Zulum to Buhari on insurgency: Engage mercenaries to clear entire Sambisa Forest

…   Grief-stricken Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to bring in mercenaries if Nigeria is to win the Boko Haram war.  This was among many other suggestions made by the governor while receiving in audience Senate President Ahmed Lawan-led federal delegation on a condolence visit to the state over the…

Gombe partners NBAIS on Quranic education

Gombe state governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, said Monday that the state government is collaborating with the National Board of Arabic and Islamic Studies ( NBAIS), to ensure effective integration of Qur’anic education into a formal system of learning. Governor Yahaya stated this in a speech during the opening ceremony of the 24th Annual National…

Breaking: EFCC re-arraigns ex-SGF Lawal over alleged grass-cutting ‘fraud’

The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and six others were Monday re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 10-count charge for an alleged fraudulent N544m grass-cutting contract. Blueprint reports that it was the second re-arraignment of the defendants, after they were first arraigned before the…

NGE advocates creative use of new technologies

Amidst the COVID- 19 crisis which has adversely impacted on the survival of media industry, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has tasked media houses to adopt creative use of new technologies to generate revenue.   This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of NGE’s 16th annual conference held virtually on 26th…

Grid collapse plunges Nigeria into darkness

Nigeria was yesterday rocked by a nationwide blackout as Electricity System, also known as the power grid, suffered the second collapse in two weeks. The last collapse happened on Friday, November 13.   The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), which confirmed the total collapse of the system, stated that multiple trippings led to the collapse…