Suntai, Former Taraba Governor Is Dead

Suntai, Former Taraba Governor Is Dead

Chris Steven, Abuja Former Taraba State Governor, Dambaba Suntai, has died in the United States. A former Commissioner of Information in the state, Emmanuel Bello, confirmed Suntai’s death on Wednesday. The ex-governor did not fully recover from injuries he sustained in an October 25, 2012 chopper crash in Adamawa.

2017 Budget Is Not Workers’ Friendly – NLC President

2017 Budget Is Not Workers’ Friendly – NLC President

Chris Steven, Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress says the 2017 budget christened budget of growth and restoration is workers friendly as workers welfare is not properly captured in it. Ayuba Wabba, NLC President said this while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. His words: “Our budget system is not transparent enough, if you look […]

DSS Arrests Terrorists Planning Attacks On Sallah Day

DSS Arrests Terrorists Planning Attacks On Sallah Day

Chris Steven, Abuja The State Security Service on Friday said it arrested suspected terrorists planning to destabilize Sallah festivities. A statement by the service spokesman, Tony Opuiyo, said the targets of the terrorists were markets, public parks, public processions, recreation centres and Eid grounds. Read the full statement below… In the past few weeks, this […]

34 Nigerians Deported From Europe

34 Nigerians Deported From Europe

Ayomide, Lagos Thirty-four Nigerians deported from six European countries for immigration-related offences arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday. The deportees, who arrived at 6.30a.m, were sent back home from Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Belgium and Hungary. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that they comprised 32 males and two […]

Hate Speech: Osinbajo Meets Northern Traditional Rulers

Hate Speech: Osinbajo Meets Northern Traditional Rulers

*Vows To Preserve Nigeria’s Oneness, Hosts Govs Today   Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, will on Wednesday afternoon play host to governors from Nigeria’s 36 states. The parley is not for the regular National Economic Council (NEC) meeting, it is as part of the ongoing consultations with stakeholders over recent ethnic agitations and exchanges between some […]

FG To Purchase 4 New Locomotives In August

FG To Purchase 4 New Locomotives In August

Ayomide, Lagos The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Tuesday that the ministry would purchase four new locomotives in August to enhance movement of goods and passengers along Abuja-Kaduna rail route. The minister said this at the sideline of the final inspection of the Kaduna Inland Dry Port in Kaduna. “ The plan of […]

No Going Back On Deadline For Igbo, Say Northern Youths

No Going Back On Deadline For Igbo, Say Northern Youths

• Urge Osinbajo to allow creation of Biafra nation • Restate call for referendum on exit of easterners • U.S. committed to Nigeria’s unity, declares envoy The coalition of northern youth groups insisted yesterday that Igbo residing in their region must leave on October 1, 2017.The groups, including the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) urged […]

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