Global voices and the criminalisation of Chinese entrepreneurs

October 11, 2021 Dr. Austin Maho 0

In the August 31, 2021, article in the “Global Voices” an online publication. there was a piece by one Nwachukwu Egbunike title: “Chinese firms in Nigeria face widespread labour abuse allegations, tainting bilateral relationship” This piece is a response to the article, because it falls within the growing spat of misinformation about China and the Chinese which is fuelled mostly Read More

Niger students protest, demand reversal of tuition fees

September 23, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Students of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, have given the institution management 24 hours to reverse the increase in school fees  or face an absolute lockdown of the school academic session. The students on Wednesday took their protest against the increase in tuition fees to the Niger state House of  Assembly at about 11.30am.  They vowed not to vacate the Read More

Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB dares FG, reveals next plan if…

September 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has vowed to trigger a one-month sit-at-home protest in South East if its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, is not brought to court on October 21. The Media and Publicity Secretary of the secessionist group, Emma Powerful, who this known on Wednesday in a statement in Awka, Anambra state capital said, “The attention of the Indigenous Read More

How EFCC raided my residence – Ex-BBNaija housemate

August 23, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The first runner-up of Big Brother Naija (Lockdown Edition), Dorathy Bachor, has berated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after she said its officials broke into her apartment in Lagos. The reality star and entrepreneur revealed her encounter with the anti-graft officials on her Instagram story on Monday morning. Narrating the incident, she said: “I feel like my head Read More

Breaking: Team Nigeria arrive Kisarazu ahead Tokyo paralympic games, sure of medal haul (Pictures)

August 15, 2021 Editor 0

Team Nigeria just touched down Kisarazu, the site of their training camp on Sunday before departing for Tokyo for the 2020 paralympic games. With less than a week to the commencement of the 2020 Paralympics, Team Nigeria athletes have assured of an impressive outing in Tokyo. According to Team Nigeria Paralympics Captain, Lucy Ejike, “We have been training seriously to Read More

Breaking: Tension as President suspends Parliament, sacks PM

July 26, 2021 Associated Press 0

Tunisian troops surrounded parliament and blocked its speaker from entering after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following violent nationwide protests over the country’s economic troubles and virus crisis. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied’s decision late Sunday night, shouting with joy, honking horns and waving Tunisian flags. But his critics accused him of a power grab Read More

Introducing Horace Tempo, music producer/musician

July 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Music producer and musician, Horace Tempo, born Horace Wangnin Saizonou blew into the music space about one and half years ago. In that little time, he has not only carved a niche of his own but has built a cult following that has devoutly identified with his musical identity and are willing to walk with him on his journey. While Read More

Abuja estate residents protest citing of school, demand title documents from property developer

June 18, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Association of Home Owners and Residents (AHOAR), Paradise Estate in Dape district of Abuja, have protested the citing of a school for less privilege children in the estate, which they say is contrary to the assurance of the property developer and the Department of Development Control of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC).  Addressing journalists in Abuja Friday, during Read More

NCFront demands urgent council of state meeting to address insecurity

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Consultative Front, (NCFront) has appeal to former heads of state, former Presidents and other stakeholders to take a break from their rest and work together to rescue Nigeria from imminent civil war. The group which gathered in Abuja to discuss what they described as “pervasive killings, kidnappings, wanton destructions of public assets and general insecurity in Nigeria” said Read More

Again, Nimrod receives Authentic outstanding sports personality award, vows to do more

June 1, 2021 Editor 0

Caretaker Committee Chairman of the NIgeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engr. Musa Nimrod, has once again, received the prestigious AUTHENTIC News Daily Outstanding Sportsman Of The Year Award For 2020. He was presented with the award at the just concluded 2021 National Volleyball League 1 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. Speaking at the presentation, Consulting Editor of Authentic News Daily, Read More

COVID – 19: Utazi cries out over imminent third wave

May 22, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Chairman, Senate Commitee on Primary Healthcare and Communicable Diseases, Senator Chukwuka Utazi (PDP Enugu North ), has called on relevant authorities to be proactive in preventing the third wave of the dreaded COVID – 19 pandemic from entering Nigeria. Utazi who made the admonition on Friday in Abuja while fielding questions from journalists on wide range of issues in Read More

NPHCDA, COVID -19 and the fall of anti-vaxxers

April 5, 2021 Pine Oralu 0

The coronavirus pandemic indeed brought the world to its knees, with various countries imposing lockdown in the bid to stop the further spread of the virus. Consequently, efforts were deployed towards developing a vaccine that would halt the further spread of the novel coronavirus. In Nigeria, it was not any different as the country was also in lockdown. The government Read More

New, extended COVID-19 lockdowns send oil prices on descent

March 24, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Renewed concerns over flaring up of COVID-19 cases in Europe have reversed fortunes in crude oil industry, sending oil prices on another round of descent. Both the WTI and Brent crude fell by over four per cent on Tuesday. New or extended lockdowns in Europe, including in Italy, France, and Germany, prompted concerns about mobility and oil demand in the Read More

FG partners stakeholders on food security

March 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has pledged commitment to partner with stakeholders to increase food security and reduce the threat of scarcity. The permanent secretary in the ministry, Mr. Ernest Umakhihe, said this at the Result Presentation Workshop of March 2021 Cadre Harmonise (CH) Food and Nutrition Insecurity Analysis for Nigeria, on Friday in Abuja. Umakhihe said Read More

How Abdallah transformed NOUN

March 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Professor Abdallah Uba Adamu was appointed Vice-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, in February 2016, by President Muhammadu Buhari for statutory five-year tenure. It was really great to have an academic amazon from Daneji Quarters in the ancient city of Kano as vice-chancellor of a university with over 5,000 students. Upon his appointment, Prof Adamu realised that the Read More

My costly mistakes as a housemate, by BBN Lucy Essien

March 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

Lucy Essien was a favourite of fans whilst she lasted at the Big Brother Naija (BBN) Reality TV Show (The Lockdown edition) in 2020. She tells VERA CHILD MAHA and SULEIMAN IDRIS in this interview the costly mistakes she made in the house and the lessons learnt. Growing up as an orphan I believe that somehow such phenomenon made one Read More

NASS not hit by cash crunch – Spokesman

March 10, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The spokesman of the Senate, Senator Ajibola Basiru (APC Osun Central) , Tuesday debunked insinuations that the National Assembly is cash strapped. Senator Basiru in a personally signed press statement in reaction to a story published by one of the national dailies on alleged cash crunch hitting the National Assembly, said being an institution on first line charge, it is Read More

UK set to shut travel corridors

January 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said the country will close all travel corridors from Monday as part of efforts to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus. According to the BBC, travel corridors were introduced in the summer to allow people travelling from some countries with low numbers of COVID-19 cases to come to the UK without having Read More

Second insurer agrees to pay Covid-19 lockdown business interruption claims

January 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Insurance Claims Africa (ICA) has welcomed the decision by Hollard and Guardrisk to pay claims from businesses forced to close during the national lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus. This follows the recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling in favour of the business interruption claim made by Café Chameleon, a Guardrisk customer . On December 18, the Read More

Happening now: One dead, others gasp for breathe in stampede as more mob invade palliatives’ warehouse in Gwagwalada

October 26, 2020 Ene Oshaba 0

One person is feared dead and many others are gasping for breathe following stampede that enveloped looting of Covid-19 palliatives in Gwagwalada. As early as 8:30am Monday morning, Gwagwalada area council was agog with residents running out from different locations to go to grab food items stored in a warehouse behind the Atlas International Hotel along phase 1 road. Already, Read More

Covid-19: Private school owners beg el-Rufai to reopen schools

October 12, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Private school owners in Kaduna state under the aegis of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools have appealed to Governor Nasir el-Rufai to reopen schools. The private school owners said they are fully ready for resumption.Kaduna state schools have been shutdown since the aftermath of Covid-19 in March, just like other sectors in the state, but while offices, government and Read More