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October 11, 2018 4:21 PM How Zachary Aiji Audu, other NYSC members revived prisoners’ hope in Abuja [PHOTOS]

It was an unusually bubbly atmosphere on Wednesday at the Suleja Prison, as Huncho Foundation alongside corps members visited to identify with inmates. The visit was everything from health talk to medical counseling, to Psychosocial sessions and even medical examinations. The outreach which was organized by Huncho Foundation spearheaded by Mr. Zachary 22

September 19, 2018 6:00 PM What Ganduje told new Kano Dep Gov, Yusuf-Gawuna

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the new Deputy Governor of the state, Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf-Gawuna, to be transparent, loyal, sincere and dedicated in the discharge of his duties. The new Deputy Governor was sworn-in on Wednesday at a ceremony presided over by Ganduje. The oath of office was administered by the State Deputy Chief 22

September 18, 2018 1:24 PM Kano gets new Deputy Governor as Assembly confirms nominee

The Kano State House of Assembly has confirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as the new Deputy Governor of the state. The Assembly confirmed the appointment at plenary presided over by the Speaker, Kabiru Rurum on Tuesday. The motion, seconded by Zubairu Masu, representing Sumaila constituency, was unanimously adopted after the nominee was asked to recount his achievements 33

September 15, 2018 6:01 AM El-Rufai makes new appointment

Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-rufai has approved the appointment of AIG Mohammed Murtala Abbass as Special Adviser in Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki. This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna on Friday and signed by the Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity. According to the statement 26

September 10, 2018 9:07 PM Popular Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Baba-Tune is dead

A renowned Kaduna based Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Abubajar Usman Baba-Tune is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the scholar died on Monday evening following an illness. Malam Yusuf Arrigassiyu, Sole Administrator of Shehu Idris College of Health Science and Technology Makarfi, Kaduna State, confirmed the death to NAN in Kaduna 26

August 24, 2018 6:10 PM Kaduna: El-Rufai imposes curfew after deadly clash

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has imposed a curfew on the two communities where deadly clash occurred on Friday. The curfew, which takes immediate effect, will be between the hours of 7pm and 7am until further notice. El-Rufai has also visited the families of two youths who were killed in Kwaru and Ungwan Yero communities. During the visit 27

August 21, 2018 5:33 PM Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Ugwuanyi at Mosque, urges special prayers for Buhari, others

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday joined the Muslim community in Enugu at the Central Mosque, Owerri Road, to celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, calling for special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other leaders in the country. Gov. Ugwuanyi, who was warmly received amid jubilation by Muslim 26

August 20, 2018 7:19 PM Nigerian Army investigates female soldier who allegedly brutalised kid

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army in Lagos has launched an investigation concerning a female soldier accused of brutalising her niece for not washing dishes. The spokesperson for the division, Lt. Col. Olaolu Daudu, said in a statement in Lagos that the investigation followed reports in the social media on the alleged incident on August 19. “The attention 25

August 14, 2018 2:43 PM Details of Bafarawa’s meeting with Babangida emerge

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, a presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday visited former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna. According to NAN, this was disclosed in a statement signed by Yusuf Abubakar, Director, Media and Publicity, Bafarawa Campaign Oragnisation (BCO) on Tuesday in Abuja. Abubakar stated 23

August 13, 2018 8:55 PM Why National Assembly won’t reconvene on Tuesday

The National Assembly will not reconvene on Tuesday, contrary to the announcement made last week by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun. Abdul-Razak Namdas, the Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Publicity, gave reasons while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday. According to him, the National 20