Heartland Queens mourn coach Adejor

September 22, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The management of NWFL Premiership side, Heartland Queens FC has sent their deepest condolences to Edo Queens FC over the death of their assistant coach, Gabriel Adejor. Adejor died on Monday, September 21, 2020 in Benin City after a brief illness. Heartland Queens FC chairmen, Tessy Nwoke described Adejor’s death as devastating and quite too close to a grieving time Read More

Nigerian media hope of democracy – Gov Sule

September 20, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has described the Nigerian media as the bastion of hope for the country’s democracy and good governance. The governor made the commendation when the management of Blueprint Newspapers, led by its Chief Operating Officer (COO), Malam Salisu Umar, paid a courtesy visit on him at the Government House, Lafia. He said, “The Nigerian media has been Read More

Breaking: Pandemonium as train crushes bus in Lagos

September 14, 2020 Editor 0

There is palpable commotion around Oshodi area in Lagos state after train collided with a moving bus. Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) while revealing this via their twitter handle Monday morning, said already the agency and other government bodies are jointly at the scene of the incident in a bid to manage the situation. Details loading…

Zulum seeks NDPHC’s support for 132Kv lines extension to Borno LGs

September 10, 2020 Tope Sunday 0

The Governor of Borno state, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, Thursday, requested the assistance of the management of Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) for the extension of 132Kv lines from Maiduguri to other parts of the state. Zulum, who spoke on Thursday when he paid a courtesy on the management of the NDPHC in Abuja, said the call became Read More

Taraba: Ishaku seeks NEXIM Bank’s support on agric, tourism, mineral resources

September 3, 2020 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Taraba state government and the management of Nexim Bank are working on a partnership that will facilitate the development of agricultural, mineral and tourism potentials in the state.  This is part of the resolution reached Wednesday  at a meeting of the top management of the bank and Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku at the bank’s headquarters in Abuja. Governor Ishaku had Read More

NFF Football Committee endorses NPFL 2019/20 final table

August 25, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Football Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has endorsed the final table of the Nigeria Professional Football League for the 2019/2020 season as prepared and released by the League Management Company. At its virtual meeting, held at the instance of the President of NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, to deliberate on all the issues arising from the forced ending Read More

PTCIJ to NDDC: Strengthen accountability contract with citizens, not politicians

August 25, 2020 Agi Onda 0

 The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) has called on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to strengthen the accountability contract with the citizens to avoid alleged sleaze in the operations of the Commission. In a communiqué issued at the end of a webinar themed “Discussing Financial Losses from mismanagement of funds within Niger Delta Development Commission and Its Read More

NCPC’ll partner Theology College, others to enrich pilgrimage – Pam

August 24, 2020 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The executive secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has said the Commission would collaborate with the Theological College of Northern Nigeria, Bukuru, Jos, and other seminary institutions to enrich the historical and biblical content of Christian pilgrimage. A press statement issued Monday by the Commission’s head of media, Celestine Toruka, indicated that Rev. Pam stated this Sunday in Read More

Plateau Utd eyes CAF Champions league

August 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

s/final Management of Nigeria Professional Football League champions , Plateau United Football Club of Jos has set a target of reaching the semi-final of the CAF Champions League next season. General Manager of the club, Pius Henwan stated this while briefing newsmen on the teams preparations ahead of the 2021 soccer season. Henwan explained that having featured in the 2018 Read More

Shino FC vow to drag Sunshine Stars to FIFA

August 17, 2020 Editorial IV 0

 Owner of Shino FC, Adeshina Moshood Abiodun, has threatened to drag Nigeria Professional Football League club Sunshine Stars to world football governing body FIFA if they failed to fulfill an agreement over the transfer of Franklin Sasere to Swiss side FC Lugano. Abiodun stated that an agreement was reached with the management of the Ondo State owned club on sharing Read More

NMA carpets Cross River as COVID-19 claims doctor’s life

August 2, 2020 Joseph Obung 0

  The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River state, Sunday carpeted the state government for displaying a lukewarm attitude in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The virus last week claimed the life of a medical doctor as its fourth victim. Speaking over the weekend, NMA chairman in the state, Dr. Agam Ayuk, gave the name of the deceased as Dr. Read More

Kaduna Electric urges customers to apply for MAP metres

July 22, 2020 Ahmid Lawal 0

Management of Kaduna Electric has urged electricity users in its franchise states to apply and get metered under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme. The company said the four approved MAPs for Kaduna Electric have procured 40,000 electricity meters for deployment to customers in the third quarter of this year. A statement signed by the Head, Corporate Communication of Kaduna Read More

COVID-19: WHO donates 400,000 education materials in Yobe

July 21, 2020 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The World Health Organisation (WHO) under its Health Emergency Programme in the North-east has donated over 400,000 copies of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials to Yobe state government. The WHO programme manager North-east, Dr. Collins Owili, who was represented by public health officer, Dr. Ibrahim Audu Salisu, presented the materials in Damaturu. He said the items were provided with the Read More

Privatisation: FG to recover 216 assets from DisCos

July 20, 2020 Tope Sunday 0

Chairman Senate Committee on Power, Dr Gabriel Suswam, Monday, disclosed that efforts are on to recover 216 assets from the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos). Suswam, who alongside other members of the committee was on an oversight function to the head office (annex) of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Wuse11 Abuja, did not give details of the assets but Read More

Oyo ready to present students for WAEC, other exams – SUBEB chair

July 20, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state government Monday expressed its readiness to present students for the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and other external examinations. Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr Nureni Adeniran made this known  while leading members of the board and management of SUBEB to Islamic Mission Schools 1 & II, Bode and UMC Demonstration Basic Schools I, II Read More

NASS, Minister petitioned over NOUN plot to evict staff from quarters

July 19, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Staff of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Kaduna study centre have petitioned the Minister of Education and the National Assembly over plot by the management to forcefully evict them from their residential quarters and allocate it to others.The affected staff urged President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Assembly and Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, to intervene on the issue Read More

Rivers Angels deny Nwabuoku, Oluehi transfers to Spanish club

July 10, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Management of Nigeria Women Professional League, NWPL side, Rivers Angels have denied report that two of their players Evelyn Nwabuoku and Tochukwu Oluehi have signed for Spanish club side Pozoalbense. In a release Thursday signed by the club’s media officer Jessica Amadi, the management described the report that Nwabuoku and Oluehi signed for a Spanish Reto Iberdrola club Pozoalbense as Read More

NWFL cancels 2019/20 season

July 10, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Management committee of the Nigeria Women Football League headed by Aisha Falode in conjunction with women clubs owners and managers have unanimously agreed to scrap the 2019/2020 season, in the three tiers of the women’s league, for sake of protecting the health of the players and officials in the various clubs, in line with the Covid-19 protocols. This decision was Read More

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Folio Communication unveils new Daily Times masthead

July 7, 2020 Tope Sunday 0

Ahead of its centenary celebration, Folio Communications Limited, publishers of Nigeria’s oldest media brand, has unveiled the new Daily Times newspaper masthead. As part of efforts to rebrand the media outfit, Folio has also concluded plans to revive historic titles on its stable; Sunday Times, Business Times and Lagos Weekend. A statement read by Group Managing Director, Folio Communications Plc, Dr Aliu Akoshile, at a nationwide Read More

NSITF mgt attacks Buhari’s Minister, denies sack report

July 2, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has countered reports that it had been sacked and replaced by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige. Reacting to media reports on the purported sack, the NSITF Management led by the Managing Director and Chief Executive, Bayo Somefun, said the minister lacked the powers to sack the leadership of any Read More

S/South council wants Buhari to reconstitute NDDC board

June 29, 2020 Amaechi Okwara 0

  The South-South Leadership Consultative Council Monday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the board and Interim Management Committee of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as required by the law establishing the commission. Chairman and secretary of the group, Christian Moses Abeh and Hon. Williams Berezi, who made the call in a statement, said the inauguration of the board Read More

Nasarawa varsity announces 160 cut-off marks for admission

June 25, 2020 Dominic Akpensuen 0

The management of Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK), has announced 160 as cut-off  mark for admission of students  for 2020/2021 academic session. The vice chancellor, Professor Suleiman Bala-Mohammed,  announced this Tuesday in Keffi when the state’s House of Assembly committee on education visited the university on oversight function. Bala-Mohammed said that the decision of the management to peg the cut-off mark at 160 Read More

SON disowns manufactures, importers on yet to launch PAM scheme

June 24, 2020 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Management of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has disowned a purported ultimatum to Manufacturers and Importers on its yet to be launched Product Authentication Mark scheme. A statement from the office of the Director General, Osita Aboloma Esq in Abuja on Wednesday explained that the programme is still in the works, awaiting final approval from relevant authorities. It Read More

Share knowledge from research, science to fight COVID-19, Buhari urges international community

June 17, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja urged the international community to support collaborations and initiatives aimed at sharing knowledge from research and science to fight the coronavirus pandemic.The president spoke at a virtual Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity Against the COVID-19 co-hosted by the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). The president told the summit, co-hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Read More