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…

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…

$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…

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…

Nigerians need to be patient with Buhari – Sen. Gaya

​The Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, Sen. Kabiru…

Kano records over 98,000 malaria cases this year- Commissioner for Health

Kano State Commissioner for Health Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso at the weekend said the state recorded about 97,845 cases of malaria this year. He added that the campaign against malaria is gaining momentum, compared to the 104,745 cases recorded in 2016. Getso, who spoke at the launch of the state malaria…

Attack on ex-IG: Police trail suspected armed robbers

Detectives have launched manhunt for suspected armed robbers, who made a botched attempt to enter the home of a former Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie. The police said its preliminary findings pointed to a case of armed robbery and not assassination attempt. But it, however, asked…

State House Medical Centre Received Only 33% Capital Allocation- Presidency

  The attention of the Presidency has been drawn to recent media reports suggesting that the State House Medical Centre had received N11.01billion as appropriation for the period 2015-2017. According to the Permanent Secretary, State House, Jalal A. Arabi, contrary to the above claims, out of the…