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MAIDUGURI, North-East, Nigeria - Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has flagged off a second phase of economic support for small and medium enterprises in three Local Government Areas of the state. A sum of N1billion was set aside for disbursement to 5,000 entrepreneurs in six Local Governments Areas namely; Biu, Gowza, Ngala, Monguno, Mobbar and Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, (MMC). Over...
MAIDUGURI, North-West, Nigeria - Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has nominated three persons, Bukar Mallam Bura, Aliyu Mamman Kachallah and Aliwa Bukar for appointment as non-commission members of the Borno State House of Assembly Service Commission. Special Adviser of Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau, said in a statement, that Governor Zulum had in a letter, dated January...
By: Mayen Etim KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria -  Kaduna State Commissioner for Agriculture, Hajiya Halima Lawal, on Wednesday said the State Government is looking forward to a greater prospect for a bumper harvest in the year 2021. She stated this in her welcome address at the Pre-6th Implementation Support Mission of the Agro-Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support, (APPEALS) project in Kaduna. According...
    By: Idara Philips KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria - A NGO, Developmental Association of Renewable Energies, (DARE), on Tuesday unveiled it first Solar Oven in form of briefcase for the baking industry and household use to curb environmental pollutions in the country. Director of DARE, Engineer Yahaya Ahmed, said at the unveiling of the new technology in Kaduna that it will help reduce environmental...
  By: Mayen Etim KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria - A NGO, Interfaith Mediation Centre, (IMC), has commenced a 2-day training and inauguration of Community Peace Observers, (CPOs), under its Community Initiatives to Promote Peace, (CIPP) programme for Gabasawa/Angwan Rimi Communities on Early Warning, Early Response (EWER) to conflict. IMC Director of Conflict Management and Mitigation Regional Council, (CMMRC), Pastor Joshua Pyeng, said at the...
By: Mayen Etim KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria - The Coalition of Arewa Youth Forum, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, sack the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, over his negative comments on the ongoing Nigeria River Ports, which it viewed as sabotage on the nation's economy. In a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna...
ABUJA, Nigeria - Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, on Monday was at the Federal Character Commission in Abuja where he canvassed for special consideration on allocation of employment slots for Borno. Zulum was received by the Executive Chairman and Secretary of the Commission, Dr Muheeba Dankaka, and Mohammed Tukur respectively. Speaking at the meeting, Gov Zulum said the Boko Haram...
MAIDUGURI, North-East, Nigeria - Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, on Monday, paid a ‘thank you visit’ to the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, following President Buhari's approval of a Federal Polytechnic in Monguno, the most populated town in northern Borno, where education is backward. Until Buhari’s approval, Borno had for 45 years, since its creation in 1976, remained one...
By: Mayen Etim KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria - The National Emergency Management Agency, (NEMA), North-West Zone, on Monday has commenced a 4-day training of its staff on basic First-Aid and Casualty Handling during disasters. Speaking at the opening of the programme, NEMA North-West Zonal Coordinator, Imam Garki, disclosed that the programme was initiated by the Director-General of the Agency, retired AVM Muhammadu...
By: Mayen Etim KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria - The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, (SOKAPU), has observed with dismay what it termed as "discriminatory posture" of the President Buhari-led administration as it clearly shows that it treats Nigerian citizens differently; some as first class and others considered as second class. SOKAPU noted, "It appears to us, therefore, that comments by Nigerians attract different...