Maina has started speaking up on how he spent the N24bn ―Source

Soni Daniel The embattled former chairman of the Pension Reforms Task Team, Faisal Abdulrasheed Maina “has started speaking up on how he spent the N24 billion”, Vanguard can confirm. A top EFCC official conversant with the matter told Vanguard that Maina had started speaking up on how he spent the N24 billion, which the federal […]

GOVERNOR SANI BELLO CONGRATULATES MUBARAK OVERALL WINNER OF 23RD EDITION OF JIBWIS ANNUAL NATIONAL QUR’ANIC COMPETITION

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated Master Hafeez Mubarak Abdulkareem for emerging victorious at the 23rd JIBWIS Annual National Qur’anic Recitation Competition held in Lafia, Nassarawa State. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, The Governor said the young Mubarak Abdulkareem has indeed made the state […]

THROWBACK

Addressing security challenges of any nation is a collective responsibility. In Nigeria, each tier of government has its responsibility and limitations. In the same vein, citizens also have their responsibility and limitations. We discussed limitations of state governors in fighting insecurity in Nigeria. With hindsight of experience on both sides, I shared my thoughts with […]

Sexual harassment, under check in Auchi Poly – Rector

Dr Sanusi Jimah, Rector, Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo says the institution  has introduced mechanism to mitigate sexual harassment and other vices that negate excellent academic pursuits in the institution. Jimah, made this known  in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Benin, He spoke against the backdrop of a trending […]

Priority is to exit EU on Oct. 31 – Queen Elizabeth

The priority of Britain’s government is to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, Queen Elizabeth said on Monday, setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s programme for a country deeply divided over Brexit. In a speech to parliament, which sets out the legislative agenda for the government, the queen set out Johnson’s plan to “work […]

After heart attack, Sanders battles to remain in presidential race

With all campaign events canceled after an unexpected heart surgery and nothing scheduled until Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate, Bernie Sanders’ campaign has been seeking to reassure supporters the 78-year-old senator is still a viable presidential pick. The campaign has blasted the press with policy announcements and attempted to pivot the health scare to a message […]

How Nigerian striker saved Barcelona from defeat in Spanish league

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala scored the winner for Barcelona ladies in Sunday’s 1-0 victory over Sporting de Huelva in Spanish Primera Iberdrola game. The Falcons Captain’s effort helped the Catalans to their fourth win of the season which will serve as a morale booster ahead of the Champions League meeting with Juventus. Oshoala, however, […]

Banerjee two others win 2019 Nobel Economics Price for fighting poverty

Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their work in fighting global poverty, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday. French-American Duflo becomes only the second female economics winner in the prize’s 50-year history, as well as the youngest at 46. She shared the award […]

Tor Tiv’s visit to Buhari, sign of good things to come — Tiv Youths

By Emmanuel Afonne The Tiv Youth Council Worldwide (TYWC) says  the recent visit by the Benue Traditional Council led by Prof. James Ayatse (Tor Tiv V) to congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari, after election Tribunal victory was a sign of good things to come. A statement signed by Mr Mike Msuaan, President of the Council, on […]

Minimum wage: Osun to join nationwide strike

By Olajide Idowu Workers in Osun say they will join the nationwide strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) if the Federal Government and labour failed to reach agreement on consequential adjustment on the wage increase. Mr Jacob Adekomi, the Chairman of the state chapter of the NLC made this disclosure on Monday. Adekomi […]