UNHCR Urges Congo DR On Protection Of Refugees And Assylum Seekers

UNHCR Urges Congo DR On Protection Of Refugees And Assylum Seekers United Nations Commission for Refugee (UNHCR) has urged Democratic Republic of the Congo to protect refugees and asylum-seekers following a…

Nigerian N10bn Defamation Suit: As Ugwuonye’s Trial Begins

Nigerian N10bn Defamation Suit: As Ugwuonye’s Trial Begins By Destiny Ugorji After months of attending to preliminary objections and legal fireworks, a Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting…

2019 Guber Election: Kaduna APC Did Not Endorse El-Rufai As Sole Candidate

2019 Guber Election: Kaduna APC Did Not Endorse El-Rufai As Sole Candidate By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — Some members of All Progressives Congress (APC) known as Kaduna APC Democratic Elements, have…

ICYMI: Risks In Re-Arresting Nnamdi Kanu

ICYMI: Risks In Re-Arresting Nnamdi Kanu

By Niran Adedokun Has anyone noticed that rather than diminish, agitations for the restructuring Nigeria has grown in the aftermath of President Muhammadu Buhari’s crossing “our national red lines” speech penultimate Monday? It started with a reaction from the Southern Leaders Forum, a congregation of…

Nigeria: Gombe SEMA Boss Kicks Against Allegation Of Diversion Of Relief Materiel

Nigeria: Gombe SEMA Boss Kicks Against Allegation Of Diversion Of Relief Materiel

By Auwal Mohammad Gombe (Nigeria) – Executive Secretary, Gombe State Emergency Management Agency, Danlami Rukuje, has denied diversion of relief materials meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. On Wednesday, Gombe zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) issued a…

Bishop Josiah Idowu Fearon Heads Kaduna State Peace Commission – Official

Bishop Josiah Idowu Fearon Heads Kaduna State Peace Commission – Official

By Amos Tauna Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State, northern Nigeria has appointed Most Reverend Dr. Josiah Idowu-Fearon to head the Kaduna State Peace Commission. A statement by Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to the governor said, El-Rufai has forwarded the names of four persons to constitute the leadership…

Reps Member Applauds Government, Stakeholders On Reopening Of Southern Kaduna Tertiary Institutions

Reps Member Applauds Government, Stakeholders On Reopening Of Southern Kaduna Tertiary Institutions By Amos Tauna The decision by Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State in northern…

Nigeria: Malnutrition Cases On The Rise In Gombe Due To Non Release Of Funds

Nigeria: Malnutrition Cases On The Rise In Gombe Due To Non Release Of Funds By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — Northern Nigeria has been described as the most affected…

Nigeria: Kaduna State In Deficit Of 25,000 Teachers, N93bn Worth Infrastructure Deficit

Nigeria: Kaduna State In Deficit Of 25,000 Teachers, N93bn Worth Infrastructure Deficit By Amos Tauna The Executive Chairman, Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Nasiru Umar,…

Nigerian President’s Committee Distributes Relief Items To IDPs In Gombe

Nigerian President’s Committee Distributes Relief Items To IDPs In Gombe By Auwal Mohammed, Gombe (Nigeria) — Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), has handed…

Nigerian News Agency Staff Unions Issue Out 21 – Day Strike Notice

Nigerian News Agency Staff Unions Issue Out 21 – Day Strike Notice Three labour unions in the Agency of Nigeria (NAN) have issued a 21-day strike notice…

Nigerian Students Rejoice As University Lecturers Suspend Strike Action

Nigerian Students Rejoice As University Lecturers Suspend Strike Action

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigerian students have express delight with decision by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its two months strike, describing it as a welcome development to the educational sector of the country. The decision to suspend the…

Nigerian Stakeholders Fight Over Biotechnology

Nigerian Stakeholders Fight Over Biotechnology

By Odimegwu Onwumere   There is a putrefying disagreement among farmers and other stakeholders on Biosafety before and after it became a law in Nigeria in 2015; Odimegwu Onwumere uncovers that whereas the rivalry lasts, in some quarters such as OFAB, there is insistence that…

Flooding: Nigeria To pass Climate Change Commission Bill — Speaker Dogara

Flooding: Nigeria To pass Climate Change Commission Bill — Speaker Dogara

By Iliya Kure Speaker of Nigeria’s  House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has condoled with the government and people of Benue State in central part of the country, over flooding which displaced over a hundred thousand people in the state and destroyed properties in 12 local…

Nigeria: Gombe Govt And ITF Train 500 Youth And Women On Skills Acquisition

Nigeria: Gombe Govt And ITF Train 500 Youth And Women On Skills Acquisition

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — Gombe state government in northeast of the country, in collaboration with the Industrial Trust Fund (ITF) Bauchi Area Office, has train 500 youth and women in various technical and vocational skills, under the National Industrial Skill Development Programme (NISDP).…