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Bauchi: 3 More LGAs To Attain Open Defecation Free Status By March

BY ALHASSAN MUHAMMAD, BAUCHI Bauchi state government says three additional local governments are to attain open defecation free status before the end of the first quarter of this year in line with its determination to replicate the feat Dass Local

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Plateau creates six new ministries

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has created six additional ministries to the 17 ministries in the state,  bringing the total to 23. Five of the ministries were carved out from the existing ones. Rufus Bature, Secretary to the Government of Plateau, announced

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Carabao Cup: Arsenal want to win for Wenger – Bellerin

Arsenal are determined to win the Carabao Cup for manager Arsene Wenger, says defender Hector Bellerin. The Gunners boss has never lifted the trophy during his 21 years in England, and right-back Bellerin says it gives the team an extra

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Al-Makura cautions leaders against hate speech

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has urged religious, community and opinion leaders to caution their followers against hate speeches capable of breaching the peace in the country. Al-Makura made the call on Saturday in Lafia while donating operational vehicles

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Russia calls for ceasefire in Syria

With Russia’s backing, the UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations. The resolution demanding the ceasefire “without delay” was adopted as Syrian government forces pounded the

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Suarez hattrick sinks Girona

Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick as Barcelona came from behind to thrash Catalan neighbours Girona. Portu gave Girona a shock early lead, but Lionel Messi set up Suarez to equalise almost immediately. Messi took on three defenders to score, then

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Six agencies working to recover JAMB’s stolen money – Oloyede

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said no fewer than six federal agencies are helping the examination body to recover its money allegedly stolen by some of its officials. The agencies, according to

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Confusion in Anambra as teacher marries sister

A mathematics teacher in a secondary school in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Chiadikobi Ezeibekwe, has married his 17-year-old sister, claiming that God told him to do so. Speaking with our correspondent on Saturday, Ezeibekwe said he

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School Feeding: FG Redeems Pledge In Bauchi

BY ALHASSAN MUHAMMAD, BAUCHI The Federal Government Support Feeding Programme Initiative Implemented by the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in the country has no doubt received an arousing and overwhelming cheering from all nook and corners of Bauchi state.

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Sentiments, Media Trials Are Bane Of Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War— Atiku

Chidozie Ogbonnaya with agency report Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Friday weighed into the recent assessment of Transparency International on Nigeria’s rising corruption index, saying the President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption will not be won by “sentiments” and

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