Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Nasarawa Electoral Commission Earmarks N800m For 2017 LG Elections

In Nasarawa State, the Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC), has earmarked an estimated budget of N800 Million for the conduct of 2017 Local Government Elections in the state.
The Chairman of NASIEC Dr Abdullahi Modibo who disclosed this to newsmen on Tuesday, said, the commission would release the election timetable in a couple of weeks.
He said that the commission is also mapping out plans to approach the Nasarawa State House of Assembly to amend the local government law.

Nigerian Army Arrest 4 Boko Haram Terrorists And An Armed Robbery Suspect

On Monday 24th July 2017, troops of 233 Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with vigilantes on routine patrol arrested 4 confirmed fleeing Boko Haram terrorists at Kurnari village and Nayinawa, outskirts of Damaturu, Yobe State.
The confirmed escaping Boko Haram terrorists, Bukar Waziri, aged 25 years and Mammade Lawan, aged 20 years, were from Buk, while father and son, Muhammadu Damina, aged 40 years and Isah Muhammadu aged 15 years, were from Talala.

We’ll take Atiku back – Adamawa PDP

The Adamawa chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said on Monday it would reach out to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to get him back to the party.
The party Chairman in the state, Alhaji Abdulrahman Bobboi, said Atiku was needed to contribute his quota to nation building.
He said the former vice-president was being under-utilised in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and must return to PDP where his services are needed.

Police parade six suspected criminals in Jigawa

The police in Jigawa State yesterday paraded six persons for suspected robbery, car and motorcycle theft.
Commissioner of Police Rasheed Akintunde said three cars were recovered from them.
According to Akintunde, about 04.08hours, on July 20, a distress call was received by the patrol team in Gumel council, that two cars, belonging to Muhammed Baru and Isah Sa’idu Jajeri, had been stolen.

We Should Understand President Buhari, We Elected Him Willingly – Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina says Nigerians ought to by now, understand the personality of the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
He said this during a phone conversation with Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily while being asked why the President did not consider a video recording to address Nigerians formally since his absence.
“It is a matter of personal style, there is no style that you can call ‘the’ style. The style of our president is what you have seen on display and by now two years after he came, I am sure that we should understand him.

AFMS Graduation: CAS Charges Junior Airmen To Uphold Naf Standards

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has charged the newly graduated junior airmen of Air Force Military School (AFMS), Jos to continue upholding the ethics and traditions of the NAF. The CAS stated this during the 32nd Passing Out Parade (POP) of junior airmen held on Saturday, 22 July 2017 in Jos. Represented by the Chief of Administration, Air Vice Marshal Lawal Alao, the CAS said the training acquired by the graduands would go a long way in building their capacity to contribute more meaningfully to the development of the NAF and the country at large.

Monday, 24 July 2017

Gombe state board of internal revenue targets N1 billion monthly IGR

The Gombe State Board of Internal Revenue said it is targeting to internally generate N1 billion monthly revenue before end of the year.
Executive Chairman of the board, Alhaji Muhammad Adamu Damji, stated this at the launched of the Voluntary Income and Assets Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) in the state.