Omeruo not ruling out future premier league return

May 20, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo says he could be tempted to return to England and play in the premier league sometime in the future. Omeruo spent seven years with Chelsea but failed to make any competitive appearance for the club and spent most of his time on loan away from the club. The 26 year old who once played in Read More

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Nigeria, China ‘ve resolved issue of maltreatment of citizens – Gbajabiamila

April 15, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the maltreatment of Nigerians in China has been resolved between both countries. Gbajabiamila disclosed this via his official Twitter handle Wednesday. He said the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria has communicated his finding on the issue and expressed hope that future communication will be swift. “I’m glad the matter of maltreatment of Read More

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School Owner raps government on School Sports Dev.

March 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The proprietor of The Light Academy Group of School Pastor Mrs Stella Oloruntowoju has described the school sports competition has one important means of discovering young talents in sports to replace the aged ones and a component of a complete learning process. According to her, inter-house sports competition has become a culture of the school annually, saying that it is Read More

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Rising anxiety over Bauchi’s future

March 19, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  Since assuming office, albeit in questionable circumstances, as the governor of Bauchi state on May 29, 2019, Malam Bala Mohammed has not disappointed the swathe of analysts and political pundits who were skeptical of his deficient leadership qualities and obvious lack of integrity and financial prudence. True to type, the Bauchi state governor, who won his election more through Read More

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Abramovich offers Mikel Chelsea’s coaching role

March 5, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Former Super Eagles skipper, Mikel Obi has been offered a coaching role at English Premier League side Chelsea according to his Nigerian representative Babawo Mohammed. Mikel is presently playing for Turkish side Trabzonspor who are battling for the league title but his future outside the pitch appears to have been settled following the offer of a chance to join the Read More

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Sexual harassment at schools worse than coronavirus – NANS

February 17, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students ( NANS) declared Monday that sexual harassment at schools is worse than the current rampaging coronavirus, and should therefore be stopped with stiffer penalties for offenders, “having destroyed many lives and future of many students.” This was just as the National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, called for a Read More

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F1: Hamilton to open contract talks with Mercedes

February 11, 2020 Editorial IV 0

World champion Lewis Hamilton is set to open new talks regarding a contract extension with Mercedes, reports suggest. Last month, Hamilton had rejected speculation that he was in talks with the team via a post – later deleted – on Instagram. “FYI (Team principal) Toto (Wolff) and I have not even spoken about contract yet,” he wrote. “Nothing is being Read More

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Uba Sani Foundation gives scholarship to 175 indigent students

January 13, 2020 Editorial IV 0

As he gave scholarship award to 175 students in Kaduna on Monday, Senator representing Kaduna Central, Malam Uba Sani has lamented that, education in Northern Nigeria is in serious crises.Uba Sani, who tasked Northern leaders and elites on education development, said that if they fail to take education seriously and address its challenges, the future of the region and Nigerian Read More

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PDP govs challenge states to create ways to improve IGR

November 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have challenged states to move away from oil that there may not be buyers in the nearest future but create ideas, solutions to improve their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). Representing the governors at the Opening Ceremony of Two Days IGR Summit for PDP-governed states, in Abuja, Wednesday, the Director-General Read More

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Re-signing Neymar still an option at Barcelona –Abidal

November 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Barcelona Sporting Director Eric Abidal has hinted that the Laliga giants are looking at making new moves at re-signing their former superstar Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain despite the failed bid last summer. Neymar left Barcelona to join PSG in 2017 for a world record €222million transfer fee. But Barcelona failed to meet the French Ligue 1 side’s demands for the Read More

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Late Alkali an embodiment of selflessness – Modibbo

November 6, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Comrade Adamu Modibbo, All Progressives Congress stalwart in Gombe and political associate of Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasiru el-Rufa’i, has described the late Chief Medical Director of Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe, Dr. Yahaya Saidu Alkali as an embodiment of selflessness and generosity. Speaking with newsmen in Gombe, Wednesday, Modibbo said “Dr Alkali’s death has created a vacuum that’s hard to Read More

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After #BBNaija show, Khafi returns to Police work

November 4, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Khafi Kareem, the London Met police officer who defied the force to feature on  Big Brother Naija (BBN) before appearing to sleep with another contestant, says she has been asked to return to work. She returned to the UK penultimate week and met with her superiors to discuss her conduct. The Mirror of London quoted her as saying she is Read More

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Africa: What a future

October 29, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The French President, Emmanuel Macron, captured the current thinking of Europe and American policy makers towards Africa when he said; “Africa is the continent of the future”. For Macron, apart from securing the economic interests of France, that future may also save his country’s language from the decline it is experiencing elsewhere in the world. French is the official language Read More

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Stakeholders canvass vocational mentorship of girls-child

October 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Some stakeholders in education sector in Anambra state have canvassed for vocational mentorship of girls-child with a view to enabling them discover and utilise their talents to impact the society positively.The scholars who spoke at one-day sensitisation programme held at St. John of God Secondary School, Awka, on Monday in commemoration of the International girl- child day, argued that girls-child Read More

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#NigeriaAt59: Group celebrates with frontline students in Yobe, declares hope

October 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Geidam local government council of Yobe state in collaboration with Northeast Regional Initiatives (NERI) has celebrated Nigerian’s 59th independence day with frontline pupils and students in Yobe state, saying there is hope for future Nigeria. The Caretaker Committee Chairman, Geidam Local Government Council, Mulima Idi Mato, disclosed Tuesday, saying despite the challengesfaced as result of Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast, Read More

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Insurance agents harp on secure future for youths

September 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Insurance agents across all underwriting companies in Nigeria have urged parents to take appropriate insurance policies that can help to secure their children’s future. Citing the ongoing difficult situation of the economy, the insurance sector stakeholders said it would be difficult for some parents to send their children to tertiary institutions if no proper arrangements were made. While urging parents Read More

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I ‘ll not beg Tammy to join Eagles – Rohr

September 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has said he will not make any fresh approach to convince  Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham to commit his international future to Nigeria. Tammy has already represented England at the youth and senior ranks but still remains eligible to represent Nigeria with his fine start to the season prompting calls for Nigeria to push for him Read More

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Again, Abraham opens door for Nigeria ahead of England

September 16, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham has left the door open to representing Nigeria in future, despite strong overtures from England. Abraham, 21, was born in London but he qualifies for the Super Eagles through paternal lineage. The Premier League’s joint-top scorer left the door open to Nigeria after he stole headlines with a hat-trick in a 5-2 win away to Wolverhampton Read More

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Digitisation, tech to give Nigeria $10bn yearly by 2029— Entrepreneur

August 2, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A digital entrepreneur, Mr Chika Nwobi, Thursday, projected that in the next 10 years, Nigeria would be making a whooping sum of $10 billion yearly from digitization and technology.   Nwobi, who delivered a keynote address at a symposium on ‘Digital future of Nigeria: Potential and Risks, in Abuja, said the feat would be achieved by his initiative called “Decagon Read More

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Oil prices slip as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions

June 18, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Oil prices slipped on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears that were stoked by attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week and sent prices higher. Brent futures fell 25 cents, or 0.4 per cent, to 61.76 dollar a barrel by 0750 GMT, having gained 1.1 per Read More

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Food insecurity, major factor affecting incidences of malnutrition in Nigeria – Expert

March 4, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A Consultant Family Physician, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo, says food insecurity is a major contributory factor affecting the incidence of malnutrition in Nigeria. Sodipo, who works at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, made this known in Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He spoke against the backdrop of the 2019 International Read More

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Utomi urges youths to shun ‘stomach politics’

April 3, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Political economy expert, Prof. Pat Utomi, has urged the younger generation to resist the temptation of allowing their political decisions to be determined by unscrupulous politicians. Also, he warned them against allowing politicians to buy them with mundane needs of life or what is usually referred to as ‘stomach infrastructure’ stressing that it amounts to mortgaging their future. Utomi stated Read More

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Adamu seeks greater unity among Commonwealth nations

March 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has called for greater understanding and cooperation among the Commonwealth of Nations. The minister, who made the call yesterday during the occasion of the Commonwealth Day celebration in Abuja, noted that the countries making up the Commonwealth were “bound together by a sense of shared history and by the principles, values and ideals enshrined Read More

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MAUTECH raises riot probe panel

February 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Authorities of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, have set up a 10-man committee under the chairmanship of Prof. Bashir Aliyu to investigate the riot which occurred in the school on Monday, this week. Members of the committee include: Justice Onu; Jafaru Ali; Aisha Mubi; Iliyasu Thuku; Ezra Enock; Ibrahim Bakari; Magaret Nadro; Gambo Matudi and Hamman Aminu. Read More