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​Court Rejects AGF’s Request To Summon Misau

The Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ishaq Bello has turned down a request by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister Of Justice, asking the court to issue a warrant summoning the Senator Representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau. The office of the AGF had

​Minister of State For Health Visits Tambuwal

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Enahire, paid a courtesy visit to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal at Sokoto Government House.  The Junior Minister is in Sokoto to flag off the nationwide Inspection of medical lab science equipment.

DRUG ABUSE AMONG WOMEN IN NORTHERN NIGERIA… The Story of Sarah 

A MUST READ…  Continuation (2)… At the start of our investigation, it was thought that the problem was typical of the North west, but investigations showed that the drug problem could be even worse among women ion the North east, which has been ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency. In Yola, capital of Adamawa State, some

DRUG ABUSE AMONG WOMEN IN NORTHERN NIGERIA…  The Story of Fatima from Kaduna… 

A MUST  READ  The reporter had to be introduced as an NGO worker helping children and women to get her to agree to a meeting. Even then, she extracted a promise that she would be given “something” before she settled down for a chat. She looked cheerful but shy and carried her lean frame gingerly

Bauchi State Orphans and Vulnerable Children Agency to enrol 10,000 orphans in school

The Bauchi State Orphans and Vulnerable Children Agency, says it will enrol 100, 000 orphans and vulnerable children into primary schools across the state this academic session. The Chairman of the agency, Alhaji Ibrahim Hali, said a statement made available on Monday in Bauchi that the aim was to support the children acquire education in

Gunmen Defy Curfew, Kill Six In Plateau Village

Six persons have been reported killed after gunmen attacked a village at Miango district in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The deceased – three male, two female and an infant – were said to have been killed and others injured when the assailants attacked Tegbe village on Saturday after the state government had

$25b NNPC contracts not awarded, presidency insists

• Communities sue Kachikwu, others over Ogoni cleanup The presidency has dismissed the claim that $25 billion contracts were awarded by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) or that the amount is missing. According to the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, no contracts were awarded by

Saraki urges collective fight against terrorism

Senate President Bukola Saraki, says it is the collective responsibility of world leaders to combat terrorism, reaffirming Nigeria’s commitment to the fight. Saraki said this during bilateral meeting with the Speaker of the Parliament of Iran, Ali, Larijani, at the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly in St. Petersburg, Russia on Monday. The senate president said time

Atiku’s associate dumps APC for PDP in Kaduna

An associate of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Kaduna State, Malam Isah Dansallah, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Dansallah, a founding member of the APC, was appointed Chairman of Kajuru Local Council in Kaduna State by Governor Nasir el-Rufai. He told journalists in Kaduna

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, Buhari are accidental leaders — Ghali Umar Na’Abba

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali UmarNa’Abba, has taken a swipe at all the leaders that had governed Nigeria since May 1999 and the current government, describing them as accidental leaders. Those who have ruled Nigeria as Presidents since 1999 include former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, late Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan and the