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What the young Nigerian who brought Tik Tok to Africa plans next

Tik Tok made huge waves when it announced its sponsorship of the African Cup of Nations, the continent’s biggest football tournament. Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph who helped lead... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 89 times

Tags: Barack Obama, Peking University, Jephthah Uche, Duke Ekezie, Tik Tok, Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph

A’Ibom revenue board targets N43.8bn in 2022

THE Akwa Ibom Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) Service is set to generate N43.8 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2022. Mr Okon Okon, the Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 44 times

Tags: Akwa Ibom Board of Internal Revenue, Mr Okon Okon,Federal Road Safety Corps

New commissioner of police appointed for Lagos

AALKALI Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has appointed Abiodun Alabi to take over from Hakeem Odumosu as the new Lagos State Commissioner of Police. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 107 times

Tags: National Defence College, University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University, Hakeem Odumosu, Alkali Usman Baba, Abiodun Alabi

Alaafin’s daughter is UNILAG Masters best graduating student

THE daughter of Alaafin of Oyo, Adedoja Adeyemi, has graduated as the best Master’s student from the University of Lagos(UNILAG). She received a Master’s degree in African... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 103 times

Tags: Adedoja Adeyemi, University of Lagos, Alaafin Oba Adeyemi III

Bayelsa commissioner for Trade has been kidnapped

GUNMEN, suspected to be kidnappers, have abducted the Bayelsa Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr. Federal Oparmiola Otokito. Otokito was reportedly abducted by heavily armed men from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 58 times

Tags: Mr. Federal Oparmiola Otokito, Asinim Butswat,

FRSC to intensify check on articulated vehicles’ excesses in Ebonyi

 The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will intensify its check on the excesses of some articulated vehicle drivers in Ebonyi. The Corps Sector Commander in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 28 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)

FAAN warns untrained officials against driving on airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned airport officials without requisite training or certification not to drive on the airsides of the nation’s airports. FAAN... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu,

FG hands over 26 completed projects to 33 communities in Jigawa

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), says it has handed over 26 completed projects to 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs), in Jigawa. The FMARD... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Alhaji Mustapha Ibrahim,

Army does not discriminate on basis of gender – GOC

The Nigerian Army says it does not discriminate between male and female soldiers in its internal security operations. Maj.-Gen. Olufemi Oluyede, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Maj.-Gen. Olufemi Oluyede, Brig.-Gen. Edore Agbebaku,

FCTA moves to strengthen routine immunisation in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will do everything possible to strengthen the entire routine immunisation structure and primary health care landscape in the FCT. The FCT... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Prof. Muhammad Usman, Dr Abubakar Tafida,

Agric ministry tasks youths on fish farming

 THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) Gombe State office, has urged youths in the state to harness the potential in fish farming to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Baba-Gabriel Yila,(FMARD),

Insecurity: FAAN reassures safety in Nigeria airports

 Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reiterated that Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) and other airports in the country are safe and secure, contrary to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Aviation Security and Safety Management (AVSEC),

Economy: Stockbrokers advise FG, INEC, political parties on 2023 elections

The Federal Government, the Independent National Electoral Commission and various political parties have been urged to eschew any act that may trigger violence in the 2023... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Federal Government, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Akeem Oyewale, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

FUBK matriculates 2, 230 students for 2020/2021 academic session

The Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), has matriculated 2, 230 students for the 2020/2021 academic session. The ceremony was performed by Prof. Bello Shehu, the Vice-Chancellor of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 238 times

Tags: Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), Prof. Bello Shehu, Prof. Ibrahim Magawata,

Safety, security of air passengers at the Lagos airport currently under threat

SAFETY and security of air passengers at the Lagos airports is currently under threat as motorcyclists known as Okada, have taken over the Lagos Airport access... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Capt. John Ojikutu (rtd), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria

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 5 days ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Dr. Murtala A. Rufai, University of Sokoto, bandits, Zamfara State

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 5 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA),

Gbajabiamila flags off LUTH ultra-modern outpatient building

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has flagged off an ultra-modern outpatient building at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH),

20 teams, 1500 students register for UNILORIN Hult Prize On-Campus pitch event

No fewer than 20 competing teams made up of 1500 students of the  University of Ilorin will engage themselves at the Hult Prize 2022 On-Campus pitch... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 107 times

Tags: University of Ilorin,

FCTA clarifies allegation of forceful COVID-19 vaccination of staff, visitors

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday in Abuja clarified that no staff or visitors were being forced to take the COVID-19 vaccines before gaining... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mr Ikharo Attah,

2 escape death in Osun auto crash – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun says no fewer than two people escaped death on Monday in an accident which occurred on Gbongan -Ibadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi,

Another Nigerian student abroad bags first class in Aeronautic Engineering

SOLOMON Terwase Apuu, a 26-year Benue State indigene has distinguished himself at the Samara National Research University, Samara in Russia as a first class student in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 days ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Arizona University, Calvary Arrow College, Solomon Terwase Apuu, Samara National Research University

2 die, 1 injured in road accident in Ibadan

Two persons on Monday died in a road accident which occured at 7.00a.m. on the Oyo-Ibadan Expressway, 3km to Ojoo in Akinyele Local Government Area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

TSA implementation: Leakages still linger

SIX years into the full-scale implementation of the Treasury Single Account, TSA, aimed at ensuring greater accountability of government resources and blocking leakages, the revenue accruing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Sylva Okolieaboh, Paul Alaje, Zainab Ahmed, David Akwu, NNPC, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Central Bank of Nigeria, Daily Trust, Muhammadu Buhari

Gunmen abduct's 4 Lafia University students

THE Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State, has confirmed the abduction of four students of the institution  by  gunmen. Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Public... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Federal University of Lafia, Prof Shehu Abdul-Rahman, Ramhan Nansel

Edo FRSC records 149 deaths in accidents in 2021

 THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Edo Command, said on Friday that it recorded no fewer than 149 deaths in road traffic accidents across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Henry Benamaisia

UI students decry incessant robbery attacks

STUDENTS of the University of Ibadan(UI) living at hostels off the campus as well as residents of areas adjoining the university are living in fear due... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 80 times

Tags: University of Ibadan, Adewole Yinka Mascot, Adewale Osifeso

COVID-19: ATBUTH begins clinical trial of drugs – CMD

 THE Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, says it has begun a biomedical clinical trial of drugs used in the treatment of persons tested... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Dr Jibrin Yusuf, Dr Suleiman Alhaji, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital

I'm not Pro-Biafra - Father Edeh

RENOWNED Catholic Cleric and Chancellor of Madonna University, Prof. Emmanuel Edeh has disowned a Facebook post in which he reportedly threw his support for pro-Biafra agitation. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Catholic Cleric, Madonna University, Prof. Emmanuel Edeh

FG adopts digital revolution for job creation — Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications commission, NCC,  says Federal Government is adopting digital revolutions for job creation, better governance and youth empowerment... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Fountain University, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Nigerian Communications commission, NCC, 

Bashorun Askia Ogieh: Quintessential politician, bridge builder

FOR many, Bashorun Hon. Askia Ogieh (JP) is an astute political emancipator, whose stratagem stems from the politics of all ages, unlike his contemporaries who cling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Bashorun Hon. Askia Ogieh, NUBFIE, Federal Polytechnic, Oko

FUNAAB appoints 29 new professors

THE management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), says the institution has appointed 29 new professors. Dr Bola Adekola, the institution’s Registrar, disclosed this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Dr Bola Adekola ,Prof. Felix Salako, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

FG receives accolade over free train ride during Yuletide

SOME Nigerians, who enjoyed free train rides between Lagos and Ibadan during Yuletide have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts in revamping the rail sector. The passengers, who... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Damilola Ajayi, Umar Aliu, University Teaching Hospital Ibadan, Rotimi Amaechi, Samuel Ladipo, Muhammadu Buhari, NAN

Prof Gidado Tahir, pioneer executive secretary of UBEC dies

PROFESSOR Gidado Tahir, the pioneer executive secretary of the Universal Basic Education Council, UBEC, is dead. Details of his death were sketchy as of the time of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Hajiya Asma’u Gidado Tahir, Federal College of Education Yola, Indiana University, Ahmadu Bello University, Government Secondary, Bauchi, Church of the Brethren Mission Secondary School, National Co

Varsity Don predicts youths’ restiveness, banditry may persist

TAIWO Edun, a professor of Sociology at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Ago – Iwoye, has urged the Federal Government to evolve a policy that will... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Olabisi Onabanjo University

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 a week ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Ogun State Traffic Management Authority, Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Road Safety Corps

APC denies AbdulRazaq input in appointment of ministers

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Lai Mohammed has said that AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has no input to the appointment of two ministers from Kwara. The ministers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Federal Character Commission, Faida Dankaka, Abdullahi Adamu,Ibrahim Sharafdeen, Gbemi Saraki, Lai Mohammed, All Progressives Congress

Oyetola describes Alao-Akala’s death as rude shock

ADEGBOYEGA Oyetola of Osun has described the death of a former Governor of Oyo, Adebayo Alao-Akala, as a rude shock. Alao-Akala, who served as governor between 2007... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Seyi Makinde, Ismail Omipidan, All Progressives Congress, Adebayo Alao-Akala, ADEGBOYEGA Oyetola

Institutions honour IT firm, CEO for youth empowerment

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC and Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have honoured New Horizons Nigeria, the largest private sector information technology and e-business training... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Babatunde Adetona, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, Tim Akano, New Horizons Nigeria, Bowen University, National Youth Service Corps

FRSC warns personnel against all irregularities

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Ore Unit Command, has warned its personnel against any form of sharp practices in the discharge of their duties. Sikiru Alonge,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 33 times

Tags: NAN, Sikiru Alonge, Federal Road Safety Corps

FCT emergency agency saves 3,715 lives, salvages properties worth N1.2b in 2021 –D-G

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)  saved 3,715 lives and salvaged properties worth N1.2 billion, during various rescue operations within the territory, in 2021. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Alhaji Abbas Idriss,

2021: Preventing fire disaster in FCT by FEMA

By Salisu Sani-Idris FIRE outbreaks have risen to a worldwide attention in recent years as both an environmental and economic issue. Fire disaster happens to be one... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Ahmed Habib, Sani Saidu, Federal Fire Service, Ibrahim Liman, Olusade Adesola, Abuja Markets Management Ltd, Ibrahim Uzaibat, Sanni Saidu, Ramatu Aliyu, NEXT Cash N Carry, Federal Inland Revenue Servi

Auto crash kills 4 persons in Osun — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun, says four persons died in a motor accident which occurred on Ipetu/Owena expressway. The Sector Commander, Mr Paul Okpe... Read more

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

Tags: The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

Germany sees highest number of asylum applications since 2017

Germany saw the highest number of asylum applications last year since 2017, according to new figures from the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). In 2021,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF),

Sokoto Govt, FRSC unveil speacilised ambulance services for accident victims

The Sokoto State Government and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) unveiled a specialised ambulance to improve emergency service delivery across the 23 local government areas... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Salisu Tureta,

FUK gets Campus Radio, TV

The Federal University of Kashere (FUK) in Gombe State has established a Campus Radio and Television station to boost communication within the institution. The station would also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: The Federal University of Kashere,Alhaji Ahmed Malami,Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),Gombe Media Corporation (FM/TV),Vision and Amana Radio stations,

FG spends N152bn on digitization – Pantami

THE Federal government says it spent a total of N152 billion on digitization in 2021. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Is a Ali Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Federal government, CBN, NNPC, CAC, NITDA, Prof. Is a Ali Pantami

Niger Delta reforms: achievements and prospects

By Jacinta Nwachukwu, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN THE Niger Delta region of Nigeria comprises nine states -Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Republic of Greece, Ita Enang, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Summerset Embiowei, Songhai farm, Mark Derefaka, Niger Delta Basin Development Authority, Godswill Akpabio, Niger Delta Development

U.S. surgeons transplant pig’s heart into adult human for first time

United States (U.S.) surgeons have successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig’s heart into a human patient for the first time. A 57-year-old man with terminal heart disease... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 123 times

Tags: University of  Maryland School of Medicine,U.S. Food and Drug Administration,

2 killed in an accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says two persons have died in an accident involving a Toyota Camry car and Boxer motorcycle at Mile 2 Roundabout,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar, Federal Road Safety Corps

FRSC FCT command arrests 38,869 traffic offenders in 2021

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), FCT command, said it arrested 38,869 traffic offenders for committing 42,814 offences in 2021 as against 46, 818 offenders and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),Mr Oga Ochi,

COVID-19: FCTA to bar unvaccinated workers from work by Jan. 17

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is to  bar workers from accessing their offices as from Jan. 17 if they are unable to show proof of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Malam Abubakar Sani,Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC),Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),

Tricyclists strike: Kano university to station buses to transport students for exams — Official

Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano (YUMSUK), says it will station buses to transport students to the institution to write examinations, following a strike embarked upon by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano (YUMSUK),Mr Abdullahi Abba,

FG, Greece sign MoU on economy, security

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hellenic Republic of Greece to strengthen bilateral ties, Nigeria’s economy diversification, and security among... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Geoffrey Onyeama,The Federal Government

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

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 189 times

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

Unilorin commences orientation for fresh students Jan. 12

The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has fixed Jan. 12 – 14 for orientation programmes for all fresh students of the institution. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: The University of Ilorin (Unilorin),Mr Joseph Oyedepo,

Don tasks Alumni to assist indigent students

PROF. Badmas Yusuf of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, has charged members of the Alumni associations of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria to assist indigent... Read more

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

Tags: PROF. Badmas Yusuf, Bayero University, Kano

We generated over N900m in weights and measures in 2021- Official

Mr Hassan Ejibunu, Director, Weights and Measures Department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment says the department generated over N900 million in 2021.   Ejibunu disclosed this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Mr Hassan Ejibunu,Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment

Don tasks Alumni to assist indigent students

Prof. Badmas Yusuf of Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin, has charged members of the Alumni associations of institutions of higher learning in Nigeria to assist indigent... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Prof. Badmas Yusuf,Dr Saudat Abdulbaqi,Bayero University Kano

Civil servants resume fully, call for good working conditions

Federal civil servants in the nation’s capital have resumed work fully after both Christmas and New Year public holidays as they call for improved  working conditions. A... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Federal civil service,

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 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Dayo Kujore, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

FAAN hands over 90 touts to police in Lagos, Abuja

THE management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says that it has arrested no fewer than  90 persons at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos,... Read more

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

Tags: Lakewood Services, Nacho Plc, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,

NEMA distributes food items to 908 disaster victims in Anambra

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has distributed food items to no fewer than 908 disaster victims in two Local Government Areas of Anambra. Maj. James Eze,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Chukwudi Onyejekwe, Awka North/Awka South Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Chinedu Onwuaso, Maj. James Eze, National Emergency Management Agency

FRSC tells public to disregard video on tricycle rider/corps patrol team faceoff

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has urged the public to disregard the trending video showing an erring tricycle rider and corps patrol team faceoff.   Bisi Kazeem,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Adeshina Adeyemo, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, FRSC Regulations on Maintenance of Discipline, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem,

FRSC clarifies old trending video encounter with tricycle operator in Benin

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says that its attention has been drawn to an old video currently being recirculated on the socio media showing an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, ACM, Bisi Kazeem

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 2 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Enugu State University Teaching Hospital,

Bandits release 30 students, one teacher of FGC Birnin Yauri

THIRTY more students and a teacher of the Federal Government College (FGC) Birnin Yauri have been released from their bandit abductors. Special Adviser to Kebbi state Governor... Read more

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

Tags: bandit, Federal Government College (FGC) Birnin Yauri

Foundation Laying Ceremony: Ihiala Elders Laud NOUF

IT was a day of ceremony and jubilation as the Nkwado Odimma Uli Forum in partnership with the Federal Fire Service laid the foundation stones for... Read more

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

Tags: Nkwado Odimma Uli Forum, Federal Fire Service

India orders 7-day mandatory home quarantine for all international arrivals

INDIA’S Federal health ministry on Friday said all international passengers arriving in the country would have to undergo mandatory seven-day home quarantine starting from Jan. 11. The... Read more

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

Tags: COVID-19, INDIA’S Federal health ministry

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 2 weeks ago | seen 65 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 2 weeks ago | seen 34 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

Ekiti reps member donates solar-powered street lights to communities

IBRAHIM Olanrewaju, the House of Representatives member representing Moba/Ilejemeje/Ido-Osi Federal Constituency 2, has installed 16 solar street lights in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Bayo Famoroti, News Agency of Nigeria, IBRAHIM Olanrewaju, Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area, Moba/Ilejemeje/Ido-Osi Federal Constituency 2

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 2 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Center, Dooshima Ikpambese, State Criminal Investigation Department, Insp. Veronica Shaagee, Faith Akase, Elizabeth Kumbar, Sgt. Kuegh Abugh

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 2 weeks ago | seen 111 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 2 weeks ago | seen 58 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

Ag Fire Chief prioritizes firefighters’ welfare

Samson Karebo, the acting controller general of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, has promised to make staff welfare number one on his agenda list. This is contained... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Liman Ibrahim, President Muhammadu Buhari, News Agency of Nigeria, Ugo Huan, Samson Karebo, Federal Fire Service

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 2 weeks ago | seen 118 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 2 weeks ago | seen 40 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

Don canvases the use of virtual lab in secondary schools

PROF. Samuel Onasanya of Department of Educational Technology, University of Ilorin, on Thursday advocated the use of virtual laboratory in teaching selected concepts in secondary schools... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

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Ashafa advocates private sector investment in FESTAC infrastructure regeneration

 THE Managing Director, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Senator Gbenga Ashafa, has instructed the agency’s South West Zonal management to explore private sector funding for the maintenance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Federal Housing Authority, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, FESTAC

UNICAL to pay outstanding academic earned allowances – Management

THE University of Calabar has said it will pay earned allowances to the academic staff members before the close of work on Friday. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 322 times

Tags: University of Calabar, outstanding academic earned allowances

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 3 weeks ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Mr Obinna Ogwuegbu,

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 3 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

Driver dies in Anambra accident

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra says an accident inward Amawbia Bridge on Awka-Enugu Expressway, Anambra, has claimed the life of a middle-aged man. Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps,

Alleged illegal mining: 3 Chinese men, 18 others in police net

POLICE Command of the Federal Capital Territory says 21 illegal miners, including a community leader, 3 Chinese nationals have been arrested over alleged illegal mining in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: NDLEA, Nigeria Immigration Service, DSP Josephine Adeh, Police Public Relations Officer, Federal Capital Territory Police Command

Accident claims life of a driver in Anambra

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Anambra says an accident inward Amawbia Bridge on Awka-Enugu Expressway, Anambra, has claimed the life of a middle-aged man. Adeoye... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Adeoye Irelewuyi, Federal Road Safety Corps

COVID-19 changed the narrative of Education Section in 2021 – An analysis

IN 2021, COVID-19 brought about many changes in the country and the education sector was not left out. Students from primary to tertiary institutions were forced to learn... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: COVID-19, Federal Government, National Universities Commission

UniCal to resume academic activities Jan. 5 – VC

THE University of Calabar has announced Wednesday, Jan. 5, as resumption date after the Christmas and New Year holiday.The announcement is contained in a statement signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 134 times

Tags: University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi

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 3 weeks ago | seen 26 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme Mr Segun Atho,

CJN's call on National Assembly receives accolade from Lawyers

SOME Abuja-based lawyers have expressed divergent views on the Chief Justice of Nigeria's, CJN, proposal to the National Assembly to confer power of control of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 142 times

Tags: National Assembly, Seprebofa Oyeghe, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Federal Executive Bodies, SGF, Office of the Secretary, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Code of Conduct Bureau, News Agency of Nigeria, Nati

FG to collaborate with Stock Exchange on climate financing

THE Federal Government at the weekend assured that it would step up its collaboration with the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) with a view to developing the climate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Limited, Debt Management Office, Federal Ministry of Environment, Council on Climate Change, President Buhari, Nationally Determined Contributions, Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Mother, 2 daughters die on Sagamu-Benin expressway accident

A WOMAN and her two daughters were confirmed dead in an accident involving a Howo truck and a Ford jeep at old MRS filling station, Itako,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Babatunde Akinbiyi, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC

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 4 weeks ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Prof. Bashar Ladan-Aliero, Malam Musa Labbo-Jega, Husaini Adamu-Zuru, Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology,

Foreign loans and Nigeria’s critical assets as collateral

By Kadiri Abdulrahman  In recent times the news of some African countries losing some of their critical assets, and even their sovereignty to China due to heavy... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Tope Fasua, Federal Ministry of Justice, Patience Oniha, Director-General of the Debt Management Office, DMO, Rotimi Amaechi, Entebbe International Airport, China’s EXIM Bank, Laoye Jaiyeola, Nation

Usman submits probe panel report on Abba Kyari to PSC

Alkali Baba Usman, inspector-general of police, has submitted the probe panel report on suspended head of the Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, to the Police Service... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 152 times

Tags: United States Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, Braimoh Adogame Austin, Andrew Innocenti, Chibuzo Vincent, Maigari Dingyadi, Abba Kyari, PSC, Police Service Commission, Alkali Baba Usman, inspec

Conflicting exparte orders: Chief Judge excited no Federal High Court judge affected

THE Chief Judge (CJ) of Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, on Friday, expressed happiness that non of the judges of the court was involved... Read more

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

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30, 197 criminal cases filed in Federal High Court in 10 months, says Chief Judge

THE Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, says at 30, 197 criminal cases were filed between Sept. 2020 and June... Read more

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

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Christmas: FRSC deploys 1,700 personnel for special patrol on Ogun roads

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun said the command had concluded plans to deploy 1,700 personnel on highways to oversee traffic activities across the... Read more

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

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Court dismisses 11 of 20 fraud charges against former FCT Minister’s son

THE Federal High Court Abuja  has discharged and acquitted Shamsudeen Bala, son of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, on 11 out of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Federal High Court, EFCC

World Bank power project, a relief for UNICAL- VC

PROF. Florence Obi, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has stated that if the envisaged World Bank intervention geared towards providing sustainable power through the solar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, PROF. Florence Obi

Body of SANs call on judiciary to defend independence

THE Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) has called on the judiciary to protect its independence by not allowing external enemies to invade its sacred sanctuary. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 118 times

Tags: BOSAN, Federal High Court,

Kanu sues DSS over alleged violation of rights

DETAINED leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has filed a fundamental human rights enforcement suit against the Department of State Service (DSS) at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 132 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Federal High Court, DSS

Alleged P&ID scam: Court fixes Feb. 14 for trial of British national

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja has fixed Feb. 14, 2022 for the commencement of trial of a British national, James Nolan, over allegations bordering on... Read more

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

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FRSC lauds FG over 80 per cent completion of expressways in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun Sector Command, has commended the Federal Government for the level of work carried out on the expressways within... Read more

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

Tags: FRSC, Federal Government, Mr Ahmed Umar, OGUN,

MLSCN inducts 33 laboratory scientists at Igbinedion Varsity

THE Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) on Monday inducted 33 qualified graduates of the Igbinedion University, Okada into the profession. Conducting the oath taking, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 109 times

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Integrity of Nigeria’s water infrastructure at risk — Perm Sec

MRS Didi Walson-Jack, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has said that the integrity of the nation’s water infrastructure is at risk. The Perm Sec.... Read more

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

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Alleged P&ID scam: Court fixes Feb. 14 for trial of British national

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja has fixed Feb. 14, 2022 for the commencement of trial of a British national, James Nolan, over allegations bordering on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Federal High Court, EFCC

AEDC controversy: Court orders parties to maintain status quo

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered parties in a suit filed over the raging controversy on the alleged takeover of the Abuja Electricity Distribution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 133 times

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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 a month ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Federal Government delegation, Katsina State, Dr. Rabe Nasir, state Commissioner for Science and Technology,

6,255 graduate from OAU, 109 bag first class

OBAFEMI Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Friday graduated a total of 6,255 students out of which 109 bag first class at all levels of academic degrees.    The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Pro-ChancellorOwelle Udoji,

Alleged fraud: Court adjourns Nyako, others case until Jan. 24

JUSTICE Okon Abang of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the trial of former Governor of Adamawa, Murtala Nyako and others until Jan.... Read more

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

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Drug Convict bags 7 months in correctional service

 A 39-year-old man, Sadiq Aminu, has been sentenced by a Federal High Court in Lagos, to seven months in a correctional service for drug trafficking. The defendant,... Read more

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

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FG, Roost Foundation, others want effective awareness to combat human trafficking

THE Federal Government, Roost Foundation and other stakeholders have solicited for massive and effective awareness creation to checkmate human trafficking, irregular migration, sexual and gender based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Federal GovernmenT, Roost Foundation, human trafficking, gender based violence, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq

FCT-IRS remits N118b to FG, targets N202b in 2022

 THE Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS) said that it remitted N118 billion into federal government coffers as at November with a projection of N202... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, Mr Haruna Abdullahi,

Court fixes Feb. 21 for judgment in suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed Feb. 21, 2022, for judgment in a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for... Read more

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

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Revealed: How Haroun Adamu babysat author of Da Vinci Code

IT could have been Haroun Al-Rashid Adamu’s best kept memoir which many Nigerian do not know about – his relationship with Dan Brown, the author of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 413 times

Tags: Gen. T.Y. Danjuma, Olusegun Obasanjo Campaign Organisation, Babatunde Jose, Babatunde Jose, Yale University, Almajiri, Richard G. Brown, Dan Brown, Onwu Inya, Haroun Al-Rashid Adamu, Da Vinci Code,

Fake news: NOA trains over 180 on fact-checking

 THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) said on Friday in Abuja that it has trained no fewer than 180 people on how to discern fake news through... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, National Orientation Agency,

Federal High Court to begin Christmas vacation on Dec. 20

THE Federal High Court (FHC) will, on Dec. 20, begin its  Christmas vacation. The Chief Judge of FHC, Justice John Tsoho, stated this, on Thursday, in a... Read more

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

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World AIDS DAY: Virologist urges periodic screening to know status

A Virologist, Prof. EbunOluwa Adejuyigbe, has advised Nigerians to conduct screenings periodically to know their HIV/AIDS status in order to control the spread of the disease. Adejuyigbe,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Prof. EbunOluwa Adejuyigbe

UNILAG lecturer wins best PhD thesis award

FELIX Ajiola of the University of Lagos has emerged the winner of the Rahamon Bello Best Thesis Award for 2021. The award was put together by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: University of Lagos, FELIX Ajiola

Why Nigeria did not sign OECD minimum corporate tax agreement

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has explained why Nigeria did not sign the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) G20 Inclusive Framework two-pillar solution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, M. L. Abubakar, Mathew Gbonjubola, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development,

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 2 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: IGBO Lawyers Association, Federal Government, Nnamdi Kanu

Joe Okei-Odumakin mourns late Tony Uranta

JOE Okei-Odumakin, a human rights campaigner, has described the  passing of prominent human rights activist Tony Uranta, as saddening. Okei-Odumakin, also the President of Women Arise, made... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Joe Okei-Odumakin, Tony Uranta,Federal Government’s Technical Committee on Niger Delta; Executive Secretary, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Executive Secretary, United Niger Delta Energy Development Securit

UNN begins weeklong fair to exhibit innovative research products

THE University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Wednesday began its weeklong maiden product fair aimed at showcasing and promoting the innovative endeavours  of the university through... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Silas Ifeanyi, Prof. Nnayelugo Okoro, Prof Pat Okpoko, UNN, Prof. Charles Igwe, vice chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka

Ifeoma Okoli becomes University of Ibadan' s first blind female PhD holder

ON November 17, 2021, Ifeoma Okoli became the first female student with visual impairment to earn a doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Ibadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 351 times

Tags: Ifeoma Okoli, University of Ibadan, first blind female PhD holder,

Ibadan high court jails 2 for cyber fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced two men – Sola Folorunso and Tomiwa Olatunbosun – to seven and six months’ imprisonment, respectively, for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 180 times

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Court dismisses suit against Malami, others over appointment of consultant to monitor Abacha loot

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit filed  against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

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Presidential Villa inaugurates Fire Alert Centre

THE Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar, and the Controller General (CG), Federal Fire Service (FFS), Liman Alhaji Ibrahim have inaugurated the State House Fire Alert... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 202 times

Tags: Federal Fire Service,

Absence of judge stalls Okorocha’s suit against Imo Govt., EFCC

THE absence of Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, stalled the suit filed by former Imo Gov., Rochas Okorocha, against the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Gov. Rochas Okorocha

Medical doctor seeks govts’ intervention on free access to diabetes drugs

A medical practitioner, Dr. Adewole Adesanya, has called on government at all levels to ensure citizens have access to oral drugs and insulin for the treatment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Dr. Adewole Adesanya, Federal Medical Centre

Alleged importer of fake Tramadol gets N10m bail

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Monday, granted an N10 million bail to a 43-year-old businessman, Afamefuna Udensi, charged with alleged importation of fake... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Federal High Court, NAFDAC, Tramadol

Lion trademark: NBC asks court to strike out suit by Rite Foods

A Federal High Court in Lagos will on Dec. 1 to rule on  an application seeking to strike out a contempt charge against the Nigerian Bottling... Read more

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

Tags: NBC, Federal High Court

282 UNIBEN graduands to bag First Class Hons. degrees

THE management of the University of Benin on Monday said that the institution would graduate 282 First Class students from the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 academic sessions. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

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Coventry University appoints UK government higher education specialist to lead its international work

COVENTRY University has appointed the UK Department for International Trade, DIT’s higher education specialist, Aisling Conboy, to the role of Pro-Vice-Chancellor, International.   Aisling’s current work at the DIT focuses on transnational education, teacher training and chartered professional bodies. She has led... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: COVENTRY University, Aisling Conboy

FG issues 2.7m passports in 2 years — Aregbesola

The Federal Government says the stress associated with the application and collection of passports will soon be a thing of the past as 2.7 million passports... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 43 times

Tags: The Federal Government, Rauf Aregbesola

Man bags 10 years in gaol for attempting to export Metaphetamine

JUSTICE Jude Dagat of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a trader, Emmanuel Nzubeka, to 10 years in a correctional centre for drug trafficking. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Court judgment in my favour yet to be obeyed’, petitioner tells #EndSARS panel

A petitioner, Temitope Alake, told the #EndSARS Independent Investigative Panel that the judgment given in his favour by an Abuja federal high court is yet to... Read more

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

Tags: NHRC, #EndSARS, federal high court

NUC approves new courses for Precious Cornerstone University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Precious Cornerstone University (PCU), Ibadan,Oyo State, to begin five additional academic programmes. The Vice-Chancellor of the university,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: The NUC, Precious Cornerstone University, Prof. Kola Oloke,Engineering

Court adjourns Kanu trial to Jan 19 as lawyers stage walkout

THE Abuja division of the Federal High Court has adjourned the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: IPOB, Federal High Court, Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu

REOPENED: FG prays court to dismiss Nnamdi Kanu’s motion over lawyers’ boycott of proceeding

The Federal Government has urged a Federal High Court, Abuja, to dismiss pending application of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, following his... Read more

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

Tags: Federal High Court, Abuja, Nnamdi Kanu, Mohammed Abubakar, IPOB

NNPC to mobilise funding for Badagry expressway next week — Fed Works Controller

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, says his ministry is fine tuning modalities for Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to mobilize funding... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: The Federal Controller of Works, Mr Olukayode Popoola, Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Alleged treason: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers staged a walkout, FG tells court

The Federal Government told a Federal High Court, Abuia that a team of lawyers of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on a... Read more

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

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra, The Federal Government, Mohammed Abubakar, Nnamdi Kanu

Passenger extortion: Arik Air suspends staff with immediate effect

The management of Arik Air has suspended one of its staff caught by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) asking for bribe at the domestic... Read more

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

Tags: Arik Air, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria,

Institute urges implementation of building code to address building collapse

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has urged the Federal Government to sign the National Building Code (NBC) into law to address the incidences of building... Read more

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

Tags: The Nigerian Institute of Building, Mr Kingsley Oghoro, Federal Government

Passenger extortion: FAAN apprehends Arik airline staff

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said that a staff of Arik airline was apprehended while soliciting bribe from a passenger at the general aviation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Henrietta Yakubu,, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN,

How Unilag will host a hitch-free 26th NUGA Games — VC

THE Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has assured that adequate security arrangement had been put in place to host the upcoming 26th... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: 26th Nigerian Universities Games, NUGA, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, UNILAG, University of Lagos,

Court rejects WhatsApp messages as evidence in trial of Bayelsa teenager

A Federal High Court in Yenagoa, on Tuesday declined to admit a computer print out of WhatsApp communication between a retired Permanent Secretary in Bayelsa and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 296 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Ex U I students leader seeks redress over expulsion

ADEREMI Ojo, erstwhile President, University of Ibadan (U.I.) Students Union, has asked a Federal High Court in Ibadan to overturn his rustication by the institution’s authorities. The... Read more

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

Tags: Federal High Court

NDE trains 540 persons on Advanced Business in Adamawa

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in Adamawa has successfully trained no fewer than 540 beneficiaries of Special Public Works, on Advanced Business Training. Speaking at the... Read more

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

Tags: The National Directorate of Employment, Advanced Business Training, Malam Ibrahim Faisal, Federal Government

Report reckless drivers – FRSC Sector Commander tells passengers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Command, has called on passengers to report any commercial driver that is reckless in driving at any check... Read more

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

Tags: The Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Ezekiel SonAllah, passenge

Unemployment: Foundation tasks youth on capacity building

A non-Governmental Organization, ” Majesty Foundation,”, has urged youth to maximize every training opportunity available to them. This is to enable them improve their skills, be self... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Majesty Foundation, non-Governmental Organization, Federal Capital Territory Authority, Mr George Monyei, Amb. Asabe Umar

Drama outside Court premises as EFCC operatives move to rearrest Maina after conviction

THERE was a mild drama at the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, after Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT),... Read more

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

Tags: EFCC, Abdulrasheed Maina, Federal High Court

Court stops FG from deducting state govts’ monies over $418m Paris Club debt

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, restrained the Federal Government from deducting monies accruing to the 36 states from federation account to settle 418 million dollars judgment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Alleged passport seizure: Court to hear El-Zakzaky, wife’s N4bn suit against DSS, AGF Jan. 19

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Jan. 19, 2022, for hearing the suit filed by Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibraheem... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, Federal High Court, DSS

FG set to monitor implementation of the national minimum wage payments

The Federal Government would soon begin monitoring of the implementation of the National Minimum Wage Act 2019, from N18,000 to N30,000.   The Chairman/CEO of National Salaries, Incomes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Federal Government, National Minimum Wage, Mr Ekpo Nta, National Bureau of Statistic

Experts highlight untapped potentials affecting women’s health in Nigeria

Experts in the health sector, highlighting the untapped potentials hindering improved health of women in Nigeria, say their two-day 2021 Future of Health Conference (FHC) has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: health sector, Future of Health Conference, University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

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 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Delta Government, University of Delta Agbor, University of Science and Technology, Delta State University

SGF inaugurates sub-Committees On Rationalisation of Parastatal Agencies, others

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha on Thursday, inaugurated a sub-committees for the implementation of government white paper on restructuring and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 656 times

Tags: The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Head of the Civil Service of the federation, Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP)

FG sensitises bakers in A’Ibom on importance of OFSP

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has sensitised bakers and caterers in Akwa Ibom on the benefits of the inclusion of... Read more

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

Tags: The Federal Government, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, OFSP, Dr Uyobong Uko

Expert alerts healthcare workers on Arboviral diseases

Prof. Olatunji Kolawole of the Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has alerted healthcare workers on early identification and diagnosis of arboviral infections, which has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Olatunji Kolawole, University of Ilorin, Arboviral disease, anti-Yellow Fever Virus (YFV) seropositivity

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 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: International Society of Diplomats (ISD), Mr Victor Asije, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Union of Journalists

Names of universities involved in JUPEB exam malpractices

...as ICPC, DSS arrest 48 lecturers, security officers, ICT specialists over leakage of JUPEB examinations     THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: Wellspring University, Christopher University, Crown-Hill University, DSS, ICPC

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 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), Mr Francis Nwosu, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Gridlock: Commuters to protest over potholes on Abuja-Keffi expressway

COMMUTERS under the auspices of Road Users Development Network of Nigeria (RUDNN), have threatened to stage a protest over neglect of dilapidated portions of the Abuja-Keffi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 201 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Works,

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Federal High Court, EFCC

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Federal High Court, EFCC

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 3 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC)

Man, 27, bags 1 year in prison for dealing in cannabis

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 27-year-old man, Isiaka Lawal, to a year in prison for being in possession of two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Isiaka Lawal, Justice Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Research: UNICAL pledges partnership with University of Johannesburg

PROF. Florence Obi, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has pledged to partner with the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, in the area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: PROF. Florence Obi, University of Calabar, University of Johannesburg

Court fixes Jan. 18 for suit challenging defection of Gov Matawalle, lawmakers

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed Jan. 18, 2022, to hear suit, seeking the removal of Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara and other lawmakers... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, APC, Federal High Court, Gov. Bello Matawalle

Boardroom crisis: Obasanjo’s ex-aide, aggrieved directors move to settle out-of-court

PROF. Anthony Adegbulugbe, a former Special Adviser on Energy in the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, and two aggrieved directors of Green Energy International Limited have agreed to... Read more

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

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Football coach shot as fighting erupts at Argentine third-tier match

A football coach was shot in the shoulder during an Argentine third-tier match on Sunday. Players fled the pitch as Huracan Las Heras fans fought each other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Huracan Las Heras, Ferro de General Pico, Federal A-League

OPL245: Suraju files preliminary objections to FG’s charges of cyberstalking former minister Adoke

…seeks dismissal of suit on many grounds THE Chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre), Mr Olanrewaju Suraju, has filed a Notice of Preliminary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: HEDA Resource Centre, Federal High Court

Badminton Crisis: Francis Orbih-led committee asks Appeal Court to nullify lower court order

THE Francis Orbih-led Caretaker Committee of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has urged the Court of Appeal, Abuja to set aside the order of Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Court of Appeal

P&ID scam: Court issues arrest warrant against Irishman

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Thursday, issued a warrant for the arrest of an Irish, Neil Murray, over his involvement in the alleged Process... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Federal High Court

VC tasks intellectuals on advancing innovative technology

VICE-Chancellor of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie, on Wednesday called  on intellectuals to regularly acquire more knowledge  that would enable  Nigeria to lead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 204 times

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EFCC displays CD of 51,933 pages, depicting content of Naira Marley s iPhone

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, displayed before a Federal High Court Lagos, virtual projection of a Compact Disc (CD) with 51,933 pages... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

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Court fixes Nov. 29 to hear suit filed by Fani-Kayode’s ex-wife

A Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Nov. 29 to hear a suit filed by Precious Chikwendu against her ex-husband, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode.   The court fixed the... Read more

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

Tags: Federal High Court, Femi Fani-Kayode

NOUN V-C assures 14,953 newly admitted students of better welfare

THE Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters, says that the welfare and satisfaction of the students of the institution are... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

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President Buhari charges varsity to lead research into local vaccine production

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday tasked the University of Ilorin to play a leading role in the research and production of vaccines locally. The president gave the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ignatius Onimawo, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem,

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 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Col. Babatunde Solebo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Nigerian Army Medical Corps,

My parents deserve award too, says Crescent university best graduating student

THE best 2019/20 graduating student of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, Qudrat Ishola, said her father and mother deserved an award for best parents for their roles... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 181 times

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Court fixes Nov. 10 to hear Nnamdi Kanu’s application, challenging competence of FG’s charge

A Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Nov. 10 for hearing the application of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, challenging... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 136 times

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Moghalu unveils agenda for youth if elected in 2023

...urges Nigerian government to release youths arrested during #EndSARS protest KINGSLEY Moghalu, Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, has called on the Nigerian government... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

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Don’t be used to blackmail FG, group cautions Nigerians

OKPOKWU Ogenyi, Convener, Unity Rally Against Blackmail, has cautioned those who have resorted to using blackmail to oppose the Federal Government to desist from such act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

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Medical expert cautions against tobacco, alcohol consumption to prevent cancer

An Ibadan-based Surgeon, Prof. Temidayo Ogundiran, has cautioned Nigeria against intake of tobacco and alcoholic drinks to reduce the prevalence of cancer in the country. Ogundiran, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: University College Hospital, Ibadan

Court orders Kano speaker, 5 others to appear before it

A Federal High Court in Kano on Wednesday, ordered the Kano State Speaker and five others to appear before it. This order followed an exparte filed by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

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Absence of EFCC witness stalls money laundering trial of ex-governor’s aide’s wife

THE absence of EFCC star witness stalled an N200-million money laundering suit against one Embelakpo Apere, and his wife, Beauty, at the Federal High Court, Yenagoa,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

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Economist hails FG’s closure of contract deal for 4 refineries’ rehab as cost effective

FRIDAY Udoh, an economist, has said that the Federal Government had been vindicated for successfully closing the deal for the rehabilitation of four refineries in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 1,794 times

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Eid El Maluud: FRSC urges motorists to avoid reckless driving

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has called on the motoring public and other road users to avoid reckless driving, exhibit more patience, and resist the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem,

FG takes delivery of final batch of Tucano jets

THE Federal Government says it has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. The Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Federal Government, Super Tucano fighter jets, Lai Mohammed

Insecurity: UNICAL VC seeks partnership with Nigerian Air Force

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has sought the partnership of the Nigerian Air Force in Calabar in the area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 148 times

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Moghalu appointed academic visitor at Oxford University

THE University of Oxford in the United Kingdom has appointed Professor Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a presidential candidate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

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OPIC: Court orders police, Ogun Assembly to appear before it

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, ordered Ogun State Assembly and the Nigeria Police to appear before it, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 298 times

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Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC re-arraigns British national, James Nolan

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday re-arraigned a British national, James Nolan, before Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

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Court orders Immigration to immediately release Odili’s travel passport

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to immediately release the travel passport of former governor of Rivers, Dr Peter Odili. Delivering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

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Video: Why Igbos in America protest at University of Baltimore

BIAFRANS stormed the University of Baltimore in protest of the professor who wrote that America should designate Biafran self-determination group as a terrorist group.   The man... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 1,019 times

Tags: University of Baltimore, BIAFRANS, Dr. Felix Onyeise

Association tasks FG on repositioning the rubber sector

THE National Rubber Producers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria on Friday, urged the Federal Government to take necessary steps to reposition the rubber industry. National Chairman... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 179 times

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Defection: PDP wants court to sack 3 Zamfara senators, 27 lawmakers alongside Gov. Matawalle

THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, sought court order, joining the three Zamfara senators and 27 other lawmakers who defected from the party to All... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: PDP, APC, Federal High Court

TV stations ordered to feature sign language interpreters

THE Federal Government says it will direct the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to compel public and private television stations to feature sign language interpreters during their... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: NBC, FRCN, EU, Federal Government, Lai Mohammed

UniCal to upgrade medical centre to meet students’ needs — VC

THE Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar (UniCal), Prof. Florence Obi, has assured that the institution’s Medical Centre will  be repositioned to meet the basic medical needs... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: health, school, university, UNICAL, TSHIP, calabar

FG to support MSMEs access credit at single digit

THE Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI) has pledged to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to access credit at a single digit... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Mrs Maryam Katagum, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment,

Court orders Covenant University to pay ex-staff N10.3m as damages, terminal benefit

THE National Industrial Court on Thursday ordered Covenant University, Ota to pay its former staff Dr. Adekunle Oyeyemi the sum of N10.3 million as general damages,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 45 times

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Pink October: Target teenagers for breast cancer awareness programmes- Expert

A General Surgeon, Dr Adefemi Afolabi, says teenagers should be targeted for breast cancer awareness programmes to make regular breast checks a habit. Afolabi, who works at the University... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Adefemi Afolabi, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan

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 3 months ago | seen 224 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 3 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Taraba State University, DR Shadrach Idi, social media content,

Court fixes Dec. 2 for arraignment of Anambra Varsity professor, others for alleged forgery

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday fixed Dec. 2 for arraignment of Prof. Obiajulu Obikeze and four others over allegations bordering on forgery. Justice Inyang Ekwo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

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2022 Budget: FG to spend N76 million for State House rent, N30 million to fuel generator

THE Federal Government allocated N76,669,965 for residential rent in the State House and N30,678,392 to fuel the generator at the Villa, with N5,285,747 allocated for its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 142 times

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Court fixes Nov. 22 to hear Saraki’s suit, challenging EFCC, ICPC to probe him

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday fixed Nov. 22 for hearing two separate suits filed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to restrain the Economic and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

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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 3 months ago | seen 200 times

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Alleged N69bn debt: Court fixes Jan. 24 for AMCON’s suit against Jimoh Ibrahim

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday fixed Jan. 24, 2022 for a suit filed by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), seeking a stay of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

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UNILORIN holds matriculation for 12, 630 new students,V-C charges intakes to be focused

THE University of Ilorin admitted a total of 12, 630 new students for the 2020/2021 academic session out of 102,000 that applied to the institution for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

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V-C advises new students to shun cultism, examination malpractice or face expulsion

PROF. Charles Igwe, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka, on Saturday advised matriculating students to shun cultism, examination malpractice and social vices or face expulsion. Igwe gave the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 272 times

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OAU closed down till further notice, students to vacate halls of residence Oct. 2 

THE authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have closed down the institution until further notice, following students’ protest over the death of their colleague, and... Read more

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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 4 months ago | seen 319 times

Tags: Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA), Dr Chike Akunyili, Dr Peter Afunanya,University of Nigeria, Nsukka Alumni

FEC okays 5 contracts for UNIZIK

THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the augmentation on five contracts at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, Anambra State. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and... Read more

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World Heart Day: Expert says cardiovascular-related diseases kill over 18m annually

THE Vice President of the Association of Resident Doctors, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Dr Margaret Erhunmwunse, has said that Cardiovascular disease remains the World’s number... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

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FMC Owerri to bury unclaimed corpses en-masse

THE Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, has announced its intention to conduct mass burial for unclaimed corpses in its mortuary. The decision is contained in a press statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

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Medical doctor drags NMA before court over imposing levies on non-members

OLUSOLA Adeyelu has asked a Federal High Court, Abuja to determine whether Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has the powers to impose its financial resolution on any... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

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Court fixes Nov. 24 for suit filed by women groups

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday fixed Nov. 24 for a suit filed by some women groups for the Federal Government to implement the 35... Read more

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Court bars EFCC from retrying Orji Uzor Kalu

THE Federal High Court has prohibited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from retrying former Abia Governor, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order... Read more

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Court adjourns trial over ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde’s bid to change lawyer

THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday adjourned the trial of former Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde until Oct. 8. Justice Obiora... Read more

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Alleged N1.2bn fraud: ex-FCT Minister’s son knows fate on Dec.13

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Dec. 13 to rule on the no-case submission filed by Shamsudeen Mohammed, son of Bala Mohammed, former Minister of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 56 times

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Niger Govt. reduces tuition fees in IBB university

GOV. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has approved reduction in the tuition fees for students of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL). A statement by Secretary to the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 293 times

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See tourism as tools for poverty reduction – FG to states

THE Federal Government has challenged the states to see tourism beyond leisure and entertainment but as economy and tools for poverty reduction. The Minister of Information and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 229 times

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Alleged nude photos: Court fixes Oct. 21 for arraignment of Ohakim

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Oct. 21 for arraignment of former Imo Governor, Mr Ikedi Ohakim, for allegedly threatening to release nude photos of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

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Court adjourns suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday adjourned a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for the office of the president... Read more

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Minister decries dehumanising of female corps member by army officer

THE Federal Ministry of Women Affairs says that its attention has been drawn to a video which went viral on September 22, 2021 in which a... Read more

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Alleged right violation: Court fixes Nov. 30 for judgment in deposed Emir Sanusi’s suit

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday fixed Nov. 30 for judgment in a suit filed by deposed Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II against the Kano... Read more

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Farmers at war over AFAN leadership

THE internal wrangling in the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has continued amidst a pending law suit over the leadership tussle before the Abuja division... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 50 times

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Court fixes Nov. 17 suit challenging jurisdiction in Okorocha’s suit against Imo Govt.

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed Nov. 17 to hear application challenging its jurisdiction in the suit filed by former Imo Gov., Rochas Okorocha,... Read more

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Researcher decries Anambra’s 90,000 out-of-school children

BEN Nwosu, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Development Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu, on Wednesday decried the 90, 000 out-of-school children in Anambra State, describing the... Read more

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MBF alleges Mailafia was shabbily treated in hospital before his death

    THE Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has alleged that Obadiah Mailafia, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was shabbily treated in the hocpital... Read more

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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

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 Caleb University speaks on disappearance of John Oluwanifemi Olajide

    THE management of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, on Wednesday, September 15, spoke about the disappearance of one of its students, John Oluwanifemi  Olajide.   In a statement made... Read more

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UNIBEN shut over students’ protest

THE management of the University of Benin has announced‎ the closure of the institution following students’ protest over a N20,000 late school fees payment levy‎. The students... Read more

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NLR and partners solving the puzzle to stop leprosy transmission

ON Tuesday September 14, 2021 NLR organized the launch of the PEP4LEP research project on implementing leprosy prevention methods in Nampula province, Mozambique. The Provincial Governor’s representative and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 457 times

Tags: PEP4LEP, NLR, Lúrio University, COVID-19, WHO

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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SHELL donates multimillion dollar projects to Maritime University   

GOVERNOR of Delta State,  Ifeanyi Okowa, , has described the phase one of infrastructure projects donated to the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State by... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 157 times

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FRSC partners Nigeria Police on traffic control, security in Enugu

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday sought partnership with the Nigeria Police on traffic control, security and other enforcement activities within Enugu State. The Sector... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 211 times

Tags: Mr Lawal Abubakar,Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),Mr Joseph Udoabba,

SAP Dual Study Program fast-tracks work readiness for university graduates

AFRICAN university students with ambitions for a career in the fast-paced world of technology are receiving welcome support... Read more

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Tax Evasion: Tribunal orders DSTV to pay FG N900bn tax backlog

A Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) sitting in Lagos has ordered Multichoice Nigeria Limited, owners of cable television services, DSTV, to pay 50 percent of the N1.8... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Prof. A.B. Ahmed,DSTV,Federal Inland Revenue Service,Mr Abdullahi Ahmad,

Ministry advises women on humility to reduce SGBV

THE Federal Ministry of Women Affairs on Tuesday enjoined women to always be humble in order to reduce Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).   The ministry’s Permanent Secretary,... Read more

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LAUTECH: Ag. VC lauds Makinde for advancement, progress

 PROF. Mojeed Liasu, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso in Oyo State, has lauded Gov. Seyi Makinde for regular advancement and progress... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 210 times

Tags:  PROF. Mojeed Liasu,Ladoke Akintola University of Technology,Gov. Seyi Makinde

Unilorin Dean pledges to promote back-to-farm policy of FG

PROF. Olayinka Kareem, the new Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has pledged to promote the Federal Government’s “Back-to-farm” policy, by transforming... Read more

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Tags: PROF. Olayinka Kareem,Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin

Continue to pay your VAT to us, FIRS urges taxpayers

 THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has urged taxpayers to continue to pay their Value Added Tax (VAT) to it to avoid paying penalties for failure... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service,Mr Abdullahi Ahmad, Director

Doctors Strike: NARD rejects new MoU with FG

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) presented by the Federal Government. The NARD National President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa,... Read more

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Tags: The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Federal Government, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, Dr Chris Ngige,

UNICAL is ethnic friendly- VC

THE University of Calabar has assured the friendly disposition of the institution to all ethic and socio-cultural groups on campus. Prof. Florence Obi, Vice-Chancellor of the institution,... Read more

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Tags: University of Calabar,Mr Ayuba Dauda,Prof. Florence Obi,

UI emerges champion at ICT Global Challenge

 THE University of Ibadan’s contingent at the 2020 edition of Huawei ICT Global Challenge has emerged as one of the Global Champions in the National and... Read more

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Tags: Mr Kenneth Igwe,Mr Tunji Oladejo,University of Ibadan

Peter Obi urges FG to invest borrowed funds

A former Governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, has called on the Federal Government to invest the funds being borrowed in profitable ventures to enhance the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Peter Obi,,Pro-Chancellor of Dominican University Ibadan