The Kaduna State Government, on Friday, advised parents to send their children to school or face prosecution in accordance with extant laws. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs Phoebe Yayi, gave the advice in Kaduna. Yayi stressed that every child has the right to free, compulsory and universal basic education,...
Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has signed into law the state’s 2020 Appropriation Bill. The House of Assembly had reduced the Governor’s total budget proposal from an initial sum of N249 billion to N244 billion. Signing the Bill into law at a ceremony at the Government House on Thursday,...
The Zamfara State Government has earmarked N7 billion in the 2020 budget for the construction of a new Government House, according to the Secretary to the State Government, Bala Bello. Mr Bello disclosed this in Gusau on Thursday after defending the 2020 budget proposals of his office at the House...
Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has pledged more support for all security agencies in the state to maintain law and order. Governor Bagudu stated this while receiving the new Commissioner of Police, Mr Ogunbiade Oluyemi Lasore, who was led to the Government House by the outgoing Commissioner, Mr Garba...
The Zamfara Government says it has uncovered a 119-year-old (name withheld) on its payroll while trying to sanitise its wage bill. The state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Rabiu Garba, disclosed at a news conference on Sunday in Gusau that the centenarian is surprisingly collecting salary. Rabiu made this revelation while shading...
The Zamfara Government, says it will provide adequate and efficient testing equipment in the laboratories of its health facilities to ensure proper blood transfusion in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Yahaya Kanoma, gave this hint in Gusau on Friday at a one-day training organised by a group, ‘Saving...
As from January, members of the opposite sex will no longer be allowed to board the same commercial tricycles in Kano State. Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, who spoke at the closing ceremony of the 77th annual Islamic Vacation Course, (IVC), organised by Zone A of the Muslim Society of Nigeria...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday says that the Kano Zonal office has seized over N643,942 million in 2019. The Executive Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu, disclosed this on Monday, during the commemoration of the 2019 International Anti Corruption Day in Kano with the theme ‘Zero...