• Atiku Better Placed To Address Nigerian Challenges – PDP Group

    By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja – A political group, under the aegis of The National True PDP Movement has described former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar as a Nigerian that is better placed to address the daunting challenges confronting the nation. The group in a statement signed by its chairman, Abdullahi Babawo urged the former...

  • South East States Fail To Access UBEC Fund – Executive Secretary

    By Henry Tyohemba, Abuja The executive secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Boboyyi has lamented that despite the poor funding of education sector, many states are unable to access the Universal Basic Education Commission’s intervention fund, with South-East and South-South states most affected. Boboyyi said this during an interactive section...

  • I’ll Ensure Killers Of My Aide Are Arrested – Ortom

    bY SOLOMON AYADO, Abuja Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has vowed that he will arrest those that assassinated his aide, describing the ugly incident as not just sad but a deliberate ploy to destabilise his administration. LEADERSHIP  reports that unknown gunmen had in the early hours of Sunday, invaded the residence of...

  • 2017 Editors’ Conference To Hold In Rivers, September 20

    By Anayo Onukwugha, P/Harcourt Rivers State will host this year’s edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC 2017) which holds in Port Harcourt from Wednesday, September 20 to Sunday, September 24. ANEC is the annual flagship conference of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). This year’s event themed: Nigerian Media –...

  • Why UNIUYO Took Custody Of 600 Reptiles – Don

    By Bernard Tolani Dada  Uyo The authorities of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State have given reasons why the institution undertook the custody of over 600 reptiles including snakes, millipedes and other animals seized by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), in Calabar, Cross River State. The consignments of reptiles stored...

  • Lassa Fever Kills 68, 718 Cases Recorded

    BY DOYIN OJOSIPE, Abuja About 68 persons have been killed by lassa fever since the begining of 2017, the Federal Government has said. Speaking at the Maiden Edition  of the Lassa fever outbreak in Abuja, the Minister of Health, who was represented by the Minister of State for health, Dr Ehanire  Osagie...

  • NANS Condemn Crisis Rocking NBBF

    National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has condemned in clear terms the crisis rocking Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), saying it is not in the interest of youth and detrimental to the development of youth in the country. This was contained in a statement signed by the SSA on sports to the national...

  • WCQ: Cameroon Leave Nothing To Chance Against Eagles

    African champions, Cameroon are not leaving anything to chance ahead of September 1 2018 World Cup qualifying match against the Super Eagles in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Towards this end, the country’s soccer governing body has set machinery in motion and has booked for a hotel in Uyo as well as securing...

  • 2017 Afrobasket: Akhator Hopeful Against Guinea

    Ahead of their fourth group match against Guinea at the ongoing 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament in Mali, D’Tigress top star, Evelyn Akhator is confident of another world class performance against fellow West African side. Akhator, who plays as a forward/center and currently in the books of Dallas Wings in the Women...

  • Taraba: Two Years, Two Outstanding WAEC Results

    By Simon Baba – This is the season of the good things for Taraba State. In May this year, Governor Darius Ishaku was rated among the 10 best performing governors in the area of service delivery in the country by ThisDay newspaper. In fact, the state was number six out of that...

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