Corps members critical to realization of Mambila Hydro-Power project,says N/East Governors’ Forum 

The representatives of North-East Governors’ Forum has described the NYSC Scheme as a critical stakeholder in the actualization of the multi-billion Naira Mambila Hydro-Power Project. The group, which is a fact-finding committee constituted by Governors of the six states in the North-East, revealed that Corps Members’ potentials were very strategic to the power project.   The leader of the delegation, Mijinyawa Yahaya representing Gombe State stated this today when he led other members of the group on a courtesy visit to the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim in his…

INSECURITY: Niger SSG urges bandits to surrender arms,embrace peace

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has appealed to Bandits across the State to lay down their arms and embrace dialogue and reconciliation for peace and security to prevail. Ahmed Matane made the plea in Dutsen Magaji, Mariga Local Government Area of the State while addressing Bandits and their Commanders terrorizing the State. The SSG who was accompanied by a renowned Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi further called on other criminal elements like the kidnappers and cattle rustlers to join in the…

Gov Sani-Bello sets up 3-Man committee to investigate suspended Shiroro council Chair

Niger State Governor,Abubakar Sani Bello has set up a three (3) man panel to investigate the allegations against the Shiroro Local Government Chairman that was suspended by the Legislative Council. Inaugurating the panel at the Government House, Minna, the Governor said setting up the Committee was key in resolving the political impasse in the council and in accordance with what the law provided. He said he had no doubt that the panel will do justice to the issue and asked the committee to submit their report in four (4) weeks…

Government releases names of abducted GSS Kagara students, teachers

The names of the abducted pupils and teachers of Government Science College,Kagara have been released. Bandits had invaded Government Science College Kagara and abducted 27 students, 3 teachers, two non teaching staff and 9 family members of the staff staying in the quarters on Wednesday morning.   The names of the abducted teachers are: Hannatu Philip, Lawal Abdullahi and Dodo Fodio while the non teaching staff are Mohammed Musa and Faiza Mohammed.   The abducted family members are: Christiana Adama, Faith Adama, Maimuna Suleman, Nura Isah, Ahmad Isah, Khadizat Isah,…

Gov Sule visits agric minister, seeks further support, collaboration

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has sought further collaboration and support from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, especially in to the area of boosting agricultural activities, as well as rural roads.   Engineer Sule made this known when he paid a thank-you visit to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Shanono, in Abuja, on Wednesday.   According to the Governor, with Nasarawa State being an agricultural state, it will require the support of the ministry to attain its potential of adding a…

NEXIM Boss bags Prudent Management Award ,says bank ‘ll partner online media professionals to counter fake news  

The Managing Director of Nigeria Export, Import Bank (NEXIM), Mr. Abba Bello has bemoaned that fake news has become global phenomenon, saying there was need to counter the phenomenon with facts. According to Bello, fake news is now powered by social media, stressed there was need to keep in touch with the professional Online Media practitioners forum, to counter the phenomenon. The NEXIM Boss, stated this on Thursday while receiving the Prudent Management Award of the National Assembly New Media Forum, a forum of online journalists, held at the bank’s…