Saturday, 24 February 2018

3,000 Repentant Bandits Surrender Weapons In Zamfara

No fewer than 3,000 repentant bandits have surrendered their arms following the peace and dialogue committee initiated by Zamfara State Government, the Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala has disclosed.
Wakkala, who is the Chairman of the state’s Dialogue, Reconciliation and Disarmament Committee, disclosed this in Gusau on Saturday at an interactive session with the National Economic Council (NEC) Committee on Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes.

Divorce Diaries Season 5 Episode 3

I married my husband out of poverty. Life was hard in Kano. I grew up in the ghettoes of Rijiyar Lemo selling shinkafa da wake and tin moin moin to help my mother out. My father was alive o just that he only cared about marrying new wives and having more of us than actually providing. There were days we went to bed hungry so our younger ones could have dinner. In our family, there never seemed to be enough anything for anyone. My mother tried to provide but it just was not enough. She had eight of us while in total my father had 27 of us, from different mothers. 

900 Nigerian Pilgrims Absconded After 2017 Hajj – NAHCON

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Saturday revealed that 900 Nigerians absconded after the 2017 hajj.
Mr Yusuf Adebayo, the NAHCON’s Commissioner in charge of Policy, Personnel Management and Finance disclosed this on Saturday at a stakeholders’ meeting on the 2018 Hajj in Lagos.

Why Kwankwaso can never be president – Ganduje

•Says ex-Kano gov a day-dreamer
•Over 17 attempts to reconcile us have failed
The political feud between Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state, and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, both of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) is not about ending anytime soon. Ganduje in this interview in Abuja, admitted that though there is no permanent friend or foe in politics, he doubts if APC national leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who has been saddled with the responsibility of reconciling aggrieved party leaders by President Buhari, will be able reconcile him and Kwankwaso because, according to him, the former Kano governor has frustrated over 17 of similar attempts in the past.

Dapchi School attack getting every attention it deserves, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the families of students reportedly abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State that no effort would be spared in bringing succour to them.
“When I received the devastating news of the attack on the school and the fact that the local authorities could not account for all the students, I immediately dispatched a high-level delegation on a fact-finding visit to the town.

Missing schoolgirls: Ortom expresses shock, describes it as attack on country’s future

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed shock over the abduction of school girls from Government Technical College Dapchi, Yobe state, noting that such attack on children is an attack on the future of the country.
Ortom who expressed his grief in a message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, he sympathized with the government and people of Yobe over the

Kogi Govt. Warns Principals Of 108 Schools Against Exam Malpractice

The Kogi Government has warned the principals of 108 secondary schools involved in examination malpractice across the state to desist from cheating or face the full wrath of the law.
Mrs Rosemary Osikoya, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology in the state gave the warning at a meeting with principals of affected schools on Friday in Lokoja.
According to her, stiff penalties as prescribed by law will be used to curb the menace of examination malpractice in the state.