Coups d’état Surge After Years of Relative Calm

By Kassim Muhammad Ibrahim (DBA,SRF) It is indeed disheartening to witness the recurring cycles of coup d’état in some African countries. From January 1, 2020, through December 2022, there were a dozen coup attempts on the continent. Of recent, the coup in Republic of Niger makes it the sixth military coup in the sub-region since […]


Zamfara Pilgrim Who Returned $80,000 In Saudi Gets 250k Gift

A pilgrim from Zamfara State who participated in the 2023 hajj exercise, Hajiya Aisha Nahuche has been rewarded with N250,000 for returning $80,000 in the holy land. The pilgrim was also decorated as an ‘Ambassador of Honesty’ by the T.Y. Buratai Humanity Care Foundation. Speaking while handing over the cash gift and certificate, the chairman […]


1 Killed, Several Shops Burnt As Imo Govt Demolishes Hausa Settlements

One person was killed and another injured while several shops and homes were burnt down during an alleged operation by government officials on some Hausa communities in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State. Multiple sources told Daily Trust that the officials, believed to be agents of the Owerri Capital Development Authority (OCDA) and […]


No Court Order Stopping Us From Peaceful Protest, NLC Tells FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has told the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, that there is no order, be it interim, interlocutory or perpetual, from either the National Industrial Court or any other court restraining Nigerian workers from participating in peaceful rallies convened by it. It also reminded the Federal […]


Expect More Tough Policy Measures, Tinubu Tells Nigerians

President Bola Tinubu has informed Nigerians to expect many more tough policy measures to be introduced by his administration to reposition governance for efficiency, effectiveness and productivity. Recall Tinubu in May 29, had announced removal of fuel subsidy and alongside the new forex regime. This, according to him, are already yielding positive results. The President […]


Wanted Bandit Arrested As Military Destroys Zamfara Terrorists’ Camps

Notorious armed bandits’ kingpin, Jabbi Ruwa, and four of his foot soldiers have been arrested by troops of Forward Operating Base, FOB, Gwadabawa, and Rakka, in Sokoto State. This is just as PRNigeria gathered that troops of Operation Hadarin Daji yesterday cleared bandits’ enclaves and thoroughfare routes at Sangeko, Kabugu Lamba, Kaboro and Mairairai villages […]


Kaduna: Bandits Kill Islamic Cleric, 6 Farmers, Abduct 40 Others

According to the chairman of Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressives’ Union, Ishaq Usman Kasai, in a statement issued on Saturday, he said the hoodlums also abducted 40 farmers. At least six farmers including the Vice-Chairman of the Jama’atul Izalatul Bid’ah Wa Iqamatus-Sunnah, Mallam Yakubu Muhammad Bugai have been killed by terrorists, locally dubbed as bandits in the […]


Gov Dauda Begs TETFund For Help To Revamp Education In Zamfara

Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara has appealed to the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) for help to transform the education sector in the state. The governor, who made the call during a visit to TETFund’s Executive Secretary, Arc Sonny Echono, on Friday in Abuja, said Zamfara is not doing too well in education, hence, the […]


Labour Leaders Walk Out Of Aso Rock Meeting, Accuse FG Of Deceit

The organised labour, on Friday, walked out of a scheduled meeting of the Presidential Steering Committee on subsidy palliatives at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja. Joe Ajaero, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), had led his delegation to the Chief of Staff’s office, venue of the meeting, but were soon on their […]


Zamfara Assembly Unveils List Of 18 Commissioner Nominees

The list of government nominees who are to serve as Commissioners and Members of the State Executive Council presented to the House today has been unveiled. Unveiling the list after a brief discussion with the Members of the State House of Assembly, the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Bilyaminu Ismaíla Moriki directed those who make the list […]