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Justice Suleiman Dikko, Chief Judge of Nasarawa state, has discharged 14 inmates awaiting trial in Federal Prison, Lafia. The inmates are: Likita Emmanuel, Baba Dogs, Ali Ibrahim, Henry Andrew, Abubakar Ali, Abubakar Danjuma, Nasiru Usman and Musa Yahuza. Others are; Umar Ibrahim, Danladi Shabu, Ali Jubrin, Peter John, Mohammed Abdullahi and Ibrahim Lolo. Dikko, who […]

The management of llorin International Airport, says it recorded a total number of 85,826 passengers and 2,628 aircraft movement in 2018. Alhaji lbrahim AbdulAzeez, the Airport Manager, gave the figure while speaking with Aviation correspondents in llorin on Monday. AbdulAzeez said that the statistics recorded during the period under review was above the 77,286 passengers […]

The Kogi Government on Monday announced March 31, 2019 as registration deadline for the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the state. A statement by Mr. Eric Aina, the Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, said that there would be no extension for the registration after the aforementioned closing […]

The federal government has appointed Liman Alhaji Ibrahim as the new Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS). Until his appointed, Liman Alhaji Ibrahim was the Assistant Controller General in charge of Policy, Regulatory and Inspectorate. His appointment follows the retirement of his predecessor, Engr Joseph Anebi whose six months extended tenure elapsed yesterday, […]

An ecologist, Mr Richard Inyamkume, has advised re-elected President Muhammadu Buhari to implement low carbon economy to transit from a largely fossil fuel driven economy to a circular, clean and sustainable economy by 2023. Inyamkume, the Executive Director, Ambassadors of Dialogue, Climate and Reintegration, an NGO, gave the advice in an interview with the News […]

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appealed to United States Government to intervene in the prevention of what he called, ‘alleged harassment of electorate’ in next week’s governorship and state assembly elections. Tambuwal made the request on Thursday when he received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, in Sokoto. Tambuwal of the […]

The lawmaker representing Ovia in the House of Representatives, Barrister Omosede Igbinedion, has said she is proud to be the youngest woman in the 8th Assembly about to terminate. Barrister Igbinedion, who lost her return bid to candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Dennis Idahosa, said it was a thing of pride for […]

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state on Thursday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the results of the last Saturday presidential and National Assembly election in the state. State chairman of PDP Engr. Kola Shittu said this in Ilorin, the state capital while addressing reporters on the outcome of the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of the victims of the latest bandits’ attacks in Sokoto and the inter-communal conflict in Kaduna State. He warned that mass murder of innocent people by criminals would be met with full force. Buhari, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Garba […]

The Kwara State Tricycle and Okada Riders Association on Monday, declared their public support for the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Rt. Hon. Razak Atunwa. The development is coming on the heels of an engagement between the Kwara State Peoples Democratic Party leadership and members of the association. Addressing members of the […]



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