Saturday, February 27, 2021

Kagara: FG has abandoned us to our fate – Sani-Bello

Niger state Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has lamented that days after the abduction of school children from the state, there has not been measurable support from the federal government on the rescue efforts. He, however, assured of the state government’s commitments to secure their release soonest. Governor Sani-Bello stated this Thursday while receiving the Chief Whip of...

FG declares readiness to deploy 5G network

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isah Ali Pantami, has declared that Nigeria is ready for the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network (5G), as long as the major challenges have been resolved. Pantami spoke yesterday, at a one day hearing on the present status of 5G network organised by the joint Senate Committee...

Bandits speak up from forest: We want Buhari to lead dialogue

Amidst rising concerns over the spate of insecurity in some parts of the North, the bandits have explained why they take up arms against the State. And to arrest the trend, they are calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate and lead a peace talk with them. They made the request in a three minutes 10...

Nigeria’s Attorney General Malami Won’t Allow New Anti-graft Boss Bawa Succeed, Sagay Says

Chairman of Nigeria’s Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Itse Sagay has expressed concern that the country’s attorney-general Abubakar Malami may interfere in the duties of Abdulrasheed Bawa, the newly-appointed chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Sagay, a senior advocate of Nigeria and a professor of law described Malami as a politician...

Fani-Kayode: Gumi’s statement on soldiers reckless, dangerous

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has described a recent comment by renowned Islamic cleric Sheik Ahmad Gumi, as “irresponsible, reckless, dangerous and incendiary”. The Nation reports Gumi was alleged to have said non-Muslim soldiers carried out orchestrated killings of bandits and consequently precipitating their anger. Reacting in a statement, Fani-Kayode said Gumi’s allegations could...

Kebbi govt denies selling Ahmadu Bello International Airport to private individual

The Commissioner for Works and Transport, Kebbi, Alhaji Abubakar Ladan, has refuted claims of selling the Ahmadu Bello International airport to a private Individual. Ladan who made the disclosure to newsmen on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi said the Federal Government has taken over the Airport, NAN reports. According to him,” There is no iota of truth...

Pictorial: Buhari meets new EFCC chairman Bawa in Aso Villa

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has met with the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. Though details of the closed-door meeting have not been revealed, photos from the meeting were shared on the official Twitter handle of the Nigerian Government. “President...

FG takes over Ahmadu Bello International Airport

The Federal Government has taken over the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport in Kebbi, Alhaji Abubakar Ladan, the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, has said. Ladan who made the disclosure to newsmen on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi said the airport had not been sold to any private individual, contrary to rumour. “There is no iota...

Nigerian Youths give NGF, ALGON 2 weeks to revamp PHC or…….

The road leading to the national secretariat of the Nigerian Governors Forum in Maitama, Abuja, was blocked by placard-carrying youths who issues two weeks ultimatum to the Nigerian governors and Local Government chairmen to revamp all the Primary Healthcare Centers (PHCs) or face their wrath.Led by their National President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi, the youths...

FG Set To Begin Trial Of 5,000 Boko Haram Inmates

The Federal Government has said it will soon begin the arraignment of 5,000 suspected Boko Haram members in various detention facilities across the country. The Director General of Legal Aid Council, Aliyu Abubakar, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to Borno state Governor Babagana Zulum at the Maiduguri Government House. Abubakar said that the inmates were...

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