Buni urges monarchs to support government on vaccination campaign

December 5, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, has called on traditional rulers, religious and options leaders to support government by ensuring that all eligible children, pregnant mothers and others receive vaccination doses. Governor Buni made the call Monday at a one-day engagement meeting on primary healthcare services attended by emirs and mais, religious leaders, developmental partners and civil society organizations (CSOs). Read More

States owing NDDC N2trn – Official

November 30, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

  The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr Sam Ogbuku, has said the interventionist agency is owed over N2 trillion naira states. Ogbuku said this when he appeared before the House of Representatives’ Committee on NDDC, chaired by Hon Ibori-Suenu Erhiatake, saying that the sum was the accumulation of 15 percent of the allocation of the Read More

Nasarawa: Protest against Appeal Court verdict exposes your ethnic agenda, Sule tells PDP 

November 27, 2023 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has said the recent protest against the Appeal Court judgement by individuals under the aegis of Coalition of Indigenous People of Nasarawa state has further exposed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) ethnic agenda in the state. Sule further said the protest was equally a calculated attempt to discredit the courageous, sound and firm judgement Read More

Amid Reps support, NNPCL targets N2trn profit in 2022 fiscal year

November 24, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The House of Representatives has commended the on-going reforms at the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd, saying that the legislature is very pleased with the company growth from a loss-making company into a profit-making commercial entity. The commendation came from the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, when NNPC Ltd.’s Group CEO, Mr. Mele Kyari Read More

Pro-Palestine protest: Shi’ites, Police clash, 3 feared dead in Kaduna 

November 16, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky led Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, clashed with men of the Nigeria Police, while staging a pro-Palestine protest in Kaduna, during which one person was killed, the police has said. According to the Kaduna State Police Command, members of the proscribed IMN were carrying out an illegal rally along Muhammadu Buhari when Read More

Zimbabwe coach calls for support ahead Super Eagles clash

November 6, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Zimbabwe head coach Baltemar Brito has urged supporters to rally behind the national team ahead of the upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Rwanda and Nigeria. Brito believes the Warriors need the support of the nation to have a good start to the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. “Let’s unite and rally behind the national team. We are here Read More

Ibrahim bows out of NOTAP, hands over to Imiyoho

October 29, 2023 Binta Shama 0

The Director General of the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) as Dr. DanAzumi Ibrahim has handed over the baton of leadership to Director, Technology Innovation and commercialization, Dr. Mrs. Idoreyin Imiyoho. Imiyoho, is the most senior director in the Office. According to a statement signed by the Deputy Director Public Relations & Protocol of the Office, Mr. Read More

Adeleke to philanthropists: Partner govt in poverty alleviation, support less-privileged

October 28, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, has urged philanthropists in the society to support the government in poverty eradication by extending hands of fellowship to the less privileged. He made the call in his hometown, Ede, during the distribution of empowerment equipment to women in the area by the Yeye Dupe Adeleke Foundation. He lauded the gesture by his sister, saying Read More

Malagi reiterates FG’s commitment to broadcasting, digital entertainment 

October 24, 2023 Segun Odunewu 0

The Minister for Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has pledged his support and commitment to the growth and development of the broadcast and digital entertainment industry in Nigeria. The minister stated this in his address while declaring open the 2023 AFRICAST organised by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in Lagos,  Tuesday, with the theme: “Broadcast Content: Synergy, Finance, and Read More

NIS hails Borno’s support to security agencies 

October 17, 2023 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Borno state Comptroller of Immigration, Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Alhaji SS Salihu, has expressed deep appreciation to Governor Babagana Umara Zulum for his relentless support to the Immigration Service and sister security agencies. He expressed his gratitude when the Commissioner of Information and Internal Security, Professor Usman Tar, paid a courtesy call on the Immigration Service office at the Federal Secretariat Read More

SEEDAN seeks FG’s support for seeds producers

October 12, 2023 John Oba 0

The newly elected President Seed Entrepreneurs and Development Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN), Mr Yusuf  Ado Kibiya, has called on the Federal Government to support seeds companies and research agencies in Nigeria. This is even as he assured that one of his main objectives will be to engage in serious advocacy for private sector investment in the seed sector and to Read More

FG re-commits to sustainable technology in Nigeria

October 12, 2023 Binta Shama 0

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitments towards achieving sustained technological development and advancement in the country. The Minister of Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (FMSTI) Mr Uche Nnaji, stated this at the commissioning of the new National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) headquarters building in Abuja on Tuesday. Nnaji promised to continue to provide the Read More

Israel: Biden calls Hamas terror attack ‘sheer evil’

October 11, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

US President, Joe Biden, has described the Hamas weekend attack as an “act of sheer evil,” in the first national address following talks with Israeli Prime, Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “There are moments in this life, and I mean this literally, when the pure unadulterated evil is unleashed on this world. The people of Israel lived through one such moment this Read More

Nigerian private varsity laments paucity of funds, begs for support

October 10, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The acting vice chancellor of Paul University, Awka, Anambra state, has lamented poor funding and the acute shortage of classrooms, lecture theatres, laboratories, offices and students’ hostels bedeviling the institution. Nwosu also noted that the university does not have a healthy learning environment. He made his lamentations weekend during the 4th convocation ceremony of the university. “There is just one Read More

I’ll support Tinubu’s agenda using STI – New NASENI boss

September 4, 2023 David Agba 0

The newly appointed Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO), National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu said he would ensure that President Tinubu’s renewed hope agenda is achieved through the deployment of Science, Technology and innovation (STI) in the economy. Mr. Halilu made this statement while addressing the management and staff of the Agency shortly Read More

Confederation of APC Support Groups: An introspection 

August 26, 2023 Musa Wada 0

The Confederation of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Support Groups, which came into being in the run up to the 2023 presidential election as a conglomeration of all groups supporting whoever emerged as the candidate of the party, became visible after the victory of President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the candidate of the party.  The man behind this noble Read More

North-east: FG seeks UN support to resettle children caught in conflict

July 11, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has sought the support of the United Nations in resettling children caught in conflict in different parts of the country, especially in the North-east. Speaking Tuesday in Abuja, during a working visit of the UN Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, the Permanent Secretary, Dr Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, Read More

Time to support Governor Sule

July 11, 2023 Ali Abare 0

The 2023 general elections are over and with Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state inaugurated for another four years, what remains ahead is good governance. Since his second term inauguration on May 29, 2023, the political terrain in Nasarawa state has recorded a few lows owing to the leadership crisis at the state house of assembly following the rebellion by Read More

Danbatta receives APPON award, assures of broadband support for e-procurement

The Association of Public Procurement Practitioners of Nigeria (APPON) has conferred the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, with the “Excellent Service Delivery and Accountability Award”. The award was in recognition of Danbatta’s outstanding performance and contribution to the canons of the public procurement profession in Nigeria by ensuring that Read More

Senate presidency: Akpabio’s aide keeps mum on EFCC allegations, Tinubu’s group backs lawmaker

April 2, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

As race for the 10th Senate Presidency weekend hots up among contenders even as  one of the media aides to Senator Godswill Akpabio, Mr Aniete Okon, kept mute on the corruption allegation slammed against his boss by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This seems not to negatively affect the aspiration of the embattled Akwa – Ibom North West Read More

Sinner into Miami semis after beating Ruusuvuori

March 30, 2023 Admin III 0

taly’s Jannik Sinner eased into the semifinals of the Miami Open after a comfortable 6-3, 6-1 win over Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori. The game was delayed for two hours by rain with Sinner 2-0 up in the second set but the stoppage did nothing to change the momentum of the match. In the last four, Sinner will face the winner of Read More

Oyo guber: Ladoja directs followers to vote APC candidate Folarin 

March 12, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The former governor of Oyo state and the Osi Olubadan of Ibadaland, Senator Rasheed Ladoja, has directed his followers to vote for the Action Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Senator Teslim Folarin, in next Saturday’s gubernatorial election. The former governor reportedly handed down the directive while addressing some People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains, including a former deputy governor of the state. Read More