Sunday, April 18, 2021



States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 — NBS [FULL LIST]

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 – NBS

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says.

Power shortage: KEDCO begs electricity consumers for understanding

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, has appealed to electricity consumers for understanding over recent shortage of power supply in its franchise areas.

Nigerian Customs seizes N786.9m contraband items in Kano, Jigawa

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Strike Force Zone B, says it has seized contraband with a Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N786.91 million in the past three months.

PDP governors donate N100m to Zamfara fire victims, days after APC governors’ N50m donation

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors’ Forum on Wednesday, donated N100 million to victims of the recent inferno that razed part of Tudun Wada...

Our meters are free, KEDCO insists

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, has said that meters issued out under the ongoing zero phases are free and should not be paid for by customers.

APC governors visit Matawalle, donate N50m to victims of Zamfara market fire

The Progressives Governors Forum on Monday sent a high-powered delegation to Governor Bello Matwalle of Zamfara State to commiserate with him and the people of the state over the recent fire outbreak in Tudun Wada Gusau Market.

On ‘relocation’ of Hadejia: Model error versus sampling error, by Prof. MS Abubakar

In the prediction and forecasting of future events and occurrences, factors analysis is predicted in large part on either exploratory or confirmatory parameters. Factors...

Police arrest man over son’s death

The Police Command  in Jigawa, has arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly killing his one and a half year old son. The command’s Police Public...

NiMet predicts dust haze, thunderstorms from Tuesday to Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted dust haze and thunderstorm from Tuesday to Thursday across the country. NiMet’s Weather Outlook, released on Monday in...

Nigeria’s debt profile rises to N32.92trn – NBS

Nigeria’s total public debt portfolio as at Dec. 31, 2020, stood at N32.92 trillion, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, reveals.

UN climate expert issues red alert, advises relocation of Hadejia town over impending floods

By Hamisu Gumel A United Nations focal person on climate change, Nura Jibo, has advised authorities to relocate the ancient town of Hajedia in Jigawa...

Ex-Chief of Army Staff, Ihejirika, joins APC

A former Chief of Army Staff, Oyeabo Ihejirika has formally joined the All Progressives Congress, APC.

APC plans on retaining power for 32 years – Buni

Chairman of the Caretaker-Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has said the party was working towards retaining power for at least 32 years.

NAPTIP arraigns 28-year-old man for trafficking 30 women to Libya

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, on Tuesday ordered that a 28-year-old man, Abubakar Suleiman, who pleaded guilty to trafficking 30 women to Libya, be remanded, pending sentencing.

Buhari receives Bankole, Gbenga Daniel in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Average price for cooking gas up in February — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, on Saturday said the average price for refilling five kilogrammes (5kg cylinder of Cooking Gas) increased to N2,018.91...

Alleged N1.35bn fraud: How ex-Jigawa Gov. Lamido received kickbacks for contracts — Witness

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Michael Wetkas, concluded his examination-in-chief in the ongoing case of diversion of public funds...

10m Nigerian children are out of school – Minister

The Minister of State for Education, Chukuemeka Nwajiuba, on Thursday said Nigeria has more than 10 million out-of-school children, the highest in sub-Saharan Africa.

Hisbah intercepts 25 litres of Burkutu, 364 bottles of alcohol in Jigawa

The Hisbah Command in Jigawa has intercepted 25-litre jerry can of local beer, popularly known as “Burkutu” in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state.

Ex-Speaker Bankole to join APC soon – Buni

Oladimeji Bankole, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, has expressed his readiness to dump his party, Action Democratic Party, ADP, for All Progressives Congress, APC.

Reps call for resumption of international flights at Kano airport

Some members of House of Representatives have called for the resumption of international flights at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA. DAILY NIGERIAN recalls that...

Kwara United maintain NPFL leadership with away draw, after Rangers stun Kano Pillars [See Table]

Kwara United of Ilorin maintained their leadership of the ongoing 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against hosts...

NADDC trains young Nigerians on automotive software design

In its quest to develop manpower in the automotive industry, the National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, has trained some young engineers on automotive software skills.

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