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Breaking: Supreme Court sacks newly sworn-in APC senator, orders replacement

Breaking: Supreme Court sacks newly sworn-in APC senator, orders replacement

*Acting CJN Muhammad* The Supreme Court on Friday sacked David Umar as the Senator representing Niger-East in the newly constituted ninth Senate and declared Muhammed Musa as his replacement. Umar was the  Chairman, Senate Committee Chairman on Justice, Human Rights and Legal Matters, in the last Senate. The apex court in a unanimous judgment of the five-man panel led by the ... Read More »

Borno School of Nursing to inculcate NSHIP/PBF in its curriculum, as traditional rulers pledge support

Borno School of Nursing to inculcate NSHIP/PBF in its curriculum, as traditional rulers pledge support

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BOSPHCDA) under the leadership of the Executive Director,  Dr. Sule Meleh and Nigeria State Health Investment projects Additional Financing (NSHIP-AF) under the Project Coordinator, Hajiya Habiba Saidu have been given a boost as the Management and Staff of College of Nursing and Midwifery, Maiduguri has agreed to introduce and ... Read More »

African Development Bank showcases impact of Korean drone technology on agricultural productivity

African Development Bank showcases impact of Korean drone technology on agricultural productivity

Drone technology is being used to collect and analyse data, and monitor irrigated areas, combat pests MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 14, 2019/ — At a special event highlighting the partnership between the Drone technology is being used to collect and analyse data, and monitor irrigated areas, combat pests MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 14, 2019/ — At a special event highlighting ... Read More »

BMO To Atiku, Stop Shedding Crocodile Tears on June 12

BMO To Atiku, Stop Shedding Crocodile Tears on June 12

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has debunked former Vice president Atiku Abubakar’s claim that he stood shoulder to shoulder with Moshood Abiola, the icon of the June 12 struggle. The group says it is a lie and a laughable attempt at re-writing an important part of Nigeria’s political history, as Atiku was one of the first members of the defunct ... Read More »

Ex UBEC Staff Docked For Forgery, Lying

Ex UBEC Staff Docked For Forgery, Lying

By Adebola Owolola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office on June 13, 2019 arraigned one Tijani Adamu before Justice Moh’d Tukur Muazu of the Kaduna State High Court on a seven-count charge bordering on forgery, altering and giving false information. Adamu wanted to stand surety for one Ibrahim Adamu, who was arrested for an alleged fraud, ... Read More »

Election victory: Sen. Uzor-Kalu hosts Lawan, Omo-Agege to dinner

Election victory: Sen. Uzor-Kalu hosts Lawan, Omo-Agege to dinner

*L-R: Lawan, Kalu* The Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and his deputy, Senator  Ovie Omo-Agege, were on Thursday hosted to a dinner by Sen. Orji Uzor-Kalu. The event, which took place at Uzor-Kalu’s residence in Abuja, was also attended by some senators, members of the diplomatic corps, among others. Delivering his welcome remark, Uzor-Kalu (APC-Abia) said the occasion was a ... Read More »

CAN berates Gov. Sani-Bello over exclusion of Christians from appointments as Principal Officers

CAN berates Gov. Sani-Bello over exclusion of Christians from appointments as Principal Officers

The Christian Association of Nigeria has berated the Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani-Bello, for excluding Christians in his recent appointment of Principal Officers. The umbrella religious group of Christians said “The trend is an outright discrimination on Christians in the state.” Addressing newsmen at the CAN Secretariat on Thursday, the state Chairman, Rev. Mathias Echioda, said: “Christians participated and ... Read More »

NIMASA creates over 7,000 new jobs in maritime-Dakuku

NIMASA creates over 7,000 new jobs in maritime-Dakuku

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Agency had already keyed into the vision of the President by creating over 7,000 jobs in the last six months through the New Cabotage Compliance Strategy and is set to do more, as there are vast opportunities in the maritime sector. Dakuku ... Read More »