Kaduna State Governor, El-Rufai Picks Hadiza as Running Mate

Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has announced the selection of Dr. Hadiza Balarabe as his running mate for the 2019 general election. The choice of Dr. Hadiza Balarabe as running mate continues Malam Nasir El-Rufai’s deliberate policy of promoting women. There are five female commissioners in his 14-person cabinet, a feat not…

WAEC Issues President Buhari Senior School Certificate

The West African Examination Council on Friday at the state house issued President Muhammadu Buhari the Senior School Certificate. This has put to rest the controversy surrounding the issue. The Registrar of the Council, Dr Iyi Uwadiae, made the presentation at the president’s mini conference hall at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Uwadiae, who was accompanied…

NAFDAC Raises Alarm on Consumption Puffer Fish

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday cautioned the general public against consumption of Puffer Fish. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the warning in a statement in Abuja. Adeyeye explained that the fish might contain the potent and deadly toxins tetrodotoxin and saxitoxin, which could cause…

Face Of 20-Year-Old Notorious Cultist Arrested With Gun By SARS In Lagos (Photo)

The 20-year-old cult Operatives of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad, FSARS have arrested a 20-year old suspected cult member, with a locally made cut to size pistol at Oworoshoki–Gbagada open field area of Lagos. A police source alleged that nemesis caught up with the suspect on September 29, when the Deputy Commissioner of Police,…

Stick to Traditional African Diet, Endocrinologist Advises

An Endocrinologist, Dr Olufemi Fasanmade, on Wednesday advised Nigerians to stick to the traditional African diet, saying eating `eba’ or `tuwo’ is healthier than eating wheat. Fansamade, who works at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said: “What is good for our population…

UNHCR, AUN Empowered 190 Displaced Persons in Borno

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and American University of Nigeria (AUN) have distributed resettlement packs to 190 graduates of its skill acquisition programme in Bama and Ngala Local Government Areas of Borno State. Presenting the packs to the beneficiaries on Thursday in Bama, the Project Manager, Abubakar Mu’azu, said that 110 persons…

PCNI and MCRP Borno Distribute NFIs to 1,743 Households in 10 Communities, Sets GRM Mechanism in Motion

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) and the Borno State Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) team have distributed non-food items to nearly two thousand households across ten village units in Tungushe town of Konduga local government. Launching the distribution, the Technical Coordinator and Project Manager Baba Zanna Abdulkarim said the programme was flagged…

[email protected] Establishes IT Resource Centre in Borno State

The Buhari Plan, the federal government’s roadmap for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the North-East, identifies improving access to information technology as one of the lynchpins of economic recovery in the region. In consonance with this objective, the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative has established an IT resource training centre in the College of…