CBN’s footprints in education sector

October 24, 2021 Kelvin Gilbert 0

  It goes without saying that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under the leadership of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as governor, has impacted Nigeria’s developmental strides more than any other in recent history of the bank. The apex bank’s intervention programmes in various sectors of the economy including the creation of a N100 billion targeted credit facility; N100 billion health Read More

Nigeria, Ukraine meet over baliterial relationship in field of education

September 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to lift the nation’s educational system, the Nigerian and Ukrainian governments have met in Abuja to discuss modalities of developing bilateral relationship between both countries.  This is even as both countries have intensified talks on cooperation and signing of agreements with focus on Ukranian experience. Hosting a  delegation of Ukraine Embassy in Nigeria together with Ukrainian Center Read More

Imposition of candidates ‘ll destroy APC come 2023 – APC chieftain

September 8, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

 A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Ben Adaji, Wednesday, warned the party to stay clear of imposition of candidates for the position of party leadership on the heels to the 2023 general elections. The APC chieftain gave the advice while speaking to newsmen in Jalingo.Adaji who contested in 2015 and 2019 for the Ankpa, Omala and Olamaboro Read More

2023: Group endorses ex-Bauchi gov Mu’azu for president

September 8, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A group, ‘The North-South United Movement’ has called on former governor of Bauchi state, Ahmed Mu’azu to run for president come 2023, describing him as a leader with a difference who can lead the nation to greater height.  In a press statement made available to journalists in Bauchi, leader of the group, Ambassador Ken Akpan, stated that Mu’azu governed Bauchi Read More

Historic! Team Nigeria finishes in third position as curtains fall on World U-20 Athletics Championship (PICTURES)

August 22, 2021 Editor 0

Team Nigeria won a gold and bronze medal on the final day to cap up a remarkable performance at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. Nigeria finished the Championships third on the medals’ table among the 200 competing countries. The 4×400m and 4×100m women relay teams accounted for the final day medals that increased Nigeria’s haul to four Read More

NYSC will continue to prosecute fake graduates – DG

August 18, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has again restated that the scheme would not bow to pressure to compromise its mobilisation process, so anyone caught with fake certificates during registration would be prosecuted as enshrined in the NYSC Act. General Ibrahim disclosed this Wednesday when he hosted the Registrar/CEO of Health Records Officials Registration Board Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo opens up on ‘new club destination’ talks

August 18, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Rumours over Cristiano Ronaldo potentially leaving Juventus have been rife in recent days, so much so that the player himself has come out to clarify the talk about his future. The Portuguese international had been linked with a return to Real Madrid among other top European clubs, but the player himself has stated that his chapter with Los Blancos is Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Legal landmines and the imperative of an APC National Caucus meeting by Hashidu Gimbi

August 16, 2021 Hashidu Gimbi 0

Over two weeks ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the election of All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State in the suit filed by his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The PDP candidate didn’t dispute the election results but questioned the legality of the nomination of his opponent Read More

2023: APC group intensifies lobby for Osinbajo to succeed Buhari

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of stakeholders within the All Progressives Congress (APC) has intensified lobbying highly-placed party members to join its efforts towards mobilizing support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.  Acknowledged copies of a three-page letter from the Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG) to the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan and other top party leaders indicates that several Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC vows to sanitise private security guard companies

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has expressed the Corps commitment to eliminating quackery in the private security industry to sanitize the system for effective security service delivery towards complementing the efforts of government agencies in mitigating the security challenges bedevilling our Nation.  Audi made call while presenting operational licence to 24 Read More

Enumeration: Monarch lauds Humanitarian Affairs minister on Zamfara school feeding programme

August 4, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Emir of Maru in Zamfara, Alhaji Abubakar Maigari, has lauded the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, on her numerous efforts in providing succour to the less privileged under the National Social Investment Programmes, especially the ongoing enumeration of schools in the National Home Grown Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in the state. According Read More

Delta rewards 10 youths with N5m contract each

July 15, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta state government Wednesday said it will reward 10 top talented youths “made in Delta search” with N5 million contract award each for uncommon display of talent. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on talent hunt,  Mr Ogus Baba, while presenting the 20 shortlisted talented youths in Asaba, Delta State capital said the talent hunt was the new Read More

APC govs: Matawalle’s entrance strengthens membership, leadership recruitment

July 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have commended Zamfara state governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle, for joining their fold, saying the later’s entrance into the ruling party will strengthen membership and leadership recruitment. In a statement signed by its chairman and Kebbi state governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Tuesday in Abuja, also commended what they described as “exceptional political virtues, and Read More

Covid-19: USAID provides over $97m to countries impacted by pandemic

June 25, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced more than $97 million in additional assistance to respond to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa, nearly $83 million of which is dedicated to address growing Covid-related food insecurity. The announcement was made by the Assistant to the USAID Administrator, Sarah Charles, during the UN Economic and Social Council Read More

North Korea envoy visits APC chairman, seeks Nigeria’s collaboration

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

North Korean government has said that the growing vitality of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria will serve as the foundation for bilateral relations between the two countries.   North Korea in Nigeria, Ambassador Chi Tun Chon Hu further said Nigeria is the only nation with physical presence in Pyongyang hence it will continue to maintain bilateral relations with Read More

UK to support Nigerian government restore peace to North-east

June 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has expressed its readiness to work with other donor partners and the Government of Nigeria in helping to put appropriate policies in place and advance peace and security in the North-East. This is even as the agency advised that  effective peace solutions  in Nigeria should involve all stakeholders particularly those affected Read More

Silk road community building initiative facilitates people-to-people exchanges among BRI countries

June 11, 2021 Editor 0

Friendship, which derives from close contact between the people, holds the key to sound state-to-state relations. Since it was put forward in 2019, the Silk Road Community Building Initiative has facilitated non-governmental exchanges among countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), consolidated the friendship among peoples, and driven BRI countries to reach a broader consensus on building a Read More

My govt ‘ll transform face of education in Yobe – Buni

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has reiterated the political will of his administration to invest and transform education in the state. A statement released Wednesday in Abuja, by the director general media affairs to the governor, Mamman Mohammed, said Buni expressed the commitment when he received the management of Nigeria Read More

FG: Over 100 youths to benefit from N75bn NYIF in Osun

May 31, 2021 Lateef Dada 0

The federal government has hinted that over 100 youths in Osun state will benefited from the N75billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF).  The Minister for Youths and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, disclosed this in Ile-Ife during the Royal African Young Leadership Forum (RAYL) 2021 award session.  He said, “we are awarding a hundred of our youths out of thousands of Read More

We ‘ve mandate to save lives, FFS sympathises with Ijero Ekiti students

May 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has described as unfortunate the recent decontamination exercise at the School of Health Science and Technology, Ijero Ekiti where such affected the health of the students leading to hospitalization. The Service in a statement Friday in Abuja by its Public Relations Officer SF Ugo Huan, sympathised with the two students of the institution who were Read More

CTA condemns attacks on INEC offices, rallies stakeholders for support

May 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has condemned the recent spate of attacks on the South-east offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), warning that if not checked such might have devastating effects on future elections. CTA said the coordinated attacks in recent times have affected three states in the South-east in particular. In a statement signed Tuesday in Read More

Expert tasks women on dangers of Ponzi schemes, non-essential purchases

May 23, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Nigerian women have been charged to beware of investing their monies into Ponzi schemes promising financial independence and high returns, stressing the need for adherence to the 30-day rule of savings instead. Mrs Titilola Oladejo, a Financial and Investment Expert, gave the charge Saturday, at a webinar on Skills and Tools on Practical Financial Advice, organised by Mothers United and Read More