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2023: Female aspirant urges APC to heed First Lady’s appeal on 35% affirmative action

MRS Ann Agom-Eze, a female senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ebonyi chapter has urged the party to support aspirations of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 63 times

Tags: Mrs Aisha Buhari, Mrs Ann Agom-Eze, All Progressives Congress

Use positive terms in describing Persons With Disabilities- Expert

 PROF. Isuwa Jurmang, a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Education, University of Jos, has called on Nigerians to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 83 times

Tags: Dr Rafiat Kehinde, World Helath Oraganisation, NRCD, Dr Rasheed Abilu, Mrs Mutiat Ladoja, Prince Ajibola Afanja, Shina Peller

Sokoto: 2 APC guber aspirants seek direct primary election

TWO gubernatorial aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State have requested the national headquarters of the party to permit for the conduct of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 60 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Balarabe Salame, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Sen. Abubakar Gada

Oyo APC governorship primary postponed to Friday

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Oyo State scheduled to hold at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan on Thursday has been postponed. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 43 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. Teslim Folarin, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, Mr Akeem Agbaje, Mr Hakeem Alao, Sen. Tokunbo Afikuyomi

APC suspends State Assembly primaries in Nasarawa midway

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

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

Tags: Dr John Mamman, All Progressives Congress,

APC guber primaries: Voting begins late in Lagos

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

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

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

Jigawa APC guber aspirant urges delegates to vote on merit

AHEAD of the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primaries in Jigawa, one of the aspirant, Mr Farouk Aliyu has urged delegates to vote on merit. Aliy, made... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC),

World Bank approves $169m credit for Cambodia’s disaster risk management

THE World Bank has approved 169 million U.S. dollars in new financing for Cambodia to improve the disaster and climate resilience of flood-damaged rural roads. In a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: World Bank, Maryam Salim,

APC to decide on zoning after screening presidential aspirants- Adamu

Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that the party would take a decision on zoning after screening its 2023... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu,

Former Reps member secures PDP governorship ticket in Kwara

A former member of the House of Representatives, Yahman Abdullahi, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara. Abdullahi, a three-time... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP),

APC primaries: Lawmaker urges peace, unity

NASSARAWA State of Assemblyman, Muluku Agah, has advised supporters and party members to remain peaceful as the All Progressives Congress (APC) commenced its primaries today (May... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Malle Moses, All Progressives Congress (APC), Muluku Agah,

Ahead of primary, Omo-Agege releases 60-page manifesto

DEPUTY Senate President, and sole All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for the governorship of Delta state, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, has released a wide ranging manifesto which... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege,All Progressives Congress

APC female presidential aspirant decries political apathy amongst women

 MRS Uju Ken-Ohanenye, All Progressives Congress (APC) female presidential aspirant on Wednesday in Abuja, called on women to be more involved in the country`s political process. She... Read more

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

Tags: Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Mrs Uju Ken-Ohanenye, All Progressives Congress, Malam Al-Hassan Murtadho, AMYAN

Ekiti 2022: I’ll eradicate poverty, unemployment – Oyebanji

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has said that he will eradicate poverty through employment generation and boosting of small... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Biodun Oyebanji,

German league to announce 2022/2023 Bundesliga fixtures on June 17

NEXT season’s Bundesliga fixtures will be announced on June 17, the German Football League (DFL) said on Wednesday. The 2022 FIFA World Cup holding in Qatar from... Read more

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

Tags: FIFA World Cup, Bundesliga

Monkeypox: Expert seeks active surveillance in communities

AN infectious diseases Expert, Dr Iorhen Akase, says there is the need for an active surveillance and search for suspected cases of monkeypox in communities to... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Iorhen Akase, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH),

Kebbi youths stage peaceful protest, urge Malami to contest governorship

KEBBI State Youths, under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Youths Support (KYS), Wednesday staged a peaceful protest demanding that Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC),

NEWS ANALYSIS: Intrigues, calculations as aspirants struggle for Plateau governorship ticket

By Peter Amine, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) AS the 2023 general elections draw near, politicians in Plateau have begun consultations and calculations of who becomes the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 26 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Measles kills 14 children in Anambra

THE Anambra Government has confirmed the death of 14 children from measles outbreak in nine local government areas of the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Afam... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chioma Ezenyimulu, World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Afam Obidike,

2023: Onu answer to united, progressive Nigeria — APC chieftain

Chief Bennet Lemchi, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo, says Chief Ogbonnaya Onu’s presidential ambition is the answer to a united and progressive... Read more

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

Tags: Bennet Lemchi, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Osinbajo visits Sultan, APC stakeholders, harps on Nigeria’s unity

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President and an All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential aspirant in the 2023 election, has called for understanding and tolerance among Nigerians. Osinbajo stated... Read more

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

Tags: Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari,

Osinbajo, Lawan, Umahi consult APC delegates in Imo

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

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

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

APC releases revised timetable for 2023 primary elections

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday approved a revised timetable and schedule of activities for its governorship, House of Assembly, Senate and House of Representatives... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress

WHO D-G, Ghebreyesus, re-elected

THE Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday re-elected Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus to serve a second five-year term as Director-General of the world’s... Read more

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

Tags: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Donald Trump, World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus

Plateau 2023: Ex-REC gets students’ support

The National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS) has promised to support the governorship bid of Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, the immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC)... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS), Dr Nentawe Yilwatda,

WHO says monkeypox outbreak ‘containable’, confirms 131 cases outside Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said there have been 131 confirmed monkeypox cases and 106 further suspected cases since the first was reported on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: World Health Organisation (WHO),

Chief Economists Outlook warns of dire human consequences from the fragmentation of the global economy

THE World Economic Forum’s Community of Chief Economists expects lower economic activity, higher inflation, lower real wages and greater food insecurity globally in 2022, pointing to... Read more

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

Tags: World Economic Forum, Saadia Zahidi

DR Congo reports 5 Ebola cases, all dead – WHO

THE Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported five cases of Ebola virus disease amid the latest outbreak in the northwestern part of the country. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 21 times

Tags: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), World Health Organization (WHO),

World Economic Forum calls for new partnerships to generate private capital for fragile communities

THE World Economic Forum has released a paper that calls for new collaboration between humanitarian and development organizations, businesses, investors and entrepreneurs to make a difference... Read more

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

Tags: World Economic Forum,IKEA foundation,

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, Addresses World Economic Forum

VOLODYMYR Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, in a live video address to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022 in Davos-Klosters, told participants how he wakes up... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 72 times

Tags: World Economic Forum, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Samaila Suleiman emerges PDP candidate for Kaduna North

Mr Samaila Suleiman, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Kaduna North Federal Constituency. Returning Officer, Aliyu Bello who announced the result on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samaila Suleiman, Aliyu Bello,

Samaila Suleiman emerges PDP candidate for Kaduna North

Mr Samaila Suleiman, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Kaduna North Federal Constituency. Returning Officer, Aliyu Bello who announced the result on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samaila Suleiman, Aliyu Bello,

Afghanistan launches polio vaccination targeting 9.9m children

THE Ministry of Public Health of the Afghan Caretaker Government on Monday launched a nationwide polio vaccination campaign . This is contained in statement issued by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organisation (WHO),

VP Osinbajo in closed-door meeting with Kaduna APC delegates

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday met privately with the 69 delegates from Kaduna State branch of the All Progressives Congress (APC).   The Vice President is also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,

COVID-19 is not over, WHO warns

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

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

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

Monkeypox: UNAIDS ‘concerned’ about stigmatising language against LGTBI people

The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on Sunday expressed concern about some public media reporting and commentary reinforcing homophobic and racist stereotypes as significant portion... Read more

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

Tags: Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), World Health Organisation (WHO), LGTBI,

2023: Ajulo advises APC to accept constitutional eligibility for presidential aspirants

A Constitutional Lawyer, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) to accept Constitutional eligibility for all its presidential aspirants ahead of the upcoming... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, APC, Dr Kayode Ajulo, Biobarakunu Degi, President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress

UN cuts refugee rations in Africa’s Sahel amid ‘alarming’ food insecurity

UN agencies on Friday reported that food rations for refugees and displaced people are being cut by half in parts of the Sahel due to a... Read more

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

Tags: UN humanitarian office (OCHA), World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations,

2023: Tinubu woos Kano APC delegates ahead of party primary

Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, on Thursday night visited Kano State to seek the support of delegates ahead of the presidential primary of the... Read more

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

Tags: Bola Tinubu, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Alhaji Yusuf Ali, All People’s Congress (APC),

Primaries: Money will not determine who pick APC tickets – Sen. Adeola

Sen. Olamilekan Adeola (APC-Lagos West) says money will not determine who win the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket at its primaries. Adeola , Ogun West senatorial aspirant,... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Olamilekan Adeola, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Olamilekan Adeola

WHO alerts as more monkeypox cases reported in Britain

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an alert that more cases of the monkeypox virus could be reported in Britain.   The WHO said in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO),

Shekarau defects to NNPP

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

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

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

2023: ADC most credible alternative – Chairman

THE African Democratic Congress (ADC), says it’s the most credible alternative political party that can produce a technocrat, expert and visionary president if given  chance in... Read more

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

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), Ralph Nwosu,

Why APC changed dates for governorship, other primaries

WORRIED about likely nullification of its primaries by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday adjusted its timetable for its primaries. The... Read more

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

Tags: INEC,All Progressives Congress,

WHO announces theme for its 75th World Health Assembly

By Kennedy Nnamani THE World Health Organisation, WHO, has announced the theme for its 75th World Health Assembly, WHA, scheduled to hold at the Palais des Nations in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 175 times

Tags: World Health Assembly, WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

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

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

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

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

Foundation to partner music industry to sensitise adolescents on ills of pornography

Hope for Second Chance Foundation (HOSEC), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO),says it will engage the music and entertainment industry to sensitise adolescents on ills of exposure to pornographicmaterials. The... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC),

Foundation to partner music industry to sensitise adolescents on ills of pornography

The national leadership, youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has invited the party’s presidential aspirants for a town hall meeting to discuss their plans... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC youth wing invites presidential aspirants for town hall meeting

THE national leadership, youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has invited the party’s presidential aspirants for a town hall meeting to discuss their plans... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dayo Israe

I’ll leverage agriculture, industrialisation to diversify Nigeria’s economy – Amaechi

Former Minister of Transportation and  All Progressives Congress (APC)  presidential aspirant, Rotimi Amaechi, has promised to diversify Nigeria’s economy through agriculture and industrialisation.   Amaechi said this during... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Amaechi,

2023 polls: NSCDC tasks media on peace journalism

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has appealed to the media to focus on peace journalism before, during and after the 2023 general elections... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Hameed Abodunrin, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), All Progressives Congress (APC),

104 all-male APC aspirants jostle for 30 Jigawa Assembly seats

AT least 104 All Progressives Congress (APC) members are jostling for the party’s tickets to contest for the 30 seats in the Jigawa State House of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Aminu Sani, Hajiya Dayyaba Shuaibu,

Global health recorded achievements inspite of COVID-19, says WHO

THE World Health Organization’s (WHO) says global health recorded achievements in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to a WHO 2020 to 2021 Results Report... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO)

Provide level playing field for aspirants, Plateau deputy governor urges APC

THE Deputy Governor of Plateau,  Prof. Sonni Tyoden, has urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to remain resolute and allow a level-playing ground... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC),

2023: I will grow agriculture, revamp economy- Amaechi

AN All Progressives Congress (APC)  presidential aspirant, Chief Rotimi Amaechi, has promised to grow the nation’s economy by revamping the agricultural sector if he wins the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Rotimi Amaechi, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, Dakuku Peterside, Stanley Ohajuru,

Social, economic activities boom in Cairo after COVID-19 lockdown

SOCIO-economic activities have returned in full swing in Cairo, after the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) experience that killed up to 24,690 people in the North African country,... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation (WHO),

Ethiopia, World Bank agree on $300m grant for reconstruction

ETHIOPIA and the World Bank have signed a pact for a grant of 300 million dollars to assist reconstruction and recovery in conflict-hit areas. In November 2020,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 23 times

Tags: World Bank,

Ekiti debunks Oshiomole’s rigging allegation against Gov. Fayemi as laughable

Ekiti government on Tuesday described as laughable an allegation that Gov. Kayode Fayemi once asked that an election be rigged in his favour. Erstwhile National Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole,

Risk of monkeypox transmission in UK minimal, says WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) says the risk of monkeypox transmission in the UK is minimal following a confirmed case of the rare and sometimes fatal... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO),

APC debunks adjustment to its 2023 election timetable is fake

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the public to disregard the purported adjustment to its timetable and schedule of activities for 2023 general elections making... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Felix Morka,

2023: Matawalle urges APC members to close ranks

GOV. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has called on leaders and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the to put their house in order so... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Bello Matawalle, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu,

Buhari hails APC stalwart, grassroots mobiliser, Hannah Egbo at 90

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has joined leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to celebrate with party stalwart and grassroots mobiliser, Hannah Egbo, on her... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Garba Shehu, Catholic Women’s Organisation (CWO),

Gov. Sule’s performace will secure his re-election in 2023 — APC Chieftain

Mr Jacob Achayh, a Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State,  says  the first term performance of Gov. Abdullahi Sule will secure his second... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Jacob Achayh, Gov. Abdullahi Sule,

Partisan Politics: NLC urges OHSF to withdraw circular

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHSF) to withdraw the circular that `claims’ to... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

Over 7,000 families receive food assistance in 2 Afghan provinces

Afgan authorities on Monday, reported that more than 7,000 families have received food assistance in two Afghan provinces in recent days. The ministry confirmed in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: Abdul Qayyum Nazari, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP),

2023: I will fight insecurity to standstill – Amaechi

 Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential aspirant, says fighting insecurity in Nigeria is his major priority if voted as president. Amaechi made the pledge... Read more

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

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, All Progressives Congress (APC)

2023: 93 APC aspirants jostle for 25 seats in C/River Assembly

No fewer than 93 All Progressives Congress (APC) members are gunning for the party’s tickets that will enable them to contest the 25 seats in the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alphonsus Eba,

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

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

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

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

El-Rufai: Kaduna delegates support power shift to south

 The 69  delegates of the Kaduna  All Progressives Congress (APC) have  reaffirmed their support for power shift to the South.    The delegates spoke in Kaduna during a... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Amaechi, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai,

Sri Lanka, WHO to establish smoke-free zones

Sri Lanka’s National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA), in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), is planning to set up 362 smoke-free zones in... Read more

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

Tags: Samadhi Rajapaksa, World Health Organization (WHO),

Nigeria deserves the best, Osinbajo tells APC delegates in Jigawa

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has interacted with stakeholders and delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa, with the presidential aspirant insisting that the country... Read more

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

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdulkadir Adamu,

APGA says it is the best successor to APC

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) says it is the best option to form the next national government in view of current economic and security challenges... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Victor Oye,

Group lauds APC reconciliation drive in Zamfara

A popular social media group in Zamfara  “Matawalle Media Crew“ has commended the national leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) for uniting party members in the... Read more

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

Tags: Matawalle Media Crew, All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari, Sen. Kabiru Marafa,

2023: Our ticket not automatic for Tinubu, other aspirants -SDP

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says no automatic ticket for All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and other aspirants willing to contest for elective... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Supo Shonibare, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, INEC,

Productivity Day: Boss Mustapha, Senate Clerk, Erisco foods, others bag National Award

THE Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Clerk of the Senate, Chinedu Akubueze were among the few Nigerians conferred with the National Productivity... Read more

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

Tags: Babatunde Lawal, West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Nigeria Information Technology Development A

APC chieftain says ongoing reconciliation will ensure victory in Bayelsa

PASTOR Reuben Wilson, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa says the ongoing reconciliatory efforts will return the party to winning ways, ahead... Read more

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

Tags: Pastor Reuben Wilson, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Lagos State governorship race: Sanwo-Olu submits re-election forms, confident of victory

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has submitted the Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for his re-election, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governance Advisory Council (GAC), All Progressives Congress (APC),

WHO chief’s remarks on China’s COVID-19 policy blocked on country’s social media

A UN Weibo post on the World Health Organization (WHO) chief’s commentsthat China’s zero-tolerance to COVID-19 policy is not sustainable has been removed from the Chinesesocial... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WeChat,

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 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

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

2023: Ebonyi group drums support for Mbam’s governorship aspiration

EBONYI group, Movement for Grassroots Mobilisation (MGM), says it has adopted Chief Elias Mbam, as its preferred candidate for the 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi. Mbam, the... Read more

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

Tags: Movement for Grassroots Mobilisation (MGM), Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Elias Mbam,

Benue governorship aspirant promises healthcare trust fund

Benue governorship aspirant, Dr Mathias Byuan, has promised to establish a State Health Trust Fund with a mandate to handle special ailments if elected in 2023.Byuan,... Read more

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Tags: Dr Mathias Byuan, All Progressives Congress (APC),

2023 general election: IPAC seeks 2 months extension for party primaries

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the June 3 deadline for political parties primaries for the... Read more

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Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yabagi Sani, Action Alliance (AA), All Progressives Congress (APC), Action Peoples Party (APP), New Nigeria Peopl

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

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

2023: Arewa Community in Lagos pledges support for Tinubu

THE Arewa Community within All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos has pledged support for the presidential ambition of a former Governor of Lagos, Sen. Bola Tinubu. Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed DogonKada, Arewa Community, Alhaji Salisu Damdama, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu,

2023: Associates pick presidential forms for Ahmad Lawan

Some political associates of Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, have picked the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Nomination and Expression of Interest forms for him, saying Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Sam Nkire,

Fayemi’s SSA resigns, picks Reps form

THE Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Labour Matters, Mr Oluyemi Esan, has resigned his appointment to enable him contest... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Oluyemi Esan,

Red Cross seeks more support for humanitarian organisations

MRS Adebola Kolawole, Chairman, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), Lagos State Branch, has urged politicians, corporates and individuals to be kind to humanitarian organisations for the... Read more

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

Tags: Adebola Kolawole, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), World Red Cross Day (WRCD),

Why I’m consulting with people — Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says consultations with the people is critical in governance and important for national development, especially in a country as diverse and complex... Read more

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

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, All Progressives Congress (APC)All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC slams nine conditions on presidential aspirants

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has released nine guidelines for the conduct of presidential, governorship and parliamentary aspirants ahead of primaries. The contenders have been barred from... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress,

Buhari’s ministers and their multi-million naira nomination forms, By Bolaji Adebiyi

DESPITE the public outcry against the exorbitant nomination forms of the dominant political parties, Abdullahi Adamu, a senator and national chairman of the ruling All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Abdullahi Adamu, Rotimi Amaechi, Chris Ngige, Chris Uba, All Progressives Congress,

2023: Having more women lawmakers strengthens democracy – Ex-lawmaker

MRS Rifkatu Danna, former lawmaker representing Bogoro constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, says that having more women lawmakers strengthens democracy. Danna said this on... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Rifkatu Danna, Mr Istiphanus Michael, Mrs Laraba Bukata, All Progressives Congress

Efforts to reduce global gas flaring stalled over 10 years — World Bank

THE World Bank says global progress to reduce gas flaring, the wasteful industry practice of burning natural gas during oil production has stalled in the last... Read more

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

Tags: World Bank, Zubin Bamji, Demetrios Papathanasiou

2023 Presidency: Resign to pursue your interest, Akeredolu tells Emefiele

GOV. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has called on Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), to resign if he has interest in 2023... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, All Progressives Congress, Mr Godwin Emefiele,

Tinubu, Osinbajo in attendance as S/West APC presidential aspirants, leaders meet

SOUTH West presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC), governors and some party leaders are currently meeting at the Lagos House in Marina. The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Mr  Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Chief Bisi Akande,

Supreme Court upholds Ganduje-led APC faction

The Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje-led factional leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State. The apex court, in a lead judgment delivered... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Sen. Jibril Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC), Inyang Okoro,

Supreme Court upholds Ganduje-led APC faction

The Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje-led factional leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State. The apex court, in a lead judgment delivered... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Sen. Jibril Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC), Inyang Okoro,

2023: Diaspora group urges APC, PDP to adopt AfDB’s Adesina as sole candidate

THE Diaspora Support Group of North America and Europe have called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to endorse Dr.... Read more

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

Tags: Diaspora Support Group of North America and Europe, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), African Development Bank (AfDB), President Muhammadu Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan, Oba

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: Falconets draws France, Canada, Korea

NIGERIA'S U-20 women’s national team, Falconets, have been drawn in Group C of the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals alongside France, Canada, and the... Read more

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

Tags: FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Falconets

What can the government do to limit cyber threats?

A slew of high-profile attacks on core public sector systems have made the headlines and undermined the ability of the state to deliver vital services to... Read more

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Tags: World Economic Forum

Shortage of midwives may increase to 1million by 2030, says WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) says that shortage of midwives will trigger an increase of one million by 2030 with serious implications for the attainment of... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Matshidiso Moeti, International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),

Against the grain APC gets female presidential aspirant

THE All Progressives Congress, APC got its first female presidential aspirant on Thursday as Ms Uju Ohanenye, bought the party’s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Ms Uju Ohanenye, Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, Dr Chris Ngige,, Dr Kayode Fayemi Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (

Maintaining hand hygiene 16 times cheaper than treating infectious diseases — NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says maintaining hand hygieneis 16 times cheaper than the cost of treating an infectious disease. Dr Abiodun Egwuenu, the Programme... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC),

2023 : Youths urge electorate to vote credible leaders

A political group, Quality Support Group in Aloshi community in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has urged the electorate to vote credible and competent ... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Jacob Ankywa, Alhaji Mohammad Elegu-Oji, Mr Bitrus Adefu, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Imbibe hand washing culture to reduce diseases, doctor urges Nigerians

A medical practitioner, Dr Abimbola Adesanya, on Thursday, advised Nigerians to imbibe the cultureof frequent hand washing to reduce the transmission of infectious diseases in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Dr Olatunde Alabi, Dr Abimbola Adesanya, World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD), Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Oyo deserves quality leader, says APC Governorship aspirant

MR. Sheriff Mustapha, a Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, says the state deserves quality leader, as he... Read more

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

Tags: Sheriff Mustapha, All Progressives Congress (APC), Niyi Akintola,

African woman, Ndjabet emerges winner of 2022 Global Forest Championship

THE Collaborative Partnership on Forests on Thursday announced a Cameroonian woman, Cecile Ndjabet, as the winner of the 2022 Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award. The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: Cecile NdjabetWorld Forestry Congress (WFC), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO),

New Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo

A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in the northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), bringing the total number of confirmed cases to three,... Read more

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

Tags: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), World Health Organisation (WHO), Congolese Health Ministry,

Costa Rica 2022: Falconets get World Cup opponents today

NIGERIA'S U20 girls, Falconets will today know which opponents they would have to deal with in the group stage of this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World... Read more

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

Tags: FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

U.S. surpasses 1m COVID-19 deaths

THE U.S. on Wednesday surpassed one million COVID-19 deaths, according to data compiled by American broadcast television network, NBC News. The number – equivalent to the population... Read more

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

Tags: NBC News, San Jose, Juan Ordonez, World Health Organisation (WHO), U.S. Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),

Oshiomhole joins 2023 presidential race

M Adams  Oshiomhole, a former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has joined the 2023 presidential race on the party’s platform. Oshiomhole, also a former... Read more

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

Tags: ASUU, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, All Progressives Congress

APC distributes 300 motorcycles to ward chairmen in Kebbi

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State, has distributed over 300 motorcycles to ward chairmen of the party in the state.   Presenting the motorcycles to the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Sani Hukuma-Zauro, Alhaji Sahabi Lolo,

Lawmaker pledges to do more, if re-elected

A member representing Keana Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Mohammed Omadefu, has pledged more dividends of democracy to his constituency.   Omadefu made the... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed OmadefuAll Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Abdullahi Sule,

Gov. Ortom’s aide resigns

The Principal Special Assistant (PSA) to Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Culture and Tourism, Mr Tahav Agerzua, on Wednesday resigned his appointment. Agerzua made the confirmation... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Terwase Orbunde, All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Samuel Ortom, Tahav Agerzua,

APC expels ex- Enugu Chairman, 5 others

THE All-Progressives Congress, APC has expelled its former Enugu State Chairman, Mr Ben Nwoye for anti-party activities. This is contained in a communique on Wednesday in Enugu... Read more

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

Tags: All-Progressives Congress, Mr Ben Nwoye, Mr Kingsley Uduji, Mr Joseph Orji, Mr Chidera Obed, Mr Ododoeze Ocho, Mr Chukwudi Igwe

40 million Nigerians engage in fuelwood collection, charcoal production, says Report

FORTY million Nigerians, are engaged directly in fuelwood collection and charcoal production, says the report launched by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United... Read more

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Tags: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Forestry Congress (WFC),

2023 : APC Stakeholder frowns at vandalism of billboards in Bauchi

ALHAJI Salisu Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC)  Stakeholder in Bauchi State has expressed dissatisfaction at the vandalism of aspirants’ billboards and campaign materials by suspected hoodlums. Barau... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Salisu Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC) ,

Malami refutes allegation of distributing vehicles to APC officials

The Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, has refuted allegation of distributing expensive vehicles to officials of the All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Malami, All Progressives Congress (APC),

2023: It’s the turn of southern Nigeria to produce next president, says Akeredolu

GOV. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has called on the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to zone the presidential position to the southern part... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, All Progressive Congress (APC),

2023: A’Ibom governorship aspirant promises human capital development

SEN. Ita Enang, Akwa Ibom governorship aspirant, under the All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised to enhance human capital development if nominated as the party candidate... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Ita Enang, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Ekiti Speaker congratulates Muslim faithful on Eid Fitri

The Speaker Ekiti  House of Assembly, Mr Funminiyi Afuye, has rejoiced with Muslim faithful across Nigeria, particularly those in Ekiti on the celebration of 2022 Eid... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress(APC), Funminiyi Afuye,

2023: Groups urge political parties to zone presidential ticket to north central

THE National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG) in collaboration with North Central Youth Council of Nigeria (NCYCN) have advised all political parties to zone the 2023 presidential... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Abba Abba, National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG), North Central Youth Council of Nigeria (NCYCN),

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2023: I’ll build new refineries, tackle debts — APC presidential aspirant

CHIEF Stanley Osifo, an aspirant for the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) presidential ticket has pledged to build new refineries and tackle national debts if elected president... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Stanley Osifo, All Progressives Congress (APC),

2023 Zoning: Blame PDP’s desperation if Presidency does not go South- VON DG

A founding member of All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr Osita Okechukwu, says Nigerians should hold the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) responsible if the 2023 Presidency... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu,

Eid-el-Fitr: Adamu urges Nigerians to pray for sustained peace, devt.

NATIONAL Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, has emphasised the need for all Nigerians to continue to pray for sustained peace, progress and... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu,

UN seeks increased public finance to protect forests

The United Nations (UN) has advocated increased public finance to protect forests in the world. Antonio Gutteres, the Secretary-General of the UN made this call on Monday... Read more

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

Tags: World Forestry Congress (WFC), United Nations (UN), Amina Mohammed, Qu Dongyu,

Eid-el-Fitri: Work positively to transform Nigeria, TUC tells leaders

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Monday called on leaders at various levels and sectors to show concern for the challenges bedeviling the country... Read more

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

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Quadri Olaleye,

2023: Lagos APC stalwarts endorse lawmaker For state’s Assembly ambition

LEADERS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Eti-Osa Constituency 02 of Lagos State, have endorsed the fourth-term ambition of Mr Gbolahan Yishawu in the Lagos... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sina Bojo, Vincent Aduku, Gbolahan Yishawu,

APC presidential aspirant pledges to harness potential of River Benue

A Presidential Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tein Jack-Rich has pledged to harness the potential of River Benue, industrialise and create over 450,000 direct... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Tein Jack-Rich, Sen. Jack Tilley-Gyado,

Bayelsa APC condemns killing of member, Sunday Frank-Oputu

THE Bayelsa chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned in the strongest terms the killing of its member, Mr. Sunday Frank-Oputu, in his Yenagoa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Douye Diri, Mr. Doifie Buokoribo, Mr. Sunday Frank-Oputu

Nigeria safe to host maiden global tourism conference – FG

The Federal Government says that the country is safe to host the first Global Conference on Cultural Tourism and Creative Industry scheduled for Nov. 14 to Nov.... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Federal Government Of Nigeria,

Sen. Bamidele picks APC senatorial re-election forms

THE Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele on Thursday picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) Expression of Interest and... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, All Progressives Congress

APC refutes owning reported lost Dollars at its national secretariat

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the reported lost Dollars at its national secretariat on Wednesday in Abuja,  does not belong to it as... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Felix Morka, All Progressives Congress

NLC to embark on 3 days warning strike in solidarity with unions, students

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has threatened to embark on a three-day nationwide warning strike, in solidarity with affiliate unions in the universities and Nigerian students. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, ASUU, Mr Ayuba Wabba, Mr Emmanuel Ugboaja,

Osinbajo’s credentials intimidating–Oba of Benin

THE Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Ewuare II, says co-contestants for the position of the President of Nigeria are shivering because of the intimidating dossier of... Read more

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

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress

Africa seeing uptick in COVID cases driven by S.Africa-WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said Africa COVID-19 cases had risen largely by the doubling cases reported in South Africa. Benido Impouma, director for communicable and... Read more

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WHO donors reach preliminary deal on budget overhaul

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) members on Thursday agreed to gradually raise their mandatory fees starting from 2024. Sources following the talks and a WHO advisor said... Read more

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

Tags: President Donald Trump, Lawrence Gostin, Peter Singer, World Health Organisation, Tedros  Ghebreyesus

Take advantage of Nomination form price reduction- Imo lawmaker urges female aspirants

A lawmaker in the Imo House of Assembly, Mrs Ngozi Obiefule, has urged female aspirants to take advantage of the reduced prices of nomination forms and... Read more

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

Tags: Ngozi Obiefule, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Wamakko frees 50 inmates in Sokoto Correctional center

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC – Sokoto) has facilitated the release of 50 inmates from Sokoto Correctional Center through payment of respective fines. This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Hassan Sahabi, Ayyuba Alhassan,

Two of Oshiomhole’s commissioners as Edo governor kick against his senatorial ambition

TWO commissioners in Mr Adams Oshiomhole’s cabinet while he was Edo governor, Chief Lucky James, (Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs) and Mrs Inumidun Idehen (Women Affairs)... Read more

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

Tags: Adams Oshiomhole, Inumidun Idehen, All Progressives Congress (APC), Lucky James,

Obi takes presidential consultations to Bayelsa

...says he is desperate to make Nigeria work again A Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has said he... Read more

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

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, Senator Duoye Diri, All Progressives Congress,

Defection: Adamawa APC flays state Assembly over sack of lawmaker

THE Adamawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has criticised the sack of Joseph Ayuba (PDP), member representing Michika Local Government Area (LGA) in... Read more

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

Tags: Joseph Ayuba, All Progressives Congress, Musa Bororo, Peoples Democratic Party

Oyo APC group cries foul over destruction of billboards, posters

 AN interest group within opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, the Rescue Oyo Mission ’23, raised alarm on Wednesday about the wanton destruction of... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Seyi Makinde, Akeem Agbaje, All Progressives Congress, Dauda Kolawole,

Defection: Adamawa Assembly declares lawmaker’s seat vacant

THE Adamawa State House of Assembly has declared the seat of Mr Joseph Ayuba (PDP-Michika) vacant for defecting from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Joseph Ayuba, Aminu Abbas,

2023: Sen. Amosun notifies Senate of presidential ambition

SENATOR representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Ibikunle Amosun, has formally notified the Senate of his intention to run for the 2023 presidency. Amosun, a former Governor of... Read more

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

Tags: Ibikunle Amosun, Ahmad Lawan, All Progressives Congress, Shehu Musa Yar’Adua,

APC Chapter Chairmen endorse C/River Deputy Speaker for Senate

Chapter Chairmen of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River Southern Senatorial District have unanimously endorsed Mr Joseph Bassey, Deputy Speaker of Cross River House of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Joseph Bassey, Gerald Esin, Oliver Orok,

2023: APC will take over 6 states in South-South Nigeria – Giadom

THE National Vice Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), South-South, Victor Giadom, has said that with the success of its just-concluded National Convention, the party has been... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom,

Mikko joins Rivers governorship race, promises to harness state’s resources for balanced development

MR. Bernard Mikko has purchased the All Progressives Congress (APC) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms at the cost of N50 million to join the Rivers... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bernard Mikko,

Let’s join hands to defeat insecurity, Buhari tells parties’ leaders

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged all political parties in the country to keep elections and election-related differences aside and join the administration’s drive to defeat insecurity... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Action Democratic Party (ADP),

2023 elections: PDP will retrieve Cross River seat, says guber aspirant

AMB. Wilfred Bonse, governorship aspirant under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River, said that the party would reclaim its seat come 2023... Read more

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

Tags: Wilfred Bonse, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

World Malaria Day: Stakeholders call for more efforts to eliminate disease

AS the world marks the 2022 World Malaria Day (WMD), some stakeholders have calledfor conscious efforts to end malaria disease in the country. The stakeholders made the... Read more

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

Tags: World Malaria Day (WMD), National Basketball Association (NBA), ExxonMobil, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Terfa Akpoyibo, Perpetua Uhomoibhi,

World Malaria Day: Kano State Govt. to immunise 3 million children against malaria

KANO State Government is targetting 3,193,002 million children between0-59 months for malaria chemoprevention in July 2022, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, said. He made this... Read more

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

Tags: World Malaria Day (WMD),

WMD: Expert calls for more attention to malaria prevention

DR. Babatunde Ogunfeyimi, the Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital,Okitipupa, has called for more attention to malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment to reduce the scourge. He... Read more

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

Tags: Babatunde Ogunfeyimi, World Health Organization (WHO),

Rwanda takes on malaria in progressing steps

TWO years ago, Jovia Uwababyeyi contracted malaria and spent time getting treatment in a hospital. In the days leading up to that point, the 47-year-old mother of... Read more

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

Tags: Jovia Uwababyeyi, Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), Aimable Mbituyumuremyi, World Health Organisation,

World Malaria Day: MWAN distribute insecticide treated nets to Kwara children hospital

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter on Monday distributed 200 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) at the Children Specialist Hospital, Igboro in Ilorin. Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), World Malaria Day, Mosunmola Folorunsho, Bilqis Alatishe-Muhammad,

World Malaria Day: Adamawa govt. tasks communities on environmental sanitation

THE Adamawa Government has tasked people of the state to always clean their surroundings to avoid breeding of mosquitoes, the vector for malaria disease and other related diseases. The... Read more

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

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

World Malaria Day: Agency calls for increased investment to end menace

THE Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (EDSPHCDA) has called on stakeholders in the state to increase investment to ramp up the fight against malaria. Mrs... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Irene Uabor, Dr Bright Oniovokukor, World Health Organisation

2023: Borno commissioner resigns to contest Chibok assembly seat

MR. Nuhu Clark, the Borno Commissioner for Poverty Alleviation, has resigned from office to contest Chibok State Constituency election on the platform of All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Nuhu Clark,

ExxonMobil spends $37.4m in 20 years to fight malaria in Nigeria

  20 years of funding community education, tools for prevention and treatment, and training of health workers 2022 grant recipients focused on leveraging the power of... Read more

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Tags: Richard Laing, Chairman and Managing Director of ExxonMobil affiliate Companies in Nigeria, ExxonMobil, World Malaria Day, Ministry of Health, ExxonMobil Foundation, Kevin Murphy

Treat malaria urgently to prevent shortage of blood, death – Expert

A molecular biologist, Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, has advised Nigerians to urgently treat malaria attacks to prevent shortage of blood, cerebral malaria, acute respiratory distress syndrome and... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, Central Research Laboratory at the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, Lagos, World Malaria Day,

DRC declares new Ebola outbreak in Mbandaka – WHO

 WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) has reported that health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Saturday declared an outbreak of Ebola in Mbandaka,... Read more

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

Tags:  World Health Organisation, Dr Matshidiso Moeti,

Malaria remains significant public health threat, says WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) says malaria remains a significant public health and development challenge with about 95 per cent  estimated 228 million cases occurring in... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation (WHO), Matshidiso Moeti,

APC may reschedule sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination forms

ASPIRANTS jostling for elective offices in 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will have to wait a little while to buy their... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Felix Morka, All Progressives Congress

Jonathan Set To Declare For 2023 Presidency Under APC

 ALL seems to be set for former President Goodluck Jonathan to officially declare his intention to contest the 2023 presidency under the platform of the All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 130 times

Tags: INEC, All Progressives Congress, Mayor Samuel, APC, Goodluck Jonathan

WHO to conduct training on integration of Oral Cholera Vaccine

THE World Health Organization (WHO) says it will conduct a hybrid training in Abuja from April 25 to 29 for health professionals emphasizing the importance of... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization

Stakeholders laud APC for reducing prices of nomination forms for youths

SOME stakeholders in Imo have commended the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) for reducing the prices of nomination forms for youths aspiring for political offices... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dominic Ezerieoha,

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 a month ago | seen 92 times

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

APC high cost of nomination forms’ll disenfranchise Nigerians- PDP, NNPP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) high cost for nomination and expression of interest forms for elective positions for 2023 has... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, Simon Imobo-Tswam, Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP),

2023 elections: Bush-Alebiosu seeks return to House of Reps

 A former two-term member of the House of Representatives, Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, on Thursday declared his intention to return to the House of Representatives in 2023. Bush-Alebiosu, who... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Abdulwaheed Odunuga, Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, Mr Sunday Odekomaya,

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group woos Taraba delegates

AHEAD of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), a campaign group loyal to the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, met with... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Alhaji Ali Sani, Sen. Bashir Marafa, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Sadiq Dasin

Oyo APC caucus seeks zoning arrangement in Ibarapa zone

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) group in Ibadan, G6 Caucus, on Thursday, expressed preference zoning of political offices in Ibarapa zone. The Administrative Secretary of the caucus,... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Silas Lasunsi, Alhaji Olayide Abas, Chief Francis Babalola, Chief Timothy Adenrele, Mr Rafiu Ojegoke, All Progressives Congress, Mr Stephen Ojelere, Chief Kazeem Jinadu

Travel, tourism forecast to rebound to pre-pandemic levels in 2023

THE global travel and tourism sector’s contribution to the world economy is expected to rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 2023 to 9.6 trillion dollars. Industry experts in... Read more

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

Tags: Julia Simpson, World Travel and Tourism Council

2023: Forum drums support for Gov. Sule

THE Alago All Progressives Congress (APC) Forum in Nasarawa State has passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s adminisitration and drummed support for APC... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alago All Progressives Congress (APC) Forum,

2023: Nigeria needs unifier, visioner like Tinubu- Sen. Akanbi

Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, the National Vice-Chairman, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), says Nigeria needs a unifier like Bola Tinubu as the next President to further promote... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), All Progressives Congress(APC),

COVID-19: Biovaccines Nigeria Ltd. joins 14 other manufacturers in training at mRNA technology transfer hub

THE World Health Organization (WHO) and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) have announced that Biovaccines Nigeria Limited (BVNL) and 14 others manufacturers that will receive support... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), Biovaccines Nigeria Limited (BVNL), Baker Nigeria Plc (MBN), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), National Veterinary Research Institute (

APC vows to stop politics of imposition in Enugu

THE All Progressive Congress (APC), has vowed to stop what it called “politics of imposition” in Enugu state. Enugu State APC chairman, Chief Ugochukwu Agballa, stated this... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Ugochukwu Agballa,

APC vows to stop politics of imposition in Enugu

THE All Progressive Congress (APC), has vowed to stop what it called “politics of imposition” in Enugu state. Enugu State APC chairman, Chief Ugochukwu Agballa, stated this... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Ugochukwu Agballa,

UNWTO grants scholarship to 100 Nigerians on tourism training

THE United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has granted scholarships to 100 Nigerians for study on Certificate on Introduction to Tourism and Industry Management Course. The UNWTO... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

New Ikom bridge, testament of Pres. Buhari’s leadership qualities – APC Lobby Group

THE Youth Lobby Group of the Cross River All Progressive Congress (APC), has said that the construction of the new Ikom Bridge is a testament of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Gen. Yakubu Gowon,

Nigeria signs hosting agreement for Global Tourism Conference

...promises trailblazing event     LAI Mohammed, minister of information and culture, has assured that the 1st Global Conference on Cultural Tourism andCreative Industry, to be held in Lagos 14-17... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Lai Mohammed, Central Bank of Nigeria, Zurab Pololikashvili, UN World Tourism Organization, UNWTO,

World Bank downgrades global growth outlook on Ukraine war

 THE World Bank has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, citing the impact of the war in Ukraine. World Bank President David Malpass told... Read more

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

Tags: World Bank, David Malpass

Lalong cautions governorship aspirants to avoid use of foul language

PLATEAU governor, Mr Simon Lalong on Monday in Jos cautioned governorship aspirants against the use of foul language on their opponents during campaigns. The governor made the... Read more

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

Tags: Simon Lalong, All Progressive Congress (APC),

World Bank suggests steps for Nigeria, others to avoid debt distress

WORLD Bank President David Malpass has highlighted steps for low-income countries experiencing high debt and deficit levels to avoid debt distress and turn their deficits to... Read more

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

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War in Ukraine pushing poverty higher —World Bank

World Bank Group President, David Malpass has expressed concern over higher poverty rates in developing countries due to war in Ukraine and COVID-19 related shutdown.   A statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 36 times

Tags: David Malpass, World Bank Group,

ASUU strike: Respect Collective Bargaining Agreements with unions – NLC tells FG

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to respect the Collective Bargaining Agreements entered into with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ayuba Wabba,

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 a month ago | seen 85 times

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

2023: Yagba APC excos, councilors endorse Kogi Commissioner for Reps

THE executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yagba Federal Constituency of Kogi state, have declared support for Kingsley Femi Fanwo’s ambition to clinch... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Kehinde Atteh, Hon. Sunday Moses, Hon Charles Omoyele, Kingsley Femi Fanwo, Gov. Yahaya Bello

APC to hold NEC meeting on April 20

 THE National Executive Committee (NEC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) will meet on Wednesday to consider the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Felix Morka, All Progressives Congress

Easter:Tinubu urges Nigerians to imbibe Christ’s virtue of sacrifice, compassion

A former Governor of Lagos State, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has urged Christians across Nigeria and the world  at large to  imbibe on Christ’s life of service,... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Ondo workers donate 30 motorcycles to Amotekun Corps

ONDO State workers under the Joint Negotiating Council(JNC) on Thursday donated 30 motorcycles to the state Security Network code-named Amotekun Corps. Oluwaniyi Fabunmi, the Chairman of JNC,... Read more

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

Tags: Oluwaniyi Fabunmi, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Sunday Adeleye, Nigeria Labour Congress, Amotekun Corps,

Africa records longest-running decline in COVID-19 infections – WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said COVID-19 cases in Africa have fallen for the past 16 weeks and deaths have dropped during the last... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation, Dr Matshidiso Moeti

Chinese lawmakers consider tougher legislation against women trafficking

CHINESE lawmakers would consider a draft law that would mete tougher sanctions against trafficking in women, following a surge in crimes, which triggered calls for a... Read more

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

Tags: Zang Tiewei, National People’s Congress

COVID-19: WHO records lowest deaths, urges world not to “lose sight”

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said that since the early days of the pandemic, the lowest number of COVID-19 deaths was recorded last week... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Soumiya Swaminathan, Michael Ryan,

Wamakko pays solidarity visit to new APC chair, Adamu

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

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

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Malam Hassan Sanyinnawal, NAFDAC, Yusuf Suleiman, National Teachers institute, Prof. Musa Mai-Tafsir,

Eastern Africa: 5m displaced to experience deeper hunger- UN

UN humanitarians have warned that five million displaced people across eastern Africa will fall deeper into hunger as food rations dwindle due to humanitarian resources being... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations, World Food Programme (WFP), UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),

Eastern Africa: 5m displaced to experience deeper hunger- UN

UN humanitarians have warned that five million displaced people across eastern Africa will fall deeper into hunger as food rations dwindle due to humanitarian resources being... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations, World Food Programme (WFP), UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),

UN tasks APC on peaceful, inclusive 2023 poll

THE United Nations Electoral Assistance Division (UNEAD)in Nigeria has advised the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that 2023 general election was peaceful... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Serge Kubwimana, All Progressives Congress

Wamakko mourns victims of Shagari boat mishap in Sokoto

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North) has condoled with the people of Gidan Magana in Shagari Local Government Area over the death of 29 children from boat... Read more

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

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

Gynaecologist emphasises early antenatal care

A Gynaecologist, Dr Femi Olawore, has advised pregnant women on early initiation of antenatal care to reduce complications and maternal deaths. Olawore gave the advice in Ibadan... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Femi Olawore, World Health Organisation (WHO),

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 87 times

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

2023: Group intensifies call on Emefiele

THE Unified Northern Nigeria Youths’ Forum in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged youths in Kogi to intensify the call on the Central Bank of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Godwin Emefiele, Mohammed Danlami, Aliyu Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Nigeria needs me just as I need Nigeria, says Tinubu

FORMER Lagos State Governor, and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said Nigeria needs him just as he needs Nigeria, maintaining... Read more

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

Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Abubakar Suleiman, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

2023:Akinlade declares for Ogun West senatorial seat

ABIODUN Akinlade, a former member of the House of Representatives, has declared to contest for the  Ogun West Senatorial seat in the 2023 general elections on... Read more

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

Tags: Abiodun Akinlade, All Progressives Congress (APC),

WHO welcomes initiative to combat NCDs responsible for 7 in 10 deaths

WORLD Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, welcomed the setting up of a new Heads of State and Government Group to get the world back on track... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Nana Addo Dankwa Afuko-Addo, Jonas Støre, Matshidiso Moeti,

Dekina/Bassa constituents need outspoken leader — organisation

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

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

Tags: Sheik Ibrahim Jibrin Campaign Organisation, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Ukraine conflict puts fragile global trade recovery at risk-WTO

THE World Trade Organisation (WTO) says the war in Ukraine has created immense human suffering, but it is also putting the fragile recovery of global trade... Read more

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

Tags: World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala,

UN agencies urge action to avert famine in Somalia, South Sudan

THE World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Tuesday, called for action to avert the threat of famine in Somalia and South... Read more

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

Tags: World Food Programme (WFP), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Meshack Malo, Lara Fossi,

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

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

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

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

Adamawa LG Poll: APC rejects results

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

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

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

Single dose of HPV vaccine delivers solid protection against human papillomavirus

THE World Health Organization’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) announced today that a single dose of HPV vaccine – instead of the traditional... Read more

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

Tags: Anuradha Gupta, World Health Organization, Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE),

Sen. Mamora pleads with NAFDAC to slash product listing cost for traditional medicines

THE Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, has pleaded with the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control, (NAFDAC), to slash product listing... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Adeleke Mamora, NAFDAC, World Health Organisation,

Oyo APC Elders Council set up committees to resolve internal crisis

THE Elders’ Advisory Council of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, says it has set up a Reconciliation and Harmonisation Committees toward fostering lasting peace... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Iyiola Oladokun, All Progressives Congress

Clerics tackle Tunde Bakare on Balewa’s alleged curse on Igbo

THE Christian Association of Igbo Ministers (CAIM) has debunked Serving Overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde... Read more

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

Tags: Rev. Francis Ujunwa Simeon, Apostle Solomon Chukwuemeka Okorie, Christian Association of Igbo Ministers (CAIM), Pastor Tunde Bakare,

2023 presidential election: I will run-Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has declared his intention to contest in the 2023 presidential election. Osinbajo made his declaration in a video posted on his twitter handle... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, President Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress (APC),

SMEDAN’s D-G eyes Katsina State governorship seat

DR Dikko Radda, Director-General, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) on Sunday declared interest to contest the Katsina State governorship seat on... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN),

APC support group in Bayelsa goes spiritual, prays for unity, success

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) support group in Balyesa concluded a prayer and fasting programme on Sunday in Yenagoa. The programme aimed at seeking God’s intervention in... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Reuben Initiative for Good Leadership and Accountability (PRIFGLA), Chief Timipre Sylva, Chief David Lyon, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, Hon. Stephen Ogullah, Pastor

Terrorists, bandits neutralise as Buhari joins prayer for peace, justice

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari commenced the week under review on Monday by joining Muslim faithful at the State House Mosque to mark the commencement of the Ramadan... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Ramadan Tafsir, Sheikh Abdulwahab Sulaiman, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Federal Executive Council (FEC), All Progressives Congress (

Land degradation: World Bank provides $700m for implementation of project

THE World Bank on Sunday said it will US$ 700 million to the Federal Government to implement Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) project in some... Read more

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

Tags: Sanjay Srivastave, World Bank

Adamawa LG Poll records peaceful conduct – Authorities

THE Adamawa Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC) has expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s local government election in the state. The Chairman of ADSIEC, Alhaji Isa... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mustapha Salihu,, Alhaji Isa Shettima, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress

Rotimi Amaechi Declares To Contest For President In 2023

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has announced his interest to contest the presidential election in 2023. He made the announcement on Saturday while addressing a crowd... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Amaechi,

Adamawa LG Poll: APC drums support for candidates

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has called on residents of the state and members of the party to vote for the party’s candidates during... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Mustapha Salihu,

Pro Osinbajo groups laud Adamu’s emergence as APC Chairman

Two political pressure groups, Youths for Sustainable Development (YSD) and Osinbajo Vanguard (OVA), have lauded the emergence of Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, as National Chairman, All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Youths for Sustainable Development (YSD), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Osinbajo Vanguard (OVA), All Progressives Congress (APC),

I will use education to fight insecurity –Plateau governorship aspirant, Dimka

 A retired Comptroller of Nigeria Customs and governorship aspirant in Plateau, Mr David Dimka, says he will take education very seriously to fight insecurity in the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr David Victor Dimka, All Progressives Congress, Nigeria Customs, Mr Golu Gurumji, Mr Meshak Chindaba

Buni presents new APC Chairman to Buhari

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe and immediate past interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has formally presented the new National Chairman of the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Mai Mala Buni, All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

ADC inaugurates LG executives in Adamawa

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

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

Tags: Abubakar Musa, Alhaji Mohammed Shuwa, Sabiu Ibrahim, African Democratic Congress (ADC),

FMBN gains over N294bn NHF additional contributions in 5 years – Dangiwa

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has gained N294.1billion as additional contributions to the National Housing Fund (NHF) in five years. The outgoing Managing Director... Read more

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

Tags: Richard Esin, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), National Housing Fund (NHF), Ahmed Dangiwa, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), the Nigeria Employers Consultative Associa

APC national chairmanship race and triumph of sportsmanship

By Emmanuel Mogbede WITH the conclusion of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention which climaxed activities that started with the ward, local government and state congresses,... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Sani Musa, Sen. Tanko Al-Makura, former Gov. Abudulaziz Yari, Etsu Muhammed, All Progressives Congress, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Gov. Mai Mala Buni,

I ‘ll pursue special status for Ibadan, if…- Ayandele

DR. Olusola Ayandele, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial aspirant, says he will pursue special status for Ibadan at the Senate, if given the mandate. Ayandele made... Read more

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

Tags: Ademola Ojo, Alhaji Kehinde Olaosebikan, Olusola Ayandele, All Progressives Congress (APC)

Why we must support Tinubu for 2023 – Arewa leader

ALHAJI Musa Saidu, the leader of the Arewa Community in Southern Nigeria, says the North must support Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to become Nigeria’s president in 2023,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Goodluck Jonathan, Umaru Yar’Adua, Alhaji Musa Saidu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria (AIPCSN),

6.3m children in Sahel to suffer from wasting, UN agencies warn

UN agencies have warned that an estimated 6.3 million children under five, in six countries in Africa’s Sahel region, will suffer from wasting in 2022. The UÑ... Read more

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

Tags: Mamadou Diop, UNICEF, World Health Organisation, UN

Argentina legend's 'Hand of God' shirt to be sold at auction

THE Argentina shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his infamous 'Hand of God' goal against England at the 1986 World Cup is to be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Argentina, 'Hand of God', Diego Maradona, 1986 World Cup, England, Steve Hodge,

Nasarawa stakeholders pledges teamwork, unity for APC victory

Stakeholders and executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of Wakama Electoral Ward, Nasarawa State, have pledged to unite and ensure victory for the party... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Thomas Dasu,

2023: APGA will liberate Abia from “marauding leaders – Chair

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abia Chapter, is in the process of naming its flag bearer for the 2023 gubernatorial poll. The party said the flag... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Rev. Augustine Ehiemere, All Progressives Congress (APC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP),

Focus energy on governorship election for now, chairman tells APC members in Ekiti

Mr Paul Omotosho, chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, has appealed to members to campaign  solely for the June 18 gubernatorial election in the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Mr Paul Omotosho, All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Biodun Oyebanji, All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC: Group Pushes For Tinubu Consensus Candidacy

THE leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to make former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, its consensus presidential candidate for... Read more

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

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

Second Qatar 2022 ticket sales stage’ begins, with 2-games-per-day tickets available

THE second ticket sales phase for the Qatar World Cup started on Tuesday, with fans able to apply for tickets for two matches on one day. This... Read more

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

Tags: Qatar World Cup, FIFA

Ronald Koeman to replace Louis van Gaal as Netherlands boss after World Cup

RONALD Koeman will become the manager of the Netherlands for a second time following the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Koeman, 59, will replace 70-year-old Louis van Gaal,... Read more

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

Tags: Ronald Koeman, Louis van Gaal, World Cup

El-Rufai, Tinubu seek stiffer actions against bandits, terrorists

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Kaduna State Governor agreed yesterday that urgent steps should be taken to secure the country. They spoke in... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Nasir el-Rufai, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,

Russian football federation drops appeal against Fifa ban

RUSSIA'S football federation has dropped an appeal against Fifa's World Cup suspension that was imposed after the country's invasion of Ukraine. The Football Union of Russia had protested... Read more

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

Tags: Fifa's World Cup, Russia, CAS, Europa League,

2023: How I’ll secure Nigeria as President -Moghalu

PRESIDENTIAL hopeful, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, says he has  the political will to secure Nigeria. Moghalu a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and presidential... Read more

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

Tags: Moghalu, African Democratic Congress,

Presidential aspirant vows to tackle hunger, unemployment

By Stanley Nwanosike, A presidential aspirant, Dr Caro Nwosu, of the African Action Congress (AAC), has vowed to tackle hunger head-on if elected at the 2023 general... Read more

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

Tags: Caro Nwosu, African Action Congress (AAC), 2023 presidential election,

Adamu calls for more synergy between APC secretariat, Diaspora members

SEN. Abdullahi Adamu, the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for more synergy between the party’s National Secretariat and its Diaspora members.Adamu said... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, All Progressives Congress (APC), Jacob Ogunseye, President Muhammadu Buhari,

World Bank projects developing East Asia Pacific to grow 5%

The developing East Asia and Pacific countries is projected to grow by five per cent in 2022 amid resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic, tighter financial conditions and... Read more

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

Tags: Manuela Ferro, World Bank,

Zamfara lawmaker distributes food items to 5,160 households

A federal lawmaker, Alhaji Kabiru Maipalace (APC, Gusau/Tsafe)  has started the distribution of Ramadan welfare package to his constituents, targeting 5,160 less privileged households. Maipalace disclosed this... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Kabiru Maipalace, All Progre, ssives Congress (APC), Ramadan, Mustafa Hassan,

World Bank projects developing East Asia Pacific to grow 5%

 THE developing East Asia and Pacific countries is projected to grow by five per cent in 2022 amid resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic, tighter financial conditions and... Read more

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

Tags: COVID-19 pandemic, World Bank, inflation, Manuela Ferro,

LISDEL collaborates with Legislators to attain Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

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

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

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

“I’ll deal with insecurity decisively,” says APC presidential aspirant

Chief Stanley Osifo, an aspirant for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket says he will end insecurity decisively if he wins the party’s primary and... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Stanley Osifo,

NEWMAP reclaims 30 hectares of degraded land in Kaduna – coordinator

World Bank-supported Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has planted trees on 30 hectares in three local government areas (LGAs) of Kaduna State. The Project Coordinator,... Read more

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

Tags: Jibril Dahiru, Jibril Dahiru, World Bank,

'Revenge time' as Ghana paired with Uruguay, while Cameroon get Brazil

GHANA are out for "revenge" after being drawn with Uruguay in the group stages of the 2022 World Cup. Their encounter in Group H, where the Black... Read more

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

Tags: GHANA, Uruguay, 2022 World Cup, Black Stars

Australia named as preferred candidate to host tournament

AUSTRALIA has been announced as the preferred candidate to host the 2029 Women's Rugby World Cup. Already favourites to host the men's event in 2027, they are... Read more

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

Tags: AUSTRALIA, 2029 Women's Rugby World Cup,

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 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Garba Shehu, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress

Orji Kalu urges APC to zone presidential ticket to Southeast

 THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reveal... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, All Progressives Congress

NFF: No ban on Moshood Abiola National Stadium; VAR not stolen

THE Nigeria Football Federation has decried a stream of incorrect reports being peddled in sections of the media, in connection with Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup playoff... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Sanusi, NFF, FIFA World Cup, Sebastian Runge

World heritage at risk amid Ukraine war, says UN cultural agency

UN cultural agency on Friday said dozens of churches, historical sites and museums have been damaged by the war in Ukraine, adding that it was particularly... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations, Sergei Lavrov, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay, World heritage,

World Cup 2022: A guide to the eight World Cup stadiums in Qatar

A stadium designed like a hat, one made of shipping containers and one in a tent-like structure - the World Cup stadiums will certainly be different... Read more

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

Tags: World Cup 2022,

Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022: Key questions answered before the draw

TEAMS will discover their fate when the draw for the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 takes place on Friday. It will be the first time the finals... Read more

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

Tags: Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022, Gareth Southgate,

Lagos APC chieftains task supporters on 2023 elections

SOME chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos on Thursday urged members to vote massively for the party during the 2023 general elections.   They gave... Read more

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

Tags: Raji Fashola, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi, All Progressives Congress

Criticism 'ill-informed', says tournament chief Hassan Al-Thawadi

THE secretary general of the 2022 Qatar World Cup says criticism by players and managers has been "ill-informed" and the nation "should not be apologetic" about... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: 2022 Qatar World Cup, LGBTIQ+, Dan Roan, Al-Thawadi

'Issues of concern' remain for LGBTIQ+ people in Qatar

LGBTIQ+ organisations engaging with Fifa over the 2022 Qatar World Cup have said "progress has been slow" and "issues of concern" remain. The 16 groups feel reassurances... Read more

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

Tags: LGBTIQ+, 2022 Qatar World Cup, Fifa

Kwara HoS visits family of late TUC chairman

The Kwara Head of Service (HoS), Mrs Susan Oluwole, has commisserated with the family of the late Chairman of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the... Read more

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

Tags: Head of Service (HoS), Susan Oluwole, Trade Union Congress (TUC),

Kwara govt. partners World Bank to tackle effects of global warming

KWARA State Government and World Bank will commence an environmental project aimed at halting and remedying devastating effects of global warming, environmental degradation and related health... Read more

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

Tags: World Bank, Kayode Alabi,

PDP should be ashamed of what it did to Nigerians in 16 years-BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has taken a swipe at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its comments on last weekend’s national convention of the All... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressive Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

Politics of rotation in Nigeria, way forward

By Donald Ugwu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) FOR a long time now the polity has been awash with the annual rehash of agitations for political inclusion... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

Citizens with Disabilities commend APC for electing members into NWC

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), has commended the All Progressives Congress (APC) for electing Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) into its National Working Committee (NWC). APC... Read more

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

Tags: Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), National Working Committee (NWC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Tolu Bankole,

England beat South Africa to book final date with Australia

ENGLAND will face Australia in the final of the Women's World Cup after Danni Wyatt's magnificent century propelled the defending champions to a 137-run defeat of... Read more

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

Tags: ENGLAND, Women's World Cup, Danni Wyatt, South Africa

APC mounting pressure on INEC To shift election, PDP alleges

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleged yesterday that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been mounting pressure on INEC to push forward the already scheduled dates for... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Debo Ologunagba, INEC, The Peoples Democratic Party

Official tournament football revealed for Qatar

WITH 236 days to go until the 2022 World Cup gets under way in Qatar - and the draw set to take place on Friday -... Read more

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

Tags: 2022 World Cup, Qatar, 'Al Rihla',

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

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

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

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

Train attack: APC commiserates with ex-Zamfara deputy governor

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commiserated with former deputy governor of the state, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala and victims of Monday’s terrorists’... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Tukur Danfulani,

Ukraine humanitarian crisis ‘catastrophe on top of catastrophe’ – WFP

The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine caused by Russia’s war of aggression is “catastrophe on top of catastrophe,” said the Executive Director of the World Food Programme... Read more

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

Tags: World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley,

Kwankwaso dumps PDP, obtains NNPP membership form

Former Governor of Kano state, Alhaji Rabiu  Kwankwaso, has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he obtained the New Nigeria People’s Party... Read more

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

Tags: New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Why I established NSUK- Adamu

THE National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, says the dilapidated education sector he met as governor of Nasarawa State in 1999 informed... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK),

Italy responded to the shock of failing to qualify for the Qatar World Cup

ITALY responded to the shock of failing to qualify for the Qatar World Cup by coming from behind to beat Turkey. This was the friendly both sides... Read more

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

Tags: ITALY, Qatar World Cup, Turkey, Bryan Cristante, Roberto Mancini

Food vendors satisfied with sales, in spite of Super Eagles fans’ disappointment

ONE man’s meat is another man’s poison, so goes the expression which can best capture part of the mood after Tuesday’s disappointing failure of the Super... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Super Eagles, 2022 FIFA World Cup,

Has Borussia Dortmund midfielder made himself an England starter?

ENGLAND'S 3-0 friendly victory against Ivory Coast at Wembley was as routine as it comes, but there was still plenty for manager Gareth Southgate to ponder as the... Read more

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

Tags: Ivory Coast, ENGLAND, World Cup in Qatar, Gareth Southgate

Has Borussia Dortmund midfielder made himself an England starter?

ENGLAND'S 3-0 friendly victory against Ivory Coast at Wembley was as routine as it comes, but there was still plenty for manager Gareth Southgate to ponder as the... Read more

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

Tags: Ivory Coast, ENGLAND, World Cup in Qatar, Gareth Southgate

Convention: APC chieftain lauds Buhari’s leadership role in resolving party’s crisis

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, Mr Kayode Ojo, has lauded the timely intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari in resolving the crisis... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Deji Ayelabowo,

APC Convention: Why I stepped down for Adamu- Mustapha

Malam Saliu Mustapha, one of the Chairmanship aspirants of All Progressives Congress (APC) at the just concluded National Convention, say he withdrew from the race in... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Sani Musa, Sen. Tanko Al-Makura, former Gov. Abudulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Etsu MuhammedSen. George Akume, Malam Saliu Mustapha,

Group describes Tinubu as a political genius

 The Nigerian Youth and Diaspora Forum for Bola Tinubu (NYD4BAT), has described the National Leader of the All-Progressives Congress (APC), Tinubu as a political genius as... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigerian Youth and Diaspora Forum for Bola Tinubu (NYD4BAT), Dr Ajibola Abayomi, Sen. Bola Tinubu,

World Bank helps Bangladesh improve road safety

The World Bank has approved 358 million dollars to help Bangladesh improve road safety and reduce fatalities from road traffic crashes on selected high-risk highways and... Read more

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

Tags: World Bank

100 days to go: 'Euro 2022 will be harder to win than the World Cup'

EXCITEMENT levels for a home European Championship in the summer increased on Monday when London marked 100 days until the competition with an unveiling of life-sized... Read more

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

Tags: European Championship, World Cup, Kenza Dali,

Football's psychology pioneer and his role in 1958 World Cup win

IN the summer of 1958 a 17-year-old Brazilian took international football by storm. Six goals in four games. A hat-trick in the semi-final. Two more in the... Read more

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

Tags: 1958 World Cup, Pelé, Professor João Carvalhaes,

John Herdman - the English manager behind landmark qualification

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

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

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

Qatar 2022 Final Battle: Ministry, NFF procure 20,000 tickets for Eagles’ fans

IN a bold move to fill up the stands of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium and guarantee high-decibel support for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s FIFA... Read more

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

Tags: NFF, Sunday Dare, Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Super Eagles, Shehu Dikko, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,

Black Stars arrive in Abuja for Tuesday’s clash with Super Eagles

THE Black Stars of Ghana on Monday afternoon arrived in Abuja for the return leg of the 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff against the Super Eagles... Read more

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

Tags: Moshood Abiola National Stadium, FIFA World Cup

World Bank grants Morocco $180m loan to support agriculture

World Bank on Monday approved a loan of 180million dollars to Morocco to support its agriculture. Official news agency MAP reported that the loan aims to enhance... Read more

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

Tags: World Bank

Senate President felicitates Tinubu at 70

President of the Senate,  Dr Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Lawan’s felicitation was... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Ahmad Lawan, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu,

2023: Success of APC convention sign of victory – Speaker

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

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

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

APC will take over Sokoto State in 2023 – Rep

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

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

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

Qatar 2022 Final Battle: Musa says Eagles fully focused on “crucial 90 minutes”

NIGERIA’S Super Eagles are fully concentrated on Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 playoff duel with Ghana’s Black Stars, with the players determined to put up... Read more

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

Tags: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa

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 96 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Malam Yunusa Sabo, Mr Isah Bala, Mr Garba Dale,

PDP prays court to declare APC conventional illegal

AHEAD of the All Progressives Congress, APC’s national convention holding on Saturday, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja, to declare... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party

APC unveils convention hashtag, says party united as ever

ALL Progressives Congress, APC, on Friday, unveiled the official hashtag for its convention, scheduled for International Conference Centre, Abuja on March 26. Unveiling the hash-tag during a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: INEC, All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Sule, APCNationalConvention,

TUC inaugurates South-West political commission ahead 2023 elections

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC has inaugurated the South-West political commission saddled with the responsibility of sensitising the public on the 2023 elections. TUC President,... Read more

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

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr Quadri Olaleye

APC consensus candidates for party executives violates Electoral Act 2022 says Ajulo

 A Constitutional Lawyer, Dr Kayode Ajulo, says the consensus arrangement by the All Progressives Congress, APC for its national executive officers is a violation of the... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Kayode Ajulo, All Progressives Congress,

APC convention outcome will make party stronger, says chieftain

Dr Paul Okorie, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain in Ebonyi says the outcome of the party’s National Convention scheduled in Abuja on Saturday will make... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Dr Paul Okorie, All Progressives Congress

Supreme Court upholds INEC’S de-registration of 22 political parties

THE Supreme Court on Friday upheld the de-registration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The parties were among the 74 scrapped in... Read more

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

Tags: Ejembi Eko, Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP), All Blending Party (ABP), All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP), Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Change Advoca

Qatar 2022 Playoff: Super Eagles storm Kumasi in buoyant mood

NIGERIA’S contingent to Friday’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown with the Black Stars of Ghana landed at the Kumasi International Airport on Thursday morning, with... Read more

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

Tags: Black Stars, Super Eagles, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, 2022 FIFA World Cup, Air Peace, NFF, Augustine Eguavoen,

European champions Italy will not play in the 2022 World Cup after being stunned by North Macedonia

EUROPEAN champions Italy will not play in the 2022 World Cup after being stunned by North Macedonia in their play-off in Palermo. Aleksandar Trajkovski picked up the... Read more

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

Tags: Italy, 2022 World Cup, North Macedonia, Palermo, Aleksandar Trajkovski

WHO publishes first-ever country estimates on unintended pregnancy, abortion

THE World Health Organisation, WHO says data analysis on unintended pregnancy and abortion from 150 countries  revealed major disparities in accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare. With  the... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Bela Ganatra, World Health Organisation,

APC excludes political aides from voting at convention

THE Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress, APC has excluded political office holders from voting at the national convention on Saturday. CECPC,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari

World TB Day: Foundation advocates more resources to end diseases

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) has called on the Federal  Government and  other  world leaders to invest more resources in the fight against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), World TB Day, Dr Echey Ijezie,

APC chieftain calls for ceasefire in Benue communal crisis

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Mr Patrick Hyua, has called for the immediate ceasefire in the ongoing communal crisis between Mbasombo and Mbaviur communities in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 432 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Patrick Hyua,

2023: Group advises APC on presidential ticket, backs Yahaya Bello

National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG) has advised All Progressives Congress (APC) to make its presidential ticket open to all contestants to enable the party get best... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, All Progressives Congress (APC), National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG), Abba Abba,

Group endorses Ife Oyedele for APC National Secretary

A coalition of political groups called South-West Progressives, has endorsed Mr Ife Oyedele as All Progressives Congress (APC) National Secretary.This is contained in a statement in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 632 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Ife Oyedele, Congress of Progressive Change (CPC), Olalekan Obolo, Tope Olubimo, South-West Progressives,

Algeria under pressure ahead of Cameroon clash

THERE is palpable tension on the streets of Algiers ahead of Algeria's crucial 2022 World Cup qualifying tie against Cameroon. The two African heavyweights both missed the... Read more

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

Tags: Algeria, 2022 World Cup, Cameroon,

World Cup 2022: 'Jollof derby' sees West African rivals battle for Qatar

MENTION Nigeria v Ghana and two things spring to mind for many - a rivalry that centres on football and jollof rice. While the debate over which... Read more

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

Tags: World Cup 2022, Black Stars,

England captain Harry Kane wants to 'shine light' on Qatar issues

ENGLAND captain Harry Kane says he wants to "shine a light" on issues around Qatar, where the 2022 World Cup will be held. Homosexuality is illegal in... Read more

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

Tags: Harry Kane, 2022 World Cup, LGBTQ+,

APC will not be distracted from holding successful Convention – Buni

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not be distracted by agents of destabilisation using the media to cause crisis in the party. Gov. Mai Mala... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Sani Bello, President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed,

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Yobe

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over low voter registration in Yobe. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Ahmad Makama, expressed the concern on... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ahmad Makama, Alhaji Abatcha Dikwa, Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Bala Mohammad, All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Congress (AP

418m people lack access to safe drinking water in Africa — UNICEF/WHO report

A joint special report by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) saysabout 418 million people lack basic level of drinking water service... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization (WHO), Macky Sall,

Super Eagles praise turf of Moshood Abiola National Stadium

SUPER Eagles’ players on Tuesday rhapsodized about the new, improved turf of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja as they intensified preparations for the FIFA World... Read more

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

Tags: SUPER Eagles, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Moshood Abiola National Stadium

Sanusi: We are leaving no stone unturned to see Eagles achieve victory

GENERAL Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi has reiterated that the nation’s football –ruling body is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that... Read more

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Tags: Mohammed Sanusi, Black Stars, Super Eagles, NFF, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,

Eleven European nations battle for one of three places in finals

TEN European nations have qualified for the 2022 World Cup and only three spots remain. Eleven countries are still dreaming of earning their places at the tournament... Read more

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

Tags: 2022 World Cup, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Cristiano Ronaldo,

No cause for alarm over lawmakers’ sack, says C/River APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Cross River has reacted to the judgment of the Federal High Court in Abuja which sacked 20 state legislators, saying... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Erasmus Ekpang, PDP

I’m still in APC Chairmanship race- Yari

FORMER Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara says he is still in the race for All Progressives Congress (APC), National Chairmanship, contrary to speculations that he has... Read more

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Tags: Abdulaziz Yari, All Progressives Congress,

Qatar 2022 Playoff: Eagles begin training for Black Stars in Abuja

..Maduka Okoye out NIGERIA’S army for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 playoff battle with Ghana on Tuesday started their preparations in the Federal Capital, Abuja ahead... Read more

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Tags: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,

Adolescent health, coordination vital in achieving SDGs — Ehanire

THE Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says progress toward achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) requires keeping adolescents healthy... Read more

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Tags: Dr Osagie Ehanire, UNICEF, Dr Eduardo Celades, World Health Organisation, UN

Umahi urges supporters to remain calm over High Court ruling

 GOV. David Umahi of Ebonyi has assured his supporters that there is nothing to worry about over the Federal High Court ruling in Abuja which struck... Read more

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Tags:  GOV. David Umahi, All Progressives Congress,

Coalition endorses Mustapha for APC Chairmanship

 THE National Coalition of Buhari Support Organisations (BSO), has endorsed Malam Saliu Mustapha, as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mustapha is among the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdllahi Adamu, Sen. Tanko Al-makura, Sen. Sani Musa, Dr George Akume, Chief Jerry Johnson, Mr Peter Oganto, Malam Saliu Mustapha, Congress for Progressive Change,

Nigeria lifts pre-travel testing for vaccinated Nigerians, visitors

THE Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has lifted per travel testing requirements for COVID-19 vaccinated Nigerians and visitors. Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Mr Boss Mustapha, World Health Organization, NCDC

APC begins screening of aspirants on Tuesday, ahead of Convention

THE All Progressives Congress, APC) will begin screening of aspirants for various elective offices on Tuesday, March 22, ahead of Saturday’s National Convention. Mr Emmanuel Otagburuagu, the... Read more

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Tags: Mr Emmanuel Otagburuagu, Gov. Aminu Masari, Dimeji Bankole, All Progressives Congress

2023 presidency: Youths vow to purchase nomination form for Tinubu

THE Nigerian Youths for Tinubu has promised to purchase the presidential nomination form for the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Mr Idris Aregbe

Gareth Southgate says some England fans not travelling 'a great shame'

IT is "a great shame" that some England fans will not travel to the 2022 World Cup, says manager Gareth Southgate. Homosexuality is illegal in Qatar and... Read more

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

Tags: 2022 World Cup, Gareth Southgate, LGBTQ, England,

Court sacks 20 Cross River lawmakers over defection

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, declared the seats of 20 lawmakers from Cross River vacant over their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Taiwo Taiwo, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC)

Consensus Arrangement: APC vice chairmanship aspirant vows never to step down

Mr Yusuf Elaigwu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) vice chairmanship aspirant, North Central, has vowed never to step down for any other aspirants irrespective of any... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Yusuf Elaigwu,

Edo Govt. denies alleged plan to obtain N7bn loan

The Edo Government says it has no plan to obtain a N7 billion loan to finance the Light Up Edo project. Mr Andrew Emwanta, the Commissioner for... Read more

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Tags: Andrew Emwanta, David Imuse, All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Godwin Obaseki,

My House of Reps ambition not a desperate one, says Ekiti ex-deputy speaker

A former Deputy Speaker of Ekiti House of Assembly, Chief Taiwo Olatunbosun, says his ambition to run for a seat in the House of Representatives is... Read more

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

Tags: Biodun Oyebanji, All Progressives Congress(APC), Chief Taiwo Olatunbosun,

Buhari condemns violence in S/East, consoles Obiozor

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has described as “deeply distressing” the destruction in Imo State of the buildings and assets of the Police and the home of Prof.... Read more

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

Tags:  Prof. George Obiozor, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Malam Garba Shehu,

Ukraine's Yaroslava Mahuchikh wins emotional high jump gold

UKRAINE'S Yaroslava Mahuchikh won an emotional women's high jump gold at the World Athletics Indoor Championships. The 20-year-old, who had to undertake a three-day overland journey from... Read more

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Tags: Yaroslava Mahuchikh, World Athletics,

Russia request to suspend Fifa ban for World Cup play-offs rejected

RUSSIA'S request to suspend their ban from competing in the World Cup play-offs has been rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Fifa suspended Russian national... Read more

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Tags: World Cup play-offs, Fifa,

Court vacates order stopping APC National Convention

An FCT High Court in Kubwa on Friday vacated an interlocutory injunction earlier granted stopping the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention from holding.   Malam Salisu Umoru,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mike Enaharo-Ebah, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Bello Kawu,

Adamawa to spend ₦3bn on NG-CARES Programme – Dep. Gov.

ADAMAWA Government has approved over ₦3 billion in the 2022 budget for the three delivery platforms of the NG-CARES Programmes in the state.   Chief Crowther Seth, the... Read more

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Tags: Chief Crowther Seth, World Bank,

Environmentalist advocates reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activities

An environmentalist, Mr Gafar Odubote, has called for the adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices to reduce the prevalent greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Gafar Odubote,Let’s Do It World (LDIW), Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA),

ECOWAS says donated $1m to assist Nigeria’s vulnerable families in 2021

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Friday said it donated one million dollars to assist vulnerable families in the country in 2021. This is... Read more

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

Tags: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), World Food Programme (WFP),

Taha Yassine Khenissi returns to Tunisia squad after drug ban

TUNISIA have recalled Taha Yassine Khenissi for their upcoming World Cup play-off games as the forward returns from a ban for failing a drug test. The Carthage... Read more

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

Tags: TUNISIA, World Cup play-off, Carthage Eagles

Bello briefs Buni on APC Convention

Gov. Mohammed Bello of Niger on Friday visited his Yobe counterpart, Mai Mala Buni and Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC). In... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Mohammed Bello, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, All Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)

Buni lauds Gov. Bello for managing APC

GOV. Mai Buni of Yobe and Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC Caretake and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), has lauded Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger for... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Mai Buni, All Progressives Congress, Gov. Abubakar Bello

Akpanudoedehe absent as Buni, Sani Bello, CECPC members meet

THE Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday met with the Sani... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Gov. Sani Bello, All Progressives Congress

Food security: Experts task farmers on climate-smart techniques

SOME environmentalists have tasked local farmers on the adoption of climate-smart agriculture techniques to curb climate change effects on food productivity. The environmentalists made the call in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 300 times

Tags: Mr Emmanuel Emechete, Let’s Do It World (LDIW), Gafar Odubote,

Buni endorses actions taken by Bello as acting chairman

GOV. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), has endorsed actions taken by Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger,... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Mai Mala Buni, All Progressives Congress, Muhammed Bello

Stakeholders harp on awareness, funding to curb TB spread

AHEAD of the March 24 World Tuberculosis Day celebration, stakeholders partnering to end the scourge in Nigeria say increased awareness is key. They said this on Thursday... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Amos Omoniyi, World Health Organisation, Dr Temidayo Lagundoye, Dr Queen Ogbuji, Dr Emmanuel Anyaike, Dr Bethrand Odume,

Buni returns to Nigeria

GOV. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, has taken over the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), after returning from... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, All Progressives Congress

Anambra lawmaker urges Soludo not to repeat Obiano’s mistakes

 An Anambra lawmaker, Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, has urged the incoming governor of the state,  Prof. Charles Soludo, not to repeat the mistakes of his predecessor, Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, Dr Willie Obiano, All Progressives Congress, Prof. Charles Soludo,

WHO warns against relaxing COVID-19 protocol, says cases are increasing

World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against relaxing COVID-19 protocol, noting that the pandemic is not over as cases are increasing globally. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus,

Kumasi's Baba Yara Stadium to host Ghana-Nigeria World Cup qualifier

THE Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi will host Ghana's home leg of the 2022 World Cup play-off tie against Nigeria despite several issues with the ground. The... Read more

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

Tags: Baba Yara Stadium, 2022 World Cup

Group urges in-coming Anambra governor to check lawlessness

The Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction, on Wednesday, urged Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the in-coming Governor of Anambra, to check all forms of... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction,

Yari, Akume, others pick APC Expression of Interest forms ahead of National Convention

THE national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja has become a beehive of activities as the party’s March 26 national convention looms. The News... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammad Buhari, National Working Committee (NWC), Sen. Bananas Gemade, All Progressives Congress (APC), Lawrence Unuchukwu, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC

India 2022: Match officials arrive for Flamingos, DR Congo World Cup qualifier in Benin City

MATCH officials for Saturday’s 2022 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualifying match between the U17 girls of Nigeria and those of the Democratic Republic of Congo... Read more

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

Tags: 2022 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup

APC Senate Caucus to Tinubu: we are with you

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Senate Caucus has assured the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of their support for his presidential ambition. Tinubu... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,

Constitution amendment: South-East Assemblies will support LG, judiciary autonomy — Enugu Speaker

 The Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, says state Assemblies in the South-East have resolved to support local government, legislative and judiciary autonomy. Ubosi... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Patrick Igwe, Virginus Nwobodo, Edward Ubosi, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),

Guterres vows to improve UN’s handling of sexual exploitation, abuse

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says victims of sexual exploitation and abuse will be placed at the heart of efforts by the UN. Guterres said this following the... Read more

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Tags: António Guterres, sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), Farhan Haq, World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations, World Food Programme (WFP), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Populatio

I’ll restore Nigeria’s glorious days – Sen. Musa

Sen. Sani Musa, a National Chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has pledged to restore Nigeria’s glorious days and take her back to the prosperous... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sani Musa,

Kogi Govt. rebukes PGF DG, Lukman on outburst against Yahaya Bello, Buni

KOGI Government has rebuked the  former Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Mr Salihu Lukman over his outbursts against the Gov. Yahaya Bello. The state also decried... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Gov.  Mai Mala Buni, .APC, Nigeria Labour Congress,  Mr  Onu Edoka, Mr Salihu Lukman, Gov. Yahaya Bello.

LCCI, stakeholders push for petroleum subsidy removal

THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI and energy stakeholders have called for removal of subsidy on petroleum products to save money for investment in... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, Comrade Funmi Sessi, Nigerian Labour Congress, Mr Tunji Oyebanji,

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 61 times

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Tinubu Support Group, All Progressives Congress, Taribo West, Victor Agali, Ike Shorunmu, Victor Ezeji, Abiodun Obafemi, Dosu Joseph, Jonathan Akpoborire

EU to ban credit ratings agencies from doing business with Russia

EUROPE credit rating agencies will be prohibited from rating Russia’s sovereign debt and the country’s companies as part of the latest EU sanctions package set to... Read more

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

Tags: International Monetary Fund, EU, World Bank

Anti-labour policies: Falana’s absence stalls suit against Kaduna govt

THE absence of Femi Falana SAN on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court prevented the alleged anti-labour suit filed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), against... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Wanna, Joe Ajaero, Ayuba Suleiman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Kanu Agabi, Justice Ishaq Bello, AVM Rabiu Dabo, Mr Eyo Ekpo, Mrs Joan Jatau-Kadiya

England playing for more than a semi-final place

THE good news is that England aren't out of the Women's World Cup. Yet. Four wins from their remaining four games, starting with India on Wednesday, could... Read more

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

Tags: England Women's cricket World Cup, Laura Marsh, Sarah Taylor, Jenny Gunn

Akume will emerge APC National Chairman: Group

THE George Akume Campaign Organisation says it is almost certain that Sen.George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties, will emerge as the National Chairman of the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen.George Akume, Mr Adamu Abubakar, Chief Ray Morphy, Mr Terver Aginde, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff

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 79 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Ubale Hashim, Mr Aminu Sani, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Garba Abubakar,

Ukraine health facilities stretches to breaking point, WHO warns

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is working “day and night” to keep medical supply chains open and preserve the health system in Ukraine, where,... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organisation, UN, António Guterres,

World Cup Qatar 2022 playoff: FIFA makes changes to match officials

WORLD football –ruling body, FIFA has effected minor changes in the list of match officials for this month’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 playoff showdown between... Read more

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

Tags: FIFA, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Bernie Raymond Blom

Ebonyi govt tasks security agencies on law, order

The Ebonyi Executive Council has urged security agencies in the state to ensure maintenance of law and order and prevent security breach.This is contained in a... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Gov. Dave Umahi, Dr Eric Kelechi-Igwe, Cletus Ofoke,

APC inaugurates Lagos excos

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State on Monday inaugurated and sworn in its new state executive council members while calling for an end to... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Abiodun Ogunleye,David Setonji,Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), Babatunde Ogala,

Nigeria women’s basketball coach demands unpaid bonus

NIGERIA women's basketball head coach Otis Hughley has taken a swipe at the country's sports ministry over unpaid bonuses and demanded a contract review. Hughley replaced fellow... Read more

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

Tags: Otis Hughley, Sam Vincent, Fiba Women's World Cup, D'Tigress

Costa Rica 2022: Falconets hammer Senegal 3-1, put one foot in FIFA World Cup finals

TWO-time World Cup silver medallists Nigeria all but assured of a spot at this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals after a sterling performance condemned... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

Defection sack: Court orders Umahi, Deputy to remain in office

EBONYI Governor David Umahi and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe, have secured an order from the High Court of Ebonyi State not to vacate their offices in... Read more

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

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Sunny Ogbuoji, David Nweze Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Roy Umahi, All Progressive Congress, PDP, APC,

COVID-19: NG-CARES disburses N35.3bn to states – Official

PROF. Yusuf Suleiman, Team Leader, Physical Implementation Support Mission for NG-CARES Programme, a World Bank programme, has said that about N35.3 billion had been disbursed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: NG-CARES,World Bank,Prof. Yusuf Suleiman,

Ex-NSE boss emerges President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations

A former president of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Mr Mustafa Shehu, has been elected the President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO). Shehu, who... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), Abdulkadir Aliyu, Mustafa Shehu,

Buni, Malami, Emefiele to confer with Buhari in UK

THE ousted caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni, is due in London to confer with President Muhammadu Buhari, it was learnt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,President Muhammadu Buhari,Mai Mala Buni,Governor Nasir El-Rufai,Central Bank of Nigeria,Godwin Emefiele.

Ebonyi PDP governorship nominee urges Umahi to vacate seat

REP. Iduma Igariwey, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nominee for Ebonyi governorship seat, has urged the Gov. David Umahi to immediately vacate office along with his... Read more

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

Tags: Iduma Igariwey, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Inyang Ekwo,  Fred Udogu, Gov. David Umahi, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Two thirds of households with children have lost income during pandemic

UNICEF-World Bank report finds that the lost earnings have left adults in 1 in 4 households with children going a day or more without food. AT least... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: UNICEF, World Bank, Sanjay Wijesekera, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo,

Qatar 2022 Final Battle: NFF announces Daar Communications as ticket rights holder

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday publicly presented Daar Communications PLC (owners of Africa Independent Television and Raypower Radio) as the exclusive ticket rights holder for... Read more

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

Tags: NFF, Tony Anegbe Akiotu, Mohammed Sanusi, Daar Communications, FIFA World Cup Qatar,

Russia banned from Rugby World Cup qualification, Georgia advance

RUSSIA will no longer be allowed to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, meaning Georgia have secured their place at the tournament in France. World Rugby suspended... Read more

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

Tags: RUSSIA, 2023 Rugby World Cup, Georgia

WHO says Europe faces big decisions on health

 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on European countries to concentrate more on health than they did before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.   WHO Europe said on... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation (WHO)

Over 900 measles cases reported across 3 regions in Ethiopia- UN

ABOUT 929 new measles cases have been reported across three regions in Ethiopia, namely Somali, Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s (SNNP) regions. The United Nations... Read more

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

Tags: Nationalities and People’s (SNNP), World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations,

WHO marks 2 years of declaring COVID-19 pandemic

 World Health Organisation (WHO) says almost 500 million people have been infected with the coronavirus since March 2020 and new variants are still a threat as... Read more

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

Tags:  World Health Organisation

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

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

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

Tags:  Apostle Elijah Jack, the General Overseer of His Divine Redeemed World Ministry

15-time major winner gives emotional speech at World Golf Hall of Fame induction

AN emotional Tiger Woods choked back the tears as he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Wednesday after a moving speech by... Read more

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

Tags: Tiger Woods, World Golf Hall of Fame,

2023 elections: Number of governorship aspirants swells in Plateau

The number of governorship aspirants in Plateau has continued to increase as the country prepared for general elections in 2023.   With many posters litering the streets across... Read more

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

Tags: Sylvanus Namang, All Progressives Congress (APC),

NFF in grief as former Super Eagle, Justice Christopher dies at 41

NIGERIA Football was again in mourning early Wednesday as news filtered in that former Super Eagles’ midfielder, Justice Christopher, had slumped and died in Jos, the... Read more

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

Tags: Super Eagles, Justice Christopher, 2022 FIFA World Cup,

Swansea midfielder among four new faces in Cameroon squad

SWANSEA City midfielder Olivier Ntcham has been included in Cameroon's 38-man preliminary squad for their 2022 World Cup play-off against Algeria. The 26-year-old is among four new... Read more

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

Tags: SWANSEA City, Olivier Ntcham, Cameroon, Algeria, World Cup play-off

Scotland v Ukraine World Cup play-off semi-final postponed

SCOTLAND'S World Cup play-off semi-final against Ukraine has been postponed. The nations were set to meet at Hampden on 24 March but Ukraine requested that Fifa moves... Read more

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

Tags: SCOTLAND, World Cup, Ukraine, Fifa

FG urges NLC to call ASUU to order

THE Federal Government has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to advise its affiliate, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to abide by the provisions... Read more

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

Tags: NARD, ASUU, Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr Christ Ngige, National Labour Advisory Council,

84% of Fijians suffer from premature deaths due to non-communicable diseases – WHO

NON-Communicable diseases (NCDs) are becoming a socio-economic burden for Fiji as they account for an estimated 84 per cent of premature deaths in the island nation,... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation (WHO), Shiva Anjini Singh,

APC government in Osun raises alarm over plans to disrupt PDP primary election

 Osun government raised an alarm on Monday about plans by some persons to disrupt opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship primary election slated for Tuesday. Mr Ismail... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress

APC debunks report of leadership change, says fake, imaginary

 THE All Progressives Congress (APC), has described as fake and imaginary, the report in some sections of the media, of a purported leadership change in the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC)

India 2022: Rampant Flamingos knock DR Congo 3-0 in Kinshasa

NIGERIA’S U17 girls, Flamingos ran riot round their hosts, DR Congo and earned a 3-0 victory in their FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup second round, first... Read more

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

Tags: NIGERIA’S U17 girls, DR Congo, Flamingos, FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup

APC Convention: We’ll surprise critics, says Buhari as he departs for London

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the assertion that the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) lacks the capacity to conduct its national convention on March 26, saying... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, All Progressives Congress,

Nigerians prone to mental illness due to hardship – Expert

PROF. James Obindo, President, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN), has said that Nigerians are prone to mental illnesses, due to the visible hardships in the... Read more

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Why we must not toy with power rotation, federal character – Obasanjo

FROM former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday came a warning that no one should toy with power rotation, federal character and other principles designed to make Nigeria... Read more

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Sokoto APC Crises: Association of LG Chairmen affirms election of Sadiq-Achida

THE Association of Local Government Chairmen of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, has affirmed Isa Sadiq-Achida as the authentic APC Chairman elected in... Read more

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APC chairmanship: Aspirants adamant, governors push for open race

THE battle for the national chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC) remains tough for ex-Narasawa State Governor Abdullahi Adamu despite his endorsement by President Muhammadu... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Abdullahi Adamu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Ex WTO official wants more trade negotiators for Nigeria

 PROF. Dickson Yeboah, Former Head, Course on Intensive Trade Negotiations Skills, World Trade Organisation (WTO), said that Nigeria needs more skilled negotiators to lift the country... Read more

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2023 Presidency: I Can’t Disown Tinubu, Says Emir Of Katsina

THE Emir of Katsina, Dr. Abdulmuminin Kabir Usman, has promised to look into the political aspiration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, with the view to contributing,... Read more

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Tags: Dr. Abdulmuminin Kabir Usman, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, All Progressives Congress,

Tuchel pledges future to Chelsea in spite of Abramovich’s planned sale

THOMAS Tuchel has pledged his future to Chelsea amid Roman Abramovich’s decision to sell the Stamford Bridge club. Russian-Israeli billionaire Abramovich revealed his decision to sell Chelsea... Read more

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Tags: Thomas Tuchel, Roman Abramovich, European Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup,

Experts decry open defecation in Oyo, warn of danger to residents

ENVIRONMENTAL experts and other stakeholders in Oyo state have deplored the practice of open defecation in the state, warning that it portends hazards to residents if... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation, Mr Adetunji Akinpelu, UNICEF, Hon. Rahman Adepoju, Dr Akinfemi Akinyode,

AstraZeneca: Celebrating one year of COVAX vaccine deliveries to Africa

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

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

NCDC announces measles outbreak in 8 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered the outbreak of measles in eight states of the federation. The NCDC via its official website on Friday... Read more

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Qatar 2022: Eguavoen lists Musa, Ekong, 30 others in provisional squad to battle Ghana

TECHNICAL Adviser Augustine Eguavoen has called up Captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, midfielder Wifred Ndidi and forwards Moses Simon and Kelechi Iheanacho in a... Read more

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

Tags: Augustine Eguavoen, Super Eagles, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,

Ukraine seek play-off semi-final with Scotland postponement

UKRAINE have requested a postponement of their World Cup play-off semi-final against Scotland. The nations were due to meet at Hampden on 24 March but football in... Read more

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Tags: UKRAINE, World Cup, Scotland, Uefa, Fifa

Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Uzodimma in APC convention panels

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

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

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

Why I want to be president—Tinubu

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain , Sen. Bola Tinubu said on Thursday that he is in the race for the 2023 Presidency to bring hope and... Read more

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Tags: ALL Progressives Congress, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Oba Gabriel Adejumo,

CVR: INEC to activate 46 new registration centres in Delta

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it plans to activate 46 registration centres for Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Delta on March 8. Rev. Monday Udoh-Tom,... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Rev. Monday Udoh-Tom, Reps Ndudi Elumelu, All Progressives Congress, Pastor Norbert Akachukwu,

Retired U.S Colonel joins 2023 presidential race

DR Wisdom Osagiede, a retired U.S Army Colonel, has joined the 2023 presidential race under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Osagiede said this when... Read more

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Hard work gave APC victory at Cross River bye-election – party chieftain

Mr Higgins Peters, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Cross River says the party’s victory at the Feb. 26 Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency bye-election was a product... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP), Jude Ngaji, Mike Usibe, Higgins Peters, All Progressives Congress (APC)

2023: Nasarawa APC stakeholders sue for unity

STAKEHOLDERS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Agunji electoral ward in Nasarawa state, have called for peace urging members to unite for the victory of... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress,Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Sen. Godiya Akwashiki,Mr Ewuga Baba,Mr Muluku Agah,

National Convention: APC Ghana insists on making delegate, committee lists

THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Ghana Chapter on Thursday protested its non inclusion as a delegate block to the APC national convention billed for March. Chairman of... Read more

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National Convention: APC Ghana insists on making delegate, committee lists

THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Ghana Chapter on Thursday protested its non inclusion as a delegate block to the APC national convention billed for March. Chairman of... Read more

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Tags: Mr Oghenosa Micheleti,All Progressives Congress,Gov. Mai Mala Buni,President Muhammadu Buhari,

Russia-Ukraine conflict could increase numbers of severe COVID-19 disease – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict was likely to drive COVID-19 transmission higher. It said in turn it would increase the risk... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu, United Nations, Mike Ryan,

D’Tigress draw France, Australia, Canada, 2 others in Group B of FIBA Women’s World Cup

NIGERIA’S D’Tigress will face familiar opponents when they kick of their FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup campaign in Sydney, Australia in September. Drawn in Group B, they... Read more

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2023 Elections: NLC demands restructuring for sustainable development

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for restructuring that would bring good governance, sustainable development and social justice as the country approaches the 2023 general... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

Ukraine: Oxygen shortage putting lives in danger, WHO warns

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that shortage of oxygen in Ukraine could put lives in danger and undermine the support of UN efforts in the... Read more

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

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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

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1bn people at risk of hearing loss due to loud music- WHO

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) says over one billion people, aged 12 to 35, risk losing their hearing due to prolonged and excessive exposure to loud music... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organisation, Dr Ren Minghui, UN

World leaders, experts call for action to protect environment from pollution

WORLD leaders and experts on Wednesday called for global action to reduce antimicrobial pollution, recognising this as critical to combating rising levels of drug resistance and... Read more

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

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

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Ukrainian invasion can destabilise world food supplies, UN warns

CHARITY organisations have warned that world food supplies could be endangered as a knock-on effect of Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying Middle Eastern and Asian nations... Read more

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Tags: UN World Food Programme (WFP), President Vladimir, Putin,

IMF, World Bank to boost financial, policy support for Ukraine

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank announce plans to support Ukraine on the financing and policy fronts and are urgently increasing that support.   IMF... Read more

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

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Pantami, Danbatta lead Nigerian delegation to MWC 2022

...meet with US Delegation, OEMs, Others THE Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, accompanied by the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 142 times

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Malawi President, Lazarus Chakwera, others restate commitment to quality leadership at the 10TH ALM Persons of the Year

THE President of Malawi, Lazarus Chakwera, alongside other political, business and diplomatic leaders, have restated their commitment to quality and purposeful leadership in Africa. President Chakwera,... Read more

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Tags: President Lazarus Chakwera, Mukwandi Chibesakunda, Polaris Bank Limited, Capt. Musa Nuhu,  NBS Bank, Mactar SY, SYLAM Technologies Group SAS, Kwanele Ngwemya, Tedros Ghebreyesus, World Health Organiz

Court nullifies Taraba APC state congress

A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo Tuesday nullified the state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba conducted on Oct. 4, 2021. Ruling on the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, INEC, Justice Simon Amobeda, APC

Nasarawa NLC rejects Senate’s plan to remove labour laws from Exclusive Legislative List

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Nasarawa State has rejected Senate attempt to remove labour laws from the exclusive legislative list to concurrent legislative list. This, the... Read more

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Buhari turns down governors’ plea to drop Adamu

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday insisted that former Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Adamu should become the next national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The President also... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Masari, Nasir el-Rufai, Abubakar Badaru, Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Gboyega

AbudlRazaq appoints special adviser on civic engagement

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has appointed Mallam Atiku Abdulsalam as Special Adviser on Civic Engagements. This is contained in a statement made available to the News... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Mallam Atiku Abdulsalam,

APC support group inaugurates office in Bayelsa, pledges to ensure victory

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) support group in Bayelsa, on Tuesday pledged to work to ensure that the party emerges victorious during the Presidential and Governorship... Read more

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Group cautions APC leadership against imposition of candidates

 A group - All Progressives Congress (APC) National Stakeholders, has advised the party leadership against imposition of candidates, ahead of the March 26, National Convention. Mr Aliyu... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Aliyu Audu, PDP,

UN, partners ready to scale up humanitarian operations in Ukraine once security permits

THE United Nations and partners are preparing to scale up humanitarian operations in Ukraine once the security situation permits, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. Stephane... Read more

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Sokoto APC criticises Malami, restates loyalty to Wamakko

THE embattled Chairman of the All Progress Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, has criticised the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of... Read more

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Why Buhari will prefer Mustapha for APC top job — former TBO Director

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari would prefer men of integrity like Malam Salihu Mustapha if the president were to make his pick among the people jostling for the... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, The Buhari Organisation (TBO), Malam Ballah Usman, Malam Salihu Mustapha, All Progressives Congress (APC),

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

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APC tasks public office holders on friendship to all

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

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

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

World Bank IBB flood project 90 percent completed, says Gov. Emmanuel

GOV. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has said that the World Bank Assisted Flood Control located in Uyo metropolis was 90 per cent completed. The project, which... Read more

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History shall be made at the Dubai World Expo: Royal World Cup Maiden Voyage

THE world is coming together in Dubai for the World Expo 2020 & MUAYTHAI is one of the sports taking centre stage. Muaythai Fight Night Expo 2020 will see... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 155 times

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Lebanon launches reconstruction project of Beirut explosions

A statement by the Council of Ministers on Friday said Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati launched a World Bank-funded project for the rehabilitation of heritage buildings... Read more

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

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

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

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

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

11 political parties, 19 candidates to contest in Plateau bye-elections

ELEVEN political parties and nineteen candidates are to contest in Saturday’s bye-elections in Plateau. The bye-elections are into the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency and Pankshin South State... Read more

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

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), African Democratic Party (ADP), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Action Peoples Party (APP), Labour Party (LP), New Nigeria Peoples

Buhari pledges constructive engagement with medical professionals

THE Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would continue to seek constructive engagement with members of the medical profession. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this at... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, World Medical Association (WMA), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) , Prof. Innocent Ujah, Commonwealth Medical Association  (CMA), Dr Chris Ngige, Ahme

Hostilities in Ukraine pose threat to 7.5m children- UNICEF

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it is deeply concerned that intensifying hostilities in Ukraine pose an immediate threat to the lives and wellbeing of the country’s... Read more

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Tags: World Food Programme (WFP), UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF),

APC CECPC appoints Zonal Congress Committees

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

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

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

Teams can fulfil fixtures with nine players

TEAMS at the Women's World Cup will be able to fulfil their fixtures with only nine fit players if their squad is hit by Covid-19. The tournament... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 507 times

Tags: Women's World Cup, New Zealand, Covid,

Nigeria to host 2022 World Toilet Summit in November

Nigeria has been named as the official host of the 2022 World Toilet Summit, slated for November 2022. Mr Jack Sim, Founder of the World Toilet Organization... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: World Toilet Summit, World Toilet Organization (WTO), Jack Sim, Caterina De Albuquerque, Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), Nicholas Igwe, Organised Private Sector in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (O

Electoral Act: Anxiety over Buhari’s assent unnecessary, says Uzodimma

Gov. Hope Uzodimma of Imo has described as “unnecessary”, the anxiety of some Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s delay in signing the electoral Act.   The governor said... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Hope Uzodimma, President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC optimistic of winning bye-elections in Plateau

PLATEAU chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is optimistic of winning Saturday’s state and National Assembly bye-elections. Its Publicity Secretary, Mr Sylvanus Namang, told the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sylvanus Namang,

11 candidates, 94,060 registered voters for Ngor Okpalla bye-election in Imo

 Eleven candidates will contest in the Feb. 26 Ngor Okpalla Constituency bye-election in Imo. The House of Assembly declared the seat vacant and called for bye-election, following... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA),

WHO accuses firms of unethical marketing of baby formula

THE World Health Organisation and UNICEF accuse formula milk companies of targeting pregnant women and young mothers with unethical marketing practices, in a study released on... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation, UNICEF,

World Bank to provide $2bn for Argentina in 2022

THE World Bank will support Argentina with two billion dollars in 2022 amid a severe economic crisis in the country, Axel van Trotsenburg, the Bank’s Managing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

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APC chieftain tasks NASS on inclusiveness in politics

Mrs Abiodun Essiet, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the National Assembly to pass bills that would boost women participation in politics... Read more

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

Tags: Abiodun Essiet, All Progressives Congress (APC), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

We’ve endorsed Al-Makura’s APC National Chairmanship bid – Gov. Sule

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has explained why the whole stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) in the state endorsed the National Chairmanship aspiration... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, All Progressive Congress, (APC), Sen. Umaru Al-Makura,

Group commends postponement of APC National Convention

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) members, under the aegis of Concerned APC Stakeholders Forum (CASF), have expressed satisfaction with the postponement of the party’s... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Concerned APC Stakeholders Forum (CASF), Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Abdulkadir Suleiman, Sen. Jo

FAO, WFP inaugurate initiative to boost children’s right to food

 Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a project to improve the diet of school-aged children, with support from the German... Read more

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

Tags: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP), German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL),

APC shifts National Convention to March 26- Akpankudohede

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

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. John Akpankudohede,

AMAC boss canvasses support for chairman-elect

THE outgoing Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Mr Abdullahi Candido, has advised the chairmanship aspirants to share ideas and work closely with the chairman-elect, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Christopher Zakka, Mr Abdullahi Candido, AMAC, Mr Ibrahim Tanko, Mr Murtala Usman, All Progressives Congress,

Group accuses School of Nursing, Warri of extorting students

The Delta Human Rights Protection Congress (DHRPC) has accused the management of the Delta School of Nursing, Warri, of unduely extorting the students. The DHRPC, a coalition... Read more

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

Tags: Kelvin Ejumudo, Delta Human Rights Protection Congress (DHRPC), Edewor Egedegbe,

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Play-off: Super Eagles, Black Stars now to play 25 & 29 March

THE Nigeria Football Federation was on Monday notified by the Confederation of African Football that the FIFA World Cup play-off round between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and... Read more

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

Tags: FIFA World Cup, CAF, Super Eagles, Black Stars

Osun APC Primary: Tinubu hails Oyetola’s victory

Sen. Bola Tinubu, former governor of  Lagos State, has congratulated Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun, on his victory in the Saturday, Feb. 18, governorship primary election... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola,

APC South Africa kicks against postponement of party’s national convention

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, on Monday urged the leadership of the party not to shift the national convention scheduled for Feb. 26. The... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Babarinde,

Group urges APC national leadership to intervene in Rivers crisis

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Rivers has appealed to the party’s national leadership to intervene in the crisis rocking the state chapter,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, PDP, Magnus Abe, Mr Tonte Amachree, Mr Kelvin Obulo

Northern youths back Osinbajo presidential bid

A group of northern youths from the 19 states in the region, under the aegis of “North-4-Osinbajo”, has thrown its weight behind the presidential ambition of Vice... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Sani Mohammed, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Sen Omisore sues for peaceful coexistence in APC

A former Deputy Governor of Osun, Sen. Iyiola Omisore, has urged members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state to maintain peaceful coexistence during... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Iyiola Omisore, Mrs Rofiat Abeniola, Mr Segun Sani, Mr Akintunde Adegboye, All Progressive Congress,

Osun APC Primary: Accreditation begins on peaceful note with massive turn out

ACCREDITATION of members of the All Progressive Congress, APC for the Saturday Governorship primary in Osun, began on a peaceful note with large turn out of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Mr Olajide Adeyeye, Sen. Ajibola Bashiru, Mr Raheem Adeniyi, Sen. Julius Ucha, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, Mr Lasun Yusuf, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq,

Business activities, movements uninterrupted as APC Osun State holds primary election

COMMERCIAL activities, vehicular and human movement went uninterrupted on Saturday in Osogbo as the governorship primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC went underway. Police... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Ogbeni Raufu Aregbesola, SP Yemisi Opalola,

Economy: PDP not qualified to cast aspersion – APC

THE ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacks the locus to cast aspersions on the economic growth recorded by the... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party

UNGA President welcomes technology to produce COVID-19 vaccine in Africa

THE President of the 76th Session of UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, on Friday, welcomed the announcement of six countries on the African continent receiving technology... Read more

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

Tags: UN, Abdulla Shahid, World Health Organisation

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 93 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, World Health Organization, Malam Garba Shehu,

Osun 2022: I’ll not boycott APC primary- Adeoti

ALHAJI Moshood Adeoti, a factional Governorship aspirant in the Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primary in Osun said he would not boycott the exercise. Adeoti, who is... Read more

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Tags: Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, All Progressives Congress, Rauf Aregbesola,

Civil Defence launches “war” on hoodlums, thugs as Osun State prepares for elections

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it will arrest anyone who may want to foment trouble during parties primaries and governorship election in... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Atanda Olabisi, All Progressives Congress (APC), Funke Egbemode,

Nigeria, others to receive first COVID-busting vaccines in Africa -WHO

World Health Organisation, WHO says Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa, and Tunisia will be the first countries on the African continent to receive the technology... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus, President Cyril Ramaphosa

Nigeria’s next President

By Bunmi Makinwa   IT is heightened political season in Nigeria. At the national level, the main question is – who will win the elections in February 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Presidents Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, INEC, All Progressives Congress,

Buruli ulcer 3rd most common mycobacterial disease in Nigeria – NTBLCP

BURULI Ulcer (BU), is the emerging and third most common mycobacterial disease in Nigeria after tuberculosis and leprosy, the National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer, and Leprosy Control... Read more

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Tags: National Tuberculosis Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Peter Adebayo, World Health Organisation (WHO),

WADA accuses CAS of ignoring anti-doping code in Valieva ruling

THE World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Friday accused the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) of ignoring the world anti-doping code in the case involving Russian teenage... Read more

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Tags: World Anti-Doping Agency,

Accord Party working with external bodies to win governorship seat, says chairman

THE National Chairman of Accord Party, Muhammad Nalado, on yesterday said that top members of the party are in talks with external bodies to win governorship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Muhammad Nalado, Accord Party, All Progressive Congress,

WHO reports first polio outbreak in Africa in years

MALAWI has recorded the first polio outbreak on the African continent in several years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Friday. Polio is a contagious infectious... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organisation (WHO),

Winter Olympics: IOC president disturbed by Russian teenager’s meltdown

Thomas Bach, President, International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it had been “chilling” to witness Russian teenage skater Kamila Valieva crumble under pressure at the... Read more

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Tags: International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), International Skating Union (ISU), World A

Plateau APC chair advises governorship aspirants against campaign of calumny...

PLATEAU Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Rufus Bature, has advised the party’s gubernatorial aspirants against campaign of calumny as they solicited support ahead of... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Rufus Bature, Sylvanus Namang,

APC Court ruling: Ganduje extends olive branch to Shekarau faction

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Thursday extended an olive branch to the Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Responding to the... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC Sokoto Crisis: Court adjourns indefinitely

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, has adjourned indefinitely, the case bordering on the leadership tussle in the Sokoto State Chapter... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Sirajo Abubakar, Justice Angulu Musa,

Abia APC leaders reaffirm loyalty to Acho Obioma-led EXCO

NOTABLE stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia gathered at the party Secretariat on Azikiwe Road, Umuahia Thursday to reaffirm their loyalty to the... Read more

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Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, Dr Alex Otti, Sen. Chris Adighije, Chief Stanley Ohajuruka, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, All Progressives Congress, Mr Perfect Okorie, Obioma, Kalu, Otti, Ogah, Akomas, Sen. Nkechi Wogu, Chi

Malawi declares polio outbreak

THE health authorities in Malawi have declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after a case was detected in a young child in the capital... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Dr Modjirom Ndoutabe, World Health Organisation,

Police in Osun State meet with political parties ahead of governorship election

THE Police in Osun State held a peace meeting with political parties on Thursday in Osogbo, ahead of party primaries and the state’s governorship election scheduled... Read more

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

Tags: DCP Kanayo Uzuegbu, INEC, CP Olawale Olokode, INEC, All Progressives Congress

Most Nigerians ignorant of high burden TB – Official

THE National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer, and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), has said that 73 percent of Nigerians were ignorant of the high burden of tuberculosis (TB). The... Read more

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Tags: NTBLCP, Dr Chukwuemeka Anyike, World Health Organisation

Severe hunger: WFP calls for $470m to assist people in Sahel

The World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday called for 470 million dollars to assist people in Sahel region where millions of people are at risk of... Read more

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Tags: World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley,

Attempted suicide may attract six months community service

NIGERIA'S House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading a bill that seeks to sentence anyone who attempts to kill themselves to community service for six... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation, Chukwuemeka Akachi, Rep. Francis Waive, APC,

ASUU strike unnecessary, says Fed Govt

EDUCATION Minister Adamu Adamu yesterday expressed shock over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to go on strike. He said the contentious... Read more

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

Tags: Adamu Adamu, ASUU, Chris Ngige, Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress,

Matawalle won’t resign, APC replies PDP

THE Zamfara Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) says Gov. Bello Matawalle, would not resign his position as the state governor, as demanded by Peoples Democratic... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. Bello Matawalle, PDP,

Experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression

Experts on Wednesday called for united action to reduce the  increasingly serious global crisis of depression. It is estimated that each year, five per cent of adults... Read more

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

Tags: Lancet, World Psychiatric Association Commission, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health, prof. Helen Herrman, Orygen, University of Melbourne,

WHO gets permission to deliver medical supplies to Tigray

WORLD Health Organisation, WHO has been permitted to deliver medical supplies to Tigray, Ethiopia, for the first time since July 2021, but there is no fuel... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organisation,

Outrage in Igboland over desecration of Ozo title by women

THERE was outrage recently across Igboland, particularly among elders, traditional rulers, Ozo titleholders, titled chiefs, leaders and stakeholders, over an online viral video showing some Igbo women... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Ozo, Igbo women, Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Signing of Electoral Amendment Bill: The waiting game continues

By Christabel Ejenike Despite the reactions that trailed the refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill into law and the amendments made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 252 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nyesom Wike, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, All Progressive Congress APC,

Argentina’s Premier League quartet bag two-match ban

FOUR Argentina stars based in the Premier League have been suspended for two international matches in relation to the abandoned World Cup qualifier against Brazil last... Read more

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

Tags: Cristian Romero, Giovani Lo Celso, Emiliano Buendia, Emiliano Martinez,Premier League, World Cup, Brazil, Argentina,

Omicron threat remains high in east Europe – WHO

 The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Tuesday, said a new wave of infections from the Omicron variant of the coronavirus was moving towards the east of... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organisation

SMOORE: Chinese industry leaders are committed to exploring harm reduction of vaping

IN recent years, Chinese vaping industry leaders RELX and SMOORE are committed to cross-disciplinary fundamental research on atomization mechanism, so as to explore the long-term health... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization, RELX, SMOORE

Osun APC Primary: I’m confident of victory, says Oyetola

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says he is confident of clinching the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket at its primary  slated for Feb. 19. Oyetola said... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, GOV. Gboyega Oyetola, Oba Omowonuola Oyesosin

WHO lauds ‘historic initiative’ on vaccine equity in South Africa

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, has commended the initiative of establishing mRNA vaccine technology transfer Hub in South Africa. Ghebreyesus told a COVID-19 global... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, UNICEF,

Former minister lauds Zamfara APC for promoting peace

THE Former Minister of Finance, Amb. Bashir Yuguda, has commended the Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for adopting consultation strategy to promote peace... Read more

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Tags: Amb. Bashir Yuguda, All Progressives Congress, Tukur Danfulani, Yusuf Idris.

Don’t allow bigwigs presidential ambition destroy APC, Forum urges Buhari

The Concerned Members Forum of All Progressives Congress  (APC) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow the 2023 presidential ambition of some top members... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress  (APC), Okpokwu Ogenyi,

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel dedicated his side's first Club World Cup triumph to owner Roman Abramovich

CHELSEA manager Thomas Tuchel dedicated his side's first Club World Cup triumph to owner Roman Abramovich after an extra-time win against Brazilian side Palmeiras. A 117th-minute penalty... Read more

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

Tags: CHELSEA, Kai Havertz, Palmeiras, Romelu Lukaku, Thomas Tuchel, Club World Cup, Roman Abramovich

Sen. Bamidele sheathes sword over APC Ekiti State’s governorship primary

One of the aggrieved governorship aspirants in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Jan. 27 primary in Ekiti State, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, has sheathed his sword. He said... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, Biodun Oyebanji,

Prof. Gumus denies APC membership

THE newly confirmed Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Rhoda Gumus has expressed shock over reports and petitions accusing her of being a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Adams Fasingha & Co, Mr. Deji Adeyanju, All Progressives Congress

Abia APC crisis: Nwankpa hands over to Obioma as state Chairman

 THE outgone Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, on Thursday, handed over to Chief Iheanacho Obioma as the new state... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mike Ozoemena, All Progressives Congress, Dr Kingsley Ononogbu, Chief Iheanacho Obioma , Chief Donatus Nwankpa,

Defection: Court okays Matawalle, others to be joined in suit

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s plea to join Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara as a defendant in a... Read more

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Tags: INEC, Gov. Bello Matawalle, All Progressives Congress, PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo

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 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Umar Yapak, Mr Dapo Okubanjo, Malam Saliu Mustapha

WHO highlights benefits, dangers of artificial intelligence for older people

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) says Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies can improve older people’s health and well-being, but only if ageism is eliminated from their design, implementation, and... Read more

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Tags: World Health Organisation, OHCHR, UNDESA, UNFPA,

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 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Farouk Umar Farouk, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari,

APC stakeholders endorse Udom Ekpoudum for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial Seat

Some stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom have endorsed Retired DIG Udom Ekpoudum to contest the Akwa Ibom North-West (Ikot Ekpene) Senatorial... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Retired DIG Udom Ekpoudum, Dr Amadu Atai,

Imo Chair hails prevailing peace in Obowo APC structure

 Imo Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Dr MackDonald Ebere says that Obowo Local Government Area (LGA) has the most peaceful party structure in Imo.Ebere said... Read more

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Group lauds High Court judgement on Zamfara Governor

A coalition of All Progressives Congress (APC) youths in Zamfara, has applauded the Federal High Court, Gusau, judgement affirming  Bello Matawalle, as Zamfara Governor. Mr Najeeb Alzamfari,... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress

Palmeiras will face Chelsea or Al Hilal in the final of the Fifa Club World Cup after beating Al Ahly

PALMEIRAS will face Chelsea or Al Hilal in the final of the Fifa Club World Cup after beating Al Ahly in Tuesday's semi-final. Raphael Veiga fired home... Read more

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

Tags: PALMEIRAS, Chelsea, Al Hilal, Fifa Club World Cup, Al Ahly

Fuel scarcity, conspiracy to remove subsidy - Wabba

PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has alleged that the emergence of queues in filling stations are part of conspiracy theories to force subsidy... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba,

Fuel queue: Sanction culprits, APC S/Africa tells FG

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, has expressed concern over the return of fuel queues at filling stations in Lagos and some parts of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Babarinde, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

Qatar 2022 Race Final Battle: Super Eagles, Black Stars to clash in Abuja on Sunday, March 27

NIGERIA and Ghana will face off in a pitched battle at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Sunday, 27th March in what is the final leg... Read more

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

Tags: NIGERIA, Ghana, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,

13m people face severe hunger as drought grips horn of Africa

About 13 million people are facing hunger due to severe drought in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Tuesday. According to... Read more

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

Tags: World Food Programme (WFP), Michael Dunford,

APC stalwart warns politicians against hate speech

Chief Amos Gizo, a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has advised politicians in the state and the country in general to desist... Read more

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

Tags: Amos Gizo, All Progressives Congress (APC)

Nigeria will remain a multi-party democracy -Stakeholders

Political stakeholders in Nigeria, have expressed optimism that the country will remain a multi-party democracy, in spite of challenges facing smaller political parties.A cross section of... Read more

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Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Action Alliance (AA), Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yabagi Sani, Kenneth Udeze,

Don’t remove Labour from Exclusive List – NLC

 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will strongly advocate against removing Labour from the Exclusive Legislative List. NLC President Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress

Will Fifa Club World Cup hinder Chelsea's Premier League and Champions League hopes?

CHELSEA head off to the Fifa Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates this week with a chance to be named world champions - but... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: CHELSEA, Al Hilal, Premier League, Fifa Club World Cup, United Arab Emirates, world champions,

UK & Republic of Ireland FAs abandon 2030 bid to focus on Euro 2028

THE UK and Republic of Ireland football associations have agreed not to bid for the 2030 World Cup. They will instead focus on a joint bid to... Read more

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

Tags: UK, Republic of Ireland, 2030 World Cup, Euro 2028, DCMS

2023: Group urges APC to adopt Tinubu as consensus candidate

 A group, Asiwaju Project Beyond 2023, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt Sen. Bola Tinubu as its consensus presidential candidate for 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, Mr Realwan Okpanachi, President Muhammadu Buhari.

APC will reclaim Edo in 2023– State chairman

Retired Col. David Imuse, Chairman, Edo chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party is working on strategies to reclaim the state in 2023 and... Read more

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

Tags: David Imuse, All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC Chairmanship: Buhari’s ally, Mustapha leads in online poll

Mr Saliu Mustapha is the most preferred among the contestants for the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairmanship office from the North-Central, the result of an... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Saliu Mustapha, All Progressives Congress (APC)Sen. George Akume, Sen. Sani Musa,

Chelsea to play Al Hilal at Club World Cup

CHELSEA will play Al Hilal in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup as the Asian Champions League winners came from behind to beat Al Jazira... Read more

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

Tags: CHELSEA, Thomas Tuchel, Al Hilal, Al Jazira, Club World Cup, Asian Champions League,

Students lost 200 school days to COVID-19 — World Bank

WITH COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the globe for over two years now, the World Bank has estimated that students lost over 200 school days by the end... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: COVID-19, World Bank

National Convention: South-South APC youths sue for peace

 Ahead of its national convention on Feb. 26, youth members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) South-South zone, have called for more unity and opportunities for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni-led, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Mr Gabriel Iduseri, Dr Washington Osifo,

Ighalo scores as Al Hilal hit six to book semi-final place

Al Hilal thumped hosts Al Jazira 6-1 on Sunday in Abu Dhabi to book their place in the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals against Chelsea. Al... Read more

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

Tags: Al Hilal, Abu Dhabi, FIFA Club World Cup, English Premier League (EPL), ohamed Kanno, Salem Al-Dawsari, Moussa Marega, Andre Carrillo, Chelsea

COVID-19 threatens push to end FGM – UN

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

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

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

New Enugu State APC Chairman promises party turn around

 The newly inaugurated Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Chief Ugochukwu Agballah, has promised to turn around the fortune of the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Ugochukwu Agballah, Mrs Adaaku Ogbu,

NLC pays tributes to Gen. Kassonghov of DR Congo

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the death of late Gen. Martin-Luther Kassonghov  of DR Congo as a loss to the Pan-African movement and the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Hassan Sunmonu, Gen. Martin-Luther Kassonghov, Mr Ayuba Wabba,

Cancer Day: Organisation seeks concerted efforts to close cancer care gap

The ↑↓GivingTide International, an NGO, has called on everyone, collectively and individually, to commit to the effort to close the cancer care gap by supporting the... Read more

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Tags: ↑↓GivingTide International, World Health Organisation (WHO), National Cancer Prevention Programme (NCPP),

Make breast cancer treatment free, medical women association urge govts.

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter, on Friday, appealed to all tiers of governments,  to make Breast cancer treatment free for Nigerian women. Dr.... Read more

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

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria, Dr. Bilqis Alatishe-Muhammad, World Cancer Day

APC rerun primaries for Jos North/Bassa holds Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says itihas rescheduled its rerun primaries for Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency by-election for Feb. 4.   The rerun was announced in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Sylvanus Namang,

Costa Rica 2022: Falconets to go all out against Cameroon for final qualifying ticket

COACH Chris Danjuma and his Nigeria U20 girls will pull no punches when they take on their Cameroonian counterparts in the second leg of their fourth-round... Read more

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

Tags: Chris Danjuma, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

India 2022: Olowookere invites 35 players to camp for DR Congo

HEAD Coach Bankole Olowookere has called 35 players to the camp of the U17 Girls’ National Team, Flamingos to begin preparations for next month’s 2022 FIFA... Read more

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

Tags: FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, Flamingos, Bankole Olowookere

FCTA pledges commitment to job creation, empowering less privileged

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has pledged commitment to job creation and empowering the less privileged in FCT communities. The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), All Progressives Congress, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Mr Abdulrahman Ajiya,

Labour threatens strike in C’ River over non-implementation of MoU

ORGANIZED labour in Cross River has threatened to down tool again if the memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the state government is not implemented. The body,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Ben Ukpekpi,

WHO sees “ceasefire’’ opportunity in fighting COVID-19 in Europe

THE European region is approaching “a plausible endgame’’ in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic while the cases are still surging. A senior official of the World... Read more

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

Tags: Hans Kluge, World Health Organisation

Tension as policemen block APC national secretariat entrance

THERE is palpable tension at Buhari House, the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the Caretaker Committee continues its preparation for the inauguration... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress

2023: South-East to prune presidential candidates to three

WORRIED by the increasing number of presidential aspirants indicating their interest to contest the 2023 general election from the South-East, Igbo leaders in the area have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Damian Okeke, Chief Mbazurike Amechi, All Nigeria Peoples Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party,

Tight security at APC secretariat as party inaugurates state chairmen

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday in Abuja tightened security in and around its National Secretariat as the party inaugurates elected state chairmen. Also, human and... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Mai Mala Buni-led, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC),

Advancing heart surgery in Nigeria: prospects and challenges

by Oluwafunke Ishola and Vivian Ihechu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) are a group of disorders of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 427 times

Tags: World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Bode Falase, LASUTH,

APC confirms Feb 26 for National Convention

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

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

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

UNEP, WHO to launch campaign to combat microplastics in cigarettes

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday announced a partnership aimed at raising awareness on the environmental and health impacts of microplastics... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organisation, UN Environment Programme,

59,000 new COVID- 19 deaths reported by Jan. 30 – WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 59,000 new deaths were recorded as of Jan. 30 across the six WHO regions. The global health agency... Read more

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

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Former Yobe Senator, Hassan defects to APC from PDP

Sen. Mohammed Hassan, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former senator representing Yobe South, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).This... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, Sen. Mohammed Hassan, Ahmad Lawan, Alhaji Muhammadu Gadaka, Sen. Ibrahim Bomoi, Mr Abubakar Aliyu,

WHO warns of physical, mental risks to teleworkers’ health, calls for crucial changes

 The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday warned of risks of teleworking for physical health, such as back pains and mental health, such as social isolation,... Read more

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Ortom lied on clearing salary, pension arrears- BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Benue Governor of not being truthful about the payment of accumulated salaries, pensions and gratuities owed civil servants... Read more

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

Tags: Niyi Akinsiju, Cassidy Madueke, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Governor Ortom, Garba Shehu,

Modu-Sheriff condoles with Mangal over mother’s death

Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff, a frontline national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has condoled with Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, a famous Katsina business mogul, over... Read more

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

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Russia should not assume doping sanctions will be lifted, WADA warns

Russia should not assume sanctions imposed for running a state-sponsored doping programme will be automatically lifted when its suspension is completed at the end of year,... Read more

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

Tags: World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Witold Banka, Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA),

Emma Raducanu one of six British nominees

US Open champion Emma Raducanu is one of six British sports stars nominated for the 2022 Laureus World Sports Awards. Diver Tom Daley and BMX racer Bethany... Read more

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Bias-driven travel bans are an ineffective response to variants

THE knee-jerk travel bans imposed late last year in response to Omicron were inconvenient for many – particularly given the holiday season. But they were also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nonye Mpho Omotola, World Health Organisation

Gombe APC chieftain, Gwamna resigns from party

ALHAJI Jamil Gwamna, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress , APC, in Gombe state, on Tuesday, resigned his membership of the party. In his resignation letter addressed... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Jamil Gwamna, People’s Democratic Party, All Progressive Congress,

Cameroon’s Young Lionesses to arrive Thursday for Falconets

CAMEROON’S U20 girls, Young Lionesses will fly into the Federal Capital, Abuja on Thursday morning for their FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, fourth round second leg... Read more

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

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APC Professionals Forum postpones inaugural conference

 The All Progressives Congress (APC) Professionals Forum, has postponed its inaugural conference“Role of Professionals in Politics and Nation Building” earlier slated for Feb. 3, indefinitely. Dr Isa... Read more

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

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Pandemic creates mountain of medical rubbish – WHO

MORE than 200,000 tons of medical waste, much of it plastic waste, has accumulated worldwide as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organisation... Read more

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Productivity, domestic investment key to Cambodia’s economic recovery — World Bank

 CAMBODIA can regain its sustained economic growth by increasing productivity among firms and workers, diversifying exports and taking steps to boost domestic investment, the World Bank... Read more

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Governors lead opposition to reworked Electoral Bill

A row has broken out over the reworked Electoral Bill, it was learnt yesterday. The Bill is due to be delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari today for... Read more

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

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APC chair: Governors in the dark as Buhari keeps party guessing

By Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation and Jide Orintunsin, Abuja … Anger over secret push of Bawa Bwari, Abdullahi Adamu for slot … Northeast aspirants in jeopardy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: ex-Governor Isa Yuguda, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, Governor Danjuma Goje, All Progressives Congress, Hon. Bawa Bwari, Governor Dapo Abiodun,

Umahi, Atiku in war of words over PDP spokesman, party secretariat

EBONYI State Governor, David Umahi, has denied having a hand in the continued closure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state head office in Abakaliki, the... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Governor David Umahi, Vice President Atiku Abubakar, All Progressives Congress

Nigeria to get revised guidelines to tackle NTDs

 AHEAD of the 2022 World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day, the Federal Government says it is reviewing existing studies, campaigns, WASH and NTDs analysis in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: World Neglected Tropical Diseases, Sen. Adeleke Mamorah,

FG has achieved more than U.S. in infrastructure - Fashola

MINISTER of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said that President Muhammadu Buhari administration has made more achievements than the United States government in terms of... Read more

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Chairmanship: Musa optimistic of end of internal crises in APC if he wins

Senator Sani Musa, a leading national chairmanship aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the forthcoming February 26 national convention, has said that his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Channels Television, Senator Sani Musa, All Progressives Congress

7 APC governorship aspirants step down in Ekiti

SEVEN All Progressives Congress, APC, aspirants vying for governorship seat in Ekiti State have withdrawn from the party’s primary election. The aspirants are; Kayode Mojo, Demola Popoola,... Read more

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

Tags: Kayode Fayemi, Biodun Oyebanji, Afolabi Oluwasola, Opeyemi Bamidele, Kayode Mojo, Demola Popoola, Femi Bamisile, Bamidele Faparusi, Dayo Adeyeye, All Progressives Congress

An unexpected chance for Balotelli – can Mario fire Italy to World Cup?

MARIO Balotelli's call-up to the Italy training camp, more than three years after his last cap, has raised eyebrows both in his homeland and around Europe. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 311 times

Tags: MARIO Balotelli, World Cup, Roberto Mancini, Adana Demirspor, Daniele Verri,

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

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

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

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

Fifa president Gianni Infantino says biennial World Cup can help save African lives

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has suggested reforms to football's calendar could help prevent Africans from dying at sea through migration. World football's governing body has put forward... Read more

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Resuscitate refineries before subsidy withdrawal – NLC tells FG

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President Ayuba Wabba has urged the federal government to resuscitate the nation’s four refineries and build new ones before withdrawing fuel subsidy. Wabba,... Read more

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

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Okorocha joins 2023 presidential race, informs Senate President

SENATOR Rochas Okorocha has declared to run for presidency in 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Okorocha made this known in a letter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 170 times

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2023: House member names Osinbajo, Fashola, Gbajabiamila best for APC ticket

SIMON Karu, a Member of House of Representatives representing Kaltungo/Shongom federal constituency of Gombe State, has suggested that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Raji Fashola, minister of... Read more

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

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Femi Gbajabiamiala, Raji Fashola, Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress, Simon Karu

2023: We did not endorse any presidential aspirant — Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has not endorsed any presidential aspirant for the 2023 General Elections. The National Secretary of MACBAN,... Read more

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Yola electricity firm shut over staff dismissal

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Adamawa State has shut down activities in the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) over alleged wrongful disengagement of some members... Read more

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

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NLC suspends planned strike, urges FG to complete refineries

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday, asked the Federal Government to swing into immediate action in ensuring that all moribund refineries in the country are... Read more

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NLC suspends proposed nationwide subsidy protest

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its nationwide protest for Thursday and February 2. The NLC said it took the decision at its National Executive Council... Read more

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

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FG must stop importation of fuel - Labour

IMPORTATION of petroleum products should be stopped forthwith by the Federal Government because it is “akin to handing over our national sovereignty to other climes,” the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ayuba Wabba, Emmanuel Ugboaja, Nigeria Labour Congress,

CSOs urges APC, PDP to zone presidency to South

CIVIL Society Organisations, CSOs, under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, Monday, called on the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the leading... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Umar Bature, Iyorchia Ayu, Abubakar Ibrahim, Bassey Etuk Williams, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress, CIVIL Society Organisations

World Bank ‘exposes’ Uzodimma on fiscal performance in governance

SOMETIME in 2017, the world apex bank introduced a performance-based programme that would make them monitor and rate the fiscal performance of states. To that effect, the... Read more

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Buhari has handled oil/gas revenue exceptionally well-BMO

Proceeds from the nation’s oil and gas resources have never been efficiently managed as is being done by the  President Muhammadu Buhari administration.This is the contention... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

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IPMAN, NLC disagree over planned subsidy removal protest

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has described the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) planned nationwide protest against fuel subsidy removal as an unnecessary and... Read more

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

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APC convention: Kalu meets Sani Musa

SENATE Chief Whip Orji Uzor Kalu on Sunday night paid a solidarity visit to a contestant for All Progressives Congress(APC) chairmanship, Senator Sani Musa, ahead of... Read more

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

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AMCON invitation by EFCC another bad image for Buhari government

  By Andrew Onyejuruuwa   For those who may not know, the invitation of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON),... Read more

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Qatar 2022: Super Eagles to aim for the Stars!

THE 71-year old rivalry between Nigeria and Ghana on the football field will hit a combustible point in March when the Super Eagles and the Black... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria, Ghana, FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles

Costa Rica 2022: Cameroon hold Nigeria to 0-0 draw in Douala

NIGERIA and Cameroon battled to a scoreless draw in their FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup African series fourth round, first leg encounter in Douala on Saturday. The... Read more

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

Tags: NIGERIA, Cameroon, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

England to play Ivory Coast in a friendly at Wembley on 29 March

ENGLAND will play Ivory Coast in a friendly at Wembley on 29 March. Ivory Coast are ranked 56th in the world and are through to the last-16... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 186 times

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Falconets confident as they battle Cameroon in Douala

NIGERIA’S U20 girls, Falconets are buoyed by the performance of the Super Eagles at the ongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations, and say they are motivated for... Read more

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

Tags: NIGERIA’S U20 girls, Super Eagles, Falconets, Africa Cup of Nations, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

EU challenges Russia at WTO over wood export restrictions

EUROPEAN Union on Friday launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization to Russian export restrictions on wood products which the bloc said are illegal and... Read more

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

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EU challenges Russia at WTO over wood export restrictions

European Union on Friday launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization to Russian export restrictions on wood products which the bloc said are illegal and... Read more

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Volcano: 80% of Tonga population impacted by eruption, tsunami -UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), says  no fewer than 12,000 households have been affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunami that... Read more

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Petrol subsidy: NLC insists on planned Jan. 27th rally

THE Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday insisted it will not rescind its decision to call out Nigerian workers on January 27 over the Federal Government’s decision... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Labour Congress, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, Ayuba Wabba,

COVID-19 pushes extreme poverty by 3 % in West Africa — Report

Extreme poverty in West Africa rose by nearly three per cent in 2020, another fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, a UN-backed report launched on Thursday that... Read more

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Tags: World Food Programme (WFP), Sekou Sangare, Chris Nikoi, Ngone Diop,

Economic group partners NIPC on investment migration

The World International Economy Group (WIEG) is seeking partnership with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) to facilities the migration of large investment to Nigeria. The WIEG... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

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Emphasise unity, peace, Nasarawa APC reconciliation committee chairman tells stakeholders

The Chairman of the Facts finding and Reconciliation Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nassarawa State,  Mr Salihu Agyebola, has enjoined the party members to... Read more

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Tinubu meets IBB over 2023

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

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

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Increased funding for Tech Start-ups key to Africa’s Digital Transformation

THE World Economic Forum’s latest report, “Attracting Investment and Accelerating Adoption for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa” analyses the challenges Africa faces in joining the... Read more

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Niger Gov backs Tinubu for 2023 presidency

NIGER Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has backed the presidential aspiration of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He spoke on Thursday when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 155 times

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WHO recommends lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged nations to lift or ease COVID-19 travel restrictions, saying they have proven to be of little public health value... Read more

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Embrace peer review mechanism for development, APC chieftain to LG heads, councillors

Mr Rufus Bature, Chairman, All Progressives Congress in Plateau, has enjoined the local governments’ chairmen in the 17 local governments of Plateau to embrace peer review... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

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

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

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

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Former APGA National Secretary joins APC Chairmanship race

Dr Sani Shinkafi, a former National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has joined the race for the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairmanship.Shinkafi... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

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Wabote refutes Frank's allegation of code of conduct breach

TIMI Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may be biting more than he could chew for making false allegation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 260 times

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Wabote refutes Frank's allegation of code of conduct breach

TIMI Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may be biting more than he could chew for making false allegation... Read more

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Tags: Jackson Ude, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Muhammadu Buhari, Timi Frank, All Progressives Congress

INEC counters Tinubu over PVC expiration

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVCs, have not expired. The commission said this while responding to the comments of Bola Tinubu,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi, Prof. Bolade Eyinla, Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress, INEC

Bukar Abba Ibrahim becomes APC Former Govs Asssembly chair

BUKAR Abba Ibrahim, a former governor of Yobe state, has emerged as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Former Governors Assembly, FGA. A statement signed... Read more

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

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Long walk to APC national convention

The Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) was set up by the National Executive Committee (NEC) on June 25,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Aliyu Audu, Mai Mala Bun, Chief Bisi Akande, All Progressives Congress

First Lady unveils APC Progressives Women Academy Mobile App

Nigeria`s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday unveiled a mobile application for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressives Women Academy.Mrs Buhari performed the unveiling at the... Read more

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Six-time European Cup winner Francisco 'Paco' Gento dies aged 88

REAL Madrid and Spain legend Francisco 'Paco' Gento has died aged 88. Gento, who spent 18 years with Real from 1953-1971, is the only player to have... Read more

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

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2023 presidency: Babangida Aliyu reveals the best candidate for APC

MUAZU Babangida Aliyu, a former governor of Niger state, has described vice-president Yemi Osinbajo as the best candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

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2023 Presidency: Buhari's special adviser vows to work against Tinubu

BABAFEMI Ojudu, special adviser to Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, has declared that he will not work for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, BABAFEMI Ojudu

APC youth council prepares for mobilization ahead of 2023

THE governing All Progressives Congress Youth and the student has commenced collation of data ahead of the 2023 general election to create awareness and mobilize vibrant... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

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APC hails social media handlers for promoting peace in Zamfara

The Zamfara chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended social media users for showcasing the Gov. Bello Matawalle-led administration’s efforts at promoting peace and stability... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Anas Sale, Abdu Gusau, Alhaji Tukur Danfulani,

I am neutral, no faction, Orji Kalu says

ORJI Kalu, chief whip of the Senate, says  he doesn’t belong to any group, faction or sub-division in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia. Kalu in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Orji Kalu, All Progressives Congress

World Cup 2022: Yellow cards wiped clean for play-offs

FIFA has agreed yellow cards will be wiped clean in the European play-offs for the 2022 World Cup. Under Fifa rules, bookings collected in qualifying matches still... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

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PGF DG resigns over APC national convention controversy

THE Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Lukman has resigned his appointment over the crisis on the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives... Read more

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

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2023: APC chieftain cautions against hate speech

 Mr Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned against campaign of calumny ahead of 2023 general election. Nabena in a statement in... Read more

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

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Tinubu to win the 2023 presidential election

ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and a presidential aspirant in the 2023 general elections at the weekend said feedbacks from... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Adebayo Alao Akala, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi, Seyi Makinde, Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Rashidi Ladoja, ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed, All Progressives Congress

Masari discloses the best leader for Nigeria

AMINU Bello Masari of Katsina State has said that Nigeria needed a determined and purposeful leader with the political will to finally rid the menace of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Aminu Bello Masari, All Progressives Congress

APC National Convention will hold in February — Governors

THE Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given assurance that the party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Rotimi Akeredolu, Niger Abubakar Bello, Kayode Fayemi, Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Dr Salihu Lukman, All Progressives Congress, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Anambra: Ezekwesili to head Soludo's transition committee

PROFESSOR Charles Soludo, Anambra State’s governor-elect, has appointed Oby Ezekwesili, a former minister of Education, as the chairperson of his transition committee. It was learnt that the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Young Progressive Party, Ifeanyi Ubah, All Progressives Congress, Andy Uba, Peoples Democratic Party, Valentine Ozigbo, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Prof Charles Soludo, Oby Ezekwesili, Central Ba

Shekarau defeats Ganduje again in court

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court has refused an application by members of the Kano State All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Jibril Barau, Ibrahim Shekarau, Court of Appeal, Justice Hamza Muazu, All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje

Buhari visits Ogun, inaugurates Ijebu-Ode/Epe expressway on his arrival

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has arrived at Ogun State on a one-day official visit to inaugurate some projects undertaken by Governor Dapo Abiodun. Buhari, clad in agbada made... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Dapo Abiodun

Peugeot set to line-up for Le Mans in record World Endurance Championship grid

PEUGEOT will join champions Toyota on a record grid during this season's World Endurance Championship. The series, which includes the Le Mans 24 Hours, will have 39... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: PEUGEOT, champions Toyota, World Endurance Championship.

Omicron fuels 15m new weekly COVID-19 cases-WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said fuelled by Omicron, more than 15 million new cases of COVID-19 were reported around the world last week,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus,

APC denies AbdulRazaq input in appointment of ministers

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Lai Mohammed has said that AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has no input to the appointment of two ministers from Kwara. The ministers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Federal Character Commission, Faida Dankaka, Abdullahi Adamu,Ibrahim Sharafdeen, Gbemi Saraki, Lai Mohammed, All Progressives Congress

Oyetola describes Alao-Akala’s death as rude shock

ADEGBOYEGA Oyetola of Osun has described the death of a former Governor of Oyo, Adebayo Alao-Akala, as a rude shock. Alao-Akala, who served as governor between 2007... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Seyi Makinde, Ismail Omipidan, All Progressives Congress, Adebayo Alao-Akala, ADEGBOYEGA Oyetola

Tinubu celebrates senate president at 63

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of All Progressives Congress, has felicitated Ahmed Lawan, the president of the senate, on the occasion of his 63rd birthday. Tinubu, in a... Read more

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

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, Muhammadu Buhari, Tunde Rahman, All Progressives Congress, Sen. Bola Tinubu

APC denies shifting National Convention to June

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

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

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

2023 presidency: Tinubu has divine calling to be Nigeria’s president

THE Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú, NDA, says Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has a divine calling to be Nigeria`s president in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, News Agency of Nigeria, Akin Badeji, All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú

World Bank predicts growth for Nigeria in 2022

AS the global economy is predicted to decelerate by up to 4.3 per cent in 2022, Nigeria and other countries facing debt sustainability challenges may face... Read more

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

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I’ll match anybody grit for grit for APC presidential ticket – Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he is ready to contest the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket with anybody if the... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu,All Progressives Congress (APC)Sen. Ahmed Tinubu,Gov. Dave Umahi,

Climate failure, social crisis top global risks 2022

CLIMATE risks dominate global concerns as the world enters the third year of the pandemic. According to the Global Risks Report 2022, while the top long-term risks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Peter Giger, Carolina Klint, Saadia Zahidi, World Economic Forum,

Tinubu’s presidential ambition, relief to teeming followers — Lagos lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Setonji David, has said that Sen. Bola Tinubu’s declaration and notification of his presidential ambition to President Muhammadu Buhari had brought relief... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Mr Setonji David, President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Presidency: I will consider contesting if APC zones ticket to South-East—Orji Kalu

 Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he will consider contesting for president if the All Progressives... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu,All Progressives Congress (APC),Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,

I am not Tinubu’s driver, Ondo senatorial aspirant says

Mr Adeniran Oyebade, an All Progressives Congress(APC) aspirant for the Ondo Central Senatorial District seat in the 2023 elections, said a viral video where he was... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Mr Adeniran Oyebade,All Progressives Congress(APC),Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu,

”I informed Mr President of my presidential ambition in 2023,” says Tinubu

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says his visit to the Presidential Villa on Monday offered him the opportunity to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

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APC chieftain urges Makinde to address insecurity in Oyo

Alhaji Khalil Mustapha, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to urgently address the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Alhaji Khalil Mustapha,All Progressives Congress (APC),Gov. Seyi Makinde,

APC gets parallel offices in Kebbi

SEN. Adamu Aliero, leader of the factional All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State, has directed his supporters to open parallel party offices in all the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: SEN. Adamu Aliero, Progressives Congress

Harnessing Kogi’s potential for economic prosperity, stability

By Lizzy Okoji, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. DESCRIBING Kogi as Nigeria’s most strategic state will not be out of place considering its location on the country’s... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Ajaokuta Steel Company, National Inland Waterways Authority, Nigerian Navy, Private Public Partnership of Nigeria Export-Import Bank Plc, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Wahaab Abdullah, World Bank, Co

APC says Buhari working to crush banditry, insurgency

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

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

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

Zamfara Killings: Buhari working to crush banditry, insurgency – APC

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 126 times

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Charlotte Bankes wins second snowboard cross World Cup event in two days

BRITAIN'S Charlotte Bankes claimed her second snowboard cross World Cup event win in as many days as she continued her Winter Olympic preparations. The 26-year-old, who is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Charlotte Bankes, snowboard cross World Cup

Christian Eriksen: Antonio Conte offers Tottenham training opportunity

MANAGER Antonio Conte says "the door is always open" for Christian Eriksen to train at Tottenham as he chases his dream of playing at the 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Antonio Conte, Christian Eriksen, Euro 2020, 2022 World Cup

APC, PDP, 6 others notify INEC of primaries ahead of Ekiti election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says  only eight political parties have notified it of their intentions to conduct primaries for the Ekiti Governorship election,  as... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: African Action Congress, Allied People’s Movement, Peoples Redemption Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, All Progressives Congress, Action Alliance , African Democratic Congress, Peoples Democr

Former governor, wife, mourn ex Lagos deputy speaker, Adediran

BOLA Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, APC,  National Leader, says the death of Adetoun Adediran, former deputy speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, is painful... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Lagos Building Investment Company, News Agency of Nigeria, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Adetoun Adediran, Lagos State House of Assembly,Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress

WHO renews appeal for vaccine equity to defeat COVID-19

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday renewed its call for vaccine equity and solidarity to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic as the highest number of cases were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: vaccine equity, World Health Organisation

Blatter says biennial World Cup competitions will kill football clubs

FORMER FIFA president Sepp Blatter has delivered “a clear ‘No’ ” to the governing body’s plans for biennial World Cup competitions. The 85-year-old, who held the top... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Sepp Blatter, World Cup, FIFA

Ijaw Congress, MOSOP insist on resource ownership

THE Ijaw National Congress (INC) has said the Ijaw nation would continue to work with the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Ijaw National Congress, Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof. Benjamin Okaba, Niger Delta, Ogoni people, resource control

Provide braille for visually impaired students, NGOs urge institutions

A coalition of non-governmental organizations working to provide services to blind people has urged public and private academic institutions to make braille devices available to blind... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 296 times

Tags: Nigerian Welfare Association of the Blind, Mr Lukman Salami, braille, World International Braille Day, Mr Danlami Bashir,

World Braille Day: UN agencies harp on information accessibility to PLWD

UN agencies say the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how critical it is to ensure essential information is accessible to everyone, including People Living with Disabilities (PLWD). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: World Health Organisation, World Braille Day, Frenchman Louis Braille,

Christian Eriksen: Denmark midfielder targets 2022 World Cup call-up

DENMARK midfielder Christian Eriksen says his goal is to play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar as he continues his recovery from the cardiac arrest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: DENMARK, Christian Eriksen, 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Euro 2020

WHO says more evidence Omicron causes milder symptoms

MORE evidence is emerging that the Omicron Coronavirus variant is affecting the upper respiratory tract, causing milder symptoms than previous variants, a World Health Organisation official... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

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Costa Rica 2022 Race: Danjuma invites Demehin, 25 others for Cameroon

COACH Chris Danjuma has called up 26 players to the camp of Nigeria’s U20 Girls, Falconets ahead of this month’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigeria’s U20 Girls, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

OPC not among 57 S/West groups seeking pro-restructuring presidential candidate — Spokesman

THE O’odua Peoples Congress (OPC) has dissociated itself from a coalition of 57 Yoruba groups allegedly rooting for South-West pro-restructuring presidential candidate in 2023. OPC Publicity Secretary,... Read more

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

Tags: O’odua Peoples Congress, Aare Gani Adams, Mr Yinka Oguntimehin, Mr Adewale Adeoye,

PGF boss, faults campaign for postponement of APC National Convention

Dr Salihu Lukman, Director-General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), has described the call for the postponement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention by some persons... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Dr Salihu Lukman, Progressive Governors Forum, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, National Convention, All Progressives Congress,

Peter Wright wins PDC World Darts Championship title for second time

PETER Wright produced a sensational comeback to beat Michael Smith in a thrilling final of the PDC World Darts Championship. Trailing 5-4 and with Smith two legs... Read more

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

Tags: PETER Wright, Michael Smith, PDC World Darts Championship

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

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

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Olaniyi Ijalaye, Igbo Political Progressive Union, Mr. John Nwobodo, President Muhammadu Buhari,

WHO director general predicts COVID-19 will end in 2022

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

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 174 times

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PDC World Darts Championship: Former champions Rob Cross and Peter Wright into last 16

FORMER world champions Rob Cross and Peter Wright made it through to the last 16 of the PDC World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace. Cross, who won... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Rob Cross, Peter Wright, PDC World Darts

APC chides Edo Govt. over plan to demolish Benin Central Hospital

THE  Edo chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for an immediate and unconditional halt to the plan by the state government to demolish... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, APC,Victor Osheobo,

FIRSTBANK driving dollar remittances, economic growth via IMTOS

 By Chinwendu Obienyi  FOR centuries, there have been heated debates over the sources of economic growth in developing economies and why some countries reflect strong economic growth compared... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: FIRSTBANK, World Bank, Central Bank of Nigeria

Uche Nwosu  lawfully arrested, not abducted – APC

IMO chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that Mr Uche Nwosu, a former governorship candidate in the state, was lawfully arrested rather than... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Cajetan Duke, All Progressives Congress, APC, Uche Nwosu, MacDonald Ebere,

Pandemic drives need for technology adoption among SMEs but barriers remain

A survey by World Economic Forum indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for more adoption and integration of digital technology among small and medium... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 146 times

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Biennial World Cup: Fifa plans would 'generate extra £3.3bn'

A biennial World Cup would generate in excess of £3.3bn in additional revenue over a four-year cycle, delegates at Fifa's global summit have been told. Fifa has... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: World Cup

Soludo Campaign hails judiciary for nullifying Andy Uba’s candidacy

THE Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign has praised the judiciary for yesterday’s judgment delivered by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court on the suit brought... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, APC, C. Don Adinuba, Senator Andy Uba, All Progressives Congress, APC, National Inland Waterways Authority, George Moghalu, Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign, Justice Ekwo In

Igbo group raises the alarm over multiple security checkpoints in South East

A group, Cultural Credibility Development Initiative has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba and the Chief of Defence staff, General Leo Irabor over what... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Igbo group, Uwazurike

FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier: Ghana, Tanzania, Senegal through to fourth round

GHANA, Tanzania and Senegal have progressed to the fourth round of the African qualifiers for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Costa Rica 2022. In the third... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: CAF Women’s Champions League, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup,

Nembe Spill: Ijaw Diaspora Council seeks ministry’s intervention

THE Ijàw Diaspora Congress (IDC) is seeking the intervention of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management in the recent oil spill at Oil... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 203 times

Tags: National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, Ijàw Diaspora Congress, IDC, Prof. Monday Gold, Antonia Garner, OML29, Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company,

Emily Campbell: British weightlifter adds world bronze to Olympic silver and Euro gold

EMILY Campbell has added to her growing medal collection with a bronze at the World Championships in Uzebekistan. The 27-year-old Olympic silver medallist finished third in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: EMILY Campbell, World Championships, Olympic

World bank approves $700m to build climate-resilient landscape in Nigeria

THE World Bank has approved a 700 million dollar credit from its International Development Association (IDA) for the Nigeria Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) Project. It... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: ACReSAL, World bank

Omicron, Delta drive 83% surge in COVID-19 cases in Africa – WHO

THE World Health Organisation, WHO, says 83 per cent surge in COVID-19 cases recorded during the past week in Africa is driven by Delta and Omicron... Read more

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

Tags: Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation, WHO, Delta and Omicron  variants

Covid and the Workplace Survey

ACCORDING to a new survey, there is widespread support among workers across the world for workplace COVID-control mandates. On average, about three in four employed adults... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 205 times

Tags: Covid, World Economic Forum

Zamfara chapter passes Vote of Confidence on Gov. Buni led APC CECPC

THE Zamfara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has passed a Vote of Confidence on Gov. Mai Mala Buni led Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, CECPC, Gov. Mai Mala Buni,

Race to Costa Rica 2022: Falconets thump hosts Congo 4-0 in Brazzaville

TWO–time World Cup silver medallists Nigeria continued from where they left off in the second round by hammering hosts Congo 4-0 in the first leg of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup African, Nigeria, Congo

Karsten Warholm and Elaine Thompson-Herah named World Athletes of the Year

NORWEGIAN 400m hurdler Karsten Warholm and Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah have been named World Athletics' World Athletes of the Year. Warholm, 25, won his award for beating... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Karsten Warholm, Elaine Thompson-Herah, World Athletics'

Fayemi gives Dec. 18 deadline to guber aspirants to resign position 

KAYODE Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has directed anyone serving in his government, who would like to contest the governorship primaries to tender his or her resignation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, All Progressives Congress, APC, Yinka Oyebode

Scotland's unbeaten start to their Women's World Cup qualifying campaign came to a painful end

SCOTLAND'S unbeaten start to their Women's World Cup qualifying campaign came to a painful end as rampant Spain put eight past them in Seville. Aitana Bonmati and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: SCOTLAND, Women's World Cup, Spain

Chelsea discover Fifa Club World Cup route - Al Hilal, Al Jazira or Auckland City in semis

EUROPEAN champions Chelsea will play Al Hilal, Al Jazira or Auckland City in the semi-final of the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Chelsea, Al Hilal, Al Jazira, Auckland City, Fifa Club World Cup

Mixed reactions trail call for removal of Super Eagles Chief Coach

By Benprince Ezeh RECENTLY, the three-time African champions ‘Super Eagles’ have come under scrutiny over the performance of the team, especially during the current campaign for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 272 times

Tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr

England boss praises goalkeeper's role in Austria win

ENGLAND manager Sarina Wiegman said goalkeeper Mary Earps "made the difference" in their 1-0 win over Austria at the Stadium of Light. Earps, who has started every... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Mary Earps, Sarina Wiegman, World Cup qualifying

Snooker boss says Shaun Murphy row 'great' for the sport

WORLD Snooker Tour chairman Steve Dawson says the manner of Neil Robertson and Shaun Murphy's first-round UK Championship exits to amateurs has been "great" for snooker. Robertson lost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Steve Dawson, WORLD Snooker, Neil Robertson, Shaun Murphy

Women's World Cup Qualifier: Zimbabwe tournament involving Ireland abandoned amid new Covid-19 variant

THE Women's World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe, which involved Ireland, has been abandoned after the detection of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant. Travel restrictions have been imposed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 202 times

Tags: Women's World Cup Qualifier, Omicron Covid-19 variant

Gianni Infantino: Opponents to biennial World Cup 'afraid of change'

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said opponents of plans to hold the World Cup every two years were "afraid" of change as countries in Africa voiced support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: FIFA, Gianni Infantino, World Cup

Sarina Wiegman says she expects Saturday's Women's World Cup qualifier against Austria to be the toughest of her reign as England manager

SARINA Wiegman says she expects Saturday's Women's World Cup qualifier against Austria to be the toughest of her reign as England manager so far. The Lionesses have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: SARINA Wiegman, Women's World Cup, Lionesses

Cape Verde cage D’Tigers in 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifier opener

NIGERIA’S D’Tigers on Friday opened their 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifier campaign with a defeat to Cape Verde. The 2015 African champions fell 71-79 to Cape Verde... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: FIBA World Cup, D’Tigers, Cape Verde

World Cup 2022 play-off draw: Wales host Austria & Scotland face Ukraine

SCOTLAND will host Ukraine in the play-off semi-final for the 2022 World Cup, while Wales have been drawn at home to Austria. If Scotland and Wales win... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: SCOTLAND, 2022 World Cup,

  Markets to wobble then shrug-off new Covid variant

 THE new Covid-19 variant will temporarily wobble financial markets, but concerns will be quickly shrugged off by them, predicts the CEO of one of the world’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: deVere, new Covid-19 variant, Nigel Green, World Health Organization,

Belgium hammered Armenia 19-0 on a night that featured goals flying in across women's World Cup qualifying

BELGIUM hammered Armenia 19-0 on a night that featured goals flying in across women's World Cup qualifying. Captain Tessa Wullaert, who spent two seasons at Manchester City,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: BELGIUM, women's World Cup qualifying

Teofimo Lopez tells me he is ending George Kambosos fight in one round

WE are about to start a huge run of fight nights to close out the year - starting this weekend with the unified world lightweight championship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Teofimo Lopez, George Kambosos, unified world lightweight championship

Petrol to sell for N340 per litre next year, says Kyari

...Labour cautions govt against unilateral action ...N5,000 monthly stipend for 40m Nigerians GOING by the words of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 293 times

Tags: Mallam Mele Kyari, Petrol to sell for N340, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Trade Union Congress,

Test your knowledge with one year until Qatar 2022 kicks off

THE countdown to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is officially on. The 22nd edition of the tournament kicks off on Monday, 21 November 2022, when hosts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: 2022 World Cup, Qatar

World Toilet Day: Environment ministry to increase surveillance to end open defecation

IN commemoration of World Toilet Day the Ministry of Environment has pledged its commitment to increase surveillance to ensure the nation is open defecation-free and achieve... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Ministry of Environment, World Toilet Da

Tyson Fury v Dillian Whyte: WBC fails to order mandatory defence for champion

DILLIAN Whyte's heavyweight world title ambitions have suffered a setback with the WBC failing to order champion Tyson Fury to fight him next. Whyte was expected to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: DILLIAN Whyte, heavyweight world title,Tyson Fury

World Cup 2022 qualification: Who will be in Qatar and who has missed out

WITH one year to go until the 2022 World Cup gets underway in Qatar, several nations have now booked their place - while others must face... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: 2022 World Cup,

Finland missed out on a play-off spot for the World Cup finals as goals from Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe gave France victory

FINLAND missed out on a play-off spot for the World Cup finals as goals from Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe gave France victory in Helsinki. Finland began... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: World Cup finals, Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappe, FINLAND

The Netherlands booked their place at the World Cup finals in Qatar with victory against Norway

THE Netherlands booked their place at the World Cup finals in Qatar with victory against Norway, who miss out on next year's tournament as a result. Late... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: World Cup, THE Netherlands, Norway

Nigeria reach 2022 FIFA World Cup final qualifying round

THREE–time African champions Nigeria survived an intense dogfight against Cape Verde in Lagos on Tuesday to qualify for the final round of the African series for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup, Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles

Fifa to review Ghana vs South Africa World Cup qualifier after complaint

FIFA will review South Africa's defeat by Ghana in 2022 World Cup qualifying after the South Africa Football Association (Safa) made a complaint to the world... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: FIFA, Ghana, South Africa, World Cup

Men's T20 World Cup: Melbourne to stage final of 2022 event in Australia

NEXT year's Men's T20 World Cup will be held across seven venues in Australia from 16 October to 13 November. The tournament was supposed to be held... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Australia,

Men's T20 World Cup: Melbourne to stage final of 2022 event in Australia

NEXT year's Men's T20 World Cup will be held across seven venues in Australia from 16 October to 13 November. The tournament was supposed to be held... Read more

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

Tags: T20 World Cup, Australia,

England: 'Gareth Southgate gives players special belief' - Tyrone Mings on World Cup qualification

ENGLAND defender Tyrone Mings says Gareth Southgate gives his players 'special belief' after the Three Lions secured their 2022 World Cup place with a 10-0 demolition of San... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Tyrone Mings, Gareth Southgate, 2022 World Cup

What are the key issues facing Southgate before the Qatar World Cup?

ENGLAND manager Gareth Southgate can move preparations for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar through the gears after qualification was confirmed with a 10-0 thrashing of San Marino. Southgate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Gareth Southgate, 2022 World Cup

How NI frustrated Euro champions with 'typical Italian performance'

IT says a lot when you face the European champions who need to get a result in World Cup qualifying, and are left disappointed with a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: European champions, World Cup, Roberto Mancini

2022 World Cup: England players should highlight human rights concerns - Amnesty

ENGLAND players, staff and fans should use their positions to highlight human rights concerns in the run-up to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, according to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: 2022 World Cup, ENGLAND, human rights, Amnesty International

English Football League 2022-23: Championship, League One and League Two to start on 30 July

THE 2022-23 English Football League season will start earlier on 30 July next year because of the World Cup. The Championship will run until 12 November and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: 2022-23 English Football League, World Cup

Injured Louis van Gaal on bench for final World Cup qualifier

LOUIS van Gaal will be on the bench for the Netherlands' World Cup qualifier on Tuesday against Norway despite injuring his hip when he fell off... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: LOUIS van Gaal, Netherlands, World Cup

Manager Robert Page says Real Madrid forward will not start for Wales against Belgium

WALES captain Gareth Bale will not start in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Belgium as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury. Bale, 32, was taken... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Gareth Bale, WALES, Belgium, World Cup

Qatar 2022 Race: Musa says Eagles will cope well with pressure against Sharks

CAPTAIN Ahmed Musa has assured that the Super Eagles are matured, professional and ambitious enough to deal with any pressure when taking on the Blue Sharks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: Ahmed Musa, Qatar 2022 Race, FIFA World Cup

World Cup 2022: 'Robbed' South Africa seek replay of Ghana game

"ROBBED" South Africa are set to make a "formal complaint" about "questionable decisions" made by the match officials in Sunday's 1-0 defeat by Ghana, says their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: World Cup 2022, Ghana, South Africa

T20 World Cup final: Australia come good - just in time for the Ashes

CRICKET. Twenty-two people hit a ball around and, in the end, Australia win. Never mind the fact that they had lost their previous five Twenty20 series and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Australia, T20 World Cup,

Alvaro Morata's late goal helped Spain qualify for the 2022 World Cup

ALVARO Morata's late goal helped Spain qualify for the 2022 World Cup and consigned Sweden to the play-offs. Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen tipped Dani Olmo's shot on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: ALVARO Morata, 2022 World Cup, Sweden, Spain

Qatar 2022 Race: Eagles back in Lagos, say target is to defeat Sharks

THE Super Eagles’ delegation to Saturday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Liberia in Tangier, Morocco flew into Nigeria on Sunday morning aboard a chartered Air Peace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles

T20 World Cup: Australia's triumph founded on 'love'

"MITCHELL Marsh is the nicest person you will ever meet in your life." Captain Aaron Finch did not hesitate when asked to describe the man who played... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: MITCHELL Marsh, Australia, New Zealand, T20 World Cup

World Cup qualifying: 'Stephen Kenny deserves credit for turning the corner as Republic future comes into focus'

BEFORE a ball was even kicked in the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign, the pressure on boss Stephen Kenny had intensified. Having failed to secure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Stephen Kenny, World Cup, Republic of Ireland

Gareth Southgate: England will need clubs' help in 'unique' 2022-23 season

ENGLAND manager Gareth Southgate says next season is "unique" with the World Cup taking place mid-campaign and hopes to get the full co-operation of clubs. The Premier... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: Gareth Southgate, World Cup

Qatar 2022 Race: Eagles shoot down Lone Star, set to devour Sharks on Tuesday

TWO strikes from the penalty spot earned Nigeria all three points against the Lone Star of Liberia at the Grand Stade de Tangier, Morocco on Saturday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Kylian Mbappe scored his first hat-trick for France as the reigning world champions secured their place at next year's World Cup

KYLIAN Mbappe scored his first hat-trick for France as the reigning world champions secured their place at next year's World Cup in Qatar in style by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: KYLIAN Mbappe, France, World Cup

Wales marked Gareth Bale's 100th cap with a thumping victory over Belarus

WALES marked Gareth Bale's 100th cap with a thumping victory over Belarus to move up to second place in their World Cup qualifying group. Aaron Ramsey's rebound... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Gareth Bale, WALES, World Cup

Crystal Palace midfielder called up to England squad as five players miss San Marino trip

CRYSTAL Palace midfielder Conor Gallagher has been called up into the senior England team for the first time as five players miss out on Monday's World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Conor Gallagher, World Cup

World number one side Belgium sealed progression to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with victory over Estonia

WORLD number one side Belgium sealed progression to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with victory over Estonia. Roberto Martinez's men face Wales in their final group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Belgium, 2022 World Cup

Australia and New Zealand aim for history in unexpected final

It's the final few, if any, predicted. THE favourites dropped one by one as old rivals Australia and New Zealand secured a place in Sunday's Men's T20... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Australia, New Zealand, Men's T20 World Cup

Aston Villa's Matty Cash made his Poland debut as Robert Lewandowski scored twice

ASTON Villa's Matty Cash made his Poland debut as Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a comfortable win against Andorra to take England to the final day... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: ASTON Villa, Matty Cash, Robert Lewandowski, World Cup

Jorginho's last-minute penalty miss ensured the race to finish first in 2022 World Cup qualifying Group C goes down to the wire

JORGINHO'S last-minute penalty miss ensured the race to finish first in 2022 World Cup qualifying Group C goes down to the wire as top two Switzerland... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: JORGINHO, 2022 World Cup, Switzerland, Italy

'As good as it's been for Scotland for a generation' as World Cup play-off beckons

AS normal time crossed into added time on Friday night, the Tartan Army in Moldova's Zimbru stadium cannot have known what to do with themselves. Are not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Scotland, World Cup play-off

Argentina on brink of reaching Qatar after beating Uruguay

ARGENTINA are set to qualify for next year's World Cup after a 1-0 win over Uruguay. Angel Di Maria's strike secured victory, leaving La Albiceleste second in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: ARGENTINA, World Cup, Angel Di Maria

Brazil became the first South American nation to qualify for the 2022 World Cup

BRAZIL became the first South American nation to qualify for the 2022 World Cup with a 1-0 home win over Colombia. Lucas Paqueta scored the only goal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: BRAZIL, Lucas Paqueta, 2022 World Cup

South Africa and Ghana set for World Cup qualifying showdown

GHANA and South Africa will go head-to-head in Cape Coast on Sunday for a place in next year's African World Cup play-offs. Mali sealed their place in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: GHANA, African World Cup, South Africa

Algeria edge closer to play-off spot in African World Cup qualifying

ALGERIA moved a step closer to qualifying for Africa's play-offs for the 2022 World Cup after a comfortable 4-0 win over Djibouti. The Desert Foxes, who extended... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: ALGERIA, 2022 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Australia stun Pakistan to set up final against New Zealand

AUSTRALIA came back from the brink to beat Pakistan by five wickets in another gripping Men's T20 World Cup semi-final. Needing 20 off the final 10 balls,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: AUSTRALIA, Pakistan, T20 World Cup

The Republic of Ireland's encouraging recent form continued as they drew their World Cup Group A qualifier

THE Republic of Ireland's encouraging recent form continued as they drew their World Cup Group A qualifier with a sub-par Portugal in Dublin. Cristiano Ronaldo had a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Republic of Ireland, Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, World Cup

Wales' 2022 World Cup play-off confirmed as Spain beat Greece 1-0

WALES are officially guaranteed at least a place in the World Cup play-offs after Spain beat Greece 1-0. Wales started their qualifying campaign knowing they had all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: WALES, World Cup, Spain

Croatia will host Russia on Sunday in Group H's final match to decide who qualifies automatically for the 2022 World Cup

CROATIA will host Russia on Sunday in Group H's final match to decide who qualifies automatically for the 2022 World Cup after both recorded big wins. Luka... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: CROATIA, Luka Modric, Russia, 2022 World Cup

Hansi Flick made history as the first Germany coach to win his first six games in charge

HANSI Flick made history as the first Germany coach to win his first six games in charge, with his Covid-affected side thrashing 10-man Liechtenstein in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: HANSI Flick, Germany, Liechtenstein, World Cup qualifier.

Cricket: Team Nigeria ready for T20 World Cup Qualifiers, departs Friday, coach says

NIGERIA’S senior male cricket team has expressed optimism ahead of the T20 World Cup Africa Qualifiers starting on Wednesday, in Rwanda. The team is also expected to... Read more

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

Tags: T20 World Cup Africa Qualifiers,

Qatar World Cup 2022: Premier League to have break of more than six weeks in 2022-23 season

THE Premier League will have a mid-season break of more than six weeks in 2022-23 to accommodate the 2022 Qatar World Cup. On Thursday, it was announced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Premier League, 2022 Qatar World Cup

T20 World Cup: New Zealand beat England in dramatic semi-final

NEW Zealand ended England's hopes at the Men's T20 World Cup with a dramatic semi-final victory in Abu Dhabi. England looked on course for Sunday's final until... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: NEW Zealand, England, T20 World Cup

Anambra 2021: Pan Igbo group describes Soludo’s victory as well deserved

A Pan Igbo Intelligentsia Organization, Igbo Oriental Think Tank Worldwide, has described the victory of Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the Governor-elect of Anambra State, as well-deserved. A statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Anambra, Pan Igbo , Soludo

England World Cup qualifiers: Chelsea's Reece James says he is in career-best form

REECE James says he is in the form of his life after returning to the England squad for World Cup qualifiers against Albania and San Marino. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: REECE James, England, World Cup

Tyson Fury: WBC heavyweight champion 'badly injured' before Deontay Wilder fight, says his father

WORLD heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has had surgery on both elbows after suffering a serious injury before his second win over Deontay Wilder, said the Briton's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Tyson Fury, WORLD heavyweight, Deontay Wilder

World Cup 2022 qualifying: Who needs what to reach Qatar?

ENGLAND are looking to confirm their World Cup place this month, while Scotland and Wales are hoping to seal play-off spots. The final two rounds of European... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: ENGLAND, World Cup, World Cup 2022

Qatar 2022 Race: 21 Super Eagles train in Tangier for Lone Star

CAPTAIN Ahmed Musa and 20 other invited players were at the Super Eagles’ first training session in the city of Tangier on Tuesday as countdown began... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Qatar 2022 Race, Super Eagles, FIFA World Cup

Man Utd midfielder suffers thigh injury training with France

MANCHESTER United midfielder Paul Pogba has been ruled out of France's World Cup qualifiers with a thigh injury. The World Cup winner, 28, suffered the injury in... Read more

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

Tags: MANCHESTER United, Paul Pogba, France's World Cup qualifiers

AAC candidate endorsed Valentine Ozigbo 

MOMENTUM continues to build for Valentine Ozigbo, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Saturday’s Anambra governorship election as Chidozie Nwankwo, the candidate of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Valentine Ozigbo, Chidozie Nwankwo, African Action Congress,

Qatar 2022 Race: North African referees to take charge of Nigeria’s final group matches

WORLD football –governing body, FIFA has appointed referees from North Africa to officiate the Super Eagles’ last two games of the group phase of FIFA World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: FIFA, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Ademola Lookman forced to wait for Nigeria debut after switch from England

LEICESTER City winger Ademola Lookman has decided to switch his international allegiance to Nigeria from England but will have to wait a while before making his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: LEICESTER City, Nigeria, Ademola Lookman, World Cup, NFF

Marcus Rashford & Jude Bellingham recalled for England World Cup qualifiers

MARCUS Rashford and Jude Bellingham have been recalled to the England squad for this month's World Cup qualifiers with Albania and San Marino. There is no place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Gareth Southgate, World Cup

APC to take Enugu State to new level of socio-economic development – Chairman

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday in Enugu expressed its readiness to take Enugu State to a new level of socio-economic development. Chief Ugochukwu Agballa, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu, Chief Ugochukwu Agballa, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Scotland 'have skills' and 'belief' to shock New Zealand - captain Kyle Coetzer

CAPTAIN Kyle Coetzer retains the belief Scotland "have the skills" to beat the top cricketing nations, despite two defeats at the Men's T20 World Cup. The Saltires... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Kyle Coetzer, New Zealand, Namibia

Rafael Nadal plans to return to tennis in Abu Dhabi in December

FORMER world number one Rafael Nadal hopes to return from injury at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi in December before competing at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Rafael Nadal, Australian Open, Mubadala World Tennis Championship

Hungary fans banned from Poland match after Wembley clashes

HUNGARY fans have been banned from their World Cup qualifier in Poland after clashing with police during October's draw with England at Wembley. Metropolitan Police said "minor disorder"... Read more

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

Tags: World Cup, England, HUNGARY

Quinton de Kock: South Africa keeper sorry over refusal to take a knee and says he is not racist

SOUTH Africa's Quinton de Kock has apologised after refusing to take a knee and says he is "not a racist". The wicketkeeper-batsman made himself unavailable for the T20 World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Quinton de Kock, SOUTH Africa, T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Scotland beaten by Namibia at T20 World Cup

NAMIBIA held their nerve to beat Scotland by four wickets in the final over of a tense Super 12s match at the Men's T20 World Cup. Namibia,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: NAMIBIA, T20 World Cup, Scotland

INEC should have rejected Andy Uba long ago - CSO 

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have rejected Senator Andy Uba as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial election in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, George Moghalu, Dr Vincent Obiatuegwu, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission, Senator Andy Uba,

South Africa keeper sorry over refusal to take a knee and says he is not racist

SOUTH Africa's Quinton de Kock has apologised after refusing to take a knee and says he is "not a racist". The wicketkeeper-batsman made himself unavailable for the T20 World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: SOUTH Africa, Quinton de Kock, T20 World Cup

Ella Toone scored a hat-trick on what she called a "special night" as England hit 10 goals against Latvia

ELLA Toone scored a hat-trick on what she called a "special night" as England hit 10 goals against Latvia to maintain their 100% record in Women's... Read more

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

Tags: ELLA Toone, England, Women's World Cup

T20 World Cup: Quinton de Kock refuses to take knee and pulls out of West Indies game

WICKETKEEPER Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for South Africa's T20 World Cup match against West Indies after refusing to take the knee. Cricket South Africa (CSA)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Quinton de Kock, South Africa

David Beckham urged to speak out on Qatar World Cup 2022

FORMER England captain David Beckham has been urged to speak out about the "deeply concerning" human rights situation in Qatar by Amnesty International. Beckham has signed a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 266 times

Tags: David Beckham, Amnesty International, 2022 Qatar World Cup

Ekiti LG APC stakeholders hail Fayemi’s three-year performance

SOME Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti have commended Gov. Kayode Fayemi’s performance over the last three years. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Chief David Olusoga,

APC has an unmarketable candidate - Soludo Group

LESS than 24 hours after the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSOs) in Anambra State asserted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Chief George Moghalu, Chinedu Nwoye, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Les Elder: New Zealand captain on returning to rugby after giving birth

THREE years ago, New Zealand captain Les Elder woke up every morning with one goal in mind: to win a World Cup on home soil. The Black... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Les Elder, New Zealand, World Cup

Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey smashes women's half marathon world record

ETHIOPIA'S Letesenbet Gidey smashed the women's half marathon world record by running 62 minutes and 52 seconds in Valencia. The 23-year-old beat the previous best over 13.1... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: ETHIOPIA, Letesenbet Gidey, marathon world record

Pakistan fans, players & pundits reflect on end of '29 years of hurt'

IT turned into a night beyond Pakistan fans' wildest dreams. They didn't just beat India, their greatest rivals, at the Men's T20 World Cup - they thrashed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Pakistan, India

NCAC inaugurates Nigeria-Ethiopia friendship club

 THE National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has inaugurated the Nigeria-Ethiopia friendship club to strengthen cultural exchange programmes between the two countries.   The Director-General, NCAC, Otunba... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: National Council for Arts and Culture, World Crafts Council, Ethiopian Tourism Ministry, Culthbert Ncube, DUGA JABESSA, Nega WedaJuwerete,

Neves officially declared winner of Cabo Verde’s presidency

CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission, CNE, on Friday formally declared opposition leader José Maria Pereira Neves, 61, as winner of the October 17 presidential election with... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 306 times

Tags: European Union, World Bank, IMF, Sao Paulo School of Business Administration in Brazil, African Party for the Independence of Cabo Verde, PAICV, ECOWAS Network  of Electoral  Commissions, ECONEC, Ma

Missing Women's Rugby World Cup trophy found in attic after 15 years

THE Women's Rugby World Cup trophy, which England won in 1994, has been found after 15 years - in an attic. England Rugby said it was found in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Rugby World Cup, England Rugby

Siya Kolisi: South Africa captain on childhood poverty, mental health, racism and his legacy

"IT went past being hungry; it was actually painful in your stomach. I could feel my intestines twisting in the middle of the night." South Africa's Rugby... Read more

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

Tags: Siya Kolisi, Rugby World Cup, South Africa

Supreme Court judgement victory for people - Ozigbo

VALENTINE Ozigbo, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the November 6, Anambra governorship poll, has described the supreme court judgement affirming his candidature... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 340 times

Tags: APGA, PDP, Valentine Ozigbo, All Progressives Congress, APC

Biennial World Cup: European nations boycott not discussed - Fifa's Gianni Infantino

THE threat of a boycott by European countries should the World Cup be held every two years was not discussed at a Fifa meeting on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Gianni Infantino, Biennial World Cup, Fifa

Esele urges FG to borrow for capital projects, not consumption

 MR Peter Esele, former President of, Trade Union Congress (TUC) has requested the Federal Government to borrow for a capital project, rather than for consumption.   Esele, also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Peter Esele, Trade Union Congress,

APC registers 1 million members in Zamfara – Committee

ALHAJI Kabiru Masari, Chairman, National All Progressives Congress (APC) Membership Registration and Revalidation Committee, Zamfara State, says it has so far registered 1,021,800 members. in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: ALHAJI Kabiru Masari, All Progressives Congress,

WHO names football star Drogba ambassador

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday, announced football legend Didier Drogba from Côte d’Ivoire  as its new Goodwill Ambassador for Sport and Health. Drogba will promote... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 242 times

Tags: Tedros Ghebreyesus, Chelsea Football Club, Didier Drogba, World Health Organisation, WHO

Morocco 2022 Race: Super Falcons target big win against Black Queens

NINE-time African champions Nigeria are confident they can earn a good win on home ground on Wednesday that will put them at relative advantage in their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: FIFA World Cup, Ghana’s Black Queens, AFCON, Super Falcons

World Cup every two years threatens other sports and gender equality, says IOC

THE International Olympic Committee believes Fifa's plans to hold a men's World Cup every two years pose a threat to other sports and gender equality. Biennial World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: International Olympic Committee, World Cup

Congress: Ojelabi heads new APC exco in Lagos

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State on Saturday elected its 36 state party officials through voice votes at the party’s 2021 state congress held... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 227 times

Tags: Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader),Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader), Adebayo Adelabu, All Progressives Congress,

Balloon World Cup: Gerard Pique organises first ever event

IF you say you've never played it, you're lying. The game that requires only a balloon, and with the simplest of rules - do not let it... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 190 times

Tags: World Cup, Gerard Pique, Barcelona

World Food Day: Experts call for creation of investment opportunities for rural youths

 AHEAD of the World Food Day celebration that comes up on Oct.16, three experts have called on governments and  stakeholders to create unhindered investment opportunities for... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: World Food Day, Mr Godwin Atser, Prof, Lateef Sanni, Mr John Olateru, All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

2022 World Cup: Who needs to do what to reach Africa's play-off places

ON Tuesday, Morocco and Senegal became the first teams to reach the African play-offs for next year's World Cup in Qatar, making it through with two... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Morocco, Senegal, World Cup, 2022 World Cup

Jamal Musiala's rise in his own words: 'My mum drops me off at training'

FOR an 18-year-old Jamal Musiala has fitted a lot into his career, living in two countries - representing both - winning a title and now helping... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Jamal Musiala, World Cup, Germany, Chelsea, Bayern

WHO honours Black American Henrietta Lacks, whose cells transformed medical research

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on Wednesday recognised Henrietta Lacks, a Black American woman, for her world-changing legacy with a special award. For the... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: Tedros Ghebreyesus, World Health Organisation, Henrietta Lacks,

World Thrombosis Day: Consultant cautions against excessive alcohol consumption, sitting in one position

 AS the globe marks 2021 World Thrombosis Day, Dr Kingsley Akaba, Chief Consultant Haematologist, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), has cautioned against excessive alcohol consumption,... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 211 times

Tags: Dr Kingsley Akaba, World Thrombosis Day,

New case study on digitalisation of financial service providers to serve low-income customers

This new publication explores the answers to the question: How best to digitalise a financial institution? The case study draws upon management consulting literature to assess... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Mastercard Foundation., World Savings and Retail Banking Institute, FinMark Trust,

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Portugal recorded an emphatic World Cup qualifying win

CRISTIANO Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Portugal recorded an emphatic World Cup qualifying win over Luxembourg at the Estadio Algarve. The victory leaves Portugal second in Group... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: CRISTIANO Ronaldo, World Cup, Portugal

Era of impunity over in Oyo APC, says Alao-Akala

Former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, and the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders Advisory Council in Oyo State says the party will return to the people.   He made... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Adebayo Alao-Akala, All Progressives Congress

England: Hannah Hampton and Alessia Russo recalled for World Cup qualifiers

Aston Villa goalkeeper Hannah Hampton and Manchester United forward Alessia Russo have been recalled to the England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Northern Ireland... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Alessia Russo, World Cup qualifiers, England

World Cup 2022 Qatar: Which European countries can qualify this week?

GERMANY became the first team to join hosts Qatar in securing their place at the 2022 World Cup when they won their qualifying group on Monday. Denmark... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: GERMANY, World Cup 2022 Qatar

Germany became the first team to join hosts Qatar at the 2022 World Cup

GERMANY became the first team to join hosts Qatar at the 2022 World Cup with a thumping victory in North Macedonia. Former England youth international Jamal Musiala... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: GERMANY, 2022 World Cup, Qatar

Brazil dropped points for the first time in their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 0-0 draw in Colombia.

BRAZIL dropped points for the first time in their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 0-0 draw in Colombia. The Copa America runners-up had won all of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: BRAZIL, World Cup qualifying, Colombia

Fifa World Cup plans 'profoundly detrimental', say top women's leagues

STAGING a men's World Cup every two years would be "profoundly detrimental" and "fundamentally alter the course and development of the women's game", says a joint... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: World Cup

World Habitat Day: Tech firm canvasses technology solutions to curb climate change

AN eco-friendly technology company, CANs Park,  has called for more technological solutions to curb climate change in Nigeria. Mr Olajide Abiose, Managing Partner of the organisation, said this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: World Habitat Day

Fikayo Tomori, Ollie Watkins and Aaron Ramsdale named in Gareth Southgate's squad for World Cup qualifiers

ENGLAND boss Gareth Southgate has recalled defender Fikayo Tomori, striker Ollie Watkins and goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale to his squad for World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: ENGLAND, Gareth Southgate, World Cup

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Race: Musa, Ekong, Iheanacho, 20 others for double CAR games

TECHNICAL Adviser Gernot Rohr has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain Wlliam Ekong and 21 others for the Super Eagles’ FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: Gernot Rohr, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Super Eagles

We demand enactment of anti-open grazing laws by eastern governors - GIL

By Benprince Ezeh THE Global Igbo Leaders, GIL, have urged eastern governors to pass the anti-open grazing law and save the lives of their people. In a letter... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 392 times

Tags: Global Igbo Leaders, Association of South East Town Unions, Alaigbo Development Foundation, Igbo World Assembly, World Igbo Congress

Seven-Star Falconets wallop CAR’s U20 girls 7-0, make return leg a formality

TWO-time runners-up of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Nigeria’s Falconets fired from all cylinders as they hit the U20 girls of Central African Republic 7-0... Read more

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Brazil recall eight Premier League players for World Cup qualifiers

BRAZIL have selected eight Premier League players for October's World Cup qualifiers despite the country remaining on the UK's travel red list. Last month most English clubs... Read more

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Falconets confident as race to Costa Rica begins in Douala

COACH Christopher Danjuma has expressed confidence in his Nigeria U20 girls as the real race for berths at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica... Read more

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KDSG set to reclaim 15 hectares of land through tree-planting

THE Kaduna state government says it intends planting over 15,000 tree seedlings in three Local Government Areas as part of efforts to reclaim degraded lands in... Read more

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Steve Thompson to donate brain for chronic traumatic encephalopathy research

RUGBY World Cup winner Steve Thompson, who was diagnosed with dementia aged 42, will donate his brain to scientists researching brain trauma. Englishman Thompson 43, is one... Read more

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Reps to investigate exclusion of Rivers from World Bank loan for projects

HOUSE of Representatives on Wednesday called for investigation of an alleged exclusion of Rivers from projects to be financed by a fresh World Bank loan. Solomon Bob... Read more

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Group faults Northern Elders Forum on 2023 Presidency

THE Concerned Igbo Stakeholders Forum (CISF) a pressure group has faulted the Northern Elders Forum (NEF)’s position that the North will hold on to power beyond... Read more

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NFF honours Falcons class of 1999, Jegede at NFF-Aiteo Football Awards

THE Super Falcons’ class of 1999 that reached the quarter finals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup staged in the United States of America will be... Read more

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US Soccer offers identical contracts to men's and women's teams

THE US Soccer Federation has offered identical contracts to its men's and women's national teams in an attempt to resolve its gender pay dispute. In May 2020,... Read more

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Pele: Brazil football legend 'ready for extra time' as he leaves intensive care

BRAZILIAN legend Pele says he feels ready for "90 minutes plus extra time" after leaving intensive care. The 80-year-old had surgery to remove a tumour from his... Read more

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Cannabis ban in athletics: World Anti-Doping Agency to review rules

THE World Anti-Doping Agency is to review whether cannabis should remain a banned substance. The move follows American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson missing the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for... Read more

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FIFPRO says process flawed as FIFA looks at biennial World Cup

THE global union of football players, FIFPRO, has called for reforms to the international game’s calendar to address the need for a reduced workload for players. The... Read more

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2021 World Suicide Prevention Day: Group set to empower 50 Widows in Oyo

A humanitarian group, Peacemaker’s (PM) Guide, in conjunction with Delight Owoyemi foundation, on Friday set to empower 50 widows to mark the 2021 World Suicide prevention day. The... Read more

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Onyema joins Board of World Federation of Exchanges

THE World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has elected Mr Oscar Onyema, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc, to... Read more

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Arsene Wenger's World Cup plan - what is it all about?

ARSENE Wenger says he is "100% convinced" his plan for a new international match calendar based on a World Cup every two years is the best... Read more

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COVID-19 variants prolong Africa’s pandemic wave

THE World Health Orgainsation  (WHO) says that weekly COVID-19 cases in Africa fell by more than 20 per cent, the sharpest seven-day decline in two months... Read more

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Club World Cup: Japan withdraws as host of 2021 event because of Covid-19

JAPAN has pulled out of hosting the Club World Cup in December because of Covid-19 restrictions in the country. Fifa said the Japanese Football Association (JFA) told... Read more

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Lux Research identifies major challenges for patients in navigating healthcare systems around the world

DESPITE an ongoing shift toward a more patient-centric healthcare model, patients today still struggle in navigating the healthcare system, according to Lux Research, a leading provider of... Read more

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Premier League, EFL and SPFL oppose Fifa's plans for World Cup every two years

THE Premier League, EFL and SPFL have confirmed their opposition to Fifa's plan for a World Cup every two years. They are members of the European League... Read more

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European champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier

EUROPEAN champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier. There were suggestions the... Read more

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World Cup 2022 qualifying: Who is close to qualifying? Who are the surprise packages?

EUROPEAN teams are well on the road to next year's World Cup as we reach the halfway stage of qualifying for the tournament in Qatar. Fifty-five member... Read more

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Pinnick praises Super Eagles on taking firm control of World Cup qualification group

PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Football Federation, has poured encomiums on the Super Eagles for their fighting spirit in coming back from a goal down on a... Read more

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England boss Gareth Southgate knows his side cannot become complacent as they look to maintain their 100% record in World Cup qualifying

ENGLAND boss Gareth Southgate knows his side cannot become complacent as they look to maintain their 100% record in World Cup qualifying when they face Poland... Read more

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Antoine Griezmann scored twice as France beat Finland in their 2022 World Cup qualifier to get back to winning ways

ANTOINE Griezmann scored twice as France beat Finland in their 2022 World Cup qualifier to get back to winning ways. The reigning world champions had to come... Read more

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NCDC celebrates the First World Field Epidemiology Day

AS the coordinating agency of the Nigeria Field Epidemiology Training Programme, NFETP, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC joins TEPHINET and the rest of the... Read more

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Congress: Oyo PDP constitutes 11-member LOC

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in Oyo State has constituted an 11-member local organising committee for its forthcoming state congress. This was contained in a communiqué issued... Read more

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APC LG Congress: Members stage protest in Jalingo

SOME members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jalingo Local Government Area of Taraba on Monday staged a peaceful protest against Saturday’s conduct of the... Read more

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Scotland 1-0 Moldova: Is poor finishing a threat to Scots' World Cup hopes?

SCOTLAND'S win at home against Moldova was their first in five games, taking them up to third in their World Cup qualifying group as rivals for... Read more

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France drew for the fifth game in a row in all competitions as their stuttering World Cup qualifying campaign continued with an entertaining draw in Ukraine

FRANCE drew for the fifth game in a row in all competitions as their stuttering World Cup qualifying campaign continued with an entertaining draw in Ukraine. Mykola... Read more

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Memphis Depay scored twice as the Netherlands secured an important World Cup qualifying victory over Montenegro

MEMPHIS Depay scored twice as the Netherlands secured an important World Cup qualifying victory over Montenegro. The Barcelona forward scored from the penalty spot after he had... Read more

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US Open: World number one Ashleigh Barty stunned by Shelby Rogers in third round

WORLD number one Ashleigh Barty fell in the US Open third round after Shelby Rogers produced a superb comeback in front of a raucous New York... Read more

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Comeback fight off as former world champion hospitalised with Covid-19

FORMER six-weight world champion Oscar de la Hoya has withdrawn from his comeback fight against Vitor Belfort after being hospitalised with Covid-19. The 48-year-old was due to... Read more

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England consolidated their position of power in pursuit of a place at next year's World Cup in Qatar with a hugely impressive victory against Hungary

ENGLAND consolidated their position of power in pursuit of a place at next year's World Cup in Qatar with a hugely impressive victory against Hungary in... Read more

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Spain suffered their first World Cup qualifying defeat since 1993 as Sweden came from behind to end La Roja's 66-game run

SPAIN suffered their first World Cup qualifying defeat since 1993 as Sweden came from behind to end La Roja's 66-game run. Carlos Soler volleyed Luis Enrique's Spain... Read more

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Antoine Griezmann scored France's equaliser as they drew with Bosnia-Herzegovina in World Cup qualifying.

ANTOINE Griezmann scored France's equaliser as they drew with Bosnia-Herzegovina in World Cup qualifying. Inter Milan's Edin Dzeko gave the Bosnians the lead with an excellent drilled... Read more

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Scotland's World Cup hopes were dealt a serious blow as they were outclassed by a vibrant Denmark in Copenhagen

SCOTLAND'S World Cup hopes were dealt a serious blow as they were outclassed by a vibrant Denmark in Copenhagen to slip seven points behind the group... Read more

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Hazard ruled out of Belgium’s World Cup qualifiers

BORUSSIA Dortmund winger, Thorgan Hazard has been ruled out of Belgium’s upcoming internationals, due to injury, the national team said on Tuesday. The 28-year-old was last week named... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Swimmer Reece Dunn sets world record to win third gold of Games

REECE Dunn set a new world record to win his third gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics, as the medals continued to flow for Great Britain... Read more

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Sanusi to commission Egypt, Angola World Cup qualifier in Cairo

GENERAL Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football to serve as the match commissioner for... Read more

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 How Nigerians can stop President Muhammadu Buhari from carrying out anti-people policies   

INTRODUCTION PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari's insistence on enforcing non- existent open-grazing laws and the construction of a rail line directly from Nigeria to Niger Republic, inspite of massive... Read more

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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Race: Rohr lists Musa, Ekong, Ndidi, 27 others for Liberia, Cape Verde

SUPER Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has called up a total of 30 players for next month’s opening rounds of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022... Read more

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2023: APC inaugurates Digital Transformation Committee

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated a Digital Transformation Committee as part of its readiness for the digital transformation of its operations for the 2023... Read more

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Kyle Anderson: Darts world pays tribute to Australian who has died aged 33

BARRY Hearn and Phil Taylor have led tributes to Kyle Anderson who has died aged 33. The Australian played in seven World Championships, where he threw a... Read more

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Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davies calls refugee team the 'most courageous' in world

BAYERN Munich footballer Alphonso Davies has told the Refugee Paralympic Team they are "the most courageous sports team in the world" in a letter. Davies, 20, was... Read more

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Identify with your kinsmen, Igbo community in Ghana urges African-Americans

The Igbo community in the Diaspora, Ghana Chapter, on Saturday stressed the need for African-Americans in the Diaspora to always identify with their kinsmen, to promote... Read more

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Sifan Hassan misses out on women's 5,000m world record at Prefontaine Classic

DOUBLE Olympic gold medallist Sifan Hassan missed out on the 5,000m world record at the Prefontaine Classic - her first meet since Tokyo 2020. The 5,000m and... Read more

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World Athletics Under-20 Championships: Onwuzurike, Ofili in 200m finals

NIGERIA’S Udodi  Onwuzurike on Friday qualified for Saturday’s final of the men’s 200 metres event at the ongoing World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. The News... Read more

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World Athletics U20 Championships: Nigeria’s Nnamdi wins bronze in men’s javelin

NIGERIA’S Chinecherem Nnamdi on Friday won a bronze medal in men’s javelin at the ongoing World Athletics U-20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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World number two Naomi Osaka loses in Cincinnati Masters third round

WORLD number two Naomi Osaka suffered a surprise third-round defeat to Swiss wildcard Jil Teichmann at the Cincinnati Masters. The Japanese star, 23, lost 3-6 6-3 6-3... Read more

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Anambra 2021: Group urges support for APC’s Sen. Uba

THE Media Team, Local Government Areas (LGAs) Campaign Coordinators for Sen. Andy Uba of Anambra All Progressives Congress (APC), has appealed for support in the Nov. 6,... Read more

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