Mohammed Idris Malagi, FNIPR, is the Kakaaki Nupe and a media enthusiast whose love for the profession dates back to his secondary school days. As a mock newscaster then, the young Mohammed was in a hurry to take that a notch higher and therefore made a ‘futile’ attempt to hit the studio as a teenage newscaster. In an exclusive interview Read More
At least nine persons were confirmed dead with several others injured as hoodlums suspected to be herdsmen attacked Awkuzu community, in Oyi local government area of Anambra state.Sources alleged that the attackers trooped in with machetes and clubs, adding that some of those either killed or wounded were students of the state owned higher institution, residing in the community. Some Read More
Beginning from George Akume through Gabriel Suswam up to Samuel Ortom, each of these past and present governors of Benue had bitter experiences in the month of March as JOHN SHIAONDO reports.March, the third month of the year derived from the Latin word ‘Martius’ is named after Mars, the Roman god of war.The Anglo-Saxons called March ‘Hlyd monath’ meaning ‘Stormy Read More
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has charged the 226 public tertiary institutions that are statutory beneficiaries of its interventions to inculcate efficient service delivery to ensure that they compete with the best across the globe.The Fund warned that its capacity to achieve results in accorance with its mandate is being threatened by beneficiary institutions that render dysfunctional services. Executive Read More
Samia Suluhu Hassan is a soft-spoken, Muslim woman thrust from the obscure role of vice president to become Tanzania’s first female leader after John Magufuli’s sudden death. Under the constitution, Hassan, the country’s 61-year-old vice president, will serve the remainder of Magufuli’s second five-year term, which does not expire until 2025. A former office clerk and development worker, Hassan began Read More
Yesterday, Nigeria joined the global community in marking this year’s World Cancer Day (WCD). The annual commemoration isaimed atraising awareness on the deadly disease and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment. The theme for this year’s celebration,“I am and I will”, is a roll-over from last year’s commemoration. The WCD was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control Read More
Court refuses to bar Obaseki from participating in PDP primaries. Cash out season for Judiciary
What? Lagos to Onitsha N18,000! Is it not N7,000? Why We will get to where security officers dey…. Asked dem. Na dem dey collect money from us.
Kogi state – Covid-19 state results: We wont manufacture COVID-19 case to make up your number when we have non – Cartoon
Cartoon: How far about the ‘lockdown…..ego extend? I am just trying to save you!
The maiden International Identity Day was recently marked in Nigeria with the theme: Assured Digital Identity for all. In this report, SAMSON BENJAMIN examines the lack of harmonised identification system in Nigeria and its implication for national security, and the economy among others. On Monday September 16, Nigeria formally joined the coalition of International Identity Day with the aim of Read More
The Chairman, Governing Board of Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), Dr Yahaya Bawuro has said the agency has embark on environmental projects to reduce the harmful effects of air pollution in the FCT. He made this call during global awareness on air pollution and ways to address them. Bawuro said that AEPB had been involved in many projects to reduce the harmful effects of Read More
Higher capital requirements for insurers in Nigeria are set to provoke a wave of consolidation, with foreign players in the driver’s seat. Analysts believe that, consolidation will most likely help the new rules to work. The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), which regulates the industry in Nigeria,increased the minimum capital for insurance and reinsurance firms across the board in May. The Read More
EFCC partner ICPC to curb vote buying, lets see how he will defeat the 2 of us-cartoon