Katsina to borrow N48 billion for 2023 budget funding

Katsina State Government will source more than N48 billion foreign and domestic loans to fund its 2023 budget. Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, Abdullahi Abubakar, …

Popular Jos motor park gutted by fire

The NTA Park, a popular motor park in Jos, has been gutted by fire. Mr Matthew Edogbonya, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Federal Fire Service in Plateau, was unavailable …

2023: ‘Peter Obi not worth 10 kobo’ – Governor Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has dismissed online ratings that put Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party ahead of Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress …

Scholarship: Zulum Pays 75 Borno Law Students With N22.5m

Borno state Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved and released N22,500,000 for payment of scholarship to 75 citizens of Borno State in law schools. Commissioner for Higher Education, Science, Technology …

Navy releases list of successful candidates for DSSC Course 28

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has released the list of successful candidates for the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 28. The Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced this …

Buhari Declares Zamfara ‘No-Fly Zone’, Bans Mining Activities

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared Zamfara a ‘no-fly zone’ and banned all mining activities in the state. The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd), who announced this on Tuesday …

NAHCON to begin registration for 2021 Hajj

The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON),  Mr Zikrullah Hassan, has announced September 9, as commencement date for the registration of intending pilgrims ahead of 2021 Hajj. Hassan, who disclosed …

COVID-19: President Buhari wears facemask for the first time

President Muhammadu Buhari has been pictured in a face mask in Mali for the first time since Nigeria recorded its first index case of COVID-19 on February 27, 2020. The Nigeria …

Buhari Arrives In Mali On Peace Mission

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Mali on a one-day visit aimed at finding a political solution to the crisis in the country. The President’s arrival was confirmed in a tweet …

BREAKING: sack NDDC IMC now, Senate tells Buhari

The Senate on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei-led Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over alleged financial recklessness. The …

Young entrepreneurs to get support as FG approves N75b investment fund 

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved a N75 billion youth investment fund. The fund is created to support entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35. Sunday Dare, minister of …

Army Depot Zaria gets new Commandant

The newly appointed Commandant, Depot, Nigerian Army Zaria, Maj-Gen. Kabir Mukhtar on Wednesday assumed command of the military training institution. Capt. Audu Arigu, Assistant Director Public Relations, Depot Nigerian Army made …

Senate confirms 39 non-career ambassadorial nominees

The Senate, on Wednesday, confirmed the appointment of 39 non-career Ambassadors-designate. The Red Chamber also approved the nomination of Mr Suleiman Sani from FCT as career ambassador. The confirmation of the …