Troops foil insurgents’ attack in Adamawa

Troops foil insurgents’ attack in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops successfully repelled attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents at Madagali town in Adamawa. Col. Ado Isa, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations 7 Division, said in a statement that the troops killed several insurgents and recovered ammunition when they attempted to attack a military formation in the […]

Kaduna pays N380.7m for students’ NECO, NABTEB examinations

Kaduna pays N380.7m for students’ NECO, NABTEB examinations

Kaduna State Government said on Monday that it expended N380.7 million on payments of National Examination Council (NECO) and National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) fees for 33,750 students. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Ja’afar Sani, who made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

Tambuwal sacks Goronyo information commissioner for defecting to APC

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday sacked the Commissioner for Information, Mr Bello Muhammad-Goronyo, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Tambuwal’s Director-General, Media and Public Relations, Malam Abubakar Shekara, disclosed this in a statement in Sokoto. “Gov. Aminu Tambuwal has relieved Barrister Bello Goronyo of his appointment as Commissioner for […]

SDP loses members to APC

SDP loses members to APC

The entire Executive Council members of Social Democratic Party (SDP) and 4,000 members of the party in Shanga Local Government Area of Kebbi have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The defectors were received by Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Umare Babale, and APC’s State Chairman Alhaji Bala Kangiwa at the Presidential Lodge […]

Presidency to Atiku: Your defeat inevitable

Presidency to Atiku: Your defeat inevitable

The Presidency on Sunday night described as irrelevant the reported endorsement of the People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the Feb. 16 general elections by some socio-cultural groups in the country. Our Source reports that five socio-cultural groups including the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Pan Niger Delta Forum […]

Kwara Guber: 30-year old JMPP candidate says will beat PDP, APC

Kwara Guber: 30-year old JMPP candidate says will beat PDP, APC

Ahmad Belgore, Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP) Governorship candidate in Kwara, has said that he stands a better chance of winning the March 2 election in the state. The 30-year old youngest candidate in the election, said this in a telephone interview with Our Source. Belgore, born to the famous Belgore family in Ilorin, said […]

Abubakar,Jibrin,Lakanu, appointed DIGs

Abubakar,Jibrin,Lakanu, appointed DIGs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of eight new Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) and retired seven others. The new DIGs are: Aminchi Baraya, (North-East); Usman Abubakar, (North-West); Abdulmajid Ali (North-Central); Taiwo Lakanu, (South-West); and Godwin Nwobodo, (South-East) and Anthony Ogbizi (South-South). Read Also: Buhari’s suspension of CJN fair, balanced -Tinubu Others are: […]

NJC meets Tuesday, CCT adjourns trial

NJC meets Tuesday, CCT adjourns trial

The meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) would now Tuesday just as the Code of Conduct Tribunal has adjourned trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghe. The spokesman of NJC, Mr. Soji Oye, is reported to have confirmed the schedule of the meeting for Tuesday in Abuja. Read Also: APC: Onnoghen’s suspension […]

FG borrowed N6.1trn from pension assets – NPC

FG borrowed N6.1trn from pension assets – NPC

The Federal Government has borrowed about N6.16 trillion out of the N8.49 trillion pension assets under the Contributory Pension Scheme. These figures were released by the National Pension Commission (NPC) on Tuesday in Abuja, revealing the FG’s borrowing represents 73.5 percent of the pension fund. Read Also: Police Headquarters stop change of guard in Lagos Command […]

Jerry Gana,Falae lock horns

Jerry Gana,Falae lock horns

The Prof. Jerry Gana Presidential Campaign Team, known as G19, has dismissed the order of the National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae. Falae on Friday appealed to all members of the party not to attend any of the events being scheduled by Prof. Gana and his Presidential campaign committee pending […]

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