1114 results found for Association of Anambra State Union

NIQS wants MDA to track constituency projects to eliminate corruption

THE President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mr Olayemi Shonubi, on Tuesday raised alarm over massive corruption in the execution of constituency projects in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 hrs ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Olayemi Shonubi, Property and Environment Writers’ Association of Nigeria (PEWAN),

UNICEF improves access to education for 102,859 children in N/East in 3 yrs– Official

THE United Nations Children Education Fund,  (UNICEF) says it provided access to inclusive, equitable and quality education for 102,859 children in Borno within the last three... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 hrs ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Alhaji Ali Dogo, State Universal Basic Education Board ( SUBEB), United Nations Children Education Fund,  (UNICEF)

Nasarawa State Assembly Service Commission confirms members’ appointment

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Musa-Isa Mustapha-Agwai as Chairman of the Nasarawa State Assembly Service Commission. The assembly at its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 19 hrs ago | seen 23 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Ahmed Adamu-Agina, Shuaibu Ibrahim, Hannatu Agyas, Nasarawa State House of Assembly,

Kuwait hosts int’l meeting on foreign terrorist fighters

THE Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) Working Group Meeting held the opening ceremony on Tuesday in Kuwait City, the capital of Kuwait. Kuwaiti Assistant Foreign Minister for International... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 19 hrs ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF), Hamad Al-Mashaan, Islamic State (IS),

Survey expects lower growth, higher inflation in U.S.

ANALYSTS have projected that the U.S. economy will face slower growth and higher inflation at year-end, showed a survey released on Monday by the National Association... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 20 hrs ago | seen 20 times

Tags: National Association for Business Economics (NABE)

Plateau 2023: Ex-REC gets students’ support

The National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS) has promised to support the governorship bid of Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, the immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 20 hrs ago | seen 67 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS), Dr Nentawe Yilwatda,

Buhari urges closer collaboration against economic challenges in West Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called on executives of banking institutions in West Africa to forge a closer collaboration to tackle economic challenges confronting the sub-region. The president... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 20 hrs ago | seen 20 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, West African Bankers Association (WABA),

Kwara commends FG for donating 500 hospital beds to PHCs

Dr Nusirat Elelu, the Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency on Tuesday commended the Federal Government for donating 500 beds to the  Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 20 hrs ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Dr Nusirat Elelu, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency

MDCAN begs FG for immediate implementation of hazards allowance

THE Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has called for an immediate implementation of the payment of hazards allowances for workers in hospitals across... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 21 hrs ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Dr Victor Makanjuola, MDCAN National Executive Council (NEC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

NUT to sensitise members to importance of 2023 elections

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has reiterated its commitment to sensitise its members to the importance of the 2023 general elections to the union. Mr Samson... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Samson Oyelere, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

ASUU: Clark urges education minister to take over negotiations

Elder Statesman Edwin Clark says there is need for the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu to take over negotiations regarding Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Pan Nigerian Forum (PANDEF), Edwin Clark, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Photos : Faces at NCDMB Midstream, Downstream Oil & Gas stakeholders summit in Lagos

photos at the opening event of NCDMB Midstream, Downstream Oil & Gas stakeholders summit holding in Lagos on Monday May 23 & 24, 2022   Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary NCDMB, Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources,

EU Commission proposes suspension of EU debt rules for another year

The European Commission, on Monday proposed suspending strict fiscal rules in the European Union (EU), for an additional year, amid the economic fallout from the Ukraine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags: European Commission, European Union (EU), Valdis Dombrovskis,

CMS Girls’ Alumnae donate 100 chairs, desks to school

THE CMS Girl’s Grammar School Alumnae Association has donated 100 chairs and desks to the school, to ensure comfortable learning experience for students. The National President of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: CMS Girl’s Grammar School Alumnae Association, West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), Adeola Adetugbobo,

B/Haram kills 2 policemen, injures 5 in Borno ambush

NO fewer than two policemen were killed and five others injured when gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram fighters ambushed them along Maiduguri-Damaturu Road, Borno State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Borno State Police Command

Association seeks effective implementation of National Health Insurance Authority law

The Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP) has appealed to the Federal Government to ensure the effective implementation of the provisions of the newly signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Association Of Nigeria Private Medical Doctors (ANPMD)

Gusting winds threaten to blow PGA Championship contenders off course

PLAYERS were trying to keep their Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Championship hopes from being blown away on Friday at the wind-whipped Southern Hills Country Club in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA),

Board chairman urges collaboration with waste managers to reduce diseases

THE Delta State Waste Management Board has emphasised the need for stakeholders to work closely with waste managers to reduce the outbreak of epidemic in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Emma Chinye, Delta State Waste Management Board,

LASIEC assures Citizens with Disabilities of adequate inclusion in election process

THE Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), has assured Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) that its strategic plans for election will accommodate activities by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD), Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya, Joint National Association of Persons with Persons for Disabilities, (JONAPWD), Peter Ekemini, Lagos State Independent Electoral Comm

Kogi SSG resumes as part-time lecturer at Confluence University

THE Secretary to the Government of Kogi State (SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade, has resumed a part-time lecturer at the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Secretary to the Government of Kogi State (SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade, Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC),

Association, NCC to partner in fighting book piracy

THE Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA) has pledged to partner the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to fight book piracy in South East and South South regions. The President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA), Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Uchenna Anioke,

Stakeholders harp on alternatives to cut fish feed costs

SOME stakeholders in the aquaculture sector harped on the need for alternative feeds to cut production costs as fish feed prices continued to rise. The stakeholders made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Evelyn Dimgba, Catfish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFAN)

African new vehicle sales increase by 32% in 2021

THE African Association of Motor Manufacturers, AAAM, has just released the new vehicle sales volumes as compiled for AAAM by the Africa Automotive Data Network for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 83 times

Tags: African Association of Motor Manufacturers

Strike: Jigawa poly ASUP records 100% compliance – Chairman

THE Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic Kazaure, Jigawa chapter, says it has recorded 100 per cent compliance after joining the nationwide... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP),

Police repel bandits’ attack in Katsina communities, kill 6 suspects

THE Katsina State Police Command says it has repelled bandits’ attack at Dabaibayawa village of Batagarawa and Dankiri village of Dutsinma Local Government Area. The Command’s spokesperson,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah,

Make sign language a subject in schools – Group urges Anambra Govt.

THE  Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD) has urged the Anambra  Government to add sign language to the curriculum of its  primary and secondary schools... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD), Amobi Nwagwu,

AU, Singapore establish framework for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificates

 AFRICAL Union (AU) and Singapore have established a framework for mutual recognition of digital COVID-19 vaccination certificates starting from May 23. The Africa Centre for Disease Control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: African Union,

I’ve been a Liverpool F.C. fan from childhood, Nnamdi Kanu tells court

LEADER of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, told a Federal High Court, Abuja that he has been  a fan of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Liverpool F.C, Chelsea Football Club, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Binta Nyako j, Department of State Services (DSS), Mike Ozekhome,

Afreximbank, APPO urge establishment of African energy bank

THE African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation (APPO), and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have called for the establishment of an African Energy Transition Bank. The call is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation (APPO), UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), African Union (AU)

Australian medical association calls for return of face masks

Australia’s peak medical body has called for a return of face masks to mitigate an impending spike in coronavirus and influenza cases.   Chris Moy, vice-president of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Australian Medical Association (AMA), Scott Morrison,

Kano govt calls for calm over Sabon Gari gas explosion

The Kano State government has called on residents to remain calm after Tuesday’s gas explosion in Sabon Gari, Kano.This is contained in a statement by Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Kano State government, Sabon Gari, Muhammed Garba,

Oil rises on EU’s Russian oil ban effort, demand hopes

OIL hit its highest in seven weeks on Tuesday, supported by the European Union’s ongoing push for a ban on Russian oil imports that would tighten... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 51 times

Tags: European Union,

Finland, Sweden joining NATO to ‘strengthen’ EU, says top diplomat

THE potential NATO membership of Sweden and Finland would “strengthen” the European Union, top European Union (EU) diplomat Josep Borrell said on Tuesday at a meeting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 41 times

Tags: NATO, Josep Borrell, European Union,

NAFA:League games hit fever pitch as teams battle for supremacy

Organisers of the Nigeria Secondary School Flag Football League (NSSFFL), put together by the Nigeria America Football Association (NAFA), on Tuesday said the competition had hit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nigeria Secondary School Flag Football League (NSSFFL), Nigeria America Football Association (NAFA),

Osun University not joining ASUU strike, says Management

The Management of the Osun state University (UniOSUN), has declared that the school has no intention of joining the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Osun state University (UniOSUN), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Wende Olaosebikan, Adesoji Ademola,

Community leader cries out for rural development, assures residents of inclusive leadership

MR. Christian Ughanze, newly-elected President-General (PG) of Amansea Development Union, in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra, has assured the people of inclusive leadership and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Paul Okeke, Chijioke Upia, Christian Ughanze, Amansea Development Union,

Wike urges NBA to take action against attacks on judiciary

Gov.Nyesom Wike of Rivers has urged the leadership of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to go beyond issuing of statements, to taking concrete actions against attacks on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Mary Peter Odili, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Ahmadu Fintiri, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, Sen. Douye Diri, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Seyi Makinde, Gov.Nyesom Wike, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA,

Alleged Super TV CEO murder trial: Court adjourns till May 23

A Lagos High Court in Tafawa Balewa Square, on Monday adjourned till May 23, trial of an undergraduate, Chidinma Ojukwu, charged with murdering Mr Usifo Ataga,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Yetunde Adesanya, State Criminal Investigating Department (SCID), Usifo Ataga, Chioma Egbuchu, Chidinma Ojukwu,

Report only facts—NUJ president tells journalists

THE National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has tasked journalists to uphold their watchdog responsibility as the 2023 general elections draw nearer. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo, Shuaibu Leman,

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

Turkey captures IS member suspected of planning suicide bombing

Turkish police on Monday captured an Islamic State (IS) member suspected of planning a suicide bomb attack in Turkey’s southern province of Sanliurfa, the Interior Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Turkish police, Islamic State (IS),

AU deploys pre-election assessment mission to Kenya

THE African Union (AU) on Monday disclosed the deployment of its Pre-election Assessment Mission to Kenya to observe preparations for the country’s upcoming elections. The deployment is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 67 times

Tags: East African Community (EAC), African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA),

FUTA students barricade Akure-Ilesa Highway over lingering ASUU Strike

STUDENTS of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, on Monday barricaded the Akure-Ilesa Highway, protesting the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Abiodun Ibiyemi,

Sanctions, dispute overshadow meeting of EU foreign ministers

A meeting of the European Union’s foreign ministers is being overshadowed by an ongoing dispute within the bloc about new sanctions on Russia. The ministers, on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 48 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, Dmytro Kuleba, President Vladimir Putin,

LASG to clamp down on street traders

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said serious steps were being taken to address street trading and other vices in the state. The Chairman of State Taskforce... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Lagos State Government

LASG to clamp down on street traders

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said serious steps were being taken to address street trading and other vices in the state. The Chairman of State Taskforce... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Lagos State Government

45th NAFEST: Ministry of Tourism seeks support

THE Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture officials  have visited Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, seeking collaboration to host the the 45th anniversary of the National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Sanwo-Olu, National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST),

NAFDAC, NYSC sign MoU to promote healthy living among Nigerians

THE Director-General, Department of State Services, (DSS) Alhaji Yusuf Bichi, has pledged to work with the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) Nigeria to make the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Department of State Services (DSS), Alhaji Yusuf Bichi,

Youth group tasks parties’ delegates on credible candidates

NOBLE Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), a youth group, has called on delegates of all political parties to vote for credible candidates at their parties’ primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Onmonya,

Ekiti 2022: Famuyibo promises pensioners, workers better deal if elected

THE Accord Party (AP) governorship candidate in Ekiti, Mr Reuben Famuyibo, has signed a pact with pensioners in the state to ensure workers entitlements are paid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Chief Joel Akinola, Accord Party (AP), Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP),

Maritime stakeholders synergise to free port corridors from illegalities

THE Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN) have stressed the need for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Adewale Adeyanju, Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN), Moses Fadipe,

2022 Hajj: Jigawa Pilgrims Board trains 135 facilitators

THE Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB) on Friday trained 135 facilitators to enable them to train the state’s intending pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj. The Acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB), Alhaji Mustafa Umar,

LASUTH launches new dialysis unit to improve kidney disease treatment

THE Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it has launcheda new Dialysis Unit to improve health outcomes for patients battling kidney diseases. The Chief Medical Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo,

ASUU Strike: Students stage protest at UI, disrupt movement

SCORES of concerned students in Oyo State converged on University of Ibadan (UI) Gate on Friday to stage a peaceful protest over ongoing  warning strike by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 97 times

Tags: University of Ibadan (UI), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

We want to use Agriculture to discourage youths from money rituals —Ondo govt

Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Ondo State Governor on Agric and Agribusiness, says government has concluded plans to encourage more youths into agriculture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

After 38 years, DSS removes Nigerian journalist from watch list

THE Director General, Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, says the service has removed a journalist, Lanre Arogundade, from its watch list in which his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, International Press Centre (IPC),

LASUSTECH agribusiness starts tomato plantation for Ikorodu community

THE Agricbusiness Committee of Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH), Ikorodu has started hectares of irrigated tomato plantation to meet the demands of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Olanrewaju Kuye, Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH), Olanrewaju Kuye,

Mediation training for Benue traditional rulers ‘ll set pace for conflicts resolution – Council

THE Benue State Traditional Rulers Council says the mediation and negotiation training for its members will set the pace for communal, farmer-herder and natural resource conflicts resolution in the state.   This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Benue State Traditional, Christopher Ijale, Chris Agoha,

Committee tasks wealthy individuals, politicians to assist the poor in health insurance

THE Kaduna State branch of Ward Development Committees (WDCs), on Friday urged wealthy individuals and politicians to pay health insurance premium on behalf of the poor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Kaduna State branch of Ward Development Committees (WDCs), Alhaji Balarabe Idris-Jaji, Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF),

Enugu State Govt set to resolve teachers’ strike – Commissioner

THE Enugu State Government is putting final modalities in place to resolve issues  raised by striking primary school teachers. The state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Enugu State Government, Prof. Uchenna Eze, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

DSS warns politicians, highly placed individuals against unguarded statements

THE Department of State Services (DSS) has warned politicians and highly placed personalities against unguarded statements that could derail efforts to deepen Nigeria’s democracy.   Dr Peter Afunanya,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Department of State Services (DSS), Peter Afunanya,

EU announces additional €500m to buy weapons for Ukraine

THE EU plans to provide another 500 million euro (520 million dollars) for weapons and other military equipment to the Ukrainian armed forces. The EU foreign affairs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, Liz Truss, Vladimir Putin,

Kogi PHCDA holds inaugural board meeting, calls for improved funding

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, KSPHCDA on Thursday called for adequate funding to enhance service delivery for residents of the state.  The agency’s board... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Dr Mary Onoja-Alexander, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Dr Abubakar Yakubu, Mrs Ojonugwa Achimugu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency

NUT appeals to FG, ASUU to embrace peaceful dialogue

MR Samson Oyelere, the Secretary, Nigeria Union of Teachers,NUT, Ogun Chapter, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embrace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: ASUU, Mr Samson Oyelere, Nigeria Union of Teachers

NAPTAN, stakeholders laud KDSG for constructing 6 new science schools

National Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) and some education stakeholders have commended the Kaduna State Government for constructing six new Science Boarding Secondary Schools to promote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: National Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Haruna Danjuma,

UEFA to scrap club coefficient plan for new Champions League

UEFA is set to scrap its coefficient plan and from 2024 will award two Champions League places to countries whose clubs collectively performed best in Europe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 89 times

Tags: European Club Association,

Insecurity in South-East not targeted at herders- Miyetti Allah

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says the spate of insecurity in the South-East is not targeted at herders. The South-East Zonal Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Gidado SiddikiIndigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB),

PTAD begins verification of pensioners of defunct BoA

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) says it has concluded plans to begin the verification of pensioners of the defunct Bank of Agriculture (BoA) in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Police Officers Wives Association Complex (POWA), Gbenga Ajayi,

Fuel scarcity may linger unless FG pays marketers bridging claims — IPMAN

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has urged the Federal Government to pay marketers their bridging claims to enable them to begin lifting petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

PERL mobilises support for implementation of 2nd chance education framework

THE Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), on Tuesday mobilised relevant stakeholders to support the implementation of Kaduna State Second Chance Education (SCE) programme. PERL, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), Kaduna State Second Chance Education (SCE), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Istifanus Akau,

Aviation fuel: Marketers laud FG’s temporary intervention for local airlines

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), has welcomed the temporary intervention by the Federal Government for local airlines regarding the pricing of Aviation Turbine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Nigerian National Petr

Oyo reintroduces history in public schools curriculum, distributes over 4,950 textbooks

THE Oyo State Government has directed all public primary schools in the state to immediately implement the teaching of History as an independent subject. According to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB), Olamide Adeniji,

EKSG receives 62 petitions on traditional rulers’ upgrade

THE Ekiti State Government (EKSG) has assured communities who are dissatisfied with the Chieftaincy Review exercise carried out in 2019 of fairness and justice in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Ekiti State Government (EKSG), Bisi Egbeyemi, Oba Adegoroye Omoseebi,

Harnessing road corridor to boost economy

By Ikenna Uwadileke, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) On March 24, 2022, stakeholders in the transport sector, converged on the premises of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Kaduna Sate Chapter of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), President Muhammadu Buhari,

Abia Govt decries vandalism of public utilities in Aba

Abia Government has expressed worry over the high rate of vandalism of public utilities in the commercial city of Aba. The Commissioner for Works, Mr Bob Ogu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Abia State Government, Bob Ogu,

Aviation fuel not selling at N700 per litre – MOMAN

THE Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has debunked claims that Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK), also known as aviation fuel, was being sold at N700... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON),

Scrap collection business can give youths hope – association

THE Secretary of Yankwalabe Development Association, Mr Auwalu Biliyaminu, says scrap business can engage the youth meaningfully and shift their attention from crimes.   He also noted that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Yankwalabe Development Association, Auwalu Biliyaminu,

ASUU confirms extension of strike by 12 weeks

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) President, Mr Emmanuel Osodeke, has confirmed that ASUU has extended the strike by 12 weeks. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),Emmanuel Osodeke, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS),

Scrap collection business can give youths hope – association

THE Secretary of Yankwalabe Development Association, Mr Auwalu Biliyaminu, says scrap business can engage the youth meaningfully and shift their attention from crimes.   He also noted that... Read more

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Tags: Yankwalabe Development Association, Auwalu Biliyaminu,

EU should seize Russian reserves to rebuild Ukraine – Borrell

EUROPEAN Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, on Monday said the union should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to help pay for the cost... Read more

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Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell,

Sweet revenge: Ebonyi football fans hail Flying Eagles win over Ghana

Ebonyi soccer fans have hailed the Flying Eagles’ 2-0 defeat of Black Satellites of Ghana in the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B, U-20... Read more

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Tags: Flying Eagles, Black Satellites of Ghana, West African Football Union (WAFU), Bright Ijendu,

10 feared dead in Abia pipeline explosion

TEN persons may have died when a petroleum pipeline exploded in Abia State at the weekend. The explosion took place in Uzuaku community in Ukwa West council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Abia State

Lead City University to host eminent Nigerians in arts and culture

Lead City University, Ibadan, is set to host eminent Nigerians in the culture and performing arts sector to ensure symbiotic interface between the gown and town. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), Prof Kabiru Adeyemo,

Nasarawa SUBEB opens bid for 2020/2021 contract awards

Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has opened bid for award of contracts for construction of new school buildings for 2020/2021. The SUBEB Chairman, Mohammed Dan-Azumi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB),

‘Reincarnation’ debuts in Lagos

THE Lagos State Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, in collaboration with QDance Company, has premiered the internationally acclaimed and award-winning musical, Reincarnation, in Lagos.   The Premiere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, QDance Company, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Qudus Onikeku,

Strike at lvory towers: SSANU, NASU laud Ngige’s efforts at resolving strike

THE Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have commended the efforts of the Minister of Labour... Read more

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Tags: Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), Joint Action Committee (JAC), Peter Adeyemi, Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information Sy

U.S. reiterates commitment in preserving Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage

THE United State (U.S.) says it is committed to preserving Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage and diversity.   The Acting U.S.  Consul General, Mr Brand Hudspeth said this at... Read more

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Tags: United State (U.S.), Brand Hudspeth, David Coulson, Trust for African Rock Art (TARA),

Don calls for engagement of blockchain technology for social economic development

A University don, Dr Abiodun Okedeyi of the Department of Physics, Lagos State University of Education, Oto Ijanikin has called for the engagement of blockchain technology... Read more

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MAN confidence index stands at 53.9 points in Q1

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said the Manufacturers CEO’s Confidence Index (MCCI) stood at 53.9 points for the first quarter of the year. This is against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Manufacturers CEO’s Confidence Index (MCCI), Engr. Mansur Ahmed,

NUJ celebrates Lalong @ 59, appeals for completion of its press centre

The Plateau Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has  felicitated with the Gov Simon Lalong on his 59th birthday, appealing  for  completion of its... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Gov Simon Lalong

EU countries may be liable for pollution-linked health damage

PEOPLE in the European Union (EU) can  have the right to be compensated if their health has been compromised by excessive air pollution, a top EU... Read more

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Tags: European Union (EU), European Court of Justice (ECJ),

NUJ calls for threat-free environment for journalists to operate

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Bauchi State Council, has called on  governments at all levels to provide a conducive, and more secure environment for its... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Umar Sa’du, Umar Sa’du,

Burundi says 10 of its peacekeepers killed in Somalia attack

BURUNDI'S military said on Wednesday that 10 of its African Union (AU) peacekeepers were killed in an attack on their base in Somalia, while a security... Read more

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Tags: African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat,

Boko Haram: EU, British Council train 250 community leaders in peacebuilding in Borno

THE European Union in collaboration with the Borno State Government and British Council have trained a total of 250 community leaders and women who were affected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Mr Emmanuel Iyaji, Aisha Kyari, European Union

Conflicts, crises fueled hunger in 2021—say UN, EU

THE number of people suffering from hunger worldwide rose further in 2021 due to conflict, economic crises and extreme weather, according to a joint report issued... Read more

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Tags: United Nations, European Union (EU)

Edo health agency postpones oral polio vaccination

THE Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA), has postponed the second round of oral polio vaccination for children between ages 0-59 months in the... Read more

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Edo NUJ plans intervention team to protect journalists

 The Edo Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) is to set up an intervention team that will protect journalists while discharging their professional duties. The... Read more

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Tags: Godwin Erahon, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Festus Alenkhe,

VC tasks lecturers on authoring well-researched books

THE new Vice Chancellor of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Prof. Alloysius Okolie, has tasked lecturers on authoring well researched books meant... Read more

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Tags: Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Prof. Alloysius Okolie, Prof. Agu Gab Agu

Ekiti govt directs school to resume Wednesday

Ekiti Government has directed public and private schools in the state to resume the third term academic session on Wednesday. The state Commissioner for Education, Science and... Read more

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Tags: Ekiti State Government, Bimpe Aderiye,

30th coronation anniversary: KGSIRS felicitates Maigairi of Lokoja

Alhaji Salihu Sule-Enehe, Acting Executive Chairman, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGSIRS), in Tuesday felicitated the Maigairi of Lokoja, Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Kabir-Maikarfi III, OON, on... Read more

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Tags: Alhaji Salihu Sule-Enehe, Muhammadu Kabir-Maikarfi III, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGSIRS),

NANTA ex-President commends growth of travel trade

Mrs Theresa Uju, the first female National President of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), has commended the rate of growth of the Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

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Press freedom remains elusive until journalists receive satisfactory wage – Don

Dr Patrick Okon, a lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Calabar has said that real press freedom will be elusive until the media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

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World Press Freedom Day: NUJ Zone seeks more protection for Journalists

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Zone B has called for more policies to protect Nigerian journalists against all forms of attacks. Mrs Ronke Samo, Vice President... Read more

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Leadership Tussle: Ebonyi Govt orders election for Abakaliki Rice Mills Association

GOV. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has ordered a fresh election to be conducted for the Abakaliki Rice Mill Owners Association of Nigeria (ARMOAN) to end its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Abakaliki Rice Mill Owners Association of Nigeria (ARMOAN), Dr Stephen Odoh,

Eid-el-Fitr: Pray for committed leadership – MULAN president urges

THE President of Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), Prof. Ibrahim Abikan, has urged Nigerians to pray for election of good leaders in the 2023  general... Read more

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Eid-el-Fitri: Work positively to transform Nigeria, TUC tells leaders

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Monday called on leaders at various levels and sectors to show concern for the challenges bedeviling the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Quadri Olaleye,

Association tasks FG on inflation

THE Senior Staff Association of Statutory Cooperation and Government Owned Companies (SSACGOC) has urged the Federal Government to address inflation in order to improve the nation’s... Read more

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Union leaders task FG on review of minimum wage

SOME union leaders in Lagos State have tasked the Federal Government on upward review of the current N30,000 minimum wage of Nigerian workers. The unions said that... Read more

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Tags: Kehinde Ajibade, Salaudeen Olalekan, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association, (FOBTOB), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Adeleye Ajayi, Radio, Television

Lagos govt. evacuates occupants of distressed building

OFFICIALS of the Lagos State Building Collapse Agency have begun the evacuation of occupants of a three-storey building showing serious signs of distress in Ebute Metta. The... Read more

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Tags: Lagos State Building Collapse Agency, National Emergency Management Agency,, Ibrahim Farinloye,

Eid-el-fitr: Pray for violence-free elections, IPMAN urges Muslims

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has enjoined Muslims to pray for a violence-free 2023 general election, as they mark this year’s Eid-el-fitr celebration. IPMAN’s... Read more

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Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Eid-el-fitr, Chinedu Okoronkwo,

Fire Service urges lawmakers to view provision of fire-fighting station as good governance

THE Enugu State Fire Service, on Sunday urged lawmakers and political office holders to see the provision of fire-fighting/rescue stations, vehicles and other equipment as part... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Enugu State Fire Service, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Chief Okwudiri Ohaa, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

Many feared injured as Muslim worshippers, hoodlums clash in Lagos

MANY were feared injured in the early hours of Sunday when a group of Muslim worshippers and hoodlums clashed in Marina area of Lagos. The reason for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps

Health agency explains universal health coverage

THE Plateau State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (PLASCHEMA) has sensitised journalists to the importance of Universal Health Coverage in the state.   Speaking the event on Friday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Plateau State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (PLASCHEMA),

Multiple crash claims 2 persons in Lagos – NEMA

TWO people have been confirmed dead following a multiple crash involving four vehicles in Lagos. The multiple crash occurred at Odo lya Alaro located on the bridge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU), Lagos State. Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS),

IntegratE project partners Enugu govt. on family planning, trains health professionals

ENUGU State Government says it is partnering with an organisation, IntegratE Project, to create awareness on family planning. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi, said this... Read more

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Tags: Enugu State Government,

IPMAN urges clamp down on illegal refineries

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has urged government at all levels to intensify efforts to check the operations of illegal refineries in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Chinedu Okoronkwo,

Poland asks for EU funds to care for Ukrainian refugees

Poland has asked for additional EU funding to help pay for its efforts to accommodate millions of refugees who had  flooded the country from neighbouring Ukraine. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: European Union, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Gerhard Schröder,

EU to suspend all duties on imports from Ukraine for 1 year

THE European Commission has proposed suspending import duties on all Ukrainian exports to the European Union for one year. The proposal, which the Commission termed “an unprecedented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 125 times

Tags: European Commission, European Union, Valdis Dombrovskis, Volodymyr Zelensky,

KDSG not involved in decision to pull out of ASUU strike – KASU

THE Management of Kaduna State University (KASU), says the Kaduna State Government has nothing to do with its decision to pull out of the ongoing trike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Gov. Nasir El-Rufa, Adamu Bargo, Kaduna State University (KASU),

Russia halts gas supplies to Bulgaria- officials

BULGARIAN officials at a press conference on Wednesday said Russia had suspended gas supplies to Bulgaria but the situation was under control. “There is already a physical... Read more

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EU Commission formally initiates rule of law procedure against Hungary

THE EU Commission has officially initiated a procedure against Hungary to potentially cut its EU funding due to possible violations of the rule of law in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: European Union, Vera Jourova,

Somalia PM asks peacekeepers to secure parliamentary speaker vote

SOMALIA’S Prime Minister on Wednesday asked African Union soldiers to protect lawmakers as they pick new leadership, after warning police and intelligence officials not to interfere... Read more

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Tags: African Union, Mohamed Hussein Roble, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), Abdillahi Mohamed Nur,

How to curb incessant ASUU strikes – Ex-VC

FORMER Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, says having somebody from the academia as minister is the only way to checkmate the... Read more

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Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

Zelenskyy says Russia’s goals go way beyond Ukraine

UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that Russia’s goals go way beyond its current war on Ukraine.   “The ultimate goal of Russia’s leadership is not just to... Read more

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Tags: President Volodymyr Zelensky, European Union (EU),

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it has approved 11,222 polling units ahead of the 2023 general polls. INEC Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Prof. Riskuwa Arabu, Nasiru Ibrahim, Suleiman Alkali, A A Maulud, Sule Umar,

Kaduna Govt using social protection policy to address deprivation, vulnerability – Official

THE Kaduna State Government is using the Social Protection policy to address deprivation, exclusion and vulnerability facing a larger proportion of the state population. Mrs Saude Atoyebi,... Read more

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Tags: Kaduna State Government, Saude Atoyebi,

Kaduna Govt, stakeholders map out plans on tackling nutrition obstacles

THE Kaduna State Government and stakeholders on Tuesday figured out a plan on ways to tackle nutrition impediments and food poisoning in Kaduna state. Speaking, the Permanent Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Planning and Budget Commission (PBC), Bashir Muhammad,

NUJ pledges support to fight against drug abuse in Sokoto

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Sokoto State Council, has pledged support to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in its fight against drug abuse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamu Iro, Dalhatu Safiyal-Magori, Safiyal-Magori,

Ondo to support dairy processors to meet demand for local milk products

PASTOR Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant to Ondo state Governor on Agriculture Business, said the state government had concluded plans to develop dairy industry to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Akin Olotu, Ondo state Government, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Adekunle John, Food and Agricultural Organizations (FAO), airy Development Operation, Friesland Campina Wamco Nigeria PLC,

Kano State Govt, UNICEF unveil report on rights of children

THE Kano State Government and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday  unveiled a report on children’s rights and wellbeing. Unveiling the report, tagged: ”Situation Analysis of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Rahama Farah, Alhaji Mukhtar Yakasai, Kano State Government, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Stock market opens week with N53.51bn gain

 THE Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd. on Monday recorded a gain of N53.51billion following investors’ interest in Union Bank and Access Bank. Specifically, the market capitalisation garnered N53.51billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Union Bank, UBA, Zenith Bank, Stanbic Bank, Access Bank.

World Malaria Day: Stakeholders call for more efforts to eliminate disease

AS the world marks the 2022 World Malaria Day (WMD), some stakeholders have calledfor conscious efforts to end malaria disease in the country. The stakeholders made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: World Malaria Day (WMD), National Basketball Association (NBA), ExxonMobil, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Terfa Akpoyibo, Perpetua Uhomoibhi,

ExxonMobil Foundation renews commitment to end malaria in Nigeria

ExxonMobil Foundation, in collaboration with ExxonMobil affiliate companies and other orgnisations have renewed their commitments to end malaria in the country. Mr Richard Laing, the Managing Director,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: ExxonMobil Foundation, Richard Laing, National Basketball Association (NBA), ExxonMobil’s Malaria Initiative (EMI),

Low turnout observed in schools as Lagos students resume

SCHOOLS in Lagos resumed for the third term of the 2021/2022 academic session on Monday with low turnout of students seen in some primary and secondary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Akintoye Hassan, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Daystar Montessori School,

How to avoid incessant ASUU strikes – Olayinka, ex-UI VC

A former Vice-Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, says improved welfare of academic staff and prioritising education are veritable ways of preventing strikes by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS),

World Malaria Day: Association conducts free malaria tests for residents

THE Association of Civil Society on Malaria Control, Immunisation and Nutrition (ACOMIN), on Monday conducted free malaria tests for the residents of Kpakungu community in Minna,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Association of Civil Society on Malaria Control, Immunisation and Nutrition (ACOMIN), Mohammed Wasagi, Kalejaiye Olasunkanmi,

World Malaria Day: MWAN distribute insecticide treated nets to Kwara children hospital

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter on Monday distributed 200 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) at the Children Specialist Hospital, Igboro in Ilorin. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), World Malaria Day, Mosunmola Folorunsho, Bilqis Alatishe-Muhammad,

EU, India set up joint trade, technology council

THE European Union and India on Monday launched a joint Trade and Technology Council at a meeting in New Delhi to deepen cooperation. European Commission President, Ursula... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: European Union, Ursula von der Leyen,

AU applauds Macron on re-election as French President

AFRICAN Union on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as French President. AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat tweeted: “I extend my... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: African Union, Emmanuel Macron, Moussa Faki Mahamat

15% levy: Agents shelve planned strike by one week

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has shelved the planned strike over the 15 per cent National Automotive Council (NAC) levy due to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Alhaji Rilwan Amuni, Nigeria Customs Service, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents

Oromoni: Court bars journalists from inquest coverage

A coroner sitting in Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday barred journalists and other interested parties from covering and witnessing the inquest. The case aims to unravel the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Dowen College,Nigeria Bar Association,Mr Benard Oniga,Sylvester Oromoni Jnr.

45 Enugu College of Education students, staffs graduate in free vocational skills

THe Potter’s Wheel Foundation (PWF), on Sunday, graduated 45 students and staff of the Enugu State College Of Education Technical ( ESCET), including two visual impaired... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Potter’s Wheel Foundation (PWF), Enugu State College Of Education Technical ( ESCET), Osondu Eze, Adline Okere, Godsown Onuzulike, Chika Amuka, Oby Otiji,

Post-COVID-19: Obaseki decries brain drain in health sector

GOV. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has decried brain drain in Nigeria’s  health sector, post-COVID-19. Obaseki stated this when he hosted members of the Association of Nigeria physicians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Association of Nigeria physicians in the Americas (ANPA),

How to overcome challenges in Nigeria by cleric

 A cleric, Pastor Dan Horn on Saturday night urged Nigerians to pray to God to intervene in the current challenges facing the country.   Horn, the Pastor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Markus Musa, Mr Daniel Mazadu

Anambra confirms sending tax demand notices to indigenes, residents via text messages

THE Anambra Internal Revenue Service (AIRS) on Friday confirmed that the demand direct tax notices sent to Anambra indigenes and residents through text messages originated from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Mrs Sylvia Uzoma Ngige, Anambra Internal Revenue Service

Edo Revenue Board announces availability of number plates

Edo State Internal Revenue (EIRS) says it has taken delivery of number plates from Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), thus ending its long months of scarcity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Edo State Internal Revenue (EIRS), Egboigbe Courage,

Niger govt provides relief materials to victims of bandits attack

THE Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Friday, provided relief materials to victims of bandits attack in Gurara and Lavun Local Government Areas of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Ahmed Inga, Yusuf Gawu,

Rainstorm: Ondo govt donates relief materials to NYSC

THE Ondo State government on Friday, donated relief materials to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state. The donation is to cushion the effects of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Ondo State, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

PMS spillage burns cars, shops on Abeokuta-Lagos expressway, says Lagos rescue service

THE Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has said that it had combated the Friday fire outbreak on the Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos. The Director of the Service,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye,

Agency seeks compulsory insurance enrolment for intending couples

THE Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) on Friday called on the state government to make enrollment of health insurance schemes compulsory for intending couples. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), Abubakar Hassan,

AIT loses Niger Correspondent in autocrash — Union

THE African Independent Television (AIT) has lost Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, its Correspondent in Minna, Niger, in a ghastly motor accident, according to a statement in Minna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: African Independent Television (AIT), Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Billie Jean King against Wimbledon ban on Russian, Belarusian players

BILLIE Jean King has spoken out against the ban on Russian and Belarusian players imposed at Wimbledon this year as a result of the war in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Billie Jean King, Novak Djokovic, Lawn Tennis Association, Martina Navratilova

Tricycle operators in Niger State protest multiple taxation

THE commercial tricycle operators in Minna, Niger, on Thursday protested against multiple taxation by the State and Local Government Councils. The operators threaten to embark on strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN), Gov. Abubakar Bello, Alhaji Mohammed Etsu, Al

Chrisland sex video: Schools, parents must address moral decadence in society

THE National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) says management of schools and parents must rise up to address moral decadence in the society. The National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Yomi Otubela, Chrisland School,

Errant driver fatally knocks down LASTMA official in escape bid

THE General Manager, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr Bolaji Oreagba, has confirmed the death of one of his officials, Jamiu Issa. The late Issa was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Bolaji Oreagba,

2023: Nigeria needs unifier, visioner like Tinubu- Sen. Akanbi

Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, the National Vice-Chairman, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), says Nigeria needs a unifier like Bola Tinubu as the next President to further promote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), All Progressives Congress(APC),

CTG sector players to improve national economy — NACOTAN President

MR. Anibe Achimugu, President of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), has said all key players in the Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) sector are prepared... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ),

Join fight against rape, defilement, lawyer urges men

FUNMI Adeogun, the  Treasurer of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), has said that involving men and boys in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Funmi Adeogun, Nigerian Bar Association,

Violence: Ex-NBA Chair seeks domestication of VAPP Act 2015

Mr Promise Ademi-Akpeto, a former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Sapele Branch, have called for the domestication of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act (VAPP)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Promise Ademi-Akpeto, Nigerian Bar Association,

Group tasks APGA on credible primary elections in Anambra

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance  (APGA) has been urged to conduct fair and credible primary elections and shun every temptation to impose candidates on members. A pressure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance  (APGA), Anambra Peace Movement (APM), Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Chika Okafor,

Group tasks APGA on credible primary elections in Anambra

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance  (APGA) has been urged to conduct fair and credible primary elections and shun every temptation to impose candidates on members. A pressure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance  (APGA), Anambra Peace Movement (APM), Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Chika Okafor,

Union Bank emerges winner at the Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards

THE Union Bank of Nigeria has received the highly acclaimed award for the Best Trade Finance Platform Initiative, at the recently concluded Middle East & Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Union Bank of Nigeria, Peter Amadi, Middle East & Africa Banking,

CBN Debits 10 Banks N7.02trn Over CRR Violation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2021 debited 10 banks a whooping N7.02 trillion over failure to meet the 27.5 per cent Cash Reserve Requirement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Access Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, FCMB group, Sterling Bank Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Stanbic IBTC Holding

NUJ donates cash, food items to families of late journalists in Kebbi

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kebbi Council, on Tuesday, donated cash and food items to families of 18 late journalists in Birnin Kebbi. The State Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Alhaji Musa Yaro, Alhaji Aliyu Jajirma, Alhaji Hamza Galadima-Zuru, Nigerian Union of Journalists

NAPTAN applauds LASG over shut down of Christland Schools

THE National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) has commended the Lagos State Government (LASG) for shutting down Christland Schools, following an alleged sexual scandal among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 104 times

Tags: National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Lagos State Government (LASG), Adeolu Ogunbanjo, Christland Schools,

Delta to be premier Coconut producing state in Nigeria – Official

THE Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa on Agriculture, Mr Aneke Ifemeni, has assured that the state will become Nigeria’s major coconut producing hub. Ifemeni, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Aneke Ifemeni, Delta State Coconut Development Programme (DESCODEP),

ASUU strike: Respect Collective Bargaining Agreements with unions – NLC tells FG

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to respect the Collective Bargaining Agreements entered into with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ayuba Wabba,

Easter Monday: Association showers gifts on children, widows in Ogun

THE Immigration Officers’ Wives Association (IMMOWA) Zone “A” Ikeja Lagos, as part of its mandate to impact society positively, on Monday presented items to orphanages and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Immigration Officers’ Wives Association (IMMOWA), Bola Osisanya,

Good Friday: NACL tasks lawyers on fairness, justice in practice

THE President of National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL), Mr Chukwuma Ezeala, has charged practitioners to instill fairness and justice in their practice. Ezeala told the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL), Chukwuma Ezeala,

Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in Ajogwu as ENSIEC chairman for second term

GOV. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, swore in Dr. Michael Ajogwu, SAN, as Chairman of the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), for a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),Michael Ajogwu,

KADSEMA begins enforcement of fire safety certification to enhance revenue generation

THE Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA) has began enforcement of fire safety certification to improve revenue generation drive in the state. The Executive Secretary of KADSEMA,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), Muhammed Mukaddas, Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i, Paul Aboi,

Kaduna Govt provides free healthcare services to 124,858 poor, vulnerable – Official

THE Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) says it is providing free basic healthcare services to 124,858 poor and vulnerable groups in the state. The Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Philip Yatai, Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), Abubabkar Hassan,

2023: Kwara Govt promises level playground

THE Kwara Government has assured all political parties in the state of a level playing ground in carrying out their political activities across the state ahead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Olabode Towoju, Kwara State Signage and Advertisements Agency (KWASSA),

Easter: Police assures residents of security

THE Police Command in Kaduna State has assured residents of adequate security during and after Easter celebration.   The Commissioner of Police, Mr Yekini Ayoku, said this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Yekini Ayoku, Police Mobile Force (MOPOL), State Intelligent Bureau (SIB), Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Explosive Ordinance Disposal Units (EOD),

NSCDC donates bus, money to Officer’s wives in Kwara

THE Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has donated a new bus and cash of N300,000 to empower widows of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Civil Defence Officers Wives Association (CIDOWA), Makinde Ayinla, Bimbo Afolayan,

Enugu FA promises to discover more soccer talents

THE Chairman of Enugu State Football Association, Tony Ugwu, has said the body will undertake a tour of the senatorial districts to discover raw football talents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Tony Ugwu, Enugu State Football Association,

Easter: Group donates food items to motherless babies Home, pays medical bills

AN Enugu based group, Eminent Sisters, on Wednesday, donated food items and cash to the Enugu State Motherless Babies Home (ESMBH) for the Easter celebrations. The group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Eminent Sisters, Enugu State Motherless Babies Home (ESMBH), Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH), Christine Miller,

Enugu fire service sensitises 44 major markets, 18 schools, others in one year

THE Enugu State Fire Service says it had sensitised thousands of traders in 44 major markets within the state within the last one year, to minimise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Enugu State Fire Service, Okwudili Ohaa,

Picketing: NAN, NUJ resolve labour dispute

THE labour dispute that resulted to picketing of the headquarters of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chris Isiguzo, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Yakubu-Hammer,

Land donation excites Sokoto Polo Club

THE Sokoto Polo Club has commended the Sokoto State Government for donating 10 hectares of land to promote polo in the state. The acting Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Sokoto Polo Club, Alhaji , Mujitaba Ahmed, Sokoto State Government, Attahiru Bafarawa, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir-Usman, Alhaji Faruk Koko, Alhaji Shehu Kangiwa,

More than 90% trapped vehicles evacuated from Lagos port following VIN protests

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has said that more than 90 per cent of vehicles trapped at the Lagos port due to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Port and Terminal Multi-services Ltd (PTML), Alhaji Rilwan Amuni, Babatunde Keshiro, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA),

EU to send €500m more in military aid to Ukraine

THE 27 European Union member states have agreed to send another 500 million Euros in military aid for Ukraine, top EU Diplomat, Josep Borrell, announced on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 38 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell,

AFAN decries rising cost of farm inputs as wet season sets in

THE Kaduna State Chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), has appealed to government for intervention in curbing the rising prices of fertiliser and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Alhaji Nuhu Aminu,

Don wants true federalism to tackle insecurity

PROF. Femi Mimiko, has said that proper implementation of true federalism and devolution of power in the country would help in tackling insecurity. Mimiko, who was a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Prof. Adele Garkida, Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo, Fulbright Alumni Association of Nigeria (FAAN), Prof. Femi Mimiko,

Strike: FG restates commitment to renegotiate agreement with ASUU

THE Federal Government has restated its commitment to the renegotiation of the conditions of service of all workers in public universities across the country. The Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Adamawa LG Poll: APC rejects results

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has rejected the result of Saturday’s local government election announced by the state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC). The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal,

Clerics tackle Tunde Bakare on Balewa’s alleged curse on Igbo

THE Christian Association of Igbo Ministers (CAIM) has debunked Serving Overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Rev. Francis Ujunwa Simeon, Apostle Solomon Chukwuemeka Okorie, Christian Association of Igbo Ministers (CAIM), Pastor Tunde Bakare,

Association stresses need to assist orphans, others

THE Muslim Sisters Association, Abuja Chapter, appealed to wealthy individuals on Sunday in Abuja not to grow weary in assisting orphans and other less-privileged in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Muslim Sisters Association, Ramatu Abubakar, Jubrilla Ayinla,

Terrorists, bandits neutralise as Buhari joins prayer for peace, justice

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari commenced the week under review on Monday by joining Muslim faithful at the State House Mosque to mark the commencement of the Ramadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Ramadan Tafsir, Sheikh Abdulwahab Sulaiman, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Federal Executive Council (FEC), All Progressives Congress (

Media expert rejects claims nollywood fueling ritual killings

MR Steven Adesemoye, a media and communication expert, has refuted claims that Nigerian films are responsible for ritual killings. Adesemoye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Steven Adesemoye, Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH),

Edo SIEC suspends council election

THE Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) on Friday announced the suspension of the state local government election earlier scheduled for April 19, over a court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), James Oyomire,

Demolition: Displaced Lagos residents beg Sanwo-Olu on resettlement

DISPLACED Residents of Oke-Egan Community, Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos State has appealed to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to intervene on their resettlement.   The displaced residents’ legal representative, Mr Hannibal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Mr Hannibal Uwaifo, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, African Bar Association

NULGE seeks protection of lives, property of council workers in Anambra

The Anambra chapter of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has called for protection of lives and property of its members in the state. NULGE President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Chikwelu Adigwe,

Reduce meat consumption to save environment — Medical expert

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter, has advised Nigerian to reduce the consumption of meat to reduce carbon foot prints. Reducing carbon foot prints... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN),

Attack: NULGE rescinds decision to shutdown operations in Anambra

THE leadership of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NUGLE) in Anambra has rescinded its earlier directive for members to shutdown activities following attacks on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NUGLE), Samson Chikwelu,

Maritime Security: EU seeks to strengthen cooperation with Nigeria

 The European Union (EU), delegation to Nigeria, says the bloc is seeking to strengthen bilateral cooperation with the Nigerian Navy on Maritime Security. In a statement on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Navy Western Naval Command (WNC),

EU set to reopen offices in Ukraine

EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell said the European Union’s diplomatic representation in Kiev will reopen on Friday.   Borrell and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as well... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: European Union, Ursula von der Leyen, Josep Borrell,

 Union Bank launches Future-Forward Innovative Co-Creation Hub, SpaceNXT

…reiterates commitment to innovation and technological advancement in Nigeria     THE Union Bank has launched a technological and innovation hub known as SpaceNXT. Built to promote innovation and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Union Bank, Emeka Okonkwo,

Bar Week: Hold your leaders accountable, NBA urges Nigerians

THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Calabar Branch has urged Nigerians to hold their elected leaders accountable as the nation prepares for the 2023 general elections.     Mr Attah... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Attah Ochinke,

Police rescue 12 passengers from alleged kidnappers in Kogi

THE Police Command in Kogi State have rescued 12 passengers from the hands of alleged kidnappers in Kogi. Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr Edward Egbuka,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Kogi State, Mr Edward Egbuka, SP William Ovye-Aya

ALGON optimistic on passage of LGA autonomy bill by States Assembly

THE Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), has expressed confidence in the states assembly to expeditiously pass the bill granting financial and administrative autonomy to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Aminu Maifata,

Osun 2022: My confidence is in God, electorate, says Oyetola Election

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says he has absolute trust in God and the good people of the state to win the July 16 governorship election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Plant Caterpillar Operators Association of Nigeria,

Why Nigerian youths are not employable – Ngige

THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, says most youths are unemployed because of lack of functional skills. Ngige said this while declaring open a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 330 times

Tags: Sen. Chris Ngige, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), International Labour Organisation (ILO),

FMBN gains over N294bn NHF additional contributions in 5 years – Dangiwa

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has gained N294.1billion as additional contributions to the National Housing Fund (NHF) in five years. The outgoing Managing Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Richard Esin, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), National Housing Fund (NHF), Ahmed Dangiwa, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), the Nigeria Employers Consultative Associa

Give us attention – deaf associations tell governments

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) and Deaf Development Association, Ikorodu West chapters, have called on governments to give deaf people more attention. They made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Deaf Development Association, Tosin Kuku,

International Maritime Bureau deletes Nigeria from piracy list, says Naval chief

THE Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, on Thursday said that the International Maritime Bureau had removed Nigeria from its piracy list. Gambo, represented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Awwal Gambo, Suleiman Garba, European Union (EU),

Glo, Airtel back in Kogi as govt. unseals Lokoja offices

GLO Mobile and Airtel telecom service providers are back on line in Kogi, two weeks after the state government sealed up their Lokoja offices over alleged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Glo, Airtel, MTN, Kogi, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, Alh. Sule Salihu-Enche

Association lauds Gov. Lalong over plan to rebuild burnt terminus market

THE Plateau State Traders and Marketing Association, has expressed joy over plans by Plateau Government to reconstruct the Jos Main Market, which was gutted by fire... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Gov. Simon Lalong, Mr. Uthman Dafaan, Plateau State Traders and Marketing Association,

Police arraign man, 27, for allegedly stealing woman’s N38,000 phone

ONE Adeniyi Adegoroye, 27, on Thursday, appeared before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing cell phone worth N38, 000. Adegoroye, whose address was not provided,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Adeniyi Adegoroye, Insp Foluke Adedosu, Criminal Law, Oyo State

Anambra govt to commence 5-day polio vaccination on Saturday

Anambra Government said it would commence a five-day outbreak response vaccination against Circulating Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus type 2 (cVDPV2), across the state from April 9 to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Anambra State Government.jpg

Bulgaria to send Ukraine protective gear for 1st time

Bulgaria is sending protective equipment to Ukraine for the first time but no weapons.   The government of the EU and NATO members decided to support Ukraine with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: European Union, NATO,

Lagos Govt. sets up 25-member Parks Management Committee

The Lagos State Government has set up a 25-member Parks Management Committee to oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages in the state. The Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Gbenga Omotoso, Alhaji Ganiyu Ayinde, Mr Anthony Adeboye, ohn Owolabi; Mr Saburi Salami; Mr Ibrahim Onitiju, Mr Gbenga Odusanya

Sokoto govt. partners school committees on female teachers recruitment, postings

Sokoto State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has pledged continued partnership with School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs) on female teachers’ recruitment and postings. Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam, National Union of Teachers (NUT),

Amid new deluge, Sydney tops annual average rainfall in 3 months

 A month after Australia’s east coast was hit by severe flooding, parts of the city of Sydney were pummelled by heavy rain on Thursday. The situation was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 23 times

Tags: New South Wales State Emergency Service, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia

Oyo Govt deploys technology to block leakages in adverts, signage

OYO State Government says it has put in place arrangement to block annual leakages of over one billion Naira signage and advertisement through the use of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Oyo state government, Mr Temi Adibi, Mr Olufemi Awakan

Minister seeks partners’ technical support on agricultural practices

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, has solicited technical support of partners to integrate states and local governments in advancing agricultural practices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Farouk Rabi’u-Mudi,

Insecurity: Soludo appoints Odinkalu, Bianca for justice, peace committee

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra has set up a 15-man Truth, Justice and Peace Committee to help address rising cases of agitation, insecurity and other challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Charles Soludo, Anambra, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, Mrs Bianca Ojukwu

Bauchi Govt Votes N514m For Rural Electrification

BAUCHI State Executive Council has approved N514 million for the purchase of transformers and cables for rural communities in the state. The project which is domiciled with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Bauchi State Government, Maryam Garba Bagel,

Kebbi govt reduces working hours for workers for Ramadan

The Kebbi State government has reduced the working hours for the state workers by one hour, due to Ramadan fast. This is  contained in a statement by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena, Kebbi State government

Blackish Substance Found In Oromoni’s Intestine Not Tested – Police

AN assistant commissioner of police and forensic toxicologist, Benedict Agbo, has told the Lagos State Coroner probing the controversial death of Sylvester Oromoni that he didn’t... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Sylvester Oromoni, Magistrate Mikhail Kadiri, Dowen College, Benedict Agbo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Dr Sunday Soyemi

Oyo Upgrades 200 Public Health Centres

OYO State government  has completed the upgrade of 200 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in 200 wards across the state, while 99 are ongoing. The state’s commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Oyo State government, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun,

Lagos Assembly Passes Training Institute For Law Enforcement Officers Bill

LAGOS State House of Assembly has passed a bill to establish a training Institute for law enforcement officers in the state in its bid to address... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Lagos State House of Assembly, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Olalekan Onafeko, Sanai Agunbiade, Victor Akande, Mudashiru Obasa,

Use of tricycles by farmers will aid food sufficiency – Minister

 MINISTER of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Shehuri, says the use of tricycles would ease transportation for smallholder farmers and their produce. The use of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mustapha Shehuri, All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

Edo LG polls: SIEC extends party primaries

THE Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) says  it has extended political parties primaries in the state by two days ahead of the  local government election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Edo State, Mr Peter Ojo,

AU to commemorate 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda

THE African Union Commission, AUC, has reassured of its plan to hold the 28th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. According to a statement posted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Nelson Mandela, African Union Commission

Edo Primary Health Care Agency commences polio vaccination April 9

Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (EDSPHCDA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, will, on Saturday, commence an “Outbreak Response” (OBR) on Polio virus. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Mrs Irene Uabor, Polio

Group trains 25 women on ICT skills in Bauchi State

 A  non-governmental organisation, SHE-Technology for African Initiative (SHE-Tech) has begun a two-day training for 25 women on Information Technology communication (ICT) skills in Bauchi State. The Chairperson... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Mrs Zainab Musa, Dr Fatma Zambuk, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists

Ramadan: Sokoto govt expends N397m on food aid to 17,000 needy

SOKOTO State Government has begun the distribution of assorted food items and clothing materials worth over N397 million to 17,000 less privileged through its special Ramadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Sokoto state, Ramadan Welfare scheme, Aminu Tambuwal

Traditional ruler vows to flush out cultists, end killings in Badagry

OBA Olalekan James, the Aholu of Kweme Kingdom, Badagry, Lagos State, has vowed to make cultism a thing of the past in his kingdom.   The royal father... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Oba Olalekan James, Kweme Kingdom, Badagry, Lagos State, cultism, Pengbo and Oglogbo, Sito Grammar School

UNICEF urges states to commit more resources to welfare of children, women

THE UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has advised state governments to commit more resources toward improving the welfareof children and women. Dr Tushar Rane, the Chief of Field... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: UNICEF, Yusuf Auta, Social Investment Programme, State Operation Coordinating Units

OGHA to review signage agency’s operational law, block leakages

The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday assured the State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OGSAA) that it would review the law guiding its operations. It said it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Ogun House of Assembly, State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OGSAA), Yusuf Adejojo, Fola Onifade, Olalekan Gbeleyi,

Katsina State debunks report that A/Ibom is evacuating indigenes over insecurity

KATSINA State has debunked reports in some sections of mainstream and social media that Akwa Ibom evacuated 38 of its indigenes over security concerns. Alhaji Al’amin Isah,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Katsina State, Alhaji Al’amin Isah,

Nigeria’s box office records N346.6m revenue in March

THE Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) on Monday said that it generated N346.6 million from tickets sold across the country in March.   Mr Patrick Lee, CEAN’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, Mr Patrick Le e,

Maritime crime: EU gives ECOWAS countries 30 boats, security equipment to combat it.

THE European Union has supported the ECOWAS Commission with 30 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) and security equipment to combat maritime crimes in the coast of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Amb. Joao Almeida, Dr Axel Klien, Col. Abdourahmane Dieng, Amb. Joao Almeida, European Union, ECOWAS

NESREA seeks collaboration with ODIRS on emission control

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has sought the collaboration of the Ondo State Internal Revenue Services (ODIRS) on the National Emission Control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Tolu Adegbie, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), nmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) Ondo State Internal Revenue Services (ODIRS),

Plateau varsity urges students to be peaceful

The Vice-Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, has called on the students of the institution to be peaceful at all times. He made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

2023: Catholic ArchBishop urges politicians not to use youths for thuggery

DR Matthew Ishaya Audu, Catholic ArchBishop of Jos, has advised politicians to engage the youth in positive ventures rather than  using them as thugs as the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 35 times

Tags: DR Matthew Ishaya Audu, Catholic ArchBishop, Nasarawa State, Dr David Ajang, Nasarawa State House of Assembly

Nigeria needs $500m palm oil to meet local demands – Association

By Sunday Bassey, THE Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN) on Monday said 500 million dollars’ worth of palm oil was needed to meet local demands... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN), Chief Joe Onyiuke,

Nasarawa lawmaker urges Muslims to pray for unity, peace

ALHAJI Muluku Agah, representing Nasarawa Eggon East Constituency, Nasarawa State House of Assembly has advised Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for continuous peace... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Muluku Agah, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ramadan

We are negotiating with KGSIRS on alleged N300m tax liability – Globacom

The Indigenous Telecom Giant, Globacom/Glo Mobile Nig, on Friday said efforts are being made to resolve the controversy surrounding alleged N300 million, owed the Kogi State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGSIRS),

NBAWF Conference: Tech expert highlights importance of virtual reality

A technology expert with the Tech4Dev Initiative, Mr Kolawole Jolayemi,  on Friday underscored the benefits of Virtual Reality (VR) in our ever changing world. Jolayemi spoke at a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association Women Forum (NBAWF), Kolawole Jolayemi,

We signed N30,000 permit fee levied on drilling coys in 2019- Consultant

Mr Adeyinka Ajayi, a Consultant to Oyo State Government, says the N30,000 permit fee levied on drilling companies in the state was signed in 2019 by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Adeyinka Ajayi, Association of Water and Borehole Drillers (AWDROP), Borehole Drilling Association of Nigeria (BORDAN), Royalgem Multisector Ltd, Kolawole Olayiwola, Ministry of Environment and Natura

Yoruba comic actor, “Dejo Tunfulu” ,dies at 49

Popular Yoruba comic actor, Kunle Adetokunbo,  popularly known as “Dejo Tunfulu” has been confirmed dead, aged 49.   Bolaji Amusan, National President of the Theatre Arts and Motion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Kunle Adetokunbo, Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN),

Centre calls for centralised portal, website to encourage transparency in MDAs

Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CFTIW) has called for a centralised portal and website in all Ministries , Departments  and Agencies (MDAs) to encourage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CFTIW), Professional Statistician Society of Nigeria (PSSN), Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA),

AU awards scholarships to 110 postgraduate students

THE African Union Commission has awarded scholarships to 110 postgraduate students from 45 African countries for various courses at the Pan African University of Life and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Rickson Etindi, Prof. Titilayo Akinlabi, African Union Commission

Kwara HoS visits family of late TUC chairman

The Kwara Head of Service (HoS), Mrs Susan Oluwole, has commisserated with the family of the late Chairman of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Head of Service (HoS), Susan Oluwole, Trade Union Congress (TUC),

Poor services: UITH resident doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), on Thursday began a four-day warning strike over alleged deplorable state of the hospital. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Anaduaka Obinna,

Poor services: UITH resident doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), on Thursday began a four-day warning strike over alleged deplorable state of the hospital. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Anaduaka Obinna,

Remove petrol subsidy, expert urges FG

AN oil and gas expert, Mr James Gooder, has advised the Federal Government to remove subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), petrol, in order to discourage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Mr Clement Isong, Mr James Gooder, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria

Vice-Chancellor warns against cultism as Edo varsity matriculates 683 students

THE Edo State University, Uzairue on Thursday matriculated 683 students for the 2021/2022 academic session. PROF. Emmanuel Aluyor, the Vice- Chancellor of the institution, at the 7th... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, Edo State University

EU, U.S. open strategic dialogue about Russia

The European Union and the United States have opened a strategic dialogue against the background of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine.   The two sides held... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: European Union, United States

NBAWF Conference 2022 : Ishaku, Uzodinma seek gender equality

THE First Lady of Taraba, Mrs Anna Ishaku, on Thursday underscored the need for gender parity in a bid to promote equity and sustainable development. Ishiaku spoke... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Anna Ishaku, Nigerian Bar Association Women Forum,

Phoenix Suns beat Golden State Warriors 107-103 to equal win record

THE Phoenix Suns equalled their single-season record for victories with a 107-103 win over the Golden State Warriors. Chris Paul delivered the final two baskets of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors, Chris Paul, Mikal Bridges, Devin Booker,

Pupil dies, 14 others injured as fire guts school bus in Ondo

A pupil of a private school in Akungba Akoko, Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, was killed while 14 others sustained serious injuries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Ondo State

Non-payment of ground rates: Ebonyi govt seals 4 Hotels

EBONYI State Government, yesterday, sealed four Hotels within the Abakaliki metropolis, for refusing to pay it’s ground rates in the state. Addressing newsmen on the development, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: EBONYI State Government, CEVERO Hotel,  Abuson Hotel, Inland Comfort, City Pride Hotel

Group urges govts. to support young inventors

THE Association of Nigeria Inventors (ANI) has urged governments at all levels to fund and support younger inventors and innovators to help them get positively engaged. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Association of Nigeria Inventors (ANI), Lawrence Nzenegu,

Critical thinking crucial to transforming legal education in Nigeria – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the development of analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving legal minds is key in transforming legal education in Nigeria.   Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA),

Nasarawa Govt strategises to improve business environment

The Nasarawa State Government on Wednesday held its maiden business town hall meeting with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MEMEs) to  improve the business environment in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa State Government, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Nasarawa State Investment Development Agency (NASIDA),

Kaduna cricket team to embark on tour of Uganda

The Kaduna State Cricket team have concluded plans to embark on an international tour of Uganda beginning from April 15. Head Coach of the association, Joseph Onoja-oche,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Kaduna State Cricket team, Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai,

CAN mourns victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

 The Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has mourned victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack of March 28. The chairman, Rev. John Hayab,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. John Hayab,

Why I established NSUK- Adamu

THE National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, says the dilapidated education sector he met as governor of Nasarawa State in 1999 informed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK),

NACCIMA lauds Gov. Ugwuanyi for supporting business

THE Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has lauded Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for supporting the business sector and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), John Udeagbala, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

NUJ, NSCDC partner to curb quackery, fake news in Ekiti

In a bid to curb quackery and spreading of fake news, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Ekiti Command and the state council of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), John Fayemi, Rotimi Ojomoyela,

Potential for European Super League 'does not exist', says ECA chairman

THE potential for a European Super League no longer exists, according to European Clubs Association (ECA) chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi. The breakaway competition, which saw 12 of Europe's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Nasser Al-Khelaifi, European Clubs Association, European Super League,

Chinese envoy calls for lifting of Sudan sanctions

CHINESE envoy has called for the lifting of sanctions against Sudan as soon as possible.   “The withdrawal of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dai Bing, United Nations-African Union peacekeeping

IPMAN blames private depot owners for hike in PMS price

 The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Tuesday blamed private depot owners for the hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN),

LSPWC deploys tech to rid Lagos of pot-holes

The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) on Tuesday said it would use technology to make Lagos roads motorable all year round. LSPWC’s General Manager, Mr Lateef... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC), Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,

Right agricultural policies, capable of attracting foreign investors – Group

Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, the Co-ordinator, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, says having in place ,right and appropriate agricultural policies will attract foreign investors into the sector. Adeoluwa, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of NIgeria (NOAN), Prof. Victor Olowe,

We have evacuated all trapped passengers in Kaduna-bound train – Kaduna govt

The Kaduna State Government says the evacuation of passengers trapped in the Kaduna-bound train from Abuja has been concluded this morning by security forces.     The Commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Samuel Aruwan,

AMCON to collaborate with BRIPAN on business recovery, insolvency

BUSINESS Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN) has pledged to partner with the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to advance the tenets of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Mr. Ayodele Akintunde, Nigerian Bar Association,

SSANU may resort to indefinite strike, if…– Chairman

THE ongoing nationwide warning strike by  Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) would degenerate to an indefinite one unless Federal Government implemented the agreement it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),

SSANU, NASU-ABU begin warning strike

TWO unions at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, have joined the ongoing nationwide strike embarked upon by the ASUU. The unions, the Senior Staff Association of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Mohammed Yunusa, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities

Union lauds AbdulRasaq for embarking on road construction in Ilorin

THE Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) Central Zone on Monday lauded Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq for embarking on dual carriageway of Al-Hikimah University Adeta road in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), Gov. AbdulRahman, Alhaji Bolaji Abdullahi,

Committee confiscates 10 sacks of adulterated rice in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) has seized 10 sacks of adulterated paddy rice in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.The Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee (CPC), Alhaji Farouk Abdallah,

TUC inaugurates South-West political commission ahead 2023 elections

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC has inaugurated the South-West political commission saddled with the responsibility of sensitising the public on the 2023 elections. TUC President,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr Quadri Olaleye

Educationist wants FG consider students to urgently resolve conflict with ASUU

The Managing Director, LearnSmart Solution, Mr Sanni Adedokun, has appealed to the Federal Government to amicably resolve its conflict with the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Sanni Adedokun, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

EU, US strike gas deal to wean off Russian imports

THE European Union (EU) will receive at least 15 billion cubic metres of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States (U.S.) this year. This would be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Ursula von der Leyen, Joe Biden,

Electioneering: KWASAA pledges level playing field for political parties

THE Kwara State Signage and Advertisement Agency (KWASAA) says there will be a level playing ground for erection of billboards and posters by all political parties... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Kwara State Signage and Advertisement Agency (KWASAA), Olorunshola Omotayo,

Nigerian Correctional Service debunks report of smuggling of Indian hemp into facility

THE Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service on Friday debunked a report that its officers were smuggling Indian hemp and alcohol into its custodial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Monday Chukwuemeka, Nicholas Obiako,

Lagos FUMAN Chairman pledges to reposition Fuji music

THE newly elected Chairman , Lagos State Chapter of the Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN), Mr Omotunde Adeshina, popularly known as ‘Dharmendra’, has pledged to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Lagos State Chapter of the Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN), Omotunde Adeshina,

Panel on future of health, economic resilience in Africa meets

Members of the Core Panel of the Initiative on the Future of Health and Economic Resiliency in Africa (FHERA) convened in Dakar, Senegal from March 14... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Muhammad Ali Pate, Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Minister Prof. Awa Coll Seck, Minister of State in the Presidency Senegal,

Travel agencies seek NCAA’s support on quality service to clients

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Thursday urged the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to give utmost support to its members to deliver... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Bankole Bernard,

App-based drivers drag Uber, Bolt to court over working condition

The National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW) has dragged two e-hailing companies to court over poor working condition in Nigeria. The President of NUPABTW, Mr Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW), Ibrahim Ayoade,

Nigeria Immigration Service to plant 1,000 trees in Enugu

THE Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Enugu State Command has started a tree planting campaign in Enugu, with the target of planting 1,000 trees. The National President of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), National President of Immigration Officers Wives Association (IMMOWA), Maryam Jere,

3, 000 farmers receive farm input from A’ Ibom

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Akwa Ibom chapter says the state government has distributed farm input to no fewer than 3, 000 farmers for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN),

Rheumatologist seeks improved care for lupus patients

A Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, has appealed to the three tiers of governmentto intervene and reverse the current challenges affecting lupus patients in the country. Olaosebikan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH),

Kwara Govt advocates early sexual education for adolescents

The Kwara Government has advocated for early sexual education to enhance young people’s understanding and improvement in their attitudes about sexual and reproductive health and behaviour. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Kwara State Government, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Nusirat Elelu,

2022 NUGA: Ajayi wins women’s 1,500m gold for Unilag

Mary Ajayi of University of Lagos (Unilag) on Thursday won the Gold medal in the 1,500m women’s final at the ongoing Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mary Ajayi, University of Lagos (Unilag), Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA),

47,975 terrorists surrender to troops – DHQ

THE Defence Headquarters says a total of 47,975 terrorists and their families have so far surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North East... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), Boko Haram terrorists, Hadarin Daji, Unguwar Adam,

Unpaid entitlements: Former Nasarawa United FC players seek CAF intervention

A group of 66 former players of Nasarawa United Football Club (FC) on Thursday appealed to Confederation of African Football (CAF) to act fast on their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 662 times

Tags: Confederation of African Football (CAF), Nasarawa United Football Club (FC), Nasarawa State Government,

Evacuate tankers on Taraba roads, FRSC directs NUPENG

 The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Taraba Sector Command, has directed the management of National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG) to evacuate tankers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Gov. Darius Ishaku, National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG), Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),

NOA tasks religious leaders, others on unity

 The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it is ready to partner religious leaders in Ebonyi to ensure peace and unity among the citizens. The Director of NOA... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Desmond Onwo, Rev. Father Abraham Nwali, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),

Elections: Group urges INEC to give special considerations to PLWDs

A Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Inclusive Friends Association, IFA,  has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to give special considerations to People Living With Disabilities, PLWDs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Adeniran Tella, Inclusive Friends Association, INEC

Osun 2022: My achievements will speak for my reelection — Oyetola

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his achievements in more than three years in office in the state will speak for his reelection in the July... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, Sunday Obafemi, State Barbers Association,

NUT strike: Group urges FCT, union to consider pupils, end action

 Bwari Youth Development Forum in Bwari, Area Council, Abuja, has urged the FCT Administration and the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT)  in the council to consider... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: John Awoyi, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC),

Association seeks FG, state govt’s snergy to boost mining operations

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Bauchi State Chapter, has advocated more synergy between the Federal and the state governments to enhance mining operations in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Alhaji Bello Galloji,

Good governance: Nasarawa Govt. seeks robust collaboration with journalists

The Nasarawa State Government has solicited more robust partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for effective dissemination of its programmes and policies to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nasarawa State Government, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Salihu Alkali,

Convocation: VC hails LASU graduates as symbols of knowledge, right ethics

THE Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU),Ojo, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has hailed the institution’s products as graduates with repository of knowledge imbued with the right ethics needed for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Lagos State University, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Tokunbo Wahab

Emergency agency donates relief materials to victims of Kaura attacks

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Wednesday donated relief materials to victims of Sunday attacks in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Speaking while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Siman Mathias, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Muhammed Mukaddas,

Zelensky says peace negotiations are difficult

UKRAINAIN President Volodymyr Zelensky described peace negotiations with Russia as “very difficult,” in a video message released early Wednesday.   “They are very difficult, sometimes scandalous but we... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: European Union, President Volodymyr Zelensky, NATO,

ASUU: Students embark on skill acquisition after weeks of strike

Some students have resorted to learning different kinds of skills following the announcement by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to extend its one-month warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Bayero University Kano(BUK), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU),

Bauchi Govt upgrades 75m litres water treatment plant

THE Bauchi State Government has upgraded its urban water facilities to supply 75 million litres of water daily to over one million consumers in Bauchi metropolis. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 465 times

Tags: Bauchi State Government, Aminu Gital, SWCSC,

Nigeria remains attractive investment destination, says Africa Finance Corporation

SENIOR Vice President of the Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, Fola Fagbule, on Tuesday said that Nigeria ranked high as a destination for foreign direct investment. Fagbule who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Fola Fagbule, Africa Finance Corporation

Plateau Assembly declares embattled Speaker’s seat vacant

THE Plateau State House of Assembly has declared the seat of embattled speaker, Abok Ayuba, vacant. Abok, the Member representing Jos East State constituency in the House,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly, Yakubu Sanda, Abok Ayuba, APC, PDP,

Nigeria remains attractive investment destination — Official

 SENIOR Vice President of the Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, Mr Fola Fagbule, on Tuesday in Lagos, said that Nigeria still ranked high internationally as a destination... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Mr Fola Fagbule, Nigerian Bar Association

NMA urges Yahaya Bello to pay doctors’ February salary

 The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA has urged Gov. Yahaya Bello to direct the full payment of February salary of medical doctors working with the Kogi  Government. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigerian Medical Association, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Dr Omakoji Oyiguh, Dr Omakoji Oyiguh

Bauchi govt trains 216 principals on e-learning teaching method

THE Bauchi State Government says it has trained 216 principals to enhance application of ICT in teaching and learning in schools across the state. Mr Aliyu Tilde,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Aliyu Tilde, Bauchi State Government

Handle Obiano with due respect, civility – ANSTRC tells EFCC

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, ANSTRC, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to handle the interrogation of former governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, EFCC, Nnaemeka A. Achebe

Benue farmers call for government’s support to boost year round farming

SOME farmers in Benue have called on the government to provide them with the needed support to enable them carry out farming activities throughout the year. A... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria,

NHRC expresses concern over incessant ASUU strike

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed deep concern over the incessant strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Executive Secretary of the Commission,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tony Ojukwu, SAN, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), National Universities Commission (NUC),

NVMA donate tools to Bauchi vet. clinics

 The Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Bauchi State Council, has donated clinical tools to clinics across the state, theChairman of the association in the state, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Dr Abubakar Tilde, Bauchi State Government,

PMAN partners Plateau Govt to improve revenue generation

The Plateau chapter  of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has expressed its readiness to partner the State Government to improve revenue generation through entertainments... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN),

KDSG declares 24-hour curfew in Jema’a, Kaura LGAs

THE Kaduna State Government on Monday declared 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Kaura Local Government Areas of Kaduna State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Samuel Aruwan,

Students embrace vocational skills as ASUU strike deepens

As the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike deepen, students have begun acquiring vocational skills to keep themselves busy during the period. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Emmanuel Effiong, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

EU to shake off dependence on Russian energy amid Ukraine conflict

Oil prices in Europe have been surging since the start of the conflict in Ukraine amid fears that the European Union (EU) may ban energy imports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: European Union (EU), European Central Bank,

Correctional centre promotes made-in-Nigeria goods – Official

THE Nigerian Correctional Service says it is promoting made-in-Nigeria goods, produced by inmates in Lagos State to boost their income. Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun, the Service Public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Nigerian Correctional Service, Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun,

Association inaugurates harvest of 5,120 hectares of wheat in Bauchi

WHEAT Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), with the support of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), has inaugurated the harvest of 5,120... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed, Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), Wheat Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), Ibrahim Saddique,

ASUU strike: BUK directs students to vacate hostels

Authorities of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) have directed all students residing in its campuses to vacate their hostels on or before March 20 for their... Read more

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Tags: Bayero University Kano (BUK), Bala Abdullahi, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

We’ve recorded full coverage in routine immunisation – Adamawa govt

The Adamawa Government said it had achieved full coverage in routine immunisation across the state.   Chief Crowther Seth, the Deputy Governor of Adamawa, disclosed this while addressing... Read more

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Okowa mourns Emeka Obasi

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday commiserated with the family of late publisher of Hallmark Newspapers, Prince Emeka Obasi, who died on Tuesday at age... Read more

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Tags: Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prince

Zamfara unveils empowerment programme for IDPs

The Zamfara state government has unveiled an empowerment programme for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across the state’s 14 local government areas. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Zamfara state government, Gov. Bello Matawalle, Hajiya Fa’ika Ahmad,

Osinbajo tasks stakeholders on collaborative border governance

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has tasked border managers to imbibe the mentality of collective responsibility to enhance effective border governance in West Africa and Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Noimot Salako-Oyedele, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, African Union Integrated Border Governance Strategy (AUBGS), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Ecowas

Union Bank, employees return for Third Employee Volunteer Day

FOR the third consecutive year, Union Bank and its employees celebrated their Employee Volunteer Day, EV Day, with a series of targeted charitable donations and projects,... Read more

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Tags: Employee Volunteer Day, Union Bank

Edo Commissioner recounts gains of reform in basic education

Dr Joan Osa-Oviawe, Edo Commissioner for Education says the basic education reform in the state has improved the literacy and numeracy of pupils in public schools. Osa-Oviawe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Dr Joan Osa-Oviawe, Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) 1.0, Early Child Care Development Education (ECCD), State Basic Education Board (SUBEB),

Police Commissioner seeks media support to reduce crimes in Bauchi

The Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Mr Umar Sanda, has solicited the cooperation of the media to tackle all forms of insecurity in the state. Sanda... Read more

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Tags: Umar Sanda, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ),

KDSG partners with UNICEF to mitigate natural disasters

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), says it will partner with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on strategies to mitigate natural disasters. Muhammed Mukaddas, Executive... Read more

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Tags: Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Muhammed Mukaddas,

Marcus Smart on Stephen Curry injury - 'I'm not a dirty player'

THE Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart said he would never intentionally hurt another player after a collision with the Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in Boston's... Read more

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Police, military repel kidnap attack, rescue victim in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in a joint operation with the military has repelled kidnap attempt and rescued the victim in Dobi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Josephine Adeh, Dobi kwalita, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID),

NUJ urges FG to assist terrorism, banditry-afflicted states

 THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently assist the most affected states by banditry and terrorism in the North... Read more

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Tags: Mr Shuaibu Leman, Walin Shadalafiya, Gov. Abubakar Bagudu, Nigeria Union of Journalists,

Buhari regrets inconvenience caused by petrol, electricity shortages, apologises to citizens

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sincere regrets for the inconvenience caused to citizens of the country following a prolonged shortages of petroleum products and electricity supply. In... Read more

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Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

Bauchi State Govt. revives mobilisation teams to curb epidemic

 THE Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, BSPHCDA has revived its communication and crisis management team in Giade Local Government Area. The Director, Disease Control and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Dahiru Mahmood, Mr Abdullahi Suleiman,

FCTA awards over N200m scholarships to 8,236 students

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Wednesday, in Abuja commenced disbursement of over N200 million to 8,236 students for the 2020 and 2021 session in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Usman Adejo, Abuja Indigenous Students Association (AISA), Abdullazeez Ibn Abdullahi, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Malam Muhammad Bello, Alhaji Sani El-katuzu,

PAN cautions farmers on security consciousness

THE Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has cautioned local farmers to be security conscious to stem the tide of attacks and kidnap incidences in the sector.The... Read more

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Tags: Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Godwin Egbebe,

Agency sensitises informal sector on enrolment into health scheme –DG

The Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) has embarked on sensitisation of relevant stakeholders in the informal sector to buy into the scheme. The Director-General of... Read more

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Tags: Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), Abubakar Hassan,

Maritime Regulation: Stakeholders, others give nod to amendment of NIMASA Act.

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on  Tuesday announced that the 9th Assembly embarked on the amendment of the NIMASA Act 2007 and... Read more

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Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, NIMASA, Shipowners Association of Nigeria, Rear Admiral Solomon Agada, Victor Ochei, Dr Bashir Jamoh, Linda Ikpeazu, Rotimi Amaechi, Paul Oteh

Borno Govt. confirms abduction of health worker by ISWAP

Borno Government on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a health worker with the General Hospital Gubio, Mr Bulama Geidam, by the Islamic State of West African Province... Read more

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Tags: Mr Bulama Geidam, Islamic State of West African Province,

112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

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Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Constitution amendment: South-East Assemblies will support LG, judiciary autonomy — Enugu Speaker

 The Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, says state Assemblies in the South-East have resolved to support local government, legislative and judiciary autonomy. Ubosi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Patrick Igwe, Virginus Nwobodo, Edward Ubosi, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),

Marketers, airlines dialogue over aviation fuel price hike – MOMAN

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) says it is holding talks with domestic airlines for steady supply of aviation fuel for their operations. Mr Clement... Read more

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Tags: Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

Group canvasses continuous capacity building for nutrition desk officers

A group, Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) in collaboration withstakeholders in the nutrition circle has called for continous capacity building on basic nutrition concepts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), National Committee on Food and Nutrition (NCFN), Olubunmi Braheem, Lilian Okafor, State Committees on Nutrition (SCFN),

Russia and Belarus stars should’t be banned over Ukraine, tennis official says

WOMEN’S Tennis Association (WTA) chairman Steve Simon has declared that Russian and Belarusian tennis players must not be penalised for their country’s “authoritarian leadership”. His intervention has... Read more

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Tags: Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Steve Simon,

No amount of protests’ll deter us from safeguarding lives – Lagos taskforce

THE Lagos State Taskforce on Environment has said that no amount of protests or reactions from traffic offenders could deter it from safeguarding lives and property. Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Lagos State Taskforce on Environment, Shola Jejeloye,

ASUU strike: UNIBEN closes down, directs students to vacate hostels

 THE Management of the University of Benin has directed the closure of the institution until further notice following the two months extension of the Industrial action... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNIBEN, Prof. Lilian Sal ami,

Edo FA conducts election to fill vacant positions

EDO State Football Association, EFA on Tuesday conducted election to fill vacant positions in the association and to make up the required number of members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Rolland Abu, Bayo Omo-Ige, EDO State Football Association, Moses Aghedo, Charles Olubayo,

Rheumatologist associates recurring typhoid fever, malaria to lupus disease

 A Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, says Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) disease should be suspected if a person, especially female had recurring malaria or typhoid illness. Olaosebikan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital,

Nigerian farmers produced 20m tonnes of maize in 2021 – Association

MAIZE Farmers Association of Nigeria, on Monday in Katsina, said that Nigerian farmers produced no fewer than 20 million tonnes of maize in 2021. The association’s National... Read more

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Tags: Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Bello Abubakar,

APC inaugurates Jigawa excos

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa on Monday inaugurated its new state executive council members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State Chairman... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Ubale Hashim, Mr Aminu Sani, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Garba Abubakar,

Rainstorm: RIFAN loses N30.4m paddy rice, fertilisers in Delta

THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Delta has lamented the loss of over N30.4 million worth of paddy rice, and fertilisers to rainstorm in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Sylvanus Ejezie, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Abraham Epochi,

Agency advises residents of Gombe against open defecation

Mr Mohammed Ahmed, the General Manager of Gombe State Environmental Protection Agency (GOSEPA) on Monday advised residents of the metropolis against open defecation around public facilities. Ahmed... Read more

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Tags: Mohammed Ahmed, Gombe State Environmental Protection Agency (GOSEPA), Gov. Inuwa Yahaya,

Strike: VC tasks ASUU, FG on settlement

The Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota in Ogun, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, has called for quick resolution of the impasse between the Federal Government and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Bells University of Technology,

Stakeholders call for standard national pricing of agro-produce

SOME agriculture stakeholders have called for a standard national pricing system for agro-produce in implementing the Federal Government’s ban on direct sale to non-Nigerians. The stakeholders made... Read more

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Tags: National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS), Federal Executive Council (FEC), Godwin Egbebe, Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN),

Climate Change: Niger Govt. puts communities on red alert

AS part of efforts to mitigate all disasters predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) for 2022, the Niger State Government has issued an early warning... Read more

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Climate Change: Niger Govt. puts communities on red alert

AS part of efforts to mitigate all disasters predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) for 2022, the Niger State Government has issued an early warning... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA),

Gov. Bagudu urges journalists to make national unity sacrosanct

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged journalists in the country to make national unity sacrosanct in their daily reportage of events. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Haijya Rakiya Ayuba-Haruna, National Executive Council (NEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Babale Umar, Alhaji Hamisu Garba,

Commonwealth Day: Gbajabiamila tasks Nigerian youths on social media

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has charged Nigerian youths on the proper use of the social media.Gbajabiamila made the call at... Read more

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Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA),

ASUU strike: FG reacts to 2 months extension

AS the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU ) rolls over its strike action to two months, the Federal Government has reacted to this extension saying... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

AUC, U.S. reaffirm commitment to solving world health, climate, other issues

By Kennedy Nnamani THE United States and the African Union Commission, AUC, have reaffirmed strong collaboration and commitment to address issues affecting the world. This was contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Bankole Adeoye, Molly Phee, Albert Muchanga, Akunna Cook, Monica Medina, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Antony Blinken, Ned Price, African Union Commission

Bauchi traffic agency to recruit 250 wardens – Official

The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA) has begun recruitment process of 250 traffic wardens and officers to enhance safer roads in the state. BAROTA’s Spokesman, Malam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND),

Anambra NAWOJ wants a halt to unfounded allegations against women

Mrs Franklyn Onyekachi, Chairperson, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Anambra chapter, has called on constituted authorities to halt unfounded allegations against women. She made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Echeng Echeng, Franklyn Onyekachi, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ),

Klay Thompson leads Golden State Warriors to win over Milwaukee Bucks

KLAY Thompson scored a season-high 38 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 122-109 to end the champions' six-game winning run. It was the... Read more

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Tags: KLAY Thompson, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks

ASUU strikes: Nigerians tired, frustrated youths losing interest in education – NAN survey

THE statistics are frightening ! In the last two decades or so, University teachers have gone on nationwide strikes 16 times covering a cumulative period of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Ewa Chukwumaijem, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Dr Ikechuku Igwenyi, National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Adeolu Ogunbanjo,

2023 Elections: Get your PVCs, CAN urges Christians

THE Plateau Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Sunday advised eligible Christians to get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to participate in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Polycarp Lubo,

NBA flags off lawyers in diaspora forum

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has commenced a forum for legal practitioners in the Diaspora to serve as a link to express their thoughts on legal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Rapulu Nduka, Nigerian Bar Association

UNPF assures Ondo Govt. of collaborations

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has assured the Ondo State Government of stronger collaborations and partnerships towards improving qualitative healthcare delivery in the state.   Dr Omolaso... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (OSPHCDA), Dr Francis Akanbiemu,

Stakeholders in power sector seek more investment in renewable energy

Some stakeholders in the renewable energy sector, on Friday, urged the Federal Government to invest more in renewable energy in order to boost the nation’s economy. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN), Federal Government, Nexgen Energy, Uka Ibe, Dr Godwin Atser, International Institute of Tropical Agricultural (IITA),

Ministry commences advocacy for clean, transformed environment

THE Delta Government says it has embarked on advocacy for cleaner and transformed environment for Delta residents.  Mr Lucky Adah, Director, Sanitation, Delta State Ministry of Environment, in... Read more

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Tags: Delta State Government, Lucky Adah, Private Sectors Participants (PSPs),

NANTA begs tourists over hike in aviation fuel, airfares

THE National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Friday urged tourists and Nigerians to exercise more patience during this period of aviation fuel price hike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Susan Akporaiye,

Ministry commences advocacy for clean, transformed environment

THE Delta Government says it has embarked on advocacy for cleaner and transformed environment for Delta residents.  Mr Lucky Adah, Director, Sanitation, Delta State Ministry of Environment, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Delta State Government, Lucky Adah, Private Sectors Participants (PSPs),

EU to approve proposal on additional $550m aid to Ukraine – Borrell

THE European Union may soon agree to disburse additional 500 million euros (500 million dollars) to fund the military needs of Ukraine. EU foreign policy chief Josep... Read more

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Tags: European Union,

Hybrid seeds can double current maize production in Nigeria -ECOBasic MD

Mr Brighton Karume, Managing Director, ECOBasic Seed Company, Kaduna, said Nigeria could double its maize production and achieve self-sufficiency if 50 per cent of maize farmers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Seed Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN), Africa Agriculture Technology Fund (AATF), Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Brighton Karume, Early Generation Seed (EGS),

Ondo govt lauds health commission for qualitative healthcare services

THE Special Adviser to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Health, Prof. Dayo Faduyile, has commended staff of the Ondo State Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC) for their contributions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Ondo State Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC), Dr Abiodun Oyeneyin,

Anambra, best destination for investments… ANSIPPA Boss

Prince Ike Chioke, an Investment Expert says Anambra has become the best destination for investment in Southern Nigeria outside Lagos and Ogun states. Chioke, the Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Investment Protection and Promotion Agency (ANSIPPA), Prince Ike Chioke,

EU executive investigates Google, Meta over advertising deal

THE European Commission has started an investigation into Google and Meta Facebook’s parent company for alleged breaches of EU competition rules over an advertising deal. The agreement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: European Union, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager,

EU leaders discuss greater defence cooperation at Versailles summit

EU leaders were discussing options for greater defence cooperation on the second day of a summit in Versailles on Friday, just over two weeks after Russia... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Krišjānis Kariņš, Kaja Kallas, Mark Rutte, Xavier Bettel,

Life insurance: Families of 47 deceased workers get N148.3m in Kaduna

THE Kaduna State Government has disbursed N148.39 million life insurance cover to 47 employees who died in active service.   The state deputy governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe handed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isa, Mr Suleiman Dauda, Rahama Tahir, Dr Hadiza Balarabe,

Ondo FA urges state govt to return grassroots football funding to sports council

ONDO State Football Association wants the state government to return the funding of grassroots football to the state sports council, its chairman, Dele Ajayi, said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Henry Babatunde, Ondo State Football Association,

Cattle breeders pledge support to FG’s economic diversification agenda

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has pleged support to the Federal Government’s economic diversification programme through effective utilisation of livestock sector.   The former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Mafindi Danburam,

African countries conduct over 100m COVID-19 tests – Africa CDC

53 African countries have conducted 100,554,471 COVID-19 tests so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said at a news conference on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: African Union

Power outages hit water availability as supply drops to 30m litres a day in Bauchi

POWER outages currently being experienced nationwide have reduced available potable water in Bauchi State from 60 million litres per day to 30 million litres per day. Even... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Gital, Bauchi State Water and Sewerage Corporation

Impact of Ukraine war to dominate EU leaders’ summit in Versailles

EU leaders gathered for an informal summit in Versailles on Thursday after a frantic two weeks of supplying arms, sheltering nearly two million people and signing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: European Union, European Commission,

AU urges ceasefire in Ukraine in call with Putin

SENEGALESE President and current Chairperson of the African Union (AU), Macky Sall, on Wednesday, held a phone conversation with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on securing a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: African Union, Macky Sall, Vladimir Putin, Moussa Faki Mahamat,

NURTW suspends MC Oluomo from union activities indefinitely

THE National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has suspended its Lagos State chapter’s Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as Mc Oluomo, indefinitely over alleged misconduct,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Musiliu Akinsanya,

Drugs menace: NDLEA admonishes parents to monitor children closely

Parents and guardians have been admonished to closely monitor their children and wards, in order to curb the prevalence of drug abuse in the society. The Oyo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA), Akin Fagbemi,

IWD: Stakeholders want more women inclusion in governance

 Some stakeholders in Gombe say that having more women in governance will translate to more meaningful development for the country. The stakeholders, who said this in an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ)

NAWOJ commends resilience of women to mark International Women’s Day

The Plateau chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) on Tuesday commended the resilience of women as it marked the 2022 International Women’s Day. “We commend... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nigeria Association of Women Journalists

Publishers decry high cost of book review exercise; seek FG’s intervention

THE Nigerian Publishers Association, NPA, has urged the Federal Government to intervene and stop the imposition of exorbitant fees on its members by states’ ministry of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Malam Adamu Adamu, Uchenna Anioke, Nigerian Publishers Association

Help disseminate our innovations, breakthroughs, Bauchi agric graduates urge media

A Bauchi State-based NGO, Agriculture Graduates Association, AGA, has called for the support of the media in disseminating the innovations and breakthroughs recorded in agricultural research... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Malam Umar Said, Joseph Sanga, Agriculture Graduates Association

University technologists threaten indefinite strike

THE National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike for non-implementation of memorandum of agreement it signed with the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Kenneth Nwaji, National Executive Council (NEC),

UNIBEN final year student hit by armed robbers’ bullet, dies

MISS Susan Oboh, a final year student of the University of Benin, who was reportedly hit by armed robbers’ bullet on March 3, in Benin, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: University of Benin, ASUU (Academic Staff Union of Universities)

Lagos SWAN urges FG to immortalise Fabio Lanipekun

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos Chapter, has urged the Federal Government (FG) to immortalise the doyen of Sportscasting in Nigeria, late Fabio Lanipekun. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Federal Government (FG), Debo Oshundun,

5 die while excavating sand in Kano

 THE Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of five people trapped under a heap of sand at Yanlami Village in the Bichi Local Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Kano State Fire Service,Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi

Nigeria’s box office records N4.8bn revenue in 2021

THE Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) has realised N4.8 billion revenue through ticket sales in 2021. CEAN Chairman, Mr Patrick Lee, disclosed this in an interview... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, Mr Patrick Lee,

Fayemi identifies good governance as panacea for security, devt.

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has identified good governance as the basic parameter for effective security and economic development in the country.Fayemi said this at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, Ekiti State University,

ISWAP training suicide bombers to attack northeast-DSS

THROUGH its Adamawa State Division, the Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday claimed that the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) group is training suicide... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Department of State Services,

Treat fuel scarcity as in era of pandemic – Ex-PENGASSAN President

MR Peter Esele, an labour activist, on Friday advised that the lingering fuel scarcity in the country be treated as in the era of pandemic.Esele, former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Peter Esele, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN),

German industrial groups call for integration of Ukrainian refugees

THE confederations of Germany’s trade unions and employers have issued a joint appeal for new procedures to facilitate the integration of Ukrainian refugees into the German... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: German Trade Union Confederation (DGB), Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA),

Why we’re interested in 2023 polls — EU observer group

THE international community wants Nigeria to conduct free, fair and credible elections in 2023, the European Union, EU, election observation mission, has said. Chief of the group,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: European Union, Maria Arena, PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu,

Association commends Obiano for establishing disability rights Commission

 THE Chairman, Joint National Association of Persons with Disability (JONAPWD) in Anambra, Mr Ugochukwu Okeke, has commended Gov. Willie Obiano for establishing and constituting members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Joint National Association of Persons with Disability

Russia to appeal against football ban imposed by Fifa and Uefa

THE Russian Football Union said it will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) to appeal against its ban from international competitions after the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Court of Arbitration for Sport, Russian Football Union

New Electoral Act provides opportunity for free, fair elections – AANI

THE Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI)  says the new Electoral Act provides new opportunity for free and fair elections in Nigeria. Retired Mohammed Abubakar, AANI... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: INEC,Alumni Association of the National Institute,Retired Mohammed Abubakar,

NLNG outlines strategies for achieving decade of gas initiative

THE Nigeria LNG Ltd (NLNG) has outlined key strategies that needs to be implemented for Nigeria to achieve the objective of the Decade of Gas initiative.   Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Nigeria Gas Association,Nigeria LNG Ltd,Mr Philip Mshelbila,Mr Ed Ubong,Mr Leye Falade,

Court strikes out FG’s suit against resident doctors

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday struck out a  suit filed by the Federal Government against the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) Joined as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD), Federal Government, Benedict Kanyip,

Bauchi women group protests rejection of bills seeking gender equality

THE Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), an NGO and Community-Based Organisations (CBOs)in Bauchi State have protested over the rejection of bills on gender... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), National Assembly (NASS), Attah Sisters Helping Hand Foundation (ASHHF),

Japan to freeze assets of 4 more Russian banks

JAPAN will freeze assets held by four more Russian banks in another round of sanctions in response to Russia’s military operations in Ukraine, Finance Minister Shunichi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Minister Shunichi Suzuk, European Union,

Agency wants laws mandating LGs to fund nomadic education reviewed

THE Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education (BASANE) has called for a review of the law mandating the 20 Local Governments in the state to contribute... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 635 times

Tags: Malam Imamu Itas, Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education (BASANE),

Lassa Fever kills 2 doctors in Oyo- NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Oyo State branch, says it lost two of its members to Lassa Fever within 72 hours. Its Chairman, Dr Ayotunde Fasunla, made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr Ayotunde Fasunla,

Lagos taskforce apprehends 2 suspected miscreants

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested two men suspected to be specialists in picking pockets of commercial vehicle passengers. The suspects – Sodiq Olagoke, 25, and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Lagos State Task Force, Abdulraheem Gbadeyan,

Lagos SWAN hails sports journalism icon Olanipekun on 80th birthday

The Lagos State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) says former Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) Public Relations Officer (PRO), Adesola Olanipekun, is a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), Adesola Olanipekun, Debo Oshundun, Western Nigeria Television (WNTV), Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),

NNPC begins loading of trucks at all depots

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited has commenced loading of trucks at all depots to clear current scarcity experienced across the country. It added that there... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 254 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, MOMAN, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petro

Enugu State tricycle riders rejoice as Gov. Ugwuanyi lifts ban on their operations

TRICYCLE (Keke NAPEP) operators in Enugu State on Wednesday lauded Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for lifting the ban on their operations. Enugu State government imposed the ban on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Benjamin Ikah, Association of Tricycle Riders Transport Union

Don urges balance of power on Russia/Ukraine conflict

DR Samuel Okeke, a lecturer in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, (Unizik), Awka, has called for balance of power between the East and West in the ongoing Russia/Ukraine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, Dr Samuel Okeke, Kyiv State University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University

U.S. sanctions 4 S/Africans over alleged Islamic State links

THE United States has sanctioned four South Africans it says have led Islamic State cells in the country or facilitated support for branches elsewhere, including by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Farhad Hoomer, Siraaj Miller, Abdella Hussein Abadigga, Peter Charges Mbaga, ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria),

FCT NULGE suspends strike

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has called off the indefinite strike it embarked on Feb. 17. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),

Ukrainian refugees will receive EU protection for up to 3 years — German Minister

REFUGEES from Ukraine do not need to go through the asylum procedure and will receive immediate protection for up to three years in European Union (EU),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Nancy Faeser,

Ondo Govt. cautions students against taking energy drinks, hard drugs

The Ondo State Committee on Drug Control on Wednesday cautioned students against consuming energy drinks and other illicit substances.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Ondo State Committee on Drug Control, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

Work resumes at Bwari Area Council as NULGE calls off strike

Members of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Bwari Area Council of the FCT, on Wednesday, resumed work at the council’s secretariat. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),

EU Commission proposes temporary residence rights for Ukraine refugees

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed to grant temporary protection to people fleeing war in Ukraine, including a residence permit and access to employment and social... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: European Union,

MC Oluomo replies NURTW’s query

LAGOS State chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has responded to a query issued to him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya,

No outstanding scholarship obligation, says Presidential Amnesty Programme

THE Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has said it has no outstanding obligation to any of its scholarship beneficiaries. In a statement signed by Neotaobase Egbe, the Special... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Presidential Amnesty Programme, Ijaw Peoples Association, Col. Milland Dikio,

Diplomats stage walk out during Lavrov’s UN speech in Geneva

DIPLOMATS from dozens of countries staged a walk out on Tuesday during Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov’s addresses at the Human Rights Council and the Conference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Sergey Lavrov, European Union, the UK, U.S.

Russian football federation angered by FIFA and UEFA bans

THE Russian Football Union (RFU) has reacted with anger and disappointment to being suspended from the game following the invasion of Ukraine. This is contrary to “all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: International Judo Federation, International Olympic Committee (IOC), Russian Football Union (RFU), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Vladimir Putin,

AU decries reports of ill treatment as Africans try to flee Ukraine

SENEGAL’S President Macky Sall, and Moussa Faki Mahamat, head of African Union (AU) Commission in a joint statement said it was unacceptable for Africans to be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: President Macky Sall, Moussa Faki Mahamat, African Union (AU),

Ukraine officially appeals for EU membership

UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed an official appeal for the European Union (EU), asking for an accession of Ukraine via a new special procedure, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: President Volodymyr Zelensky, European Union (EU), Sergii Nykyforov, NATO,

ASUU strike: We’ll block roads in Oyo, NANS threatens FG

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to block all federal government roads in Oyo from Tuesday, if the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Steven Tegbe,

NBA-SPIDEL urges adequate enforcement of provisions of Chapter 2 of Constitution

DR. Onyekachi Ubani, Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), on Monday, called for adequate enforcement of Chapter Two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Dr. Onyekachi Ubani, Nigerian Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL),

Slovenia’s PM supports speedier EU membership process for Ukraine

SLOVENIAN Prime Minister Janez Jansa on Monday expressed “full support” for a speedier European Union (EU) membership procedure for Ukraine, responding to a call for support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Janez Jansa, European Union (EU), Petr Fiala,

Russia restricts flights of airlines of 36 countries in response to bans on air travels

OVER the weekend, Western countries initiated new sanctions against Russia in connection with the Russian operation in Ukraine. European Union banned any Russian aircraft from landing, taking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Russia, European Union,

NGO conducts psycho-social test for victims of attacks in Plateau

 The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), has conducted a Psycho-Social test for victims of attacks in Iregwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau.   Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Iregwe Development Association (IDA), Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC),

EU Commission working on practical modalities to ban RT Modalities

The European Commission is working on practical modalities to ensure the ban on Sputnik news agency and RT broadcaster in the European Union amid Russia’s military... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: European Union, European Union Commission, Eric Mamer, Vladimir Putin,

Spain proposes shutting European ports for Russian vessels – Foreign Minister

SPAIN is proposing to the European Union’s member countries to close European ports for Russian ships, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares said on Monday. “Regarding the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: European Union,

ASUU strike: Students hold peaceful protest in Jos

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in Plateau on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Mr Na’allah Nanzim, ASUU, National Association of Nigerian Students

Abia govt. apologises to Gombe State over cattle market attack

THE Abia government, on Monday apologised to Gombe State government over the attack at the new Abia Cattle Market in Omumauzo, Ukwa West Local Government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Kalu Ogbu IV, Yahuza Yusuf, Dr Manassah Jatau, Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria,

Drug impairment responsible for road crashes in Bauchi – FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi State, has identified drugs impairment among some drivers as responsible for spate of road crashes in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, FRSC, Christian Association of Nigeria

NANS holds peaceful protest in Jos over ASUU strike

STUDENTS in Plateau, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Na’allah Nanzim,

EU defence ministers to coordinate arms deliveries to Ukraine

EUROPEAN Union (EU) foreign policy Chief Josep Borrell on Monday said European Union defence ministers would meet virtually to coordinate their assistance for Ukraine. Borrell in his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell,

NURTW queries Oluomo

THE national body of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has queried the Lagos State Council Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Azeez Abiola, Alhaji Kabiru Ado Yau, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, M C Oluomo,

Bus Terminal will decongest 99 percent traffic in Karu – NURTW Chair

Mr Salihu Adamu, Nasarawa state Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), has said that the newly inaugurated Sani Abacha Bus Terminal would decongest 99... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Salihu Adamu, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW),

Edo bank robbery: Gunmen spotted carrying money in sacks

THE gunmen, who invaded banks in Uromi,  headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, on Thursday, were spotted moving money in sacks. At least,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Zenith, UBA, First, Union Banks.

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Foreign relations experts urge Nigeria to remain neutral

THE Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN) on Friday, advised the Federal Government to remain neutral amid the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.   The President... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN), Gani Lawal, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa,

Committee warns students against drug abuse, says it can destroy them

The Ondo State Committee on Drug Control on Friday warned secondary school students to put away drug abuse before it destroyed their lives and goals. The committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Ondo State Committee on Drug Control,

Farmer laments high cost of rice production

The Operations Manager, KITH Farms Limited, Asaba, Mr Kingsley Otali, has appealed to the Federal Government to strenghten its Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP) for rice famers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: KITH Farms Limited, Kingsley Otali, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP), Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN),

First Lady seeks renewed media support in reporting humanitarian issues

FIRST Lady Aisha Buhari has solicited renewed support of the Nigerian media in reporting humanitarian issues and plight of women and children affected by conflicts. Buhari made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Marian Babangida, Halima Babangida, Prof. Umaru Pate, Zainab Ahmed, Aisha Buhari, Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ),

Buhari pledges constructive engagement with medical professionals

THE Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would continue to seek constructive engagement with members of the medical profession. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, World Medical Association (WMA), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) , Prof. Innocent Ujah, Commonwealth Medical Association  (CMA), Dr Chris Ngige, Ahme

Enugu State Govt bans tricycles, motorcycles, tipper trucks in 3 LGs

THE Enugu State Government has banned the operations of tricycles, motorcycles and tipper-trucks in Nkanu East and West Local Governments, as well as some selected communities... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Enugu State Government

PDP sweeps council polls in Enugu State

THE  ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State won all the 17 chairmanship and 260 councillorship seats in the local government elections held in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Mike Ajogwu,

Ukraine requests urgent debate at Human Rights Council — UN

UN on Thursday said that Ukraine had requested an urgent debate at the UN Human Rights Council on the situation stemming from the Russian aggression. “This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: United Nations, Vasily Alekseevich Nebenzya, Yevheniia Filipenko, European Union (EU),

Ukraine requests urgent debate at Human Rights Council — UN

UN on Thursday said that Ukraine had requested an urgent debate at the UN Human Rights Council on the situation stemming from the Russian aggression. “This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: UN Human Rights Council, Ms Michelle Bachelet, European Union,

Japan's Place In Offshore Wind Energy

By Ejenike Christabel OFFSHORE wind energy is the generation of electricity through wind farms in water bodies, usually shallow open water instead of land. Wind farms are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 260 times

Tags: Japan Wind Power Association,

Delta Govt assures Burutu community of readiness to reposition School of Maritime

THE Delta Government has assured of its preparedness to reposition the  Delta State School of Marine Technology, Burutu, to be at par with its likes in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Delta State School of Marine Technology, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, Mr Famous Akpoyibo, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa

NBA publishes list of 23 aspirants for Supreme Court bench, calls for reactions

THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has published a list of 23 lawyers who have expressed interest in being appointed Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Tanko Muhammad, Dr. Rapulu Nduka, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Adelekan Ajayi, Mr Ayoola Akande, Mr Ademola Alabi, Mr Nuraddeen Ayagi, Mrs Miannaya Essien, Mr Udochukwu Ezeani, Mr Chukwugekwu Ezenwa,

PenOp urges inclusion of informal sector in micro pension scheme

 PENSION Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp), has called for more awareness creation to bring the informal sector into the Micro Pension Plan. The PenOp CEO spoke virtually... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Pension Correspondents Association of Nigeria, Enehuwa Musa,  PENSION Operators Association of Nigeria

EU refuses comment on ban on entry visas for Russians

THE European Union cannot yet comment on ban on visas for Russians to enter member states as “all measures will be discussed at the summit on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: European Union,

How get-rich-quick syndrome is fueling ritual killings — Stakeholders

WORRIED by the high spate of cultism and ritual killings among school children and youths in the South West, including Ogun State, stakeholders have raised concerns... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Ogun State, State Police, Adeyemi Azeez, Samson Kunle Popoola

Council of Ibadan Indigenes holds interfaith prayer for peace

THE Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) on Wednesday held special interfaith prayer for peace and progress in Ibadanland and Nigeria, as a whole. The special prayer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 429 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Ezekiel Akande, Methodist Church Nigeria (MCN), Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), Kola Balogun, Tajudeen Ajibola,

Zamfara NUJ set to hold election in March 2022

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Zamfara State Council, has expressed  readiness to hold election into all the state offices on or before March 23.   The Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dahiru Samaila,

Kebbi Govt donates relief materials to female students affected by inferno

THE Kebbi State Government on Wednesday donated 376 matresses and other items to students of Nana Asma’u Government Girls’ College, Kamba, Dandi Local Government Area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdussalam Jibril, Kebbi State Government, Gov. Atiku Bagudu,

Ondo State Govt is committed to functional, qualitative health care delivery – Commissioner

THE Ondo Government is committed to functional and qualitative health care delivery in the state, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Ajaka, has said.   Ajaka made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Ondo State Primary HealthCare Development Agency (SPHCDA), Dr Banji Ajaka,

Reps urge IGP, DSS to end killings by suspected cultists in Osun

THE House of Representatives has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Director General, Department of State Security (DSS) and other security agencies to  deployed officers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Department of State Security (DSS), House of Representatives, Rep. Lawrence Ayeni,

AWCON: Football administrators hail Super Falcons’ qualification

Football administrators in Enugu State on Wednesday hailed Super Falcons of Nigeria qualification for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Morocco. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON), Enugu State Football Association (ENSFA),, Tony Ugwu, Super Falcons,

Unknown gunmen attack polling units in Enugu community, burn 3 vehicles

Unidentified gunmen numbering about 10, on Wednesday, disrupted ongoing council elections at Enugu South council area ward 3, in Obeagu community near Enugu, burning electoral materials... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr Mike Ajogwu,

Runsewe, NUJ broker peace between monarch, Journalists Estate Residents, Arepo

THE director general national council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Segun Runsewe alongside President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Chris Isiguzo and Chairman NUJ Lagos Council,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists, Oba Solomon Atanda Oyebi, NCAC, Segun Runsewe, Chris Isiguzo, Adeleye Ajayi,

Enugu LG poll: APGA blames ENSIEC for poor turnout

MR Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, the Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has blamed poor planning by the state electoral body for the low... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),

SAIPEC 2022: Panelists say gas is destination product with huge potential for power generation 

By Anthony Isibor.   THE panelists at the Sub-Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference in Lagos have said that gas is not just a transition fuel, but... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Victor Okoronkwo, Aiteo, Ed Ubong, Shell Nigeria Gas, Nigeria Gas Association, Yan Gari, Adeleye Falade, ND West, Riverson Oppong, Ghana National Gas Company, Chuka David Eze, Frazimex Engineering li

Zverev disqualified from singles in Mexico after doubles’ tantrum

GERMANY’S Alexander Zverev has been disqualified from the singles event at the ATP tournament in Acapulco after a tantrum following defeat in the doubles. The Olympic champion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Alexander Zverev, Peter Gojowczyk, Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Jenson Brooksby,

Ortom sues for lasting peace between Egba, Ologba clans in Agatu

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for lasting peace betweem the Egba and Ologba clans in Agatu Local Government Area of the state. Ortom made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Chief Godwin Onah, Chief Baba Odangla, Benue State University (BSU), Prof. Armstrong Adejo, Dr John Elaigwu, Prof. James Ayaitse,

AMISOM receives 160 police to enhance security in Somalia

THE African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it has received 160 Formed Police Unit (FPU) personnel from Uganda to help enhance stabilisation efforts in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Formed Police Unit (FPU), Daniel Okello, Individual Police Officers (IPOs)

Current contributory pension scheme unpalatable for police retirees- Lawmaker

REP. Francis Waive (APC-Delta) says operating under the current pension scheme has been unpalatable and regrettable for the retirees of the Nigeria Police Force.   The lawmaker made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Rep. Francis Waive, Department of State Services (DSS),

Reps urge FG to honour agreement with ASUU

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to honour its agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to end the union’s ongoing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Rep. Dozie Nwankwo, House of Representatives,

Humanitarian crisis: 40,000 IDPs returns in Nasarawa

No fewer than 40,000 Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) have returned to their ascentral homes from humanitarian crisis  in 2021 in Nasarawa state.   Mr Zachary Zamani-Allumaga, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs), Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa State Emergency Management Agency (NASEMA), Zachary Zamani-Allumaga,

UNDP VSLA Project: Association charges group leaders on transparency, accountability

The Young Men Christians Association (YMCA), has charged the leaders of Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLA) to exhibit high level of transparency and accountability toward... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Young Men Christians Association (YMCA), Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLA),

ASUU strike : Zik Varsity lecturers are in full compliance — Chair

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),  Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Chapter, are complying fully with the ongoing “one-month warning strike“ declared by their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ifunanya Okoye,

HIV/AIDS patients to benefit from Delta empowerment programme – Commissioner

Delta Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has said that persons living with HIV/ AIDS in the state would benefit from government’s empowerment programmes. The Commissioner disclosed this on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Charles Aniagwu, Dr Iheaka Ezieme, Delta State Agency for the Control of AIDS (DELSACA), Dr John Osuyali,

NBA-SPIDEL announces planning Committee members for Sokoto Conference

THE Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law, NBA-SPIDEL has announced a list of 43 planning committee members for it’s annual conference holding... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Dr Monday Ubani, Anthony Malik SAN, Chuka Ikwuazom SAN, Ousegun Ajose-Adeogun SAN, Princess Frank-Chukwuani, Ms Folake Abiodun, Dr. Sam Amadi, Ms Beauty Uwakhoy, Mr Godfrey E

Queries issued to Ekiti Varsiy lecturers justifiable- Management

THE management of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday clarified that lecturers allegedly  involved in portal fraud and other infractions were justifiably queried. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

Kirikiri depot owners deny hiking PMS ex-depot price

THE Kirikiri Depot Owners Association on Monday denied hiking the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, amidst the current scarcity of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Simeon Anabor, Chinedu Okoronkwo, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd,

Oyo CAN felicitates new Olubadan on ascension to throne

The Oyo State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has congratulated the new Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Lekan Balogun, on his ascension to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oba Lekan Balogun, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju,

ASUU strike: NANS vows to block major federal roads

Following the commencement of a four-week warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it will... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Sunday Asefon,

EU council adopts $1.36bn micro-financial aid to Ukraine

THE European Council on Monday said in a statement that it has finalised an adoption of 1.2 billion euros ($1.36 billion) in micro-financial aid to Ukraine. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: European Union,

Bauchi maize farmers laud ABP, seek sustainability

THE Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association (MAGFAMAN), has commended Federal Government (FG)  for initiating the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) and appealed for its sustainability. Alhaji Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Zubairu, Central Bank of Nigeria, Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association,

Group urges FG to address fuel scarcity

NOBLE Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has called on the Federal Government to quickly address the fuel scarcity in the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Noble Youths Mass Support Association, Mr Godwin Onmonya,

Why we embark on indefinite strike- FCT NULGE

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter said that it embarked on an indefinite strike over the non-release of December... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Comrade Ibrahim Kabi, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees,

Two factions of Ebonyi varsity ASUU issue conflicting strike directives

TWO two factions of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) in the Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki have issued conflicting directives to their members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Ebonyi State University, ASUU, Dr Godfrey Nwambeke, Dr Ikechukwu Igwenyi,

E-sports: Lagos drums support for grassroots development

The Chairman, Lagos State E-sports Association (LSEA), Emmanuel Oyelakin, on Friday said that the state was intensifying efforts at promoting the game at the grassroots level,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Lagos State E-sports Association (LSEA), Emmanuel Oyelakin,

AU expresses concerns over slow implementation of transition charter in Guinea

AFRICAN Union (AU) on Friday expressed deep concerns over the slow pace of implementation of a transition charter in Guinea. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: African Union, President Alpha Conde,

NMDPRA, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, NUPENG to expedite transporters freight rate review

By Anthony Isibor.   FOLLOWING the meeting between the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, Nigeria National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, Nigerian Association... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Nigeria National Petroleum Commiss

Africa calls for renewed, redefined partnership with Europe

By Anthony Isibor.   PRESIDENT of Senegal, Macky Sall has called for a renewed and redefined, consensual, and mutually beneficial partnership with Europe that will be based on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: President Macky Sall, Union-African, Savoy-Sarr,

Ebonyi varsity joins ASUU’s warning strike

THE Ebonyi State University (EBSU) branch of ASUU has joined the national body in its four-week warning strike declared on Monday. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Dr Ikechuku Igwenyi,

Students appeal to FG, ASUU over incessant strikes

SOME  students of University of Jos have appealed to the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to find a common ground toward... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal Government, University of Jos,

Buhari calls for EU’s weighty sanctions on unconstitutional leadership changes in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called on European leaders to support African Union measures aimed at ending unconstitutional leadership changes on the continent. “We also call for stronger... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, African Union,

Winter Olympics: IOC president disturbed by Russian teenager’s meltdown

Thomas Bach, President, International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it had been “chilling” to witness Russian teenage skater Kamila Valieva crumble under pressure at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), International Skating Union (ISU), World A

Learn modern skills to be more productive – Plateau LG chair challenges staff

CHAIRMAN, Qua’an-Pan Local Government Council in Plateau, Mr Ernest Da’a, has challenged its employees to learn modern skills and develop their capacities toward adequate and sustainable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Hosea Simput, Arandong Makwin, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ernest Da’a, Stephen Sarki,

Buhari, ”G4” members evolve new strategies for conflict resolution in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia under the auspices of the “G4” have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Milos Zeman, Czech Republic, African Union  (AU), Malam Garba Shehu, Abiy Ahmed, President Muhammadu Buhari,

EU launches reset with Africa after pandemic disruption

THE European Union (EU) welcomed more than 40 African leaders to Brussels on Thursday in an effort to reassert its influence on a continent where China... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: W. Gyude Moore, African Medicines Agency (AMA), Frank Mattheis, President Cyril Ramaphosa, President Julius Maada, European Union (EU),

NARTO, NUPENG-PTD suspend planned strike as NNPC intervenes

THE Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and  Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have suspended their planned strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Williams Akporeha, Abiodun Adeniji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Otunba Sa

UN to work ‘lockstep’ with parliamentarians to achieve global commitments

The President of the 76th Session of UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, on Thursday said the UN will work in “lockstep” with parliamentarians to achieve global... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Abdulla Shahid, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), United Nations,

Graduates of Plateau Varsity are competing globally – VC

THE Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam, says  the institution has produced quality graduates who are exceling in diverse endeavours globally.   Izam made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 230 times

Tags: Plateau State University Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam,

Plateau govt releases N100m for varsity earned allowances

PROF. Yohanna Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has said that the State Government has released N100 million for the payment of arrears of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: PROF. Yohanna Izam, SSANU, ASUU, Plateau State University, Bokkos,

LASAA unveils e-sticker verifier app for mobile advert registration

 THE Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) has launched a dedicated e-Sticker Verification Application (app) for mobile advert registration by its clients. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA), Temitope Akande, Prince Adedamola Docemo,

Kaduna varsity lecturers join one-month ASUU warning strike

ACADEMIC staff of the Kaduna State University (KASU) on Thursday joined the one-month warning strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Kaduna State University, Dr Peter Adamu, Prof. Yohanna Tella, Mr Abubakar Jumare

Adeleye inaugurates Kaduna cycling association board

 KADUNA State Cycling Association Chairman Sunday Adeleye on Thursday inaugurated the board of the association.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the members include Dr Abdullahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Kaduna State Cycling Association, Sunday Adeleye, Abdullahi Idris,

Strike: UniJos suspends academic activities

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, has suspended academic activities in the institution for the 2020/2021 academic session. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Abdullahi Abdullahi,

13 women, girls die after falling into well during marriage celebrations

AN official on Thursday said 13 woman and girls died when they fell into a well during a wedding ceremony in northern India. The incident took place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 308 times

Tags: t Nebua Narangia village , Kushinagar district , Uttar Pradesh state.

Abubakar Audu University not part of ASUU strike — Dean

Lecturers of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) on Wednesday said they would not join the warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Prof. Ogunbiyi Joseph, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Yahaya Bello,

Lagos to produce one million coconut seedlings in 2022

THE Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) says it will produce one million coconut seedlings in conjunction with the private sector in 2022. LASCODA’s General Manager, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA), Dapo Olakulehin,

Albinos in Anambra seek support to prevent skin cancer

ANAMBRA State Albinism Association has urged the state government to establish a healthcare support scheme for persons living with albinism to reduce the rate of death... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Anambra State Albinism Association,

Deliberate sports policy will reduce youth restiveness – retired DIG

A retired Deputy Ispector General of Police (DIG), Udom Ekpoudom, on Wednesday called for delibrate sports policy that will engage youths at all times to reduce... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Udom Ekpoudom, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN),

Adamawa University appeals to indigenes to seek admission

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, has appealed to the indigenes of the state to take advantage of their admission slots... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta,

UNIBEN students mount roadblock to protest ASUU strike

SCORES of students of the University of Benin on Wednesday barricaded the ever-busy Benin-Ore-Sagamu road to protest the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Benin UNIBEN, National Executive Council (NEC),

Alex Ekwueme Varsity joins ASUU nation-wide strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike (AE-FUNAI) branch has joined its counterparts in the one-month nationwide warning strike. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, AE-FUNAI, Dr Ogugua Egwu, Dr Joseph Chukwu,

Doctor’s strike: FG, NARD’s absence stalls case

The absence of the Federal Government and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) in the National Industrial Court, on Wednesday prevented the matter from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD), Benedict Kanyip,

Butchers decry low patronage at Jos Abattoir

Mr. Samson Okafor, chairman, Butchers Association at the Jos Abattoir , has decried low patronage by buyers while blaming it on the current financial challenges facing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Samson Okafor, Butchers Association,

Kanu trial: DSS complies with court order not to block court premises

 THE Department of State Services, on Wednesday, complied with the advice of a Federal High Court, Abuja, not to block the court premises and environs ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Department of State Services,

Association lauds Buhari for confirming Bello-Koko’s appointment as MD NPA

The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) on Wednesday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for confirming the appointment of Mohammed Bello-Koko as the managing director of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS), President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Rev. Jonathan Nicole, Chibuike Amaechi,

Experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression

Experts on Wednesday called for united action to reduce the  increasingly serious global crisis of depression. It is estimated that each year, five per cent of adults... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Lancet, World Psychiatric Association Commission, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health, prof. Helen Herrman, Orygen, University of Melbourne,

No Ukraine attack on Wednesday – Russian EU envoy

RUSSIA'S ambassador to the European Union (EU), Vladimir Chizhov, has rejected U.S. warnings of a possible Russian attack on Ukraine on Wednesday. Chischow said this in remarks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Vladimir Chizhov, European Union,

98,271 persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Benue- Official

The Executive Secretary, Benue Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Bem Ageda says 98,271 people have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Ageda, represented by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Dr Bem Ageda, Emmanuel Beeka, Benue State Primary Healthcare Board, Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH),

German agency, LSETF collaborate to build sustainable MSMEs

THE German Agency for International Corporation (GIZ)-SEDIN is collaborating with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) to build resilient Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Mrs Teju Abisoye, LSETF, Mr Akin Omoware, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

Declare August 20 Isese Day – Traditional worshippers urge LASG

THE Association of African Traditional Religion Nigeria (AATREN) has called on the Lagos State Government to set aside August 20 of every year as Isese Day. Isese... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Association of African Traditional Religion Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Elegunshi,

Gombe govt moves to boost COVID-19 vaccination, targets 1.9m

The Gombe State government on Tuesday engaged stakeholders at a meeting in Gombe to boost COVID-19 vaccination in the state. Dr Manassah Jatau, the state’s deputy governor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Gombe State government, Dr Manassah Jatau, Julius Lepes, Malam Musa Kuna,

Enugu LG election: SIEC commits to credible exercise

The Chairman, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Mr Michael Ajogu, has promised that the commission would conduct a credible and transparent local government election on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Michael Ajogu, European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

App-based drivers’ union seek good policy in Lagos

 The Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers (NUPABTW) has urged the Lagos State Government to initiate policies to make ride hailing business a win-win platform... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers

Valentine: 165 Red Cross youth corpers donate blood

 No fewer than 165 corps members in Lagos State have donated blood in demonstration of their love and service to the well being of humanity. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Lagos State Red Cross Community Development

Bishop urges CAN to begin registration, licencing of pastors

THE leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has been urged to urgently begin the registration and licencing of all practicing clerics among its fold... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Bishop Seun Adeoye,

Valentine’s Day: CAN preaches agape love among Niger residents

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Niger has called on residents of the state to demonstrate agape love toward one another, irrespective of their ethnic and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr Mathias Echioda,

HURIWA demands arrest of Abba Kyari over NDLEA’s indictment

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Monday urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba to arrest the suspended Head of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, DCP Abba Kyari, NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, Usman Baba

UNIlorin Students’ Union donates N2m to sick members

The University of Ilorin Students’ Union, under the aegis of Babatunde Lukman Foundation, has donated N2.4 million to five students of the institution with various health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: University of Ilorin Students’ Union, Prof. Lanre Ajibade,

EU to invest £820m in Nigeria’s digital economy

The European Union (EU) under its Gateway Initiative has disclosed plans to invest about 820 million Euros in the Nigerian digital economy sector over the next... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Margre Vestager,

COVID-19: Edo Govt advises residents to embrace vaccination

 The primary healthcare  agency in Edo has appealed to Edo residents to vaccinate and continue to wear their facemasks in order to curtail the spread of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA),

Pantami’s promotion as professor illegal – ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the promotion of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami as a Professor of cyber... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Academic Staff Union of Universities, FUTO, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,

ASUU declares one-month ‘total’ strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a four-week “comprehensive and total” strike. The strike will take effect from February 14, 2022. ASUU National President Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke

House rent to crash as Abia begins mass housing

RESIDENTS of Umuahia, Abia State capital, may no longer have to pay through their nose for house rent in the months ahead. This is following the acquisition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Abia State, ASEPA,

Lebron James breaks all-time scoring record but LA Lakers lose to Warriors

LEBRON James became the leading NBA scorer in combined regular season and play-off history in the Los Angeles Lakers' 117-115 defeat by the Golden State Warriors. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: LEBRON James, Karl Malone, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Klay Thompson, NBA, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors

U.S., allies urge Sudan to stop political detentions

A group of Western countries and entities, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union, expressed concerns over the recent political arrests in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: European Union, Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan, Abdalla Hamdok,

EU, allies urges Sudan to stop arrests, detentions of political figures

The European Union,  Canada, Norway, Switzerland, UK , and the U.S.  have expressed concern over the arrests and detentions of several major political figures in Sudan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: European Union,

EU, allies urges Sudan to stop arrests, detentions of political figures

The European Union,  Canada, Norway, Switzerland, UK , and the U.S.  have expressed concern over the arrests and detentions of several major political figures in Sudan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: European Union,

Malaria: Agency begins 10-day sanitation exercise in 4 Jigawa LGAs

 The Jigawa State Environmental Protection Agency (JISEPA) has embarked on a 10-day environmental sanitation exercise in four Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. The Managing Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Jigawa State Environmental Protection Agency

Adamawa IPMAN urges public to report sale of adulterated petrol

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Adamawa and Taraba chapter, has urged motorists not to panic and report any sale of suspicious adulterated petrol... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Dahiru Buba,

Edo Cricket League exposes talents to high level of competitiveness, Official

Abraham Oviawe, vice president, Edo State Cricket Association says the 2021/2022 edition of the state’s cricket league season has exposed talents to the high level of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Abraham Oviawe,Edo State Cricket Association,

Group warns against any attempt on life of Governor of Benue State

THE Coalition of Southern and Middle Belt Youth Leaders Assembly, COSMBYLA, the umbrella body of all the youth groups in the South East, South-South, South West... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Terrence Kuanum, Department of State Services, Tito Zokumor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, COSMBYLA

Scarcity : Fuel supply improving in Lagos

Availability of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, is improving in Lagos State, after days of scarcity of the product, the News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mike Osatuyi,

‘Nigeria should return to regionalism’

THE Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams has stressed the need for Nigeria to go back to regionalism ahead of the 2023 polls. Speaking during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Chief Gani Adams, Oodua Progressive Union

FCT teachers suspend 3 weeks strike

PRIMARY school teachers in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have suspended their three weeks strike over non-payment of outstanding arrears. The Chairman, National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mr Abdullahi Candido, National Union of Teachers, Comrade Stephen Knabayi,

LG Elections: PDP flags off campaign, lauds Ugwuanyi’s performance

THE Enugu State Chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday flagged off its campaign ahead of the 2022 local government elections in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Cletus Akalusi, Mr Augustine Nnamani, People Democratic Party, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission

TAMPAN to organise Artiste Day/Night to honour late Tafa Oloyede

The Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Osun Chapter, says it will organise an  Artiste Day/Night to honour the late John Adewunmi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Mr Ayo Oladapo, Tafa Oloyede.

Group urges Imo Govt. to regulate taxes on hoteliers

The Imo Hoteliers Association, an umbrella body of hotel operators in the state, has called on the State Government to put measures in place to regulate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Imo Hoteliers Association, Chima Chukwunyere,

KNSG to partner Ethiopia on agro-processing zone devt

Kano State Government says it will partner the Government of Ethiopia to fast track development of Special Agro-Processing zone in the state.   This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Hassan Musa-Fagge, Kano State Government, Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna,

Nigerian stock market rebounds by N54bn

Bullish sentiment returned to the Nigerian equities market on Wednesday following investors’ interest in Union Bank and Access Bank, which ensured the first gain of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: NEM Insurance, Juli Plc, Access Bank, Union Bank, Nigerian Exchange Group (NGXGroup),

Ojukwu Varsity: ASUU factions clash, disagree on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Branch, is divided over the decision to join the impending national strike by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Prof. Osita Chiaghalam,

ASUU threatens indefinite strike over alleged FG’s failure to fulfill past agreements

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike over the Federal Government’s alleged failure to fulfill agreements earlier reached... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Salahu Lawal,

Enugu 2023: APGA chairman calls for credible, free, fair election in Enugu

The chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Enugu, Mr Ndubuisi Elechionyia, had called for credible, free and fair Local Government Council and Governorship elections... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ndubuisi Elechionyia,, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Jeff Nnamani,

Hisbah Board destroys 3.8 m bottles of beer in Kano

The Kano State Hisbah board has destroyed over 3.8 million bottles of assorted beer that were confiscated in the last few months. The Commander-General of the board,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Kano State Hisbah, Dr Harun Ibn- Sina, Gov.  Abdullahi Ganduje,

Niger Assembly confirms Kigera as new Grand Khadi of Sharia Court of Appeal

NIGER House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Abubakar Kigera as the substantive Grand Kadi of the state Sharia Court of Appeal. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: NAN, Niger State House of Assembly

We’ll conduct free, fair LG elections in Enugu – ENSIEC

Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) has assured people of the state of free and fair local government elections on Feb. 23. Chairman of the commission, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

IPMAN confirms sale of adulterated petrol in S’East

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has confirmed the sale of adulterated Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise called petrol, in some service outlets in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mr Chinedu Anyaso, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

Oyo State Govt seals IBEDC offices in Ibadan

Offices of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) in Ibadan metropolis, Oyo State, have been sealed on the order of the state government over outstanding tax... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), Oyo State Government, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun, John Ayodele,

Umahi reconstitutes Council of Ebonyi varsity

Governor David Umahi has reconstituted the Council of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) for a period of 12 months.Umahi, said at the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Prof. Chigozie Ogbu,

IPMAN condemns abduction of chairman, urges his unconditional release

The Edo Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has condemned the abduction of its chairman, Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele by gunmen. Egele was said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mrs Angelina Aigbokhai, Department of State Security Service (DSS), Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele,

LG Polls: Emergence of 16 women councillors excites Gov. Bagudu

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, on Wednesday, expressed appreciation to Kebbi people for electing 16 women as councillors in the just concluded Local Government elections... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi State Independent Electoral Commission (KSIEC),

Bayelsa Govt says will require J&J Vaccine for difficult terrains

 , says it is yet to get the special Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine it requires for hard to reach areas of the state. Dr Bekesu Martins,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags:  Bayelsa State Primary Health Care (BYSPHC)

German car association sees upturn in new car registrations in 2022

 The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) on Wednesday said it expected around 2.8 million new passenger car registrations in Germany in 2022. According to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: German Association of the Automotive Industry

IPAC congratulates Sanwo-Olu on newly approved state-owned varsities

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Lagos State chapter, has congratulated Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Lagos residents on the newly approved state-owned universities. IPAC Chairman in Lagos, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Olusegun Mobolaji, Young Progressives Party (YPP), National Universities Commission (NUC), Lagos State University of Education (LASUED)

ASUU urges FG to fulfil promises, avert imminent strike

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on Nigerians to prevail on the Federal Government to prevent imminent strike by fulfilling its promises. Prof Ayo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities

Bill to appropriate N73.5bn for 23 LGs passes 2nd reading in Kaduna Assembly

A bill for a law to appropriate over N73.5 billion for the 23 Local Government Councils of Kaduna State has passed the second reading on Tuesday. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Kaduna State, Isaac Auta,

Kogi health agency denies cash- for- COVID-19- vaccination allegation

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KSPHCDA) has denied reports  of alleged  demand  for money from clients by COVID-19 administrators for  vaccine. An NGO, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Mr Folayan Idowu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Abubakar Yakubu,

Police confirm second death in abduction of Edo IPMAN Chairman

THE Edo Police Command says the driver to the state Chairman of the Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, has died. The command’s Spokesman, SP... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: SP Kontongs Bello, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,

Insurance industry generates N508bn premium in 2021, pays N224bn claims – NIA

THE Chairman, Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), Mr Ganiyu Musa, on Tuesday said the insurance industry generated N508 billion Gross Premium in 2021, out of which N224... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Nigerian Insurers Association, LASBCA, Nigerian Insurance Industry Database, Mr Ganiyu Musa,

Fuel queue: Sanction culprits, APC S/Africa tells FG

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, has expressed concern over the return of fuel queues at filling stations in Lagos and some parts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Babarinde, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

Over N11bn #Endsars claims paid so far – NIA

Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) on Tuesday said insurers had paid over N11billion as claims for losses suffered during the 2020 #Endsars protest.   Mr Ganiyu Musa, Chairman, NIA,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA),

NUT seeks legal backing for proposed Ogun Education Trust Fund

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has asked Gov. Dapo Abiodun to initiate a bill aimed at providing a legal framework for the establishment of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Teachers, Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Mr Samson Oyelere,

Police deny kidnap of couple in Ondo

 The Police in Ondo State have denied media report that gunmen kidnapped a couple on Monday evening in Akure, the state capital. Funmilayo Odunlami, the Police Public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Police in Ondo State

Rice production: FG’s intervention creating jobs in Gombe – Millers

Some rice millers in Gombe State have said the Federal Government’s investment in rice cultivation through the Central Bank’s Anchor Borrowers Programme was creating job opportunities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Gombe State,

Medical exodus: Ondo govt. maps out strategies to retain health workers

 Ondo State Government says it has put in place strategies to dissuade health workers from seeking greener pastures abroad. Prof. Dayo Faduyile, the Special Adviser (S.A.), on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags:  Ondo State Government

Association to collaborate with Olu of Warri on mutual interest

The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Delta chapter, has pledged to collaborate with the Olu of Warri on matters of mutual interest. Mr Sony Ali,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Sony Ali, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ogiame Atuwatse III,

NBA President receives report on scale of fees for Nigerian lawyers

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Tuesday in Lagos, said he would submit a recommendation on remuneration scale for lawyers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Olumide Akpata, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Anthony Nwaochei,

Gunmen abduct Edo IPMAN chairman, kill driver

Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Chairman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Edo chapter have been abducted by gunmen at his resident in Jattu, Etsako West Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Bello Kontongs,

1 dead, 1 rescue in gas explosion in Kano

  The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed that one person died in a gas explosion that occurred in Ijarawa Village in Bichi Local Government Area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Kano State Fire Service

Environmental Corps: Gombe govt. inducts 500 youths

Gombe State Government has recruited 500 youths to serve as officers of the Gombe State Security, Traffic and Environmental Corps (GoSTEC). Malam Sani Ahmed, Coordinator of GoSTEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Gombe State Security, Traffic and Environmental Corps (GoSTEC), Malam Sani Ahmed,

Police repel attack on its command in Okene , kill 1, injure others

The Kogi  Government said the Nigerian Police on Sunday, repelled an attack by unknown gunmen on its Area command in Okene,  killing a member of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Kogi State Government, Mr Kingsley Fanwo,

Association rejects reappointment of CMD, FMC Owo

 The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has rejected the Federal Government’s extension of tenure of Dr Liasu Adeagbo as the Chief Medical Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Dr Liasu Adeagbo, Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN)

Enugu FA Chairman hails Senegal for breaking AFCON jinx

The Chairman of Enugu State Football Association (ESFA), Tony Ugwu, has commended the Teranga Lions of Senegal for emerging the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions.Ugwu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Enugu State Football Association (ESFA), Tony Ugwu, African Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Ongoing projects will open Badagry to the world — LASG

The Lagos State Government says it is executing different projects in Badagry to open the ancient town to the world and enable investors come into it. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Lagos State Government, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,

Yobe healthcare scheme to incorporate informal sector – Official

 Yobe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (YSCHMA), says it has begun stakeholders engagement to fast track incorporation of informal sector into the scheme. The Executive Secretary of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Yobe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (YSCHMA)

EU demands end to torture in Uganda

The European Union on Monday demanded punishment for perpetrators of torture in Uganda after images of a recently detained author circulated in domestic media showing marks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: European Union, President Yoweri Museveni, Fred Enanga,

AU Heads of State, Govt outline African priorities for 2022

The Assembly of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government on Sunday ended its 35th ordinary session, outlining African priorities for 2022 and beyond. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: African Union (AU), President Macky Sall,

Nasarawa 2023: Eggon stakeholders drum support for Sule

Feb. 6, 2022 (NAN) The Eggon  stakeholders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State have urged the people of the state to re-elect Gov. Abdullahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Eggon Cultural and Development Association (ECDA), Mr James Manzah, Mr Ben Manga,

IAEA launches cancer care initiative in Africa

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday, World Cancer Day, launched a new initiative aimed at providing cancer care for people living in low and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Moussa Faki Mahamat, Rafael Mariano Grossi,, African Union (AU),

Coups, COVID and climate test African leaders at summit

African leaders gather at an African Union summit this weekend to try to forge a coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. They also plan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: African Union, President Cyril Ramaphosa, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Ebba Kalondo, Sharon Bar-li,

Atlanta Hawks end Phoenix Suns' streak while Los Angeles Lakers beaten

TRAE Young scored 43 points as the Atlanta Hawks ended the Phoenix Suns' 11-game winning run with a 124-111 win. The 23-year-old made 16 of his 25... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: TRAE Young, Atlanta Hawks, Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors

EU, U.S. agree to resume trade in mussels, clams, oysters

EU and U.S. on Friday agreed to resume trade in mussels, clams and oysters from the end of February marking another step in improved transatlantic relations. Trade... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: European Union, United States,

Continental Free Trade: African leaders to discuss boosting Africa’s transport sector

African leaders are set to meet next week to discuss boosting the African transport sector as a key impetus to spur a continental free trade pact. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Union (AU), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

Association hails friendly business climate of Nigeria’s Free Trade Zones

The Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZ Association) says it is basking in the friendly business climate built around the country’s Free Trades Zones by President Muhammadu Buhari. Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZ Association), Chief Oluwatoyin Elegbede, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Miss Chidinma Udeogu,

Deploy high-tech security system to beat kidnappers – lawyer tells FG

 A former official of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Douglas Ogbankwa, has called for a combination of local intelligence and a high-tech security system in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Douglas Ogbankwa

Make breast cancer treatment free, medical women association urge govts.

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter, on Friday, appealed to all tiers of governments,  to make Breast cancer treatment free for Nigerian women. Dr.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria, Dr. Bilqis Alatishe-Muhammad, World Cancer Day

I was kidnapped, trafficked for sex in 4 countries — 16yr-old student

ON June 11, 2021, when 16-year-old Senior Secondary School, SSS 2 student, Deborah (not real name) of a government secondary school in Benin, Edo State, left... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 289 times

Tags: Deborah, Edo State, Benin Republic

ASUU to embark on fresh indefinite strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it would soon embark on an indefinite strike to press home their demands one month after it suspended... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr Lazarus Maigoro, NUC

Karate federation says its athletes will participate in 33 events in 2022

The Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN) on Thursday in Abuja said its athletes would participate in 33 events both nationally and internationally in 2022.   The federation’s Technical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN), Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA),

Truck rams into market, kills 6 in Aba

NO less than 6 persons have lost their lives following an auto crash at the Ahia Udele market along with River Layout, Aba, Abia State. The truck... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Abia State.

Rivers residents rendered homeless as govt demolishes shanties

NO fewer than 1,000 residents of Rivers State have been rendered homeless, following the demolition of houses in over nine waterfronts by the state government. The affected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Rivers State, Gift Otonnah

Stakeholders hail Senate’s move to review Pension Reform Act

Some stakeholders have commended the move by the Senate to review the lump sum paid to retirees from their savings from 50 per cent to 75... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Dr Victor Makanjuola, Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Pension Funds Administrators (PFAs),

`100 for 100 Policy’: Manufacturers seek more stakeholders’ engagement

Manufacturers in Edo and Delta have urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to create more awareness about its “.100 for 100 Policy’’ on Production and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN),

Polish submits bill in move to end rule of law with EU

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday submitted legislation to dismantle a controversial disciplinary chamber for judges. Duda said the move was in anticipation that it would allow... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: European Union, Andrzej Duda, Bartlomiej Przymusinski,

Insecurity, kidnapping, rape, others signs of lack of mental wellbeing – Psychiatrist

A Psychiatrist, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, says the increasing rate of insecurity, kidnapping, rape and other social vices in Nigeria are signs of lack of optimal mental... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN)

First Africa Holiday Village: NANTA praises Gov. Bello’s plan

The National President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporaiye, has commended the move by Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi to build the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporaiye, ational Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Gov. Yahaya Bello, Chief Olusegun Runsewe,

Heavy traffic in Lagos as fuel tanker, truck collide

AN accident has occurred at Fadeyi Bus Stop along Ikorodu Road, Lagos, involving an oil tanker and a heavy-duty truck loaded with sand. Ikorodu is the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Lagos State Transport Management Agency

Anambra Assembly orders suspension of recruitment, conversion of PTA teachers

The Anambra State House of Assembly has ordered the suspension of the conversion of teachers engaged by  Parents Teachers Association (PTA) to permanent staff in state’s schools. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Anambra State House of Assembly,

Anambra Assembly orders suspension of recruitment, conversion of PTA teachers

The Anambra State House of Assembly has ordered the suspension of the conversion of teachers engaged by  Parents Teachers Association (PTA) to permanent staff in state’s schools. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Anambra State House of Assembly,

Afghan TV reporters free after 2 days in detention

Two Afghan TV reporters, Waris Hasrat and Aslam Hijab, have been released after spending two days in Taliban detention, their colleagues confirmed on Wednesday.Ali Jawad Asghari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Waris Hasrat, Aslam Hijab, European Union,

Cancer: Nigerians face challenges of prevention, treatment, care – NMA President

The President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Prof. Innocent Ujah, says cancer is a great burden to the Nigerian population, especially medical practitioners, because the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Innocent Ujah, National Action on Sugar Reduction (NASR), Dr. Mohammed Alkali, Prof. Ifeoma Okoye, UNTH, Breast Without Spot (BWS), Mrs. Vivianne Ihekweazu,

Suspended Kano anti-corruption commission boss files suit

The suspended chairman, Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission,  Muhuyi Rimin-Gado on Wednesday, challenged his suspension before the National Industrial Court. Rimin-Gado instituted the suit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi,

Cost of fuel in Germany at all-time high

The cost of petrol and diesel in Germany has reached an all-time high, the ADAC motoring association said on Wednesday. The previous day, E10 petrol cost €1.712... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: ADAC motoring association,

Banditry: I killed over 20, but I’ve repented now - 21-yr-old arrested Turji’s boy confesses

THE 21-year-old suspected terrorist, Naziru Sani, working under the camp of Bello Turji, a notorious terrorist, on the police wanted list for acts of terrorism has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Naziru Sani, SP Gambo Isah, Zamfara State

Zamfara youth parliament campaigns on empowerment to check insecurity

 The Zamfara state Youth parliament had launched an empowerment campaign to check insecurity in the state.   The Speaker of the Parliament, Abdulhamid Ibrahim, made the disclosure at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Zamfara state Youth parliament

Association calls on FG to subsidise price of poultry produce

 The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Lagos State chapter, has called on the Federal Government to intervene by subsidising the prices of poultry feed and input... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN)

Stephen Curry scores 40 points as Golden State Warriors win sixth game in a row

STEPHEN Curry scored 40 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 122-108 to win their sixth game in a row. Curry hit 21 points... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets,

Giving up Lufthansa school strategic mistake-Pilot Union

THE German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has accused Lufthansa of making a strategic mistake by transferring its traditional flight school in Goodyear in the U.S.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: German pilots’ union, Stefan Herth, United Airlines

EU to blacklist 5 members of Mali’s junta

European Union on Tuesday agreed to impose travel bans and freeze assets on five members of Mali’s junta after the military rulers went back on an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: European Union, ECOWAS,

Police to sanction unauthorised users of sirens in Oyo

 The Police Command in Oyo State has vowed to heavily sanction unauthorised users of sirens, covered plate numbers, and unregistered vehicles, among others. The Commissioner of Police... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags:  The Police Command in Oyo State

Traffic control : 15,000 youths apply for OYRTMA job- Official

NO fewer than 15, 000 youths have applied  for the Oyo State Road Traffic Management Agency (OYRTMA) job vacancies online.   Dr Akin Fagbemi, the Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Dr Akin Fagbemi, Oyo State Road Traffic Management Agency

ESHDC tackling housing challenge of civil servants in Enugu – GM

THE Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) says it is tackling the housing deficit in the state through the provision of affordable housing for civil servants.     The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Enugu State Housing Development Corporation, Mr Chukwuemelie Agu,

Surgeon urges more funding for heart surgeries

 A Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Bode Falase, has appealed to governments at all levels as well as philanthropists and NGOs to assist in funding heart surgeries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Dr Bode Falase, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

British govt. considers U-turn on vaccine mandate for health workers

THE British government say it is considering whether to scrap mandatory Coronavirus vaccines for frontline health and social care workers in the light of the less... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: National Care Association, Nadra Ahmed, Simon Clarke,

Registrar calls for collaboration among regulatory bodies to promote traditional medicine

 MR Olorunkemi Kadiku, the Registrar of the Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board on Monday called for effective collaboration among regulatory bodies to promote herbal medicine in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags:  Mr Olorunkemi Kadiku, Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board, NAFDAC

 FOI desk officers of public institutions meet on establishment of online platform to share information 

FREEDOM of Information (FOI) Desk Officers from various Federal public institutions will meet at a two-day workshop in Abuja on February 1 and 2, 2022 to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Edetaen Ojo,  Abubakar Malami, European Union,

Trump facing legal, political headwinds as he eyes comeback

By Jill Colvin AS he prepared to tee off at one of his Florida golf courses, a fellow player introduced Donald Trump as the “45th president of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis , former Vice President Mike Pence, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Darrell Scott, Jill Colvin, Allen Weisselberg, Donald Trump, President Joe Biden

NCDMB hosts Africa local content investment forum March 7

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has announced plans to host the Africa Local Content Investment Forum, ALCIF, at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 268 times

Tags: Simbi Kesiye Wabote, African Petroleum Producers Association, APPO, Africa Local Content Investment Forum, ALCIF, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

Cement manufacturers promise more production, less prices

CEMENT manufacturers under the auspices of the Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, CMAN, has promised to upscale cement production in a bid to crash prices. Mohammed Lawal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Muhammad Buhari, Mohammed Lawal Bello, Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

Osinbajo urges senior lawyers to call out corrupt members

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says the time has come to call out senior lawyers whose actions demean the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria  (SAN). Osinbajo, himself... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian Bar Association,

ALGON lauds Oyetola over Olaiya flyover bridge in Osun

The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Osun Chapter, has commended Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola over the timely completion of the Olaiya flyover bridge in Osogbo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Mr Abiodun Idowu, Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola, Mr Folarin Fafowora,

Nigerian brokers to get discount for BIBA’s London Conference – NCRIB

 NIGERIAN Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB ) on Friday said that its members would get a discount to attend subsequent British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: British Insurance Brokers Association, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, Mr Rotimi Edu,

Ikere Ekiti college alumni elect leaders, plan healthcare scheme

THE Unity Ikere Ekiti Old Students Association (UNIKOSA) is to launch a healthcare scheme for its members in an effort to improve their access to healthcare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Ikere Ekiti college, Unity Ikere Ekiti Old Students Association

FCT Poll: NGO tasks INEC on credible elections in FCT

Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), an NGO, has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territoy (FCT), Mr Godwin Onmonya,

No going back on the use of mannequins in Kano

THE Kano State Hisbah Board has insisted that its ban on the use of mannequins in tailors’ shops and boutiques across the state stands.   It, however, exempted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Harun Ibn Sina, Kano State Hisbah Board

EU sees surge of asylum seekers from Afghanistan in November

About 71,400 applications for asylum were lodged in the European Union and associated countries in November, up by nine per cent from October and the second-highest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: European Union (EU), European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA),

Katsina contributory healthcare scheme enrols 258,675 workers – Official

THE Katsina State Contributory Healthcare Scheme (CHCS), enrolled 258,675 civil servants in the programme, according to its Director-General, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim-Tukur. Ibrahim-Tukur stated this at a monthly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Katsina State Contributory Healthcare Scheme, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim-Tukur.

Suspected armed robber burnt to death, 3 escape in Imo

A suspected armed robber was yesterday, burnt to death by angry youths at Eziama- Obaire around Mgbabano junction in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State. According... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: Imo State,

6 buried alive, as illegal gold mine collapses in Cross River

SIX persons died when an illegal gold stone mine in Umai community, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, collapsed. Reports from the area, which is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Cross River State, Ada Charles Egwu

NeoCov Coronavirus detected in South Africa requires more research - Centre

A Russian virology research centre has called for further research and assessment of the new NeoCov Coronavirus strain identified by Chinese scientists in bats in South... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Wuhan University, Russian State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology Vector, NCDC, Federal Ministry of health

Government praises Fire Service for responsiveness

THE Anambra State Government has praised the state fire service for containing fire outbreaks throughout the state in a very professional way. The commendation is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Anambra State Government, APGA, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Chinua Achebe, NSE, Governor Willie Obiano, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, C. Don Adinuba, Air Vice Marshall Ben Chiobi,

Sanwo-Olu makes revelations about COVID-19, higher institutions

By Kennedy Nnamani BABAJIDE Sanwo-olu, executive governor of Lagos state, has revealed that the epicenter of the COVID pandemic has successfully overcome the fourth wave of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Adeniran Ogunsaya College of Education, Lagos State Polytechnic, The Guardian, Martin Oloja, Lanre Tejuosho, BABAJIDE Sanwo-olu, Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe

ASHIA holds an interactive meeting with the WDC's, OIC for BHCPF

THE Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, ASHIA, held a one day meeting with the Ward Development Chairmen, WDC, and Officers in charge, OIC, of various Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, Simeon Onyemaechi, Prof. Dora Akunyili, Dr Chioma Ezenyimulu, Dr Nnamdi Uliagbafusi

NUT receives accusation form teachers

A group of teachers under the aegis of Concerned Teachers of Nigeria, has accused the national body of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, of retaining retirees... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Ojevwe Clement,, Leadership, Nigeria Union of Teachers

CAF orders probe and venue change after 8 die in AFCON crush

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday called for an instant probe into a crush at an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Confederation of African Football (CAF), Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Cameroonian Football Association (FECAFOOT),

2023: We did not endorse any presidential aspirant — Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has not endorsed any presidential aspirant for the 2023 General Elections. The National Secretary of MACBAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Miyetti Allah, Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NUJ calls for ageing policy to be domesticated

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Council, has called on the 36 states of the federation to domesticate the National Policy on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Omini Oden, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Nigeria Union of Journalists

Teachers strike: Abuja primary schools shut down again

PRIMARY schools teachers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have begun an indefinite strike on Wednesday over some pending arrears with area councils in the territory. Ameh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Philip Aduda, Ameh Baba, National Union of Teachers

Nurses’ association seeks justice for murdered member

NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), FCT Council, has called on the authorities to unmask the killers of one of its members, Mrs Grace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Mrs Deborah Yusuf, Mrs Grace Dauda.

ASUU supports 8 Kaduna varsity students with N800,000

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) chapter, on Tuesday presented cheques of N100, 000 each to eight students of the institution. Presenting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Peter Adamu, Shu’aibu Simon,

NURTW crisis: Lagos Govt suspends 3 motor park activities on Lagos Island

THE Lagos State Government has suspended activities of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) at Eyin Eyo, Church Street and Idumota Bridge due to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: National Union Road Transport Workers, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Hon. Oluwatoyin Fayinka,

SAN, six other lawyers may be sanctioned over conflicting orders

PRESIDENT of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, yesterday, hinted that a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and six other lawyers believed to have aided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Olumide Akpata, Osaro Eghobamien, Dr. Vladimir Kreck, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, Joyce Odua , Dr. Babatunde Ajibade, Ikem Isiekwena, Tanko Muhammad, Ahmad Lawan, Vice President Y

Health workers hazard allowances, insufficient - Association.

THE Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has described the hazard allowance given to health workers by the Federal Government as insufficient. It noted that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria,

Golden State Warriors hold on to beat Utah Jazz

THE Golden State Warriors overcame the Utah Jazz 94-92 while Jayson Tatum scored 51 points as the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 116-87. Jazz turned a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Jayson Tatum,

Police seek ‘logistics fund’ to investigate Man, 40, who allegedly beats, strangles 38-yr-old lover to death

THE Ondo State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old mechanic, Olasunkami Oluwole for allegedly beating and strangling his lover to death at the Oke Igbo community... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Ondo State Police, Olasunkami Oluwole, Biola Soyinka,

Private schools to stop operation in Kano

THE government of Kano has revoked operating licences of all private schools in the state. The government took the action amid the outrage over the killing of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Civil Defense, Department of State Service, Sunusi Sa’id Kiru, Abdulmalik Tanko

No more alcohol production in sachet, PET bottles

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has stopped the registration of alcohol in sachet, small volume PET and glass bottles below... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Distillers and Blenders Association of Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Health, Prof. Mojisola  Adeyeye, NAFDAC

NAFDAC places stringent conditions on alcoholic drinks production

TO curb the abuse of alcohol across the country, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has placed a ban on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC, DIBAN, Association of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employers

We are not happy with FG - Middle Belt group

THE Middle Belt Movement for Justice and Peace, MBMJP, has said there is discontent in Benue State against the All Progressives Congress, APC, led Federal Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: MBMJP, APC, IDPs, Benue State

MDCAN decries mass exodus of medical, dental consultants to developed countries

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) on Sunday decried that over 100 consultants left 17 Nigerian health institutions for developed countries. MDCAN said the mass... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Federal Government, Dr Victor Makanjuola,

ZACCIMA dismisses DG, renews tenure of president, others

The Director General, Zamfara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alhaji Lawal Muhammad, has been relieved of his appointment.   The Public Relations Officer of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Zamfara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alhaji Lawal Muhammad, Alhaji Bashar Ibrahim,

MACBAN moves to improve Fulani lifestyle

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) have renewed its commitment to better the  lifestyle of its members.   The association declared this after its meeting at the Agricultural... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association

2023: Group insist on zoning formula in Enugu

COALITION for Equity and Good Governance, weekend insisted on zoning arrangement in the state which according to them has shaped political firmament of the State. The group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Nkanu East, Enugu State

Nigeria reports 228 new COVID-19 cases in 13 States, FCT

NIGERIA on Sunday reported 228 new COVID-19 cases in 13 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Gombe-38, Lagos-32,  Osun 14 and Taraba-12. Others are Imo-five, Kaduna-five, Rivers, Borno, Kano, Bauchi, Delta, Ekiti, Ogun State

General Abdulsalami Abubakar reveals how MKO Abiola died

FORMER Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar has broken his silence on how winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola died... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 433 times

Tags: Pickering, Susan Rice, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, Moshood Abiola, Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar

Rivers APC tells Gov Wike, forget politics, fight the soot

THE Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, says despite the best efforts of the party to discourage the politicization of the fight against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: APC, Rivers State, Gov. Nyesom Wike

2023: Okowa, Ibori, Uduaghan bull session on next gov

AS Governor of oil-rich Delta State from 1999-2007, glitzy and powerful Chief James Ibori, an Urhobo from Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area in Central senatorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 270 times

Tags: Okowa, Ibori, Uduaghan, Delta State, PDP

Ogun launches OP-MESA, declares war on kidnappers, ‘yahoo boys’

OGUN State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has disclosed the plan of his government to set up its own financial crimes agency to deal with internet frauds... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Dapo Abiodun, OGUN State, OP-MESA

Golden State Warriors star makes game-winning score on the buzzer

STEPHEN Curry hit the first buzzer-beating game-winner of his NBA career to help the Golden State Warriors to a dramatic win over the Houston Rockets. The sides... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

IPMAN President decries delay in payment of bridging claims

THE new National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Debo Ahmed, has appealed to  the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Alhaji Debo Ahmed, Mr Habu Fari, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Chinedu Ukadike, Chief Linus Mgbakogu, Chief Benjamin Omale, Mr Omololu Omotaduwa, Mr John Kekeocha, Alhaji Zar

EU challenges Russia at WTO over wood export restrictions

European Union on Friday launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization to Russian export restrictions on wood products which the bloc said are illegal and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: European Union, World Trade Organization,

Certificate of Occupancy: Ondo Govt. sensitises public on reduced costs

 The Ondo State Government on Friday embarked on road show to sensitise members of the public on reduced costs of getting Certificate of Occupancy(C of O)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags:  The Ondo State Governmen

2023: Traditional medicine dealers to mobilise support for Igbo president

A group of traditional medicine dealers, under the aegis of Ofor N’Ogu Ndigbo Amaka Cultural Association, says it will mobilise support for the emergence of an Igbo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Chief Anthony Uzokwe, Ofor N’Ogu Ndigbo Amaka Cultural Association,

Advisers to slam EU plan to label gas, nuclear investments as green – draft

 Experts advising the European Union on its green investment rules will warn Brussels not to go ahead with draft plans to label gas and nuclear energy... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: European Union

NGO pledges collaboration with security operatives to fight insecurity in Katsina State

Dutsin-ma Development Association (DDA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has pledged to collaborate with security operatives in fighting insecurity in Dutsni-ma Local Government Area of Katsina state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Dutsin-ma Development Association (DDA), Alhaji Sabiu Liadi,

Livestock Law: Police, sister agencies assure Delta C’ttee of support

The Police and sister agencies in Delta have assured the Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC) of support for the peaceful implementation of the livestock law to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Department of State Services (DSS), Chief Julius Egbedi, CP Muhammed Ari,

Oba youths force peddlers, robbers to leave town, leaders get full tenure

THE Leadership of Oba Patriotic Union (OPU) Youth Wing led by Victor Tochukwu Uzochukwu has been accorded full tenure in recognition for handling many security challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,056 times

Tags: Rev Chris Emelie, Victor Tochukwu Uzochukwu, Oba Patriotic Union

Nasarawa State Fire Service saves N5.6bn property in 2021

The the Acting Director, Nasarawa State Fire Service, Mrs Hannatu George, says the service has saved  property valued at more than N5.6 billion from being destroyed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nasarawa State Fire Service, Mrs Hannatu George,

North Korea hints at possible restart of nuclear tests

After the United States (U.S.) imposed new sanctions, North Korea has indirectly threatened to start testing nuclear bombs and intercontinental missiles again. North Korean state media, KCNA,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: United States (U.S.), North Korean state media, KCNA, Pyongyang,

AFCON: Bauchi fans hopeful of Eagles victory

Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed optimism that the Super Eagles will bring home the trophy of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

KAROTA reduces tricycles’ operational permit from N8,000 to N5,000

THE Kano State Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA)  has reached an agreement with tricycles operators in the state to reduce their operational permit from N8, 000 to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Kano State Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA),Mr Abba HikiAlhaji Nabulusi Abubakarma,

Super Eagles must improve to win matches ahead – SWAN

 THE Zamfara Chapter of the Sport Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), says the Super Eagles must improve their striking ability in order to win the remaining... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: port Writers Association of Nigeria, Murtala Dabbaka

Kaduna Govt sets aside N6.6bn for township roads in 2022

 The Kaduna State Government has earmarked N6.6 billion for the construction of township roads in 2022. The budget document, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Mr Godwin Akau,

Reveal policemen who invaded Imo church HURIWA tells IG

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Wednesday charged the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to make public the findings of the police panel... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, Emmanuel Onwubiko, Rochas Okorocha, Usman Baba, Uche Nwosu,

AFCON 2021: Food vendors record sales boom at Agege Stadium

Food vendors and other petty traders around Agege Stadium, Lagos, are enjoying trade boom from the 10 sponsored viewing centres for the ongoing 33rd African Cup... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Lagos State Government (LASG), Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Lagos State Football Association, (LSFA), African Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Fire Outbreak in Ibadan School: Oyo Govt restates commitment to protect schools

THE Oyo State Government has restated its commitment to collaborate with relevant agencies to curb fire outbreaks in public schools The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 412 times

Tags: Oyo State Government, Nureni Aderemi Adeniran,

Ondo govt intensifies campaign against open defecation

The Ondo State Government says it has resolved to completely eradicate open defecation in all parts of the state to ensure a cleaner and healthier society. Mrs... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Ondo State Government, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju,

LIRS announces January 31 deadline for filling annual tax returns

THE Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, LIRS, says it is reminding businesses and employers of labour of their statutory obligation to file annual income tax returns... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, Ayodele Subair,

Murder of Benue revenue staff raises controversies

AUTHORITIES of the Benue State Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, have appealed to security agencies to unravel the circumstances under which a staff member, Sixtus Terfa Akure,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Terfa Akure, Catherine Anene, Mimi Adzakpe-Orubibi, Benue State Internal Revenue Service

Nnamdi Kanu: Heavy security as court set to deliver judgement

HEAVILY armed security operatives have cordoned off the roads leading to the premises of Abia State High Court complex located on Ikot Ekpene Road Umuahia as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, Abia State High Court,

Herders Invasion: Delta Govt tasks Uwheru community on peace

Delta Government on Tuesday urged the people of Uwheru Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area to sheath their sword and embrace peace in the wake... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Delta State Livestock Management Committee (DLMC),Julius Egbedi, Godwin Adode,

Commercial buses in Lagos to pay an annual N292,000 aside ‘Agbero’ charges

THE Lagos State Government has signed an agreement for the collection of what it called “Consolidated Informal Sector Transport Levy” designed to harmonise dues collected by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Toyin Fayinka, Musiliu Akinsanya, Rabiu Olowo, National Union of Road Transport Workers

Family planning reduces maternal death by 30% — AAFP

The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning in Nigeria (AAFP) says family planning has the potential of reducing maternal death by 30 per cent. Dr Ejike... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning in Nigeria (AAFP), Dr Ejike Oji,

List of bandits and their leaders in Zamfara

A university don, Dr. Murtala A. Rufai of the University of Sokoto has enumerated the number of bandit leaders and estimated followers in Zamfara State, which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 202 times

Tags: Dr. Murtala A. Rufai, University of Sokoto, bandits, Zamfara State

Residents of South East observe sit-at-home order as hoodlums hijack the exercise

By Benprince Ezeh MANY residents in the South East on Monday failed to resume their normal business activities in spite of the announcement that Monday’s sit-at-home order... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Enugu State, sit-at-home, IPOB, Emma Powerful, NNamdi Kanu

FRSC pledges more collaboration with Lagos Govt.

Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, has pledged more collaboration with Lagos Government to enhance seamless traffic control in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA),

Rice pyramids: RIFAN to empower 1m farmers

The National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) Alhaji Aminu Goronyo says association will empower one million farmers during the dry season farming to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, Godwin Emefiele, CBN,

Coalition urges Ebonyi govt to strengthen democratic governance, cautions against alleged harrasment

Ebonyi State Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (ESCCSOs) has called on the state government to promote robust engagement and interaction with civil society groups  in the state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Ebonyi State Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (ESCCSOs), Dr Kelechi Okezie,

Rice Pyramid: Price of commodity to come down in Nigeria — RIFAN

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says plans have been concluded to launch the one million bags of rice paddy stacked as pyramids in Abuja... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI),

IPMAN BoT warns against proposed inauguration of parallel NEC

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned against the planned inauguration of a parallel National Executive Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), National Executive Committee (NEC), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Justice Musa Muhammad, Mr Tunji Adeniji,, Alhaji Abdulk

Primary health agency gives advice on COVID-19 vaccination

THE Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency, EDSPHCDA, has advised the public to get vaccinated in order to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Julie... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Rev. Ogakwu Simeon, Christian Association of Nigeria, Abdufatah Enabulele, Martha Ihemen, Dr Julie Erhabor, UNICEF

Minnesota Timberwolves take advantage of injury-hit Golden State Warriors

A depleted Golden State Warriors side suffered a 119-99 defeat to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday. The Warriors were without star players Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant

Bad economy forced us out of towns, cities, Anambra residents complain

WITH the increasing hardship occasioned by the bad economy in the country, many residents in Anambra State say they have been forced to relocate to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Anambra State,

IPMAN warns tanker drivers to stop meddling in association’s affairs

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned some petroleum tanker drivers to stop meddling in the association’s affairs, especially with regards to its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Justice Musa Muhammad, National Executive Committee (NEC),

President Buhari to unveil CBN, RIFAN mega rice pyramids in Abuja

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, unveil the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  huge Rice Pyramids in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, rice farmers association of Nigeria, Chinonso Elendu, Mr Abubakar Alli

Manufacturers CEO index up 1.4 points in Q4′ 2021

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has pegged the composite manufacturers Chief Executive Officers (CEO) Confidence Index (MCCI) of the fourth quarter of 2021 at 55.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Mr Mansur Ahmed,

Police arrest Syndicates specialize in eating human penis, intestine in Zamfara

THE Police Command in Zamfara state, Friday, arrested 4 suspects linked to a syndicate that specialised in eating human meat and selling human body parts. In what... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Police, Zamfara state, Ayuba Elkanna

KDSG records 12 cases of Mutant Polio Virus in 2021 — Agency

THE Kaduna State Government (KDSG) said it recorded 12 cases of circulating Mutant Polio Virus (cMPV) in 2021. Dr Hamza Ikara, the Director of Disease Control, Kaduna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dr Hamza Ikara, Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency

Association reiterates call for removal of Stockfish from FOREX ban

THE Stock Fish Importers Association of Nigeria has reemphasized its call for the removal of stockfish from the FOREX ban list in 2022. The Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Stock Fish Importers Association of Nigeria, Mr Gregory Ilobinso

NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee Bucks to win over Golden State Warriors

GIANNIS Antetokounmpo hit his third triple-double of the season as the Milwaukee Bucks secured a 118-99 win over the Golden State Warriors. The 27-year-old notched 30 points,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: GIANNIS Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors

AU, Afreximbank, AfCFTA inaugurate Pan-African payment, settlement systems

THE African Union, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and AfCFTA have inaugurated the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS), thereby making it available for use by the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: THE African Union

EU foreign ministers to discuss China relations, Belarus situation

 EUROPEAN Union (EU) relations with China and Belarus are to be discussed on Friday on the second day of an informal meeting of foreign ministers in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags:  EUROPEAN Union,

No change in leadership of IPMAN’s national exco – Spokesman

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says there is no change of leadership in the association’s National Executive whose tenure will elapse on Dec.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Mr Usman Baba, Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria

Emefiele: Pan-African payment platform’ll reduce use of dollars, pounds in trade

GODWIN Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says the pan-African payment and settlement system, PAPSS, will simplify cross-border transactions and reduce third currencies for intra-African... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: CBN, GODWIN Emefiele, AfCFTA, African Union, Afreximbank

Plateau Killings: No group should take laws into its hands – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has warned warring communities in the recent mayhem in Plateau State that no group should take the law into its hands in the... Read more

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Man stabbed to death by daughter’s lover

…I went to carry a crying child -Suspect THERE was confusion in Otu -Jeremi, headquarters of Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State, Wednesday night,as a man... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Otu -Jeremi, Delta State, Bright Edafe

Security operatives rescue 17 kidnapped Niger victims, recovers rocket propel launcher in Zamfara

SECURITY operatives in Zamfara State on Thursday said it has rescued no fewer than 17 victims abducted from Niger State into the state. The victims were said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Zamfara State, CP Ayuba Elkanah, Nigerian Army,

University workers say strike continues over entitlements

PLATEAU State University workers on the the aegis of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, say they will to remain on strike until their earned... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Rimdap Timnan, Fom Dakwak, PLASU, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities

2023: Don't be afraid of Igbo presidency – Umahi

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Presidential aspirant in the 2023 general elections, Thursday stated that Nigerians from other regions of the country should not... Read more

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NAPTAN bids for safe, healthy learning environment

THE National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN, has emphasised  the need for schools authorities across the country to make learning environments safe and healthy for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni, NAN, Adeolu Ogunjobi, National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria

Those kidnapped are not our students – Plateau Poly

THE authority of the Plateau State Polytechnic, Heipang, Barkin Ladi local government area has debunked the ongoing rumour that two students of the institution were abducted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Plateau State Polytechnic, Heipang, Matthew Dokotri, Police

Lagos highway shut over Buhari's visit to Ogun

THE Lagos State Government has diverted traffic from the Epe/Ijebu-Ode Highway and Abeokuta Interchange from 7:00am till 4:00pm on Thursday following the visit of President Muhammadu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Ogun State Traffic Management Authority, Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Road Safety Corps

Gunmen abduct two Plateau poly students

GUNMEN on Wednesday night stormed the Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi and kidnapped two students. The abducted students were identified as Bencit and Longfei. The Police confirmed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi, ASP Gabriel Ubah

Gunmen abduct polytechnic students in Plateau

GUNMEN on Wednesday night invaded the main campus of the the Plateau State Polytechnic and abducted not yet known number of students.   Details later….(NAN)  1/13/22 9;20 Read more

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Policemen in Rivers protest as demolition of illegal structures in barracks on order of IGP begins

SOME men and officers of the Nigeria Police have stormed the streets of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in protest over the alleged demolition of their residents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Rivers State, police

Katsina Govt announce ban on illegal mining activities

THE Katsina State Government has directed members of the general public to cease all forms of illegal mining activities ongoing in the state. The State Commissioner of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Katsina State Government, Hassan Musa Funtua, Abdullahi Iman

Herdsmen Killings: Don’t resort to self-help - Akeredolu

FOLLOWING the renewed hostilities between farmers and herders, resulting in casualties in Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, appealed to the people of the state not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Donald Ojogo, Amotekun

Governor Matawalle urges FG to review insurgency fight strategy

GOVERNOR Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Wednesday called for a comprehensive review of the strategy of fighting insurgency to restore law and order in the... Read more

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Tags: Sadiya Farouq, Maigari Dingyadi, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Mongunu, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi,

Bauchi normadic agency to partner SUBEB on school rehabilitation – Official

THE Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education (BASANE) has called for closer collaboration with the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to fast track rehabilitation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education, Malam Iliyasu Zwall,

Fresh attack in Plateau community claims 18 lives

THE national leadership of Irigwe Development Association (IDA) has identified those killed in the Tuesday night attack on Ancha village, Irigwe chiefdom, Bassa local government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Irigwe Development Association, Davidson Malison,

PDP seeks dialogue between Kano govt., commercial tricycle operators

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) has called for dialogue between Kano State Government and commercial tricycle operators, saying that the strike by the latter is negatively affecting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 347 times

Tags: PDP, Kano State Government, Shehu Wada-Sagagi

4 men docked over alleged murder of RCCG pastor

FOUR men on Wednesday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor, Babatunde Dada... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: RCCG, pastor, Babatunde Dada, State Criminal Investigations Departmen

Zulum confirms two Borno LGAs under Boko Haram control

BABAGANA Zulum of Borno has disclosed that two Local Government Areas – Abadam and Guzamala – are under the control of Boko Haram. The governor disclosed this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, Islamic State of West Africa Province

Adamawa govt urges residents to move to Cameroon to support Super Eagles

THE Adamawa government has urged the state residents to cross over to neighbouring Cameroon and support the Super Eagles  in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Musa... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Austin Ajayi, Sport Writers Association of Nigeria, Gyang Pam, AFCON, Musa Bajoro, News Agency of Nigeria

Lalong comments on Bassa violent attacks

SIMON Lalong of Plateau has described attack in Ancha community of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau where lives were lost and property destroyed as a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Peace Building Agency, Plateau State Emergency Management Agency, SIMON Lalong, News Agency of Nigeria

Ogun Govt. urges simplification of teaching techniques in primary schools

The Ogun Government has advised teachers in the public primary schools to simplify their teaching techniques by making use of simple illustrations and diagrams for easy... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Dr Femi Majekodunmi, State Universal Basic Education Board, St. James African School,

C’ River Govt. urges contractor to complete school project on time

The Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has charged the contractor handling the British Canadian International Model School, Obudu, to speed up the work... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), British Canadian International Model School,Sen. Stephen Odey, Engr Gilbert Oyama,

Lassa fever kills two in Kaduna – KSPHCDA

AN outbreak of Lassa Fever has claimed two lives in Kaduna on Wednesday according to a government health agency. Dr Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, the director of Disease... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency

Military confirms gunmen attack on Plateau community

THE Special Task Force Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) maintaining peace in Plateau and environs, has confirmed the attack on Ancha community in Miango chiefdom of Bassa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Mr Danjuma Auta, Operation Safe Haven, Iregwe Development Association,

Gunmen abducts mother of Kano lawmaker

SUSPECTED kidnappers have abducted Hajiya Zainab, the mother of Isiyaku Ali Danja, the Minority Leader of Kano State House of Assembly, around midnight of Tuesday. Sources said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Isiyaku Ali Danja, Kano State House of Assembly, Hajiya Zainab

EU foreign, defense ministers to meet on security, Russia – Borrell

European Union (EU) defense and foreign ministers will hold informal meetings this week on the EU’s position on security in Europe and dialogue with Russia, EU... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: European Union (EU),Julianne Smith,NATO,

Agency promises quality sanitation services for 2022

Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA) has said it would provide quality sanitation services in 2022 and maintain existing dumpsites. Mr Felix Obuah, Sole Administrator of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA),Mr Felix Obuah,

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies beat Golden State Warriors to win their 10th consecutive game

JA Morant scored 29 points to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to their 10th consecutive win with a 116-108 victory over the Golden State Warriors. The Grizzlies trailed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: JA Morant, Memphis Grizzlies, Golden State Warriors, NBA

Why court jailed Walter Peviana of Saipem Contracting, Chinakwe

A Rivers High Court on Tuesday, January 11, remanded Walter Peviana, managing director of Saipem Contracting and Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre. They... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 397 times

Tags: Rivers State government, Godwin Obla, Giandomenico Zingali, Vitto Testaguzza, and Davide Anelli, Justice Okogbule Gbasam, Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe, Saipem Contracting, Walter Peviana

Ogun students mourn Shonekan, agitate for his immortalization

LEADERSHIP of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS and National Association of Ogun State Students, NAOSS, have mourned the passing of Ernest Shonekan, former Head of... Read more

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Tags: Babangida, Dapo Abiodun, President Muhammadu Buhari, Gbemileke Ogunrombi, Damilola Simeon, News Agency of Nigeria, Ernest Shonekan, National Association of Ogun State Students, National Association of

Lagos shippers move to monitor Cargo Defence Fund

The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) on Tuesday said it would monitor the implementation of the Cargo Defence Fund to make it effective. The spokesperson for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS),Dr Kayode Farinto,Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC),

Sudanese medics under tension over attacks on hospitals treating anti-coup protesters

ON the afternoon of Dec. 30, security forces banged on the windows of Khartoum Teaching Hospital then fired tear gas into an emergency room packed with... Read more

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Tags: Therese Loken Gheziel, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Dr. Elfatih Abdallah, Khartoum State security committee, Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, Omar al-Bashir, Khartoum Teaching Hospital

Celebration of 2021 Oyolima Cultural Festival in Umuoji

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Oyolima comedy and laughter night was really a spectacular show, organized by the board of trustees and the entire members of Oyolima Umuoji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 245 times

Tags: Igwe Ikechukwu Oliver Akpudo, Uche Udego, Osy Praise, Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu, Umuoji Improvement Union Nigeria, Sly Onyima, Mmaduaborochukwu Orakwe, Eze Augustine Sunday Ojukwu, Uche Nworah, Onwurah Ag

Lagos nurses suspend strike, seeks speedy implementation of demands

NURSES under the aegis of the National Association of  Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Lagos State has suspended its three-day warning strike.  The State Chairman, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Mr Olurotimi Awojide, National Association of  Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Panic as herdsmen kill three farmers in Ebonyi

SUSPECTED herdsmen have killed three persons in their farms at Amaeze Ishiagu in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. Daily Sun gathered that the incident occurred... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: herdsmen, Amaeze Ishiagu, Ebonyi state

Yuletide: Enugu Assembly committee lauds transport ministry over smooth traffic flow

ENUGU State House Committee on Transport has lauded the state Ministry of Transport for the smooth flow of traffic in the state during the Christmas and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Ministry of Transport, Hilary Ugwu, ENUGU State House Committee on Transport

KDSG inaugurates governing boards for 3 tertiary institutions

The Kaduna State Government on Monday inaugurated the Governing Councils for its three tertiary institutions. The institutions are: Kaduna State University (KASU), Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, and... Read more

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Tags: Kaduna State Government,Kaduna State University (KASU), Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, and College of Education, Gidan Waya,Mrs Halima Lawal,Mr Hussaini Dikko,Mr Samuel Manshop,Dr Tanimu Meyere, Mrs

FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

The  Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC),Abubakar Aliyu,National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE),Nigerian Electricity Requlatory Commission(NERC),

Kajuru attack: SEMA donates relief materials to 1,610 displaced persons in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA) has donated relief materials to 1,610 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.Muhammed... Read more

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Oke Ogun indigenes launch education advancement agenda

Indigenes of Oke-Ogun zone in Oyo State, on Monday, inaugurated a sustainable education advancement and development agenda for the zone. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Oke-Ogun zone,Prof. Yisa Yusuf,Chief Judge of Oyo State,Justice Munta Abimbola,Commissioner for Special Duties,Alhaja Fausat Sanni and Prof. Sola Aderounmu,

Expert tasks psychiatrists association on mental health campaigns

RETIRED Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, a Member of, Board of Trustees, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN), has called for a massive awareness campaign on mental health. Okulate,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Retired Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria, Dr Olugbenga Owoeye

Killing of Nigerian in South Africa under investigation – NiDCOM boss

MRS Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s (NiDCOM) said on Monday that investigation into the circumstances surrounding the killing in South Africa, of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Mr Collins Mgbo, Nigeria Union South Africa, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa,

Marketers say FG yet to implement VAT on imported LPG

THE Federal Government is yet to implement the payment of Value Added Tax, VAT, on imported Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers, Michael Umudu, Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers, Bassey Essien, News Agency of Nigeria

Veteran musician Dayo Kujore dies

VETERAN singer Dayo Kujore is dead. Sources in the home of the popular Juju singer first announced his death on Monday. Hours after, the singer’s widow reportedly confirmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Dayo Kujore, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

Mali condemns ECOWAS sanctions against military authorities

Mali on Monday condemned sanctions imposed on the country’s military authorities by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and responded by recalling its ambassadors... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mali,ECOWAS,West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU),

Passengers stranded as tricycle operators strike in Kano

 Passengers were stranded in Kano on Monday following a one week strike embarked on by tricycle operators. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Kano State Transport Associations Forum,Malam Ashiru Sallau,

Association urges parents to send children to schools

THE Eggon Cultural and Development Association ( ECDA) worldwide has urged parents and guardians to send their children and wards to schools considering the importance of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Eggon Cultural and Development Association, Dr John Abimiku, Mr Mandy David-Abuluya

Bullying: Clerics advise parents to instill discipline, moral values in children

 THE Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo State, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, has urged parents to instill discipline and moral values in their children and wards... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, bullying in schools

NBA: Klay Thompson helps Golden State Warriors win on return from 31-month injury absence

KLAY Thompson returned from a 31-month injury absence to help the Golden State Warriors secure a 96-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Thompson, 31, tore the anterior... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: KLAY Thompson, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

NGO donates drugs, items worth N.5million to psychiatric patients in Enugu

THE Diana Foundation International (DFI), a non-governmental organization, has donated loads of psychiatric drugs and other items, worth over N500,000, to psychiatric patients at the in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Enugu State University Teaching Hospital,

80,000 Kano students make 9 credits in NECO examinations, says Commissioner

THE Kano State Government says the state recorded 95 per cent success in the National Examination Council (NECO) examinations in 2021, with over 80,000 students obtaining... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Kano State Government, NECO

Kano govt to establish ICT Girls Secondary School – Commissioner

KANO State Government has announced plans to establish an Information and Commmunication Technology (ICT) Girls Day Secondary School, to boost ICT education among women in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

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Wike has set Rivers on threshold of development – Nsirim

RIVERS State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, said that Governor Nyesom Wike has set the state on the threshold of a development agenda that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: RIVERS State, Paulinus Nsirim, Governor Nyesom Wike

Kano govt. to conduct house-to-house vaccination against polio virus

THE Kano State Government says it will conduct a house-to-house vaccination against Circulating Vaccine Drive Polio Virus type 2 (cVDPV2), across the 44 local government areas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Kano State Government, Aminu Tsanyawa, Vaccine Drive Polio Virus

Lagos nurses set to begin 3-day warning strike Jan. 10

NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, says its members will begin a three-day warning strike from Jan. 10. Olurotimi Awojide, chairman, NANNM, Lagos Council, made... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Primary Healthcare Board, Olurotimi Awojide, NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives

New Provost assures improvement on institution’s academic records

PROF. Asabe Mohammed, the newly appointed provost of the Aminu Saleh College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State, says she is determined to improve on the academic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Bauchi State University, Gov. Bala Mohammed, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr. Abdullahi Mohammed, Suleiman Shehu, Prof Asabe Mohammed, Aminu Saleh College of Education

President Buhari felicitates Ministers of FCT, Women Affairs at 63

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mohammed Musa Bello and Pauline Kedem Tallen, minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Ministry of Local Government Affairs, Ministry of State, Science and Technology, Federal Executive Council, Malam Garba Shehu, Pauline Kedem Tallen, Mohammed Musa Bello, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari

NBA: Golden State Warriors miss Stephen Curry in Pelicans defeat

THE Golden State Warriors felt the absence of star point guard Stephen Curry as they lost 101-96 to the lowly New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA. Curry,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry

UNICEF urges Zamfara Govt. to domesticate Child Rights Act

THE United Nations International Children Emergency Funds, UNICEF, has called on Zamfara Government to domesticate the Child Rights Act to ensure safety and protection of children... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ruhnan Murtaza, UNICEF,Aamawa state, Gombe state, Borno state, Bauchi state, Kebbi state, Yobe State, Kano State, Zamfara state

NMA pledges to support Ondo health commissioner

THE Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Ondo State has assured Dr Banji Ajaka, the state Commissioner for Health, of its total and unflinching support for his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Mrs Folukemi Aladenola, Prof. Dayo Faduyile, Dr Stella Adegbehingbe, Dr Banji Ajaka, Nigerian Medical Association

Benue Police arraign woman for alleged abduction of a minor

THE Police Command in Benue on Friday arraigned one Elizabeth Kumbar before a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged abduction of a four-year-old boy. Sgt. Kuegh Abugh,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Center, Dooshima Ikpambese, State Criminal Investigation Department, Insp. Veronica Shaagee, Faith Akase, Elizabeth Kumbar, Sgt. Kuegh Abugh

Group lauds Buhari’s appointment of Ukeagu as INEC National Commissioner

SOME pressure groups and non-governmental organisations have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Kenneth Ukeagu, an election logistics strategist, as INEC’s National Commissioner. The groups in separate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps, Alex Ibrahim, Dr Andrew Asemota, National Vanguard for the Nigerian State, NASS, Centre for Transparency and Accountability, Hakim Afolabi, INEC, National Integration For

Alleged theft of 10 bags of maize sends man to court

SANI Hassan, a 30-year-old man, on Friday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Kaduna, for allegedly stealing 10 bags of maize worth N300,000. The police charged Hassan,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Magistrate Ibrahim Emmanuel, State Criminal and Investigation Department, Shehu Haruna, Insp. Chidi Leo

Ogun moves to revive Kotopo Green House project

The Ogun Government on Friday said plans were on to revive the ‘Green House’ project   abandoned at Kotopo Extension Work Station in Odeda Local Government Area... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dapo Abiodun, Alaba Lawson, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Adeola Odedina, Odeda Local Government Area

Former governor, wife, mourn ex Lagos deputy speaker, Adediran

BOLA Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, APC,  National Leader, says the death of Adetoun Adediran, former deputy speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, is painful... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Lagos Building Investment Company, News Agency of Nigeria, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Adetoun Adediran, Lagos State House of Assembly,Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress

14,000 candidates competes for 4,800 admission slots in KASU

THE Kaduna State University, KASU, has begun screening to admit 4,800 candidates for various programmes in the 2021/2022 academic session. Samuel Manshop, the registrar of the university,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, Samuel Manshop, Kaduna State University

Benue Police arraign man for illegal possession of firearms

THE Police Command in Benue on Friday arraigned Godwin Terzungwe A.K.A Emperor in a Makurdi Upper Area Court 2B, for allegedly being in possession of firearms. Terzungwe... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Centre, Dooshima Ikpambese, Junior Vikings Confraternity, Benue State Community Volunteer Guard, AntiCultism Squad, Insp. Veronica Shaagee, Insp. Rachael Mchiave, Godwin Terzungwe

Igbinedion Varsity welcomes Adeghe as new DVC

IGBINEDION University, Okada, Edo, has appointed Prof. Raphael  as the new Deputy Vice Chancellor. The appointment is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Ed-John School of Management, Lagos,Cost Institute of Management, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Association of National Accountant, News Agency of Nigeria, College of Business and Manage

Anambra Police affirms success in security operations during yuletide

THE Anambra Police Command has disclosed that effective deployment of men and materials, coupled with good supervision, helped to reduce crime to the barest minimum in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Nigerian Police Force, Aderemi Adeoye, News Agency of Nigeria, Anambra Police Command

Fire bring down household property in Ebonyi

NO fewer than 32 rooms, household property and documents were razed on Thursday night in Obeagu Iniymagu Village in Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi. The News... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Edwin Onwe, Raphael Ibiam, Ebonyi State Fire Service, Solomon Odeh, News Agency of Nigeria, Abakaliki Local Government Area

Livestock law, a win, win for all stakeholders in Delta – C’ttee Chairman

 CHIEF Julius Egbedi, Chairman, Delta State Livestock Management Committee (DLMC), said the full implementation of the livestock law would benefit all stakeholders in the state.   Egbedi, also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags:  CHIEF Julius Egbedi, Delta State Livestock Management Committee

‘Campaign of calumny against Emenike will fail’

A political organization, the Emenike Support Group, has decried the campaign of calumny against High Chief Ikechi Emenike, leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: APC, High Chief Ikechi Emenike, Abia State

Former president sends condolences to late Olubadan’s family

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Thursday in Ibadan. Oba Adetunji, the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Nureni Akanbi, Government of Oyo state, Olayiwola Olakojo, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Oba Saliu Adetunji

Plateau: NASU resume strike over unpaid allowances

The Non-academic Staff Union, NASU, Plateau State University, PLASU, Bokkos, on Thursday declared resumption of its suspended strike over alleged unpaid allowances. The union took the stand... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Mary Nansel- Gbakle, Jok Rwang-Pam, Simon Lalong, Non-academic Staff Union, Plateau State University

Man arraigned over alleged illegal possession of firearms

THE police in Benue on Thursday arraigned Paul Ajio, a 25-year-old man for alleged unlawful possession of firearms and belonging to an unlawful society. Ajio, whose address... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Center, Dooshima Ikpambese, Anti-Cultism Section of State Criminal Investigation Department, Gwer-West Local Government, Insp. Rachael Mchiave, Paul Ajio, Makurdi Upper Area Court

Rice Farmers Association calls for creation of cottage industries

THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has called for the establishment of cottage industries to boost local rice production in the country. The RIFAN National Deputy-President,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Rice Farmers Association, cottage industries, Mr Segun Atho

APC congratulates new Plateau ALGON leadership

 THE Plateau chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday in Jos congratulated the newly-elected leadership of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Mr Sylvanus Namang, Mr Yakubu Izang, Dr Ado Buba, Mr Joseph Guluwa, Mr Shehu  Usman, Mr Henry Gotip

Lagos Govt. meets stakeholders on Magodo/Shangisha land Dispute

THE Lagos State Government on Wednesday met with stakeholders on the Magodo/Shangisha land dispute, towards resolving the issues therein. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Magodo/Shangisha land Dispute, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, Magodo Residents’ Association, Mr Babajide Olusola-Sanwo-Olu

MAN kicks against excise on soft drinks

 THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) says the introduction of excise duty on non-alcoholic beverages will cause a 0.43 percent contraction in output and about 40... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

Insecurity wouldn’t disrupt education in Katsina, says commissioner

KATSINA State Government said on Wednesday that it will not allow insecurity or any pandemic to disrupt teaching and learning in the state, Malam Sani Danjuma, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: KATSINA State Government, Prof. Badamasi Lawal

Poultry association restates commitment to boost production

THE Lagos State chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria has restated its commitment to boost production by assisting embattled farmers. “We are hopeful for a great... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Lagos State Poultry Association of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Egbebe,

Buhari: State Police Is Not An Option

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said he believes that state police is not an option for the nation. The President made the remark in an exclusive interview with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, State Police,

Environmental Nuisance: Minister orders clean up of FCT satellite towns

THE Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has ordered the comprehensive cleaning of all satellite towns across the six Area Councils of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Mr Obinna Ogwuegbu,

Provide braille for visually impaired students, NGOs urge institutions

A coalition of non-governmental organizations working to provide services to blind people has urged public and private academic institutions to make braille devices available to blind... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 296 times

Tags: Nigerian Welfare Association of the Blind, Mr Lukman Salami, braille, World International Braille Day, Mr Danlami Bashir,

Ekiti Varsity evolves measures to accelerate transcripts processing

THE management of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday said it had put in place measures to accelerate the processing of transcripts in the institution. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

Former chairman appeals to Ogun govt. on improvement of roads

WALE Adegbite, the former Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, Ogun Chapter, has appealed to the Ogun State government to intensify efforts to improve road infrastructure... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Wale Adegbite, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

Schools in Enugu to resume in Jan. 10 -Commissioner

ENUGU State Ministry of Education says all schools in the state will resume for the new academic session on Jan. 10 . Prof. Uchenna Eze, the Commissioner... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Prof. Uchenna Eze, ENUGU State Ministry of Education

Women in agriculture urge farmers to embrace value addition

 ALHAJA Mulikat Ogunlola, President, Lagos State Women in Agriculture, has urged farmers to embrace value addition to agricultural products through processing, packaging, and marketing to sustain... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 450 times

Tags: Lagos State Women in Agriculture,  ALHAJA Mulikat Ogunlola, President,

Ex-MAN chairman appeals to Ogun govt. to improve roads in 2022

THE former Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Ogun Chapter, Mr Wale Adegbite, has appealed to the Ogun State government to intensify efforts to improve road... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Mr Wale Adegbite, Ogun roads,

2022 Armed Forces Remembrance: Sanwo-Olu unveils Emblem, donates N50m 

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, on Tuesday unveiled the emblem and appeal fund for the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, ahead of the Jan. 15 commemoration. During... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Col. Fola Akande, Lagos State Government, Nigerian Legion, Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

9 persons killed, 5 injured over bandit’s attacks in Kaduna….Commissioner

NINE persons were killed while five others sustained injures, following attacks by bandits in Igabi and Zaria Local Government Areas of Kaduna State. Mr Samuel Aruwan, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Kaduna State,

Enugu HOS charges civil servants on commitment to work

THE Enugu State Head of Service, Mr Ken Chukwuegbo, on Tuesday advised civil servants in the state to be committed to work, for effective service delivery. Chukwuegbo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Ken Chukwuegbo, Enugu State

 Anambra condoles Ozigbo and Amilo families

THE people and government of Anambra State have expressed condolences to the Ozigbo family of Amesi in Aguata Local Government Area and the Amilo family of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags:  Anambra State, Valentine Ozigbo, Charles Amilo,

How Moscow sees Africa by Vsevolod Tkachenko

RUSSIA does not see Africa as an arena of confrontation with other countries and it is open to cooperation with African countries. It was also opened to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Africa Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, European Union, Vsevolod Tkachenko

A calls for investment in irrigation agriculture, climate change

THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has called for more investment in climate change mitigation efforts and irrigation agriculture to boost local rice production in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme Mr Segun Atho,

NBA: Wins for Bulls & Warriors as Bucks and Nets lose

THE Chicago Bulls secured an eighth NBA win in a row by defeating the Orlando Magic 102-98 but Stephen Curry had an off night as his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry

2021 challenging year for insurance sector –expert

MR. Tella Adekunle, an Edo base insurance underwriter, says 2021 was a challenging one for insurance players as they had to devise prudent means to address... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: MR. Tella Adekunle, insurance sector, Professional Reinsurers Association of Nigeria,

4-year-old boy drowns in well in Kano State

A four-year-old boy drowned in a well at Dawanau Ilesha Nawawu in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area in Kano State on Monday. Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, spokesman of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Malam Musa Habibu, Aminu Sani-Sha’aibu, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area, Kano State Fire Service,

Traditional ruler in Enugu receives vote of no confidence

SOME indigenes of Nguru community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have passed vote of no confidence on Igwe Linus Obayi, its traditional ruler.   The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Nguru Town Union, Mr Uchenna Ugwu, Ministry of Rural Development, Prof. Ike Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Igwe Linus Obayi, Nsukka Local Government Area,

Buhari congratulates former Minister, Akinyemi at 80

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari  has congratulated Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, former Minister of External Affairs, on his 80th birthday. Akinyemi will clock 80 on Jan. 4. The President, in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, Commonwealth, African Union UN, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, president Buhari, Femi Adesina,

Why Igbo group urged Buhari to review list of nominees for INEC national commissioners 

THE South-East Group, Igbo Political Progressive Union (IPPU) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to review the list of nominees for National Commissioners of the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Olaniyi Ijalaye, Igbo Political Progressive Union, Mr. John Nwobodo, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Kaduna Govt to spend N4bn on social protection programmes in 2022

THE Kaduna State Government is to spend a total of N4 billion to uplift more people from poverty and vulnerability in 2022. This is contained in the budget N278.6... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Kaduna State, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai

Bayelsa wades into conflict between Shell and host community over power supply

BAYELSA State government on Monday directed the Managing Director of the State Electricity Company, Mr Olice Kemenanabo, to immediately connect Otuasega community to the national grid. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: BAYELSA State, Olice Kemenanabo

Group optimistic of traffic-free access to ports in 2022

THE Council of Maritime Transport Union and Association (COMTUA) says they are optimistic that 2022 would usher in a new vista in the quest for traffic-free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, E Council of Maritime Transport Union and Association,

All set for 1st Lagos squash championship in 2022 – Official

THE Lagos State Squash Association (LSSA) said all arrangements had been concluded to host the first tournament of the year from Jan. 25 to Jan. 29... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Tomi Falase, Lagos State Squash Association, Lagos squash championship, 2022,

An Open-Letter to My Fellow Africans: Macky Sall is unfit to Chair The African Union

By Adama Gaye   WITH the new year unfolding, the worst betrayal of Africa’s dream to transform her Pan-African long-sought project into reality is about to happen with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 638 times

Tags: Adams Gaye, Macky Sall, President of Senegal, African Union, Afr

NBA: Stephen Curry breaks own three-pointer record in Golden State Warriors win

STEPHEN Curry broke his own NBA record for consecutive three-pointers as he led the Golden State Warriors to a 123-116 win over the Utah Jazz. Curry scored... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

First ever presidential aircraft, private jet land in Anambra international cargo airport

MINISTER of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, and court-disqualified candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 6 Anambra governorship election, Senator Andy Uba, were... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: private jet land in Anambra international cargo airport,

IPOB to address its members on January 1

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is to address its members on January 1. A statement by Emma Powerful, spokesman of IPOB, made this known on Monday,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Department of State Services, Nnamdi Kanu, Mazi Chinasa Nworu, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Emma Powerful, Mazi Chika Edoziem

Why Arik Air sacked Pilots - Official

This is not a season of good tidings for some pilots working for Arik Air as their employment has been terminated for gross acts of indiscipline,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Arik Air, National Association of Airline Pilots and Engineers, NAAPE

Kebbi State University ranked among 25 Nigerian universities with full courses accreditation

THE Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has ranked Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, among the first 25 Nigerian Universities with full accreditation of courses,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Prof. Bashar Ladan-Aliero, Malam Musa Labbo-Jega, Husaini Adamu-Zuru, Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology,

Buhari’s reason for vetoing Electoral Bill not convincing – NBA

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has described as unconvincing and unfortunate the reason President Buhari gave for vetoing the electoral bill which was sent to him... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari, Olumide Akpata, president, Nigerian Bar Association

Fulani herders never invaded Anambra Airport - Adinuba

THE Anambra State government has denied that Fulani herdsmen invaded the newly opened Anambra airport on Thursday, December 23. C. Don Adinuba, stated this in a statement... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 459 times

Tags: C. Don Adinuba, Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Allen Onyema’s Air Peace, Obiora Okonkwo’s United Nigeria Airlines,

NBA: Stephen Curry returns in Golden State Warriors win while Philadelphia 76ers fight back

STEPHEN Curry returned to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 113-98 win at home to the Sacramento Kings. The Warriors had four players out and trailed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors

COVID-19: Lalong gives Plateau residents 72 hours to get vaccinated

GOVERNOR Simon Lalong of Plateau State has given residents 72 hours to present evidence of COVID-19 vaccination o or negative PCR test result to be able... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, Williams Wadzingi,

e-Call-up System: How NPA, TTP operator extort money from Truck drivers

Yinka Aroyewun, president of the Council of Maritime Transport Union Associations, COMTUA, has called for the review of the operations of the electronic call-up system for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Raji Adeshina, Stephen Omotayo, Omolola Olushola,Yinka Aroyewun, Council of Maritime Transport Union Associations, COMTUA,

AFCON 2021: FIFA okays 3 major recruits for Sierra Leone

SIERRA Leone Football Association, SLFA, has confirmed the authorization of FIFA for the selection of three players in the Sierra Leone squad ahead of the 2021... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Steven Caulker, Issa Kallon, Jonathan Morsay, SIERRA Leone Football Association, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON,

Tambuwal wants FG to declare state of emergency on banditry

GOV. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says the declaration of a state of emergency on banditry would enable security operatives to access to clear bandits’ enclaves... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 348 times

Tags: Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, state of emergency on banditry,

Stephen Curry: Golden State Warriors player breaks Ray Allen's NBA three-point record

STEPHEN Curry received plaudits from across the NBA after breaking the league's three-point record as the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks at Madison... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

Ozigbo dissociates self from any court action on Anambra Election

VALENTINE Ozigbo, governorship candidate of People's Democratic Party, PDP,  has dissociated himself from any court action on the  Anambra election on November 6. Ozigbo stated this in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Valentine Ozigbo, Anambra Election,

NBA: Stephen Curry one off Ray Allen record as Golden State Warriors beat Indiana Pacers

STEPHEN Curry moved to within one three-pointer of the NBA record as the Golden State Warriors earned a 102-100 win at the Indiana Pacers. Curry registered five... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

Oyo govt to enforce copyright laws

 THE Oyo State Government says it will ensure the enforcement of copyright laws in the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Oyo State Government, Mr Wasiu Olatunbosun,

EU to use dissuasion, dialogue to prevent crisis in Ukraine

EUROPEAN Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, on Monday said the EU would use dissuasion and dialogue to prevent an escalation of the situation in Ukraine. Borrell... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Josep Borrell, European union, dialogue,

NBA: Stephen Curry waits for record as Golden State Warriors lose to Philadelphia 76ers

STEPHEN Curry was made to wait to break the NBA three-point record as the Golden State Warriors lost at the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. Needing 10 more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors

2023: Rep aspirant calls for end to election manipulation

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, an aspirant for the Awgu, Aninri, and Oji River Federal Constituency of Enugu State on the platform of the Peoples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: 2023 general elections, PDP, Enugu State

IHRD: Nigerian Red Cross donates medical equipment to Anambra PHC

THE Nigerian Red Cross Society, Anambra Branch, has donated medical equipment to Primary Health Care Center in Umuogbu Village, Awka South Local Government Area (LGA) of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Anambra, Red Cross Society

FG’s delegation condoles Gov. Masari over Commissioner’s assassination

A Federal Government delegation on Friday paid a condolence visit to Katsina State over the assassination of the state Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr. Rabe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Federal Government delegation, Katsina State, Dr. Rabe Nasir, state Commissioner for Science and Technology,

NASU wants unions to focus on businesses, financial empowerment to support members

Mr Peters Adeyemi, the General Secretary, Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Friday said unionism should be used to raise funds through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Non-Academic Staff Union, Mr Peters Adeyemi, UNILORIN, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Vice-Chancellor

Worker arraigned for allegedly stealing palm fruits worth N150,000

 A 32-year-old palm oil depot worker, Timothy Arolowo, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing palm fruits valued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ondo State, ASP Zedekiah Orogbemi,

Nigeria needs gas for accelerated industrial development – NGA President

MANAGING Director, Shell Nigeria Gas & President Nigerian  Gas Association, Ed Ubong has called for an urgent strategy to grow Nigeria’s capacity in the gas sub-sector.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Shell Nigeria Gas, Nigerian  Gas Association,

NSCDC cautions public against gender based violence

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has cautioned perpetrators of gender based violence to desist from it saying suspects will be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: NSCDC, Ondo State Command, WISE

EU countries to take in 40,000 people from Afghanistan

GERMANY and 14 other European Union (EU) countries have pledged to take in some 40,000 people from Afghanistan. Ylva Johansson, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: European Union, Ylva Johansson, Afghanistan

Lagos residents adopt lifestyle changes to lessen cooking gas consumption

 SOME residents of  Lagos State  have resorted to  change in lifestyle, to help reduce their gas consumption, while  awaiting improvements in supply and reduction in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: gas consumption, residents of  Lagos State, kerosene, firewood

Royale Union Saint-Gilloise: How a British owner is helping reawaken a former Belgian giant

AN English lower-league veteran, a former MK Dons defender and a Premier League club owner aren't the most obvious ingredients required to help awaken a fallen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Royale Union Saint-Gilloise, Brighton, Tony Bloom

SAN advocates adoption of e-practice in legal profession

PROF. Oyelowo Oyewo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and the Attorney General of Oyo State, on Wednesday urged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to champion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: SAN, Nigerian Bar Association,

Nigerians stranded in Libya return home

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said that Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya, were brought back home on Tuesday night, December 7. The returnees were... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Ibrahim Farinloye, European Union, EU, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Nigerian Immigration Services, FAAN,

Traditional ruler commends Gov. Obiano as Anambra airport begins operations

IGWE Oranu Chidume of Omor Kingdom in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra has commended Gov. Willie Obiano as Anambra International cargo/passenger airport commenced flight operations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: IGWE Oranu, Chidume of Omor Kingdom, Gov. Willie Obiano, Anambra International cargo/passenger airport,

Youths call for sustained unity among Urhobo people

THE Youth Wing of Urhobo Progressive Union (UPU), Worldwide, has called for sustained unity among Urhobo people. The group made the call on Thursday at its Secretariat... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 1,010 times

Tags: Urhobo Progressive Union,

Ogun arrests 124 offenders for open defecation

THE Ogun State Government on Thursday arrested 124 offenders for contravening the state’s environmental and health laws. The offenders arrested in various locations across the state for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Ogun State,

Plateau Assembly passes N116.7bn as 2022 appropriation bill

THE Plateau State House of Assembly (PLHA) presided over by the Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, on Thursday passed into law an appropriation bill of N116. 7 billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Yakubu Sanda, Plateau State House of Assembly, Gov. Simon Lalong

World AIDS Day: Makinde’s wife declares support for victims

THE wife of Oyo State Governor, Tamunominini Makinde, has reaffirmed her commitment to the well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS, calling on World leaders to join hands... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Oyo State Governor, HIV/AIDS

Nnamdi Kanu scheduled for emergency hearing today

  NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been scheduled for an emergency hearing on Thursday, December 2.   Realnews reports that the expectation is... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 739 times

Tags: Department of State Services, DSS, Nnamdi Kanu, Emmanuel Kanu, Orji Uzor Kalu, Justice Binta Nyako, Bruce Fein, Femi Adesina, Mbazulike Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccines ‘appropiate,’ – EU official

A top European Union official said on Wednesday it was “understandable and appropriate” to consider mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations in the face of worsening infection rates among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: European Union, COVID-19

PENGASSAN rejects forced vaccination on Nigerians

THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has rejected forced COVID-19 vaccination on Nigerians by the federal government. Festus Osifo, PENGASSAN president,  said... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, Festus Osifo,

Sokoto assembly approves N3.27bn virement

SOKOTO State House of Assembly on Tuesday approved state government request for 3rd Quarter Capital and Recurrent Virement Warrant in the 2021 budget worth N3.27 billion. This followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: SOKOTO State House of Assembly, APC, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal

ECB governor can be prosecuted for corruption – EU court

THE former governor of an EU member state’s central bank is not immune from prosecution in cases of corruption, the top court of the European Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: European Union

NBA: Stephen Curry inspires Golden State Warriors to victory over LA Clippers

STEPHEN Curry inspired the Golden State Warriors to a seventh straight victory as he scored 33 points in a 105-90 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Curry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Gold, en State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers

Amnesty: Igbo lawyers back Kanu

IGBO Lawyers Association (ILA), yesterday, declared that dialogue was the best option for President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government in resolving the case of detained leader... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: IGBO Lawyers Association, Federal Government, Nnamdi Kanu

Fishermen applaud Buhari’s response to Nembe oil spill

REV. Samuel Ayadi, Coordinator, Niger Delta Artisan Fishermen Association of Nigeria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his concern and response to ongoing oil leak at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 290 times

Tags: Niger Delta Artisan Fishermen Association of Nigeria,

Parents enjoined to promote Igbo language from cradle

THE Anambra State Library in its bid to promote and preserve Igbo culture held a one-day campaign urging parents to promote Igbo language from childhood. The campaign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Anambra State Library, C Don Adinuba

Sit-at-home paralysing economy

INDEED, Ebonyi State has been experiencing worrisome security concerns in almost all the corners of the state. The security challenges ranged from attacks on police stations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Ebonyi State, Sit-at-home,

Gov. Sanwo-Olu presents N1.38trn 2022 budget for Lagos State

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday presented a budget of N1.388 trillion for 2022 to the State House of Assembly for approval. Presenting the budget, christened”Budget... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, State House of Assembly

Imo govt indicts, recovers seized properties from Okorocha, family

IMO State Government Whitepaper Implementation Committee on Lands and other Related Matters has recovered government, individual and institutions properties allegedly converted by the former governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: IMO State Government, Rochas Okorocha

Petrol to sell for N340 per litre next year, says Kyari

...Labour cautions govt against unilateral action ...N5,000 monthly stipend for 40m Nigerians GOING by the words of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 293 times

Tags: Mallam Mele Kyari, Petrol to sell for N340, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Trade Union Congress,

Movie remains personal property of every film maker – TAMPAN President

 MR Bolaji Amusan, the President of, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), on Tuesday, said the movie remained the personal property of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: MR Bolaji Amusan, Alhaji Tajudeen Olanrewaju, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria,

Former defence college commandant tasks journalists on dissemination of information

REAR Admiral Samuel Alade (Rtd), former commandant of the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja, has urged journalists to ensure proper dissemination of factual information to ensure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Rear Admiral Samuel Alade (Rtd), Nigeria Union of Journalists,

Ondo govt. to distribute 3.3m mosquito nets

NO fewer than 3.3 million insecticide-treated mosquito nets are to be distributed free to residents of Ondo State, as part of measures by government to prevent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: mosquito nets, Ondo State

Kano children seek abolition of child marriage, street begging

CHILDREN in Kano State, on Tuesday, called for abolition of child street begging and early marriage, even as they sought for review of voting age to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Kano State, UNICEF

Yuletide: Get clearance to hold events, Commissioner tells Lagos residents

THE Lagos State government on Tuesday said that residents and event centre owners should obtain clearance from the Lagos State Safety Commission to hold events during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Lagos State government, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf

Moghalu calls for persecution of people responsible for Lekki Toll Gate massacre

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP,  in the 2019 general elections has called for the immediate persecution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, Lekki Toll Gate massacre, Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry,

Umuoji improvement union of Nigeria, Awka Branch congratulates Soludo, Ibezim

....lauds INEC, Buhari, security agents  ...thanks Obiano, Ndi Anambra By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu THE entire members of Umuoji Improvement Union of Nigeria (UIUN), Awka Branch, have joined all men and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 172 times

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CBN, RIFAN launch loan recovery in Gombe

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in collaboration with Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Gombe state chapter, has launched a 2021 wet season farming recovery... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: , Mohammed Auwal,Aminu Goronyo, Anchor Borrower Programme, Abdullahi Baba-Isa, CBN, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria

Man, 35, rapes two teenage sisters in Delta

TWO sisters in Asaba, Delta State, have allegedly be raped by a 35 years old man, identified as Jude Nduka. One of the rape incident resulted in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Delta State, rapes

Ex-Imo deputy governor, Irona loses sister

THE immediate past deputy governor of Imo State, Gerald Irona, has lost his only sister, Ona Anthonia Nwobi, Nee Irona, to the cold hands of death.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Gerald Irona, Imo State,

Ikoyi 21-storey building collapse: Recovered bodies increase to 45 – LASG

LAGOS State Government says two more bodies have been recovered, bringing to 45 the number of bodies from the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi. The Commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Gbenga Omotoso, LAGOS State Government

Ortom congratulates Soludo on Anambra election win

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has congratulated Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on his victory at the November 6 Anambra... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom, APGA, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo

Nasarawa Speaker tasks councilors on good working relationship with LG Executives

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has called for harmonious relationship between local government chairmen and councillors for development to thrive at the grassroots. Speaker of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Local Government Councils Legislative Arms,

I have no regret supporting Ozigbo, ex APGA Chieftain

 Chief Rommy Okoli, former governorship aspirant under All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) says he has no regret supporting Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Chief Rommy Okoli, PDP, Anambra governorship poll

Bianca Ojukwu lauds Anambra people for keeping faith with APGA

The wife of late Biafran leader, Mrs Bianca Ojukwu has lauded the Anambra people for keeping faith with her husband’s legacy by voting for the All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Mrs Bianca Ojukwu, late Biafran leader, APGA, Anambra residents

Anambra: Forum commends INEC, says election has improved democratic process

THE Forum of Independent Election Observers in Nigeria says the just concluded Anambra governorship election has added credence and development to Nigeria’s democratic process. Dr Lazarus Nwachukwu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: INEC, Anambra,

Anambra 2021: Pan Igbo group describes Soludo’s victory as well deserved

A Pan Igbo Intelligentsia Organization, Igbo Oriental Think Tank Worldwide, has described the victory of Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the Governor-elect of Anambra State, as well-deserved. A statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Anambra, Pan Igbo , Soludo

“My victory reflects supreme will of God, people’s mandate” -Soludo

Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the Governor-elect of Anambra State, says his victory reflects the supreme will of the Almighty God, as well as an overwhelming sacred mandate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Aguata Local Government Area, Sen. Andy Uba, Mr Valentine Ozigbo,APC, PDP, APGA

Delta, firm partner to establish tricycle factory

DELTA State Government and Stallion Auto Keke Limited on Tuesday, reached an agreement to establish tricycle manufacturing plant in the state. Chief Economic Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Kingsley... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 89 times

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Anambra election: Cleen Foundation observes massive vote trading

By Benprince Ezeh ...says police welfare package for the election was poor ELECTION Security Support Centre, ESSC of CLEEN Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, has said that it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 208 times

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Two claimants tango over chairmanship seat of Langtang North Council in Plateau

Mr Bitrus Zulfa says he remains the Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council of Plateau in spite of a court judgment obtained by Mr Joshua... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Mr Bitrus Zulfa, Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Justice Ishaku Kunda

Ikorodu LG boss pledges improved workers welfare package

The Executive Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, on Tuesday, reiterated his administration’s commitment to improve workers’ welfare package for increased productivity. Adesina made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, N300,000, Lagos State Civil Service Commission,

Ihiala supplementary poll witness delay of election materials, personnel

There were still unavailability of election materials at various polling units in the Anambra governorship supplementary election in Ihiala Local Government Area as at noon. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Ihiala Local Government Area, National Youths Service Corps, Commissioner of Police in Anambra, CP Echeng Echeng

2023: Direct primaries will overstretch INEC, says PGF Chairman

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), has said that adopting direct primaries by political parties will overstretch the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Progressives Governors Forum, Independent National Electoral Commission, Anambra governorship election

Radiographers caution Nigerians against patronising unapproved diagnostic centres

IN commemoration of the 2021 World Radiography Day, some radiographers have advised Nigerians to patronise only approved diagnostic centres/facilities for all radio diagnosis services. The News Agency... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Dr Ayodele Okhiria, Association of Radiographers of Nigeria,

NBA: Stephen Curry scores 50 as Golden State Warriors beat Atlanta Hawks

STEPHEN Curry scored 50 points and had 10 assists to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Atlanta Hawks 127-113 for their fifth straight win. The Hawks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks

Full speech of Returning Officer Prof. Obi on Anambra's supplementary election

LET me commence by sincerely thanking all of you, particularly the polling agents of the political parties, for the peaceful and decorous manner we have conducted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Florence Obi, Anambra's supplementary election

Why INEC declared Anambra election “inconclusive”

THE Independent National Electoral Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the announcement of result and subsequent declaration of a winner in the Anambra Governorship election, pending the determination... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: INEC, Anambra

SPO carts away 41 result sheets in Idemili South LGA –Returning Officer

THE Returning Officer of the Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Dr Gabriel Othong has said that 41 out of the 42 result sheets... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Anambra, Returning Officer, INEC

Official INEC results for 2021 Anambra gubernatorial election

(1) Dunukofia LGA APC 1991 APGA 4124 PDP 1680 YPP 1360   (2) Awka South LGA  APC 2595 APGA 12,891 PDP 5498 YPP 919   (3) Oyi LGA  APC 2830 APGA... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 382 times

Tags: R-L: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Val Ozigbo, Ifeanyi Uba and Andy Ubah , 2021 Anambra Election

Anambra: Persons with disabilities mobilise for Saturday’s poll

MR Ugochukwu Okeke, the Chairman, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities in Anambra, has urged his members to ensure they participate actively in Saturday’s governorship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: MR Ugochukwu Okeke, National Association of Persons with Disabilities in Anambra,

APC accused of writing results of 10 LGs ahead of Anambra election

    THE government of Anambra State has alerted Anambra people and Nigerians in general to the credible evidence it has that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 1,031 times

Tags: APC, C. Don Adinuba, Anambra State election

Ekiti Assembly approves change of name for College of Agriculture

EKITI State House of Assembly has passed the State College of Agriculture and Technology (first amendment) Bill, 2021, and committed the 2022 budget to its Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 143 times

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Coalition urges Kano govt. to disengage tax consultants, proffers solutions

COALITION of stakeholders and professionals on taxation, “Taxation, Justice for Governance Platform,” has called on Kano State government to disengage tax consultants. The coalition made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 241 times

Tags: Kano State government

NBA condemns raid on Odili’s residence, vows to get to root

THE President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Friday said that the association would do its best to find out the raiders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Odili

Anambra 2021: IPC establishes Special Journalists' Safety Monitoring & Alert Desk

.......issues advisory on coverage BARELY 24 hours to the Anambra State governorship election on Saturday November 6, 2021, the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, has announced the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: International Press Centre, Anambra State governorship election

Cricket's groundkeepers on tackling the sport's climate crisis

AFRICAN Union Chairperson, Moussa Mahamat, says the Ecobank Pan African Centre (EPAC) is a clear demonstration of what could be achieved if the government creates an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 320 times

Tags: Ecobank, AFRICAN Union Chairperson, Moussa Mahamat

Anambra poll: We shall be neutral – Police

The Police on Thursday said it would be neutral in carrying out its duties in Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra.Head of Police Election Duty in Anambra,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: Police, Anambra, DIG Zaki Ahmed,

Anambra 2021: Govt. reassures citizens of safety, says no need to panic

Mr C Don Adinuba, Anambra Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, has called on the public never to panic about buses coming from outside Anambra and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Mr C Don Adinuba, Anambra Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment

Delta to establish energy hubs in 3 newly established universities

The Delta Government has concluded plans for the establishment of energy hubs in three newly established universities in the state. The state Commissioner for Power and Energy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Delta Government, University of Delta Agbor, University of Science and Technology, Delta State University

Ogun govt warns miners, dredgers against environmental damage

Mr Ola Oresanya, Special Adviser to Ogun State  Governor on environment has  warned miners and dredgers in the state to operate responsibly or face sanctions. Oresanya, gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Mr Ola Oresanya, Ogun State, Sango-Ota

Gombe borrowing to address development deficits — Gov. Yahaya

GOV. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, on Thursday said his administration was borrowing to address development deficits and improve the well-being of the people in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: GOV. Inuwa Yahaya, State Commissioner for Finance, People’s Democracy Party, Gombe State

Order freezing our bank accounts has crippled all activities, Benue Govt tells court

The Benue State Government, on Thursday, appealed to a Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside its earlier order, freezing all its bank accounts.   Counsel to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Benue State Government, Terkura Pepe, Justice Ekwo, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

Anambra Commissioner raises alarm over alleged plan to arrest key govt. officials on fabricated charges

Mr C. Don Adinuba, Anambra Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, has cried out over alleged plan by the opposition to arrest key officials of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Mr C. Don Adinuba, he Anambra State Government, the Anambra Police Command Public Relations Officers

NAN Senior Editor appointed diplomats’ special emissary

THE International Society of Diplomats (ISD) has appointed Mr Victor Asije, a Senior Editor at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), its Special Emissary in charge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: International Society of Diplomats (ISD), Mr Victor Asije, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Union of Journalists

Anambra election: Group to conduct accessibility audit for PWDs inclusion

THE Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) on Thursday said it will conduct a Polling Unit Accessibility Audit to achieve inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: nclusive Friends Association (IFA), Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), elections

Reinstated Langtang North Chair resumes office, dedicates victory to God

MR Joshua Laven,  the reinstated Chairman of Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, on Thursday  resumed office, saying he dedicated his victory at the High Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: MR Joshua Laven, Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC)

Exposed: Plans to arrest key Anambra State government officials on trumped-up charges afoot

THE Anambra State government has alerted Nigerians of a dastardly plan to upset the government machinery in the State by a planned arrest of some key... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 370 times

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US to restrict visa to politicians who instigate violence in Anambra guber election

...says it will closely monitor election     THE United States of America, USA, has threatened to restrict visa for politicians, who instigate violence during the Anambra governorship election... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 200 times

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Urhobos decry marginalisation by oil multinationals

THE Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide has decried the alleged marginalisation of Urhobo ethnic nationality by the oil multinationals operating in the oil-rich region of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 145 times

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Kogi govt, shippers association inaugurate export processing hub committee

The Kogi Shippers Association, in collaboration with the State Ministry of Agriculture, has inaugurated an inter-ministerial committee of experts on an export processing hub to handle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: The Kogi Shippers Association, Mr David Apeh, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Gunmen abduct 60 worshippers from Baptist Church

AT least 60 worshippers were reportedly abducted when bandits raided Emmanuel Baptist Church located in Kakau Daji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The armed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Kaduna State, Gunmen, Baptist Church

Nigerian Press Council charges media to ensure balance in terrorism reportage

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), on Wednesday, urged the media to moderate their reportage of terrorists’ activities and violent extremism by ensuring balanced, unbiased and factual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), Mr Francis Nwosu, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Government inaugurates Egbengwu Ojideleke Health Centre at Nimo

THE Anambra State Government inaugurated a Health Centre at Nimo, Njikoka Local Government Area, LGA.  The Commissioner for Health, Vincent Okpala, while inaugurating the project, commended Sir... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: Anambra State, Vincent Okpala, Gov. Willie Obiano

Unemployed man in court for unlawful possession of fire arms

An unemployed man, Ahmed Azeez, was on Wednesday docked at a Lagos High Court, sitting at Tafa Balewa Square, for allegedly shooting a passerby to dispossess... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Ahmed Azeez, The Lagos State Prosecutor, Tafa Balewa Square

Kogi govt, shippers association inaugurate export processing hub committee

THE Kogi Shippers Association, in collaboration with the State Ministry of Agriculture, has inaugurated an inter-ministerial committee of experts on an export processing hub to handle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 165 times

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Economic cost of road accidents N450bn annually – Minister

The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, on Wednesday said the economic cost of road accidents in Nigeria amounted to about N450 billion annually. Saraki... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 298 times

Tags: Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC)

Woman, 45, bags10 years imprisonment for attempted murder

AN Ekiti State High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old woman, Yemisi Najimu, to 10 years imprisonment with an option of N70,000 fine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Ekiti State High Court, Yemisi Najimu, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye

Kogi begins closure of illegal schools

THE Kogi State Government on Wednesday began the closure of sub-standard and illegal schools operating in the state. Speaking to journalists shortly after the exercise in Lokoja,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: Kogi State Government, Mr. Wemi Jones, Pastor Emmanuel Idenyi

Alleged manslaughter: LASG raises questions in court over housemaid’s death

THE prosecution team of the Lagos State Government on Wednesday at an Ikeja High Court again raised questions over the circumstances surrounding the death of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Lagos State Government, Ikeja High Court, Ms Joy Adole, Mr Yusuf Sule

Plateau House of Assembly sealed as contending parties embark on negotiations

THE Plateau State House of Assembly complex has been sealed by security operatives as the two parties laying claim to the Speakership of the Legislature continue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly, News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), Abok Ayuba

Gov. Lalong restates commitment to transparency, frugality in governance

GOV. Simon Lalong of Plateau has restated his government’s commitment to transparency and frugal utilisation of resources. A statement by the Director of Press and Public Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: GOV. Simon Lalong, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Prof. Benjamin Osisioma

As Anambra State confronts an organized crime family

ON 6 November 2021, Anambra State, at 4,844 km² the second smallest state by landmass in Nigeria – Lagos State with 3,577 km² is the smallest... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Anambra State Nov. 6 election,

Fake appointments: Nasarawa Assembly lifts suspension on member

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has lifted its suspension on the member representing Obi II constituency, Mr Luka Iliya-Zhekaba over his alleged involvement in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi

NBA reacts to raid on Justice Mary Odili’s residence by security operatives

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says that it received with grave concern the news of the unlawful siege on the Abuja residence of a Justice of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 224 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili

Ozigbo, Anambra And Tomorrow

By Oseloka H. Obaze OFTEN, while the past is fraught with bleak history, the future is poignant with imponderables. That cliché fits well into Anambra States governance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 446 times

Tags: Anambra, Governor Willie Obiano, Oseloka H. Obaze, PDP

Lawyers call for immediate release of 18 Igbos unlawfully incarcerated

By Anthony Isibor Some lawyers in Anambra state have cried out over what they described as unlawful detention in correctional centers in Anambra state of Igbo men,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Anambra state, Willie Obiano

Anambra airport to be inaugurated as planned

ANAMBRA International Cargo and Passenger Airport will be inaugurated on Saturday, October 30, as originally planned.  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, which had earlier demobilized... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 288 times

Tags: FAAN, ANAMBRA International Cargo and Passenger Airport

Reject free ride from strangers, Oyo govt warns

By Anthony Isibor. THE Oyo State Government through its ministry of education has called on all principals, head-teachers of public and private schools, private school owners, and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 311 times

Tags: Oyo State Government, ride from strangers,

No election in Anambra order not from Nnamdi Kanu

SENATOR Eyinnaya Abaribe, the Minority Leader of the Nigerian Senate, has revealed that the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, never gave... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 322 times

Tags: Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, Indigenous People of Biafra, No election in Anambra, Valentine Ozigbo, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu,

Golden States Warriors have unbeaten start to NBA season ended by Memphis Grizzlies

THE Golden State Warriors had their unbeaten start to the NBA season ended by a 104-101 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies trailed by 19 points... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA

ECDA Poll: I am in race for unity, education development – Presidential aspirant

MR David Abuluya, a national presidential aspirant of the Eggon Cultural and Development Association (ECDA), has pledged to prioritize unity and education of members if elected.   Abuluya,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: MR David Abuluya, Eggon Cultural and Development Association,

Security takes over Plateau Assembly as 8 APC lawmakers plot to impeach Speaker

TENSION mount at the Plateau State House of Assembly as six Lawmakers the under the All Progressives Congress (APC)  out of the 24 members of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly

Lagos to host food festival Dec.12, targets over 3,000 guests, N15m sales –commissioner

THE Lagos state government has announced that it would hold its rebranded Lagos Food Festival 2021 on Dec. 12, to stimulate local and foreign investor interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Lagos state government, Abisola Olusanya

Doctors, oil workers join disobedience movement against Sudan military takeover

STATE oil company workers and doctors in Sudan said on Wednesday they were joining protests against the military coup that has derailed the country’s planned transition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 255 times

Tags: doctors in Sudan, STATE oil company workers

EU, U.S. ‘urgently request’ access to ousted Sudanese premier

THE European Union (EU), United States (U.S.), and other countries are urgently requesting a meeting with Sudan’s Prime Minister, Abdullah Hamdok, who was ousted during Sudan’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: European Union, United States

FG disburses cash to 15,768 households in Anambra

THE Federal Government through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management has resumed payment of Conditional Cash Transfers to 15, 768 vulnerable households in Anambra. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: FG disburses cash to 15,768 households in Anambra

Barge operations not sub-standard — Operators

THE Barge Operators Association of Nigeria (BOAN) on Wednesday dismissed insinuations that barge operations in Nigeria do not conform to international standards. Mr Daniel Eze, Public Relations... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Barge Operators Association of Nigeria, Mr Daniel Eze,

FRCN General Manager, others urge women to be more involved in solving Nigeria’s challenges

THE General Manager, Radio Nigeria, Bronze FM, Benin City, Mrs Bimbo Oyetunde, has urged Nigerian women to be more involved in restoring peace and addressing the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Gov. Bello. Ayoade, Ladi Bawa, Mrs Bimbo Oyetunde, National Association of Women Journalists, Nigerian Women Arise for Nigeria,

APC Congress: we didn’t receive any petition – Kano State Appeal Committee

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) State Congress Appeal Committee for Kano State, said it did not receive any petition or complaint from the conduct of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: APC, Kano State,

APC has no candidate in November 6 election in Anambra State - CSOs

THE Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Anambra State has asserted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 3,764 times

Tags: Coalition of Civil Society Organizations, November 6 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, George Moghalu,

Cancer: Akeredolu’s wife tasks women on regular breast check

 WIFE of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has advised women to always conduct regular checks on their breasts to prevent the rate of mortalities associated... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu,

Nigerian Army to partner Lagos hospitals for better healthcare delivery

THE Ag. Corps Commander Medical (CCM), Nigerian Army (NA), Col. Babatunde Solebo said that collaborating with major healthcare institutions in Lagos State will foster synergy with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Col. Babatunde Solebo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Nigerian Army Medical Corps,

CAC to complement FG’s poverty alleviation programme

 The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has reinstated its readiness to complement the Federal Government’s efforts to lift 100 million citizens out of poverty, as the nation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, David Orewa, Mr. David Eweta, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture,

Neves officially declared winner of Cabo Verde’s presidency

CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission, CNE, on Friday formally declared opposition leader José Maria Pereira Neves, 61, as winner of the October 17 presidential election with... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 305 times

Tags: European Union, World Bank, IMF, Sao Paulo School of Business Administration in Brazil, African Party for the Independence of Cabo Verde, PAICV, ECOWAS Network  of Electoral  Commissions, ECONEC, Ma

Adamawa Govt approves N18.71bn loan from FG

THE Adamawa Government has approved an N18.714 billion loan to enable the state to access the Federal Government’s bridging finance facility. Dr. Umar Pela, Commissioner for Information... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 272 times

Tags: Adamawa Government, State Executive Council

We supply 60m litres of water daily to Bauchi metropolis – Official

THE Bauchi State Water and Sewage Corporation (BSWSC), says it has maintained a regular supply of over 60 million cubic liters of water daily to Bauchi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Bauchi State,

IPMAN alerts FG on fuel price hike by private depot owners

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano has alerted the Federal Government to the alleged decision by some private depot owners to increase... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,

Over 50% of cooking gas users have switched to firewood, charcoal – Retailers

THE Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers (LPGAR), branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), says over 50 percent of cooking gas users... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 297 times

Tags: Mr Michael Umudu, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers,

CBN says banks remain stable, resilient despite pandemic

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says banks in the country have remained stable, robust and resilient in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Director, Banking Supervision... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Mr Haruna Mustafa, Financial Correspondents Association of Nigeria,

Association seeks funds for development of rubber sub-sector

OTUNBA Igbinosun-Peter, National President, National Rubber Producers, Processors  and Marketers Association of Nigeria  (NARPPMAN) has solicited more funds for the development of the rubber subsector. Igbinosun-Peter described... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Otunba Igbinosun-Peter,National Rubber Producers, Processors  and Marketers Association of Nigeria,

Ending HND, BSc dichotomy, our goal — NATE

THE Nigerian  Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE) says it is working on completing the process of total removal of dichotomy between polytechnic and university graduates. NATE... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Ahmad Yabagi, Mr Samuel Ibidapo, Nigerian  Association of Technologists in Engineering,

Stephen Curry scores 45 as Golden State Warriors beat Los Angeles Clippers

STEPHEN Curry's 45 points, including two late three-pointers, helped the Golden State Warriors continue their winning start to the season as they beat the Los Angeles... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 270 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers

Tension in Arochukwu over killing of 5 IPOB members

  THERE was tension in Arochukwu, Abia State on Thursday, October 21, as security operatives battled members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the area.   A... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 255 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian Army, soldiers, Department of State Services, DSS

Esele urges FG to borrow for capital projects, not consumption

 MR Peter Esele, former President of, Trade Union Congress (TUC) has requested the Federal Government to borrow for a capital project, rather than for consumption.   Esele, also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Peter Esele, Trade Union Congress,

Nasarawa Assembly confirms appointment of President Customary Court of Appeal,others

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel as President, Customary Court of Appeal of the state. The House also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel, Nasarawa State House of Assembly

Former commissioner urges UK to withdraw travel advisory against Rivers State

EMMA Okah, former Rivers State Commissioner for Information, has called on the United Kingdom to withdraw the travel advisory warning her citizens not to travel to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: EMMA Okah, United Kingdom, Rivers State

Ebubeagu accused of killing five youths in Ebonyi community

RESIDENTS of Amasiri in Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state have accused members of the Ebubeagu Security Network of killing five youths in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 327 times

Tags: Ebonyi state, Ebubeagu Security Network

MASSOB supports total economic, social lockdown for Nnamdi Kanu if…

THE leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said it would support total economic and social lockdown if... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Comrade Uchenna Madu, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra

Declare state of emergency on food crisis in South-West, farmers urge governors

THE All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos State Chapter, on Tuesday in Lagos urged governors in the South-West to declare a state of emergency on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

#EndSARS: Micro entrepreneurs task FG on implementing youth engaging policies

 THE Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN) has urged the government to swiftly implement its various policies aimed at massive job creation, youth empowerment and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Mr Saviour Iche, Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,

#EndSARS: Lagos official urges youths to protect public assets against vandalism

MR Olufunsho Elulade, General Manager, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), on Tuesday appealed to youths to protect public infrastructure in their locality against any act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Mr. Olufunsho Elulade, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory,

RTEAN rebrands with induction of varsity graduates –officials

 THE Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has inducted eight former students’ union leaders of the Lagos State University (LASU) into its body, as part... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria,

NASME lauds CAC RG for promoting MSMEs

THE Nigeria Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME) have lauded the outstanding efforts of the Registrar General(RG) of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Nigeria Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, Mr Rasheed Mahe,

Katsina govt. partners travel agency for hitch-free lesser Hajj operations

 THE Katsina state government has said that it would partner Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours to ensure the smooth conduct of this year’s Lesser-Hajj (Umrah) operations in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu-Kuki, Alhaji Abdulkadir Kofan-Sauri., Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours, Alhaji Badaru Karofi, Katsina state Pilgrims Welfare Board,

Security forces eliminate 10 bandits, rescue 1 hostage

THE Kaduna State Government said security forces have killed 10 bandits and rescued one hostage in Giwa Local Government Area (LGA). The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Kaduna State,

Foundation donates computers, generator sets to Enugu community to promote computer literacy

IKE Okoli Foundation has donated 21 computer units, and two generating sets to Community Primary School, Akpugoeze in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State. President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: Enugu State, Ike Okoli

165 persons benefit from Taiwo Afolabi free medical outreach

OVER 165 traders at the popular Gbagi market in Ibadan, Oyo State, have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the community health outreach sponsored by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: SIFAX Group, Oyo State

Ogun state residents protest prevalence of bad road

By Christiana and Anthony.   THE residents of Lafenwa/Itele towns in Ado-Ota in Ogun state have on Monday staged a protest against the prevalence of bad roads in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Alhaji Oyelakin Wahab, Gov. Amosun, Oluwadara Kehinde, Ado-Ota, Ogun state, Binukonu, Egbejoda, Ayetoro, Itele Awori,

NNPC mulls rebuilding roads under tax credit scheme

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) started its week with an engagement with critical stakeholders in a bid to find lasting solutions to the road network... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 290 times

Tags: Mele Kyari, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, Nigerian Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG

Bishop identifies solutions to kidnapping, banditry

Rev. Christian Onyia, Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Nike in Enugu State, has identified five major solutions to kidnapping and banditry in the country. Onyia made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 256 times

Tags: Enugu State, Rev. Christian Onyia, Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Nike

Congress: Ojelabi heads new APC exco in Lagos

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State on Saturday elected its 36 state party officials through voice votes at the party’s 2021 state congress held... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 227 times

Tags: Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader),Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader), Adebayo Adelabu, All Progressives Congress,

Lagos APC: Any other congress, tea party– Sanwo-Olu

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday said that any other All Progressives Congress, APC, state congress in Lagos State apart from the one held at Mobolaji Johnson... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 296 times

Tags: Sunday Ajayi,, Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader), Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader), Sunmi Odesanya (State Secret

Vulnerable women seek financial support from Kaduna State Govt.

SOME vulnerable women, on Friday, asked the Kaduna State Government for financial support to enable them to establish small businesses for their daily livelihood. The women made... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 287 times

Tags: Kaduna State

Law abiding Nigerians not harassed by Italian authorities- Unions

 THE National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy (NUNAI) and Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe (NIDOE), Italy say law-abiding Nigerians living in Italy are not being... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Mr  Mfawa Abam,Pastor Mike  Oputteh,Mr Omorondion Iduhun,National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy,Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe,

Cancer: Creating awareness not enough, MWAN tells states govts.

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Cross River chapter, on Friday, urged States Government to provide mammogram machines in their health facilities for cancer treatment. The... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria, , Dr Nakanda Bassey,

Allocating more revenues to states will aid infrastructure development – Lagos official

THE Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Oyeyemi Ayoola, has said that the allocation of more revenues to state governments will aid... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Mrs Oyeyemi Ayoola, Lagos State Ministry of Finance,

Don’t ignore other killer diseases for COVID-19 – Medical Director warns

 DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa, on Friday advised Nigerians to maintain hygienic living at all times. Speaking with the News Agency... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags:  DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Ondo State Specialist Hospital,

World Food Day: Experts call for creation of investment opportunities for rural youths

 AHEAD of the World Food Day celebration that comes up on Oct.16, three experts have called on governments and  stakeholders to create unhindered investment opportunities for... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: World Food Day, Mr Godwin Atser, Prof, Lateef Sanni, Mr John Olateru, All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

Witnesses’ absence stall N11.5 bn suit against Alao-Akala, others

THE trial of the former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala and two others over alleged N11.5 billion fraud was on Thursday stalled due to absence... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Oyo State,

Police arrest 3 suspects for alleged murder in Enugu community

THE Police Command in Enugu State, says it has arrested three suspects in connection with alleged murder of Mr Chika Nwobodo at Ogbozinne-Ndiagu in Akpugo community... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Enugu State, Police

LASG warns against indescrminate construction on Regional Road, Lekki

LAGOS State Government has warned against uncoordinated physical developments on the alignments of its Regional Road in Lekki. This state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: LAGOS State

All Blacks rugby union legend John Kirwan's son scores winner for NZ football team

NIKO Kirwan, son of All Blacks rugby union legend John Kirwan, scored for New Zealand's football team in a 1-0 win over Bahrain. Substitute Kirwan headed in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: NIKO Kirwan, All Blacks rugby union, New Zealand

Uefa to hold hearing into unrest during Wembley final

THE Football Association is set to learn if England has to play any home games behind closed doors as a result of the unrest at Wembley... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Football Association, England,

NNPC to find lasting solutions to challenges faced by PTD, NARTO

AS a follow-up to its efforts in sustaining the current smooth supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide within the festive period and beyond, the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Petroleum Tanker Drivers, Mallam Mele Kyari, NNPC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Department of Petroleum Resources, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Department of State Services (DSS

Don cautions against promoting social media content

DR Shadrach Idi, the Acting Head, Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Taraba State University, Jalingo, has cautioned against usage of Social Media content without fact-checking. Idi... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Taraba State University, DR Shadrach Idi, social media content,

Ndigbo. Let not your heart be troubled

By Prof. A.B.C Nwosu I became greatly rattled after reading Mr. Ike Abonyis excellent write-up titled: “South East, PDP, and matters Arising”, on the back page of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 631 times

Tags: Gideon Akaluka, Mrs. Bridget Agbaheme in Kano, Nimbo massacre in Uzo-Uwani in Enugu State, Prof. A.B.C Nwosu, President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Muhamadu Buhari, Ike Abonyi

Chiwetalu Agu freed from DSS custody

THE Department of State Services, DSS, has freed Chiwetalu Agu, Nollywood actor, who was arrested by the service after he was released by the Nigerian Army... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Chiwetalu Agu, Department of State Services, DSS, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, Steve Eboh, Public Relations Officer of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Monalisa Chinda Coker

Anambra Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

THE Anambra State House of Assembly has passed the anti-open grazing bill. The Bill entitled: “Anambra State Open Grazing of Cattle and other Livestock Prohibition and Ranches... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 378 times

Tags: Anambra State House of Assembly, anti-open grazing bill

Police Act: EKSG to appeal Court ruling striking out suit says A-G

THE Ekiti State Government says it will appeal the ruling of the Federal High Court in Ado Ekiti which struck out the suit seeking nullification of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Ekiti State Government

DSS moves actor Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja

VETERAN actor Chiwetalu Agu has been moved to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja by the Department of State Services (DSS). The move, The Nation learned, is to... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Chiwetalu Agu, Department of State Services,

Edo assembly passes bill to establish nursing college

THE Edo State House of Assembly on Tuesday in Benin passed the Edo State College of Nursing Science Law 2021 and repealed the Edo State College... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Emma Okoduwa, Henry Okhuarobo, Edo State House of Assembly, Edo State College of Nursing Science Law,

Shun indecent dressing, cultism, rector urges new students

THE Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, in Osun State, Dr John Adekolawole, has warned the newly admitted students of the institution to shun indecent dressing, cultism... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Osun State, Dr John Adekolawole

I was not involved in police arrest of suspended traditional ruler- Enugu lawyer

NNAMDI Ezemagu, an Enugu-based Lawyer, says he was not involved in the police arrest of Chief Christopher Okwor, the suspended Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu community in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: NNAMDI Ezemagu, Enugu State

Leadership Excellence Awards: Wife of former Rivers governor voted 2021 Woman of the Year

NIGERIANS at home and in the diaspora have voted wife of the former Rivers State governor, and renowned humanitarian, Dame Judith Amaechi, as Woman of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: Rivers State, Genevieve Nnaji,

Council boss swears in councillors, cautions against corruption

ABDULLAHI Aliyu, the Executive Chairman, Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has charged the council officials to shun corruption while discharging their duties for development... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Nasarawa State

Police orders investigation into missing female Officer in Enugu

THE Police Command in Enugu State has ordered intensive investigation into a missing female officer during an attack on its Divisional Headquarters in Umulokpa, Uzo-Uwani Local... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Enugu State, Police

NCC committed to facilitating growth of e-government – Danbatta

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has highlighted the various regulatory measures of the Commission toward deepening the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 234 times

Tags: Lanre Ajayi, Adeleke Adewolu, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, DigiServe Network Services Limited, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Association of Telecommunic

Only 2,525,471 voters eligible for Anambra election -  INEC

 By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the total number of registered voters in Anambra State stands at 2,525,471. He... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: Mahmood Yakubu,voters eligible for Anambra election,Independent National Electoral Commission,

Bauchi Govt. gives reasons for demolished house

THE Bauchi State Government has given reasons for the demolition of a house located in the Commissioners Quarters, Old GRA, Bauchi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Bauchi State Government,

Golden State Warriors forward has Covid vaccine after exemption request rejected

GOLDEN State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins has had the Covid-19 vaccine after the NBA rejected his request for a religious exemption. San Francisco's health rules require those... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: GOLDEN State Warriors, Andrew Wiggins, NBA, Covid vaccine

Bagudu wants cattle movement from Sahel to other African regions restricted

GOVERNOR Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has advocated for a permanent framework to limit the movement of cattle from the Sahel to other regions in Africa.   Bagudu... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Adamu Adaji,, Adeniyi Adedoyin, Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, Sekou Sangare,

Boko Haram captures 500 communities in Shiroro – LG chairman

SULEIMAN Chakuba, chairman of the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, is worried over the incursion of Boko Haram terrorists, whom he said, have captured... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 372 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, SULEIMAN Chukuba, chairman of the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State,

Nursing mother electrocuted to death by power line in Rivers

A nursing mother identified as Latifa Seiyi has been electrocuted to death at Agip Estate area of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The Sun gathered that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 394 times

Tags: Rivers State

Why today is the happiest day of Governor Zulum's Life

…as NNPC pledges to deliver Maiduguri power project on schedule PROF. Babagana Umara Zulum,  Borno State Governor, has described the groundbreaking ceremony of the Maiduguri and  Environs... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 586 times

Tags: Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, governor of Borno State and Mele Kyari, group managing director of NNPC

DSS has no hand in Akunyili’s murder – spokesman

THE Department of State Services, DSS, says it has no hand in the killing of Dr Chike Akunyili, widower of former information minister, Dora. Akunyili was killed... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 351 times

Tags: Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA), Dr Chike Akunyili, Dr Peter Afunanya,University of Nigeria, Nsukka Alumni

Insecurity: KDSG shuts telecoms services in parts of the state

THE Kaduna State Government on Wednesday announced the closure of telecommunications services in some part of the state, with effect from Sept. 30. The Commissioner of Internal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: Kaduna State, Governor Nasir El-Rufai

We demand enactment of anti-open grazing laws by eastern governors - GIL

By Benprince Ezeh THE Global Igbo Leaders, GIL, have urged eastern governors to pass the anti-open grazing law and save the lives of their people. In a letter... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 392 times

Tags: Global Igbo Leaders, Association of South East Town Unions, Alaigbo Development Foundation, Igbo World Assembly, World Igbo Congress

Kebbi safe for tourists, investors – Dep. Gov.

KEBBI state Deputy Governor, retired Col. Samaila Dabai, says the state remains one of the most secured and safe haven for tourists and investors in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 213 times

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WTD: Enugu State remains preferred tourists’ destination, says Tourism Board GM

THE General Manager, Enugu State Tourism Board, Chief Steve Odo, says the state has remained the preferred tourists’ destination for the past six years in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 251 times

Tags: Enugu State Tourism Board,

Video: Ariaria International market flooded, building collapses

AFTER downpour in Ariaria International market in Aba, the commercial nerve center of Abia State, a building collapses while people try to rescue those trapped inside Sept.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 252 times

Tags: Ariaria International market in Aba, Abia State

Video: Soludo speaks at his flag off campaign to be governor of Anambra State

...MASSIVE crowd turned up at the event  Sept. 27, 2021 @ 15:16 GMT | Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 515 times

Tags: Soludo, Anambra State

Dog bites off Ondo undergrad’s manhood

A dog, identified as Charlie, has bitten off a part of the private parts of an undergraduate of the Adekunle Ajasin University, in the Akungba Akoko... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 298 times

Tags: dog, Ondo State

Commissioner enjoins Anambra people to vote for credibility, economic viability

THE commissioner for health, Anambra State, Vincent Okpala, has called on the people of Anambra to vote for credibility in order to achieve economic viability as... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Vincent Okpala, APGA, Anambra State

Wabote receives African Local Content Icon award, lists gains of Nigerian content policy

...With Nigerian Content policy we ensure quality is not compromised - Wabote   SIMBI Wabote, executive secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 638 times

Tags: Bright Amatoru,, Kadejat Jakeme, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association, Kingsley Okeke, Simbi Wabote, Laura Hall, Bright Amatoru,

Enugu royal father alleges invasion of his residence

IGWE Christopher Okwor, the Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu Aku Community of Enugu State, has cried out over an alleged invasion of his residence by suspected thugs.Okwor... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 454 times

Tags: IGWE Christopher Okwor, Enugu State

Cholera outbreak: Oyo ministry launches prevention measures

OYO State government, on Friday, reassured the residents of the state of its preparedness to prevent the outbreak of cholera in the nooks and crannies of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 301 times

Tags: OYO State

Anambra State Cattle, other livestock `Open Grazing’ prohibition law passes 2nd reading

THE bill for a law to prohibit and abolish open and nomadic cattle and other livestock grazing and rearing in Anambra State has passed through second... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Anambra State House of Assembly,

Fifa calendar reforms destructive for club game - ECA

FIFA'S calendar revamp would "lead to a direct and destructive impact on the club game", says the European Club Association. World football's governing body has proposed a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 302 times

Tags: FIFA, European Club Association

Suspected robber killed as operatives foil cult initiation

A suspected member of a three-man gang has met his waterloo after sustaining injuries during a shootout with policemen on stop and search duty in Delta... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 351 times

Tags: Delta State, policemen,

Borno Govt flags-of public reconciliation campaign for repentant Boko-Haram elements

BORNO Government has flagged off a public campaign programme designed to reconcile and reintegrate repentant Boko-Haram elements. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the programme,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: BORNO Government, UNICEF, European Union,

Gunmen attack police checkpoint in Enugu, kill 2 cops

THE Enugu State Police Command has suffered another loss in the hands of unknown gunmen as it lost two policemen to bullets of the hoodlums. The two... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 245 times

Tags: Police, Enugu State, gunmen

Ozigbo attends PFN Day, emphasises importance of electing god-fearing leaders

THE standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Valentine Ozigbo, has urged Ndi Anambra to vote for him when they head to the polls to elect... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: PDP, Valentine Ozigbo, Anambra

Reps Committee commends FMC Ebute Metta on proper utilisation of budget

THE House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions has commended the management of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebute Meta, Lagos State, on appropriate utilisation of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 337 times

Tags: Ebute Meta, Lagos State

Nasarawa Assembly urges FG, State Govt. to assist victims of flood disaster

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has urged the Federal Government and Nasarawa State Government to provide relief materials to victims of flood disaster in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Nasarawa State House of Assembly

FG, Nigerian Military connived with armed herdsmen to kill residents in South East - HURIWA

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused the Federal Government and the Nigerian military in the South East of collusion with armed Fulani... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 524 times

Tags: Nigerian Army,Eastern Security Network,Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria,

SCOA boss commends Unity Bank, Others for N15.5b worth of Trucks supply deal to Julius Berger 

Massad Boulos, group managing director of SCOA Nigeria Plc, has commended Unity Bank Plc and other banks for facilitating a credit facility of N15.5 billion for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 232 times

Tags: Unity Bank Plc, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Massad Boulos, SCOA Nigeria Plc,Heritage, Zenith, Providus, Wema, UBA, Union and Coronation Merchant Banks

Insecurity: Lalong has implemented 5 of 6 resolutions of Plateau Assembly – House Spokesperson

THE Plateau State House Assembly on Thursday said Gov. Simon Lalong had implemented five out of the six resolutions it gave him to address the security... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 230 times

Tags: Plateau State House Assembly, Gov. Simon Lalong

Court of Appeal reserves ruling in Lagos application to join suit

THE Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the application filed by Lagos State Government seeking to join an appeal by the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Court of Appeal, Lagos State, Federal High Court

Governor Emmanuel enacts Akwa Ibom State anti-open grazing law

  UDOM Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom State governor, on Wednesday, September 15, enacted a law to prohibit open rearing and grazing and provide for the establishment of ranches... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 819 times

Tags: Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom State governor,

Enugu: Judiciary to protect human rights of all segment of society–Acting CJ

THE Acting Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Raymond Ozoemena, on Wednesday, said that the state judiciary would continue to ensure the protection of human rights... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 142 times

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The Youth of Anambra State: A Time for Action

By C Don Adinuba  THE Anambra State Government is pleased with the enthusiastic messages of solidarity it has been receiving from the public, especially the youth, to... Read more

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APC makes effort to politicise Edozieuno’s tragic death - Commissioner

By C Don Adinuba      THE Anambra State Branch of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday held a press conference where its leaders attempted to politicise the... Read more

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Prison attacks: Strengthened security network urgently needed – controller

THE Controller of Correctional Service, Lagos State Command, Mr , , on Tuesday called for a robust security network in custodial centres in the state. Adebisi made... Read more

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APC to hold State Congresses on Oct. 2

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled its State Congresses for Oct. 2. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), said... Read more

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Kebbi pays N300m compensation to construct 5km roads

GOV. Abubakar Atiku-Bagudu of Kebbi State says government paid more than N300 million as compensation to property owners to actualise the construction of roads in Jega... Read more

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AASDU is the only recognized umbrella body of Anambra indigenes in Lagos - Ebeledike

By Anthony Isibor   AMECHI Ebeledike, president, Association of Anambra State Union, AASDU, Lagos, says that the association is the only authorized, registered and recognized umbrella body of... Read more

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Create businesses around adverse situations, Wabote charges youths

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has challenged young Nigerians to create business opportunities around uncomfortable situations rather... Read more

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ICPC tracks N92m solar light constituency projects in Ondo State

THE Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday tracked N92 million Supply and Installation of Integrated Solar Street Lights in Ile-Oluji, Okitipupa... Read more

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Gumi relocating fleeing northern terrorists to Oyo State, Group alleges

ISLAMIC scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, is attempting to relocate fleeing terrorists that are being smoked out of the Northern Nigeria via military operations to Oke-Ogun, which... Read more

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Fintiri chairs PDP national convention organising committee  

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has announced Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri as chairman of its 2021 National Convention Organising Committee and his Enugu counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi... Read more

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PDP inaugurates campaign council for Anambra guber poll

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated its National Campaign Council for the Nov. 6 Anambra governorship election. The PDP acting National Chairman, Mr Yemi Akinwonmi inaugurated... Read more

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AASDU, Lagos to host all Anambra Gubernatorial candidates in October

AASDU, Lagos to host all Anambra Gubernatorial candidates, Oct. 9   By Anthony Isibor.   THE Association of Anambra State Development Unions, AASDU, is to host all candidates of the... Read more

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Anambra 2021: PDP Inaugurates High-Powered National Campaign Council comprising 11 Governors, federal lawmakers, others

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday, September 9, 2021 took yet another bold step towards reclaiming the seat of power in Anambra State as the... Read more

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Breaking: INEC publishes name of Ozigbo as candidate of the PDP for Anambra 2021

A few minutes ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) published the name of business mogul, Valentine Ozigbo as the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic... Read more

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Abdulrazak pledges support for caterers’ association in Kwara

GOV. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara has pledged continuous support for the Professional Caterers Association (Hospitality), Kwara Chapter, by providing a conducive environment for business and tourism.Abdulrazaq... Read more

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Anambra guber: YPP opposes storage of electoral materials in Imo

THE Young Progressives Party (YPP),  has rejected purported plans by INEC to store election materials for the Nov. 6 Anambra governorship  election in Imo. YPP’s National Publicity... Read more

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Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Imo State

Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Imo State - Sept. 9, 2021 @ 14:00 GMT | Read more

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Photos: Street s in Imo State deserted

PHOTOS: Street s in Imo State deserted - Sept. 9, 2021 @ 14:00 GMT | Read more

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Video: President Muhammadu Buhari inspects guard of honour in Imo State

President Muhammadu Buhari inspects guard of honour in Imo State Read more

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Buhari approves Anambra’s Status as petroleum-bearing State

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved Anambra’s new status a petroleum-bearing state. The approval is contained in a letter to Governor Willie Obiano which the president’s Chief of... Read more

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MASSOB urges Igbo leaders to ask Buhari to release IPOB Leader

THE Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has urged Igbo leaders to seize the opportunity provided by the visit of President... Read more

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Guber poll: INEC suspends physical registration of voters in Anambra

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has suspended in-person or physical registration of voters in Anambra, though online pre-registration of voters in the state... Read more

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Ekiti state govt monitors schools’ resumption for the 2021/2022 session — commissioner

EKITI state government on Monday embarked on monitoring of activities and inspection of schools, as pupils and students resumed for the 2021/2022 academic session across the... Read more

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Minister’s NGO donates drugs, medical equipment to cholera victims in Kebbi State

KHADIMIYYA for Justice and Development Initiative (KJDI), an NGO, distributed drugs and medical equipment in Maiyama Local Government Area of Kebbi State on Sunday to tackle... Read more

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Why candidates in Anambra election must move away from politics of cows to electorates - Intersociety

…and church leaders must avoid extorting candidates and electorates refraining from getting scared and bribed at polling boots THE Int’l Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of... Read more

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Journalist emerges APC Chairman in Awgu LGA, Enugu State

A very senior journalist with the New Telegraph Newspapers,Mr Kenneth Ofoma has emerged as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Awgu local government... Read more

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Why NCC directed GLO to stop its services in Zamfara State

THE Nigerian Communications Commission has directed the management of Globacom Nigeria Limited to shutdown its signal in Zamfara State. The directive was contained in a letter signed... Read more

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Commissioner urges OAAN to showcase infrastructure development in Anambra via adverts

THE Anambra State Information commissioner C Don Adinuba has called on the Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria, OAAN, to enlighten the public on the massive infrastructure... Read more

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Government receives Anambra returnees from Jos

THE Anambra State Government has received a 3rd set of Anambra indigenes that were evacuated from Jos, the Plateau State capital, torn by civil disturbances.  They were... Read more

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Anambra election will be free, fair, not written

By C Don Adinuba  THE Anambra State Government is in possession of intelligence reports showing that people are preparing to protest in the streets of the state... Read more

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Cleric urges Anambra electorate to make votes count

AS registered political parties strategise to win the 2021 Governorship election in Anambra state, a former Chancellor of the Awka Diocese, Rev. Monsignor John Paul Nzomiwu,... Read more

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Anambra leads the Nation Once Again in JAMB Examination

ANAMBRA State, whose two candidates in the 2020 examination of the Joint Admissions and matriculation Board, JAMB, scored the highest marks, has continued its brilliant performance... Read more

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PDP governors move to Anambra for voter registration drive

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has continued to demonstrate the party's resolution on the 2021 Anambra governorship election as Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State led... Read more

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Anambra election will be free and fair, not written - commissioner

THE Anambra State government is in possession of intelligence reports showing that people are preparing to protest in the streets of the state in large numbers... Read more

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ICPC commences constituency, executive projects tracking in Ondo State –official

THE Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has commenced the third phase of Constituency and Executive Project tracking in Ondo State. Mr... Read more

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PDP shifts inauguration of campaign council for Anambra poll

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shifted the inauguration of its Anambra governorship national campaign council from Thursday to Monday, Sept 6. The party disclosed this in... Read more

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Anambra’s oil-bearing status:  A good fight

By C. Don Adinuba       WHEN he received on Tuesday, August 31, a letter from the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission pronouncing Anambra a petroleum-bearing state with... Read more

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Residents of Lafenwa, Ado-Odo Ota lament absence accessible roads in their communities

Faced with the absence of any form of government’s presence, the residents of Lafenwa, a town in Ado-Odo Ota, Ogun state, are appealing to Gov. Dapo... Read more

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 How Nigerians can stop President Muhammadu Buhari from carrying out anti-people policies   

INTRODUCTION PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari's insistence on enforcing non- existent open-grazing laws and the construction of a rail line directly from Nigeria to Niger Republic, inspite of massive... Read more

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Anambra expands evacuation of indigenes from Jos, Plateau State

FOLLOWING renewed hostilities in Jos, which have caused the Plateau State Government to re-impose a 24-hour curfew in the city, the Anambra State Government has decided... Read more

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Valentine Ozigbo meets with past PGs, restates commitment to development of Anambra

VALENTINE Ozigbo, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag-bearer in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, on Thursday, August 26, 2021, met with the Association of Past President-Generals... Read more

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Anambra @ 30: CLO urges provision of additional amenities

THE Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO),   has  called for provision of additional amenities and infrastructure  in Anambra, as the state celebrated its 30 years of existence. The Chairman... Read more

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PGF DG gives conditions for state police in Nigeria

SALIHU Lukman, Director-General, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), says state police can only operate in Nigeria, under the supervision of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Lukman said this... Read more

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Oduah’s defection will enhance APC chances in Anambra guber poll- Chieftain

DENNIS Ngene, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), says the defection of Sen. Stella Oduah to the party, will boost its chances at the Nov.... Read more

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Ozigbo meets past PGs, restates commitment to development of Anambra

VALENTINE Ozigbo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag-bearer in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, on Thursday, August 26, 2021, met with the Association of Past President-Generals... Read more

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MRA sues Lagos State Government, Police Authorities over killing of journalist covering #ENDSARS protests in 2020

  THE Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Lagos asking it to order the Lagos State Government and Police... Read more

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INEC devolves CVR to wards in Anambra

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has devolved its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to wards in Anambra State, ahead of the state’s Nov. 6... Read more

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Ihejirika, Nigerian Army clear the air on kidnappings, insecurity in Abia State

THE Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it is promoting criminality in Abia state and involved in the release of kidnap suspects in Isuikwuato Local Government... Read more

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South East safe to host NUJ 7th Triennial conference - NUJ States chairmen

THIRTEEN key officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in the five South Eastern States have dismissed the false alarm that South East is not safe... Read more

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Health Commissioner laments poor attitude to COVID-19 preventive measures

THE Anambra State commissioner for health, Vincent Okpala, has lamented the poor attitude of Ndi Anambra to COVID-19 preventive measures, even as third wave is ravaging... Read more

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Anambra re-strategizes evacuation of University of Jos students

 THE Anambra State Government has re-strategize the evacuation of students of Anambra State origin from the University of Jos following the sudden closure of the University... Read more

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Ogoni people to cooperate with NPDC on oil production

THE leaders of Ogoniland in Rivers State under the auspices of the Ogoni Liberation Initiative have pledged to cooperate with the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC)... Read more

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Kaduna urban agency demolishes 9 structures in Barnawa, Narayi

THE Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority (KASUPDA) has demolished nine structures in Barnawa, Narayi, High-cost Estate for violating Urban Planning Laws. This is contained in... Read more

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European Union pledges 74 million euro funding for AfCFTA to support small and medium enterprises, says AAASME Secretary General

ADDIS Ababa, 19 August 2021 (ECA) - The European Union (EU)has pledged 74 million euro to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to support small-medium... Read more

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Former NBA chairman threatens legal action against police over detained suspected IPOB informant 

MONDAY Ubani, former chairman, Nigerian Bar Association, and chairman, Association Section on Public and Developmental Law, NBA-SPIDEL, has threatened to drag Usman Baba, Inspector-General of Police,... Read more

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Lagos pays N2bn as insurance premium for workers

THE Lagos State Government on Monday said over N2 billion had been paid as insurance premium for its workers in 2021. Dr Rabiu Olowo, Commissioner for Finance,... Read more

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Doctor’s strike: Court orders parties to suspend hostilities, maintain status quo

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered striking members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) and the Federal Government to suspend all... Read more

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Nasarawa State Govt distributes relief materials to flood victims

 NASARAWA State Government has begun the distribution of relief materials to people affected by flood in three communities in Nasarawa Eggon and Akwanga Local Government Areas... Read more

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How Accord party will address insecurity, unemployment in Anambra – Maduka

DR Godwin Maduka,  governorship candidate of Accord Party in the Nov. 6 governorship election in Anambra, has outlined solutions to insecurity, unemployment and other problems bedevilling ... Read more

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Zamfara govt. collaborates with FG to resettle IDPs

ZAMFARA State Governor,  Alhaji Bello Matawalle, says he is determined to collaborate with the National Commission for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to resettle all... Read more

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