Abuja Chamber of Commerce commends TSTv over launch of digital service

The commercial launch of Telecom Satellite Television (TSTv) in Nigeria has excited the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) who describe the initiative as one that will further bring information, innovative ideas, goods and services closer to the generality of Nigerians. A statement from the Chamber said its incoming President, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, CON,…

Revealed! Mysterious reason why Buhari cannot enter his office even after ‘rat invasion’ decoy

Two months after President Muhammadu Buhari returned from the longest medical vacation by any serving Nigerian head of state, he has not stepped into his main office, TheCable can report. Since his return from the UK on August 19, Buhari has been making use of two offices — one in his residence at the presidential…

Osinbajo meets with Kachikwu, Baru ‘over joint venture cash call’

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, and Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) at the presidential villa in Abuja. Addressing state house correspondents at the end of the meeting, Kachikwu said issues around oil fields as well as the opening…

Agric Research Council staff down tool over Executive Secretary’s tenure

Staff of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) have shut down the national office complex in Abuja for over a week demanding the immediate vacation from office of its Acting Executive Secretary, Prof. Ambrose Voh Jnr over what they described as abuse of office, gross incompetence, completion of approved one year secondment from (1st…

IGP: Kidnapping of police officers very embarrassing

Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP) has expressed sadness over the kidnapping of policemen in the country, describing it as “very embarrassing and annoying”. Amos Aliyu, a divisional police officer (DPO), was abducted by unknown gunmen in Munya local government area of Niger state, alongside his orderly. Before the Niger incident, Emmanuel Adeniyi, an…

Buhari was adequately briefed on poor condition of State House Clinic – CMD

Over a year before the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, publicly criticised the management of the State House Medical Centre, SMHC, for not having basic facilities, the head of the hospital had written her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, complaining about the poor funding of the hospital, a correspondence seen by PREMIUM TIMES show. In…

Buhari ignored State House Clinic despite being briefed of its poor state – CMD

Over a year before the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, publicly criticised the management of the State House Medical Centre, SMHC, for not having basic facilities, the head of the hospital had written her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, complaining about the poor funding of the hospital, a correspondence seen by PREMIUM TIMES show. In…

Monkey Pox Vaccine: Group says IPOB spokesman, Emmanuel Kanu behind propaganda

A socio-activist group, Igbos For Nigeria Movement has urged the Federal Government through law enforcement agencies to unravel the identity of the person behind the propaganda machine of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, to stop the group from continuing to create panic across the country even after it has been outlawed as a terrorist…

Nwankwo Kanu Launches N1 Billion Jackpot Lotto to Support Kanu Heart Foundation

Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) (www.KanuHeartFoundationNg.com) and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja. The KHF lotto offers a jackpot starting at N1 billion and will be run in conjunction with AfroMillonsLotto (www.AfroMillionsLotto.com). It offers twice-weekly…

BREAKING: Health Minister confirms three cases of Monkeypox

The Nigerian government says three suspected samples of the deadly Monkeypox virus sent to Senegal for testing, have been confirmed. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, announced this Monday. The samples were sent to the World Health Orgaisation, WHO’s laboratory in Dakar, the Senegalese capital. The federal government sent the samples for analysis at the…