Monday, November 28, 2022

Echono And His Midas Touch At TETFUND

By Abubakar Sani The Federal Government of Nigeria established the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) in 2011 to disburse, manage, and monitor education tax...

That New Sheriff at NPA

By Odumu Igbudu The name Mohammed Bello Koko might not ring a bell at the slight. But it is doing wonders at the strategic...

Xi’s trip demonstrats China’s role as a rational, confident and responsible major country

By He Yin, People's Daily From Nov. 14 to 19, Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit in Bali, Indonesiaand...

China provides solution for building secure, stable world

By Seymur Mammadov Azerbaijan is one of the earliest countries to show support for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The initiative promotes the synergy...

Technology

Court sentences man to 4 months imprisonment for stealing gas cylinder in Lagos

A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Agbowa, Lagos State, on Monday sentenced a 24-year-old man, Daniel Johnson, to...
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COVID-19: LG fumigates markets, public places in Lagos

Agbado/Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area LCDA in Lagos State has commenced total fumigation of all markets and public places to sanitise and prevent the...

Budget Padding: Dogara’s Kinsmen Seek Explanation

By Sule ALIYU, Bauchi As controversy continued to trail what is today known as the budget padding saga, Concerned Citizens from Dass, Tafawa Balewa and...

Ambassador Jidda Fetes Chinese Consul On Nigeria’s 62 Anniversary

By: Our Reporter Ambassador *of* Nigeria to China Baba Ahmad Jidda OFR, on Thursday celebrated the country's 62 Independence Anniversary at an elaborate ceremony...

Anti Grazing Bill Debate, No Solution – Obaseki

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, City Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Thursday Said the solution to Nomadic problems in the state was not contained in...

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Gov. Sule approves contracts for rural electrification in Gadabuke Dev. Area, says Hon Shafa

"... as 5 communities which includes karmo, tudu-uku, loko-goma, nakuse and gwargwada are benefiting in the first phase..." Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has...

Nasarawa Assembly Commences 2023 Budget Defence, pledges enhance synergy with Govt. to achieve global education best standard

".. as NSUK, COAST, COE appear before education committee friday... " Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has today commenced the 2023 budget defence exercise...

Ladies In Politics Celebrate Atiku’s Birthday In Grand Style

A group of young women known as Ladies in Politics (LIPS), on Friday, celebrated the birthday of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic...

China committed to building Asia-Pacific community with shared future

By He Yin, People’s Daily On Nov. 17, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a written speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in...

Full text of Xi’s remarks at Session I of G20 summit in Bali

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech titled "Working Together to Meet the Challenges of Our Times and Build a Better Future" here Tuesday...

Music

NSE closes for Eid-el-Kabir celebration with 0.18% growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended the week on Wednesday ahead of Eid-el-Kabir celebration with a growth of 0.18...

Lockdown: IPAC urges FG to direct law enforcement agencies not to hinder flow of goods, services

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has urged the Federal government to direct law enforcement agencies assigned to enforce restriction...

Borno Governor, Zulum Dissolves Cabinet

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council. The Secretary to the State...

Woman Jailed For Stealing Church Money

Stories by Chris RICHARDS, Abuja The Gwagwa Grade 1 Area Court on the 9th March, 2016 sentenced a 26-year old...

LG Election: Gov Ahmed Explains Reason For Postponement

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has attributed the extension of initial three months...

Culture

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Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Dies At 83

Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo, has died at the age of 83. Details of his death are still sketchy, but Daily Trust...

COVID-19: FG to support NAFDAC on vaccine research to meet global standard

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the Federal Government will support the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), to...

Biden inaugural rehearsal evacuated amid fire near U.S. Capitol

Participants at a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration were evacuated from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday after...
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X-raying Sino-Africa relations through FOCAC

By Friday Obande Looking back to history, China-Africa tie cannot be overemphasized, as a lot has been achieved within the purview of her multilateral...

Gov Abiodun bans fuel tankers, articulated vehicles from plying Ogun flyovers

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyover bridges in the state.

AUN Celebrates An Icon, His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar @ 70

By Aaron Ossai People sometimes wonder why an institution like the American University of Nigeria, AUN was established in the small town of Yola, Adamawa...

Coronavirus: Ondo Electoral Commission insists on April 18 LG poll

The Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC), says it is going ahead with the April 18, local government poll, in spite of coronavirus scare. ODIEC...

Ajaokuta steal company to function as private entity – Fayemi

By Aaron Ossai The Ajaokuta Steel Company is to function as a purely private entity, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi...

Toro LGA Promotes 1,700 Staff

  By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi Bauchi Local Government Service Commission has received a pat on the back over its recent promotion of 1, 703 staff of...

Lifestyle Magazine

Over 100,000 N-Power beneficiaries have become entrepreneurs – Minister

Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Friday said the N-Power programme has improved the livelihood of a critical mass of young unemployed Nigerians. Farouq said this in an address at the grand...

Insecurity: Kwara Assembly Asks Govt To Check Influx Of Destitute Persons Into Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state government to...

COVID-19: NCDC reports 877 new infections, total case count now 150,246

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported  877 new cases of the  Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in...

Matawalle appoints new Chief of Staff

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has appointed Ibrahim Sulaiman as his new Chief of Staff. This is contained in...

R. Kelly broke after paying debt of over $150,000

RnB singer R. Kelly seems to be in a lot of trouble these days. The embattled singer is reportedly left with as little as...

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Polio Virus may resurface in Nigeria – UNICEF

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the Wild Polio Virus (WPV)may resurface if adequate measures are not taken.Elizabeth Onitolo,...

Police arrest man in Jigawa for grievous arm leading to amputation

. Police spokesman, ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued in Dutse on Tuesday and said the incident took place at Zazika...

With hegemonic thinking, the U.S. can’t vindicate itself of its bio-military activities

By Zhong Sheng, People's Daily The U.S.-controlled biological laboratories in Ukraine have recently become a focal point of the international society as the fallout of...

Cybercrime: Court orders forfeiture of iPhone, Dell Laptop

An Ilorin High Court on Wednesday the forfeiture of one iPhone and Dell Laptop to the Federal Government coffers. The Economic and Financial Crimes...

Attacks: Kwara PDP Women In Black Attires Visit Agbaji To Sympathise With Victims

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara women in the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) on Monday marched peacefully to Agbaji quarters, Ilorin to sympathise with...

Cancer: 8 Million People Risk Death This Year – Expert

By Lola SERIKI- IDAHOSA, Kaduna As the world marks cancer globally, a medical expert has warned that except certain measures are put in place and...
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Music

Insecurity: Kwara community moves to upgrade Police Post, donates land

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorint An Ilorin high chief, Balogun Gambari, Alhaji Aliyu Adebayo, has donated a large expanse of land for the expansion of Alagbado/...

Customers in FCT lament tedious bank operations

Customers of different banks in the Federal Capital Territory and environs have lamented the stressful banking operations saying it negated the financial inclusion strategy...

Lamorde’s Fate Hangs In Balance

Nigerians are still wondering whether erstwhile Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde, is still in the Police Force or...

2023 Presidency: I’m not a party to Northern consensus arrangement – Atiku

The Technical Committee (TEECOM) for the actualization of Atiku Abubakar’s Presidency in 2023 general election, said the former Vice President was never a party...

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APC crisis: Acting National Secretary, Giadom, resumes

The Acting National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Victor Giadom, has resumed duty at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja. Our Correspondent reports that...

FG Clears N54Bn Pension Backlog

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Federal Government has released N41.5 billion to the National Pension Commission (PENCOM), for onward payment to retirees. With this, it has cleared...

Unemployment Rate Hits 210 Million Worldwide – ILO

By Aaron Ossai with agency reports The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that over 210 million people are unemployed globally and that by 2030...
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Unmanned aerial vehicle challenge holds in Kaduna

The maiden 2020 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) challenge was held on Wednesday at the Jaji military cantonment, Kaduna, to display innovations of...

LG Poll Result: Thugs attack APC official, burns house in Nasarawa

Thugs numbering four have attacked Mr Waziri Enwongulu, the Legal Adviser, All Progressives Congress (APC) of Wakama ward, Nasarawa State. Enwongulu while narrating his ordeal...

Short videos give a boost to popular science

By LiXueqin NingYuan is an influencer that owns 9.67 million followers on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok. His videos, mostly about popular science, such...

COVID-19 vaccine 90% effective in Phase 3 trial, says Pfizer

A vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech was 90 percent effective in preventing Covid-19 infections in ongoing Phase 3 trials, the companies announced...

TV

Oredo gas plant will boost SMEs in host community — Kyari

Malam Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the new Oredo Integrated Gas Handling Facility (IGHF) will...

Buhari warns against violent protests, lauds army

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that any act of hooliganism hiding behind lawful and peaceful protests would be dealt with decisively, to...

Kwara confirms two COVID-19 cases

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 has confirmed two separate cases of COVID-19 in the state. One is the...

You Have Indicted Yourself, CSOs Tell Masari over Comments on Insecurity

The Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has chided Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari over his claim the nation's security...