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I’ll win in 2019 – Buhari

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Marvelled at the mammoth crowd that came to receive him in Kano state yesterday, a visibly elated President Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed confidence that he would win the 2019 presidential election, even if the contest is to hold tomorrow. The residents came out in their numbers to welcome him at the […]

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Let’s stop talking about corruption, By Anthony Akinwale

On January 15, 1966, that bloody day of the first military coup in Nigeria, Major Chukwuma Nzeogwu declared in his coup day speech: “The aim of the Revolutionary Council is to establish a strong united and prosperous nation, free from corruption and internal strife….Our enemies are the political profiteers, the swindlers, the men in high […]

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World AIDs Day: Group partners UNFPA, AHF to test 191 youths

Stories by Adeola Tukuru Abuja   Brothers Across Nigeria (BAN), Kubwa chapter, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in partnership with AIDS Health Care Foundation (AHF), United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) and Soul Lounge Event and Club Centre recently reached out to over 191 youths with HIV awareness campaign including Voluntary Confidential HIV Counselling and Testing in […]

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Crossfire: No, it’s a scam – Omidiji

Political Analyst, Isaac Tope Omidiji, thinks the creation of the Ministry of Happiness and Fulfilment by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okoracha and the appointment of his sister as the Commissioner is a gross abuse of power and symbolises nepotism of the highest order. ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU brings excerpt. What is your opinion about the recent […]

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Para Powerlifting: Ejike wins second gold in Mexico

Five time Paralympian, Lucy Ejike claimed a gold medal at the ongoing World para powerlifting championships in Mexico. She won the gold in the Women’s Up to 61 kg category in day four event after she lifted 130kg in her third attempt at the podium in Mexico city. China’s Jianjin CUI placed second with 116 […]

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We seek to add value to Nigeria’s healthcare system – Osman

Dr Reem Osman, is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Saudi German Hospital (SGH) Dubai. She holds a Masters degree in eye diseases and surgery, and also in Business Administration, from Wollongong University Sydney, Australia . In this with interview with AJUMA EDWINA OGIRI, Dr. Osman speaks on plans to establish the hospital in […]

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Mixed reactions trail Atiku’s return to PDP

Last Sunday, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, announced his return to his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) after over three years of sojourn. TOPE SUNDAY AND NNODIM EUPHERASIA, report the mixed feelings trailing his defection. His defection, waste of time Definitely, it’s going to affect his […]

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Farmers, herders’ clash: How Kebbi govt resettled displaced persons

KABIRU DOGON DAJI, in this piece, X-rays the resettlement of displaced persons, against the backdrop of the recent farmers, Fulani herdsmen clash in Bakoshi village of Suru local government area of Kebbi state. He also looks at measures taken by the government and the State Emergency Management Agency (KSEMA) to forestall escalation of violent clashes. […]

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Midnight inferno razes Abuja market (picture)

By Ashiubre Amos Ajara, Abuja Goods worth millions of naira in over 70 shops have been destroyed after and electrical fault ignited fire on Wednesday midnight at the popular Karmo market in Abuja the Federal capital territory. Details later.

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8.5m need life-saving assistance in North-east – UN

By Taiye Odewale Abuja United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) has stated that over 8.5 million persons are in dire need of life-saving support due to humanitarian crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east. The agency said in its October North-east Humanitarian Report, that 6.9 million displaced persons were […]

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Chief, Raymond Ihyombe, Mr. Babatunde Savage, Sir. Steve Omojafor and Others cutting the Cake of 80th Anniversary of ICC Mraketing Advertising Code

Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce, Nigeria Banking Commission, Chief, Raymond Ihyombe, (3rd left), Chairman, international Chamber of Commerce Nigeria (ICCN), Mr. Babatunde Savage (5th left), Chairman, STB McCan, Guest Speaker, Sir. Steve Omojafor, (6th left), Vice Chairman, ICCN, Arbitration commission, Mr. Dele Belgore (7th left) and Others cutting the Cake of 80th Anniversary of ICC […]

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Lack of fertiliser causes poor ginger harvest – Shere farmers

Shere, an agrarian village in Bwari area council of the FCT, is a village with huge numbers of young people between the ages of 15 and 40 engaged in farming. But failed government promises have heightened distrust. They relayed their ordeal toJOHN OBA. Youth farmers Shere farmers are majorly youth who engaged in farming maize, […]

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Oba of Benin Kingdom, Oba Ewuare II speaking during a grand reception organised in his honour by the Edo community in Abuja

Oba of Benin Kingdom, Oba Ewuare II (sitting), speaking during a grand reception organised in his honour by the Edo community in Abuja, on Saturday

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Professor Pius O. Ukoha, Prof. Sunday Olawale Okeniyi, Prof. Gloria Ukalina Obuzor, and Rector, FedPoly, Nasarawa, Dr. Shettima Saidu, displaying CSN news magazine

Vice President, Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN), Professor Pius O. Ukoha, National President (CSN), Professor Sunday Olawale Okeniyi, Out-going National President (CSN), Professor Gloria Ukalina Obuzor, and Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa state, Dr. Shettima Saidu, displaying CSN news magazine during the 163rd national council meeting and inauguration of the newly elected executive council members, in […]

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Who becomes the next PDP spokesman?

In this piece, EMEKA NZE raises the issue of allowing only professionals to man the position of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary, especially with the lull in the race for the position is deafening. Importance of Publicity Secretary Apart from the highly contentious national chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), […]

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Dr. Tunji Olugbodi, Miss Kofo Banjo, Mrs. Aji Michael Partner and Mrs. Bukola Babajide, during the Conference of Women in Leadership

Executive Vice Chairman of Verdant Zeal, Dr. Tunji Olugbodi, Partner/Principal Consultant, Miss Kofo Banjo, Founder, Savvy Women’s Circle/ Covenant of Women in Leadership Conference, Mrs. Aji  Michael Partner, Managing Director, Crystal Options, Mrs. Bukola Babajide, during the Conference of Women in Leadership