US prioritises immigrant visa applicants refused under Presidential Proclamation 9983

March 16, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Following President Biden signing of a Presidential Proclamation titled: Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United State ended travel restrictions under Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983 that had suspended entry into the United States of certain nationals, based on visa type, from various countries to including Nigeria. A press statement by the United States Mission in Nigeria, Tuesday, said: Read More

US contacts Nigerian visa applicants affected by Trump’s travel ban

March 16, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

 The United States of America  (USA) mission in Nigeria has said that it was prioritising immigrant visa applicants in Nigeria affected by the travel restrictions under Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983 signed by former President Donald Trump in 2020. This followed the Presidential Proclamation signed by President Joe Biden on January 20, 2021, titled, ‘Ending discriminatory bans on entry to Read More

Transformational leadership, equity ‘ll guarantee peaceful co-existence in Nigeria – Chukwu

March 13, 2021 Editor 0

Mr. Celestine Chukwu is the founder and President of Celchi Global Peace Foundation, and the Secretary General of Igbo community assembly in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In this interview with Ikenna Okonkwo, Chukwu bares his mind on burning national issues, especially on how Nigeria can be free of Bandits, Boko Haram, and other insecurity problems. What does Celchi Global Peace Read More

Nigeria lagging behind in $11trn digital economy – NITDA

March 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

As far as digital economy in the world is concerned, which is valued at $11trillion, Nigeria despite its huge population and potentials, is lagging behind, according to the Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency ( NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa. This is as the Senate has urged the agency to fast track the process of making the country an Read More

2023: Arewa coalition urges Okorocha to run for president

March 11, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As political activities continue to garner momentum towards the 2023 general elections, the Coalition of Northern Supporters to Ndi – Igbo for President 2023 has expressed their support for Senator Rochas Okorocha to declare his interest in the 2021 presidential election. The Coalition comprising of Coalition of North Eastern Patriots, (CONEP),North Central Development Cycle(NCDC), Northern Youths in Politics (NYP),Public Awareness Read More

2023: Opposition parties, stakeholders inaugurate merger c’mtt against APC

March 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, opposition political groups and some other stakeholders have regrouped under the aegis of National Consultative Front (NCF) purposely to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The group has, however inaugurated a merger committee to negotiate a possible merger with an existing political parties across the country. The group said it will mobilise massive Read More

Jonathan: Mailafia exposes sponsors of bandits in Nigeria

February 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, on Thursday said bandits terrorising Nigeria were sponsored by those who wanted former President, Goodluck Jonathan, out of power. The Presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress in the 2019 general elections made this claim during an interview with Punch on Thursday. He said, “During the 2015 elections Read More

Excitements as IntraDot launches Nigeria first indigenous online TV App ‘OyaWatch TV’-Your TV on the Go!

February 21, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

A cross section of Nigerians has expressed delight at the launch of the country’s first downloadable online mobile television application ‘OyaWatch TV’ as they affirmed that it suitability for all major mobile devices and smart TV’s with contents from both local and international broadcasters is a pacesetter. The app is the first service of its kind dedicated to Nigerian audiences Read More

Youth Council hails nomination of Bawa as EFCC chair, demands speedy confirmation

February 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has described Abdulrasheed Bawa as a “world class crime buster” whose services as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are greatly needed to advance the fight against corruption in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday sent the nomination of 40-year-old Bawa to the Senate for confirmation, saying the request Read More

NSCDC: Madu embarks on nationwide visit to commands

February 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The acting Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Hilary Kelechi Madu, has commenced a national working visit tp all the state commands beginning from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The visit which began Thursday, February 11, 2021, at Abuja command will see the NSCDC boss go round the country. In a statement released to newsmen Read More

IGP: Sahara Reporters’ allegation meant to demoralise officers, group condemns

February 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-good governance group, Citizens Action for Good Governance (CAGG) has condemned allegation of bribery raised by an online medium, Sahara Reporters over the tenure extension of the Inspector General of Police Adamu Mohammed, saying the plot was to demoralise the officers and men of the force. The group, however, called on Nigerians to throw such allegation, described as malicious Read More

FCMB extends financial support to over 15,000 women, continues promotion of SMEs

January 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

First City Monument Bank, a foremost financial services provider in Nigeria, has continue her aggressive drive and support for the Small and Medium Enterprises sector in the country. The bank, which was recently voted as the Best SME Bank in Africa, thereby consolidating its position as the dominant financial institution in the segment, has made more funds available to women Read More

Diplomatic relations: Group wants Trump, others sanctioned

January 24, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria and other African nations have been urged to impose sanctions on the immediate past United States President, Donald Trump, and top officials of his administration over worsened diplomatic relationship between the United States and the continent.  According to civil society group, All Lives Matter in Nigeria (ALMN) at a world press conference on Sunday in Abuja, this is necessary to Read More

Kano to engage 1,000 special guards to enforce Covid-19 protocols – Ganduje

January 24, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said that his administration would soon engage the services of 1,000 special guards with the aim of ensuring strict compliance with the Covid-19 protocol. Addressing Journalists at the Africa House, Government House Kano over the weekend, Ganduje said with the resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, there was the compelling need for the engsgement Read More

Restructuring: PDP plotting to pull-down Nigeria through illegality- VON DG

January 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieft of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plotting to destroy Nigeria by pushing for the restructuring of the country via unconstitutional means. Okechukwu told the opposition not to lose sight of the fact that the constitution remains the ground norm, no matter Read More

Happening now: Incumbent Museveni leads Bobi Wine in Uganda Presidential poll

January 15, 2021 BBC 0

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has taken a significant early lead in the presidential race according to preliminary results released by the electoral commission on Friday morning. Mr Museveni has garnered 1,536,205 votes (65.02%), while his main rival Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has 647,146 votes (27.39%) from 8,310 polling stations. The country has a total of 34, 684 Read More

Breaking: France confirms first new Coronavirus variant

December 26, 2020 BBC 0

France has confirmed the first case in the country of the more contagious coronavirus variant recently identified in the UK. The French health ministry said the person was a French citizen in the central town of Tours who had arrived from London on 19 December. The ministry said he was asymptomatic, and currently self-isolating at home. The appearance of the Read More

Breaking: Outage crisis hits YouTube, google, Gmail

December 14, 2020 Agency Report 0

The Google-owned family of apps has crashed for thousands of users worldwide. This includes Gmail, Google Drive, Google Sheets and YouTube as well as the main search engine. Outage tracker site DownDetecter clocked tens of thousands of users reporting issues with the sites around 11:40am. Problems were reported mainly in Europe but also in Australia, the east coast of the Read More

Private air travel : VOMOS becomes WYVERN member

December 10, 2020 Editorial II 0

Premium private travel company, VOMOS Inc has successfully enrolled in the WYVERN Broker Membership program. WYVERN Brokers have access to a data platform called Aviation Compliance Enhancement System (ACES), which allows them to be the smartest charter buyers in the industry.  VOMOS is now eligible to provide clients with a Pilot & Aircraft Safety Survey (PASS) report which verifies that Read More

Being sexy is my everyday lifestyle – DJ Dimple Nipple

November 21, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigerian actress, dancer and DJ, DJ Dimple Nipple stands at six feet tall. Not only is her height intimidating, her physique oozes the quantum of sexiness and ravishing beauty that is as captivating as it is alluring. Calling her sexy is definitely not out of order as she parades a female kingdom of over 300 thousand followers on her Instagram Read More

Wild jubilation in US streets after Biden’s presidential victory, Trump supporters launch protest

November 8, 2020 Aljazeera 0

There has been wild jubilation around the streets as thousands of jubilant Joe Biden supporters honked car horns, banged on pots and cheered to celebrate the Democratic candidate’s victory in the United States elections. “I could dance and scream all day long,” Bernadette Etienne, a retired translator, told Al Jazeera from Black Lives Matter Plaza. “There is so much misery to expel, so Read More