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Abacha loot: Nigerian govt won’t pay $100m to Gov Bagudu, says Malami

Abacha loot: Nigerian govt won’t pay $100m to Gov Bagudu, says Malami NEWS DIGEST - The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said that the Nigerian government is not deviating in any way from the agreement it reached with the...

International Youth Day: PIN Calls for Empowerment of Underserved Youths

International Youth Day: PIN Calls for Empowerment of Underserved Youths AREWA AGENDA - Paradigm Initiative (PIN) joins the world in commemorating International Youth Day under the theme - Youth Engagement for Global Action. The day was endorsed in 1999 by...

World Bank Approves $500m for Girls’ Secondary Education in Kano,Ekiti, 5 Other States

World Bank Approves $500m for Girls’ Secondary Education in Kano,Ekiti, 5 Other States AREWA AGENDA - The World Bank has approved a $500 million credit for the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) towards improving secondary education opportunities...

[email protected]: President Buhari’s Independence Anniversary Speech (Full Text)

[email protected]: President Buhari’s Independence Anniversary Speech (Full Text) INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President...

Tension as opposition seeks end to Gnassingbe’s 53 year-rule in Togo

Tension as opposition seeks end to Gnassingbe’s 53 year-rule in Togo NEWS DIGEST--There is rising tension in Togo as the West African country prepares for another presidential election on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe is all but certain...

Police parade 4 suspected criminals in Niger

Police parade 4 suspected criminals in Niger Arewa agenda- The Niger State Police Command at the weekend paraded four suspects for kidnapping, armed banditry, culpable homicide and for allegedly being in possession of substances suspected to be Indian hemp. Speaking while...

100 Islamic scholars begin 3-day fasting/prayers for national unity, stability

100 Islamic scholars begin 3-day fasting/prayers for national unity, stability NEWS DIGEST - The team leader of the Volunteer and Patriotic Muslim Scholars, Salihu Abdullahi-Mai, during  a news conference in Tudun Wada, Kaduna, said the group mobilised 100 clerics for...

TETFUND Hails Kogi on Establishment of Specialised University

TETFUND Hails Kogi on Establishment of Specialised University AREWA AGENDA - Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Prof Elias Bogoro has praised the efforts of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello on the establishment of the Confluence University...

Poor Remuneration Made me Resort to Selling Local Cookies – Primary School Teacher

Poor Remuneration Made me Resort to Selling Local Cookies – Primary School Teacher AREWA AGENDA – A Primary School teacher at Unguwan Sheka in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State, Malam Salisu Garba Sheka, has said that poor teacher...

Coronavirus: Lagos begins search for infected Italian contacts

Coronavirus: Lagos begins search for infected Italian contacts NEWS DIGEST - The Lagos State State Government has begun a search for all the contacts of the Italian who brought coronavirus to Nigeria. This was contained in a press statement by the...

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Nigerians should be prepared to pay more for electricity – TCN...

Nigerians should be prepared to pay more for electricity – TCN boss NEWS DIGEST - Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr Usman Mohammed...

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