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FG has spent N1.338 trillion on education in four years – Minister

May 21, 2019 Admin III 0

The outgoing Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu on Tuesday said the federal government in nearly four years has spent about N2 trillion on the education sector. He said despite the economic down turn, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration had done well in terms of investment in capital expenditure. Adamu spoke at a valedictory press briefing to herald his exit from Read More

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SDGs: Group dedicates UN award to young Nigerians

May 14, 2019 Admin III 0

A Nigerian civil society organisation, Connected Development (CODE), has dedicated a United Nations award it won over its budget tracking initiative; #FollowTheMoney, to young Nigerians. Speaking during the launch of 2018 edition of its annual report, Monday in Abuja, Chief Executive Officer of CODE, Mr. Hamzat Lawal said the award (SDGs Mobilizer Of The Year 2019), which was in honour Read More

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Kogi 2019: Forum of national, state assembly members-elect endorse Bello

May 8, 2019 Admin III 0

The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) National and State Assembly members-elect has unanimously endorsed Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello for second term in office. The Speaker of Kogi state House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, who addressed the media Wednesday on behalf of members of the forum in Lokoja, said the new direction administration led by Governor Bello has achieved a Read More

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APC dismisses Akeredolu’s alleged defection to PDP plan

May 6, 2019 Admin III 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Ondo state chapter has dismissed the rumour making the rounds that the state governor, Olawarotimi Akeredolu, is planning to defect to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as a ruse. The party, which describing the governor as a progressive who will not mingle with any party aside from the APC, said in a statement issued Monday Read More

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77-year-old grandmother gets degree

April 5, 2019 Admin III 0

A 77-year-old retired worker was among the 1,008 students of the Faculty of Education, University of Lagos (UniLag) who were awarded first degree Tuesday at the institution’s 2017/2018 convocation ceremonies. News agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the convocation was the university’s 50th. The retiree, who did not want to mention her name or former place of work to journalists, Read More

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Kudos Kadpoly for Masjid land

March 28, 2019 Admin III 0

The Tijjaniyah Muslim Students Association of Nigeria (TIMSAN), Kaduna Polytechnic chapter wishes to express its profound gratitude to the management of Kaduna Polytechnic for granting it a parcel of land to construct a Masjid.  The achievement was realised after series of requests and negotiations that spanned four decades and consequently simmering down tempers. Remarkably, we congratulate the courage of the Read More

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6,000 babies risk HIV infection in Kaduna – Unicef

March 18, 2019 Admin III 0

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has revealed that about 6,000 newborn babies in Kaduna statea are at the risk of getting infected by HIV in 2019.UNICEF Chief of Field Office, Kaduna, Dr. Adam Zakari, made the revelation in Kaduna on Monday at a “one day feedback meeting with the Wife of Kaduna state Governor and spouses of local government chairmen/ chairpersons Read More

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ICAN commends minister, seeks collaboration on training

March 5, 2019 Admin III 0

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) on Tuesday commended the laudable achievements of the Federal Ministry of Finance in the last three and half years, saying it has blocked leakages and set the tone for improved revenue generation to finance government’s economic development agenda. The 54th President of ICAN, Alhaji Razak Adeleke Jaiyeola, who stated this when he Read More

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Atiku desperate to occupy Aso Rock, gang-up against Buhari will fail – APC chieftain

February 20, 2019 Admin III 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, and National Coordinator of Buhari Votes Guard and Awareness Engr. Kailani Muhammad has said that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was desperate to be president of Nigeria. According to Muhammad, the recent expose by the Chairman Voice of Northern Nigeria Christian Movement Pastor Kalamu Musa Dikwa that clerics Read More

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Tiv youth group vows to mobilise for Buhari’s re-election

February 19, 2019 Admin III 0

The National President, Tiv Youth Council, Comrade Mike Msuaan, hascalled on Nigerians to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari thisSaturday to enable him consolidate on his myriad of achievements. Msuaan who made the call yesterday in Makurdi while briefing newsmensaid the Tiv youths decided to mobilise support for the presidentafter an overview appraisal of his performance adding that “he isfound to have Read More

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We’re ready to receive Buhari in Kwara – APC

February 10, 2019 Admin III 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Kwara state chapter has said the party and the people of Kwara were ready to receive President Muhammadu Buhari today in Ilorin. Alhaji Moshood Mustapha, chairman, State Working Committee on the visit of the President, said Sunday that everything was set for the visit. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that President Buhari will Read More

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Guber candidate defects to APC

January 28, 2019 Admin III 0

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) governorship candidate in Kebbi State, Alhaji Mustapha Hassan Yauri, has withdrawn from the governorship race and defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Announcing his decision to withdraw from the race, Yauri said he opted to drop from the race and defect to the APC shortly after a closed-door meeting with INEC officials yesterday Read More

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Buhari’ll win despite oppositions- Akpabio

January 27, 2019 Admin III 0

A former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, during the weekend in Ibadan, said despite opposition parties’ antics, President Muhammadu Buhari will win the February 16 presidential election. Akpabio, who is also the chairman of Presidential Support Committee (PSC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said he was going to ensure he delivered 10 million votes for President Buhari. The Read More

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2019: Buhari’s achievements rattle Atiku, PDP –Minister

January 12, 2019 Admin III 0

B The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the massive achievements of the Buhari Administration have rattled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.  Special Assistant to the minister, Segun Adeyemi, in a press statement, yesterday in Abuja, quoted Mohammed as reacting to the statement from former Vice-President’s media aide, Read More

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Ezekwesili challenges Buhari to a debate

October 14, 2018 Admin III 0

  Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to a 20 hour debate to defend his achievements or lack of it. Affirming that debate by proxy should not be accepted by Nigerians, she said that those who shy away from presenting themselves before the people do not deserve to take the position Read More

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Buhari: We are proud of our achievements

October 7, 2018 Admin III 0

Full text of the acceptance speech by President Muhammadu Buhari as presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 presidential elections I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the Chairman and members of the Convention Committee for planning and conducting this convention. The same appreciation goes to the chairmen of National and State Executive Committees of our Read More

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My obsession with Nigerian foods – Sri Lankan-Nigerian

September 4, 2018 Admin III 0

Imal Silva is a Sri Lankan-Nigerian entrepreneur, who has resided in Nigeria for over 35 years. The Sri Lankan-Nigerian, who is also married to a Nigerian, in this interview with TOPE SUNDAY and KEHINDE OSASONA, speaks about his obsession with Nigeria, her foods and many opportunities that abound in the country. 150 youths for fusion, art exhibition on cross cultural Read More

The making of Rixari Skin Secrets brand by Rita Ebigbagha

June 7, 2018 Admin III 0

Despite the relative boom experienced in the skincare industry in Nigeria in the last ten years, some startups are still finding it rather tough to get on their feet. More often than not, the problem is not of their own creation but normal dynamics that ensue with starting a new business and getting people to trust it. For one of Read More

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FHIN tasks FG on food safety

April 3, 2018 Admin III 0

Food Hygiene Initiative of Nigeria (FHIN), a non-governmental organisation based in Abuja, has called on the federal gov¬ernment and the National Assembly to implement laws and policies that would guarantee food safety in the country. Director General of the organisation, Dr. Nicholas Karimu, made the call at the weekend at the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps Academy, Sauka, during Read More

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Akeredolu urges Senate to confirm Magu as EFCC chair

March 15, 2018 Admin III 0

Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has pleaded with the Senate to confirm Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The governor, represented by his Deputy, Agboola Ajayi, made the plea yesterday in Akure, while playing host to a team from the Commission’s zonal headquarters, Benin Office. According to him, the senate should resolve Read More

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Pinnick wins sports personality award again

February 26, 2018 Admin III 0

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick at the weekend won The SUN newspapers Sports Personality of the Year award for the second time. At a well –attended Awards ceremony at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos that also marked 15 years the newspapers existence, Pinnick was honoured alongside other prominent and dedicated Nigerians like Senate President Read More

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I won’t decamp to APC, says ex-Niger gov

February 20, 2018 Admin III 0

Former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, yesterday said he is a die-hard member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and is not planning to decamp to the All Progressives Congress (APC) Also, he slammed the All Progressives Congress (APC) for attempting to rubbish the achievements of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), noting that the APC would never Read More

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Jigawa spent N1.5bn on cluster farming in 2017 – Commissioner

February 15, 2018 Admin III 0

Dutse Jigawa state government spent N1.459 billion on cluster farming in 2016/ 2017 season with over 50,000 youths empowered under scheme. The state Commissioner of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alhaji Kabiru Ali, made this known while reviewing the achievements of Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar within 2016 and 2017 farming season during an interactive session with reporters in his office yesterday. Read More

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How NRM’ ll teach PDP, APC lessons in 2019 – Dansadau

February 12, 2018 Admin III 0

Senator Saidu Dansadau, the national Chairman of the Nigerian Rescue Movement, one of the newly registered parties, tells PATRICK ANDREW that the solutions to Nigeria’s political problems neither lie in former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s coalition nor in the PDP and APC administrations. Current political situation in Nigerian is very worrisome as represented by the letter written by former President Olusegun Read More

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Nasarawa lawmaker pledges support for Buhari

January 9, 2018 Admin III 0

By Baba Yusuf Abuja A member of the Nasarawa state Assembly representing Karu/Gitata constituency, Alhaji Hashmu Jibrin Gurku has called on Nigerians to accord the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari unflinching co-operation and support, especially in its dogged effort for an egalitarian society through the much amplified change. According to a statement released by his media office in Karu, Gurku Read More