US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout

US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout Image copyright Twitter @NOAASatellites Image caption Satellite images show nighttime in Puerto Rico before the storm (above) and on 25…

Nigeria’s Ogba Zoo attack: Three policemen killed

Nigeria’s Ogba Zoo attack: Three policemen killed Image copyright Ogba Zoo & Park Image caption The Ogba Zoo was described as one of Nigeria’s top tourist destinations…

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Tasks Members On Touching Peoples Lives Through Projects

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Tasks Members On Touching Peoples Lives Through Projects By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — The President, Gombe State chapter of the  (PSN), Dahiru Bakari, has tasked members on…

Dangote Industries Management Goes Tough On Drivers Conduct

Dangote Industries Management Goes Tough On Drivers Conduct

  The Management of Dangote Industries Limited has appealed to Nigerians to assist in monitoring both the recklessness and the illegal haulage of contraband goods by some of its truck drivers. The company has also set up hotlines for the public to call and report…

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…

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 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).…