Nigeria’s “image” not demeaned by economic recession – ITF D-G

It has been said that the present economic recession ravaging the country is a global challenge but, not withstanding, Nigeria still remain the biggest in Africa. The new Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Sir Joseph Ari, disclosed this during the handing over by the Acting Director-General, Mr Dickson Onuoha, at the ITF headquarters Read More …

PHOTO-SPEAK Of: C.A.N. Thanksgiving Service in Abuja

A Christian Association of Nigeria’s Thanksgiving Service was held in Abuja, in honour of Rev Dr Supo Ayokunle (the new CAN President) and Elder Prof. Joseph Otubu (the new CAN Vice President), on Saturday, 24th September, 2016. Photo-speak is on dignitaries represented or at the occasion:                   Read More …

About 400,000 children under 5yrs to suffer severe acute malnutrition in 3 states – Unicef; 65,000 now live in famine-like conditions in Borno, Nigeria

UNICEF has reviewed its humanitarian appeal for Nigeria from US$ 55 million to US$ 115 million to assist an additional 750,000 people, who can now be reached across conflict-affected areas in North East Nigerian. In a statement made available to journalists in Maiduguri, UNICEF stated that as new areas open up to humanitarian assistance, the Read More …

Kaduna Lawmaker Calls For Withdrawal Of Kafanchan Police Area Commander, DPO

Kaduna state House of Assembly Member representing Jama’a constituency, Abarishe Tela, has called for the withdrawal of the Kafanchan Police Area Commander and the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), saying, the officers are not capable of handling the security situation in the zone. Tela made the call during an interview with newsmen in Kaduna. According to Read More …

Shiites child group protests in Kaduna, occupy township roundabout

Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, especially the Shiite child groups, Wednesday occupied streets at Kaduna popular NEPA roundabout, along Ahmad Bello Way, in protest, demanding for unconditional release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Al-Zakzaky, from detention. The body took over the area since morning, according to eyewitness, carrying different banners with inscriptions and Read More …

Dariye’s Decampment A Disappointment To People Of Central Zone And The Youth

The recent decampment to All Progressives Congress (APC) party by (former) Senator Joshua Dariye, who served at the Senate representing Central Zone on the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, has been described as a disappointment to people of central zone, youths and politicians across the state. Former chairman of the PDP in the state, Raymond Dabo, disclosed this Read More …

Residents abandon villages, as suspected herdsmen kill 3, burn down houses in Kaduna state

Again, suspected herdsmen have reportedly killed three persons in Dogon Daji Village and some parts of Antang Village, along the Godogodo-Gidan-Waya, Jos Expressway in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state. This was revealed to our Kaduna correspondent by eye witness villagers in the area, on Monday. But, the acting Local Government Chairman of Jema’a Read More …

Recession: ACF rejects sell of assets; urge FG to convert 40% budget for public officers’ allowances

Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has called on the federal government to convert the unnecessary allowances of public officers and overhead cost that forms over 40% of the nation’s annual budget to capital allocation, in order to boost the economy, rather than sell off national assets in a bid to take the country out of recession. Read More …

Court jails man 30 months for stealing slippers in Kano

A Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Rijiyar Zaki on Monday sentenced one Rabiu Sani, 22, to 30 months imprisonment for stealing slippers. The Senior Magistrate, Aminu Fagge, sentenced Sani after he pleaded guilty to a one-count charge. Fagge did not give the convict, a resident of Aisami Quarters in Kano, an option of fine. Read More …

Alleged Murder: Police Arrests 3 Housewives In Kano

Kano State Police Command has arrested three housewives in connection with an allegation of attempted murder of a girl. The command’s spokesman, DSP Magaji Majiya, who confirmed the development to journalists on Tuesday in Kano, said that the girl was thrown into an old well in Gayawa village, Ungoggo Local Government Area of the state. The Read More …