Month: December 2019

Emir of Gwoza commends Nigerian Army for defeating Boko Haram in the region

Emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Mohammed Timta, has commended the Nigerian Army for defeating Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza and liberating the area from the hold of the terrorists. Timta gave the commendation on Sunday when the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, led top army officers to visit him in his palace. He said …

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FG pays the suppliers of school feeding programme for January 2020

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, The minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, says the government has paid suppliers of foodstuffs and  cooks under the home-grown school feeding programme  for January 2020. According to her, this was to ensure that feeding the 9.9 million pupils in the participating states and …

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Dangote lost N25bn to Lagos poor road

Motorists will have to endure additional 12 months of  nerve-racking traffic on the 35-kilometre Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway  in Lagos for its  reconstruction to be completed. Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, who inspected work on the road in company with President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, said on Sunday that the road would be delivered end of …

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JAMB warns varsities to follow guidelines before given admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it had cautioned some universities offering admissions to candidates on their school portals, without following the guidelines on the Central Admission Processing System. The board stated this in a presentation by its Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, in Abuja, obtained by our correspondent. It listed the University of Nigeria, …

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Kano state government starts payment of N30,000 minimum wage this December

The Kano State Government has commenced the payment of the N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustment that follows for workers in December. The Federal Government and the Organized Labour agreed on 23.2 percent increase on level 7 and 20 per cent for workers on level 8 while it agreed on 19 per cent increase …

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2,500 structures demolished by Lagos state task force in Lekki

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit has demolished over 2,500 illegal structures at Marwa Waterside, Lekki. The Chairman of the unit, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed this in a statement by the agency’s Head, Public Affairs Unit, Adebayo Taofik in Lagos on Sunday.  Egbeyemi said that the exercise was in preparation for the construction …

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Niger state gov’t promise to tackle kidnapping, banditry and other criminal activities

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State, Ahmed Matane, has reassured the people of the state of Government’s commitment to fight banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and other forms of criminality in the state. Matane, who made this known on Sunday in a statement by his spokesman, Lawal Tanko, disclosed this when he visited the …

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