After darkness comes glorious dawn, Tinubu’s broadcast on fuel subsidy removal measures *Full text

July 31, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

TEXT OF THE NATIONAL BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT BOLA TINUBU TO NIGERIANS ON CURRENT ECONOMIC CHALLENGES. AFTER DARKNESS COMES THE GLORIOUS DAWN My fellow citizens, I want to talk to you about our economy. It is important that you understand the reasons for the policy measures I have taken to combat the serious economic challenges this nation has long faced. -Our Read More

Researchers seek efficient environmental impact management at mining sites

July 31, 2023 Helen Oji 0

The Environmental Process and Forensic Research Group (ENPROFORG), Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, has called for efficient management of environmental impact of mining sites in the country. The group made this known in a communiqué signed by the Principal Investigator, Dr. Peter Okoli, who said the work was based on samples collected from many mining sites across the Read More

Issues in ozone layer depletion, others

Due to the depletion of ozone layer, there is an increase in ultraviolet radiation which has effected human health, plants and the entire ecosystem. HELEN OJI writes. The continue depletion of the ozone layer has allowed high doses of ultraviolet radiation to reach the earth which can have serious consequences on human health, plants, marine ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles and materials. Read More

Ministerial slot: Why Gwamna should be considered

July 31, 2023 Ibrahim Sani Shawai 0

Since President Bola Tinubu’s ministerial nominees were made public, there had been a lot of commendations for Mr. President, although, the list was not without some elements of surprises, especially, for those who really wanted Tinubu to pick the wrong choice so that the task of delivering his renewed hope agenda will become a mirage. For many that know Tinubu Read More

Footprints of Pam at Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission

July 31, 2023 Abdul Jelil Adebayo 0

Exactly three years ago the third Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPC, Reverend Yakubu Pam, was appointed. Not many gave him a chance but now the wailers and those expecting nothing much from the commission are praising the astute administrator for performing beyond expectations. Certainly, he has not disappointed his principal by upholding the vision of the Read More

Exchange rate unification: Managing the parallel market margin

July 31, 2023 Jerry Uwah 0

The naira is doing a last ditch battle for the elimination of the duplicitous multiple exchange rates system. Since President Bola Ahmed Tinubu ordered the unification of the exchange rates of the naira on June 14, 2023, Nigeria’s currency has suffered precipitous fluctuations due to enormous pressures from an odd combination of factors. Those who expected instant elimination of the Read More

Living a fulfilling life

Dear destiny friends, The purpose of life is a life of purpose”– Robin Sharma One of the best things that can happen to anyone is to live a fulfilling life. A fulfilling life brings joy, satisfaction, and peace of mind. This can only be found in a person who is living a life of purpose. A Life of purpose is Read More

The coup de’tat In Niger

July 31, 2023 Yusuf Nagi Ahmad 0

Niger Republic military forces were forced to take over power because after French forces were ostracised following the military coups in Mali and Burkina Faso, they relocated to Niger Republic and immediately the insurgency in Niger Rep worsened, and the wanton killings of the Niger Republic military forces escalated to a scandalous degree. Meanwhile, the insurgencies in both Mali and Read More

Fuel subsidy removal and current hardship

July 31, 2023 Fatima Abba Sanda 0

Over the years, ”Fuel subsidy” has been one of the most challenging and disturbing phrases many Nigerians don’t want to hear because it seems like an introduction to hardship amidst hardship by the government. Yet, the common man has little or no knowledge of what the whole gamut of fuel subsidy entails. Subsidy in Nigeria was first introduced in 1988. Read More

A discourse on overpopulation

A Professor of Social Studies, Comfort Onifade, has urged Nigerians to be mindful of their environment and the number of children they would have in order to curb overpopulation in the country and the world at large. Prof. Onifade while reflecting on this year’s World Population Day, said the day was set aside by the United Nations Organisation (UNO) to Read More

Boot out the Niger coupists now

Last week, the military, otherwise known as gendarmes, in the Republic of Niger overthrew the democratically elected government of President Mohamed Bazoum in what has been described as a palace coup d’etat. This is as despicable as it is reprehensible and condemnable, considering the fact that democracy has become the norm among the comity of nations and any attempt to Read More

Breaking: At last, Tinubu rolls out specific palliative measures, set to increase workers’ minimum wage *Read President’s full broadcast

President Bola Tinubu has now announced specific measures aimed at cushioning the effect of fuel subsidy removal. Tinubu who declared the end of subsidy on petrol on May 29, 2023 when he took over from Muhammadu Buhari said a new salary structure for civil and public servants is underway. Read Tinubu’s full broadcast below TEXT OF THE NATIONAL BROADCAST BY Read More

Beguiling attraction of GMO foods

July 31, 2023 Zanna Abubakar 0

The Director General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof Abdullahi Mustapha, recently said that it has become imperative for the agency to partner with medical practitioners in the country on sensitising Nigerians about the safety of Genetically Nodified Organisms, GMOs, in order to disabuse their minds from wrong information they have received. He was addressing a one-day biotechnology Read More

End sit-at-home: South East youths stage street protest

July 31, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

Youths from the five South East states on Monday took to the streets of Enugu in support of efforts to end sit-at-home, saying the region’s economy was being crippled. Also, the Enugu state capital witnessed impressive compliance with the state’s ban on sit-at-home and  Nnamdi Kanu’s order to end the action with popular shopping malls and markets as well as Read More

Tinubu orders federal institutions to stop fee hike, provides buses for students

July 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has ordered federal institutions to stop “arbitrary increase in sundry fees payable” amid the hardship faced as a result of fuel subsidy removal. In a statement on Monday, the special adviser to the president on communication and strategy, Dele Alake, said the president also approved the provision of buses to the students’ bodies of all universities, Read More

New Reps committee chair on sports set to meet stakeholders, congratulates Super Falcons

July 31, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The newly appointed Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee On Sports, Honourable Ekene Adams Abubakar has hit the ground running as he is set to meet with critical Sports stakeholders in Abuja on Thursday August 3rd to chart a new course for Sports. According to the accomplished administrator and former General Manager of Remo Stars football Club, the meeting Read More

APC national chair: Boss Mustapha most suitable – Abdallah

July 31, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

  President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have been urged to shun sentiments and shop for a personality with the requisite experience as the national chairman of the party. An APC faithful, Dr. Yakubu Abdallah, who is a UK-based critical infrastructure management consultant in an interview with newsmen, said the factors stoking Read More

20th anniversary: NAPTIP, UNODC, partners campaign against human trafficking

July 31, 2023 Paul Okah 0

In celebration of its 20 years anniversary and the 2023 World Day Against Human Trafficking, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and other partners, Monday, staged a campaign against human trafficking in Abuja.  The awareness campaign saw the Read More

Man United agree 10-year Adidas extension worth £900m

July 31, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Manchester United have agreed a 10-year extension to their partnership with Adidas worth a minimum of £900m. United’s new deal with the German kit manufacturer runs until June 2035, with their previous 10-year deal having been worth £750m. It is thought to be the largest kit deal in Premier League history, based on revenue per season. Chelsea signed a £900m deal Read More

Revealed! How Tinubu convinced el-Rufai not to retire

July 31, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has convinced the immediate past governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, not to retire from public service, following the ex-governor’s ministerial appointment last week.  President Tinubu, then as presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had publicly begged El-Rufai to postpone his retirement plan and work with him, if he wins the 2023 polls, Read More

Breaking: Saudi’s Al-Hilal table new huge offer for Osimhen

July 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Al Hilal have made an offer worth €140m (£120.3m) to Napoli for striker Victor Osimhen, with wages on offer in the region of £1m per week. The Saudi Pro League club have already had a bid of €300m (£259m) for Paris St-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe accepted this summer – although the player declined to meet with them – and also tried Read More