World Malaria Day: Can Nigeria eliminate enemy?

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

The World Malaria Day is commemorated every April 25 to raise awareness about the disease, promote efforts against it and the need for sustained investment and political commitment for its prevention and management and elimination. This year’s edition was another occasion to ponder on malaria campaign efforts, particularly as they relate to eliminating the disease which has caused millions of Read More

Umahi’s legacies: Different strokes for different folks

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, is said to have laid legacies that would stand the test of time. For many, he has laid a good foundation, but to many, he merely scratched the surface despite the opportunities he had. AMARACHI EGWUAGHA reports. Engr David Umahi is said to be one of the governors of Ebonyi state that history would never Read More

Pictures: Taiwo Awoniyi builds model dressing room for Kwara school

April 30, 2023 Editor 0

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Nothingham Forest of England striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has constructed a modern day dressing for Sheikh Abdulkadir College, Ilorin, the school at which he was discovered.  The former Liverpool forward also renovated the pavilion of the school in an attempt to give back to the society that made him.  The Chairman of the organising committee for Read More

May Day: Lawan drops crucial message for Nigerian workers, renders stewardship account

April 30, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Nigerian workers on May day celebration this year by urging them to sustain industrial peace and harmony being enjoyed in the country across the various sectors. Lawan in a personally signed goodwill message to commemorate the 2023 workers’ day , said the Ninth National Assembly leveraged on the industrial peace and Read More

Afenifere’s last minute challenges for Buhari’s government

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

BAYO AGBOOLA from Ibadan examines Afenifere’s last minutes agenda set for President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration which are preconditions for forgiveness which the outgoing President solicited from Nigerians Hope of last minute redemption With less than a month for the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to go, and the birth of a new civilian administration under the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Read More

Sudan: Home, sweet home

April 30, 2023 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

Sudan has been a hotbed of conflicts in the last twenty years. It has seen so many military take overs, ethnic conflicts, and has had two civil wars. A culturally very rich country, it is also rich in mineral resources especially Gold. Aside its internal political and ethnic tensions and its resource endowments, its proximity to the Arabian peninsula adds Read More

Davido celebrates, drops fresh assurance for Chioma

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido, has reassured his wife, Chioma Rowland Adrleje, that their love is a forever deal. He disclosed this in a post on his Instagram page on Sunday. He said, “Today, I just want to celebrate my right hand! My go to! Happy birthday baby #thechefchi ! God bless you. “Your love is timeless. It’s a forever thing Read More

Why Tinubu should reward Oyo state

April 30, 2023 Richard Ayandele 0

Success truly has many fathers, but failure is an orphan. Mr. President-elect Sir, our dear Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, I am writing you this open letter because today, in Oyo state, a rallying figure, albeit in the mould of a strong voice, is lacking to push forward the needs of our great people. We recently lost our foremost traditional rulers, Read More

10th NASS: leadership: A case for Buhari

April 30, 2023 Solomon Arogundade 0

Intrigues, power play and hightech politics are presently being deployed by interested individuals as the search for the new leadership of the National Assembly gets underway. And with talks hitting the front burner of public discourse ahead of the inauguration of the returning and elected senators on June 13 this year, it remains to be seen those who will lead Read More

Breaking: Longest serving monarch is dead

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

The death of the paramount traditional ruler of Obudu Local Government Area in Cross River State, His Royal Majesty, Joseph Davies-Agba, has been officially announced by the family. The demise of Davies-Agba was announced in a statement by his Son, Mr Kjay Jedy-Agba, on Sunday in Calabar. “It is with a heavy heart that I communicate to you the passing Read More

Nuclear weapons: South Korean woman hits US President, Biden

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

The powerful sister of North Korea’s leader has said her country will stage more displays of military might in response to a new US-South Korean nuclear deterrence agreement and compared Joe Biden’s comments about it as a “nonsensical remark from the person in his dotage”. Kim Yo-jong’s broadside came after Biden attended a summit with the South Korean president, Yoon Read More

May Day: FG makes u-turn on granting access to NLC

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Government has reviewed their stand on the use of the popular Eagles Square in Abuja by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for its annual May Day parade in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday. In a statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun, the Minister of Read More

Like in Lagos, building collapses in Calabar

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

A two-storey building under construction has collapsed on Saturday on Nta Eke Street, along the Efio-Ette axis of Ikot Ishie in Cross River state. Reacting to the incident, the state government, in a statement, by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Eric Anderson, alleged that a preliminary investigation indicated negligence on the part of the builder. He said, “Already, a Read More

Frank condemns $15bn illegal Railway MoU by NDDC, urges EFCC, ICPC to wade in

April 30, 2023 Jerry Arowolo 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday, strongly condemned a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a $15billion Trans-Niger Delta Railway Project entered into by the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Samuel Ogbuku, with Atlantic Global Resources Inc. Frank in a statement in Abuja described the action of Read More

Danbatta condoles families of former minister Gwadabe, BUK Registrar

April 30, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, on Thursday, led a delegation of top officials of the Commission on condolence visits to the families of two prominent Nigerians who recently passed away. According to a statement by Director, Public Affairs NCC Reuben Muoka weekend, the visits were to the families of the late Read More

NAF commissions Super Tucano operational facilities, wings 6 pilots

April 30, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force has commissioned operations support facilities and winged 6 additional pilots on the A-29 Super Tucano (A-29ST) aircraft. A statement by Director of Public Relations & Information NAF, Air Commodore Ayodele Famuyiwa weekend, disclosed that the latest facility induction is a major milestone recorded by the Service in its acquisition of the United States-made aircraft. It said, Read More

2023: 10 players make Nigeria’s list for Bayern Youth Cup

April 30, 2023 Editor 0

Ten players who will fly the flag of Nigeria at the 2023 Bayern Munich Youth Cup have been selected. The players were selected after a two-day Bayern Munich Nigeria Youth Cup competition held at the UNEC Legacy pitch, Enugu. The players are Muhammed Danlami, midfielder of Team Combine, Muhammed Sadiq, striker, FC Ablaze, Saviour Mathias, midfield, Abuja Select, Ogbodo Chidozie, Read More

Kaduna Electric urges patience as TCN disconnects 3 feeders from grid

April 30, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu, 0

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company also called Kaduna Electric has apologies to it’s customers affected by the recent disconnection from the national grid, urging them to be patient, as engagements are ongoing to ensure their reconnection to the national grid. Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), (the market operator) followed up it’s threat of disconnecting distribution companies who failed to pay Read More

Inspector Atobaloye: IGP orders investigation, assures justice

April 30, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has called for in-depth investigations into the remote circumstances surrounding the demise of a Police Inspector, Inspector Atobaloye Taiye, who was on Quick Intervention Special Duty from Oke-Onigbin Divisional Headquarters, Kwara state, to the Zone 8 Command Headquarters, Lokoja, which covers Kogi and Kwara states.Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in Read More

Use investigative reporting to expose corrupt practices, Bawa tasks journalists

April 30, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has tasked journalists in the North-east to be proactive and use investigative journalism to expose corrupt practices, especially money laundering and financing of terrorism.A press statement by the EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in Abuja, noted thatcommission’s boss spoke through the Commander, Maiduguri Zonal Command, Read More

Sanni Zubair elected NRA President

April 30, 2023 Admin III 0

The Nigeria Referees Association (NRA), has elected new executive with Sanni Zubair FIFA (rtd), as the new president. Zubair beat Elder Daniel Olokor, with 53 votes along with other executive members to man the affairs of the association. Other members who emerged during the election include, Kelechi Mejuobi as national deputy president, Emmanuel Edekin Imiere as national vice president 1, Read More

Bishop Adeyemi to Tinubu: Govern Nigeria with fear of God

April 30, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

…Says Nigerians are suffering The Diocesan Bishop of Methodist Church of Nigeria, Rt. Reverend Kehinde Adeyemi, has tasked the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, govern Nigeria with the fear of God, as well as form an all-inclusive government while ensuring that all appointments reflect the Federal Character principle. Adeyemi, who is the Bishop of Methodist Church of Nigeria, Diocese of Read More