The Anti-Corruption agencies in Nigeria have denied the alleged recovery of huge Red Cross boxes containing millions of dollars in a trending video. The video which has gone viral shows huge boxes containing large amounts of cash in United States (US) dollars with the logos and emblems of the...
Aso Rock Villa, the seat of the Nigerian Presidency, was, on penultimate Sunday, thrown into a panic, following an alarm by Mr. Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, that he was about to be arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Kyari, who...
In the largest set of appointments so far since his assumption of office, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The statement from the SGF: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT APPOINTS...
From Hussaini Mohammed Baba, Potiskum Project work of reconstruction and remodeling of the Potiskum Central Mosque, Yobe State would commence January 1st 2018 according to Alhaji Baba Ba'aba, Chairman of the Potiskum Central Mosque work project when he spoke to newsmen shortly after the opening of the contract bidding held...
Hussaini Muhammad Baba Eight people who were on their way to a wedding ceremony in Unguwar Nasarawa community in Potiskum, Yobe state, North Eastern Nigeria have been killed after a ghastly motor accident along the Potiskum-Fara-Fara highway. Emir Of Potiskum Mai Umar Bubaram confirmed the incident after he paid a visit...
From Yahaya Wakili, Potiskum Keke NAPEP operators in Potiskum, one of the cosmopolitan towns in Yobe State, went on a peaceful demonstration over the arrest and detention of their members numbering 14 for violating the curfew hours imposed by the State Government. However, the protest threatened to turn violent when the angry...
The train leaving Kaduna for Abuja which was due to arrive at 4pm is right now stranded in Rijana, a town notorious for the spate of kidnappings being witnessed along Abuja-Kaduna road. A lot of people, including the society’s highly placed, now prefer to undertake the relatively short journey from...
A seasoned diplomat and former Director-General of Technical Aid Corps, Mamman Daura, is dead. He was 71. Family sources said he died Wednesday around 7pm at his Aso Drive residence in Abuja after a protracted illness. The late Daura served as Nigeria’s ambassador to Uganda for eight years. He also served in Saudi Arabia, South...
From Mohammed Baba Adamu, Maiduguri Wednesday, 17th of January 2018 was a day Yobe State was honoured by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project, Education Crisis Response (ECR), when it honoured one of its sons, Alhaji Adamu Yaro Potiskum with a Meritorious Award. Some other recipients of...
Nine former staff of Leadership newspapers, Hassan Gimba Ahmed, Yerima David Hosea, Stella Ufuoma Fuoye, Aina Michael Olasehinde, Otegbayo Babatope Joseph, Chika Nnabuike Otuchikere, Onah Theophilus Chinonye, Muhammed Jamil Yusuf and Mrs Nike Mubo Oluwole have, through their lawyer, Hassan M. Liman, PhD, SAN, given the company seven days...