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NNPC Begins Construction of 50MW Power Plant in Borno

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NNPC Begins Construction of 50MW Power Plant in Borno The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced the construction of a 50-megawatt gas turbine power plant, the Maiduguri Emergency Power Project (MEPP), expected to generate electricity to the capital city...

Borno Blames Poor Implementation of Security Strategy for Insurgents Occupation of Villages

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Borno Blames Poor Implementation of Security Strategy for Insurgents Occupation of Villages The Borno State Government has alleged that poor security strategy implementation by the Nigerian Army was responsible for insurgents’ occupation of villages in the state. Borno State Governor, Prof...

Oba Shiru: Ilorin Emirate Loses Renowned Palace Technocrat

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Oba Shiru: Ilorin Emirate Loses Renowned Palace Technocrat The National President of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU),Alhaji Aliyu Otta Uthman,fsi,has expressed profound sadness with the demise of a former Secretary to the Ilorin Emirate Council, Alhaji Abdulkadir Oba...

How Jigawa women farmers struggle despite government’s neglect, herdsmen invasion

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How Jigawa women farmers struggle despite government’s neglect, herdsmen invasion Nasiru Yusuf Ibrahim Despite multi million Naira interventions in agricultural sub sector by federal and state governments, smallholder women farmers in Jigawa state complained of being sidelined from the scheme of...

Kaduna Set to Reopen Schools, Announce Resumption Date

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Kaduna Set to Reopen Schools, Announce Resumption Date The Kaduna State Government has announced that schools would resume in the state on September 12, 2021. The Director-General, Kaduna State Schools Quality Assurance Authority (KSSQAA), Umma Ahmed, said in a statement on...

Kano Flags Off Tree Planting Campaign, Evacuates 1,000 Trucks of Refuse in 17 Days

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Kano Flags Off Tree Planting Campaign, Evacuates 1,000 Trucks of Refuse in 17 Days By Mohammed Dahiru Lawal The Kano State Government has Thursday flagged off it’s 2021 tree planting campaign targeted at seeding 1million trees to address the effects of...

Kano to Generate Over N31bn From Privatizing Waste Management, Charges CHR, YOSPIS, AMMKaS to...

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Kano to Generate Over N31bn From Privatizing Waste Management, Charges CHR, YOSPIS, AMMKaS to Promote Environmental Pollution Bill, Others The Kano State Government has said that its concessioning of waste management and hand over of operational plant and equipment to...

Heavy Downpour: Plateau Communities Cut off from Accessing State

Heavy Downpour: Plateau Communities Cut off from Accessing State Shehu Kanam Yesterday in the morning our attention was drawn to the sad news that the road linking the above five electoral wards (Munbutbo, Kantana, Dugub, Gagdi and Kanam) to Dengi was...

27-yr-old Wife Batters Husband in Plateau

27-yr-old Wife Batters Husband in Plateau A 27yr old wife, Hindatu Kazai has allegedly battered her husband to coma and skinned his scalp in Dengi, headquarters of Kanam Local Government Area in Plateau State. The victim, 43yr old Mallam Mukthari Yahaya...

In Jigawa, Smallholder Women Farmers Yearn for Digital Technology to the Rescue of Their...

In Jigawa, Smallholder Women Farmers Yearn for Digital Technology to the Rescue of Their Farm Products Khadijah Ishaq Bawas Farming is traditionally viewed as a male dominated occupation with little input from women in supporting their family to grow crops and...