Osinbajo raises concern over threat of robots, AI

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has raised concern over the growing threat posed to humans by the deployment of robots and artificial intelligence in work places. Osinbajo stated this at the Closing Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations and Annual Conference of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) on Friday […]

Press pass: CNN’s Acosta floors Trump, White House in court

Jim Acosta back to White House A U.S. judge has ordered the White House to restore access to a reporter of the CNN who was barred from the seat of power. The White House suspended the press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta on Wednesday, November 7, hours after President Trump took issue with questions […]

Family, friends offer funeral prayers for Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi: Loved by family and friends (Reuters/NAN) Family and friends of slain Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, offered funeral prayers in Saudi Arabia and Turkey on Friday for the repose of the soul of the late journalist, killed by agents of his own government. The case sparked global outcry and mired the kingdom in crisis. […]

Court remands driver for forcing woman into prostitution

Man in court for forcing a lady into prostitution A Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 32-year old driver, Savior Dabo of Bam Bam village, Makurdi, who the police accused of kidnapping and forcing  a 22-year- old woman, Helen Ijir into prostitution be be remanded in prison. The Magistrate, Mr P.S Chaha adjourned the matter […]

Stay alive till Nov. 20, mortuary attendants beg Ghanaians

Mortuary attendant dressing a corpse Mortuary Staff Union in Ghana has advised members of the public to wait until their strike is over on Nov. 20, before dying. Richard Kofi Jordan, General Secretary of the union gave the advice while indicating that the union’s planned strike action would go on as planned unless the government listens […]

ECOWAS Parliament Supports G5 Sahel to fight terrorism

By Temitope Ponle The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Mr Moustapha Cissé Lo, says the parliament will support the G5 Sahel group to promote peace and security in the region. Cissé Lo made the pledge at the opening of the Second Ordinary Session of the parliament on Thursday in Abuja. “Most of the countries are members […]

2019: Group backs Atiku, promises 10m votes

Members of the Group during the visit to Titi Abubakar as they promise 10 million votes for Atiku The Atiku/Obi Presidential Movement, a group for the actualization of the Presidential ambition of Alh. Atiku Abubakar has promised to deliver 10 million votes for the former Vice President. Amb. Niyi Omoyele, Director General of the movement […]

Police seal Anambra House of Assembly complex

Empty chamber of Anambra House of Assembly By Chimezie Anaso The Police Command in Anambra has announced the sealing of Anambra Assembly (ANHA) complex over the impeachment crisis rocking the House. SP Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Anambra disclosed this in a statement in Awka on Friday. Mohammed said the application to […]

Buhari : I am on track to achieving my plans for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari in Handshake with the Catholic Bishop of Abuja Diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan during the visit of the Christian Association of Nigeria delegation to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday (16/11/18) with them are other members of the delegation, 05796/15/11/18/Callistus Ewelike/ICE/NAN President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, stated that his vision and objectives for […]

COMMUNIQUE AT THE END OF NGIERAN ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIETY(NES) NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING BETWWEN 7TH- 10TH NOVEMBER, 2018 AT IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI INTERNATIONAL CONFRENCE CENTRE ON THE MAIN THEME OF SECURING A SUSTANIBALE FUTURE THROUGH CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND NATURAL CAPITAL: MAINSTREAMING NATIONAL GREEN GROWTH PLAN WHICH TOOK PLACE IN MINNA, NIGER STATE ,NIGERIA PREAMBLE

The Nigerian EnvironmentalSociety held her National Conference and Annual General Meeting with participantsdrawn from the Government, NGOs, Environmental Professionals and Members of the Civil Society Organizations and the media. NES President, Prof LawarenceEzemonye, FNES in his opening address, welcomed all participants to the great occasion by recognizing the contribution of the former President OlusegunObasanjo for […]