Author: Editorial III

The self in Nigerian politics

Dan Agbese- May 3, 2019 0

The arrogant nerve of it grates on the nerves. The 24 members of the Bayelsa State house of assembly last week passed a life pension ... Read More

A scorecard on business environment, sustainable growth

Bisi Daniels- May 3, 2019 0

In all his nearly four years at the helm of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah has been driven by the need ... Read More

Challenges and prospects of power sector privatisation

Rachel Humwapwa- May 3, 2019 0

The need for power cannot be underrated, especially when it comes to the development of a nation. The power sector is, therefore, very essential to ... Read More

Speakership: Issues with open ballot system

Tope Musowo- May 3, 2019 0

Amidst calls for the adoption of open ballot system in the election of presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly, two Lawmakers say the lower ... Read More

UBEC and teachers’ capacity building


UBEC recently meets with training institutions, to improve mechanisms for capacity building of UBE teachers, UJI ABDULLAHI ILIYASU reports. Cluster Schools Model The Universal Basic ... Read More

How relevant is a master’s degree in the labour market?


Many young Nigerians invest their time and money on advanced degrees and later meet joblessness in the labour market. HOPE EKELE, DOROTHY AMAKE AND SEUN ... Read More

Police launches ‘operation puff adder’ in Edo

Patrick Ahanor- May 2, 2019 0

Edo state police command Thursday inaugurated a special force code-named operation 'operation puff adder' to fight criminality. The State commissioner of police, Dan-Mallam Mohammed said ... Read More

CLO, NURTW urge Buhari to stop killings along East-west road

Joy Emmanuel- May 2, 2019 0

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO)and the National Union of Road Transport Workers' Union (NURTW)have sent a protest letter to President Muhammad Buhari over alleged killings ... Read More

Bayelsa guber hopeful commends workers

Joy Emmanuel- May 2, 2019 0

A front line philanthropist and governorship hopeful in Bayelsa state, Architect Reuben Okoya has commended civil servants in the state for their immense contribution to ... Read More

Court nullifies assembly resolution recommending sack of Kogi Chief Judge

Oyibo Salihu- May 2, 2019 0

Kogi State High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe Thursday nullified the April 2nd resolution of the State House of Assembly recommending   removal of the state Chief ... Read More

Ibrahim takes over as 18th NYSC Director-General

Editorial III- May 2, 2019 0

The newly appointed Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim will assume office on Friday 3rd May 2019. He will take ... Read More

We’ve employed 3,500 health workers in 4 years – Kano commissioner

Bashir Mohammed- May 2, 2019 0

Kano state commissioner of heath Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso has said that the Ganduje administration had in the last four year employed 3,500 health care ... Read More

May Day: Borno NLC urges Shettima to compensate families of slain civil servants, pay minimum wage

Sadiq Abubakar- May 2, 2019 0

The Borno state chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Bulama Abiso, has Wednesday called on the Borno state government to as a matter of ... Read More

A’Ibom gov’s wife partners UNFP in combating rape

Esseh Ikora- May 2, 2019 0

In a bid to address the high prevalence rate of rape in Akwa Ibom state, the wife of the state governor, Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel, ... Read More

Kogi 2019 and Aminu Suleman

Moses Itodo- May 2, 2019 0

Kogi state is in dire need of a leader that will fight the symmetric and assymmetric warefare of the people and bring modernity to our ... Read More

All Africa Games Qualifiers: Team Nigeria win big in AAG Qualifiers

Lekan Olaseinde- May 2, 2019 0

The National Male and Female Senior Male Handball teams began their quest for qualification for the All Africa on a winning note with emphatic victories ... Read More

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dalung tips Team Nigeria Wrestlers for medals

Editorial III- May 2, 2019 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has predicted a successful outing for Nigerian wrestlers at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Barrister ... Read More

2019 IAAF Diamond League: Amusan set for Doha debut, Okagbare seeks first win

Lekan Olaseinde & Ikenna Okonkwo- May 2, 2019 0

Reigning Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles queen, Tobiloba Amusan is set for her first feel of the tartan track at the Khalifa International Stadium when the ... Read More

Ahead U-20 World Cup:F/Eagles to try Saudi Arabia for size

Lekan Olaseinde & Ikenna Okonkwo- May 2, 2019 0

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will take on Saudi Arabia in a friendly encounter on May 5 ahead of their participation at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World ... Read More

Pre-AFCON friendly:Super Eagles to face Zimbabwe, Senegal

Lekan Olaseinde & Ikenna Okonkwo- May 2, 2019 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will face Zimbabwe and Senegal in a pre-AFCON 2019 friendly matches in the month of June. The three-time African champions will face ... Read More

RMRDC commission’s resource centre

Binta Shama- May 2, 2019 0

The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) commissioned an ultra-modern Phase ll office complex and state-of-art Raw Materials Resource Centre to create more jobs ... Read More

NPA boss lauds TICT for training female crane operators

David Agba with agencies- May 2, 2019 0

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman has commended Tin Can Island Container Terminal (TICT) for training the first set of female ... Read More

Customs gives ‘Strike Force’ powers to seize cargo inside port

Editorial III- May 2, 2019 0

Clearing agents operating at the nation’s port have lambasted the Nigeria Customs Service over a new directive which has now given the Comptroller General Strike ... Read More

Kaduna: Aremu blows hot over insecurity, violence

AbdulRaheem Aodu- May 2, 2019 0

The rising spate of killings, kidnappings and armed banditry in parts of Kaduna state leading to loss of lives and properties worth millions of naira ... Read More

Workers day: Expose leakages, ghost workers, Gov Lalong tasks workers

Muhammad Tanko Shittu- May 2, 2019 0

Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong has tasked workers to expose leakages and ghost workers to enable Government pay the N30,000 minimum wage in the state. ... Read More