NSCDC arrests 9 persons for alleged meter bypass in Osun

April 1, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim, Osogbo 0

Lateef Ibrahim, Osogbo The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Osun state command, Friday disclosed that it has arrested nine suspects for allegedly tampering with meters in their residences to circumvent appropriate payment for energy consumed. The Osun commandant, Agboola Sunday, in a statement made available to Journalists, Friday, by the PRO, Adeleke Kehinde, said the suspects were arrested Read More

Osimhen to miss Napoli vs Milan Serie A clash

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigerian international Victor Osimhen is currently injured and has been ruled out of Serie A clash between AC Milan and Napoli on Sunday April 2, 2023. According to report from Italy, the 24-year-old inform striker was among the players who prosecuted 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier for Nigeria against Guinea Bissau few days ago. While he played throughout duration Read More

Eyakpobeyan wins national U18 women trials

April 1, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Delta state youth female sprinter, Justina Tia Eyakpobeyan ran a blistering 11.35s to win the U18 national trials at the AFN U18, U20 National Trials and All Comers Athletics Championships ongoing at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. Fakorede Adekalu of Ekiti state ran 10.29s to win the senior 100m race beating Adeyemi Sikiru Adewale of Oyo state who placed second Read More

Musa visits Eaglets, pledges of N.5m per goal in AFCON U17 tourney

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa was the surprise visitor to the camp of Nigeria’s U17 team, Golden Eaglets at ParkView Hotel in Abuja on Wednesday. Nigeria’s most capped international admonished the players to endeavour to maintain the rich culture of Nigeria football and also make a name for themselves and their families, adding that he regrets not ever playing for Read More

Adamawa 2023: Awaiting Fintiri’s final dash to the prize

April 1, 2023 Musa Mukhtar 0

The Adamawa state electorate, like those of many other states, went to the polls on March 18, 2023, to elect their governor and members of the state House of Assembly. Bookmakers predicted a two horse race between incumbent Governor Ahmadu Fintiri flying the flag of PDP and Aishatu Binani of the APC. Like in Lagos, the home state of the Read More

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Daniel Saroh,Walter Ofonagoro: Where are they?

April 1, 2023 ELEOJO IDACHABA 0

Long after their service to the country, their whereabouts are not easy to ascertain; ELEOJO IDACHABA writes. Daniel Saroh Professor Daniel Saroh is the 7th vice-chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria. A trained veterinary surgeon, he is also a politician who once represented Benue-east senatorial district at the upper legislative chambers in 1999 on the platform of the Peoples Read More

Experts, stakeholders set economic agenda for in-coming govt

April 1, 2023 BENJAMIN UMUTEME 0

The state of Nigeria’s economy has got many fearing for the worse due to the consistently declining oil revenues, which in itself is fuelled by oil theft, pipeline vandalism, and the opaque way the sector is being run. BENJAMIN UMUTEME in this report engages experts, stakeholders and other informed citizens on what the in-coming administration ought to do to move Read More

2023 polls: A season of political jargons

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Since the first republic, politicians have continued to introduce new jargons in every electoral circle which become acceptable long after the elections. In this report, KEHINDE OSASONA examines some of the jargons and slogans that featured prominently in the just concluded polls. Political slogans often feature in every election circle. While some lose their relevance soon after the elections, others Read More

FG holds workshop for social workers on productivity, skills

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Friday, held a capacity building workshop for capacity building workshop for programme officers, comprising Social Welfare, Community Development and Assistant Cadres, in the Ministry; in order to enable them gain new skills and knowledge that can improve their performance and efficiency. Speaking at the event in Abuja, the Permanent Secretary Read More

Katsina gov-elect vows to fight terrorism with technology

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The Katsina state Governor-Elect, Umaru Radda, has vowed to fight terrorism and other forms of violent crimes in the state by deploying technology. Speaking to journalists after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Friday at the State House, Abuja, the governor-elect said his administration would also deploy technology to make deserted farmlands accessible for cultivation in order to resuscitate Read More

Confusion trails Petroleum minister’s resignation

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

There was confusion over the reported resignation of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Friday. Though a resignation letter, he purportedly signed and presented to the office of the Secretary General to the Government of the Federation (SGF) dated March 14, 2023 went viral on social media, his S A. Media and Communications, Mr. Horatius Read More

Adamu didn’t endorse Ladan as AASG DG – APC group

April 1, 2023 Adoyi Aba 0

A political group, the Amalgamated APC Support Groups (AASG), has said the general public should disregard viral videos and statements on social media platforms by some mischief makers, claiming that the National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has endorsed Dr. Nasiru Ladan Mohammed, as the recognised Director General of AASG. In a statement jointly signed by Hajiya Read More

Global Rights celebrates women in tech

April 1, 2023 Paul Okah 0

An international civil society organization (CSO), Global Rights, Friday, held a fire chat conversation with women who have achieved successes in technology, in celebration of the 2023 International Women’s Day. Speaking at the event, with the theme “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges: Celebrating Women in Tech”, the Programme Manager of Global Rights, Mr Edosa Oviawe, said tbat the event serves as Read More

Arase assumes office as PSC chair, vows to mend relationship with Police

April 1, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Newly appointed Chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC), IGP Solomon Arase (retd.), has pledged to maintain a cordial working relationship with the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), in order to have an improved and professional Police Force. Arase, who was the 18th Indigenous Inspector-General of Police, was inaugurated as the 5th chairman of the PSC, Wednesday, by President Muhammadu Buhari. Addressing journalists, Read More

My suspension illegal, inconsequential, says LP Chair, Abure

April 1, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Julius Abure, has described purported suspension plot by certain ward executives in Edo state against him as illegal and inconsequential. The Edo state ward executives, led by the ward Chairman, Martins Osigbemhe, had in a press conference, Friday in Abuja, announced the suspension of the LP national chairman over allegations of scandals, Read More

2023 polls have many positives, says observer group

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Partner for Electoral Reform, an election monitoring group, has said that there were many positive outcomes from the just concluded 2023 general election. The group, therefore, cautioned Nigerians not to allow politicians use their propaganda machines to drive narratives that paint the elections as the worst in the country’s history. Speaking to journalists in Abuja, Convener of the group, Ezenwa Read More