Wike presents N510 billion budget estimate

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has presented the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N510 billion to the state’s House of Assembly for consideration and subsequent approval. Governor Wike said the budget, christened  “Budget of Consolidation, advancement and empowerment”,  would consolidate

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Ambode reshuffles cabinet, sacks three commissioners

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three members and appointing five new ones. Mr Tunji Bello, the Secretary to the State Government, in a statement, named the three dropped cabinet members are Mrs Adebimpe Akinsola,

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el-Rufa’i to inaugurate CCTV cameras on Friday3

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i will unveil the first set of CCTV cameras in Kaduna on Friday, installed to enhance security surveillance in the metropolis, an official said on Thursday. Alhaji Sa’idu Adamu, Counsellor for Information and Communication to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai

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NANS, Youth Council urge Buhari to sign Peace Corps Bill

Barely two weeks after the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill was submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, a joint session of the National Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN) and the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), have called on the

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Adokeme condemns killings in Benue, says ‘this is one killing too many’

The President University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association, Chief Chris Adokeme has commended the federal government over it’s ban on open grazing in the country. He, however, disagreed with the decision by the government to acquire grazing land for the

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Nigerians are crying over attack on farmers while silent over killings of 200 herdsmen, says Buhari’s aide

The Presidency has faulted the killing of about 200 Fulani herdsmen and cattle in various attacks across the country, saying that “every life is valuable.” President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie made the remark while sharing

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Nigerians have now seen the difference between PDP and APC, says Aliyu

Babangida Aliyu, former Governor of Niger State, has said the People Democratic Party, PDP, “won’t need much campaign to take back Aso Rock in 2019.” The former governor predicated his claim on the abysmal performance of the ruling All Progressives

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NMA loses its Zamfara’s president

The President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Zamfara, Dr Tijjani Sa’idu, has died. The NMA’s Secretary, Dr Mannir Bature, made this disclosure in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Thursday.

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NGO Regulation Bill: An open letter to Speaker Yakubu Dogara – Kayode Ajulo

I take the liberty we enjoy under this democratic milieu to write in respect of the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) Bill which amongst other issues is intended to establish an NGO Regulatory Commission vested with the responsibility of issuing licenses to

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Kaduna teachers defy police warning, proceed with protest

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), on Thursday, went ahead with their protest in Kaduna despite warnings and tightened security by the Police. The protesters were seen marching through the major roads

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