Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Appeal Court dismisses Omo-Agege’s suit seeking to appeal judgement annulling his candidacy

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, the Edo State Capital, has dismissed an exparte motion filled by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege seeking a leave of court to appeal the Federal High Court Judgement which sacked...

Kwara Poly Never Funded Saraki’s Political Campaigns – KWSG

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara state government has clarified that the management of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin had never funded the Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki's political campaigns. The state government described rumours milling the round that the institution...

Run youths inclusive government, Group advises Ihedioha

Mr Kingsley Onwubiko, Secretary, PDP Volunteer/Support Group (PVSG), Imo chapter on Monday in Abuja advised the Imo Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha to include many youths in his government. Onwubiko, who gave the advice while speaking with the Nationaltrail, said...

South Africa’s Naspers plots Euronext flotation of e-commerce ventures

Naspers will float its e-commerce ventures on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, it said on Monday, the latest move by South Africa’s biggest company to address a hefty discount in its shares. Founded more than 100 years ago...

ANRP urges Borno governor-elect to run people-oriented administration

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) has urged the Borno governor-elect, Prof. Babagana Zulum, to run a people-oriented administration to restore the state’s lost glory. The Chairman of the party in the state, Mr Ahmed Dikwa, made the call in...

DPR seals 21 petrol stations, 4 illegal LPG refilling points in A’ Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Akwa Ibom said on Monday that it had sealed 21 filling stations for operating without licenses and for nonrenewal of licences. The Operations Controller of DPR in the state, Mr Tamunoiminabo Kingsley-Sundaye...

NYSC implores Oyo citizens to warmly receive corps members

The Oyo State National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Monday urged Oyo citizens to warmly receive the 2019 Batch `A’ corps members deployed to the state. The state NYSC Coordinator, Mrs Eniola Ambekemo, gave the advice in a statement...

Oil prices slip amid worries of severe economic slowdown

Oil prices slipped on Monday, with concerns of a sharp economic slowdown outweighing supply disruptions from OPEC’s production cutbacks and from U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela. Brent crude oil futures were at $66.73 per barrel at 0752 GMT,...

NASFAT President urges youths to acquire skills for self reliance, crime reduction

The President of Nasrul-Lahil-l-Fath Society (NASFAT), AlhajiKamil Bolarinwa, has urged idle youths to acquire one form of skill or the other that would keep them economically busy and dissuade from committing crime. Bolarinwa gave the advice on Monday at...

Boeing 737-Max-800: W’ ll partner investigators to unravel cause of crash – Ethiopian Airlines MD

Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday that it would work with both local and foreign investigators to unravel the cause of the March 10 fatal crash of its Boeing 737-Max-800 aircraft. The airline also said that it would continue to work...
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World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS

Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer...
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Court remands 3 suspected killers of Benue prophet

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that three persons, who allegedly killed one Jacob Uhembe, a `prophet’ be remanded...

Ban on illegal use of siren, unauthorized tinted glass cars still in force – Police

The Ebonyi Police Command has said that the ban on the illegal use of siren, use of tinted glass vehicles without permit...

NCNE trains 120 Kano youths on Livestock development, others

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) has organised a three-day training for 120 youths on skills acquisition  in order to create...

Renewed cult clash in Ebonyi communities claims 4 lives

Four persons have been reportedly shot dead in Oriuzo, and Onueke in Ezza North and Ezza South Local Government Areas of Ebonyi...