On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative in collaboration with the Victims Support Fund (VSF) commenced a training workshop tagged “Utilizing New Media for Humanitarian and Developmental Reportage” in Damaturu, Yobe State. The workshop is training 50 participants including journalists, social media influencers and...
The action instituted yesterday at the Federal High Court in Sokoto is for the enforcement of the fundamental Human Rights of the entire Shia populace in Sokoto State. This action became necessary because of the recent developments in Sokoto State where the government has refused to take responsibility. It...
From Yakubu Ahmed BK, Birnin Kebbi Alhaji Mohammed Arzika Dakingari, Kebbi State ex accountant general who was convicted on all ten counts charges of corrupt enrichment to the tune of N1.6b by a Court of Appeal and handed down a 70-year jail sentence had successfully escaped out of the country. It would...
Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated the determination of the Authority to support the completion of all deep sea Ports projects across the country, considering their potential to the future maritime activities of the nation. According to the Managing Director, the early completion of the...
The Federal Executive Council has ordered an investigation into the activities of previous managements of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA. Briefing State House correspondents at the end of Wednesday’s FEC meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, Finance Minister, Mrs...
The Executive Secretary of Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), Olufemi Adewole, said the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) lied when it said members of the association owed it N26.7bn. According to Adewole, members of DAPPMA had, in the past one month, paid over N90bn for petrol supply but...
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...
List of abducted girls* 1. Fatima Bashir 2. Aisha Kachalla 3. Zainab Abubakar 4. Falmata Wakil 5. Fatima Isa 6. Fatima Musa 7. Aisha Usman 8. Aisha Adamu 9. Fatima Isa 10. Hauwa A. Mohammed Idriss 11. Maryam Mohammed 12. Fatima Mohammed II 13. Hauwa Salisu 14. Hassana Gambo 15. Aisha Adamu 16. Adama Garba 17. Zara Grema 18. Maryam Daamkontoma 19. Zainab Bama 20. Fatsuma Abdullahi 21. Fatima Yahaya...
From Auwal Garba, Gombe The Executive Secretary of the Gombe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Danlami Arabs Rukuje was arraigned with two others before a state High Court, over alleged diversion of materials meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Rukuje, Isa Garba, store keeper of the agency and one Mu’azu Sulaiman...
The National Emergency Management Agency has deployed a humanitarian team to Benue state to support persons affected by the recent flood that devastated a large part of the state. Director General of NEMA Engr. Mustapha Maihaja said that following the directive of  President Muhammadu Buhari, a reinforcement of another contingent...