NIWA and the burden of developing Nigeria’s inland waterways

October 1, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is in charge of inland waterways branch of water transport in the Federal Ministry of Transportation. Hitherto Inland Waterways Department (IWD), it metamorphosed into an Authority vide an act of the National Assembly, CAP 47, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN), 2004 (Decree No. 13 of 1997). The National Inland Waterways Authority was Read More

Affordable housing: Low-income earners yet to benefit from FG’s N65bn – PLSI 

September 30, 2022 Adeola Tukuru, Abuja 0

  The Paradigm Leadership Support Initiative (PLSI) on Thursday said despite the release of N65 billion to Family Homes Funds Limited (FHFL) between 2018 and 2020 to facilitate the development of affordable/social homes, there are still visible challenges impeding the acquisition of completed homes by low-income earners in Nigeria. The Executive Director PLSI, Olusegun Elemo, while briefing newsmen in Abuja Read More

Financial impropriety: Tiv Youth demand investigation of suspended BIPC Boss

September 26, 2022 Editor 0

The Tiv Youth Council Worldwide has called for the immediate commencement of investigation into allegations of financial impropriety leveled against the suspended Managing Director of the Benue investment, and Property Company (BIPC) The president of the youth council, Hon. Mike Msuaan, stated this in a press release in Abuja while reacting to the sack of Barr. Alex Adum by Governor Read More

NFF shifts elections, Minister summons presidential candidates

September 25, 2022 Editor 0

Plans by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to conduct elections into various positions of its executive board might have suffered a postponement after a court injunction against the processes expected to produce new set of leaders. The election was initially scheduled for September 30, 2022 at Benin City, Edo state capital by the NFF general congress. But on September 15, Read More

Wike and Tales By Moonlight

September 24, 2022 Babajide Balogun 0

When the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Iyorchia Ayu referred to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his fellow lone rangers as children, many people found the expression harsh, or at least inappropriate going by the deft moves to reconcile the party ahead of the 2023 elections. Now, with the benefit of hindsight, many people Read More

Why we are committed to quick visa processing – Tmt Official

September 23, 2022 Editor 0

A hospitality agency, Tmt Travels and Tours limited, has disclosed reasons why it processes visa quickly to its clients. A statement on the company’s social media page, revealed that visas have been delivered to clients within 48 hours, and it is unprecedented. The statement reads, “We work round the clock to deliver, once we receive payment, because clients’ satisfaction is Read More

Cybercrime crackdown challenges leave Internet more dangerous

September 22, 2022 Editor 0

With cybercrime in Africa on the rise, Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police has announced a new platform that will allow its citizens to play a key role in their country’s security. Members of the public have been urged to report online crimes to the Nigeria Police Force Cyber Crime Reporting Portal based in Abuja’s INTERPOL office. The new initiative is just Read More

Ahead new season: Why 2022 NBA Finals are considered the best in years

September 20, 2022 Editor 0

Incredibly scintillating, exciting and extremely emotional playoffs – that’s how we can characterise the 2022 NBA Finals. It would be really useful for you to visit this website http://bookmaker-ratings.ng/ for the latest news, tips, articles explaining betting strategies and much more. In this article, we simply analyse the games of the finals series for their fascination and understand why this Read More

Renewed war against insurgency: CSO passes vote of confidence on DSS, DIA, NIA

September 19, 2022 Editor 0

The Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has passed a vote of confidence on the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Defence Intelligence Agency, (DIA) and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) “for the tremendous successes recorded in the renewed war against insurgency, banditry and criminality in the country in the past one month.” The Conveners Read More

Premier League: Son hits hat-trick as Tottenham rout sorry Leicester

September 18, 2022 Supersport 0

Son Heung-min ended his scoring drought in stunning fashion with a sublime hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur crushed Leicester City 6-2 to move joint top of the Premier League on Saturday.  Rodrigo Bentancur’s first goal for Tottenham was separating the sides in an entertaining tussle but Son, who started on the bench, exploded back to form with three goals in 13 Read More

Using Combination Bets To Earn In Today EPL Match

September 14, 2022 Editor 0

Take your earnings to the next level in today match when you use the combo bet technique. Combination bets today A combination bet combines two or more betting tips on one slip for a total payoff. Any combination of all available sports bets is possible. In a combination bet, you can stake a different amount on each prediction. If one Read More

Man U vs Real Sociedad 0-1 defeat

September 11, 2022 Editor 0

This was a tough match for Manchester United, as they were up against a  strong Real Sociedad team. Manchester United lost at Real Sociedad to begin their Europa League season. whose performance improved after the first half following a sluggish start.  Real seized the lead in the 59th minute when Brais Mendez converted a penalty after a questionable handball call Read More

Breaking: Swiatek wins first ever US Open, second major title in 2022

September 10, 2022 BBC 0

World number one Iga Swiatek capped a dominant season by beating Tunisian fifth seed Ons Jabeur at the US Open to win her second major title of 2022. Poland’s Swiatek, 21, won 6-2 7-6 (7-5) to secure the season’s final Grand Slam trophy on the New York hard courts. After a one-sided first set, 28-year-old Jabeur settled midway through the Read More

Nigerian troops decimate notorious bandit gang in Kaduna

September 10, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Troops of Nigerian Army have killed notorious bandits, Musti, Yellow Mai-Madrid and Dan-Katsinawa among other scores of fighters, even as their leader Boderi Isiya narrowly escaped death. The gang under Boderi and Musti were responsible for the security breach at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, kidnappings of students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Mando, Kaduna, Emir of Read More

Buhari set to visit Imo again as government dismisses IPOB threat

September 10, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha, Owerri 0

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday September 13, 2022 pay a working visit to Imo State. This will be the second time Nigeria’s President will be visiting the state physically since Governor Hope Uzodimma came to power in January 2020. According to the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Hon Declan Mbadiwe Emelumba, who briefed newsmen Saturday at the Conference Hall Read More

Jikada Labarin Nupe hails Etsu Nupe

September 10, 2022 Etsu Nupe 0

The Jikadan Labarin Nupe, Mohammed Baba-Busu, has described the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, as a beacon of hope for the downtrodden in Bida Emirate, Niger and Nigeria in general. Baba-Busu, who is an Assistant Editor-in-Chief, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), and its Bureau Chief, Lafia, Nasarawa state, said this in a message on Saturday to felicitate with the Etsu Read More

Deploying skills for survival: A Review of Between Survival and Annihilation

September 10, 2022 Prof. E. E. Sule 0

Book:              Between Survival and Annihilation Author:            Clement Oluwole Publisher:        n/a Year:               2021 Pages:              128 Clement Oluwole’s 128-page novel is a story of misfortune and mishap. It is driven by a sustained suspense marked by intrigues that can make a reader sit at the edge of their seat. The story’s capacity to arrest a reader, in Read More

A lost anti-corruption war is a lost future (1)

September 10, 2022 Clem Oluwole 0

This piece was first published on July 27, 2012. It was intended to be a wake-up call for all Nigerians to come to grips with the grave consequences of watching our leaders brazenly pillaging our collective resources with reckless abandon. And by choosing to remain passive as the corrupt elements loot, the masses are also hailing corruption, the invidious crime Read More

Happening now: New UK prime minister, Liz Truss, other dignitaries gather for Charles official proclamation as King of England

September 10, 2022 The Sun 0

King Charles will formally be declared Monarch on Saturday with Prince William by his side in the first-ever televised Accession ceremony. New Prime Minister Liz Truss, her cabinet members and other dignitaries are among those gathering for the historic event. The royal automatically became King following the tragic death of his mother on Thursday but his role will be confirmed this morning. A ceremony will Read More

[Breaking] Oyo: 20 burnt to death in fatal road crash

September 9, 2022 Bayo Agboola, Ibadan 0

No fewer than 20 passengers were reportedly burnt to death in an accident involving a commercial bus and a Sienna on Friday evening at Maya/ Lanlate, junction in Ibarapa East local government area of Oyo State. Eye witness account said the two vehicles were traveling in different directions before colliding and immediately caught fire. According to the eyewitness, only two Read More

Breaking: Russia President, Vladimir Putin, pulls out of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

September 9, 2022 Editor 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin is not planning on going to Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, his spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said in his daily press briefing on Friday. Although “Russians respected her for her wisdom,” Peskov said, Putin’s attendance at the Queen’s funeral “is not being considered”. Tributes from global leaders and leading personalities all over the world poured in for Queen Elizabeth Read More