The FCT Police Command on Friday paraded an alleged fake Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), John Tarsoo, for extorting the public. The FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, who disclosed in Abuja, said Tarsoo was one of the 49 arrested suspects within the last couple of weeks. He said
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the suspension of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending the determination of a suit filed by one Pelumi Olajengbesi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Olajengbesi, a public interest lawyer, had commenced the enforcement of the Fundamental Rights of all […]
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) says the success story of the agency in space technology is a model for other developing countries to emulate. Felix Ale, Head, Media and Corporation Communications, NASRDA, said this in a paper he presented at the 2nd International Conference of Science Communication and Development in Africa in Abuja. Ale, […]
The Emir of Gombe, HRH Alh Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III, on Friday appeared in Abuja without the paraphernalia of Emirship, confirming what many have said about his humble mien and modernisation of the emirate stool. The Emir was in Abuja to visit he Honourable Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Pantami.
By Adekunle Adebayo, Abuja Newly appointed ministers are reported to be willfully violating extant circulars which specifically prescribed two to four aides for them in the discharge of their ministerial responsibilities, reports gotten by SAHEL STANDARD from across the ministries have revealed. An extant circular had approved that ministers can appoint two aides to be
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, advanced his reforms of the education sector further by revealing plans to employ more teachers and make the Government College Ibadan (GCI) the poster school in Nigeria. The Governor, who stated this while speaking at the grand finale of events marking 90th anniversary of GCI, said that his […]
The Federal Government has assured victims of Wednesday’s fire incident at the Ochanja Market, Onitsha in Anambra, of its support towards ameliorating their plights. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar-Farouq, gave the assurance on Friday in Onitsha when she visited the market to ascertain the level of damage.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Saturday knocked Ex-Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode (FFK), over his comment on abduction of school girls. The group, in a statement signed by its director, Ishaq Akintola accused Fani-Kayode that he had on Monday, 14th October 2019 sought to downplay the abduction of nine Muslim children who had been […]
By Cynthia Kama, Abuja Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba said that the mandate to retrun the country to the January-December budget cycle represented a great stride towards institutionalising predictions about the economic direction of Nigeria. Agba said that the new budget cycle would also bolster the confidence of […]
•as traditional rulers condemn stockpiling of ammunition By Idowu Isamotu, Abuja The deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, on Thursday raised an alarm over weapons being stockpiled in the state ahead of the November 16 governorship election. The APC chieftain, while addressing journalists in Abuja said the State has […]