Shortage of peace education in Nigerian schools worries Peace Ambassador

A Nigerian activist for peace education in schools, Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani, has advocated for strengthening of peace & unity among students so they could become peace-makers, and not warriors, in their assorted communities. The Peace Ambassador has also stressed the need for the introduction of peace education from primary, secondary and tertiary institutes across the 36 states in the country, Read More …

Kano Emir Tells District Heads, LG Chairmen To Unite Against Security Threats

Emir of Kano, Muhammed Sanusi II, has counseled local government chairmen and district heads in the state to desist from actions capable of encouraging disputes between herders and farmers, but urged them to unite against any security threat in their respective domains. Emir Sanusi, who gave the advice at a two-day workshop organised by the Read More …

Police arrest robbery kingpin in Kano

Police anti-robbery squad in Kano has arrested an alleged notorious armed robber, Idris Garba-Kemi, popularly known as “Goje,” in Birnin Kudu, Jigawa. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majiya, disclosed this when he presented the suspect to journalists at the command’s headquarters in Kano on Wednesday. He said the suspect was nabbed on Tuesday after Read More …

Kerosene users to smile as KRPC evacuates 19,158,000 liters, resumes crude supplies

The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, KRPC, has resumed supply of crude oil pumping after suffering from pipeline fires caused by vandals at Aku, near Lokoja in Kogi State, evacuating 19,158,000 liters of kerosene. KRPC’s Managing Director, Idi Mukhtar and his teams of experts, disclosed this Tuesday in presentations to members of the House Committee on Read More …

El-Rufai Reshuffles Cabinet, Appoints New Permanent Secretaries

The Kaduna State government in North-western Nigeria has reshuffled its cabinet. Some of its commissioners were swapped, some new ones nominated; new permanent secretaries were appointed, while some of senior personnel were retired. The state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, announced this during a meeting of the state executive council on Tuesday in Kaduna. The commissioners swapping Read More …

Emir Sanusi poised to initiate bill barring many wives to one man; establishes links between polygamy, terrorism

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has said he could propose a law that restricts poor men in the emirate from marrying many wives, saying he has established connection between polygamy, poverty and terrorism. He said he would make sure that a law would be passed by the state government to ban such moves by men, Read More …

Nigerian Youths Told To Be Proud Of Culture

As “leaders of tomorrow,” youths in the country have been called upon to be proud of their culture and use it not negatively but positively, because it is their identity, pride and heritage. They have also been enlightened on aspects of cultures, which emanate through dressing, local cousins, art and craft. Zonal Coordinator of Nigerian Tourism Read More …

US envoy calls on Nigerians to bury differences for unity

United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symingtons, has called on Nigerians to bury their differences and unite for the stability and betterment of the country, Africa and the world. Symingtons, who spoke in Kano, said, “I urge you every day to think about the unity of the whole country; and in the way I have Read More …

“Plateau Riders” transport fleet begins installation of tracking devices on its vehicles

The transport fleet in plateau, popularly known as “Plateau Riders,” has started installing tracking devices on all its vehicles. Tracking devices are used to locate vehicles that could have, so to say, gone ‘off radar.’ General Manager of Plateau Express Service Ltd, Jos, Mr Auden Linus, disclosed this to newsmen in Jos on Friday, when he Read More …