Niger gov. Bello appoints, NTA reporter new CPS

Niger gov. Bello appoints, NTA reporter new CPS

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  Niger State Governor, Bello Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has approved the appointment of Mrs Mary Berje as his new Chief Press Secretary (CPS). This is contained in a statement by Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government (SSG) on…

Governments urged to end open defecation menace

Governments urged to end open defecation menace

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A public affairs analyst, Carl Umegboro has described open defecation in the country as alarmingly awful, stomach-turning and a hazard to the human race existing over the years. He, therefore, called upon the federal, state and local governments to step up concerted…

ISWAP: Former Senate President, Ebute writes UK parliament, solicits arms, tech for Nigeria

ISWAP: Former Senate President, Ebute writes UK parliament, solicits arms, tech for Nigeria

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Former Nigeria’s Senate President Ameh Ebute The third Republic Senate President, Senator Ameh Ebute, has urged the UK parliament to support Nigeria’s insecurity challenges with modern arms and technology weapons of warfare. The highly vocal lawyer-cum-politician made this plea in a letter…

ECOWAS Chairman’s statement on failed Coup in Ethiopia

ECOWAS Chairman’s statement on failed Coup in Ethiopia

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STATEMENT BY THE CHAIRMAN OF ECOWAS AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT, H.E. PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON THE FAILED COUP ATTEMPT IN ETHIOPIA In my capacity as the Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government and on behalf…

Tunisia President Beji Caid Essebsi suffers ‘severe health crisis’

Tunisia President Beji Caid Essebsi suffers ‘severe health crisis’

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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi won the country’s first free presidential election in 2014 Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi is in hospital after suffering a “severe health crisis”, officials say. They gave no further details. Mr Essebsi – who at 92 is the…

FAAC: FG, states, LGs share N679.69bn in May

FAAC: FG, states, LGs share N679.69bn in May

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The Accountant General of Nigeria, Alhaji Ahmed Idris The Federal Government, States and Local Government Councils have shared N679.69 billion as revenue for the month of May. The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Alhaji Ahmed Idris, disclosed this shortly after the…

Trade Union Congress decries level of Nigeria’s borrowing

Trade Union Congress decries level of Nigeria’s borrowing

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The President, Trade Union Congress, Mr Bobboi Kaigama The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Mr Bobboi Kaigama, has expressed worry over increasing rate of inflation and the country’s debt profile. At the opening of its Triennial National Delegates Conference in…

Gana: Using sports as tool to re-engineer civil defence

Gana: Using sports as tool to re-engineer civil defence

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NSCDC Commandant-General, Abdullahi Muhammadu A civil society organization, Centre for Media Advocacy (CMA) has applauded and commended the management of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), under the leadership of its Commandant-General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, for using sports to re-engineer…

Groups condemn attacks on Buhari, Chief of Staff

Groups condemn attacks on Buhari, Chief of Staff

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President Buhari of Nigeria Civil society organisation under the auspices of Guardians of Democracy and Development, GDD, alongside seven other groups, has lampooned clandestine attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari and his chief of staff, Abba Kyari. Recall that a group, under APC…

Adamawa PCRC applauds police over clampdown on kidnappers, other criminals

Adamawa PCRC applauds police over clampdown on kidnappers, other criminals

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The Adamawa Chapter of Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) has lauded the state Police Command for successes recorded in its renewed clampdown on kidnappers and other criminals in the state. The state Chairman of PCRC, Alhaji Abubakar Al’umma, gave the commendation  while…