Handshake Across the Niger as Gov. Ganduje’s Daughter Weds Gov. Ajimobi’s Son

It was another case of handshake across the Niger as Governors Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (Kano) and Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo)’s wards were joined in holy matrimony. The commercial city of Kano…

There Was an Elder Statesman, By Eric Msughter

By Aondover Eric Msughter Like Shakespeare wrote about greatness in one of his classic plays, Macbeth, “Some were born great, while others had greatness thrust upon them”. Looking at this…

CBN Supply Crashes Dollar

…naira to appreciate further ahead of Friday Interventions … as CBN Intervention in Forex Market Pays Off The Naira firmed up at the Bureau de Change (BDCs) segment on Thursday,…

Kano Bound Train Derails in Osogbo

A train travelling to Kano from Lagos derailed in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, in the early hours of Saturday. Punch gathered, at the scene, that the train got to…

Bayero University Lauds Aregbesola for Pioneering Islamic Bond (Sukuk) in Nigeria: Confers Honour on Osun Governor

By: Olajide Toriola Commendations and laurels came the way of the Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, again on Thursday as he was honored for his contributory role in the…

FG Starts Payment of N5,000 to Poorest, Vulnerable

By: Olajide Toriola The administration of Muhammadu Buhari presidency has begun the payment of N5,000 monthly stipends to the poorest and most vulnerable in Nigeria. A statement by the Vice…

INEC: Kogi, Imo Re-run Polls Hold on July 23; Rivers, Kano to Hold on July 30

  Following a National Stakeholders’ Forum on the conclusion of the suspended re-run elections in Rivers, Kogi, Imo and Kano States, at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja, the Independent…

Shettima at Ganduje Village to Deliver Northern Governors’ Condolence to Kano Gov.

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima was at Ganduje village, hometown of the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Sunday night, to deliver a condolence message on behalf of…

Yola, Kano Attacks: Buhari Asks Nigerians to Be Vigilant

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja called for increased vigilance among the civilian population to help ward off suicide terror attacks on soft targets around the country. The President…

Buhari Condemns Kano, Yobe Bombings

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, has condemned the latest bombings in Yobe and Kano states in which scores of innocent people were killed and…