Modu-Sheriff visits Obasanjo, seeks support

Obasanjo and Modu-Sheriff after the meeting Factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, on Saturday visited the hilltop residence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State to seek his support in the leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Though both Obasanjo and Sheriff did not disclose…

Exxon Mobil Commences Construction Of Trauma Centre At UUTH

Borne out of the desire to provide quality and affordable emergency services to accident victims in a timely and cost effective manner, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited is to commence the construction of a world class Trauma centre at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital in Akwa Ibom. This was made known in Uyo when the…

 Celebrating the Midas Touch of Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah at 45 !!!

Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, the chief executive officer and the chairman of the world-famed Capital Oil and Gas In­dustries Limited, the chairman and founder of the pre­mier league Ifeanyi Ubah Football Club, and the chair­man and publisher of The Authority newspapers, among many other businesses, turns 45 years today. It would really be a surprise to…

Chibok girls: Troops block Boko Haram’s supply routes

The Nigerian Army and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) are tightening the noose round the  neck of Boko Haram  in the Lake Chad area, according to indications yesterday. The troops  have blocked all supply routes to the insurgents in the build-up to the next stage   of liberating the over 200 Chibok girls abducted two…

Gunmen kill Okiitipupa PDP Chairman

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Okitipupa local government area of Ondo State, Mr Niyi Pirisola was Friday assasinated by suspected hired killers. Pirisola who was also the former Chairman, Caretaker Commitee  in the Local Government was reportedly killed in his house in Ilutitun via Okitipupa in the early hours of the day by…

Buhari won’t go to war with Niger Delta people -Minister 

Is President Muhammadu Buhari contemplating a war in the Niger Delta? No, says Niger Delta Affairs Minister Usani Uguru Usani. Usani, a pastor, whose responsibility is to bring about a turnaround in the fortune of the oil-rich region, told The Nation that contrary to belief in some quarters, the Buhari administration has immense humane disposition towards the Niger/Delta…

10 Signs You Have Connected With A Soulmate

There are many misconceptions out there about what a soulmate really is. Of course, there is no right or wrong. Soulmates are just that, they are mates of your soul. They share a similar energy to you and perhaps come into this world with a similar purpose. Essentially, encountering a soulmate can help to awaken…

Facebook Loses $200m Satellite In SpaceX Explosion

A SpaceX rocket exploded at its launch pad in Cape Canaveral yesterday morning, destroying a satellite that was meant to be used for Facebook’s FB new program to deliver internet services to the developing world. The satellite, called AMOS-6, was the result of a partnership between Facebook and French satellite firm Eutelsat Communications; AMOS-6 was…

Actress launches performance training academy

Faithia Balogun Power House of Performing Arts is ‘ a place where several talents can be discovered and nurtured.’ Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award winner, Faithia Balogun, has announced a performance academy. The actress took to Instagram to announce Faithia Balogun Power House of Performing Arts,’ a place where several talents can be discovered and…

Mgbuosimini Community President Harps On Peace

The President of Mgbosimini Community Council (MCC), Hon. Johnson Chike, has vowed that he would take all necessary measures to restore peace in the community. Chike, who made the vow after his swearing-in ceremony in Port Harcourt as the elected president of the council, stressed the need for peace and commended the natives for the…

I’m passionate about Yoruba literature –Irantiola

Olutayo Irantiola, a young and creative PR man has found another passion in culture advocacy through his initiative, YorubaLakotun. He spoke with NGOZI EMEDOLIBE on plans to take the initiative further as it marks its first anniversary. Could you describe in details what motivated the idea, Yoruba Lakotun? Yoruba Lakotun is a response to societal…

I’m ready to bring Enyeama back to Eagles- Rohr

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has expressed readiness to bring back former national team captain Vincent Enyeama into the team. Enyeama retired controversially from the Super Eagles last year after a bust up with former Eagles handler Sunday Oliseh. But Rohr who said he has known the former Eagles Captain during his sojourn in Africa…

Facebook Satellite Meant to Bring Internet to Africa Destroyed In Rocket Blast

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket which had in tow a satellite meant to bring high-speed internet to Africa exploded on the launch pad during a test in Florida on Thursday. “Loss of Falcon vehicle today during propellant fill operation,” Elon Musk billionaire and owner of the Space X project tweeted. “Originated around upper stage oxygen…

Rohr Expresses Readiness To Bring Back Enyeama

Super Eagles tactician Gernot Rohr has expressed readiness to bring back former team captain Vincent Enyeama into the team. Enyeama retired controversially from the Super Eagles last year after a bust up with former Eagles handler Sunday Oliseh. But Rohr who said he has known the former Eagles Captain during his sojourn in Africa told…

NCPC Boss Tasks Nigerian Youths On Patriotism

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Tor Uja, has urged Nigerian youths to be patriotic and take a stand for Nigeria in order  to bring change and revival to the nation. He made the call in Nazareth while addressing the Youths participating in the 2016 Youth and Family pilgrimage. The…

Young professionals urge Wike to revive abandoned vocational centre

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) has appealed to the Rivers State government to revive the abandoned Port Harcourt Technical and Vocational Centre. Chairman of NYPF, Mr. Moses Siloko Siasia made the appeal in Port Harcourt while speaking to newsmen shortly after he led members of the forum to inspect the centre. According to him,…

Kano gov. swears in new commissioner

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday, restated the commitment of his administration to serve the people of the state. Ganduje made the pledge in Kano at the swearing in of Hajiya Yar-dada Bichi as the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development. He said that his administration would…

How to refocus Nigerian youths –Udorah

Chairman of the United Anambra Youth Assembly (U-AYA), Lagos, Hon Austine Onyekachukwu Udorah, has urged Nigerian youths to engage in good causes instead of getting involved in illegal activities that will put them in trouble. In this interview, he spoke on various issues. Since you assumed office, there have been positive developments in your organisation;…

Get free pizza with Uber and Gourmet Pizza

Uber, the innovative app that keeps thousands of people on the move, has teamed up with Gourmet Pizza Company to bring the people of Abuja, individual sized spicy beef pizza at no cost! Pizzas can be requested this Thursday, 1 September 2016 from 11:00AM – 2PM. Demand will be high and supply will be limited…

Chelsea agree to re-sign Luiz

Chelsea have agreed terms to re-sign Brazil defender David Luiz from Paris Saint-Germain, the two clubs announced on Wednesday. Luiz was sold by Premier League Chelsea to French side PSG for a world record fee for a defender when he joined the French club for £50 million ($65 million, 58 million euros) in 2014. But…

Talata-Mafara killings: Police identify 14 suspects

Talata-Mafara crisis The Zamfara State Police Command said it had identified 14 persons as masterminds and perpetrators of the Aug. 22, Talata-Mafara crisis which claimed eight lives. This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Muhammad Shehu, on Wednesday in Gusau. According to the statement, the eight…

South-South leaders applaud Niger Delta Avengers for cessation of hostilities

South-South leaders under the aegis of the South-South Peoples Conference (SSOPEC) on Wednesday commended Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) for cessation of hostilities in the area. Briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt, SSOPEC Chairman, Prof. Sotonye Amakiri, said the move by NDA would bring peace and revive economic activities in the area. Amakiri said that cessation of…

“Mama Boko Haram” Reveals Whereabouts of Chibok Girls

Aisha Alkali Wakil also known as “Mama Boko Haram” has announced that the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group is now ready for peace. She also stated that  the group might make an announcement on the whereabouts of the kidnapped Chibok school girls within the next 24 hours. “Since I came back, I have been on their neck, They…

ASUU threatens nationwide strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) through its Lagos Zone Coordinator, Prof. Olusoji Sowande at a news conference in Lagos on Tuesday, threatened to embark on a nationwide strike in regards to its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. Prof. Olusoji Sowande, said the 2009 FG/ASUU agreement, Memorandum of Understanding…

Osibajo praises Utomi for $136m agric investment

Vice President Professor Yemi Osibajo has praised Chairman Integrated Produce City in Edo State, Prof Pat Utomi for investing $136 million in the agricultural sector. The Vice President, represented by Governor Adams Oshiomhole said “the timing of the project couldn’t have been better. “Not just because it confirms what we have been saying to people…

Aero to scale down cost of operation as recession bites hard

By ISAAC AGBER ONE of Nigeria’s air giants, Aero Contractors, is in the eye of storm amidst dire straits, ranging from hike in price of Jet A1 (Aviation fuel) to the friction involved in accessing foreign exchange, down to multiple service charges by the agencies, which are considered harsh, and other regulatory bottlenecks. To leapfrog…