207 results found for General Ike Nwachukwu

Indigenous oil coy sponsors 3,000 eye surgeries in 10 years

NO fewer than 3,757 persons have so far benefitted from the free medical eye surgery carried out by Seplat Energy PLC, an indigenous oil company in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Seplat Energy PLC,Mr. Jude Mordi,Chief Patrick Ukah,Mr John Onyekama,Dr. Chioma Nwachukwu,Mr. Emmanuel Otokhine

Troops dislodge IPOB/ESN training camp, neutralise 2 wanted gunmen

NIGERIAN Army troops of 34 Brigade, in conjunction with operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) have dislodged gunmen from their training camp at Okporo... Read more

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

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, IPOB

Struggling in Ukraine, Russia paves way to sign up over-40s for army

IN a sign of Russia’s urgent need to bolster its war effort in Ukraine, parliament said on Friday it would consider a bill to allow Russians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 24 times

Tags: Sergei Shoigu, General Ben Hodges

Iridium names Kay Sears to Board of Directors

IRIDIUM Communications Inc. NASDAQ: IRDM, has announced that Kay Sears has been elected to the Iridium Board of Directors, effective May 17, 2022. As a director on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Kay Sears, Lockheed Martin Space, Intelsat General Corporation, PanAmSat Corporation

Army Major ‘commits suicide’ 3 days to court-martial verdict

A former Battalion Commanding Officer who led the fight against Boko Haram in the North East, Major UJ Undianyede, is said to have committed suicide. According to sources,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 212 times

Tags: Major Musa Yahaya, Major Bashir Jajira, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Major UJ Undianyede

Presidential Primaries: "Shun votes selling, money bags"

A Security expert and retired Major General, Pat Agem-Vingir, has appealed to delegates at the forthcoming presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to shun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 91 times

Tags: APC, retired Major General Pat Agem-Vingir, VP Yemi Osinbajo

2023: Vote competent, God-fearing leaders, COCIN President advises Nigerians

Rev. Amos Mohzo, the President,  Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), has advised Christians and indeed Nigerians to vote competent, credible and God-fearing leaders in 2023. Mohzo... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Simon Lalong, Rev. Amos Mohzo, Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), General Church Council (GCC),

Troops kill 4 gunmen, recover weapons in Imo – Army

TROOPS of 34 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Obinze, in Owerri, killed four gunmen in Amaifeke and  Ihioma communities in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo... Read more

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

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, IPOB

NAFDAC seeks partnership with NYSC against fake drugs

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sought the support of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to engage corps members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Ibrahim Ahmed Tijani, Major-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Prof. Moji Adeyeye

Nigerian Army disowns portal announcing 83 RRI successful candidates

 THE Nigerian Army has disowned a portal, purportedly, announcing the list of successful candidates for the 83 Regular Recruit Intake (RRI), describing it as fake. The Director,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Nigerian Army

2023: 4 commissoners resign in Ebonyi

 FOUR commissoners in the Ebonyi executive council have resigned to contest for various positions in the 2023 general elections.   The state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Uchenna Orji, Chief Onyekachi Nwebonyi, Chief Emma Uguru, Dr Kelechi Igwe, Mr Pastor Eze Nwachukwu, Dr Daniel Umezurike, Chief Austin Umahi

Taraba attack: Troops on search, rescue operations for missing personnel – Army

THE Nigerian Army says the troops of 93 Battalion have embarked on search and rescue mission for the personnel who are missing in action in recent... Read more

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

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu

Big Brother Nigeria Ex Housemates Graced the AMVCA 2022 FASHION SHOW

THE Big Brother Nigeria reality TV stars attended the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) first ever fashion show in a spectacular grande style, alongside many... Read more

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

Tags: Bisola Aiyeola, Derenle Edun, Uti Nwachukwu, Ebuka Uchendu, AMVCA

Why I haven’t named those behind insecurity in Imo —Uzodimma

THE Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, yesterday, said that the reason he has not named those behind insecurity in Imo State was to allow  security agencies... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Collins Nwachukwu, Emmanuel Nwokenkwo, Nwokem Nwokennanna, Hope Uzodimma

Army unveils identities of beheaded couple, says IPOB unleashing terror on Ndigbo

THE Nigerian Army has accused the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) of unleashing terror on Ndigbo, whom they claim to be protecting. The army authorities said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Gloria Matthew, Audu Linus

Archbishop Jude Okolo from Nigeria becomes apostolic nuncio to Czech Republic

POPE  Francis on Sunday May 1, appointed Nigerian Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo from Ozubulu in Nnewi Diocese , Anambra state, the new apostolic nuncio to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo , Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, Archbishop Brain Udaigwe

‘IPOB using doctored images, videos against Army’

THE Army has said accused the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) of using pictures of fake soldiers arrested by troops to malign the institution. A statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Solomon Okafor, Brig-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu

IPOB using propaganda to malign Nigerian army – Nwachukwu

THE Nigerian Army, says members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are using pictures of fake soldiers arrested by Nigerian army troops recently to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Solomon Okafor, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu

Nigeria’s deadly marriages: How 49 husbands, wives were killed in 15 months

AT least 49 spouses reportedly died between January 2021 and March 2022, data compiled by Daily Trust Saturday have revealed. The data showed that 35 women were killed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Emmanuel Chigozie, Muhammed Alpha, Ovye Yakubu, Pauline Tallen, Osinachi Nwachukwu

Nigeria deploys 205 troops to Gambia on peacekeeping mission

THE Nigerian Army has sent a contingent of 205 troops to The Gambia on a peacekeeping mission. This is just as it assured of Nigeria’s commitment to... Read more

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

Tags: Major-General Zakari Abubakar

PDP screens presidential aspirants

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday began the screening of its 17 aspirants for the 2023 presidential election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 116 times

Tags: David Mark, Atiku Abubakar, Bala Mohammed, Bukola Saraki, Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, Dele Momodu, Peter Obi, Udom Emmanuel, Anyim Pius Anyim, Nyesom Wike, Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Ayodele Fayose, Mr Sam Ohuabu

Leading Industry, Thought Leaders at Securex West Africa International Exhibition and Conference

WITH just two weeks to go until Securex West Africa returns, here’s an insight into what you can expect at this year’s event. As the region’s leading... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Lanre Mojola, Coca-Cola, Jumade Adejola, Brigadier General Samad Akisode,

Orile-Agege hospital to train 10,000 students on oral health

The Orile-Agege General Hospital (OAGH) will capture 10,000 students in Education 1 District, to ensure that “No Child is Left Out” in the ‘School Oral Health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Orile-Agege General Hospital (OAGH),

Rising cases of domestic violence give Nigerians food for thought

Domestic violence against women still lingers in the society because of cultural practices and unnecessary religious influence. Unfortunately, the establishment of some institutions and enactment of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Emanuel Chigozie, Osinachi Nwachukwu, David Idibie

Landlord docked for allegedly locking tenant out of apartment

A 43-year-old landlord, Ayodeji Talabi, on Wednesday appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly locking a tenant out of her apartment. Talabi, of No.... Read more

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

Tags: Ayodeji Talabi, Mrs Iyabo Dan-Oni, Insp Courage Ekhueorohan, Onyinye Nwachukwu

Terrorists release photos of 62 train attack hostages

THE terrorists who attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train on March 28 yesterday released four photos of their captives. In the photos, 62 of the kidnapped victims are seen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Aliyu Mahmood, Idayat Yusuf, Aminu Othman, Major-General Mohammed Munguno, Muhammadu Buhari, Alwan Ali-Hassan

Osinachi: Police submit autopsy result for possible prosecution

THE Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has forwarded the autopsy result, conducted on late Osinachi Nwachukwu to the Director of Public Prosecution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 96 times

Tags: DSP Josephine Adeh, Osinachi Nwachukwu, Peter Nwachukwu.

Train attack: Terrorists release photos of hostages

THE terrorists who attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train on March 28 yesterday released four photos of their captives. In the photos, 62 of the kidnapped victims are seen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Major-General Mohammed Munguno (rtd), Alwan Ali-Hassan, Aliyu Mahmood, Idayat Yusuf, Aminu Othman and Dr. Baaba Muhammed

Troops eliminate 2 IPOB/ESN gunmen, arrest 4 in Imo – Army

TROOPS of 34 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army, have neutralised two and arrested four gunmen of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network... Read more

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

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu,

UNGA President highlights importance of indigenous groups in protecting biodiversity

THE President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Abdulla Shahid, has highlighted the important roles indigenous groups play in protecting biodiversity. Shahid spoke at the opening of... Read more

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

Tags: Darío José Mejía Montalvo, UN General Assembly (UNGA), Abdulla Shahid,

South East parades presidential talents in Abuja

...as Anyim tells how he would rebuild Nigeria     SENATOR Anyim Pius Anyim and other aspirants of South East extraction in all political parties, were showcased to Nigerians... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Governor Dave Umahi, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Dr Chris Ngige, Mr. Peter Obi, Dr Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Mrs Caroline Nwosu, Yahaya NDU

IBB’s PDP Consensus Committee Rules Out North West

THE North West has been ruled out of the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary contest by a committee on consensus candidate set up by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Aminu Waziri Tambuwa, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Ango Abdullahi

Ukraine: UN chief meets Putin on Tuesday to discuss peace

 UN Secretary-General António Guterres, will meet with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on Tuesday to appeal for peace and to get the Kremlin to cease its war... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: General António Guterres, Ms Eri Kaneko, President Vladimir Putin, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Stéphane Dujarric

Nothing’ll stop 2023 polls —INEC

IN SPITE of the raging waves of insecurity in the country and the killing of one of its staff on voter registration duty last week in... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Major General Babagana Monguno, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Sudan: UN peacekeeping chief raises concern over “trust deficit” in Abyei region

UN Peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has raised concern about “trust deficit” between the two main communities in the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan. Lacroix... Read more

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

Tags: General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, UN, Jean-Pierre Lacroix

Buhari meets Service Chiefs, Ministers

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a meeting with the some Ministers and Heads of security establishments at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting, which started at... Read more

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

Tags: Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, Rauf Aregbesola, Bashir Magashi, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Boss Mustapha, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

IGP reveals progress on Osinachi's case to minister

THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on Wednesday, April 20, received the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Kedem Tallen, OFR, who paid a... Read more

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

Tags: IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Peter Nwachukwu, Osinachi Nwachukwu, Dame Pauline Kedem Tallen,

Osinachi’s husband to be charged to court soon – IGP

THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, said the Nigeria Police Force was waiting for autopsy report on the death of popular singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Dame Pauline Tallen, IGP Usman Baba, Osinachi Nwachukwu

Igbo presidency: South East leaders want consensus across party lines

IN a bid to ensure that presidential aspirants from the South East region do not work at cross purposes, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Peter Obi, Muhammadu Buhari, Sam Ohuabunwa, Anyim Pius Anyim

Tallen seeks end to Gender Based-Violence at “CHATROOM” premiere

CHATROOM, a film depicting the effect of gender-based violence in Nigeria, has debuted in Lagos with a call to promote gender advancement. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: CHATROOM, Pauline Tallen, Osinachi Nwachukwu,

Defence chief in Bayelsa, seeks synergy against crude oil theft

THE Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has solicited the cooperation of all stakeholders in the Niger Delta to tackle the challenges of oil theft,... Read more

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

Tags: Rear Admiral Aminu Hassan, Douye Diri, King Edmund Daukoru, General Lucky Irabor

Menace of domestic violence: Drawing the line between

RECENT reports show that most victims of domestic abuse still shy away from reporting cases of domestic violence in Nigeria either due to cultural reasons or... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Ozioma Michael, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, David Idibie, Peter Nwachukwu, Osinachi Nwachukwu

Water scarcity in Gombe North

SIR: The nonchalant attitude of the authorities to the extreme water scarcity being experienced in some parts of Funakaye, Dukku and Kwami Local Government Areas of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 100 times

Tags: United Nations General Assembly

Minister of Women Affairs tells her experience with Osinachi's abused children

NIGERIA’S Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, on Wednesday, said she battled with tears when the children of the late popular gospel artiste, Osinachi Nwachukwu, narrated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 387 times

Tags: Pauline Tallen, Peter Nwachukwu, Osinachi Nwachukwu,

NSML, NDA sign MoU on maritime training at Navy simulation centre

NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML) and Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the training and delivery of maritime-related courses at... Read more

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

Tags: NLNG, Abdulkadir Kere Ahmed, Major General I.M. Yusuf,

Osinachi: Don’t die in silence, Pauline Tallen charges women

THE Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has urged Nigerian women to speak out when in a marriage that is full of violence.   Tallen gave the advice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 387 times

Tags: Osinachi Nwachukwu, Peter Nwachukwu

Husband made life unbearable for my daughter —Late Osinachi’s mother

MOTHER of  late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, Madam Madu, has narrated in pain how her late daughter’s husband, Peter Nwachukwu, made life unbearable for her. Madam Madu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Peter Nwachukwu, Osinachi Nwachukwu, Madam Madu

Foundation describes Osinachi’s death as wake-up call to end domestic violence

WOMEN of Inestimable Values (WIVs), an NGO has described the death of a popular Nigerian gospel singer, Mrs Osinachi Nwachukwu as a wake-up call in the... Read more

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

Tags: Blessing Okojie-Eze, WIVs, Osinachi Nwachukwu

Osinachi: Husband denies responsibility for wife’s death

PASTOR Peter Nwachukwu, husband of late gospel artist, Osinachi has told Police investigators that he is not responsible for the death of his wife. Denying allegations of... Read more

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

Tags: DSP Josephine Adeh, Peter Nwachukwu

Osinachi: Group faults call for revocation of Enenches’ medical licences

A civil society organisation under the auspices of Equal Rights and Value Gender Advocacy Forum (ERVGAF), has described the call by a Nollywood actress, Georgina Onuoha,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Johnson Obiora, Osinachi Nwachukwu, Georgina Onuoha, Paul Enenche

Osinachi: We have zero tolerance for domestic violence in Dunamis Church – Enenche

Pastor Paul Enenche, Senior Pastor, Dunamis International Gospel Centre says the church has zero tolerance for domestic violence. Enenche made this know on Wednesday night in reaction... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Paul Enenche, Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Osinachi Nwachukwu,

Pastor Enenche tells what he knows about Osinachi's death

THE Founder and Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Pastor Paul Eneche, has broken his silence over the death of popular gospel singer, Mrs Osinachi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Pastor Paul Eneche, Pauline Tallen, Dr Akoh Alexander, Peter Nwachukwu,

 Mother narrates family, late Osinachi's ordeal by son-in-law

THE mother of late Osinachi Nwachukwu, Madam Madu, has narrated how her late daughter’s husband, Peter made life unbearable for the late singer, saying he vowed,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Osinachi Nwachukwu, Madam Madu, Josephine Adeh, Peter Nwachukwu

Death of all U.S. leaders not enough to avenge Soleimani killing – Iran

THE killing of all American leaders would not be enough to avenge the U.S. assassination of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ top commander Qassem Soleimani two years ago,... Read more

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

Tags: Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Mohammad Pakpour, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Army General Mark Milley,

Group Faults Call For Revocation Of Enenches’ Medical Licences

A civil society organisation under the auspices of Equal Rights and Value Gender Advocacy Forum (ERVGAF), has described the call by a Nollywood actress, Georgina Onuoha,... Read more

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

Tags: Georgina Onuoha, Osinachi Nwachukwu, Pastor Paul Enenche, Mr. Johnson Obiora

Presidential aspirant urges PDP to zone ticket to South-East

 DR Nwachukwu Anakwenze, a presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has appealed to the party to zone its presidential ticket to the... Read more

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

Tags:  Dr Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Chief MKO Abiola, Peoples Democratic Party

Late Osinachi’s husband has secret wife

PETER Nwachukwu, the husband of late gospel music star, Osinachi, has a ‘secret’ wife outside of their turbulent union, according to media reports. Nwachukwu is believed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Mr. Peter Nwachukwu,

Domestic violence: Churches, Christian platforms need to do better — Simi

NIGERIAN singer and songwriter, Simisola Bolatito Kosoko also known as Simi, has called on churches and Christian platforms to do better when it has to do... Read more

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

Tags: Osinachi Nwachukwu, Simisola Bolatito Kosoko

Late Osinachi’s husband arrested as Nigerians rise against domestic violence

PETER Nwachukwu, the husband of late popular gospel artiste, Osinachi, has been arrested by the police over the death of his wife. He was arrested by officers... Read more

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

Tags: Prospa Ochimana, Osinachi Nwachukwu, Oby Ezekwesili, Peter Nwachukwu, Frank Edwards

South East leaders urge Buhari to use prerogative of mercy to release Nnamdi Kanu

Prof George Obiozor: “We highly recommend that the Federal as well as State governments engage the restive Igbo youths in some form of dialogue towards the... Read more

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

Tags: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Prof George Obiozor, Hope Uzodimma, General Ike Nwachukwu, Nze Fidelis Ozichukwu Chukwu, Okey Emuchay, General Azubuike Ihejirika,

Community praises Soludo for appointing member commissioner

THE people of Amanuke Community in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra have praised Gov. Chukwuma Soludo for appointing one of them into his  cabinet. At... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Mr Obinna Nwachukwu, Chief Chikodi Anara, Mr Hycinth Okafor, Mrs Abigail Nkemdilim, Chief Zephaniah Oyemezie

PDP presidential aspirants ask party to zone presidency ticket to South East

IN significant show of solidarity and unity of purpose, presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the South East have demanded that the Party’s... Read more

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

Tags: Anyim Pius Anyim, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, governor Samuel Ortom, Dr. Nwachukwu Anakwenze.

Support our aspiration, PDP South East presidential aspirants urge other zones

SOME Presidential Aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the South East Zone have solicited support of other zones for the emergence of party flag... Read more

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

Tags: Peter Obi, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Anyim Pius Anyim, Dr Nwachukwu Anakwenze

Terrorists attack military base in Kaduna

SOME soldiers were feared killed and others injured when terrorists at the weekend attacked a military base in Kaduna. Three vigilantes were killed in another attack in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Major General Benard Onyeuko, Maj.-Gen. Anthony Omozoje, APC

Abacha didn’t loot but kept fund away from thieving hands – 2Baba

SINGER 2Baba has argued former Head of State General Sani Abacha never actually looted money while bemoaning the level of corruption in the country. According to 2Baba,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: General Sani Abacha, 2Baba,

Army dismisses viral video of soldier allegedly abandoned by colleagues

THE Nigerian Army says the viral video of a soldier claiming to have been abandoned by his colleagues during an operation is a misrepresentation of facts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu,

One feared killed as arsonists attack Anambra council secretariat

AT least one person was feared killed when arsonists attacked Nnewi South Local Government Area Secretariat of Anambra at Ukpor on Thursday. The arsonists were said to... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Mr Emmanuel Nwachukwu, Igwe Nwosu Onyimadu, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga

Troops overran IPOB/ESN hideout in Anambra-Army

THE Nigerian Army says troops of 82 Division have dislodged the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed affiliate, Eastern Security Network (ESN) from their... Read more

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

Tags: Eastern Security Network (ESN), Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu,

NYSC DG charges corps members on national unity, development

THE director-general of the National Youth Service Corps, Major General Shuaibu lbrahim has charged corps members deployed to Ekiti State to make national unity and development... Read more

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

Tags: Mary Chikezie, Major General Shuaibu lbrahim

COAS restates commitment to welfare of personnel

THE Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has reiterated commitment to improving the welfare of its personnel towards effective discharge of its constitutional... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Bulus Namchi, Major General Abiodun Owolabi, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya

Bandits didn’t shut down Kaduna airport – Military

THE Kaduna State government and the military authorities, on Monday, said bandits did not shut down Kaduna International Airport as reported at the weekend. The military confirmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Ademuyiwa Adedoyin, Brig-General Uriah Opuene, Ademuyiwa Adedoyin, Samuel Aruwan

UN General Assembly to vote on Ukraine resolution on Thursday

THE United Nations General Assembly will on Thursday vote on a resolution on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine. Due to the large number of speakers, not all... Read more

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

Tags: UN, Putin, Zelensky, United Nations General Assembly

World Igbo assembly leader, Anakwenze, joins residential race

PRESIDENT-general of the Igbo World Assembly, IWA, Nwachukwu Anakwenze has declared interest to contest for the presidency of Nigeria in 2023 on the platform of the... Read more

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

Tags: Nwachukwu Anakwenze

Nigerian Army striving to meet security expectations – COAS

THE Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, says the Nigerian Army will continue to meet the security expectations of all Nigerians. Yahaya said this at... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Abdulsalam Ibrahim, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Ali, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu

Our candidate must have capacity to win Abia guber, says PDP

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia has said that any aspirant that wins its governorship ticket must possess the capacity to win the general election... Read more

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

Tags: Chima Nwafor, Obinna Nwachukwu, Alwell Asiforo, Enyinnaya Nwafor

SESSPN honours Wabote, Okonjo-Iweala, Udom, Duke, others

By Kennedy Nnamani THE South East South South Professionals on Nigeria, SESSPN, has honoured Simbi Wabote; the executive secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Ngozi... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Okey Oramah, AfreximBank, Sam Ohuabunwa, Emeka Ihedioha, Emmanuel Ijewere, Hannibal Uwaifo, General Alexander Ogomudia, Donald Duke, Emmanuel Udom, Ngozi Okonjo-Iwala, Simbi Wabote, SESSPN

IGI pays N848m as claims in 2021

Industrial And General Insurance Plc. (IGI) on Monday said it paid a total of N848.5 million as claims to its policyholders between January and December 2021... Read more

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

Tags: Industrial And General Insurance Plc. (IGI), National Insurance Commission (NAICOM),

Nigeria’s debt stock grows to N39.556tr

NIGERIA'S total debt stock as at December 2021 stood at N39.556 trillion. Director General of the Debt Management Office, DMO Ms. Patience Oniha made the disclosure at... Read more

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

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Ojuade, Banire, others extol virtue of late Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister

Prof. Jeleel Ojuade of the Performing Arts Department, Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin, Kwara, has  described the late Fuji Music maestro, Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister... Read more

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Analyst describes 2nd Niger Bridge as unifying project

Mr Timothy Nwachukwu, a good governance advocate, has described the second Niger bridge in Anambra as a legacy and unifying project that will open up the... Read more

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

Tags: Timothy Nwachukwu, 2nd Niger Bridge, Alhaji Gambo Manzo, President Muhammad Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan

Coup is no longer an option in Nigeria – Irabor

GENERAL Lucky Irabor is the Chief of Defence Staff. In this  interview, he speaks on the fight against terrorism, wave of military coup in Africa and... Read more

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Clamour for Nigerian President of Southeast extraction resonates in the U.S.

  CONFEREES at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, say it will engender peace, cohesion and national stability   The growing clamour for a Nigerian President of Southeast extraction resonated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Michael Gonzales, Osita Chidoka, Brig. General Saleh Bala, Prof Chudi Uwazurike, Johns Hopkins University

Rivers: Family sues monarch over Eze-Ogba chieftaincy stool

THE Umuebe family in Omoku Town in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of Rivers State, has dragged the traditional ruler of Ogba Kingdom, Eze Nwachukwu Nnam-Obi, to... Read more

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

Tags: Nnam-Obias, Eze Nwachukwu Nnam-Obi, Prince Henry Nwata

Troops kill 125 terrorists in 2 weeks

DEFENCE Headquarters, DHQ, has said 125 terrorists were killed while 174 Boko Haram terrorists/Islamic State West Africa Province terrorists surrendered in the last two weeks. The director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

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FCT rewards writers, readers to promote reading culture

THE FCT Education Resource Centre, ERC, City Library has organised a book reading and writing competition for secondary school students to promote reading culture. Speaking during the... Read more

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

Tags: Hanifa Muhammad, Mohammed Usman, Major Gen. Abubakar Tarfa, Neemat Abdulrahim, Major General Garba Wahab

Ukraine Invasion: Neighbouring countries struggle with refugees’ influx -UN

 UN humanitarians have warned that the exodus of millions of Ukrainians from their country following the Russian invasion could overwhelm neighbouring countries. The head of UN Children... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Cleric to train 15,000 youths in skill acquisition in A’ Ibom

 Apostle Elijah Jack, the General Overseer of His Divine Redeemed World Ministry, said the church would train 15,000 youths across the 31 Local Government Areas of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

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UN, aid organisations condemn Mariupol hospital bombing

 The United Nations and aid organisations have condemned Russia’s attack on a maternity hospital in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the attack... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

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Discharge your constitutional duties firmly – Army chief

THE Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has urged troops of the Nigerian Army to remain resolute and focused in the discharge of their... Read more

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

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Nigeria, Senegal to sign MoU on Local Content Development

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the authorities of the Senegalese Petroleum Industry agreed on Tuesday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Alhalji Abdulmalik Halilu, General Manager, Research, Statistics & Development, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB); officials of the Senegalese Petroleum Industry; Executive Se

COAS urges veterans to support Nigerian Army operations

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has appealed to army veterans to defend the image of the Army and its operations toward endinginsecurity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya,

Ukraine: UN chief calls for safe passage of civilians from conflict zones

 UN Secretary- General, António Guterres on Sunday called for a pause in fighting to allow civilians to escape conflict zones in Ukraine as the UN rights... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

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We are not recruiting now – Army

THE Nigerian Army has advised the public to disregard a fake online recruitment portal being circulated on the social media and other platforms advertising recruitment of... Read more

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

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu,

Nigeria needs 5bn dollars annually to meet contraceptive needs- SOGON

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologists, Prof. Christopher Aimakhu, says that in order to meet women’s need for contraceptive products, it would cost the country five billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Secretary General Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON), Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMCH), Prof. Christopher Aimakhu,

COVID-19 triggers 25% increase in anxiety, depression globally - WHO

THE World Health Organisation, WHO, says COVID-19 pandemic has triggered 25 per cent increase in anxiety and depression globally in the first year of the pandemic. The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Dévora Kestel, WHO’s Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance, Mental Health Atlas, Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, World Health Organisation, WHO, COVID-19

Chief of Army Staff commissions new ultra-modern operations centre at army HQ

THE Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, has commissioned the newly constructed Nigerian Army ultra-modern operations centre, situated at the Army headquarters complex. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Maj Gen Olufemi Akinjobi, Muhammadu Buhari, Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, Tukur Yusufu Buratai

Emulate Aisha Buhari’s humanitarian gesture, NYSC DG urges Nigerians

DIRECTOR General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has called on wealthy Nigerians and corporate bodies to emulate the humanitarian gesture of Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: General of National Youth Service Corps, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Ukraine: UN General Assembly to vote on draft resolution on Wednesday

The United Nations, UN, General Assembly has agreed to vote on a draft resolution on Ukraine, tentatively on Wednesday, expecting no fewer than 100 countries to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Russian Ambassadsor Vasily Nebenzya, President Abdulla Shahid, UN General Assembly

Evans, 2 others jailed for life for conspiracy, kidnapping

 AN Ikeja High Court on Friday sentenced kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, to life imprisonment for the kidnap of Mr Donatius Dunu, the Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Hakeem Oshodi, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Justice Adedayo Akintoye, Uche Amadi, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, Donatus Dunu., Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, Evans,

NCCSALW to establish zonal headquarters in Enugu

THE National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, NCCSALW, paid a courtesy call on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on 22... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: NCCSALW, Major General Abba Mohammed Dikko, President Muhammadu Buhari, SALW,

Ukraine crisis testing ‘entire international system’- UN chief

 The latest developments in Ukraine are testing “the entire international system”, UN Secretary -General António Guterres said at a media stakeout on Tuesday, saying, “we must... Read more

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Buhari-led administration is desirous to making life comfortable, Osibanjo discloses

VICE President Yemi Osibanjo has said the current administration is desirous of making life comfortable for all Nigerians as the nation is going through a period... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Simon Lalong, General Chukuemeka  Udaya, General Lucky Irabor, Yemi Osibanjo

NCDMB sponsors 100 youths for ITF vocational training

HUNDRED Nigerian youths have commenced training in the vocational skills programme sponsored by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, and facilitated by the Industrial... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Yinka Shodunke, Joseph Ari, director-general of ITF, Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

Chief of Defence Staff seeks collaboration with stakeholders to stop oil theft, bunkering

THE Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Leo Irabor, has solicited sustainable collaboration among all stakeholders in the value chain of the oil and gas industry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: NNPC, General Leo Irabor, Ahmed Abubakar, Alkali Baba, Governor Douye Diri, Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Lt Gen. Buratai (Rtd) distances self from calls to contest presidential election 

LIEUTNANT General Tukur Yusufu Buratai (rtd), Nigeria’s Ambassador to Republic of Benin and former chief of army staff, has distanced himself from.those Irving him to join... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

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Gov. Umahi re-designates Commissioner, aide in minor cabinet reshuffle

 GOV. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has redesignated Mr Eze Nwachukwu, Commissioner for Markets and Parks Development to Ministry of Inter-Party Affairs in a minor cabinet reshuffle. Umahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Gov Dave Umahi, Dr Kenneth Ugbala, Dr Ngozi Obichukwu, Mr Eze Nwachukwu

Umahi approves minor cabinet reshuffle in Ebonyi

DAVE Umahi of Ebonyi, has approved the redeployment of Eze Nwachukwu, the state’s Commissioner for Markets and Parks Development to Ministry of Inter-Party Affairs in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Ngozi Obichukwu, Kenneth Ugbala, Eze Nwachukwu, Dave Umahi

Association offers free surgical, medical outreach to 10,000 people in Zaria

A total of 10,000 persons will benefit from free medical and surgical outreach programmes provided by the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN). THE programme is provided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Bamalli, Prof. Abdullahi Abba, Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Hajiya Amina Baloni

2023: IBB canvases for youths in Nigerian leadership

FORMER military president General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, has advocated for the younger generation to take over power considering the global realities that put them in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Adamu Garba, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida

Where’s the coup next?

THERE’s a severe, earth-baking drought in the Horn of Africa. About 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Djibouti are in the grip of acute... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, General Murtala Muhammed

Reps to hold public hearing on NYSC Trust Fund bill February 24

THE House of Representatives will on Thursday, February 24, hold a public hearing on the National Youth Service Corps Trust Fund bill. The Director-General, National Youth Service... Read more

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

Tags: Reps, NYSC, Major-General Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Corps members get opportunity in NHIS

FEDERAL government has flagged-off the enrolment of corps members in the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS. At the ceremony in Abuja, Sunday Dare, the minister of youth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Professor Mohammed Nasir Gambo, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Sunday Dare, NYSC

70% of youths threatened by drugs, says Marwa

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig General Buba Marwa has warned that the nation faces a grim future over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: NDLEA, Brig General Buba Marwa, Prof. Mrs. Ojiha, Professor Abubakar Sadeeq, Mrs Okereke

Troops neutralise 4 IPOB/ESN gunmen, recover arms in Anambra

 Troops of Nigerian Army have neutralised four Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)/Eastern Security Network (ESN) gunmen at Ihiala town within Ihiala Local Government of Area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Eastern Security Network (ESN), Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu,

Troops neutralise IPOB leader, 3 others in Anambra – Army

Troops of the Nigerian Army have neutralised four gunmen of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra/ Eastern Security Network (IPOB/ESN) at Ihiala town in Anambra. The Director,... Read more

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

Tags: Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Eastern Security Network, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu,

Police confirm killing of 7 by cultists in Imo

IMO state police has attributed the killing of seven persons at Mmaahu Community in Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of the state, to cult activities. The state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: CP Rabiu Hussaini, Charles Mgbarahor, Funky Anane, Charity Nwachukwu, Edeme Okoro, Isaac Ojenya, Ndubuisi Nwabusi

NBC grants TV broadcast licence to NYSC

THE National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has granted operational licence to the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to begin Direct Satellite Broadcasting (DSB); as well as Internet... Read more

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

Tags: NBC, DSB, NYSC, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim

Army kills four IPOB members

TROOPS of the Nigerian Army have neutralised four gunmen of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra/ Eastern Security Network (IPOB/ESN) at Ihiala town in Anambra. The Director,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: IPOB, ESN, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Nigerian Army

Militants issue ultimatum to Gov Emmanuel over preferred successor

MILITANTS, under the aegis of ‘Unyekisong Akwa Ibom’, have given Governor Udom Emmanuel one- month ultimatum to rescind his endorsement of Pastor Umo Eno as his... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Udom Emmanuel, Akan Bassey, General Ekpo Ekpo, Pastor Umo Eno, PDP

Oniru Stool: Omowumi-Abisogun family denies withdrawal of suit

THE Omowumi-Abisogun Royal Family of Iruland in Lagos has debunked a report that it had withdrawn the suit challenging the emergence of Oba Gbolahan Lawal as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Chike Nwachukwu, Olubunmi Olateju, Monsur Babatunde-Dauda, Alhaji Surajudeen Durosinmi, Gbolahan Lawal

Trial for laundering drug money resumes after 10 years

TEN years after she was first arraigned, the Federal High Court in Lagos has resumed the hearing of the money laundering allegation against Omolayo Iphigenia Adeniji,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Obiageli Nwachukwu, Peter Lifu, PeLifeOdo Lifu, Omolayo Iphigenia Adeniji

Any party with Northern presidential candidate will lose, Southern governors warn

CHAIRMAN of Southern Governors’ Forum (SGF) and Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, warned that any party that fields a northern candidate in the 2023 presidential... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Kennedy Iyere, Ken Robinson, Jaye Ajayi, Ayodele Oni, Abagun Kole Omololu, Dr. Pogu Bitrus, General Collins Ihekire

Ikpeazu inaugurates petroleum task force against illegal dealings

GOV. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has inaugurated a 17-member Special Task Force to crack down on illegal dealings in petroleum products in the state. Inaugurating the body... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Collins Ogbonna, Chinweoke Anyatonwu, Obioma Nwachukwu, Emeka Ezeibe, Okarazu Chima, Eric Onwuasoigwe, Collins Vincent, Max Amanze, Nwazuo Steve, James Nnamdi, Bright Alaribe, Alibion Dada, Ahuruonye

COVID-19 threatens push to end FGM – UN

The COVID-19 pandemic could reverse decades of global progress in stamping out Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), UN agencies warn ahead of the International Day to eliminate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: General António Guterres, UNICEF Senior, Nankali Maksud, World Health Organisation (WHO),

COAS visits Biu, Buratai, hails troops’ resilience, sacrifice

Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, has lauded the troops of Operation Hadin Kai for resilience, commitment and sacrifice in  ongoing fight against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Alhaji Mustapha Umar, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, COAS

Guterres appoints Sawyerr of Nigeria as UN Interim Force commander for Abyei

 UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday announced the appointment of Maj. Gen. Benjamin Sawyerr of Nigeria as the Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security... Read more

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

Tags: General António Guterres, UN

Atiku visits IBB in Minna

…commiserated with Niger State Governor over incessant Banditry in the state FORMER Vice President and People’s Democratic Party, PDP stalwart, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has visited former Military... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: PDP, Atiku Abubakar, General Ibrahim Babangida

Atiku’s campaign office in Gombe has been vandalized, PDP secretariat set ablaze

SUSPECTED political thugs have vandalised the campaign office of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, situated near Investment Quarters, about eight kilometres away from the Gombe metropolis. The office... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: SP Obed Mary Malum, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Moses Kyari, General Audu Kwaskebe, Atiku Abubakar

Tinubu hosts Omole, APC UK chair, NDA team in London ahead of 2023 poll

BOLA Tinubu, one of the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has hosted Ade Omole, leader of the United Kingdom, UK, chapter of the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Joseph Adebola, Kenny Ojutalayo, Oladapo Habeeb, Edith Nwachukwu, Rakiya Abubakar, Ronke Tomori, Lanre AdegunAkin Badeji, Alhaji AbdulRasaq Danjuma, Ade Omole, Bola Tinubu

Basil Ejidike to lead Anambra state APC

THE Anambra state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has elected Basil Ejidike as its chairman. Other officers elected were Ifeanyi Osegbue, Deputy chairman; Chidi Orji,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Charles Ezeani, Chinedu Eluomuno, Friday Nwanozie Nwosu, Andy Uba, Chukwunonso Chinwuba, Calista Nwachukwu, Chidi Orji,Ifeanyi Osegbue, Basil Ejidike

Igbos are prepared for the 2003 presidency

By Ambassador Prof. George Obiozor     LET it be known and clearly understood that Ndigbo are more prepared than the North when President Buhari was elected in 2015.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 313 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Fredrick Nwabufo, Ayo Adebanjo, General Alabi Isama

Ebonyi group condemns incessant killings, demands rule of law

By Kennedy Nnamani OGANIHU Ebonyi, a movement based in Ebonyi state has vehemently condemned the incessant killings going on in the state and demands for the adherence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: David Umahi, Nwachukwu Agwu, Ezeh Emmanuel Ezeh, Laz Ude Eze

Nigerian army charges religious bodies to unite against terrorism

THE Nigerian Army has urged Nigerians especially various religious organisations to unite against insurgency, banditry and other social vices in order to usher in a lasting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Pius Ocheme Ogwuche, Major General Christopher Musa

Gov. Wike accuses Amaechi of secretly abandoning state aircraft in Germany

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has said the Rivers State government has through intelligence discovered a Legacy 600 aircraft owned by the state, which he said was flown... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Desmond Akawor, Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor; Hon. Ken Chikere, Hon. Ehie Ogerenye Edison, Hon. Ikuinyi-Owaji Ibani, Rotimi Amaechi, governor Nyesom Wike, Kevin Ebiri, Dr Peter Odili, , General Atomics Aer

De General free from drug trafficking charges

A Federal High Court in Lagos has set comedian, Joshua Sunday a.k.a. De General free over the drug trafficking charges against him. The social media influencer was... Read more

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

Tags: Joshua Sunday, De General, Caleb William, Daniel Osiagor, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

UN chief urges Burkina Faso coup leaders to lay down arms

 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday strongly condemned any attempt to take over government by the force of arms in Burkina Faso. His call followed Sunday’s coup in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: -General Antonio Guterres,Stephane Dujarric,President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

UN chief urges Burkina Faso coup leaders to lay down arms

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday strongly condemned any attempt to take over government by the force of arms in Burkina Faso. His call followed Sunday’s coup... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Stephane Dujarric,

We had no hand in Abiola's death - Abdulsalami

FORMER Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said that the late winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola was not killed, rather he... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Moshood Abiola,

NYSC urges for modification of school curriculum

MAJOR General Shuaibu, director general, National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, has appealed to the federal government to modify the school curriculum and introduce entrepreneurship training whereby... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corp, Major General Shuaibu

General Abdulsalami Abubakar reveals how MKO Abiola died

FORMER Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar has broken his silence on how winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola died... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 434 times

Tags: Pickering, Susan Rice, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, Moshood Abiola, Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar

Abiodun Alabi replaces Odumosu as new Commissioner of Police, Lagos

THE Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Usman Baba has appointed a new Commissioner of Police for Lagos State. The new CP is Mr Abiodun Alabi. This followed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Alkali Usman Baba, Inspector-General of Police, CP is Abiodun Alabi, Hakeem Odumosu

UN appoints Nigeria’s Gen Olufemi Sawyer as Commander, military mission in South-Sudan

NIGERIA’S Major General Benjamin Olufemi Sawyer has been appointed as the Force Commander of the United Nation’s Interim Military Security Mission in Abiyei, South Sudan. Gen Sawyer’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Major General Benjamin Olufemi Sawyer, United Nation, Air Commodore WM Maigida, Major General Jimmy Akpor

Presidential aide lauds Nigerians who consistently promote peace

 MALAM Gambo Manzo, the Special Assistant to the President on Political Affairs in the Office of the Vice President, has lauded Nigerians who have consistently promoted... Read more

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

Tags: MALAM Gambo Manzo,Timothy Nwachukwu, President Muhammadu Buhari

The loneliness of an expired president 

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu      IT's not only drugs that expire; presidents also expire. There are expired drugs and there are expired presidents. You can quote me... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, General Ibrahim Babangida, Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Dr Reuben Abati, President Goodluck Jonathan, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Tinubu meets IBB over 2023

THE National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has met with former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida at his Uphill Residence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 222 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, General Ibrahim Babangida, All Progressives Congress

DSS operatives disobeys traffic, kills tipper driver, injure others

BENIN City, Edo State, was thrown into confusion on Tuesday when tipper drivers blocked major roads in the area to protest the alleged killing of one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Joseph Osaretin, General Sani Abdullahi,

Int’l flights remain suspended in India due to COVID-19

Commercial international flights to and from India would remain suspended until Feb. 28 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Indian aviation authorities said on Wednesday. According to a circular... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA),

UN’s Guterres offers German ex-chancellor Merkel advisory role

 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has offered former German chancellor Angela Merkel an advisory role at the United Nations. Guterres asked Merkel to chair an advisory board led... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UN celebrates 25 years of mandate to protect children caught in conflict

 ALTHOUGH international action over the past 25 years has led to the release of more than 170,000 boys and girls recruited to fight, more remains to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Secretary-General António Guterres

Principled Political Choices are not Betrayal

By Babafemi Ojudu I have seen a statement made by me, many years ago, to celebrate the 60th birthday anniversary of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu making the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 240 times

Tags: Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Babafemi Ojudu, General Sani Abacha, MKO Abiola

UN chief condemns attack on Abu Dhabi int’l airport

 UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the attacks on Abu Dhabi’s International Airport and the nearby Musaffah industrial area, which reportedly caused several civilian casualties. The Yemen-based... Read more

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DG of Progressive Governors Forum resigns

MOHAMMED Salihu Lukman, director general of the Progressive Governors Forum, PGF,  has tendered his resignation to the Forum. His resignation on Monday came barely 24 hours after... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 184 times

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'My government were saints compared to today’s level of corruption' - IBB

FORMER Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, (rtd) has said that compared to the current level of corruption in Nigeria, they were saints during his military... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 274 times

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Why I didn't remarry - IBB

FORMER Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has opened up on why he has not taken another wife since the death of his wife, Hajiya Maryam... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

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Defence Chief: Why Nigeria Won’t Experience Coup Again

THE Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has vowed that Nigeria will not experience coup again because the Armed Forces of Nigeria have pledged... Read more

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Daily hemp consumption in Lagos alone surpasses 100 bags - Analysis

THE use of restricted drugs or substances and trafficking in them have undoubtedly gained notoriety among some Nigerian youths, with many being caught in the web... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Mrs Ifeyinwa Nwachukwu, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa

Imo deputy speaker stripped of the fraud charges

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court in Abuja, has struck out a criminal charge brought against Amarachi Chyna Iwuanyanwu, the deputy speaker of the Imo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Chris Uche, Umoh Inah, Inspector General of Police, Justice Charles Agbaza, Amarachi Chyna Iwuanyanwu

Actor Nwachukwu faults pastors on tithe collection

ACTOR Uti Nwachukwu has resuscitated discussions on tithes and offering in churches. Uti took to his Twitter handle to express his thoughts on tithes. According to him, God... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

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Terrorists are taking over our states Zulum, Matawalle cry out

BABAGANA Zulum of Borno State and Bello Matawalle, his Zamfara counterpart, have cried out that terrorists are overrunning their states. While Zulum said fighters of the Islamic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Sadiya Umar Farouk, Muhammadu Buhari, Usman Baba Alkali, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd.), Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), Gen. Lucky Irabor, Daily Trust , Maj.-Gen. Bernard Ony

Lea Campos: The Brazilian who battled prejudice & patriarchy to become a referee

IN 1971 Brazil, most people would think long and hard before going anywhere near General Emilio Garrastazu Medici. The country's then-president was a fearsome figure whose... Read more

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

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Attempted coup d'etat, “a Lieutenant- Colonel and several other soldiers arrested”

 “LIEEUTENANT-colonel Emmanuel Zoungrana was arrested on January 10 by the national gendarmerie,” according to Jeune Afrique. For several hours the news had circulated on social networks, on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 444 times

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Matawalle raises alarm over bandits being released without charges

BELLO Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has said part of the reason for the persistence of banditry is the non-punishment of the apprehended criminals, saying many... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Sadiya Umar Farouk, Maigari Dingyadi, Usman Baba Alkali, Major-General Babagana Munguno rtd, Major-General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), BELLO Mohammed Matawall

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 4 months ago | seen 67 times

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

NDLEA arrests popular skit maker, three others

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has arrested a popular skit-maker on social media, Sunday Joshua, popularly known as De General in Lagos. The... Read more

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

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Obasanjo mourns Shonekan

 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described late elder statesman, Chief Ernest Shonekan, as a role model  who would be remembered as a man of sustained strong... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

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Nigerian army redeploys GOCs, top officers in major shake-up

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has approved the posting and appointment of senior officers of the Nigerian Army in a bid to reinvigorate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 110 times

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Celebration of 2021 Oyolima Cultural Festival in Umuoji

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Oyolima comedy and laughter night was really a spectacular show, organized by the board of trustees and the entire members of Oyolima Umuoji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 245 times

Tags: Igwe Ikechukwu Oliver Akpudo, Uche Udego, Osy Praise, Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu, Umuoji Improvement Union Nigeria, Sly Onyima, Mmaduaborochukwu Orakwe, Eze Augustine Sunday Ojukwu, Uche Nworah, Onwurah Ag

Unlawful arrest: Court awards N100m compensation in favour of Oyo bizman

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Oyo Town on Monday awarded N100 million as compensation in favour of an Oyo based businessman, Mr Azeez Akintunde,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Justice Elijah Taiwo,Dr Adebayo Shittu (SAN),Dr Adeola Omotunde (SAN),Maj.Gen. S.A. Adebayo (CDI),Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Attorney-General of Federation

The president of Nigeria come 2023 - How not to rationalise the irrational?

By Professor Echefuna' R. G. ONYEBEADI  GOING by the confused emissions from the top echelons of the main opposition party, the PDP, will PDP as a political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 341 times

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Day we made Buhari to panic in Addis Ababa – Gen Hananiya

ALMOST 37 years after he was overthrown by former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in a palace coup, former Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 473 times

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2023: I have no favourite successor – President Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says he does not care about his successor in 2023, saying he has no favorite in the forthcoming general elections. The president stated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 149 times

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Revealed: True identity of mason arrested by Nigerian Army, labelled ESN commander

  ..how Nigeria army disrupted Christmas Eve Church Services, movements At Egudene-Nkanu, killed 2      THE International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, INTERSOCIETY, has exposed how... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 586 times

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WHO director general predicts COVID-19 will end in 2022

TEDROS Ghebreyesus, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, has expressed optimism that COVID-19 pandemic will end in 2022. Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing on Wednesday that... Read more

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National Convention: PGF DG wants APC organs to meet to deepen negotiations

SALIHU Lukman, director-general, Progressives Governors Forum, PGF, has stressed the need for the All Progressives Congress (APC) statutory organs to meet regularly to deepen negotiations within... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 118 times

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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 5 months ago | seen 211 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

Buhari’s aide urges youths to embrace technological skills to remain relevant

MALAM Gambo Manzo, the Special Assistant (SA) to the President on Political Affairs, has advised Nigerian youths to embrace technological skills to enable them to remain... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 127 times

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2023: Rep aspirant calls for end to election manipulation

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, an aspirant for the Awgu, Aninri, and Oji River Federal Constituency of Enugu State on the platform of the Peoples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 209 times

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NIJ @ 50 Celebration At Its Best

By Qasim Akinreti Fifty years is remarkable in the life of anyone, organisation or even a Nation. Instructively, the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, NIJ, - Center of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 323 times

Tags: Boye Ola, Dayo Duyile, Dotun Adenijo, Sherifat Ahmed,Okey Nwachukwu, Gbemiga Ogunleye, Elizabeth Ikem, Professor Ayandiji Daniel Aina, late Ben Alaya of Sports Day Newspapers, Otunba Tajudeen Abbas,

Askira Uba: Death of gallant soldiers on my pathway 

By Tony Iyare     LIFE is ensconced in different strokes. Penultimate weekend, when many of our countrymen and women were enmeshed in revelry, savoring delicious meals and sipping... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 1,240 times

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Brigadier General, 3 soldiers killed in shootout with terrorists

THE Nigerian Army headquarters in Abuja has announced the death of a senior officer and three soldiers, who were killed in a shootout with Islamic State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 166 times

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Buhari mourns General Zirkusu, 3 others, condoles with their families

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the demise of Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three soldiers who paid ”the supreme sacrifice while fighting terrorists in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 108 times

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AMCON promotes entrepreneurship among NYSC members

THE Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, has initiated an entrepreneurship and empowerment programme for members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, posted to carry... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 337 times

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Soludo, Ibezim receive certificates of return from INEC

PROF. Chukwuma Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Governorship candidate in the Nov. 6 election in Anambra, has received his Certificate of Return from the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 222 times

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Volleyball : NVBF board member awards scholarship to five in Niger

 A Board Member of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF),  Major General Taritimiye Gagariga, has awarded  five players from Niger state scholarship .   Speaking with the News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 132 times

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Soldier, petrol smuggler burnt to death near Seme border

TWO persons, including a soldier, identified as Sgt. G Abdullahi, have been burnt to death while pursuing a petroleum smuggler on motorcycle on Badagry-Seme border expressway.   The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 264 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 7 months ago | seen 135 times

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Imperative of mass vaccination in schools to check spread of COVID-19

By Funmilayo Adeyemi.   STAKEHOLDERS have identified mass vaccination of students as one of the ways to check the spread of COVID-19. They, however, feared that it may run... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Dr Murtala Jibril, Dr Olufemi Adeyemi, Mr. Martins Onyedikachi, Dr Nwachukwu Ugwunna, Dr Obasi Chikezie,

COAS calls for intensified fight against banditry, inaugurates soldiers’ accommodation in Sokoto State

THE Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has inaugurated 20 blocks of accommodation for soldiers in Giginya Barracks, Sokoto. He said this would alleviate the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 98 times

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IGP orders deployment of 34,587 police personnel, 3 Police helicopters, others to Anambra State

THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the mobilization and deployment of a total of 34,587 police personnel, three Police Helicopters, technical capabilities of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 115 times

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Deployment of military often at the expense of peoples' rights and freedom –Usman

By Christiana Babatunde. BRIGADIER General Sani Kukasheka Usman (Rtd) has said that the deployment of the military for internal security operations in the face of such security... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 177 times

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ECOWAS observers meet strategic stakeholders on Cabo Verde's presidential election 

ECOWAS Long-term Observers and Core Team members on Tuesday, October 12 visited the Praia NOSI Data Centre, Nucleo Operacional da Sociedade de Informacao in Portuguese -... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 211 times

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Photos: Agbese, Amuka, Adamu, Jakande, others honoured by League of Nigeria Columnists

  Lateef Jakande's widow receiving post humus on behalf of the late husband award at the event       Haroun Adamu receiving plaque from General Ike Nwachukwu      ... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: League of Nigeria Columnists, Dan Agbese, Prof. Anthony Killa, Haroun Adamu, Jakande, General Ike Nwachukwu,

Guterres wants climate change conference to limit global tempetature rise

 UN Secretary-General António Guterres, on Tuesday, urged the COP26 climate change conference to seek to bring about “a turning point” if countries are to limit global... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 126 times

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Police nab 2 suspects who kidnapped Catholic priest

  ...recover 1 GPMG, 22 other sophisticated weapons, 525 ammunition, others   THE Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has arrested two suspects in connection with the abduction... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 224 times

Tags: Jonah Patrick, Nankum Wazhi, Abel Nanfa, Salisu Abdullahi, Abubakar Usman, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, Frank Mba, Inspector general of police

Zone 16 Police Command gets new AIG, promises new strategies in policing

DON Awunah, an Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) on Monday assumed office as the AIG in charge of Zone 16 Command comprising Bayelsa and Rivers States... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 156 times

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Guterres charges world on Gandhi’s message of peace, tolerance

ANTONIO Guterres, United Nations, UN, secretary-general,  has urged everyone to heed to late Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi’s message of peace and get down to the business... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 265 times

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South-East Governors condemn Akunyili’s murder

THE Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi, has condemned the murder of Dr Chike Akunyili. The deceased was the widower of late Prof. Dora Akunyili, a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 325 times

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NINAS urges UN to act now to avert catastrophe in Nigeria

  THE Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, NINAS, has urged the United Nations, UN, to act now to avert catastrophe in Nigeria.   NINAS stated this in a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 460 times

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Group berates IPOB over continued sit-at-home despite cancellation in Imo

THE Coalition of South-East Youth Leaders, (COSEYL), has berated the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over its continued sit-at-home order in Imo. COSEYL, a socio-political pressure... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, President-General, Goodluck Ibem, Kanice Igwe, Coalition of South-East Youth Leaders,

IGP declares open 3-day workshop for Police PROs

By Anthony Isibor.   USMAN Alkali Baba, the Inspector General of Police, has declared open the three-day presidential capacity building workshop organized for Police Public Relations Officers across... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: USMAN Alkali Baba,Nigeria-German Development Cooperation,Inspector General of Police,

Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do

Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do     Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 647 times

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Boko Haram sponsors in Buhari's govt have agenda to Islamise Nigeria - Navy Commodore 

NAVY Commodore Kunle Olawunmi, a retired military officer and former top Nigerian intelligence operative has said that he knows people sponsoring Boko Haram and other insecurity... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 628 times

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Army not abetting criminality in Abia – Nwachukwu

THE Nigerian Army has dismissed allegations by a lawmaker in Abia that the military officers were aiding and abetting criminality in Isuikwuato Local Government Area of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 102 times

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Mongono says terrorist groups forming alliance in the Sahel

...border insecurity , a permanent problem for Nigeria,  Cameroon  - Nji    NATIONAL Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (retd), on Tuesday raised the alarm on attempts... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 316 times

Tags: Zubairu Dada,Major General Babagana Monguno,Cameroon/Nigeria Transborder Security Committee,

LASEMA warns Lagos residents

THE Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it recovered a fallen tanker around Oregun area in Ikeja and warned residents to abstain from activities that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 219 times

Tags: Lagos State Emergency Management Agency,LASEMA Director-General, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu

Makinde mourns former General Olurin, Oyo military governor

  Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, on Saturday, mourned the death of a former Military Administrator of the state, General Adetunji Idowu Olurin. Makinde, who described the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 500 times

Tags: Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, General 'Tunji Idowu Olurin,, Governor of Ogun State,  Prince Dapo Abiodun, Taiwo Adisa,,

CAC digitisation: Registrar allays fears of staff job losses

THE Registrar General/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar, has allayed fears that some staff of the Commission might lose their... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 130 times

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