Nigeria, Niger To Hold High-powered Security Summit

By Ibrahim Goronyo, Sokoto The states of Niger Republic (Dosso, Maradi and Tahoua) and those of the North West states of Nigeria bordering Niger Republic; Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and Katsina) will soon convene their high-powered security summit to find lasting

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TETFund Offers Research Support To Four Agencies For Drug Production

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, says it will be providing research support to four public agencies in the country for  production of drugs. Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, disclosed this on Tuesday, during a

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Despite 60% Production Capacity, Nigeria’s Pharmaceutical Industry Still Struggling

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu Experts in Nigeria estimate that Nigeria’s pharma market is struggling at $1.5 billion to $2.5 billion, despite hosting about 60 per cent of the pharmaceutical production capacity in Africa.  This was disclosed in a presentation by researchers under the Pharmaceutical Subsector Thematic

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Alleged Sports Federation Elections Violator, Victor Godwin, Remanded In Kuje Prison

By Joel Ajayi One of the violators of the Table Tennis Federation in Nigeria’s Capital City, Abuja, Victor Godwin, has been remanded in Kuje Correctional Centre as the magistrate court refused his bail. The Magistrate Court sitting at Mpape, on

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WTD: Your Salaries Will Be Prioritised, FG Promises Teachers

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu As Nigeria Joins the rest of the world to mark World Teachers’ Day, President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that the welfare and salaries of the Nigerian teachers will be prioritised. Buhari who was speaking while giving a

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Gov Tambuwal Nominates Three Commissioners

…Sends List To SOHA  Ibrahim Goronyo, Sokoto The Governor of Sokoto State,  Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has sent the names of three nominees to the State House of Assembly (SOHA) for appointment as members of the State Executive Council. According to

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FG Alone Can’t Tackle Security Challenges – Senate President

Iniobong Sunday, Uyo Worried by the festering security crises facing the country, the Senate President Ahmed Lawan, has stressed the need for a holistic action plan, warning that the problem should not be left in the hands of the Federal

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Independence: Emir of Bade Call For Prayer, Unity To Overcome challenges

Hassan Jirgi, Damaturu  As Nigeria marks its 61st Independence anniversary, the Emir of Bade, Alhaji Abubakar Umar Suleiman, has called on Nigerian leaders and followers to continue to join hands towards ensuring unity and peace of the country, seek solace in

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