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The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for the 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has declared that his government will pay N20,000 monthly to all unemployed graduates in the state under a social security scheme that he will launch.
A Technical Committee set up by the Senate has engaged the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen over 17 bills passed by the National Assembly but to which President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent.
Alhaji Sani Musa (313), who is believed to have won the the Niger East senatorial district primary election has headed to the court to challenge his substitution with incumbent Senator David Umaru.
Hundreds of supporters of senator Muhammed Sani Musa have held the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (AP), Adams Oshiomhole, hostage at the party’s Secretariat in Abuja.
Tension is mounting within the ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State over the reported substitution of the National Assembly list from the three senatorial zones of the state.
Two of the serving Senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, Barrister David Umaru and Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi have lost in the senatorial primaries held across the state on Tuesday.
The Senate has summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, over alleged violations of human rights and consistent assault on the provisions of the 1999 Constitution by the Executive.
Chairman of the committee, David Umaru (APC, Niger East) who read out the findings and recommendations of the committee, said Mr Abdu-Kafarati satisfies the requirements of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 and the Senate’s standing order as amended.
The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Barrister David Umaru, has lambasted the Niger state Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello over the N21.5 billion SUKUK loan facility applied for, saying it will plunge the state into bankruptcy.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Anthony Ojukwu as the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
The Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Mohammed Ketso, has berated the Senator representing Niger East, David Umaru, for criticising the current administration, describing him as a “desperate politician.”
The rift between the Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, and the Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Senator David Umar, has deepened, with the lawmaker on Wednesday saying the governor does not deserve a second term in office.
A member of the Niger State House of Assembly, Mr Malik Madaki, on Saturday faulted the alleged lopsided appointments in the state by Gov. Abubakar Bello.
At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of this year in a western Indian state popular with foreigners, authorities said Friday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Manchester United of the dangers of complacency as they prepare to face Brighton after beating Tottenham to extend their perfect record under the interim boss.
The federal government has released the sum of N12 billion for the implementation of Zobe Dam in Katsina State as part of its efforts to boost water supply across the country.
Ifie Sekibo, managing director and chief executive officer of Heritage Bank, says the bank will soon be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
Fabinho is hoping to see Liverpool avoid “silly” mistakes as they prepare to treat every Premier League fixture in an ongoing title challenge as a “final”.
Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka overcame a nervous start and distraction from flying bugs to ease into the Australian Open second round Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Aliyu Balarabe as the Medical Director (MD), Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has registered over 300,000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday declined to give details of what was discussed at an extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Super Eagles hard tackling midfield Wilfred Ndidi scored his second goal of the season in Leicester City 1-2 home loss to new rejuvenated Southampton on Saturday.