Need to close gaps, increase synergy to ameliorate drought, desertification

June 1, 2021 Admin III 0

Just recently the National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW) with other non-Governmental organisations (NGOs) brainstorm at the workshop on solutions and way forward for the amelioration of drought, land degradation, desertification and effects of climate change in the country. HELEN OJI reports. Inappropriate land use Land degradation and the effects of desertification have increased in the countries of Read More

FG committed to an effective waste management system

June 1, 2021 Helen Oji 0

The Minister for Environment, Dr Muhammad Mahmoud Abubakar has said that the federal government is committed to an effective waste management system in Nigeria. The minister stated this at the 3rd International Waste Summit 2021, organized by the Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON), with the theme “Waste Management in an Emerging Economy: Challenges and Opportunities”, held at the Hotel Read More

Airforce debunks report of another plane crash

June 1, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has debunked a report by an online medium (Sahara reporters) that its ATR 42 aircraft heading for Owerri, Imo state to aid military operations in the South-east region, crash-landed in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Sahara reporters further alledged that the incident  occurred about two weeks ago, a week before the late Chief of the Army Read More

Gulak: PNYF urges Police to unravel Perpetrators, warns youths against fifth columnist

June 1, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The leadership of the Patriotic Nigerian Youth Forum (PNYF) has charged Nigeria Police to unravel the perpetrators behind the assassination of Barr. Ahmed Gulak the Former Political Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan in Owerri, Imo State. PNYF in a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Olamide Odumosu, Monday said whatever is the motive of these murderers, they must be made Read More

Iganmu FC organizes end of season event to celebrate players, fans

June 1, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

The management of Lagos-based NLO side Iganmu FC Sunday in Lagos, held a thank-you event to recognize and celebrate some of its players who distinguished themselves in the 2020/2021 season. The impressive event was to recognize some of its outstanding fans for their unflinching support for the team during the season, was also witnessed by the five grassroots football coaches Read More

In Ogun, Police arrests 42-year-old man for raping 30-year-old lady

June 1, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 42-year-old man, John Daniel for having carnal knowledge of a 30-year-old lady. The arrest was contain in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint Monday. The suspect, according to the release was arrested following a complaint lodged at Sango Read More

Immigration boss shot dead in Imo

June 1, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service in Imo state, Okiemute Mrere, has been killed by gunmen. Mrere was killed on Saturday night on Owerri- Port Harcourt Road in Owerri and his body discovered in a bush on Sunday morning. Mrere was said to be riding an Immigrations Hilux van when he was intercepted by his assailants and shot at Read More