ITF seeks greater partnership on manpower building 

November 27, 2023 Dennis Essang 0

The lndustrial Training Fund (ITF) has called for partnership with relevant bodies in order to fast track manpower capacity building in the country, under the technical skills development.  Area Manager of the ITF Port Harcourt area office, Mrs Ifeyinwa Osagie, made the call at an interactive forum with clients and stakeholders over the weekend in Port Harcourt.  Mrs. Osagie said Read More

Tackling unemployment central to Tinubu administration  – FG

November 7, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The federal government Tuesday said that tackling unemployment is central to the success of the Bola Ahmed  Tinubu-led administration. The director overseeing office of the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of labour and employment, Emmanuel Igbinosun,  made this known at a one -day workshop for Labour Correspondents on Strategic Reportage of the Mandate-Job Creation, applauded the  role of the media Read More

Appeal Court verdict: God’s victory in disguise – Onyejeocha

November 6, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, has described the Court of Appeal judgement that overturned her victory in the March 25th House of Representatives election for Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal constituency of Abia state as ‘God’s victory in disguise.’ Onyejeocha, in a statement by her media adviser, Emameh Gabriel, called on her supporters to remain calm and peaceful, Read More

Seven years of PEWASH, the story so far

November 6, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration came up with Partnership for Expanded Water Supply, Sanitation, Hygiene, (PEWASH) initiative to resolve the challenge of lack of access to potable water in Nigeria. Since 2016, 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have keyed into the initiative with substantive results to show for it, JOHN OBA writes. As part of the developmental target Read More

Justice Nweze was a man of impeccable character – CJN 

October 10, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Supreme Court Tuesday in Abuja held a valedictory court session in honour of the late Justice Chima Centus Nweze at the main courtroom.  The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), who presided over the session, described the late Justice Nweze as a man who had contributed significantly to the enhancement of the Nigerian judiciary sector among other remarkable milestone achievement Read More

PDP Muslim leaders to opposition: Don’t drag religion into legal proceedings in Nasarawa

October 9, 2023 Donald Iorchir 0

    The PDP Muslim Leaders in Nasarawa state have cautioned “all politicians, irrespective of their affiliations, to refrain from using religious leaders and tendencies to influence the legal proceedings and its outcome or incite a peaceful” people of the state.  The group which said peace had reigned supreme in the state until the last four years of All Progressives Read More

Begin legacy projects, UI Senior Staff Club tells Makinde 

April 2, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The president, Senior Staff Club University of Ibadan, Dr. Bisi Crown Olawuyi, Sunday tasked Governor Seyi Makinde to begin legacy projects of impactful governance based on needs assessment. Dr Olawuyi in a statement  said the Senior Staff Club, University of Ibadan identifies with the successes recorded thus far by Governor Makinde who is also a member of the Club and Read More

Tinubu, best contributor to sustenance of Nigeria’s democracy – Alao

March 30, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, Engr Oyedele Alao, has said the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu remained the most contributor to the sustenance of democracy in Nigeria Engr. Alao while congratulating Asiwaju Tinubu on his 71st birthday, stated that history of democracy in Nigeria would not be complete without special mention of the President-elect, Asiwaju Read More

Abuja hospital commissions new IVF centre, rues medical tourism

March 29, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

Alliance Hospital and Services Wednesday Marccommissioned a state of the art Invitro-fertilization Centre (IVF) and a newly acquired 64 slice revolution maxima CT. The machines according to the health institution was capable of carrying out diagnosis and treatment of complex medical conditions. While commissioning the two projects which was put at over N500 billion in Abuja, the multi-specialist health centre Read More

Moroccan FA hail Atlas Lions’ historic win against Brazil

March 27, 2023 Admin III 0

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has applauded the Atlas Lions’ historic 2-1 win over Brazil in a friendly match on Saturday at the Grand Stade de Tanger. The Atlas Lions are now the second African team to defeat Brazil after Cameroon first achieved the feat at the 2003 Confederations Cup. Also Cameroon recorded their second win against Brazil at Read More

Operation return Governor Sule

March 13, 2023 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Going by results of the February 25, 2023 presidential and National Assembly elections in Nasarawa state, one may be tempted to say, on the surface, that the re-election bid of  Governor Abdullahi Sule is hanging in the air. Fact of the matter, however, is that the dynamics of Saturday’s gubernatorial election are different from those of two weeks ago. The Read More

Kwara women hold rally for AbdulRazaq’s re-election 

March 12, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Scores of Kwara women Saturday held a rally to mobilise support for the re-election of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.  The rally was part of the activities to commemorate the International Women’s Day (IWD) in the state. Led by female government cabinet members and ruling All Progressive Congress Congress (APC) candidates,  the rally commenced at the Queen Elizabeth Secondary School, Ilorin, the state Read More

ECOWAS to confer democracy icon award on Buhari 

March 8, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

As he prepares to leave office upon the conclusion of his two-term tenure, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it has made arrangements to honour President Muhammadu Buhari with an award in recognition of his achievements in the defence and promotion of democracy as a system of government throughout the sub region. The ECOWAS chairman, Guinea Bissau’s Read More

No threat against 2023 polls – FG 

February 14, 2023 Agi Onda 0

Minister of Defence Major-General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has expressed the determination of his ministry and indeed the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) to secure the country and provide the enabling environment for seamless general elections coming up February 25 and March 11, 2023. The minister gave the assurance Monday while briefing the media at the 25th edition of the PMB Read More

2022: FIRS makes history, crosses N10trn line, surpasses 2021 target

January 23, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Monday said it has collected over N10.1 trillion tax revenue in 2022. The sum, according to Blueprint ’s findings, is about N3.6trillion higher than the N6.40trillion collected in 2021.   The Service announced this in Abuja in its “FIRS 2022 Performance Update” report signed by its Executive Chairman, Mr. Muhammad Nami.  It said: “The FIRS, in the Read More

Edo train attack: Police rescue minors, parents still in captivity

January 8, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

Operatives of Edo State police command have said five train passengers, out of dozens abducted by suspected armed herders on Saturday have been rescued. The passengers were waiting to board a train to Warri, Delta State when the hoodlums struck. Up to 31 passengers were thereafter reportedly taken away while others sustained injuries during the attack. Among the rescued victims Read More

We surpassed our expectations in 2022 – AMCOW

January 8, 2023 Admin III 0

The Executive Secretary of the Africa Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) Dr. Rashid Mbaziira has commended the impacts of the Council on the water community in Africa, saying it has been successful and impactful beyond expectations. Mbaziira in a season’s greetings message on Sunday in Abuja, said despite emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022 was challenging, but through cooperation and Read More

Messi named BBC Sports Personality of the year for 2022

December 20, 2022 Admin III 0

Argentina’s World Cup-winning captain Lionel Messi has been named BBC Sports Personality’s World Sport Star of the Year for 2022. Messi led Argentina to their first World Cup triumph in 36 years in Qatar. The 35-year-old won the tournament’s Golden Ball – awarded to the best player – after scoring seven goals at his fifth World Cup. The former Barcelona Read More

NALDA commences dry season wheat farming, empowers 50,000 youths

December 7, 2022 John Oba 0

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) has commenced the cultivation of 500 hectares of dry season wheat farming in five states. This is even as President Muhammadu Buhari is set to unveil NALDA’s achievements within the two years of it resuscitation. The Executive Secretary (ES) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Prince Paul Ikonne, stated this while addressing journalists in Read More

16 days of activism: Government, WACOL, NAWOJ preach unity

November 29, 2022 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

   Ebonyi state government, Women’s Aid Collective(WACOl) and Nigeria Association of Women Journalists(NAWOJ) among other coalitions, sensitised the state on the need to unite to achieve women’s and girls’ rights in the society. The sensitisation programme which included road work, visit to traditional rulers, stakeholders and others were part of activities making the 16 days of activism on eradication of Read More

State House defends N21.1 billion 2023 budget before Reps

November 8, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar, Tuesday in Abuja defended the 2023 budget proposal of N21.3 billion before the House of Representatives Committee on Special Duties, headed by Hon. Suleiman Samaila. The Permanent Secretary, who was accompanied by top management staff of the State House, said the 2023 Budget proposal seeks to consolidate the achievements recorded in the implementation Read More