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January 15, 2018 8:34 PM NYSC Suspends Orientation Course In Benue

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) announced that the 2017 Batch ‘B’ stream II orientation course scheduled to hold in Benue from Jan. 16 to Feb. 5 has been suspended till further notice. The announcement was made on its official Facebook page in Abuja on Sunday. It said that a new date would be communicated in due course to prospective corps members 15

December 22, 2017 6:42 AM Gov. Yari is not from Zamfara State – Senator Marafa

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC, Zamfara), has told the Senate that Governor Abdulaziz Yari is not an indigine of Zamfara State. The clash was over a nominee of President Muhammadu Buhari for Resident Electoral Commission of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Ahmad Bello Mahmud 32

December 6, 2017 5:01 PM Gov. Tambuwal appoints Waziri of Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the recommendation of the Sultanate council for the appointment of Prof Sambo Junaidu, as the new Waziri of Sokoto. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Secretary to the Sultanate Council, of the state, Alhaji Umar Ladan, in Sokoto on Wednesday. Ladan said the governor had also approved the appointment 23

December 1, 2017 5:18 PM Eid-el-Maulud: Tambuwal urges Nigerians to imbibe peace

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has urged all Nigerians to uphold the tenets of peaceful and respect for all faith. Tambuwal made the call in a statement by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam in celebration of Maulud. “The celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) should renew our faith and bond of unity as one people, one nation, our diversities 28

November 27, 2017 7:55 PM NJC nominates 14 new judges for Appeal Court [FULL LIST]

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended 14 judges for appointment to the Federal Court of Appeal. The nomination list was divided into two categories namely; Priority and Reserved. The Priority category lists Justice P.A Mahmoud from Benue state, Justice F. Ojo from Kwara state, Justice I.G Abundaga from Nassarawa state, Justice M.B Idris 76

November 7, 2017 7:28 AM 2019: How APC is campaigning for PDP – Bafarawa

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, yesterday, said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is indirectly campaigning for the former ruling party to return to power. He said, judging by its performances, the party had only succeeded in campaigning for the PDP to take over in 2019. However 29

November 2, 2017 2:35 AM Maina: HoS, Kyari in verbal tango at FEC

ABUJA — THE weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting which started after the swearing-in of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, and the launch of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem witnessed a mild drama as Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, were involved in a shouting 35

November 1, 2017 11:35 PM MTN Foundation revitalises fight against maternal, child mortality

ABUJA– THE fight against maternal and child mortality in Nigeria, has received a much needed boost from the MTN Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, arm of Mobile Telecommunication Network, MTN. The statistics on maternal and infant mortality had over the years, assumed a frightening dimension, with the country recording a huge number 18

November 1, 2017 9:35 AM NNPC confident of commercial hydrocarbon discovery in inland basins

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed confidence that the aggressive exploration of the inland basins being driven by the corporation would soon yield success with hydrocarbon finds in commercial quantity. This was disclosed by the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, when he received a delegation of the Nigerian 15

October 31, 2017 3:32 PM Looters’ trial:CJN inaugurates panel on Wednesday as NJC replaces Salami with Justice Galadima

Galadima was appointed to replace former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami who declined to be a part of the committee. Salami who was out of the country when his name was announced by the NJC which is headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, based his rejection of the appointment on ill-treatment he said was meted 21