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ABUJA – The United Nations Migration Agency, International Organization for Migration [IOM], has begun the conduct of hygiene and sanitation activities in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and host communities in Borno State as part of the measures to stem the cholera outbreak in the State. According to a Situation Report ...
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LAGOS – Babatunde Balogun, the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman in Lagos State, has said that 230 aspirants are vying for 40 seats in the state’s House of Assembly in the 2019 election. Balogun, who disclosed this at the party’s secretariat in Lagos, after a closed-door meeting with returnee chieftain, Remi ...
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ADO-EKITI – No fewer than3,000 persons with various eye defects benefitted from a free eyeglasses initiative organised by a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Gold Adesola Adedayo. Briefing newsmen after event held in Ido-Ekiti, the politician stated that the gesture was to appreciate the people for the support they ...
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ADO-EKITI – Sir Kayode Otitoju, a former Commissioner for Information, Sports, Culture and Social Development in Ekiti State, has cautioned Nigerians against comparing Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, former Finance Minister’s case with that of Governor Ayo Fayose. Otitoju, a chieftain and senatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti North, ...
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Mr. Olumide Lawal, was former Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to late Senator Isiaka Adeleke. He spoke on the chances of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the September 22, 2018 governorship election in Osun State. READ ALSO: Adeleke sat for May/April 1981 exams – WAEC Excerpts: ...
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LEADERSHIP The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS and the United Nations, UN yesterday called for a regional strategy to further address farmers-herders conflicts in the Sahel region, through public awareness campaign with renewed efforts to tackle the threats to stability and development. Commissioner, Macroeconomic Policy and Economic Research ...
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Ex-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chris Giwa, has declared his intention to contest for the Plateau north Senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Giwa made known his intention when he visited state officials of the party at its secretariat on Wednesday, September 19, ...
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  Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has reacted to the suspension of the national carrier project, Nigeria Air by the federal government.   On Wednesday, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, revealed that the Federal Government has suspended the national carrier project.   Reacting, Tambuwal in a post on ...
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Italian giants Juventus made a winning start to their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 defeat of Valencia on Wednesday night despite new signing and UCL record top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo’s first Champions League appearance for the Old Lady ending with a first half red card. Ronaldo lasted just 29 ...
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Manchester City looked far from potential Champions League winners as they fell to a surprise 2-1 loss at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday. City had a flat performance leaving them with plenty of work to do to progress from Group F. The Premier League champions, favourites with some bookmakers ...
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LEADERSHIP Leading port operator/oil and gas logistics service company, INTELS Nigeria Limited has built and handed over a modern, fully equipped Health Centre to the Aruakpor-Umah Community, in Uvwie Local Government Area, Warri of Delta State. According to INTELS, the multimillion naira Health Centre, set up to provide high quality, ...
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This generation sees Port Harcourt as a city of fear. No day passes without one hearing about ritual killings and rivalry clashes by cult members Ben Okezie Port Harcourt, known to many as the Garden City, and to many others as the city of enjoyment, is today a sad story ...
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Benue State government has embarked on a move to recover official vehicles given to some political officeholders in the state that were recently sacked. The officials may have been sacked for being loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) leader in the state, Senator George Akume. Following the rift between ...
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Chief Joseph Ukueku, the president-general of Ovre-Eku community in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, has accused PRESCO Plc of causing flood in the community, just as he called on the company to abide by the decision arrived at the meetings held between Edo and Bayelsa states. He ...
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Bitcoin and other digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) have been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said on Thursday. Osaka-based Tech Bureau, which operates virtual currency exchange Zaif, said its server had been illegally accessed and money transferred. “We decline to ...
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JOHANNESBURG, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Shares in South Africa's MTN rose 5 percent on Thursday, after Nigeria's central bank said on Wednesday that it was reviewing information provided by the telecoms firm and four banks over a dispute on the repatriation of dividends. Go to News Source Author: ...
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UEFA has to raise their game and implement VAR to help the referees. The post Five insights from UCL Matchday 1: Messi, Ronaldo are still the headliners appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Jide Alaka ...
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A Thai Appeals Court has dropped royal insult charges against six people jailed for setting fire to portraits of Thai kings. Go to Source Author: Adekunle Dada ...
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Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country The post 1,488 migrant children missing in U.S. – Official appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source ...
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Earlier this year, the company increased its focus on food, drinks and nutritional health products. The post Nestle to examine “strategic options” for skin health unit appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Agency Report ...
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China set to unveil world’s tallest statue of Confucius in Eastern China’s Shandong Province during this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival on Sept. 24. The post China unveil world’s tallest Confucius statue soon appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor EA ...
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The rest of the 218-member batch will leave on September 28. The post Chinese peacekeepers head to DR Congo appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Agency Report ...
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No fewer than 43 foreign companies have so far indicated interest to participate at the 13th Abuja International Trade Fair slated for Sept. 26 to Oct. 7. The post Abuja trade Fair : 43 foreign companies to showcase products appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News ...
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The tendency for former governors to go to the Senate has become so pervasive that it might be an unwritten rule. Alvan Ewuzie National chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomohle, recently said he was not comfortable with the influx of ex-governors to the Senate. He said former ...
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Paul Osuyi, Asaba Four people, including a blind man and an 11-year-old boy, have drowned as floods continue to ravage parts of Delta State. The blind casualty was said to be in his 60’s and was trying to escape from the rampaging flood which had already submerged his house in ...
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Manchester City on Wednesday night made history in their 2-1 defeat to Lyon in the UEFA Champions League fixture at the Etihad Stadium. Goals from Maxwel Cornet and Nabil Fekir ensured that Pep Guardiola’s men suffered a shock defeat on home soil. Bernado Silva’s lone strike was not enough to ...
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Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has described the recent claim by the Minister of State for Agriculture, Mr. Heineken Lokpobiri, that the state government owes N800 billion, as “pathetic and manifestation of a mind in custody of a raving hallucination”. Dickson said in a statement on Wednesday, that ...
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The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has asked the federal government to implement the new minimum wage or face workers’ wrath. The warning followed the declaration by the Nigeria Labour Congress ((NLC) that nationwide strike will commence September 26. SSANU in a communiqué after its 34th National Executive ...
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A former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has described Nigeria as a sick nation because President Muhammadu Buhari was also sick. Bafarawa, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, made the remark while describing the Buhari-led administration as a disaster. He spoke with newsmen ...
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Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has revealed that his former team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo was reduced to tears after he was shown a red card at the prospect of missing a return to Old Trafford. Ronaldo was shown straight red card on his Champions League debut for Juventus on Wednesday ...
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Supporters of Governor Darius Ishaku on Wednesday asked the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, to retract his comment against the Taraba helmsman or face court action. Chairman of Taraba Network for Peace and Development, Alhaji Haruna Musa and Secretary, Yusuf Illiya, gave the warning while ...
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Osogbo – With less than 72 hours to Osun governorship election, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has imported commercial voters in large numbers into the state to participate in the Saturday the election. The party in a statement issued by Ayobami ...
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Teleology Technology emerged the preferred bidder in February. The post Why preferred bidder is yet to takeover 9mobile — NCC appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Bassey Udo ...
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The immediate past Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Ekiti State, Owoseni Ajayi, has accused Ayo Fayose, his former principal and Ekiti State governor, of owing him a whopping N600 million. Ajayi, who recently dumped Fayose and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over some unresolved issues, was the governor’s ...
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BENIN CITY, Nigeria, Sept 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - F rustrated by a lack of convictions, Nigeria's anti-trafficking boss risked a radical, new tactic - she set aside forensics, visited a spiritual leader and took on the pervasive black magic she felt was trapping thousands of women in sex slavery ...
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Nestle (NESN.S) strategises for its skin health business, saying it believes the unit might be better off outside of the Swiss food maker. The post Nestle turns attention to skin health appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor EA ...
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In spite of the debts and problems with salaries, he says what the government has done in the last eight years is a success story. The post INTERVIEW: Why Osun salary crisis won’t affect APC chances in governorship election — Aregbesola’s aide appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to ...
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The Federal Government has commended Governor Godwin Obaseki’s basic education reform in Edo State, especially the deployment of tech-based teaching in classrooms under the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (Edo-BEST) programme. Director of Physical Planning, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Sadiq Sa’ad, disclosed this during a visit by officials of ...
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A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least 10 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors. The post Philippine : Massive landslide buried dozens of homes appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor EIE ...
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The Lagos State Government says it has recovered a total of N829.11 million in brockering peace as it relates to civil disputes among residents from January to August. Go to Source Author: Adekunle Dada ...
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