90% of Nigerian nurses lack basic life support skills – NGO

Inspire Nurses Network Africa, an NGO, on Sunday in Abuja said 90 per cent of Nigerian Nurses lacked basic life support skills on emergency care. Josiah Okesola, Leader of the group, disclosed this while fielding questions at the News Agency of Nigeria Forum. Okesola, who was accompanied by Mrs Regina Askia-Williams, emphasised that every nurse […]

Nigerians in US honours Ambassador Sylvanus Nsofor

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA), USA, on Saturday organised a reception dinner to formally welcome retired Justice Sylvanus Nsofor to the U.S. as the Nigerian Ambassador in the country. The event, which held at Holiday Inn, Maryland, was attended by many esteemed Nigerians from across the U.S., Nigerian diplomats and other officials of […]

Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri

Palestinian billionaire businessman Sabih al-Masri has been released by Saudi authorities following his detention last week. Masri told the Reuters news agency on Sunday that he was treated with “respect” by the Saudis and would be returning to the Jordanian capital, Amman, upon the conclusion of business meetings this week. In the meantime, he had […]

NSCDC busts petrol stations hoarding fuel

Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Osun State Command acting on intelligent information, raided some fueling stations in Boripe and Ifelodun Local Government Areas of the state recently. Osun NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Babawale Afolabi, told newsmen that the Anti-vandal squad swooped on some petrol stations in Ilesa West and East […]

Nigerian constitution allows use of hijab – Sultan Abubakar tells Law School

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, has said the Nigerian constitution allows the use of hijab. He said its use is not restricted to Muslim women, but also to Christians and Judaists. The sultan said the hijab is a sign of decency and mode of dressing for any woman who “wants to preserve her chastity […]

APC hails President Buhari at 75

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that under President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership, Nigeria is changing into a new nation where peace, unity, and progress are noticeable hallmarks. The Party said this in a statement personally signed by its National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, to felicitate with President Muhammadu Buhari on the joyous occasion of his […]

Ahmadu Bello University ranks No 1 in Nigeria

The National University Commission has released its rankings for all Universities in Nigeria, both private and government owned. According to the ranking, out of over hundred ranked university in Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria came top, beating University of Lagos to second position. At the 3rd position is Obafemi Awolowo University, while the University of […]

FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N609.95 billion November revenue

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) distributed N609.95 billion to Federal, States and Local Governments as revenue generated in November. This is N77.25 billion more than what it shared in October, Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation said. Mr. Idris said that after the cost of collection deductions by FIRS, Customs and DPR, the […]

Fayose congratulates Buhari at 75

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari as he clocks 75. He however urged the president to quit politics given his age and fragile health condition. The governor spoke at a session with journalists in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday. Mr. Fayose said the president had served the nation to be best […]