Zamfara health board uncovers 80 ghost doctors, 39 nurses

The Zamfara State Health Services Management Board has uncovered 80 ghost doctors and 39 nurses on its payroll. Speaking to our correspondent on Sunday, the chairman of the board, Alhaji Mustafa Anka,…

African leaders reject Trump’s Mideast peace plan

African leaders on Sunday condemned US President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan as illegitimate, taking advantage of an African Union summit to voice solidarity with “the Palestinian cause”. AU Commission…

Masari decries rip-off in Dangote’s N10b grant to women

Hundreds of women in Katsina State that were to benefit from the N10 billion Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) micro-grant have been ripped off, which draws the ire of Governor Aminu…

ICPC Orders MDAs not to access N41.98bn unspent personnel cost

Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has ordered the Finance Ministry to restrain Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) from accessing over N41.98bn unspent personnel expenditure cost in…

North’s out-of-school children population disheartening – Aisha Buhari

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, says the population of out-of-school children in the North is disheartening. Mrs Buhari, who said this during the inauguration of her pet project,…

Pipeline vandalism rose by 94% in November, says NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said on Sunday that it suffered a 94 per cent increase in willful hacking and destruction of its pipeline infrastructure across the country in November…

FG to begin mechanised farming in 632 LGAs

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, has stated that the ministry would begin agricultural mechanisation programme in 632 Local Government Areas in the country. The policy,…

LaLiga: Abidal speaks on Messi leaving Barcelona

Eric Abidal, the Sporting Director at Barcelona, has revealed that Lionel Messi wants to remain at the club. Messi was recently involved in a public bust-up with Abidal. This is…

President Buhari speaks on Nigeria, Canada relationship

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, described Nigeria-Canada relations as very cordial, expressing his desire to further strengthen bilateral ties. The Nigerian leader met with Canadian Prime Minister…

Buhari, Obasanjo meet on Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo met on Sunday. They were together at the Opening Ceremony of the 33rd African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The…