Author archives: Bashir M. Yusuf

NDDC commences a 14-day skill acquisition training programme for 28 physically challenged persons in Edo.

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced a 14-day skill acquisition training programme for 28 physically challenged persons in Edo. The coordinator of the programme in the state, Theresa Patrison said the programme was organised by the Commission in collaboration an NGO. She said the aim was to enable them learn various skills so that…

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SMEDAN trains over 104 young entrepreneurs in Bayelsa State.

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has trained over 104 young entrepreneurs in Bayelsa State on the techniques of establishing businesses and development of same. The two deputy Directors in the agency coordinating the training during the flag off of the training in Yenagoa Ibrahim Abdulmalik and Chibujo Osuoha, said the…

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NDLEA in Katsina arrests no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.

National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency in Katsina says it has arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date. State NDLEA Commandant, Hajiya Maryam Gambo, disclosed this during the commissioning of the agency’s rehabilitation center in Katsina.She said 113 of the suspects were males, while 49 were females. Gambo said NDLEA…

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Italy warns of growing terrorist risk from Libya.

Italy’s right-wing interior minister Matteo Salvini has warned that escalating violence in Libya has increased the risk of terrorists making their way to Italian ports on migrant boats. Matteo said that, following the Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar’s assault on the capital, Tripoli, Italian ports would remain closed. It would be recalled that Libya has…

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Army destroys biggest camps operated by oil thieves in Delta State.

Nigerian Army has destroyed one of the biggest camps operated by oil thieves in Delta State, destroying about 60 Cotonou boats, 150   storage tanks, 700 drums used by the oil thieves for their illicit trade. Commander Sector I, Operation Delta Safe in Warri Delta State  Colonel Baba Manu-led his men with two swamp boggy into…

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Sultan urges FG to evolve method for resolving all issues between politics and religion.

Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged the Federal Government to evolve method for resolving all issues between politics and religion in the country.  Abubakar made the call in Abuja at the launching and public presentation of the 240-page “Voice of MURIC Volume 1,…

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Nigeria remains threatened by security challenges -FG

Federal Government says Nigeria remains threatened by several security challenges. Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali disclosed this at the graduation ceremony of 18 participants of Course 4 of the Nigerian Air Force War College in Makurdi in Benue State. Dan-Ali noted that as you are all aware, Nigeria remains threatened by several security challenge, pointing…

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Japan begins removal of nuclear fuel from damaged reactor

Operator of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing nuclear fuel from one of the reactors that melted down after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Remotely controlled equipment is lifting fuel rods from a storage pool inside reactor number three. The delicate work at the contaminated site is expected to take two years. The…

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Nine bandits killed during gunfight in Kaduna-Abuja expressway.

Nigeria Police Force says its operatives on Operation Puff Adder killed nine suspected bandits during a gunfight at Akilbu forest, off the Kaduna-Abuja expressway. Police spokesperson Frank Mba said in a statement that two other members of the gang escaped with gunshot wounds. He said efforts to root out criminal elements terrorizing commuters along Abuja…

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