BREAKING: Onoja replaces Simon Achuba as Kogi Deputy Gov

The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state. NAN reports that a seven-member Judicial Panel of Enquiry was set up by the State Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, on August 26 to investigate the allegations of gross misconduct leveled against erswhile deputy governor Simon Achuba. Chairman of the panel, Barrister John Baiyeshea, flanked by six other members of the panel, submitted the report to the Speaker,…

Niger State Govt Pledges To Sustain Synergy With Security Agencies

Niger State Government has restated its commitment to sustain synergy with security agencies in other to enhance protection of lives and property of its Citizens. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello made this known when he visited the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu in Abuja. Governor Sani Bello said the present administration’s support and collaboration with the various security agencies in the state has helped in improving on the already existing peaceful coexistence and minimizing activities of illegal miners in the state. “My…

FG Seeks India’s Support For Nigeria’s Film Industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the Indian Government to support Nigeria’s film industry with the technology that will enhance the quality of films produced in the country. The Minister made the call in Abuja on Friday when he received the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Abhay Thakur, on a courtesy visit to his office. “I think Bollywood is probably the biggest film industry in the world, closely followed by Nigeria, but while we are proud of what Nollywood is doing in terms of…

President Buhari Celebrates Gowon At 85, Says He Is A Living Legend, Symbol Of National Unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has  felicitated with former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on his 85th birthday, he described him as a living legend and symbol of national unity. As  Nigeria’s youngest leader since Independence, President Buhari affirmed that Gen. Gowon’s visionary leadership style, wisdom and disciplined outlook kept the country as one, extolling the former Head of State for faith and steadfastness in God in times of adversity, and courageously pursuing the interest of majority Nigerians for a unified and stronger country. The President believed the elder statesman laid…