289 results found for Mr John Olateru

Make orphanages part of constituency projects—Coalition tells lawmakers

SEN. Eze Ajoku, President Coalition of Orphanages and Children’s Homes (COCHIN) has called on the National Assembly members to make investing in orphanages part of their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 46 times

Tags: Mrs Sarah John, Sen. Eze Ajoku, Coalition of Orphanages and Children’s Homes

Sen. Otu wins APC guber primary in C/River

SEN. Bassey Otu, a former lawmaker who represented Cross River South in the National Assembly, has emerged governorship flag bearer of the All Progressive Congress (APC). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 44 times

Tags: Sen. Bassey Otu, Mr Peter Odey, Mr Chris Agara, Sen. John Owan-Enoh, Mr Mohammed Kolo, Mr Alphonsus Eba, Gov. Ben Ayade, Amb. Soni Abang

2023: Court stops INEC from recognising Obaseki’s ad-hoc delegates

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from recognising or accepting ad-hoc delegates produced by Governor Godwin Obaseki’s faction... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 49 times

Tags: Governor Godwin Obaseki, Mr. John Musa, INEC, PDP, Mr Iyorchia Ayu, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, Mr Umar Bature

APC suspends State Assembly primaries in Nasarawa midway

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the State House Assembly primaries in Nasarawa state over alleged tampering with the authentic list of delegates in the... Read more

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

Tags: Dr John Mamman, All Progressives Congress,

Manchester United’s financial losses increase as broadcast revenue reduces

MANCHESTER United Football Club on Thursday reported a wider net loss in the third quarter as broadcast revenue slipped and player wages grew. This is coming days... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Cristiano Ronaldo, Europa League, Jose Mourinho, Ajax Amsterdam, Richard Arnold, John Murtough, Manchester United, Erik ten Hag,

Group calls for inauguration of NDDC Board

A Coalition of the South-South Support Groups on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on Federal Government to inaugurate the Governing Board... Read more

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

Tags: NDDC,Mr Jator Abido; Mrs Regina Amadi,Chief Preye Ogbofoni and Mr John Umeh,

Court restrains FG from issuing licences on marginal oil fields

THE Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has restrained the Federal Government from issuing licences on marginal oilfields in the Niger Delta pending the determination of... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Isa Dashen, Mrs Rosemary John-Oduone, Chief Brown Agu

Electrocution: IBEDC tasks students on safety-consciousness, handling of electrical appliances

IBADAN Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), on Wednesday, urged students to be safety-conscious and handle electrical appliances with care, to avoid electric shock and electrocution. Chief Operating Officer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), John Ayodele, Biodun Dirisu,

I’m Now Left With Nobody – Husband Of Woman Killed With 4 Kids

THE husband of the pregnant woman killed along with her four children by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Jubril Ahmed, said he is still... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 43 times

Tags: CAN,Rev. Joseph John Hayap,Murtala Aliyu,Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed,IPOB,Jubril Ahmed,Harira Jibril,Sarki Kabiru Bakari,

Exemplary Leadership, vision needed to succeed in marketplace – SystemSpecs boss

JOHN Obaro, the Group Managing Director of SystemSpecs, Africa’s financial and human capital technology giant, has identified vision and exemplary leadership as some of the qualities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mike Bamiloye, Samuel Sanusi, John Obaro, SystemSpecs, Gloria Bamiloye, Reverend Sam Aboyeji

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

Review fertilizers distribution channels for farmers to benefit, Stakeholders urge FG

Stakeholders in the Agriculture sector from the South-West Zone have called for review of fertilizers distribution channels to enable farmers to benefit more from the Federal... Read more

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

Tags: John Olateru, Samuel Akinade, Gbemisola Fayoyin, Folarin Akanni, Alhaji Sulaiman Araokanmi

Opara, new CIBN president unveils agenda to attract youths

THE Chartered Institute of bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on Saturday inaugurated Mr Ken Opara as the 22nd President/Chairman of Council to manage its affairs from 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Victor Aguwah, Justice A. Olateru-Olagbegi, Olayinka Odutola, Mary Aina

Bauchi Blasphemy: We ‘ll not accept this brutal way of murder – CAN

CHAIRMAN of the Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN) in Kaduna State, Rev.Joseph John Hayab has expressed worry over the allegation of blasphemy in Bauchi,saying the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 114 times

Tags: CAN, Rev.Joseph John Hayab, Babachir Lawal

Bauchi Blasphemy: We ‘ll not accept this brutal way of murder – CAN

CHAIRMAN of the Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN) in Kaduna State, Rev.Joseph John Hayab has expressed worry over the allegation of blasphemy in Bauchi,saying the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Rev.Joseph John Hayab

Gender Violence: Stop proposing out-of-court settlement, expert advises security officials

MR Kebe Ikpi, Acting Coordinator, Child Protection Network of Nigeria, Cross River Chapter, has advised security officials to stop proposing out-of-court settlement for cases of Gender... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mr Kebe Ikpi, Dr. Blessing Ntamu, SP Eremi John, Ms Marija Rakovic

Court remands security guard for allegedly defiling13-year-old girl

AN Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 33-year-old security guard, Ikechukwu John be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 26 times

Tags: ASP Victor Eruada, M. O. Tanimola, Ikechukwu John

2 arraigned over alleged attempted stealing

TWO men have been dragged by the police before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for attempted theft from residents. The defendants John Godspower and Bernard Emmanuel,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 26 times

Tags: Simon Uche, L.J.K Layeni, John Godspower, Bernard Emmanuel

Judge orders scavenger to clean court premises for public nuisance

A Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Friday ordered a 28- year-old scavenger, Sunny Chris, to clean its premises for one day for public nuisance. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Rotimi Williams, John Okpa, Malam Muhammad Adamu, Sunny Chris

Avianna & Harvey Entertainments sign up John Obi Mikel

ONE of the country’s most reputable talent management consulting and talent booking agencies, Avianna & Harvey Entertainments has announced the signing of John Mikel Obi. The Chelsea... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Ahmed Fadekemi, John Mikel Obi

Leicester weigh up Lookman permanent deal

LEICESTER City manager Brendan Rodgers is reportedly considering making winger Ademola Lookman’s loan to the club permanent. Lookman, who is on a season-long loan to the Foxes... Read more

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

Tags: Jadon Sancho, Reiss Nelson, Charlton Athletic, John Percy, Brendan Rodgers

Bwari Council Speaker promises improved revenue with amended bylaw

MR Julius Adamu, outgoing Speaker, Bwari Area Council Legislative Arm in FCT, says the counci’s bylaw being amended,  will bring about improvement in its Internally Generated... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Julius Adamu, Mr John Gabaya, Mr Matthew Okpeku

We ’ll not pull out of strike, LAUTECH ASUU vows

THE Ibadan Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday, in Ogbomoso, said that Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso, remained steadfast and would not pull... Read more

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

Tags: Opeoluwa Awoyinfa, John Alao, Olatunji Emmanuel Adegboye, Prof. Oyebamiji Oyegoke

FG calls for proposals on Czech-Nigeria technology transfer

THE Federal Government through the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure(NASENI) has called for solution-based research proposals that address socio-economic problems of the country. Dr Muhammed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Dr Muhammed Dahiru, Prof. Mohammed Haruna, Zdenek Krejci, John Mbiimbe

Gunmen attack cement truck, allegedly kill two

GUNMEN attacked a truck belonging to a popular cement company at Ugbolu village, near Asaba, on Wednesday allegedly killing the driver and his conductor. Eyewitnesses told newsmen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 34 times

Tags: DSP Bright Edafe, Tony Emezuaka, John Okafor

Property agent docked for alleged misappropriation of N1.8m

A 49-year-old property agent, Francis Akhuameokhun, was on Wednesday docked in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly misappropriating a customer’s N1.8 million. The police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Francis Akhuameokhun, John Okpa, Mr Philip Ilukholo, Malam Muhammad Adamu,

Property agent docked for alleged misappropriation of N1.8m

A 49-year-old property agent, Francis Akhuameokhun, was on Wednesday docked in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly misappropriating a customer’s N1.8 million. The police... Read more

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

Tags: Francis Akhuameokhun, John Okpa, Mr Philip Ilukholo, Malam Muhammad Adamu,

ICPC arraigns professor over $40,000 Bribe

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned one Professor John Kester Ifeanyichukwu over allegations of bribery and inducement of officers of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 101 times

Tags: ICPC, Prof. John Kester Ifeanyichukwu, justice A.O. Otaluka

Police Service Commission promotes Magu, 5 others AIG

THE Police Service Commission has confirmed the promotion of former Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mustafa Ibrahim Magu as an Assistant Inspector General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Abraham Egong Ayim, Zana Bala Senchi, John Ogbonnaya Amadi, Mustafa Ibrahim Magu

Stakeholders seek political will to revive textile sector

THE Nigeria Textile Manufacturers Association (NTMA) has appealed to the Federal Government to provide the enabling environment for the revival of the textile industry and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 30 times

Tags: John Adaji, Olusegun Obasanjo, Folorunsho Daniyan

OSHAssociation Nigeria inducts Plusworld Roofing, 5 others in Lagos

A Lagos-based roof maintenance company, Plusworld Roofing, has been inducted into the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHAssociation) as Corporate Member, the News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: John Igbaifua, Olusegun Aderemi, John Igbaifua

DavNotch Open: Lawal, Babalola, Oparaoji, others book quarter-finals berth

 PETER Lawal, Abdulmumuni Babalola and Uche Oparaoji on Wednesday all advanced to the quarter-finals of the ongoing DavNotch Tennis Open. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 96 times

Tags:  Peter Lawal, Abdulmumuni Babalola, Canice Abua, Emmanuel Emeruwa, David John, Uche Oparaoji

Expert seeks regulation of agricultural profession

MR Newton Ovie, Executive Secretary, Network for Agricultural Technical Education of Nigeria (NATEN), on Wednesday called for the regulation of agricultural profession to ensure efficiency and... Read more

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

Tags: Doug Bereuter, John Ogonowski, Newton Ovie

PDP Endorses John Emeka for Anambra North Senatorial Primary

AHEAD of the forthcoming Senatorial Primary Election of the opposition People's Democratic Party for Anambra North Senatorial District, a frontline support group of the opposition party... Read more

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

Tags: Prince John Emeka, Mr. Aboh Edwin Emeka, PDP

Nigeria ranks 11th most miserable nation in the world – Global Report

HANKE’s Annual Misery Index has rated Nigeria as the 11th most miserable country in 2021. According to the report, which analysed 156 countries by calculating their unemployment... Read more

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

Tags: Steve Hanke, John Hopkins University

Racism in cricket: Essex fined £50,000 over comment at board meeting in 2017

ESSEX have been fined £50,000 by the England and Wales Cricket Board after pleading guilty to two charges relating to a racist comment made at a... Read more

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

Tags: John Faragher, John Stephenson,

Lebanese driving against traffic in Lagos crushes woman

A Lebanese, John Greg, has been arrested by the police after he reportedly crushed the leg of a road user and sped off.   Daily Trust learnt that... Read more

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

Tags: SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Omotomi Akinsanya, John Greg

UN reiterates support for Nigeria in peace building

 THE UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on Wednesday  reaffirmed the organisation’s commitment to supporting Nigeria for the good of the citizenry. Guterres said this at the wreath-laying ceremony... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: UN, Antonio Guterres, Dr Betty Edu, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, UNDP, UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNODC.

Oba Otudeko sells Honeywell for N22bn to repay age long loan to First Bank

AFTER months of negotiations and proper preparation of documentation, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc a Nigerian agro-allied group led by Greek investor, John Coumantaros, has announced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Obafoluke Otudeko, First Bank, John Coumantaros

My abductors knelt before me for prayers – Freed Pastor

FOUNDER of Solid Rock Kingdom Church, Apostle John Okoriko, who was freed after four days in captivity, says his kidnappers requested prayers before letting him off... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Apostle John Okoriko

Buhari silent on varsities’ strike, deregulation as workers boo Ngige

THE current industrial action by the four tertiary institution-based unions and uncertainty surrounding the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) were sidelined in the address of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: John Alao, Olatunji Emmanuel, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Nnamdi Simon Enuah, Chris Ngige, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

Onaiyekan berates politicians over Nigeria’s woes

THE Emeritus Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Sunday berated the political class in the country, saying they have deliberately strangulated the country. According to... Read more

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

Tags: Anthony Olaniyan, Cyril Ezeani, Cardinal John Onaiyekan

Talented, young Nigerians shining in Hollywood

NIGERIANS are talented and they have made their mark in various capacities around the world. When Nigerians in Hollywood are mentioned, John Boyega, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Adewale... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Ifeanyi Okwuadi, John Boyega, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Dayo Okeniyi

Marriage counselling: Lagos residents differ on inclusion of mental evaluation

SOME Lagos residents have expressed different views on the inclusion of mental evaluation in pre-marital and marriage counselling to prevent crises in homes. The residents told the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: John Folarin, Kampala Ajejevwe, Mr Adronicus Adeyemi, Rachel Kpoudosu

The bullets were meant for us - part 1

By Bashorun J.K. Randle   ON Thursday 29th October 2020 “prominent citizens of Lagos State” assembled at Eko Club, Surulere, Lagos for what was described as a family... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Bashorun J.K. Randle, Dr. Patrick Dele-Cole, Stephen Doughty, Professor Michael Sandel, Colonel Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, Lt. Col. Halilu Akilu, Lt. Col. Tanko Ayuba, Lt. Col. David Mark, Lt. Colonel John

14 years on, Lagos airport awaits runway lights

ALMOST a year after the new vigor to end the historic blackout on the Runway 18L, the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, still awaits the deployment of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Capt. John Ojikutu, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu

U.S. speaks on maritime security, IUU fishing, drug operation in coastal Africa, seeks more partnership

THE United States seeks more partnership and collaboration with African countries to continue to ensure maritime security, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities, illegal drug operations happening in... Read more

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

Tags: Capt. John M. Tully, Capt. Michael E. Concannon

2023: Lawmaker preaches issue-based campaign

MR John Osewu, the member representing Doma South Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has called on politicians and other Nigerians to engage on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: John Osewu

Rangers’ awards delights Calvin Bassey

NIGERIA international Calvin Bassey has won the Rangers Young Player of the Season award for 2021-22. The 22-year-old enjoyed a memorable campaign as he helped Giovanni van... Read more

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

Tags: Joe Aribo, Connor Goldson, Glen Kamara, Ryan Kent, John Lundstram, Alfredo Morelos, Kemar Roofe, James Tavernier, Leon Balogun, Calvin Bassey, Giovanni van Bronckhorst

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

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

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

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

I won’t impose my successor on Delta – Okowa

GOVERNOR of Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa said he was not willing to impose a successor on the people but to allow God to choose his successor. Okowa... Read more

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

Tags: Rev. John Aruakpor, Oritsetimeyin Adams

Akwa Ibom APC and its leadership crisis

WHO blinks first in Akwa Ibom APC between Niger Delta Affairs Minister Godswill Akpabio and former National Caretaker Committee Secretary Senator John Akpanudoedehe? The two camps in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Abubakar Sani Bello, Godswill Akpabio, John Akpanudoedehe

World Book Day: Commission tasks Nigerans on reading culture

THE Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has called on Nigerians to embrace reading and support the creative industry. Its Director-General, Dr John Asein, said this in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: John Asein

Nigerian Copyright Commission joins in celebration of the 2022 World Book and Copyright Day

THE Director General of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, John O. Asein, says that the NCC joins the rest of the world to celebrate the 2022... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, John O. Asein, UNESCO

Cleric abducted in A/Ibom regains freedom

FOUNDER of Solid Rock Kingdom Church, Mkpat Enin, Akwa Ibom, John Okoriko, who was abducted on Tuesday has regained his freedom. Assailants abducted Okoriko from his church... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: John Okoriko, Solid Rock Kingdom Church, SP Odiko Macdon

Rivers: Group demands justice for alleged murder of colleague’s son

 MEMBERS of the Physically Challenged Community in Rivers have called for justice in the alleged murder of their colleagues’ son, Victor Eguzouwa. The deceased elder brother, Emmanuel... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Mr Friday Eboka, Mr John Eguzouwa, Emmanuel Eguzouwa, Victor Eguzouwa.

Oyetola tasks Igbo group on peaceful coexistence in Osun

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged members of Igbo community living in the state to continue to embrace peaceful coexistence with their host communities. Oyetola said... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, John Dike, Mr Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

FCT council re-introduces monthly sanitation

THE Chairman, Bwari Area Council of the FCT, Mr John Gabaya, says the monthly sanitation to address environmental challenges in the area is being re-introduced. Gabaya made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 32 times

Tags: John Gabaya

Civil servant suspended over Akeredolu’s death rumour

ONDO State government, yesterday, suspended a civil servant for reportedly spreading fake news about the purported death of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. The Head of Service, John Adeyemo,... Read more

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

Tags: John Adeyemo, Rotimi Akeredolu

CAN disowns group, backs Kukah on criticism of Buhari’s govt

THE Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna State chapter, has said it was not aware that a group, Northern Christians Forum, dissociated itself from Catholic Bishop... Read more

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

Tags: John Joseph Hayab, Josiah Nabut, Hassan Kukah, Muhamadu Buhari

Secretary Blinken says U.S not distracted by the Russian invasion in Ukraine

By Kennedy Nnamani ANTONY J. Blinken, the U.S Secretary of State, has reassured that the U.S is not distracted by the Russian invasion on Ukraine. This was stated by the... Read more

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

Tags: Antony J. Blinken, John Kerry, Monica Medina

Pope appoints administrator for Warri diocese

CATHOLIC Pontiff, Pope Francis, has appointed the Archbishop of Benin, His Grace, Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze, as the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of... Read more

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

Tags: John Ederaine, Augustine Obiora Akubeze, Pope Francis

Ukraine’s military gets more aircraft, parts to repair others – Pentagon

UKRAINE’S military has received additional aircraft as well parts for repairs to get damaged aircraft flying again, the Pentagon has said. Ukraine has defied expectations of allies... Read more

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

Tags: John Kirby,

Football: NPFL players lack bite for scoring goals – Sunshine Stars’ Chairman

BABATUNDE Ogunja, an ex-Green Eagles player and Chairman of Sunshine Stars FC of Akure, has decried the declining quality of football in Nigeria. Ogunja who spoke to... Read more

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

Tags: Tunji Banjo, John Chidozie, Aloysius Atuegbu, Moses Otolorin, Babatunde Ogunja

Plateau: PDP aspirants raise concerns over imposition plot

CRISIS looms within the Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as some gubernatorial aspirants and stakeholders have alleged a plot in the state... Read more

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

Tags: Akans John, PDP

Tinubu is God’s choice for 2023 presidency – Bishop Kayode Williams

The telephone conversation was brief and direct. “Mr. Yusuf, you have to help me deliver this message from God to Nigerians: my secret for 2023 presidential... Read more

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

Tags: John Odigie Oyegun, Bishop Kayode Williams, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Ogboyega Coal Blocks: BPE transfers asset title to OENPL

THE Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at its corporate offices in Abuja, transferred the asset title of Ogboyega North and South... Read more

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

Tags: Alex A,Okoh, John Ndanusa Akanya,

Ex-pension director bags 6-year jail term, supreme court affirms

THE Supreme Court of Nigeria, on Wednesday, in Abuja, affirmed the six years imprisonment imposed on a former Federal Director of Pensions (FDP), Mr John Yakubu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 127 times

Tags: John Yakubu Yusuf, Tijjani Abubakar

Senate confirms Buhari’s nominees as NUPRC Commissioners

THE Senate has confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s four nominees as Executive Commissioners of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC). The confirmation followed the consideration of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Dr Nuhu Habib, Capt. Tonlagha Roland John,

Denying LGs autonomy responsible for insecurity, PDP chieftain slam Govs

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former commissioner for Land and Survey in Benue State, Surveyor John Tondus, has said state governors’ refusal... Read more

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

Tags: John Tondus,

Njoku kills girlfriend, sleeps with corpse for 6 days

A man, Ifeanyi Njoku, has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Precious Okeke, 24, in an estate at Badore, in the Ajah area of Lagos... Read more

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

Tags: Benjamin Hundeyin, Ifeanyi Njoku, Precious Okeke, Elizabeth John,

Kaduna Assembly confirms Aboki as Commissioner, Planning, Budget Commission

THE Kaduna State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Hajiya Umma Aboki as the state’s Commissioner for Planning and Budget Commission (PBC). The Speaker, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Rebecca Sako-John, Yusuf Zailani, Nasir el-Rufai, Hadiza Umar

PDP zones governorship seat to Plateau central

 THE State Executive Committee (SEC) of the Plateau chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has zoned the governorship seat to the central senatorial district of... Read more

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

Tags: Mr John Akans, Mr Christopher Hassan, People’s Democratic Party

Court stops media coverage  of trial of Nnamdi Kanu, others

THE Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has released a new practice direction for the trial of terrorism cases before the Court. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice John Tsoho

Manchester City defender blocking out 'outside noise' ahead of 'vital' week

MANCHESTER City defender John Stones is trying to block out the "outside noise" ahead of a "vital" week with games against Liverpool and Atletico Madrid. City beat Burnley... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: MANCHESTER City, Champions League, Premier League, John Stones, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid

Group to intensify sensitisation against cultism, drug abuse in FCT

THE Bwari Youth Development Forum in Bwari Area Council of the FCT says it will intensify its sensitisation of youths against cultism and drug abuse within... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Bwari Youth Development Forum, Mr John Awoyi,

Reps probe hike in price of diesel

HOUSE of Representatives, Tuesday, resolved to investigate the sharp  increase in the price of diesel also known as AGO. It therefore mandated its Committees on Petroleum Resources... Read more

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

Tags: Chike John Okafor, APC, NMDPRA,

IGP appoints Amadi Ag. DIG Research and Planning

...as CP Moronkeji Adesina takes charge in Ekiti State THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, has ordered the posting of Assistant Inspector-General... Read more

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

Tags: IGP Usman Alkali Baba, AIG John Ogbonaya Amadi

IGP appoints Amadi acting DIG research, planning

INSPECTOR-general of Police, IGP Usman Baba has appointed assistant inspector-general of police, AIG John Ogbonaya Amadi, as Ag. DIG Department of Research and Planning, Force headquarters,... Read more

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

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IGP approves appointment of new DIG for research, training

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr  Usman Baba, has appointed Mr John Amadi, as the Acting Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) in charge of the Department... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Mr Usman Baba, Mr John Amadi, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi,

Neil Robertson beats John Higgins to win final

NEIL Robertson made a superb comeback from 9-4 down to beat John Higgins 10-9 and retain the Tour Championship title in Llandudno. Robertson won a tense decider... Read more

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NGO distributes relief materials to victims of banditry

A Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Society for Alleviation of Rural Poverty and Integration of Peaceful co-existence, SARPIC, has distributed relief items to over 1,000 Internally Displaced Persons,... Read more

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Manchester United midfielder extends deal to 2026

MANCHESTER United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has signed a one-year contract extension with the club. The 27-year-old, who joined in January 2020 for an initial £47m, is now... Read more

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‘Baba Ijebu’ bags NIJ Fellowship award

THE Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) on Thursday conferred a fellowship award on the Chairman, Premier Lotto, Chief Kesington Adebutu, popularly known as Baba Ijebu. The News... Read more

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Tags: Chief Kesington Adebutu, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Mrs Maiden Alex-Ibru, Mr John Momoh, Chairman, Mr Sheyin Ephraim, Baba Ijebu.

6 docked for alleged cable theft from Dangote Refinery

SIX men were on Wednesday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly stealing 50 armoured cables from Dangote Refinery. The defendants are Abiola... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: ASP Rita Momah, Barisua Kpurugbara, Daniel Haruna, Abiola John

Sir Elton John and Ed Sheeran lead tributes at emotional memorial

SIR Elton John, Ed Sheeran and a host of former cricketers led the tributes to Australian cricketing legend Shane Warne at an emotional memorial service. The service,... Read more

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NGO tasks Kaduna Govt on improved water, sanitation facilities in health centres

THE Nigeria Health Watch, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Wednesday , appealed to Kaduna State Government to provide adequate Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities in Primary... Read more

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

Tags: John Sarkinsamari, Nigeria Health Watch, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Dr Kenusola Agbaoye,

CAN mourns victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

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

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

APC in Nasarawa State drums support for new national chairman, NWC members

The Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday in Lafia urged party members nationwide to support the new APC National Chairman, Sen.... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr John Mamman, Sen. Umaru-Tanko Almakura,

Scotland head coach Steve Clarke says his side can "look forward" after extending their unbeaten run to eight games

SCOTLAND head coach Steve Clarke says his side can "look forward" after extending their unbeaten run to eight games, despite spurning a two-goal lead in a... Read more

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

Tags: Steve Clarke, John McGinn, Michael Gregoritsch, Ernst-Happel-Stadion

NACCIMA lauds Gov. Ugwuanyi for supporting business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Court orders transfer of Abba Kyari to Kuje correctional centre

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered the transfer of suspended DCP Abba Kyari to Kuje Correction Centre.   Justice Emeka Nwite gave the order after Kyari’s... Read more

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

Tags: NDLEA, Insp. John Nuhu, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chibunna Umeibe, Emeka Ezenwanne, DCP Abba Kyari

Protesters shut down Cross River secretariat over unpaid salaries

HUNDREDS of aggrieved civil servants, on Monday, took to the streets of Calabar, Cross River State capital, protesting years of unpaid salaries. The protesters locked up the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Timothy Ogbang Akwaji, John Odey, Ben Ayade, David Iyaya

John Herdman - the English manager behind landmark qualification

IN England, memories of the 1986 World Cup centre around Diego Maradona, the 'Hand of God' and the wonder goal he scored for Argentina in that... Read more

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

Tags: Diego Maradona, 1986 World Cup, John Herdman, Cyle Larin, Alphonso Davies, Jonathan David

Airport attack: Nigeria experiencing Afghanistan situation – Afenifere

THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has said the invasion of the Kaduna International Airport by bandits on Saturday was an indication of how bad the security... Read more

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

Tags: Jare Ajayi, John Ojikutu,

Federal High Court begins Easter vacation, April 8

THE Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, says the 2022 Easter vacation of the court will begin on April 8. Tsoho... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

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NCC Intensifies antipiracy operations, arrests 4 suspects

...impounds infringing books   AS Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) renews its antipiracy drive for effective copyright protection, four suspected pirates have been arrested and infringing books worth over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Mr. Obi Ezeilo, Mr. Augustine Amodu, NCC, Dr. John O. Asein

APC Convention: Bottle water goes for N300

THE price of bottle water has risen from N100 to N300 due to high demand at the Eagle Square, Abuja, where the All Progressives Congress (APC)... Read more

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

Tags: Mr John Dyegh,

Police arraign man, 25, for alleged attempted stealing

THE police on Thursday arraigned one Sunday John, 25, before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun, for allegedly entering into a compound with the intention to... Read more

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

Tags: A. O. Adeyemi, Felix Okereke, Insp E. O. Adaraloye, Sunday John

Estate agent docked for allegedly duping client of N5.3m

A 53-year-old estate agent, John Odunlami, on Thursday appeared before an Abeokuta Magistrate Court for allegedly duping an accommodation seeker of N5.3 million. The defendant, whose address... Read more

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

Tags: Joseph Olusegun, John Odunlami, ASP Olakunle Shonibare

African countries urge to coordinate COVID-19 travel rules

THE Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, has called on African countries to coordinate its COVID-19 travel rules and for a global discussion about... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

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Forum solicits council’s support for improved health infrastructures in communities

The President, Bwari Youth Development Forum, Abuja, Mr John Awoyi, on Tuesday solicited the Bwari Area Council’s support for improved health infrastructure within communities in the... Read more

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

Tags: Bwari Youth Development Forum, John Awoyi, John Gabaya,

NUT strike: Group urges FCT, union to consider pupils, end action

 Bwari Youth Development Forum in Bwari, Area Council, Abuja, has urged the FCT Administration and the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT)  in the council to consider... Read more

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

Tags: John Awoyi, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC),

Non-service of court papers stalls Kyari’s extradition suit

 HEARING in the extradition suit filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) at a Federal High Court, Abuja, against suspended DCP Abba Kyari, on Wednesday,... Read more

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Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice John Tsoho, Pius Akutah National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

Regulations, guidelines for 2023 Poll to be ready in 10 months, says Yakubu

PROF Mahmood Yakubu Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the regulations and guidelines for the 2023 general election will be ready in ten... Read more

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

Tags: John Palfrey, Muhammadu Buhari, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

MacArthur Foundation offers scholarship to 221 BUK female students

THE MacArthur Foundation has offered scholarship to 221 female students of Bayero University Kano, BUK, to reinforce their interest in investigative and data journalism. The Chairman, MacArthur... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, John Palfrey, Prof. Umar Pate, MacArthur Foundation

Moscow: Russia-U.S. ties at breaking point because of Ukraine

THE Ukraine conflict has brought Russia- United States relations to breaking point, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. Ryabkov said: “Yesterday, a note of protest... Read more

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

Tags: President Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin, John Sullivan, Sergei Ryabkov

Tongues wag as FG pulls down N5bn former headquarters of AIB-N

FINALLY, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has demolished the regional headquarters of the Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA,... Read more

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

Tags: Akin Olateru, FAAN

APC Crisis: Why Akpanudoedehe’s sack may fall through

ON Thursday, March 17, 2020, Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello’s tendency in the All Progressives Congress APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee announced the sack of the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello, CECPC, John James Akpanudoedehe

Bandits reportedly abduct 48 in Southern Kaduna community

NO fewer than 48 persons have been reportedly kidnapped in Agunu Dutse, Agunu ward of Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Kachia local government is in... Read more

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

Tags: Philip John, Abubakar Sule, Maurice Tanko,

Court orders INEC to return Stephen Ntukekpo-led Akwa Ibom APC EXCO

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to return Stephen  Ntukekpo as state chairman of Akwa Ibom chapter of the... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, Uduakobong Udoh, Uko Obonodo Ini, INEC, APC, Augustine Ekanem, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Justice Taiwo Taiwo,

As commercial aviation grounds to a halt over fuel scarcity, price hike

FOR the past few weeks, scarcity of Aviation Turbine Kerosene, ATK, also known as Jet A1 has disrupted air travel across the nation’s airports. The scarcity... Read more

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

Tags: Capt. John Ojikutu, Captain Ibrahim Mshelia, Allen Onyeama, Egwuonu  Nnamdi, Chekwubechukwu Osinachi, Patrick Mor

Buni disbands Bello’s convention sub-committees

THE chairman of  Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has disbanded the... Read more

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

Tags: Aminu Masari, Dapo Abiodun, Abdulrazaq AbdulRahman, Muhammadu Buhari, John Akpanudoedehe, Mai Mala Buni, Abubakar Sani Bello

Court fixes May 25 to hear alleged land seizure by FCT minister, FCDA

Justice Baba Sani of an FCT High Court, Apo, has fixed May 25 for hearing on alleged land seizure against the FCT Minister, Alhaji Muhammed Bello,... Read more

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

Tags: Messers Ahmed Musa, Rasheed Musa, John Godwin, C. Nwaji, Alhaji Muhammed Bello, Justice Baba Sani

Purported APC NEC Meeting cancelled

THE planned National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been cancelled.   Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Femi Adesina, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, Mai Mala Buni,

Nasarawa’s Gov. Sule cautions APC members against heating polity

GOV. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has cautioned members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state against making inflammatory statements that could heat the... Read more

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

Tags: John Mamman, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Umaru Al-Makura, Abdullahi Sule

APC crisis: Buni’s camp bounces back as activities for convention begin

THE camp of the embattled Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni... Read more

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

Tags: Shuaibu Aruwa, Justice Bello Kawu, Nasir El-Rufai, Abubakar Sani Bello, Adams Oshiomhole, Muhammadu Buhari, James John Akpanudoedehe, Mai Mala Buni

State pensioners in Auchi protest unpaid allowances, gratuities

The Etsako West chapter of the National Union of Pensioners (NUP), on Wednesday, protested against the Edo State government’s failure to settle their unpaid gratuities, improve... Read more

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

Tags: John Ogiadomhe, Shaka Momoh,

Grand Slam board announces trial for first-to-10 tie-breaks in final sets

 FIRST-to-10 tie-breaks will conclude the final sets of all four grand slam tournaments with immediate effect, the Grand Slam Board has announced. The decision, which will initially... Read more

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

Tags: John Isner, Nicolas Mahut, Kevin Anderson

As Buni finally takes charge: INEC confirms attendance of APC NEC meeting tomorrow

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC confirmed yesterday that it would attend an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the governing All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: INEC, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Governor Sani Bello, Sen John James Akpanudoedehe.

APC supposed leadership crisis ends as Akpanudoedehe returns

SEN. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has reemphasized that there is no leadership crisis in the party as being... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, APC, Gov. Mai Mala Buni,

N-Power: Business owners solicit support for expansion

OWNERS of some small and medium businesses on Tuesday appealed to the Federal Government for loan assistance to boost their businesses.   They made the appeal in separate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Mr John Aka, Mr Isa Abdulatif,

Aviation experts urge FG to allow local airlines import Jet-A1

SOME aviation experts have urged the Federal Government to grant operational licences to airline operators to import Jet – A fuel, to reduce the recent price... Read more

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

Tags: Airline Operators of Nigeria, Dr Gabriel Olowo, Grp.-Capt. John Ojikutu

VC seeks police support to address insecurity in Plateau varsity

PROF. Yohanna Izam, the Vice Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has sought the support and collaboration of the Nigeria Police Force towards addressing insecurity in the... Read more

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

Tags: John Agams, Bartholomew Onyeka, PROF. Yohanna Izam

All Progressives Confusion

  By Mahmud Jega      DURING birthday and get together parties during our secondary school days, Riddles and Jokes was a regular item on the program. In case students... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: INE,. APC, El Rufa, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle, Prof Tahir Mamman, John Akpan Udoedehe

Nigeria includes rice in fortified foods list

The Federal Government says it has included rice on the list of foods that must be fortified with micronutrients to reduce the rate of hidden hunger... Read more

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

Tags: John Uruakpa, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF),Michael Ojo,

Court fixes March 28 for ruling in Abba kyari, others’ bail plea

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 for ruling in a bail application filed by suspended DCP Abba Kyari and others.   Justice Emeka Nwite... Read more

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

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chibunna Patrick Umeibe, Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwanne, Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, Insp. John Nuhu.

Ethiopian Airline, NANTA strengthen tie on business opportunities

THE Ethiopian Airline said on Sunday in Abuja that it was ready to fully collaborate with the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents (NANTA) Abuja Zone... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Mrs. Senait Ataklet, Ogechi Nnaemeka, NANTA, Ethiopian Airline, Angela Ike, Sarah John Nini, Kingsley Oguebie, Ibrahim Garba,

APC clears the air on Akpanudoedehe, says he hasn’t resigned

ALHAJI Salisu Dambatta, Director of Publicity of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  says John Akpanudoedehe, Secretary of the party’s Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee ,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Abubakar Bello, Alhaji Salisu Dambatta, John Akpanudoedehe

INEC rejects Bello’s letter, says only Buni, Secretary can sign

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected a letter inviting it to an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee(NEC) of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: INEC, APC, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe.

National Convention: APC replies INEC, says it didn’t breach law

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it has not fallen short of the law in anyway with regards to the letter it sent to... Read more

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

Tags: INEC,APC, Mr Ismail Ahmed, Gov. Mai Mala Buni,Rose Anthony, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe,

Nigeria woos US funding for natural gas development

TIMIPRE Sylva, Minister of state, Petroleum Resources has called on the United States, US, government to provide funding support for Nigeria to develop its natural gas... Read more

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

Tags: Harry Karman, John Kerry, Jennifer Granholm, Timipre Sylva

Assault: 5 in court for allegedly `breaking’ neighbour’s leg

 The Police on Friday dragged five persons before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting at Ibadan for allegedly assaulting their neighbour  and damaging her husband’s property.   The defendants are:... Read more

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

Tags: Alice Benjamin, John Urchin, Stephen Torkyo, Kehinde John, Kehinde Benjamin,

INEC to Niger Gov: We’re not aware of leadership change in APC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it is not aware of leadership change in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Senior officials of the... Read more

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

Tags: Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, John James Akpanudoedehe, Nasir El-Rufai, Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni,

Emergency NEC: INEC rejects Bello’s letter, says only Buni, Secretary can sign

The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) has rejected a letter inviting it to an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee(NEC) of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe.

MultiChoice promises advertisers more value with improved content

JOHN Ugbe, MultiChoice Nigeria, chief executive officer, has declared that the company is committed to the production and broadcast of content that align with the consumption... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Olalekan Fadolapo, Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee, John Ugbe, MultiChoice

FOREX volatility contributes to cost of cooking gas –Gas plant manager

UMORO Samuel, the Plant Manager of Sky Wave Energy and Gas Ltd., on Thursday said foreign exchange volatility contributed to high cost of cooking gas. Samuel made... Read more

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

Tags: Umoro Samuel, John Moses

Buni won’t return as APC caretaker committee chairman – El-Rufai

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai confirmed yesterday that Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni will never return as chairman of the national caretaker committee of the... Read more

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

Tags: Orji Uzor Kalu, Ovie Omo-Agege, John Odigie Oyegun, Adams Oshiomole, Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Sani Bello, Nasir El-Rufai, Mai Mala Buni

APC Secretary denies resigning, says it’s fake news

SEN. John Akpankudohede, National Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has denied resigning from the position.   Akpankudohede said this  when he... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Gov. Abdulrahman  Abdulrazaq, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, APC, Sen. John Akpankudohede, President Muhammadu Buhari

Mixed reactions trail sack of Ebonyi Governor, deputy

MIXED reactions have trailed the removal of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and his deputy, Dr Eric Kelechi-Igwe from office by a Federal High Court in... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Dr Eric Kelechi-Igwe, Mr Basil Igwe, Mr John Okoro, Justice Enyang Ewo, People’s Democratic Party, APC,

APC crisis: Why Buhari approved Buni’s sack

PROMINENT leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari actually approved the sack of the chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Salihu Lukman, Mai Mala Buni, Yahaya Bello, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Hope Uzodimma, Babagana Zulum, Dapo Abiodun, Inuwa Yahaya, Ovie Omo AgegeGovernor Nasir el-Rufai, APC, Senator John James Akpanud

Fresh APC crisis: I have Buhari’s blessing, says Niger governor

A fresh crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress, APC, with Governor Sani Bello of Niger State taking charge of the ruling party pending the... Read more

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

Tags: Hope Uzodinma, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Yahaya Bello, John James Akpanudoedehe, Muhammadu Buhari, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Mai Mala Buni, Sani Bello

Pope appoints Ugorji as Archbishop of Owerri

HIS Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Revd (Dr.) Lucius Ugorji, as the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri in Imo State. Pope Francis, represented by Apostolic Nuncio to... Read more

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

Tags: Hope Uzodimma, Pope John Paul II, Archbishop Anthony l Obinna, Pope Francis, Most Revd (Dr.) Lucius Ugorji

DCP Abba Kyari’s co-defendants plead guilty to drug trafficking charge

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has produced the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, before the Federal High Court in Abuja for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Chibunna Patrick Umeibe, Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwanne, Abba Kyari, ACP Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, Insp. John Nuhu

APC Crisis: I’m still in charge, Buni insists, dismisses ‘fake news’ on alleged sack

AGAINST reports of his sack by President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC, Gov. Mai Mala Buni has insisted that he... Read more

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

Tags: John James Akpanudoedehe, Muhammadu Buhari, Mai Mala Buni

Don’t transfer us to prison, DCP Kyari, others beg court

DCP, Abba Kyari, The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, who is facing a drug trafficking charge, on Monday, begged the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja... Read more

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

Tags: Joseph Sunday, ACP Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, Insp. John Nuhu, Justice Emeka Nwike, Kanu Agabi, Abba Kyari

Food crisis looms as fertiliser price soars ahead rainy season

STAKEHOLDERS in the agricultural sector, especially farmers, have expressed fears over imminent food crisis owing to the continued rise in the prices of fertiliser. They said if... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Ishiaku Musa, Mallam Sefiu Alani, Lawal Maishanu, John Olateru, Subaru Ruth, Joshua Ngwen, Atong James, Yahaya Muhammad, Sani Suleiman, Malam Habibu Tsakuwa, Sani Danladi Yadakwari, Kabiru Ibrahim, Hu

Gov. Akeredolu appoints chairmen, members of boards, commission

GOV. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has constituted chairmen and members of the Local Government Service Commission, the state’s Christian Welfare Board and the state’s Muslim... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Mr Richard Olatunde, Mr Ife Iji; Mr Dennis Alonge, Mrs Ronke Ojo, Comrade Bola Taiwo, Rev. Dr John Oladapo, Apostle Charles Ajepe, Pastor Funmilayo Odeyemi, Rev. Father Fid

Winners of multilingual poetry prize emerge

PAN-African Writers Association has announced the winners of its multilingual poetry prize, entitled The PAWA Literary Series. The association made the announcement at an online award ceremony... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: John Rusumbi, Hanusi Babusa, Maureen Isaacson, Bashiru Abdallah, Naguib Mohammed Ali, Abdul Monem Ramadan

AstraZeneca: Celebrating one year of COVAX vaccine deliveries to Africa

WHEN on Dec. 31, 2019, the World Health Organisation  (WHO) was  informed of cases of a pneumonia-like disease of unknown cause in Wuhan City, China, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: World Health Organisation, AstraZeneca, Dr John Nkengasong, Aurélia Nguyen,

GOtv customers to enjoy discount offer on decoder price

PAY television service provider, GOtv Nigeria, has announced a new discount offer, MAX Enjoyment for Less, for new customers starting Thursday, 3 March 2022 The decoder price,... Read more

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

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Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Uzodimma in APC convention panels

GOVERNORS  have been named as chairmen of many of the 20 sub-committees announced yesterday by the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,Mai Mala Buni,Justice Abubajar Malami (SAN),Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq,Governor Hope Uzodimma,Governor Bello Masari,Governor Dapo Abiodun,CECPC,Senator John Akpanudoede

FG inaugurates internal road in College of Dental Technology, Enugu

THE Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated and handed over a rehabilitated one-kilometer road to the management of Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu. Speaking at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: John Emaimo, Olufemi Oyekanmi, Babatunde Fashola, Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu

APC: North-Central governors pay visit to Al-Makura over consensus

THREE governors who are members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have met a former governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, in a bid to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Teslim Folarin, Alhaji Sadeeq Sule-Iko Sami, Mustapha Salihu, MB Shehu, Prof. Etim Nyong, Nkem Okeke, Ovie Omo-Agege, AbdulRahman AbdulRazak, John James Akpanudoedehe, Ali Modu Sheriff, George Akume,

APC approves Zoning Committee, ahead of National Convention

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved a zoning committee, ahead of the March 26 National Convention.Sen. John Akpanudodehe, the National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. AbdulRahaman AbdulRazak, Sen. John Akpanudodehe, Mrs Nkem Okeke, Prof.  Etim Nyong, Alhaji Mustapha Salihu, Sen. Teslim Folarin and Alhaji Sadeeq Sule-Iko Sami

N50,000 one-way flight tickets: What does it spell for public?

IN the past two weeks, air travellers have been struggling to adjust to a major hike in the price of tickets introduced by domestic airline operators.   The hike,... Read more

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

Tags: Gbenga Olowo, Capt. John Ojikutu, Vincent Okeke, Ben Shemang, Air Peace, Overland, Arik Air

50th Anniversary: Lagos Catholic faithful to honour 1st indigenous bishop

THE Lagos Catholic faithful have concluded plans to honour its first indigenous Bishop, Most. Rev. John Kwao Amuzu-Aggey, on his 50th anniversary of his great feat... Read more

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

Tags: Most Rev. JKA Aggey, Mrs Abimbola Isiyemi-Haastrup, Rev. John Kwao Amuzu-Aggey,

Court orders businessman to clean church for 90 days

AN FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Tuesday ordered a 27- year-old businessman, Ejaigu Doland, to clean the premises of the Saint John Mary Vianney Catholic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: EFCC, Mariya Sherriff, Ejaigu Doland, Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya, Saint John Mary Vianney Catholic Church,

How Olympic champion and LGBT icon revolutionised figure skating

JOHN Curry was an icon, a trailblazer and one of the greatest figure skaters of all time. His elegant, balletic style revolutionised a sport he came to... Read more

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

Tags: JOHN Curry, AIDS

NGF objects to electricity bill before senate

THE 36 governors have objected to the Electricity Bill currently being considered by the Senate, which is due for discussion this week. According to the governors under... Read more

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

Tags: John Kayode Fayemi, Gabriel Suswam,

How Olympic champion and LGBT icon revolutionised figure skating

JOHN Curry was an icon, a trailblazer and one of the greatest figure skaters of all time. His elegant, balletic style revolutionised a sport he came to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: JOHN Curry, LGBT,

Osun primary: Why Aregbesola’s man’s appeal was dismissed, by APC panel

THE Appeal Committee raised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the Osun State governorship primary has explained why it threw out the petition of an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

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APC tasks public office holders on friendship to all

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nassarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State has urged public officers to live above board and extend hands of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Alex Nangba,Mr Moses Malle, Mr Bala John, Gov. Abdullahi Sule,

Ohanaeze lauds APC for zoning ticket to South, calls others to do same

APEX Igbo social-cultural group, Ohanaeze N’digbo, has commended the All Progressive  Congress, APC, for zoning their presidential ticket to the southern part of Nigeria. A statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: John Oyegun, Nasir Ahmad El Rufai, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abubakar Rimi, Bola Ige, Solomon Lar, Alex Ekwueme, Alex Ogbonnia

Man charged with murder after ‘sawing chunk of friend’s leg’

A suspect has been charged with murder after he allegedly sawed off a chunk of his friend’s leg as part of an ‘arrangement’. John Yalu, 36, is... Read more

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

Tags: John Yalu, police

Australian athlete dies aged 91

LEGENDARY Australian athlete John Landy, renowned for his rivalry with Britain's Roger Bannister in the 1950s, has died aged 91. Landy became the second athlete in history,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

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Zimbabwe’s inflation surges to 6 month high

DATA released by Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) stated that Zimbabwe’s annual inflation accelerated to 66.1 per cent in February, up from 60.6 per cent the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency, Governor John Mangudya, Mthuli Ncube

APC stakeholders rage over Adamu’s ‘selection’ as party chairman

SOME stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed disappointment over the reported endorsement of Senator Abdullahi Adamu by the Presidency. Members of the Governor Atiku... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, John Akpanudoedehe, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Abubakar Sani Bello, Simon Lalong, Yahaya Bello, Governor Atiku Bagudu, Senator Abdullahi Adamu,

Need to re-perceive the crisis in Ukraine and try to see a Russian perspective

By Floyd Rudmin         EVENTS in Ukraine are moving fast and faster. Dangers of economic paralysis in Ukraine and of wider war with Russia are very real. This...... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 267 times

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Police partners Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators on alternative dispute resolution

THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, received the leadership of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators, ICMC, led by its President, Agada John... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

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APC CECPC appoints Zonal Congress Committees

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) on Thursday, appointed committees for March 12, Zonal Congresses. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, Mr David Lyon, Sen. Yusuf Yusuf, Sen. Ken Nnamani

Omicron BA.2 sub-variant more infectious – Africa CDC

AFRICAN Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, on Thursday, said the Omicron BA.2 sub-variant of COVID-19 appeared to be more infectious than the original BA.1 sub-variant. Dr... Read more

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

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Nadal matches best start to season in Mexico as Medvedev wins

RAFAEL Nadal equalled the best start to a season in his career after winning his first match at the Mexican Open on Tuesday. In his first match... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Rafael Nadal, Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Cameron Norrie, Tommy Paul, John Millman,

Ortom sues for lasting peace between Egba, Ologba clans in Agatu

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for lasting peace betweem the Egba and Ologba clans in Agatu Local Government Area of the state. Ortom made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Chief Godwin Onah, Chief Baba Odangla, Benue State University (BSU), Prof. Armstrong Adejo, Dr John Elaigwu, Prof. James Ayaitse,

Nigeria Police on manhunt for Abba Kyari's deputy Umoru

THE Police and other security agencies are in hot chase for John Umoru, Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP ,a member of the Intelligence Response Team who fled as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Ani, James Bawa, Sunday Ubua, Abba Kyari, John Umoru

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry speaks on “Implementation Plus: Global Climate Action in 2022”

GOOD afternoon and thank you, Ambassador Cohen, for that generous introduction and for representing our nation and supporting our staff here in Egypt. Thanks also to... Read more

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

Tags: John Kerry, President Biden, Louis Armstrong, COP26, President Dallal, Salaam-Alaikum,

HIV/AIDS patients to benefit from Delta empowerment programme – Commissioner

Delta Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has said that persons living with HIV/ AIDS in the state would benefit from government’s empowerment programmes. The Commissioner disclosed this on... Read more

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

Tags: Charles Aniagwu, Dr Iheaka Ezieme, Delta State Agency for the Control of AIDS (DELSACA), Dr John Osuyali,

On who resides the fate of APC?

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, did what no other opposition political party has ever done in the political history of the country, when in 2015, against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Mai Mala Buni, Femi Adesina, Godwin Obaseki, John Oyegun, Chief  Vincent Ogbulafor

Obasanjo warms that 15m out-of-school children may join terrorism

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday warned that the 15 million out-of-school children are potential members of terrorists group in the future. Obasanjo also traced the current security crisis... Read more

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

Tags: John Kayode Fayemi, Olusegun Obasanjo 

APC shifts National Convention to March 26- Akpankudohede

THE Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved March 26 for the National Convention of the party. Sen. John... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. John Akpankudohede,

2023: John Maxwell’s global beyond success to engage Nigerian politicians

John Maxwell, Influential world leadership expert’s global Beyond Success Leadership Roundtable has been inaugurated in Nigeria with plans to engage Nigerian politicians ahead of 2023 general... Read more

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

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AIB reveals air crashes have taken 2,038 Nigerians in 53 years

AKIN Olateru, the commissioner and chief executive of the Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria, AIB, said Nigeria has lost 2,038 lives to aviation accidents in the last... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Akin Olateru, Hadi Sirika

Copyright Commission, MCSN, DJAN Discuss Royalty Payments

THE Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has facilitated the emergence of an appropriate framework between the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) and Disco Jockeys Association of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: DJAN, Mr. Tade Adeyemi, MCSN, Mr. Mayo Ayilaran, Dr. John O. Asein, Mr. Augustine Amodu, Mr. Emeka Ogboona, Moses Iorsheer

Nigeria needs strong, independent, media — Momoh

THE Chairman of Channels Media Group, Mr John Momoh, says that strong and independent media organisations will provide solutions to emerging socio-political challenges in the country. Momoh... Read more

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

Tags: Mr John Momoh, Bayero University

NYSC, NCDC partner on safe conduct of orientation camps

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has pledged to partner with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols for... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Oyeladun Okunromade, Maj-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, Dr John Oladejo, NYSC

Aribo grabs assist as Rangers smash Borussia Dortmund in Europa League

Rangers pulled off a stunning 4-2 win away to Borussia Dortmund on Thursday to take command of their Europa League knockout stage playoff tie. A penalty kick... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Rangers, Borussia Dortmund, James Tavernier, Alfredo Morelos, Joe Aribo, Jude Bellingham, John Lundstram, Gregor Kobel,

Another Nigerian dies in South Africa after vicious attack

THE Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA) has announced the death of another Nigerian in South Africa, following a vicious attack on the Nigerian by gangsters in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Mr Collins Mgbo, Olusola Solarin, Mr Nicholas John

FA warns former England captain over long-stud comments in interview

DERBY County manager Wayne Rooney has been warned by the Football Association after saying he once wore boots with long studs "to injure someone". The FA sought Rooney's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: DERBY County, Wayne Rooney, John Terry

Abba Kyari’s police accomplices suspended

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has suspended Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Sunday Ubua and Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP James Bawa, from the exercise of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: John Umoru, Simon Agrigba, John Nuhu, Abba Kyari, Ikechukwu Ani, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, James Bawa, Sunday Ubua

Ex-APC Reps laud party caretaker committee for choice of delegates

THE forum of ex-APC members of the House of Representatives has applauded the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, for withdrawing the proposed amendment of the party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

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Commission orders immediate suspension of Kyari’s accomplices

THE Police Service Commission, on Thursday, ordered the immediate suspension of two officers who were working directly under the embattled ‘super cop’, Abba Kyari before the... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Buba Marwa, John Umoru, John Nuhu, Simon Agrigba, Ikechukwu Ani, Musiliu Smith, Clara B. Ogunbiyi, Sunday Ubua, James Bawa, Abba Kyari

Ex-APC Reps hail CECPC for confirming lawmakers as convention delegates

THE forum of All Progressives Congress, APC former members of House of Representatives has applauded the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC of the party for not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Hon Ibrahim Zailani, Sen John James Akpanudoedehe, CECPC,

NCDC attributes 3,604 Cholera’s deaths in 2021 to states’ denial

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has attributed states’ delay in acknowledging outbreak of cholera as the leading cause of high fatality rate in 2021. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: UNICEF, John Adams, Dr Sebastian Yennan, NCDC

Fuel scarcity: Light traffic flow characterise Kaduna highways

LIGHT traffic flow now characterise most highways in Kaduna metropolis as residents lament the hardship caused by fuel scarcity in major towns of the State. A Correspondent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Salma Ibrahim, Ruth John, Malam Adamu Muhammad, Dogara Samaila

Centre launches first Safety Radio Channel to enhance security

THE Media Centre for Safety Reporting, MCSR, has launched the first safety radio channel to ensure peace, safety and development of the nation. John Thomson, MCSR President,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Balarabe Ilelah, Ngozi Onadeko, John Thomson, Peter Kibo, Fola Akinkuotu

Convention: Stakeholders caution APC about party procedure

CHRISTIANS of Northern extraction in the All Progressive Congress, APC, have cautioned against disregarding the party’s procedures in electing national officers ahead of the party’s national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Prof. Doknan DD Sheni, John Danboyi

Carpenter, hotel attendant docked for alleged extortion

A carpenter, Victor Odoya, and a hotel attendant, Cleava Amechi were on Wednesday docked in a Dei-dei Grade I Area Court, Shagari Quarters, Abuja, for allegedly... Read more

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

Tags: Judge Sulyman Ola, Mr Paul Ojorum, Victor Odoya, Chinedu Ogada, Mr Luka Andrew, Mr Stanley John

Australian state records rise in COVID-19 cases among children

New data released by the Australian state of Queensland on Wednesday showed an increase in COVID-19 cases among school-age children. There were 1,905 cases reported among Queensland’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: John Gerrard,

Africa travelers awards releases aviation winners

THE final list of winners for the aviation part of Travellers Awards was released Tuesday by the organisers. Travellers Awards, instituted in 1996 by the publishers of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Akin Olateru, Musa Nuhu

2023: Retired Major General advocates for Northern youths involvement election

MAJOR General John Wilson-Gbor (rtd), a former presidential candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in the 2019 general election, has advocated for Nigerian youths... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Dogo Shagari, John Wilson-Gbor

John Ryder's win, Khan-Brook and a row between Tyson Fury & Conor McGregor

IN this week's Fight Talk, we react to John Ryder's career-defining win over Daniel Jacobs on Saturday night in a WBA super-middleweight title eliminator. Did Ryder deserve the win... Read more

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

Tags: John Ryder, Daniel Jacobs, Amir Khan, Kell Brook

Wanted DCP Abba Kyari, 4 others now in our custody — NDLEA confirms arrest

A few hours after he was declared wanted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA over his involvement in a 25 kilograms Cocaine deal, the... Read more

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

Tags: IRT, NDLEA, Inspector John Nuhu, Inspector Simon Agirgba, DCP Abba Kyari, ACP Sunday J. Ubua, ASP Bawa James,

Bwari Council boss promises improved livelihood for residents

Mr John Gabaya, the re-elected chairman, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Monday promised residents of the district, an improved living condition... Read more

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

Tags: John Gabaya, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abubakar Abdullahi,

Seplat partners C4C to drive economic growth through youth entrepreneurship

SEPLAT Energy Plc, a leading Nigerian energy company listed on the Nigerian Exchange and the London Stock Exchange, is partnering with Conversations for Change, C4C, to... Read more

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

Tags: Kechi F. Ogbuagu, Ene Adah, Jude Elayo, Anefu Lilian, Nkiru Agbarah, Joel Glory, Augustine Samson Tsaku, Elizabeth Nyong, Rachael Bob, John Tokula, Ruth Ede, Indira Orbih, Aisha Ahmed, Yemisi Olarewaj

Kennedy Boboye, Akwa United part ways, as fans blame club for team’s slump

AKWA United coach, Kennedy Boboye has left the club after just twelve games into the season that consisted of four wins, five draws and three losses. Boboye... Read more

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

Tags: NPFL, AKWA United, Heartland FC, John Obuh, Kennedy Boboye

 Seplat Energy, C4C driving Nigeria’s economic growth through youth entrepreneurship

SEPLAT Energy Plc, a leading Nigerian energy company listed on the Nigerian Exchange and the London Stock Exchange, in partnership with Conversations for Change, C4C, has... Read more

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

Tags: Seplat Energy Plc, Roger Brown, Chioma Nwachuku, Moyinoluwa Ajibulu, Dr. Kechi F. Ogbuagu, Ruke Ejegreh, Yemisi Olarewaju, Aisha Ahmed, Indira Orbih, Ruth Ede, John Tokula, Rachael Bob, Elizabeth Nyon

Aiye Confraternity member reveals how he sold his brother out to be killed

A 28-year-old self-confessed member of the Aiye confraternity group who was arrested by operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), has revealed how he sold his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: John Gabriel, Godwin Ovie -Ogbar, Olaleye Alashe,

FCT Council Polls: PDP wins Bwari

THE candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, Mr John Gabaya has been declared winner of the Chairmanship election in Bwari Area Council of the Federal... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, John Gabaya

Reilly Opelka beats John Isner in record 46-point tie-break

REILLY Opelka won a 46-point tie-break - the longest in ATP Tour history - to beat John Isner and reach the final of the Dallas Open. Second... Read more

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

Tags: REILLY Opelka, ATP, Dallas Open, John Isner

NJI, NCC renew commitment to training of judges on intellectual property

THE Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, and the National Judicial Institute, NJI, have agreed to intensify their collaboration in the training of judges to enhance the adjudication of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: NCC, NJI, John O. Asein, Salisu Garba,

John Mahama writes an open letter to President Nana Akufo-Addo on matters of media oppression

Dear President Nana Akufo-Addo,    I am appalled at the growing criminalisation of speech and journalism in Ghana, under your watch, in this 21st century.  An investigative journalist was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: President Nana Akufo-Addo, Captain Smart, Oheneba Boamah Bennie, John Dramani Mahama

Philippine mayor offering Valentine’s Day date allowance for singles

A town mayor in the southern Philippines on Friday offered an allowance for single employees of the local government to encourage them to go on dates... Read more

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

Tags: Mayor Jason John Joyce,

ASUU sensitises students on planned strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Calabar chapter, has sensitised students of the institution over the planned strike by the union if the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: John Edor, Tryon Bassey

A championship abandoned & an emotionally charged return in Dublin

FIFTY years ago the 1972 Five Nations Championship was abandoned, left unfinished for the first and so far only time in its history. In the aftermath of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Scotland, Wales, England, Willie John McBride

Businesswoman drags brother in-law to court for accusing her of infidelity

STELLA Ekweke, a businesswoman, on Wednesday dragged John Ekene, her brother in-law, before a Customary court in Jikwoyi, Abuja for accusing her of infidelity. The petitioner, who resides in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Stella Ekweke, John Ekene

Commission partners with NJI on training of Judges

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) says it will partner with the National Judicial Institute (NJI) on Intellectual Property (IP) refresher course for judges in order to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), National Judicial Institute (NJI), Dr John Asein,

Oyo State Govt seals IBEDC offices in Ibadan

Offices of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) in Ibadan metropolis, Oyo State, have been sealed on the order of the state government over outstanding tax... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), Oyo State Government, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun, John Ayodele,

X-raying low COVID-19 vaccination rate in South-East

THE review meeting on COVID-19 mass vaccination of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, with South-East leaders and health authorities on Wednesday, Feb. 2,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Faisal Shuaib, John Okorie, Vincent Okpara, Chukwuka Utazi, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, NPHCDA

Defection: APC lauds court’s ruling over Matawalle's victory

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, has hailed Monday’s Federal High Court judgement affirming Muhammad Bello Matawalle as the Governor of Zamfara State. A statement signed by John... Read more

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

Tags: Mai Mala Buni, John James Akpanudoedehe, Muhammad Bello Matawalle

Kidnapped student refuses to return home, says he’s comfortable with bandits

THE remaining kidnapped Bethel Baptist High School student who was held in the kidnapper's den, has allegedly refused to return to his family and expressed that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Bethel Baptist High School, Rev Joseph John Hayab, CAN

Obaseki tasks CITN on expansion of frontiers of taxation

GODWIN Obaseki of Edo has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, CITN, to be proactive toward expanding the frontier of taxation development in the... Read more

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

Tags: Adesina Adedayo, Bamidele Abiodun, Morenike Babington-Ashaye, John Inegbedio, GODWIN Obaseki

No going back on closure of markets – Abia Govt

ABIA State government has stated that the closure of the Waterside abattoir and Ahia Udele market in Aba is permanent. The State Commissioner for Trade and Investment,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: John Okiyi Kalu, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Haematologist counsels on regular check up for early cancer detection

AS Nigerians joined the rest of the world to mark world cancer Day on Feb. 4, a haematologist, Dr Ukoma Chi-Kadibia, has called for better awareness... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Dr Ukoma Chi-Kadibia, Mr John Mainasara

Revamp paper industry to meet 3m MT domestic capacity- LCCI, others

 THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and other stakeholders have called for the revamping of the paper and print industry to minimally meet domestic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, Mrs Funmilayo Okeowo, Dr Lola Akande, Mr John Ogunbowale, Mrs Kikelomo Longe, Mrs Olumuyiwa Ajayi-Ade, Mr Adewale Bakare, CIPPON

At last APC informs INEC of National convention

AFTER months of uncertainty and keeping members guessing about the possibility of keeping to date or expecting another shift, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has finally... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Mai Mala Buni, John James Akpanudoedehe

APC confirms Feb 26 for National Convention

THE National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold on February 26 as scheduled, the party has confirmed. This was contained In a letter to... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov Mai Mala Buni, Secretary, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe,

APC slates Osun governorship primaries for Feb. 19

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it plans to conduct the primary election for the July 16 Osun governorship election on Feb. 19.Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe

Plot to shift APC convention thickens

A plot to shift the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention from February 26 to a yet-to-be determined date has triggered fresh tension in the party,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congres, INEC, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, Governor Mai Mala Buni

CBN loan: NSCDC warns Benue rice farmers on repayment

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,NSCDC, Anti Corruption and Transparency Unit in Benue has enjoined rice farmers assisted by Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to... Read more

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

Tags: John Adeka, Fidelis Akosu, CBN, Philip Okoh, Fidelis Akosu

Osun govt. mourns veteran actor, Tafa Oloyede

OSUN government has commiserated with the family of John Adewumi, popularly known as Tafa Oloyede, and the Nollywood industry over the death of the veteran actor. The... Read more

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

Tags: Funke Egbemode, John Adewumi

USAID-IHP supports Bauchi on referral pathway for GBV survivors

 The USAID-Integrated Health Project (USAID-IHP) has developed a multi-sectoral referral pathway to promptly support Gender Based Violence (GBV) survivors in Bauchi state. This was announced on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Helen John

Coach Keister says Sierra Leone 'overachieved'

SIERRA Leone boss John Keister said "people didn't appreciate" his hard work in leading his side to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. In Cameroon, the Leone... Read more

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

Tags: SIERRA Leone, John Keister, Africa Cup of Nations

‘Tafa Oloyede’, Yoruba Nollywood actor is dead

A Yoruba theatre artist, Mr John Adewuni (also known as Tafa Oloyede), is dead. The Ede, Osun State-born actor, who ventured into acting in 1974, died on... Read more

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

Tags: Tafa Oloyede, John Adewuni, Ademola Oyedokun, Oyin Adejobi

Court remands mechanic for alleged unlawful possession of firearms

 AN Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 28-year-old mechanic, Olamilekan  Bisiriyu, at the Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly being in possession of firearms. Bisiriyu, whose residential... Read more

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

Tags: Insp Christopher John, Olamilekan  Bisiriyu, Mrs K.A. Ariyo

CPJ calls on authorities in Botswana to reject bill on warrantless surveillance

THE Botswana authorities should retract or reform a bill that could help police and other investigators intercept journalists’ communications without oversight, the Committee to Protect Journalists... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: John-Thomas Dipowe, African Editors Forum, Kagiso Thomas Mmusi,

Court rejects EFCC exhibits against ex-SGF over N544m fraud

JUSTICE Charles Agbaza of an FCT High Court in Friday rejected evidence by a witness of the EFCC in the trial of Babachir Lawal a former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Ofem Uket, Napoleon Idelana, Musa Bulani, Dare Folarin, Akin Olujimi, Apeh John Monday, Suleiman Abubakar, Babachir Lawal, Charles Agbaza

Bwari Area Council proposes N8bn 2022 appropriation bill

The Chairman Bwari Area Council, Mr John Gabaya on Friday in Abuja presented the council’s 2022 budget proposal of N8 billion before the members of the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr John Gabaya, Bwari Area Council,

Prof Akinfeleye's long-awaited book launched in Lagos 

By Anthony Isibor.    EMINENT personalities in the media industry on Thursday, January 27, 2022, gathered at the Lagos University main auditorium to celebrate the erudite scholar, teacher,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 381 times

Tags: Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Prof. Ralph Afolabi Akinfeleye, Reuben Abati, Ray Ekpo, John Momoh, Prof. Adepoju Tekumaiye, Prof Fassy Yusuf, Abike Dabire-Erewa, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu,Professor Are Af

'It is a sleeping giant' - meet the Englishman bidding to end Canada's World Cup misery

IN England, memories of the 1986 World Cup centre around Diego Maradona, the 'Hand of God' and the wonder goal he scored for Argentina in that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 310 times

Tags: 986 World Cup, John Herdman, Alphonso Davies, Jonathan David, Concacaf, Diego Maradona, Argentina, Canada,

Arik aircraft attacked in Lagos

SUSPECTED thieves have broken into an Arik Air aircraft parked at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, stealing valuable gadgets. The break-in, according to findings, has left the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 336 times

Tags: Arik Air, Capt. John Ojikutu, Banji Ola,

Arik aircraft attacked in Lagos

SUSPECTED thieves have broken into an Arik Air aircraft parked at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, stealing valuable gadgets. The break-in, according to findings, has left the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Arik Air, Capt. John Ojikutu, Banji Ola,

Airlines crash ticket fares for new year sales

AIFARE across the country has crashed making air travel affordable to middle class after it went beyond their reach during the yuletide season. Leadership had reported in December... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Capt. Musa Nuhu, NCAA, Alexander Nwuba, Capt  John Ojikutu (rtd), Arik air, Dana Air, United Nigeria, Airpeace, Leadership

Port Harcourt DisCo promotes 66 staff

THE Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has promoted 66 of its staff to encourage them for excellent performance. The company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Mr John... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Mr John Anonyai

Fidelity Bank makes millionaires with second draw of GAIM 5 Promo

LEADING African financial institution, Fidelity Bank PLC, has announced the second set of millionaires in its Get Alert in Millions Season 5 promo (GAIM 5) which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Esther Eloho, Sophia Sefera, Amarachi Sarah Anyacho, Ajoma Rachel, Stanley Sunday, Musbahu Kabiru, Usman Abdulkadir, John Uchechukwu, Oluwatayo Oladipupo, Dr. Ken Okpara, Mr Tanko Mohammed, Ms Oyinkan

 AMCON, IBEDC settle on way forward for ailing electricity company

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, through John Ayodele, its chief operating officer, has reassured that the company and the Asset Management Corporation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 266 times

Tags: John Ayodele, IBEDC, AMCON

IPMAN President decries delay in payment of bridging claims

THE new National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Debo Ahmed, has appealed to  the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Alhaji Debo Ahmed, Mr Habu Fari, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Chinedu Ukadike, Chief Linus Mgbakogu, Chief Benjamin Omale, Mr Omololu Omotaduwa, Mr John Kekeocha, Alhaji Zar

Committee raises concern on falsification of documents by civil servants in Plateau

THE Committee on Staff Audit and Verification of Civil Servants in Plateau has expressed concern on what it describes as massive falsification of documents by civil... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. John Gobak, Gov. Simon Lalong, George-Ikoli, Mr. John Gobak,

AMCON takes over IBEDC

THE Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company(IBEDC) Ltd over insolvency. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Engineer John Ayodele disclosed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: AMCON, Mr Kunle Oqunba, IBEDC, Engineer John Ayodele

Plateau PDP receives INEC timetable, ready for by-elections election on Feb. 26

 THE Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the party has a timetable from  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the  House of... Read more

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

Tags: Mr John Akans

Plateau PDP receives INEC timetable, ready for by-elections election on Feb. 26

 The Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the party has a timetable from  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the  House of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr John Akans,

Africa wants donated vaccines with 3 to 6 months shelf life

AFRICA'S top public health bodies on Thursday called for donated Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines to come with a shelf life of three to six months so countries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: John Nkengasong, Matshidiso Moeti,

Republicans block democrats’ voting rights push in the Senate

 Senate Republicans on Wednesday, blocked President Joe Biden’s voting rights measure, handing Democrats their second high-profile setback in as many months. A procedural vote to advance a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: President Joe Biden, John R. Lewis, Charles E. Schumer,

APC to start sale of forms Feb. 14, releases convention timetable

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will begin the sale of forms to aspirants vying for its national offices ahead of the National Convention from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe,

How APC governors arrived at Feb. 26 convention date

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) governors at the weekend foiled a plan to shift the party’s convention. The governors at a meeting in Abuja voted for the convention... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prince Uche Secondus, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Kayode Fayemi, Senator John James Akoanudoedehe,

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 4 months ago | seen 109 times

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

FCT Polls: Traders sue for peaceful conduct

Some traders in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called for a peaceful conduct of the area council polls scheduled to hold... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Mr Ali Mallam, Mr John Gabaya, Independent National Electoral Practices (INEC),

TETFUND award excites Ede poly Rector

THE Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun, Dr John Adekolawole, has described an award given to the institution by The Tertiary Education Trust Fund(TETFUND), as a welcome... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: Dr John Adekolawole, Sola Lawal, Dr Emmanuel Jekada

This is time to manage, not contain COVID-19 - expert

THE days of trying to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Africa are over now that the virus is “everywhere,” says John Nkengasong... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 193 times

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APC denies move to suspend national convention

THE ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied widely plots to suspend its national convention billed for next month. The caretaker secretary, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, in a... Read more

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

Tags: Senator John Akpanudoedehe

APC denies shifting National Convention to June

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that it has shifted its National Convention earlier slated for February to June. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari

JIS Teachers Tasked as Brand Ambassadors

IN what has now been entrenched as a tradition in Journalists International Schools, the annual staff seminar has been held to prepare the teachers for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 294 times

Tags: Mr. John Ajayi, CEO, Mr. Akin Jimoh, Mr. Razak Olatunji

Anambra NOA seeks collaboration with communities to check drug abuse

 The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Anambra has appealed to communities in the state to take the indiscriminate consumption of hard drugs among the youths as... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags:  The National Orientation Agency (NOA),Mr Charles Nwoji,Mr Anthony Obiora,Akwaihedi Community,Igwe John Onebunne,

APC says Buhari working to crush banditry, insurgency

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday in Abuja assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is working to crush banditry and insurgency in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Armed Forces, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari

Association urges parents to send children to schools

THE Eggon Cultural and Development Association ( ECDA) worldwide has urged parents and guardians to send their children and wards to schools considering the importance of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Eggon Cultural and Development Association, Dr John Abimiku, Mr Mandy David-Abuluya

Igbinedion Varsity welcomes Adeghe as new DVC

IGBINEDION University, Okada, Edo, has appointed Prof. Raphael  as the new Deputy Vice Chancellor. The appointment is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Ed-John School of Management, Lagos,Cost Institute of Management, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Association of National Accountant, News Agency of Nigeria, College of Business and Manage

Price of local rice remains stable in Enugu major markets

THE price of local rice has remained stable in major markets in Enugu metropolis after the yuletide, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A survey conducted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: price of local rice, Mr John Chukwu,

Afcon 2021: Sierra Leone coach reveals squad selection death threats

SIERRA Leone coach John Keister says he received death threats prior to naming his squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which begins on Sunday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: SIERRA Leone, John Keister, Africa Cup of Nations

Why Igbo group urged Buhari to review list of nominees for INEC national commissioners 

THE South-East Group, Igbo Political Progressive Union (IPPU) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to review the list of nominees for National Commissioners of the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Olaniyi Ijalaye, Igbo Political Progressive Union, Mr. John Nwobodo, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Ghana’s Ex-President John Mahama loses brother

THE brother of former President John Dramani Mahama, Mr. Emmanuel Adam Mahama, has died. According to the report by Ghanaian newspaper, the Graphic, Emmanuel Mahama died on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: former President John Dramani Mahama, Mr. Emmanuel Adam Mahama,

Evelyn Badu: Avaldsnes boss John Arne Riise says Ghanaian will need time to adapt after signing

JOHN Arne Riise, the manager of Norwegian top-flight women's side Avaldsnes IL, has warned fans not to expect too much too soon from new Ghanaian signing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: JOHN Arne Riise, Avaldsnes IL, Evelyn Badu

Terry to start Chelsea academy consultancy role in January

FORMER Chelsea captain John Terry will begin working with the club’s academy in January in a consultancy role. Terry, who won 17 trophies over a glittering 19-year... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 359 times

Tags: FORMER Chelsea captain John Terry, English Premier League (EPL), UEFA Champions League

John Madden: NFL coach, broadcaster and video game icon dies at 85

LEGENDARY American Football coach and commentator John Madden has died at the age of 85, the National Football League (NFL) has announced. The league said he died... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: John Madden, NFL

Catholic Church honours UN chief with Lamp of Peace award

THE UN Secretary General António Guterres on Saturday received the Lamp of Peace award, a major honour from the Catholic Church, which he said recognises the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: UN, António Guterres, Franciscan Lamp of Peace, Pope John Paul II, the Dalai Lama, Saint Teresa of Calcutta, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

Ekiti CJ frees 69 Inmates at correctional centre

THE Ekiti Chief Judge, Justice John Adeyeye, has released 69 awaiting trial inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Center in Ado Ekiti. Adeyeye granted the inmates freedom on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice John Adeyeye, Nigerian Correctional Center

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 5 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Justice John Tsoho, Conflicting exparte orders,

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 5 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho

John Fleck: Sheffield United midfielder 'conscious in hospital' after collapse

SHEFFIELD United midfielder John Fleck is conscious in hospital after collapsing during their win at Reading. Fleck was taken off on a stretcher after receiving lengthy treatment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 289 times

Tags: SHEFFIELD United, John Fleck, conscious

Police arrest 2 sea pirates; recover firearms, 4 engine boats in A’Ibom

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said they have nabbed two persons suspected to be sea pirates and recovered firearms and four stolen engine boats in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Police Command, Akwa Ibom, CP Andrew Amiengheme, SP John Abua

U.S. Supreme Court hears a condemned murderer’s religious request

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday are set to hear a bid by a man sentenced to death in Texas for a fatal 2004 stabbing outside... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: U.S. Supreme Court, President Joe Biden, John Henry Ramirez, U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment

Odili: Niger Delta ex-militants talk tough, seek justice

NIGER Delta former agitators have called on the Federal Government to investigate the recent siege to Justice Mary Peter-Odili’s house and not to sweep it under the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: NIGER Delta, Justice Mary Peter-Odili, John Dukku

COVID-19: FG sets up taskforce to check vaccine racketeering

THE Federal Government has set up a joint task force on COVID-19 vaccine racketeering to curb misses. Abdullahi Garba, director, Planning, Research and Statistics, National Primary Healthcare... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Osagie Ehanire, John Oladejo, Abdullahi Garba,National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHCDA

World Food Day: Experts call for creation of investment opportunities for rural youths

 AHEAD of the World Food Day celebration that comes up on Oct.16, three experts have called on governments and  stakeholders to create unhindered investment opportunities for... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: World Food Day, Mr Godwin Atser, Prof, Lateef Sanni, Mr John Olateru, All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

Shun indecent dressing, cultism, rector urges new students

THE Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, in Osun State, Dr John Adekolawole, has warned the newly admitted students of the institution to shun indecent dressing, cultism... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Osun State, Dr John Adekolawole

Black History Month: The sporting heroes who changed our lives

WHO is your black sporting hero? Who is the sportsperson who first meant everything to you, brought you boundless joy, conquered the world and changed your... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Ian Wright, Simone Biles, John Barnes, Black History Month

Why CAN suspended Gombe caretaker chairman over Pantami

THE Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has suspended John Adedigba, caretaker chairman of its association in Gombe, over a congratulatory message he sent to Isa Ibrahim... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 203 times

Tags: John Adedigba,

 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

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 1,229 times

Tags: Caleb University, John Oluwanifemi Olajide, Elvis Otobo, Stella Olajide,

Police rescue five kidnap victims, arrest two suspects in Edo

 POLICE in Edo said on Saturday that they rescued five victims of abduction and arrested two suspects in connection with the crime committed on Friday. Police Spokesman,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: SP Bello Kontongs,, Mohammed Ishaku, Mubarak Wada, SP John Emmanuel,

2023: APC inaugurates Digital Transformation Committee

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated a Digital Transformation Committee as part of its readiness for the digital transformation of its operations for the 2023... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe,All Progressives Congress,Gov. Mai Mala-Buni,