Kidnappers abduct Borno APC Chairman’s son

AHMED MARI, MAIDUGURI Kidnappers have abducted,the son of the Borno state All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Ali Bukar Dslori, Master Kashim Ali Dalori at Maiduguri Capital School, in Maiduguri, the Borno state. Confirming, the incident, the father of the four-year old Kashim Dalori, the name sake of Governor Kashim Shettima, Alhaji Bukar Dalori said he…

Edo Holds Business Clinic For Entrepreneurs

BENIN CITY – As part of efforts to boost capacity of entrepreneurs to scale their businesses, the Edo State Government has organised a one-day business clinic focusing on strategies for business expansion and access to finance. The programme is organised by the Ministry of Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment and Office of the Senior Special…

Edojobs, Google, Gidimobile Partner To Deploy Learning App To 20,000 Edo Students

BENIN CITY – Edo State Government has concluded plans to partner Google and Gidimobile, Africa’s first mobile learning platform, to deploy a learning application called gidimo to at least 20,000 Senior Secondary School students in Edo State, to improve learning outcomes. The partnership is being anchored by Edojobs, Edo state’s job creation and skills development…

Policeman Beats Lastma Officials In Lagos.

BENIN CITY – There was confusion at Obanikoro bus stop, along the Ikorodu expressway in Lagos on Wednesday morning, as a mobile police officer engaged in a fierce battle with some LASTMA officials who were trying to impound his car. According to an eyewitness report, trouble started when the policeman’s car was blocked by a…

‘Multiple deaths’ in Maryland shooting

There were “multiple fatalities” in a shooting at a pharmacy distribution centre in the US state of Maryland, local officials say. The shooting happened on Thursday morning in the Perryman area, Harford County, about 40km (25 miles) north-east of Baltimore. There were also “multiple wounded”, the officials say. A suspect was in custody “in critical…

2019: Buhari Names Amaechi as Secretary/DG of Campaign Organisation

SUNDAY ODE, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday named the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi as the Secretary/Director General of his campaign organisation for the 2019 presidential election. Amaechi who was former governor of Rivers State was also DG of Buhari’s campaign in 2015.Amaechi’s appointment as the new DG of the campaign organisation was announced in…