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Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam Signs 2018 Budget into Law

H.E Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam has signed the 2018 Finance and Appropriations Bills passed by the State Assembly into law. The governor signed the 2018 budget into law in a ceremony at Government House Damaturu this afternoon. Tagged the budget of “consolidation and socio-economic rejuvenation”, the budget provides for a total expenditure of N92, 182, 336.000.00.

FG approves tertiary military hospital for Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has commended the Nigerian Army for its plan to site a tertiary military hospital in Sokoto to serve as centre of excellence for military related diseases. A statement issued on Tuesday by Tambuwal’s Spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, quoted the governor as saying that the hospital would be the first

Newly Recruited Teachers in Kaduna to Resume Work February

The new teachers are to replace the 21,870 teachers sacked for failing a primary competency test administered on them by the state government last year. The state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) is currently on indefinite strike over the sacking of their colleagues. Officials of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)

Police quizzes Kano commissioner over video

The Police Command in Kano State, yesterday, quizzed Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s Commissioner for Special Duties, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, over a video clip that purportedly incited people against a sitting senator, Rabiu Kwankwaso. The encounter with the Police by Abbas came on the heels of the arrest of his two children and a house maid over

Governor Ganduje tasks federal govt on welfare of ex-sevice men

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has urged the Federal Government to improve welfare package for retired military and police officers. Ganduje spoke during the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration in the state. The call came on the heels of demand by the Retired Army, Navy and Air Force Officers, RANAO, for the balance

4 girls drown in Jigawa pond 

Four girls who attempted swimming across a pond in Sakwaya village in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State have drowned. Command spokesman, DSP Abdu Jinjiri, said that the deceased were residents of Sakwaya village of Dutse local government area. He gave their names as Sumayya Gadi 7, Zuwaira Abdulhamidu 12, Gaji Saidu 12 and

Bauchi State Government Distributes Wheelchairs to Physically Challenged Persons 

The Gov. Mohammed Abubakar led administration, on Wednesday 10th of January 2018, distributed Wheelchairs to ease the numerous challenges faced by the physically challenged in the society.  The beneficiaries cut across all 20 Local Governments. Speaking during the event which held at the State Government House, the Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Nuhu

2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration In Sokoto 

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal led government officials, heads of other arms of government, heads of various ministries, agencies and parastatals and security agencies to participate in activities marking the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Sokoto. The event featured parades, laying of wreath, symbolic release of white pigeons to signify peace, special prayers for the

Controversy over Bingham University Student’s Conversion from Islam to Christianity

‘DSS operatives invade home, abduct two’ The reported conversion from Islam to Christianity of one Miss Nabila Umar Sanda Galadima has become a subject of controversy in Jos, the Plateau State capital. The 200-level student of Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State, was said to have met one Engineer Simput Dafup for the first time in

Benue killings: Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara over the killings allegedly masterminded by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State. According to a tweet on the president’s verified handle, @MBuhari, the meeting was on “the security situation in Benue & other parts