Controversy Continues Over A Single N42m Mystery Tithe In a Benue Church

Philip Dzeremo (Makurdi,NAN): A man whose identity has been shielded by a local church in Makurdi, has shocked church members with a tithe offering of N42 million. Investigations by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi revealed that the money was paid into the UBA account of the NKST Church High-Level Makurdi. Although the…

Standards Org. of Nigeria Staff, Stakeholders Undergoes Training On Vehicle Inspection

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON),  commenced the training of its staffers and other stakeholders on vehicle inspection and compliance with standards. The Director-General, SON, Mr Osita Aboloma, was represented by Mr Dauda Yakubu, Regional Coordinator, North West, at the training. The two-day event holding in Sokoto, drew participants from the nineteen northern states.  …

2 Million To Be Immunized Against Meningitis In Sokoto

Sokoto State Government says plans have reached an advanced stage to immunize two million people against Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) across the 23 local government areas of the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Balarabe Kakale made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Friday. He said…

Relieve As Nigeria Gets 500,000 Doses of Meningitis C Vaccine

Nigeria has received 500,000 doses of meningitis C containing vaccine to combat the epidemic in the country, the WHO has said. The doses were sent by the International Coordinating Group (ICG) on Vaccine Provision, an organisation that coordinates the provision of vaccine during outbreak emergencies. Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, the WHO Country Representative to Nigeria, said…

Federal Government Re-Constitute Ministerial Committee On SERVICOM

Mohammed Manga, Abuja: The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita has called on the members of the reconstituted Ministerial SERVICOM Committee in her office to play a crucial role in entrenching the change mantra of the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration by ensuring that all Federal Civil Servants in the country…

WHO Reacts On Nigeria’s Response To Tackle Meningitis

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Nigeria for its swift response to tackle the meningitis epidemic in some parts of the country. The Country Representative of the organisation in Nigeria, Dr Alemu Wondi, made the commendation in Sokoto on Thursday when he paid a courtesy visit on the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar…

Eko DISCO to recover N1.3bn debts for March billing

The Management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDCP) on Thursday said that over N 1.33 billion was yet to be collected from customers for their bills in March. Its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Oladele Amoda, disclosed this during a stakeholders’ consultative forum with Lekki customers in Lagos to rub minds on how to address…

Unmasking Boko Haram’s Misrepresentation On Education

“I will never go to school again!’’, Ali Kachallah, a 12-year old primary school pupil announced when he arrived in Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damaturu recently. The boy had earlier attended a public preaching against western education when Boko Haram insurgents overtook his village, Shangamari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, before…

Immigration Repatriates Illegal Immigrants From Nasarawa State

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has repatriated 17 illegal immigrants arrested in the state. Mr Jacob Agada, the State Comptroller of the service, told newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia that the illegal immigrants were arrested by the Police in 2016 and handed over to the NIS for investigation….

No Earthquake at Murtala Muhammed International Airport – Says Minister

  MINISTER of State (Aviation), Sen. Hadi Sirika  explained that the vibrations experienced at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) was not in any way a structural issue at the foremost airport but as a result of the unlatched doors where the coolers which have just been put into use are housed. Minister who flew…