Police apologise for killing black ex-footballer

December 27, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Police have sent a written apology to the family of ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson, six months after an officer who Tasered him and kicked him in the head was jailed for manslaughter. West Mercia’s Chief Constable Pippa Mills said she was “deeply sorry”. “A police uniform does not grant officers immunity to behave unlawfully or to abuse their powers,” she wrote. Read More

COVID-19: Buhari takes another vaccine

December 21, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

  President Muhammadu Buhari has taken his booster of the COVID-19 vaccine.The President had taken his first jab of the vaccine on March 6 and the second jab on May 29, 2021. The booster vaccine was administered on him on Tuesday, by his personal physician, Dr Suhayb Rafndadi at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents after Read More

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Fraser suites bags 2021 world winner luxury hotel award

October 19, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The Nigeria’s leading luxury service apartments, Fraser Suites Abuja, has been announced as the 2021 World Luxury Hotel Awards winner of the Luxury City Hotel for the African continent. According to a press statement signed by the Director Corporate Communications Fraser Suites, Mr. Haroun Harry Audu, Monday, said that the honour by the World Luxury Hotel Awards is in recognition Read More

Reps probe sharp practices in FCT public health institutions

September 30, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives, has mandated its Committee on the Federal Capital Territory to investigate alleged sharp practices in the operational activities of public health Institutions in the FCT. This was fallout of a motion presented on Thursday, by Hon. Mohammed Jatau, who noted that the health institutions were established to control, manage and remedy healthcarechallenges of Nigerians who have Read More

NBC: Standing up for the code

September 19, 2021 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

If you listen to, or watch our OAPs (on air personalities) on our local radio or TV stations, you would be so sure they belonged to opposition political parties, or are perhaps sympathisers to insurrectionists and other anti-government movements or organisations. They invite guests that are squarely opposition party members and people who speak on behalf of insurrectionists and the Read More

We’re borrowing for the good of Nigerians, APC tells PDP

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied criticism by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its borrowing spree, saying the act “is for the good of the country.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the ruling party said unlike in the brazen looting days Read More

Pictures: Ex-international, Abdul Sule, unveiled as Honey Badgers boss

September 15, 2021 Editor 0

History was made on Tuesday following the emergence of former Super Eagles player Abdul Kareem Sule as the chairman of one of the rising women clubs in Nigeria, Honey Badgers. Founded in 2019, Honey Badgers recently gained promotion to the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) championship. At a brief but remarkable handover ceremony in Abuja, President of Ratels Sports Development Read More

2023: Group endorses ex-Bauchi gov Mu’azu for president

September 8, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A group, ‘The North-South United Movement’ has called on former governor of Bauchi state, Ahmed Mu’azu to run for president come 2023, describing him as a leader with a difference who can lead the nation to greater height.  In a press statement made available to journalists in Bauchi, leader of the group, Ambassador Ken Akpan, stated that Mu’azu governed Bauchi Read More

Buhari recovers N1tr stolen funds in six years – APC-LAC

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has so far recovered about to One trillion Naira worth of stolen funds and assets since assuming office in 2015. The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, in a statement released Thursday in Abuja, said all final forfeitures are being deployed for use in the government’s special Read More

Pictures: Kogi govt procures Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, has procured Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber to strengthen the state’s healthcare system and provide quality healthcare Services. The newly acquired equipment is hoping to strengthen the critical institutions and systems required to effectively provide affordable and quality healthcare service to the people. The governor, in a statement, signed by the Read More

USAID, others take malaria project advocacy to Benue

August 20, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

A joint team from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP); and the Ministry of Defence Health Implementation Programme (NMOD-HIP), has paid a courtesy visit to the Benue State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Joseph Ngbea, and key state health stakeholders to advocate for a national Read More

Ogun seals 26 buildings, 5 others get contravention notice

August 15, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state government has served contravention notice to five commercial buildings at Mowe-Ofada in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the State, while it sealed 26 other buildings including gas outlets, petrol filling station, as well as commercial buildings for non-compliance with Physical Planning law of the State. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Tpl. Tunji Odunlami disclosed this Read More

Ebonyi 2023: Indigenes reject zoning, campaign for competence, credibility

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi state, indigenes of the state under the aiges of Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID) have rejected zoning agreement, saying competence, capability and credibility should be the standard for anyone to succeed governor Dave Umahi. The group said: “Ebonyi people truly deserve nothing but the best, most credible and competent hand Read More

World Athletics releases AFN password to Okowa-led Board

August 1, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The coast is now clearer as the administrative password has now been given to the Secretary of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) in Tokyo by the President of World Athletics (WA). The Secretary of the AFN, Niyi Beyioku, promised to always work by the rules of AFN and Nigeria as country to ensure that the federation meets the required standards Read More