1647 results found for Prof. A.B. Ahmed

Children’s Day: Don tasks parents on moral upbringing

THE Vice-Chancellor, Trinity University, Yaba, Lagos, Prof. Charles Ayo, has advised parents not to neglect the moral upbringing and educational development of their children, to ensure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 60 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Ayo, Trinity University Yaba, Covenant University,

Cow dealer docked for alleged N9m fraud

A 28 – year-old cow dealer,  Mubarak Yakubu, was on Friday docked an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’Court sitting in Ibadan for allegedly defrauding a businessman of N9... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 67 times

Tags: Mubarak Yakubu, S. H . Adebisi, ASP Ade Adebusuyi, Prof Jacob Olaniyi

Peseiro ready to manage with 20 Eagles in U.S. for 2 friendlies

SUPER Eagles’ coach José Peseiro has opted for positivity and pragmatism as he starts his managerial stint with Nigeria on Saturday in Dallas, U.S. The Portuguese is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 82 times

Tags: José Peseiro, Ahmed Musa, Oghenekaro Etebo, Azubuike Okechukwu, Alhassan Yusuf, Maduka Okoye

Ex- Deputy Gov. Aliyu wins APC governorship ticket in Sokoto State

ALHAJI Ahmed Aliyu, ex- Sokoto State Deputy Governor and immediate past Secretary of Police Trust Fund, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 54 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, Sen. Umar Gada, Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman, Alhaji Aliyu Kyari, Amb. Faruk Malami-Yabo

Retirement: NIS boss tasks civil servants on strategic investment in retirement

ALHAJI Idris Jere, the  Acting Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has charged civil servants to engage in pre-retirement and post-retirement strategic investment to ensure better future. Jere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 44 times

Tags: Alhaji Idris Jere, NIS, Prof. Abah George, Mr Matthew Opaluwa, Edward Onoja, Mr Danladi Kifasi, Dr Emmanuel Onucheyo

Gov. el-Rufai nominates new commissioner, appoints special advisers, others

GOV. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, has nominated a new commissioner and appointed new Special Advisers.   This is contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 41 times

Tags: Gov. Nasir el-Rufai, Hajiya Umma Ahmed, Murtala Dabo, Dr Jibrin Alhaji, Mr Francis Kozah, Mohammed Jalal,

Primaries: Only Sanwo-Olu cleared to contest APC governorship in Lagos – Electoral C’ttee

THE Electoral Committee for APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos State has revealed that only Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu was cleared to participate.   The APC special state congress to... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Alhaji Adamu Yuguda,Mr Wale Oluwo,Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,Abdul-Ahmed Mustapha,Mobolaji Johnson Arena,

Expert calls for need to formalise multidisciplinary care in cancer management

 PROF. Adesoji Ademuyiwa, Head, Paediatric Surgery, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), has called for need to formalise multidisciplinary care in cancer management. Ademuyiwa spoke with the News... Read more

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

Tags:  Prof. Adesoji Ademuyiwa,LUTH Cancer Centre

Guber primaries: Electoral Committee begins accreditation of 1,225 delegates in Lagos

THE Electoral Committee for APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos State has commenced the accreditation of ad hoc delegates ahead of the voting exercise to select the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Alhaji Adamu Yuguda,  APC, Mr Wale Oluwo, INEC, Mr Ademola Sadiq, Abdul-Ahmed Mustapha,

APC guber primaries: Voting begins late in Lagos

VOTING begun late at  the APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos State amidst tight security, and watch of officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The News... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Adamu Yuguda, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Wale OluwoAbdul-Ahmed Mustapha,, Mobolaji Johnson Arena,

Pantami advocates effective public sector reforms

THE Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, says effective service delivery in governance is the key idea behind public sector reforms in the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Startup Bill (NSB), Prof. Isa Pantami

Climate Change Act Implementation: Varsity, NGO urge govts, stakeholders on effective commitment

THE University of Abuja and Global Initiative for Food Security, Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), have called on all tiers of government and relevant stakeholders to intensify more... Read more

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

Tags: Mr David Michael,Prof. Hassan Shuaibu,

Sickle Cell: Expert calls for early screening to reduce morbidity

PROF. Obiageli Nnodu, the Director, University of Abuja Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Research and Training, has called for early screening of new born babies... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Obiageli Nnodu,

ASUU sympathises with varsity students over prolonged strike

The National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, has sympathised with University students over the prolonged strike by the Union. Osodeke made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,

‘University of Professional Studies coming soon’

THE establishment and registration of University of Professional Studies (UNIPRO), Igbajo Ijesha, Osun State, by the National Universities Commission (NUC) may soon see the light of... Read more

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

Tags: Igbajo Ijesa, Prof. Ademola Ojo Emmanuel

Former Rivers’ Accountant-General, Fubara, clinches PDP guber ticket

A former Accountant-General of Rivers, Mr Siminialaye Fubara, has clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial ticket for the 2023 general election with a total of 721 votes. The Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Nyesom Wike, Siminialaye Fubara, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Walter Mbutu, George Kelly,

Osinbajo: we have a new Nigeria ahead of us

VICE-President and an All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant in the 2023 general election, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said his experience in the last seven years... Read more

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

Tags: AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

‘We took oath to conceal OAU student’s death’

THE Osun State High Court presided over by Chief Justice Oyebola Ojo yesterday continued hearing on the murder case of master’s degree student of Obafemi Awolowo... Read more

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

Tags: Adesola Adedeji, Kunle Adegoke, Chief Justice Oyebola Ojo, Prof Segun Ojo,

Lamido’s son emerges Jigawa PDP guber candidate

ALHAJI Mustafa Lamido, the son of former Gov. Sule Lamido of Jigawa, has emerged the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for 2023 poll. The returning... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Mustafa Lamido,Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim,Gov. Sule Lamido,Alhaji Saleh Shehu,Mr Isah Ahmed

2023: INEC raises alarm over increasing money politics in Nigeria

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the current democracy in Nigeria is being threatened by the predominance of money politics.   The INEC Chairman,  Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Mr Yabagi Sani,Inter-Party Advisory Council,

Businessman docked for alleged cheating

 THE Police on Wednesday, arraigned a 30-year-old businessman, Ahmed Lawal, before a Dei-dei Grade 1 Area Court, Shagari Quarters, Abuja, for alleged cheating. Lawal, of Anguwa Fulani... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 24 times

Tags: Ahmed Lawal,Chinedu Ogada,Aliyu Abbas,

Trader jailed 6 months for stealing lady’s handbag

AN Area Court in Jos, Plateau, on Wednesday sentenced an 18-year old trader, Mohammed Ahmed to 6 months in prison for stealing a lady’s handbag. A panel... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 24 times

Tags: Mohammed Ahmed,Ghazali Adam,Hyacinth Dolnaan,Insp Ijuptil Thawar

Trader jailed 6 months for stealing lady’s handbag

AN Area Court in Jos, Plateau, on Wednesday sentenced an 18-year old trader, Mohammed Ahmed to 6 months in prison for stealing a lady’s handbag. A panel... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 20 times

Tags: Mohammed Ahmed,Ghazali Adam,Hyacinth Dolnaan,Insp Ijuptil Thawar

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,

Osinbajo, Lawan, Umahi consult APC delegates in Imo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi have consulted with delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Hope Uzodimma, Ahmed Lawan, All Progressives Congress (APC), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,

NCC committed to promoting organizational efficiency, capacity building - Danbatta

 …set to strengthen strategic collaboration with NIM THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has once again reiterated its stance on professionalizing its workforce and strengthening collaborations with strategic... Read more

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

Tags: NCC,Prof. Umar Danbatta,Jude Iheanacho,Usman Malah,Ibrahim Aliyu

Nasarawa State Assembly Service Commission confirms members’ appointment

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 23 times

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

Simbine is NISER's first female DG

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Antonia Taiye Simbine as the first female Director-General of Nigeria’s National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER). The appointment takes... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Prof. Antonia Taiye Simbine, president Muhammadu Buhari, INEC, NISER

Alleged forgery: Trial of Anambra varsity professor, 4 others stalled

THE trial of Prof. Obiajulu Obikeze and four others over allegations bordering on forgery of chieftaincy documents were on Tuesday, stalled at a Federal High Court,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Kelvin Nwufo, Inyang Ekwo, Celestine Odu, Prof. Obiajulu Obikeze

Mixed reactions trail FG’s plan to impose tax on phone calls

A cross section of Nigerians have reacted against a new Federal Government directive to impose tax on telephone calls, according to a survey conducted by a  Correspondent... Read more

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

Tags: Aminu Magashi, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Taiwo Oyedele, Muhammadu Buhari

IPOB’s sit-at-home forces PDP to shift primaries in South East

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could not hold its primaries in the South-East states on Monday due to the sit-at-home being enforced by the proscribed Indigenous... Read more

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

Tags: Silas Onu, Toochukwu Okorie, Obinna Ogba, Jibrin Ahmed, Elder Amah Abraham, Emma Powerful

Presidential ambition: Emefiele withdraws suit against INEC, AGF

GODWIN Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, withdrew the suit he filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, S.T. Maliki, Godwin Emefiele

Sylva, stakeholders dialogue on 1.4mbpd refining target

THE Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Monday, engaged oil and gas stakeholders on actualising Nigeria’s domestic refining target of 1.4 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Chief Timipre Sylva, Mr Francis Ogaree, Mr Farouk Ahmed

APC Primaries: Osinbajo group dares Tinubu, says VP won’t step down

AHEAD of next week’s presidential convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, The Progressive Project TPP – an umbrella organization of all pro-Yemi Osinbajo support groups,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Professor Olusola Adeyeye, Alhaji Usman Aliyu Usman, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo 

South-East Farmers demand direct access to FG’s subsidised fertilizers, inputs

FARMERS in the South-East geopolitical zone have urged the Federal Government to supply subsidised fertilizers and other farm inputs directly to their associations to end the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Berth Okorochukwu, Victor Eze, Prof. Charles Asadu

Transactional Politics: A bane of democracy in Nigeria

By Paul Ejime   TRANSACTIONAL politics is not new. But its scope in the run-up to Nigeria’s make or mar 2023 elections is not just worrisome; it threatens... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 106 times

Tags: INEC, Prof Mahmood Yabubu

2023: Nigeria at crossroads over quality of politicians — NESG

TEN months to the general elections, Nigerian Economic Summit Group has said that Nigeria is at a crossroads over the quality of politicians presented to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Hussaini Abdu, Prof Osita Ogbu, Asue Ighodalo

Mbaka: one of my sons will be Enugu governor in 2023

SPIRITUAL Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu State, Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has said one of his ‘children’ will be the governor of Enugu State in 2023. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Prof. Bart Nnaji, Fr. Ejike Mbaka

APC insists on screening Jonathan, Emefiele, Ngige

THERE was confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday as the National Working Committee (NWC) unfolded plans to screen former President Goodluck Jonathan, Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Ahmed Lawan, Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Tinubu, Godwin Emefiele, Akinwunmi Adesina, Chris Ngige, Goodluck Jonathan

COVID-19 is not over, WHO warns

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO), has warned that COVID-19 is not over in spite of reports that COVID-19 cases and deaths have declined... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Assembly, Dr Ahmed Hankir,

APC postpones screening of presidential aspirants

 THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed the screening of its 2023 presidential aspirants earlier scheduled for Monday, May 23. Mr Felix Morka, the party’s National Publicity Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Mr Felix Morka, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, Dr Ahmad Lawan, Prof. Ben Ayade, Dr Kayode Fayemi,

Ali Isa emerges as PDP’s Balanga/Billiri Federal Constituency, Gombe, candidate

MR Ali Isa, House of Representatives aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner at the party’s primary election to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Mr Ali Isa, Aishatu Ahmed, Rambi Ayala, Mr Musa Abubakar, Zebulum Wasa

NNPC Weekly: High expectations as Buhari unveils new NNPC

ACTIVITIES for the week at the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), started with a cheering news that President Muhammadu Buhari will unveil the new... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Malam Mele Kyari, NNPC Ltd, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Chief Timipre Sylva, Sen. Margery Chuba-Okadigbo, Dr ABC Orjiako, Mr Roger Brown, Sen. Margrey Okadigbo

You need a president like me, Tinubu tells APC delegates in Yobe

ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and one of the party’s presidential aspirants, has said Nigerians need a president like... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Kashim Imam, Nuhu Ribadu, Tanko Almakura, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Gunmen vow to kill more lawmakers in Anambra

LESS than 24 hours after killing Hon. Okechukwu Okoye, lawmaker who represented Aguata II constituency at the Anambra State House of Assembly, unknown gunmen have threatened... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Toochukwu Ikenga, Prof Charles Soludo, Okechukwu Okoye

FG appoints Nwabuoku to oversee accountant general’s office

FOLLOWING the ongoing investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF) for N80 billion fraud, the federal government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Yunusa Tanko Abdullahi, Aliyu Ahmed, Anamekwe Chukwunyere Nwabuoku

MPC: Experts task CBN on realistic approach to monetary policy decisions

SOME financial experts have called on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to adopt a more realistic approach to its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, Prof. Lanre Olaniyan, Dr Tope Fasua

Soludo condemns lawmaker’s murder, offers N10m reward for useful tips

THE Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has condemned the murder of the lawmaker representing Aguata II Constituency at the state House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye. Okoye... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Christian Aburime, Cyril Chiegboka, Okechukwu Okoye

Soyinka eulogises late Attahiru, calls for end to religious impunity

NOBEL laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday, eulogised the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, for his sacrifice for Nigeria to ensure that it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Prof. Wole Soyinka, Mr Babajide Otitoju, Maj.-Gen. Marcus Kangye, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru

Awute Advocates Transportation Policies Review, Better Synergy

THE federal government has been called upon to review its transportation policies in order to build a symbiotic relationship between the Ministries of Aviation, Transportation and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Prof. Obiora Okonkwo, Mr. Linus Awute, Mr. Linus Awute

Congregation for Catholic Education approves Philosophy, Theology faculties for Veritas varsity

THE Congregation for Catholic Education, has approved the request for establishment of Ecclesiastical faculties of Philosophy and Theology by Veritas University, Abuja. The Vice Chancellor of Veritas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Veritas University, Prof. Hyacinth Ichoku

I’ll build on Buhari’s legacies – Lawan

SENATE President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan has said that he intends to build on the legacies of President Muhammadu Buhari if voted into power as the next... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Badaru Abubakar, Umar Namadi, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmed Lawan

Buhari returns to Abuja from UAE

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a two-day visit to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The President, who left the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Monguno, Zubairu Dada, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Muhammadu Buhari

Police investigate Bauchi community crisis

POLICE Bauchi have ordered an investigation into the crisis that erupted at Katanga Community of Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Friday. Police spokesman in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Mr Umar Sanda, SP Ahmed Wakil,

NISER gets first female D-G

THE Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Antonia Simbine as Director-General of Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER). A statement by the Special... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prof. Antonia Simbine, Sufuyan Ojeifo, Dr Folarin Gbadebo-Smith

OGP :15 states yet to sign up for responsive governance — Minister

THE Minister of State, Budget and National Planning,  Clem  Agba, on Friday said that 15  states were yet to sign unto the Open Government Partnership (OGP)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Clem  Agba, Dr Gloria Ahmed, Dr Tayo Aduloju,

Medical Association confers award on Ngige

THE Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has conferred its prestigious Distinguished Medical Service Award (DMSA) on the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige. This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Ife Rowland, Prof. Innocent Ujah, Olajide Oshundun, Chris Ngige

Kaduna State Govt. validates health financing policy for equitable access to healthcare

KADUNA State Government has started a two-day meeting to validate its Healthcare Financing Policy and Strategy (KSHFPS) to ensure access to equitable and quality healthcare services. The... Read more

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

Tags: Ifedilichukwu Ekene-Innocent, Prof. Cheluchi Onyemelukwe, Sunday Joseph, Amina Mohammed-Baloni

National troupe urges youths to explore creative industry

THE National Troupe of Nigeria, has called on Nigerian youths to explore potentials in the creative and entertainment industry for sustainable peace, economic productivity and nation... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Mohammed

2023 : Coalition seeks 35% affirmative action for women in elective positions

A Coalition of Concerned Women in Leadership (CCWL) has embarked on a rally, advocating for implementation of 35 per cent affirmative action for women contesting for... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Safiya Ibrahim, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Uduak Oludemi

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

Zamfara PDP denies suspension of its Chairman

ZAMFARA State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed rumours circulating in the some social media and other online platforms which said the party... Read more

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

Tags: Col. Bala Mande, Prof. Kabir Jabaka

Lawan, Orji Kalu visit Katsina ahead of APC presidential primaries

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Thursday visited Katsina State as part of consultations ahead of... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Lawan, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu,

FG partners oil logistics company on regulation, standards

Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authourity (NMDPRA), says it will partner Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream to ensure effective regulation and standards in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL), Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authourity (NMDPRA), Farouk Ahmed,

Wike, Fayemi, Tambuwal, 6 other Govs squander millions on private jets

NINE serving governors have so far squandered millions of naira to charter private jets to move around the country to advance their presidential ambitions, Daily Trust... Read more

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

Tags: Ben Ayade, Bukola Saraki, Atiku Abubakar, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmad Lawan

Northern elders slam Ohanaeze for demanding spokesman’s arrest

THE Northern Elders’ Forum, yesterday slammed the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, for demanding the arrest of its Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Prof. Ango Abdullahi, Alex Ogbonnia, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

Ex-Ekiti Deputy Gov., Olusola-Eleka withdraws from senatorial race

A former Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, has pulled out of the Ekiti South Senatorial District race. Olusola-Eleka, a former Governorship candidate of the Peoples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

Family doctors develop strategies to increase access to patients

THE Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria (SOFPON) says its members have adopted new strategies and technologies to increase access to patients. The president of the society,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Musa Dankyau

Buhari departs for UAE on condolence, to meet new President

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Thursday on condolence visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE). Buhari will meet with the new President of the United Arab... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Isa Pantami, Mohammed Bello,  Amb. Zubairu Dada, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Malam Garba Shehu, Sen. Hadi Sirika

Buhari off to Abu Dhabi for two-day visit

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will jet out on a two-day visit to Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE). While in Abu Dhabi, the President will... Read more

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

Tags: Maj. Gen. Mohammed Monguno, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, Zubairu Dada, Mallam Garba Shehu, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Muhammadu Buhari

ASUU rejects appointment of first Female VC in FUTA

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) Federal University of Technology Akure chapter, has rejected appointment of Prof. Adenike Oladiji as the new Vice-chancellor of the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Adenike Oladiji, Godknows Igali, Prof. Adenike Oladiji

EFCC detains ex-NDDC MD, Ekere over alleged N47b fraud

OPERATIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arrested the former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Nsima Ekere, for alleged... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Idris, Emmanuel Udom, Wilson Uwajaren, Nsima Ekere

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

Kano is swing state, will swing votes when time comes – Ganduje

THE governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, says the state is poised to swing the delegate votes to produce the next flagbearer of the All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,

Stakeholders laud NB’s N56b investment in Ama Brewery

STAKEHOLDERS have commended Nigerian Breweries Plc for its decision to commence civil works on the expansion of Ama Brewery in Enugu. The project is estimated at N56... Read more

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

Tags: Olumuyiwa Ade-Ajayi, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ozoemena Nnaji, Godwin Emefiele

Utomi: Youths crucial to economic advancement

RENOWNED economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, has stressed the need to invest in youths to enable them transform the economy. He noted that youths have the capacity... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abraham Osinubi, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Prof. Pat Utomi

N47b probe: EFCC detains ex-NDDC MD Ekere

A former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere has been taken into custody by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Nsima Ekere, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed

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

APC primaries: Osinbajo campaign organisation promises delegates accommodation

THE Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Campaign Organisation on Wednesday said that it would provide hotel accommodations for more than 7,000 All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates across the... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu, President Muhammadu Buhari

Redeemers Men’s Fellowship Business Summit: RCCG provincial leader explains why Christians are poor

AS millions of Nigerians are groaning under harsh economic climate, a Professor and Pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Prof. Solomon Adekunle Bello... Read more

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

Tags: RCCG, Prof. Solomon Adekunle Bello

Institute, electrification agency collaborate to build human capacity in renewable energy –MD

Mr Ahmed Nagode, the Director-General, National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN), says the institute is collaborating with the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) to develop human capacity in renewable... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Nagode, National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN),

Asset declaration: Compliance by public office holders compulsory, not optional – CCB

Prof. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), says  compliance with assets declaration and code of conduct for public officers is compulsory not optional. He said... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Muhammed Isah, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission (NIWRMC), Zephaniah Bulus,

International Museum Day: NCMM advocates recognition of museum as research institution

PROF. Abba Tijani, the Director-General, National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM) has called for the recognition of museums as research institutions in the country. Tijani made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Prof. Abba Tijani, National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM), International Museum Day (IMD),

Teenager docked for allegedly stealing 7 yards of plain material

A teenager, Ahmed Musa, was on Wednesday docked in a Sharia Court in Kano for allegedly stealing seven yards of plain material worth N10,500. The police charged... Read more

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

Tags: Ismai’l Muhammad-Ahmed,

Court remands man for allegedly stealing N90,000 android phone

A Kano Sharia Court in Fagge on Wednesday ordered that 24-year old Abubakar Yusuf be remanded in a correctional centre, for allegedly stealing a Zawani android... Read more

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

Tags: Abdul Wada, Ismai’l Muhammad-Ahmed

Court remands 2 men for allegedly stealing phone, keypad

A Kano Sharia Court on Wednesday, ordered that two friends be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly stealing a cell phone and a computer keypad... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Ismai’l Muhammad-Ahmed,

Court remands man for allegedly stealing N90,000 android phone

A Kano Sharia Court in Fagge on Wednesday ordered that 24-year old Abubakar Yusuf be remanded in a correctional centre, for allegedly stealing a Zawani android... Read more

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

Tags: Ismai’l Muhammad-Ahmed,

Gunmen list 9 Local Govts or attack in Anambra

THERE is panic among Anambra residents as gunmen have written letters to nine local governments, vowing to attack them soon. They listed Ihiala, Aguata, Nnewi South, Awka... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 30 times

Tags: DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Charles Soludo

Gbenga Adebayo to review 'Sagacity of a digital revolution'

THE chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria, ALTON, Gbenga Adebayo, will be reviewing the latest book in the industry, entitled ‘Sagacity of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Charles Uwadia, Remmy Nweke, Gbenga Adebayo, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

We never instigated any section to leave Nigeria, Northern elders forum replies presidency

THE Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has described as false, the claim by the Presidency that it instigated a section of Nigeria to leave the country. Dr Hakeem... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

Bagudu reconstitutes Governing Councils of state-owned tertiary institutions

THE Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved the reconstitution of Governing Councils of the state-owned tertiary institutions .     The approval is contained in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Haliru Bunza, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Babale Umar-Yauri, Sen. Muhammadu Magoro, Prof. Umar Muhammad, Alhaji Abdullahi,

I’m ready for probe over alleged N50bn diversion- APC governorship aspirant

DR Azeez Adeduntan, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Oyo State, says he is ready for probe over alleged diversion of N50 billion state... Read more

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

Tags: Bishop Ayo Ladigbolu, Prof. Daud Noibi, Prof.  Oladipupo Akinkugbe, APC, Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, Gov. Seyi Makinde

APC, PDP delegates rake in millions as aspirants scout for votes

AS presidential aspirants of both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scout for votes ahead of the primaries, delegates are... Read more

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

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rotimi Amaechi, Kayode Fayemi

N80bn ‘fraud’: ASUU mocks Accountant-General, asks FG to discard IPPIS

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday urged the Federal Government to discard the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) being used for the... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Idris, Ibrahim Uba Yusuf, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

APC excludes 99.9% of Nigerians from contesting presidency – NNPP

THE National Chairman of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof Rufai Alkali, has condemned the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for denying the majority of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Rufai Alkali

Education key to solving Nigeria’s problems — Obi to Commonwealth boss

A former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that education remained very critical to development, and remained the key to the many problems... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Prof. Paul Collier, Rosie Glazebrook

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

IITA launches post harvest loss projects in 8 states

 THE International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday launched a project on reducing post harvest losses across vitamin A cassava (VAC) and vitamin A maize... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Lateef Sanni, IITA

Boardroom crisis: Green Energy’s aggrieved directors reject chairman’s interim proposal

DR Bunu Alibe and Mr Ayodele Olojede, two aggrieved directors of Green Energy International Limited, have turned down the interim agreement proposed by the firm’s Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Dr Bunu Alibe, Pascal Ukah, Mr Ayodele Olojede, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe,

Russia-Ukraine War: Fed Govt warns of increasing cyber-attacks

THE Federal Government yesterday warned of increasing global cyber-attacks, following the outbreak of war between Russia and Ukraine. The government called on Ministries, Departments and Agencies to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Hajiya Hadiza Umar

Egypt 2023: Flying Eagles seek ticket against Cote d’Ivoire

GROUP B winners Nigeria will today confront the second –placed team in Group A, Cote d’Ivoire in the second semi-final of the ongoing WAFU B U20... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Muhammad, Ahmed Abdullahi, Seyni Kountché, Ladan Bosso

2023 presidency: Push for Northern candidacy heightens in APC

THE push for a northerner to pick the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has intensified ahead of the ruling party’s primary election slated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi, Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmed Tinubu

2023: My experience under Buhari places me ahead of others – Osinbajo

 PROF. Yemi Osinbajo says his experience as Nigeria’s Vice President in the last seven years under President Muhammadu Buhari has placed him in high pedestal to... Read more

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

Tags:  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Chief Sunday Fagbemi, Mr Yakubu Danladi, Kayode Alabi

ECOWAS Commission presents 2022 Audit Report, recounts successes

THE ECOWAS Commission has presented the 2020 Consolidated Annual Audit Report of the Community Institutions with a pledge to sustaining accountability and transparency to West African... Read more

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

Tags: ECOWAS, Mrs Halima Ahmed, Hon. Youssoufous Nouhoume,

EFCC arrests  accountant general of Nigeria for N80bn fraud.

                  OPERATIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  on Monday, May 16, 2022 arrested serving Accountant General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Mr. Ahmed Idris, EFCC

Danbatta applauds Pantami's appointment as WISIS chair

 THE Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta

Life expectancy in ECOWAS countries ranges from 54.7 to 73 years in 2019 – WAHO

THE West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), says that Life expectancy in ECOWAS member countries is estimated to range from 54.7 to 73 years in 2019. It said... Read more

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

Tags: West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), ECOWAS, Prof. Stanley Okolo,

AMAC chairman hosts NIPSS students on study tour, appeals for strengthened local govt.

THE  Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Mr Abdullahi Candido, had solicited a strengthened local government administration for effective service delivery. He made the appeal on Monday... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Sunday Ochoche, Mr Abdullahi Candido

ARTSPLIT trills art lovers with its live auctions in Lagos

By Kennedy Nnamani ARTSPLIT, an innovative new art investment platform, holds an exclusive live auction and release of ancient African art works to celebrate the cultural heritage... Read more

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

Tags: Noble Igwe, Atunwa Oluranti, Muyiwa Olowoporoku, Billy Osemwengie, Prof. Ben Enwonwu, Oliver Enwonwu, Cynthia Khumalo, ARTSPLIT

NAFDAC seeks partnership with NYSC against fake drugs

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

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

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

I will consolidate on my track records if re-elected – Niger lawmaker

AN incumbent lawmaker at the Niger state House of Assembly, Mr Abdulmalik Madaki (APC-Bosso), on Monday vowed to consolidate on his achievements recorded during his tenure... Read more

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

Tags: Abdulmalik Madaki, All Progressives Congress (APC), Bosso Local Government Area (LGA), Alhaji Ahmed Maiganga,

Police arrest 3 over death of Bauchi APC LG chair

THE Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Umar Mamman Sanda, has ordered an autopsy to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, Alhaji Musa Hussaini Gwabba, Umar Mamman Sanda

Police arrest 3 over death of Bauchi APC LG chair

THE Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Umar Mamman Sanda, has ordered an autopsy to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 31 times

Tags: SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, Alhaji Musa Hussaini Gwabba, Umar Mamman Sanda

Police arrest 3 suspects over mysterious murder of Bauchi LG APC Chairman

The Police Command Bauchi has arrested three suspects over the mysterious murder of Bauchi Local Government APC Chairman, Alhaji Hussain Gwabba, in the state. This is contained... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Hussain Gwabba, SP Ahmed Wakil,

2023: PDP women leaders eulogise Obi, say he is a recipe for Nigeria’s challenges

THE women leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) across the country, have praised former Governor Peter Obi, who, they said, stood out by his impeccable... Read more

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

Tags: Susan Mark Zira, Tessy Ese Torru, Hajia Aishatu Ibrahim Madina, Prof. Stella Attoe, Peter Obi

ICPC boss rallies global action against Illicit Financial Flows

THE Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has rallied a global action against Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), including a... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, UNECA, Mrs Azuka Ogugua, ICPC

Varsity spends N193m on office complex

Prof. Haruna Rashid,  Provost  of Federal University of Education Kontagora, Niger, said about N193 million had been spent on the construction of  a two- storey building... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Haruna Rashid, Federal University of Education Kontagora,

Chadian journalist Olivier Memnguidé held for five days, accused of rebellion

THE authorities in Chad should cease their harassment of reporter Olivier Memnguidé and ensure journalists can cover events of public interest, the Committee to Protect Journalists... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Saleh, Angela Quintal, Abbas Mahamoud, Olivier Memnguidé

Bala Mohammed woes South East, FCT delegates

Sen Bala Mohammed, the leading PDP presidential aspirant, has pledged to run an inclusive government where no person, region or demographics will be left behind if... Read more

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

Tags: Bala Mohammed, Prof Udenta O. Udenta

383 blind candidates sit for 2022 UTME – Official

PROF. Sunday Ododo, the Abuja Centre Coordinator of JAMB Equal Opportunity Group (JEOG), says no fewer than 383 candidates with visual impairment and other forms of... Read more

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

Tags: Virginia Dofan, Alex Godspower, Jake Epelle, Prof. Sunday Ododo

Abia: Rector warns students against cultism, examination malpractices, other vices

THE Abia State College of Health Sciences and Management Technology, Aba has warned its new students to shun examination malpractices, cultism and other social vices. The Rector... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Lawrence Chigbu

FedPoly Bauchi begins 9 degree programmes – Rector

THE Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, says it has concluded arrangements to run nine degree programmes in affiliation with Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, to enhance access... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Prof. Mansur Malumfashi, Prof. Muhammad AbdulAzeez, Sanusi Gumau

2023: Buni, Uzodinma submit Lawan’s forms

GOVERNORS Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and Hope Uzodinma of Imo Friday led some senators to return the presidential nomination forms for the President of... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Lawan, Hope Uzodinma, Mai Mala Buni

Osun 2022: INEC tracking of campaign finances of political parties not witch hunt says REC

The National Leader of the APC and presidential aspirant on the platform of the party, Ahmed Tinubu, says he is the only one running for the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Ahmed Tinubu, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Insecurity: NSCDC inaugurates special female squad

 THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, on Friday inaugurated 38-unit special female Squad  to combat insecurity, especially in schools across the state.   Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Fasilu Adeyinka, Dr Ahmed Audi, Mr Wole Olokode, NSCDC, Mrs Kafayat Oyetola,

2023 elections: NSA directs security agencies to monitor, profile political actors

THE National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, has tasked heads of security and law enforcement agencies to step up close monitoring and profiling of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Sanusi Galadima, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, INEC

NAFDAC, NYSC sign MoU to boost grassroots healthcare

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Mr Ahmed Tijani, Director, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC, NYSC

Abdulrazaq congratulates FUTA’s first female Vice Chancellor, Adenike Oladiji

 GOV. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara has congratulated the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure(FUTA), Prof. Adenike Oladiji. The congratulatory message is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 102 times

Tags:  Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, FUTA, Prof. Adenike Oladiji.

LASUTH launches new dialysis unit to improve kidney disease treatment

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

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

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

NCC, FIRS Inaugurate Joint Committee to Boost National Revenues in Telecoms Sector

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have taken their collaboration a notch further by setting up a Joint Committee of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Muhammad Nami, NCC, FIRS, Adeleke Adewolu, Dr. Dick Irri,

WAHO D-G dedicates NPOM award to persons affected by COVID-19 in W/Africa

THE Director-General of West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), Prof. Stanley Okolo, has dedicated his National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award to all affected by the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Stanley Okolo,

Functional biosafety law to bring benefits to economy — NABDA DG

Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA) has said that successful operations of biosafety laws in Nigeria will bring significant benefits to farmers and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA)

Ondo community demands N20b compensation, relief materials

BARELY two months after Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company (AEEPC) had completed the cleaning of the oil spill at its Santa Barbara (OML 29) oil... Read more

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

Tags: Mathew Indiana-Abasi, Ahmed Lawan

Toyin Adekeye’s Bigger Than Africa set for Netflix debut

NIGERIAN-born Los Angeles-based filmmaker, Toyin Adekeye has concluded plans for the launch of his cultural documentary, ‘Bigger Than Africa,’ on Netflix. According to a statement from Adekeye’s... Read more

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

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof Wole Soyinka, Prof. Wande Abimbola, Lamidi Adeyemi, Toyin Adekeye

Enugu State Govt set to resolve teachers’ strike – Commissioner

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

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

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

FUTA gets first female Vice Chancellor, Adenike Oladiji

THE Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Akure(FUTA) has appointed Prof. Adenike Oladiji of the Department of Biochemistry, University of Ilorin as its eight... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Joseph Fuwape, Mr Richard Arifalo, Dr Godknows Igali, Prof. Adenike Oladiji

2023: Hayatudeen unveils 5-point agenda for Nigeria’s development

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Mr Mohammed Hayatudeen, has unveiled a five-point agenda for the development of the country Hayatudeen said this when he met... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mohammed Hayatudeen, Sen. Isa Galaudu, Prof. Kabir Sama’ila, Alhaji Zaki Bishiri

NLNG creates websites for Nigeria prizes

BY Christabel Ejenike   A list of 107 entries for the Nigeria prize for science was handed over to the judges of the prize on May 11, 2022.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Prof Barth Nnaji, NLNG, Anne-Marie Palmer, Andy Odey, Prof. Baba Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Christian Ugwu Agbo, Nike Akande, Mohammed Magaji

107 entries received for 2022 NLNG Price for Science

By Anthony Isibor.   THE 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Science, sponsored by the Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, has received 107 entries. The 107 entries, which were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Prof Barth Nnaji, Andy Odeh, Anne-Marie Palmer, Prof. Baba Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Christian Ugwu Agbo, Nike Akande and Mohammed Magaji

78 blind candidates sit for 2022 UTME in Kano center

A total of 78 blind candidates are taking part in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) being conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board... Read more

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

Tags: Ishaika Muhammed, Madelin Danlami, Prof. Yahuza Bello

Police confirm 3 persons murdered, 1 injured in Bauchi Community

THE Bauchi Police command has confirmed the murder of three persons by gunmen at Yadagungume Community, Ningi local government area of the state.  SP Ahmed Wakil, Spokesperson... Read more

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

Tags: Yusuf Sani, Ruwa Ali, Shuaibu Sani, SP Ahmed Wakil

Lagos Health Commissioner gets national merit award

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) award on the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. This... Read more

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

Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Boss Mustapha, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, Prof. Akin Abayomi, Muhammadu Buhari

Enugu’s 260 graduates of agricultural training thank Gov. Ugwuanyi for sponsorship

THE over 260 young farmers who left Enugu for Keffi, Nasarawa State, two weeks ago for training at the CSS Global Farms, under the sponsorship of... Read more

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

Tags: Michael Ogbuekwe, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Three gunned down, many injured in Bauchi

SUSPECTED kidnappers stormed Yadagungume and Limi villages in Ningi council of Bauchi State, killing three persons and injuring many others. Police spokesman Ahmed Wakili said the command ... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Wakili

Guard shot dead, JAMB officials robbed at Lagos hotel

A Security guard was killed yesterday at a hotel in Ikorodu, Lagos, while guests including three officials of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) were... Read more

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

Tags: Abiodun Alabi, Prof. Odunsi

FIRS, NCC set up committee to boost revenue

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have set up a Joint Committee to enhance national revenue in the telecom sector. The... Read more

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

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Adeleke Adewolu, Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC

Minimum wage: Primary teachers shut schools in Enugu

AN industrial action declared by the Enugu State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has paralysed activities in public primary schools in the state. The... Read more

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

Tags: Theophilus Nweke, Prof Uche Eze

Lawmaker lauds Appeal Court for vacating judgment on section 84(12) of Electoral Act

REP. Toby Okechukwu (PDP-Enugu state) has commended the Appeal Court for setting aside the judgment of a Federal High Court in Umuahia which voided Section 84(12)... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Ahmed Wase, Rep. Toby Okechukwu, PDP

Team Unizik to depart Nigeria June 4 for 10th All Africa University games in Kenya- Official

THE Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) female football team has called on Nigerians to support its bid to fly Nigeria’s flag at the All Africa University Games... Read more

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

Tags: Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Gabriel Okpalaeze, Wilson Ugwu, Prof. Charles Esimone, Kenneth Ogbonna, NUGA

Continuous Voter Registration closes by June 30-INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will end on June 30. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in his remarks... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, EFCC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Ene Obi

Minimum wage: Primary school teachers shut down schools in Enugu

 An industrial action declared by the Enugu State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has paralysed activities in public primary schools in the state. THE... Read more

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

Tags: Messrs Theophilus Nweke, Prof. Uche Eze, Prof. Uche Eze

COVID-19, 40 other outbreaks top regional diseases in 2021- WAHO

THE West African Health Organisation (WAHO), says the year 2021 regional health situation featured COVID-19 across all Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), with 40... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: West African Health Organisation, Prof. Stanley Okolo, ECOWAS

Nigeria, Africa to witness 1st lunar eclipse of 2022 — Don

PROF. Augustine Ubachukwu, Astronomy Research Group Lead, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State, said that Nigeria and some African countries would witness the first total Lunar... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Augustine Ubachukwu

Why we will remain on strike—ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has said there is no going back on its decision to continue with its ongoing strike following Federal Government’s failure... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Osedeke, ASUU

Alleged contempt: Court orders PCRC Chairman, 4 others to appear June 22

A High Court  in Zaria, Kaduna on Thursday ordered Alhaji Faruk Maiyama the National Chairman of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) and four others to... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Faruk Maiyama, Umar Suleiman, Dr Abubakar Ahmed, Alhaji Suleiman Argungu, Auwal Ibrahim, Samaila Hamza, Abdu Sule, Abdul Hassan

Minister charges researchers to solve societal problems, improve quality of life

THE Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has charged researchers and institutions to solve societal problems and improve quality of life of... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Haastrup Olatunji, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Mr Francis Adebisi, Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma

Ministries of Power, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria ((NAN) reports that the Ministries... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Ibrahim Gambari, Folasade Yemi-Esan, Boss Mustapha, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo

2023: Buhari orders ministers with political ambitions to resign by Monday

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed all cabinet members wishing to contest elective posts in the 2023 general elections to resign their appointments on or before Monday. The... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Godwin Emefiele, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,

I defeated Tinubu to emerge as senate president – Saraki

A former Senate President, Dr Bukoka Saraki, has met delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, appealing to them to support his move to... Read more

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

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Bukoka Saraki

Primaries: INEC rejects parties’ request to extend deadline by 2 months

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday rejected the request by political parties to extend the June 3, deadline by two months for them to conclude their... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Yusuf Sani

Naira gains against dollar at Investors and Exporters window

THE Naira on Tuesday appreciated at the Investors and Exporters window, exchanging at N418.25 to the dollar. The Naira gained 0.18 per cent to the dollar, compared... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan,

2023: US urges media to give voice to all Nigerians

JEANNE Clerk, Spokesperson, United States of America Embassy in Nigeria, says giving voice to all the governed, including the under-represented by the media, assists in reduceing... Read more

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

Tags: Jeanne Clerk, Prof. Benjamin Okala, Mr Paulinus Nsirim

Industrial action: COEASU gives FG 21-day ultimatum to meet demands

THE National Executive Council (NEC) of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) has given the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum to address the union’s... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Smart Olugbeko, Dr Ahmed Bazza,

2023: Canada based educationist joins presidential race

PROF. Benedicta Egbo, a Canada based educationist on Tuesday joined the 2023 presidential race on the platform of the Nigerian Rescue Movement (NRM). Egbo said this in... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel America, Prof. Benedicta Egbo

ODORBN Registrar bags multiple awards on Ethics, Integrity

PROF. Ebele Uzodike, Registrar/ CEO of Optometrist and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria (ODORBN) has been conferred with the ‘Integrity Icon of Nigeria’, ‘Ethical conduct’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 316 times

Tags: Prince Salli Yakubu, Prof. Ebele Uzodike

Experts task PAN, stakeholders on high cost of poultry feed

EXPERTS have urged the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) to collaborate with other stakeholders to address the high cost of feed in poultry farming and minimize... Read more

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

Tags: Abiola Abiodun, James Wageti, Prof. Omolade Oladele

COVID-19: Group donates food items to 3,000 vulnerable Imo households

THE Victims Support Fund (VSF), a non-governmental  organisation, has donated food items, personal protective equipment and three boreholes to 3,000 vulnerable households and schools in Imo.Presenting... Read more

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

Tags: Victims Support Fund (VSF), Theophilus Danjuma, Gov. Hope Uzodimma, Prof. Placid Njoku,

VCs committee initiates medical exchange programmes to check low capacity

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) says it is collaborating with universities in Egypt to initiate Medical Mobility Exchange programmes to address low... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, CVCNU

Nigeria remains strategic in realisation of continental initiatives— Oyewole

THE Association of African Universities (AAU) has praised Nigeria for being strategic in the realisation of the continental initiatives that the association needs to work with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Nodumo Dhlamini, Prof. Olusola Oyewole

Police arraign woman, 37, for indecent assault

THE Police on Tuesday, arraigned a 37-year-old Woman, Aina’u Abdullahi, in a Kano Sharia Court for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman. Abdullahi, who lives at Fagge Quarters,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Ismai’l Muhammed-Ahmed, Insp. Abdul Wada, Aina’u Abdullahi, Fatima Aminu

Igbinedion varsity graduates 15,000 students in 23 years

THE Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), has graduated over 15,000 students in different disciplines since its inception in 1999. The Chancellor of the university, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion said... Read more

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

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), National Universities Commission (NUC), Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye,,

Court remands man for allegedly stealing 6 caps, 2 shoes, others

A Kano Sharia Court sitting in Fagge, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of a 25 year-old man, Usman Usman, who is standing trial on alleged criminal... Read more

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

Tags: Abdul Wada, Ismai’l Muhammad-Ahmed-Ahmed, Usman Usman

Court remands man for allegedly stealing 6 caps, 2 shoes, phone

A Kano Sharia Court, sitting in Fagge, on Tuesday ordered that a 25-year-old man, Usman Usman, be remanded in a correctional centre after pleading not guilty... Read more

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

Tags: Abdul Wada, Usman Usman, Ismai’l Muhammed-Ahmed-Ahmed

Coalition wants Agriculture attractive for youths

THE Network for Agricultural Technical Education of Nigeria (NATEN), on Tuesday called on all stakeholders to make Agriculture attractive for young people to encourage participation in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Prof. Oladele Idowu, Network for Agricultural Technical Education of Nigeria (NATEN),

ASUU strike is a mission to rescue Nigeria’s education from total collapse – Ex-union president

PROF Abiodun Ogunyemi, a former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accused the ruling class of systematically destroying Nigeria’s education sector. While speaking... Read more

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

Tags: Chris Ngige, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Prof Abiodun Ogunyemi, ASUU

Saraki: How I defeated the ‘Emperor of Bourdillon’

FORMER Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukoka Saraki on Monday met delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, appealing to them to support his move... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Alhaji Kawu Baraje, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Abubakar Bukoka Saraki

Varsities, polytechnics, colleges get intervention fund

THE disbursement of direct intervention funds to public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education has started, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), confirmed yesterday. President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Suleiman Bogoro, Sunny Echono, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari returns to Abuja after COP15 in Abidjan

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after attending the Summit of Heads of State and Government 15th Conference of the Parties (Cop15) of the United... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,  President Muhammadu Buhari

Naira loses to dollar, closes at 419

THE Naira on Monday depreciated at the Investors and Exporters window, exchanging at N419 to the dollar, a 0.48 per cent depreciation, weaker than N417 it... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan,

Experts task FG on dairy policy, value chain

PROF. Akinloye Farinde, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, Ile-Ife, has urged the Federal Government to implement dairy policy that would provide enabling environment... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Akinloye Farinde, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, Dr Bukola Oyebamiji, Prof. Saidu Oseni

Strike: Don urges stakeholders to intervene in FG, ASUU dispute

 A don, Dr Tunde Adeoye, has urged stakeholders in the education sector to intervene in the dispute between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Dr Tunde Adeoye, ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

ASUU strike extended till August

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has extended its ongoing strike by three months. This was announced at the end of the union National Executive Committee... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

Alleged Malabu scam: EFCC Official says defendant voluntarily gave statement

IBRAHIM Ahmed, an investigator with the EFCC on Monday said Aliyu Abubakar, the 2nd defendant in the trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Ibrahim Ahmed, Mohammed Adoke, Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

2023: It’s time we take back Nigeria from men of yesterday – Saraki

FORMER Senate President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that its now time Nigerians should take back their country... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, Abubakar Bukola Saraki

NB invests N56bn in Ama breweries expansion

NIGERIAN Breweries (NB) Plc has invested N56 billion into Ama Breweries, Enugu as part of its expansion plan. In a statement, Chief Executive Officer, Heineken, Mr. Dolf... Read more

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

Tags: Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Godwin Emefiele, Dolf van den Brink, NB

AXA mansard posts N28.64bn in gross written premium in Q1

AXA Mansard Insurance Plc recorded a Gross Written Premium of N28.64bn at first representing a 14 percent increase from N25.08bn in March 2021. According to the company,... Read more

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

Tags: Kunle Ahmed, Ngozi Ola-Israel, AXA Mansard Insurance Plc

2023: North and its power Game

 By Kazeem Akintunde NORTHERN power brokers are back in the trenches, scheming how the region will retain political power in the country come 2023. Their plan is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Hakeem Baba Ahmed,

Why Nigeria is yet to receive malaria vaccine

While Nigerians await the introduction of the novel RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine to curb the ravaging effects of the deadly virus, Nigerians are advised to continue to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 235 times

Tags: Matshidiso Moeti, UNICEF, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, WHO, Dr Kweku Agyeman-Manu, Prof. Wellington Oyibo

Buhari departs for Cote d’Ivoire to attend COP-15 conference

PRESIDENTMuhammadu Buhari will on Sunday leave for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, to attend the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, Mohammed Abdullahi, Geoffrey Onyeama, Abike Dabiri- Erewa, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, Amb. Ahmed Rufai

2023: What INEC did to 124 political parties

NO fewer than 124 political groups that applied for registration as political parties have been technically excluded from participating in the 2023 general elections by the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, SERVICOM, INEC, Olayide Okuonghae,

Tinubu campaign group DG, Jibrin, dumps APC

HONOURABLE Abdulmumin Jibrin, the Campaign Director General of APC frontline presidential aspirant, Ahmed Tinubu, has left the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC. Jubril who was announced earlier... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 180 times

Tags: Abdulmumin Jibrin, Ahmed Tinubu,

69,828 candidates sit for 2022 entrance exams into Unity schools

NO fewer than 69,828 pupils on Saturday sat for the 2022 National Common Entrance Examination (NECO) for admission into the 110 federal government colleges across the... Read more

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

Tags: NECO, Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi, Mr David Adejo, Malam Adamu Adamu,

“Voting for those who can’t vote for South-East”, difficult — Umahi

GOV. David Umahi of Ebonyi has said that it will be difficult for the South-East zone to continue voting for people who will not vote for... Read more

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

Tags: Peter Aneke, Prof. George Obiozor, Mbazulike Amaechi, Nnamdi Kanu, Edwin Clark, Ayo Adebanjo, Muhammadu Buhari, David Umahi

Motorists driving against traffic on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway will be apprehended – FRSC

THE Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will not relent in apprehending motorists driving against traffic in the Ajegunle axis of Lagos-Abeokuta... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Umar

Lead City University to host eminent Nigerians in arts and culture

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

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

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

NCC rallies media stakeholders to enhance effective reporting of Telecoms Industry

CONSISTENT with its strategic objective of stakeholder collaboration and partnering, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently met a section of stakeholders in the mass media industry.The... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Emmanuel Elebeke, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde,

2023: Drop your ambitions, support Onu, presidential aspirants urged

A political support group, the Patriots for Ogbonnaya Onu, has asked the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, all serving and past governors in the All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Hakeem Fawehinmi, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo, Ogbonnaya Onu

No shifting primaries deadline, INEC tells APC, PDP, others

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, warned political parties pressuring it to extend the June 3 deadline to have a rethink because it will not... Read more

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

Tags: Rotimi Amechi, Dave Umahi, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rochas Okorocha, Emeka Nwajiuba

Zulum’s reward for hardwork

THE name Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum connotes competence, accountability, passion, and resilience. He is one of the few public office holders that has shown that governance... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum

2023: Nigerian politicians take campaigns to Saudi Holy places

AS the 2023 general elections inches closer, Nigerian politicians are breaking new grounds to further their chances of achieving their aspirations. It is common for our... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Sadiq Doka, Ibrahim Siraj, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

ICPC Boss Backs Non-Conviction Based Asset Recovery in Fight against Corruption   

THE Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has underscored the benefits of non-conviction-basedasset recovery in the fight... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye SAN, ICPC

ICPC Receives Commendation  for Ports Sector Interventions

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been praised for the reform initiative it instituted at the Nigerian ports sector.  The commendation was... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Bolaji Owasanoye SAN, ICPC, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua, Hon. Emmanuel Jime

Ohanaeze urges Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu to restore peace in South East

THE Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide says that releasing the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, from detention will restore peace and... Read more

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

Tags: Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Mr Okey Emuchay, Prof. George Obiozor.

Igbo traders endorse Sanwo-Olu for second term

AN amalgamation of Igbo traders across 58 major markets in Lagos State, on Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, endorsing his second... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Chinedu Ukatu, Chief Jude Okeke, Dr Obiora Okonkwo, Dr Wale Ahmed

FG to assist more African countries to advance in meteorology

THE Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja vowed to offer technical assistance to other African countries to advance their capacities in weather forecasting. Prof. Mansur Matazu, the... Read more

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

Tags: Andre Foamouhous, Amos Makarau, Prof. Mansur Matazu

Release Kanu to restore peace, security in South-East – Ohaneze

THE Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide says that releasing the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from detention will restore peace and security in... Read more

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

Tags: Okey Emuchay, Prof. George Obiozor, Nnamdi Kanu

2023: Osinbajo woos traditional rulers

THE Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has sought the support of Cross River Traditional Rulers Council for his presidential ambition on the platform of the All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Etinyim Etim-Okon Edet, Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,

Food taboos, poverty, diseases contribute to stunting in Nigerian children – Study

POVERTY, taboos, child diseases and absence of immunisation have been identified as factors responsible for retardation of growth in children in some parts of Nigeria. A study... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adebola Orimadegun, Prof. Ayodele Jegede

No Igbo politician should run as vice-presidential candidate in 2023 – Ohaneze

THE apex socio-political organisation in the Southeast, the Ohaneze Ndigbo, declared on Thursday that no politician of Southeast extraction should accept to be running mate to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Prof. Fred Eze, Chief Nnia Nwodo, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Sen. Victor Umeh, Peter Umeadi, Allison Madueke, Chris Iwuanyanwu

MAN confidence index stands at 53.9 points in Q1

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 36 times

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

11 African countries in 5th COVID wave, death rates low

CORONAVIRUS infections are on the rise in Africa but are becoming less and less fatal, an Africa CDC official said on Thursday. Countries experiencing their “fifth wave”... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Ogwell,

Again, Danbatta receives award on impactful leadership

THE trove of garlands for the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, swelled again as he received "Leadership Excellence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Dr. Ken Giami,  Chizwa Whyte

ASUU establishes water facility in Jos

 THE University of Jos chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has established water and beverages facilities in Jos.   Speaking at the inauguration of the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Tanko Ishaya, ASUU, Prof. Victor Osodeke, Dr Lazarus Maigoro,

African Alliance MD bags UN-POLAC Foundation award

THE United Nations Positive Livelihood and Awards Centre (UN POLAC Foundation) has conferred its Distinguished Woman of Peace and Queen Amina Heroine Award on Mrs Joyce... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations, United Nations Positive Livelihood and Awards Centre (UN POLAC Foundation), Joyce Ojemudia, Distinguished Woman of Peace and Honour Award (DWOPHA), Prof. Halo B. Eton, Professional Ins

World Hand Hygiene Day: UBTH tasks health workers on hand washing culture

THE University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has called on health care workers in the state to adopt the culture of hand washing in order to... Read more

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

Tags: University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof. Darlington Obaseki

Anambra PDP congress: Panel members willingly cancelled exercise —Nwobu, PDP chairman

CONTROVERSY is still trailing the congress to select the three –man ad-hoc delegates list from Anambra State’s 326 awards for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Tony Nwoye, Val Ozigbo, Ahmed Jibrin, Ogbonna Victor Okorie, Ndubuisi Nwobu

MTN, Mafab Communications to deploy 5G network in August

By Anthony Isibor.   MTN and Mafab Communications, winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction are expected to accelerate the deployment of the Fifth Generation, 5G Network Spectrum services... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, NCC, MTN, Mafab Communications

Subscribers kick against hike in telecom tariff

TELECOM subscribers yesterday kicked against the request of operators to jerk up call tariff by 40 per cent. They said the request is absurd and reflected... Read more

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

Tags: Ikechukwu Adindewas, Sina Bilesanmi, Deolu Ogunbanjo, Prof Isa Pantami

Nigeria must embrace `One Health Approach’ to control Lassa fever outbreak — academic

AN academic, Prof. Godson Ana on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to embrace the `One Health Approach’ to control Lassa fever outbreak and promote public health... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Godson Ana, NCDC

Winners of  5G spectrum get final licence awards - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed issuance of the final letters of award of the Fifth Generation (5G) Spectrum Licences to MTN and Mafab Communications,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, NCC

Tinubu’s Desperation And Omatseye’s Dirty Fight

By Etim Etim ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed Tinubu is steadily carrying out his threat to “fight dirty’’ and his targets have been well marked out: President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Sam Omatseye, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, CBN, FIRS, NNPC, NDDC, NPDC, PTDF

2023: APGA presidential aspirant woos Ohanaeze Ndigbo, vows to tackle insecurity

PROF. Peter Umeadi, a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), on Tuesday solicited the support of Ohanaeze Ndigbo to actualise the Igbo presidency... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Peter Umeadi, Mr Obi Udodeme, Chief Damian Okeke-Ogene, APGA

Corruption, Huge Obstacle to Development, Ethical Values – ICPC Chairman 

THE Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has declared that corruption remains a huge obstacle to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Prof. Assisi Asobie, Mr. Babajide Otitoju.

VC tasks lecturers on authoring well-researched books

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

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

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

Utomi: Flaws in constitution responsible for some of Nigeria’s challenges

PROF. Pat Utomi has said flaws in the nation’s constitution are responsible for some of its challenges. Utomi, who is chairman of the Nigeria Political Summit Group... Read more

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

Tags: Olisa Agbakoba, Hakeem Baba Ahmed, Rev. Fr. George Ehusani, PROF. Pat Utomi

Tinubu will win APC primary, says senator

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Senator Tony Adeniyi, has said Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will win the party’s presidential primary. Adeniyi,... Read more

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

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senator Tony Adeniyi

2023: No Southern PDP aspirant can solve Nigeria’s crisis – Northern Group

THE Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), an umbrella body of 42 northern youth organisations, says none of the southern presidential aspirants on the platform of the... Read more

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

Tags: Bukola Saraki, Bala Mohammed, Elliot Afiyo, Prof Ango Abdullahi

British Council, EU-ACT train CSOs effective regulatory framework, monitoring of societal ills

THE European Union and the British Council have trained about 40 Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in Rivers State on compliance requirements on regulatory frameworks to make... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Adedeji Adekunle,

Monocracy, Prebendalism and Individualism May Impair Implementation of PIA – Prof. Iledare

AS the Federal government sets to commence the full implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), Prof. Wunmi Iledare has said that Monocracy, Prebendalism and Individualism... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Wunmi Iledare, PIA

Tinubu will win APC primary, says Senator Adeniyi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Senator Tony Adeniyi, has said former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu would convincingly win... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Senator Tony Adeniyi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

CBN Director Tumala joins Borno Senatorial race, promises to prioritise security , youth empowerment

DR. Mohammed Tumala, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Borno South Senatorial District, Borno, has pledged to prioritise tackling insecurity and investment in youths, if... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Mohammed Tumala, All Progressives Congress (APC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Babagana Zulum,

Tinubu can tackle Nigeria’s socio-economic, political challenges- Group

Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has the capacity to tackle Nigeria’s socio-economic and political challenges. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC), Tinubu Hope of Nigeria Vanguard,

‘Over 75% of banks’ staff in Nigeria are casual workers’

OVER 75 per cent of workers in the banking sector are casual staff, Oyinkan Olasanoye, National President Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Akeem Akinwale, Oyinkan Olasanoye

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

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

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

Tags: Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), Prof. Ibrahim Abikan,

Indians in Nigeria run for unity, commemorate country’s 75th independence

NO fewer than 400 Indians in Nigeria on Monday engaged in different forms of physical exercise like yoga, aerobics, dance, running and cultural performance to commemorate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Ajay Sharma, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Prof. Eghosa Osaghae, Afro Asian Initiative for Community Development (AAICD), Sanjay Srivastava,

Jazz Forum growing Nigeria’s entertainment industry through talent-hunt- Odumosu

PROF. Olakunle Odumosu, President, Ibadan Jazz Forum (IJF), says potential in NIgeria entertainment industry can be harnessed through the creation of platforms for talents discovery. Odumosu made... Read more

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

Tags: Ibadan Jazz Forum (IJF), Prof. Olakunle Odumosu,

IPI Nigeria holds World Press Freedom Day Symposium

THE International Press Institute (IPI) Nigeria is holding a one-day symposium to commemorate the 2022 World Press Freedom Day, a press statement issued by the body’s... Read more

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

Tags: CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Prof. Tonnie Iredia, Mrs. Ladi Bala, Hon. Muhammad Sani Zorro,

Immunisation: No one should die from preventable diseases — Prof. Nasidi

Prof. Abdulsalam Nasidi, Professor of Virology, says no one should die from a preventable disease because routine immunisation has saved lives for generations and will continue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Prof. Abdulsalam Nasidi

PDP ward congress held, concluded in Anambra – Committee insists

THE five-member Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ward Congresses Electoral Committee for Anambra said the congress was held and concluded on Sunday at the designated collation centres... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jibrin Ahmed,

Eid-el-Fitr: FCT Minister urges Muslim faithful to imbibe lessons of Ramadan

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has urged Muslim faithful to uphold the lessons of the just concluded Ramadan fast. Bello gave the advice while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Shehu Galadanci,

Six presidential, 63 governorship aspirants pick APC forms

ONLY six of 20 presidential aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have picked the expression of interest and nomination forms, it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Ibrahim Daudu, Jack Rich Tein, Yemi Osinbajo, Uju Kennedy, Rochas Okorocha, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Anambra PDP delegates’ congress cancelled

THE five-man Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) panel in Anambra State has cancelled the delegates’ congress. No date has been fixed for the exercise which was to hold... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Ogbonna Okorie, Jibrin Ahmed

INEC pledges credible elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission says it will spare no effort in ensuring that elections continue to get better, freer, fairer more credible and more inclusive. INEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Soludo: media critical to my government

ANAMBRA State Governor Prof. Charles Soludo has described partnership with media practitioners as critical to his government. He said collaboration with the media remained essential to achieving... Read more

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

Tags: Joe Anatune, Christian Aburime, Chris Isiguzo, Paul Nwosu, Prof. Charles Soludo

Tinubu distributes rice, sugar to over 50,000 families

ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the spirit of charitable giving that accompanies the Ramadan, has distributed sacks of rice and sugar to over 50,000 families across Nigeria. A... Read more

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

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Kaduna Church gives out Sallah clothes foodstuffs, cash to about 50 orphans

The General Overseer of the Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention church, Pastor Yohanna Buru, distributed sallah clothes, food items and Cash gifts to Muslim orphans and... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad, Sheik Zazzaky Yakub Elzazzaky, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, Sheik Hamza lawal, Sheik Dr Ahmed Mahmud Gumi, Pastor Yohanna Buru, Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention church,

Kwara teachers to get tablets, smartphones as KwaraLEARN begins May 16

THE Chairman, Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof Shehu Adaramaja, said he would kick-start its data-driven Education Transformation Project (KwaraLEARN) across 365 primary schools... Read more

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

Tags: AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Prof Shehu Adaramaja

VP Osinbajo appeals to ASUU, others to embrace dialogue

THE Federal Government has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other unions in tertiary institutions who are currently on strike to embrace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Chris Ngige, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

2023: Poll reveals Osinbajo is most preferred candidate

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo is the preferred candidate of Nigerians to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. This was revealed by a recent nationwide survey carried out... Read more

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

Tags: Bola Tinubu, Prof. Ike Ogba, Yahaya Baba, Prof. Nasiru Yauri, Yemi Osinbajo

Mohammed hails Nigerian workers, urges them to remain committed to nation building

THE leading PDP presidential aspirant and the Consensus Candidate of the North, Sen Bala Mohammed, has hailed the courageous spirit of Nigerian workers on the occasion... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Udenta O Udenta, Sen Bala Mohammed

NPoA Implementation: AUDA-NEPAD Boss assures Stakeholders participation

THE National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer AUDA-NEPAD Nigeria, Princess Gloria Akobundu fsi has assured Stakeholders at the 5 day Capacity building workshop on harmonization and... Read more

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

Tags: Jean Yves Adou, Prof Eddy Maloka, Barr Boss Mustapha, Muhammadu Buhari, Princess Gloria Akobundu fsi

Soludo mourns, as newly-appointed ANSAA boss dies

ANAMBRA State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has mourned and expressed deep shock over the sudden death of the newly-appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of... Read more

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

Tags: Ify Anatune, Christian Aburime, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Joe Anatune

NUC approves medicine, 18 other programmes for Federal University, Dutse

THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved Medicine and Surgery and 18 other academic programmes at the Federal University, Dutse (FUD) in Jigawa State. This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Prof. Abdulkarim Sabo, Abdullahi Yahaya-Bello

Wadada explains why he wants to replace Abdullahi Adamu in NASS

A two-time member of the House of Representatives, Hon Ahmed Wadada says he is in the race for Nasarawa West Senatorial District to win and replace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Ahmed Wadada, Abdullahi Adamu

7 die, 5 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

SEVEN persons died while five others sustained injuries on Friday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a truck at Ogunmakin on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. FRSC’s... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Umar

PDP: Atiku, Bala Mohammed camps in verbal war as party screens aspirants

THE camp of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday hit back at Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed, saying the governor has no basis for rubbing shoulders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Olusegun Mimiko, Prof. Udenta Udenta, Ehigie Uzamere, Bala Mohammed, Atiku Abubakar

Establish global ICT centre for Nigerians, Africans – Pantami charges Huawei

MINISTER of Communication and Digital Economy Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has asked technology company, Huawei, to establish a global ICT centre for the training of... Read more

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

Tags: Cui Jianchun, Trevor Liu, Huawei, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami

Commonwealth education ministers vow to increase investment in education at Nairobi conference

EDUCATION ministers at the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, CCEM, in Nairobi, Kenya, have issued a joint statement in which they recognised the urgent need to... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. George Magoha, Patricia Scotland

Defection: 14 Zamfara LG chairmen seek to be joined in PDP suit against Matawalle

THE 14 chairmen of local government councils in Zamfara, on Friday, prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to join them in a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s... Read more

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

Tags: Emeka Okpoko, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Ahmed Anka, Aminu Kofoji, Kabiru Ladan, Bashir Muawiya,  Mohammed Sadiq, Abubakar Takwas, Sanusi Sarki, Nasiru Yakamata

Stakeholders commit to effective implementation of NPoA for economic growth

STAKEHOLDERS in public and private sectors have committed to the effective implementation of the second National Programme of Action (NPoA) to enhance economic growth and development. The... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Margaret Katanda, Mr Kanayo Iwuchukwu, Alhaji Nuhu Laumarah, Dr Louis Mandema, Princess Gloria Akobundu, Prof. Eddy Maloka,

Afe Babalola excited as ABUAD leads 2022 universities’ ranking

FOUNDER of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, has  expressed delight over the university’s performance in the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Afe Babalola, Afe Babalola University

2023: Workers and political participation

By Joan Nwagwu THE Nigerian workers and indeed the citizens have constantly bemoaned misguided policies and poor leadership that manifested in high cost of living, delay in... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Yusuf Zoaka, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Ayuba Wabba

Hoodlums wreak havoc in Plateau to protest arrest of suspected kidnap kingpin

HOODLUMS wreaked havoc in Namu, Quan Pan Local Government Area of Plateau on Thursday to vent their anger over the arrest a suspected kidnap kingpin. In the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Simon Lalong, Quan Pan Local Government Area, Prof. Nora Dadu’ut,

Nigeria needs over 100,000MWs to end power crisis – Nnaji

A former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji, says Nigeria needs over 100, 000 megawatts of power to address the persistent power problem in the country. Nnaji... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Barth Nnaji,

Nigeria can pioneer future natural gas technology – Minister

MR Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum, says Nigeria is well positioned to pioneer future natural gas technology to compete in global markets that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Mr Timipre Sylva, Prof. Pat Utomi

NCC to strengthen colocation, infrastructure sharing market segment

...engages PwC to conduct study on competition level THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced the process of conducting a study to assess the current level of... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Bako Wakil, Yetunde Akinloye, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

NAFDAC notifies recall of dark chocolate covered cherries

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)  on Thursday alerted Nigerians on the recall of dark chocolate (with 2,772 units) covered cherries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye,

FUDMA to establish 5 study centres in Katsina – Official

 The Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA), Continuing Education Centres (CEC), says it has concluded arrangements to establish five study centres across Katsina State. THIS is contained in a... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Armayau Bichi, Habibu Aminu

Obaseki appeals to FG to name federal college of education technical, Ekiadolor, after Tayo Akpata

GOV. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Thursday in Benin appealed to the Federal Government of Nigeria to rename federal college of education (Technical), Ekiadolor, after Tayo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 688 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Samuel Aduwa-Ogiegbaen, Malam Adamu Adamu,

NYSC issues certificates to 955 corps members in Niger

 THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC in Niger on Thursday issued certificates to 955 corps members of the 2021 Batch ‘A’, Stream two. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: NYSC, Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Alhaji Ahmed Matane,

Nairobi conference of Commonwealth education ministers kicks off with renewed calls for rebuilding resilient education systems

THE 21st edition of the Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) opened on Wednesday in Nairobi, Kenya, with a call from ministers for urgent strategic actions, innovative... Read more

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

Tags: Fred Matiang’i, Uhuru Kenyatta, Mwai Kibaki, Prof. George Magoha, Premila Kuma, Mwai Kibaki

INEC resumes voter registration in 24 LGAs in Imo

Prof. Francis Ezeonu, Imo Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC  on Thursday, announced  resumption of the voter registration exercise in 24 Local out of 27 Local ... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Francis Ezeonu,

Veteran artist, Bruce Onobrakpeya, receives ‘Grand Master of Etching’ award

Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya, one of Nigeria’s foremost modern artist, painter and sculptor, has been awarded the ‘Grand Master of Etching’ for his foresight in modern art.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya, Artmiabo International Art Festival (AMIAF),

10 killed, 14 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway crashes

FOUR persons yesterday died while 13 others sustained injuries in a car crash on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident involved a Toyota Hiace in Fidiwo area of... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Umar, Florence Okpe

Invest in your country, Gambari urges Nigerians

PROF. Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff (CoS) to President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of investing in the country to address employment... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, DELSU, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,

2023: Forum vows to mobilise five million youths for Tinubu’s presidential ambition

THE Nigerian Youth and Diaspora Forum for Bola Ahmed Tinubu E-Campaign (NYD4BAT) says it is set to mobilise five million youths for the presidential aspiration of... Read more

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

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Mr Adeniyi Sanusi, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Mr Tito Philips, Mr Ajibola Patrick

4 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

NO fewer than four persons were burnt to death while 13 others sustained injuries on Wednesday in a lone accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus, at... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ahmed Umar, FRSC

Photo : APC gov candidate, dep. gov, first lady at roadshow

PHOTO : APC gov candidate,  dep. gov, first lady at roadshow. L-R: Deputy Governorship Candidate, All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye; Governorship Candidate, Mr Biodun... Read more

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

Tags: Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye, Dr Olayemi Oyebanji, Prof Modupe Adelabu

Late Urualla paramount ruler makes its “final outing”

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Urualla Clan Assembly has announced the “final outing” of Late Edwin Ekwosu Okosisi Ezeanyika, Eze Urualla XI, the Paramount Ruler of Urualla clan... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Sam. Ezanyika, Prof. T. O. C. Ndubizu, C. U. Adigbonu, N. Okosisi Ezeanyika, Urualla Clan Assembly, Edwin Ekwosu Okosisi Ezeanyika

Stakeholders seek zero tax on dairy equipment

 STAKEHOLDERS in dairy production have called for a zero tax administration on dairy equipment to help boost the quality and quantity of dairy products. The stakeholders made... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Jimmy Johnmark, Prof. Demo kalla, Mrs Victoria Uwadoka,

Africa’s over-dependence on non-African countries for vaccines is dangerous – Prof. Tomori

PROF. Oyewale Tomori, Former Regional virologist at the World Health Organisation (WHO), says that Africa’s over-dependence on non-African countries for vaccines is dangerous to the health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Prof. Oyewale Tomori, WHO

Immunisation: How well are Nigerians convinced about its necessity, effectiveness? By Abujah Racheal

By Abujah Racheal. IMMUNIZATION during childhood has been proven to be the most effective strategy for the prevention of many infectious diseases. The vaccination of children against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Khadija Hamid Bobboyi, Mrs Lami Adamu, NPHCDA

Stakeholders seek review of national livestock plan

STAKEHOLDERS in the agriculture sector have called for a review of the implementation arrangements of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) to define roles and responsibilities... Read more

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

Tags: ECOWAS, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Mrs Winnie Tai-Solarin, Dr Andrew Kwasari,

How to curb incessant ASUU strikes – Ex-VC

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 92 times

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

Disrespect for elders among youths: Where did we get it wrong?

EVERY society is built on certain values. In Africa, respect for elders is among the core cultural values. This respect is expected to flow from the... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Kingsley Ehimuan, Mr Christopher Ewalefo, Prof. Albert Bandura,

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

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

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

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

Buhari swears in 4 Permanent Secretaries, presides over FEC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in four new Permanent Secretaries at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Folashade Yemi-Esan, Yemi Osinbajo, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Mrs Beatrice Jiddy-Agba, Kachollom Daju, Malam Shehu Ibrahim, Mary Ogbe

2023 APC candidate: Arewa group accuses Gov Bagudu of plotting to facilitate Jonathan’s emergence

A Northern group, Arewa Peoples’ Forum, APF, has blamed Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State of alleged plot to facilitate the emergence of former President Goodluck... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Ishaku Ahmed, Goodluck Jonathan, Atiku Bagudu

INEC partners ECES to train PWD’s on BRIDGE Modular access

By Anthony Isibor  IN preparation for the 2023 general election, INEC, in partnership with European Centre for Electoral Support, ECES, has begun a five-day BRIDGE Modular training... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Prof. Kunle Ajayi,

Storm over plot to draft Jonathan as APC flag-bearer

THERE torm in the polity over subterranean plots by some political hawks in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to woo ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to the... Read more

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

Tags: Moses Ayom, Ahmed Makarfi, Ayo Fayose, Samuel Ortom, Professor Ango Abdullahi, Goodluck Jonathan

ASUU strike: Varsity lecturers making negotiation difficult–Ngige

THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has blamed the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for prolonging the industrial strike in the country. The... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Nimi Briggs, NITDA, ASUU, Patience Onuobia, Sen. Chris Ngige

NBC charges NYSC tv, radio to adhere to broadcasting code

THE National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has urged the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Television and Radio stations to strictly adhere to the NBC code. Ms Pauline Ehusani,... Read more

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

Tags: NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, NBC, Ms Pauline Ehusani, Prof. Okpeh Okpeh

CIBN donates 160-seater theater to ATBU

 THE Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has donated a 160-seater lecture hall to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, as part of effort... Read more

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

Tags: CIBN, Dr Bayo Olugbemi, Dr Seye Awojobi, Prof. Ibr ahim Garba, Prof. Muhammad  Abdulaziz,

NUC accredits 5 courses at Lokoja federal varsity– VC

THE National Universities Commission (NUC), on Tuesday finally accredited five remaining courses in the faculties of Arts and Social sciences of the Federal University Lokoja (FUL),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Prof Olayemi Akinwumi, Dr. Maryam Sali, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, NUC

Man jailed 3 years for N3.4m land fraud

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Tuesday sentenced a man, Haruna Sani, to three years imprisonment for N3.4m land fraud. The judge sentenced Sani... Read more

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

Tags: Precious Onyeneho, Ahmed Garba, Haruna Sani, Darius Khobo

Assessing economic benefits of weather stations

By Peter Amine WEATHER affects virtually every facet of human existence. Weather, somewhat, determines what we eat, drink, wear and even when and how to do such... Read more

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

Tags: Ayuba Anda, Prof. Mansur Matazu, Daniel Okafor

NEPZA and imperative of boosting economy via blockchain technology

By Martins Odeh UNARGUABLY, the Federal Government changed the name of the Federal Ministry of Communications to Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy in order to... Read more

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

Tags: NEPZA, Sunday Sijuade, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba

Ahead of Sallah, air fares skyrocket

MOST airlines have increased their fares ahead of the Eid-el-Fitri festivities, checks by the Daily Trust have revealed. Therefore, Nigerians travelling for Sallah would have to contend with... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Anthony Kila, Barrister Shehu Wada, Ryan Air, Arik Air, Max Air, Azman Air

ICPC seeks NGO’s collaboration in addressing workplace sexual harrasment

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the support of  HEIR Women Development, a Non-Governmental Organisation, to  tackle workplace sexual... Read more

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

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Akibu Garba, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Ngozi Ike,

PDP presidential candidate will emerge at national convention- Northern stakeholders

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders from 19 northern states and the FCT have denied endorsing any aspirant as the party’s preferred candidate for 2023 presidential... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Bukola Saraki, Gov. Bala Mohammed, Northern Elders Forum, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, Mr Sule Lamido

250 female aspirants obtain PDP’s forms for 2023 general elections

 PEOPLE'S Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Women Leader, Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, said on Monday in Abuja that 250 female aspirants had bought the party’s Expression of Interest... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, Inna Ciroma,

2023: INEC pledges commitment to support PWDs during electoral process

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given its commitment to providing strong support to Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Outreach and Partnership Committee (OPC), Prof. Kunle Ajayi, Persons with Disabilities (PWDs),

1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara to perform 2022 Hajj — official

NO fewer than 1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara are expected to perform the 2022 Hajj in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, the Executive Secretary... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCOM),

AU begins stakeholders’ engagement to implement action on economic development

 THE African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) has commenced stakeholders’ capacity building to effectively implement the National Programme of Action (NPoA) to accelerate economic development in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 98 times

Tags: AUDA-NEPAD, Sen. Abba Ali, Princess Gloria Akobundu, Dr Zainab Ahmed,

World Malaria Day: Adamawa govt. tasks communities on environmental sanitation

THE Adamawa Government has tasked people of the state to always clean their surroundings to avoid breeding of mosquitoes, the vector for malaria disease and other related diseases. The... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdullahi Isa, World Health Organisation (WHO),

Between loyalty to a godfather and the country

THERE is no gainsaying the fact that loyalty is crucial to the development of relationships between two individuals, individuals and parties, institutions, or any human organisation.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Professor Yemi Osinbajo

2023: North divided over power shift to South

AHEAD of the 2023 presidential election, northern leaders are divided over the clamour for a power shift to the South. While some northern leaders want the power... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo, Shehu Shagari, Muhammadu Buhari

Northern Elders Forum rejects Ango Abudulahi’s consensus efforts

THE Northern Elders Forum says that it has become necessary to address the impression created in part by mischief, and in part by genuine confusion over... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, Professor Ango Abdullahi, Mohammed Hayatudeen, Governors Aminu Tambuwal, Bala Mohammed,

Resolve Crisis in the university system – Catholic Bishop tells FG, ASUU

THE Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Rev. Felix Ajakaye, has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government ( FG) to... Read more

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

Tags: Rev. Felix Ajakaye, ASUU, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, Mr Adebayo Adegbenro,

Go for malarial test, treatment, Nasarawa State tells residents

THE Nasarawa State Government has called on residents of the state to regularly go for malaria test to ascertain their status before treatment to avoid complications.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mr Ahmed Yahaya, Mr Ohobo Thomas, Dr Ibrahim Alhassan,

Lassa Fever: Ondo records 34 deaths, 227 cases

ONDO State government, says a total of 34 persons have died of Lassa Fever in the state from January to date. Prof. Francis Faduyile, Special Adviser to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Prof. Francis Faduyile,

2023: Aisha Buhari wants women adopted as running mates to candidates

THE first lady, Aisha Buhari, has urged  political parties to always consider women as running mates to candidates contesting elections into various positions across the country. Buhari... Read more

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

Tags: Aisha Buhari, Gov. Bala Mohammed, Gov. Dave Umahi, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Prof.  Oserheimen Osunbor,

Akeredolu’s aide laments brain drain in health sector

PROF. Francis Faduyile, Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Health, has lamented brain drain in the health sector, saying the exodus has led to dearth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Prof. Francis Faduyile,

Alaafin’s  unrealised Political  Coup

THE late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi  was waiting for a special  occasion to pull off a political coup in Yorubaland. His plan, now unrealised, would... Read more

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

Tags: Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed, Femi GbajabiamilaOba Enitan Ogunwusi,

Flying Eagles thrash Cosmos FC in friendly

NIGERIA'S U-20 men’s national team, the Flying Eagles, on Saturday beat Cosmos FC 4-2 in a friendly match in preparation for the WAFU B U20 championship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Ladan Bosso, Aminu Mohammed, Aliyu Abdullahi, Ahmed Abdullahi, Adams Yakub

Tinubu, Umahi, Mohammed, others at First Lady’s Iftar

DIGNITRIES  including some presidential aspirants, are being hosted to Iftar dinner by the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, at the Old Banquet Hall of the Presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Mrs Aisha Buhari, Senator Chris Ngige, Godswill Akpabio, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governors Dave Umahi, Bala Mohammed

PDP: Our endorsement as northern presidential consensus candidates is God’s doing – says Bauchi governor

GOV. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has ascribed his endorsement as northern pressidential consensus candidate of the PDP alongside former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki,... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Gov. Bala Mohammed, Bukola Saraki, Prof. Ango Abdullahi,

NCC, stakeholders brainstorm on blockchain’s benefits to economy

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), stakeholders in the academia, the public sector and enthusiasts of technology for development, have deliberated on the benefits derivable from emerging... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Abdul-kareem Oloyede, Dr. Dasuki Arabi, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Dr. Haru Al-Hassan,

Establish Sickle Cell Research Centres across Nigeria, Chrisland VC urges FG

PROF. Chinedum Babalola, Vice-Chancellor, Chrisland University, Abeokuta in Ogun, on Saturday called for the establishment of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Research and Treatment Centres, to lessen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Prof. Adeyinka Falusi, Prof. Chinedum Babalola

Cable Equiano: Pantami, Danbatta pledge enabling policy environment for wider Connectivity

PROF. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, and Prof. Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

INEC unveils 2022-2026 strategic plan, election project plan.

By Anthony Isibor. THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has unveiled a 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, SP, and the 2023 Election Project Plan, EPP. The Strategic Plan 2022-2026 and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

2023 election timetable will not be changed – INEC

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, National chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the dates for all activities in the Timetable and Schedule of... Read more

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

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC,

2023: Osinbajo meets Oyo APC delegates

NIGERIA'S Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says he has garnered enough experience to lead Nigeria as the president come 2023. He made the disclosure on Friday in... Read more

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

Tags:  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Isaac Omodewu, APC

LAUTECH admits 24,704 undergraduates; 753 bag first class degrees

THE Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, had admitted 24,704 graduands into their various first degrees. They were admitted on Friday by the Senate... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ayodeji Omole,Bassey Essien, Prof. Abdulrasheed Abubakar

Don’t divert public wealth to your personal pockets – CCB Boss advises public officers

PROF. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public officers to desist from diverting public wealth to their personal pockets. He gave the advice... Read more

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

Tags: Elijah Mohammed, PROF. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare

INEC chairman directs parties to submit membership register 30 days before primaries

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed all registered political parties to submit copies of their membership register to the commission, in compliance with the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Niger govt provides relief materials to victims of bandits attack

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

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

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

2023: Tinubu’s the man to beat — Bamigbetan

FRONTLINE journalist and former Lagos State Commissioner for Information, and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Oladapo Bamigbetan, is aspiring to go to the House of Representatives on the... Read more

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

Tags: Kehinde Oladapo Bamigbetan, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

APC’s N100m Form: Osinbajo’s men vow to defeat moneybags

A day after the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, announced that its presidential nomination and expression of interest forms would cost N100 million, some supporters of... Read more

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

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Kabiru Gaya, Yemi Osinbajo

LEMU President blames cause of decadence, criminality on poverty

THE President, Lekki Muslim Ummah, LEMU, Dr. Kamoru Omotosho has blamed the cause of moral decadence and criminality in Nigeria on poverty. Speaking during the Quarterly Dawah... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Popoola, Jubril Salaudeen, Alhaji Luqman Ayo Salami, Sheikh Ridwan Jamiu, Kamoru Omotosho

Nothing’ll stop 2023 polls —INEC

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

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

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

FRSC decorates 7 newly promoted officers in Jigawa

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jigawa State Command, on Thursday decorated seven newly promoted officers with their new ranks. Addressing the officers, the FRSC Sector Commander... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Mohammed, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, Sani Madaki, Sani Madawaki, Ishaq Komolafe, Alemi Alade, Benjami Auta, Peter Musa, Umar Alhaji, Abubakar Yusuf,

2023: Professors endorse Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has called on academics and members of other professional bodies to participate actively in the task of making Nigeria a better place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, Prof. Shehu Adamu, Prof. Yahaya  Baba, Prof. Haruna  Adama, Prof.  Danjuma Abubakar, Prof. Abdullahi Jibrin, Prof. Shola Omotola, Prof. Philips Okolo, Usman Danfodiyo U

FG urges Nigerians to join revolution against cybercrime

THE Federal Government has urged Nigerians to join in the revolution against cybercrime by supporting local technology innovations. The government also called on citizens to fight against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Chucks Ekwueme, Adebayo Adeyemi, Prof. Mohammed Abubakar, Gbenga Omoniyi

FG tasks youths on creativity, innovation

TO boost entrepreneurship, Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has charged youths to be active in the area of digital creativity and... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Kashifu Abdullahi, Prof. Isa Pantami

ICPC inaugurates anti – corruption unit in News Agency of Nigeria

THE Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has lauded the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for establishing its Anti... Read more

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

Tags: Razak Owolabi, Buki Ponle, Olayinka Aiyegbayo, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye

Cleric urges parents to be agents of societal reform

THE Chief Imam, Lekki Central Mosque, Imam Ridwan Jamiu, on Thursday, charged Nigerian parents to be agents of societal reform by raising good children.   Jamiu made the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Tajudeen Yusuf, Imam Ridwan Jamiu, Alhaji Shaheed Egbeyemi, Sir Muftau Oyegunle, Mr Edwin Igbiti,

ICPC inaugurates anti – corruption unit in News Agency of Nigeria

THE Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has lauded the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for establishing its Anti... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Mr Aliyu Abubakar, Mr Dele Olorunfemi, Mrs Racheal Kopkung, Mr Ugochukwu Nwogute, Alice Bolarinwa, Mr Silas Nwoha, Mrs Gbemisola Erinoso, Mr Nwaobilor Emmanuel, Mr Abuo Larry,

Delta Agro-Industrial Park to enhance state’s agro potential development – Okowa

GOV. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says the Aboh-Ogwashi Agro-Industrial Park project in Aniocha South Local Government Area will enhance the state’s agro potential development. The  governor said... Read more

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

Tags: Kester Ifeadi, Prof. Eric Eboh, Jude Chukwuwike, Obi Ifechukwude Anishi Okonjo, Ifeanyi Okowa

Adamawa govt decries poor services by healthcare service providers

THE Adamawa Government has expressed concern over the poor services provided by healthcare service providers in the state. Dr Sulaiman Bashir, Chairman, Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdullahi Isa, Sulaiman Bashir, Ahmadu Fintiri

FRSC decorates 25 newly promoted officers in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Thursday decorated 25 newly promoted officers in the state. Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, at the ceremony... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Mrs Nwoha Chiwendu, ACM Peter Kibo, Mr Ahmed Umar

Prof Anya says there’s hope for better Nigeria

By Anthony Isibor. PROF Anya. O. Anya has expressed optimism in Nigeria’s ability to overcome the several challenges it is witnessing presently. Nigeria, according to him, is... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Anya O. Anya, Ayim Pius, Dangote, Ayim, Peter Obi, Sam Ohabunwa

287 poets compete for $100,000 in NLNG’s Literature Prize

By Anthony Isibor. THE 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, will have 287 poets compete for the $100,000 Prize. At... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria LNG Limited, Prof Sule Emmanuel, Prof. Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Prof. Olu Obafemi, Prof. Ahmed Yerima

NCDC approves private lab for COVID-19 test in Edo

National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Lahor Research Laboratories and Medical Centre, a private medical laboratory in Benin City, Edo, for screening and confirmation... Read more

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

Tags: National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

Man, 41, docked for allegedly constituting nuisance

THE Police on Thursday, arraigned one Mustapha Usman, 41, in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan for allegedly constituting public nuisance. Usman, whose residential address was not provided,... Read more

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

Tags: S. A. Adesina, Joshua Abegunde, Ahmed Usman, Mustapha Usman, Insp. Sikiru Ibrahim

2 men docked for allegedly stealing 2TV sets, toiletries

TWO men were on Thursday docked in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing two television sets and toiletries. The police charged Opeyemi Ishola and Isa Adele,... Read more

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

Tags: Fadahunsi Adefioye, Ahmed Mogaji, ASP Clement Okuoimose, Isa Adele, Opeyemi Ishola

Strike: ASUU tackles Fed Govt over N4trn fuel subsidy budget

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has taken a swipe at the Federal Government for allocating N4trn to subsidise petroleum products for Nigerians. The union accused... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, Chris Ngige

FG/ASUU face-off: Our pains, frustration — Students, parents

THE saying that “when two elephants fight, the grass suffers” is apt in describing the pains, and frustrations of students in Nigerian universities and their parents... Read more

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

Tags: Edward Chukwuma, Ben Ugbana, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Ayomide Gabriel, Funmi Adegoke

Interim govt: Lawyers divided over Babalola’s proposition

EARLIER this week, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, called for the postponement of the 2023 general elections and the introduction of a 6-month interim government after President... Read more

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

Tags: Olisa Agbakoba, Prof. Sam Erugo, Olisa Agbakoba, Afe Babalola, Muhammadu Buhari

Sex scandal: OAU is not foot-dragging

THE Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has debunked what it called ‘rumours making the rounds in some quarters’, that it is foot-dragging in... Read more

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

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Abiodun Olarewaju, Boluwatife Bababunmi, Prof Joseph Opefeyitimi, Prof Niyi Okunoye,

AfDB moves to reduce fertiliser prices in Africa

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says the bank will help African countries reduce the sharp increase in fertiliser prices by providing support to the government and... Read more

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

Tags: African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Martin Fregene, Prof. Kevin Urama,

Businesses risk lower profits as rising costs raise operating expenses

WITH banks and manufacturing firms drenched in high operating costs, in the first quarter of the year, arising from increase in energy costs, among others,  experts... Read more

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

Tags: Mansur Ahmed, Ayokunle Olubunmi, Timi Olubiyi, Michael Olawale-Cole

NiMET seeks feedback on weather forecast to Nigerians, others

THE director-general, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof. Mansur Matazu, has reiterated the importance of getting feedbacks on weather forecast issued to the public in African countries. Matazu... Read more

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

Tags: Abdou Ali, Prof. Mansur Matazu, Mailadi Yusuf

Prof Anya laments huge trust deficit between the people and government 

By Anthony Isibor.   A former Director-General of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Prof Anya O. Anya, has attributed the high level of political indifference, lack of confidence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof Anya O. Anya, Lai Mohammed, APC, PDP,

Olatunji-Bello tasks A-level students on discipline, hardwork, academic excellence

 PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo has charged newly admitted A-Level students of the institution to be focused, discipline,  hardworking and pursue academic... Read more

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

Tags:  PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Prof. Yinus Dauda,

Anambra gov’t, Police to collaborate on speedy prosecution of cases – AG

 THE Anambra Government and the Police Command in the state on Wednesday agreed to strengthen synergy for speedy dispensation of justice. The agreement was reached when Prof.... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Sylvia Ifemeje, Gov. Chukwuma Soludo,

Niger govt clears N3bn debt owed AEDC –SSG

THE Niger state government says it had paid over N3 billion to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) for debts owed it over a period of four... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company

Why Lassa Fever may continue to live with us – Agbonlahor

Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, member, National Committee on the Control of Lassa Fever, has said that the disease will continue to live with Nigeria unless efforts are... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

Study identifies 5 bacteria linked to aggressive prostate cancer

A new study has identified five types of bacteria that are linked to aggressive prostrate cancer. Researchers said the bacteria is common in urine and tissue samples... Read more

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

Tags: University of East Anglia’s (UEA), Jeremy Clark, Prof. Colin Cooper,

‘Tinubu can handle Nigeria’s complexities‘- Sen Abiru

THE Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries, Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, has requested prayers for the All Progressives Congress, (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Emmanuel Adegoke, Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Makinde denies unfairness to Muslims

OYO State Governor Seyi Makinde has denied insinuations that his administration has been unfair to the muslim community in some regions of the state, particularly, Ogbomoso... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Daud Makanjuola, Prof Sayeed Malik, Alfa Uthmah Sannu Sheu, Seyi Makinde, Rashidi Ladoja

APC stakeholders endorse Fayemi’s ex-commissioner for Senate

SOME members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have endorsed former House of Representatives member and Commissioner for Public Utilities under Governor Kayode... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Kolapo Olusola, Kayode Fayemi, Bamidele Faparusi

Energy poverty cause for lack of clean energy in Africa

THE National Coordinator, Africa Coalition for Sustainable Energy Access, ACSEA, Dr Godwin Uyi Ojo, Tuesday, said that access to clean energy in the continent is limited... Read more

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

Tags: Godwin Uyi Ojo, Godwin Ojo, Ahmed Nagode

Man, 28, remanded for alleged armed robbery, homicide

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 28-year-old man, Ahmed Shuaibu, in a correctional centre for alleged armed robbery and culpable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Insp Chidi Leo, Ahmed Shuaibu, Ibrahim Emmanuel

Nigeria, Mauritius retain seats in UN rights committees

NIGERIA and Mauritius have retained their seats to serve for another four years in the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) from 2023... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Peters Emuze

NCDMB, petroleum engineers hail Dangote Refinery’s world-class tech application

THE Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE, and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, have applauded Dangote Petroleum Refinery for its application of world-class technology... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Dangote Petroleum, NCDMB

Tinubu’s presidential ambition made of sterner stuff

THERE is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, William Shakespeare

2023: Bello’s presidency will birth a new Nigeria, Nwaokobia tells APC delegates

A leadership and mentorship instructor and convener of Country First Movement, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates to... Read more

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

Tags: Yahaya Bello, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia

City College matriculates 265 for degree programmes

THE City College, in affiliation with Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, has matriculated about 265 Degree and Post-Graduate Diploma in Education students for the... Read more

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

Tags: Olusegun Owolewa, Gbenga Arajulu, Prof. Moshood Hassan, Prof. Olugbenga Ige

SPE, NCDMB hail Dangote Petroleum Refinery’s world-class technology application

THE Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) have commended Dangote Petroleum Refinery for its application of world-class technology in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Roseline Okere, Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Dangote Industries Free Zone Development Company (DIFZDC), Yin

2022 UTME: JAMB optimistic of a hitch-free exercise

 THE management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has expressed optimism for a hitch-free examination scheduled for May. The board made this known in its... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,

Easter Monday: FUNAAB VC preaches love, tolerance and harmony

PROF. Kolawole Salako, the Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has called on Nigerians to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, tolerance and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Kolawole Salako,

Prof Anya says Nigeria is at war, canvasses recall of retired military officers

By Anthony Isibor PROF Anya O. Anya has said that the country is fighting a dangerous war with the military in full battle gear. Anya, who was... Read more

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

Tags: PROF Anya O. Anya, APC,

2023 Rivers Governorship Poll: Abe declares interest

A former representative of Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared his interest to contest for the governorship seat... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, Chibuike Amaechi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, APC

APC primaries: Tinubu, Osinbajo, Amaechi, others scramble for 7,800 delegates

PRESIDENTIAL aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) among them Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo; the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Minister of Transportation, Rotimi... Read more

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

Tags: Ibikunle Amosun, Kayode Fayemi, David Umahi, Yemi Osinbajo, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

2023 presidency: Aso Rock stays aloof as aspirants battle for APC ticket

WITH the time ticking rapidly against the timetable of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for activities leading to the 2023 polls, compelling the All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Orji Uzor Kalu, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Dave Umahi, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

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

Northern elders and Buhari’s resignation

IT is distressing trying to rationalise the federal government’s paralysis in the face of the Plateau and Benue killings last weekend. About 130 people died from... Read more

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

Tags: Babafemi Ojudu, Yemi Osinbajo, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, Muhammadu Buhari

Ozigbo, Anambra PDP’s guber candidate joins race for Senate

 MR Valentine Ozigbo, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate who lost the Nov. 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra, has declared his intention to contest in the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Valentine Ozigbo, Mrs Aziza Uko, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

APC Primaries: Tinubu, Osinbajo, Amaechi, Others Scramble For 7,800 Delegates

PRESIDENTIALl aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) among them Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo; the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Minister of Transportation, Rotimi... Read more

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

Tags: Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, Rotimi Amaechi, Ibikunle Amosun, Rochas Okorocha, Ihechukwu Dallas Chima, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo,

2023: Leaving PDP a painful decision, says Abia gov’ship aspirant

A governorship aspirant in Abia, Prof. Greg Ibe, has formally announced his exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), barely three weeks after declaring his aspiration. Ibe,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Greg Ibe, Okezie Ikpeazu

NNPC Weekly: Efforts intensify to end fuel importation

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) started its activities for the week with a tour of the Port Harcourt Refinery, to ascertain the level... Read more

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

Tags: Davide Broggini, Ahmed Dikko, Malam Mele Kyari, Margery Chuba-Okadigbo, Timipre Sylva

Vaccine production: West African scientists to boost local capacity

MEDICAL laboratory and research scientists from West Africa are set to chart a course that will assist in building local capacity for the manufacturing of vaccines... Read more

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

Tags: Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Prof. James Damen, Efam Dovi, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

UNN VC worries over absence of budget for environmental research

The Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Charles Igwe, on Sunday bemoaned the absence of budget in research institutions for efficient environmental research in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Emmanuel Oladipo, Prof. Charles Igwe, Nnaemeka Chukwuone,

Presidential aspirant laments Plateau killings, Kaduna-Abuja train attack

A presidential aspirant on the platform of Accord Party, Prof. Christopher Imumolen, has condemned the recent killings in Plateau State by terrorists. He also condemned the bombing... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Christopher Imumolen, Mohammed Lawal Nalado

I fully support Tinubu’s presidential ambition – ex-NAN MD Onanuga

A former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Bayo Onanuga, yesterday pledged his support for the presidential ambition of the APC national leader. Onanuga... Read more

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

Tags: Aregbesola, Afikuyomi, Ojudu, Onanuga, Alake, Fasola, Bayo Onanuga, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Anya lauds qualities of Peter Obi as presidential aspirant in 2023 polls

By Anthony Isibor PROF. Anya O. Anya, former Director-General of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, has said that Peter Obi is a frontline presidential aspirant of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 220 times

Tags: Prof. Anya O. Anya, Peter Obi, People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar,

NIDOWW seeks equal opportunity for Diasporas voting

NIGERIANS in Diaspora Organisation Worldwide (NIDOWW) has reiterated the need for equal opportunity to be given to diasporas vote and be voted for in election as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Prof. Apollos Nwauwa, Bashir Obasekola, Linus Unamadu, Obed Monago

Prof. Anya says restructuring is way out of numerous challenges facing the nation

By Anthony Isibor. PROFESSOR Anya O. Anya, a former director-general of the Nigeria Economic Sumit Group has lent his voice to the clamour for restructuring the country,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 211 times

Tags: prof. Anya O. Anya,

Ijaw Diaspora Council to showcase culture at 2022 Convention in US

THE Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC) says it will showcase its rich and colourful culture and tradition to the global audience at  the 2022 convention in the... Read more

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

Tags: Edward Asimini William, Prof. Mondy Gold, Harold Dappa-Biriye

15 journalists detained for covering prison fight in Somaliland

AUTHORITIES in the breakaway region of Somaliland should unconditionally release without charge 13 journalists detained since April 13 and should not pursue any charges against two... Read more

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

Tags: Sakaria Muhumed Ahmed, Abdikarim Saed Salah, Muthoki Mumo

New Horizons, BMS train 3,782 students on coding, robotics

IN the drive to promote technopreneur skills in High school students, New Horizons Nigeria in partnership with Baptist Mission Schools has held a Coding and Robotics... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Joshua Olalekan Ogunwole, Tide Olalere, Tim Akano, Baptist Mission Schools, New Horizons Nigeria

Political touts, charlatans are Nigeria’s problems – Prof Anya

By Anthony Isibor.  PROF Anya O. Anya has lamented that the absence of quality and responsible leadership have been the bane of governance in the country. Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 217 times

Tags: Anyim Pius Anyim, Samuel Iheanyichukwu Ohuabunwa, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, Akinwumi Adesina,

Gunmen kill policeman in Soludo’s Isuofia community

GUNMEN have killed one policeman in an invasion of Isuofia community, the home town of Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo. The incident occurred at the junction leading... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Charles Soludo, Ikenga Tochukwu

Attack: INEC makes contact with two missing staff in Imo

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has established contact with two of its staff missing after Thursday’s attack by gunmen in Ihitte Uboma in Imo State. The... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Francis C. Ezeonu, Festus Okoye

Esan Okpa holds maiden assembly in Uromi

IN a bold move to reinforce its new vanguard role in Esanland, the Esan Okpa Initiative (EOI), a leading socio-cultural and non-partisan organization, plans to hold... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Mike Obadan, Gabriel Oteze, Mathew Egbadon, George Okoyo, Tony Iyare

INEC finds 2 missing staff in Imo,  suspends voter registration in 54 centres 

FURTHER to the unfortunate incident in Imo State in which our staff was killed by gunmen in Ihitte Uboma Local Government Area yesterday, the Commission has... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Francis C. Ezeonu, Festus Okoye

INEC official shot dead in Imo

MR. Nwokorie Anthony, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been shot dead in Imo State. The official was killed during the Continuous Voter... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Emeka Ezeonu, Nwokorie Anthony

Abductors of Delta professor demand N50m ransom

DELTA State University (DELSU), Abraka, lecturer, Prof. Ovaborhene Idamoyibo, who was kidnapped inside a church has been asked to pay N50 million ransom for his release. Idamoyibo... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ovaborhene Idamoyibo

2023: Afenifere faults Baba-Ahmed’s attack on Adebanjo

PAN-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has faulted the comments of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, on its leader’s views... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Ayo Adebanjo, Sola Ebiseni, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, Afenifere

FG appeals to ASUU to call off prolonged strike

THE Federal Government has appealed to members of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to immediately call off their prolonged industrial action. Dr Chris Ngige,... Read more

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

Tags: ASUU, Dr Chris Ngige, Prof. Jubril Munzali, International Labour Organisation

KDSG spends N30.5bn on gratuities, death benefits from 2017 to date – Official

THE Kaduna State Government has expended N30.5 billion on gratuities and death benefits to State and Local Government retirees and families of deceased beneficiaries from February... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Prof. Salamatu Isah, Mr Philip Yatai

Nigerian diplomat Peters Emuze re-elected into UN rights committee

AMB. Peters Emuze, a Nigerian candidate serving as a member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), has been re-elected into the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 366 times

Tags: UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande

Ex-Abia varsity VC, Ikonne, joins guber race

THE former Vice Chancellor of the Abia State University, Uturu, Prof. Uche Ikonne, on Thursday declared his ambition to run for the governor of the state... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Uche Ikonne, Chief Alwell Okere, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Peoples Democratic Party

4 top politicians obtain APGA governorship form

THE Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abia Chapter, Rev Augustine Ehiemere has confirmed that four Abia political heavyweights have obtained the party’s governorship forms. Ehiemere disclosed... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr. Chikwe Udensi, Prof. Greg Ibe, Maj-Gen Ijioma Nwokoro, Rev Augustine Ehiemere

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

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

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

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

Yakubu urges Nigerians to take advantage of CVR

NIGERIA'S electoral umpire, inec, has appealed to Nigerians to take advantage of its ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise to register, update and obtain their voters... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

NCC, Google to drive Nigeria’s digital transformation

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Google Global Services Nigeria have expressed determination to work together toward advancing the actualisation of auspicious national targets for ubiquitous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 115 times

Tags:  Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Google, Juliet Ehimuan, NCC, Ubale Maska, 

Remain professional in your training, NSCDC tells new intake

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River has advised the 185 newly recruited personnel of the corps to remain professional, humble and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 538 times

Tags: Samuel Fadeyi, Ahmed Audi

Assault: Magistrate orders housewife to sweep court premises for 5 days

CHIEF Magistrate Ibrahim Emmanuel on Thursday ordered a housewife, Hadiza Ahmed, to sweep the court premises for five days for beating her neighbour. Emmanuel, gave the order... Read more

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

Tags: Farida Musa, Insp Chidi Leo, Hadiza Ahmed, Ibrahim Emmanuel

CCB committed to eradicating corrupt practices in public service – Chairman

THE Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) says it is committed to eradicating corrupt practices within the public service. The Chairman of the Bureau, Prof. Muhammed Isah, made... Read more

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

Tags: Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare, Mohammed Bello,

NITDA proposes new bill to advance information tech

THE Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has announced a proposed amendment to its bill for the advancement of information technology development in Nigeria. Mr Emmanuel Edet,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE), Akan Michael, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Prof. Adesina Shodiya, Emmanu

Wamakko pays solidarity visit to new APC chair, Adamu

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North), on Wednesday led a delegation of the state’s party chieftains on a solidarity visit to the National Chairman of the All... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Malam Hassan Sanyinnawal, NAFDAC, Yusuf Suleiman, National Teachers institute, Prof. Musa Mai-Tafsir,

NSCDC beefs up national security ahead Easter celebration

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said that security have been beefed up across the country for the Easter celebration.   This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Olusola Odumosu, Ahmed Audi,

NBTE moves to close down illegal private technical schools

THE National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), has requested security and anti-graft agencies to close down  private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions operating without... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 105 times

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje,   private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions,

Sacked Ebonyi PDP Chairman heads to Appeal Court

SACKED Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Ebonyi Chapter, Mr Tochukwu Okorie has approached the Court of Appeal, asking it to set aside the  Federal... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tochukwu Okorie, Silas Onu, Ahmed Mohammed

NASS: Anambra govt backs Okoye, urges APGA delegates to make him candidate

THE Anambra government has backed Mr Mark Okoye, the immediate past Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget and Development, to represent Anaocha, Dunukofia and Njikoka Federal... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mark Okoye, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, Mr Peter Obi, Chief Willie Obiano Chief Charles Okongwu, Chief George Ozo, Prof Chukwuma Soludo.

2023: Beware of politicians’ manipulations, inducements, Opadokun tells youths

CHIEF Ayo Opadokun, an elder statesman and former Secretary-General of the defunct National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), has cautioned Nigerian youths against manipulations and inducements by politicians... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Ayo Opadokun, Dr Fred Agbeyegbe, NADECO, Mr Adewale Adeoye, Prof. Olutayo Adesina

Anambra Gov’s wife condemns violence against women, says VAP law active in Anambra

MRS Nonye Soludo, wife of Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo, has said that domestic violence is a crime under Violence Against Persons (VAP) Prohibition Act (2015). She... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Mrs Nonye Soludo, Prof Charles Soludo, Mrs Franklyn Onyekachi,

CVR: Number of new registrants impressive, shows readiness for 2023 elections - INEC

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed satisfaction at the large number of registrants, who have so far turned out... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Assault on journalists: IPI Nigeria opens ‘Black Book’ for perpetrators

THE International Press Institute (IPI) Nigeria has said that it will open a book of infamy to document every individual whose action or inaction encourages or... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Dr. Fabian Benjamin, Musikilu Mojeed, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Ahmed I. Shekarau

Land donation excites Sokoto Polo Club

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

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

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

Nigeria needs me just as I need Nigeria, says Tinubu

FORMER Lagos State Governor, and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said Nigeria needs him just as he needs Nigeria, maintaining... Read more

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

Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Abubakar Suleiman, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

44.6% of voters registered since 2021 are invalid – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said 44.6 per cent of voters who have registered since 2021 are invalid. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

FRSC to deploy 1,500 personnel for Easter patrol in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogun Command, on Wednesday said it would deploy 1,500 personnel for the 2022 special operations for Easter celebration in Ogun. Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar,

Don wants true federalism to tackle insecurity

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

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

Group backs Osinbajo’s interest in presidency

...says declaration not an affront on Tinubu A support group, The Osinbajo Think Tank has applauded the declaration of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to succeed President Mohammadu... Read more

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

Tags: Osinbajo Think Tank, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, President Mohammadu Buhari, Olugbenga Olaoye, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,

Technology Innovation Institute announces launch of NOOR, the World’s Largest Arabic NLP Model

TECHNOLLOGY Innovation Institute, TII, a global research center and applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council, today announced the launch of NOOR, the... Read more

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

Tags: Dr. Ebtesam Almazrouei, Dr. Ray O. Johnson, Prof. Mérouane Debbah,

Tinubu’s wife absent as Osinbajo woos APC senators

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday evening, hosted All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators of the 9th Assembly to Iftar Dinner at his Aguda House Residence in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmed Lawan, Tokunbo Abiru, Solomon Adeola Olamilekan, Yemi Osinbajo, Oluremi Tinubu

Insecurity: Northern elders ask Buhari to resign

THE Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has demanded the immediate resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, over the raging killings across the country, especially in the north. The Director,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, Muhammadu Buhari

Top 10 finalist nurses announced for inaugural Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award

ASTER Guardians Global Nursing Award has just announced its top 10 finalists hailing from across the world. These nurses have been selected from over 24,000 nurses who... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Sheila Tlou, Prof. James Buchan, Dr. Azad Moopen,

2023: CSOs kick against consensus as mode of choosing candidates

LAST week, as Hajiya Habiba Ahmed was making her usual rounds of providing food items and cash gifts to the less privilege during Ramadan, she came... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Habiba Ahmed

Reps call for proper birth, death registrations

THE House of Representatives has urged government at all levels, as well as traditional and religious leaders, to join in sensitising the population on the importance... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Wase, Bashiru Dawodu

Ramadan: Clerics task Muslim faithful on trust in God

Some Muslim clerics  have encouraged the faithful to trust in God in spite of subsisting challenges, as God has the capacity to turn things around positively. The... Read more

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

Tags: Niyi Yusuf, Prof. Abdul Oladosu, Tajudeen Adebayo, Ramadan

Federal Govt creates debt recovery application to track credit profile

THE federal government, through the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, has launched a new technology-based application named: “Project Lighthouse” to track government debtors as... Read more

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

Tags: Zainab Ahmed

Grid collapse: TCN to host communities, join fight against vandalism

THE Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has appealed to host communities to assist in the fight against vandalism of the nation’s  collective power assets, by reporting... Read more

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

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar, TCN, Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz

I’m tired of ASUU going on strikes over disagreements with Fed Govt, says Ngige

LABOUR and Employment Minister Chris Ngige has said he is tired of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) going on a strike every time there... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 277 times

Tags: Chris Ngige, Patience Onuobia, Prof. Nimi Briggs

Tinubu seeks collaboration of APC governors to actualise 2023 presidential ambition

SEN. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State and 2023 presidential hopeful on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday called for... Read more

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

Tags: APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Gov. Dave Umahi, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Sen. Rochas Okorocha, Rotimi Amaechi,

IPPIS, funding may stall discussions as ASUU meets FG

AS a meeting of the national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, with the federal government delegation led by the Labour and Productivity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Chris Ngige

FG/ASUU face-off: Our pains, frustration ― Students, parents

THE saying that “when two elephants fight, the grass suffers” is apt in describing the pains and frustrations of students of Nigerian universities and their parents... Read more

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

Tags: Edward Chukwuma, Funmi Adegoke, Ayomide Gabriel, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, ASUU

2023 presidency: Tinubu ‘disowns’ Osinbajo

NATIONAL leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and presidential hopeful, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has publicly disowned his political godson, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, saying... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Hope Uzodimma, Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo

Customs hands over N103m cannabis sativa to NDLEA in Ogun

OGUN Area 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, on Monday, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, handed a large quantity of weeds suspected to be Cannabis... Read more

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

Tags: Col. Ahmed Ali, Makinde Bamidele, Ishaku Yusuf Kwajafa

Lecturer files application for committal for contempt against her husband

A University of Ibadan lecturer, Dr Bilikis Babarinde has filed an application for an order of committal for contempt against her husband, Prof. Sikiru in a... Read more

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

Tags: Yusuf Anikulapo, Olufemi Adegboroye, Prof. Sikiru, Bilikis Babarinde

JAMB releases UTME mock results

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released results of the 2022 mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, conducted on April 9. JAMB made this known... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB

Capacity must guide leadership search in 2023 – Saraki’s pointsman

CAPACITY and not ethno-religious considerations must be the guide to choose leaders in 2023, Prof Iyorwuese Hagher, Chairman, Bukola Saraki Campaign Advocacy Council has said. Hagher was... Read more

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

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof Iyorwuese Hagher, Bukola Saraki

Court remands trader over alleged kidnap of neighbour’s son

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 36-year-old trader, Abdullahi Nurudeen, in a Correctional Centre for alleged kidnap of his neighbour’s son. The defendant, a... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel, Aminu Hassan, Barau Ahmed, Farouq Sani, Abdullahi Nurudeen, Insp. Chidi Leo

International Management Award: British-Nigerian founder of UK firm lauds IFSAM, recipient

BRITISH – Nigerian founder of TEXEM UK, Dr Alim Abubakre has praised the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) for the Management award to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Alim Abubakre, TEXEM UK, Dr Alim Abubakre, International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM), Prof. Pawan Budhwar,

PAN chairman, Wadada, salutes Dangote @ 65

The Chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Ltd., Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, has congratulated the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, who turned 65 on Sunday. Wadada,... Read more

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

Tags: Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, Alhaji Aliko Dangote,

NAFDAC alerts on recall of Continental mills Buttermilk Pancake, Waffle mix

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the general public that Continental Mills is recalling a single lot of Great... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC

WACOL inaugurates women advocacy group to tackle detestable customs in Anambra

THE Women Aid Collective (WACOL), a Non-Governmental Organisation has inaugurated 50/50 Action Women for Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Anmabra. Mrs. Egodi Igwe,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Ego Uzoezie, Nneka Anoliefo, Egodi Igwe, Prof. Joy Ezeilo

Finance minister, Prof. Gambari laud Indorama's support for Buhari's fertiliser initiative

CHIEF of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Dr (Mrs) Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, have commended Indorama-Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Uche Orji.

NSML gets first Sub-Saharan African terminal environmental certification

NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML), manager of the Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) Bonny Terminal, has achieved the terminal’s Ecoport Port Environmental Review System (PERS) certification, making... Read more

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

Tags: NLNG, Mr. Abdukadir Ahmed, Mr Ahmed stated

We’ll apprehend motorists driving under influence of alcohol during Easter – FRSC

THE Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will apprehend motorists driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs during Easter. The Sector... Read more

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

Tags: FRSC, Mr Ahmed Umar,

PDP vows to reclaim Cross River from APC in 2023

Ex-Cross River governor, Mr Liyel Imoke, said in Calabar on Sunday that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) would reclaim the state from the All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Donald Duke, Sen. Sandy Onor, Amb. Nkoyo Toyo, Prof. Stella Atu,

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

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

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

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

Ahead 2023 Polls: Bankole harps on responsible leadership

 A former Speaker House of Representatives, Mr Oladimeji Bankole, has called for less emphasis on the age of the leaders to pilot the affairs of the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Oladimeji Bankole, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Alhaji Isah Okonkwo.

Buhari’s trip to London, fake – Presidential aide

THE Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Mr Bashir Ahmed, has described as fake the social media reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has embarked... Read more

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

Tags: Bashir Ahmed, Muhammadu Buhari

Gov. Soludo set to transform Anambra, inaugurates commissioners

Anambra Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, has sworn in 20 Commissioners selected across the 21 local government areas of the state, to help him achieve all his... Read more

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

Tags: Ifeyinwa Obinabo, Willie Obiano, Prof. Charles Soludo, Ifeatu Onejeme

Soludo swears-in commissioners, special adviser

THE newly-confirmed Anambra State commissioners, were on Saturday, sworn-in/inaugutrat by the State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo. The event, which held at the Executive Chamber of the Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Mr Ifeatu Chinedu, Prof. Ofonze Amucheazi, Mr Ifeanyi Okoma, Ms Chiamaka Nnake Dr Afam Obidike, Mr Patrick Agha-mba, Mrs Ifeyinwa Obinabo, Dr Obinna Ugonnadi, Mr Julius Chukwuem

Rights Abuse: FUOYE VC Seeks Out-of-court Settlement With SFU

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina has told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he has agreed to settle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina, Supol Segun Akeregun, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa

Don advises FG to introduce spirituality in tertiary education curriculum

A professor of accounting, Francis Iyoha, has advised the Federal Government to introduce spirituality as a subject into the tertiary curriculum to further check corruption and... Read more

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

Tags: Francis Iyoha, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo

NGO offers free cataract surgeries to 30 indigent patients in Nasarawa

A Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), the Kolmarg Eyesight Foundation, in partnership with the Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa State, has rendered free... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Yahaya Baba Adamu, Dr Patricia Musa, Prof. Olukorode Adenuga, Kolmarg Eyesight Foundation

JAMB delists 1 centre as 175,000 sit for mock exam

THE Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, said one centre was delisted from participating in the 2022 UTME examination for system failure,... Read more

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

Tags: Favour Izuegbulam, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB

Anambra: Former deputy gov., others task new commissioners to be more patriotic

DR Nkem Okeke, immediate past Deputy Governor of Anambra, has charged the newly-sworn in commissioners and senior aides of Anambra governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, to be... Read more

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

Tags: Chris Elumunoh, DR Nkem Okeke, Prof Chukwuma Soludo

Nigeria solicits votes for 2 candidates in UN committees

THE Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande on Friday solicited the support of member states for two Nigerian candidates vying for two... Read more

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

Tags: UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Amb. Peters Emuze, Mrs Esther Eghobamien-Mshelia,

Nigeria must invest heavily on teachers to achieve SDGs 2030 — UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reiterated the need for more investment in teachers, both in time and financial resources, to achieve the Sustainable Development... Read more

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

Tags: Manar Ahmed, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Dr Uche Anunne,

There’s mess to clean up in Nigeria, Buhari tells accountants

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says his service as a military Head of State and a civilian leader has afforded him the opportunity to see the system of... Read more

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

Tags: Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Femi Adesina, Comfort Olu Eyitayo, Muhammadu Buhari

Amaechi calls for member countries’ counterpart funding for regional maritime bank

MINISTER of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi,  yesterday, asked other member states of the Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa, MOWC, to come forward with their financial... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Gerard Messina, Paul Adalikwu, Rotimi Amaechi

Arewa women laud Tinubu for visit to Kaduna, others

THE Arewa Women For Tinubu yesterday lauded the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu for showing compassion and magnanimity over... Read more

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

Tags: Sa’adatu Garba Dogonbauchi, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu

Experts kick against British firm reviving Ajaokuta steel coy

EXPERTS in the steel industry have kicked against the Federal Government alleged plan to engage a British firm to revive Ajaokuta Steel Company. The stakeholders who spoke... Read more

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

Tags: Ocheri Cyril, Olamilekan Adegbite, Prof. Benjamin Adewuyi

Effective service delivery, prerequisite for growth of govt.-owned establishments – NEMA D-G

MR Mustapha Ahmed, Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says effective service delivery remains a prerequisite for the growth and survival of government-owned establishments across the... Read more

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

Tags: NEMA, Mrs Nnenna Akajemeli, Mr Mustapha Ahmed,

APGA: ex-chief judge, Umeadi, joins presidential race

FORMER Chief Judge of Anambra State, Prof. Nnanna Umeadi, has joined the 2023 presidential race as he purchased the N25 million expression of interest and nomination... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Nnanna Umeadi, Peter Obi,

No difference in taste between GM beans, local variety-Consumers

CONSUMERS of genetically modified, GM, beans, the pod borer insect resistant variety, on Thursday in Abuja testified that it   tasted same with the local and popular variety. The... Read more

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

Tags: Rose Gidado, NABDA, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Winifred Adejo, Emmanuel Nwankwo

Rep. member empowers constituents in Sokoto

REP. Ahmed Kalambaina (APC, Sokoto), member representing Kware/Wamakko Federal Constituency, has distributed 250 water pumps and 150 sewing machines to constituents as business empowerment support. Kalambaina told... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Kalambaina

Business: It is wrong to regard Enugu State as ‘civil servant state’- Official

THE Special Adviser on Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Mr Anayo Agu, has said that the insinuation that Enugu... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Edith Nwosu, Sullivan Chime, Ugochukwu Chime, Anayo Agu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

2023: Group canvasses support for Osinbajo as next President

A group, Osinbajo Grassroots Organisation, has called on the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to contest the 2023 presidential election, saying he has the qualities to... Read more

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

Tags: Abioye Akerele, Suleiman Maito, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria sets standard for Africa in GMOs regulation —- NBMA’s DG

Rufus Ebegba, Director – General, DG, National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA, says Nigeria sets standard for the African continent in the regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Boasiako, Rufus Ebegba, Emmanuel Marfo

I’m waiting for anyone to sue over Omisore, says Soyinka

NOBEL laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has insisted that the National Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Otunba Iyiola Omisore, is not fit for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Prof. Wole Soyinka, Otunba Iyiola Omisore,

Federal Government Urges Citizens to Link NIN to SIM without Delay

THE  general public would recall that the Federal Government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022.  In preparation for... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz, NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

Tuberculosis can come from cows, says Prof. Abayomi

THE Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says that Tuberculosis (TB) can also come from the animal kingdom through cows. Abayomi said this on Thursday... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Danladi Verheijen, Prof. Akin Abayomi, Mr. Niyi Yusuf, Dr. Nkata Chukwu,

UNIMAID has digital capacity for global interactions– Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) has acquired the digital capacity to  enable its students to interact and take lessons from any... Read more

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

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Babagana Zulum, UNIMAID, Muhammadu Indimi,

Appointment: Gov. Sule nominates former Revenue Board Chairman, 3 members

GOV. Abdullahi Sule  has nominated Ahmed Muhammad-Yakubu, the immediate past Chairman of Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service and three board members for reappointment. Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Speaker... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Ahmed Muhammad-Yakubu, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Sabo Balarabe Usman, Emmanuel Zachariah, Ali Mohammed Doma,

Defection: Court dismisses PDP’s suit against Gov. Ayade

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) suit seeking the removal of Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River.   Justice Taiwo... Read more

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

Tags: Ben Ayade, Chief Mike Ozekhome, Prof. Ivara Esu

Legislative institute trains lawmakers on good governance

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has trained members of legislature from three state houses of assembly on law making and promotion of... Read more

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

Tags: National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, Dr Shuaibu Danwanka, Dr Vladimir Kreck,

Ojerinde diverted N15m for radio license - ICPC witness tells court 

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, was Wednesday told how the former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, allegedly... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuata, retired Air Commodore Najeem Sanusi, ICPC, Olubunmi Olugasa, Peter Oyewole, Ibrahim Ishiyaku, Olumide Ojeriende, Mr. Jimoh Olabisi

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

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

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

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

Family of late don donates research materials to army resource centre

THE family of late Prof. Chukwuma Osakwe,  has  presented a total of 1,039 academic and research materials to the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC). The materials which... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), Prof. Chukwuma Osakwe, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Dr Amede Osakwe, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab,

3 Unijos students win German postgraduate scholarship

THREE Students of the Department of Theatre and Film Arts, University of Jos, have won fully sponsored Postgraduate Exchange Programme for Masters degrees in Film Culture... Read more

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

Tags: Jemima Choji, Hamza Abubakar, Ali DankwatUniversity of Jos, Abdullahi Abdullahi, Nigerian Film Institute (NFI), Prof. Sati Fwanshak, Prof. Tanko Ishaya,

Reps direct NAHCON to suspend Hajj saving scheme

The House of Representatives has directed the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to suspend the implementation of the Hajj Saving Scheme. This followed the adoption of... Read more

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

Tags: House of Representatives, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Rep. Aminu Ashiru-Mani, APC, JA’IZ Bank, Ahmed Wase,

STEM: Don canvasses collaboration between OAUSTECH, U.S. Varsity

A renowned Geoscientist, Prof. Jimmy Adegoke, has called for collaboration between Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State and University of Missouri,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Prof. Temi Ologunorisa, Prof. Jimmy Adegoke, Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Dean International Students Award (DISA),

No casual workers will be sacked, Gombe govt. assures cleaners

 MR Mohammed Ahmed, the General Manager, Gombe State Environmental Protection Agency (GOSEPA), has assured cleaners that no worker would be sacked in spite of signing a... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Ahmed, Gombe, INEX.

Group condemns senseless killings in South-East

 A group known as ‘Igbonnie’  has condemned what it called ‘insensitive killings’ in the South-East, as it proffers solutions to the menace. The Director, Diaspora, Igbonnie, Prof.... Read more

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

Tags: Igbonnie, Prof. Marcel Ezenwoye, Onye aghana nwaneya, Prof. Charles Soludo

Foreign-trained doctors parents decry failure in local assessment exams

THE  Coalition of Parents of Foreign-trained Medical Doctors has decried the mass failure of their children in assessment examination conducted by the Medical and Dental Council... Read more

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

Tags: MDCN, Coalition of Parents of Foreign-trained Medical Doctors, Prof. Lukman Diso

Zamfara traditional rulers get 260 Cadillac cars from government

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara flagged off the distribution of 260 vehicles to traditional rulers in the state on Wednesday in Gusau. The flag-off was performed by... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Bello Matawalle, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmed,

Public Buildings Maintenance: Buhari signs Executive Order 11

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law Executive Order 11 on national public buildings maintenance. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president signed the... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Zainab Ahmed, Babatunde Fashola

2023: INEC seeks UN support on voter education, four other areas

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified voter education and sensitisation as one of the core areas it would require the support of the United... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Serge Gakwandi Kubwimana

Danbatta hands over WATRA leadership to Oumar Barry of Guinea

By Anthony Isibor. AS Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, EVC of the Nigerian Communications Commission completes his tenure as chairman of the West Africa Telecommunications... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, WATRA, Sekou Oumar Barry

Ex-President Umar Yar’Adua’s cousin joins Katsina State guber race

MR Ahmed Yar’Adua, a cousin to former President Musa Yar’Adua, Mr Ahmed Yar’Adu, has promised to address insecurity in Katsina State, if elected governor. Yar’Adua, who is... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Yar’Adua, Musa Yar’Adua,

Senate passes Copyright Bill to boost creative industry

THE Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, April 6, passed the Bill for an Act to repeal the Copyright Act, Cap C28 LFN, 2004 and enact the Copyright... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Senate, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawal, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, Mukhail A. Abiru, Yahaya Abubakar Abdullahi,

Okowa highlights ways to reduce road crashes

THE Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for a national emergency on road transport to address incessant road crashes and prevent commuters from avoidable deaths in... Read more

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

Tags: Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Federal Road Safety Corps

ASUU, UNN hail appointment of Prof Okolie as new ESUT VC

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Chapter has hailed the appointment of Prof Aloysius Okolie as the new Vice-chancellor of the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Aloysius Okolie, Dr Christian Opata, Prof Jonah Onuoha,

Reddington Hospital performs first keyhole prostate cancer surgery in sub- Saharan Africa

THE Reddington Hospital Group, Lagos, has again raised the bar in quality and affordable healthcare delivery service in Nigeria with the successful conduct of first Laparoscopic... Read more

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

Tags: Reddington Hospital Group, Mr Oluwatoyin Adebiyi, Mr Emmanuel Matthews, Prof. Kingsley Ekwueme

NEMA D-G inaugurates anti-corruption unit

 DIRECTOR-GENERAL, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Mustapha Ahmed, has inaugurated Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) in the agency to further help in the fight against... Read more

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

Tags: NEMA, Mr Mustapha Ahmed, Mr Manzo Ezekiel

Bureau urges public officers to uphold moral standards

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has called on public officers to always uphold moral standards as they carry out government activities. Prof. Muhammed Isah, the Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare, Bello Maigari

FMBN to boost financial inclusion with non-interest mortgage product

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it will boost financial inclusion with the introduction of a non-interest rent-to-own mortgage loan product. The innovative housing product,... Read more

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

Tags: FMBN, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, Mr Lawal Sauri

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

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

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

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

Somali forces nab 2 al Shabab terrorists with explosives

THE Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces on Wednesday arrested two members of al-Shabab near Guriel, a town in central Somalia. Ahmed Dahir Abdulle, SNA commander... Read more

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

Tags: Somali National Army (SNA), Ahmed Dahir Abdulle, President Mohamed Farmajo, Mohamed Roble,

APC: Group Pushes For Tinubu Consensus Candidacy

THE leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to make former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, its consensus presidential candidate for... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Prof Yaki Katuka,

UniAbuja signs MoU with Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission

 THE University of Abuja, FCT, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission as part of efforts to advance development of... Read more

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

Tags: University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed

Dentists launch biography in honour of late maxillofacial surgeon, Adekeye

PROFESSIONALS in dentistry have launched a biography to honour the late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, a renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, seven years after his death. At the... Read more

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

Tags: late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, Adekeye: Passing the Surgical Baton’, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Teaching Hospital, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Obafemi Awolowo University

2023: PDP zoning committee to submit decisions to NEC

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP (PDP), Zoning Committee,  says  it will  present its unanimous decision on zoning to the party National Executive Committee (NEC). THE Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Jerry Gana, Chief Tom Ikimi, Samuel Ortom,

Customs Board approves promotion of 3,466 officers

THE Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB) says it has approved the promotion of 3,466 general duty and support staff officers.     According to a statement issued  on Tuesday in... Read more

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

Tags: Timi Bomodi, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed.

Aregbesola advocates best practices in recruitment processes in Nigeria

THE Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has advocated that recruitment into every position in Nigeria carried out in line with acceptable best practices.   Aregbesola made the... Read more

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

Tags: Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Prof. Olatunde Babwale

ICPC receives, investigating 100 petitions on recruitment scam

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, says its has received and investigating almost 100 petitions on recruitment scam from victim institutions and... Read more

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

Tags: Babagana Zulum, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye,  ICPC

NHIS takes healthcare to grassroot in C’River

THE National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has taken healthcare to the grassroot in Cross River through its Group, Individual and Family Social Health Insurance Programme, GIFSHIP. In... Read more

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

Tags: Osagie Ehanire, Prof. Mohammed Sambo, Margaret Moffi, NHIS

Pantami tasks new agency on data protection

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has called on the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) to ensure data protection, privacy and confidentiality... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),

Stockbrokers inaugurate academy for efficient capital market activities

  THE Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) has inaugurated its academy to ensure minimum standard and efficient capital market activities in the country. Inaugurating the academy on Tuesday... Read more

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

Tags: Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, Mr Chukwudi Nga, Prof. Uche Uwaleke

COVID-19: NCRC recommends need for more deliberate coordination of research in Nigeria

THE Nigeria COVID-19 Research Coalition (NCRC) has recommended more deliberate coordination of research in Nigeria to maximise efficiency and impact of research in the country, based... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Chinwe Ochu, NCRC, Prof. Popoola Mustapha Ayo, Prof. Ehimario Igumbor,

Akin Oyebode Cup finals hold April 14

EKITI Football Association (FA) has fixed April 14 for the finals of Prof. Akin Oyebode Cup for Secondary Schools in the state. The FA Chairman, Mr Bayo Lanlege,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Akin Oyebode,

Don wants FG to enact law on child-spacing

AN Economics teacher at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman, has called on the Federal Government to enact a law regulating child... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman,

Don calls for policy to address high population rate

 A university don, Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman, a Professor of Economics at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has called on the Federal Government to design... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman, Prof. Olufemi Peters

Expert identifies impediments to accessing mental health treatment

THE Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Prof. Monday Igwe, has identified stigma, prohibitive laws and ignorance as major hindrances to access to mental health treatment... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Prof. Monday Igwe,

2023: Hafsat Abiola was right, GYB is like MKO in many ways – Nwaokobia Jnr

A leadership and mentorship instructor, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, has applauded a daughter of the late Chief MKO Abiola, Hafsat Abiola-Costello, for describing and comparing... Read more

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

Tags: Kudirat Abiola, MKO Abiola, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, Hafsat Abiola-Costello

2022 UTME: We allowed CBT centres to increase service charge – Registrar

By Funmilayo Adeyemi, PROF. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  says the board allowed Computer Based Test Centres (CBT) to increase the service... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB, Computer Based Test Centres (CBT), UTME, Mr Nnanna Ochereome,

Police arraign 2 men for allegedly stealing properties worth N20m

By Patience Yakubu,  Two men, Isah Abdulrahaman and Suleiman Mohammed, were on Tuesday arraigned at a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ court for allegedly stealing their employer’s properties worth... Read more

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

Tags: Patience Yakubu, Ibrahim EmmanuelAbdul-Akim Audu,  Isah Abdulrahaman, Suleiman Mohammed, Insp. Chidi Leo,Hajiya Biliksu Ahmed,

Ghana applauds Nigeria’s success story in biotechnology

By Sylvester Thompson, A high-powered delegation of biotechnology and biosafety team members on a study tour from Ghana on Monday  applauded Nigeria’s success story in the areas of... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Emmanuel Marfo, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI),Prof Charles Antwi-Boasiako, National Biosafety Authority(NBA)

Worries about adverse effect of social media on youths

By Ige Adekunle, THOUGH social media technologies and digital channels facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas or interests and other forms of expression through virtual... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ige Adekunle, Dr Akanni Agboola, Prof. Charles Ayo, National Orientation Agency (NOA),

Plateau varsity urges students to be peaceful

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

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

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

Pantami commends agencies in Communications sector for dedication to implementation of NDEPS 2020-2030

By Benprince Ezeh ISA Pantami, minister for communications and digital economy, has commended all the agencies in the communications and digital economy sector for their dedication to... Read more

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

Tags: NDEPS, WEF, FMoCDE, ISA Pantami, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta

2023: Take advantage of our gender-friendly policies, PDP tells women

 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised eligible party women to take advantage of its women-friendly policies and run for various elective positions in 2023. The party... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, National Working Committee (NWC),

Ramadan: Al-Habibiyyah to feed 2,000 muslims, others daily

THE Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society has said it has commenced daily free Ramadan feeding for 2,000 persons with a view of maximising the rewards of the holy... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Taofiq Abdul-Azeez, Fuad Adeyemi, Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society

NIN-SIM linkage: Federal Govt directs Telcos to bar calls from defaulters

THE  Federal Government has directed telecommunications companies to bar outgoing calls on unlinked mobile lines following the expiration of the extension for the integration of the... Read more

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

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, Prof. Umar Garba Dambatta, Muhammadu Buhari, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Kayode Olagoke, Ikechukwu Adinde

Federal Government Urges Citizens to Link NIN to SIM without Delay

THE  general public would recall that the Federal Government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022.  In preparation for... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz

CBN warns banks against ‘composed’ banknotes in their deposits

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has warned Deposit Money Banks, DMBs, to stop bringing “composed banknotes ” as part of their deposits with the apex... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar, CBN

2023: Jega tasks new PRP leaders on rebuilding Nigeria

FORMER Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has advised the newly elected NEC of the People’s Redemption Party, PRP, to be re-dedicated... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Attahiru Jega, PRP

Soludo, others to celebrate Onwughalu, Igbo-Ukwu’s foremost artist, teacher

The Executive Governor of Anambra State, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the Director-General of National Commissions for Museums and Monuments, Professor Abba Tijjani and a host of other dignitaries are expected in Igbo-Ukwu on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: A.A.O. Onwughalu, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Professor Abba Tijjani 

Summit: Anambra public proffers solutions at Gov. Soludo’s peace building, security summit

AMAKA Uzodinma, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolutions, IPCR, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has called on the new Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo, to... Read more

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

Tags: Paschal Agbodike, IPCR, Prof Charles Soludo, Amaka Uzodinma

Ramadan: PAN Chair felicitates Muslims, preaches peace, tolerance

THE Chairman, Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Ltd., Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, has felicitated the entire Muslim ummah (community) in Nasarawa and entire as they commence the Ramadan fasting. In... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, PAN

Stakeholders urge synergy to address consumer rights in power sector

STAKEHOLDERS in the power sector has called for synergy of all players to address consumer rights and obligations.   The stakeholders made the call in a communigue issued ... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Nagode, Princewill Okorie

 NCC raises $563.1m through 3.5GHz auction

 ...80 million Nigerians have broadband access THE Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), has commended all the agencies in the communications... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, Dr. Armstrong Takang

Teachers seek stakeholders’ support to eliminate quackery from teaching profession

The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, has called on stakeholders including the media to join forces with the council to eliminate... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Chuks Ukwuatu, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye,

Solomon Lange Emerges Surram City Brand Ambassador

GOSPEL singer and motivational speaker, Mr. Solomon Lange has been appointed Ambassador of Surram City Estate on Thursday March 31, 2022 in Abuja. Describing Solomon Lange, the... Read more

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

Tags: Prince Suleiman Ahmed, Solomon Lange

Gombe govt. unveils health mobile app

GOMBE State Government has inaugurated the Gombe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (GoHealth) mobile application aimed at enhancing quality healthcare service delivery. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Habu Dahiru, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Prof. Mohammed Sambo

NCC holds physically challenge communication rights awareness in Bauchi State

THE National Communications Commission (NCC) has begun state-wide sensitisation to create awareness on physically challenged communication rights in Bauchi State. Mr Shu’aibu Swade, NCC’s Head of Zonal... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Shu’aibu Swade, Muhammad Danwau, Musa Ahmed,

AU awards scholarships to 110 postgraduate students

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

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

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

Be fair in political appointments, Pentecostal bishops urge Soludo

PENTICOSTAL Bishops’ Association in Anambra, on Thursday, urged Gov. Charles Soludo to ensure equity and fairness in the distribution of political appointments. This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Charles Soludo, Timothy Obidike

NPC restates commitment to dissemination of right, timely information

NATIONAL Population Commission, NPC, has restated its commitment to dissemination of right and timely information and effective engagement of stakeholders through advocacy. Its Executive Chairman, Alhaji Nasir... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, Prof. Uba Nnabue

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

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

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

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, Edo State University

Make your packaging, labeling attractive—NEPC urges exporters

THE Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, has advised importers to add value to their products by properly packaging and labeling them saying they are crucial components... Read more

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

Tags: Amaka Obiloma, Emmanuel Ube, Prof. Clifford Owuamanam, Anthony Ajuruchi, Ezra Yakusak

Okocha, 2 former winners among assistants for Friday’s Qatar 2022 final draw

NIGERIA will not be in the pots on Friday in Doha during the 2022 World Cup’s final draw, but one Nigerian is certainly going to be... Read more

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

Tags: Adel Ahmed MalAllah, Carli Lloyd, Jermaine Jenas, Samantha Johnson, Austin “Jay Jay” Okocha

NAFDAC gets WHO level 3 certification

NATIONAL Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has been characterised as Maturity Level 3 Regulatory Agency by the World Health Organisation, WHO. The director-general... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC

2023: Collect your money, vote your conscience, interfaith tells Nigerians

THE Interfaith Dialogue Forum For Peace, IDFP, has charged  Nigerians not to sell their conscience while voting in the 2023 general election even though they are... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Bakut D Bakut, Sunday Onuoha, Prof Usman Yusuf, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi

Ex-VP Sambo inaugurates board for Baze University Teaching Hospital

FORMER Vice President Namadi Sambo yesterday inaugurated a seven-member board of the Baze University Teaching Hospital. The board, according to Sambo, is chaired by Datti Baba-Ahmed, the... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Dada, David Ogbonna, Prof. Akintade Dare, Dahiru Ibrahim, Onari Duke, Shehu Sule, Datti Baba-Ahmed, Namadi Sambo

2022 Farming Season: FCTA, NiMET sensitise farmers on season prediction

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in partnership with Nigeria Metrological Agency (NiMET), had sensitised Abuja farmers on 2022 Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP) to improve agricultural... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Charles Anosike, Prof. Mansur Matazu,

Demarcation of Abia, Imo boundaries to commence on May 9

THE tracing and provisional demarcation of boundaries between Abia and Imo will be carried out between May 9 and July 9, a joint communique by officials... Read more

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

Tags: NBC, Prof. Placid Njoku, Mr Adam Adaji, Mr Ude Chukwu

Masari tells teachers to teach in mother tongue

GOV. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has tasked teachers in various institutions in the state to teach pupils in mother tongue. Masari gave the charge during the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Aminu Masari, Mande Muhammad, Prof. Badamasi Charanchi,

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

FORMER Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

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

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party, Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Alhaji Sanin Malam- Bauchi, Mr Dipo Olayoku, Prof. Rufai Alkali

Cyber-attacks growing at alarming rate, says Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has expressed worry over the growing rate of cyber-attacks across the globe especially in the country. Pantami... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, NOUN, Prof. Olufemi Peters, Prof. Grace Jokthan, Mr Bello Mohammed, Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa,

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

Former Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Kwankwaso, Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Rufai Alkali,

Cyber-attacks growing at alarming rate, says Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has expressed worry over the growing rate of cyber-attacks across the globe especially in the country. Pantami... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA),

NAFDAC will soon start producing vaccines ― DG

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has hinted that it would soon start manufacturing vaccines in the country thus limiting the country’s... Read more

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

Tags: NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye

Group, IITA partner to boost agribusiness

THE Nigeria Agribusiness Group, NABG, and International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, IITA, on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to disseminate research solutions to boost... Read more

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

Tags: Alfred Dixon, Emmanuel Ijewere, Prof. Lateef Sanni

Northerners in South East, South South commit to promoting peaceful coexistence

NORTHERN Nigerians living in South-East and South-South Geopolitical Zones have pledged to maintain and promote peaceful coexistence. The citizens made the pledge under the aegies of Northern... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Akdoi, Ahmed Saidu

Pro-Chancellors condemn protest against appointment of OAU VC

THE Committee of Pro-Chancellors of Nigerian Federal Universities, CPC, has reacted to the protest against the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor for Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile... Read more

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

Tags: Adebayo Bamire, Prof. Nimi Briggs, Obafemi Awolowo University

Ministry, TETFUND inaugurate N1.6bn project in NSUK

THE Federal Ministry of Education and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, on Wednesday inaugurated projects worth N1.6 billion at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, NSUK. The... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Emmanuel Akabe, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, TETFUND

Reps to investigate delay in Trans-Saharan Natural Gas Pipeline project

THE House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the delay in the commencement of the Trans-Saharan Natural Gas Pipeline project. The resolution was a sequel to a... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Munir, Idris Wase

AOCOED matriculates 1,125 NCE students for 2021/2022 session

ADENIRAN Ogunsanya College of Education, AOCOED, Ijanikin, now Lagos State University of Education, LASUED, has matriculated 1,125 full-time NCE students for the 2021/2022 academic session. The Provost... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Bidemi Lafiaji-Okuneye,  AOCOED

Women yet to achieve independence – Don

Prof. Chinyere Okunna, a Mass Communication teacher and community chieftain says women have yet to fully attain independence in managing their affairs. Okunna made the declaration in... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chinyere Okunna, Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL),

Akande-Sadipe congratulates Tinubu at 70

THE member, representing Oluyole Federal Constituency, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has congratulated the national leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as he celebrates his platinum... Read more

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

Tags: Lekan Olusada, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe

Fayemi congratulates Tinubu at 70

THE Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors' Forum, NGF, Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated former Lagos State Governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress,... Read more

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

Tags: Yinka Oyebode, Kayode Fayemi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Diaspora groups partner to host youth summit to drive positive change

THE Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas, NIDOA, and Nigeria Diaspora Network, NDN, have agreed to organise a virtual youth summit to drive transformational impact and positive... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Tunji Abayomi, Petra Akinti Onyegbule, Barth Shepkong, Prof. Usman Yusuf

APGA chieftains applaud Gov. Soludo’s 20-man commissioner nominees list

CHIEFTAINS of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, on Wednesday in Enugu commended the list of commissioner nominees submitted to the Anambra House of Assembly by... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Offonze Amucheazi, Mark Okoye, Rommy Ezeonwuka, Chukwuma Soludo

FEC observes a minute silence for victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday in Abuja observed a minute silence in honour of the victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,

Bindawa officially becomes NCC’s Non-Executive Commissioner

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF Mansur Auwalu Bindawa has been officially inaugurated as a Non-Executive Commissioner on the Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission He was inaugurated into... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, Prof. Mansur Auwalu Bindawa, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

Nigeria must operate efficient tax administration to boost revenue – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja expressed his administration’s commitment to ensuring an efficient tax administration to improve tax revenue in the country. The president said... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammad Nami, Muhammadu Buhari, Zainab Ahmed

Hospital mulls first Geriatrics centre in the North

PROF. Abba Sheshe, the Chief Medical Director, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, says the hospital will soon establish the first Geriatrics Service Centre in Northern Nigeria. Sheshe... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Auwal Gajida, Prof. Abba Sheshe, Dr Anas Ibrahim

Man jailed 15 months for stealing N400,000

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced one Suleiman Haruna, 34, to 15 months in prison for stealing N400,000. The convict who lives at Isa Kaita... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, Ibrahim Emmanuel, Suleiman Haruna

How Uniabuja admits students –V-C

The Vice- Chancellor of University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, says the university gives admission to students across different disciplines on merit.   Na’allah said this in an... Read more

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

Tags: University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah,

Right agricultural policies, capable of attracting foreign investors – Group

Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, the Co-ordinator, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, says having in place ,right and appropriate agricultural policies will attract foreign investors into the sector. Adeoluwa, who... Read more

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

Tags: Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of NIgeria (NOAN), Prof. Victor Olowe,

Emir lauds Buhari on FCE Kontagora conversion to varsity

The  Emir of Kontagora, Alhaji Muazu Barau II, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the bill to upgrade the Federal College of Education, Kontagora,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Rashid Haruna,Femi Gbajabiamila, Ahmad Lawan, Sen. Aliyu Abdullahi, Alhaji Muazu Barau II,

Olubadan urges stakeholders to intervene in ASUU, FG face-off

THE Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Sen. Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade ll has called on all the stakeholders in the education sector to intervene in the current... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ahmed Tijani Mora, Lekan Balogun

Anambra workers defy Govt’s directive against sit-at-home

 CIVIL servants in Anambra Monday defied State Government’s directive to come to work every Monday against the Independent People of Biafra’s (IPOB) sit-at-home order. The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Mr Chudi Okoli, Mrs Grace Anaelu, Mrs Theodora Igwegbe.

NBA seeks end to ASUU’s industrial action

THE Nigeria Bar Association, NBA has urged the Federal Government to do everything possible to end the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Olumide Akpata, Prof. Damilola Olawuyi, Prof Isa Hayatu Ciroma, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, Justice, Abubakar Malami, Chief Emeka Ngige,

You are a leader of leaders, Lawan hails Tinubu at 70

THE President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on the occasion... Read more

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

Tags: Ola Awoniyi, Ahmad Lawan, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

He’s always placing welfare, unity of Nigeria above self, Buhari says of Tinubu at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined members, leaders and chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in rejoicing with National Leader of the party and former... Read more

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

Tags: Femi Adesina, Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Why we’ve not made PVCs available – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained that the printing of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, for new registrants was being delayed by the cleaning up... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

FUTA ex-VC demise: Daramola, a patriot, brilliant academic – AfDB President

DR. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank, AfDB, has described the death of Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank

Trade minister inaugurates committee to review Nigeria’s trade policy

THE Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, on Monday in Abuja inaugurated the Trade Policy of Nigeria Review Committee (TPNRC). The minister said that... Read more

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

Tags: Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Prof. Mike Okpanachi

ICPC retrieves FG-funded hospital surreptitiously taken over by Ebonyi community

THE ICPC has retrieved a Federal Government-funded hospital surreptitiously taken over by Ebunwana Community in Afikpo-South Local Government Area of Ebonyi. It handed over the N150 million... Read more

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

Tags: Alex Ekwueme, Prof. Smart Otu, Mr Nzebunachi Chukwuma, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji.

Why we have not made PVCs available –INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday disclosed that printing of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) for new registrants was being  delayed by its robust cleaning... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Group supports Ugwuanyi on governorship zoning in Enugu State

A group under the aegis of Nsukka Ezue, a socio-cultural organisation in Enugu North Senatorial District says it supports the present governorship zoning arrangement in Enugu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Gov Sullivan Chime, Nsukka Ezue, Prof Damian Opata, Mr Chineme Onyeke,

Nigerians must vote candidates who can deliver best outcomes – Davies-Kesington

AS many candidates continue to declare their intentions to contest the 2023 general elections in the country, the Woman leader of Tinubu Support Group, TSG, Baroness... Read more

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

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Tinuke E. Davies-Kesington

SEC to collaborate with ABU on Capital Market Development

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that it would collaborate with the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in a bid to further deepen the Nigerian... Read more

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

Tags: SEC, Lamido Yuguda, Prof Kabiru Bala, Prof Kabiru Bala

Fuel queues disappearing, electricity supply improving as Buhari summons Ministers, others

DISTURBED by the epileptic electricity supply and persistent fuel queues across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the week under review, summoned Minister of Power, Abubakar... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Gov. Hope Uzodinma, Prof. Doyin Salami, Prof. George Obiozor,

Qatar 2022 Final Battle: Musa says Eagles fully focused on “crucial 90 minutes”

NIGERIA’S Super Eagles are fully concentrated on Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 playoff duel with Ghana’s Black Stars, with the players determined to put up... Read more

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

Tags: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa

SEC laments high level of unclaimed dividends

 THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has lamented the high number of unclaimed dividends in the capital market. A statement by the Commission in Abuja on Sunday,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Kabiru Bala, Mr Lamido Yuguda

APC chieftain hails outcome of national convention, backs Tinubu’s presidential bid

THE outcome of Saturday’s national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is a good omen for the nation. The declaration was made on Sunday in Lagos... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,

UNIJOS wins hosting rights for NUGA 2024

 THE University of Jos (UNIJOS), Plateau State, has won the hosting rights for the 2024 edition of the Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA). UNIJOS defeated the Ahmadu... Read more

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

Tags: Joe Apu, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Prof. Attahiru Jega, NUGA

Convention: Adamu emerges APC National Chairman

SEN. Abdullahi Adamu, late Saturday night emerged as the new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the 2022 National Convention of the party. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 329 times

Tags: Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Femi Gbajabiamila, Senate, Ahmed Lawan, Gov. George Akume, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.

Buhari urges universities to develop new curriculum on self-employment

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called for the development of new curriculum for Nigerian universities that would lay emphasis on self-employment.   Buhari made the call on Saturday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Adamu Adamu, David Gende, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

UNIBEN flies flag at half mast to mourn Alele-Williams

THE University of Benin, UNIBEN on Saturday ordered the flying of the institution’s flag at half-mast to mourn the death of the first female vice-chancellor in... Read more

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

Tags: UNIBEN, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, Prof. Lilian Salami, Dr Benedicta Ehanire,

My administration has zero tolerance for indiscipline, unruly behaviour, says EKSU V-C

THE Vice-Chancellor, Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, says his administration has zero tolerance policy toward indiscipline and unruly behaviours. He said that the institution... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Edward Olanipekun, FME, TETFund, NUC, JAMB, NYSC.

Bola Tinubu colloquium to discuss new world order, good governance

THE Organisers of the annual Bola Tinubu Colloquium on Friday, says the 2022  edition will peruse emerging global development issues. The Chairman of the Media and Publicity... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Olufemi Bamiro,Mr Gbenga Omotoso,Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,Mr Samson Ogbole,Soiless Farms, Temie Giwa-Tubosun,

Buhari receives Nasarawa delegation on`Thank-You-Visit’

GOV. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa on Friday, led a delegation on a `thank-you-visit’ to President Muhammadu Buhari who inaugurated some developmental projects at  his official engagements... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Dr Ahmed Lawan, Muhammad Saad Abubakar

Côte d’Ivoire signs Hosting Agreement for Intra-African Trade Fair 2023

THE Government of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire on Friday signed the Hosting Agreement for the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023), which officially confers it as the... Read more

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

Tags: President Alassane Ouattara, Souleymane Diarrassouba, African Export Import Bank, Prof. Benedict Oramah,

Stop Monday sit-at-home, Soludo tells Anambra market leaders

GOVERNOR of Anambra, Prof. Charles Soludo, has directed all markets in the state to start opening for business on Mondays from next week. Soludo gave the directive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo,Nnamdi Kanu, Mr Sunny Obinze,

Redeem your COVID-19 promise to scientists—Don tells FG

PROF. Maduike Ezeibe, a lecturer at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia, on Friday in Aba called on the Federal Government to redeem its promise... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,

Court orders publication of committal papers against AMCON boss over NICON assets

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted Jimoh Ibrahim enrollment of order for publication of forms 48 and 49 and service of all other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: AMCON, Ahmed Lawal Kiru, Eberechukwu Uneze, Jimoh Ibrahim, Justice Okon Abang,

Energy transition: Stakeholders seek sustainable framework at SPE-OLEF 2022

STAKEHOLDERS in the oil and gas industry are set to brainstorm to chart a sustainable framework for energy transition in Nigeria during the Society of Petroleum... Read more

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

Tags: Olayemi Anyanechi, Chikezie Nwosu, Mele Kolo Kyari, Timipre Sylva, Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi

NCC’s experiences at ITU bolstering Nigeria’s digital transformation - Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s, NCC vast experience as a long-standing member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has served as a booster to the Commission in... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, NCC

$1bn power investment: Federal Govt, developers seek resolution for 1GW solar energy

THE federal government has met with solar power developers to discuss the framework for the resolution of the impasse on the 1-Gigawatt Solar Power Plants worth... Read more

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

Tags: Zainab Ahmed, Ahmad Zakari, Abubakar Aliyu, Zainab Ahmed

Defection: Court postpones judgment in case against Gov Ayade, deputy

JUSTICE Taiwo Taiwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed a new date for judgement in the case against Governor Ben Ayade of Cross... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ivara Esu, Taiwo Taiwo, Ben Ayade

CBN’s “Naira-4-Dollar” scheme achieving desired results – Economist

An economist, Prof. Mike Obadan, says the “Naira-4-Dollar’’ scheme introduced by the CBN on March 5, 2021 to attract Foreign Exchange is achieving desired results. Obadan, a... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mike Obadan, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Obiano regains freedom, passport seized

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday night released former Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano on administrative bail. The EFCC had initially refused to release... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano

2023: PDP inaugurates zoning committee

THE People’s Democratic Party, PDP on Thursday inaugurated a 37-member zoning committee as it prepares for the 2023 general elections. The PDP National Chairman, Prof. Iyorchia Ayu,... Read more

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

Tags: People’s Democratic Party, Prof. Iyorchia Ayu, Chief Tom Ikimi, Mao Ohuabunwa, Emmanuel Ibokessien, Prof. A. B. C. Nwosu. Sen. Abdul Ningi, Boyelayefa Debekeme, Sanusi Daggash

Panel on future of health, economic resilience in Africa meets

Members of the Core Panel of the Initiative on the Future of Health and Economic Resiliency in Africa (FHERA) convened in Dakar, Senegal from March 14... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Muhammad Ali Pate, Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Minister Prof. Awa Coll Seck, Minister of State in the Presidency Senegal,

Tinubu donates N1bn leadership centre to LASU, urges govt support for youth-friendly industries

NATIONAL Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has donated a Centre of Leadership Development worth one billion naira to Lagos State University, LASU,... Read more

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

Tags: Obafemi Hamzat, Bola Tinubu, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello

Ganduje, Zulum, others bag LASU honorary award

ALHAJI Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State and Prof. Babagana Zulum, Governor of Borno have received honorary doctorate degrees award at the 25th convocation of Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Goodie Ibru, Abdullahi Ganduje, Prof. Babagana Zulum

NGO, Ebonyi Varsity engage women in capacity building through science, technology

A Non-Government Organisation (NGO),Cafe Scientifique Woman, in partnership with the Ebonyi State University has  sensitised 25 women on capacity building through the use of science and... Read more

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

Tags: Cafe Scientifique Woman, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Prof. Happiness Oselebe,

Unijos inaugurates 10-man committee to restructure consultancy company

THE University of Jos has inaugurated  a 10-man committee  to restructure its Consultancy Company Ltd.   The Chairman of the Board of Dircetors of the company, Pastor Huhu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Consultancy Company Ltd, University of Jos, Pastor Huhu Sani, Sen. Ahmed Zuruq,

APC convention: Adhere to party’s regulations, group tells aspirants

A political group in the All Progressives Congress, APC, under the auspices of Credible Alliance for Better Nigeria, CABN, has called on all aspirants contesting for... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Badanga, President Buhari

Strike: EKSU VC seeks constant FG/ASUU dialogue

VICE chancellor, Ekiti State University, EKSU, Ado Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun has said constant dialogue between university union leaders and Federal Government will end incessant strikes... Read more

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

Tags: Femi Falana, Godwin Emefiele, Bisi Akande, Prof. Edward Olanipekun

World Cup play-off: Super Eagles depart for Ghana battle

THE Super Eagles of Nigeria on Thursday morning departed Abuja for Kumasi for the first leg of the 2022 FIFA World Cup play-off against the Black... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Musa, Augustine Eguavoen

FG set to invest more in meteorological services – NiMet D-G

THE Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja said that it would invest more in meteorological services for accurate, timely and reliable weather prediction. Prof. Mansur Matazu, Director-General,... Read more

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

Tags: Mailadi Misau, Bernard Gomez, Hadi Sirika, Prof. Mansur Matazu

Eminent Nigerians advocate leadership change in 2023

THE former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, his Anambra and Kaduna counterparts Peter Obi and Ahmed Makarfi, and other eminent Nigerians have stated that Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Akin Onigbinde, NIMASA, PDP, Olabode George, Iba Gani Adams, Dakuku Peterside, Iba Gani Adams,

What Peter Obi said about his presidential ambition

By Kennedy Nnamani PETER Obi, the ex-governor of Anambra State has tactically announced his presidential ambitions for the 2023 general elections. This, he disclosed yesterday in Lagos... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Akin Onigbinde, Dakuku Peterside, Ahmed Muhammed Makarfi, Gbenga Daniel, Gabriel Akinadewo, Atiku Abubakar, PETER Obi

COE will go into extinction if we continue conversion — NCCE boss

Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, the Executive Secretary, National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), says the country’s Colleges of Education (COE) will soon go into extinction if... Read more

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

Tags: National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), Colleges of Education (COE), Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), Prof. Paulinus Okwelle,

Most politicians exploit Nigerians due to hunger, poverty — Angwe

The National Legal Adviser of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe, has lamented that most politicians have taken advantage of the hunger and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe,

High cost of transportation will lead to hike in food prices – Don

A university lecturer, Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, has said that the increase in transportation fare will lead to hike in the cost of goods and service this... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Convocation: VC hails LASU graduates as symbols of knowledge, right ethics

THE Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU),Ojo, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has hailed the institution’s products as graduates with repository of knowledge imbued with the right ethics needed for... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State University, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Tokunbo Wahab

Senate confirms 7 members of CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee

THE Senate at the Wednesday plenary confirmed the nomination of seven members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmation of... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Uba Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed, Prof. Michael Obadan, Prof. Festus Adeola Adenikinju, Prof. Aliyu Sanusi Rafi

Liberian varsity seeks partnership with UNICAL in research, exchange programmes

AFRICAN Methodist Episcopal University (AME), a Liberian institution is seeking partnership with the University of Calabar (UNICAL) in the area of research, students and staff exchange... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 470 times

Tags: African Methodist Episcopal University (AME), University of Calabar (UNICAL), Dr Alvin Attah, Prof. Florence Obi,

Aviation, Works Ministries, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) with the Ministries of Aviation, Works and Housing, Agriculture and Foreign... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Executive Council (FEC), Dr Zainab Ahmed, Lai Mohammed, Abubakar Malami, Hadi Sirika, Geoffrey Onyeama, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk,

FRSC begins clamp down on road traffic offenders in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, says it is set to commence a special operation to arrest and prosecute motorists who disobey traffic rules... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Ahmed Umar,

First Lady urges IAEA to change cancer narrative in Nigeria, Africa

First Lady Aisha Buhari has urged the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, to change the cancer narrative in Nigeria and Africa. This is contained in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Shaukat Abdurrazak, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed, Aisha Buhari, Aliyu Abdullahi

Nigeria's next President should form government of national unity - Makarfi

FORMER Governor of Kaduna Satate, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has argued that because of divisions we currently have across the country, whoever becomes the next President of... Read more

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

Tags: Iba Gani Adams, People's Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi

NCCE to clamp down existing illegal colleges of education

THE National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE says it will begin the clamp down on some existing illegal Colleges of Education (COE) across the country. Prof.... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, National Commission for Colleges of Education,

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

Elections: Corps members, other ad-hoc staff get insurance cover

YOUTH corps members and other ad-hoc workers engaged for the conduct of elections will get insurance cover under the Independent National Electoral Commission Personnel Hazard Policy. This is... Read more

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

Tags: Maj. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, NYSC

INEC, NYSC sign reviewed MoU

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Tuesday signed reviewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations, on... Read more

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

Tags: Rose Anthony-Oriaran, Saád Idris, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

FG committed to advancing education through quality infrastructure- Fashola

THE Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government remains committed to the development of education in the country through the provision of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdulrahaman Sheshe, Steven Kilebi, Babatunde Fashola, Yahaya Ali

I will overcome lean resources, heavy debt burden – Soludo

GOVERNOR of Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has made it clear that his administration inherited lean financial resources with a huge debt burden, but assured that... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano

FG launches updated version of Nigeria energy calculator 2050

THE Energy Commission of Nigeria, the Ministry of Environment and the British High Commission on Tuesday launched an updated version of the Nigeria Energy Calculator 2050... Read more

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

Tags: Pauline Tallen, Prof. Eli. Jidere Bala, Ogbonnaya Onu, Sharon Ikeazor, Catriona Laing

Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC accuses Briton’s lawyer of delay tactics

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, accused Paul Erokoro, SAN, counsel to James Nolan, a director in Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID),... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Ahmed Mohammed, Paul Erokoro, James Nolan

IGP commend exceptional performance officers 

USMAN Baba, Inspector-General of Police, has charged senior police officers to always commend their personnel, who have exemplarily excelled in their duties, which have in turn impacted... Read more

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

Tags: IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Sergeant Yahaya Ahmed, CSP Elemide Akinkunmi Bishop,

Insecurity: JAMB registrar wants Govt to engage youth in governance

PROF Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has urged governments at all levels to engage youths in governance to reduce rising social vices... Read more

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

Tags: Grace Uzoma Okonkwo, Prof Emeka Nwabueze, Prof Dapo Asaju, Prof Ishaq Oloyede

TETFund releases N1bn to FUL for senate building construction

THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund has released the sum of one billion naira  to the Federal University Lokoja (FUL) to construct its Senate Building . The ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Tertiary Education Trust Fund,Prof. Olayemi Akinwumi,Sen. Chris Iheanyichukwu-Adighije,

COVID-19 Vaccines: AVAT NFCS offers compensation to affected eligible persons

THE African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) on Tuesday in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, inaugurated a No-Fault Compensation Scheme (NFCS) programme for COVID-19 vaccines in participating countries in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Afreximbank, Prof. Benedict Oramah, UNECA, Dr Vera Songwe,

Law School enrols 1,500 NOUN graduates – VC

THE National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN says 1,500 graduates of its law programme are currently studying in campuses of the Nigerian Law School (NLS). NOUN Vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

Buhari directs concessioning of 4 airports, inaugurates new terminal

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed Sen. Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation, to fast-track the planned concessioning of four major airports in the country. Buhari gave the... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mrs Zainab Ahmed,

Fuel crisis: Stakeholders brainstorm on full operation of modular refineries

STAKEHOLDERS in the oil sector have resolved that full operation of modular refineries as proposed in some quarters, will go a long way in solving challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Prof. Akpofure Rim-Ruke, Ita Enang

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

FG disburses N142.6m to 14 tertiary institutions for mineral research

OLAMILEKAN Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, MMSD, says N142.6 million was shared among 14 tertiary institutions in Nigeria to conduct research on mineral... Read more

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

Tags: Olamilekan Adegbite, Prof. Gbenga Okunola

Dawn in Anambra: HEDA lauds Soludo, urge him to work the talk

OLANREWAJU Suraju, chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, has lauded Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, governor of Anambra State, for his vision, urging him to follow... Read more

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

Tags: Olanrewaju Suraju, Willy Obiano, EFCC, HEDA, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

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

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

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

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

37 children with autism, down syndrome enrol into OPM free school

THE Omega Power Ministries, OPM), says that 37 children living with Autism and Down syndrome have been admitted for study at its free special needs school... Read more

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

Tags: Maureen Chukwu, Nyesom Wike, Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, Prof. Kanye Ebeku

Why we must always celebrate our teachers — Obi

pledges support for African Philosophy in UNN FORMER Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has explained that it is a noble act for one to appreciate... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, Prof. Uzodinma Nwala,

VC Race: Ife indigenes invades OAU campus with charms, fetish objects

SOME indigenes of Ile-Ife in Osun, on Monday allegedly invaded the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU campus, armed with charms and other fetish objects, protesting against the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adebayo Simeon Bamire, Obafemi Awolowo University, Chief Owelle Udoji, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju,

Soludo appoints former London mayor chief security officer

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra on Monday, appointed Mr Ernest Ezeajughi as his new Chief of Staff and AVM Ben Chiobi (Rtd.) as his Special Adviser... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ernest Ezeajughi, Mr Richard Nwora Madiebo, AVM Ben Chiobi (Rtd.), Dr Chukwudi Okoli, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, Gov Charles Soludo, Mr Chinedu Nwoye

2022 UTME/DE registration: Why there won’t be extension JAMB explains

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Monday, explained that it would not extend the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME,and Direct Entry registration because it... Read more

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

Tags: JAMB, UTME, Prof Ishaq Oloyede

Experts warn against consumption of cannabis sativa

EXPERTS have warned against the consumption cannabis sativa, saying that it has adverse health, social and economic implications on consumers and society in general. The experts gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Prof. Donald Chukwujekwu, NDLEA, Mr Buba Wakawa, Prof. Charles Okiemen, NSCDC, Mr Abidemi Majekodunmi

Osun 2022: INEC devolves CRV to wards

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has devolved its Continuous Voter Registration (CRV) to wards in Osun, ahead of the July 16 governorship election... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji, INEC,

Ndigbo Lagos condemns barbaric attack on home of Prof. George Obiozor

THE organization, Ndigbo Lagos, says that it received with shock and disbelief, the unwarranted attack by unknown gunmen/arsonists on the home of Prof. George Obiozor, the... Read more

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

Tags: Ndigbo Lagos, Gen. Obi Abel Umahi, Chuma Igwe, Prof. George Obiozor,

March 26 deadline sacrosanct for UTME registration— Oloyede

PROF. Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no going back on the March 26 deadline for the registration of the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on recall of 5 brands of male sex enhancement pills

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC says it has been notified about the recall of five brands of male sex enhancement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye,

Atiku condemns attack on Obiozor’s residence

FORMER Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the attack on the Imo State residence of the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor, on Saturday. A statement... Read more

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

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Prof. George Obiozor,

Niger govt. seeks residents’ support on security challenge

The Niger government has solicited for residents’ support towards the success of ongoing fight against kidnapping, banditry, terrorism, cattle rustling and other crimes in the state.Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Matane,

Association wants FG to address security challenges

THE Association of General Studies for Colleges of Agriculture and Allied Institutions in Nigeria, AGSCAAIN, has called on the Federal Government to adopt a holistic approach... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Godwin Emezue, Dr Anyim Anyim, Dr Eluwa Akubuike, Dr Daniel Akindele,

Canice, Mohammed shine at Adenikan Emmanuel memorial tourney

ABUJA Canice at the weekend emerged champion of the maiden Adenikan Emmanuel Memorial National Tennis Championship after defeating Abdulsalam Mohammed 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 in the match. The... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Adamu, Adenikan Emmanuel, Abdulsalam Mohammed, Khadijat Mohammed

Demolition: Family begs Gov. Ugwuanyi to provide accommodation for blind man in Enugu

The family of a blind man, Mr Anibueze Nnadi, whose building was demolished by a traditional ruler, Mr Christopher Okwor, in Aku village, has appealed to... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Uchenna Ezemagu, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

Senate President, AbdulRazaq, Umar bag Emirate titles in Kwara

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, was on Sunday turbaned as the Kaura Kaiama – the defender of Kaiama Emirate – to reward his administration’s developmental strides... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Muazu Shehu Omar, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Prof. Ahmed Tijani Mura, Rt. Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi, Ibrahim Umar Bologi II, Prof. Mamman Saba Jibril, Senators Yahaya Olorie

MPC: Economists predict rates retention

ECONOMIC experts on Sunday expressed optimism that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), might retain interest rate due to rising inflation rate. They... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Ndubisi Nwokoma,

Buhari condemns violence in S/East, consoles Obiozor

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has described as “deeply distressing” the destruction in Imo State of the buildings and assets of the Police and the home of Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags:  Prof. George Obiozor, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Malam Garba Shehu,

The show of shame in Awka and The relevance of the office of the First Lady

By Kazeem Akintunde It was not expected and when it happened, it left everyone in shock. Even cameramen and photojournalists, trained to capture such events for posterity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Prof Charles Soludo, Bianca Ojukwu, Mrs Ebele Obiano, President Muhamadu Buhari, Dr. Alex Ekwueme,

Lai Mohammed, Makarfi, Obi, Daniel for Freedom Online 4th annual lecture tomorrow

THE future of Nigeria will be the focus on Tuesday as eminent Nigerians meet to propose objective course of action.   From Minister to former governors and opinion... Read more

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

Tags: Lai Mohammed, Gabriel Akinadewo, Mr. Peter Obi, Gani Adams,  Prof. Akin Onigbinde, Chief Olabode George,

Gbajabiamila lights 26th NUGA torch amidst fanfare

THE Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday performed the lighting of the 2022 Nigeria Universities Games, NUGA, torch at the Sports Centre, University of... Read more

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

Tags: Olanrewaju Tejuoso, Prof. Stephen Hamafyelto, Femi Gbajabiamila, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Agency craves Plateau associations’ support on health insurance

THE Plateau State Contributory Health Care Management Agency, PLACHEMA, has advised tribal associations in the state to mobilise their people to enrol into the health insurance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Dr Fabong Jemchang, Prof. Aboi Madaki

Orji Kalu condemns attack on Ohaneze President, Obiozor’s home

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has condemned the attack on the Awo- Omanma country home of President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Prof.... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Orji Kalu

Gov Umahi challenges engineers to harness abundant resources

GOV David Umahi of Ebonyi State has challenged engineers and investors to harness abundant human and material resources to achieve the needed Industrial revolution in the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Emeka Obe, Emmanuel Akabe, Abdullahi Sule, Eric Igwe,David Umahi

Obiano undergoing interrogation with us in Abuja – EFCC

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says former Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra is currently in its custody undergoing interrogation after his arrest on Thursday. Wilson... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Ebelechukwu Obiano, Wilson Uwujaren, Willie Obiano

Afreximbank agrees to $207m facility with NEXI in combating COVID-19

AFRICAN Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank has announced the finalisation of a 207 million dollars facility granted by Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), the state-owned Japanese organisation... Read more

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

Tags: African Export-Import Bank, Prof. Benedict Oramah, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Prof. Benedict Oramah,

Association inaugurates harvest of 5,120 hectares of wheat in Bauchi

WHEAT Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), with the support of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), has inaugurated the harvest of 5,120... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed, Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), Wheat Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), Ibrahim Saddique,

Must every state own a university?

RIVERS, Enugu, Imo and Edo states took the lead in the establishment of state universities. The Rivers State University of Science and Technology was established in 1980,... Read more

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

Tags: Ifeanyi Okowa, Godwin Obaseki, Adams Oshiomhole, Aniekan Brown, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, Emmanuel Osodeke

IPMAN seeks Soludo’s support for development of oil and gas sector

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has congratulated Prof. Chukwuma Soludo on his inauguration as Governor of Anambra. Chinedu Anyaso, Chairman of IPMAN, Enugu Depot... Read more

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

Tags: Chinedu Anyaso, Prof. Soludo

Sokoto Psychiatric Hospital vows to provide excellent, affordable services — CMD

THE Management of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, FNPH, Kware, Sokoto State, says the hospital will not waiver in its determination to always provide affordable and excellent... Read more

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

Tags: Dalhatu Safiyalmagori, Prof. Shehu Sale, Olorunnimbe Mamora

Benue gov, JAMB registrar join others in Nsukka to find solutions to youth crises

THE University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN and Grace Uzoma Okonkwo Foundation said they would collaborate to find solutions to myriads of youth challenges especially restiveness. Prof. Florence... Read more

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

Tags: University of Nigeria Nsukka, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Florence Orabueze, Grace Uzoma Okonkwo, UNN,

NCC, LBS Mull Collaboration on Capacity Building...

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and the Lagos Business School of Pan-Atlantic University are considering forging a partnership that will result in developing customised capacity building... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Adeleke Adewolu,

Early diagnosis, only way to reduce kidney treatment costs – Nephrologist

A Consultant Nephrologist, Prof. Iftifanus Bosan, on Thursday said that early detection through regular medical checks and screenings remained the way to reduce the costs of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Iftifanus Bosan,Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,

MOMAS, NASENI sign MoU on smart prepaid meters

Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL) and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of... Read more

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

Tags: National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), Kola Balogun, Prof. Mohammed H

Ensure your wife does not go into politics, former Ohaneze Ndigbo president tells Obiano

FORMER President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Anambra, Chief Chris Elunmuno, has called on former governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano, not to allow his wife to... Read more

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

Tags: Joe Anatune, Patty Anagor, Rose Mbachi, Felix Akaso, Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu-Ojukwu, Prof Charles Souldo, Chris Elunmuno, Willie Obiano

Okowa congratulates Gov. Soludo

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated his Anambra counterpart, Prof. Charles Soludo and his Deputy, Dr Onyeka Ibezim, on their inauguration and assumption of office.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Onyeka Ibezim, Central Bank of Nigeria, Olisa Ifeajika, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prof. Charles Soludo,

‘Code of practice for social media coming’

THE Federal Government has said it was working on what it described as Code of Practice for social media platforms in the country to put an... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa,

Osinbajo tasks stakeholders on collaborative border governance

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has tasked border managers to imbibe the mentality of collective responsibility to enhance effective border governance in West Africa and Africa... Read more

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

Tags: Noimot Salako-Oyedele, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, African Union Integrated Border Governance Strategy (AUBGS), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Ecowas

CVR: INEC begins training of SROs, ROs

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the training of Supervisory Registration Officers (SROs) and Registration Officers (ROs) for the Osun State Continuous Voter Registration... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji, Dr Sa’ad Idris, INEC

Obi expresses hope Soludo will fulfill campaign promises

...says politics is about building better society FORMER Governor Peter Obi has stated that politics, for him, is about building a better society, especially for the less... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Obi,

Soludo’s administration will herald economic development in Anambra – Sen. Ekwunife

SEN. Uche Ekwunife, representing Anambra Central in the Senate, has expressed optimism that Prof. Charles Soludo’s administration will herald economic development in Anambra. Ekwunife, in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Uche Ekwunife, Prof. Charles Soludo, Dr Onyedikachi Ibezim

Soludo appoints SSG, 2 others

LESS than six hours after his inauguration as the sixth Governor of Anambra, Prof. Charles Soludo has announced the appointment of three persons into his administration. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Prof. Osita Chukwulobelu, Mr Chinedu Nwoye, Dr Chukwudi Okoli

AU seeks coordinated approach to resource mgt

 THE African Union programme on Global Monitoring for the Environment and Security, and Africa (GMES and Africa) has reiterated the need for proper management of natural... Read more

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

Tags: ECOWAS, Prof. Mohamed Belhocine, AU

Alumni group donates N12m water project to OAU students

 A group of Alumni of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Great Ife FRIENDS, on Thursday donated a N12 million borehole water project to students of the institution.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 233 times

Tags: Dr Bisi Anyadike, Dr Bisi Anyadike, Obafemi Awolowo University, Mrs Oluchi Okoroafor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Prince Adefemi Oriade, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, Mr Wale Olaleye, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi

Stolen artefacts will go through travel exhibitions when retrieved-NCMM

THE National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) says Nigerian stolen artefacts to be retrieved in 2022, will be put up for travel exhibitions to generate... Read more

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

Tags: National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Prof. Abba Tijani,

Inaugural speech of Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Governor

Umunne m Ndi Anambra,   I applied for this job; my party, (the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA) shortlisted me, and you—umunne m Ndi Anambra--- interviewed and employed... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Dr. Onyekachukwu Gilbert Ibezim, INEC, Victor Ike Oye,

Institution urges Nigerians to pay tax for developmental needs

THE African Heritage Institution (Afri-Heritage), Enugu, has called on Nigerians to pay their taxes in order to meet developmental and transformational needs of the country. The Executive... Read more

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

Tags: Afri-Heritage, FIRS, Mr Nnaemeka Eloike, Mr Gerald Ugochukwu, Dr Mark Abani, Prof. Ufo Okeke-Uzodike, Mr Emmanuel Obeta,

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

Prof. Soludo sworn in as Anambra governor, suspends revenue collection

PROF Chukwuma Soludo and Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim have been sworn in as governor and deputy governor Anambra, Southeast Nigeria. Soludo was sworn in by Justice Onochie Anyachebelu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 586 times

Tags: Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu, Chief Willie Obiano, All Progressives Grand Alliance

APC CECPC passes a Vote of no Confidence on Akpankudohede

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has passed a Vote of no Confidence on its Secretary, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe. This is... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, Sen. Ken Nnamani, Sen. Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Tahir Mamman, Sen. Abba Ali, Mr David Lyon, Mr Akinremi Olaide, Mrs Stella Okotete, Mr Ismaeel Ahmed.

As Nigerian ICT regulators, NITDA disagree over amendment bill

TWO stakeholder meetings held on Friday February 18, 2022 and Friday March 11, 2022 respectively and organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Saliu Junaidu, Kashifu Abdullahi, Emmanuel Edet, Kole Jagun, Olumide Apata

Ganduje commends Buhari for deepening states’ fiscal transparency, accountability

KANO state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for its fiscal intervention through the States Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability,... Read more

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

Tags: Stephen Okon, Aliyu Ahmed, Salisu Lawal Indabawa, Ibrahim Mohammed, Muhammadu Buhari, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Osinbajo’s succession bid

AS a Christian and even a Pastor, South-Westerner and member of the academic community, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, by a certain judgement, fits the description of... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo

Mamora calls for concerted efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage

 THE Minister of State for Health, Dr Adeleke Mamora, says all hands must be on deck to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country. Mamora made... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Adeleke Mamora, Dr Morenike Alex-Okoh, Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar,

Stakeholders call for effective legal instrument to prevent infectious diseases in Nigeria

STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector have called for effective legal instruments in Nigeria to protect citizens from infectious diseases. The stakeholders said this at a review meeting... Read more

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

Tags: Amira Abubakar, Prof. Uwakwe Abugu, Dr Emmanuel Agogo

Anambra lawmaker urges Soludo not to repeat Obiano’s mistakes

 An Anambra lawmaker, Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, has urged the incoming governor of the state,  Prof. Charles Soludo, not to repeat the mistakes of his predecessor, Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, Dr Willie Obiano, All Progressives Congress, Prof. Charles Soludo,

ASUU vows to fight for members’ welfare in federal, state varsities

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has declared that it would continue to fight for  its members in both federal and state universities to get better... Read more

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

Tags: Wende Olaosebikan, Shehu Salau, Prof. Biodun Olaniran, Prof. Moyosore Ajao, Prof. Ayoola Akinwole, Mallam Yusuf Alli, Prof Oyebamiji O. Oyegoke

Convention: APC zoning arrangement, guide not constitutional – Committee

MR Ismaeel Ahmed, Youth Representative in All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) says the party’s zoning arrangement is a guide for... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ismaeel Ahmed, Sen. George Akume, Sen. Tanko Al-Makura, Mr  Abdulaziz Yari, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff,

Quarantine Bill: Strengthen healthcare delivery system at points of entry – Stakeholders tell FG

 STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector have called on the Federal Government to strengthen the country’s healthcare delivery system at the points of entry to maintain the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Uwakwe Abugu, Amira Abubakar, Dr Emmanuel Agogo, Dr. Aminu Magashi, Mrs Maimuna Abdullahi,

Group urges in-coming Anambra governor to check lawlessness

The Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction, on Wednesday, urged Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the in-coming Governor of Anambra, to check all forms of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction,

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

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

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

Tags: General Ayinla Killington, Kolade Onanuga, Ebenezer Obey, Dr Muiz Banire, Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, University of Ilorin, Kwara, Prof. Jeleel Ojuad,

Institute seeks social cohesion, inclusion through survey

AFRICA Polling Institute, API, an independent research think-tank, is seeking through its survey to bring to public domain factors that impede social cohesion and to promote... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Hauwau Yusuf, Segun Olajonrin, Olugbenga Ogunmefun, Africa Polling Institute

Total petroleum subsidy removal, panacea for reducing budget deficit- Don

 A Don, Dr Bright Eregha, has supported the call for the Federal Government to totally remove petroleum subsidy to enhance its fiscal revenue position and engender... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Zanaib Ahmed, Dr Bright Eregha

LASU VC charges graduating students to be solution providers

PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, has charged graduating students of the institution to be solution providers as part of their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello,

NCC deploys emergency call solution, increases call centres nationwide

IN a bid to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in handling emergency call services, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has embarked on the deployment of Computer... Read more

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

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Prof. Umar Danbatta

APC Senate Caucus to Tinubu: we are with you

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Senate Caucus has assured the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of their support for his presidential ambition. Tinubu... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,

NEMA distributes relief materials to 151 households in C/River

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA has distributed relief materials to 151 households that were affected by windstorm in Ikom/Boki Federal Constituency in Cross River. The Director... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mustapha Ahmed, Mr Papa Assi, Rep. Chris Agibe, President Muhammadu Buhari, NEMA

Bello assumes duty as new COREN registrar

A Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi, Adisa Bello, has assumed office as the new Registrar for the Council for... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Prof. Joseph Odigure, Haruna Ojonugwa, Adisa Bello, ATBU

Anambra’s youngest commissioner bows out after 10 years

MR Mark Okoye, the outgoing Commissioner for Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, in Anambra, has expressed his gratefulness to have served the state government for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 650 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Donald Duke, Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Peter Obi, Mr Mark Okoye, Mr Innocent Nduanya, Rev. Maximus Muojeke

Journalists Threaten To Boycott INEC’s Activities In Ebonyi

JOURNALISTS in Ebonyi State have threatened to boycott all activities of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the State following the unfriendly disposition of the... Read more

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

Tags: Francis Nwafiru, David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Clement Oha, Uchenna Inya, Prof Mahmud Yakubu

Presidential race: We’re not troubled by Osinbajo’s ambition – Tinubu’s camp

THE Asiwaju Bola Tinubu presidential campaign has said it is not bothered by the rumoured presidential ambition of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Daily Trust had exclusively reported on Monday... Read more

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

Tags: James Faleke, Malam Ahmed Jaji, Dayo Adeyeye, Prince Tajudeen Olusi, Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo

NCC refurbishes Emergency Communications Centres

…as operational Centres increase to 25 IN continuation with its vision and strategy to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in the handling of emergency call services through... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

Residents bemoan public restriction at Soludo’s governorship inauguration

A cross section of Awka residents have expressed dismay over the restriction of the public from attending the March 17 inauguration of Prof. Charles Soludo as... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Mr C-Don Adinuba, Shedrack Nwosu, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr Sunny Orji

WCRD 2022: NCC assures of Robust Digital Infrastructure for Improved Financial Services

…establishes TELCARE Desk for enhancing consumer protection THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has reaffirmed its commitment to accelerate deployment of robust broadband infrastructure accessible to all Nigerians.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande,

Court orders BUA to pay 11 disengaged staff terminal benefits

THE National Industrial Court, NIC, has ordered BUA Flour Mills, to pay terminal benefits to 11 of its disengaged personnel. Delivering judgment, Justice Ebeye Isele, ordered that... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Hamisu, Lawan Sanusi, Salisu Garba, Valentine Watsav, Yusuf Usman, Augustine Clement, Justice Ebeye Isele, Aliyu Kabara, Idris Isah, Abdullahi Mohammed, Mohammed Abdullahi, Ahmed Mohammed

Varsity constructs solar energy generator for rural electrification

RESEARCHERS at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state, have designed and constructed an automated 500w solar energy generator to help electricity supply to rural communities... Read more

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

Tags: Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Prof Abel Ezeoha, Prof Onuegbu Ugwu, Dr Uche Onochie, Dr Azuama Onyedikachi, Prof Ugwu, Director

112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, presided over a hybrid meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC. The meeting was anchored from the State House Council Chambers,... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Bello, Lai Mohammed, Geoffrey Onyeama, Ogbonnaya Onu, Tijjani Umar, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Boss Mustapha, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

Confusion in PDP over plot to stop Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal

CONFUSION broke out at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caucus meeting on Monday night, forcing National Chairman Dr Iyorcha Ayu to abruptly reschedule proceedings till... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 348 times

Tags: Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Abubakar Baraje, Ndudi Elumelu, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Debo Ologunagba, Debo Ologunagba, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Anyim Pius Anyim, Peoples Democratic Party, Bukola Saraki, G

APC begins sale of National Convention forms, places N20m on chairmanship

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has begun the sale of forms to aspirants vying for elective offices at its March 26 national convention. Mr Ismail Ahmed, National... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ismail Ahmed, APC

ASUU strike: UNIBEN closes down, directs students to vacate hostels

 THE Management of the University of Benin has directed the closure of the institution until further notice following the two months extension of the Industrial action... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNIBEN, Prof. Lilian Sal ami,

Navy arrests 5 suspected illegal crude oil refiners, recovers fake diesel

THE Nigerian Navy has arrested five suspected illegal crude oil refiners caught towing an expansive metallic barge,  loaded with several million litres of adulterated diesel. Cdr. Umar... Read more

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

Tags: Cdr. Umar Sidi, Mr Arasha Shaka, Nigeria Navy Ship, EFCC, Rear Adm. Abdullahi Ahmed

Gov. Obiano urges lawmakers to give Soludo legislative support

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Tuesday urged the State House of Assembly to give the governor-elect, Prof. Charles Soludo, the same legislative support given... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Charles Soludo,

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

Mohammed, Makarfi, Obi, Daniel, others for Freedom Online 4th annual lecture

ALL roads lead to the prestigious Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday March 22 as Freedom Online, one of Nigeria's fastest-growing online newspapers, hosts its... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Gabriel Akinadewo

1,060 vaccine poliovirus cases recorded in 2 years — NPHCDA

NIGERIA recorded a total of 1,060 cases of circulating Vaccine derived Poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV) between 2020 and this year. The Executive Director of the National Primary... Read more

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

Tags: Faisal Shuaib, Prof. Akin Osibogun

NCC sets pace in Federal Govt’s indigenous tech development policy

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has given concrete expression to the federal government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector. The NCC demonstrated this... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, NCC

Dangote refinery: Hope for petroleum sector, economy

NIGERIA'S hopes of attaining self-sufficiency in domestic oil refining is hinged on the completion of the Dangote refinery. It will be one of the largest in... Read more

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

Tags: Simbi Wabote, Muda Yusuf, Akinwumi Adesina, Godwin Emefiele, Mansur Ahmed, Dangote refinery, Aliko Dangote

Land dispute: Kaduna Govt accuses ABU of illegal sale of 900 plots

KADUNA State Urban Planning and Development Authority, KASUPDA, has said about 900 plots have been illegally sold out with 426 plots either fully developed or at... Read more

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

Tags: Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, Ismail Umaru Dikko, KASUPDA, ABU

Insecurity: Elections may not hold in 270 polling units in Niger — INEC

THE Independent  National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday warned voters from 270 polling units displaced from their homes by bandits in Niger State might not be able... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: INEC, Prof Sam Egwu,

Formula 1 accused of ignoring abuse and suffering

FORMULA 1 has been accused of ignoring the abuse of human rights in Bahrain on the eve of the new season starting in the country this... Read more

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

Tags: FORMULA 1, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei,

Aviation fuel: ‘We have 3 more days to fly’ – Airline operators

AIRLINE Operators in the country on Monday said they had only three more days to fly due to the high cost of aviation fuel.   Mr Allen Onyema,... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Allen Onyema, Rep. Ahmed Wase,

Afreximbank commends Republic of Congo for adopting “Factoring Law”

THE African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has congratulated the Republic of Congo for adopting the “Factoring Law” to support business activities. According to the bank, the move is... Read more

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

Tags: Afreximbank, Miss Kanayo Awani, Prof. Benedict Oramah, Amadou Sall,

NCC to sustain drive for digital economy transformation – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has emphasised the commitment of the Commission to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC,

Prof Nnadozie of African Capacity Building Foundation to deliver The Bullion Lecture

PROF. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (a specialized agency of the African Union), Harare, Zimbabwe is to deliver the 2022 edition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 269 times

Tags: PROF. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Professor Ngozi Osarenren, Professor Peter Okebukola, NEPAD, ACBF, UNECA, Ray Echebiri,

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

UNICAL, Niger Mills train youths on entrepreneurial skills

THE Niger Mills Nigeria Ltd., in partnership with the University of Calabar Enterpreneurship Development Centre, EDC, has trained eight youths from its host community in different... Read more

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

Tags: Blessing Etim, Prof. Florence Obi, Prof. Christine Ikpeme, UNICAL

Agency advises residents of Gombe against open defecation

Mr Mohammed Ahmed, the General Manager of Gombe State Environmental Protection Agency (GOSEPA) on Monday advised residents of the metropolis against open defecation around public facilities. Ahmed... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Ahmed, Gombe State Environmental Protection Agency (GOSEPA), Gov. Inuwa Yahaya,

Strike: VC tasks ASUU, FG on settlement

The Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota in Ogun, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, has called for quick resolution of the impasse between the Federal Government and the... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Bells University of Technology,

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

2023 elections: INEC solicits cooperation of political parties

 THE Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Niger, Prof. Sam Egwu, on Monday, urged political parties to cooperate with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Sam Egwu, Mr Monday Bala Kuyas,

Obiano dissolves cabinet ahead of March 17 handover

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra has announced the dissolution of his cabinet and termination of the appointments of cabinet members and aides with effect from March... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

Green Energy: Court directs peace talks as directors demand return of shares

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday directed two aggrieved directors of Green Energy International Limited and its Chairman, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe, to explore out-of-court... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe, Bolaji Olajuwon, Adegbulugbe, Olusegun Ilori, Glorybright Investment Limited and Grand Energy Limited, Dr Bunu Alibe, Ayodele Olojede,

I don’t run after power, says Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo at the weekend, took a retrospective look on his journey of life and declared that positions of authority have always chased him... Read more

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

Tags: Yemi Farounbi, Festus Adedayo, Prof. Kolawole Kazeem, Olusegun Obasanjo

APC crisis: Stop meddling in parties’ internal affairs, Olawepo-Hashim tells INEC

CHIEFTAIN of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has asked the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu to stop... Read more

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

Tags: Rose Oriaran-Anthony, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim

Osinbajo notifies Buhari of presidential ambition

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has finally informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his presidential ambition, Daily Trust learnt from credible sources.  The sources said the VP told the president... Read more

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

Tags: Orji Uzo Kalu, Chris Ngige, Kayode Fayemi, Godwin Emefiele, Rotimi Amaechi, Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

APC National Chairmanship: Group supports Saliu Mustapha

THE Freedom Network Group has described Malam Saliu Mustapha, one of the aspirants for the APC chairmanship position, as the best person to lead the party... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Saliu Mustapha, Mr Lukman Ahmed, President Muhammadu Buhari, APC,

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

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

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

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

Drug Abuse: Youths can achieve success without stimulants- Ondo Govt.

THE Ondo State Committee on Drug Control has advised youths in the state to shun drug abuse, saying that they could still achieve success without indulging... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Michael Oyinloye, Yetunde Jeyifous, Gbenga Lasekan, Folukemi Aladenola, Dr Sunday Sajo

FG will continue to invest big in education, says Minister

MALAM Adamu Adamu, The Minister of Education, has assured that the Federal Government will continue to invest hugely in education to boost the quality of teaching... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, Pauline Ikwuegbu, Chukuemeka Nwajiuba, Malam Adamu Adamu, Muhammadu Buhari

Varsity spends N557m on capital projects

THE Federal University of Education, Kontagora, Niger, spent about N557 million on capital projects in the last two years, Prof. Faruk Haruna, its provost said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Prof. Faruk Haruna

Colonial masters responsible for Nigeria’s faulty foundation- Ganduje

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has attributed the challenges of nation building in Nigeria to the faulty foundation laid by the colonial masters. Ganduje made the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Elsie Adewoye, Gbenga Kaka, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, Prof. Kayode  Adebowale, Abdullahi Ganduje

Forum advocates ‘holistic’ approach to tackling challenges of its people

A political and socio-economic group in Taraba, under the aegis of Muri Progressive Forum, MPF, has called for  wholistic approach in tackling the socio-economic and political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Muhammad, Aminu Abdu-Liman, Prof Tukur Muhammad-Baba, Yusuf Yusuf

Lagos dep gov, JAMB registrar preach peace at wedding in Lagos

OBAFEMI Hamzat, Lagos Deputy Governor, has warned secessionists and those fanning embers of war that progress could only be achieved in a peaceful nation. Hamzat made the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Ibrahim Olohungbebe, Abdulkareem Kosoko, Moshood Kuyebi, Barakah Bello, Hakeem Bello, Obafemi Hamzat, Hakeem Bello

Celebrating unprecedented contributions of African Americans to U.S. development

FOR the past 46 years, the United States has been celebrating the Black History Month every February to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to national... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Apollos Nwauwa, Edward Mermelsten, Amb. Reyhan Ozgur, Martin Luther King, Carter Woodson, Amb. Daniel Boafo, Joe Biden, Amb. Lot Egopija

Alumni association plans cancer centre

THE University of Ibadan Alumni Association says it will establish a cancer diagnostic centre to reduce the burden of the disease. The president of the association, Prof.... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Elsie Adewoye, Prof. Isaac Adewole

Gov. Buni remains party’s Acting National Chairman – APC Chieftain

YOBE'S Gov. Mai Mala Buni remains the Acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC. The declaration was made in... Read more

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

Tags: Ismail Ahmed, Adams Oshiomhole, Muhammad Buhari, Alhaji Garba Muhammed, Mai Mala Buni

NGO mobilises women to drive climate change mitigation, response

THE Women Initiative for Sustainable Environment, WISE, an NGO, on Friday mobilised women to drive climate change adaptation, mitigation and response in Kaduna State. WISE Founder and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 328 times

Tags: Elizabeth Hassan, Zainab Ahmed, Olanike Olugboji-Daramola, Hauwa Yahaya

IWD: Kaduna Peace Commission sensitises women on climate change

KADUNA State Peace Commission on Friday organised a sensitisation workshop for women on the significance of climate change.   The event, which is part of activities marking the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Prof Hauwa Yusuf, Saleh Momale, Amina Bello

Minister pegs Nigeria’s free trade zone cumulative investments at $20bn

Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has estimated cumulative investments in the 30 years of operations of the free zone scheme in Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Nigeria Economic Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

Ondo State First Lady calls for concerted effort towards breaking gender bias

THE First Lady of Ondo State, Betty Anyanwu –Akeredolu, has called on women, most especially to help change the narratives by properly educating the boy child... Read more

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

Tags: Betty Anyanwu –Akeredolu, Oluwaseun Aiyedatiwa,, Oladunni Odu, Prof. Adebukola Osunyikanmi,

COVID-19: NG-CARES disburses N35.3bn to states – Official

PROF. Yusuf Suleiman, Team Leader, Physical Implementation Support Mission for NG-CARES Programme, a World Bank programme, has said that about N35.3 billion had been disbursed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: NG-CARES,World Bank,Prof. Yusuf Suleiman,

NICON: Court orders Contempt proceedings in person against AMCON MD, BPE DG, others

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered committal proceedings against the Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawal Kuru, over alleged takeover... Read more

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

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawal Kuru, Okon Abang,

Nephrologist advises Nigerians to avoid excessive intake of local herbs

A consultant nephrologist, Prof. Toyin Amira, has advised Nigerians and especially,  commercial drivers, to desist from excessive intake of herbal mixtures in order to prevent kidney... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 246 times

Tags: Mr. Uche Azumara, Mrs Oluwayemisi Ayeni, Prof. Toyin Amira, Dr Rotimi Braimoh,

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,

Sack: ex-SSG calls for calm over Umahi, others

PROF. Benard Odoh, a former Secretary to the Ebonyi State Government, has appealed to the people of the State to remain calm and law-abiding over the... Read more

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

Tags: Ogbonnaya Nwifuru, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Eric Kelechi Igwe, Prof. Benard Odoh, David Umahi

Anambra, best destination for investments… ANSIPPA Boss

Prince Ike Chioke, an Investment Expert says Anambra has become the best destination for investment in Southern Nigeria outside Lagos and Ogun states. Chioke, the Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Investment Protection and Promotion Agency (ANSIPPA), Prince Ike Chioke,

2021 finance act: Real sector operators call for forbearance

OPERATORS in the Nigerian real sector have called on the ministry of Finance and Budget Planning to consider a period of moratorium on the implementation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 252 times

Tags: Nnanna Ude, Sue Ighodalo, Alfred Olajide, Mansur Ahmed

2023: Zoning can’t stop Gov Bello’s quest to birth a new Nigeria – Group

A political support group, 'Got Your Back Nigeria, has said that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State also known as GYB, will gun for the 2023... Read more

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

Tags: Rochas Okorocha, Alex Ekwueme, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, Yahaya Bello

Covenant Varsity matriculates 1,930 students

The Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, has matriculated 1,930 students for 2021/2022 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, disclosed this while addressing the students... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, Covenant University Ota Ogun, David Oyedepo, Bishop David Abioye,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

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

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Oyekanmi Nash,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

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

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Oyekanmi Nash,

2023: Nothing bars Emefiele from contesting presidency – NPQ

THE Nigerian Patriotic Quest, NPQ has said the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governor Godwin Emefiele is qualified to contest for the presidency in 2023, adding... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Ja’Usman Tijani, Godwin Emefiele

Geometric Power pledges constant power supply in Aba with approved tariff – Nnaji

PROF. Barth Nnaji, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Geometric Power Ltd, Aba, in Abia has assured customers of improved power supply and also retain current tariff regime. Nnaji,... Read more

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

Tags: Ken Anyanwu, Prof. Barth Nnaji, Geometric Power Ltd Aba, National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC),

Robbers snatch Abia guber aspirant’s campaign fund

SUSPECTED armed robbers have snatched an unspecified amount of money from one of the vehicles in the convoy of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in... Read more

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

Tags: Geoffrey Ogbonna, Uche Ogah, Prof Greg Ibe

Why we wrote book on Obi — ADF 

MEMBERS of Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) have described the eight years of Mr. Peter Obi’s administration as the Governor of Anambra State as “eight years of... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Dr. Patrick Obi, Prof. Chinyere Stella Okunna, Bishop Obi Onubogu, Prof. Uzodinma Nwala, Mr. Abia Onyike, Peter Obi,

Lagos pays N500m compensation to property owners on Bola Tinubu road

LAGOS State government has paid N500 million as compensation to owners of property affected by the ongoing construction of Bola Ahmed Tinubu Road in Igbogbo area... Read more

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

Tags: Wasiu  Ayodeji Adesina, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Kingmakers pick laboratory scientist as Ologotun-Elect in Ekiti

A 51-year-old Director of Laboratory Sciences in the Ekiti state public service, Prince Adebayo Adesanmi, has been endorsed as the Ologotun-elect by the kingmakers of Ogotun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Jide Oluwajuyitan, Prince Adebayo Adesanmi, Mr Reuben Ayodeji, Samuel Oyebade, Mr Dada James, Mr Olowolafe Ade, Mrs Bodunde Theresa, Mrs Olofinfiyi Titilayo

Committee of Vice Chancellors decries illegal admissions in universities

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU), has decried the illegal admission of students into the universities.   Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Secretary-General, CVCNU, disclosed this at... Read more

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

Tags: ASUU, JAMB, Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities,

How governors spend security vote – Fayemi

THE Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, on Thursday explained that security votes collected by state governors are used to support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Chief Jerome Ugoji, Prof. jubril Ibrahim, Prof. Sonni Tyoden,

Fashola denies convoy involved in accident

MR Babatunde Fashola,  Minister of Works and Housing, has denied the rumours making the rounds that his convoy was involved in an accident in Asaba, Delta.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Babatunde Fashola, Dr Chris Ngige, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,

Life insurance: Families of 47 deceased workers get N148.3m in Kaduna

THE Kaduna State Government has disbursed N148.39 million life insurance cover to 47 employees who died in active service.   The state deputy governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe handed... Read more

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

Tags: Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isa, Mr Suleiman Dauda, Rahama Tahir, Dr Hadiza Balarabe,

ICPC indicts Labour Ministry, UCH over padding of nominal rolls

ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, on Thursday in Abuja indicted the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for padding their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, UCH

ICPC indicts Labour Ministry, UCH over padding of nominal rolls

ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, on Thursday in Abuja indicted the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for padding their... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Musa Bago, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, University College Hospital (UCH), Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC),

Oby Ezekwesili declares chop-I-chop government over in Anambra

FORMER World Bank Vice-President and International Consultant, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has stated that the era of government of ‘chop-I-chop’ is over in Anambra State with the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

NACC, NEPZA seek critical infrastructure to drive non-oil exports

THE Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, NACC, and the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, NEPZA, say investments in critical infrastructure in the non-oil sector will spur economic... Read more

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

Tags: Adebola Williams, Prof Adesoji Adesugba, NACC

Institute urges NASS to pass laws that will impact on lives of Nigerians

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has urged the National Assembly to pass laws that will impact on the socio-economic and political lives... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, Hon. Abubakar Suleiman, Mr Ojo Amos, Dr Adewale Aderemi, Mr Kamoru Ogunlana.

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: EFCC seeks transfer of Kalu’s retrial, others to Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday prayed the Federal High Court, Abuja to transfer  the fresh trial of former Abia governor and two... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Jones Udeogu, Goddy Uche, Solo Akuma, Prof. Awa Kalu, Orji Uzor Kalu

366 plantation species established in Kano — FG

THE Federal Government on Thursday says it established over 366 species of plantations in 2013 up till date, in Kano State.   Isah Sadiq, Deputy Director, Afforestation and... Read more

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

Tags: Isah Sadiq, Ahmed Mukhtar

Bacteria in yoghurt good for health – Microbiologist

 Dr Amina Ahmed, a Lecturer in Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin, says the bacteria in yoghurt isgood for health. She made this known at the launch... Read more

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

Tags:  Dr Amina Ahmed

Court rules on Buhari’s libel suit against Atiku

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, will today, March 10, deliver its judgement on the suit filed before it by President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

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

Tags: Barr Abdulrazaq Ahmed, Justice Binta Mohammed, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, Mallam Gidado Ibrahim, Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

As senate rejects Buhari’s request: Amaechi, Malami, Ngige, others in tight corner

AT least four ministers among them Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami and Chris Ngige are in a tight corner following the senate’s rejection of President... Read more

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

Tags: Adegboyega Awomolo, Abubakar Umar Kari, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Ovie Omo-Agege, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Inyang Ekwo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami, Chris Ngige

INEC assures People with Disabilities of unhindered access at Ekiti, Osun governorship elections

 INEC declared in Abuja on Wednesday that it has made adequate preparations to improve the participation of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the forthcoming Osun and Ekiti... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji,,

Fashola inaugurates 2-km road at Danfodio Varsity

 MR Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has inaugurated a 2-km road, rehabilitated by the Federal Government, at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS). Fashola,... Read more

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

Tags:  Mr Babatunde Fashola, Prof. Garba Mahuta, Prof. Lawal Bilbis, Usman Danfodio University,

Oil magnate donates 600 litres of diesel to Lafia University

AN oil magnate, Alhaji Suleiman Mohammed, donated 600 litres of diesel to Federal University, Lafia, on Wednesday. Mohammed said the diesel would help to address the issue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Mohammed, Prof. Shehu AbdulRahman,

FG bans foreigners from purchasing agricultural commodities

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a memo banning foreigners or their agents from purchasing agricultural commodities at farm gates across the country. Minister of  Industry,... Read more

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

Tags: Niyi Adebayo, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Isa Pantami,

Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

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

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, Kemi Pinheiro

Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

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

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, Kemi Pinheiro

Partnership will improve maritime sector - Jamoh.

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA and the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, setting out areas of collaboration... Read more

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

Tags: NIMASA, NiMet, Bashir Jamoh, Prof Mansur Bako Matazu,

Accident claims 3 lives, injures 1 on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Ogun, said a fatal accident at Gofamint in Ogunmakin, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, claimed three lives and left one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar,

FEC felicitates Osinbajo at 65

THE Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on behalf of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), felicitates with the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, on... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Boss Mustapha

NIMASA, NiMet sign MoU to improve maritime sector security

THE  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency,(NIMASA) and the  Nigerian  Meteorological Agency (NiMet) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out areas of collaboration in... Read more

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

Tags: NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, Prof. Mansur Matazu,

IWD: INEC pledges to promote women’s interest in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will continue to promote women’s interests and partner with them for free, fair, credible and inclusive elections. INEC Chairman,... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

IWD: LAPO awards N1.8m to six outstanding women

THE Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), has donated N1.8 million to the six recipients of the LAPO 10th Outstanding Women Leadership Award (LOWLA). Speaking during the award... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: LAPO, Dr Godwin Ehigiamusoe, Prof Violet Aigbokhaevbo, Hajia Amina Mohammed, Mary Ike-Chukwu, Martina Onah, Hajia Hassana Haladu, Nwanta Flora Nwakaego, Olanide Akinnayajo

Nigeria exits IMB piracy record list – NIMASA D-G

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says Nigeria has been removed from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) piracy record list. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr... Read more

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

Tags: NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, SPOMO, Justice Tanko Muhammad, Prof. Tawfiq Ladan,

Akeredolu Salutes Vice President, Osinbajo at 65

 Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has congratulated the Vice President, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on the occasion of his 65th birthday. This is... Read more

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

Tags:  Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Freed Igboho to remain in Cotonou

AFTER almost eight months in Benin Republic prison, Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a. Igboho, breathed the air of freedom yesterday. But the Beninoise Govt restricts his... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Sunday Adeyemo, Prof Wole Soyinka, Yomi Aliyu,

2023: TNM, Kwankwaso-led political movement, adopts NNPP

THE National Movement (TNM), led by Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former Governor of Kano State, has adopted the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), as the political... Read more

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

Tags: NNPP, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, Mohammed Dansada, Oladipo Olayoku, Dr Ajuji Ahmed, Prof. Rufa’I Alkali, Prof. Bem Angwe, Mrs Elizabeth Aliu, Hajia Maryam Yasin,

Tech-U council appoints new Vice Chancellor

The Governing Council of the First Technical University, Ibadan, has appointed Prof. Adesola Ajayi as its new Vice Chancellor. This is contained in a release signed and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Prof. Adesola Ajayi, Prof. Olanike Adeyemo,

Omo-Agege, govs, senators visit APC secretariat over change of leadership

MOMENT after what looked like a change of leadership at the national secretariat of the rulingAll Progressives Congress, APC, some party bigwigs have started arriving the... Read more

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

Tags: Teslim Folarin, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Ovie Omo-Agege, Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni

In search of national savings scheme for Nigeria

OF course, the Nigerian financial sector, especially the capital market needs some initiatives to explore its potentials. Mobilisation of domestic savings for capital formation and investment... Read more

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

Tags: Zainab Ahmed

Danbatta to chair International Women’s Day lecture

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, will chair a public lecture to mark the 2022... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

Nigerians prone to mental illness due to hardship – Expert

PROF. James Obindo, President, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN), has said that Nigerians are prone to mental illnesses, due to the visible hardships in the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. James Obindo, APN, World Health Organisation,

Dala Port: Shippers council applaud pace of work

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Shippers Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, has expressed satisfaction with the level of progress recorded on the construction of the Dala... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Shippers Council, Alhaji Ahmed Rabiu, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Abubakar Bawuro,

Russo-Ukraine war: 306 Nigerians arrive in Abuja from Hungary

THE fourth batch of 306 Nigerians fleeing from the war in Ukraine has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from Budapest, Hungary. The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mustapha Ahmed, NEMA

Leadership: Lawmaker urges Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, others to intervene in Lagos Ndigbo APC crisis

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, has called on Sen. Bola Tinubu, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Mr Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Rt- Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, Lagos APC Chairman, Hon. Cornelius Ojelabi and other leaders to call Igbokwe to order, Mrs Nelly Okafor,

Bells University celebrates proprietor, former President Obasanjo at 85

THE Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, on Saturday congratulated its proprietor, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 85th birthday. Speaking with... Read more

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

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Bells University of Technology,

Expert highlights role of livestock farming in attainment of UN SDGs

A Professor of Animal Science, Grace Jokthan, has highlighted the importance of livestock as the country march towards achieving the United Nations (UN) Sustaining Development Goals... Read more

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

Tags: Grace Jokthan, NOUN, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

Ex WTO official wants more trade negotiators for Nigeria

 PROF. Dickson Yeboah, Former Head, Course on Intensive Trade Negotiations Skills, World Trade Organisation (WTO), said that Nigeria needs more skilled negotiators to lift the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags:  Prof. Dickson Yeboah, World Trade Organisation,

NOTN predicts better trading negotiations for Nigeria

THE Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN) on Saturday in Abuja, called for concerted efforts to make Nigeria’s participation in future trade negotiations more effective. The Director-General... Read more

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

Tags: NOTN, Amb. Yonov Agah, Prof. Dickson Yeboah, Mr Oventen Ebhohimhen,

EU, GIZ donate IT equipment to ECOWAS Commission for effective service

THE European Union Delegation to Nigeria and German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), on Friday donated IT equipment to the ECOWAS Commission as technical support to... Read more

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

Tags: ECOWAS, Mrs Cecile Tassin-Pelzer, Prof. Dias Jeremias,

NGOs urge FG to implement Climate Change Act

INITIATIVE for Food Security, Ecosystem Preservations (GIFSEP) and Citizens Climate Lobby have urged the Federal Government to ensure effective implementation of climate change Act. The Non-governmental Organisations... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Shu’aibu Hassan, INITIATIVE for Food Security, Ecosystem Preservations, Mr David Terungwa, Mr Yahaya Dangana,

2023 Presidency: I Can’t Disown Tinubu, Says Emir Of Katsina

THE Emir of Katsina, Dr. Abdulmuminin Kabir Usman, has promised to look into the political aspiration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, with the view to contributing,... Read more

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

Tags: Dr. Abdulmuminin Kabir Usman, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, All Progressives Congress,

2022 UTME: Extension of registration deadline unlikely — Registrar

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there may be no extension of registration deadline for candidates, for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).   The... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede

INEC may suspend CVR in July — Official

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday says it may likely suspend the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in July.     Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Fayemi identifies good governance as panacea for security, devt.

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has identified good governance as the basic parameter for effective security and economic development in the country.Fayemi said this at the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, Ekiti State University,

80% of emergencies at LASUTH not tertiary cases says CMD

 THE Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has said that 80 per cent of emergency cases brought to its facility were not tertiary cases. The Chief Medical... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo

OAU inaugurates multisector health team to boost research on human-animal diseases

 The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has inaugurated a “One Health” team at its College of Health Sciences to boost research particularly on emerging infectious diseases... Read more

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

Tags: Institute for Translational and Emerging Research in Advanced Comparative Therapy (INTERACT), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. A Onipede,

NIPC pledges FDI support to improve Nigeria’s economy

THE Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC said it would support Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) as part of efforts to improve the country’s economy. Mr Emeka Offor, Acting... Read more

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

Tags: NIPC, Mr Emeka Offor, Amb. Chuks Alozie, Hajiya Gana Wakil, Prof. Chris Nwanne, WIEG,

OAU VC Race: Group wants Ife indigene as next vice-chancellor

SOME concerned youths and elders of Ile-Ife have called for the emergence of an indigene of the ancient city as the next Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo, Mallam Adamu Adamu, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Seun Agbogunleri, Prof. Anthony Elujoba,

2022 UTME: 500,000 candidates have so far registered - Registrar

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said it has registered over 500,000 candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and Direct Entry, DE,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Prof Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB

Nasarawa: We’ll leverage Artificial Intelligence to boost IGR – NSIRS chairman

THE Chairman, Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service (NSIRS), Ahmed Yakubu, says the agency will explore  Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve revenue generation in the state.   Yakubu said ... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Yakubu, NSIRS, Ahmed Yakubu Muhammad,

Buhari names ex perm sec as executive secretary of TETFund

PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Sunday S.T. Echono as the new Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND. Echono, the immediate past... Read more

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

Tags: Sunday S.T. Echono, Prof. Sulaiman Elias Bogoro, Muhamadu Buhari

5G will revolutionise Nigeria’s Creative Industry – Danbatta

THE current efforts of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to facilitate deployment of the Fifth Generation (5G) technology will further catalyse the innovativeness and creativity of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Mr. Idowu Johnson, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, Sunny McDon,

Kebbi State begins fumigation against bird flu

KEBBI State Government has started fumigating strategic areas against bird flu (Avian Influenza) which was reported in some parts of the state. Commissioner for Animal Health, Husbandry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Dandiga, Dr Ahmed Muhammad-Aliyu,

Reps reject bill to regulate foreign schools for children of public officials

THE House of Representatives has rejected a bill to stop public officials from sending their children and wards to schools abroad without approval of the Minister... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Sergius Ogun,Rep. Ahmed Wase,Rep Leke Abejide,ADC,Rep. Chiyere Igwe,PDP,

PPP best option for funding education sector, others – LCCI

THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce of Industry (LCCI) says Public-Private Partnership (PPP) remains the best option for tackling national challenges on funding.   It believes that PPP is... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale -Cole,UNESCO,UNICEF,LCCI,President Muhammadu Buhari,Prof .Samuel Bandele,Anchor University Ayobo,

INEC to resume voter registration in Zamfara March 8

Prof.  Sa’idu Ahmad, the Zamfara Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, would resume the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, on March 8,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: INEC, Bello Galadi, Alhaji Yusuf Idris, Prof.  Sa’idu Ahmad, IPAC

Agric ministry, NiMet sign MoU on seasonal climate prediction

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, on downscaling of the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mansur Matazu, NiMet, Ernest Umakhihe

Expert urges FG to expand tax net to reduce borrowings

MUDA Yusuf, a business analyst, has advised the Federal Government to expand its tax net to reduce borrowings from foreign countries to boost the nation’s revenues. Yusuf,... Read more

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

Tags: Muda Yusuf, Zainab Ahmed

FG inaugurates enhanced e-passport, passport production centre in South-East

 THE Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated enhanced electronic international passport (e-passport) and passport production centre in the South East. Inaugurating the enhanced e-passport in Enugu, the Minister... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Simon Ortuanya, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Joachim Olumba, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola,President Muhammadu Buhari

Lagos LCDA chairman gives scholarship to 100 indigent students

DR Ahmed Apatira, the Executive Chairman, Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area(LCDA), on Thursday gave scholarship to 100 indigent students in Itire Ikate community in Lagos State. Apatira,... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Ahmed Apatira,Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area

JAMB warns non-participants to keep off registration process

PROF. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has appealed to non-participants of its examinations to keep off the registration process. Oloyede made the appeal... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede,Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,

Qatar Airways inaugural flight lands in Port Harcourt

QATAR Airways’ inaugural flight on Thursday landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwe, Rivers, amidst excitement from aviation stakeholders. The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed,Qatar Airways,Gov. Nyesom Wike,Dr Ipalino Harry-Banigo,

UNICAL partners estate developers on 350 housing units

THE Management of the University of Calabar has entered a partnership with Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited for the construction of 350 residential... Read more

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

Tags: University of Calabar, Prof. Michael Okom, Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited,

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

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

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

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

Doha-Kano flight’ll promote bilateral ties between Qatar, Nigeria – Envoy

NIGERIA'S Ambassador to Qatar Yakubu Ahmed has said that the launch of a direct flight from Qatar to Nigeria will promote economic, political, and socio-cultural relations... Read more

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

Tags: Yakubu Ahmed,

Don extols Nigerian women as multi tasking, superheroes

AMINA Ahmed-El-Imam, a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin,  has described Nigerian women as multi tasking superheroes who combine their career with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Amina Ahmed-El-Imam,

Andersen Global establishes presence in Bangladesh with collaborating firm ACE Advisory

ANDERSEN Global expands the depth of its geographic coverage in Asia through a collaboration agreement with Bangladesh-based professional services firm ACE Advisory. Founded in 2012 by Partners... Read more

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

Tags: Andersen Global,Montakim Ahmed,Seezan M. Choudhury,

Africa-American’s labour is the foundation of U.S. wealth – Don

Prof. Apollos Nwauwa has said that the labour of African-Americans formed the foundation for the development and wealth of the United States. Nwauwa, a Nigerian U.S. based... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Apollos Nwauwa,

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,

INEC registers additional 113,255 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 113,255 new voters in Kogi in its continuous registration exercise. Prof. James Apam, Kogi Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. James Apam, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

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

INEC has implemented many recommendations on 2019 general elections - Yakubu

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says its has implemented many of the 178 recommendations made by accredited domestic and international observers on the 2019 general... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, Maria Arena, EU Observation Mission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Samuela Isopi

Expert links population to lack of access to contraceptives

A health expert, Prof. Abubakar Panti, on Wednesday attributed the population explosion in Nigeria to lack of access to contraceptives. Panti, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Usmanu... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Panti, Prof. Hadiza Galadanchi, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital,

UNILORIN V-C hails Man O’ War’ service to humanity

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Wednesday commended the Man O’ War’ for its selfless service to the institution’s community and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Prof. Abdulwahab Issa, Olaniran Roqeeb,

UBEC, COREN collaborate to monitor matching grants in states

THE Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and the Council for the Regulation of Engineering (COREN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the monitoring of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Dr Hamid Bobboyi, Prof. Joseph Odigure, COREN, SUBEB, UBEC,

2023: NBC organises workshop on objective political reportage

AS Nigerians prepare for the 2023 general elections, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Tuesday organised a two-day workshop in Lagos toward promoting objective political reportage. In... Read more

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

Tags: National Broadcasting Commission, Prof. Tony Iredia, INEC, Alhaji Balarabe Shehu

Nigeria’s gas reserve hits 209.5 TCF – NMDPRA

THE Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says Nigeria’s proven natural gas reserve has risen to 209.5 Trillion Cubic Feet (TCF) as at Jan.... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), Farouk Ahmed,

2 University of Ibadan lecturers want court to dissolve 20-year-old marriage

A University of Ibadan lecturer, Dr Biliki Babarinde on Wednesday asked a “Grade A’’ Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage with Prof. Sikiru... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Olufemi Adegboroye, Mr Yusuf Anikulapo, Dr Biliki Babarinde, Prof. Sikiru Adekola.

ASUU strike will soon be truncated — Ngige

THE Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja expressed the hope that the one-month warning strike embarked upon by ASUU on Feb. 14, would soon be truncated. ASUU... Read more

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

Tags: ASUU, Sen. Chris Ngige, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Wale Babalakin, UNILAG

Calabar varsity gets new librarian

 THE Governing Council of the University of Calabar has approved the appointment of Prof. Aniebiet Inyang-Ntui as the new librarian of the institution. This is contained in... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Aniebiet Inyang-Ntui, Mr Gabriel Egbe, Prof. Florence Obi,

Pantami, Danbatta lead Nigerian delegation to MWC 2022

...meet with US Delegation, OEMs, Others THE Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, accompanied by the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Danbatta, World Economic Forum, EDISON Alliance

Family Planning 2030: Nigeria to launch commitment — Anas-Kolo

THE Federal Government will launch its Family Planning 2030 Commitment in March to enable it to contribute to the realisation of better, smaller, manageable families in... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Lufadeju, Dr Salma Anas-Kolo,

Stop converting polytechnics to varsities, NBTE cautions FG

GIVEN the importance of skills to the development of any nation, Prof Idris Bugaje, the executive secretary, National Board For Technical Education, NBTE, has frowned at... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Idris Bugaje, NBTE

CG NSCDC says he inherited demoralised defense corps

ABUBAKAR Ahmed Audi, Commandant-general of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has said he inherited a demoralised NSCDC from his predecesor. “I came on board at... Read more

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

Tags: Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, NSCDC, Abubakar Ahmed Audi

NEPZA, NIPC pledge closer partnership to promote investment

THE Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) on Tuesday agreed to strengthen collaborations towards improving investment drive in Nigeria. Both... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Emeka Offor, NIPC, NEPZA, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba,

Nursing, Midwifery Council inducts 162 graduates of ABU nursing program

THE Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, on Tuesday, in Zaria, inducted 162 graduates of the 2019/2020 academic session of the Department of Nursing Science, College... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Dr. Faruk Abubakar, College of Medical Sciences, Kabiru Bala, Prof. Mohammed Shehu, Dr. Dalhatu Sani

Ooni, Alaafin reconcile Tinubu, Aregbesola

TWO prominent traditional rulers in the South-west, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, and theOoni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, have waded into the rift... Read more

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

Tags: Gboyega OyetolaOgbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Bugaje recommends 50% annual education budget to TVET

PROF. Idris Bugaje, the Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), has recommended at least 50 per cent of the annual education budget to be... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Idris Bugaje, National Board for Technical Education,

FG plans N15bn revitalisation fund for its polytechnics

THE Federal Government plans to release N15b for the revitalisation of facilities in its polytechnics. Acting Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr David Gender, made this... Read more

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

Tags: Mr David Gender, Mr Waziri Bulama,Malam Adamu Adamu, CBN, NBTE, Prof. Idris Bugaje,

AfCFTA inaugurates 14-member advisory council, names 3 Nigerians

THE African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has inaugurated a 14-member team to serve as its Trade and Industrial Development Advisory Council. A statement issued by the AfCFTA... Read more

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

Tags: African Continental Free Trade Area, Prof. Faizel Ismail, Prof. Fiona Tregenna, Dr Stephen Karingi, Dr Gainmore Zanamwe, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Dr Adeyemi Dipe

FCT minister of state calls for functional labour market information system

THE Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has appealed to planners in the education, labour and employment sectors for a functional Labour Market... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Prof Isa Ciroma,

Diabetes mellitus, leading cause of cardiovascular disease – Expert

PROF. Olufemi Fasanmade, a Consultant Endocrinologist, on Tuesday, said diabetes mellitus remained a leading cause of cardiovascular – heart and blood vessels – diseases. Fasanmade made this... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Olufemi Fasanmade, Dr Patrick Korie, SUNU Health Nigeria Limited,

Senate confirms Mansur Bindawa as NCC non-executive commissioner

THE Senate has confirmed the nomination of Prof. Mansur Auwalu-Bindawa as a non-executive commissioner on the governing board of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Mansur Auwalu-Bindawa, Sen. Yahaya Oloriegbe, APC,

NCC to strengthen AOL administration with new revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, is set to deploy new  Revenue Assurance Solution, RAS, in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust Annual Operating Levy,... Read more

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

Tags: Edoyemi Ogoh, Isa Ali Ibrahim, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, NCC

NBTE says court judgment on Abuja property did not address ownership

THE judgment by a Federal High Court, Abuja, in favour of Messrs D. B. Mangal Nigeria Ltd. did not address the ownership of  property at Plot... Read more

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

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje, D. B. Mangal,

Official urges deployment of maternal death surveillance, response system

DR. Salma Kolo, the Director of Family Health in the Federal Ministry of Health, has called for the deployment of the Maternal Death Surveillance and Response,... Read more

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

Tags: DR. Salma Kolo, Prof. Emmanuel Lufadeju

New weather stations positive for economy — NiMET

THE Director-General (D-G), Nigerian Metrological Agency, Prof. Mansur Matazu, said that the newly-inaugurated weather stations in Plateau would positively impact all sectors of the Nigerian economy. Matazu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Prof. Mansur Matazu, Mr Daniel Okafor, Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, NiMET, Dr Salisu Dahiru,

Agribusiness: Association pledges N500,000 support to ex-Unilorin students

SASAKAWA Africa Association, says it will assist some ex-students of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin, with N500,000 to boost their agro-businesses. Prof. Oladele Idowu, the Regional... Read more

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

Tags: Ajoke Kayode, Prof. Oladele Idowu, Lateef Adefalu

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Sanctions may not deter Putin – Don

 PROF. Jonah Onuoha, a don, said on Tuesday that Russia could sustain its attacks on Ukraine in spite of the sanctions imposed against it by the... Read more

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

Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Olaf Scholz, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, NATO, PROF. Jonah Onuoha, University of Nigeria Nsukka,

Update on Oromoni: Dowen housemaster insists Sylvester was not bullied

Ahmed Ayomo, a Dowen College housemaster, yesterday told the Lagos State coroner investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of one of the students of the school,... Read more

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

Tags: Akin George, Mikail Kadiri, Ahmed Ayomo, Sylvester Oromoni

Prof Abdullahi to head ABU's professorial chair in polymer, textile engineering

AHMADU Bello Universtity, ABU, has established a professorial chair in Polymer and Textile Engineering with Prof Danladi Abdullahi appointed as the chair occupant. Prof Danladi, born at... Read more

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

Tags: The Paul and Mary Achimugu Foundation, Rabiu Samaila, ABU, Prof Danladi Abdullahi

A week to go, ministry yet to seal NPA’s pilotage deal

FIFTY-two days after President Muhammadu Buhari directed the Ministry of Transportation to conclude the Boat Service Agreement initiated by the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, to halt... Read more

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

Tags: Titilola Akinlawon, Eric Ojiekwe, Abubakar Malami, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari leaves Abuja to attend Special Session on UNEP@50 in Kenya

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Tuesday, to participate in the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP@50). The event is to... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP@50), Femi Adesina, Geoffrey Onyeama, Amb. Ahmed Rufai,

Electoral Act: IPAC advises NASS to expunge contentious clause

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has advised the National Assembly (NASS) to initiate the process of expunging the contentious clause 84 (12) in the Electoral Act... Read more

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

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Yabagi Yusuf, INEC

NMDPRA demands investment towards global energy mix

THE Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, has called for a scale up on sustainable investment in fossil fuel sector, considering the role of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Mele Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari, Timipre Sylva, Nigerian International and Energy Summit, NIES,Farouk Ahmed, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA,

NCC unwavering in deploying revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is unwavering in its commitment to deploy a Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Edoyemi Ogoh, Reuben Muoka, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim,

How China is re-colonising Nigeria (part 2)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN. THE CATCH (Continues) INTRODUCTION LAST week, we commenced this discourse on how China, under the guise of helping developing and underdeveloped countries, is actually re-colonizing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ahmed Ojikutu,

Convention: APC North-West stakeholders call for support for Dada as youth leader

AHEAD of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, slated for March 26, the youth stakeholders from the North-west zone have appealed to... Read more

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

Tags: Babajide Sanwo Olu, Babajide Akeredolu, Rabiu Alhassan ElKanawi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Olusegun Dada

Jama’are emirate of Bauchi gets new emir

A new Emir of Jama’are has been appointed by the Bauchi State government. He is Alhaji Nuhu Ahmed Wabi. He replaces his late father, Alhaji Ahmad Mohammed... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Kassim Mohammed, Nuhu Ahmed Wabi, Ahmad Mohammed Wabi

UNILORIN gets CBN N600m to establish poultry farm – Official

 The University of Ilorin UNILORIN) has secured N600 million loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria to establish a commercial poultry farm to boost eggs and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mikhail Buhari

Dangote's contribution to Nigerian economy

DANGOTE Group, through its various companies operating in every sector, has continued to add a lot of value to the growth of the Nigerian economy. It has... Read more

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

Tags: Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB, Usman Saulawa, Prof Kabiru Mato, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufia, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote

Driver in court for reckless driving, destroying goods

A 27-year-old man, Ahmed Olatunji, who allegedly drove recklessly and damaged Spanish tiles valued at N4.3 million, was on Monday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Ahmed Olatunji, Kehinde Olatunde, Christal Company Limited,

Electoral act amendment, path to credible polls

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari after rejecting successive amendments to the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) since he assumed power in 2015 signed a reworked version of the... Read more

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

Tags: Yabagi Yusuf Sani, Femi Gbajabiamila, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari

Second year of COVID-19 in Nigeria

SUNDAY marks two years since Nigeria confirmed its first case of COVID-19.  The country’s index case was a 44-year-old Italian citizen who arrived the Murtala Muhammed International... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Dr Chinwe Ochu, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Dr Osagie Ehanire, NCDC, LUTH

Nigerian delegation signs MoU with 2 Pakistani coy

THREE Nigerian delegations on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two Pakistani companies at the Engineering and Healthcare Show in Lahore, Pakistan. The MoU was... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Micheal Ojediran, Mr Atif Rehman, Mr Ahmed Yakassai, Mr Adnan Khan, NAFDAC, Bajwa,

Nigerian delegation signs MoU with 2 Pakistani coy

 Three Nigerian delegation on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two Pakistani companies at the Engineering and Healthcare Show in Lahore, Pakistan. The MoU was... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Yakassai

NCC  showcases sponsored prototypes in indigenous tech development 

 THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given concrete expression to the Federal Government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector. The NCC demonstrated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,

NCC sets pace in FG’s indigenous Tech development policy

… showcases sponsored prototypesTHE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given concrete expression to the federal government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector.The... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, NPPIC, Prof. Adeolu Akande,

How ex-JAMB registrar diverted N341.9 from NECO for Printing Press, School, building - ICPC

THE High Court of Niger State, in Minna, was told how a former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojeriende, allegedly... Read more

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

Tags: JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojeriende, ICPC, NECO,

Young people: Africa’s priceless asset, says business expert at Caleb University’s

AKINTOYE Akindele, the Executive Chairman,  Atlantic International Refinery and Petrochemical Ltd., has charged graduates of tertiary institutions to acquire more knowledge,  explore and remain students of... Read more

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

Tags: Victor  Oladapo, Iredia Ejehi, Akintoye Akindele, Prof. Nosa Owens-Ibie

INEC releases new dates for 2023 general election

FOLLOWING the signing into law the new Electoral Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, February 25, the Independent National Electoral Commission has released new dates... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 284 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, President Muhammadu Buhari

2023 Presidency: Igbo Youth Vanguard drums support for Gov. Mohammed of Bauchi

THE Igbo Youth Vanguard, a civil society organisation,  says Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State will protect the interest of the South East if given opportunity... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Udenta Udenta, Goodluck Jonathan, Uma Uduma, Bala Mohammed, Ede Maduka

Low voter turnout marks Imo constituency bye-election

THE Ngor Okpala Constituency bye-election conducted in Imo on Saturday witnessed low turnout of voters in many polling units. Eleven candidates are contesting in the bye-election for... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, INEC

Citizens Unite for Osinbajo inaugurated in Lagos

CITIZENS Unite, a pressure group was on Saturday launched in Lagos with the organisers urging the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to  run for president in... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Ekiti 2022: How far will APC reconciliation go?

TO ensure it approaches the June 18, 2022 governorship election with a united front, the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, last weekend,... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Prof. Modupe Adelabu, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Bunmi Adelugba, Abiodun Aluko,

Electoral Amendment Act ‘ll usher in robust democracy – Reps

THE House of Representatives says signing of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into Law by President Muhammadu Buhari will usher in more  robust democracy. The spokesperson for... Read more

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

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, Sen. Bukola Saraki, President Muhammadu Buhari

UniAbuja VC tasks graduating students on research, hard work

PROF. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja (UniAbuja), has called on graduating students of the institution to be hardworking and come up with cutting-edge ideas... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, University of Abuja

Bauchi ginger growers target 200 tonnes – Official

 GINGER Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (GGMAN), Bauchi State Chapter, says it has earmarked 700 hectares of land, to accelerate  cultivation of the commodity... Read more

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

Tags: GGMAN, Malam Ahmed Mohammad,

Police screens 4,496 candidates in Bauchi for employment

THE Police Command in Bauchi State has screened 4,496 candidates for employment as constables, over nine days. The command’s spokesman, SP Ahmed Wakil, announced this in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Ahmed Wakil,

Electoral Act: We’re bequeathing lasting legacy – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly holds a lot of promises for improving the election processes with... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Police find corpse of suspected robber in Bauchi

 POLICE in Bauchi have found a corpse of a suspected armed robber and recovered 18 handsets and five laptops among others items from him at Wuntin... Read more

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

Tags: SP Ahmed Wakil

Data, life of businesses, says NEPZA MD

THE Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, says data is now the life of businesses, applauding efforts to support data protection... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba,

NEPZA hails FG as Calabar Free Trade Zone regains regular power supply

PROF. Adesoji Adesugba, the Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), has commended the Federal Government for restoring regular power supply to Calabar Free Trade... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Calabar Electricity Distribution Company (CEDC), Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

ICT expert seeks digital innovations, entrepreneurship skills in varsities’ curricula

DR. Segun Aina, an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Expert, has called for the inclusion of digital innovations and entrepreneurship skills in the curricula of Nigerian... Read more

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

Tags: Dr. Segun Aina, UNIOSUN, Prof. Clement Adebooye, Prof. Eyitope Ogunmodede,

Buhari signs Electoral Act Amendment Bill

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed the long-awaited Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021, into law. Speaking at the event, the president, who highlighted the contents and advantages... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmed Lawan

Enugu State Govt bans tricycles, motorcycles, tipper trucks in 3 LGs

 THE Enugu State Government has banned the operations of tricycles, motorcycles and tipper-trucks in Nkanu East and West Local Governments, as well as some selected communities... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Uchenna Ortuanya

First Lady seeks renewed media support in reporting humanitarian issues

FIRST Lady Aisha Buhari has solicited renewed support of the Nigerian media in reporting humanitarian issues and plight of women and children affected by conflicts. Buhari made... Read more

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

Tags: Marian Babangida, Halima Babangida, Prof. Umaru Pate, Zainab Ahmed, Aisha Buhari, Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ),

Buhari pledges constructive engagement with medical professionals

THE Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would continue to seek constructive engagement with members of the medical profession. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, World Medical Association (WMA), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) , Prof. Innocent Ujah, Commonwealth Medical Association  (CMA), Dr Chris Ngige, Ahme

Expert urges FG to create budgetary allocation for sickle-cell disease

PROF. Obiageli Nnodu, the Director, Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training (CESRTA), has called on the Federal Government and policymakers to create... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Obiageli Nnodu, Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training (CESRTA), Sickle Pan African Consortium NigEria Network (SPARC-NEt),

Buhari, Gowon, governors hail Fayemi at book presentation

PRESIDENT Mohammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerian leaders to endeavour to share their experiences and vision through published work and regularly engage in discussions that centre... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: President Mohammadu Buhari, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Aminu Tambuwal, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Governors Babajide Sanwolu, AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, Dapo Abiodun, Yemi Adamolekun IDEA, Prof Adebayo Olukoshi

Russia, Ukraine war distorts global markets

RUSSIA'S invasion of Ukraine rattled global financial and energy markets, causing oil prices to spike and financial instruments to fall after Russian troops moved into Ukraine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Chijioke Ifediora, Prof. Bola Akinterinwa, Chief Festus Oguche, Hon. Buba Yakub, Francisca Omayuli, Mr. Ahmed Munir, Femi Gbajabiamila,

Delta Govt assures Burutu community of readiness to reposition School of Maritime

THE Delta Government has assured of its preparedness to reposition the  Delta State School of Marine Technology, Burutu, to be at par with its likes in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Delta State School of Marine Technology, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, Mr Famous Akpoyibo, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa

NEMA assists 1, 767 victims of fire, communal crisis in A’Ibom

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated building materials and food items,  worth millions of naira to 1, 767 households affected by fire disaster and... Read more

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

Tags: NEMA, Mr Nkopuruk Ekaiko, Mr Asukwo Eyo, Mr Mustapha Ahmed, Mr Godwin Tepikor

Whistle blowing : Buhari committed to strengthening fight against financial crimes, corruption — Minister

 The Federal Government says  it remains committed to strengthening fights against financial crimes and corruption in the country. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Dr Zainab Ahmed, Federal Executive Council (FEC),

Experts tell farmers to take NIMET’s rainfall prediction with caution

AGRICULTURE experts have urged local farmers to tread with caution as they commence the 2022 planting season with early rainfall as predicted by the Nigerian Metrological... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Metrological Agency (NIMET), Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, Dr Tunji Iyiola, National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS),

Abia geometric power project ready in 6 months: Official

 THE Abia geometric power project for an improved power supply in the state will be ready in six month, an official has said. Prof. Bath Nnaji, the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Bath Nnaji

INEC welcomes new commissioners

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, welcomes the six new national INEC commissioners who were sworn in by President... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Mobibbo Abubakar Akali, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Sam Olumekun, Kenneth Nnamdi Ukeagu, Rhoda Gumus, Mohammed Haruna, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NCC to deploy Revenue Assurance Solution to block leakages

 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is going to deploy Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) to monitor revenue generated by its licensees in a bid to... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta

INEC swears-in new Resident Electoral Commissioner

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn in a new Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in a conference... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Olaniyi Babalola Ijalaye,

Agency to tackle post-harvest losses using STI

THE National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), is set to tackle post-harvest losses in the agriculture sector, using Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma, Director... Read more

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

Tags: National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma,

Reps panel recommends immunity for Senate President, Speaker, others

 The House of Representatives Committee on Constitution Reviews has recommended immunity clause for Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Reps and heads of... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Benjamin Kalu, Rep. Segun Odebunmi, Rep. Ahmed Wase,

Ojukwu Varsity not part of ASUU strike, academic activities ongoing- Management

The Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam/Uli, in Anambra said that the institution was not participating in the ongoing warning strike embarked by the Academic Staff... Read more

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

Tags: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam/Uli, Prof. Okey Aniebo, Prof. Osita Chiaghalam, Dr Harrison Madubueze,

PAN chairman advocates improved healthcare, education for persons with disabilities

 The Chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Ltd. (PAN), Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, has urged governments at all levels to improve access to healthcare services for person living... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Wadada

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,

APC adopts zoning formula to include South for presidency

FOR agitators for power shift to the South in 2023, there came cheering news on Tuesday when the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, announced an agreement... Read more

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

Tags: Nkem Okeke, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Boss Mustapha, Yemi Osinbajo, Mallam Nasir El-Rufa’i, Muhammadu Buhari

FG calls for herbal medicine development for cancer treatment

THE Federal Government has urged the Nigerian Natural Medicine Development Agency to find medicinal plants that can treat both prostate cancer in males and breast cancer... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Maurice Iwu, Ogbonnya Onu, Anslem Adodo

NASS to vote on reports of committee on review

THE Senate will next week Tuesday vote on the report of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review on amendments to the 1999 Constitution. Similarly,  the House of... Read more

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

Tags: Ovie Omo-Agege, Ahmed Wase

If I had not intervened, people would be trekking from Lagos to Abuja — Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, has again praised himself, saying that if he had not intervened in Lagos-Ibadan transport projects, “people would’ve been trekking from Lagos to Abuja”. Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Hadiza Sabuwa Balaraba,Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli,

Ekiti residents, motorists lament biting effect of fuel scarcity

Motorists and residents of Ado-Ekiti have expressed worry over the biting effect of the lingering scarcity of premium motor spirit, otherwise called petrol, on the state... Read more

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

Tags: Lanre Daramola, Ibironke Aluko, Prof. Gabriel Awe, Sunday Ochai,

How CBN’s RT200 FX policy will achieve goals – Experts

Some experts on Tuesday said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) must take proactive steps to make its RT200 FX programme achieve the desired results. The experts... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan, Sheriffdeen Tella, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Akpan Ekpo,

National Library to launch language preservation club

THE National Library of Nigeria says it will soon launch a family book club for the preservation of Nigerian languages. Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, its Chief Executive... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, National Library of Nigeria

APC reschedules date for national convention

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday announced the postponement of its national convention earlier slated for February 26 to March 26. The development confirms an exclusive report by LEADERSHIP on... Read more

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

Tags: Abdullahi Adamu, Ugokwe Prince, Aliyu Audu, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Abdullahi Adamu, Mai Mala Buni, APC

Govt losing $8.810b yearly to e-Customs row

NIGERIA is losing $8.810 billion annually to the non-take-off of the $3.1 billion e-Custom mordenisation project, it was learnt yesterday. Finance, Budget and National Planning Minister Mrs.... Read more

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

Tags: Leke Abejide, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed,

Queries issued to Ekiti Varsiy lecturers justifiable- Management

THE management of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday clarified that lecturers allegedly  involved in portal fraud and other infractions were justifiably queried. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, the... Read more

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

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

Nigeria losing $8.810bn yearly from non-implementation of e-Customs Project — Reps

THE House of Representatives has said that Nigeria is losing about 8.810 billion dollars annually from the non-implementation of e-Customs modernisation project of the Nigeria Customs... Read more

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

Tags: NCS, Rep. Leke Abejide, Adani Mega System Ltd, Galadima Saidu, Zainab Ahmed, Stephen Okon,

NCC committed to tackling telecom infrastructure deficit – Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is irrevocably committed to the implementation of various regulatory initiatives and programmes, in collaboration with all stakeholders in the telecom ecosystem,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danabatta, NCC, Nigerian Communications Communication

AfricaNXT confab objective aligns with NCC’s vision of technology-driven prosperity for Africa 

  ...as Danbatta pledges to sustain participation and support for the Conference The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its faith in the vision of the AfricaNEXT Conference... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission, AfricaNXT

FG gives NCC 6 months deadline to get innovative solutions in ICT

THE Federal Government on Monday gave six months deadline to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to come up with innovative solutions in Information Communications Technology (ICT). Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Prof. Sahalu Junaidu,

Fuel importation: Modular refineries to the rescue?

The announcement on Feb. 13, 2017, by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as Acting President, that the government would use modular refineries to drive rapid development of the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Strengthened local governance structure, NIPSS course participants capable –Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed optimism that the Senior Executive Course (SEC) 44 participants in the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS),... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Gen. Lucky Irabor,

2023: Tinubu won’t defect from APC, Support Group vows

AHEAD of next year’s general election, a support group for former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has disclosed the resolve of the APC leader... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: YTI, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, APC, Ajibola Afolayan

Nigeria will improve energy generation, supply – Minister

The Federal Government says the country will explore all energy mix to improve its energy generation and supply. Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Abdullahi, Mohammed Bello, Prof. Eli Bala, Edet Akpan, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu,

Palestine calls for end to family evictions in East Jerusalem

 Palestine is in contact with several international parties to stop the eviction of Palestinian families from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in East Jerusalem,... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed al-Ruweidi, Sheikh Jarrah,

Get-rich-syndrome causing lack of interest in education among youths–Don

PROF. Lukman Azeez,  Dean,  Faculty of Communications and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin, has traced the lack of passionate interest  in education among the youth to... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Lukman Azeez, University of Ilorin,

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

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

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

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

Lagos State to develop N49bn medical park – Deputy Gov

THE Lagos Government says plans are ongoing to develop a Medical Park to attract medical tourists and make the state a medical tourism hub. Dr Obafemi Hamzat,... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Yemi Onabowale, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Prof. Kamar Adeleke,

Ethiopia’s mega-dam begins power generation

THE Ethiopian Government, on Sunday, announced its grand hydroelectric dam has started generating electricity. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officially inaugurated the first power generation of the mega-dam,... Read more

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

Tags: Abiy Ahmed,

Philanthropist donates N10m books to UniJos

LANRE Adesuyi, A philanthropist and businessman, has donated 500 books of various disciplines worth N10 million, to the University of Jos. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar Information and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Lanre Adesuyi, Abdullahi Abdullahi

FCTA, NCC partner on 5G broadband deployment in FCT

MALAM Muhammad Bello, the FCT Minister, has expressed the readiness of the FCT Administration to partner with the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, on deployment of 5G... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Malam Bashir Mai-Bornu, Shehu Ahmed, Olusade Adesola, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Malam Muhammad Bello, Anthony Ogunleye

Niger governor visits IDPs, expresses readiness to end banditry

THE Niger State government has assured the people of its commitment towards ending banditry. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello gave the assurance while distributing food and non-food items... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Barau Muazu, Ahmed Inga Ibrahim, Umar Emmanuel Bagna, Alh Mohammed Ketso, Abubakar Sani Bello

2023:Alaafin assures Tinubu of Yoruba ancestral confirmation as president

OBA Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo, on Sunday, said he is confident that the Yoruba ancestors would make Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Awka residents beg incoming governor to declare state emergency on its roads

SOME residents of Anambra have called on the incoming administration of Prof Charles Soludo, to be inaugurated on March 17, to declare a state of emergency... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Frank Okafor, Eyiuche Okoye, Ugonnia Okigbo, Prof Charles Soludo, Christian Beluchukwu

Europe-Africa summit: Buhari returns to Abuja

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday,  returned to Abuja after attending the sixth Europe-Africa Summit in Brussels, Belgium. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the presidential... Read more

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

Tags: Abiy Ahmed,  Yusuf Bichi, Malam Mohammed Bello, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Muhammadu Buhari

2021: United Capital proposes 114% increase in dividend

UNITED Capital Plc, an investment bank and pan-African financial services group, has proposed 114 per cent dividend increase to N1.50 for every 50k ordinary share for... Read more

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

Tags: Peter Ashade, Prof. Chika Mordi

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

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

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

Tags: Ahmed Bamalli, Aisha Tukur, Amina Baloni, Prof. Abdullahi Abba, IMAN

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

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

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

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

Ogun parents, students sign undertaking on hooliganism

PARENTS of students in public secondary schools in Ogun State have signed an undertaking that their children and wards would not engage in hooliganism. The undertaking is... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu,

Sanwo-Olu drums support for Tinubu, says 2023 election will be difficult

LAGOS State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, urged politicians in the state to rally around Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in his quest to succeed President Muhammadu... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,

NSCDC deploys special female squad to Kwara

 THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says its Female Squad deployed to Kwara will begin operation by the second quarter of 2022. This is contained... Read more

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

Tags: Female Strike Force, Imonikhe Oluwakemi, Mrs Ozuzuma Collete, NSCDC, Mr Makinde Ayinla, Abdullahi Ahmed Audi,

Utomi emerges PADEFECO Dep. President, says Africa must reclaim dignity on world stage

PROF. Pat. Utomi, a  former presidential candidate and political economist,  on Friday,  emerged the Deputy President of the World Pan-African and In Diaspora United Royal Fathers/Elders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Prof. Pat. Utomi, Chief Mike Okiro, Eze Nwabueze Soronnadi

Emir of llorin turbans ex-PDP Chairman, Baraje As Tafida of Ilorin

EMIR of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari on Friday turbanned former National Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Baraje as Tafida of Ilorin. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, Alhaji Abdulfattah Ahmed, Alhaji Abubakar Baraje, Dr Bukola Saraki, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari,

Bauchi Police warn people with prohibited firearms to surrender them.

THE Bauchi  Police Command has warned people in possession of illegal firearms, to surrender them to the police or face the wrath of the law in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Ahmed Wakil, Umar Sanda

2023 Presidency: Igbo inability to inspire consensus a set back – Political analyst

MR Ahmed Nasiru, a political analyst, has described as a setback the inability of Igbo political elites to inspire consensus around a viable candidate ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: MR Ahmed Nasiru, Sen. Rochas Okorocha,

17 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

 NO fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death on Friday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a tanker at Isara Bridge on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Ahmed Umar,

UniAbuja inducts 53 vet doctors

THE Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Abuja, UniAbuja, on Friday inducted 53 veterinary doctors into practice to enhance the development of the sector. Prof. Olorunfemi Jegede,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Prof. Olorunfemi Jegede, Miss Sharon Anyang, Prof. Steven Garuba, UniAbuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah,

UNICAL elevates academic staff to professorial cadre

THE Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has announced the promotion of six academic members of staff of the institution to the professorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Prof. Florence Obi, University of Calabar, Esther Uko, Sunday Ochigbo, Clement Nku, Sunday Ediyang, Judith Otu

Nigeria, Algeria, S/Africa, Ethiopia maps strategies to solve conflicts in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia have resolved to strengthen the platform for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Milos Zeman, Abiy Ahmed, Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari, ”G4” members evolve new strategies for conflict resolution in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia under the auspices of the “G4” have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Milos Zeman, Czech Republic, African Union  (AU), Malam Garba Shehu, Abiy Ahmed, President Muhammadu Buhari,

What happens if Buhari signs electoral bill after Tuesday?

INDICATIONS have emerged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may have to postpone the scheduled conduct of the 2023 general elections if President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Sani, Samson Itodo, Muhammadu Buhari

APC convention: Choice of chairmanship candidate puts Buhari in tight corner

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is in a tight corner over whom to endorse as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, eight days to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Kashim Shettima, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, Saliu Mustapha, Abdullahi Adamu, Tanko Al-Makura, Adams Oshiomhole, Adams Oshiomhole, Mai Mala Buni, Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Muhammadu Buhari

Graduates of Plateau Varsity are competing globally – VC

THE Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam, says  the institution has produced quality graduates who are exceling in diverse endeavours globally.   Izam made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 234 times

Tags: Plateau State University Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam,

Tinubu Support Group to register youths for empowerment — Coordinator

A  group, Bola Ahmed Tinubu Grassroots Volunteers (B.A.T – G.V) says it will soon embark on a nationwide youth empowerment registration exercise. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Mr Dozie Nwankodu,

Onuigbo, Ekwunife, VC bag UNIZIK climate change awards

THE Nnamdi Azikiwe University Centre for Climate Change Thursday conferred Leadership Award in Climate Change on the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Climate Change, Rep.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Esimone, Sam Onuigbo., Dr Emma Ezenwaji, Sen. Uche Ekwunife, Nnamdi Azikiwe University,

Plateau govt releases N100m for varsity earned allowances

PROF. Yohanna Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has said that the State Government has released N100 million for the payment of arrears of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: PROF. Yohanna Izam, SSANU, ASUU, Plateau State University, Bokkos,

Kaduna varsity lecturers join one-month ASUU warning strike

ACADEMIC staff of the Kaduna State University (KASU) on Thursday joined the one-month warning strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Kaduna State University, Dr Peter Adamu, Prof. Yohanna Tella, Mr Abubakar Jumare

Bingham university matriculates 1,980 students for 2021/2022 session

BRINGHAM University, Nasarawa has matriculated 1,980 undergraduate and postgraduate students for the 2021/2022 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Williams Qurix, while administering the oath... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Bingham university, Prof. Williams Qurix,

Kano Govt. partners BUK Centre for Dryland and Agriculture on research, training – Official

KANO State Government says it will partner with the Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA), Bayero University, Kano (BUK), on research and training of farmers to enhance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, Prof. Jibrin Muhammed-Jibrin, Bayero University, Yusuf-Gawuna,

Kwara Govt. distributes instructional materials to schools

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has flagged off distribution of instructional materials and other equipment to schools across the 16 local government areas of the state.   At... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Prof. Shehu Adaramaja,

Lagos Assembly Speaker mourns APC chieftain, Tunde Samuel

SPEAKER of Lagos House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, has described Prof. Tunde Samuel, an International Consultant for UNESCO and UNICEF, who died on Wednesday as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mudashiru Obasa, Prof. Tunde Samuel,

Blood donation: Group mobilises 157 volunteers for pregnant women in Bauchi

A Group, Maternal, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) has mobilised 157 volunteers to donate blood to pregnant women in Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State. Mr Ahmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: New-born and Child Health (MNCH), Ahmed Sani,

Strike: UniJos suspends academic activities

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, has suspended academic activities in the institution for the 2020/2021 academic session. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Abdullahi Abdullahi,

Fuel scarcity: NSCDC warns against hoarding products

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) in Ilorin has warned fuel station owners to desist from hoarding products and worsening the fuel scarcity situation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Ahmed Abubakar Audi, NSCDC, ACC Ayinde Yusuf, Mr Makinde Ayinla,

Gombe Governor appoints new chairman for Sports Commission

GOV. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has approved the appointment of Mr Olanre Daniel as the new Chairman of Gombe Sports Commission. Secretary to the State Government,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, Mr Olanre Danie

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

Abubakar Audu University not part of ASUU strike — Dean

Lecturers of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) on Wednesday said they would not join the warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Prof. Ogunbiyi Joseph, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Yahaya Bello,

Presidential Race: Yoruba Ronu frowns at calumny against Tinubu

A social-political group, Yoruba Ronu Group (YRG), has risen in defense of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on what it described as unwarranted online media attacks funded... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: AP, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Yoruba Ronu Group, Steve Bayode, Prince Diran Iyantan,

Alumnus donates sports items to Alma Mater in Ekiti

 MR. Sunday Ola, an Ado-Ekiti-born businessman and alumnus of Mary Hills Boys’ High School, Ado-Ekiti, has donated sports items to the school. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags:  Mary Hills Boys’ High School, Mr Sunday Ola, Mr Abiodun Adamolekun, Prof. Omotayo Fagbuaro,, Sunday Ola Foundation

Normal annual rainfall to be experienced in 2022

THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted normal annual rainfall in its seasonal rainfall prediction for 2022. Making the presentation in Abuja yesterday, Hadi Sirika, the minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Prof. Mansur Matazu, Hadi Sirika

Adamawa University appeals to indigenes to seek admission

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, has appealed to the indigenes of the state to take advantage of their admission slots... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta,

Senate gets new Clerk as Iloba takes over

THE Deputy Clerk of the Senate Isabella Ugochi Iloba has formally assumed duty as the Acting Clerk of the Red Chamber. Iloba took over from the outgone... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Ilobah Isabella Ugochi, Adebayo Anthony Adebanjo, NASC, Clerk Mr. Ibrahim El-Ladan, Ahmed Kadi Amshi.

AEDC takeover: Parties agree to settle out of court

Plaintiffs in the controversial takeover of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) have resolved to settle the matter out of court.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that CEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Bank for Africa (UBA), Ahmed Raji. SAN, Wole Olanipekun, E. O. Sule, SAN, A.U. Mustapha, Justice Ekwo,

Local vaccine production: Biovaccine urges govt. on early, full release of approved funds

The Board Chairman, BIOVACCINES Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has said that government should not be the “stumbling block” of the initiatives to promote local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: BIOVACCINE Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori,

Experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression

Experts on Wednesday called for united action to reduce the  increasingly serious global crisis of depression. It is estimated that each year, five per cent of adults... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Lancet, World Psychiatric Association Commission, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health, prof. Helen Herrman, Orygen, University of Melbourne,

Anyim has distinguished himself...Ahmed Buhari

CLAIMS that South East may not produce capable hands who will occupy the office of the Nigerian president come 2023 has once more been debunked.  Speaking on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Buhari, Orji Kalu, Rochas Okorocha, Anyim Pius Anyim,

Outrage in Igboland over desecration of Ozo title by women

THERE was outrage recently across Igboland, particularly among elders, traditional rulers, Ozo titleholders, titled chiefs, leaders and stakeholders, over an online viral video showing some Igbo women... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Ozo, Igbo women, Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

We’ll not demolish official residences of Senate President,Speaker, says FCTA

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, says there is no plan to demolish the official residences of the President of Senate and the Speaker of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Ahmed Hadi,

ADSI targets N500 million to fight poverty

JUDE Emecheta, Chairman, Advanced Development Solution Initiative, ADSI, said that the group has launched a cooperative aimed at generating N500million to form different cooperatives under ADSI. Emecheta... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Dr Chudi Okoli, Neville Uchendu, JUDE Emecheta, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo

Gov. Bello updates Buhari, says North Central most marginalized, deserves Presidency

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, on Tuesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on improved security situation in his state. Speaking to State House correspondents on the outcome of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Muhammadu Buhari, Yahaya Bello

Elections: INEC to devolve CVR to Ward level in Ekiti, Osun

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has decided to devolve the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, to Ward levels in both Ekiti and Osun States. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

FRSC inducts UNILAG V-C, 25 dons as Special Marshals

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday inducted the Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos,  Prof. Oluwatotyin Ogundipe, and 25 professors into the Special Marshal Unit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Prof. Oluwatotyin Ogundipe

ICPC blocks N189bn unspent funds in MDAs

BAKO Nathan, Head, Special Operations, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says the commission has blocked unspent funds of government agencies totalling N189... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: ICPC, IPPIS, FCC, Rep. Dachung Bagos, Boss Mustapha, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed,

Council inducts 341 medical Doctors, 16 dentists

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Tuesday inducted 341 medical doctors and 16 dentists. Prof. Abba Hassan, Chairman, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Prof. Abba Hassan, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Malam Mahmuda Mamman

V-C suggests that FG takes loan to address ASUU’s demands

VICE-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, said on Tuesday that the Federal Government could secure a loan to offset the demands of Academic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, ASUU

NCC demonstrates world class excellence by setting pace on 5G in Africa – NIEEE

THE Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, NIEEE, has lauded the leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, for setting the pace of 5G deployment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: NCC, NIEEE, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, Kings Adeyemi,

2023: North-Central deserves presidency more than South-East — Gov Bello

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, yesterday said the north-central has been the most marginalised in the country since 1960 when it gained its independence and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello

How economic depression is promoting coups in Africa — Experts

Some international relations experts have attributed recent coups in several African countries to economic depression, environmental degradation and Islamist fundamentalists in the Sahel region. They told the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Prof. Ayo Olukotun, Dr Mubo Akinsola,

UI VC urges new students to raise bar of excellence

Prof. Kayode Adebowale, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, has advised the 4, 255 newly matriculated students to raise the bar of excellence, which the institution is known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: Prof. Kayode Adebowale,

Ogun: FRSC arrested 4,000 offenders in 2021, says official

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that it apprehended no fewer than 4,000 offenders for speed limit device violations in Ogun in 2021. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar,

Ogun: FRSC arrested 4,000 offenders in 2021, says official

 THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that it apprehended no fewer than 4,000 offenders for speed limit device violations in Ogun in 2021.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Mr Ahmed Umar

UNILORIN 1998 set of Agric. Faculty donates fish hatchery to faculty

Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has commended the members of the 1998 set of the institution’s Faculty of Agriculture for donating fish hatchery... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, University of Ilorin,

FG appoints principal officers for 4 new tertiary institutions

In line with extant rules, the Federal Government has announced the appointment of principal officers for the four newly established universities in the country. The Federal Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Fatima Mohammed, Ibrahim Alhassan, Dr Abashe Atiku, Ali Adamu, Prof. Akeem Lasisi,

FUTO sues ASUU over Pantami’s professorship

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Owerri, FUTO, Prof. Nnenna Oti, has said the management had gone to court over the rejection of Dr. Isah Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Prof. Nnenna Oti, Dr. Isah Ibrahim Pantami, ASUU, FUTO

How to reduce Nigeria’s debt profile – experts

Economic experts have urged the Federal Government to seek debt moratorium and reduce the cost of governance to reduce funds expended on debt servicing. They said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Dr Uju Ogubunka,Olabisi Onabanjo University, Prof. Sherifdeen Tella,

Trader gets 7 strokes of cane for stealing 5 bags of salt

 A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old trader, Nasiru Ahmed, to seven strokes of the cane for stealing five bags of salt. Ahmed, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Nasiru Ahmed,

UNILAG VC receives integrity award

 THE Centre for Ethics and Self Value Orientation, an NGO, on Monday presented an award of Integrity Icon of Nigeria (IION) to the Vice-Chancellor of University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Prince Musa Yakubu, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

Nigeria needs motivated politicians like late Alao-Akala- Olaopa

 PROF. Tunji Olaopa of Public Administration, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, says Nigeria is urgently in need of motivated politicians like... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, Chief Wale Ohu, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Sen. Kola Balogun

2023: Ohaneze insists on zoning presidency to South East

OHANAEZE Ndigbo Worldwide, an Igbo apex socio-cultural organization has insisted that zoning the presidency to the South East will remain a fundamental ingredient for national unity.   This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor,

30 varsities converge at UNILORIN for national debate, quiz contests

THE University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) is hosting 30 universities from across the country for the 9th All-Nigeria Universities Debating Championship and the 2nd Nigeria Universities Quiz... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Prof. Sherrif Folarin,

Brain drain breaking our services to the public, says Prof. Saad,CMD FMC Abuja

THE Federal Medical Centre, Abuja, has lamented the brain drain in the health sector, saying the development was affecting its smooth services to the public. The hospital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Prof. Saad Ahmed, Federal Medical Centre

Igbinedion varsity seeks increase in quota for nursing programme

PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye, Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo, has called on the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN, to increase the quota for nursing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Prof. Adelani Tijani, Alhaji Farouk Abubakar, Patricia Anunobi, PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye

Valentine: NGO organises tea party for adult literacy class

AN NGO, Care and Action Research, on Monday in Kaduna, held a tea party for students of its adult literacy class to promote expression of love... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Prof. Bala Dogo, Christiana Audu, Joy Dogo, Hauwa Samuel

Abuja’s manholes become death traps

DESPITE the environmental hazard and other disasters blocked, manholes strewn around Abuja expose the people dwelling in the capital city as the openings are becoming death... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Malam Muhammad Bello, Ahmed Nuhu, Abdulhameed Oladimeji

Bauchi NGO trains 20 health workers on animals healthcare, treatment

A Bauchi-based Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Pastoral Resolve, PARE, has trained no fewer than 20 health workers on animal healthcare treatment in Shira and Gamawa Local Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Prof. Jibrilla Amin,

UNIlorin Students’ Union donates N2m to sick members

The University of Ilorin Students’ Union, under the aegis of Babatunde Lukman Foundation, has donated N2.4 million to five students of the institution with various health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: University of Ilorin Students’ Union, Prof. Lanre Ajibade,

President in 2023 will determine Igbo’s status in Nigeria – Ohanaeze

PROF. George Obiozor, president-General of the Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the status of Ndigbo in Nigeria will be determined largely by where... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

ASUU declares 4 weeks strike

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared a four-week “total and comprehensive” strike. Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, ASUU President, made the declaration at a news... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

Stakeholders urge FG to speed up local production of vaccines

Some stakeholders in the health sector, have called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts on local vaccines production in country. They said this on Monday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Dr Muhammad Gana, Dr Aminu Magashi, Dr Obi Adigwe, Hon. Muhammad Usman, Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), Prof. Oyewale Tomori,

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

Pantami’s promotion as professor illegal – ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the promotion of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami as a Professor of cyber... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Academic Staff Union of Universities, FUTO, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,

ASUU declares one-month ‘total’ strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a four-week “comprehensive and total” strike. The strike will take effect from February 14, 2022. ASUU National President Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke

2023: Serious efforts to woo Emefiele into presidential race heighten

SPIRITED efforts are being made by top shots of the All Progressives Congress, APC, including some officials in the Presidency, to draft Central Bank of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Osita Nwasinobi, Valentine Gabriel, Wale Fapohunda, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Yemi Osinbajo, Orji Uzor Kalu, Rochas Okorocha, Dave Umahi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Godwin Emefiele, Muha

 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

ASUU keeps students, govt in suspense

THE Federal Government, parents and students were being kept in suspense last night by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Representatives of the union were still... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: ASUU, Dr. Chris Ngige, NITDA, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

Electoral Act Amendment Bill: playing ludo With our electoral process

By Kazeem Akintunde THE title of this piece is not original to me. It was coined by my former boss and editor, Simon Kolawole in one of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Mr Olatunde Moses Ojo, Ahmed Lawan, Simon Kolawole, INEC, Senator Babajide Omoworare, Mr Olatunde Moses Ojo, APC,

Hijab: Kwara SSG leads govt delegation to Ijagbo, sues for peace

THE Kwara State Government has sent a delegation to Ijagbo to persuade both parties in the Hijab question to embrace peace and respect the government’s lawful... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Ijagbo, Prof Mamman Saba Jibril,

Rotary Club of Lagos to hold annual president dinner

THE Rotary Club of Lagos will hold its  2021-2022 Annual President’s Dinner tomorrow, February 12, at the Metropolitan Club, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island Lagos.    The President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Babawale Agbeyangi, Rotary Club of Lagos, Mr Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN, Rev Juliet Binitie, Prof Pat Utomi, Mrs Osayi Alile, Toyin Emeordi, Dr Adeoye Adefulu,

Ikoyi building collapse: Osibona didn’t give our officials access to the site – Agency

THE Lagos State Building Control Authority, LASBCA, revealed before an Ikeja Coroner’s Court that late Femi Osibona, Managing Director of Fourscore Heights Ltd., prevented its officers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 283 times

Tags: Yusuf Lawan, Ahmed Gbadamosi, Ola Adeosun, Femi Osibona, Oluseun Randle

Constitution Amendments: Speakers tells N/Assembly to lobby presidency, Govs

THE Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly has urged the National Assembly to lobby the presidency and the 36 state governors for successful constitution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Ahmed Idris Wase, Abubakar Suleiman, Ovie Omo-Agege

Prof. Gumus denies APC membership

THE newly confirmed Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Rhoda Gumus has expressed shock over reports and petitions accusing her of being a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Adams Fasingha & Co, Mr. Deji Adeyanju, All Progressives Congress

Senate advocates improved healthcare for Nigerians

Sen Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe North), President of the Senate, has reiterated calls for improved and enhanced healthcare for Nigerians. Lawan made the call at the inauguration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Sen Ahmad Lawan, Prof Lilian Salami, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),

 Soludo's inauguration to last only 20 minutes,  commission provides details

THE Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C-Don Adinuba, has said the inauguration of the state governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, would be done... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Mr C-Don Adinuba, Prof Chukwuma Soludo

2023 presidency: Tambuwal, Bafarawa, Shagari meet Makarfi

AS permutations and consultations towards the 2023 general election gather momentum, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former governor of the state Attahiru Bafarawa, former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, Mukhtar Shagari, Attahiru Bafarawa, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Media will remain NCC’s strategic partners – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Communications Commission,  Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that the mass media, whether print, broadcast, online or... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: NCA, Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC

NBC urges Plateau, Taraba communities to cooperate for smooth border demarcation

THE National Boundary Commission (NBC) has urged Plateau and Taraba communities to cooperate and allow the completion of seamless border demarcation between the two states. Mr Adamu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: National Boundary Commission, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Mr Adamu Adaji, Mr Haruna Manu

Lawmakers wrong to initiate Electoral Act amendment, says INEC

NEITHER the executive nor the legislature has the right to initiate amendments to Electoral Act, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Yakubu Mahmood said yesterday. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Prof Attahiru Jega, Prof Yakubu Mamood, Independent National Electoral Commission

ICT: NITDA holds stakeholders’ meeting for sustainable digitisation

NATIONAL Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, on Thursday, organised a stakeholders’ meeting, as part of efforts at achieving sustainable digital economy in Nigeria. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Dapo Abiodun, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, Kashifu Inuwa, Jide Ajayi

Buhari desirous of signing Electoral Bill, says aide

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is desirous of assenting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021, his Senior Special Assistant National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Babajide Omoworare has said. Omoworare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC, Abubakar Malami, Senate, WFD, NILDS, Sen. Babajide Omoworare,

Absence of judge stalls suit seeking to stop arrest, extradition of DCP Abba Kyari

ABSENCE of Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stalled the hearing of a suit filed by a group against the police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, Justice Donatus Okorowo

NGO tasks Pantami on national policy for community networks

CENTRE for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has urged Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, to establish a mechanism for the development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 256 times

Tags: CITAD, Prof. Isa Pantami, NCC

Osun State group to hold public lecture for Oyetola

A group of Osun State intellectuals and stakeholders led by Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre will hold a public lecture to celebrate the achievements of Gov. Adegboyega... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola, Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre, Prof. Kayode Alao, Obafemi Awolowo University, Dr Amidu Tadese,

TETFund provides N15bn for projects in ATBU

THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, provided N15billion for the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi State in 10 years for projects. Prof. Ahmed Abdulaziz, the vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Prof. Ahmed Abdulaziz, ATBU

INEC, CSO collaborate to increase women,youths participation in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is collaborating with the Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre(PLAC), a Civil Society Organisation(CSO) towards increasing women and youths'... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Mr Yabagi Sani, Prof. Sam Egwu, Dr Kole Shettima,

Aussie researchers flag “problematic’’ loneliness across globe

RESEARCHERS from the University of Sydney have charted loneliness levels across the globe over the last two decades, finding that “problematic’’ levels of loneliness were more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Daniel Surkalim, Prof. Melody Ding, University of Sydney

Media remains our strategic partners – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of  Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has said that the mass media, whether print, broadcast,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Kirk Leigh, Fadilah Ismail, Bayo Amodu, Cees Harmon

Sanwo-Olu expresses optimism about LASUED, LASUST

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has expressed optimism that the two newly approved state-owned universities; Lagos State University of Education, LASUED, Ijanikin and Lagos State University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Mudashiru Obasa, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Bad fuel: Scarcity worsens, costs, storage delay removal

…Marketers decry lack of space to stock new product …FG, marketers set up committees to assess situation …NNPC, NMDPRA warn against panic buying in Lagos, Abuja, others …We have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: DAPPMAN, IPMAN, MOMAN, Farouk Ahmed, NNPC, Timipre Sylva,

70% of youths threatened by drugs, says Marwa

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig General Buba Marwa has warned that the nation faces a grim future over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: NDLEA, Brig General Buba Marwa, Prof. Mrs. Ojiha, Professor Abubakar Sadeeq, Mrs Okereke

OAU loses part 2 student through soakaway accident

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has lost a part two student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Miss Ayomikun Ajibola.   Ajibolla died after she fell... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede,

Osun State group holds public lecture for Oyetola

A group of Osun State intellectuals and stakeholders led by Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre will hold a public lecture to celebrate the achievements of Gov. Adegboyega... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Gov. Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola, Prof. Kayode Alao, Prof. Deremi Abubakre,

Petrol scarcity: We’ll restore normalcy in Abuja, others in 3 days – NMDPRA

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says normalcy will be restored to petrol stations in Abuja and other areas in about three days... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Farouk Ahmed,

Ojukwu Varsity: ASUU factions clash, disagree on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Branch, is divided over the decision to join the impending national strike by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Prof. Osita Chiaghalam,

Don decries use of technology to perpetrate fraud in Nigeria

Prof. Babajide Afolabi, the Director, Computer Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun, has decried the way Nigerian youths were using technology to perpetrate fraud. Afolabi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Prof. Olubola Babalola, Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies (CGSPS), Dr Olufunmilayo Banjo, Yetunde Ogunwale, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),

Umahi reconstitutes Council of Ebonyi varsity

Governor David Umahi has reconstituted the Council of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) for a period of 12 months.Umahi, said at the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Prof. Chigozie Ogbu,

FCT polls: INEC bans mobile phones, threatens to prosecute vote buyers

By Benprince Ezeh THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has warned political parties to desist from vote-buying and insist against the use of mobile phones at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Ministry of Interior, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

 President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as the Ministries of Interior, Aviation make presentations for possible approval... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Federal Executive Council (FEC),

Lalong lauds Senate’s bill for establishment of 6 new law school campuses

GOV. Simon Lalong on Wednesday lauded the Senate for passing a bill seeking to establish six more law school campuses across the country. The commendation is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari, Smart Adeyemi, Makut Macham, Simon Lalong 

PMS: No need for panic buying – NMDPRA

 The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says Nigeria currently has 20 days sufficiency of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) hence there is no need for panic buying... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags:  Farouk Ahmed

Obaseki sacks Ag VC Ambrose Alli University

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has sacked Prof, Benson Osadolor , the Acting Vice Chancellor(VC) of the State-owned Ambrose Allli University, Ekpoma. Osadolor’s sack is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Osadolor, Prof. Marshall Azeke, Prof. Sunny Adagbonyi,

Confirmation Of Gumus as INEC Commissioner ‘Coup’ Against Democracy – PDP

THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the confirmation of Prof. Rhoda Gumus, as a National Commissioner (South South) of the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Debo Ologunagba, Independent National Electoral Commission, PDP

ASUU warns of imminent indefinite strike, if…

THE Lagos Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has again warned of an impending strike should government fails to meet its demands.   Coordinator of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Dr Adelaja Odukoya, ASUU, Dr Dele Ashiru, Prof. Munzali Jubril, UNILAG

Noise pollution: Lagos bans use of amplifiers at motor parks

THE Lagos State Government on Tuesday,  banned the use of amplifiers, microphone, megaphones at motor parks, so as to reduce noise pollution in the environment. Speaking at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Dr Omobolaji Gaji, Prof. Ade Owolawi, Mr Oluwatoyin Fayinka, LASEPA, Dr Dolapo Fasawe

Alleged fraud: Ex-JAMB Registrar, ICPC seek plea bargain

A former  Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde has opted for a plea bargain with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Ibrahim Ishyaku, ICPC, Ebenezer Sogunle, NECO

2023:1000 CSOs storm Abuja for Bello

NO fewer than 1,000 registered civil society organisations and pro-democracy groups converged on Abuja on Tuesday to drum support for Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, seeking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Uzah Thomas, Omale Amedu, Ahmed Danfulani,Yahaya Bello

Senate President, agencies meet over alleged school fees increase

AHMAD Lawan, Senate President, on Tuesday held a meeting with heads of regulatory agencies in education sector over an alleged hikes in school fees in some... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Prof.Paulinus Chijoke Okwelle, Ahmad Lawan, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed