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July 15, 2018 5:37 PM World Cup 2018: Presidency reacts to France winning tournament

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Ahmad Bashir has reacted to France’s victory at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. France emerged winner of the 21st FIFA World Cup in Russia after defeating Croatia 4-2 in a keenly contested match. Reacting to the match, Bashir congratulated the French side for their victory. In a tweet, Bashir 21

June 25, 2018 7:23 PM Plateau killings: Osinbajo visits Jos

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has visited Jos, the Plateau State capital, following the renewed killings recorded in the state. The Vice President ‘s visit was confirmed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Ahmad Bashir via his Twitter handle. In a tweet, Bashir wrote: “Vice President @ProfOsinbajo visits Jos, Plateau State 36

June 22, 2018 10:56 AM Radical Cleric Sentenced To Death

Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman has been sentenced by an Indonesian court on Friday for inciting Islamic State-influenced militants to carry out terrorist attacks, including a deadly 2016 attack in the heart of Indonesia’s capital. Abdurrahman immediately got down on his knees and lay down on the ground upon hearing the verdict read out by presiding 26

May 25, 2018 5:15 AM Buhari appoints heads of 4 agenciesThe Sun News

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved new appointments for four Federal Government agencies. The appointments are: Chief Medical Director, Usman Dan Fodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH), Sokoto, Dr. Anasa Ahmad Sabi, for an initial period of four years, with effect from May 17, 2018; Dr. Theresa Obumneme Okoli, appointed provost, Federal College 30

May 21, 2018 8:38 AM Congress: Sokoto APC adopts Tambuwal’s aide as chairThe Sun News

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto State, on Sunday, conducted its state congress by consensus with emergence of Hon. Sadik Isah Achida. Achida, who is the current Commissioner for Information and Home Affairs, replaces Alhaji Usman Danmadamin Isah, who has been nominated for confirmation as Commissioner by the Sokoto state House of Assembly 23

May 17, 2018 7:06 AM Kwara Assembly confirms 19 commissioners [Full list]

Kwara House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of 19 commissioners nominees sent to it by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed. The nominees were confirmed after a screening, which lasted for about five hours. Speaker of the House, Dr Ali Ahmad, said that all the 19 nominees were qualified to become commissioners in the state. The new commissioners 31

May 15, 2018 7:07 PM Real Madrid plan football academy in Nigeria

Authorities in Nigeria’s southern oil-rich Rivers state are collaborating with Spanish giants Real Madrid to build a football academy in the country, the local governor said on Tuesday. Governor Nyesom Wike said the academy would empower youths in the oil-rich state. “We have young men who want to be coaches, who will be trained in Spain,” said Wike, whose 24

May 14, 2018 12:08 PM Buhari arrives Jigawa on working visit [PHOTO]

President Muhammadu Buhari has just arrived Jigawa State for a two-day working visit. Buhari landed at the Dutse International airport on Monday, and was received by the state governor, Badaru Abubakar, who was joined by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, Ministers of Aviation, Interior, state minister of Budget, among others. The President will be commissioning 21

May 13, 2018 12:55 PM APC Wins 10 LGs in Kaduna

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Returning Officer for the election, Mr Danjuma Baye-Luka, announced the results on Sunday morning in Zonkwa. The All Progressives Congress however won Soba, Zaria, Lere, Ikara, Makarfi, Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Kagarko 28

May 10, 2018 8:26 PM 2019: Keyamo begins nationwide campaign for President Buhari

Festus Keyamo, activist lawyer, has begun a nationwide campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 general election. This was confirmed by the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Engagement Unit, Bashir Ahmad. However, Ahmed took to his Twitter page on Thursday to disclose that Keyamo has kicked off Buhari’s re-election campaign 41