Two thieves escape lynching in Enugu

IT WAS a lucky day for two thieves who were saved by the police as they were nearly lynched by an angry...

#EndSARS: Makinde secures freedom of arrested protesters

... Ooni calls for calm SIX suspects arrested in connection with the crisis that visited the protest against...

Application for FG’s N75b youth investment fund invited

THE Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare, yesterday inaugurated the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund in Abuja and called for aaplications.

26 states struggling to meet COVID-19 test target – FG

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 yesterday said 26 states were not meeting COVID-19 test targets. Addressing journalists at...

#EndSARS: Edo declares 24-hr curfew

Hoodlums burn down police station in Benin Police block road leading to Force Headquarters, Abuja THE Edo State Government...

W’Bank to support Nigeria’s health, education sectors

WORLD Bank Group has said it will work with the Nigerian government to strengthen the health and education sectors.

American firm acquires Nigerian start-up for $200m

A UNITED States of America’s holding firm, Stripe, is acquiring a technology company based in Lagos, Paystack, for $200m.

You can’t control minerals, FG tells states

THE Federal Government yesterday told state governments that they could not control the mineral deposits in their various domains.

#ENDINSECURITYNOW protests rock Kaduna, Gombe, Kano, Bauchi

SEVERAL hundreds of youths, yesterday, poured into streets of major cities in the North, including Kaduna, Gombe, Kano and Bauchi, in protest...

Eziagulu Aguleri marks Olili Onwa Isaa

THE annual Olili Onwa Isaa (Festival of the 7th Native Month), of Eziagulu, Aguleri, Anambra East LGA has commenced.

Anambra’s Health Ministry to partner Miss Nigeria on girl-child education

ANAMBRA State Commissioner for Health, Vincent Okpala, has assured the 43rd Miss Nigeria beauty pageant winner, Miss Beauty Estsahu Tukura that his...

Bauchi swears in new LG chairmen, councillors

TWENTY new local government chairmen and councillors were on Sunday, sworn in in Bauchi State, following an election adjudged credible, free and...

Osodieme offers free medical outreach to indigent persons in Awka North

Wife of the Governor of Anambra State and founder of the Caring Family Enhancement (CAFE) Initiative, Ebelechukwu Obiano has offered free medical...

Agriculture will save Nigeria’s economy –Nwafor Orizu

THE son of the former President of Nigeria, Prince Ifeamuma-eme Nwafor Orizu has called on Nigerian leaders to reduce dependence on oil,...

Oyo SUBEB trains quality assurance officers on ICT procedures

OYO State Universal Basic Education Board has said that it was preparing its quality assurance officers on ways to improve learning and...

World Food Day: Njelita stresses need to end starvation

WORLD Food Day is an international day celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honor of the date of...

Remdesivir not enouh to quell COVID-19 mortality – WHO

THE World Health Organisation has adjudgedthe antiviral drug Remdesivir inadequate for prevention of ultimate COVID-19 mortalities since its discovery Remdesivi has been...

Oyo Assembly approves Makinde’s N100b bond request

OYO State House of Assembly has approved Oyo N100 billion prosperity bond, describing it as an alternative approach of the present administration...

For Nigerian women, unending struggles so far

 RIGHT from pre-colonial times to the early 21st century, the role and status of women in Nigeria have continuously evolved. The Nigerian...

Onowu Ubuluisiuzo buries wife

THE remains of  Mrs Maria Mbanaso,  wife of  Sir Alfred Obi Mbanaso  (Onowu Ubuluisiuzo) has been committed to mother earth at her...

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Anambra to step up tourism devp – Madubuko

ANAMBRA will continue to invest in tourism to step up earnings from the sector. In this direction, the state...

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu visits family of killed protest victim

... Directs students to stay at home LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has visited the widow of Mr....

In Enugu, man petitions Police after being banished from his town

A PETITION has been sent to Enugu State Commissioner of Police by Mr. Simon Ebulu, a criminologist, over his banishment from his...

FG vs ASUU: Group of northern professionals seeks Zullum, Matawalles’s intervention

NATIONAL Professional Group and Northern Nigerian Youths Frontiers have jointly called on imminent leaders in the country not to relent on their...

Three detainees bailed as Obiano visits SARS formations

IN FULFILLMENT of his promise, Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, Saturday,, 2020, visited former Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) formations in Anambra...

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