How Nigerian student unions lost the spirit of activism

October 21, 2021 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

In higher education, the student union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation, and academic support of the membership. It’s a formidable movement formed by realists for the sovereignty of many countries including Nigeria. History will be kind to the Nigerian students led by Ladipo Solanke who fought and restored the Independence Read More

Pictures: Robo queens shock Bayelsa queens in Flying Officer’s Cup defeat, Confluence queens wallop SGH Academy

October 11, 2021 Editor 0

Defending Champions, Bayelsa Queens, suffered a 1-0 defeat in the hands of rivals FC Robo Queens in what was the repeat of the 2021 AITEO Cup final. The game got off to a lively start with FC Robo Queens dominating the early proceedings with the defending champions unable to penetrate the ‘Lagos Landladies’ defence in the opening 10 minutes. Neither Read More

Trafficking: NAPTIP rescues 43 victims in Osun

September 28, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Tuesday, disclosed that no fewer than 43 victims of human trafficking have been reached by the agency in 2021 alone. The agency stated that human trafficking has become a national embarrassment and urged members of the public to join hands in waging war against the menace. The Zonal Commander Read More

Court convicts council director over employment scam

September 22, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

 Justice Aminu Garba Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court sitting in Sokoto, Wednesday, convicted and sentenced the Director Planning, Research and Statistics, Sokoto South Local Government Education Authority, Aminu Mohammed Gobirawa, to six months in prison for employment scam. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a press statement in Abuja, said Gobirawa was prosecuted by Read More

APC national chair: Ex-Borno gov, Modu Sheriff, begins campaign, lobbies APC govs

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) planned national convention expected to hold before the end of the year, former Borno state governor, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff has embarked on state wide campaign, even as efforts are intensified to secure the support of the party’s serving governors. Aside Modu Sheriff, other national chairmanship aspirants include; former Gombe state governor, Senator Read More

2020 Paralympics: Nigeria’s Envoy hails team Nigeria in Tokyo 

August 31, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Envoy to Japan, Ambassador Husaini Abubakar Moriki, has hailed team Nigeria performance so far at the ongoing Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Amb. Moriki who spoke in Tokyo described Nigeria as a sporting nation which has transformed to world beaters. He said, “I’m delighted that we have just won a gold medal in the Paralifting and not only that but I’m Read More

Niger gov wants states joint operations to end banditry, kidnappings

August 26, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has called for joint operations of the  affected states  to  end  the nefarious activities of bandits and kidnappings.  The governor stated this when he visited Ma’undu in Mariga local government Area of the state which has been deserted by members of the community for about one year now due to banditry activities.   He said,  Read More

Anambra: Integrate fully into APC, Okechukwu tells APGA leaders

August 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and member of the recently inaugurated Anambra Governorship Campaign Council, Osita Okechukwu, has asked the leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state to integrate fully into the APC in the light of the current travails facing the party. Okechkwu said by joining APC at the moment, when it Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Prioritise safety, security of the Nigeria’s cyberspace, Pantami tells professionals

August 10, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isah Ali Pantami, on Tuesday tasked Information Technology professionals to prioritise the safety and security of the country’s cyberspace. Dr. Pantami who made the call during his address in Uyo, titled- The Imperatives of Cybersecurity for a Digital Economy said priority and preference should be given to cybersecurity as the capacity and Read More

Kwara: Kidnappers demand N30m on victim

August 10, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kidnappers are demanding a ransom of N30 million to release Engineer Alabi ,one of the nine persons abducted last Saturday in Kwara state. Alabi is one of the nine persons who were abducted at Eleyin village between Oke-Onigbin and Omu-Aran in Irepodun local government area of Kwara state last Saturday. It was gathered that the kidnappers got in touch with Read More