Eyewitness Reports

Senate Anti-Graft Committee to Strengthen Institutional Accountability

By Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed, Zaria

The Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes says it will collaborate with the Anti-Graft Agencies and Institutions in the Country to streamline their duties to make them more efficient in their operations.

Chairman of the Committee Sen. Suleiman Abdu Kwari stated this in a message to the Quarterly Dialogue of the ICPC on the Accountability for Security Votes in the Country in Abuja.

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Senate Anti-Graft Committee to Strengthen Institutional Accountability

By Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed, Zaria

The Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes says it will collaborate with the Anti-Graft Agencies and Institutions in the Country to streamline their duties to make them more efficient in their operations.

Chairman of the Committee Sen. Suleiman Abdu Kwari stated this in a message to the Quarterly Dialogue of the ICPC on the Accountability for Security Votes in the Country in Abuja.

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THREE TIERS OF GOVERNMENT IN THE COUNTRY TASKED ON MAKING DEVELOPMENT RELEVANT TO THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE

The three tiers of Government in the Country have been tasked to make their developmental activities relevant to the yearnings and aspirations of the people.

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Reverend Dr Nicholas Okoh stated this in a message to the third synod of the Church held over the weekend at Tsakiya, Kwoi of Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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Insecurity: Jema'a LG boss laments shortfall in monthly allocation

The Chairman of Jema'a local government area of Kaduna State, Mr Danjuma Averik has said the lingering crisis rocking parts of the local community affected its monthly allocation.

Averik who spoke on Saturday during a Stakeholders meeting held at Council Secretariat in Kafanchan regretted that the insecurity situation in the local government had brought setback to the development plan meant to impact the rural dwellers.

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Don urges students to shun exam malpractice

Provost, Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan Waya, Professor Alexander Kure says students who do not read hard while in school but resort to examination malpractice do end up as either quacks or half baked products if not found and expelled before graduation.

The Provost who stated this on Friday during the matriculation ceremony of 2018/2019 NCE students held at the Permanent site of the institution Gidan Waya, Jema'a Local Government enjoined the students to shun the ugly practice with passion.

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Dangote donates 2,160-bed hostel to ABU

By: Muazu Abubakar Albarkawa
AFRICA’S foremost businessman and Aliko Dangote Foundation Chairman Alhaji Aliko Dangote donated at the weekend a 2,160-bed space hostel complex to the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State.

The hostel, comprising 10 blocks of 360 rooms, built at N1.2 billion, is coming after similar gestures to Bayero University, Kano and University of Ibadan, Ibadan, where the business mogul donated multi-billion naira business school complexes, respectively as part of his contribution to the education development in the country.

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Paris Club Fund: Jema'a LG presents N20m furniture, books to primary school pupils

Jema'a local government area of Kaduna State has presented N20 million worth furniture and books to 177 primary schools across the local Council.

Mr Peter Danujama Averik, Chairman of Jema'a local government area while presenting the items at the Council Secretariat in Kafanchan said gesture which was part of the Paris Club Refund Funds for 2018 was to meet the need for quality education especially at the grassroot level.

Averik said the items included, 3,000 chairs and 60, 000 customized exercise books.

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World Bank partners Kaduna State Government to boost Agricultural production

World Bank in collaboration with the Kaduna State Ministry of Agriculture has organised a one day sensitisation program aimed at boosting agricultural production especially at the grassroot.

Compass Times reports that the meeting tagged; Agro-processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support Project (APPEALS) held at New Choice Auditorium, Kafanchan, Jema'a local government area.

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Jema'a LG presents N20m furniture, books to primary school pupils

Jema'a local government area of Kaduna State has presented N20 million worth furniture and books to 177 primary schools across the local Council.

Mr Peter Danujama Averik, Chairman of Jema'a local government area while presenting the items at the Council Secretariat in Kafanchan said gesture which was part of the Paris Club Refund Funds for 2018 was to meet the need for quality education especially at the grassroot level.

Averik said the items included, 3,000 chairs and 60, 000 customized exercise books.

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