Be good ambassadors, PTDF boss tells scholars

By Edith Ike-Eboh The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has urged beneficiaries of its 2019/2020 overseas Masters of Science (MSc) and Doctors of Philosophy (PhD) scholarship scheme to be good ambassadors of the country while studying abroad. Executive Secretary of PTDF, Dr Bello Gusau, gave the advice at the induction of 342 scholarship beneficiaries in […]

NDC Commandant identifies unemployment as bane of youth restiveness

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Commandant, National Defence College (NDC), Rear Adm. Mackson Kadiri, has identified unemployment as the major cause of youth restiveness and social instability in the country. Kadiri said this at a Roundtable on “Youth Restiveness and Social Instability in Nigeria: Role of Governance” organised by the Centre for Strategic Research and Studies, […]

Police rescue 13 kidnap victims in Imo forest

By Ikechukwu Iweajunwa Force Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),  DCP Frank Mba, says,  police have successfully rescued 13 kidnapped victims in Lili forest in Ohaji/Egbema council area of Imo. Mba said three of the alleged kidnap suspects were killed by police after eight hours gun battle with the police adding that four assault rifles were […]

Gov. Okowa @ 60: Age never look better than this

Today I look back at the man called Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of my beloved Delta State and thank God on how far he has come and we have been together. I have nostalgic feelings when I realised that today takes him to the Diamond age reserved for the noble at heart. I have nostalgic […]

Ondo: Police blow hot over planned initiation ceremony by cultists

The Ondo State Police Command has read the riot act to cult groups in the state over planned initiation ceremony across the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Femi Joseph in a statement sent to DAILY POST, a group identified as “Seven Seven” is set to hold a get-together ceremony which has been gathered […]

Fatal auto crash claims 19 lives in Kano

The Kano Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the death of 19 persons in an auto crash in the State. The Sector Commandant, Zubairu Mato, confirmed the incident, saying the 19 persons died in the accident which occurred yesterday at Dinyar madiga village, few kilometers from Takai town of Kano State. […]

Billionaire Warren Buffett, a major Apple investor, uses a $20 flip phone

Warren Buffett doesn’t use an iPhone, despite the fact that the firm he runs, Berkshire Hathaway, owns 5.5% of Apple. Instead, he uses a $20 flip phone: the Samsung SCH-U320, which is currently selling for between $20 and $30 on Ebay. Although Apple is Berkshire’s largest investment, its founder and leader lacks hands-on experience with the product […]

AFCON 2019: Kanu Nwankwo identifies what Super Eagles must do to beat South Africa

Nigeria and Arsenal legend, Nwankwo Kanu has urged Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles not to make costly mistakes if they want to beat South Africa in Wednesday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, quarter-final fixture. Kanu called on the Super Eagles to show the right attitude if they are to beat the Bafana Bafana at the […]

AFCON 2019: Mikel Obi speaks on his retirement

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi has hinted on his retirement from the national team after the ongoing African Cup of Nation, AFCON, in Egypt. The 32-year-old midfielder however promised to make his last Africa Cup of Nations one to remember for Nigeria. Speaking with BBC Sport, Mikel said: “It’s been an amazing ride for me […]