‘Soft loans will save airlines, not waivers on licences, charges’
Chris Aligbe is an aviation consultant with over four decades of experience in the local air transport operations. In this interview with WOLE OYEBADE, he shared perspectives on the challenges
Niger unveils blueprint for urban policy
An unflattering picture of the proposed Niger State Urban Policy (SUP) may have emerged, following a tentative assessment and discussions with residents in Minna
Man kills wife with hoe in Niger
The Police in Niger State said one Suleiman Gimba of Maratu village in Nasko Council had allegedly killed his wife, Aishatu Suleiman, after a minor misunderstanding.
Police repel bandit attack on Malfa village in Niger, says police
The Police in Niger on Monday confirmed the repel of attack by bandits on Malfa village in Shiroro Local Government Area of the state.
Counter terrorism: NAF to conduct simulation exercise along Minna
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it will conduct a simulation exercise on counter-terrorism along Minna-Zungeru Road on Friday.
Niger Tornadoes resume training today
Niger Tornadoes of Minna will resume training today for the final phase of their preparation for the 2018/2019 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) after a two-week break for the Christmas and New Year celebrations. The Ikon Allah boys will regroup at the club’s training ground at the College of Education mini stadium, Minna this morning…
For Turakin Sakkwato, it’s goodnight at 93
Since October 1, 1979, when Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari was sworn in as the country’s first executive president, his minted image remains permanently etched in the minds of Nigerians. Many of those who heard his voice at the swearing ceremony would think that was just coming into national limelight, but would be shocked to…
TOTAL E&P Nigeria trains 15,000 youths in skill acquisition
Total E&P Nigerian Limited has empowered 15,000 youths as part of its entrepreneurship drive to reduce poverty among young population. Engr. Vincent Nnadi of Total Upstream Companies, who stated this at the graduation of 44 youths in Minna, Niger State, said the aim of the training was to make young people self-reliance. He added that…
NIESV faculty holds valuation summit
The Plant and Equipment Faculty of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) will today begin an international conference on mineral assets valuation in Minna, Niger State. The conference planned in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Bank of Industry and the Federal University of Technology, Minna, is slated…
The IBB shrine
Former President Ibrahim Babangida must be relishing his role as the crowned head of our elder statesman. His home in Minna has been turned into a political shrine. Many of our presidential and governorship aspirants seek his anointing in their quest. Many of them have gone there recently to kneel at the shrine and receive…