Gov’shp: APC clears Moghalu, Uba, 12 others for primary election

June 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday received the report of the Screening Committee for the Party’s 2021 Anambra State Governorship aspirants. The Committee screened fourteen (14) aspirants, namely: Sen. Emmanuel Andy Uba; Nwokafor Amobi Daniel; Dr. George N. Moghalu; Hon. Paul Izuchukwuorajiaka; Chief Edozie Madu; Dr. Read More

Fire disasters: Join us as volunteers, FFS boss urges Nigerians

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Liman Ibrahim has appealed to Nigerians to join hands with his agency as volunteer-firefighters to curb fire disasters in the country. The FFS boss believe that if citizens on ground at fire scenes attend to fire before the arrival firefighters, the excesses of fire  menace will be curtailed. Speaking Tuesday during the Read More

Talent discovery: Foundation begins hunt in Bauchi June 26

June 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The second edition of the African Children’s Talent Discovery Foundation’s (ACTDF) talent hunt and mentoring programme would hold between 26th and 27th in Bauchi state, the organiser has said. Tagged Engr. Noah Dallaji Legacy Project, this year’s edition would feature football where talents between ages 16 and 18 would be discovered and mentored by big names in Nigeria’s soccer history. Read More

Ebonyi: Group calls for urgent intervention in renewed Izzi/Ikwo communal hostility

June 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has condemned the renewed communal clashes between the people of Enyibichiri, Izzi in Abakaliki Local Government Area and Echialike, Ikwo, Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state over a lingered land dispute, demanding an end to the hostility. The Ebonyi indigenes also condemned in totality the abduction of some Izzi Read More

Breaking: Tinubu’s posters flood Abuja

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Posters of the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have flooded parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja even as Nigeria celebrates her democracy day anniversary. The posters which carries Tinubu’s bold picture and name surfaced on Sunday strategically pasted on public infrastructure like traffic kiosks, bus stops and other public places in the nation’s 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

PANDEF wants constitution of NDDC board within 7-days

June 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has given the federal government a one week ultimatum to inaugurate a board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Speaking Friday in Abuja, leader of the forum, Chief Edwin Clark, who gave the altimatum, said the inauguration of a board for the commission was critical in the interest of the people of the Read More

Attack on Journalists: NUJ condemns DSS, Police for harrasing PUNCHman in Abuja

June 10, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Nigeria Union of journalists (NUJ) has condemned the attack on a Chief Correspondent with PUNCH Newspapers, Friday Olokor, by a combined team of security operatives from the Department of State Services and Police Force. The union describe the development as “reprehensible.” The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chairman of NUJ, Emmanuel Ogbeche, who condemned the act, described it as “the Read More

Breaking: FG declares Monday public holiday to mark democracy day

June 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Monday, 14th June, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on this occasion and urged all citizens to support the present administration in its efforts at ensuring a United and prosperous Nation. Read More

Buhari didn’t ban Twitter but on suspension in Nigeria – APC

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The youths wing of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari did not ban Twitter in Nigeria but on temporary suspension. National youths leader of the ruling party, Barr. Ismaeel Ahmed, told newsmen Wednesday in Abuja that he was not personally happy about the development, adding that the controversy will soon be resolved amicably. Barr. Ahmed Read More

Again, suspected cultists kill man in Osun

June 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Suspected cultists Wednesday morning killed a man at Irojo street, Ilesa, Osun state. The victim simply identified as Olorunwa was reportedly hit by a stray bullet around 9am. It was gathered that members of Eiye confraternity stormed the area in apparent attack on a rival group. It was learnt that the deceased, Olorunwa, went to buy food for his breakfast Read More

Sultan commissions N658m new hajj camp in Bauchi

June 7, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III on Monday commissioned the new model hajj camp built by governor Bala Mohammed at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa international airport Bauchi. Speaking during the commissioning of the camp, governor Bala explained that the sum of N658 million was expended in the project. He said the new camp has male and female hostels Read More

Breaking: Nigeria begins production of SIM cards, smartphones under Buhari – Pantami

June 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, said the country now has capacity to produce SIM cards and smartphones for the continent of Africa. The minister said henceforth importation of SIM cards and other 60-70 percent of items needed in telecommunications sector will be produced locally. Speaking with newsmen at the national secretariat of All Progressives Congress (APC) Thursday Read More

FAO urges Africans to consume more milk

June 2, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

Africans have been urged by Food and Agriculture (FAO) to consume more milk in order to gain from its health benefits.  This was noted by ECOWAS and Nigeria’s representative at FAO, Fred Kafeero on Tuesday in Abuja while he was  delivering  a keynote address at an event to commemorate the World Milk Day (WMD). The WMD with the theme: “Sustainability Read More

Ogun LG poll: Group decries low women representation in politics

June 1, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A non-partisan organisation, the 100 Women Lobby Group, has berated the low representation of women in the forthcoming local government elections in Ogun state. The state coordinator of the group, Prof. Olubunmi Ashimolowo stated this while addressing newsmen in Abeokuta. According to her, the low representation of women in local government affairs in Ogun state is worrying, adding that a Read More

Our 6-year records demystified naysayers – FG

June 1, 2021 Editorial IV 0

  The federal government has said its performance in all sectors of development in the last six years has shamed critics of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration and demystified the naysayers on the resolve to take Nigeria to the next level. Reeling out the mid-term report of the All Progressives Congress(APC)-led government at a press conference in Abuja Tuesday,  Minister of Information Read More

2Face is everything for me – Singer, Austin Boss

August 8, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

With a lot of crap music choking up the music space, concerns have been expressed about the future and quality of Nigerian music. All in the name of street music many wannabe singers have risen and only to fade away after they have had their moments because their music cannot go the distance. For Delta State-born, Lagos born and bred Read More

What it takes to find success in hair business – Nkem Tonweh

July 15, 2019 Bode Olagoke 0

Nkem Ngbeken Tonweh, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Natty Cole Beauty Studio, is a Nigerian entrepreneur and hair care expert who has found success in the foreign land of Italy, doing hair business. She started as a maverick startup hungry for success and after so much toil and grand success came knocking at her door. Sharing her success Read More