Baru gets Forbes award, woos foreign investors for NNPC mega projects

Baru said the corporation would execute a number of mega projects which would require international collaboration. “Our programme for 2018 is very aggressive and will require cooperation from the international community in supporting our activities through technical and financial collaboration,’’…

Buhari: looters won’t return to power in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged those who want to contest against him in 2019 to an integrity test. Speaking at an interactive session with community leaders and stakeholders at the Coronation Hall of the Kano Government House to round off his two-day visit to the state, he said Nigerians…

How Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Inspired Me – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has revealed how the late General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua inspired him with his extraordinary courage and organisational and mobilisation skills. Atiku made the revelation on Friday in a tribute marking the 20th memorial anniversary of the  soldier, politician and…

CBN Inaugurates N6bn World-Class Postgraduate Business School In ABU

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday inaugurated a N6bn World-Class Postgraduate Business School at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony held at ABU main campus, Samaru, Zaria, the CBN Deputy Governor, Alhaji…

Court refuses pleas, sends Maryam Sanda back to prisons

An FCT High Court, in Jabi, FCT, has refused the oral application for bail made on behalf of Maryam Sanda and ordered her returned to prisons pending her re-arraignment, on Thursday, next week. The FCT Police Command in a two-count charge accused Maryam, the daughter of a former Executive Director of…

Taraba: INEC schedules Jan. 13 for Ardo Kola bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has slated January 13, 2018, as date for the bye election into Ardo Kola state constituency, following the declaration of the seat vacant by Speaker of the state Assembly, Mr. Abel Peter Diah. The member, who was elected during the 2015 general election…

Governor Dankwambo declares support for scrapping of SARS 

The governor of Gombe state, Alhaji Hassan Ibrahim Dankwambo, has declared his support for call to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). According to Governor Dankwabo, it is lamentable that those charged with the responsibility of protecting Nigerians have suddenly become a danger to the people.…