Xenophobia

Xenophobia: Presidency condemns killing of Nigerian in S’Africa

By Godwin Obi, Lagos   SENIOR Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike dabiri –Erewa, has described the killing of Clement Nwaogu, another...

UNIUYO now 16th in Nigerian varsity ranking

Idongesit Ekpot, Uyo   UNIVERSITY of Uyo (UNIUYO) Akwa Ibom State has been ranked 16th in 2018 Nigerian Universities and 3,809 in the Global ranking respectively.   The...

NPA worker in court for breach of peace

From Godwin Obi, Lagos HEARING will continue on 4th May in a case involving a 42-year-old Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) worker, Tijani Hassan, who...

Obaseki challenges youths to leverage on informational power of books

By  Chika Nnadozie, Benin-City   GOVERNOR of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has tasked the youths to leverage on the informational power of books in their quest...

COOUTH gets face-lift

By Michael Ezenwata CHUKWUEMEKA Odumegwu Ojukwu Teaching Hospital, Awka is on the path of excellence as a new vigour has been injected in the institution...

Enugu to develop iron melting site to tourism centre

By Maureen Ikpeama, Lagos   ENUGU State Government has given approval for the development of the world’s oldest Iron smelting site discovered at Otobo Ugwudinoke, Lejja,...

Britain donates $1m counter insurgency equipment to Nigeria

By Winifred Bosa, Lagos   EFFORTS of the federal government in the fight against insurgency, have received a major boost from the Government of the United Kingdom. As...

Kidney transplant patients laud Emmanuel

From Idongesit Ekpot, Uyo A REPORT from Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State Capital, says that post-kidney patients in the state have given the state governor,...

Threat to press freedom rise globally

*USA drop to 45th in press freedom ranking   By Chuka Nnabuife   THE United States of America (USA) has dropped in global Press Freedom ranking.   According to...
FG Bonds

FG to auction N90b bonds in April

The Federal Government yesterday said it has allotted N90 billion in its April auction.   A release from the Debt Management Office (DMO) website in Abuja...

Chinese aid: N2.4b rice not missing – NEMA

Contrary to rumours making the rounds in some quatres that the 6779 metric tons of rice donated to the Nigerian government by China, valued at about N2.4b...
Malaria In Nigeria

173m Nigerians living with malaria

Malaria is still an important public health problem in Nigeria with more than 90 percent of Nigerians, representing 173 million people, currently running high...

Lagos uncover three new baby factories

. Rescue 162 babies   Eagle-eyed security operatives yesterday uncovered three new illegal maternity homes also known as baby factories in Lagos State. Commissioner for Youths and...

Oshiomhole’s national chairmanship aspiration rocks APC

.Oyegun, govs in close-door meeting  .. APC has shown its true colour – PDP   President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement of former Gov Adams Oshiomhole of Edo...

FG votes N64b for Lagos-Ibadan Expressway facelift

. N10.7 b to revamp 10 rice mills . N10b for erosion sites   The Federal Government has approved the release of over N64.108bm for additional works...

Melaye’s arrest: Senate suspends plenary

. We’re ready for his recall – INEC   TO step up solidarity for their embattled colleague, Senator Dino Melaye, senators suspended all items on its...
El-Zakzaky dares Buhari

Again, El-Zakzaky dares Buhari

. Rejects FG’s overtures   Supreme leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, has again drawn the line in his running battle...

Coalition for Nigeria …Igbo’s chance – Nwosu

By Mathew Onwuasoanya   As the 2019 general election draws near and party politics gathers momentum, more stakeholders are rooting for a healthy change in...

Benue massacre: Herdsmen kill 43 more people

  .           15 villages raided, razed down .           Seven killed in Nasarawa IDP camp ..          Tsav, Suswam, others kick     LESS than 24 hours after herdsmen killed With 19...

FG still failing on Chibok girls, four years after

By Winifred Bosa, Lagos   DIRECTOR, Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, has observed that the government is still failing to address the issue of Chibok girls...

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Tomori advocates administration of COVID-19 vaccines on govt officials first

PROFESSOR of Virology, Oyewale Tomori, has called on government officials to be among the first to take the COVID-19 vaccines when they...

Kogi: Obasanjo engages Bello on security

... Says, Kogi central to nation's development FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has commended Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi for...

Niger urges parents to return pupils to school

NIGER State government has advised parent not to allow the abduction of students in the state to discourage them from sending their...

NDLEA nabs trafficker with N1b cocaine hidden in yoghurt pack

A 36-YEAR-OLD suspected trans-border drug trafficker, Nkem Timothy, alias Auwalu Audu, has been arrested in Sokoto by operatives of the National Drug...

Police arrest 3 suspected cultists in Anambra

ANAMBRA State Police Command have arrested three suspected cultists in the state. The state's Police Public Relation Officer, CSP...

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