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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 such truck drivers, with a promise to appropriately compensate calls […]

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 groups from the three zones of Southern Nigeria. The SLF, […]

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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 press statement saying it arrested Mr. Rukuje, over alleged diversion […]

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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 of the Peace Commission to the State of Assembly, explaining […]

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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 to reopen tertiary institutions in Southern Kaduna closed down since last year has been described as a welcome development. Sunday Marshall Katung, member House of Representatives representing Zangon Kataf/Jaba federal Constituency in a statement said the closure has been […]

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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 with malnutrition in Nigeria. According to NDHS 2013 report, malnutrition is more critical in North West and North East with a global acute malnutrition prevalence of 13 and 12 per cent respectively. The other four zones in the country, according to […]

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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, says the state has a deficit of about 25,000 teachers based on the current primary school enrolments. He added that N93 billion is needed to address infrastructural deficit in the state’s primary schools. Speaking when the National Assembly Committee on […]

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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 over relief materials to a Committee for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and people affected by July floods in Gombe State northeast Nigeria with mandate to ensure equitable distribution of the relief materials. Chairman of the Committee Lt. Gen […]

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