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Economic growth: Gov Sani-Bello calls for support for private sector driven investment

Economic growth: Gov Sani-Bello calls for support for private sector driven investment

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has called on government at all levels to support the private sector in order to encourage investors and improve the economy of the country. Governor Sani-Bello made the call when he paid a courtesy call on the Managing Director of Vertex Agro Limited, Mr. Daniel Gemana in his office at Gauraka, in Tafa Local ... Read More »

No going back on appointment of four new Emirs as court order came late— Ganduje

No going back on appointment of four new Emirs as court order came late— Ganduje

The Kano State Government on Saturday said it did not receive any court order restraining Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje from further action concerning the newly appointed First Class Emirs of Rano, Karaye, Gaya and Bichi Emirates. This government stated this in a statement signed by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to Ganduje and made available to newsmen in Kano. The ... Read More »

The odious steps of a dying dynasty in Kwara State

The odious steps of a dying dynasty in Kwara State

“The sudden appointment of an acting Vice-Chancellor for Kwara State University and the directive that the incumbent Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulRasheed Na’Allah should proceed on terminal leave smacks of executive recklessness.” PRESS STATEMENT 9, MAY, 2019 THE ODIOUS STEPS OF A DYING DYNASTY IN KWARA STATE We have watched in consternation and deep concern the recent posturing of the out-going administration ... Read More »

Features: The Delirium of Materialism, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Features: The Delirium of Materialism, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Why is wealth both an intoxicant and a depressant? Why is affluenza a tragedy of our world today, that affluence is the undoing of the children of the wealthy causing them pain and anguish in what they should ordinarily glorify in? In Yoruba mythology Aje, Ola, and oro symbolise success or prosperity, just as Owo epitomises material wealth. Taken together ... Read More »

Borno wants UN to delist Nigeria from countries with child soldiers

Borno wants UN to delist Nigeria from countries with child soldiers

Borno State Government has called on the United Nation Security Council to delist Nigeria from the list of countries using child soldiers in armed conflict. Deputy Solicitor General of Borno State Ministry of Justice, Barrister Abdullahi Hussaini Izge who is also the Project Coordinator, Civilian JTF MoU Action Plan in Borno State said with screening and release of over 1,700 ... Read More »

LG admin: Niger govt outlaws operation of caretaker committees

LG admin: Niger govt outlaws operation of caretaker committees

Niger State Government has outlawed the operation of caretaker committee in local government administration in the state. Only elected officials shall henceforth suprentendent over the third tier government. The state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello at the weekly state executive council meeting signed into law an amended bill of the Niger State Local Government Law 2001, recently passed by the ... Read More »

Breaking: JAMB releases results, 15,145 withheld

Breaking: JAMB releases results, 15,145 withheld

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has officially released the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Board Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who announced the results in Abuja on Saturday, said about 1,792,719 candidates sat for the examination, while 34,120 candidates had their results withheld for examination malpractice. Oloyede stated that 15,145 results were withheld for further clarification. He, ... Read More »