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With the global economy still battling with the coronavirus pandemic, coupled with eye opening protests by frustrated youths in Nigeria, the 2020 edition of the annual WorldStage Economic Summit is set to hold virtually on November 10 by 10.30AM (West Africa time) to discuss how economic diversification can help...
CSP Catherine Ugorji of the Nigerian police and serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has been selected by the UN  as one of two runners-up for the prestigious UN Woman Police Officer of the Year award for 2020. Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, in a...
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has called for an unbiased investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of a couple, Mr and Mrs Joseph Oko in Ebonyi. The South East Chairman of MACBAN, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, made the call on Monday in an interview...
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has approved the release of the 2019 promotion of 2,248 workers in the state. Elder Effiong Essien, the State Head of Civil Service made this known at the official opening ceremony of a 5-Day Capacity Building Retreat for Officers on grade levels 13 to...
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says that his administration has entered into a N5 billion gold supply deal with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The governor made the disclosure on Tuesday in Gusau, at a press conference to present the 31-kilogramme Zamfara processed gold. He said that the state government...
The Presidency has reacted to the calls by some individuals and socio-ethnic groups calling for the immediate restructuring of Nigeria, saying the Buhari administration will not succumb to threats and undue pressure over the matter. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, stated...
Anthony Oluwabiyi, Executive Director, Theatre Centrik, on Saturday said the rich cultural and historical values of Lagos will be exhibited on stage play and online on December 2020 to uphold the state’s beautiful culture. Oluwabiyi, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos,...
Anambra has emerged as the state with the most efficient healthcare system in Nigeria, closely followed by Osun, Ogun, Lagos and Rivers, a study revealed on Saturday. The study, conducted by WellNewMe, a top health technology company in Nigeria, showed that the top half of the list is dominated by...
The Rector of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo, Dr. Momodu Sanusi Jimah is dead. He passed on Friday night at exactly 7.00pm. Public Relations Officer of Auchi Polytechnic, Mr. Mustapha Oshiobugie, in a telephone interview confirmed the sad incident on Saturday. “The institution is mourning following the demise of her rector who...
No fewer than 17,000 communities have been affected by flood in the Niger State, the Secretary to the state Government, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, has said. Mr Tanko Lawal, Information Officer to the SSG, in a statement in Minna on Monday, said Matane said this during an the on-spot assessment of...
The Police Command Sokoto State, has confirmed the arrest and detention of Police Sergeant,  Bello Garba, who allegedly shot one person to death and injured three others on Friday in Sokoto. The command said that the Sergeant shot 25-year-old Aminu Abdulrahman to death and injured Junaidu Abba, Babangida Muhammad and...
The Kaduna State Government on Friday, confirmed that it had received the report of Zazzau Emirate kingmakers, for the appointment of a new Emir of Zazzau. This is contained in a statement issued in Kaduna by Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai on Media and Communication. The statement...
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed satisfaction with the level of preparations by local government offices in Ondo state for the state governorship election. Yakubu expressed the satisfaction while speaking with newsmen after his assessment tour to the Akure South Local Government office of the commission ...
Malam Aliyu Biu, Registrar, National Mathematical Centre (NMC), has urged the Federal Government to provide special funds to tertiary institutions to purchase relevant tools for successful e-learning. Biu said this at the 2nd Obiageli Adoro Memorial Lecture organised by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), NMC branch, on...
Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has expressed deep concern over the explosion that rocked the Felele area of Lokoja in Kogi. The explosion, which hit the area on Thursday, killed more than 20 persons. Farouq, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, described the...
Abia Government on Thursday announced that primary and secondary schools in the state are to resume on September 28 to complete the third term of the 2019/2020 academic session. The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, made this known in a statement he issued in Umuahia on the outcome of...

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has blamed the delay in the completion of Eket remodeling project on the death of the founder of Nigerpet, the construction firm handling the project. Emmanuel disclosed this on Thursday in Eket while inaugurating new internal roads and the remodeled and digitilised Immanuel General...