Thursday, August 18, 2022

Agric. Cooperative empowers 4,572 Kano residents in poultry farming

The National Agricultural Mechanisation Cooperative of Nigeria (NAMCON), says it has empowered no fewer than 4, 572 residents drawn from the 44 local government...

FG, C/River laud impact of COVID-19 grant for agriculture

The Federal and Cross River State Governments have expressed satisfaction with the investment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grants in agriculture for beneficiaries in the...

Obaseki, Oghiadomhe, others congratulate Sen. Braimoh at 80

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Chief Mike Oghiadomhe, Chief of Staff to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, have joined other prominent Nigerians to congratulate...

BBNaija’s Tega Dominic advises women against abusive marriage

Tega Dominic, a.k.a. Shine ye eye, Big Brother Naija housemate season 6, have urged women to stay away from abusive marriage. The reality star, who...

Technology

Protest Over Okomu’s Oil Refusal To Obey Revocation Order

No Such Order Against Us--Okomu By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City  A coalition of civil society groups, farmers and environmentalists on Wednesday protested through the...
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Kwara Gov assures farmers of more support this season

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has reiterated his administration's commitment to intensifying support for farmers in the agrarian...

U.S. can’t cure its underlying diseases by shifting blame

The COVID-19 situation in the U.S. is entering a new stage of upsurge, with core indicators, including daily numbers of new confirmed...

Buhari meets traditional rulers, vows to be harder on criminals

President Muhammadu Buhari says security chiefs have received marching orders to go harder on criminals, including shooting anyone found to be in...

EFCC secures five convictions in Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office has secured convictions of five persons prosecuted for their involvement...

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Buni enrolls 100 indigents in healthcare scheme

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has sponsored the enrollment of 100 poor and vulnerable people under ‘Expanded Healthcare Services Scheme’ in the state. The...

Baker calls for more technical basketball academies in Nigeria

Ganon Baker, an international high-performer basketball trainer has called for more technical basketball academies in Nigeria to raise the standard of the game. Baker made...

Cricket: Nigeria ready to host ICC U-19 World Cup qualifiers

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) says it is ready to host the International Cricket Council (ICC) U-19 Africa Division 2 World Cup qualifiers in...

Why we’re committed to worship of Osun goddess

Some foreign devotees at the just concluded Osun-Osogbo festival have expressed belief in the sanctity of the Osun deity, saying the annual...

Obi no threat to Tinubu, says Kogi group

The forum of Kogi former political office holders says Peter Obi, the Presidential Candidate of Labour Party is not a threat to the victory...

Music

Kaduna fire service records 221 fire incidents in 3 months

Mr Paul Aboi, the Director, Kaduna Fire Service, said the state recorded 221 fire incidents from January to March, 2020. According to him, 26 persons...

CBN/RIFAN working towards crashing price of rice – official

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), disturbed by the increase in price...

200 students converge in Lagos for National Schools’ Rackets Games

   More than 200 students from 13 schools across the country have converged in Lagos for the maiden National Schools’...

Pharmacists to Govt: We Are Not Inferior To Doctors

By Our Correspondent The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria have said that they are equally as relevant...

FIRS appoints new directors, retires others

The Board of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has approved the appointment of four Coordinating Directors (CD) and two...

Culture

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EFCC Adjourns Interaction With Badeh

Former chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh was at the EFCC office on Wednesday to honour the invitation extended to him...

Rivers governorship poll: Wike dedicates victory to God, Rivers people

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has dedicated his victory at the 2019 governorship poll to God and the people of the state. He spoke on...

Makarfi PDP faction as the real terror group

By: Richard Murphy It takes morbid callousness or an unrivalled level of ignorance or a combination of both to attempt the stunt by a faction...
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Italian tourists in India quarantined with coronavirus

Two groups of Italian tourists were under quarantine in India Wednesday, with 16 testing positive for the new coronavirus, prompting authorities to tighten controls. Italy...

Group commends Buhari, leaders for solidarity with Tinubu

Chief Franklin Ebere-Njoku, Deputy National Coordinator, Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC), on Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari and other Nigerian leaders for...

FG to give Nigerians quality healthcare as democratic dividend- Prof. Adewole

· By Joyce Remi- Babayeju · Minister of Health,...

Primary School Teacher Docked For Raping 7 Pupils

The Katsina State Police Command, have arraigned Hamisu Galadima, a primary school teacher, before a senior magistrate’s court for allegedly raping seven girls in...

FG declares Oct. 29 public holiday for Eid-el-Maulud celebration

The Federal Government has declared Thursday as public holiday to mark Eid-el-Maulud Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of...

Election Postponement: NYPF to subsidize transport for members

By Ere-ebi Agedah In order to stem the tide of voter apathy following a sudden postponement of last Saturday’s presidential and house of representative’s election,...

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BREAKING: Two policemen, one civilian killed by Gunmen in Delta

Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed two yet-to-be-identified mobile policemen at Old Ekete Junction in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. ALSO READ:Ile Arugbo: Court adjourns for hearing as peace talks collapse It was learnt that the mobile police officers attached...

Road crashes claim 135 lives, injure 1,118 in 10 months – FRSC

By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi 135 lives were said to have been lost in various road accidents across Bauchi State between January and October, 2017. This was...

Court remands businessman for allegedly kidnapping 5-year-old boy

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Wednesday ordered that a 34-year-old businessman, Yakubu Aminu, who allegedly kidnapped a five-year-old boy be remanded in...

Kwara APC Accuses Saraki’s Thugs Of Killing Member

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara state All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that political thugs loyal to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, have...

Defection to APC: Saliu Mustapha lauds Gov Ayade’s bold move

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Saliu Mustapha, who is also aspiring to become the party's...

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Grammy Awards organisers pledge support to Biden, Harris

Recording Academy,  Organisers of the Grammy Awards,  has pledged to support the administration of Joe Biden, the newly elected United States of...

Olowu of Owu, Oba Oyelude calls for support for Nigerian Army

A highly respected traditional ruler in Yorubaland, the Olowu of Owu Kuta, Oba Hammed Adekunle Makama Oyelude, has called for total support for the...

Buhari meets Libyan PM in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently hosting the Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid...

2 brothers docked for allegedly assaulting police officer

Two brothers who allegedly assaulted a police officer on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The police charged Rilwan, 18 and Rasheed Shonde, 20,...

Group condemns maltreatment of Nigerian traders in Ghana, urges ECOWAS to intervene

An NGO, Media Advocacy West Africa Foundation (MAWA Foundation) has condemned the ill treatment of Nigerian traders in Ghana. Mr Liberty Oseni, the Coordinator of...

47,000 youths have so far applied for FG’s work experience programmes – Minister

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says some 47,000 youths have so far applied for the Work Experience Programme (WEP) of...
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Music

Alleged N32.8bn Pension Fraud: Court grants EFCC leave to amend charge

Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of an FCT High Court on Monday, granted leave to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to file amended charge...

Mount Everest is higher than we thought – Nepal, China

Nepal and China on Tuesday said Mount Everest is higher than previously thought, settling a long-running conflict over the height of the...

NIPC boss considers Shoprite strategic investment in Nigeria

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), says Shoprite, South African Retailer is a strategic investment playing vital role in connecting Nigerian produce and products...

FG denies printing N60bn to support March allocation

The federal government on Wednesday, denied the claim by the governor of Edo state Godwin Obaseki, that N60 billion was printed in...

Sport News

Ordos in N China promotes intelligent coal mining

By Ding Zhijun, People's Daily Mining is getting intelligent in Ordos, a city dubbed "Coal Capital" in north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. The city,...

INEC to hold ‘extraordinary’ meeting Saturday on 2023 elections guidelines

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will hold a meeting on Saturday over the implementation of the electoral bill 2022. On Friday, President...

Lagos Bye-Elections: INEC promises to follow COVID-19 protocols

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos said that the Oct. 31 bye-election in the state would be in compliance with the COVID-19...
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Fanta, Sprite safety: CPC commences investigation in level of additives

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has instituted an investigation into the safety of additives in Nigerian Bottling Company’s Fanta and Sprite with...

Man jailed 3 years for cheating businessman

A Customary Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Friday sentenced a man, Michael Kadima to three years imprisonment for cheating a businessman.

Radio Kwara Staff Debunk Govt’s Claim On Their Salary

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The staff of Radio Kwara have debunked the claim by the Sole Administrator of the Kwara State owned media houses, Dr....

Ajadi Wins Kwara South Senatorial Primaries, APC Stakeholders Insist

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Kwara south, have asked the national secretariat of the party to declare Senator Sulaiman...

TV

Military airstrike hits terrorists logistics base, kills scores in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has neutralised several terrorists of the Islamic State of West Africa Province...

2019: Peace and security of Plateau has earned Lalong second term – Gowon

The people of Plateau State have been asked to queue behind Simon Bako Lalong of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 governorship...

Hijrah: Kwara Gov warns Nigerians against prejudice, hatred

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday called on Nigerians to shun prejudice and hatred for one another in the name...

Innovation facilitates better use of drones in China

By Jin Bo, People’s Daily A spectacular drone light show staged above the Yazhou Bay Science and Technology City in Sanya, China’s southernmost province of...