Unknown gunmen on Tuesday shot and killed one Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara before kidnapping his daughter at Gachi quarters in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State. “When the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting into the air as they entered the victims’ residence at Gachi quarters. The thief shot the...
The Plateau Government has offered permanent appointments to 300 ad hoc staff of the Ministry of Lands, Survey and Town Planning. The Chairman of Plateau State Civil Service Commission, Mr Dagug Fompun, said that the transition of the appointment of the 300 officers was in line with the vision of...
The federal government has issued more than N1.5 billion to 20,344 poor households in Bauchi State under its Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme. This was disclosed by its coordinator in the state, Jibrin Yusuf. Mr Yusuf told officials of the state council of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) who visited...
Over 50,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Dikwa area of Borno State have benefited from Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) $2 million programme of broad ranging interventions in health, security, water, sanitation, hygiene and nutrition services in the last one year. Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) and employees...
On October 2, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) hosted a workshop on the 2019-2021 Humanitarian Response Plan. The workshop which held at Rockview Royale Hotel brought together representatives of federal government, state government, donor community, Civil Society Organisations and international development organisations. Also...
A Boko Haram terrorist's camp at Kaltunbere was infiltrated yesterday by the Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, rescued two minors and killed three terrorists. The Nigerian Army, in a statement on its Twitter handle, said, the vigilantes supported the Troops on deliberate...
It was on bright a Thursday morning, precisely on September 20, 2018, that history was made. It was the day, the Rt. Hon. Speaker of the 8th House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, finally but painfully called it quits with the All Peoples Congress (APC), he along with others founded...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba, Maiduguri Hajiya Zainab Gimba has emerged the winner of the federal house of representatives primary election held on Saturday  in Borno state with 604 votes, defeating her opponent, Mai-Sharif Nur who polled 307. Alhaji Abdulrazak polled 19 votes while Baba Mala Kaigama scored 3 and Sule Gambo 2 votes. Alhaji Ahmed...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba, Maiduguri Hajiya Fatima Kakinna, Borno All Progressive Congress (APC) Women Leader, on Saturday decried victimisation of women aspirants who participated in different primary elections in the state. She also alleged that the Borno APC stakeholders and government officials had ganged up against all the female aspirants contesting...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba, Maiduguri Dr Hajiya Zainab Gimba, a former commissioner in Borno State, has emerged victorious in the House of Representative's primary election (of the APC)  held on Thursday in the ElKanemi Warriors Stadium, Maiduguri when she polled 76 votes to trounce her closest rival, Nur Sherrif who...