PRNigeria Emerges Finalist of PR Golden World Award

Yushau  Shuaib, Publisher of PRNigeria The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) with Headquarters in London, United Kingdom has shortlisted PRNigeria’s campaigns for Nigeria’s military and security among the finalists for the Golden World Awards (GWA). The Golden World Awards are the world’s most prestigious PR awards. In a congratulatory message to Publishers of PRNigeria, the…

IGR: 36 States Generates N682bn… 15 Appear to be going bankrupt…

… Lagos Generates More IGR than 32 States Combined … Rich States: Lagos, Rivers, Delta, Ogun, Edo …Poor States:  Yobe, Zamfara, Ekiti, Borno, Kebbi An investigation by the Economic Confidential has shown that Fifteen States may go bankrupt as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2015 were far below 10% of their Federation Account Allocations (FAA) in…

Sokoto Orphans, Indigents Get Clothes, Food Items

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Twelve thousand four hundred and eighty-five orphans and indigent persons in Sokoto have received clothing materials and food items from Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal. The event, which took place in Kuchi village of Kebbe Local Government, had beneficiaries drawn from 85 districts in the 23 Local Government Councils of the state….

I’m Being Prosecuted for Old Grievances- Ex-NSA Dasuki

                       Dasuki Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has told a federal high court in Abuja that he is being punished by some persons at the highest level of power in the country for perceived grievances they hold against him while in active military service many years ago. Dasuki who…

GMOs Not Officially Grown in Nigeria – FG

Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed By Abdallah el-Kurebe The Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has said that there was not presently any genetically modified organisms (GMOs) officially grown in Nigeria and therefore called on Nigerians not to panic over the issue. In a statement issued by the Minister on Monday in Abuja, she stated that…

Dasuki Sets for Supreme Court Over Denial of Freedom After Bails

               Sambo Dasuki … Says he is not afraid of trial Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) is fully set to storm the Supreme Court to press for his freedom denied him by the federal government after three different High Courts in Abuja had admitted him to bail in the…

NYSC In Sokoto Gets Doubled State Allowance

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Sokoto government has jacked up allowances of youth corps members serving in the state, with a pledge to begin immediate payment of the new structure. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal announced the new policy during the swearing-in ceremony of 2006 Batch A Stream II corps members at the state NYSC orientation camp in…

CBN Releases New Forex Market Guidelines, Floats The Naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Wednesday announced a full float of the Naira, which will make the foreign exchange, forex, rate to be now determined by market forces, although the apex bank said it will intervene “as the need arises”. Disclosing this in Abuja at a press conference on the Flexible Exchange Rate…

Tambuwal Launches Sales of Subsidised Fertilizers, Seeds to Sokoto Farmers

By Abdallah el-Kurebe In preparation for the 2016 cropping seasin, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Saad Abubakar on Tuesday began sales of subsidised fertilizers and seeds variety varieties to farmers in the state. At the sales, which launched in Silame town of Silame Local Government Area, Tambuwal announced that the state…

Sokoto Customs Nets N860m in Five Months

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The Customs Area Command, which comprises Sokoto/Kebbi/Zamfara states has recorded unprecedented revenue generation strive by netting a total of N860,354,297 between January and May this year. The Customs Area Comptroller (CAC), Sani Madugu disclosed this at the Command headquarters in Sokoto on Monday when the Comptroller General of Customs, Hamid Ali paid…

Tambuwal, Sultan to Customs: Revisit Policy on Rice Importation

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Following the untold hardship on Nigerians resulting from the ban on importation of essential commodities, especially rice through land borders, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state and Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar have called on the Federal government via the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) to review import of in order  to reduce the hardships…