El-Rufai Approves New VC For State University

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has approved the appointment of Muhammad Tanko as the new Vice Chancellor for the Kaduna State University (KASU). Muhammad’s approval followed recommendations by the Governing Council of the university. This was contained in a statement by El-Rufai’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, on Sunday. According to the Read More …

Nigerian Army commended for gallant, victorious fight against insurgents

The celebration of the Nigeria Armed Forces Remembrance Day has come and gone, with jubilation. It’s a day set aside in honor of falling heroes, who fought for this country and died, including those, who fought in the Civil War. It was formerly celebrated on the 11th November of every year to coincide with the Remembrance Day Read More …

Religious Clerics Task FG To Improve Lives Of Civil War Veterans

As part of efforts to strengthen peace mission from civilians to ex-civil war veterans, and also find means of boosting better understanding among different faith organizations, to work together in addressing common issues, the federal government has been advised to promote a culture of peace building, trust and common values. A team of Muslim and Read More …

Haemophilia Foundation Seeks Support For Identification Of Patients In Rural Areas

The Haemophilia Foundation of Nigeria (HFN) has sought the support of Nigerians in raising the sum of N100,000,000 to purchase six mobile laboratory vans (worth N9.5 million each) to be used in the diagnoses of people living with Haemophilia in rural areas of Nigeria. Executive director of the Foundation, Mrs. Megan Adediran, sought for the Read More …

DSS Arrests Boko Haram Suspects Planning Attack On Kaduna Railway Station

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday said, one suspected Boko Haram member was arrested at Rigasa area of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State (north-western Nigeria), who had planned to launch attacks at the Railway Station and other selected targets. Spokesperson of the Service, Tony Opuiyo, said the suspect, Alkasim Salisu, had Read More …

Disability not our choice, but God’s will – Ezra Bombom

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a day observed and promoted by the United Nations, since 1992, the aim of which was to encourage a better understanding of persons affected with disabilities. The idea was also to come together by helping to make people more aware of their rights, dignity and well-being of persons Read More …

Foreign scholarship scheme of past Kano govt fraught with fraud – Ganduje alleges

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has alleged the overseas scholarship scheme of the immediate past administration in the state was a scam, carried out with the connivance of a contractor. He argued that instead of following due process to secure admissions for the students, the government engaged the services of what he called Read More …

Corruption Now Becoming Nigeria’s National Emblem – Archbishop Ndagoso

The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna, Most Revd Dr Matthew Man’oso Ndagoso, has observed that, activities such as insurgency threats, kidnapping, militancy, together with social insecurity (which includes unemployment), cattle rustling, as well as incessant deadly conflicts between farmers have created a general sense of insecurity in the country. The Archbishop made this assertion at an Episcopal Ordination Read More …

Plateau State: Ordination And Installation Of 2nd Bishop Of Shendam

In a grand Episcopal Ordination and Installation ceremony, the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has finally ushered in a new Bishop for Shendam, Monsignor Philip Davou Dung, to fill the long vacuum. Bishop Dung will be the second Bishop to occupy the seat in Shendam, in Shendam local government council of Plateau State. While speaking at Read More …

My government would not tolerate any form of crimes and lawlessness – El-Rufai

The Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has reiterated the state government’s commitment in making sure that all those behind the Southern Kaduna attacks and killings are arrested and prosecuted. According to him, his government would not tolerate any form of crime and lawlessness in the state. El-Rufai made this known when he visited the state Read More …