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Dankwambo vows to boost non-oil revenue

Gombe State governor, Dr. Ibrahim Dankwambo, has restated his determination to boost the non-oil revenue sectors of his state. He made the remarks at the Faculty of Agriculture, International University of Africa, Khartoum, Sudan. The governor was in Sudan alongside some Islamic scholars. He held discussions with the institution’s officials in the areas of technical

Man, 40, Electrocuted In Jigawa While Cutting Firewood – Police

A 40-year old man, Sale Mamman, electrocuted, while cutting firewood from a fallen tree branch on an electric high tension wire. The Spokesman of the Jigawa Police Command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, disclosed that Mamman, is a resident of Duhuwa village in Kiyawa local government area. “On Friday at about 11 a.m., we received a report

PCNI’s medical outreach has brought succor to thousands of IDPs -Sen Kyari

By Babagana Mustapha Galangi The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiatives(PCNI) was established by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 26th of Oct., 2016 under the chairmanship of Gen. Theophilus Danjuma GCON (rtd) to serve as the primary national strategy, coordination and advisory body for all humanitarian interventions, transformational and developmental efforts in the Boko Haram revaged

2019: Shehu Sani slams Northern Governors for endorsing President Buhari

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has condemned the seven governors in the North who endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term when people were being killed by herdsmen in Benue State. The governors, who are members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, are Abubakar Bello (Niger), Ibrahim Gaidam (Yobe),

I’m alive and well – Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has made his first public appearance in over two years. El-Zakzaky who is in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), told journalists on Saturday in Abuja, that he is alive and well. He also thanked Nigerians for their prayers, as well as

NYSC introduces new payment system for prospective corps members

The management of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has announced the new payment method for all prospective corps members. The Scheme introduced use of remita to make payment easier for corps members, via the NYSC official portal. Below is the complete procedures on how to make payment on NYSC portal, using the Remita pay option.

Sule Lamido support group donates to prison’s inmates in Kano

A support group of former Jigawa state governor Sule Lamido under the auspices of Lamido Presidency Project 2019 (LPP2019) has on Friday donated food items, blankets and cartons of toiletries worth N500, 000 to inmates of Kano central prison Kurmawa as part of the group’s community service in support of Lamido 2019 presidential bid. Presenting

Bauchi Allocates 18.8% of 2018 Budget to Education

The Bauchi State Government has allocated 18.8 per cent which amount to N31,579 696,627 to the education sector in the 2018 proposed budget of N167,957,420 800. This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary of the State Planning Commission, Yahuza Adamu Haruna at a ministerial media briefing on 2018 budget. The permanent secretary said 2018 budget

El-Zakzaky is not dead—Femi Falana

The Department of State Services (DSS) said yesterday that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, is not dead, contrary to rumours. El-Zakzaky’s lawyer, Mr.Femi Falana (SAN), also confirmed that he is alive although seriously ill. An official of the DSS, who preferred to remain anonymous, told newsmen that El-Zakzaky

Yusuf Buhari Discharged From Hospital In Abuja

The Presidency yesterday said that the health of Yusuf, son of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was admitted into Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, on December 26, 2017 following injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, has improved remarkably. According to a statement by President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, Yusuf is ready to be