1734 results found for Prof. Ibrahim Gambari

Moghalu says 2023 elections provide Nigerians opportunity to change their fortune

PROF Kingsley Moghalu, African Democratic Congress (ADC) presidential aspirant, says the forthcoming general elections provide Nigerians an opportunity to change their fortune and that of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted an hour ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Dumebi Kachukwu, Joyce Nsaka, Angela Johnson, Nami Ibrahim, Chukwuka Monye

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 hrs ago | seen 38 times

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

Court fixed Nov. 22 to hear $151m suit against Abia Govt.

An FCT High Court, Kubwa, on Tuesday fixed Nov. 22 to hear a suit filed by a financial expert, Dr Maurice Ibe, against the Abia Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 16 hrs ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Chukwuma Machukwu, SAN, Fatima Ibrahim, Mauritz Walton, Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

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 17 hrs ago | seen 22 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 18 hrs ago | seen 31 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 19 hrs ago | seen 30 times

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

NASS will ensure full implementation of NHIA — Sen. Oloreigbe

THE Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Sen. Ibrahim Oloreigbe, says the National Assembly (NASS) will, via its oversight functions, monitor and ensure full implementation of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 19 hrs ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Ibrahim Oloreigbe

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 20 hrs ago | seen 75 times

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

Nasarawa Assembly approves ceding of Specialist Hospital to FG

NASARAWA State House of Assembly yesterday approved the ceding of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia to the federal government to become the Federal University Teaching... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 24 hrs ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Tanko Tunga, Abdullahi Sule, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi

Senate to states: No contributory scheme, no access to healthcare fund

CHAIRMAN, Senate Committee on Health, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe, says states will not access the Basic Health Care Provision Fund if they do not have their own... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 24 hrs ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Ibrahim Oloriegbe

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 2 days ago | seen 88 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 2 days ago | seen 87 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 2 days ago | seen 85 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 2 days ago | seen 60 times

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

Nigeria reiterates commitment to migration governance

NIGERIA is committed to implementing all the 23 objectives of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) to enhance migration governance in the... Read more

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

Tags: Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim

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 2 days ago | seen 57 times

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

Buhari reappoints National Park Service boss for another 5 years

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of appointment of Conservator-General, National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, for another term of five years. Director, Press at the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Saghir el Mohammed, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Ibrahim Goni, 

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 2 days ago | seen 151 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

2023: Sokodabo wins PDP reps ticket for Abuja South

THE incumbent House of Representatives member representing Abuja South Federal Constituency, Alhaji Hassan Usman Sokodabo, has clinched the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for the 2023... Read more

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

Tags: MD Jigo, Alhaji Adamu Mustapha, Ibrahim Daniel, Alhaji Hassan Usman Sokodabo

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 3 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Toochukwu Ikenga, Prof Charles Soludo, Okechukwu Okoye

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 3 days ago | seen 54 times

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

Primaries: Absence of electoral materials, officials threaten PDP primaries in Lagos

THE  PDP primaries for  State House of Assembly and Federal House of Representatives across Lagos State has been trailed by delays,  the News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Sesan Lawrence, Mr Peters Ibrahim, Mr Oriyomi Ezekiel, Mr Babatunde Omokoba, PDP

Survivors in Lagos building collapse now 3

TWO more persons have been rescued alive in a three-story building that collapsed on Freeman Street, Lagos Island on Saturday. The latest figure brought to three the... Read more

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

Tags: NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, LASEMA

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 3 days ago | seen 92 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 3 days ago | seen 54 times

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

Collapsed building: Responders rescue 5 alive, picks 4 dead bodies

THE total number of people rescued alive in the building which collapsed in the Onike  area of Lagos on Saturday is now five, while four dead... Read more

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

Tags: NEMA, LASEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye

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 3 days ago | seen 59 times

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

Building collapse: Death toll rises to 2 — NEMA

THE death toll in a three-storey building that collapsed under construction in Lagos Island has risen to two. The Zonal Coordinator, Southwest National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),... Read more

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

Tags: NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye

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 4 days ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Veritas University, Prof. Hyacinth Ichoku

One killed, three injured in fresh Lagos building collapse

ONE person has been confirmed dead while three persons sustained injuries in a fresh building collapse on Alayaki Lane, Lagos Island. It was learnt that the three... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Olufemi Oke-Osanyitolu, Ibrahim Farinloye

Obanikoro, NEMA gift relief items to victims of disasters in Eti-Osa

REP. Babajide Obanikoro (APC-Eti-Ota) in the House of Representatives in collaboration with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday distributed relief items to victims of... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Babajide Obanikoro, Prince Sheriff Elegushi, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA

1 person rescued, 1 dead in Lagos building collapse

 THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA

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 4 days ago | seen 77 times

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

FIWON seeks patronage of locally-made products to sustain employment

THE Federation of Informal Workers Organisation of Nigeria (FIWON) has called on citizens to patronise locally-made products to sustain employment and boost income. FIWON, labour union, said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 22 times

Tags: Olayinka Ibrahim

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 5 days ago | seen 35 times

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

Soyinka, Bayero, Jibunoh to honour Attahiru

NOBEL Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, the Emir of Bichi, Kano Emirate, Nasir Ado Bayero and leading Environmentalist, Newton Jibunoh are some of the prominent citizens expected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, Newton Jibunoh, Nasir Ado Bayero, Professor Wole Soyinka

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 5 days ago | seen 52 times

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

REDAN inaugurates 15-member National women developers committee

THE President and Chairman of Real Estate Developers Association (REDAN), Aliyu Wamakko, has inaugurated a committee to formulate a blueprint for women interested in real estate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 20 times

Tags: Hajiya Sa’adiya Aliyu, Mercy Iyorter, Hajiya Salima Makama, Hajiya Binta Ibrahim, Aliyu Wamakko

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 5 days ago | seen 55 times

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

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 5 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Col. Bala Mande, Prof. Kabir Jabaka

Magu not yet free from prosecution — Police Affairs Minister

THE Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, says a former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission, Ibrahim Magu, can still face prosecution if... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Ayo Salami, Ibrahim Magu, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi

Anyim is a straightforward, honest, simple leader – Jigawa PDP Chairman

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa State, Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim Gumel, has described former Senate President and frontline presidential aspirant, Senator Anyim... Read more

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

Tags: Dr. Mohammed Shuaibu, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim Gumel, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim,

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 5 days ago | seen 108 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 5 days ago | seen 29 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 6 days ago | seen 91 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 6 days ago | seen 38 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 6 days 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 6 days ago | seen 56 times

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

Road safety everybody’s business, says FRSC official

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday called on Nigerians to abide by traffic rules and regulations to make roads safe. Corps Commander Kudirat Ibrahim, Commandant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Prudencia Anyikor, Owa-Oyibu, Kudirat Ibrahim

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 6 days ago | seen 102 times

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

Road safety everybody’s business, says FRSC official

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday called on Nigerians to  abide by traffic rules and regulations to make roads safe. Corps Commander Kudirat Ibrahim, Commandant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kudirat Ibrahim,

Shekarau defects to NNPP

Sen.  Ibrahim Shekarau (APC -Kano)  has defected to the New Nigeria Peoples  Party (NNPP). Shekarau said this at a  news conference  in Kano. He said that he defected... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen.  Ibrahim Shekarau, New Nigeria Peoples  Party (NNPP),

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 6 days ago | seen 54 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 6 days ago | seen 53 times

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

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 6 days ago | seen 40 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 6 days ago | seen 51 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 7 days ago | seen 100 times

Tags: RCCG, Prof. Solomon Adekunle Bello

2023: Adopt Goodluck Jonathan as APC consensus candidate – Group tells APC

A group, Save Nigeria Ambassador Project (SNAP), has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt former President Goodluck Jonathan as a consensus candidate of... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammdu Buhari, Jazeel Ibrahim, Goodluck Jonathan

APC will take over Taraba Government House in 2023 — El-Sudi

Alhaji Ibrahim El-Sudi, Chairman Taraba chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said the party had put every machinery in place to take over the Taraba... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Abdulahi Adamu, Alhaji Ibrahim El-Sudi, All Progressives Congress (APC),

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 7 days ago | seen 70 times

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

Family, Friends remember late CoAS Attahiru, to hold 1st memorial

THE family and friends of the late Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, will mark the first anniversary of his demise, as well as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru

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 7 days ago | seen 32 times

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

Coach Musa blames pillars’ poor performance on players

THE Chief Coach of Kano Pillars football club, Ibrahim Musa, has blamed his side’s lacklustre performances in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Alhaji Rilwanu Idris Malikawa, Ibrahim Musa

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 7 days ago | seen 29 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 7 days ago | seen 31 times

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

Flying Eagles qualify for 2023 Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations

 NIGERIA’s national under-20 male football team on Tuesday overpowered Cote d’Ivoire in the first semi-final match to reach the final of the ongoing WAFU B Under-20... Read more

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

Tags:  Midfielder Daniel Daga, Ibrahim Yahaya

FCT Secretary reiterates commitment to reposition agriculture sector

MALAM Abubakar Ibrahim, the Federal Capital Territory Mandate Secretary for Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat has reiterated commitment to reposition agricultural sector towards the attainment of... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu

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 7 days ago | seen 53 times

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

Why Zazzau Emirate Council withheld N21m JNI’s railways compensation – Official

 THE Zazzau Emirate Council says it did not siphoned the N21 million Jama’atu Nasril Islam’s indemnity/compensation for the right of way for railway modernisation project, but... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Malam Mohammed Àminu, Zaharadeen Ibrahim,

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 7 days 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

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 7 days ago | seen 53 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 7 days ago | seen 47 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 7 days ago | seen 98 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 a week ago | seen 100 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 a week ago | seen 66 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 a week ago | seen 30 times

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

NYSC excites Bauchi community with medical outreach

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bauchi state, on Tuesday, flagged off a three-day medical outreach for rural dwellers in Sanga community of Toro Local... Read more

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Tags: Maj.-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, Malam Garba Jauro, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar

Oyo Anti-Corruption agency seeks Olubadan’s partnership in tackling corruption

 THE Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA), has requested for the partnership of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, in fighting corruption in the state. The agency’s... Read more

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

Tags: Oba Lekan Balogun, Gov. Seyi Makinde, Retired Justice Eni Esan, Ibrahim Tijani, CSP Laurence Eyindero, Folashade Ajibade, Prince Oyebade Oyedepo,

Man remanded over N4.6m fraud

MAGISTRATE Ibrahim Muhammed of an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday ordered the remand of one Kingsley Abraham who allegedly hacked customer’s email account and diverted the... Read more

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

Tags: Chisom Anthony, Insp. Nasiru Yusuf, Kingsley Abraham, Ibrahim Muhammed

Commission lauds corrections officials for professionalism

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service, FCT, for the professional manner with which they have been interacting and... Read more

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Commission lauds corrections officials for professionalism

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service, FCT, for the professional manner with which they have been interacting and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Ibrahim Shehu, Salamatu Suleiman

LAWMA arrests 65 persons for environmental abuses

THE Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has arrested 65 persons at various locations around the state for environmental abuses. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, LAWMA, Mr Ibrahim... Read more

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

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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 a week 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 a week ago | seen 69 times

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

Deborah: Court remands 2 suspects, Tambuwal relaxes curfew

THE police in Sokoto State have arraigned two suspects in connection with the murder of Deborah Samuel, a second-year level female student of the Shehu Shagari... Read more

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

Tags: Professor Mansur Ibrahim, Inspector Khalil Musa, Bilyaminu Aliyu, Aminu Hukunchi, Deborah Samuel

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 a week ago | seen 63 times

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

Police Service Commission promotes Magu, 5 others AIG

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

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

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

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 a week ago | seen 98 times

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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 a week ago | seen 70 times

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

2023: Nasarawa Assembly Speaker preaches peace, unity among Nigerians

SPEAKER, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, has urged Nigerians to be united irrespective of political differences,  for peace and development to thrive. The speaker... Read more

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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 a week ago | seen 53 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 a week ago | seen 106 times

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

Emir of Suleja reaffirms support for healthcare delivery

THE Emir of Suleja, Malam Muhammad Ibrahim on Monday, pledged continuous support for the efforts of the state government toward improved healthcare services in the state. He... Read more

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

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Kwankwaso in Shekarau’s residence to ‘Finalise’ NNPP defection

SENATOR Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has arrived at the Kano residence of Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, to finalise the agreement of Shekarau’s defection to the new but fast... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Abdullahi Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

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 a week ago | seen 46 times

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

Kano APC crisis: Shekarau set to dump ruling party today

BARRING any last minute change, a former governor of Kano State and current Senator representing Kano Central, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, will formally announce his defection from... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Nasir Gawuna, Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau

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 a week ago | seen 43 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 a week ago | seen 90 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 a week ago | seen 82 times

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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 87 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

Impasse: Coalition of research institutes urges Emir of Ilorin’s intervention

THE Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIAI), has appealed to Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, Emir of Ilorin to intervene on... Read more

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

Tags: Benjamin Akintola, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari

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 106 times

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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 102 times

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

Presidency wades into Kano APC crisis, summons Ganduje, Shekarau

THE presidency last night stepped into the ongoing crisis in the Kano State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) between Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and one... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Alhassan Rurum, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Ibrahim Shekarau, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

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 68 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 99 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 93 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 111 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

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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 53 times

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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 44 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 82 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 106 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 82 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 37 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 39 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

APC confirms Jonathan’s membership

THE leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has confirmed that former President Goodluck Jonathan is a registered... Read more

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

Tags: Atiku Bagudu, Abdullahi Adamu, Ikechukwu Eze, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Goodluck Jonathan

Woman docked for allegedly stealing iPhone 12

A 30-year-old woman, Helen James, was on Thursday docked in a Kaduna Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing an iPhone 12 worth N375, 000. The defendant, who lives... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel, Grace Stephen, Insp Chidi Leo, Helen James

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 88 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 33 times

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

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 67 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 69 times

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

2023: PDP throws race for presidential ticket open

AFTER months of speculations, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally thrown open the contest for its presidential ticket to all aspirants in the race. The decision... Read more

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

Tags: Samuel Ortom, Ibrahim Shema, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, David Mark

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 53 times

Tags: Theophilus Nweke, Prof Uche Eze

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 97 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 64 times

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

CSO expresses disappointment over mass purchase of expensive nomination forms

THE Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education, on Wednesday expressed its disappointment over the mass purchase of expensive nomination forms by politicians ahead of... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ibrahim Zikrullahi,

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

PDP appoints La’ah as Senate Deputy Minority Whip

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has selected Sen. Danjuma La’ah (PDP-Kaduna) as the Senate Deputy Minority Whip. This is contained in a letter signed the PDP National... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Danjuma La’ah, Sen. Ibrhaim Danbaba, Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba, Sen. George Thompson-Sekibo, Sen. Emmnuel Bwacha

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 46 times

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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 60 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 77 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 46 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 51 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 49 times

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

Mass defection looms as Shekarau consults associates

AN exodus is looming in the Kano chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the victory of the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje faction at the Supreme... Read more

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

Tags: Sule Ya’u Sule, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Ibrahim Shekarau, Abdullahi Ganduje

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 48 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Yusuf Sani

FCT Minister canvasses credibility in mobilisation of corps member

MINISTER of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Musa Bello, says that the credibility of the NYSC mobilisation process is crucial to the deployment of qualified... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Musa Bello,Mrs Victoria Ango,Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,Hajiya Hadiza Kabir.

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 49 times

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

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 2 weeks ago | seen 77 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 2 weeks ago | seen 315 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 2 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 2 weeks ago | seen 81 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 2 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, CVCNU

NDE trains 80 women in Plateau

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has begun its one week training and empowerment programme for no fewer than 80 women in Plateau State. The event, which... Read more

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

Tags: Mary Nyam, Da Iliyasu Dung, Malam Ibrahim Abdulaziz, Bimbo Onorunpomi

550 Jesse residents benefit from NYSC free medical services

NO fewer than 550 residents of Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta have benefited from the Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) programme of the... Read more

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

Tags: Samuel Otohareri, Grace Babuba, Ehima Esan, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Augustine Iwu, Olusegun Alao

Only accredited CBOs will access, provide services on NYSC portal — D-G

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says henceforth, only Cyber-Cafe Business Operators (CBOs) registeredand accredited by the scheme’s CBO Online App Platform will access and provide... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Cyber-Cafe Business Operators (CBOs), Shuaibu Ibrahim,

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 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

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

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 2 weeks ago | seen 97 times

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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

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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 2 weeks ago | seen 50 times

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

Revealed: Who bought presidential forms for Jonathan

A governor of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) bought the nomination and expression of interest forms for former President Goodluck Jonathan, according to sources. A group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 201 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Ikechukwu Eze, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Goodluck Jonathan

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 2 weeks ago | seen 65 times

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Jonathan: I didn’t authorise group to obtain APC form

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan Monday night rejected the presidential nomination form obtained for him by a group, the Nomadic Herders and Almajiris Community in Nigeria. He said... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Ahmad, Reno Omokri, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Goodluck Jonathan

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 2 weeks ago | seen 71 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

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Fulani group, Almajiri pick APC forms for Jonathan to contest presidential election

A group of nomadic Fulani pastoralists and Almajiri communities has picked the APC Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for former President Goodluck Jonathan, to contest... Read more

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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 2 weeks ago | seen 64 times

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

FG committted to strengthen LG administartion – NIPSS Course 44

DR. Ibrahim Chorji, Team Lead, Senior Executive Course 44 Study Group, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, said the Federal Government has... Read more

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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 2 weeks ago | seen 47 times

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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 2 weeks ago | seen 62 times

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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 2 weeks ago | seen 48 times

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

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 2 weeks ago | seen 146 times

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

Nigeria trounce Ghana 2-0 in U20 AFCON qualifying tournament

NIGERIA'S U20 boys, Flying Eagles defeated their Ghanaian counterparts 2-0 in the opening match of Group B of the WAFU B U20 Championship in Niamey on... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Muhammad, Seyni Kountché, Adams Olubi, Ibrahim Muhammad, Flying Eagles

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 2 weeks ago | seen 234 times

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

Jibrin’s resignation from APC nothing to do with Tinubu – Campaign official

A member of the Bola  Tinubu Campaign Organisation, says  resignation of its  Campaign Director General (DG)  Alhaji Abdulmumin Jibrin  from membership of the APC, has nothing... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abdulmumin Jibrin, APC, Sen. Bola Tinubu, governor Ibrahim Shekarau, 

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 2 weeks ago | seen 158 times

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

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

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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 78 times

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

Lead City University to host eminent Nigerians in arts and culture

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

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

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

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

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

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Refugees commission seeks domestication of Kampala Convention on IDPs

THE Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, has described the ongoing workshop of  domestication of the African Union Convention... Read more

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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

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Ibrahim resumes as Perm Sec, Political And Economic Affairs Office, OSGF

PERMANENT Secretary, Political and Economic Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mallam Shehu Ibrahim, has resumed. He promised an open and... Read more

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

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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 86 times

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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 69 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 89 times

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

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 61 times

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Kaduna varsity, ASUU at daggers-drawn over school resumption

THE management of Kaduna State University (KASU) and the varsity’s branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are at daggers-drawn over resumption of academic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 683 times

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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 67 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 60 times

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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

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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

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

2 sisters jailed 5 months each for beating up neighbour

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced two sisters, Sarah, 27 and Felicia David, 25, to  five months imprisonment each for beating up their neighbour. The... Read more

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Court jails sales-girl for misappropriating N1m

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced a 25-year-old sales-girl, Sandra David to 10 months in prison for the misappropriation N1million. The convict, who resides at... Read more

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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

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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 61 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

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Oyingbo building collapse: I would have died if rescue operations had delayed — Survivor

ALIU Moyosore, one of the survivors of the three-storey building, which collapsed in Lagos, on Sunday, at the popular Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta area, yesterday, disclosed... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Farinloye, Olamilekan Adeyi, Aliu Moyosore

2 men docked for allegedly stealing 6 trailer tyres worth N678,000

 The Police on Thursday docked two men before a Badagry Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing six pieces of 315/80/225 Frideric tyres, valued at N678,000. The defendants- Adewunmi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Mr Fadahunsi Adefioye, ASP Clement Okuoimose, Ibrahim Sulaiman, Adewunmi Rasak, Okafor Chukwuebuka,

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 58 times

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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 48 times

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

Magu retires from Police today amid promotion controversy

A former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, will today retire from the Nigeria Police Force after clocking the mandatory... Read more

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

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Senate: Business mogul Jimoh Ibrahim picks N20m APC Expression of Interest, Nomination forms

BUSINESS mogul, Dr Jimoh Ibrahim, an APC aspirant for the Ondo South Senatorial District on Wednesday,  picket the party’s  N20 million Expression of Interest and Nomination forms... Read more

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

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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

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2022 Hajj: CSO appeals to NASS to suspend amendment of NAHCON Act

INDEPENDENT Hajj Reporters, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has appealed to the National Assembly to suspend the amendment of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) establishment... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Danbaba, Malam Ibrahim Muhammad

Mechanic docked for allegedly stealing spare parts

A mechanic, Michael Mairiga, was on Wednesday  docked in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing a customer’s car spare  part worth  N150,000. Mairiga... Read more

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

Tags: Silas Nwafoku, Fatima Ibrahim,

Africa’s city dwellers enjoy better livelihoods, higher quality of life, according to a new report

DESPITE growing rapidly, Africa’s cities have provided improved access to services, jobs and infrastructure for millions of people in the last 30 years compared to smaller... Read more

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

Tags: Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, Edlam Abera Yemeru,

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

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 89 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 87 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

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Ilorin monarch endorses Abdulrazaq for second term

EMIR of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has urged Kwara Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to seek for a second term in office. Sulu- Gambari hinged his endorsement of the... Read more

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

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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 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

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

MKO Abiola’s son urges Buhari to investigate father’s death

MR Abdul Abiola, one of the sons of the late Chief MKO Abiola has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the circumstances that led to... Read more

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

Tags: Sani Abacha, Ibrahim Babangida, Kudirat Abiola, MKO Abiola, Abdul Abiola

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 3 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 3 weeks ago | seen 62 times

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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 3 weeks ago | seen 82 times

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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 3 weeks ago | seen 68 times

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

‘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 3 weeks ago | seen 71 times

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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 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

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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 3 weeks ago | seen 181 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 3 weeks ago | seen 45 times

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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 3 weeks ago | seen 46 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 3 weeks ago | seen 80 times

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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 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

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

Mother, son confirmed dead 23 rescued as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

A mother and her child have been confirmed dead after a three-storey building collapsed in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos State. The Lagos State Emergency Management... Read more

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

Tags: LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye

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 3 weeks ago | seen 66 times

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

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 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

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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 3 weeks ago | seen 70 times

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

Lagos govt. evacuates occupants of distressed building

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

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

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

Ebute-Meta building collapse: Death toll now 8

THE death toll at the collapsed Ebute-Meta three-storey building had risen to eight. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Southwest Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) told the News... Read more

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

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Ebute Meta building collapse: Death toll rises to 5

The death toll from the collapsed three-storey building at Ebute Meta, Lagos, as at Monday morning has risen to five, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)... Read more

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Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye,

2 die, 23 survive Ebute Metta building collapse

 THE National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the recovery of two dead bodies and rescue of 23 persons from Ebute Metta three-storey building collapse. The Zonal Coordinator... Read more

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

Tags: NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye

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 3 weeks ago | seen 65 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 3 weeks ago | seen 76 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 3 weeks ago | seen 122 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 3 weeks ago | seen 58 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 3 weeks ago | seen 57 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 3 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 3 weeks ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Prof. Abdulkarim Sabo, Abdullahi Yahaya-Bello

Eid-el-Fitr: Tailors make brisk businesses in Kaduna

LESS than two days to the Eid-el-Fitr celebration, tailors in Kaduna are making brisk business due to increase in demand of their services as Muslims prepared... Read more

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

Tags: Fatima Ibrahim, Nasir Ibrahim, Abdulganiyu Rayyanu

Senate 2023: Jimoh Ibrahim promises to empower APC delegates, leaders, youths, women

JIMOH Ibrahim, a senatorial aspirant in the Ondo South Senatorial District on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, has promised to empower delegates of the... Read more

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

Tags: Bibopiri Ajube, Iji Iwarere, JIMOH Ibrahim

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 126 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 78 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 121 times

Tags: Prof. George Magoha, Patricia Scotland

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 91 times

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

Court remands 25-yr-old man over alleged rape

AN Iyaganku  Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Friday ordered the remand of one Suleiman Usman, 25, accused of raping a teenager with special needs.   The Magistrate,... Read more

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

Tags: Insp Sikiru Ibrahim, Serifat Adesina, Suleiman Usman

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 154 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 63 times

Tags: Gov. Simon Lalong, Quan Pan Local Government Area, Prof. Nora Dadu’ut,

Man gets 12 strokes of cane for possession of hard drugs

A 27-year-old man, Abdulkadir Usman, was on Friday given 12 strokes of the cane for being in possession of two sachets of ”Rohypnol” tablets.   Magistrate Farouk Ibrahim-Umar,... Read more

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

Tags: Farouk Ibrahim-Umar,

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

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Multiple crash claims 2 persons in Lagos – NEMA

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

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

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

Two killed, many injured as bus returning from Lagos market crashes

TWO persons have been confirmed dead in a multiple accident involving six vehicles along Ikorodu Road, Lagos.   It was gathered that the victims were returning from Mile... Read more

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

Tags: LASEMA, NEMA, LASTMA, FRSC, LASAMBUS, Ibrahim Farinloye

I am running for the Senate to resuscitate light in Ondo South - Jimoh Ibrahim

THE oil mogul and Igbotako born APC stakeholder, Jimoh Ibrahim, has announced officially his interest in contesting as a Senator to represent Ondo South Senatorial District... Read more

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

Tags: Jimoh Ibrahim, APC, Bode Ikulala, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu

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 105 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 110 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 77 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 135 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 685 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Samuel Aduwa-Ogiegbaen, Malam Adamu Adamu,

Woman, clergyman docked for allegedly procuring sex

A 54 – year old woman, Oluwatosin Akintunde and clergyman, Afolabi  Samson, 39, were on Thursday docked in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for allegedly procuring sex.     The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Mrs Serifat Adesina, Insp Sikiru Ibrahim, Afolabi  Samson, Oluwatosin Akintunde

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 140 times

Tags: Fred Matiang’i, Uhuru Kenyatta, Mwai Kibaki, Prof. George Magoha, Premila Kuma, Mwai Kibaki

SCOAN fire: No need to panic, Church tells members, friends

 THE Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) on Thursday urged its members and friends not to panic over the fire that occurred at its old site... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Evelyn Joshua, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA

Man docked over alleged stealing of tricycle

A 33-year-old man, Olalekan Adeniyi, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a tricycle worth N1.3 million. Adeniyi, residing at Ali... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel,

Man jailed 6 months for stealing 5 bags of rice

 A Kaduna Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Barau Aminu, to six months imprisonment for stealing five bags of rice and N200,000 cash. Magistrate Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel,

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 58 times

Tags: Prof. Francis Ezeonu,

Permsec proposes defence ministry with mix of civilians, military

THE new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Kana, has said that one of his aspirations for the ministry is to deploy more... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Ibrahim Kana, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Edward Gabkwet,

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 73 times

Tags: Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya, Artmiabo International Art Festival (AMIAF),

Zamfara dethrones 2 Emirs, district head ‘over banditry’

THE Zamfara State government has dethroned two emirs and a district head over allegations of aiding the activities of bandits terrorising communities in the state. The affected... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, Hassan Mohammed, Alhaji Sulaiman Ibrahim, Hussaini Umar, Abubakar Atiku

Zamfara dethrones 2 emirs, district head over banditry

ZAMFARA dethroned the Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and that of Dansadau, Alhaji Hussaini Umar, on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in banditry. The government also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Alhaji Mamman Tsafe, Alhaji Suleiman Ibrahim, Alhaji Hussaini Umar, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara

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 112 times

Tags: Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, DELSU, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,

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 76 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 123 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 71 times

Tags: Dr Jimmy Johnmark, Prof. Demo kalla, Mrs Victoria Uwadoka,

Sokoto Senator defects to APC

THE Deputy Minority Whip of the Senate, Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba, has defected from the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the  All Progressives Congress (APC). This is contained... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba, APC, PDP, Ahmad Lawan.

NDE grants N4.6m loan to 228 artisans in Plateau

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has distributed N4.6 million loan to 228 artisans in Plateau, to enable them expand their businesses. The State Coordinator of NDE... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Ibrahim Abdulazeez,

2023 presidency: Youths give ex-president Goodluck Jonathan 7-day ultimatum

THE Youths Network for Nigeria Union (YNNU) has given former president Goodluck Jonathan a seven-day ultimatum to obtain the All Progressives Congress (APC) membership card at... Read more

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

Tags: YNNU, Mr Ibrahim Saiki, Goodluck Jonathan, APC

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 82 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 87 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 45 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Mrs Winnie Tai-Solarin, Dr Andrew Kwasari,

Gombe FRSC says 909 drivers’ licenses unclaimed since 2021

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Gombe State Command, on Wednesday said 909 drivers’ licenses issued since last year were yet to be collected. The state’s Sector... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ishaku Ibrahim,

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 90 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 58 times

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

3 minors jailed 1 month each for being in possession of cannabis

AN Upper Area Court  sitting in Jos on Wednesday sentenced three boys to one month imprisonment each for being in possession of six wraps of cannabis. The... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Gokwat, Ghazali Adam, Hyacinth Dolnaan

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 62 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

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,

Over 12,000 Nigerians benefit from Saudi feeding scheme

MORE than 12,000 Nigerians have benefitted from the 2022 edition of the poverty alleviation programme of Abu Bakr Al-Sidiq Philanthropic Home of King Salman Humanitarian Aid... Read more

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

Tags: Kayode Alabi, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Abdullah Al-Rabeeha, Sheikh Abdul-Razaq Ibrahim Salman, Abu Bakr Al-Sidiq

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 4 weeks ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Prof. Nimi Briggs, NITDA, ASUU, Patience Onuobia, Sen. Chris Ngige

Jimoh Ibrahim in trouble over N69.4billion debt owed AMCON 

‘...Court Of Appeal orders stay of contempt proceedings he initiated against AMCON’  THE Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja in Appeal No. CA/ABJ/CV/269/2022 in the case between... Read more

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

Tags: AMCON, Jimoh Ibrahim, NICON Investment Limited, NICON Insurance Limited,

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 4 weeks ago | seen 71 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Prof Olayemi Akinwumi, Dr. Maryam Sali, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, NUC

3 men docked for assaulting man wrongfully suspected of stealing phone

THREE men were on Tuesday docked in a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun for assaulting man wrongfully suspected of stealing a cell phone.   The police charged Makinde... Read more

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

Tags: A.O. Adeyemi, Ibrahim Adebay, Insp E.O.Adaraloye, Olalekan Adewale, Opara Bashil, Makinde Abiodun

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 4 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Ayuba Anda, Prof. Mansur Matazu, Daniel Okafor

FRSC cautions motorists on hazards of rainy season

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)  in Delta has advised motorists to be cautious and drive with care so as  to prevent accidents during the rainy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Ibrahim Abubakar

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 4 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: NEPZA, Sunday Sijuade, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba

PDP ex-governors, aspirants reject consensus candidate

SOME former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors yesterday denounced the consensus candidacy being promoted by four presidential aspirants of the party.     They argued that such an idea... Read more

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

Tags: Aminu Tambuwal, Bala Mohammed, Atiku Abubakar, Dino Melaye, Adamu Waziri, Ibrahim Idris, Babangida Aliyu, Boni Haruna

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 4 weeks ago | seen 57 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 4 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Akibu Garba, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Ngozi Ike,

Group calls for efficient collaboration on sustainable environment

Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), an NGO has called on all relevant stakeholders to collaborate for efficient environmental sustainability in the country. Dr Ibrahim Choji, the... Read more

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

Tags: Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), Ibrahim Choji,

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 4 weeks ago | seen 110 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 4 weeks ago | seen 120 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 4 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Outreach and Partnership Committee (OPC), Prof. Kunle Ajayi, Persons with Disabilities (PWDs),

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 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Prof. Abdullahi Isa, World Health Organisation (WHO),

Travel agent docked for alleged N1m visa fraud

A 35-year-old travel agent, Benjamin Gabriel, was on Monday docked in  a Kaduna Magistrates’ Court for alleged N1million visa fraud. The police charged Gabriel, who resides at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel, Insp Chidi Leo, Frank Elvis, Benjamin Gabriel

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 4 weeks ago | seen 67 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 4 weeks ago | seen 77 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

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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 4 weeks ago | seen 67 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

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Kano evacuates 437 trucks of waste in 7 days

KANO State Government says it has evacuated 437 trucks of solid waste in Kano metropolis to enhance sanitation and protect the environment.   The state Commissioner for Environment,... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Dr Kabiru Ibrahim-Getso,

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

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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 4 weeks ago | seen 148 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

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Emir of Ilorin eulogises departed Alaafin Oyo, Oba Adeyemi III

THE passing on of the Alaafin Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, is the end of an era, Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji  Ibrahim  Sulu-Gambari, declared on Saturday. The... Read more

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Tags: Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Alhaji  Ibrahim  Sulu-Gambari,

Environmental sanitation key to disease prevention – NYSC DG

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has identified environmental sanitation as one of the key requirements for prevention of diseases in the... Read more

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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

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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 97 times

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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

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NPC EAD Exercise reaches 75% completion in Zamfara - Commissioner

THE Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) exercise by the National Population Commission (NPC) has reached 75 per cent in Zamfara, the state’s Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara,... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Dosara, Alhaji Muhammad Muttaka-Rini.

IBB’s PDP Consensus Committee Rules Out North West

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

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

2023: Ajaokuta Steel coy Central to my economic transformation agenda – APC presidential aspirant

DR Ibrahim Bello-Dauda, APC Presidential aspirant, on Friday said that Ajaokuta Steel Project is central to his economic Agenda for Nigeria if elected as president, come... Read more

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

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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

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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 94 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

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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,

Police arraign man, 32, for allegedly defrauding Arisekola N5.5m

 THE Police on Friday arraigned one Sangodoyin Olanrewaju, 32 , at an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly defrauding one Aminu Arisekola the sum of  N5.5... Read more

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

Tags: Aminu Arisekola, Insp. Sikiru Ibrahim, Magistrate S. A. Adesina

NYSC provides free medical services to community in Ondo

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ondo State on Friday provided free medical services to the people of Oba-Akoko Community in Akoko South West Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Afeez Saka, Catherine Kemi Okupe, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Victoria Ani, Adejoke Fashola, Maj. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

Umrah: Emir of Ilorin clocks 82, sends message to lesser hajj pilgrims

THE Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Council of Chiefs, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, CFR, on Friday urged pilgrims of lesser hajj (Umrah) to pray fervently for... Read more

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Niger govt confirms NAF fighter jet killed 6 children

THE Secretary to the Niger State Government, Ibrahim Matane, has confirmed the killing of six children by a NAF fighter jet in the state. Matane said the... Read more

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

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Best man stabs friend to death, bolts with his car, N2m

NEMESIS has caught up with one Bashir Ibrahim, 25, who allegedly stabbed his friend, a businessman in Kure Market, Minna to death and escaped with his... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Mahmud, Aliyu Ibrahim, Bashir Ibrahim, DSP Wasiu Abiodun

Nyame, Dariye’s pardon’ll undermine Nigeria’s anti-corruption fight — CHRICED

ONE week after the Council of State recommended a presidential pardon for two former governors convicted of corruption, the Resource Centre for Human Rights & Civic... Read more

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

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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 50 times

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

NEMA confirms 1 dead in Lagos tanker crash

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that one person was killed following the crash of a tanker ladden with 45,000 litres of PMS along... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye,

AIT loses Niger Correspondent in autocrash — Union

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

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

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

Security agencies underperforming — Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari feels that the security agencies are not doing enough despite what has been provided. Buhari, according to the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, expressed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Nasir El-Rufai, Ibrahim Gambari, Babagana Monguno, Muhammadu Buhari

Road accidents: FRSC consults pastors, imams for prayers

FEDERAL Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has resorted to divine intervention to curb the high rate of accidents in Nigeria, especially in Delta State. Delta State... Read more

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

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I Will only accept consensus based on equity, justice – Wike

GOVERNOR of Rivers State and presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Nyesom Wike says he will only accept a presidential consensus candidate of the... Read more

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

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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 102 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 63 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

Troops seize 517 weapons in Plateau, Kaduna, Bauchi States – Commander

OPERATION Safe Haven (OPSH), the military task force maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Kaduna and Bauchi states, has seized 517 small arms and light... Read more

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

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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,

LAWMA canvasses change of attitude to improve environment

THE Lagos Waste Management Authority, (LAWMA) has called for a change of attitude by Lagos residents towards waste management and environmental practices. The LAWMA Managing Director and... Read more

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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

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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

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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 65 times

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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 44 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Limited, Prof Sule Emmanuel, Prof. Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Prof. Olu Obafemi, Prof. Ahmed Yerima

Agency mobilises media to sensitise Kaduna residents about health insurance scheme

THE Kaduna State Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) on Thursday engaged a media group to sensitise and mobilise residents to subscribe to its health insurance scheme. The Director-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Amabel Olukotun, Nicholas Dekera, Asma’u Halilu, Philip Yatai, Abubakar Hassan, Ibrahim Mohammed

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 57 times

Tags: National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

Police arrest 2 suspects for alleged culpable homicide

THE Police command in Niger says it has arrested two suspects for alleged culpable homicide in Bosso Local Government Area of the state.   The Niger Police command ... Read more

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

Tags: Suleiman Mahmud, Abdullahi Garba, Hassan Shehu, Bashir Ibrahim, Aliyu Ibrahim

Cashier docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N1m

 A 26- year-old cashier, Paul Clement, was on Thursday docked in Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna State for allegedly stealing N1million belonging to his employer. The defendant,... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel, Ahmadu Bello, Insp Chidi Leo, Paul Clement

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

Police arraign man for alleged N1.3m land fraud in Ibadan

THE police  on Thursday arraigned one Adebayo Mubashir in Ibadan for allegedly obtaining N1,350,000 from four persons under the pretext of selling plots of land to... Read more

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

Tags: Ayinke Ogundare, Jelilat Oladiti, Raheem Balikis, Adebayo Mubashir, Insp. Sikiru Ibrahim

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 46 times

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Businesswoman jailed 9 months for N2m contract scam

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced a  38- year-old businesswoman, Judith Williams to nine months imprisonment for N2million contract scam. Williams, who lives in Barnawa,... Read more

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Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel,

Gombe FRSC records 24 deaths in 106 crashes – Sector Commander

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Gombe State Command, said it recorded 24 deaths in 106 crashes that occurred between January and March in the state.The... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ishaku Ibrahim,

Police arrest 4 suspected rapists in Kebbi State

THE police command in Kebbi State has arrested four persons for allegedly raping and causing harm to minors in the state. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer... Read more

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

Tags: Abdullahi Garba, Nura Bello, SP Nafi’u Abubakar, Ibrahim Musa

Buhari meets Service Chiefs, Ministers

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

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

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

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

3 killed at Ede as youths, thugs clash

THREE persons were reportedly killed after a bloody clash between some hoodlums and Hausa youths in Ede, Osun State, just as some people were feared killed... Read more

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

Tags: Odiko Macdon, Oluwajuwon Ogunbiyi, SP Yemisi Opalola, Alhaji Gambo Ibrahim, Rasheed Olopa

Guber race: Katsina Deputy governor resigns as agric. commissioner

THE Katsina State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu,  has resigned his position as the state’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources to join the 2023 gubernatorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Musa-Kalla, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu,

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 42 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 104 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Abiodun Olarewaju, Boluwatife Bababunmi, Prof Joseph Opefeyitimi, Prof Niyi Okunoye,

APC under fire for pegging presidential forms at N100m

FOR pegging its expression of interest and nomination forms for the presidency at N100m, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is under intense bashing as aspirants, activists,... Read more

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

Tags: Auwal Ibrahim Musa, Toyin Raheem, Kayode Esuola, Bashir Ishaq Bashir, Muhammadu Buhari, Adamu Garba

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,

Again, CJN warns judges against corrupt practices, showy lifestyle

CHIEF Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has warned judges in the country to shy away from unmerited wealth so as not to run... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel Gakko, Musa Sulaiman Liman, Segun-Bello Mabel Taiye, Bala Khalifa-Mohammed Usman, Ahmad Gama Mahmud, Aminu Garba, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

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 66 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 109 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,

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 71 times

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Driver docked for allegedly defrauding businessman

A 36-year-old driver, Abba Sani, was on Wednesday docked in a Kano Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding a businessman of N750,000. The police charged Sani with criminal... Read more

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

Tags: Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, Nwan Francis, Abba Sani, Insp Elias Ekainu

Vagrant gets 6 strokes of cane for possession of hard drugs

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Wednesday, ordered that a 25-year-old vagrant, Musa Idris, be given six strokes of cane for possession of hard drugs. Idris... Read more

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

Tags: Insp Elias Ekainu, Musa Idris, Farouk Ibrahim-Umar

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 55 times

Tags: University of East Anglia’s (UEA), Jeremy Clark, Prof. Colin Cooper,

Court remands motorcyclist for alleged unlawful possession of firearm

A Kano Magistrates’ Court  on Wednesday, ordered that a 30-year-old unemployed man, Hassan Adamu, be remanded in a correctional centre for alleged unlawful possession of firearm.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, Insp Elias Ekainu, Hassan Adamu

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 40 times

Tags: Alhaji Daud Makanjuola, Prof Sayeed Malik, Alfa Uthmah Sannu Sheu, Seyi Makinde, Rashidi Ladoja

Agent docked for allegedly defrauding 15 accommodation seekers

A 40-year-old estate agent, Tunji Adebayo, was on Wednesday docked in Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna for allegedly defrauding 15 accommodation seekers of N3.6 million. The police... Read more

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

Tags: A. O. Femi, Ibrahim Emmanuel,

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 63 times

Tags: Prof. Kolapo Olusola, Kayode Fayemi, Bamidele Faparusi

AbdulRazaq swears in seven perm secs

KWARA State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq yesterday swore in seven permanent secretaries.   He urged them to be good team players, saying they should join the rebuilding efforts of... Read more

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

Tags: Sidikat Alaya, Yahya Mohammed, Ibrahim Mohammed, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

NEMA receives158 stranded Nigerians from Libya

 THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received 158 Nigerian returnees from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The Director-General of the Agency, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Mustapha Habib, NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye,

Nursing mother drags hubby to court over fears of abandonment

A nursing mother, Hauwa’u Saidu on Tuesday dragged her husband, Ibrahim Ahmad before a Shari’a Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna over her fears that he will... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Rilwanu Kyaudai, Kabir Alhassan, Ibrahim Ahmad, Hauwa’u Saidu

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 35 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

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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

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Tags: Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Dangote Petroleum, NCDMB

FCTA inaugurates 12-man committee to implement SAPZ project

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Monday in Abuja, set up a 12-member implementation committee for Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones Programme (SAPZ). Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, the... Read more

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Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA)Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Lawal Ardo, Haruna Mohammed,

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

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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

Bosso invites 40 players for camp ahead of WAFU B U-20 tourney

 LADAN Bosso, Head coach of Nigeria’s U-20 men’s national team, the Flying Eagles, has called up 40 players for the WAFU B U20 championship slated for... Read more

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

Tags:  Ladan Bosso, Aliyu Ibrahim, Orya Joseph, Uzochukwu Ezeobi,

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

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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

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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

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MNJTF kills 10 ISWAP commanders, 100 fighters in Lake Chad

TROOPS of the Multinational Joint task Force (MNJTF) have eliminated no fewer than 100 Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, including 10 key... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Abdul-Khalifah Ibrahim, Abubakar Dan Buduma, Abubakar Shuwa, Abu Ali, Abu Jubrilla, Arina Woje, Col. Muhammad Dole

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 56 times

Tags: Mr Valentine Ozigbo, Mrs Aziza Uko, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

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 86 times

Tags: Prof. Greg Ibe, Okezie Ikpeazu

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 88 times

Tags: Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Prof. James Damen, Efam Dovi, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

2023: Rep aspirant tasks Nigerians on PVC collection

ALHAJI Ibrahim Ajia, a House of Representatives aspirant for Asa/Ilorin West Federal Constituency of Kwara, has urged eligible voters yet to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards... Read more

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

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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 96 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 76 times

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2023 elections: Gombe gov asks political appointees, others aspiring for political offices to resign

GOMBE State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has directed political appointees and other public servants seeking elective offices in the forthcoming parties’ primaries ahead of the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

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2023: Youth will emerge Nigeria’s president, Accord Party chairman

THE national chairman, Accord Party, Muhammad Lawal Nalado, said he is optimistic that youth will emerge as the President of Nigeria if the 2023 election is... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Babangida, Yakubu Gowon, Christopher Imumolen, Muhammad Lawal Nalado

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 219 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

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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 73 times

Tags: Edward Asimini William, Prof. Mondy Gold, Harold Dappa-Biriye

Kaduna-Kano rail project: How far, so far?

A moment of relief seems to have come their way; signaling reprieve for the community whose largely idle or under engaged youth were hitherto susceptible to... Read more

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

Tags: Mark Xu, Ugochuku Nnodim, Abdullahi Ibrahim, Muhammadu Buhari

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 107 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

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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 94 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 74 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 71 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

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Insecurity, economy top agenda as Buhari chairs council of state meeting

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a meeting of the Council of State at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday morning. The meeting, which started... Read more

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

Tags: Hope Uzodinma, Goodluck Jonathan, Ibarahim Gambari, Boss Mustapha, Ernest Shonekan, Muhammadu Buhari

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 67 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 127 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 364 times

Tags: UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande

Buhari reassures non-interference in court matters

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Executive arm of government will continue to respect the judiciary within the boundaries laid out in the Constitution in order to... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, Malam Garba Shehu,

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 86 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 74 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr. Chikwe Udensi, Prof. Greg Ibe, Maj-Gen Ijioma Nwokoro, Rev Augustine Ehiemere

FCTA allocates $4.5m to Fadama cares project

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has allocated 4.5 million dollars to its Fadama COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (CARES) project, for the... Read more

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

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Court remands 2 men for allegedly defecating in mosque

A Shari’a Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State on Thursday ordered that Nura Usman and Adamu Dauda be remanded in a correctional facility for allegedly defecating... Read more

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

Tags: Insp Ibrahim Shuaibu, Malam Rilwanu Kyaudai, Nura Usman, Adamu Dauda

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 112 times

Tags:  Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Google, Juliet Ehimuan, NCC, Ubale Maska, 

Man, 51, docked over alleged land grabbing

A 51-year-old man Nurudeen Animashaun, on Thursday appeared in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly grabbing another man’s land. The police charged Animashaun, whose residential address... Read more

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

Tags: S. A Adesina, Nurudeen Animashaun, Insp. Sikiru Ibrahim

Court remands 3 herders for allegedly killing colleague

AN Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Thursday ordered that three herders be remanded in a correctional  centre for allegedly  murdering their colleague.   The police charged... Read more

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

Tags: Insp Foluke Adedosu, I. O. Osho, Ibrahim Tukur, Ahmodu  Riskuwa

Man in court for allegedly defrauding brother of N5.2m

A 58-year-old man, Godwin Paul, on Thursday appeared before a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly defrauding his brother of N5.2 million. Paul, who resides at Television... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel, Godwin Paul, Insp Chidi Leo

52-year-old businesswoman docked for allegedly stealing cement blocks

A 52-year-old businesswoman, Felicia Ogundipe, was on Thursday docked in  an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court  in Ibadan for allegedly stealing 400 cement blocks worth N120, 000. The police... Read more

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

Tags: S. A Adesina, Olukemi Oyebade, Felicia Ogundipe, Insp Sikiru Ibrahim

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 65 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 60 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

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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 74 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,

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 104 times

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje,   private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions,

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 93 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 118 times

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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 47 times

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Truck pusher docked for allegedly stealing N150,000, other items

A 25-year-old truck pusher, Usman Rabiu, was on Wednesday docked in a Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N150,000, two cell phones and tricycle tyre. The police... Read more

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

Tags: Usman Rabiu, Insp Chidi Leo, Ibrahim Emmanuel

Ex-convict gets 10 strokes of cane, 15 months imprisonment

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, ordered that  a 24-year-old ex-convict, Friday Simon be given 10 strokes of the cane and 15 months imprisonment for... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel, Mr Dauda Barry, Friday Simon, Insp Chidi Leo

Dekina/Bassa constituents need outspoken leader — organisation

THE Sheik Ibrahim Jibrin Campaign Organisation says the people of Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency of Kogi are in dire need of a leader to amplify their voices... Read more

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2022 Easter: FRSC deploys 1,439 personnel for patrol operations in Delta

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Delta Command, says it will deploy 1,439 personnel for the 2022 Easter patrol operations in the state to havea  hitch... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs), Ibrahim Abubakar,

Don wants true federalism to tackle insecurity

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

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

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

I will consolidates on El-Rufai’s achievements if elected – Sha’aban

ALHAJI Sani Sha’aban, has declared his intention to join the Kaduna State Governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) ahead of... Read more

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

Tags: Strategy of Sani Sha’aban Support Group (SSSG), Ibrahim Auwal, All Progressives Congress ( APC), Alhaji Sani Sha’aban, Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai,

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 64 times

Tags: Dr. Ebtesam Almazrouei, Dr. Ray O. Johnson, Prof. Mérouane Debbah,

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,

Emir directs district heads to embrace Kebbi Health Insurance Scheme

EMIR of Yauri in Kebbi, Alhaji Zayyanu Mohammad-Abdullahi, has directed district heads in the emirate to embrace the Kebbi Social Health Insurance Scheme (KECHES). The emir sent... Read more

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

Tags: Jafar Mohammad-Augie, Alhaji Ibrahim Garba, Alhaji Zayyanu Mohammad-Abdullahi

2023: FCT Disability Community rallies support for Osinbajo

THE Karmajiji Colony of People with Disabilities, FCT, has declared support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ahead of 2023 presidential election. Members of the colony, who made... Read more

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

Tags: Malama Halima Bawa, Malam Suleiman Kastina, Malam Mohammed Dantami, Malam Ibrahim Sagir, Yemi Osinbajo

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 a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Niyi Yusuf, Prof. Abdul Oladosu, Tajudeen Adebayo, Ramadan

2023: Group says Amaechi represents consolidation, continuity

A youth group, Rotimi Amaechi Youth Ambassadors, RAYA, has described the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the only face of consolidation and continuity of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Ibrahim Lili, Rotimi Amaechi, Muhammadu Buhari

Adamawa LG Poll: APC rejects results

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

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

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

PDP appoints ex- Police Minister Waziri as chairman of Anambra LGA Electoral Appeal Committee

THE National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has appointed former Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Adamu Waziri as Chairman of the Anambra... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Gusau, Almona Isei, Olusola Akanmode, Alhaji Adamu Waziri, Debo Ologunagba

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 a month ago | seen 272 times

Tags: Chris Ngige, Patience Onuobia, Prof. Nimi Briggs

How drug abuse almost ruined my life – Jos youth

SULIEMAN Ibrahim, a resident of Kwana Shagari Community of Laranto District in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau has narrated how drug addiction nearly took... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Kenneth Seidu, t Sulieman Ibrahim

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 a month ago | seen 97 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 a month ago | seen 103 times

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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 a month ago | seen 72 times

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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

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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 a month ago | seen 73 times

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Man, 27, docked for theft of musical equipment worth N500,000

A 27-year-old man, Amos Samson, who allegedly broke into the shop of Ifeanyi Mike and stole musical instruments worth N500,000 was on Monday arraigned in a... Read more

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

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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

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Sanwo-Olu, others to speak at young achievers Nigeria awards

MINISTER of youth and sports development, Mr. Sunday Dare, wife of the Lagos State Governor Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu and the managing director of First Bank, Dr. Sola... Read more

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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 a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Alim Abubakre, TEXEM UK, Dr Alim Abubakre, International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM), Prof. Pawan Budhwar,

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 a month ago | seen 87 times

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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 a month ago | seen 102 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 a month ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Uche Orji.

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 a month 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 a month ago | seen 107 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 a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Mr Oladimeji Bankole, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Alhaji Isah Okonkwo.

Kaduna residents lament consistent national grid collapse, calls for permanent solutions

SEQUEL to the national grid collapse on April 8, residents of Kaduna are grumbling over the incident, calling for concerted efforts by the government and other... Read more

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 48 times

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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 61 times

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NPA redeploys senior officials

THE Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has effected some changes at the upper rank of the organisation. Mr Ibrahim Nasiru, General Manager, Corporate and strategic... Read more

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

Tags: Abdul Sani, Dantiye Zainab Magaji, Faturoti Adebanjo, Allen Bankole, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ibrahim Nasiru,

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,

We lost four operatives to banditry in Plateau – Military

OPERATION Safe Haven, OPSH, maintaining peace in Plateau and some parts of Bauchi and Kaduna states, said it lost one officer and three soldiers from January... Read more

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

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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 62 times

Tags: Prof Gerard Messina, Paul Adalikwu, Rotimi Amaechi

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

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 65 times

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Nasarawa Govt. partners ITF on man power development

THE Nasarawa Government is to partner the Industrial Training Fund ( ITF) on effective management of the Wing Commander Abdullahi Ibrahim Vocational and Skill Acquisition Centre,... Read more

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

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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 59 times

Tags: Rose Gidado, NABDA, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Winifred Adejo, Emmanuel Nwankwo

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 59 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 77 times

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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 105 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

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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 96 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz, NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

NIN-SIM Linkage: FG commends compliance, directs Telcos to bar outgoing calls on unlinked lines from 4 April

ON behalf of the Federal Government, the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has commended Nigerians and Legal Residents for... Read more

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

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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

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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 85 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 58 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

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ADC inaugurates LG executives in Adamawa

THE African Democratic Congress (ADC) has inaugurated 21 Local Government Executives to run the affairs of the party in Adamawa. Mr Sabiu Ibrahim, Chairman of ADC, Plateau... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 206 times

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COVID-19 vaccination: NYSC charges corps members to sensitise host communities

MAJ.-GEN. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has charged corps members to help in sensitising members of their host communities about the need... Read more

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

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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 65 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

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Tags: Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuata, retired Air Commodore Najeem Sanusi, ICPC, Olubunmi Olugasa, Peter Oyewole, Ibrahim Ishiyaku, Olumide Ojeriende, Mr. Jimoh Olabisi

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 52 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 95 times

Tags: Jemima Choji, Hamza Abubakar, Ali DankwatUniversity of Jos, Abdullahi Abdullahi, Nigerian Film Institute (NFI), Prof. Sati Fwanshak, Prof. Tanko Ishaya,

Identify your host communities’ needs, NYSC D-G advises corps members

THE Director-General (D-G) of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised corps members to identify the needs of their host communities in... Read more

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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 136 times

Tags: Prof. Temi Ologunorisa, Prof. Jimmy Adegoke, Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Dean International Students Award (DISA),

D-G lauds FG for enrolment of NYSC members into NHIS

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has commended the Federal Government for enabling the take-off of corps members’ enrolment into the National... Read more

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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 51 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 81 times

Tags: MDCN, Coalition of Parents of Foreign-trained Medical Doctors, Prof. Lukman Diso

NYSC DG appeals for speedy passage of Trust Fund Bill

 MAJ-GEN. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has appealed to stakeholders to speed up the passage of the NYSC Trust Fund Bill. He made... Read more

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

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Custom boss urges smugglers to find legitimate business

AREA Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service, Kebbi, Mr Joseph Attah, has urged smugglers to embrace legitimate means of livelihood as an alternative business. Speaking at a news briefing... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ibrahim-Ali, Mr Joseph Attah,

Invitation to Solidarity with Rwanda in Commemorating the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi - Kwibuka28

By Maureen Chukwura,   TODAY, 7th April 2022, marks 28 years since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The tragic event occurred between 7th April... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: Professor Ibrahim A. Gambari, President Paul Kagame

Polytechnic secures NBTE accreditation for 28 courses in Katsina

 THE Hassan Usman Polytechnic in Katsina, has secured accreditation for 28 courses from the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). Dr Ibrahim Kurfi, the Rector of the... Read more

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

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NYSC enjoins corps members to take advantage of NHIS

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has instructed corps members to register in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to enjoy the full healthcare benefits it... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

NYSC boss urges stakeholders’ support for corps members

 THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has called on relevant stakeholders in Gombe State to support corps members posted to the state to fulfil their mandate... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, NYSC,

NYSC DG warns corps members against using social media to disparage govt policies

DIRECTOR-GENERAL of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has warned corps members against disparaging government policies on social media. Ibrahim gave the warning on Wednesday during... Read more

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

Tags: NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Mrs Victoria Ani

Lagos Govt. sets up 25-member Parks Management Committee

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

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

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

NYSC D-G assures corps members of security, welfare

THE Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, says the security and welfare of corps members are topmost priority to the scheme. Ibrahim gave... Read more

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

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NYSC enjoins corps members to take advantage of NHIS

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has instructed corps members to register in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to enjoy the full healthcare benefits it... Read more

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

Tags: NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

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

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,

Hisbah seizes 1,426 bottles of alcoholic beverages

THE Hisbah Board in Jigawa has seized 1,426 bottles of assorted alcoholic beverages in two local government areas of the state. The Hisbah commander in the state,... Read more

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

Tags: Hisbah Board, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, Awala Hotel,

Recycling: Lagos govt, stakeholders harp on synergising for maximum impact

THE Lagos State Government and stakeholders in the recycling industry have emphasised the need for a synergy in plastic recycling for maximum impact.   They made this known... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, LAWMA

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 68 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 81 times

Tags: Prof Aloysius Okolie, Dr Christian Opata, Prof Jonah Onuoha,

Jonathan mourns two police aides killed in auto crash

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed deep sadness over the tragic death of two police officers attached to him, in a road crash at the vicinity... Read more

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

Tags: Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Mr Ikechukwu Eze, Inspectors Ibrahim Abazi, Yakubu Toma,

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

Imbibe positive safety culture, NPDC MD tells oil workers

THE Managing Director of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Ltd. (NPDC) Mr Ali Zarah,  has called on staff to imbibe the Health Safety and Environment (HSE)... Read more

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

Tags: NPDC, Mr Ali Zarah, Mr Ibrahim Sarafa

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 105 times

Tags: Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare, Bello Maigari

Court remands 2 brothers over alleged armed robbery, homicide

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of two brothers, Kingsley Timothy and Peter Timothy, in correction custody over alleged armed robbery. The police... Read more

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

Tags: Kingsley Timothy, Peter Timothy, Doka, Ibrahim Emmanuel

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

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

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

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

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 63 times

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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

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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

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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,

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

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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

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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 82 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

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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

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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

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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

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Lai Mohammed advocates more devolution of power to local govts

MINISTER of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai  Mohammed, on Tuesday in Abuja advocated greater devolution of authority to local councils to enable them to perform optimally. The... Read more

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Tags: Alhaji Lai  Mohammed, Dr Ibrahim Choji, President Muhammadu Buhari,

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

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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

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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

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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

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 N20m. The defendants,... Read more

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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,

The NASS cannot amend the constitution through the back door (part 3)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN INTRODUCTION We conclude our discourse on Section 84(12) today. THE SUPREMACY OF THE CONSTITUTION I commend the judgment of Justice Evelyn Anyadike landmark, for protecting the... Read more

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Tags: Justice Kayode Eso, Mike Ozekhome, El Zakzaki, Ibrahim Dasuki

Reps summon Amaechi over expired leases

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation has summoned the minister of transportation Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to appear before it today (Tuesday) to explain the... Read more

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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

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Police arraign teenagers for alleged attempted theft of rams

THREE teenagers on Monday appeared before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly attempting to steal two rams worth N210,000. The defendants – Awwal Adamu, Ibrahim... Read more

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Tags: Awwal Adamu, Ibrahim Hammed, Insp E. O. Adaraloye, Mr Okunlade Sefiu, Magistrate, A.O. Adeyemi

LISDEL collaborates with Legislators to attain Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

 LEGISLATIVE Initiative for Sustainable Development (LISDEL), on Monday announced its collaboration with Legislators, designed to attain universal health coverage in Nigeria. LISDEL unveiled the partnership at a two-day... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Legislative Initiative for Sustainable Development (LISDEL), Strengthening Government Partnerships and Advocacy for PHC (SPAG) Project, Sen.  Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe, World Health Organization (WHO

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

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Tags: NDEPS, WEF, FMoCDE, ISA Pantami, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta

NIN registration: NIMC begins weekend registration nationwide

WITH a significant number of the Nigerian population still at the risk of disconnection, the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, on Saturday, announced the commencement of... Read more

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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 56 times

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Fresh attack: Commissioner’s son shot dead

THE son of DIG Ibrahim Mamman Tsafe (rtd), incumbent Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs in Zamfara, has been shot dead. Daily Trust understands that Tsafe’s son... Read more

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NIN registration: NIMC begins weekend registration nationwide

WITH a significant number of the Nigerian population still at the risk of disconnection, the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, on Saturday, announced the commencement of... Read more

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

Tags: NIMC, Isa Ali Ibrahim

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

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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

12 persons, 19 cattle killed in Plateau attacks

TWELVE members of the Irigwe ethnic group were reportedly killed while 19 cattle belonging to Fulani herders were on Saturday night shot dead in separate attacks... Read more

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

Tags: Major Ishaku Takwa, Ibrahim Gidado Umar, ASP Ubah Gabriel

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 73 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz

Lagos residents raise alarm over danger posed by abandoned vehicles

SOME Lagos residents have decried the danger posed by increasing number of abandoned and disused vehicles on street corners, roads and highways. The residents, who spoke with... Read more

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

Tags: Lookman Shonibare, Ibrahim Olaoye, Sunday Podo, Usman Alkali Baba

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

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Police arrest man, 27, for allegedly killing his father with a machete in Ogun

THE Police Command in Ogun on Sunday said it had arrested a 27-year-old man, Ibrahim Sikiru, for allegedly killing his father with a machete at Onipanu... Read more

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

Tags: CSP Bamidele Job, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ibrahim Sikiru

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 163 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 55 times

Tags: Paschal Agbodike, IPCR, Prof Charles Soludo, Amaka Uzodinma

Speaker tasks new APC National Chairman on inclusive governance

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has urged the new National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, to provide... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi

Kebbi to host 2022 Joint Trade Fair – Commissioner

GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved the hosting of 2022 edition of Joint Trade Fair in the state, an official has confirmed.   Alhaji Garba Ibrahim,... Read more

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Ramadan: Intensify prayers on nation’s challenges – Nasarawa Speaker urges

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has urged Muslims to renew their commitment and intensify prayers to God to overcome the nation’s... Read more

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

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2023 Presidency: Northwest group drums support for Tambuwal

A group of Persons Living with Disabilities from Northwestern states has pledged to support Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State in his pursuit of his presidential ... Read more

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

Tags: Abdulaziz Ibrahim, Aminu Tambuwal

Buhari gets update on Chad’s transition

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has received assurances that the transition to democratic rule in Chad Republic, put in place following the demise of the long-standing ruler, Idris... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Gambari, Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari, Idris Deby Itno

Minister inaugurates NBC Board, urges stronger regulatory role ahead of 2023 elections

THE minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated the Governing Board of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, with a call on the commission to... Read more

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

Tags: Lai Mohammed, Wada Asab Ibrahim, Iheanyichukwu Azubike Dike, Adesola Oyinloye Ndu, Olaniyan Olatunji Badmus, Bashir Ibrahim, Obiora Ilo, Ahmad Sajo, Bayo Erikitola, Peter Afunanya,

 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 111 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 111 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Chuks Ukwuatu, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye,

2023 PRESIDENCY: Northern PDP aspirants intensify plan to produce next president

SEEKING a consensus PDP presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections, four northern aspirants, Aminu Tambuwal, Bala Mohammed, Bukola Saraki and Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, visited former military... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Aminu Tambuwal, Bala Mohammed, Bukola Saraki, Mohammed Hayatu-Deen

Firm donates ICT centre to NYSC Secretariat in Lagos

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has commended Sidmach Technologies, an Information Technology firm for the donation of an ICT Centre to... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Sidmach Technologies,

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

Nasarawa: Sule urges APC supporters to accept national convention outcome

GoOV Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has called on the supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to accept the outcome of the recent national convention... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Addra, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura

GBV: Committee urges women to break culture of silence

THE Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Advocacy and Town Hall Committee in Niger has urged women to break the culture of silence and speak out on violence being... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Mario Man, Dr Amina Bello, Abdullahi Halilu, Alhaji Auwal Ibrahim, Hajiya Kaltume Rufai

AU awards scholarships to 110 postgraduate students

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

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

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

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 141 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

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UN migration agency opens security academy in Lebanon

THE International Organisation for Migration, IOM, has opened a general security academy in Lebanon to implement effective border and migration management policies, a statement by the... Read more

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

Tags: Abbas Ibrahim, International Organisation for Migration

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

Security guard bags 8 months imprisonment for stealing employer’s generator

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday sentenced a 28- year old security guard, Usman Yahaya, to eight months imprisonment for stealing his employer’s power generating... Read more

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

Tags: Insp Chidi Leo, Ibrahim Emmanuel, Usman Yahaya, Kabala Doki Kaduna

Bus driver bags 10 strokes of cane for causing road obstruction

 A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced a 28-year-old bus driver, Okoro Chijioke to 10 strokes of the cane for causing obstruction. The magistrate, Ibrahim Emmanuel,... Read more

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

Tags: Insp. Chidi Leo, Ibrahim Emmanuel, Okoro Chijioke

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 70 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 87 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 77 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 59 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 51 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 81 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 70 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 110 times

Tags: NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye

Nasarawa lawmaker urges collaboration for rural areas’ development

MR. Mohammed Ibrahim-Alkali, Nasarawa Assembly lawmaker has called for effective collaboration between chairmen of local government, labour unions and other stakeholders for the development of rural... Read more

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

Tags: Obaba Luka-Obenu, Mohammed Ibrahim-Alkali, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi

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 78 times

Tags: Alfred Dixon, Emmanuel Ijewere, Prof. Lateef Sanni

Tongue-tie: Monitor how your babies suck breast – Therapist admonishes mothers

A speech therapist, Maryam Ibrahim-Maifada, has advised breast-feeding mothers to observe how their babies suck  breast while being  breast-fed. Giving the advice in an interview with the... Read more

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

Tags: Maryam Ibrahim-Maifada,

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 102 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

Premium pension assets records N97.25b growth in 2021

PREMIUM Pension Limited, PPL, on Wednesday said its Assets Under Management, AUM, grew by N97.25 billion in 2021. Head, PPL Corporate Communications, Mr Aliyu Ali said this... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Mairami, Ibrahim Babayo, Aliyu Ali

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

Nasarawa Govt strategises to improve business environment

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

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

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

Woman docked for allegedly assaulting sister-in-law

A 38-year-old woman, Joyce Andrew who allegedly assaulted her brother’s wife, Ruth Mark, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court. Andrew, a resident of... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel, Insp. Chidi Leo, Ruth Mark, Joyce Andrew

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 67 times

Tags: Prof. Chinyere Okunna, Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL),

Man in court over alleged assault, iPhone theft

A 32-year-old man, Isah Yusuf, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting a lady and stealing her iPhone XR valued... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel, Vivian Okoro, Isah Yusuf, Insp. Chidi Leo

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 59 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 77 times

Tags: Prof. Offonze Amucheazi, Mark Okoye, Rommy Ezeonwuka, Chukwuma Soludo

Hisbah seizes burukutu, other alcoholic drinks

THE Hisbah Command in Jigawa State has intercepted eight 25-litre jerry cans of a local alcoholic drink popularly known as burukutu. The interception was made in the... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Ibrahim Dahiru

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 56 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 98 times

Tags: NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, Prof. Mansur Auwalu Bindawa, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

NYSC group donates food items to orphans in Adamawa

SOME Corps members of the National Emergency Management Agency club of the NYSC have donated food and non food items to Government Orphanage and Day-Care Centre... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Abdullahi Abbas, Malam Ibrahim Tukur, Sumla Elisha

GOC 3 Div. reiterates Nigerian Army’s commitment to training of personnel

THE General Officer Commanding , GOC, 3 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Ali, says training of military personnel is essential to ensure their optimal performance always. Ali... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Ali, Brig.-Gen. Joseph Adeyemo

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 94 times

Tags: Prof. Auwal Gajida, Prof. Abba Sheshe, Dr Anas Ibrahim

Hisbah seizes ‘Burkutu’, other alcoholic drinks in Jigawa

The Hisbah Command in Jigawa (an Islamic religion policing force designed to uphold community morals) has intercepted eight 25-litre jerry cans of a local alcoholic drink,... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, Hisbah,

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

Labourer gets 12 strokes for snatching lady’s handbag

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced a 19-year-old labourer, Sani Zubairu, to 12 strokes of cane for stealing. Zubairu of Unguwan Dosa, Kaduna, had pleaded... Read more

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

Tags: Insp. Chidi Leo, Sani Zubairu, Ibrahim Emmanuel

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

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Right agricultural policies, capable of attracting foreign investors – Group

Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, the Co-ordinator, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, says having in place ,right and appropriate agricultural policies will attract foreign investors into the sector. Adeoluwa, who... Read more

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

Tags: Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of NIgeria (NOAN), Prof. Victor Olowe,

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 74 times

Tags: Prof. Ahmed Tijani Mora, Lekan Balogun

Army to establish Forward Operating Base in Sokoto – Rep.

 REP. Ibrahim Al-Mustapha (APC-Sokoto) says the Nigerian Army will soon establish a Forward Operating Base at Munki, along Sokoto-Goronyo road, in Sokoto State. This, according to the... Read more

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

Tags:  Rep. Ibrahim Al-Mustapha,

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 73 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 108 times

Tags: Mr Olumide Akpata, Prof. Damilola Olawuyi, Prof Isa Hayatu Ciroma, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, Justice, Abubakar Malami, Chief Emeka Ngige,

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 58 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 92 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 57 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 63 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 57 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 119 times

Tags: Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Gov Sullivan Chime, Nsukka Ezue, Prof Damian Opata, Mr Chineme Onyeke,

2023: Success of APC convention sign of victory – Speaker

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, says the success of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention is an indication of the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Working Committee (NWC), Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe,

APC will take over Sokoto State in 2023 – Rep

Rep. Ibrahim Al-Mustapha (APC-Sokoto), has expressed confidence that the All Progressives Congress (APC), would take over Sokoto State, come 2023.   Al-Mustapha, who represents Wurno/Rabah Federal Constituency in... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Ibrahim Al-Mustapha, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Adamu will ensure discipline in APC- Rep.

Rep. Ibrahim Almustapha (APC-Sokoto) says the election of Sen. Abdullahi Adamu as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress  (APC) will ensure discipline in the... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Ibrahim Almustapha,

Nigeria has 90m unemployed youths – NBTE

EXECUTIVE secretary, ES, National Board for Technical Education, NBTE, Professor Idris Muhammad Bugaje said that Nigeria has about 90million unemployed youths, some of whom are graduates. He... Read more

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

Tags: Professor Ibrahim Mohammed-Dabo, Professor Idris Muhammad Bugaje

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 112 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 45 times

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Gov. Hope Uzodinma, Prof. Doyin Salami, Prof. George Obiozor,

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 110 times

Tags: Prof. Kabiru Bala, Mr Lamido Yuguda

OPSH commander commends residents over relative peace in Plateau

MAJ.-Gen Ibrahim Ali, the Commander, Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, maintaining peace in Plateau and environs, has commended residents of the state over the relative... Read more

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

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NNL: Saraki carpets EFCC in Ilorin

Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC on Saturday defeated EFCC Football Club of Abuja 1-0 in a Nigeria National League (NNL). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Muhammed, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Ilorin FC, EFCC Football Club,

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 115 times

Tags: Joe Apu, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Prof. Attahiru Jega, NUGA

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 134 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 73 times

Tags: UNIBEN, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, Prof. Lilian Salami, Dr Benedicta Ehanire,

Kidnapped Pantami’s Son Found In Bauchi

ALI Isah Ali, a 14-year-old son of the minister of communications, Isah Ali Ibrahim Pantami, who was kidnapped late Thursday in Bauchi has been found. Ali was... Read more

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

Tags: Isah Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Ali Isah Ali,

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 102 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 88 times

Tags: Prof. Olufemi Bamiro,Mr Gbenga Omotoso,Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,Mr Samson Ogbole,Soiless Farms, Temie Giwa-Tubosun,

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 75 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 134 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo,Nnamdi Kanu, Mr Sunny Obinze,

30 impaired patients receive free hearing aids in Kaduna

THE Sir Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship, KIF Alumni, on Friday donated hearing aids to 30 impaired patients in Kaduna. Zaliha Lawal, a member of the KIF 3rd Cohort,... Read more

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

Tags: Sir Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship, Dr Bashir Mohammed, Zaliha Lawal, Mrs Adewumi Lucia,

Kidnapping: Police arrest 2 suspects in Niger

THE Niger Police command arrested? two suspects over alleged kidnapping in Tudun Wada and Ukachi villages of Mashegu Local Government Area of the state.   DSP Wasiu Abiodun,... Read more

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

Tags: Bello Ibrahim,Maigari Dan-Alhaji, DSP Wasiu Abiodun

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 71 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 127 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 320 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 111 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, NCC

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 68 times

Tags: Prof. Ivara Esu, Taiwo Taiwo, Ben Ayade

Farmer arrested for killing mum, brother in Kwara

A Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin has ordered that a farmer, Mufutau Adekola, to be remanded in Oke-Kura Correctional Centre for allegedly murdering his mother and brother. The... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Dasuki, Mufutau Adekola, Insp Folorunsho Zacheaus

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 91 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano

Buhari hosts Tinubu, other APC founding fathers to dinner

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has hosted the founding fathers of the All Progressives  Congress (APC), including former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu, to a dinner at the... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Governors Nasir El-Rufai, Aminu Masari of Katsina, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, Chief Bisi Akande, Dr Ogbomnaya Onu, Rochas Okorocha, Ibrahim Shekarau

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 115 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 127 times

Tags: Muhammad Ali Pate, Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Minister Prof. Awa Coll Seck, Minister of State in the Presidency Senegal,

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 72 times

Tags: Obafemi Hamzat, Bola Tinubu, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello

App-based drivers drag Uber, Bolt to court over working condition

The National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW) has dragged two e-hailing companies to court over poor working condition in Nigeria. The President of NUPABTW, Mr Ibrahim... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW), Ibrahim Ayoade,

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 122 times

Tags: Goodie Ibru, Abdullahi Ganduje, Prof. Babagana Zulum

Leadership crisis: Court stops Kabir Ibrahim from parading himself as AFAN president

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained Mr Kabiru Ibrahim from parading himself as president of the All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria, AFAN.   Justice Taiwo Taiwo,... Read more

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

Tags: Tobias Iwu, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, Kabiru Ibrahim

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,

UNDP empowers 400 displaced farmers in Nasarawa

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided inputs to 400 farmers in Nasarawa State to boost food production. Mr Ibrahim Aliyu, UNDP Peace Building Desk Officer... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel Alanana, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa Agricultural Development Programme (NADP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ibrahim Aliyu,

Tailor in court for allegedly selling customer’s lace materials

A 33-year-old tailor Lucy Jacob, who allegedly sold her customer’s lace materials worth N65,000, on Thursday appeared before a Kaduna Magistrates’ Court. The defendant, who resides at... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel,

Court remands man for allegedly defiling 5-year-old girl

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Thursday, ordered that a 32-year-old man, Masaoudu Abubakar, should be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling a... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel

Alleged Bribe: Absence of witness stalls Shehu Sani’s trial

THE trial of former senator, Shehu Sani was on Thursday stalled in a  Federal High Court, Abuja due to the absence of the a Prosecution Witness... Read more

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

Tags: Abdul Ibrahim, Shehu Sani, Abba Mohammed

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 62 times

Tags: Femi Falana, Godwin Emefiele, Bisi Akande, Prof. Edward Olanipekun

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 88 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 108 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,

FG to assess damage caused by fire under Apongbon Bridge

The Federal Government says it will begin immediate assessment of damage caused by an early morning fire under Apongbon Bridge, Lagos,  still raging as at the... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Government, Ibrahim Farinloye, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ajenifuye Owolaje, Olukayode Popoola, Audu Abdulrahim,

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 93 times

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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

NYSC members undergo compulsory COVID-19 test in Kogi

The 2022 Batch ‘A’, Stream ll Corps members have been made to undergo compulsory COVID-19 test before gaining access to the orientation camp in Kabba Local... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mofoluwasho Williams, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Richard Olorunfemi, Samuel Obayomi,

Apongbon Fire: NEMA announces alternative routes for motorists

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has announced alternative routes for Lagos Island-bound commuters and motorists following recent fire outbreak at the popular Apongbon area of... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, Federal Ministry of Works,

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,

Promote national unity with social media, NYSC advises corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday in Mangu, Plateau, advised youth corps members to use social media platforms for the promotion of national unity... Read more

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Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Caroline Embu, Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme,

NYSC swears in 1,568 corps members in Nasarawa State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday in Magaji Dan-Yamusa NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, swore in 1,568 corps members of the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream... Read more

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Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Abdullahi Jikamshi, ,Samuel Ayiwulu,

Stakeholders applaud NGO’s efforts to deepen citizens’ engagement in tracking projects

SOME stakeholders in Kaduna have applauded the efforts of an NGO, Connected Development, CODE, on deepening citizens’ engagement in tracking legislators’ constituency projects. The stakeholders gave their... Read more

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

Tags: Lucy Abagi, Buhari Bello, Hadiza Umar, Nazir Sanusi, Shu’aibu Jaja, Sadiq Ibrahim, Connected Development

NYSC D-G tasks Corps members on security, national unity

THE Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has urged Corps members to be security conscious and report suspicious activities to the appropriate authorities. Ibrahim... Read more

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Tags: NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

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

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 58 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 55 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 63 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

Nigerian Army striving to meet security expectations – COAS

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

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

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

Policy on IDPs: Commission lauds Buhari, Humanitarian Minister

IMAAN Sulaiman-Ibrahim, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Humanitarian Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar... Read more

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

Tags: IMAAN Sulaiman-Ibrahim, Sadiya Umar Farouq

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 64 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 122 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 126 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

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 39 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 63 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 94 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

Hisbah arrests 99 for alleged immoral acts in Jigawa

THE Jigawa Hisbah Board has arrested 99 persons in Kazaure and Dutse Local Government Areas of the state for their alleged involvement in immoral acts. The Hisbah... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, Hisbah

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 52 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

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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

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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

GOC charges soldiers on enhanced training to end insecurity

THE GOC 81 Division of Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. UT Musa, on Monday charged soldiers on enhanced and qualitative training to put an end to security challenges... Read more

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Tags: Maj.-Gen. UT Musa, Barracks Ibereko, Brig.-Gen. Ibrahim Abdullahi, Lt. -Gen. F. Yahaya,

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 122 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,

Assembly passes Area Courts bill, confirms judicial commission member

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has passed thr Bill for a Law to Repeal and Re- enact Nasarawa State Area Courts Law and for Other... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Abdullahi

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 84 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 63 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,

UNILORIN NASU gives N4.6m to retired, deceased members

THEU Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), University of Ilorin Chapter, on Monday paid the sum of N4,600,000 to both its retired and... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Zuberu Ibrahim, Central Admin; Sidiq Salman, Amina Suleiman, UNILORIN, Suleiman Atanda, NASU, Ibrahim Adebayo,

Federal Govt’s bridging infrastructural needs has reached schools – Fashola

MINISTER of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has disclosed that the federal government has rehabilitated and constructed 76 internal road networks in 46 tertiary institutions across... Read more

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

Tags: Kayode Ibrahim, Babatunde Fashola

NPA, Navy partner to end capital flight on hydrographic training

THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on Sunday, said it will partner the Nigerian Navy, to end capital flight, in the training of Hydrographers. In a press statement... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Nasiru, Rear-Admiral, Yakubu Wambai

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 61 times

Tags: Prof. Godwin Emezue, Dr Anyim Anyim, Dr Eluwa Akubuike, Dr Daniel Akindele,

NPA vows to eliminate systemic corruption at the ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says it has taken measures to eliminate systemic corruption and other criminal practises at the nation’s seaports. Its Managing Director, Mr Mohammed... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, Nigerian Port Process Manual (NPPM), Ibrahim Nasiru, Soji Apampa, Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN),

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

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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 87 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 109 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 94 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 79 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 82 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 101 times

Tags: Dr Fabong Jemchang, Prof. Aboi Madaki

NPA, Nigerian Navy collaborate on local capacity building in hydrographic survey

AS the size and number of merchant ships continue to rise, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, says it is ready to collaborate with the Nigerian Navy,... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Nasiru, Yakubu Wambai, Mohammed Bello-Koko

Nasarawa Speaker lists conditions for successful marriage

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has identified seven conditions for a successful marriage.   Abdullahi listed love, understanding, tolerance, patience, forgiveness, open mindedness... Read more

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

Tags: Yusuf Omaki, Ohimege Opanda,Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Alhaji Usman Abdullahi

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 70 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 80 times

Tags: Prof Emeka Obe, Emmanuel Akabe, Abdullahi Sule, Eric Igwe,David Umahi

Dr. Alimi AbdulRazaq: The millennial mutawalli of IIorin

HE is the humble, quiet type. He has sartorial taste but imbued with incredible simplicity. Today, Alimi AbdulRazaq will not have his quiet way as he is... Read more

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

Tags: AbdulGaniyu Folorinso AbdulRazaq, Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, Olusegun Obasanjo, Yemi Osinbajo, Alimi AbdulRazaq

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 106 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 65 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,

No country’s economy can survive without insurance culture—Oyo CIIN Chairman

DEACON Timothy Oladeji, Chairman, Charted Insurance Institute of Nigeria, CIIN, Oyo State Chapter, says no nation’s economy can survive or stabilise without a robust insurance culture. Oladeji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Olubiyi Senoiki, Osadumi Oluwaseun, Zubair Muiz, Ayotunde Alao, Ibrahim Sunmola, Sunday Braimah, Toyin Okuwobi, Timothy Oladeji, Babajide Olatunde-Agbeja

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 99 times

Tags: University of Nigeria Nsukka, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Florence Orabueze, Grace Uzoma Okonkwo, UNN,

NDE trains 100 persons on entrepreneurial skills, spice production in Plateau

THE National Directorate for Employment, NDE in Plateau, says it has trained 50 graduates on entrepreneurial skills in order to make them self-reliant. The State Coordinator of... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate for Employment, , Mal. Ibrahim Abdulazeez, 

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 152 times

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

Gbajabiamila’s free medical outreach enrolls 10,000 patients in Zamfara

NO fewer than 10,000 people with various health challenges have been enrolled in a free medical outreach sponsored by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi... Read more

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

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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

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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 108 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

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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

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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 73 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 71 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 137 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

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Tags: Afri-Heritage, FIRS, Mr Nnaemeka Eloike, Mr Gerald Ugochukwu, Dr Mark Abani, Prof. Ufo Okeke-Uzodike, Mr Emmanuel Obeta,

Northwest youths endorse Abiola’s daughter for APC National Youth Leader

THE Amalgamation of Youth Associations from Northwest, has endorsed late MKO Abiola’s daughter, Rinsola, as All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth Leader. Mr Sabiu Suleiman-Ibrahim, the group... Read more

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Gas tanker explodes in Lagos

A  gas tanker exploded at Ijora Pallete Junction beside Lagos State Homes Estate at Ijora Badiya, on Thursday in Lagos State.   The explosion occurred at 1.30 p.m.   An... Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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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 89 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

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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 88 times

Tags: Stephen Okon, Aliyu Ahmed, Salisu Lawal Indabawa, Ibrahim Mohammed, Muhammadu Buhari, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Gunmen kill 1 Army, 2 prison officers in Delta, Imo

SUSPECTED gunmen have shot dead the operations officer of 3 Battalion, Nigerian Army, Effurun, Delta State. This is even as six people died on the spot... Read more

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

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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 77 times

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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,

President Buhari approves reconstitution of NBC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of theGoverning Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC),following the expiration of the tenure of the former Board.In a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Adesola Oyinloye Ndu, Olaniyan Olatunji Badmus, Wada Asab Ibrahim, Iheanyichukwu Azubike Dike, Bashir Omolaja B

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

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Tags: Prof. Hauwau Yusuf, Segun Olajonrin, Olugbenga Ogunmefun, Africa Polling Institute

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

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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

Property worth N1.1bn lost to fire outbreaks in Osun – Fire Service

PROPERTY worth N1.144 billion was lost to fire outbreaks in Osun between January and December 2021, according to data by the State Fire Service. The data which... Read more

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

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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

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Bill to give legal framework to NTA College, Jos scales 2nd reading in Senate

A bill seeking to give legal framework to the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA,College Jos, Plateau, has scaled second reading in the Senate. This followed the presentation of... Read more

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

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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 646 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

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

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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 84 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

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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 47 times

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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 108 times

Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

2 car dealers in court over alleged N3.6m fraud

TWO car dealers, Timothy Edward and John Pascal, who allegedly swindled a man of N3.6 million, were on Wednesday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court. Edward,... Read more

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Mechanic docked for allegedly stealing customer’s car

A 30-year-old mechanic, Stanley Collins, was on Wednesday docked in a Chief Magistrates’ court in Kaduna for allegedly stealing his customer’s Honda Shuttle car worth N980,000. The... Read more

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

Tags: Insp Chidi Leo, Mr Gabriel Paul, Stanley Collins, Mr Ibrahim Emmanuel

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

Police arrest 2 soldiers, 3 others for alleged robbery, culpable homicide

THE police in Borno have arrested five suspects, including two soldiers for alleged armed robbery and culpable homicide. Commissioner of Police in the state, Abdu Umar, told... Read more

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

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President Buhari approves new NBC board

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Governing Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), following the expiration of the tenure of the former... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Wada Ibrahim, Mr Iheanyichukwu Dike, Mrs Adesola Ndu, Mr Olaniyan Badmus, Mr Bashir Ibrahim, Mr Obiora Ilo, Mr Ahmad Sajo and Mr Bayo Erikitola, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nation

ASUU strike: UNIBEN closes down, directs students to vacate hostels

 THE Management of the University of Benin has directed the closure of the institution until further notice following the two months extension of the Industrial action... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNIBEN, Prof. Lilian Sal ami,

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

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Hisbah nabs 61 for alleged immoral acts in Jigawa

THE Jigawa Hisbah Board has arrested 61 persons, including 44 woman in Taura Local Government Area for alleged  immoral acts. Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, Commandant of the Hisbah... Read more

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NYSC Trust Fund to lift Nigerians out of poverty – DG

 THE, NYSC, says the proposed trust fund would help actualise President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s vision to lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty. NYSC’s Director-General, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu... Read more

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Uplift communities with CDS projects, NYSC DG advises corps members

MAJ.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director General, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has advised corps members to uplift their host communities with the execution of Community Development Service,... Read more

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

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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 63 times

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NYSC cautions corps members to shun unapproved motor parks

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has cautioned corps members against acceptance of car ride from strangers and boarding of vehicles from unauthorised parks to avoid... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Funmilayo Ajayi

NYSC commends FG for enrolling youth corps members into NHIS

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has commended Federal Government for enrolling youth corps members into the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS. The Director-General of the scheme,... Read more

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

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NYSC urges corps members to register for NHIS

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has urged corps members to take full advantage of their enrolment in the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, by registering... Read more

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

Tags: Denis Jingi, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, NHIS, NYSC

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 160 times

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

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

Kano APC: Tricky options before Shekarau’s G-7

SINCE the Court of Appeal judgment a month ago that returned the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State to the state governor,... Read more

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

Tags: Aminu Hayatu, Sule Ya’u Sule, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Iyorchia Ayu, Barau Jibrin, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Senators Ibrahim Shekarau

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 64 times

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

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 119 times

Tags: INEC, Prof Sam Egwu,

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

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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 268 times

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Fintiri restates commitment to civil service reforms

AHMADU Fintiri of Adamawa says his administration has initiated viable reform programmes to transform the civil service towards enhancing effective service delivery in the state. Fintiri, who... Read more

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

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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

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Tags: Blessing Etim, Prof. Florence Obi, Prof. Christine Ikpeme, UNICAL

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 65 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 83 times

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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

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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

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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

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Ethiopian Airline, NANTA strengthen tie on business opportunities

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

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

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

2023: PDP opens talks with ex-governors, senators, reps

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has begun moves to expand its coast ahead of next year’s elections. Despite ongoing reconciliation in the All Progressives Congress (APC), the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 239 times

Tags: Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, PDP, APC, Danjuma Goje, Adamu Aliero, Ibrahim Shekarau

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 140 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 107 times

Tags: Prof. Michael Oyinloye, Yetunde Jeyifous, Gbenga Lasekan, Folukemi Aladenola, Dr Sunday Sajo

APC youth groups pass vote of confidence on Gov. Buni

COALITION of All Progressives Congress, APC, Youth Groups have passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe as leader of the party’s... Read more

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

Tags: Stella Oduah, Jimoh Ibrahim, Gbenga Daniel, Ben Ayade, Bello Matawalle, Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Bashar Binji, Mai Mala Buni

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 2 months ago | seen 120 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

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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 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Prof. Elsie Adewoye, Gbenga Kaka, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, Prof. Kayode  Adebowale, Abdullahi Ganduje

NCFRMI distributes food items to 1,000 IDPs in Bauchi

THE National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, has begun the distribution of food and non food items to over 1,000 Internally Displaced... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 85 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 2 months ago | seen 92 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 90 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 2 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Prof. Elsie Adewoye, Prof. Isaac Adewole

Residents prevent troops from arresting a gun-runner in Plateau

RESIDENTS of Vom community in Vwang District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau, on Saturday prevented troops of Operation Safe Haven, OPSH, from arresting... Read more

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

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Export trade: NPA flags-off Ikorodu Export Processing Terminal

THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has flagged off the first non-oil export processing terminal, situated in Ibeshe-Ikorodu, Lagos State. The Managing Director of NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko, at... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 89 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 69 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 118 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 2 months ago | seen 136 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 245 times

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Buhari makes history as 2nd Niger Bridge nears completion – BMO

THE Buhari Media Organisation(BMO) has described the near completion of the second Niger Bridge as a historical development in the annals of Nigeria’s history. Reviewing the recent... Read more

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

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Pilgrimage: Italian Govt. lifts COVID- 19 travel restrictions – Official

STEFANO De Leo, the Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, says all COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted by Italy. The Italian Ambassador made this known during a  visit... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 72 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 2 months ago | seen 80 times

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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 2 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 2 months ago | seen 103 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 82 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 73 times

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

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 2 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 2 months ago | seen 79 times

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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 2 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,

Ex-minister: I deserve to be jailed over how I served Nigeria

AMBASSADOR Ibrahim Musa Kazaure, a former minister of works, has listed himself among those who ought to be jailed over the manner in which they served... Read more

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

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FG will support Great Green Wall Programmes – Environment Minister

  The Minister of State for Environment, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, has said the Federal Government would support Pan African Agency of the Great Green Wall (PAGGW), to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 168 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 2 months ago | seen 73 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 192 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 2 months ago | seen 72 times

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Life insurance: Families of 47 deceased workers get N148.3m in Kaduna

THE Kaduna State Government has disbursed N148.39 million life insurance cover to 47 employees who died in active service.   The state deputy governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe handed... Read more

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

Tags: Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isa, Mr Suleiman Dauda, Rahama Tahir, Dr Hadiza Balarabe,

Osun Election: YPP set to hold primaries March 12

THE Young Progressives Party (YPP), has set March 12 to conduct its primary election to pick its candidate for the Osun governorship polls holding on July... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 143 times

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NCDMB, AFREXIM, APPO chart new funding models for African oil industry

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO), and Africa Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBank) have outlined new and sustainable models of funding oil and gas investments... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 359 times

Tags: Nasir Sani Gwarzo, AFREXIMBank, NCDMB, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, AfDB, TSGP, Timipre Sylva, APPO, Omar Farouk Ibrahim,

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 2 months ago | seen 83 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

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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 2 months ago | seen 52 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 75 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 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Jones Udeogu, Goddy Uche, Solo Akuma, Prof. Awa Kalu, Orji Uzor Kalu

Court remands man for allegedly stealing smoked fish worth N13,000

A Shari’a Court sitting in Kano, on Thursday, ordered that a 27-year-old man, Nasiru Mustapha, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly stealing smoked fish... Read more

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

Tags: Insp.  Abdullahi Lawan, Isa Suleiman, Malam Mansur Ibrahim,

Tinubu, most qualified candidate for Nigerian presidency – Arewa group

A frontline coalition of 37 groups, Arewa Organisations Movement for Asiwaju, has said Chief Bola Tinubu remains the most qualified candidate to emerge as the President... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Dada, Musa Yaradua, Muhammad Kabir Usman, Aminu Bello Masari, Bola Tinubu, Abu Ibrahim

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 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Barr Abdulrazaq Ahmed, Justice Binta Mohammed, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, Mallam Gidado Ibrahim, Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

Developed countries have no moral right to decide energy transitioning priority - APPO Scribe

By Anthony Isibor.   OMAR Farouk Ibrahim, secretary-general, African Petroleum Producers Organization, APPO, has declared that the European countries and America which are championing the call for a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 135 times

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Spend on needs not wants, Nigeria’s Conservator-General tells retirees

 The Conservator General (CG) National Parks Service (NPS), Mr Ibrahim Goni has called on retiring officers of the service to spend on needs and not wants... Read more

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

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Hanifa: court dismisses accused’s claims of threat to life, torture

JUSTICE Usman Na’aba of the Kano State High Court has dismissed the allegations of threat to life, confession under duress and torture made by Abdulmalik Tanko,... Read more

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

Tags: Rilwan Ibrahim, Barrister Muktar L. Usman, Fatima Musa, Abdulmalik Tanko, Usman Na’aba

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

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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

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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,

APPO adopts African local content round table as a continental event

By Anthony Isibor.   OMAR Farouk Ibrahim Secretary General, African Petroleum Producers Organization, APPO, has said that the African local content round table will become a continental event. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 168 times

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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

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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 77 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 79 times

Tags: NIMASA, NiMet, Bashir Jamoh, Prof Mansur Bako Matazu,

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 94 times

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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 107 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 89 times

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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 89 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

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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 82 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 99 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,

NDE trains 50 graduates in Adamawa on entrepreneurship skills

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Adamawa, on Monday, commence Enterprises and Counselling Clinic (NDE-efcc) training for 50 unemployed graduates. Speaking at the commencement of the... Read more

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

Tags: Na’amar Jona, Small Scale Enterprises (SSE), National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Fikpo, Malam Ibrahim Faisal,

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

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Lafia community protests 8 months power outage

RESIDENTS of Ungwar Yazawa community in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State on Monday stormed Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, Head Office in Lafia to... Read more

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Tags: Hajiya Zainab Ibrahim, Abdullahi Sule, Shuibu Zanwa-Buba, AEDC

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

Man to die by hanging in Ogun over armed robbery

AN Abeokuta High Court on Monday sentenced one Ibrahim Kolade to death by hanging for armed robbery. Kolade, whose address was not given, was convicted on a... Read more

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

Tags: Damilola Johnson, Olaotan Abisola, Ayelabola Oluwatosin, Oluwabunmi Akinola, Justice Ayokunle Rotimi-Balogun, Ibrahim Kolade

Soldiers must return to barracks – CISLAC

CIVIL Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, at the weekend in Lagos urged the federal government to withdraw soldiers from further performing internal security operations so as... Read more

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Tags: Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, Auwal Ibrahim Musa, Muhammadu Buhari

Food crisis looms as fertiliser price soars ahead rainy season

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

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

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

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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

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Tags: Prof. James Obindo, APN, World Health Organisation,

Scholarship: 120 Zamfara indigenes depart for Togo varsity

A total of 120 Zamfara indigenes on Sunday departed Nigeria for Togo to undergo bachelor’s and master’s degrees programmes at Iheris University, Lome. They are being sponsored... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Dauda Lawal-Dare, Alhaji Ahmad Garba-Yandi, Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaliki, 

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

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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

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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

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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,

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

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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

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Federal Govt, others brainstorm on bee venom, propolis, royal jelly as raw materials

THE federal government and major stakeholders in the Apiculture sector of the economy have brainstormed to promote bee venom, propolis and royal jelly as raw materials... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Luka Jrwanda, Bolarinwa Olugbeni, Professor Ibrahim Hussain Doko,

Fayemi identifies good governance as panacea for security, devt.

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has identified good governance as the basic parameter for effective security and economic development in the country.Fayemi said this at the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, Ekiti State University,

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

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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 75 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

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Ukraine: Federal government to welcome, assist returnees

THE National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs, said it is making arrangements to receive Nigerians who are on their way back to the country from... Read more

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

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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 80 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,

Alleged murder: Court fixes March 9, for ruling in trial-within-trial

JUSTICE Usman Na’abba of a Kano High Court has fixed March 9 and March 10, for ruling in the trial-within-trial in the case of murder of... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Usman Na’abba,Abdulmalik Tanko,Hashimu Isyaku,Fatima Musa,Sgt. Ridwan Ibrahim

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

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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 94 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 53 times

Tags: Prof. Mansur Matazu, NiMet, Ernest Umakhihe

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

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

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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 43 times

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

19 schools compete for Milo basketball ticket in Sokoto

NINETEEN secondary schools across Sokoto State have registered to participate in this year’s state preliminaries of the Nestle Milo Secondary School Basketball Championing. At a meeting with... Read more

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

Tags: NSSF, Malam Bashir Ibrahim, Nestle Milo

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

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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 64 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,

Residents flee villages in Plateau as bandits intensify attack

RESIDENTS of villages in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State are fleeing their homes as gunmen intensified attacks in the areas, Daily Trust gathered. Ibrahim Musa, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Major Ishaku Takwa, Ibrahim Musa, Abduhamid Cikaiki

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 84 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 81 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 55 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 108 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

Ganduje appoints Dantata, Dangote, AbdusSamad as ‘Zakkat’ commission members

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje on Wednesday appointed Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, his uncle, Aminu Dantata, and Abdulsamad Rabi’u as members of the state Zakkat and Hubsi Commission. Zakkat, refers... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Aliko Dangote, Aminu Dantata, Abdulsamad Rabi’u, Dr Ibrahim Mu’azzam Maibushira,

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 59 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 70 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 110 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 78 times

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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,

Lawmaker registers 300 students for JAMB, WAEC examinations in Nasarawa

MOHAMMED Alkali, member representing Lafia North Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has distributed 200 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, forms to 200... Read more

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

Tags: Christopher Ajegena, Patience Ogboshi, MOHAMMED Alkali, Shehu Ibrahim

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 136 times

Tags: Dr. Faruk Abubakar, College of Medical Sciences, Kabiru Bala, Prof. Mohammed Shehu, Dr. Dalhatu Sani

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 64 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 95 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 133 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,

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

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

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

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

NYSC D-G tasks youth corps members on security matters

THE Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, has urged youth corps members to give priority attention to security matters at all times. He gave... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, Ms Caroline Embu, NYSC

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,

NYSC warns corps members against cultism

Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director-General of the  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned corps members against engaging in cult activities and other vices. Ibrahim gave the warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Aisha Aliyu, Shuaibu Ibrahim, Abdullahi Jikamshi,  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

NYSC D-G commends NCDC over provision of COVID-19 test kits

The  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has commended officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for providing COVID-19 test kits for testing corps members in Gombe... Read more

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

Tags:  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Shuaibu Ibrahim,

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 101 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 124 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,

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

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Tags: The Paul and Mary Achimugu Foundation, Rabiu Samaila, ABU, Prof Danladi Abdullahi

MNJTF overpowers Boko Haram terrorists on Nigeria, Cameroon borders

TROOPS of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, Cameroon have neutralised several Boko Haram terrorists in Vretet-Zamga-Ngoshe triangle in the general area of Kirawa on the... Read more

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Tags: Abdul Khalifah Ibrahim, Muhammad Dole, MNJTF

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 64 times

Tags: Titilola Akinlawon, Eric Ojiekwe, Abubakar Malami, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, Muhammadu Buhari

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

Akume chairmanship will attract votes for APC in 2023

THE  APC Progressives’ Ambassadors, are  of the view that Senator George Akume either as elected or consensus national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will... Read more

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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,

Troops defeat ISWAP terrorists, seize logistics supplies

TROOP of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, have eliminated scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and impounded large quantities of their logistic supplies in Kirawa on... Read more

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

Tags: Maj. Gen. Abdul-Khalifah Ibrahim, Abou Sadiquo Buorubouru, Colonel Muhammad Dole

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

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Mohammed appoints new Emir of Jama’are

GOV. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Monday appointed Alhaji Nuhu Wabi as the 10th Emir of Jama’are. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Nuhu Wabi, Alhaji Ahmadu Wabi III, Alhaji Ibrahim Kashim, Abdulrazak Zaki,

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 94 times

Tags: Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB, Usman Saulawa, Prof Kabiru Mato, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufia, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote

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 101 times

Tags: Yabagi Yusuf Sani, Femi Gbajabiamila, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari

Abibakr As-Sidiq Philanthropic Home to feed 12,600 Nigerians during ramadan

SAUDI Arabia’s KSrelief, Abibakr As-Sidiq Philanthropic Home, has announced plan to feed 12,600 Nigerians during the forthcoming annual Muslim fast – Ramadan. The philanthropic home had on... Read more

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

Tags: Mallam Abdulrazzaq Ibrahim Salman, AbdulKarim bin Abdulmohsen Al-Yousef, Sultan Mohammed Saleh, Abibakr As-Sidiq, Salman Humanitarian Aid

Labourer bags 12 months jail term for injuring minor

AN Abuja Grade I Area Court in Dei-Dei, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a 22-year-old labourer, Ibrahim Abdullahi to 12 months imprisonment for injuring a five-year-old child. Abdullahi,... Read more

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

Tags: Badamasi Adamu, Olaonipekun Babajide, Sulyman Ola, Ibrahim Abdullahi

Police arraign businessman over alleged N2.7m fraud

THE Police on Monday arraigned a 42-year-old businessman, Ifeanyin Ogbugo, before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, over alleged N2.79 million fraud. Ogbugo, whose residential address... Read more

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

Tags: Fadaunsi Adefioye, Ibrahim Anura, Ifeanyin Ogbugo, Clement Okuiomose

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 85 times

Tags: Dr Chinwe Ochu, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Dr Osagie Ehanire, NCDC, LUTH

Troops eliminate terrorists, impound logistic supplies

THE Multi National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, have eliminated scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and impounded large quantities of their logistic supplies in Kirawa on the... Read more

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

Tags: Col. Muhammad Dole, Maj. Gen. Abdul-Khalifah Ibrahim,

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 159 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,

Malami endorses APC factional chairman in Sokoto State

THE Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), has endorsed factional Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto State,... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Rep. Balarabe Salame, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, Alhaji Aminu Manya,

Men should observe proper hygiene before having intercourse ― Juliet Ibrahim

JULIET Ibrahim the famous Ghanaian actress, has admonished men to observe hygiene before indulging in intercourse with their partners. The actress opined that touching a woman’s private... Read more

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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 76 times

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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 110 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

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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 89 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 100 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 97 times

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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 78 times

Tags: APC, Prof. Modupe Adelabu, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Bunmi Adelugba, Abiodun Aluko,

Court slams N2m bail on man for alleged trespass

A Kano Magistrates’ Court Friday admitted 35-year-old Hassan Abdul to bail with N2 million for allegedly trespassing and breaking a container shop estimated at N4 million. The... Read more

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

Tags: Hassan Abdul, Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, Auwalu Abdullahi, Mr Elias Ekainu,

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 103 times

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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 79 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

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

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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 85 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,

Teenager gets 12 Strokes of cane for receiving stolen phone

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Friday, sentenced a 17-year-old to 12 strokes of the cane  for receiving a stolen phone worth N45,000. Abdulsalam, who pleaded... Read more

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

Tags: Farouk Ibrahim-Umar,

NYSC coordinator lauds Fintiri over road, other projects

 MR Ibrahim Tukur, Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Adamawa, has commended Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri, for approving perimeter fencing of the permanent orientation camp, Damare. Tukur,... Read more

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

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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 53 times

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First Lady seeks renewed media support in reporting humanitarian issues

FIRST Lady Aisha Buhari has solicited renewed support of the Nigerian media in reporting humanitarian issues and plight of women and children affected by conflicts. Buhari made... Read more

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

Tags: Marian Babangida, Halima Babangida, Prof. Umaru Pate, Zainab Ahmed, Aisha Buhari, Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ),

Buhari pledges constructive engagement with medical professionals

THE Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would continue to seek constructive engagement with members of the medical profession. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this at... Read more

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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

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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

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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 129 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 88 times

Tags: Delta State School of Marine Technology, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, Mr Famous Akpoyibo, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa

Tackling security challenges: Emir tasks Nigerians to complement govt. effort

THE Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has stressed the need for individuals to complement government effort at tackling the security challenges facing the Nigeria so... Read more

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

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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 109 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

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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 115 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

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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 121 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Olaniyi Babalola Ijalaye,

Protest at ports: NAGAFF withdraws fearing it could be hijacked

 The National Association of Government Approved Freight forwarders (NAGAFF) has withdrawn its members from the ongoing Vehicles Identification Number (VIN) policy protest at the ports. The VIN... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Tanko

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 78 times

Tags: National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma,

Senate passes bills for Orthopaedic Hospitals in Kwara, Osun

THE Senate has passed two bills for establishment Federal Orthopaedic Hospitals in Kwara and Osun, as well Federal University Teaching Hospitals in Akure and Gusau.The bills... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Ibrahim a Oloriegbe,

Sanwo-Olu unveils ‘Adopt-a-Bin, programme with 40,000 bins

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday unveiled the ‘Adopt-a-Bin’ programme with an initial 40,000 standard waste bins to be deployed to households and commercial entities across the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA), First City Merchant Bank (FCMD), Ibrahim Odumboni, Folashade Kadiri,

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 119 times

Tags: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam/Uli, Prof. Okey Aniebo, Prof. Osita Chiaghalam, Dr Harrison Madubueze,

Magistrate orders trader to sweep court premises for 1 month

 A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, ordered a trader,  Usman Khalid, to sweep the court premises for month for stealing two air conditioners. Khalid, 34, was... Read more

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

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Sales manager docked for allegedly misappropriating N3m

A 38-year-old sales manager, Silas Nathan, was on Wednesday docked  in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna, for allegedly misappropriating N3million. The police charged Nathan, who resides... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel,

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 60 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 79 times

Tags: Prof. Maurice Iwu, Ogbonnya Onu, Anslem Adodo

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 92 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 72 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 76 times

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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 136 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 98 times

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

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

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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,

AMAC boss canvasses support for chairman-elect

THE outgoing Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Mr Abdullahi Candido, has advised the chairmanship aspirants to share ideas and work closely with the chairman-elect, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Christopher Zakka, Mr Abdullahi Candido, AMAC, Mr Ibrahim Tanko, Mr Murtala Usman, All Progressives Congress,

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 77 times

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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,

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 73 times

Tags: Mohammed Abdullahi, Mohammed Bello, Prof. Eli Bala, Edet Akpan, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu,

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

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Man docked for allegedly forging land document

A 43-year-old man, Adams James was on Monday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly forging a land documents belonging to his brother. The defendant,... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Emmanuel,

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 100 times

Tags: Dr Yemi Onabowale, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Prof. Kamar Adeleke,

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 124 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 149 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 91 times

Tags: Mohammed Barau Muazu, Ahmed Inga Ibrahim, Umar Emmanuel Bagna, Alh Mohammed Ketso, Abubakar Sani Bello

Bauchi maize farmers laud ABP, seek sustainability

THE Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association (MAGFAMAN), has commended Federal Government (FG)  for initiating the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) and appealed for its sustainability. Alhaji Ibrahim... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Zubairu, Central Bank of Nigeria, Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association,

Sustainable peace in Plateau achievable, says military commander

GEN. Ibrahim Ali, the Commander of Operation Safe Haven, OPSH, has said that to have lasting and sustainable peace on the Plateau was achievable.   Ali, who doubles... Read more

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

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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 117 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,

1 dies, 17 injured as fire destroys Borno IDPs Camp

THE National Emergency Management Agency(NEMA) on Friday said one was killed, while 17 others were injured in a fire incident at Kalari Muna Elbadawy Internally Displaced ... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency, Abdulkadir Ibrahim,

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 125 times

Tags: Prof. Pat. Utomi, Chief Mike Okiro, Eze Nwabueze Soronnadi

NYSC, NCDC partner on safe conduct of orientation camps

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

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

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

Why we embark on indefinite strike- FCT NULGE

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter said that it embarked on an indefinite strike over the non-release of December... Read more

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

Tags: Comrade Ibrahim Kabi, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees,

APC committee promises free, fair exercise at Osun State’s governorship primary

KWARA Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq-led seven-man committee for Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Osun State has promised free, fair and credible exercise. AbdulRazaq gave the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Sen. Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Sen. Julius Ucha, Mr Abdulkarim Abdulrahman, Mr Wale Raji, Mrs Yetunde Imolehin, Mr Ofonmbuk Okon-Bassey.

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,

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 163 times

Tags: Prof. Olorunfemi Jegede, Miss Sharon Anyang, Prof. Steven Garuba, UniAbuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah,

2023: IBB canvases for youths in Nigerian leadership

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

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

Tags: Adamu Garba, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida

Kano APC crisis: Shekarau supporters go to supreme court

THE faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State, which has Ahmadu Haruna Zago as its state chairman, says it will proceed to the... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Muhammad Garba, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau, Haruna Tsammani, Ahmadu Haruna Zago, Abdullahi Ganduje

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 116 times

Tags: Prof. Florence Obi, University of Calabar, Esther Uko, Sunday Ochigbo, Clement Nku, Sunday Ediyang, Judith Otu

NAF, customs partner to enhance anti-smuggling air operations

THE Nigerian Air Force, NAF, and the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, have agreed to synergize towards strengthening border security and stemming the tide of banditry and... Read more

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

Tags: Hameed Ibrahim Ali, Nnamdi Ananaba, Edward Gabkwet, Oladayo Amao

Pantami adds ‘Professor’ to name amid controversy

THE Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Ibrahim Pantami has added the title of ‘Professor’ to his name. Checks by The Nation show that Pantami made the change on... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Pantami, ASUU, FUTO

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 83 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Sani, Samson Itodo, Muhammadu Buhari

APC Court ruling: Ganduje extends olive branch to Shekarau faction

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Thursday extended an olive branch to the Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Responding to the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Bandits invade residence of Kaduna community leader, abduct wives, 4 daughters

BANDITS have raided the residence of Ssrkin Hausawa of Anguwar Azara in Jere, along Abuja-Kaduna highway, Malam Ibrahim Tanko, abducting his wives alongside his four daughters. Tanko,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Malam Ibrahim Tanko, Maimuna Ibrahim, Hauwawu Ibrahim

Graduates of Plateau Varsity are competing globally – VC

THE Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam, says  the institution has produced quality graduates who are exceling in diverse endeavours globally.   Izam made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 230 times

Tags: Plateau State University Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam,

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 81 times

Tags: PROF. Yohanna Izam, SSANU, ASUU, Plateau State University, Bokkos,

FCTA urges residents to stop giving alms to street beggars

 THE FCT Administration (FCTA) on Thursday in Abuja appealed to residents to stop giving alms to beggars on the streets. Malam Sani Amar, Director, Social Welfare Services... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Sani Amar, Hadiza Ibrahim,

Niger State inaugurates N40m rice processing facility for women group

NIGER State government inaugurated a rice mill worth N40 million for Kwakuti Women Rice Processing Cooperative in Paikoro Local Government Area of the state on Thursday. Commissioner... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Panti, Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC),

NFF rolls out new qualification criteria for match commissioners

THE Match Commissioners’ Appointment Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has rolled out new criteria for interested football stakeholders to meet in order to be considered... Read more

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

Tags: NFF, Sabo Abdullahi Dutse, Seyi Akinwunmi, Sharif Rabiu Inuwa, Ibrahim Musa Gusau

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,

Ganduje extends hand of unity to Shekarau, others

A few hours after emerging victorious at the Court of Appeal, Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has extended a hand of unity to his rival... Read more

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

Tags: Nureini Jimoh, Malam Muhammad Garba, Ibrahim Shekarau, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

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 59 times

Tags: Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, Prof. Jibrin Muhammed-Jibrin, Bayero University, Yusuf-Gawuna,

We found Usifo Ataga in pool of own blood — police

INVESTIGATIVE Police Officer, Insp Ibrahim Isaka, on Thursday, narrated how police allegedly discovered Usifo Ataga, Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, in the pool of his... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Babatunde Busari, Mrs Nkechi Mogbo Mrs A. O. Oluwafemi, Insp Ibrahim Isaka, Adedapo Quadri, Chioma Egbuchu,

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 59 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,

LAWMA fumigates landfills to prevent epidemic outbreak

LAGOS Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, has commenced fumigation exercise at various dumpsites in the state, starting with the Solous landfill at Igando, to make the sites... Read more

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

Tags: Ibrahim Odumboni, LAWMA

Ganduje sweeps Kano APC from Shekarau faction

THE Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the judgment of an FCT High Court which validated the ward and local government congresses conducted by... Read more

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

Tags: Lawan Musa, Nureini Jimoh, J. Amadi, Haruna Tsammani, B. I. Gafai, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau

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

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

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

Tags: Ibrahim Zailani, John James Akpanudoedehe

NCFRMI, NITDA begins training of 10,000 IDPs on digital skills

FOLLOWING the implementation of the digital literacy pillar of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy, NDEPS, and the vision to achieve 95 percent digital literacy... Read more

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

Tags: Usman Abdullahi Gambo, Muhammadu Buhari, Bill Gates, Kashifu Inuwa, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim

Strike: UniJos suspends academic activities

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, has suspended academic activities in the institution for the 2020/2021 academic session. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar,... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Abdullahi Abdullahi,

We are being marginalized from public office, Lagosians tell court

A group under the aegis of Lagosians Advocacy Group, LAG, has dragged the Federal Character Commission, FCC, and 18 others before Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 393 times

Tags: Adeleke Ogunnuga, Yakubu Eleto, Adeyemi Onikoro, Shittu Akeem, Nurudeen Aregbeshola, Olamide Ibrahim. M.S. Saliu

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

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

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

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

PDP constitution recognises zoning, says ex-Chairman

A former Chairman and National Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that the party constitution allow zoning of political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje,

Nigerians can get good leaders in 2023, says Ado-Ibrahim

THE founder of Reset Nigeria Initiative, Malik Ado-Ibrahim, has said the Nigerians have another opportunity, come 2023, to do something different about governance and get the... Read more

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

Tags: Malik Ado-Ibrahim,

Be conscious of prevailing security situation, civic responsibilities- Rtd Maj.-Gen. to Army cadets

RETIRED Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Ngubane, has urged Army Cadets of the Short Service Course 47 on being conscious of the prevailing security situation in the country and... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Retired Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Ngubane, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Yusuf, Nigerian Defence Academy

Nasarawa Assembly screens, confirms its service commission member

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Wednesday screened and unanimously confirmed the nomination of  Mrs Mairo Musa, as Permanent Member two, Nasarawa State House of... Read more

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

Tags: Gov Abdullahi Sule, Mrs Mairo Musa, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Mr Tanko Tunga, APC, Mr Abel Bala, PDP,

Council Election: APC members protest imposition of candidate

SOME members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, from Daura Local Government Area, LGA, of Katsina, have protested against what they called “plans to impose another... Read more

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

Tags: Aminu Masari, Ibrahim Suleiman, Shehu Audu

PDP constitution recognises zoning, says ex-Chairman

ABUBAKAR Kawu Baraje, a former Chairman and National Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the party constitution allow zoning of political offices.   Baraje,... Read more

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