Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano
Former Governor of Kano State, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday inaugurated Nafisatu College of Nursing and Midwifery in his hometown, Kwankwaso village in Madobi Local Government Area of the state.
The inauguration of the college was part of the ceremony to mark Kwakwaso’s 63rd birthday, who is the former senator representing Kano Central senatorial district.

Speaking at the occasion, Kwankwaso said the establishment of the college, named after his mother, Nafisatu, was borne out of his desire for the people of the local government area to be involved in education, which according to him, is key to development.
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Story Written By: by Lawal Sherifat

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki at the weekend led members of the State Executive Council to the palace of the Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, to mark the revered monarch’s 3rd coronation anniversary.
L-R: Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II; Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, and Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, at the palace of the Oba of Benin, to mark the revered monarch’s 3rd coronation anniversary, in Benin City, Edo State.
Dignitaries in the delegation include Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA), … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: Nsikak Nseyen

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has neutralised several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at Bukar Meram in the northern part of Borno State.
NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, disclosed this in a statement to NAN on Tuesday in Abuja.
Daramola stated that the operation was executed through the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on Monday, adding that the operation was conducted based on credible intelligence that indicated a resumption of the use of the location to provide logistics support to the terrorists, using fishing activities as a cover.
“Accordingly, the ATF dispatched its … >>> Read Full Story





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James Emejo in Abuja
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has insisted that the defunct Savannah Bank remains a bank with operational licence even though it is currently not in operation.

The corporation further clarified that the bank is not presently under its purview as it has not yet been declared as a liquidated financial entity.
Managing Director/Chief Executive, NDIC, Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, gave the clarification, against the backdrop of growing anxiety over the fate of the institution.
The bank initially had its operating license revoked by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) but challenged the latter’s decision … >>> Read Full Story



A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Victor Akande, has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to open up the Ojo area of the state by creating more jetties to link communities.
Akande, representing Ojo Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly, appealed in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.

He said that as the state government redoubled efforts at opening up waterways to take traffic away from the roads, several communities required to be linked by jetties. According to him, Ojo, as one of the areas connected with the water body, needs more jetties … >>> Read Full Story



Former Super Eagles Coach, Johannes Bonfere, yesterday debunked the news making around that he is eying a fresh come back to handle the national team again.
The Dutch tactician who piloted Nigeria to win the Olympic Soccer gold at Atlanta 96 Olympic Games told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that his frequent visits to Nigeria to watch some games involving the national teams were mere visits because of his love for the country.
Bonfrere was also seen on the stand during Nigeria’s matches at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and watched the Super Eagles play during the African Cup of Nations … >>> Read Full Story