Adi Femi/Kaduna Taraba state governorship candidate (APC) Senator Aisha Alhassan Wife of Kaduna state governor-elect, Aisha Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday received another solidarity trekker, Haruna Muhammed Salisu, in Kaduna as he journeys from Kano to Abuja in protest against what he termed, “injustice against gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress,
The Director General (DG) of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Dr Juliet Chukkas-Onaeko, has assured students undergoing skills acquisition training that the agency remains committed to providing effective training for qualified Nigerian students. Addressing a news conference in Abuja, shortly after the ITF students protested their elongated stay in the
Major petroleum marketers in Nigeria have warned of an impending scarcity of petrol if the Federal Government fails to pay their outstanding subsidy. Their warning came prior to the Finance Minister’s announcement that the government will pay the marketers their outstanding in 24 hours.
The Comptroller General of Customs Service, Mr Abdullahi Dikko, has called for effective border patrol among countries in the West and Central African region. Mr Dikko who spoke at a meeting in Abuja, on Wednesday, said that “effective border management remains key to helping government generate revenues from other sources
Following closely in the footsteps of his predecessors, another Buhari supporter Adamu Abdullahi ,45, says he’s going to travel on foot to Abuja from Maiduguri, April 30. The motive behind his journey is to meet the President-elect, Gen.
A day after the expiration of the three-day deadline given by Major Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, to stop lifting petroleum products due to debts owed them by the Federal Government, fuel scarcity has hit Lagos and environs. The crisis worsened as motorists spent an average of 12 hours at
The Nigeria Police Force has reiterated its commitment to prosecute all persons found culpable of electoral offences. In an interview with Channels Television in Abuja the nation’s capital, the Police Spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu, commended the police and the electorate for their peaceful conduct during and after the supplementary elections conducted
A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed May 26 to rule on whether there is still live issue in the suit challenging the emergence of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just concluded governorship
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Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has described the cordial relationship between the outgoing Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, and President-elect, General Mohammadu Buhari, as one of the positive things coming from Nigeria to the international community in a long while. Governor Oshiomhole, during the convocation ceremony of the Ambrose Alli University,
A supporter of President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, identified as Abubakar Duduwale , has set for a walk from Yola in Adamawa to Abuja. He told newsmen in Yola on Saturday at the onset of the walk that the adventure was to express his joy over the emergence of Buhari as president-elect.
President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) has met with Suleiman Hashimu, a man who walked from Lagos to Abuja in 18 days, to celebrate the General’s victory in the polls. On meeting the President-elect, Mr Hashimu presented to the President-elect, a folder filled with messages from Emirs and other Nigerians in
About 100 children from Borno State, whose parents were either killed or displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east have been enrolled into the Kano State Special Education Programme. Under the programme, Kano State will take care of their education from primary to tertiary level.
The European Union (EU) has announced a grant of $325 million, to support children who have been affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State. Announcing the grant at a meeting in Abuja on Friday, the Head of the European Delegation in Nigeria, Mr Michel Arrion, said the one
Nigeria’s President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of the handover of government on May 29, hosted some foreign envoys whose countries are seeking stronger ties with Nigeria. The delegation of envoys who met with Gen Buhari at the Defence House in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) include the Ambassadors from
The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Mrs Saratu Umar, has criticized the on-going protest by workers of the commission. She blamed the protests on unnamed persons who are allegedly opposed to change.