Bayelsa to set up environmental guards

June 16, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

In order to check deforestation and other environmental infractions, Bayelsa state government has said it would soon set up a body to be known as Bayelsa State Environmental Vanguard. Governor Douye Diri, who disclosed this on Tuesday during the celebration of this year’s World Environmental Day in the state, lamented the degradation of the environment through oil exploration and exploitation activities Read More

Lt. Gen Attahiru’s death shocking, painful – Ortom

May 22, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Saturday described the death of Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru in an air crash Friday as shocking and quite painful. The Governor said the loss of Lt General Attahiru and the other military officers who were also on board the aircraft is a major setback to the fight against insecurity in the Read More

Sallah tragedy: Protest rocks Iseyin in Oyo state as Customs kill 5 persons

May 13, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

No fewer than five people were reportedly shot dead in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government, Area of Oyo state Thursday during an alleged sporadic shooting by men of Nigerian Customs Services. Eye witness account said the NCS men on intercepting suspected smuggled goods coming through the boarders resulted shooting sporadically during which stray bullets from their gunshots hit the five victims. Read More

NSCDC, FCT beef up security for Eid-el-fitr celebration

May 11, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), headed by Commandant Mathias Ohiemi, has deployed 3,000 personnel to beef up security during the Eid-el-fitr festivities. Commandant Mathias said: “It is no gain saying that the crime rate in the entire nation is on the rise. It is therefore the responsibility of the security Read More

Breaking: FG declares Monday, May 3rd public holiday to celebrate workers day

April 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke o 0

The federal fevernment has declared Monday, May 3, 2021, public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated Nigerian Workers for witnessing this year’s celebration. He commended them for their patience, understanding and support in driving the policies and programmes Read More

Candido felicitates with Christians at Easter

April 5, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

As Nigerian Christians join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Easter, the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) chairman, Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has sent his warm greetings to all Christian faithful in the council on the occasion of the 2021 Easter celebration. Candido, in the message through the council’s divisional head of information, Mrs Patience Olaloye, called on all Read More

Nigerians, divided by religion, united by religion

April 2, 2021 Clem Oluwole 0

If you want to know how united or divided along religious lines Nigerians are, just hug the social media for a few moments. By the time you are done, you would prefer to be raised in the jungle. Back in the day when Tarzan movies were reigning, we used to marvel as kids how a human (or a prey) could Read More

Easter celebration: NSCDC deploys 20,000 personnel, others

April 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has ordered the deployment of over 20, 000 personnel of the corps to provide security during the Easter celebrations. Addressing newsmen Thursday in Abuja, Audi said the deployment was necessary considering the security challenges beclouding the country. “I would like to assure Nigerians of a Read More

Breaking: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays to celebrate Easter

March 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April 2021, public holidays to mark this year’s Easter celebration. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, Tuesday in Abuja, urged Christians to emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace and patience, which were demonstrated by Jesus Read More

Abuja based BOJ TV honours Ikpea with leadership excellence award

March 19, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

It was celebrations galore Thursday at the national secretariat of Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), as its national chairman, Amb.(Rev). Samuel Ikpea, received yet another honour when he was conferred with the ‘ Leadership Excellence Hero’ award by BollyJoe Communications Limited, the owners of BOJ TV, Abuja. Speaking during the occasion, CEO of BOJ TV, Comrade Joseph Onoko stated that Read More

Mayweather to help Joshua prepare for Fury fight

March 16, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Floyd Mayweather plans to work with Anthony Joshua ahead of his £200million mega-fight with Tyson Fury. Mayweather was ringside last December to watch Joshua retain his heavyweight world titles by knocking out Kubrat Pulev. He was heard offering tactical advice during the fight and visited the champion’s dressing room afterwards. And as Joshua and Fury finally put pen to paper Read More

Emanuella wins Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award

March 16, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Nigerian young comedy star, Emanuella Samuel, has bagged an award in the Favourite African Social Media Star category at the just concluded Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice awards. The 10-year-old was nominated alongside Nigerian comedy group, Ikorodu Bois, South African Magician, Wian Van Den Berg; Ugandan Youth Dance Group, Ghetto Kids, Kenyan social media sensation, Elsa Majimbo, and South African media personality, Read More

2021 Grammy awards: Buhari congratulates Burna Boy, Wizkid

March 15, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Nigerian music star Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, whose entry won the “Best Global Music Album” category in the 2021 Grammy awards, saying he has made notable contributions in the field of music which the world has come to recognize. “Congratulations to Burna Boy on being conferred the 2021 Grammy, the world’s most prestigious Read More

PDP urges hope, prayers for Nigeria

December 25, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to use the Christmas and yuletide celebrations to rekindle hope and trust in God’s divine intervention in the affairs of the nation. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Thursday, stressed that “though the manifest failures of the current administration have led to an excruciating widespread economic hardship Read More

Lawan felicitates with Gov Buni @53

November 18, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, as he marks his 53rd birthday Thursday. Lawan in a statement issued in Abuja Wednesday, joined the family, friends and political associates of the governor as well as the entire people of Yobe state in celebrating the occasion. He said the occasion is Read More

Eid-Maulud: Candido felicitates with Muslims

October 30, 2020 Baba Yusuf 0

The Executive Chairman Abuja Municipal Area Council, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido felicitates with all Muslim faithful in the Council on the celebration of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (Peace be upon him), wishing them happy Eid- Maulud. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Head of Information of the council, Mrs. Patience Olaloye and made available to Read More

NSCDC celebrates Eid-Maulud with Muslims

October 30, 2020 Baba Yusuf 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), FCT command commemorates with the Muslim faithfuls on the Eid- El-Mallud celebration. In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja Thursday by the spokesman of the command, David Akinbinu, the NSCDA quoted Commandant Mathias Ohieme as saying that despite the current unrest across the country, Nigerians should remain grateful to our Read More

Maulud: Ajia Balogun felicitates with Muslims

October 30, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The Ajia Balogun Olubadan, Oloye Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke, Thursday felicitated with Muslims across Oyo state and the country at large on the Eid-el-Maulud celebration. Oloye Adegoke in a message to congratulate Muslims on this year’s Eid el- Maulud tasked faithful to uphold the virtues of Prophet Muhammed (S.A.W). She stated that there is the need for Muslims and non Muslims Read More

Military ruled and ruined Nigeria – Ezeife

October 28, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, a former governor of Anambra state and former Political Adviser to President Obasanjo in this interview with EMEKA NZE bares his mind on Nigeria at 60 and other sundry issues. Chief, Nigeria has just celebrated her 60 years of independence today,  is it worth celebrating? You know the answer to that question, every Nigerian knows if we Read More

Nigeria @ 60: In Lagos, Oduduwa descendants stage one million man rally, preach one Nigeria

October 2, 2020 Editor 0

The Congress of Oduduwa Descendants (COD), Thursday, held one million-man rally in Lagos in solidarity with a united, indivisible Nigeria.  On the occasion of the country’s diamond jubilee, the group said it is not a case of east, south, west or north, but one Nigeria.  President-General, Otunba Arokoyo Olumide Peterson, speaking on behalf of the group pledged total allegiance to the country, Read More