C’ttee to involve youths for 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Youths, including school children are to be involved in the planning and activities to commemorate 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, according to National Planning Committee for the event. Brig.-Gen. Olufunmilola Soleye, the Chairman of the 26-member committee for the celebration, disclosed this after the body was inaugurated on Friday by Amb. Danjuma Sheni, the […]

INCASE YOU MISSED THIS: ATTENTION CONTRACTOR OF THE HIGH RISING CLASSROOMS OF IBB CENTRAL PRIMARY SCHOOL, MINNA

We are calling on the Contractor handling the construction of this structure abandoned in IBB Central Primary School to quickly go back to complete the project since it is alleged he was fully paid up-front by the management of Niger State Universal Basic Education Board before necessary action are taken against him Latest report reaching us […]

Ex-Akwa Ibom First Lady Imo Isemin is dead

Imo Isemin, the wife of the first civilian governor of Akwa Ibom State, Akpan Isemin, is dead. Mrs. Isemin died on Wednesday in an undisclosed hospital in Uyo, an aide to the former first lady said on Thursday afternoon at the Isemins family house, Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo. She was said to have been taken […]

Lawmakers’ salaries: What we discussed with Saraki – SERAP

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has confirmed that its representatives yesterday met with the Senate President Bukola Saraki to discuss issues relating to details of annual salaries and allowances of lawmakers. In a statement on Friday by Timothy Adewale, SERAP deputy director, the organisation said that, “While we appreciate the expressed commitment by […]

200,000 Nigerians apply for visas through us annually — VFS Global

The Chief Operating Officer of VFS Global in Africa, Jitten Vyas, on Thursday announced that about 200,000 Nigerians applied annually for visas to various countries through his organisation. Mr. Vyas made the announcement at the official inauguration ceremony of the Chinese Visa Application Service Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos. According to him, many Nigerians always […]

SPENDING 1.2BN ON HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME

The conception of the idea by this current administration during their campaign cycle (Central Gov’t) to float the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme for primary schools (lunch) across the federation never got my admiration despite its forecasted objectives. With many recycled misconceptions, what many has failed to realize is the programme is that of the FG […]

World Peace Day: NANS sues for peace among Nigerians

In commemoration of the 2017 World Peace Day, the National Association of Nigerian students, NANS, has urged Nigerians to remain peaceful and law abiding. The students’ umbrella body made this call in a press statement signed by its national president, Chinonso Obasi. Mr. Obasi said sustainable peace can only be guaranteed when there is concerted […]