Despite wide support for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate for the director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the US has expressed its opposition to her emergence. TheCable reported on Wednesday that Okonjo-Iweala had emerged winner of the race with support from 104 of all 164 member countries of the WTO. […]
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, on Tuesday, gave looters 12 hours to return all stolen items carted away in the unrest that followed the #EndSARS protests against police brutality. Fintiri, who gave the looters 6 am Wednesday ultimatum to return all looted items, threatened to issue an executive order to […]
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday lamented the recent invasion and wanton looting of public and private assets in the state. Tinubu stated this when he paid a visit to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the State House in Marina. Addressing journalists after […]
United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called for an end to police brutality and attack on #EndSARS protesters in Nigeria. Guterres, who said he’s following the developments in the country, condemned the killing of activists demanding police reforms in Lagos and other parts of the country on Tuesday. The UN […]
Presidency on Wednesday appealed to Nigerians to show understanding with the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and remain calm while it tries to implement police reforms. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made the call in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari welcomes establishment of judicial panels […]
Suspected hoodlums on Wednesday set ablaze the headquarters of the Nigerian Ports Authority in Lagos. The building is currently engulfed by the inferno ignited by the suspected hoodlums.
Protests broke out on Monday in the Kofar mata area of Kano State over the reported killing of a teenager in police custody. Amnesty International alleged that the victim, identified simply as Saifullahi, was tortured to death. Saifullahi, 17, was reportedly arrested on Saturday by the police during the pursuit […]
#EndSARS protesters, the Alliance for Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond, human rights groups and lawyers on Sunday warned the Federal Government not to go ahead with its alleged plans to deploy troops to stop Nigerians campaigning for police reforms. The groups warned President Muhammadu Buhari to be mindful of the […]
The Treasurer of All Progressives Congress ,APC, of Adamawa state chapter, Alhaji Adamu Mohammed passed on. His death as confirmed by the party organising Secretary, Ahmed Lawal occurred at the wee hours of today in Yola and the Jana’iza (Burial) prayers will take place at Federal Medical center (FMC) Burial […]
No fewer than two persons were killed when protesters and hoodlums clashed along Ring Road, Benin, Edo State, during the #ENDSARS protest on Friday. The hoodlums had stormed the venue of the protest, where they attacked the protesters with machetes and other weapons. The protesting youths were calling on the […]
Hundreds of youths, on Thursday, hit the streets of major cities in the North, including Kaduna, Gombe, Kano and Bauchi, to protest the spate of kidnapping, armed robbery and banditry in the region. The protesters operating under the hashtag, #EndInsecurrityNow, called on the Federal Government to redeploy personnel of the […]
Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has been impeached. Okiye was said to have been removed from the leadership of the Assembly by nine lawmakers out of 10. The Speaker was removed over allegations of “high-handedness” following a motion moved by House Majority Leader, Henry Okhurobo […]
The Emir of Muri Emirate in Taraba state, HRH. Abbas Njidda Tafida, has called on the Federal government to look inwards and bring in reforms that would sanitize and strengthen the FSARS unit rather than scraping it as agitated. The first Class Chief, spoke in Jalingo few hours to the […]
PRESS RELEASE IGP DISSOLVES THE SPECIAL ANTI-ROBBERY SQUAD (SARS) · Emplaces other measures to protect the citizens In the finest spirit of democratic, citizen-centred and community policing, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has today, 11th October, 2020, dissolved the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across the 36 […]
About 100,000 people have unfollowed President Muhammadu Buhari on Twitter as a sign of protest of his management of the current policing crisis across the nation. Currently, a new wave of protests to end the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force is sweeping across the […]
A trailer loaded with cattle skipped-off along Mayo-Belwa-Ganye road of Southern Adamawa on Saturday killed five people and thirty others were confirmed injured. Aminu Ibrahim, an official of the federal road safety corps unit commander in Mayo-Belwa when contacted through a phone call confirmed the sad incident to our correspondent […]
The untold hardship meted on the people and commuters plying the Gombe/Yola for many years has attracted a mass plan protest by some Youths in Adamawa state. Our reporter gathered that the federal government responded as N7 billion was approved for the ‘urgent’ rehabilitation of the 46.3km Cham to Numan […]
Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamali has emerged as the 19th Emir of Zazzau, succeeding the late Emir Shehu Idris. Idris died on Sunday, September 20, 2020, after reigning for 45 years. Kaduna Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Ja’afaru Sani, on Wednesday, announced the choice of the Bamali as the new Emir […]
Mother to Adamawa state Deputy Governor, Mama Helinah Metosudo Seth died at 118 years old. Chief Crowther Seth confirmed that the burial arrangement is coming up on Saturday, 17th October 2020 in Lamurde.
Mother Adamawa state Deputy Governor,Chief Crowther Seth Seth passed on. Crowther Seth told TGNEWS reporter that the sad incidence occurred at the early hours of today. According to the him the Burial occasion is on Saturday,17th October,2020 Details soon….
The 2020 independence day celebration came at a time that Nigerians must come together to fight all obstacle to moving forward according to the Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahamdu Umaru Fintiri. Ahmadu regretted that these are trying times in Nigerian history and tasks all to endeavour to […]
Federal Executive Council has approved a budget estimate of N13.08trn for the 2021 fiscal year. The fiscal document was approved at a meeting of the council on Wednesday presided over by the President Muhammadu Buhari. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this to State House correspondents […]
Residents of Akwana Community in Wukari local government area of Taraba State were on Tuesday morning rendered homeless by an early morning heavy rainfall in the area. Property worths thousands of naira were destroyed by the rainfall which caused flooding in the community. The property destroyed includes residential homes and […]
Her Majesty, The Queen of England, has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, October 1, 2020. The message, conveyed by the British High Commission in Nigeria, goes thus: “It gives me great pleasure to offer my warmest congratulations on […]
Kuwait’s emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, regarded as the architect of the nation’s modern foreign policy, died on Tuesday at the age of 91, according to the royal court. “With great sadness and sorrow, we mourn… the death of Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait,” […]
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have reportedly decided to back down from the proposed strike slated for Monday, September 28, 2020. Organised Labour, it was gathered, backed down following pressures mounted by petrol marketers, tanker owners and other stakeholders. Sources at the meeting held between […]
Taraba State former Speaker and Member representing Mbamnga constituency in the state Assembly, Rt Hon Abel Peter Diah lost his Father-Inlaw, Rev Abel Kangla, JP. Kangla until his death was the first member to have represented the people of Gembu constituency when Taraba state was newly created out of Gongola […]
The Death of Adamawa state Football Association official, Alhaji Musa Duhu was described as a shocking one and turned the association into outer darkness. Alhaji Mauludu Usman mourned the death of Musa who died after a brief illness in Yola as a great loss to the football family in the […]
The death of Dr Shehu Idris, a long serving Mornach of Zaria Emirate,Kaduna State was described a monumental loss to not only the people of the State but the entire country. Alhaji Abdullahi Sani Bamako, a kinsman and a seasoned civil servant who retired as a Director of Public Health […]
The twitter handle of the former senator representing Kaduna Central, Comrade Shehu Sani revealed that the premier ruler of Zaria Emirate, Alhaji Dr Shehu Idris passed on. Sani Described Shehu a titan of peace and an exemplar of tolerance. Sani in his handle said: Details soon….
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, of the Peoples Democratic Party has won his polling unit in Oredo Ward 4, Unit 19 in the governorship election. Similarly, his main opponent in today’s governorship poll, APC’s Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, won his polling unit at Ward 5, Iguododo community in Orhionwon Local Government […]
All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has cast his vote. Ize-Iyamu voted at 9:30 am at polling unit 26, ward 5 in Iguododo community, Orionhwon Local Government Area. He expressed the confidence that he would win the poll if the peaceful situation at his unit […]
The Former Governor of Adamawa state His Excellency Mr Boni Haruna has described the death of Danjuma Jalo another painful exit. Boni in statement said the news of the demise of former commissioner came to his as a shock. “This is another painful exit. Danjuma was a member of the […]
The former Governor of Adamawa state, Rt Hon Bala James Nggilari has decamped to the All Progressives Congress(APC). James lamented that the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) in the state has not being fair to him. He said his defection will be formally made in a sooner possible time with prominent PDP […]
The former Governor of Adamawa State, Mr Boni Haruna mourned the death of Aliyu Bakari who died at the National Hospital Abuja,Wednesday afternoon. Haruna in a condolence message said is overwhelmed with sadness over the demise of Bakari According to him the Adamawa Zonal Vice Chairman (Central) of All Peoples […]
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa loss one of its loyal member, Alhaji Aliyu Bakari. Aliyu is the current vice chairman of APC central. Family sources revealed that His death occurred today at the National hospital Abuja. Details soon….
The pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has expressed deep shock over the death of Hajiya Khadija Aliyu Mustapha, wife of the immediate past Lamido of Adamawa, late Aliyu Mustapha. The late matriarch died on Monday after a protracted illness in Abuja. Family […]
Senator (Engr) Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed Binani has described the death of Hajiya Khadijah Aliyu Mustapha as a great loss not only to her family but the state and country at large. In a press statement signed and released to newsmen, Binani consider the sad event as a big blow to […]
The only surviving wife of late Lamido of Adamawa, Aliyu Musdafa passed on today. Hajia Khadiza Aliyu Musdafa she is Mother to Hajia Rujjaiyyatu the Wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President and Waziri Adamawa. Family sources revealed that burial according to Islamic injunctions will be done in Yola, […]