1,500 NYSC corps members complete skills acquisition training in Sokoto

No fewer than 1,500 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have completed various skill empowerment training at a joint orientation exercise at Wamakko NYSC Orientation camp in Sokoto State. Addressing the trainees after inspecting an exhibition of finished products on Friday, the state NYSC Coordinator, Musa Abubakar, said that the trainees were of the 2017 […]

Apapa Customs generates N31 billion in January

The Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N31 billion in January, up from N25.9 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2017. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mrs Nkiru Nwalla, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday. According to her, […]

Manchester United fighting to be ‘first of the last’ – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho effectively conceded the Premier League title to Manchester City on Friday, admitting that his Manchester United side are competing to be “first of the last” in the table. United lost in midweek at Tottenham, allowing their local rivals to open up a commanding 15-point lead, with just 13 games remaining. But Mourinho insisted that […]

Governor Obiano expresses satisfaction over work in Amansea

The Governor of Anambra state, Dr. Willie Obiano, has expressed satisfaction with the fast pace of work at the Amansea border of Enugu/Onitsha Expressway ahead of the burial of HE Dr. Alex Ekwueme. During his inspection visit to the site, Obiano made it known to newsmen that the state government was the one executing the […]

President Buhari commended for assenting to Senior Citizens Act

The Dave Omokaro Foundation (DOF) on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the Senior Citizens Centre bill. Mrs Emen Omokaro, the Executive Director of the foundation, expressed the delight during a courtesy call on the Managing Director of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Bayo Onanuga, in Abuja. According to her, the […]

EPL: Wenger reveals what Aubameyang’s arrival means for Lacazette

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has refused to give Alexandre Lacazette any assurances, after the club paid £56million for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this week. Lacazette only arrived at the Emirates last summer from Lyon in a £54million deal, but has struggled with the pace of the Premier League. Aubameyang’s arrival has further raised doubts over the French […]

EPL: Pogba finally speaks after he was substituted in United’s 2-0 loss to Tottenham

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has broken his silence following the club’s disappointing 2-0 defeat to Tottenham on Wednesday. An 11th second opener by Christian Eriksen put Spurs in front before Phil Jones scored in his own net in the 28th minute at Wembley. The French international was ineffectual for long periods of the clash […]

Obasanjo’s coalition for Nigerians holds rally in Ondo

The Coalition for Nigeria (CN), initiated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo has held its first meeting in Ondo State. The meeting, which held in Akure, the Ondo State capital, had in attendance members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC).  Prominent members of the PDP and APC who were at […]

Commissioner to Contractor: Return to site now

By Abdullberqy U Ebbo The Commissioner of Works Alh Ibrahim Balarabe Kagara has ordered the contractor handling Kuta township road back to site. The Commissioner who lamented over the long period the work has stayed, stated during his on the spot assessment of the work, that the road is central to the lives and vehicular operations of the […]