COVID-19: US supports Nigeria with $21 million

April 23, 2020 Awaal Gata 0

The government of the United States of America has supported Nigeria with $21 million to prevent and mitigate COVID-19.A statement by the US embassy in Abuja, Thursday, said the intervention was carried out through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Department of State. The mission said out of the total amount, nearly $18 million will go into humanitarian Read More

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NPFL: Rangers target victory over MFM in Lagos

March 5, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Rangers International F.C’ mercurial midfielder, Chiamaka Madu has assured the club’ numerous fans that he and his team mates were on a mission to reclaim the three points the team lost to MFM earlier in the league as both sides clash in a match day 23, NPFL fixture scheduled for the ‘Soccer Temple’, Agege Township stadium, Lagos. Chiamaka who is Read More

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Oshiomhole has abandoned Edo people – Obaseki

January 1, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has berated his predecessor and National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly “abandoning his “let the people lead” mantra shortly after the latter exited office. Obaseki also said he came into office with a mission to further the fight against godfatherism started by Oshiomhole, but expressed concern that the ex-governor Read More

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I was walked out of church for supporting Buhari – Ameachi

May 23, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Minister of Transportation Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said Wednesday that he was once walked out of a church for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari who many Christians feared in the past that he was on a mission to Islamise the country.  Amaechi said this at a valedictory Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State in Abuja.  “Mr. President, let me thank you Read More

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Ex-Liberia President storms Nigeria ahead Presidential election

February 6, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Head, ECOWAS Observer Mission to Nigeria Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that it is important for the forthcoming general elections in Nigeria to be concluded successfully. Speaking during a visit of the mission to the acting Inspector General of Police Muhammed Adamu, Wednesday at the Force Headquarters Abuja, she said, “I am honoured to be part of ECOWAS observer mission Read More

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Investigation starts into dramatic Soyuz rocket breakdown

October 12, 2018 Editorial III 0

Russian officials are investigating the cause of a booster problem that forced a Soyuz rocket capsule to make an emergency landing just after launch. The two crew members, Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and American astronaut Nick Hague, are in good health, officials say. They were heading for a six-month mission on the International Space Station when their flight was aborted. Read More

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Why we’ll take over South-east in 2019- APC

March 26, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will take over the South-East in 2019. The party stated this at a ceremony to mark the 5th anniversary of APC Youth League (APCYL), where it listed the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari since assumption of office, especially the key projects he was executing in the South-East, the job of convincing the people Read More

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‘DPC ‘ll present credible presidential candidate’

March 23, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) has vowed to present a credible, visionary, purposeful and dynamic presidential candidate for the 2019 general election with a mission to transform the nation and restore her lost glory. The party National Chairman, Rev. Olusegun Peters, who said in a statement issued yesterday, disclosed that the party is currently engaging in consultations with major stakeholders Read More

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FG’ll soon rescue Dapchi school girls – Minister

March 6, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, Aishatu Alhassan, has said the federal government is poised to ensure that theDapchi school girls are rescued soon. “President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is on top of the rescue mission, having deployed massive resources and intelligence towards achieving that feat,’’ she said. The minister, who drew a parallel between Buhari ‘s led government Read More

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10 die, others injured in Jigawa road crash

February 23, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Ten persons died and 10 others were seriously injured in a road accident which occurred around 11.30 am yesterday in Majiya town, Taura local government area of Jigawa state. Spokesman of the Jigawa state Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Adamu Shehu, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse yesterday. He said Read More

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Benue: Missing police officer found dead

February 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

A police officer was missing in Benue state on Saturday has been found dead, locals said yesterday. The officer, whose identity has not yet been disclosed, was amongst the four mobile police officers that went missing following an ambush on their patrol vehicle in Logo local government area on Saturday. The incident occurred in Tse Akpam village, near Azege town Read More

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A single Nigerian’s loot enough to complete Ajaokuta Steel – Bello

February 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Lokoja Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has stated what a single Nigerian looted from the treasury was enough to complete the Ajaokuta Steel Development Company. The Governor stated this in Lokoja yesterday while receiving the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and the members of the House Committee on Steel Development along with the Minister of State Read More

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Akawu: Recognising a peace maker

December 6, 2017 Editorial IV 0

For being a peace maker and agent of peace, the sterling qualities of a former Chief Whip, Kogi state House of Assembly and Galadima Koton- Karfe, Hon. Saidu Akawu Salihu, were recently recognised and rewarded. OYIBO SALIHU reports When the people of Kogi/Koton –Karfe Constituency in Kogi state overwhelmingly voted for Hon. Saidu Akawu Salihu to represent them at the Read More

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FG to bring back Nigerians stranded in Libya

November 28, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Awaal Gata Abuja The federal government has said it will send an aircraft to Libya to bring back Nigerians stranded in the country. This was made known yesterday in a statement by the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tiwatope Elias-Fatile. The spokesman said the federal government had been liaising with the Nigerian Mission in Tripoli to ascertain Read More

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EYC plans to promote Nigerian youths

November 9, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Binta Shama Abuja President, ECOWAS Youth Council (EYC), Mr. Emmanuel William, has unveiled the plans of the association to identify and promote young Nigerians who have contributed to the service of humanity. William disclosed this recently in Abuja while presenting a distinguished West African Young Philanthropist of the 2017 Award to the Founder of KBK Foundation, Mr. Oluseyi Odewale. Read More

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BYO tasks new SGF on transparency

November 2, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Tope Musowo Lagos The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO) has called on the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, to excel in transparency above his predecessor, who was sacked. Comrade Yusuf Nalado, the National President of the BYO made the call in a statement he signed on Wednesday in Lagos. Nalado, who congratulated the Read More

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Rohr: World Cup failure‘ll ruin my career

October 28, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Coach Gernot Rohr, who is currently the Technical Adviser of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, tutored the country’s senior National team that have already picked 2018 World Cup ticket. IKENNA OKONKWO spoke with the German-Franco Gaffer on his plans for the mundial, even as he awaits two-year contract extention. Road to Russia Just like everybody else, I told myself the qualification process Read More