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Anti-graft war, Nigeria project – NGO

By Patrick Ahanor Benin City A non-governmental organisation, Edo state Civil Society Organisations (EDOCSO), has urged Nigerians to take the anti-corruption fight as their personal project in order to put an end to the scourge. Coordinator General of the group, ...

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Sanusi leads prayer for late Katagum emir

By Najib Sani Bauchi Representative of President Muhammadu Buhari, Jigawa and Borno states governors were among thousands of sympathisers that attended the funeral prayer of the 11th Emir of Katagum, the late Alhaji Muhammad Kabir Umar, who died on Saturday ...

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KACRAN condemns Numan LGA killings

By Musa M. Buba Damaturu Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has condemned the Numan killings and called for its thorough investigation. A press statement signed by the national president of the association, Hon. Khalil Muhammad Bello, and ...

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Christmas: Enforce ban on fireworks

Christmas comes once in a year, Christ being regarded as Messiah or saviour of the world. But the way some young boys, girls and elderly persons celebrate Christmas leaves much to be desired. For instance, in various places, some young ...

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Buhari salutes TY Danjuma at 80

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated General Theophilus Danjuma (Retired) on his 80th birthday anniversary. In a congratulatory letter, the President lauded General Danjuma’s various roles in stabilising the country. The letter reads: “On behalf of ...

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3 corps members win Women Trust Fund competition

Three National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) members have emerged winners of the Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) Ideathon competition. Fielding questions from journalists at the grand finale/awards of the three best ideas, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the NWTF, ...

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PDP chair: Screening c’ttee okays 9 aspirants

  Nine aspirants vying for chairmanship position have been cleared by the Screening Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national elective convention holding today in Abuja. Addressing journalists on Friday at the party’s national secretariat, Chairman of the screening ...

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Disabled people with ability

Since 1992, the United Nations has earmarked December 3 as Disability Day or the International Day of People with Disability. In Nigeria, the day was marked last Sunday and in this report, ELEOJO IDACHABA, TOPE SUNDAY, KEHINDE OSASONA and JOSEPHINE ...

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Football: Betting on the beautiful game

Sports betting is transforming the way and manner Nigerians watch football. The phenomenon has both economic benefits and social consequences as SAMSON BENJAMIN has pointed out in this report Few years ago, Nigerians only watched football matches of the English ...

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…I support a stronger PDP – Atiku

A New Member of People Democratic Party (PDP) former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that he does not support any particular candidate over others in today’s convention but rather supports the emergence of a more virile political party after ...

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…No preferred aspirant – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has sent goodwill messages to members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as they prepare for today’s national convention. In a message of felicitations on Friday by his media adviser, Mr.Ikechukwu Eze, the former President also ...

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S/East PDP caucus endorses Secondus

South East caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) yesterday adopted Prince Uche Secondus as its candidate for chairmanship of the party in today’s National Convention of the opposition party. After a closed door meeting held at Chelsa Hotel ...

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APGA not scared of APC, PDP – Ukara

By Sam Obinna Ibe Umuahia A member representing Arochukwu state constituency in the Abia House of Assembly, Hon Lukeman Ukara, has said that the All Progressive Grand Alliance, (APGA), is not scared of either the All Progressives Congress (APC) or ...

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Nigeria’s debt management solutions

Category Letters] Since the collapse of the oil boom in 1981 and the most recent dwindling oil revenue export, the Nigerian economy has undergone considerable strains and stresses. The pressure has been evident in the persistent deficits in the balance ...

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FG okays six new private varsities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the establishment of six new private universities in some parts of the country. The universities are Admiralty Univerity in Ibusa, Delta state; Spiritan University in Nneochi, Abia ...

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Bayelsa IGR rises by N1billion in October

The Internal Generated Revenue (IGR), of Bayelsa State rose approximately by over one billion in the month under review, beating previous months which recorded about 700 and 800 million naira. The state recently clamped down on some oil multinationals operating in ...

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