The Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Sen. Baba Tela, says reports on his purported resignation only exists in the writer’s imagination. This is contained in a issued by Tella’s  Press Secretary, Malam Sani Ilelah, on Thursday in Bauchi. ”Reports on my purported resignation is not only fake, but also the figment of imagination of the...
Interfaith Coalition Conference, an Inter-religious group has called on all political parties to opt for a religious balanced ticket in the choice of a candidate’s running mate. The group, which made the call, while addressing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, said parties should discourage a situation where a contestant and...
An Abia lawmaker, Chief Obinna Ichita, has appealed to the Federal Government to apply political solution to the case of the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Ichita, representing Aba South constituency, made the appeal in a statement issued in Umuahia on Thursday and made available...
A group, International Institute of Chartered Educational Practitioners (IICEP) has identified entrepreneurship as vital tool for sustainable national development of any country. This is contained in a communique it issued at the end of the five-day National Conference organised by IICEP made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
The National Population Commission (NPC) says it will cover Daura in Katsina and five other Local Government Areas (LGAs) across the nation 100 per cent in the forthcoming trial census. The NPC Federal Commissioner in charge of Katsina State, Mr Bala Almu-Banye, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Thursday in...
Private schools in Zamfara have provided no fewer than 18,000 teaching jobs to youths in the state. The state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Hassan Nasiha, made the disclosure while receiving officials of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools in the state who paid him a courtesy visit on Thursday in...
Prof. Wahab Egebwole (SAN) of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enforce the basic constitutional educational qualification prescribed for all political office seekers. Egbewole gave the advice on Thursday in Ilorin during an interview with newsmen on the sidelines of a two-day Annual...
Mr Silas Agara, Federal Commissioner for Nasarawa State at the National Population Commission (NPC), has assured that the country will not fail in the introduction of digital or paperless census for the first time in 2023. He gave the assurance in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Karu Local...
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Bauchi State Council, has called for an end to alleged continuous harassment, detention and intimidation of journalists by security agencies in the state. This is contained in a communique issued by Mr Isah Gadau, the state NUJ Secretary, on Thursday at the end of...
 Kwara Government on Wednesday commenced a new round of citizens’ engagement sessions on budget preparation ahead of the 2023 fiscal year of the state. Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, in his speech, explained that the engagements are meant to harvest the views of the people which have formed the core of fiscal...
An activist, Mr Olu Omotayo, has urged politicians and public office holders to learn some lessons from Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice  Muhammad Tanko’s resignation and know the right time to quit.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Justice Tanko resigned as the CJN on Monday, June...
 No fewer than 270 residents of Oregun, Ikeja, on Wednesday benefited from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) free medical care through its Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that HIRD is targeted at the grassroots for medical consultation/examination to the people, eye...
The Kaduna State Government, with support from Save the Children International (SCI), has validated its Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, for Kaduna State Social Protection Policy. Mrs Jummai Bako, Director, Monitoring and Evaluation, Planning and Budget Commission, said at the validation meeting in Kaduna on Wednesday, that the framework was critical...
The new initiative by the Saudi Arabia authority to reduce the number of pilgrims at the pelting of the devil site (Jamrat) will further ensure a hitch free Hajj.   Alhaji Alidu Shutti, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Makkah Deputy Coordinator, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
The Lagos State Government, says it is mapping out ways to make the building industry and landed economy in the state more viable and compliant with demands of a Smart City  and 21st century economy. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this at the fifth Lafarge Africa Concrete Ideas held at Victoria...
The National Population Commission (NPC), says it has begun a 12-day training for 95 enumerators on trial census in Zamfara. The NPC Federal Commissioner for Zamfara, Alhaji Muhammad Mutakka disclosed this at the inauguration of the training exercise, on Tuesday in Gusau. Mutakka said: “In Zamfara, a total of 95  enumerators...
The Edo Government on Tuesday advised students in the state to shun cybercrime, but rather channel their intelligence to start up legitimate enterprises to generate income. Mrs Barbara Osobajo, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Special Duties and Gender Issues (MSDGI) in the state, gave the advice in Benin, during a...