How NITEL ‘wasted’ Nigeria’s $7b, by El-Rufai
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State at the weekend relieved how the defunct Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) ‘wasted’ $7 billion of tax payers’ money on “nothing.”
Lagos State emerges Nigeria's top investment destination
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday said Lagos was the country's top investment destination for the third quarter of 2019. "By Destination of Investment, Lagos state emerged as the top destination of capital investment in Nigeria in Q3 2019 with $4,976.40 billion," NBS said in its Q3 capital importation report. The $4,976.40 billion,…
Gunmen kill woman, injure others in Taraba, abduct nursing mother in Kaduna
A few days after the gruesome killing of a secondary school principal in Tsukundi village of Wukari Council, Taraba State, by armed militia came a report that unknown gunmen have killed a woman in the council.
2 lecturers abducted in Kaduna escape from kidnappers den
Two lecturers, Adamu Chonoko of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Umar Chonoko of Kaduna Polytechnic, abducted 10 days ago in Kaduna, have escaped from their kidnappers' den.
Border Closure: Its unfair for smaller countries to sabotage Nigeria, says El-Rufai
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has thrown his weight behind the Federal Government’s closure of Nigeria’s land borders, saying it is unfair for smaller countries to be sabotaging a big country like Nigeria.
Jailed journalist recounts rampant cases of sodomy, drug use in Kaduna prison
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SNx9ErVk9s After 162 days at the Kaduna State Central Prisons, Steven Kefason on Wednesday shared the experience of the shocking things happening in the facility. Kefason, a freelance journalist and hygiene management professional, told The Guardian in an exclusive interview that sodomy, bribery, and corruption were rampant in the facility. Kefason was jailed in the…
Olam denies face-off with egg farmers in Kaduna
Olam Nigeria, a subsidiary of Olam International Limited has denied claims of misunderstanding between the company and local poultry farmers, over the purported sales of eggs and matured broilers from its Integrated Poultry Facility, in Kaduna State.
NAF’s remarkable gender inclusion
It am cheering news that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) recently registered itself on the side of global trends on gender sensitivity. For the first time in its 55-year-history, NAF commissioned two ladies into its fighter aircraft sections
Appeals: Closing gender gap through agric development projects
The Kaduna State Coordinator of Agro-processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS), Dr. Yahaya Aminu has assured that the project will develop agribusinesses, create jobs and improve livelihoods of residents of the state.