By: Muhammad Muhammad The Honorable Commissioner, Niger State Ministry of Youth Affairs, Honorable Samaila Ibrahim had reiterated that Governor Abubakar Sani Bello have resolved to carry the Youth along in his government. The Commissioner made this known during his parley with critical Youth Leaders in the state during the Ramadan Iftar held at Abdulsalam Abubakar […]

Buhari invites Soyinka, Falana to conferment of national honour on MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has invited Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Femi Falana, to the conferment of posthumous Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) on the late Chief MKO Abiola. Both men were key players in the June 12 struggle.This was disclosed on Friday by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss […]

Wizkid reconciles with Shatta Wale, hugs on stage at Event in Ghana

The Ghana-Meets-Naija event has come and gone.. and one of the high moments of the night was when Wizkid and Shatta reconciled and even performed together on stage. Recall, Shatta once threatened Wizkid, warning him not to come to Ghana.. Apparently, it all started when the self-acclaimed king of Ghanaian dancehall music criticized Nigerian music […]

June 12 anniversary: Ogun rolls out commemorative programme

The Senator Ibikunle Amosun administration has declared Tuesday, 12th June 2018 work-free in Ogun State to enable residents and stakeholders of the State mark the democracy day and celebrate the recent conferment of a post humous national honour on the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR. The Federal […]

Dogara pay’s visit to Gov. Wike, eulogises the people of Rivers

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for more inclusion of stakeholders in governance, saying it remained the most effective way to bring development to Nigeria. The speaker said this while commissioning a multi-billion naira dual carriageway and fly over in Rivers State on Friday night. While commending the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom […]

Ajimobi Declares June 12 Public Holiday

Oyo State  Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun on Saturday said the state government has declared  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 as public holiday throughout the state. The Commissioner in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan disclosed that  the declaration was to commemorate the anniversary of June 12 1993 election generally […]

2019: Ibori Preaches Peace, Drums Support For Okowa

 By: JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Ahead of the 2019 general elections, former Governors of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe  Ibori on Saturdayappealed to political aspirants in the State to be law abiding and peaceful as they about their campaigns. Addressing a mammoth crowd at a merger rally organized by the People’s Democratic Party,  PDP Delta South, Chief Ibori […]

Nigeria moves to boost cocoa sector

Cocoa House in Ibadan, southwest Nigeria, was built with the earnings from exports of cocoa beans and at 26 storeys was once the country’s tallest building. Profits from sales of the commodity — prized around the world as the basic ingredient for chocolate — used to be ploughed into providing free education and health services, […]

Nigerian govt warns of teachers’ mass sack in 2019

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has urged teachers to ensure they were qualified, licensed and registered before 2019 or be flushed out of the classrooms. Adamu gave the warning while monitoring the 2018 Batch A Teacher Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) in Abuja on Saturday. ‎ No fewer than 22,000 would-be teachers sat for the Computer […]