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NCPC boss unveils 2020 Bible quiz competition logo

March 4, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The director-in-charge of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Mrs. Esther Kwaghe, has unveiled the logo for this year’s Bible Quiz Competition. She performed recently at the National Christian Centre, Abuja. Mrs. Kwaghe commended the Israel embassy for sustaining the competition, adding that NCPC would continue to give support working with the Israel embassy to ensure the success of the Read More

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Trabzonspor terminate Sturridge’s contract

March 2, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Former Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge has become a free agent after mutually agreeing to terminate his contract with Turkish side Trabzonspor, the club said on Monday. Sturridge, who joined Trabzonspor on a three-year deal in August, had seven goals and four assists for the Turkish Super Lig side in all competitions, last making an appearance in a 2-2 Read More

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Grassroots hold the key to sports dev’t in Nigeria – Minister

February 21, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The  minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has again reiterated his administration’s interest in grassroots and youth football development which he insists is the way to go in order to achieve success in football  and other sports in the country. The Minister made the assertion when appeared on Channels Television’s sports program Sports Tonight. “We must carefully Read More

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MotoGP world champ Marquez extends Honda contract till 2024

February 20, 2020 Editorial IV 0

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has extended his contract with Honda until the end of 2024, the Japanese team announced Thursday. “Honda Racing Corporation are delighted to announce six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has signed a four-year extension of his contract and will continue to race with the factory team until at least December 2024,” the team said in Read More

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Army records 100% in 2020 LCPP examination

February 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

                                                                                                        The Nigerian Army has recorded 100 per cent success among candidates that took part in its just concluded Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examination (LCPPE) 2020.  Deputy director, Army Public Relations 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Lt. Col. Aliyu Yusuf, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu, Sunday. Yusuf noted that the LCPPE 2020 Read More

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EFCC wants anti-corruption campaign included in schools curriculum

February 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called for the inclusion of anti corruption campaign in primary, secondary and tertiary school curriculum across the country. Kaduna Zonal Coordinator of EFCC, Mailafiya Yakubu, stated this during a walk against corruption in Kaduna in collaboration with National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). He said that the campaign if included in school curriculum, Read More

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Olopade applauds AFN contribution to success of Lagos City Marathon

February 11, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The General Coordinator of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Hon. Bukola Olopade, has applauded the invaluable contributions of the  president of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria, Mr. Olamide George, to the success of the 2020 Lagos City Marathon, held last weekend. Olopade, who spoke in Lagos Monday morning, disclosed that, the AFN President gave the organisers of the Silver Read More

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5 APC councilors dump APC for PDP in Zamfara

February 10, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Five out of the 11 councilors elected on the platform of the All Progress Congress (APC) in Gusau local government area of Zamfara state have defected to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This was contained in a statement signed by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General of Media, Public Enlightenment and Communication to Governor Bello Matawalle in Gusau, Monday. Those, who Read More

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Abba Kyari: The chief of staff they don’t know

February 9, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Often, the success of any president is predicated on the effectiveness of his/her Chief of Staff (CoS). The CoS is the one who works behind the scenes to solve problems, mediate disputes, and deal with issues before they are brought to the president. Often chiefs of staff play the roles of a confidante and advisor to the president, acting as Read More

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FCT FA boss, Muktar gives Fashikun’s family N.2m

December 16, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Football Association, Chairman, Mohammed Muktar, has doled out as sum of N200,000 to the family of late Jide Fashikun. Muktar made the donation during a Lecture Series organised by the FCT Chaptar of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) to commemorate its week at the MKO Abiola Stadium Abuja, Monday. Muktar while giving out the Read More

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Jega advises African leaders to restrategise on corruption fight

December 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Attahiru Jega, has advised African countries to restrategise their approaches in fighting corruption. Jega gave the advice while reviewing a book titled: “Curbing Electoral Spending” launched by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. The launched was to mark the 2019 International Anti-Corruption Day organised by the Read More

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Wild polio virus 3 eradicated globally – WHO

October 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Two out of the three strains of polio virus have been eradicated globally, following the conclusion of an independent commission of experts that wild polio virus type 3 (WPV3) has been eradicated worldwide.  Nigeria recorded the last presence of wild polio virus 1 in Africa, but World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that no wild polio virus type 1 has been detected Read More

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Burundi, Tanzania headline CAF’s World Cup qualifiers

September 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Burundi and Tanzania will headline the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualification (CAF) first-round matches. The two nations which participated in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Egypt are part of the 28 African teams which will play in the first round. The 14 winners on aggregate will advance to the second round of qualifiers. Tanzania assistant coach Read More

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Prof Rasheed, worthy of emulation

July 23, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed mni MFR, is a patriotic Nigerian that is being commended every blessed day for his exemplary leadership qualities. He is gifted with all the needed for success in life, with a rich curriculum vitae, and is truly educated and disciplined. A Bayero University, Kano, ABU, Zaria and University of Read More

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CMC calls for dematerialization of unlisted companies’ shares

March 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Following the success recorded by the dematerialization of shares of listed companies in the capital market, the Capital Market Committee (CMC), is advocating that the exercise be extended to shares of unlisted companies.  Acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms. Mary Uduk, who disclosed this in Lagos while addressing financial Journalists on the outcome of the CMC Read More

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NFF congratulates President Buhari on re-election

February 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as President and Commander-In-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In the early hours of Wednesday, the electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, declared President Buhari successfully re-elected along with his running mate, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, GCON. “The NFF is excited by the victory of President Read More

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Police nab 40, to mob-up illegal arms

March 30, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested 40 suspects in connection with various crimes within the Territory, just as the command is set to mop-up illegal and prohibited arms following the expiration of the ultimatum of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. Commissioner of Police in charge of the FCT, Sadiq Abubakar, made this known while Read More

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Boko Haram: Madagali elders express fears over food crisis

February 26, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Yola Elders in Madagali Boko Haram-recaptured local government area of Adamawa state have cried out over they described as the “high possibilities of hunger that will ravage the communities of the area as a result of the Boko Haram incessant attacks.” Appreciating the efforts of the federal and state governments, in recording significant successes in checking the activities of the Read More

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Kano begins second round of maternal, child health week

December 18, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Arrangements have been concluded for the launch of the Second Round of the 2017 Maternal, New Born and Child Health Week (MNCH) across the 44 local government areas of the state. Speaking to news men on the one week event, state Commissioner of Health, Alhaji Kabiru Ibrahim Getso said services and interventions would be delivered free Read More

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Obasanjo now doctor

December 15, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is now a PhD holder. According to reports, Obasanjo has defended his doctoral thesis at the National Open University of Nigeria, (NOUN) where he sat attentively with a laptop last week. The research topic of the former head of state is speculated to centre around Christian Theology. Recall that in 2014, Obasanjo enrolled at NOUN Read More

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Recipe for successful life

December 13, 2017 Editorial IV 0

  One of the most important ways of inspiring yourself is to talk to yourself. Actually, the most important conversations you will have all day long are the ones you have with yourself. The most important opinion you have is the opinion you have of yourself. You can take control by directing yourself talk in a very positive way. The Read More

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2017 FEDCOL marks return of schools sports, says Manko

December 11, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Muhammad Tanko Shittu Jos The successful staging of the just concluded Federal Government Colleges Games (FEDCOL), 2017 has been described as the beginning of resuscitation of the school sports in the country. The chairman organizing commit of FEDCOL 2017, Mr. Muhammad Manko, gave this notion in his speech at the closing ceremony of the games held in Jos. Manko, Read More

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FUT VC seeks media support for progress

December 4, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Aideloje Ojo Minna The newly sworn in Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, Prof Abdullahi Bala, has solicited the cooperation and support of journalists in ensuring successful tenure. Prof Bala stated this at the weekend in a dinner with media men, organised by his predecessor, Prof Musbau Akanji, in Minna. He explained that the relationship Read More