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OPERATION DIRAN MIKIYA: Nigerian Air Force scores major success in Zamfara

In a press release signed by Nigerian Air Force Director of Public Relations, Air Commodore IBIKUNLE DARAMOLA, the force said: ” The Nigerian Air force has degraded armed Bandit Kingpin’s hideouts in shamushalle, rugu forest in Zamfara”. The statement released to news men reads: “The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air …

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OPINION: “Now that we have a visible vice-president” By Kazeem Shuaib

Everybody loves this attribute, “Being active in whatever you do”. Nobody appreciates a dormant or docile personality, ranging from school, work and even in politics or governance. Many would wonder why the vice president of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is loved and appreciated in the country, well the answer to …

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INSECURITY: Buhari Approves “Operation Whirl Stroke 11” for Zamfara and Kaduna

In line with the recommendations of the Honourable Minister of Defence Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali, the President, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria H. E Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of Operation Whirl stroke II to address the security challenges in some parts of Zamfara state and …

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ZAMFARA: Army clamp down on bandits informants

Troops in Zamfara deployed at Magami town arrested three suspected informants in Gobirawa village following intelligence. The suspects are alleged to be responsible for giving information to bandits before they carry out attacks. Preliminary investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be handed over to appropriate authority. Similarly, troops deployed in …

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INSECURITY: Massive transfer of police from zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered massive transfer of police personnel in Zamfara State as part of deliberate measures to address cases of armed banditry in the state.The President disclosed this when a delegation of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria visited him at the State House, Abuja, on Monday. …

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Hajj 2018: NAHCON revises medical provision for pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says measures are in place to ensure provision of qualitative medical services to pilgrims during Hajj 2018. To this end, the commission has set up a National Medical Team comprising health workers from across all the states and Abuja. The head of the …

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Nigeria’s Defence minister, Masur Dan Ali loses brother

The death has been announced of His Royal Highness the Emir of B/Magaji a relative and senior brother  to Nigeria’s defence minister, Muh’d Mansur Dan Ali. The Emir Alh Ahmad Umar M. Usman (Dan Alin B/Magaji) died on Wednesday at the federal Medical centre in Gusau after a brief illness. …

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State lawmakers urged to pass the 15 constitutional amendment bills

Civil Society Organisations from different States of the Federation and the FCT Abuja met at Ibeto Hotel, Abuja on Monday 11th December 2017 to continue dialogue on the Constitution Alteration Bills passed by the National Assembly which have been transmitted to the State Houses of Assembly for deliberation and passage. …

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Zamfara Coalition kicks against NGO Bill at public hearing

Zamfara Coalition of NGOs (ZASCONS), yesterday in abuja at a public hearing  condemned the attempt by the National Assembly to pass the proposed non-governmental organisations (NGOs) regulation bill into law.  Presenting their stand at the public hearing in Abuja its chairman, Mr Ibrahim Tudu described the bill  as a threat …

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National library conducts workshop for printers, booksellers, publishers and researchers in sokoto

A 2 days sensitization workshop for printers, publishers, authors, Book sellers, researchers, government printers, librarians and academicians by the National Library of Nigeria Abuja is holding in sokoto. The sensitization workshop is organised to educate the stakeholders including on the importance of legal deposit/ ISSN, ISBN No. and other issues …

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