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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

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PDP’s survival depends on successful convention – Aspirant

November 30, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Professor Taoheed Adedoja, a national chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says survival or otherwise of the party in 2019 elections is dependent on outcome of its December 9 national convention, scheduled for Abuja. Speaking after submitting his nomination form for the chairmanship race, Adedoja said that the PDP needs a new orientation and that it could no Read More