Nigeria: Gombe Cautions Court Registrars On Revenue Remittance

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — The Chief Registrar of Gombe State Judiciary in northeast Nigeria, Auwal Haruna has warned court registrars and their assistants on the need to remit of all revenues raised by their courts to the state coffers. The Chief Register issued the warning in a chat with newsmen in Gombe over the […]

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Trump NFL row: US president denies comments were race-related

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy America’s sports stars are taking a knee US President Donald Trump has said his comments about national anthem protests have “nothing to do with race”. A number of sports players and teams demonstrated during the US national anthem over the weekend. The protests involved players kneeling, […]

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: SABC sorry for using ‘Zuma ex-wife’ title

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ms Dlamini-Zuma used to run the African Union commission South Africa’s public broadcaster has apologised to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a leading politician, for referring to her as President Jacob Zuma’s ex-wife rather than using her name. SABC CEO Nomsa Philiso said the corporation had made “demeaning” mistakes that were “sexist and […]

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Former ‘heaviest woman’ Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies

Image copyright Saifee Hospital Image caption Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty rose to the world’s attention after an online campaign to help her An Egyptian woman once believed to be the world’s heaviest has died in the United Arab Emirates. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty had travelled to India earlier this year for bariatric weight […]

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Sweat4Peace2017: Positioning Youths To Ensure Peace

In furtherance of a much-desired peaceful and united Nigeria, young people have been encouraged to lead an exemplary lifestyle and shun all forms of violence even in the midst of the many violence-related events challenging Nigeria’s oneness.   #Sweat4Peace an annual event to mark International Peace Day – September 21st held on Saturday, September 16th, […]

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Nigeria: Ohaneze Ndigbo Leader, Takes Peace Message To Northeast

By Auwal Mohammed  Gombe (Nigeria) — The National President of Ohaeneze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo cultural group, Chief John  Nwodo has applied to Nigerians to promote peace and tolerance with one another, irrespective of differences in ethnicity, religion or region to enhance unity of the country. Chief Nwodo made the call Friday in Gombe, northeast Nigeria, when he […]

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Nigeria: I Did Not Endorse El-Rufai For 2019 Guber Elections – Senator Hunkuyi

By Amos Tauna The Senator representing Kaduna North Senatorial District, Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi, has denied claim of endorsing Governor Nasiru El-Rufai for 2019 election. According to Hunkuyi, names of people that were purported to have endorsed El-Rufai were generated during the registration of participants to enable them collect N10,000 as allowances. In a statement issued […]

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Local Government Autonomy: Nigerians Support National Assembly Moves For Grasstroots Development

By Amos Tauna More Nigerians are supporting the move of granting autonomy to local government administration that will lead to abrogation of the joint State and local government account. Majority of them are of the opinion that since less than 40% of the country’s population reside in the urban areas, steps must be taken to […]

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