Sunday, April 18, 2021

NGO Donates Food Items, Essential Commodities to Orphanages in Jos

A Nigerian based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), The MotherHen Initiative, has reached out to the needy by donating food Items and other essentials commodities to some orphanages in Jos, the Plateau

Buhari Hails Former IGP, Musiliu Smith, on 75th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has  congratulated the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith on his 75th birthday. President Buhari described the former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and ex-head

Bayern Boss, Hansi Flick, to Quit by End of Season

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick has told the club he wants to leave at the end of the season. Flick, whose contact runs until June 2023, made the announcement

UI Releases 2020/2021 Post-UTME Results

The University of Ibadan (UI) has released the results of its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening exercise for candidates who chose the institution. This was contained in a statement

CSOs Advocate Implementation of Disability Rights Law in Anambra State

Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD) Anambra State Chapter, in conjunction with Rule of Law and Anti-corruption (RoLAC) has called for full implementation of Disability Rights Law by

FlashBack: Controversy Over Printed Cash, Pantami’s Travails, Inflation Rate and Other Stories From Last Week

There were many controversial issues which dominated the media last week.  One of the issues was the call for Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, to resign from

NCDC Announces 60 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero Fatality

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday announced 60 new cases of coronavirus across the country. NCDC shared this via its verified Twitter handle, announcing that the total number

Pantami Renounces Past Controversial Comments on Terrorist Groups Amid Call for Resignation

The embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami on Saturday renounced his past controversial comments on terrorist groups such as Al-Qaeda and Taliban. Pantami has been in the

Pray for Buhari, Other Leaders, Lawan Charges Nigerians

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has called on Nigerians to pray for the leaders of the country as they tackle the myriads of challenges facing her. Lawan made the call on

Chelsea Beat Man City to Qualify for FA Cup Final

Chelsea progressed to the Emirates FA Cup final on Saturday after knocking out Manchester City. Hakim Ziyech's strike was enough to secure one of the two final tickets for Tomas

8000 Security Men for Lagos Bye-Election

By Yemi Adeleye Mr Fatai Owoseni, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command on Thursday said that no fewer of 8000 security personnel would...

Lagos By-Election: INEC Takes Delivery of Sensitive Materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos on Thursday took delivery of sensitive materials for Saturday’s by-election in Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos...

Rivers Amnesty: Crime and Criminality on the Decline

Great Owhor, President of Ikwerre Political Forum, said  the granting of amnesty to militants and cultists had reduced crime and criminality in Rivers State.Owhor...

NGF Gets $2m Grant From Bill Gates Foundation to Boost States’...

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) on Thursday in Abuja said it was going to assist the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) with a...

Reps to Reduce Powers of Court of Appeal President

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday commenced the process of conferring exclusive power to appoint chairmen and members of National and State Houses of...

Bukola Saraki’s Man, Bolaji Abdullahi, Emerges APC’s Spokesperson.

 Bolaji Abdullahi, a former Minister of Sports in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, has emerged the new national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress...

‘Stop diverting attention to attacks on Elrufai’ – Group Tells Shehu...

The last may not have been seen of the raging battle between Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central and the party Excos at his...

ONDO PDP CRISIS: Poroye summons Mimiko,Jegede others

The last may not have been heard in the crisis rocking the Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the faction...

Nyako Trial: FG Seeks to Tender Documents of Over 30 Bank...

The Federal Government on Wednesday sought to tender documents of over 30 bank accounts in evidence against former Gov. Muritala Nyako and seven others...

NNPC Boss Solicits Oba of Benin’s Support for Protection of Oil...

Dr. Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has urged the  Oba of Benin, Oba  Ewuare II, to...

Zungeru Hydro Power Dam : Bello Sets Up 24-Man Committee on...

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger on Wednesday set up a 24-man Committee on the compensation of communities that were affected by  the construction of...

Hausa Speakers in Nigeria Now 120m – Communique

The population of Hausa speakers in Nigeria has reached about 120 million, a colloquium has said.This was contained in a communiqué issued on Thursday...

DPR Urges Cooking Gas Retailers to Get License Before January 2017

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Thursday urged retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) (cooking gas), to get license before January 2017.Mr Etukudo...

Safe School Initiative Records Success in Adamawa, Yet to Take Off...

The Safe School Initiative has recorded some success in Adamawa with improvement in school enrolment in the state. About 800 students have so far been...

Electricity Consumers Decry Power Outage, High Bills in Malumfashi

Electricity consumers in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State have decried the epileptic electricity supply by the Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO). They told...

OPEC Agrees to Cut Production by 1.2mb/p, Exempts Nigeria

After seven hours of deliberation, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to reduce oil production by around 1.2 million barrels per...

Enugu State Council of NUJ Plans To Establish Library to Boost...

The Enugu State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has appealed to philanthropists to help the union to establish library in the...

Recession: Government Must Deepen Investment in Infrastructure, Agriculture- Expert

An Economic expert, Mr Leonard Ugbajah, says the quickest way out of recession was for government at all levels to deepen investment in infrastructure and agricultural development...

NCC Suspends Proposed Price Hike in Data Tariff

By Dayo Williams, Abuja. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended its proposed price hike in data tariff by telecommunications service providers, initially billed...

Senator Shehu Sani Goes Ballistic; Blasts Governor Nasir El-rufai.

In what seemed a continuation of the war of attrition between Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State and the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial...

Mrs Sally Mbanefo, DG, NTDC, Sacked.

The federal government has removed the Director General of Nigerian Tourism and Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs Sally Mbanefo, from office.In a letter dated November...

Customs Chief Urges Experts to Develop Legal Framework on Border Insecurity

The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali has urged experts from West and Central Africa to develop a framework, to address insecurity at...

Buhari, Tinubu Not at Loggerheads – Presidency Spox

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has dismissed insinuation that President Muhammadu Buhari  and the APC...

U.S. Disbursed 3.4bn Dollars to Nigeria HIV/AIDS Response — Envoy

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, on Tuesday said that the U.S. Government had disbursed over 3.4 billion dollars to support the Nigerian HIV/AIDS response.The...

Diversification: Panacea for Resolving FX Shortage in Long Run, Says Expert

A Financial Analyst, Mr Emmanuel Eze, has said that if the diversification of the economy is appropriately implemented, it could resolve the nation’s foreign...

ONDO PDP SUSPENDS POROYE,21 OTHERS

By 'Yomi Ayeleso, Akure. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, has announced the suspension of 22 of its members over what they described...

ONDO PDP SUSPENDS POROYE,21 OTHERS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, has announced the suspension of 22 of its members over what they described 'gross anti- party...

Bayelsa State Earned N11.07b as Revenue in September

By Akpekwu Imbufe Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah (Rtd), weekend, said, in spite of the economic recession, Bayelsa state earned a gross...

Wike Doubts Integrity of SARS as Police Deploys 600

Akpekwu Imbufe (bureau Chief, Southsouth) When the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, visited Buguma ,Monday, on a flag-off of the rehabilitation of a General...

Freed Inmates Get Starter Packs after Training

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi 36 freed inmates trained in various skills have received starter kits to enable them carry out the trades they were trained...

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