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Ibrahim Ramalan

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Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @McRamalan on Twitter.

Democracy Day: Buhari to address Nigerians Saturday

As part of this year’s Democracy Day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday address Nigerians in a television and radio broadcast.

JUST IN: Bandits kill 60 people in Zamfara

Bandits have killed about 60 people of Kadawa village in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, DAILY NIGERIAN gathered.

Nigerian Army redeploys 11 Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment of 11 Generals and other senior officers, following the appointment of the new Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Farouk Yahaya.

DRPC seeks stronger commitment in fighting gender-based violence in Africa

With the support of the Ford Foundation, the development Research and Projects Center has called on the federal and state governments to redouble their commitments in fighting Gender-based violence in Nigeria.

JUST IN: Buhari appoints new NBC Director-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Balarabe Shehu-Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC.

Buhari orders upward review of Police salaries, benefits

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has given directives for the upward review of Police salaries and benefits.

Nigerian youths need nothing but peace, jobs, education, says ADSI president, Khuraira Musa

Khuraira Musa is the president and founder of Arewa Development Support Initiative, ADSI, a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization. Aside from her humanitarian endeavours,

‘Nigeria-made cell phone, superior in quality than most android phones’

The Director-General of Industrial Training Fund, ITF, Joseph Ari, has said that in terms of quality and performance, the recently unveiled Made-In-Nigeria mobile phone is “comparable or even superior to most Android phones currently in the markets”.

2nd Anniversary: Matawalle donates vehicles to Zamfara judges, court registrars, others

As part of activities marking his second year in office, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has donated brand new vehicles to Chief Registrars, judges of the Magistrates and Sharia Court as well as members of the Judicial Service Commission in the state.

Nigerian Army gets new spokesperson

The Chief of Army Staff, Farouk Yahaya, has approved the appointment of Onyema Nwachukwu as the Director of Army Public Relations, insider sources have disclosed.

BREAKING: Nigerian govt declares Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 14 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration.

Infrastructure critical to achieving sugar self-sufficiency in Nigeria – NSDC Boss

The Executive Secretary, National Sugar Development Council, NSDC, Zacch Adedeji has said that basic infrastructure and qualified indigenous manpower are essential requirements needed to fast track Nigeria’s self-sufficiency in sugar and ethanol production.

APC will decide next president, not me — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will decide who succeeds him as president and not himself.

JUSUN suspends nationwide strike

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has suspended its nationwide strike, effective from Monday.

FEC approves N895.5bn for Military equipment, COVID-19, others

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved a draft 2021 Supplementary Budget of N895, 842,462,917 to cater for Defense equipment, COVID-19 vaccines and other exegeses.

JUST IN: Kaduna govt denies arrest of kidnappers of Greenfield varsity students

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, has refuted the reports of the arrest of the kidnappers of students of the Greenfield University.

BUK final year student dies in hostel

A 400-level student in the Department of Political Science at the Bayero Univeristy, Kano, Mercy Sunday, has died after suffering a fever.

JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap UNIJOS lecturer

Gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped a lecturer with the University of Jos, Plateau state, Dr Dan Ella.

Bala Mohammed sacks Bauchi Commissioners, SSG, others

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has dissolved the State Executive Council and sacked other political appointees.

EFCC arrests 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Badaru appoints 2 media aides

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has approved the appointments of Habibu Nuhu as his Special Adviser on Media and Public Relations and Ahmad Muhammad as Senior Special Assistant on Print and Social Media.

Nigeria committed to women’s economic inclusion – Aisha Buhari

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari has disclosed that the Federal Government is committed to women’s economic development as exemplified by the various economic interventions introduced since the advent of this administration.

KASU suspends undergraduate academic activities indefinitely – Registrar

The Kaduna State University, KASU, on Tuesday, suspended academic activities for its undergraduate students indefinitely.

BREAKING: Reps summon Lai Mohammed over Twitter ban

The House of Representatives has waded into the ban on Twitter’s operation in Nigeria by the Federal Government.

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