22, 2021, staged a solidarity rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele for their tact in handling Nigeria’s economy amidst global pandemic COVID-19. In his address during the rally held at the Unity Fountain in Abuja, Read More

Breaking: Bandits kidnap many students, teachers in Zamfara

September 1, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

Suspected group of recalstrant unrepentant Bandits on Wednesday stormed Government Day Secondary school Kaya in Maradun local government area, and kidnapped over 100 students alongside some of their teachers during school hours. A resident of the area who pleaded anonymity told our Correspondent via telephone conversation that the Bandits stormed the school premises around 11:00am began shooting indiscriminately on air Read More

Zamfara: Matawalle accuses APC chieftain of planning to destabilise state

August 29, 2021 Sanusi Muhammd 0

Zamfara state Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has Saturday accused an APC chieftain in the state for planning to hire thugs to stage massive protest in Gusau on Monday with a view to destabilising the state. The Governor raised the alarm at the official flagg-off ceremony for the award of 2020/2021 UBE/ZSUBEC projects at Government House.He said, intelligence report available to Read More

Matawalle laments over resurgence of bandits’ attacks in Zamfara

August 26, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has lamented the resurgence of Banditry in the state. He then called on security personnel to redouble efforts in the fight against armed bandits terrorising the state. The governor who spoke through a state broadcast, Wednesday, described the resurgence of the activities of unrepentant armed bandits in the state as inhumane and callous Read More