UN Secretary-General, António Guterres on Monday condemned the “ongoing military coup” in Sudan, saying Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and all other officials, must be released immediately. Long-time ruler Omar al-Bashir was overthrown by the military following months of popular protest in April 2019. Subsequently a transitional government was set up comprising both military and civilian […]
Gunmen have allegedly attacked a mosque in Maza-Kuka village in Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing 18 worshipers. It was gathered that the armed men invaded the village in large numbers and attacked the villagers, who were performing their early morning prayers. Secretary to the Niger State Government, Ahmed Ibrahim-Matane, confirmed the attack […]
Senator Shehu Sani, the lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Senate, has said that the Nigerian government’s blockade of telecom services is ineffective, as bandits are still carrying out attacks. According to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member, Nigeria’s present leaders “have run out of ideas”. “The suspension of telecom services has not […]
President Muhammadu Buhari expects the the adoption of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to increase Nigeria’s GDP by $29 billion over the next 10 years. The 78-year-old officially launched Nigeria’s digital currency, e-Naira, in Abuja on Monday, October 25, 2021 after its initial delay. He said the currency can foster economic growth through better […]
President Muhammadu Buhari launched Nigeria’s digital currency at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday. In announcing the launch of the e-Naira, the CBN stated that the product, which was put together following many years of research, will advance the boundaries of payments system in order to make financial transactions easier. The apex bank further said […]
Institute of Directors, Centre for Corporate Governance AppointsAlhaji Shuaibu Idris, mni, FloD as the New Chairman for the IoD Centre for Corporate Governance (IoDCCG). According to the Press Release issued by the Ag. CEO, Nerus Ekezie His appointment was ratified at the 35th meeting of the Board of Governors of the Centre held on Wednesday, […]
President Muhammadu Buhari will, Monday October 25, depart for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in the investment conference organized by the Future Investment Initiative Institute. A statement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said the president would be joined at the 5th edition of the flagship investment event by business executives from Nigeria, bankers, captains of […]
The Commissioner, Zamfara State Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Fa’ika Ahmad has described patients with psychiatric issues as most vulnerable that require topmost support and social attention. Fa’ika made the pronouncement while presenting food items to the patients of Psychiatric Hospital Anka as part of her duty to assist needy in the state. […]
By Ahmed Attahir Gusau The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) has flagged off training of Agricultural Extension agents in Zamfara State. The aimed of the training was to boost food production and provide skills on the modern technology of 75,000 agric extension agents across the 36 […]
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