The support of Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum to the Nigerian Army is immeasurable, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Tukur Buratai has said. Buratai who has been in Maiduguri for over a month now to lead the nation’s army war against Boko Haram, acknowledged the Borno...
President Muhammadu Buhari has given immediate approval for the funding of six Medical Simulation, Research and Training Facilities in six Colleges of Medicine through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). The facilities will see to the setting up of Molecular Science Laboratories with capacity for testing and diagnostics of Covid-19,...
The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has congratulated Muslims in Nigeria and across the world especially those of Yoruba origin as the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end with the annual Eid-el Fitri celebration. In a statement by his Director of...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) today announced that the May 2020 meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has been rescheduled. (CBN), earlier scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, May 25 and 26, 2020, respectively, will now hold on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Isaac Okorafor in a...
The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has begun presentation of palliatives to the Governments of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa for onward distribution to residents of the state. According to the Head, Corporate Communications, KEDCO, Ibrahim Sani Shawai, KEDCO started with Kano State by presenting food items and some...
The acting Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engineer Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz has assumed duty since Wednesday. Reports said he has also met with the Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman who announcedh appointment on Tuesday, after removing the former MD, Usman Gur Mohammed. SEE PROFILE PROFILE OF ACTING...
The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Gur Mohammed has been removed from office with immediate effect. Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman who announced the major changes at the company said, the action was part of continuing measures to reposition and improve the performance of...
The Senate on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent directive to launch a military offensive against bandits in Katsina State. The commendation came against the backdrop of a motion considered on the floor on the need to integrate adjoining States of Niger, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kebbi and Sokoto states. The...
The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Mr. Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also to be screened and confirmed are three nominees as full-time Commissioners of the Commission. The Special Assistant, Press, to President of the...
There will be no presidential broadcast on COVID-19 updates today, says Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari. Adesina who disclosed this on Monday afternoon via his Twitter handle, @FemAdesina, said:"None was planned. Rather, the Presidential Task Force will during its usual media briefings...