Police Beat Up Channels TV Reporter, Arrest Cameraman

A Channels Television reporter has been assaulted and the cameraman arrested by police officers in Niger State. The police were dispersing a crowd of angry youths who protested the cancellation of results in Tafa Local Government Area (LGA), following the elections in the state. Canister, live ammunition, sticks and gun butts were used to disperse the crowd, including the Channels TV crew. The crew were at the local government’s Secretariat at Sabon Wuse to do a follow-up on the aftermath of the election when they were beaten up after identifying…

Islamic Therapy Institute Trains 40 in Prophetic Medicine, Holds Graduation Ceremony

The International Institute of Islamic Therapy, Abuja an organisation under De Minaret International is an NGO involved in book publication and distribution as well as training the populace to become independent in taking care of common and chronic ailments (both spiritual and physiological) that abound in the society today. The Institute is graduating forty (40) Students who have undergone training in the use of Prophetic Medicine for the last six month, the program, which is taking place at the Women Development Center, Opposite CBN Headquarters, Central Area; Abuja is scheduled…

Buhari Nominates Zikrullah Hassan As NAHCON Chairman

Muhammadu Buhari has submitted names of new Chairman and members of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON to the Senate President for confirmation. In a letter address to the Senate, President Buhari wrote: “Pursuant to Section 3 (2) of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Act 2006, I am pleased to forward for confirmation by the senate the underlisted names of the nominees for the position of Chairman and members of the National Hajj Commission.” Named as Chairman is Zikrullah (Sikiru) Olakunle Hassan from Osun State (South-West). Other Executive Commissioners…

IWF holds conference on Islam In Abuja 

 The Islamic Welfare Foundation (IWF) in collaboration with University of Abuja is holding its seventh edition of Conference on Islam in Nigeria (COIN) from December 9 to 12. In a statement by Mallam Aliu Badmus and Prof. Wahab Egbewole, SAN Chairman and Secretary of COIN 2019 respectively said the formal opening will hold on Dec. 10 from 10am at University of Abuja. The statement added that the theme of the conference is “Law and Religious Conflicts in Nigeria” with 10 other sub-themes. The duo of Prof. Muhammad Tabiu SAN of…

Gbajabiamila Condoles Niger Govt,People over demise of federal lawmaker

The Speaker,Federal House of Representatives,Hon.Femi Gbajabiamila has condoled with the government and people of Niger State over the death of Hon. Jafaru Iliyasu Auna, member, representing Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency. Gbajabiamila, who was received at Government House, Minna, by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, described the death of the Federal Lawmaker as a colossal loss, not just to his constituency and the state government but also the House of Representatives in particular and the country as a whole. “The sad news of his demise came to the House as a shock. It…

Real Reason ASUU is afraid of IPPIS—FG

The ministry of education said the implementation of the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS) will expose financial atrocities and irregularities among universities on the federal government’s payroll. TheCable earlier reported that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) “mobilized for a nationwide strike” over the federal government’s refusal to negotiate its enrolment on the compulsory payment scheme. According to ThisDay, Ben Bem Goong, a spokesperson of the ministry of education, said ASUU’s opposition to the scheme was due to the financial irregularities and corruption being perpetrated in the system…

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Attack on Nigerian Traders In Ghana, Sues for Calm

Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM),Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned the renewed attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana, described it as uncalled for. In a statement by the Commission Head of Media and Public Relations,  Abdur-Rahman Balogun said the reported cases of attacks on Nigerian shops and traders by Ghanaians was quite unfortunate. She said the attacks came when xenophobic attacks was becoming unpopular and thought such attacks had been put to the dustbin of history following interventions of Nigerian and Ghanaian leaders. The NIDCOM boss however appealed to Nigerians…

NYSC Reacts To Attack on FC Ifeanyi Ubah Bus By Armed Men In NYSC Uniforms

The Management of the National Youth Service Corps Scheme has reacted to the attack on Ifeanyi Ubah Football Club by some daredevil gunmen dressed in NYSC uniform. The scheme in a statement signed by Mrs.Adenike Adeyemi,Director, Press and Public Relations commiserated with the notable football team over the attack which sadly resulted in severe bodily harm to the bus driver who was shot and some team members who also sustained injuries. The management however dissociated the National Youth Service Corps from the dastardly attack, stated that Corps Members neither bear…

Adopt Holistic Approach To End criminality, Gov Sani-Bello Charges Security Agencies

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello has called on security agencies in the country to adopt holistic approach towards ensuring the  safety of lives and property of citizens. Governor Sani Bello made the call when he received a Special Team from the Defense Headquarters, Abuja, at the Government House, Minna. The Governor, who said the adoption of a holistic approach by security agencies will provide a lasting solution to criminal activities in the country, urged  the Special Team from the Nigerian Defense Headquarters, Abuja, to include in their operations other…

Kwara Assembly Loses Member

A Honorable member representing Patigi constituency at the 9th Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon. Ahmed Saidu Rufai is dead. According to a statement made available to press by the Special Assistant, media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi said “it is with heavy heart and total submission to the will of Almighty Allah that we announce the death of our colleague, Hon. Ahmed Saidu Rufai representing Patigi constituency”. “This is an unexpected situation that caught us in a rude shock, but unfortunately,…