Category Archives: Editorials

Arewa Consultative Forum has called on Nigerians to avoid hate speeches.

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, the Arewa Consultative Forum has called on Nigerians to avoid hate speeches. In a Sallah message signed by its national publicity secretary, Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, extended its felicitations and good wishes to the Muslim Ummah and other Nigerians. The Forum urges all…

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Over 150 convictions have been secured by the EFCC in the last eight months-Magu.

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has disclosed that over 150 convictions have been secured by the commission in the last eight months. Magu said this during a stakeholders’ meeting with religious leaders, labour unions, and traders associations at the South West Zonal Office of the commission in…

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Katsina State Governor warns Local Government chairmen against absenteeism.

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has warned the newly appointed Local Government Transition Committee chairmen against absenteeism from their duty posts. Gov. Masari gave the warning in Katsina at the swearing-in of the 34 newly appointees. He said his administration’s intention was to have elected chairmen, but the opposition dragged the administration to court…

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Northern States Governors sacked management of NNDC with immediate effect.

Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) has sacked the executive management of its premier investment conglomerate, the New Nigeria Development Company (NNDC) with immediate effect. This was contained in a letter signed by the Chairman of NSGF and Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima. The letter of dismissal of Dr. Ahmed Musa Mohammed-led management was addressed to…

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President Buhari’s administration has launched a new initiative under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP), to help petty traders…

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has launched a new initiative under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP), called the “Trader Moni”, which will empower two million petty traders between now and the end of the year. The scheme which was launched in Lagos would grant a minimum of 30,000 loans in each State of the…

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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Canadian Government to support Borno state’s specialist hospital.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), supported by the Canadian Government, has given a face-lift to the Obstetric Fistula Theatre, in Borno state’s specialist Hospital. It has also secured a 5 million- dollar funding from the Korean Government, for a three year project on Reproductive and Maternal Health in the State. The team was received…

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Plateau State Government has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to sanction media outfits engaged in spreading hate speeches and fake news.

Plateau State Government has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to sanction media outfits engaged in spreading hate speeches and fake news. The state’s Commissioner for Information, Yakubu Dati, made the call in Jos when he visited the NBC zonal office in the state. He alleged that the media was being used by mischievous…

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Northern Traditional Leaders Committee on Primary Health Care Delivery wants polio to be totally eradicated in the country.

The Northern Traditional Leaders Committee on Primary Health Care Delivery wants polio to be totally eradicated in the country. The committee, in collaboration with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, converged in Kaduna for its second quarter review meeting with a view to ensuring that the wild polio virus is eradicated in Nigeria totally.…

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District Head of Makarfi in Kaduna State urged people in the area to adopt good hygiene practices…

The District Head of Makarfi LG in Kaduna State, Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi, has urged people in the area to adopt good hygiene practices and accept polio immunisation for their children. He made the call during his tour of his district to sensitize the people on the need to allow their wives access to antenatal care…

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NATFORCE has offered to assist the Police and other security agencies end growing insecurity in Nigeria.

The National Commission for the Prohibition of Illegal Importation of Small Arms, Ammunition and Light Weapons (NATFORCE), has offered to assist the Police and other security agencies end growing insecurity in Nigeria. Its Director General, Dr. Osita Okereke, told Journalists in Abuja, that the Commission has strengthened its structures across Nigeria to detect crime and…

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