1613 results found for Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta

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 7 hrs ago | seen 66 times

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 10 hrs ago | seen 55 times

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 11 hrs ago | seen 45 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 11 hrs ago | seen 59 times

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

Businesswoman docked for allegedly assaulting neighbour

A 40-year-old businesswoman, Florence Edward, was on Monday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, for allegedly assaulting her neighbour. The police charged Edward who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 12 hrs ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Malam Sani Umar,

Blasphemy: Trauma of Deborah Samuel's parents as father, sibling speak

THE parents of the late Deborah Samuel of Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Sokoto State have described the death of their daughter as sad and painful,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 13 hrs ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Nakaka Garba, Mrs. Alheri Emmanuel, Deborah Samuel, Mr. Emmanuel Garba

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 14 hrs ago | seen 34 times

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

Police arrest 3 over death of Bauchi APC LG chair

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 14 hrs ago | seen 31 times

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

Police arrest 3 over death of Bauchi APC LG chair

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 15 hrs ago | seen 26 times

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

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 15 hrs ago | seen 51 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 16 hrs ago | seen 39 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 19 hrs ago | seen 84 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 yesterday | seen 79 times

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

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 days ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Bala Mohammed, Prof Udenta O. Udenta

CAC pledges support to CSOs on self regulation 

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has pledged to support Civil Society Organisations(CSOs) in Nigeria in the use of the self-regulation framework. The Registrar  General of CAC, Garba... Read more

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

Tags: Abdulsalam Badamasi, Funmi Akinyele, Terver Ayua, Garba Abubakar

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 3 days ago | seen 100 times

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

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

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

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

Tags: Prof. Lawrence Chigbu

FedPoly Bauchi begins 9 degree programmes – Rector

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 99 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 3 days ago | seen 58 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 3 days ago | seen 70 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 3 days ago | seen 67 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 3 days ago | seen 95 times

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

2022 Hajj: Jigawa Pilgrims Board trains 135 facilitators

THE Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB) on Friday trained 135 facilitators to enable them to train the state’s intending pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj. The Acting... Read more

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

Tags: Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB), Alhaji Mustafa Umar,

Nasarawa govt. dissolves management of Supporters Club of Nasarawa United FC

THE Nasarawa State government has dissolved both the suspended management and interim leadership of the Supporters’ Club of the Nasarawa United Football Club. This is contained in... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Abubakar, Nasarawa United Football Club

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 3 days ago | seen 87 times

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

Businessman docked for alleged extortion

A 35-year-old businessman, Kingsley Ihelolu, was on Friday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for alleged extortion. The police charged Ihelolu, who resides in... Read more

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

Tags: Sani Umar,

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 3 days ago | seen 96 times

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

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

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

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

Tags: Prof. Stanley Okolo,

Functional biosafety law to bring benefits to economy — NABDA DG

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

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

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

Police recover stolen 4 year-old child after one month of missing in Ebonyi

THE Police Command in Ebonyi said it has recovered a stolen child after over one month he was declared missing. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

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

Tags: DSP Loveth Odah, Makuochukwu Okeh, Amoukpa Okeugwu Eziulo, Mr Aliyu Garba, Nwagwu Onyeka, Chibuzor Frank Azubuike

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 4 days ago | seen 40 times

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

Ganduje’s ex-commissioner dumps APC

KANO State’s immediate past Commissioner for Planning and Budget, Nura Dankadai, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He announced his decision in a letter addressed... Read more

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

Tags: Rabi’u Kwankwaso, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Nura Dankadai

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 4 days ago | seen 78 times

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

CAC is committed to use data security to enhance economy – Registrar-General

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it is still committed to according data security priority attention to enhance economic growth. Its Registrar-General, Alhaji Garba Abubakar says the CAC,... Read more

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

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Rasheed Mahe, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, Dr Vincent Olatunji,

Emefiele meets Buhari as SGF clarifies quit order

TWENTY-four hours after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered top government employees seeking political offices to resign, Central Bank of Nigerian (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele, visited him at... Read more

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

Tags: Sodique Baba Abubakar, Sodique Lawal Abubakar, Bindir Umar Buba, Boss Mustapha, Godwin Emefiele, Muhammadu Buhari

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 4 days ago | seen 100 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 4 days 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 4 days ago | seen 32 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 4 days ago | seen 35 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 4 days ago | seen 81 times

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

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 5 days ago | seen 83 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 5 days ago | seen 30 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 5 days ago | seen 62 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 5 days ago | seen 65 times

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

Hand over now, FG tells Ministers, Ambassadors, others

ALL Ministers, Ambassadors and Heads of Ministries and Departmental Agencies of Government (MDAs) affected by the presidential directive to resign ahead of 2023 polls are to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Boss Mustapha, Mallam Garba Shehu, Lai Mohammed, Muhammadu Buhari

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 5 days ago | seen 49 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 5 days ago | seen 95 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 5 days ago | seen 63 times

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

Minimum wage: Primary school teachers shut down schools in Enugu

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 93 times

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 35 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 5 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Prof. Augustine Ubachukwu

Traditional ruler wants media, agencies’ commitments on fistula care, services

ALHAJI Sani Umar-Jabbi, District Head of Gagi, Sokoto South Local Government Area (LGA), in Sokoto State, has called for media engagements with relevant agencies on enhancing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Dr Kabir Atta, Alhaji Sani Umar-Jabbi

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 5 days ago | seen 59 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 5 days ago | seen 69 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 5 days ago | seen 45 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 5 days ago | seen 48 times

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

Gulf of Guinea: NIMASA, Navy, ICC collaborate on shared awareness, de-confliction.

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, the Nigerian Navy and the Interregional Coordination Centre, ICC, have highlighted the need for continuous collaboration with regional and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 92 times

Tags: NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh, Vice Admiral Gambo, Real Admiral Saidu Garba, IMO, Kitack Lim, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo

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 6 days ago | seen 45 times

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

Marafa absent as APC chair reconciles Yari, Matawalle, stops Goje’s defection

A fresh air is permeating the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara and Gombe states as the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Mai Mala Buni, Mai Mala Buni, Kabiru Garba Marafa, Abdulaziz Yari, Abdullahi Adamu

After raising N83.2m in donations, Garba withdraws from presidential race

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba II, has withdrawn from contesting in the party’s presidential primary. Briefing newsmen in Abuja, Garba said he withdrew... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Adamu Garba II,

Many governorship aspirants in Niger is beauty of democracy – Lawmaker

REP. Umar Bago (APC-Chanchaga) in Niger says the entry of many aspirants into the governorship race in the state is the beauty of democracy. Bago is one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Rep. Umar Bago, All Progressives Congress (APC),

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 6 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Yusuf Sani

Presidency dismisses call for tenure elongation, says May 29, 2023 remains sacrosanct

THE Presidency has dismissed Chief Roberts Clarke’s call for the extension of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration by six months. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Chief Roberts Clarke

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 6 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan,

2023: Former PDP Presiding Officers set up committee to recommend best aspirant

 FORUM of PDP Former Presiding Officers of State Houses of Assembly (PDP-FOSHA) has set up a 10-man committee to recommend a presidential aspirant to be adopted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Inuwa Garba,

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 6 days ago | seen 45 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 6 days ago | seen 73 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 6 days ago | seen 312 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 6 days ago | seen 85 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 6 days ago | seen 79 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 6 days ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, CVCNU

Nigeria remains strategic in realisation of continental initiatives— Oyewole

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 33 times

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

PERL mobilises support for implementation of 2nd chance education framework

THE Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), on Tuesday mobilised relevant stakeholders to support the implementation of Kaduna State Second Chance Education (SCE) programme. PERL, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Hadiza Umar, Adejor Abel, Istifanus Akau

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 6 days ago | seen 95 times

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

Coalition wants Agriculture attractive for youths

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 42 times

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

Fuel queues: Commuters stranded, NNPC blames scarcity on public holidays

COMMUTERS in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, were stranded as petrol scarcity bit harder. Our correspondent observed that major roads to the Abuja city centre were crowded... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Deen Muhammad, Rosemary Okeke, Andrew Ogbemudia

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 6 days ago | seen 45 times

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

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 7 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Prof Suleiman Bogoro, Sunny Echono, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari returns to Abuja after COP15 in Abidjan

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,  President Muhammadu Buhari

Naira loses to dollar, closes at 419

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

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan,

Buhari tasks World Bank, AfDB, others to activate $19bn fund for PAGGW’s activities

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB) and other partners to support the One Planet Summit initiative and activate the US$19... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, World Bank, African Development Bank

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 7 days ago | seen 61 times

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 45 times

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

ASUU strike extended till August

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

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

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

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 a week ago | seen 137 times

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

NNPC says low load-outs at depots responsible for sudden fuel queues

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) says sudden appearance of fuel queues in parts of Abuja is due to low load-outs at depots. A statement... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Muhammad, NNPC,

Insecurity: Jos community moves to end Sara-Suka activities

A group known as Kungiyan Matasa (youth group) in Anguwan Rogo, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, has strategised to tackle the activities of... Read more

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

Tags: Yusuf Umar

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 a week ago | seen 230 times

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

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

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

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

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

2023: What INEC did to 124 political parties

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 152 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

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

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

UK’s proscription of IPOB excites Presidency

THE Presidency has welcomed the decision by the United Kingdom to proscribe the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group. The President’s Senior Special Assistant... Read more

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

Tags: IPOB, Malam Garba Shehu,

Madawaki and the perfect chance for APC to wrestle power in Adamawa.

By Missang Oyama   THE aura around him exudes peace, and his carriage is a manifestation of serenity to wit. He carries a certain charm and calm mien;... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Mustapha Madawaki,

“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 a week ago | seen 77 times

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

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

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

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

Tags: Ahmed Umar

Lead City University to host eminent Nigerians in arts and culture

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 60 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 a week ago | seen 82 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 2 weeks ago | seen 57 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 2 weeks ago | seen 46 times

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NERC approves tariff increase for DisCos

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC); Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC); Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC); Kaduna Electricity... Read more

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

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NERC commends EEDC for consistent transformation, employment of professionals

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has commended the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) for its consistent effort towards actualisation of its sustainability and transformation agenda... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), Maruthi Mallepalli, Vincent Ekwekwu, Emeka Offor, Sanusi Garba,

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 2 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye SAN, ICPC

ICPC Receives Commendation  for Ports Sector Interventions

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 67 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 2 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 2 weeks ago | seen 59 times

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 64 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 2 weeks ago | seen 57 times

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Prof. Adebola Orimadegun, Prof. Ayodele Jegede

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 159 times

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

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 2 weeks ago | seen 90 times

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

ASUU establishes water facility in Jos

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

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

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

African Alliance MD bags UN-POLAC Foundation award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anger as Police confirm death of gang raped lady in Ebonyi

THE Police Command in Ebonyi State has vowed to arrest and prosecute the killers of a 26-year-old lady, Miss Ugochukwu Nworie. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP... Read more

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

Tags: Aliyu Garba, DSP Loveth Odah, Ugochukwu Nworie

Buhari to military: You must apprehend those who beheaded 2 soldiers in Imo

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military and other security agencies to apprehend and bring to justice, suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB,... Read more

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

Tags: Mallam Garba Shehu, Gloria Mathew, Audu Linus, Muhammadu Buhari

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 2 weeks ago | seen 123 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 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

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

NUJ calls for threat-free environment for journalists to operate

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Bauchi State Council, has called on  governments at all levels to provide a conducive, and more secure environment for its... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Umar Sa’du, Umar Sa’du,

Buhari describes beheading of soldiers as barbaric, unacceptable

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep condolences to the Nigerian Army, the families of Master Warrant Officer Audu Linus and his partner, Private Gloria Mathew, who... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Private Gloria Mathew, Malam Garba Shehu

Police confirm death of gang raped lady in Ebonyi

 THE Police Command in Ebonyi State, has vowed to arrest and prosecute killers of a 26-year-old lady, Miss Ugochukwu Nworie. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth... Read more

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

Tags: DSP Loveth Odah, Aliyu Garba, Miss Ugochukwu Nworie.

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 2 weeks ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Prof. Godson Ana, NCDC

Nigeria’s participation in international conferences, exhibitions will boost technology – Datti

A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Mr Garba Datti, says Nigeria will continue to participate in foreign conferences and exhibitions  to discover new technologies... Read more

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

Tags: House of Representatives, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Garba Datti, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd,

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 2 weeks ago | seen 89 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 2 weeks ago | seen 88 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 2 weeks ago | seen 80 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 2 weeks ago | seen 79 times

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

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

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

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

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

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 2 weeks ago | seen 47 times

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

PHOTOS: Malami’s associates get expensive car gifts ahead of 2023 elections

SOME associates of Abubakar Malami, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of The Federation, have received exotic cars as gifts. The cars such as Toyota Prado, Lexus, Toyota... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Gwandu, Atiku Baudu, Abubakar Malami

Go after terrorists, eliminate them, Buhari orders security heads

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has again charged heads of military and other security agencies in the country to rise up to their responsibilities and go after terrorists... Read more

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

Tags: Lucky Irabor, Garba Shehu, Muhammad Dahey-Shuwa, Muhammadu Buhari

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 2 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Prof Adedeji Adekunle,

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

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

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

Tags: Prof. Wunmi Iledare, PIA

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 2 weeks ago | seen 65 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 2 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Prof Akeem Akinwale, Oyinkan Olasanoye

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

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

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

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 177 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 2 weeks ago | seen 42 times

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

IPI Nigeria holds World Press Freedom Day Symposium

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 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 2 weeks ago | seen 77 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 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

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

Buhari, Muslim faithful perform Eid-el-Fitr prayer at Mambila Barracks

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday joined other Muslim faithful at the parade ground of the Mambila Barracks, Abuja, to perform the Eid-el-Fitr prayer. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Sheh, Eid-el-Fitr, Muhammad Dahey-Shuwa,

Eid-el-fitri: we are close to victory over terrorists, Buhari assures

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the military was close to defeating terrorists, masquerading under the name of Islam. “Victory is within sight,” Buhari announced yesterday... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

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 2 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Soludo: media critical to my government

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

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

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

Eid-el-Fitr: Ganduje bans hoisting of banners, posters during festivities

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has banned the hoisting of banners and posters of politicians during the Eid Prayers and other festivities. In a Sallah message... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Mr Muhammad Garba

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 2 weeks ago | seen 62 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 2 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 2 weeks ago | seen 118 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 2 weeks ago | seen 56 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 2 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 2 weeks ago | seen 80 times

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

Malami restates commitment to contest guber election

MINISTER of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has told the people of the Kebbi State that they won’t regret entrusting their mandate to... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Abubakar Kana Zuru, Alhaji Babale Umar Yauri, Atiku Bagudu, Abubakar Malami

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 2 weeks ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Prof. Abdulkarim Sabo, Abdullahi Yahaya-Bello

7 die, 5 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

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

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

Tags: Ahmed Umar

After 2-year ‘lockdown’, Buhari to receive FCT residents on Sallah homage

THE Presidency says the  traditional Sallah homage to the President by the residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja returns to the Aso Rock Villa two... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammed Bello, Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu

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 2 weeks ago | seen 123 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 2 weeks ago | seen 78 times

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

Windstorm wreaks havoc in Taraba, kills 7 children, destroys 300 houses

ABDULHAKIM Hashim recently had a discussion with his three little children on how they will celebrate the Eid-el Fitr. Little did he know that two out... Read more

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

Tags: Bello Dauda,, Musa Garba, Yakubu Inuwa, Abdulhakim Hashim

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 2 weeks ago | seen 117 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 2 weeks ago | seen 90 times

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

Ed-el-fitr: NSCDC to deploy 565 personnel in Yobe

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Yobe Command, said on Friday that it would deploy no fewer than 565 personnel to ensure hitch free... Read more

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

Tags: Useni Navokhi, ASC Bala Garba

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 2 weeks ago | seen 151 times

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

Insecurity: FCT minister vows to dislodge Apo-Dutse Pantaker

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, says  there is no going back on  planned removal of Apo-Dutse Pantaker, famed to be one of... Read more

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

Tags: Ambusa Umar, Ikharo Attah, Malam Muhammad Bello

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 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

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

INEC commences distribution of over 44, 000 PVCs in Kwara

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara will on Saturday commence distribution of over 44, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to newly registered voters in... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Malam Garba Madami,

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 3 weeks ago | seen 61 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 3 weeks ago | seen 50 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 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

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Aso Rock Imam alerts Buhari to 2023 election uncertainties

THE Chief Imam of the State House, Sheikh Abdulwahid Sulaiman, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to remain steadfast, stay the course of national interest and... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari, Sheikh Abdulwahid Sulaiman

Court dismisses Gombe Govt’s case against Goje’s aide

THE Gombe State High Court on Thursday dismissed a case filed by the state government against Muhammad Adamu Yayari, a social media aide to a former... Read more

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

Tags: Luka Haruna, Abubakar Umar S. Goro, Muhammad Adamu Yayari, Muhammad Danjuma Goje

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 3 weeks ago | seen 100 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 3 weeks ago | seen 107 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 3 weeks ago | seen 76 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 3 weeks ago | seen 132 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 3 weeks ago | seen 682 times

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

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 3 weeks ago | seen 137 times

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

5 men docked for allegedly trespassing into Abuja airport

 FOUR men were on Thursday docked in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly trespassing into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport with intention to perpetrate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Malam Sani Umar, Salisu Musa, Sagir Buba, Benjamin Eje, Abdullahi Tanko, Jamilu Abubakar

Enhancing healthcare delivery in Gombe State through Contributory Health Scheme

By Hajara Leman IN spite various health facilities established by successive administrations in Gombe State, accessing healthcare has remained a nightmare in the state, especially for indigent... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Alhassan Yahya, Abubakar Musa, Malam Habu Musa, Malam Zainab Umar, Malam Adamu Zakari, Inuwa Yahaya

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 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Prof. Francis Ezeonu,

Housewife docked for allegedly calling neighbour a witch

A 20-year-old housewife, Adama Bello, was on Thursday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly accusing her neighbour of being a witch. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Sani Umar,

Man jailed 18 months for snatching cell phone, bag

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Thursday sentenced a 22-year-old man, Lawrence Friday, to six months imprisonment for snatching a Gionee cell phone and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Sani Umar,

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 3 weeks ago | seen 70 times

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

10 killed, 14 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway crashes

FOUR persons yesterday died while 13 others sustained injuries in a car crash on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident involved a Toyota Hiace in Fidiwo area of... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmed Umar, Florence Okpe

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 3 weeks ago | seen 67 times

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

Sokoto varsity gets new VC, registrar

GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has appointed the Commissioner for Higher Education, Professor Bashir Garba, as the new Vice Chancellor of the Sokoto State University. He also appointed... Read more

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

Tags: Kulu Haruna, Professor Bashir Garba, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

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 3 weeks ago | seen 107 times

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

FG trains 177 Kano youths on smart phone repairs – Minister

THE Federal Government has trained 177 youths in Kano State on smart phone repairs as part of comprehensive campaign to provide jobs opportunities and eradicate poverty... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Faruk, Mr Baba Zubairu, Hashim Abubakar, Dr Nasir Gwarzo

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 3 weeks ago | seen 110 times

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

2021 Budget: Kaduna Govt presents Citizens Accountability Report

THE Kaduna State Government on Wednesday presented the Citizen’s Accountability Report (CAR) on the implementation of the 2021 budget.   The News Agency  of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammad Bashir-Saidu, Muhammad Shuaibu, Hadiza Umar, Mr Aminu Sambo, Mr Yusuf Goje

4 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

NO fewer than four persons were burnt to death while 13 others sustained injuries on Wednesday in a lone accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus, at... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ahmed Umar, FRSC

Photo : APC gov candidate, dep. gov, first lady at roadshow

PHOTO : APC gov candidate,  dep. gov, first lady at roadshow. L-R: Deputy Governorship Candidate, All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afuye; Governorship Candidate, Mr Biodun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 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 3 weeks ago | seen 119 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 3 weeks ago | seen 68 times

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

School feeding: FG tasks cooks on quality, hygienic meals

THE Federal Government has charged cooks under its National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in Jigawa to ensure they prepared quality and hygienic meals for pupils... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Mr Badayi Mukhtar,

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 3 weeks ago | seen 81 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 3 weeks ago | seen 75 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 3 weeks ago | seen 44 times

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

How to curb incessant ASUU strikes – Ex-VC

FORMER Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, says having somebody from the academia as minister is the only way to checkmate the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 86 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 3 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 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

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

Buhari swears in 4 Permanent Secretaries, presides over FEC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in four new Permanent Secretaries at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 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 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Kunle Ajayi,

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 3 weeks ago | seen 104 times

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

NBC charges NYSC tv, radio to adhere to broadcasting code

THE National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has urged the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Television and Radio stations to strictly adhere to the NBC code. Ms Pauline Ehusani,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 68 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 3 weeks ago | seen 92 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 3 weeks ago | seen 91 times

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

Alleged assault: Court orders CCT Chairman to appear before Senate

THE  Federal High Court, Abuja has  ordered the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Danladi  Umar to appear before the Senate in a probe... Read more

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

Tags: Istifanus Gyang, Sunday Edward, Danladi  Umar, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Man jailed 3 years for N3.4m land fraud

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Tuesday sentenced a man, Haruna Sani, to three years imprisonment for N3.4m land fraud. The judge sentenced Sani... Read more

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

Tags: Precious Onyeneho, Ahmed Garba, Haruna Sani, Darius Khobo

World Malaria Day: Expert advocates comprehensive approach to address disease burden

DR Aminu Garba, the coordinator, Africa Health Budget Network, says tackling the burden of malaria in Nigeria will require comprehensive and concerted efforts from both the... Read more

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

Tags: WHO, Africa Health Budget Network, Aminu Garba

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 3 weeks ago | seen 70 times

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

NEPZA and imperative of boosting economy via blockchain technology

By Martins Odeh UNARGUABLY, the Federal Government changed the name of the Federal Ministry of Communications to Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy in order to... Read more

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

Tags: NEPZA, Sunday Sijuade, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba

Electricity: Blackout persist as generation falls 39.78% to 2,464MW

THE ongoing widespread blackout across the country will persist as power generation dropped by 39.78 per cent yesterday to 2,464.7 Megawatts as at 3pm from 4,097MW... Read more

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

Tags: Sanusi Garba

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 3 weeks ago | seen 56 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 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

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

PDP presidential candidate will emerge at national convention- Northern stakeholders

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders from 19 northern states and the FCT have denied endorsing any aspirant as the party’s preferred candidate for 2023 presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 108 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 3 weeks ago | seen 118 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 3 weeks ago | seen 96 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 3 weeks ago | seen 47 times

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

578m might become diabetic by 2030, says expert

NO fewer than 578 million people worldwide might become diabetic by the year 2030 if immediate measures are not taken to control the rising rate of... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Murtala Umar

El-Rufai promises to strengthen judiciary, swears in Ag chief judge, Grand Khadi

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai has assured the Judiciary that Kaduna State Government will do everything it can, to ensure that it has enough resources to run its... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Lawal Bello, Grand Khadi AbdurRahaman Umar Abubakar, Justice Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu, Nasir El-Rufai

Imo illegal refinery fire: Victims get mass burial today

THERE will be a mass burial for the charred remains of the victims of the illegal refinery fire in Imo State today. This is as the... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Ifeanyi Nnaji

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 3 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Rev. Felix Ajakaye, ASUU, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, Mr Adebayo Adegbenro,

Lassa Fever: Ondo records 34 deaths, 227 cases

ONDO State government, says a total of 34 persons have died of Lassa Fever in the state from January to date. Prof. Francis Faduyile, Special Adviser to... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Francis Faduyile,

2023: Aisha Buhari wants women adopted as running mates to candidates

THE first lady, Aisha Buhari, has urged  political parties to always consider women as running mates to candidates contesting elections into various positions across the country. Buhari... Read more

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

Tags: Aisha Buhari, Gov. Bala Mohammed, Gov. Dave Umahi, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Prof.  Oserheimen Osunbor,

Akeredolu’s aide laments brain drain in health sector

PROF. Francis Faduyile, Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Health, has lamented brain drain in the health sector, saying the exodus has led to dearth... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Francis Faduyile,

PDP: Our endorsement as northern presidential consensus candidates is God’s doing – says Bauchi governor

GOV. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has ascribed his endorsement as northern pressidential consensus candidate of the PDP alongside former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki,... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Gov. Bala Mohammed, Bukola Saraki, Prof. Ango Abdullahi,

2023: Lawmaker advises against politics of blackmail

NASARAWA State House of Assemblyman Muluku Agah has cautioned aspirants and political parties against of blackmail and character assassination.   Agah, member representing Nassarawa Eggon East Constituency in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Muluku Agah, Mr Halaru Umar-Ayaka, Mr Mohammed Sule, Gov. Abdullahi Sule

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 3 weeks ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Abdul-kareem Oloyede, Dr. Dasuki Arabi, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Dr. Haru Al-Hassan,

Establish Sickle Cell Research Centres across Nigeria, Chrisland VC urges FG

PROF. Chinedum Babalola, Vice-Chancellor, Chrisland University, Abeokuta in Ogun, on Saturday called for the establishment of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Research and Treatment Centres, to lessen... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adeyinka Falusi, Prof. Chinedum Babalola

Cable Equiano: Pantami, Danbatta pledge enabling policy environment for wider Connectivity

PROF. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, and Prof. Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 110 times

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

KDSG swears in acting chief Judge , Grand Kadi

THE Kaduna State Government on Friday swore-in Justice Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu as the Acting Chief Judge of the state and Alhaji Abdurrahman Umar Abubakar as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, Muhammad Lawal Bello, Umar Abubakar,

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 3 weeks ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

NCS auctions seized vehicles in Katsina

The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service {NCS) on Friday auctioned hundreds of intercepted vehicles used for smuggling in the state. The Acting Controller of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Alhaji Dalha Wada-Chedi, Chukwube Ofoma, Alhaji Garba Sheka,

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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2023: Osinbajo meets Oyo APC delegates

NIGERIA'S Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says he has garnered enough experience to lead Nigeria as the president come 2023. He made the disclosure on Friday in... Read more

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

Tags:  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Isaac Omodewu, APC

LAUTECH admits 24,704 undergraduates; 753 bag first class degrees

THE Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, had admitted 24,704 graduands into their various first degrees. They were admitted on Friday by the Senate... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ayodeji Omole,Bassey Essien, Prof. Abdulrasheed Abubakar

Don’t divert public wealth to your personal pockets – CCB Boss advises public officers

PROF. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public officers to desist from diverting public wealth to their personal pockets. He gave the advice... Read more

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

Tags: Elijah Mohammed, PROF. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare

INEC chairman directs parties to submit membership register 30 days before primaries

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed all registered political parties to submit copies of their membership register to the commission, in compliance with the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

COVID-19: Nasarawa starts implementing N8.3bn NG-CARES programme

THE Nasarawa State Government has started implementinga 20-million-Dollar (about N8.3 billion) Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and EconomicStimulus (NG-CARES) programme for poor and vulnerable persons. The Nasarawa Coordinator... Read more

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

Tags: NG-CARES, Umar Dahiru, World, Bank

Insecurity: State Police now a better option — Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that creation of state police would be a better option than community policing in fighting the growing insecurity in the... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Adeniyi, Oba Toye Alatise, Monu-Olarewaju, Olusegun Obasanjo

APC’s N100m Form: Osinbajo’s men vow to defeat moneybags

A day after the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, announced that its presidential nomination and expression of interest forms would cost N100 million, some supporters of... Read more

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

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Kabiru Gaya, Yemi Osinbajo

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 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

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

Buhari Muhammad, 4 cows shot dead

ONE 17-year-old Buhari Muhammad has been shot dead around Rangyel community of Bassa LGA of Plateau State. Four cows were also killed and injuries inflicted on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 102 times

Tags: ASP Ubah Gabriel, Musa Agah, Abdullahi Garba, Buhari Muhammad

NAF airstrike: We are not aware of residents in affected communities – Niger Govt

THE Niger State government has said it was not aware people were living in Kurebe community in Shiroro Local Government Area of the state where the... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel Umar,

FRSC decorates 7 newly promoted officers in Jigawa

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jigawa State Command, on Thursday decorated seven newly promoted officers with their new ranks. Addressing the officers, the FRSC Sector Commander... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Mohammed, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, Sani Madaki, Sani Madawaki, Ishaq Komolafe, Alemi Alade, Benjami Auta, Peter Musa, Umar Alhaji, Abubakar Yusuf,

Anti-corruption group honours Borno NYSC chief

AN NGO, the Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI),  has honoured the Borno Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Nura Umar,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nura Umar, Godiya Adams,

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 4 weeks ago | seen 100 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

Fire guts Garkuwa FM radio station in Sokoto

A private radio station, Garuwa FM, owned by a former governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, was razed by fire on Thursday. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Umar Baffa, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Aminu Tambuwal

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 4 weeks ago | seen 60 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 4 weeks ago | seen 40 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 4 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Razak Owolabi, Buki Ponle, Olayinka Aiyegbayo, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye

Cleric urges parents to be agents of societal reform

THE Chief Imam, Lekki Central Mosque, Imam Ridwan Jamiu, on Thursday, charged Nigerian parents to be agents of societal reform by raising good children.   Jamiu made the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Tajudeen Yusuf, Imam Ridwan Jamiu, Alhaji Shaheed Egbeyemi, Sir Muftau Oyegunle, Mr Edwin Igbiti,

ICPC inaugurates anti – corruption unit in News Agency of Nigeria

THE Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has lauded the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for establishing its Anti... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Mr Aliyu Abubakar, Mr Dele Olorunfemi, Mrs Racheal Kopkung, Mr Ugochukwu Nwogute, Alice Bolarinwa, Mr Silas Nwoha, Mrs Gbemisola Erinoso, Mr Nwaobilor Emmanuel, Mr Abuo Larry,

Delta Agro-Industrial Park to enhance state’s agro potential development – Okowa

GOV. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says the Aboh-Ogwashi Agro-Industrial Park project in Aniocha South Local Government Area will enhance the state’s agro potential development. The  governor said... Read more

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

Tags: Kester Ifeadi, Prof. Eric Eboh, Jude Chukwuwike, Obi Ifechukwude Anishi Okonjo, Ifeanyi Okowa

School Feeding: FG to train 150, 000 local cooks nationwide

 The Federal Government is to train 150, 000 local cooks nationwide. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq made this known... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Umar Bindir, Mrs Flora Goka, Mrs Clementina Okoro, Mrs Chinwendu Amba

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 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Prof. Abdullahi Isa, Sulaiman Bashir, Ahmadu Fintiri

FRSC decorates 25 newly promoted officers in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Thursday decorated 25 newly promoted officers in the state. Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, at the ceremony... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Mrs Nwoha Chiwendu, ACM Peter Kibo, Mr Ahmed Umar

Prof Anya says there’s hope for better Nigeria

By Anthony Isibor. PROF Anya. O. Anya has expressed optimism in Nigeria’s ability to overcome the several challenges it is witnessing presently. Nigeria, according to him, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 91 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 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

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

NCDC approves private lab for COVID-19 test in Edo

National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Lahor Research Laboratories and Medical Centre, a private medical laboratory in Benin City, Edo, for screening and confirmation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 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 4 weeks ago | seen 67 times

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

NITDA inaugurates enforcement committee on domain name compliance

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has inaugurated a 14-man enforcement committee to ensure Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) comply with the Nigerian Second-Level Domain... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Hadiza Umar,

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 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, Chris Ngige

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 4 weeks ago | seen 38 times

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

Onunaku, Otobo win Police Training School Valuable Student Award

AUTHORITIES of the Police Training School, PTS, Lagos has awarded the prestigious valuable student award to Uche McRichard Onunaku, General Manager, ERL Telecoms and Dr. Elvis... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Kehinde Odensi, CSP Christiana Onephirojiro, DCP Musa Yusuf Garba, Elvis Efe Otobo, Uche McRichard Onunaku

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 4 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Edward Chukwuma, Ben Ugbana, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Ayomide Gabriel, Funmi Adegoke

Interim govt: Lawyers divided over Babalola’s proposition

EARLIER this week, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, called for the postponement of the 2023 general elections and the introduction of a 6-month interim government after President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 41 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 4 weeks ago | seen 98 times

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

Buhari mourns NAF pilots killed in Kaduna air crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of two Nigerian Air Force (NAF) pilots in a plane crash on Tuesday in Kaduna. The President’s media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Malam Garba Shehu, Abubakar Alkali, Elijah Haruna Karatu,

Dariye, Nyame pardon will not derail anti-corruption war – Presidency assures Nigerians

THE Presidency has assured Nigerians that the granting of pardon to two former Governors, Joshua Dariye Jolly Nyame — and 157 others by the Council of... Read more

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

Tags: Joshua Dariye Jolly Nyame, Muhammadu Buhari administration, Malam Garba Shehu,

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 4 weeks ago | seen 54 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 4 weeks ago | seen 53 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 4 weeks 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

Dariye, Nyame pardon won’t derail anti-corruption war – Presidency

THE presidency has declared that the state pardon granted former governors of Plateau and Taraba states, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, will  not derail President Muhammadu... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Bamalli, Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari, Joshua Dariye, Jolly Nyame

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 4 weeks ago | seen 63 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 4 weeks ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Prof Anya O. Anya, Lai Mohammed, APC, PDP,

NITDA reiterates commitment to boosting creativity, innovation to achieve SDGs’

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) had reiterated its commitment to boost Nigeria’s creativity and innovation to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals agenda. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Hadiza Umar

FG reiterates commitment to ensure efficient power supply

THE Federal Government says it is committed to ensuring an efficient power supply industry that will guarantee adequate, reliable and affordable electricity for Nigerians. Mr. Sanusi Garba,... Read more

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

Tags: Sanusi Garba, Belije Madu

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 4 weeks ago | seen 111 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 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Prof. Sylvia Ifemeje, Gov. Chukwuma Soludo,

NAFDAC seizes 110 cartons of expired drinks in Sokoto

THE National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized 110 cartons of expired flavoured powdered drinks in Sokoto state. The state NAFDAC Coordinator, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: NAFDAC, Mr Adamu Garba

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

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Tragedy devastating, but ‘God giveth, God taketh’ – family of late Air Force pilot

FAMILY members of Flt-Lt. Abubakar Alkali, one of the Air Force Pilots  who died in a plane crash in Kaduna on Tuesday, said the incident had... Read more

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

Tags: Brig-Gen Umar Alkali, Sulaiman Dauda, Flt-Lt. Abubakar Alkali

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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago | seen 52 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 4 weeks ago | seen 45 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 4 weeks ago | seen 37 times

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

A presidential pardon of corruption

MANY had probably anticipated that the last National Council of State meeting would have a lot to proffer by way of remedies to the breakdown in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Adams Oshiomhole, Adamu Abdullahi, Garba Shehu, Olusegun Obasanjo, Joshua Dariye, Jolly Nyame, Muhammadu Buhari

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 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

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

Workers resume in Abuja after Easter holidays

WORKERS in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Tuesday resumed duty after observing Friday and Monday Easter public holidays declared by the Federal Government. A correspondent... Read more

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

Tags: Mary Onyekwere, Salamatu Umar, Francis Boniface

Kukah’s virus of hate – by Garba Shehu

KUKAH’S VIRUS OF HATE AS the nomination congress approaches, rumblings within the party rise to an acrimonious crescendo and the troubleshooting market blossoming in the opposition Peoples... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu, Matthew Kukah, Muhammadu Buhari

Peace: Traditional ruler advocates more interfaith programmes program

ALHAJI Sani Umar-Jabbi, the District Head of Gagi in Sokoto South Local Government Area of Sokoto State, has urged communities to organise more interfaith engagements. The traditional... Read more

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

Tags: Rev. Nuhu Bala, Sheikh Aminu Sufi, Alhaji Sani Umar-Jabbi, Malam Abubakar Mailato

Nigeria, Mauritius retain seats in UN rights committees

NIGERIA and Mauritius have retained their seats to serve for another four years in the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) from 2023... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Peters Emuze

Stop using religion for political gains, Presidency cautions religious leaders, politicians

THE Presidency has again advised religious leaders and politicians to desist from from using religion for cheap political goals. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Mathew Kukah

NCDMB, petroleum engineers hail Dangote Refinery’s world-class tech application

THE Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE, and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, have applauded Dangote Petroleum Refinery for its application of world-class technology... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Dangote Petroleum, NCDMB

Presidency tackles Kukah, asks him to join politics

THE presidency has taken up Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Province, Most Rev Mathew Matthew Hassan over his Easter homily message on President Muhammadu Buhari. Presidential spokesman, Garba... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu, Rev Mathew Matthew Hassan

Why FG is yet to deploy Tucano Jets in N/West — Presidency

THE presidency says before the Tucano jets acquired from the United States can be deployed in the banditry-ravaged North West, the terms of agreement for the... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu

Wamakko donates 500KVA transformer to Mabera community in Sokoto

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North) has donated a 500KVA electricity transformer to Mabera community in Sokoto South Local Government Area of Sokoto State. A statement issued in... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Umar Bello,

2023: Bello’s presidency will birth a new Nigeria, Nwaokobia tells APC delegates

A leadership and mentorship instructor and convener of Country First Movement, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates to... Read more

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

Tags: Yahaya Bello, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia

City College matriculates 265 for degree programmes

THE City College, in affiliation with Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, has matriculated about 265 Degree and Post-Graduate Diploma in Education students for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 81 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 4 weeks ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Roseline Okere, Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Dangote Industries Free Zone Development Company (DIFZDC), Yin

2022 UTME: JAMB optimistic of a hitch-free exercise

 THE management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has expressed optimism for a hitch-free examination scheduled for May. The board made this known in its... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,

Easter Monday: FUNAAB VC preaches love, tolerance and harmony

PROF. Kolawole Salako, the Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has called on Nigerians to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, tolerance and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Kolawole Salako,

Prof Anya says Nigeria is at war, canvasses recall of retired military officers

By Anthony Isibor PROF Anya O. Anya has said that the country is fighting a dangerous war with the military in full battle gear. Anya, who was... Read more

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

Tags: PROF Anya O. Anya, APC,

Security architecture under reformation, says Presidency

AN end to terrorism and banditry in Northwest is in sight, the Presidency assured Nigerians yesterday.   Pointing to the success recorded in the fight against insurgency in... Read more

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

Tags: Chimaroke Nnamani, Mallam Garba Shehu, Matthew Kukah

Presidency: Wike has no moral justification to criticize state pardon to Dariye, Nyame

THE Presidency has said that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has no moral justification to criticize the state pardon granted to a former Governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Ipalibo Banigo, Malam Garba Shehu, Jolly Nyame, Joshua Dariye, Nyesom Wike

Wike has no moral justification to criticize state pardon to Dariye, Nyam - Presidency

The Presidency has said that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has no moral justification to criticize the state pardon granted to a former Governor of... Read more

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

Tags: Jolly Nyame, Joshua Dariye, Governor Nyesom Wike, Malam Garba Shehu,

2023: Kano Deputy Gov Resigns As Commissioner For Agriculture

KANO State deputy governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, on Sunday, tendered his resigbation letter as the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources. Gawuna, in a letter to... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje,

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 4 weeks ago | seen 52 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 4 weeks ago | seen 81 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 4 weeks ago | seen 82 times

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

UNN VC worries over absence of budget for environmental research

The Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Charles Igwe, on Sunday bemoaned the absence of budget in research institutions for efficient environmental research in... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel Oladipo, Prof. Charles Igwe, Nnaemeka Chukwuone,

Presidency hits Wike back over Dariye, Nyame pardon

THE Presidency has faulted Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike’s criticism of the presidential pardon granted former Governors Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame last week. The two ex-Governors are... Read more

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

Tags: Mallam Garba Shehu, Joshua Dariye, Jolly Nyame, Nyesom Wike

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 4 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Prof. Christopher Imumolen, Mohammed Lawal Nalado

Riverine communities in Sokoto State decry recurring boat mishaps

RESIDENTS of riverine communities in Shagari Local Government of Sokoto State have decried recurring incidents of boat mishaps since the construction of Shagari Dam in 2007. A... Read more

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

Tags: Aliyu Dantani, Ango Waliyi, Modin Sharu, Umar Magaji, Mohammed Sharu

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 4 weeks ago | seen 216 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 4 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Prof. Apollos Nwauwa, Bashir Obasekola, Linus Unamadu, Obed Monago

Prof. Anya says restructuring is way out of numerous challenges facing the nation

By Anthony Isibor. PROFESSOR Anya O. Anya, a former director-general of the Nigeria Economic Sumit Group has lent his voice to the clamour for restructuring the country,... Read more

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

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Police Training School presents valuable student award

THE authorities of the Police Training School, PTS, Lagos has awarded the prestigious valuable student award to Uche McRichard Onunaku, General Manager, ERL Telecoms & CEO... Read more

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

Tags: Samuel Ajiboyede, Christiana Onephirojiro, Musa Yusuf Garba, Uche McRichard Onunaku, Elvis Otobo

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 4 weeks ago | seen 72 times

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

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 4 weeks ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Prof. Joshua Olalekan Ogunwole, Tide Olalere, Tim Akano, Baptist Mission Schools, New Horizons Nigeria

Political touts, charlatans are Nigeria’s problems – Prof Anya

By Anthony Isibor.  PROF Anya O. Anya has lamented that the absence of quality and responsible leadership have been the bane of governance in the country. Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 213 times

Tags: Anyim Pius Anyim, Samuel Iheanyichukwu Ohuabunwa, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, Akinwumi Adesina,

Gunmen kill policeman in Soludo’s Isuofia community

GUNMEN have killed one policeman in an invasion of Isuofia community, the home town of Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo. The incident occurred at the junction leading... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 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 4 weeks 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 90 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 73 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 70 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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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 66 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 123 times

Tags: Prof. Salamatu Isah, Mr Philip Yatai

AKK gas pipeline project to be completed Q1 2023 – Kyari

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPC) says the ongoing Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project will be completed by the first quarter of 2023. Malam Mele Kyari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 141 times

Tags: NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari, Oilserve Ltd., Sen. Margery Okadigbo, Mr Umar Ajiya

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 360 times

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

AKK gas pipeline project’ ll spur upstream, downstream activities – contractor

THE Oilserve Ltd., contractor handling the ongoing Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project says once completed, it will spur midstream and upstream  activities in Nigeria. The project which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Oilserve Ltd, Mr Adokiye Tombomieye, Mr Umar Ajiya, Mr Emeka Okwuosa, NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari,

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 43 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 72 times

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

NDE trains 100 youths on sustainable agriculture

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in Jigawa, has commenced the training 100 youths, including women on sustainable agriculture. Malam Abubakar Jamo, the NDE state coordinator said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 616 times

Tags: Ubaida Sale, Garba Yusif, Shade Uche, Michael Mbata, Abubakar Jamo, NDE

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 48 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 111 times

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

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE), Akan Michael, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Prof. Adesina Shodiya, Emmanu

Wamakko pays solidarity visit to new APC chair, Adamu

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North), on Wednesday led a delegation of the state’s party chieftains on a solidarity visit to the National Chairman of the All... Read more

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

29 drowned firewood hawkers buried in Sokoto village

Twenty-nine bodies of young firewood hawkers have been buried in Gidan Magana Village in the Shagari Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto State. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: Shagari Local Government Area (LGA), Iman Musa Shagari, Alhaji Umar Sa’idum, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Auwalu Magaji,

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 68 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 92 times

Tags: Mrs Nonye Soludo, Prof Charles Soludo, Mrs Franklyn Onyekachi,

Primaries: INEC warns political parties against breaches

THE INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Madami, has warned political parties against conducting their primary elections outside designated constituencies. The REC gave the... Read more

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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 117 times

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ADC inaugurates new executives in Zamfara

AFRICAN Democratic Congress (ADC), Zamfara chapter, has inaugurated a new state executive committee that will run its affairs for the next four years. Speaking at the event,... Read more

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

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), Alhaji Rabiu Bature, Kabiru Garba, Suwaiba Abdullahi,

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

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FRSC to deploy 1,500 personnel for Easter patrol in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogun Command, on Wednesday said it would deploy 1,500 personnel for the 2022 special operations for Easter celebration in Ogun. Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar,

Don wants true federalism to tackle insecurity

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

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

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

Bandits invade Kaduna correctional service’s farm, kill 1, rustle many animals

BANDITS have stormed a farm belonging to the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kujama town, headquarters of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing one person... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Audu, Nigerian Correctional Service

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 61 times

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

Senate passes peace corps, hunters council bills

THE Senate, on Tuesday, passed the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill, 2020 into the law. The passage of the Bill followed the consideration of a report on... Read more

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

Tags: Kashim Shettima, Ali Ndume, Suleiman Sadiq Umar

Senate passes peace corps, hunters council bills

THE Senate, on Tuesday, passed the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill, 2020 into the law. The passage of the Bill followed the consideration of a report on... Read more

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

Tags: Kashim Shettima, Ali Ndume, Suleiman Sadiq Umar

Niger Governor, others pay last respects to ‘Mama Sam’ in Minna

REMAINS of mother of founding chairman of LEADERSHIP Media Group, the late Mrs Eunice Ndanusa-Isaiah, was yesterday interred in Minna, the Niger State capital, amidst eulogies... Read more

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

Tags: Abdulkadir Kure, Mahmud Abdullahi, Jonathan Vatsa, Sani Bello, Emmanuel Umar, David Mark, Abubakar Sani Bello, Eunice Ndanusa-Isaiah

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 56 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

Kaduna Assembly confirms Aboki as Commissioner, Planning, Budget Commission

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

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

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

ITF seeks collaboration with stakeholders on requisite skills

THE Industrial Training Fund (ITF)  has urged stakeholders, such as state governments, the Organised private sector, among others, to collaborate with the Fund in training more... Read more

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

Tags: Adamu Umar, Suleyol Fred-Chagu, Joseph Ari

Whitefly disease outbreak: FG trains 120 cassava farmers in 3 states

THE Federal Government has trained 120 cassava farmers in Ondo, Edo and Ekiti states on how best to combat whitefly disease ravaging cassava plants and reducing... Read more

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

Tags: Raji Hakeem, Garba Abubakar, Mohammad Abubakar, Tony Otuonye

Kano residents decry water scarcity

SOME Kano residents have decried the acute water scarcity being experienced in the metropolitan areas of the state during the ongoing Ramadan fasting. An investigation conducted by... Read more

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

Tags: Idris Abdullahi, Garba Kofar-Wambai, Malam Muhammad Abdullahi

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 69 times

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

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

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 94 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 101 times

Tags: Edward Chukwuma, Funmi Adegoke, Ayomide Gabriel, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, ASUU

Intelligence failure, bane of security challenges in Nigeria – Gen. Wahab

THE failure of intelligence gathering and sharing is the reason security agencies have not been able to address the current security challenges in Nigeria. Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab,... Read more

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

Tags: Commodore Abraham Zipele, Maj.-Gen. Bala Isondu, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab, Maj.-Gen. Samuel Adebayo

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 71 times

Tags: Yusuf Anikulapo, Olufemi Adegboroye, Prof. Sikiru, Bilikis Babarinde

Man bags 10 months for selling fake plot of land

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Monday sentenced a 38-year-old man, Danjuma Yaro, to 10 months imprisonment for selling a fake plot of land... Read more

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

Tags: Dele Ani, Abdullahi Tanko, Danjuma Yaro, Sani Umar

JAMB releases UTME mock results

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released results of the 2022 mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, conducted on April 9. JAMB made this known... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB

Capacity must guide leadership search in 2023 – Saraki’s pointsman

CAPACITY and not ethno-religious considerations must be the guide to choose leaders in 2023, Prof Iyorwuese Hagher, Chairman, Bukola Saraki Campaign Advocacy Council has said. Hagher was... Read more

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

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof Iyorwuese Hagher, Bukola Saraki

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 88 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 86 times

Tags: Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC

WACOL inaugurates women advocacy group to tackle detestable customs in Anambra

THE Women Aid Collective (WACOL), a Non-Governmental Organisation has inaugurated 50/50 Action Women for Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Anmabra. Mrs. Egodi Igwe,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 98 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 111 times

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

We’ll apprehend motorists driving under influence of alcohol during Easter – FRSC

THE Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will apprehend motorists driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs during Easter. The Sector... Read more

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

Tags: FRSC, Mr Ahmed Umar,

PDP vows to reclaim Cross River from APC in 2023

Ex-Cross River governor, Mr Liyel Imoke, said in Calabar on Sunday that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) would reclaim the state from the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 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 105 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.

Gov. Soludo set to transform Anambra, inaugurates commissioners

Anambra Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, has sworn in 20 Commissioners selected across the 21 local government areas of the state, to help him achieve all his... Read more

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

Tags: Ifeyinwa Obinabo, Willie Obiano, Prof. Charles Soludo, Ifeatu Onejeme

Soludo swears-in commissioners, special adviser

THE newly-confirmed Anambra State commissioners, were on Saturday, sworn-in/inaugutrat by the State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo. The event, which held at the Executive Chamber of the Government... Read more

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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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Tags: Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina, Supol Segun Akeregun, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa

Don advises FG to introduce spirituality in tertiary education curriculum

A professor of accounting, Francis Iyoha, has advised the Federal Government to introduce spirituality as a subject into the tertiary curriculum to further check corruption and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Francis Iyoha, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo

NGO offers free cataract surgeries to 30 indigent patients in Nasarawa

A Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), the Kolmarg Eyesight Foundation, in partnership with the Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa State, has rendered free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 95 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 a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Favour Izuegbulam, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB

Anambra: Former deputy gov., others task new commissioners to be more patriotic

DR Nkem Okeke, immediate past Deputy Governor of Anambra, has charged the newly-sworn in commissioners and senior aides of Anambra governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, to be... Read more

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

Tags: Chris Elumunoh, DR Nkem Okeke, Prof Chukwuma Soludo

Nigeria solicits votes for 2 candidates in UN committees

THE Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande on Friday solicited the support of member states for two Nigerian candidates vying for two... Read more

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

Tags: UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Amb. Peters Emuze, Mrs Esther Eghobamien-Mshelia,

Buhari assents to Bills on Police Academy, Animal Diseases Control

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assented to two Bills – Nigeria Police Academy (Establishment) Act, 2021 and Animal Diseases (Control) Act, 2022 – recently passed by the... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

NAFDAC seizes 250 cartons of fake juice in Kano

THE National Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, in Kano has arrested three persons and impounded 250 cartons of concentrated juice said to be illegally... Read more

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

Tags: Shaba Mohammed, NAFDAC, Garba Yahaya

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 a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Prof Gerard Messina, Paul Adalikwu, Rotimi Amaechi

Arewa women laud Tinubu for visit to Kaduna, others

THE Arewa Women For Tinubu yesterday lauded the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu for showing compassion and magnanimity over... Read more

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

Tags: Sa’adatu Garba Dogonbauchi, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu

Experts kick against British firm reviving Ajaokuta steel coy

EXPERTS in the steel industry have kicked against the Federal Government alleged plan to engage a British firm to revive Ajaokuta Steel Company. The stakeholders who spoke... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Nnanna Umeadi, Peter Obi,

No difference in taste between GM beans, local variety-Consumers

CONSUMERS of genetically modified, GM, beans, the pod borer insect resistant variety, on Thursday in Abuja testified that it   tasted same with the local and popular variety. The... Read more

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

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

Zenith Bank declares N97.33bn dividends to shareholders

By Anthony Isibor THE shareholders of Zenith Bank have every reason to smile as the bank has approved N97.33 billion as dividends at its 31st Annual General... Read more

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

Tags: Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Faruk Umar, Sunny Nwosu

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 a month 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 a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Abioye Akerele, Suleiman Maito, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria sets standard for Africa in GMOs regulation —- NBMA’s DG

Rufus Ebegba, Director – General, DG, National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA, says Nigeria sets standard for the African continent in the regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 104 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 a month ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Prof. Wole Soyinka, Otunba Iyiola Omisore,

Federal Government Urges Citizens to Link NIN to SIM without Delay

THE  general public would recall that the Federal Government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022.  In preparation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

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

Tuberculosis can come from cows, says Prof. Abayomi

THE Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says that Tuberculosis (TB) can also come from the animal kingdom through cows. Abayomi said this on Thursday... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Danladi Verheijen, Prof. Akin Abayomi, Mr. Niyi Yusuf, Dr. Nkata Chukwu,

UNIMAID has digital capacity for global interactions– Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) has acquired the digital capacity to  enable its students to interact and take lessons from any... Read more

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

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Babagana Zulum, UNIMAID, Muhammadu Indimi,

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 a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ben Ayade, Chief Mike Ozekhome, Prof. Ivara Esu

Legislative institute trains lawmakers on good governance

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has trained members of legislature from three state houses of assembly on law making and promotion of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month 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

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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 a month ago | seen 94 times

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

International Maritime Bureau deletes Nigeria from piracy list, says Naval chief

THE Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, on Thursday said that the International Maritime Bureau had removed Nigeria from its piracy list. Gambo, represented... Read more

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

Tags: Awwal Gambo, Suleiman Garba, European Union (EU),

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 a month ago | seen 136 times

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

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 a month ago | seen 49 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 a month ago | seen 79 times

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

Police arraign 2 over alleged mobile phone theft

TWO men, Abdulrashid Muhammed, 23 and Umar Yahaya, 25, were, on Thursday, arraigned before a Kano Sharia Court over alleged stealing of a mobile phone, valued... Read more

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

Tags: Abdulrashid Muhammed, Umar Yahaya, Mr Abdul Wada

Carpenter gets 3 months jail term for stealing cell phone

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a 26-year-old carpenter, Joshua Godwin, to three months imprisonment for stealing the sum of N113,000 and... Read more

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

Tags: Gwagwalada, Sani Umar, Joshua Godwin

Sokoto govt. partners school committees on female teachers recruitment, postings

Sokoto State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has pledged continued partnership with School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs) on female teachers’ recruitment and postings. Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam, National Union of Teachers (NUT),

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 a month ago | seen 60 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 a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, WATRA, Sekou Oumar Barry

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 a month ago | seen 67 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 a month ago | seen 80 times

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

Reddington Hospital performs first keyhole prostate cancer surgery in sub- Saharan Africa

THE Reddington Hospital Group, Lagos, has again raised the bar in quality and affordable healthcare delivery service in Nigeria with the successful conduct of first Laparoscopic... Read more

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

Tags: Reddington Hospital Group, Mr Oluwatoyin Adebiyi, Mr Emmanuel Matthews, Prof. Kingsley Ekwueme

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 a month ago | seen 102 times

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

Empowerment: FG gives interest-free loan to 98,000 beneficiaries

THE Federal Government says it has concluded plans to give interest-free loan to 98,000 beneficiaries of its Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) 2.0 nationwide. Sadiya Umar-Farouq,... Read more

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

Tags: (GEEP) 2.0, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, Nneka Anibeze

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 a month ago | seen 76 times

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

2023: I’m Yet To Declare Governorship Ambition – Malami

ATTORNEY-GENERAL of the federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has denied declaring his interest to contest any elective position in the 2023 general election. Through... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Abubakar Malami,

Bauchi Govt Votes N514m For Rural Electrification

BAUCHI State Executive Council has approved N514 million for the purchase of transformers and cables for rural communities in the state. The project which is domiciled with... Read more

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

Tags: Bauchi State Government, Maryam Garba Bagel,

Kebbi govt reduces working hours for workers for Ramadan

The Kebbi State government has reduced the working hours for the state workers by one hour, due to Ramadan fast. This is  contained in a statement by... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena, Kebbi State government

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 a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Prof Yaki Katuka,

BMO drowns PDP’s phantom claims at federal, state levels

 THE Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has dismissed claims by governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Nigeria was 100 per cent... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, Buhari Media Organisation, Niyi Akinsiju , Malam Garba Shehu

UniAbuja signs MoU with Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission

 THE University of Abuja, FCT, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission as part of efforts to advance development of... Read more

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

Tags: University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed

NDLEA seizes 1,399kg of hard drugs in Kaduna, seals shop, 4 houses

The NDLEA made a haul of 1,399kg of drugs in Kaduna in March. It sealed a shop and four houses in the process. Commander of the NDLEA in... Read more

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

Tags: NDLEA, Mr Umar Adoro, heroin, Tramol

Dentists launch biography in honour of late maxillofacial surgeon, Adekeye

PROFESSIONALS in dentistry have launched a biography to honour the late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, a renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, seven years after his death. At the... Read more

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

Tags: late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, Adekeye: Passing the Surgical Baton’, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Teaching Hospital, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Obafemi Awolowo University

2023: PDP zoning committee to submit decisions to NEC

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP (PDP), Zoning Committee,  says  it will  present its unanimous decision on zoning to the party National Executive Committee (NEC). THE Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Jerry Gana, Chief Tom Ikimi, Samuel Ortom,

Ramadan: CP charges Islamic clerics to preach peace, unity

 MR Abdu Umar, the Commissioner of Police in Borno has urged Islamic clerics to use the period of Ramadan fast to preach unity and peaceful coexistence... Read more

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

Tags: Mr M.M. Murtala, Mr Abdu Umar, Mohammed Shettima,

Aregbesola advocates best practices in recruitment processes in Nigeria

THE Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has advocated that recruitment into every position in Nigeria carried out in line with acceptable best practices.   Aregbesola made the... Read more

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

Tags: Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Prof. Olatunde Babwale

ICPC receives, investigating 100 petitions on recruitment scam

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, says its has received and investigating almost 100 petitions on recruitment scam from victim institutions and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Babagana Zulum, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye,  ICPC

NHIS takes healthcare to grassroot in C’River

THE National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has taken healthcare to the grassroot in Cross River through its Group, Individual and Family Social Health Insurance Programme, GIFSHIP. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month 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

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),

Stockbrokers inaugurate academy for efficient capital market activities

  THE Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) has inaugurated its academy to ensure minimum standard and efficient capital market activities in the country. Inaugurating the academy on Tuesday... Read more

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

Tags: Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, Mr Chukwudi Nga, Prof. Uche Uwaleke

COVID-19: NCRC recommends need for more deliberate coordination of research in Nigeria

THE Nigeria COVID-19 Research Coalition (NCRC) has recommended more deliberate coordination of research in Nigeria to maximise efficiency and impact of research in the country, based... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Chinwe Ochu, NCRC, Prof. Popoola Mustapha Ayo, Prof. Ehimario Igumbor,

Akin Oyebode Cup finals hold April 14

EKITI Football Association (FA) has fixed April 14 for the finals of Prof. Akin Oyebode Cup for Secondary Schools in the state. The FA Chairman, Mr Bayo Lanlege,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Akin Oyebode,

Don wants FG to enact law on child-spacing

AN Economics teacher at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman, has called on the Federal Government to enact a law regulating child... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman,

Coordinator advises NYSC members to save part of allowance to start business

ALHAJI Nura Umar, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for Borno has advised youth corps membersto save part of their monthly allowance to enable them... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Nura Umar, Aliyu Mu’azu, Mr Bitrus Daniel

Don calls for policy to address high population rate

 A university don, Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman, a Professor of Economics at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has called on the Federal Government to design... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ganiyat Adesina-Utman, Prof. Olufemi Peters

Expert identifies impediments to accessing mental health treatment

THE Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Prof. Monday Igwe, has identified stigma, prohibitive laws and ignorance as major hindrances to access to mental health treatment... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Prof. Monday Igwe,

2023: Hafsat Abiola was right, GYB is like MKO in many ways – Nwaokobia Jnr

A leadership and mentorship instructor, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, has applauded a daughter of the late Chief MKO Abiola, Hafsat Abiola-Costello, for describing and comparing... Read more

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

Tags: Kudirat Abiola, MKO Abiola, Prof. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, Hafsat Abiola-Costello

2022 UTME: We allowed CBT centres to increase service charge – Registrar

By Funmilayo Adeyemi, PROF. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  says the board allowed Computer Based Test Centres (CBT) to increase the service... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB, Computer Based Test Centres (CBT), UTME, Mr Nnanna Ochereome,

2023: PDP zoning committee decides today as aspirants, stakeholders strategise

THE 37-member zoning committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is expected to announce its resolution on the zoning arrangement of the party for the 2023... Read more

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

Tags: Bature Umar, Dino Melaye, Raymond Dokpesi, Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe

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 a month ago | seen 40 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 a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ige Adekunle, Dr Akanni Agboola, Prof. Charles Ayo, National Orientation Agency (NOA),

Plateau varsity urges students to be peaceful

The Vice-Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, has called on the students of the institution to be peaceful at all times. He made... Read more

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

Tags: Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Pantami commends agencies in Communications sector for dedication to implementation of NDEPS 2020-2030

By Benprince Ezeh ISA Pantami, minister for communications and digital economy, has commended all the agencies in the communications and digital economy sector for their dedication to... Read more

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

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

Theft: Court sentences man 4 months imprisonment, grants another bail

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a businessman, Isreal Dauda to four months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to stealing two cell... Read more

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

Tags: Isreal Dauda, Joseph Iortyom, Sani Umar, Gwagwalada Police Station

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 a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, National Working Committee (NWC),

Farmer jailed 9 months for stealing cell phone

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a 26-year-old farmer, Sadiq Ismaila, to nine months imprisonment for stealing a cell phone. The convict, a... Read more

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

Tags: Sani Umar,

Smart farming: NITDA implements NAVSA project with 50 corps members

  THE National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, in collaboration with Abuja Technology Village, ATV, and the National Centre for Artificial intelligence and Robotics, NCAIR, has kicked... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Ya’u, Salisu Kaka, Hadiza Umar, Kashifu Inuwa

How NRC ignored warnings on planned attack on Abuja-Kaduna train

FRESH facts in the aftermath of last Monday’s fatal attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train service have shed more light on the failure of officials at different levels... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Yakubu, Fidet Okhiria, Leo Irabor, Samuel Aruwan

Ramadan: Al-Habibiyyah to feed 2,000 muslims, others daily

THE Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society has said it has commenced daily free Ramadan feeding for 2,000 persons with a view of maximising the rewards of the holy... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Taofiq Abdul-Azeez, Fuad Adeyemi, Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society

NIN-SIM linkage: Federal Govt directs Telcos to bar calls from defaulters

THE  Federal Government has directed telecommunications companies to bar outgoing calls on unlinked mobile lines following the expiration of the extension for the integration of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 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 a month 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 a month ago | seen 73 times

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

Issue from the PDP fantasy communique from Umuahia, by Garba Shehu

THE rejected Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fantasy communiqué is a work of fiction by those who truly believe black is white and one plus one equals... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress

CBN warns banks against ‘composed’ banknotes in their deposits

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has warned Deposit Money Banks, DMBs, to stop bringing “composed banknotes ” as part of their deposits with the apex... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar, CBN

2023: Jega tasks new PRP leaders on rebuilding Nigeria

FORMER Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has advised the newly elected NEC of the People’s Redemption Party, PRP, to be re-dedicated... Read more

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

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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 a month ago | seen 161 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 a month ago | seen 55 times

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

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

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

Tags: Alhaji Garba Ibrahim, Atiku Bagudu

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 a month ago | seen 62 times

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

20-year-old man drowns in an open water in Kano — Fire Service

THE Kano Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 20-year-old man, Anas Idris, after drowning in a an open water at Jan Dutse, Tudun Wada... Read more

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

Tags: Aliyu Umar, Kabiru Sarki, Anas Idris, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi

 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 a month ago | seen 110 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 a month ago | seen 106 times

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

Buhari orders security agencies to end Ogun cult killings

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called for an end to the murders, kidnappings and sexual assault by rival cult groups against their opponents which have spiralled in... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Shun drug abuse, NOA urges FCT students with disabilities

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has urged students of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) School for the Deaf, Kuje Area Council, not to use illicit drugs... Read more

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

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gender Mobile, Peter Njoku, Dr Garba Abari,

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 87 times

Tags: Dr Habu Dahiru, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Prof. Mohammed Sambo

Witness links ex- Director Taiga in alleged $9.6bn P&ID scam

UMAR Babangida, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s prosecution witness (PW1), on Thursday, linked former Director of Legal, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Grace Taiga’s link... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Babangida, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Dr Rilwan Lukman

Council accredits Caleb University’s Architecture programmes

 THE Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has accredited Caleb University,  Imota, Lagos ‘ Bachelor's and Masters's degree programmes in Architecture. The approval is contained in a... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Umar Murnai, Caleb University

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 72 times

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

Security guard in court over alleged theft of motor parts valued N10m

A 27-year-old security guard, Labiru Umar, on Thursday  appeared before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with stealing his employer’s truck parts worth N10 million. Umar, with... Read more

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

Tags: E. O. Ogunkanmi, Innocent Ogu, Labiru Umar, Insp Benedict Aigbokhan

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 139 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 75 times

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, Prof. Uba Nnabue

Vice-Chancellor warns against cultism as Edo varsity matriculates 683 students

THE Edo State University, Uzairue on Thursday matriculated 683 students for the 2021/2022 academic session. PROF. Emmanuel Aluyor, the Vice- Chancellor of the institution, at the 7th... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, Edo State University

NOA urges Nigerians to patronise locally made products to grow economy

GARBA Abari, the Director-General (D-G), National Orientation Agency, NOA, has called on Nigerians to patronise locally-made products and services to grow the economy. Abari said this in... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel Okolo, Garba Abari, Paul Odenyi

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

Gov. El-Rufa’i restates call for bombardment of forests inhabited by terrorists

GOV. Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Thursday restated his call for massive bombardment of all forests inhabited by terrorists. He said this would contain current security... Read more

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

Tags: Yushau Abdulkarim, Malam Nuhu Umar, Nasir El-Rufa’i

Buhari, Bazoum hold bilateral talks

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and his Nigerien counterpart Mohammed Bazoum are currently engaged in bilateral talks in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Mohammed Bazoum, Muhammadu Buhari

Court remands man for alleged theft attempt, causing hurt

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday ordered that a 19-year-old man, Murtala Abubakar, be remanded in a Correctional Centre for allegedly attempting to... Read more

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

Tags: Murtala Abubakar, Sani Umar

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 69 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 83 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,

Buhari hosts Nigerien leader, Bazoum, to a State Visit Thursday

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari will host his Nigerien counterpart, Mohammed Bazoum, to a State Visit on Thursday. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, President Bazoum,

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 77 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 76 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 58 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 49 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 79 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 68 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

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

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 99 times

Tags: Adebayo Bamire, Prof. Nimi Briggs, Obafemi Awolowo University

Train attack: Humanitarian minister sympathises with victims

THE Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has condoled with the families and victims of Abuja-Kaduna bound train, describing the incident... Read more

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

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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 52 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Emmanuel Akabe, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, TETFUND

FG distributes 110,000 relief items to resettled Borno IDPs

THE Federal Government has begun the distribution of 110,000 assorted relief materials to resettled Internally Displaced Persons in Borno.   Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Faruk, the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs... Read more

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

Tags: Babagana Zulum, Muhammadu Buhari, Sadiya Umar-Faruk, Alhaji Bashir Alkali

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 109 times

Tags: Prof. Bidemi Lafiaji-Okuneye,  AOCOED

Court orders driver, 2 others to sweep court premises for stealing

A Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 34-year-old driver, Abubakar Abdullahi and two others to three weeks community service for stealing 51... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Dodo, Salisu Dani, Abubakar Abdullahi, Abubakar Abdulmalik

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),

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 57 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 76 times

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

FEC observes a minute silence for victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday in Abuja observed a minute silence in honour of the victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

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

Danbatta pushes for Nigeria’s re-election into ITU

 By Anthony Isibor. UMAR Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says that Nigeria is seeking re-election into the International Telecommunication Union, ITU Council during... Read more

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

Tags: UMAR Garba Danbatta, NCC

Tackle root cause of insurgency, banditry, Don urges govt

ISAAC Olawale, a professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, says the current security challenges confronting Nigeria can only be addressed only if the root causes were... Read more

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

Tags: Isaac Olawale, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab

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 91 times

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

Scholarships: Bauchi governor’s aid doles out N1m to 100 students

Alhaji Mukhtar Gidado, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Bauchi State Governor,  Bala Mohammed, has disbursed N1 million scholarships to 100 indigent students in the... Read more

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

Tags: Yusuf Garba, Alhaji Mukhtar Gidado,

How Uniabuja admits students –V-C

The Vice- Chancellor of University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, says the university gives admission to students across different disciplines on merit.   Na’allah said this in an... Read more

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

Tags: University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah,

Right agricultural policies, capable of attracting foreign investors – Group

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 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 94 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

NDIC urges students to embrace saving, efficient budgetary habits

THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has counselled students to embrace financial savings and efficient budgetary habits to ensure productive livings. The NDIC zonal controller in Sokoto, ... Read more

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

Tags: Hajia A’Isha Abdulkadir, Hassan Idris, Umar Kaoje-Bello, NDIC

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 72 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 104 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

NDIC urges students to embrace efficient financial savings, budgetary habit

THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has advised students to embrace efficient financial savings and budgetary habit for a productive and better living. The NDIC Zonal Controller... Read more

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

Tags: Hajia A’Isha Abdulkadir, Umar Kaoje-Bello, Hassan Idris

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 85 times

Tags: Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank

3 men jailed 3 months each for constituting public nuisance

A Dei-dei Grade 1 Area Court, Shagari Quarters, Abuja, on Monday sentenced three men to three months imprisonment each for constituting public nuisance. The convicts- Umar Aliyu,... Read more

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

Tags: Sulyman Ola, Umar Aliyu, Abdulrahman Isa, Husaini Aisha

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 56 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 56 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 118 times

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

Man, 27, appears in court for attempted murder

A 27-year-old man, Abdullahi Garba, was on Monday arraigned in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over attempted murder. Garba, who gave no fixed address,... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs O.O. Ikobayo, Abdullahi Garba, ASP Jimah Iseghede,

Workers groan as states cut salaries amid inflation

WORKER in some states of the federation are currently groaning under hardship occasioned by salary cuts and rationed salaries amid inflation and general economic hardship in... Read more

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

Tags: Rose Momoh, Asiru Idris, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Kabiru Ado Minjibir, Malam Muhammad Garba

Presidency defends ex-PDP members in APC exco

THE Presidency has justified the emergence of former key members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as officials of the National Working Committee of the All... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu,Abdullahi Adamu

Federal Govt checks population growth with fertility control

THE federal government is adopting a fertility control method to slow down population growth, the Federal Ministry of Health has said. The director, family health department, Federal... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Salma Kolo, Umar Jabbi

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 111 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 44 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 108 times

Tags: Prof. Kabiru Bala, Mr Lamido Yuguda

Traders smile home as APC convention ends

TRADERS on Sunday smiled home as they count their gains as the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention ends in Abuja. Some of the traders, who fielded... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Malam Yunusa Sabo, Mr Isah Bala, Mr Garba Dale,

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 111 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,

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 101 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 74 times

Tags: President Alassane Ouattara, Souleymane Diarrassouba, African Export Import Bank, Prof. Benedict Oramah,

AGM: Exhibitors commend NANTA, laud patronage

SOME exhibitors at the just concluded 46th National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) Annual General Meeting have expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the association... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Thekiso Rakolojane, Alhaji Faruk Umar,

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 133 times

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

Police detain officer for death of 2 vigilantes in Bauchi

The Bauchi Police Command has confirmed the detention of Police Constable (PC) Lukman Madaki in connection with the killing of two people and injuring another in... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Sanda,

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 70 times

Tags: Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,

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 319 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 110 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

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

National Convention: APC plans Policy Conference

DR. Garba Abari, the Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC) Pre-Convention Conference Committee, says the party has planned a policy conference to discuss approaches required to achieving... Read more

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

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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 114 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 126 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 71 times

Tags: Obafemi Hamzat, Bola Tinubu, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello

Customs generates N10.1bn in Kano, Jigawa in 3 months – Controller

NIGERIA Customs Service, NCS, Kano/Jigawa Command, says it generated over N10.1 billion revenue between January and March. The Area Controller of NCS, Mr Muhammad Abubakar-Umar, made the... Read more

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

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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 120 times

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Customs seizes 3,700 pieces of donkey skin in Kano

The Kano/ Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it had seized a truckload with 3,700 pieces of donkey skin. The command’s Controller, Mr Muhammad... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Muhammad Abubakar-Umar,

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 54 times

Tags: Cafe Scientifique Woman, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Prof. Happiness Oselebe,

NGO trains 200 teachers on curriculum delivery

A Bauchi State-based NGO, Fahimta Women and Youth Development Initiative, has started a four-day-training for 200 primary school teachers on effective curriculum delivery. Hajiya Maryam Garba, the... Read more

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

Tags: Fahimta Women and Youth Development Initiative, Hajiya Maryam Garba, T.Y. Danjuma Foundation

Ortom, Ugwuanyi, George, Ikimi, Lamido, Dankwambo in PDP’s zoning committee

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has finally unveiled the 37 member committee which will help the party resolve the contentious zoning of presidential ticket rocking the... Read more

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

Tags: Mao Ohuabunwa, Umar M. Bature, PDP, Bala 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 61 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 75 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 85 times

Tags: Prof. Akin Onigbinde, NIMASA, PDP, Olabode George, Iba Gani Adams, Dakuku Peterside, Iba Gani Adams,

Buhari condemns terrorist attacks in Kaduna State

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the terrorist attack on four locations in Kaura Local Government of Kaduna State in which two soldiers and many others were... Read more

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

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

FG trains 30 persons with disabilities in entrepreneurship skills

THE Federal Government has commenced capacity building of 30 Persons With Disabilities, PWDs, across the six states in South-West toward making them self-reliant. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Magaji, WHO, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, Nkechi Nwukwe

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 106 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 70 times

Tags: National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), Colleges of Education (COE), Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), Prof. Paulinus Okwelle,

Most politicians exploit Nigerians due to hunger, poverty — Angwe

The National Legal Adviser of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe, has lamented that most politicians have taken advantage of the hunger and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 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 77 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 106 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 57 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 enrolls 3,700 members serving in Borno into NHIS

The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC has enrolled 3,700 youth corps members serving in Borno into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Coordinator of the scheme... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Nura Umar, Justice Adamu Zandai-Musa. National Youths Service Corps, NHIS

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 463 times

Tags: African Methodist Episcopal University (AME), University of Calabar (UNICAL), Dr Alvin Attah, Prof. Florence Obi,

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

Aviation, Works Ministries, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) with the Ministries of Aviation, Works and Housing, Agriculture and Foreign... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Executive Council (FEC), Dr Zainab Ahmed, Lai Mohammed, Abubakar Malami, Hadi Sirika, Geoffrey Onyeama, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk,

FRSC begins clamp down on road traffic offenders in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, says it is set to commence a special operation to arrest and prosecute motorists who disobey traffic rules... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Ahmed Umar,

First Lady urges IAEA to change cancer narrative in Nigeria, Africa

First Lady Aisha Buhari has urged the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, to change the cancer narrative in Nigeria and Africa. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 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 57 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 71 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 54 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 62 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 52 times

Tags: Pauline Tallen, Prof. Eli. Jidere Bala, Ogbonnaya Onu, Sharon Ikeazor, Catriona Laing

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 68 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 63 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 118 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 123 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 122 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

Buhari directs timely completion of Lekki Deep Sea Port

 PRESIDENT  Muhammadu Buhari has praised the efforts of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, towards making the Lekki Deep Sea Port a reality. He also directed the... Read more

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

Tags:  President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Alhaji Aliko Dangote

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 37 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 46 times

Tags: Olamilekan Adegbite, Prof. Gbenga Okunola

Reps urge CBN to reinforce use of coins as legal tender

 THE House of Representatives has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to reinforce the use of coins as legal tender in the country. The resolution followed... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, APC, Rep. Muda Umar

Civil servant docked for allegedly selling fake plot of land

A civil servant, Yahaya Idris, was on Tuesday docked in  an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT for allegedly selling a fake plot of land worth... Read more

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

Tags: Sani Umar, Danjuma Yaro, Dele Ani, Yahaya Idris, Abdullahi Tanko

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 60 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 92 times

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

37 children with autism, down syndrome enrol into OPM free school

THE Omega Power Ministries, OPM), says that 37 children living with Autism and Down syndrome have been admitted for study at its free special needs school... Read more

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

Tags: Maureen Chukwu, Nyesom Wike, Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, Prof. Kanye Ebeku

Buhari summons minister over erratic power supply

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, for a meeting at the Presidential Villa over the erratic power supply situation across the... Read more

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

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Abubakar Aliyu

Foundation wants governments to criminalise out-of-court settlement of rape

THE Roost Foundation on Monday urged government at all levels to criminalise out-of-court settlement of rape cases, saying the practice is sabotaging efforts toward curbing the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Sadau Garba, Mr Sadau Garba, Hajiya Habiba Halilu,

Why we must always celebrate our teachers — Obi

pledges support for African Philosophy in UNN FORMER Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has explained that it is a noble act for one to appreciate... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, Prof. Uzodinma Nwala,

VC Race: Ife indigenes invades OAU campus with charms, fetish objects

SOME indigenes of Ile-Ife in Osun, on Monday allegedly invaded the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU campus, armed with charms and other fetish objects, protesting against the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adebayo Simeon Bamire, Obafemi Awolowo University, Chief Owelle Udoji, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju,

Soludo appoints former London mayor chief security officer

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra on Monday, appointed Mr Ernest Ezeajughi as his new Chief of Staff and AVM Ben Chiobi (Rtd.) as his Special Adviser... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ernest Ezeajughi, Mr Richard Nwora Madiebo, AVM Ben Chiobi (Rtd.), Dr Chukwudi Okoli, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, Gov Charles Soludo, Mr Chinedu Nwoye

2022 UTME/DE registration: Why there won’t be extension JAMB explains

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Monday, explained that it would not extend the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME,and Direct Entry registration because it... Read more

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

Tags: JAMB, UTME, Prof Ishaq Oloyede

Foundation seeks pragmatic approach to curb child abuse

THE Beacon Literacy Foundation in Sokoto State has advocated for pragmatic approach to curb the implications of child abuse in Nigeria. Mr Tambari Waziri, its Chairman, Board... Read more

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

Tags: Tambari Waziri, Umar Shuni, Beacon Literacy Foundation,

FG to deworm 1m pupils nationwide – Minister

 MINISTRY of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (MHADMSD) says it will deworm no fewer than one million pupils, alongside the school feeding programme, for... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Nse Akpan, Dr Umar Bindir, Safiya Sani,

Yahaya inaugurates Gombe APC state exco

GOV. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has inaugurated the newly elected state executives of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Yahaya, who was represented by his deputy Manasseh... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji UMAR Goro, APC, Gov. Inuwa 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 119 times

Tags: Prof. Donald Chukwujekwu, NDLEA, Mr Buba Wakawa, Prof. Charles Okiemen, NSCDC, Mr Abidemi Majekodunmi

Osun 2022: INEC devolves CRV to wards

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has devolved its Continuous Voter Registration (CRV) to wards in Osun, ahead of the July 16 governorship election... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji, INEC,

Ndigbo Lagos condemns barbaric attack on home of Prof. George Obiozor

THE organization, Ndigbo Lagos, says that it received with shock and disbelief, the unwarranted attack by unknown gunmen/arsonists on the home of Prof. George Obiozor, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 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 59 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 147 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 69 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Prof. George Obiozor,

Neighbours docked for allegedly fighting in public

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Monday docked two neighbours:  Ademu Shaibu, 47, and Juliet Akiola, 37 for fighting in public.The police charged the... Read more

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

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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,

Lawan, AbdulRazaq, Sadiq get Kaiama Emirate titles

KWARA State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was yesterday turbaned the Kaura Kaiama, the defender of Kaiama Emirate, in recognition of his administration’s developmental strides in the area. The... Read more

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

Tags: Sadiq Suleiman Umar, Ahmad Lawan, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

Demolition: Family begs Gov. Ugwuanyi to provide accommodation for blind man in Enugu

The family of a blind man, Mr Anibueze Nnadi, whose building was demolished by a traditional ruler, Mr Christopher Okwor, in Aku village, has appealed to... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Uchenna Ezemagu, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

Senate President, AbdulRazaq, Umar bag Emirate titles in Kwara

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, was on Sunday turbaned as the Kaura Kaiama – the defender of Kaiama Emirate – to reward his administration’s developmental strides... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 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 105 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 93 times

Tags:  Prof. George Obiozor, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Malam Garba Shehu,

APC convention: Southwest picks Kekemeke, Omisore

SIX days to the All Progressives Congress, APC convention, there is no consensus yet on who will be the national chairman. President Muhammadu Buhari is believed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Senator Godswill Akpabio, Ali Modu Sheriff, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Farouk Adamu Aliyu, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, Governor Aminu Masari, Donald Ojogo, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Senator Iy

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 207 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 77 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 80 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 96 times

Tags: Dr Fabong Jemchang, Prof. Aboi Madaki

Orji Kalu condemns attack on Ohaneze President, Obiozor’s home

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has condemned the attack on the Awo- Omanma country home of President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Prof.... Read more

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

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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 76 times

Tags: Prof Emeka Obe, Emmanuel Akabe, Abdullahi Sule, Eric Igwe,David Umahi

Police arrest ‘spirit’ attempting to dupe victim of N2.2m in Borno

THE Police Command in Borno has arrested a suspect who specialised in defrauding his victims by pretending to be a spirit with powers to make them... Read more

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

Tags: Abdu Umar, Police,

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 103 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 63 times

Tags: African Export-Import Bank, Prof. Benedict Oramah, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Prof. Benedict Oramah,

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 56 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

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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 70 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,

FG, WFP launch stabilisation fund for 1,398 vulnerable persons in Katsina

 THE Federal Government in collaboration with the World Food Programme, WFP on Friday launched a stabilisation fund in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, Alhaji Ali Grema, ECOWAS, Gov. Aminu Masari, Agnes Mungatia,

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 147 times

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

Early diagnosis, only way to reduce kidney treatment costs – Nephrologist

A Consultant Nephrologist, Prof. Iftifanus Bosan, on Thursday said that early detection through regular medical checks and screenings remained the way to reduce the costs of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Iftifanus Bosan,Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,

MOMAS, NASENI sign MoU on smart prepaid meters

Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL) and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), Kola Balogun, Prof. Mohammed H

Ensure your wife does not go into politics, former Ohaneze Ndigbo president tells Obiano

FORMER President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Anambra, Chief Chris Elunmuno, has called on former governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano, not to allow his wife to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Joe Anatune, Patty Anagor, Rose Mbachi, Felix Akaso, Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu-Ojukwu, Prof Charles Souldo, Chris Elunmuno, Willie Obiano

Okowa congratulates Gov. Soludo

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated his Anambra counterpart, Prof. Charles Soludo and his Deputy, Dr Onyeka Ibezim, on their inauguration and assumption of office.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Onyeka Ibezim, Central Bank of Nigeria, Olisa Ifeajika, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prof. Charles Soludo,

‘Code of practice for social media coming’

THE Federal Government has said it was working on what it described as Code of Practice for social media platforms in the country to put an... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa,

Osinbajo tasks stakeholders on collaborative border governance

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has tasked border managers to imbibe the mentality of collective responsibility to enhance effective border governance in West Africa and Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 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 70 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 85 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

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

Tags: Sen. Uche Ekwunife, Prof. Charles Soludo, Dr Onyedikachi Ibezim

Soludo appoints SSG, 2 others

LESS than six hours after his inauguration as the sixth Governor of Anambra, Prof. Charles Soludo has announced the appointment of three persons into his administration. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Prof. Osita Chukwulobelu, Mr Chinedu Nwoye, Dr Chukwudi Okoli

AU seeks coordinated approach to resource mgt

 THE African Union programme on Global Monitoring for the Environment and Security, and Africa (GMES and Africa) has reiterated the need for proper management of natural... Read more

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

Tags: ECOWAS, Prof. Mohamed Belhocine, AU

Court acquits ex-Air Staff Chief of N66m fraud, orders him to refund N57m to FG

 THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has discharged and acquitted a former Chief of Air Staff, retired Air Marshal Mohammed Umar of diverting N66 million from the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: retired Air Marshal Mohammed Umar, Mr  Sylvanus Tahir, Mr Onyechi Ikpeazu

Alumni group donates N12m water project to OAU students

 A group of Alumni of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Great Ife FRIENDS, on Thursday donated a N12 million borehole water project to students of the institution.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: Dr Bisi Anyadike, Dr Bisi Anyadike, Obafemi Awolowo University, Mrs Oluchi Okoroafor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Prince Adefemi Oriade, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, Mr Wale Olaleye, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi

Police Commissioner seeks media support to reduce crimes in Bauchi

The Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Mr Umar Sanda, has solicited the cooperation of the media to tackle all forms of insecurity in the state. Sanda... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Umar Sanda, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Stolen artefacts will go through travel exhibitions when retrieved-NCMM

THE National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) says Nigerian stolen artefacts to be retrieved in 2022, will be put up for travel exhibitions to generate... Read more

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

Tags: National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Prof. Abba Tijani,

Inaugural speech of Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Governor

Umunne m Ndi Anambra,   I applied for this job; my party, (the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA) shortlisted me, and you—umunne m Ndi Anambra--- interviewed and employed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Dr. Onyekachukwu Gilbert Ibezim, INEC, Victor Ike Oye,

Institution urges Nigerians to pay tax for developmental needs

THE African Heritage Institution (Afri-Heritage), Enugu, has called on Nigerians to pay their taxes in order to meet developmental and transformational needs of the country. The Executive... Read more

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

Tags: Afri-Heritage, FIRS, Mr Nnaemeka Eloike, Mr Gerald Ugochukwu, Dr Mark Abani, Prof. Ufo Okeke-Uzodike, Mr Emmanuel Obeta,

Prof. Soludo sworn in as Anambra governor, suspends revenue collection

PROF Chukwuma Soludo and Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim have been sworn in as governor and deputy governor Anambra, Southeast Nigeria. Soludo was sworn in by Justice Onochie Anyachebelu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 582 times

Tags: Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu, Chief Willie Obiano, All Progressives Grand Alliance

APC CECPC passes a Vote of no Confidence on Akpankudohede

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has passed a Vote of no Confidence on its Secretary, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe. This is... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, Sen. Ken Nnamani, Sen. Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Tahir Mamman, Sen. Abba Ali, Mr David Lyon, Mr Akinremi Olaide, Mrs Stella Okotete, Mr Ismaeel Ahmed.

As Nigerian ICT regulators, NITDA disagree over amendment bill

TWO stakeholder meetings held on Friday February 18, 2022 and Friday March 11, 2022 respectively and organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Saliu Junaidu, Kashifu Abdullahi, Emmanuel Edet, Kole Jagun, Olumide Apata

Ganduje commends Buhari for deepening states’ fiscal transparency, accountability

KANO state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for its fiscal intervention through the States Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability,... Read more

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

Tags: Stephen Okon, Aliyu Ahmed, Salisu Lawal Indabawa, Ibrahim Mohammed, Muhammadu Buhari, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Student jailed for stealing spaghetti, indomie

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a 19-year-old student, Hillary Yunana to four months imprisonment for stealing spaghetti and indomie from a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 408 times

Tags: Gift Ugochukwu, Abudulahi Tanko, Sani Umar, Hillary Yunana

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 76 times

Tags: Dr Adeleke Mamora, Dr Morenike Alex-Okoh, Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar,

Stakeholders call for effective legal instrument to prevent infectious diseases in Nigeria

STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector have called for effective legal instruments in Nigeria to protect citizens from infectious diseases. The stakeholders said this at a review meeting... Read more

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

Tags: Amira Abubakar, Prof. Uwakwe Abugu, Dr Emmanuel Agogo

Police nab 7 members of ATM robbery syndicate in Borno

THE Police in Borno have arrested seven members of an ATM robbery syndicate in Maidugiri. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Abdu Umar, said this in... Read more

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

Tags: Fati Al-Fantami, Samson David, Saminu Shehu-Turaki, Mohammed Sani, Emma Audu, Felix Haruna, Abdu Umar, Mohammed Medugu, Usman Saidu

NDLEA arrests 111 drug traffickers in Kaduna

The Kaduna state command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Thursday, said that it arrested a total of 111 drug traffickers between January... Read more

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

Tags: National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Umar Adoro,

Anambra lawmaker urges Soludo not to repeat Obiano’s mistakes

 An Anambra lawmaker, Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, has urged the incoming governor of the state,  Prof. Charles Soludo, not to repeat the mistakes of his predecessor, Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, Dr Willie Obiano, All Progressives Congress, Prof. Charles Soludo,

ASUU vows to fight for members’ welfare in federal, state varsities

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has declared that it would continue to fight for  its members in both federal and state universities to get better... Read more

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

Tags: Wende Olaosebikan, Shehu Salau, Prof. Biodun Olaniran, Prof. Moyosore Ajao, Prof. Ayoola Akinwole, Mallam Yusuf Alli, Prof Oyebamiji O. Oyegoke

Police nab 7 members of ATM robbery syndicate in Borno

THE Police in Borno have arrested seven members of an ATM robbery syndicate in Maidugiri. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abdu Umar, said this... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Abdu Umar, Samson David, Felix Haruna, Saminu Shehu-Turaki, Mohammed Sani, Emma Audu

Buhari regrets inconvenience caused by petrol, electricity shortages, apologises to citizens

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sincere regrets for the inconvenience caused to citizens of the country following a prolonged shortages of petroleum products and electricity supply. In... Read more

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

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

NCPC Boss urges leaders to be steadfast, seeks unity in Northern region

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPA, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has urged leaders to remain steadfast in the service of the people. Pam made... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Hassan Jonga, NCPA, Rev. Yakubu Pam, Mr Aminu Zang, Mr Gini Umar,

Quarantine Bill: Strengthen healthcare delivery system at points of entry – Stakeholders tell FG

 STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector have called on the Federal Government to strengthen the country’s healthcare delivery system at the points of entry to maintain the... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Uwakwe Abugu, Amira Abubakar, Dr Emmanuel Agogo, Dr. Aminu Magashi, Mrs Maimuna Abdullahi,

Group urges in-coming Anambra governor to check lawlessness

The Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction, on Wednesday, urged Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the in-coming Governor of Anambra, to check all forms of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction,

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

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

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

Tags: General Ayinla Killington, Kolade Onanuga, Ebenezer Obey, Dr Muiz Banire, Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, University of Ilorin, Kwara, Prof. Jeleel Ojuad,

Institute seeks social cohesion, inclusion through survey

AFRICA Polling Institute, API, an independent research think-tank, is seeking through its survey to bring to public domain factors that impede social cohesion and to promote... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Hauwau Yusuf, Segun Olajonrin, Olugbenga Ogunmefun, Africa Polling Institute

LASU VC charges graduating students to be solution providers

PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, has charged graduating students of the institution to be solution providers as part of their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: PROF. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello,

NCC deploys emergency call solution, increases call centres nationwide

IN a bid to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in handling emergency call services, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has embarked on the deployment of Computer... Read more

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

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Prof. Umar Danbatta

Youth Council Honours NCC Director, Muhammed Babajika

THE Northern Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN has honoured the Director, Licensing and Authorisation at the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Muhammed Babajika, with the titled of... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Muhammed Babajika, Yahya Garba, Northern Youth Council of Nigeria,

FG delivers 46 road networks in tertiary institutions in 2021 — Fashola

THE Federal Ministry of Works and Housing says it constructed internal road networks in 46 federal tertiary institutions across the country in 2021. The Minister of Work,... Read more

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

Tags: Babatunde Fashola, Umar Bakare,

Bello assumes duty as new COREN registrar

A Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi, Adisa Bello, has assumed office as the new Registrar for the Council for... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Prof. Joseph Odigure, Haruna Ojonugwa, Adisa Bello, ATBU

Bagudu approves N3.1bn for gratuity, death benefits

 GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has directed for the immediate release of N3.1 billion for continuation of the payment of 2019 workers’ gratuity and death benefits... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena, Atiku Bagudu

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 635 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 54 times

Tags: Francis Nwafiru, David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Clement Oha, Uchenna Inya, Prof Mahmud Yakubu

Police arraign barber for allegedly intimidating woman

THE Police on Wednesday arraigned a 20-year-old barber, Salisu Garba at a Kano Sharia Court for allegedly intimidating a woman. Garba, who lives at Brigade Quarters Kano,... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Bello Khalid, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Salisu Garba,

NCC refurbishes Emergency Communications Centres

…as operational Centres increase to 25 IN continuation with its vision and strategy to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in the handling of emergency call services through... Read more

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

Tags: NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,

Residents bemoan public restriction at Soludo’s governorship inauguration

A cross section of Awka residents have expressed dismay over the restriction of the public from attending the March 17 inauguration of Prof. Charles Soludo as... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Mr C-Don Adinuba, Shedrack Nwosu, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr Sunny Orji

Gunmen attack NDLEA headquarters, kill one police officer

GUNMEN have attacked the headquarters of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA in Ebonyi State, killing one police officer. The incident happened on Tuesday, the Ebonyi... Read more

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

Tags: NDLEA, Loveth Odah, Aliyu Garba,

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 96 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande,

Life in Pakistan returns to pre-pandemic normalcy — Minister

PAKISTAN lifted all Coronavirus-related restrictions on Wednesday, bringing life in the country back to pre-pandemic normalcy after a steady decline in number of cases. “We have decided... Read more

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

Tags: Asad Umar, Minister in charge of Pakistan’s Coronavirus response

Court orders BUA to pay 11 disengaged staff terminal benefits

THE National Industrial Court, NIC, has ordered BUA Flour Mills, to pay terminal benefits to 11 of its disengaged personnel. Delivering judgment, Justice Ebeye Isele, ordered that... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Hamisu, Lawan Sanusi, Salisu Garba, Valentine Watsav, Yusuf Usman, Augustine Clement, Justice Ebeye Isele, Aliyu Kabara, Idris Isah, Abdullahi Mohammed, Mohammed Abdullahi, Ahmed Mohammed

Varsity constructs solar energy generator for rural electrification

RESEARCHERS at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state, have designed and constructed an automated 500w solar energy generator to help electricity supply to rural communities... Read more

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

Tags: Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Prof Abel Ezeoha, Prof Onuegbu Ugwu, Dr Uche Onochie, Dr Azuama Onyedikachi, Prof Ugwu, Director

112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, presided over a hybrid meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC. The meeting was anchored from the State House Council Chambers,... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Bello, Lai Mohammed, Geoffrey Onyeama, Ogbonnaya Onu, Tijjani Umar, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Boss Mustapha, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

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 60 times

Tags: Umar Ibrahim, Abubakar Mohammed, Abdu Umar, Yusuf Usman, Mustapha Lawan

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 111 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNIBEN, Prof. Lilian Sal ami,

Navy arrests 5 suspected illegal crude oil refiners, recovers fake diesel

THE Nigerian Navy has arrested five suspected illegal crude oil refiners caught towing an expansive metallic barge,  loaded with several million litres of adulterated diesel. Cdr. Umar... Read more

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

Tags: Cdr. Umar Sidi, Mr Arasha Shaka, Nigeria Navy Ship, EFCC, Rear Adm. Abdullahi Ahmed

Gov. Obiano urges lawmakers to give Soludo legislative support

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Tuesday urged the State House of Assembly to give the governor-elect, Prof. Charles Soludo, the same legislative support given... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Charles Soludo,

17 ex-internationals line up for novelty match to celebrate Tinubu’s 70th birthday

NO less than 17 ex-internationals have been lined up to participate in a novelty football match to commemorate the 70th birthday anniversary of former Lagos governor... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Tinubu Support Group, All Progressives Congress, Taribo West, Victor Agali, Ike Shorunmu, Victor Ezeji, Abiodun Obafemi, Dosu Joseph, Jonathan Akpoborire

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

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

All Progressives Confusion

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 157 times

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

PDP’ll unseat negligent APC NASS lawmakers in Sokoto – Official

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sokoto State Chapter, says it will unseat the “negligent” National Assembly lawmakers of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the state. Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Bello Goronyo, Umar Yusuf-Yabo

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 96 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

NEDC unveils 10-year master plan to stakeholders in Gombe

THE North-East Development Commission, NEDC, has presented its 10-year development plan to stakeholders in Gombe State. The presentation, according to the commission, was to get inputs for... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Sadiya Umar Farouk, Mohammed Goni Alkali, Mohammed Maiwada

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 63 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 118 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 76 times

Tags: Afreximbank, Miss Kanayo Awani, Prof. Benedict Oramah, Amadou Sall,

Banditry: NUJ wants urgent measures to avert complete breakdown of law, order

 THE National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has appealed to the Federal Government to take decisive measures against banditry in North-West Nigeria.   He... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Chris Isiguzo, Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Hamza Galadima-Zuru, NUJ, Alhaji Garba Hamisu-Zuru,

NCC to sustain drive for digital economy transformation – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has emphasised the commitment of the Commission to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC,

Adamawa Govt. approves N1.3bn for contract variation

THE Adamawa Government has approved N1.3 billion contract variation for the construction of interchange and underpass at police roundabout in Yola.   Dr Umar Pela, the state Commissioner... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri, Dr Umar Pela,

APC inaugurates Jigawa excos

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa on Monday inaugurated its new state executive council members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Ubale Hashim, Mr Aminu Sani, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Garba Abubakar,

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 267 times

Tags: PROF. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Professor Ngozi Osarenren, Professor Peter Okebukola, NEPAD, ACBF, UNECA, Ray Echebiri,

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

UNICAL, Niger Mills train youths on entrepreneurial skills

THE Niger Mills Nigeria Ltd., in partnership with the University of Calabar Enterpreneurship Development Centre, EDC, has trained eight youths from its host community in different... Read more

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

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 62 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 82 times

Tags: Prof. Sam Egwu, Mr Monday Bala Kuyas,

Obiano dissolves cabinet ahead of March 17 handover

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra has announced the dissolution of his cabinet and termination of the appointments of cabinet members and aides with effect from March... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

Gov. Bagudu urges journalists to make national unity sacrosanct

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged journalists in the country to make national unity sacrosanct in their daily reportage of events. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Haijya Rakiya Ayuba-Haruna, National Executive Council (NEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Babale Umar, Alhaji Hamisu Garba,

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 61 times

Tags: Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe, Bolaji Olajuwon, Adegbulugbe, Olusegun Ilori, Glorybright Investment Limited and Grand Energy Limited, Dr Bunu Alibe, Ayodele Olojede,

I don’t run after power, says Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo at the weekend, took a retrospective look on his journey of life and declared that positions of authority have always chased him... Read more

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

Tags: Yemi Farounbi, Festus Adedayo, Prof. Kolawole Kazeem, Olusegun Obasanjo

Zenith, others earmark N770.78bn for final dividends

STAKEHOLDERS of Dangote Cement Plc and 15 others companies on the Nigerian Exchange, NGX, Limited will be receiving a total of N770.783 billion as final dividend... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Kurfi, Tajudeen Olayinka

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 87 times

Tags: Rose Oriaran-Anthony, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim

International Women’s Day: El-Rufai flags off N200m disbursements

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai flagged off the disbursement of N200 million as part of Kaduna State Women Empowerment Fund, KADSWEF, to commemorate the 2022 International Women’s Day,... Read more

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

Tags: Saude Amina Atoyebi, Hajiya Hafsat Mohammad Baba, Alhaji Abbas Fatika, Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, Hajiya Aisha Garba El-Rufai, Hadiza Balarabe, Nasir El-Rufai, Umaru Musa Yar’adua

Abba Kyari: I asked for further probe, not exoneration, says Malami

Justice Minister  Abubakar Malami, SAN, said be requested for further probe with a view to cover the field in investigation in order to arrived at informed decision... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Minister  Abubakar Malami, Dr Umar Gwandu, Abba Kyari,

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 125 times

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

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 106 times

Tags: Prof. Michael Oyinloye, Yetunde Jeyifous, Gbenga Lasekan, Folukemi Aladenola, Dr Sunday Sajo

FG will continue to invest big in education, says Minister

MALAM Adamu Adamu, The Minister of Education, has assured that the Federal Government will continue to invest hugely in education to boost the quality of teaching... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, Pauline Ikwuegbu, Chukuemeka Nwajiuba, Malam Adamu Adamu, Muhammadu Buhari

Varsity spends N557m on capital projects

THE Federal University of Education, Kontagora, Niger, spent about N557 million on capital projects in the last two years, Prof. Faruk Haruna, its provost said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 126 times

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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 80 times

Tags: Prof. Elsie Adewoye, Gbenga Kaka, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, Prof. Kayode  Adebowale, Abdullahi Ganduje

Forum advocates ‘holistic’ approach to tackling challenges of its people

A political and socio-economic group in Taraba, under the aegis of Muri Progressive Forum, MPF, has called for  wholistic approach in tackling the socio-economic and political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Ibrahim Olohungbebe, Abdulkareem Kosoko, Moshood Kuyebi, Barakah Bello, Hakeem Bello, Obafemi Hamzat, Hakeem Bello

Celebrating unprecedented contributions of African Americans to U.S. development

FOR the past 46 years, the United States has been celebrating the Black History Month every February to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 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 118 times

Tags: Prof. Elsie Adewoye, Prof. Isaac Adewole

Maiduguri residents protest rising criminal activities

SOME residents of Shagari Low-cost Housing in Maiduguri on Saturday staged a peaceful protest against what they described as ‘increase in criminal activities’. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: Abdu Umar, Malam Mustapha Isa, Idris Wada, Babagana Zulum, Malam Kabiru Musa, Aga Citi, Felix Samuel

Gov. Buni remains party’s Acting National Chairman – APC Chieftain

YOBE'S Gov. Mai Mala Buni remains the Acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC. The declaration was made in... Read more

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

Tags: Ismail Ahmed, Adams Oshiomhole, Muhammad Buhari, Alhaji Garba Muhammed, Mai Mala Buni

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

Tags: Prof Hauwa Yusuf, Saleh Momale, Amina Bello

Nasarawa lawmaker distributes free 300 UTME forms

NASARAWA State Assemblyman Abdullahi Angibi has distributed free Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, forms to 300 candidates in his constituency.   Angibi (APC-Lafia Central) distributed the forms on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Salihu Angulu, Egga Obele, Umar Muazu, Abdullahi Angibi, Abdullahi Sule

Buhari felicitates Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi at 61

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, on the occasion of his 61st birthday. In a congratulatory... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,

Gov. Bagudu condoles families of victims of Dukku barracks attack

KEBBI State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has consoled families of victims of bandits attack on the 1 battalion Dukku barracks in Birnin Kebbi.   The governor expressed his... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Sufyanu Garba- Bena, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Babale Umar-Yauri

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 67 times

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Nigeria Economic Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

Ondo State First Lady calls for concerted effort towards breaking gender bias

THE First Lady of Ondo State, Betty Anyanwu –Akeredolu, has called on women, most especially to help change the narratives by properly educating the boy child... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 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 135 times

Tags: NG-CARES,World Bank,Prof. Yusuf Suleiman,

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 243 times

Tags: Mr. Uche Azumara, Mrs Oluwayemisi Ayeni, Prof. Toyin Amira, Dr Rotimi Braimoh,

CSO says citizens’ participation key to achieving accountability in governance

“Say No Campaign’’, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said fighting corruption through citizens participation remained crucial to achieving accountability in governance. Convener, Say No Campaign,... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Abu Garba, Mr Dayo Olaide,Mr James Ugochukwu,Ezenwa Nwagwu,

NYSC organises skill acquisition programme for 781 Borno corps members in Katsina

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has trained 781 2022 Batch A, Stream I Borno corps members on 12 different skill acquisition programmes. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Aisha Abdulhamid, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Department (SAED), Alhaji Nura Umar,

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 71 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 79 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Investment Protection and Promotion Agency (ANSIPPA), Prince Ike Chioke,

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 62 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 101 times

Tags: Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, Covenant University Ota Ogun, David Oyedepo, Bishop David Abioye,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

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

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

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 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 75 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 78 times

Tags: Geoffrey Ogbonna, Uche Ogah, Prof Greg Ibe

Why we wrote book on Obi — ADF 

MEMBERS of Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) have described the eight years of Mr. Peter Obi’s administration as the Governor of Anambra State as “eight years of... Read more

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Tags: Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Dr. Patrick Obi, Prof. Chinyere Stella Okunna, Bishop Obi Onubogu, Prof. Uzodinma Nwala, Mr. Abia Onyike, Peter Obi,

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

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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

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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

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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

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Tags: Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isa, Mr Suleiman Dauda, Rahama Tahir, Dr Hadiza Balarabe,

ICPC indicts Labour Ministry, UCH over padding of nominal rolls

ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, on Thursday in Abuja indicted the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for padding their... Read more

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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

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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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FCT rewards writers, readers to promote reading culture

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

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

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

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

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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

Police dismiss 2 Inspectors for alleged unprofessional conduct

THE Nigeria Police have dismissed two Inspectors serving in Borno for alleged unprofessional conduct. They are Insps.Tahir Ali, and Saidu Nadabo, both attached to the 53 Force... Read more

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

Tags: Donatus Vokong, Mr Abdu Umar, Insps. Tahir Ali,

Tambuwal reiterates commitment to flush out bandits, informants

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Thursday reiterated determination to flush out all bandits and their informants in some communities of the state. In a statement... Read more

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Group distributes equipment worth 7m to women farmers

 Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) has distributed farm equipment worth N7 million to 90 women farmers to mark the International Women’s Day (IWD).This is contained in... Read more

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As senate rejects Buhari’s request: Amaechi, Malami, Ngige, others in tight corner

AT least four ministers among them Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami and Chris Ngige are in a tight corner following the senate’s rejection of President... Read more

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

Tags: Adegboyega Awomolo, Abubakar Umar Kari, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Ovie Omo-Agege, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Inyang Ekwo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami, Chris Ngige

Nigeria Police and Contributory Pension Scheme

By Ikechukwu Amaechi.   ONTuesday, February 22, 2022, the House of Representatives Committee on Pensions held a public hearing on two bills for the amendment of the Pension... Read more

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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 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji,,

Fashola inaugurates 2-km road at Danfodio Varsity

 MR Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has inaugurated a 2-km road, rehabilitated by the Federal Government, at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS). Fashola,... Read more

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

Tags: Niyi Adebayo, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Isa Pantami,

Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: NIMASA, NiMet, Bashir Jamoh, Prof Mansur Bako Matazu,

Accident claims 3 lives, injures 1 on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Ogun, said a fatal accident at Gofamint in Ogunmakin, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, claimed three lives and left one... Read more

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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

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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 2 months ago | seen 104 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 2 months ago | seen 89 times

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Teenager, 16, drowns in well in Kano

A 16 -year-old teenager, Hamida Bawale has drowned in a well at Kofar Fada Gidan Sarki in Karaye Local Government Area of Kano State. This is contained... Read more

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

Tags: Abdullahi Bawale, Garba Ali, Hamida Bawale, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi,

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 2 months ago | seen 175 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 2 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

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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 2 months ago | seen 81 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 98 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,

Successful MDA collaboration in return from Ukraine

By Chido Nwakanma ONE thousand and seventy-six (1076) compatriots hitherto based in Ukraine returned to Nigeria on 4 and 5 March 2022 courtesy of a coordinated effort... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Max Air, Air Peace,Saddiyya Farouk Umar and Geoffrey Onyeama, Abike Dabiri,

NEITI unveils audit reports, management system, to drive reforms, transparency

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI,  has unveiled its 2020 Audit Reports on oil, mining and Fiscal Allocation and Statutory Disbursement to drive reforms and... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Ajiya, Mohhamed Nami, Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Olusegun Adekunle, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

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 2 months ago | seen 150 times

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Help disseminate our innovations, breakthroughs, Bauchi agric graduates urge media

A Bauchi State-based NGO, Agriculture Graduates Association, AGA, has called for the support of the media in disseminating the innovations and breakthroughs recorded in agricultural research... Read more

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

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Alleged enforced disappearance: Panel orders police to produce victim’s case file

AN independent investigation panel on Monday ordered the police to the case file of a victim of alleged enforced disappearance, John Alozie. The panel gave the order... Read more

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

Tags: Chino Obiagwu, Suleiman Galadima, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Garba Tetengi,

Kano Pilgrims Board assures of successful 2022 Hajj

THE Kano State Pilgrims Welfare  Board, KPWB, has assured that it has put in place all necessary mechanism for successful conduct of 2022 Hajj in  Saudi... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Teslim Folarin, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Ovie Omo-Agege, Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni

Bauchi to host 146 contestants for 2022 Qur’anic recitation competition

 NO fewer than 148 competitors nationwide are expected to participate in the National Qur’anic competition, scheduled to begin on March 18, 2022, in Bauchi State. Alhaji Umar... Read more

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

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Danbatta to chair International Women’s Day lecture

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, will chair a public lecture to mark the 2022... Read more

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

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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

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 102 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

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

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Bells University of Technology,

Expert highlights role of livestock farming in attainment of UN SDGs

A Professor of Animal Science, Grace Jokthan, has highlighted the importance of livestock as the country march towards achieving the United Nations (UN) Sustaining Development Goals... Read more

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

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Ex WTO official wants more trade negotiators for Nigeria

 PROF. Dickson Yeboah, Former Head, Course on Intensive Trade Negotiations Skills, World Trade Organisation (WTO), said that Nigeria needs more skilled negotiators to lift the country... Read more

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

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NOTN predicts better trading negotiations for Nigeria

THE Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN) on Saturday in Abuja, called for concerted efforts to make Nigeria’s participation in future trade negotiations more effective. The Director-General... Read more

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

Tags: NOTN, Amb. Yonov Agah, Prof. Dickson Yeboah, Mr Oventen Ebhohimhen,

EU, GIZ donate IT equipment to ECOWAS Commission for effective service

THE European Union Delegation to Nigeria and German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), on Friday donated IT equipment to the ECOWAS Commission as technical support to... Read more

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

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede

CAC, a point of excellence in service delivery, says world bank

THE World Bank has commended the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as a point of excellence in service delivery.   According to a statement by CAC’s Head of Media,... Read more

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

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Ahaji Garba Abubakar, Mr Rasheed Mahe,

#EndSARS: Clergyman demands N250m from police over brother’s death

A clergyman, Henry  Sanni, on Friday demanded N250 million from the police for the alleged extra-judicial killing of his brother. Sanni, made the allegation in a petition before... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Garba Tetengi SAN, Henry  Sanni, DSP Uzoma Nwoha., Mr Kolade Akande, rtd Justice Suleiman Galadima,

Presidency discloses new date for Buhari’s medical trip to London

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari scheduled medical trip to London is still on course, Daily Trust can report. Many had expressed surprise after the president returned to the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu, Bashir Ahmad, Femi Adesina, Muhammadu Buhari

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 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Fayemi identifies good governance as panacea for security, devt.

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has identified good governance as the basic parameter for effective security and economic development in the country.Fayemi said this at the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, Ekiti State University,

80% of emergencies at LASUTH not tertiary cases says CMD

 THE Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has said that 80 per cent of emergency cases brought to its facility were not tertiary cases. The Chief Medical... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 116 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 2 months ago | seen 71 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 2 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo, Mallam Adamu Adamu, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Seun Agbogunleri, Prof. Anthony Elujoba,

2022 UTME: 500,000 candidates have so far registered - Registrar

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said it has registered over 500,000 candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and Direct Entry, DE,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB

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 2 months ago | seen 77 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 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Mr. Idowu Johnson, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, Sunny McDon,

Rabiu, Dangote, others join at Kano dry port launching

ALHAJI Aliko Dangote, the Chairman Dangote group, Alhaji Abdul Samad Rabiu, CEO of BUA Group, and host of others from the business community will join Abdullahi... Read more

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

Tags: Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Aliko Dangote, Abdul Samad Rabiu,

Dala dry port will make Kano hub of domestic, international trade -Commissioner

THE Commissioner of Information, Kano State, Mohammed Garba, says the Dala Dry port will  make Kano a hub of domestic and international trade.   Garba, in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, Mohammed Garba,

PPP best option for funding education sector, others – LCCI

THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce of Industry (LCCI) says Public-Private Partnership (PPP) remains the best option for tackling national challenges on funding.   It believes that PPP is... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale -Cole,UNESCO,UNICEF,LCCI,President Muhammadu Buhari,Prof .Samuel Bandele,Anchor University Ayobo,

INEC to resume voter registration in Zamfara March 8

Prof.  Sa’idu Ahmad, the Zamfara Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, would resume the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, on March 8,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 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 2 months ago | seen 51 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 2 months ago | seen 73 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 2 months ago | seen 60 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 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: University of Calabar, Prof. Michael Okom, Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited,

Worries about adverse effect of social media on youths

By Ige Adekunle, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Though social media technologies and digital channels facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas or interests and other... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Garba Abari, Dr David Oyedepo, Dr Akanni Agboola,

NAFDAC urges Nigerians to steer clear of unregistered drugs, consumables

 THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged Nigerians to desist from patronising unregistered drugs and other consumables. The Coordinator of the... Read more

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

Tags: NAFDAC,Mr Garba Adamu,

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 2 months ago | seen 41 times

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

Businessman in court over alleged N10m fraud

A 45-year-old businessman, Simon Martins, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N10 million fraud. Martins was charged with criminal breach of trust... Read more

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

Tags: E.K. Garba,Simon Martins,Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kingsley Blessed,

Zulum felicitates with Shehu of Borno on his 13th anniversary on throne

BABAGANA Umara Zulum, Borno State Governor, has described the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin Elkanemi, as a true leader who stays with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 409 times

Tags: Malam Isa Gusau, Babagana Umara Zulum, Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin Elkanemi

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 63 times

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

INEC registers additional 113,255 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 113,255 new voters in Kogi in its continuous registration exercise. Prof. James Apam, Kogi Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) made... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. James Apam, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Sevilla offers N9bn for Umar Sadiq

SPANISH La Liga giant, Sevilla are reportedly interested in the signing of Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq who currently plays for Almeria and has been superb so... Read more

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

Tags: Sevilla, Umar Sadiq, Barcelona

FEC approves N3.52bn for aviation equipment at Lagos, Abuja, Kano airports

THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N3,523,592,079 for procurement of equipment for Abuja, Lagos and Kano international airports under the Ministry of Aviation. Laolu... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, Hadi Sirika, Laolu Akande, Yemi Osinbajo

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 2 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 2 months ago | seen 89 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 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Panti, Prof. Hadiza Galadanchi, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital,

Alleged Money Laundering: Ex-Chief of Air Staff to know fate March 17

JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, fixed March 17 for judgment in the remaining one count charge of money laundering levelled... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 53 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 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Dr Hamid Bobboyi, Prof. Joseph Odigure, COREN, SUBEB, UBEC,

Buhari approves $8.5m to evacuates 5,000 Nigerians from Ukraine

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved $8.5 million for immediate evacuation of about 5,000 Nigerians caught in Russia, Ukraine war. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

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

Tags: Air Peace, Max Air airlines, President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, Zubairu Dada, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo,

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 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: National Broadcasting Commission, Prof. Tony Iredia, INEC, Alhaji Balarabe Shehu

2023 general elections will be acceptable to all–Buhari’s Aide

MR Umar El-Yakub, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matter (House of Representatives), says 2023 general elections will be acceptable to all.El-Yakub... Read more

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

Tags: Umar El-Yakub, National Assembly Matter (House of Representatives),

Alleged torture: Woman demands N10m compensation from police

A petitioner, Mrs Blessing Orji, has demanded an apology and N10million compensation from the police for alleged torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. Orji made this known... Read more

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

Tags: Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Garba Tetengi, Justice Suleiman Galadima,

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 2 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 2 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 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Aniebiet Inyang-Ntui, Mr Gabriel Egbe, Prof. Florence Obi,

Panel orders police to show cause for disobeying orders

AN independent investigation panel has ordered the police to show cause why they have failed to obey its orders in a petition filed by Mrs Nnena... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Garba Tetengi, Chino Obiagwu, Mr Kenneth Ogbochua, Suleiman Galadima, ASP M.Obiozor, Sunday Okpe, SARS Awkuzu, Uzi Emeana National Human Rights Commission,

Nigeria has huge mineral investment opportunities — minister

Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says Nigeria has huge investment opportunities in the mining and minerals sector. Adegbite said this in a statement issued by... Read more

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

Tags: Investment Promotion and Mineral Trade, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Yunusa Mohammed, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, Mr Francis Nwokedi, Mrs Etore Thomas, Mr Abdulrazaz Garba,

Court remands 2 friends for allegedly stabbing their neighbour

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday ordered that two friends be remanded in the Nigeria Correctional Service custody in Suleja for allegedly stabbing their neighbour. The... Read more

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Tags: Sani Umar,

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 2 months ago | seen 139 times

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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 2 months ago | seen 84 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 2 months ago | seen 78 times

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#EndSARS: Judicial panel makes more recovery

THE Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by the defunct SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police Force has recovered a vehicle belonging to... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Tetengi, Justice Sulieman Galadima, Chibuzo Ezike, Ngozika Ihuoma

4 civil servants fired in Kano for misconduct

THE Kano State Government has dismissed four staff members of the Bureau for Land Management for allegedly selling public landed properties. This is contained in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: Baba Audu, Audu Aliyu, Abdullahi Idris, Abdulmuminu Usman-Magami, Muhammad Garba

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 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Mr Emeka Offor, NIPC, NEPZA, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba,

Kano dismisses 4 civil servants over alleged misconduct

THE Kano State Government has dismissed four staff members of the Bureau for Land Management for allegedly selling public landed properties. This is contained in a  statement... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Muhammad Garba, Mr Audu Aliyu, Baba Audu.

EndSARS: Petitioner demands N100m from police over brother’s death

HASSAN Sani-Musa, a petitioner, on Tuesday, demanded for N100 million from the Police over his brother’s alleged extrajudicial killing. Sani-Musa, made the demand while testifying before the... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Tetengi, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Kenneth Ogbuchuwa, Abdulkarim Maude, Khalid Nuhu, Abba Adamu, Hassan Sani-Musa

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 133 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

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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 62 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 91 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

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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,

APC governors say March 26 convention date remains sacrosanct

ATIKU Bagudu, the Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, and Governor of Kebbi State, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will not shift... Read more

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

Tags: Nkem Okeke, Umar Ganduje, Sani Bello, Dapo Abiodun, Gboyega Oyetola, Hope Uzodinma, Yahaya Bello, Abubakar Badaru, Nasir el-Rufai, Aminu Masari, Kayode Fayemi, Atiku Bagudu, Muhammadu Buhari

Senate confirms Mansur Bindawa as NCC non-executive commissioner

THE Senate has confirmed the nomination of Prof. Mansur Auwalu-Bindawa as a non-executive commissioner on the governing board of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Mansur Auwalu-Bindawa, Sen. Yahaya Oloriegbe, APC,

NCC to strengthen AOL administration with new revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, is set to deploy new  Revenue Assurance Solution, RAS, in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust Annual Operating Levy,... Read more

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

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

NBTE says court judgment on Abuja property did not address ownership

THE judgment by a Federal High Court, Abuja, in favour of Messrs D. B. Mangal Nigeria Ltd. did not address the ownership of  property at Plot... Read more

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

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje, D. B. Mangal,

Official urges deployment of maternal death surveillance, response system

DR. Salma Kolo, the Director of Family Health in the Federal Ministry of Health, has called for the deployment of the Maternal Death Surveillance and Response,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 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

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

Tags: The Paul and Mary Achimugu Foundation, Rabiu Samaila, ABU, Prof Danladi Abdullahi

Ganduje gives stern warning to herders against kidnapping, banditry

ABDULLAHI Umar Ganduje, Kano State governor, has warned Fulani herders  to desist from cattle rustling or risk death penalty or life sentence. Ganduje said, “Anybody who is... Read more

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

Tags: Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

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

Electricity Bill 2022 will weaken Power ministry’s supervisory authority - Minister

THE Ministry of Power says some sections in the new Electricity Bill 2022 will dilute the powers of the ministry to effectively supervise agencies under it. Minister... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Abubakar Aliyu, Sen.Gabriel Suswam, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, NERC, Dr.Sanusi Garba,

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 99 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Yabagi Yusuf, INEC

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 129 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 130 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ahmed Ojikutu,

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 69 times

Tags: Prof. Mikhail Buhari

PPP will reduce govt. burden on space programmes – Director

THE Centre for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD) has said that Public Private Partnerships (PPP) will ease space technology development in the country. Dr Sadiq Umar, Acting-Director of... Read more

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

Tags: Centre for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD), Public Private Partnerships (PPP), Dr Sadiq Umar,

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

Insecurity: Perm Sec tasks security agencies on intelligence sharing

THE Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuaibu Belgore, has urged the military and other security agencies to develop a robust system of timely sharing of... Read more

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

Tags: NARC, retired Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab, Dr Shuaibu Belgore,

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 98 times

Tags: Yabagi Yusuf Sani, Femi Gbajabiamila, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari

Alleged bike thief set ablaze in Abuja

AN alleged motorcycle snatcher was on Saturday burnt to death by a mob in Kurudu community of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. Kurudu is in Karu District... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Umar Idris, DSP Josephine Adeh

Businessman docked for failing to produce offenders

A businessman, Nasiru Umar, who stood as a surety for two defendants, was on Monday docked in a Kano Magistrates’ Court for failure to produce them... Read more

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

Tags: Insp Elias Ekainu, Nasiru Umar

In Niger, bandits take newlywed brides

BANDITS abducted newly wedded brides in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State at the weekend. Daily Trust gathered that the gunmen, who first raided about 10... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel Umar, Yakubu Mohammed, Danjuma Dabban

Niger government adopts new approach to tackle insecurity

NIGER State Government on Sunday says it is using a kinetic and non-kinetic approach in tackling insecurity bedevilling some parts of the state.  Emmanuel Umar, the state... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel Umar, Abubakar Sani-Bello

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 82 times

Tags: Dr Chinwe Ochu, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Dr Osagie Ehanire, NCDC, LUTH

Niger Govt. restrategises to tackle insecurity

 Niger state government on Sunday says it is using kinetic and non-kinetic approach in tackling insecurity bedeviling some parts of the state.   Mr Emmanuel Umar, the state... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Emmanuel Umar

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 158 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 102 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Rep. Balarabe Salame, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, Alhaji Aminu Manya,

War: Presidency reacts to inhuman, discriminatory treatments of Nigerians, others in Ukraine

 THE Presidency has frowned at the reported inhuman and discriminatory treatments of Nigerians and other citizens of African countries, who are being denied the same right... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Garba Shehu,

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

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

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bayo Aina, Rt. Hon. Suraju Adekunbi; Sen. Binta Masi Garba; Rt. Hon. Eugene Odo, Saad  Birnin-Kudu, Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Sen. John James Akpanudo

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 118 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 73 times

Tags: JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojeriende, ICPC, NECO,

Young people: Africa’s priceless asset, says business expert at Caleb University’s

AKINTOYE Akindele, the Executive Chairman,  Atlantic International Refinery and Petrochemical Ltd., has charged graduates of tertiary institutions to acquire more knowledge,  explore and remain students of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 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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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 87 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 84 times

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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

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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

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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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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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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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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

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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

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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 107 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 113 times

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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

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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

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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

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Tags: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam/Uli, Prof. Okey Aniebo, Prof. Osita Chiaghalam, Dr Harrison Madubueze,

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 69 times

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

Contributory Pension Scheme can solve challenges of Police pension - PenCom

THE National Pension Commission, PenCom, has said that the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, has provisions that can address the challenges being faced by personnel of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

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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 58 times

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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

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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 90 times

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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 71 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 74 times

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Return Nigeria's artefacts in your possession, Buhari appeals to nations

IN the aftermath of the return of two important Nigerian artefacts from Britain, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to nations, institutions and bodies, both private and... Read more

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Buhari demands return of more Nigeria’s Artefacts from abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to nations, institutions and bodies, both private and public, to return Nigeria’s artefacts in their possession. Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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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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 84 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Prof. Sahalu Junaidu,

Fuel importation: Modular refineries to the rescue?

The announcement on Feb. 13, 2017, by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as Acting President, that the government would use modular refineries to drive rapid development of the... Read more

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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

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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 70 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

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

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Teenager docked for allegedly stealing chairs from school

An 18-year-old applicant, Mamma Aminu, was on Monday docked in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly stealing chairs from a primary school. The police charged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

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Court gives MRA permission to Sue AGF over failure to make regulations for implementation of Anti-Torture Act

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted Media Rights Agenda, MRA, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Attorney General of... Read more

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

Tags: Federal High Court, Bankeye Akinwale, MRA, Abubakar Malami, Justice Tijjani Garba Ringim

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 94 times

Tags: Dr Yemi Onabowale, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Prof. Kamar Adeleke,

NNPC Weekly: Company expects 2.3 billion litres of PMS to stabilise distribution

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited started its week with an assurance to Nigerians that the distribution of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) would soon normalise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Malam Mele Kyari, NNPC, Adetunji Adeyemi, Mr Shehu Malami, Rep. Abdullahi Gaya, Mr Garba Deen Muhammad,

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 121 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 147 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 90 times

Tags: Mohammed Barau Muazu, Ahmed Inga Ibrahim, Umar Emmanuel Bagna, Alh Mohammed Ketso, Abubakar Sani Bello

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 111 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 97 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 77 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 113 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 115 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 54 times

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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 123 times

Tags: Prof. Pat. Utomi, Chief Mike Okiro, Eze Nwabueze Soronnadi

Buhari welcomes Nigeria’s designation as vaccine manufacture base

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Brussels, Belgium, welcomed the designation of Nigeria as one of the six countries in Africa designated as manufacturing bases for... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, World Health Organization, Malam Garba Shehu,

Bauchi Police warn people with prohibited firearms to surrender them.

THE Bauchi  Police Command has warned people in possession of illegal firearms, to surrender them to the police or face the wrath of the law in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

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ABG Group to launch Driver Ownership Scheme to empower youths

THE Alhaji Bawa Garba, ABG, Group of companies has unveiled its new venture, the Driver Ownership Scheme, a project meant to promote employment and curb youth... Read more

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17 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

 NO fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death on Friday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a tanker at Isara Bridge on the... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Ahmed Umar,

UniAbuja inducts 53 vet doctors

THE Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Abuja, UniAbuja, on Friday inducted 53 veterinary doctors into practice to enhance the development of the sector. Prof. Olorunfemi Jegede,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 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 73 times

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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 91 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 113 times

Tags: Prof. Florence Obi, University of Calabar, Esther Uko, Sunday Ochigbo, Clement Nku, Sunday Ediyang, Judith Otu

Buhari seek European support to place weighty sanctions for coups in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Brussels, Belgium called on European leaders as partners in promoting democracy and good governance to lend their weight behind measures put... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu

Nigeria, Algeria, S/Africa, Ethiopia maps strategies to solve conflicts in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia have resolved to strengthen the platform for... Read more

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

Tags: Milos Zeman, Abiy Ahmed, Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari, ”G4” members evolve new strategies for conflict resolution in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia under the auspices of the “G4” have... Read more

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

Tags: Milos Zeman, Czech Republic, African Union  (AU), Malam Garba Shehu, Abiy Ahmed, President Muhammadu Buhari,

What happens if Buhari signs electoral bill after Tuesday?

INDICATIONS have emerged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may have to postpone the scheduled conduct of the 2023 general elections if President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Sani, Samson Itodo, Muhammadu Buhari

Anambra Congress: PDP directs interested caretaker committee members to resign

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed any member of its Caretaker Committee members in Anambra interested in contesting for... Read more

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

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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 224 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 93 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 79 times

Tags: PROF. Yohanna Izam, SSANU, ASUU, Plateau State University, Bokkos,

300,000 N-Power exited beneficiaries to get CBN loan soon

THE Federal Government has stated about 300,000 N-Power exited beneficiaries will enjoy loan facilities from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) after vocational training. The Minister of... Read more

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

Tags: N-Power, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, CBN.

N5,000 conditional cash transfer changes status – FG

THE Federal Government has said those that write off its N5,000 monthly national cash transfer to poor and vulnerable households across the nation as insufficient are... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk,

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 93 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 94 times

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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 90 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 58 times

Tags: Prof. Sagir Adamu-Abbas, Prof. Jibrin Muhammed-Jibrin, Bayero University, Yusuf-Gawuna,

1,000 informal businesses to get free registration in the FCT

INFORMAL businesses in the FCT will soon be registered as the Abuja Enterprise Agency, AEA, seeks partnership with the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC. The AEA plans to... Read more

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Tags: Shehu Abdulkadir, Garba Abubakar

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 55 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

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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 71 times

Tags: Lawan Musa, Nureini Jimoh, J. Amadi, Haruna Tsammani, B. I. Gafai, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau

Buhari congratulates Bawa Garba @ 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated versatile entrepreneur, Alhaji Bawa Garba (ABG), on his 80th birthday. In a congratulatory message issued by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Thursday... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Bawa Garba, Femi Adesina,

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 100 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Abdullahi Abdullahi,

Buhari celebrates El-Rufai@62, says Kaduna is doing well under you

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says Kaduna State is doing very well many areas in spite of the challenges facing it. He said this in a statement Wednesday by... Read more

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

Tags: Garba Shehu, Nasir El-Rufa, Muhammadu Buhari

Senate draws attention to Obasanjo over abandoned N400bn health center project

THE Senate has mandated the Committees on Health, Primary Health Care and Communicable Disease, Works, and Housing to investigate the abandoned N400 billion naira National Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Biodun Olujimi, Matthew Urhogide, Yahaya Oloriegbe, Sadiq Suleiman Umar

Gombe Governor appoints new chairman for Sports Commission

GOV. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has approved the appointment of Mr Olanre Daniel as the new Chairman of Gombe Sports Commission. Secretary to the State Government,... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, Mr Olanre Danie

Woman drags partner to court for refusing to acknowledge marriage

 A businesswoman, Khadija Muhammad on Wednesday dragged her husband, Umar Abdullahi to a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna for allegedly refusing to acknowledge their union. She... Read more

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

Tags: Khadija Muhammad, Umar Abdullahi, Malam Salisu Abubakar-Tureta

Convention: Stakeholders caution APC about party procedure

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

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Tags: Prof. Doknan DD Sheni, John Danboyi

Abubakar Audu University not part of ASUU strike — Dean

Lecturers of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) on Wednesday said they would not join the warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof.... Read more

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Tags: Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Prof. Ogunbiyi Joseph, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Yahaya Bello,

Senate probes abandoned N400bn National Primary Health Project

THE Senate is probing the abandoned N400 billion National Primary HealthCentre Project to determine the status of the 100 per cent project funds warehoused with the... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, Biodun Olujimi, Matthew Urhoghide, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Umar Suleiman

Alumnus donates sports items to Alma Mater in Ekiti

 MR. Sunday Ola, an Ado-Ekiti-born businessman and alumnus of Mary Hills Boys’ High School, Ado-Ekiti, has donated sports items to the school. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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Tags:  Mary Hills Boys’ High School, Mr Sunday Ola, Mr Abiodun Adamolekun, Prof. Omotayo Fagbuaro,, Sunday Ola Foundation

Normal annual rainfall to be experienced in 2022

THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted normal annual rainfall in its seasonal rainfall prediction for 2022. Making the presentation in Abuja yesterday, Hadi Sirika, the minister... Read more

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Adamawa University appeals to indigenes to seek admission

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, has appealed to the indigenes of the state to take advantage of their admission slots... Read more

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Tags: Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta,

Surety bags 5 months’ imprisonment for impersonation, forgery

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Wednesday sentenced one Gabriel Victor to five months’ imprisonment for forging a document to stand as surety... Read more

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

Tags: EFCC, Mr E. K. Garba, Gabriel Victor, Justice Darius Khobo

ABU threatens to drag El-Rufai to court over land encroachment

THE management of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria has threatened to begin contempt proceedings against Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State over the encroachment of the... Read more

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Tags: Nuhu Garba, Altine Jibrin, Nasir El-Rufai, Justice K. Dabo

NOA tasks Nigerians on unity, peaceful coexistence

The National Orientation Agency  (NOA) implored Nigerians to imbibe  and propagate national unity and interest as well as peaceful co-existence of the country. The Director-General of NOA,... Read more

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Tags: National Orientation Agency  (NOA), Dr Garba Abari, Dr Tobi Oluwatola, Ibrahim Boye, Muhammed Bello, Austin Aigbe, Balarabe Garba,

Zakkat: Kazaure Emirate disburses 12m to 2,720 needy

The Kazaure Emirate Council in Jigawa, has distributed food stuff and livestock worth N12 million to 2,720 needy in the area. The emirates’ spokesperson, Malam Gambo Garba,... Read more

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Local vaccine production: Biovaccine urges govt. on early, full release of approved funds

The Board Chairman, BIOVACCINES Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has said that government should not be the “stumbling block” of the initiatives to promote local... Read more

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Experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression

Experts on Wednesday called for united action to reduce the  increasingly serious global crisis of depression. It is estimated that each year, five per cent of adults... Read more

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Tags: Lancet, World Psychiatric Association Commission, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health, prof. Helen Herrman, Orygen, University of Melbourne,

Outrage in Igboland over desecration of Ozo title by women

THERE was outrage recently across Igboland, particularly among elders, traditional rulers, Ozo titleholders, titled chiefs, leaders and stakeholders, over an online viral video showing some Igbo women... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Ozo, Igbo women, Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

ADSI targets N500 million to fight poverty

JUDE Emecheta, Chairman, Advanced Development Solution Initiative, ADSI, said that the group has launched a cooperative aimed at generating N500million to form different cooperatives under ADSI. Emecheta... Read more

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Tags: Dr Chudi Okoli, Neville Uchendu, JUDE Emecheta, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo

Gov. Bello updates Buhari, says North Central most marginalized, deserves Presidency

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, on Tuesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on improved security situation in his state. Speaking to State House correspondents on the outcome of... Read more

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Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Muhammadu Buhari, Yahaya Bello

Elections: INEC to devolve CVR to Ward level in Ekiti, Osun

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has decided to devolve the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, to Ward levels in both Ekiti and Osun States. The... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

NPHCDA rejects COVID-19 vaccine doses with less than 6 months expiry date from GAVI

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has rejected COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, because the vaccines will expire in less... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Gavi, Dr. Abdullahi Bulama Garba, Dr. Faisal Shuaib

FRSC inducts UNILAG V-C, 25 dons as Special Marshals

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday inducted the Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos,  Prof. Oluwatotyin Ogundipe, and 25 professors into the Special Marshal Unit... Read more

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

Tags: FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Prof. Oluwatotyin Ogundipe

Council inducts 341 medical Doctors, 16 dentists

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Tuesday inducted 341 medical doctors and 16 dentists. Prof. Abba Hassan, Chairman, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria... Read more

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Tags: Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Prof. Abba Hassan, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Malam Mahmuda Mamman

V-C suggests that FG takes loan to address ASUU’s demands

VICE-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, said on Tuesday that the Federal Government could secure a loan to offset the demands of Academic... Read more

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

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, ASUU

NCC demonstrates world class excellence by setting pace on 5G in Africa – NIEEE

THE Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, NIEEE, has lauded the leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, for setting the pace of 5G deployment... Read more

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Tags: NCC, NIEEE, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, Kings Adeyemi,

2023: North-Central deserves presidency more than South-East — Gov Bello

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, yesterday said the north-central has been the most marginalised in the country since 1960 when it gained its independence and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello

Police mop up illegal arms in Bauchi

 The Police in Bauchi has mopped up cache of arms and ammunition in the last six months as part of efforts to provide maximum security in... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Umar Sanda

Court refers alleged defamation case to police for investigation

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday referred alleged defamation case preferred against a landlady, Lydia Yakubu to the police for proper investigation.   Yakubu was... Read more

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Tags: Sani Umar,

How economic depression is promoting coups in Africa — Experts

Some international relations experts have attributed recent coups in several African countries to economic depression, environmental degradation and Islamist fundamentalists in the Sahel region. They told the... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Ayo Olukotun, Dr Mubo Akinsola,

Police nab Army personnel with 81 parcels of cannabis in Bauchi

THE Bauchi Command of the Nigeria Police has paraded suspected army personnel in possession of 81 parcels of cannabis during a stop and search operation in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: NCCSALW, Nigerian Army, Umar Sanda, Yusuf Gongpolai Adams

UI VC urges new students to raise bar of excellence

Prof. Kayode Adebowale, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, has advised the 4, 255 newly matriculated students to raise the bar of excellence, which the institution is known... Read more

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Ogun: FRSC arrested 4,000 offenders in 2021, says official

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that it apprehended no fewer than 4,000 offenders for speed limit device violations in Ogun in 2021. The... Read more

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Ogun: FRSC arrested 4,000 offenders in 2021, says official

 THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that it apprehended no fewer than 4,000 offenders for speed limit device violations in Ogun in 2021.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ahmed Umar

UNILORIN 1998 set of Agric. Faculty donates fish hatchery to faculty

Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has commended the members of the 1998 set of the institution’s Faculty of Agriculture for donating fish hatchery... Read more

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

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FG appoints principal officers for 4 new tertiary institutions

In line with extant rules, the Federal Government has announced the appointment of principal officers for the four newly established universities in the country. The Federal Ministry... Read more

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

Tags: Fatima Mohammed, Ibrahim Alhassan, Dr Abashe Atiku, Ali Adamu, Prof. Akeem Lasisi,

FUTO sues ASUU over Pantami’s professorship

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Owerri, FUTO, Prof. Nnenna Oti, has said the management had gone to court over the rejection of Dr. Isah Ibrahim... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Nnenna Oti, Dr. Isah Ibrahim Pantami, ASUU, FUTO

Unemployed man jailed 4 months for stealing friend’s phone

 AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada FCT, on Tuesday sentenced a 30-year-old unemployed man, Idris Dada, to four months imprisonment for stealing a cell phone worth... Read more

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

Tags: , Malam Sani Umar

How to reduce Nigeria’s debt profile – experts

Economic experts have urged the Federal Government to seek debt moratorium and reduce the cost of governance to reduce funds expended on debt servicing. They said this... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Uju Ogubunka,Olabisi Onabanjo University, Prof. Sherifdeen Tella,

UNILAG VC receives integrity award

 THE Centre for Ethics and Self Value Orientation, an NGO, on Monday presented an award of Integrity Icon of Nigeria (IION) to the Vice-Chancellor of University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Prince Musa Yakubu, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

Nigeria needs motivated politicians like late Alao-Akala- Olaopa

 PROF. Tunji Olaopa of Public Administration, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, says Nigeria is urgently in need of motivated politicians like... Read more

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

Tags: Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, Chief Wale Ohu, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Sen. Kola Balogun

2023: Ohaneze insists on zoning presidency to South East

OHANAEZE Ndigbo Worldwide, an Igbo apex socio-cultural organization has insisted that zoning the presidency to the South East will remain a fundamental ingredient for national unity.   This... Read more

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

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor,

30 varsities converge at UNILORIN for national debate, quiz contests

THE University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) is hosting 30 universities from across the country for the 9th All-Nigeria Universities Debating Championship and the 2nd Nigeria Universities Quiz... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Prof. Sherrif Folarin,

Brain drain breaking our services to the public, says Prof. Saad,CMD FMC Abuja

THE Federal Medical Centre, Abuja, has lamented the brain drain in the health sector, saying the development was affecting its smooth services to the public. The hospital... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Saad Ahmed, Federal Medical Centre

Igbinedion varsity seeks increase in quota for nursing programme

PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye, Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo, has called on the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN, to increase the quota for nursing... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adelani Tijani, Alhaji Farouk Abubakar, Patricia Anunobi, PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye

Valentine: NGO organises tea party for adult literacy class

AN NGO, Care and Action Research, on Monday in Kaduna, held a tea party for students of its adult literacy class to promote expression of love... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Bala Dogo, Christiana Audu, Joy Dogo, Hauwa Samuel

2023: Ohuabunwa pledges commitment to end insecurity, transform Nigeria

SAM Obuabunwa, the Convener of the New Nigeria Group, NNG, has pledged commitment to end insecurity and transform the country, if voted as a President of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Mazi Sam Obuabunwa, Alhaji Umar El-Gash

Bauchi NGO trains 20 health workers on animals healthcare, treatment

A Bauchi-based Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Pastoral Resolve, PARE, has trained no fewer than 20 health workers on animal healthcare treatment in Shira and Gamawa Local Government... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Jibrilla Amin,

UNIlorin Students’ Union donates N2m to sick members

The University of Ilorin Students’ Union, under the aegis of Babatunde Lukman Foundation, has donated N2.4 million to five students of the institution with various health... Read more

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

Tags: University of Ilorin Students’ Union, Prof. Lanre Ajibade,

President in 2023 will determine Igbo’s status in Nigeria – Ohanaeze

PROF. George Obiozor, president-General of the Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the status of Ndigbo in Nigeria will be determined largely by where... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

ASUU declares 4 weeks strike

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared a four-week “total and comprehensive” strike. Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, ASUU President, made the declaration at a news... Read more

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Stakeholders urge FG to speed up local production of vaccines

Some stakeholders in the health sector, have called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts on local vaccines production in country. They said this on Monday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Dr Muhammad Gana, Dr Aminu Magashi, Dr Obi Adigwe, Hon. Muhammad Usman, Presidential Steering Committee (PSC), Prof. Oyewale Tomori,

Pantami’s promotion as professor illegal – ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the promotion of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami as a Professor of cyber... Read more

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

Tags: Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Academic Staff Union of Universities, FUTO, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,

ASUU declares one-month ‘total’ strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a four-week “comprehensive and total” strike. The strike will take effect from February 14, 2022. ASUU National President Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke

ASUU keeps students, govt in suspense

THE Federal Government, parents and students were being kept in suspense last night by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Representatives of the union were still... Read more

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

Tags: ASUU, Dr. Chris Ngige, NITDA, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke

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

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

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

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

Buhari approves appointment of Sani Zorro as SSA to First Lady, disengages others

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Sani Zorro, journalist, and former lawmaker as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs and Strategy, Office of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, NUJ, Sani Zorro, Garba Shehu

PDP postpones North-west zonal congress

THE National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its North-West Zonal Congress earlier slated for Saturday, Feb. 12. The party in a... Read more

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

Tags: NWC, PDP, INEC, Umar Bature

Hijab: Kwara SSG leads govt delegation to Ijagbo, sues for peace

THE Kwara State Government has sent a delegation to Ijagbo to persuade both parties in the Hijab question to embrace peace and respect the government’s lawful... Read more

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

Tags: Ijagbo, Prof Mamman Saba Jibril,

APC Convention: 24 yr-old Obidike set to become National Youth Leader

HON. Obidike Chukwuebuka has shown preparedness to become the All Progressives Congress National Youth Leader. Obidike has promised to employ strong powers of negotiation, interpersonal communication skills,... Read more

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

Tags: APC, HON. Obidike Chukwuebuka, Rt Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, ‘Dan Amanar Daura’, HRH Faruk Umar Faruk

Rotary Club of Lagos to hold annual president dinner

THE Rotary Club of Lagos will hold its  2021-2022 Annual President’s Dinner tomorrow, February 12, at the Metropolitan Club, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island Lagos.    The President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Babawale Agbeyangi, Rotary Club of Lagos, Mr Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN, Rev Juliet Binitie, Prof Pat Utomi, Mrs Osayi Alile, Toyin Emeordi, Dr Adeoye Adefulu,

Kebbi commences verification, payment of gratuity- HoS

KEBBI State has commenced verification and payment of gratuity balance to civil servants in the state, who retired 2017/2018.   Alhaji Sufiyanu Garba-Bena, the Kebbi State Acting Head of... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Sufiyanu Garba-Bena, Atiku Bagudu

Prof. Gumus denies APC membership

THE newly confirmed Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Rhoda Gumus has expressed shock over reports and petitions accusing her of being a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Adams Fasingha & Co, Mr. Deji Adeyanju, All Progressives Congress

Senate advocates improved healthcare for Nigerians

Sen Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe North), President of the Senate, has reiterated calls for improved and enhanced healthcare for Nigerians. Lawan made the call at the inauguration... Read more

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

Tags: Sen Ahmad Lawan, Prof Lilian Salami, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),

 Soludo's inauguration to last only 20 minutes,  commission provides details

THE Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C-Don Adinuba, has said the inauguration of the state governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, would be done... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Mr C-Don Adinuba, Prof Chukwuma Soludo

2023 presidency: Tambuwal, Bafarawa, Shagari meet Makarfi

AS permutations and consultations towards the 2023 general election gather momentum, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former governor of the state Attahiru Bafarawa, former... Read more

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

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, Mukhtar Shagari, Attahiru Bafarawa, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Power: NERC laments infrastructure deficits, wide metering gap

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Friday, lamented that the issues of infrastructure deficits and challenges of metering gap have compounded its woe of addressing the... Read more

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

Tags: Sanusi Garba, NERC, FCCPC,

Media will remain NCC’s strategic partners – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Communications Commission,  Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that the mass media, whether print, broadcast, online or... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: NCA, Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC

NBC urges Plateau, Taraba communities to cooperate for smooth border demarcation

THE National Boundary Commission (NBC) has urged Plateau and Taraba communities to cooperate and allow the completion of seamless border demarcation between the two states. Mr Adamu... Read more

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

Tags: National Boundary Commission, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Mr Adamu Adaji, Mr Haruna Manu

Lawmakers wrong to initiate Electoral Act amendment, says INEC

NEITHER the executive nor the legislature has the right to initiate amendments to Electoral Act, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Yakubu Mahmood said yesterday. He... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Attahiru Jega, Prof Yakubu Mamood, Independent National Electoral Commission

ICT: NITDA holds stakeholders’ meeting for sustainable digitisation

NATIONAL Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, on Thursday, organised a stakeholders’ meeting, as part of efforts at achieving sustainable digital economy in Nigeria. The News Agency of... Read more

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Minister inaugurates REA Governing Board, urges electrification of rural communities

GODDY Jedy-Agba, the Minister of State for Power, has urged the newly inaugurated Governing Board of Rural Electrification Agency, REA, to ensure more rural communities benefitted... Read more

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

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Those behind importation of substandard fuel must be held accountable, Buhari vows

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday ordered that producers and providers of consumable products be held accountable for substandard services and products sold by them. The President's order came... Read more

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Buhari desirous of signing Electoral Bill, says aide

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is desirous of assenting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021, his Senior Special Assistant National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Babajide Omoworare has said. Omoworare... Read more

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Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC, Abubakar Malami, Senate, WFD, NILDS, Sen. Babajide Omoworare,

Akko Emirate in Gombe State collaborates with police to fight crime.

 Akko Emirate Council in Gombe State says it is collaborating with the police to tackle insecurity and other crimes in the area. Alhaji Umar Atiku, Emir of... Read more

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NGO tasks Pantami on national policy for community networks

CENTRE for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has urged Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, to establish a mechanism for the development... Read more

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Osun State group to hold public lecture for Oyetola

A group of Osun State intellectuals and stakeholders led by Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre will hold a public lecture to celebrate the achievements of Gov. Adegboyega... Read more

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TETFund provides N15bn for projects in ATBU

THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, provided N15billion for the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi State in 10 years for projects. Prof. Ahmed Abdulaziz, the vice... Read more

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INEC, CSO collaborate to increase women,youths participation in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is collaborating with the Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre(PLAC), a Civil Society Organisation(CSO) towards increasing women and youths'... Read more

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Statutory Adamawa delegates endorse Salihu Mustapha as APC’s National Chairman

STOTUTORY Adamawa delegates to the Feb. 26 national convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have promised to support Malam Saliu Mustapha’s quest for the national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

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Aussie researchers flag “problematic’’ loneliness across globe

RESEARCHERS from the University of Sydney have charted loneliness levels across the globe over the last two decades, finding that “problematic’’ levels of loneliness were more... Read more

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Media remains our strategic partners – Danbatta

THE Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of  Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has said that the mass media, whether print, broadcast,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 149 times

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Sanwo-Olu expresses optimism about LASUED, LASUST

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has expressed optimism that the two newly approved state-owned universities; Lagos State University of Education, LASUED, Ijanikin and Lagos State University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 141 times

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2023: Ameachi’s turbaning and the unfolding politics in APC

by GODWIN ENNA       THE turbaning of the minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi as ‘the Dan-Amanar of Daura’ in Daura, Katsina State, the home... Read more

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

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70% of youths threatened by drugs, says Marwa

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

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

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OAU loses part 2 student through soakaway accident

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has lost a part two student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Miss Ayomikun Ajibola.   Ajibolla died after she fell... Read more

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Osun State group holds public lecture for Oyetola

A group of Osun State intellectuals and stakeholders led by Emeritus Prof. Deremi Abubakre will hold a public lecture to celebrate the achievements of Gov. Adegboyega... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola, Prof. Kayode Alao, Prof. Deremi Abubakre,

Ojukwu Varsity: ASUU factions clash, disagree on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Branch, is divided over the decision to join the impending national strike by the... Read more

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Don decries use of technology to perpetrate fraud in Nigeria

Prof. Babajide Afolabi, the Director, Computer Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun, has decried the way Nigerian youths were using technology to perpetrate fraud. Afolabi... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Olubola Babalola, Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies (CGSPS), Dr Olufunmilayo Banjo, Yetunde Ogunwale, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),

Buhari condoles with Emir of Maradun over wife’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Emir of Maradun, Alhaji Garba Tambari, over the death of his first wife, Hajiya Rabi Garba.   The president, in a condolence... Read more

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Buhari condoles with Emir of Maradun over wife’s death

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Emir of Maradun, Alhaji Garba Tambari, over the death of his first wife, Hajiya Rabi Garba. The president, in a condolence... Read more

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Emir of Kano unveils youth, women political inclusion campaign

ALHAJI Aminu Ado-Bayero, the Emir of Kano, In Wednesday unveiled a  “We-You Pro campaign on Youths and Women inclusion in Politics.   The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

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Umahi reconstitutes Council of Ebonyi varsity

Governor David Umahi has reconstituted the Council of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) for a period of 12 months.Umahi, said at the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday in... Read more

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Aisha Buhari pays congratulatory visit to Amaechi over Daura chieftaincy title

FIRST Lady Aisha Buhari has paid a congratulatory visit to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who received the traditional title of Dan Amanar Daura (trusted... Read more

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FCT polls: INEC bans mobile phones, threatens to prosecute vote buyers

By Benprince Ezeh THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has warned political parties to desist from vote-buying and insist against the use of mobile phones at the... Read more

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Ministry of Interior, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

 President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as the Ministries of Interior, Aviation make presentations for possible approval... Read more

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Kano State Govt lauds Sassakawa Africa for transformation in agriculture

THE Kano State Government has lauded the Sassakawa Africa Association, SAA, for the rapid transformation recorded in agriculture in the state.   Nasiru Gawuna, the state Deputy Governor,... Read more

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Obaseki sacks Ag VC Ambrose Alli University

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has sacked Prof, Benson Osadolor , the Acting Vice Chancellor(VC) of the State-owned Ambrose Allli University, Ekpoma. Osadolor’s sack is contained in... Read more

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

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Confirmation Of Gumus as INEC Commissioner ‘Coup’ Against Democracy – PDP

THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the confirmation of Prof. Rhoda Gumus, as a National Commissioner (South South) of the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more

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ASUU warns of imminent indefinite strike, if…

THE Lagos Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has again warned of an impending strike should government fails to meet its demands.   Coordinator of... Read more

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Noise pollution: Lagos bans use of amplifiers at motor parks

THE Lagos State Government on Tuesday,  banned the use of amplifiers, microphone, megaphones at motor parks, so as to reduce noise pollution in the environment. Speaking at... Read more

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Alleged fraud: Ex-JAMB Registrar, ICPC seek plea bargain

A former  Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde has opted for a plea bargain with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related... Read more

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Senate President, agencies meet over alleged school fees increase

AHMAD Lawan, Senate President, on Tuesday held a meeting with heads of regulatory agencies in education sector over an alleged hikes in school fees in some... Read more

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Customs deploys 37 comptrollers

THE Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has approved the deployment of 37 comptrollers to various Units, Departments and Commands across the country. This is contained in a statement... Read more

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Lagos gets provisional license for 2 universities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Tuesday issued Lagos State Government provisional license to operate two universities.   The institutions are the Lagos State University of Education with... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Rasheed Abubakar, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Pastor docked over alleged impersonation, forgery, fraud

MOSES Ayantoye, a Pastor with the Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, Oke-Ife in Agbowo area of Ibadan, was on Tuesday docked before an Oyo State High Court... Read more

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Be concerned about your successor, stakeholders urges Buhari

SOME stakeholders have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure a successor that would sustain the many legacies he had achieved during his administration. They said this during... Read more

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Nigeria short of legislative drafters, says NILDS DG

 The Director-General of National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, has observed that the country has shortage of legislative drafters. Sulaiman expressed the... Read more

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Lagos gets provisional license for 2 universities

 THE National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday issued Lagos State Government provisional license to operate two universities.   The institutions are the Lagos State University of Education with... Read more

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TETFUND receives N189bn as education tax in 2021 – Bogoro

 THE Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND has said that it received N189 billion as Education Tax collection (EDT) in 2021.   Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary of... Read more

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Cannibalism: Zamfara court adjourns case, remands suspects

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gusau on Tuesday adjourned the case against Abdulshakur Tukur and four others, allegedly found in possession of human parts, to  March... Read more

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Tags: Abdulshakur Tukur, Ali Aliyu, Aminu Baba, Nura Usman, SP Muhammed Jafar, Department of Public Prosecution, Sa’ad Garba

NBTE Exe.Secr. wants adequate funding of polytechnics to enhance research

EXECUTIVE Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna, Prof Idris Bugaje, on Tuesday appealed for enhanced funding of polytechnics. Making the appeal at the inauguration of... Read more

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Senate confirms Prof. Omotayo as NIPSS DG

THE Senate has confirmed the nomination of Prof. Ayo Omotayo as the Director-General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos in... Read more

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Tags: Danjuma La’ah, Prof. Ayo Omotayo, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau.

Civil servant docked for alleged criminal trespass

A 38-year-old civil servant, Zakari Isah, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada FCT, Abuja, for alleged criminal trespass. The police charged Isah who... Read more

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Fashion designer jailed 3 years for abducting, defiling minor

An Upper Area Court sitting in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday sentenced a 22-year-old fashion designer, Kelvin Moses to three years imprisonment for abducting and defiling a... Read more

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Kano APC crisis continues as Shekarau insists on equal power sharing

LEADER of the G7 faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, has said the recent reconciliatory moves between his group and... Read more

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Kano APC crisis: Party sets up 5-man, upholds Ganduje as party leader

THE National Secretariat of the APC has set up a five-man “National/State Joint Supervisory Committee” to implement the template to resolve the lingering crisis in the... Read more

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Tags: Abba Ali, Yakubu Dogara, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, Abdullahi Gashua, Abdullahii Umar Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau

Time up for old leaders, need for power shift

DID you have electricity in your area to watch the finals of 2021 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, between Senegal and Egypt? I ask because we... Read more

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