Former Plateau Deputy Gov Charges Nasarawa Devt Areas Overseers On Dedication

By David Christopher, Lafia  A former Deputy Governor of the old Plateau State Alhaji Halilu Bala Usman has tasked the recently appointed overseers of the Development Areas in Nasarawa state to discharge their duties dispassionately and with the fear of

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Court FG’s Request, Declares Bandits As Terrorists

A Federal High Court, Abuja has declared the activities of some groups linked to banditry as acts of terrorism.Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the order while ruling on an ex-parte motion filed by the Federal Government. Mohammed Abubakar, Director of Public

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Buhari Greets Atiku Abubakar At 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has greeted former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on his birthday on Thursday, having attained the age of 75 years. In a congratulatory message issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on

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Nasarawa Assembly Working In Unity Despite Party Differences, Says Minority Leader

As Speaker marries new wife By David Christopher, Lafia The Minority Leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Abel Bala (PDP Nasarawa West) has stated that the House is united and working in synergy towards the attainment of

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Revisiting The N5,000 Allowance In Lieu Of Subsidy

With plans by the Federal Government to jettison the subsidy regime in the petroleum sector in 2022, there has been so much concern across the country to the effect that it would adversely affect the poor and vulnerable the most.       

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Mechanic Docked Over Alleged Theft Of Car’s Brain Box

A 30- year-old mechanic, Adebola Aderanti, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State charged with  stealing motor spare parts valued N200,000. The defendant, whose address was not given, is facing a two-count charge of felony and

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Oil Sector GDP Contribution Drops By N270bn In Nine Months

By Charles Ebi The contribution of crude petroleum and natural gas sector, which is a subsector under the mining and quarrying sector, to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product dropped from N2.82tn in the first quarter of 2021 to N2.55tn in the

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CBN Launches Tertiary Institutions Youth Empowerment With N30m For 6 Beneficiaries

As a way of tackling the problem of  growing youth unemployment in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday  formally launched the Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme (TIES) in Abuja. The apex bank also presented cheques of N5million each to six

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Israel, Britain Restrict Travel From Southern Africa Over New Variant

Israel and Britain have announced new travel restrictions on several African countries over concerns about a new Coronavirus variant. Israel reclassified South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and Eswatini with immediate effect, Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett’s office said after

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Horror: Killings On Abuja-Kaduna Road Worsens

Kidnappers, gunmen rule As Buhari meets with security chiefs Nigerians mourn By Ismailah Jimoh The news about the death of Sagir Hamida, a 2019 Governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara State, to the surprise of Nigerians

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