News Summary 30th Jan; Nigeria signs AU Trans Border Convention
Nigeria signs AU Trans Border Convention
Nigeria has signed African union convention on cross border cooperation.
The ceremony was part of sideline engagements by head of Nigeria’s delegation and Nigeria’s minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama to the 28th ordinary session of heads of state and government of the African union.
The Man with 130 Wives dies at 93
About nine years ago Newsline carried the story of Alhaji Muhammadu Abubakar Bello Ma’asaba a super polygamist in Bida Niger state.
The man aged 93 is in the news again but this time in blessed memory leaving behind one hundred and thirty wives and two hundred and three children.
UNN Holds 46th Convocation
Over two thousand students received various degrees at the 46th convocation of the university on Nigeria.
The visitor to the institution President Muhammadu Buhari was represented at the occasion by the minister of state education Prof Anthony Anwuka
IDPs Go Home as Peace gradually returns
The gradual return of peace to areas affected by insurgency in Borno state is creating new hope for the people.
Many IDPs are going home. Hamisu Rogo follows returning IDPs from Bama to Banki.
African Countries challenged on Home Grown Remedies
The African peer review mechanism forum in Addis Ababa says despite pronounced challenges in the continent; laudable strides have been recorded in the last few years.
Parameters deployed in the rating, is on economic management, political management, social development and corporate governance.
FG To Defend Rule of Law – Acting President Osinbajo
The acting president, Yemi Osinbajo has reaffirmed government’s commitment to defend the rule of law and protect the lives of Nigerians regardless of religion or ethnicity.
In a statement by the office of the vice president, Professor Osinbajo says anyone who violates the law must be made to face the full extent of the law despite the limitations of the criminal justice system in the country. Read More
Kano Government Adopt New Measures to Prevent Fire Disaster
The Kano state government has adopted new measures that will enhance commercial activities and prevent fire disasters in its major markets.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said this during the ground breaking ceremony for construction of a petty traders’ mall and road network within the Kanfin Kwari textile market.
NEMA Delivers Food Items to IDPs
The national emergency management agency (NEMA) has delivered associated food items for distribution to the internally displaced persons in Yobe state.
The initiative is in continuation of the humanitarian intervention in the north-east
NLC President Urge Workers to Unite
Nigeria Labour Congress president, Ayuba Wabba has urged all affiliate unions of the NLC to unite in order to actualize the purpose of their collective struggle.
Comrade Wabba stated this during a solidarity meeting with members of medical and health workers union, rivers state chapter in Abuja.
Sultan of Sokoto Inaugurates Projects in Kogi
Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III has enjoined governments at all levels and well-meaning Nigerians to do more in taking the jobless youths out of the streets.
The sultan was speaking in Lokoja while inaugurating some projects executed by the Yahaya Bello administration.
Minister of Trade and Investment Speak on Ease of Doing Business
Minister of state industry trade and investment, Aisha Abubakar says the Presidential Committee on Ease of Doing Business is working assiduously to improve the business environment in Nigeria.
The minister gave this assurance when she received a cross section 0f indigenous investor in Abuja.