Wife Of Kebbi Gov Dr Zainab Bagudu Partners FIDA Kebbi To Free 30 Inmates

Dr. Zainab Atiku Bagudu in collaboration with the International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA Kebbi has paid outstanding fines to free up to 30 inmates from prison. The governor’s wife also donated food, clothing other assorted items to the 329 inmates of the New Birnin Kebbi Prison. The prisoners to be freed were carefully selected…

Ambrose Named Championship POTM

Hibernian defender Efe Ambrose has been crowned Scottish Championship Player of the Month (POTM) for March. The 28-year-old joined Neil Lennon’s side on a 93-day emergency loan from Celtic after work permit issues had stopped him from joining Blackburn Rovers. Having made a losing debut in the 2-0 defeat to St Mirren, the Ambrose delivered…

Diogu Confident Of 2017 FIBA AfroBasket Success

Power forward of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)’s Jiangsu Monkey King, Ike Diogu, has expressed his willingness to help Nigeria’s male basketball team, D’Tigers, defend its FIBA AfroBasket title in the Republic of Congo in August, 2017. Having suffered a leg injury just days before the FIBA AfroBasket in Tunisia two years ago, the 33-year-old…

Segun Agbaje As Goldstandard

There is an agreement among banking professionals and the banking public is that one of today’s first tier banks in Africa, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has been groomed to become a foremost African financial institution and a leading global brand and model to its peers. In the last 15 years, the bank has made remarkable…

2017 TAMS Productivity Summit To Enhance Employee Performance

As part of efforts to enhance employee performance in Nigeria, the 2017 edition of high-level management meeting, TAMS Summit would be taken place to boost the national productivity level. In a release to the media, the council member of Women in Business (WIMBIZ), Mrs. OlubunmiAboderin-Talabi will be the chairperson of the summit. The summit is…

ExxonMobil Partners Kaduna State To Boost Secondary Education

Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria (Offshore East) Limited, an ExxonMobil affiliate company in Nigeria, has donated 5000 personal tablet computers to students in Kaduna state government-owned secondary schools,  under the State’s Smart Education Initiative, as part of efforts to improve students’ access to education within the state. The tablet computers are equipped with school curriculum,…

Chibok Girls: Pains, Disappointment Continue 3 Years On

Chika Mefor chronicles the successes, failures and pains over the abduction and rescue efforts of the federal government on the 276 school girls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, three years down the line   n the night of April 14, 2014, the country was rudely shaken with the news of the abduction of 276 girls…

Scorecard Of Entertainers In Government

There is a growing list of entertainers with political portfolios. Since the entertainment industry has received attention from the federal government, the state governors are beginning to appoint personalities from the industry who have done well. ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM and SAMUEL ABULUDE looks at some entertainers with political portfolios and how they are faring. Successful…

Dogara Seeks Intensified Efforts To Free Chibok Girls

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has asked the executive arm of government to intensify rescue efforts for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. Dogara, in a statement issued on the 3rd year remembrance of the abduction of the girls from Government Secondary school, Chibok, Borno state, stated that his prayers are with the…

Identity My Way By Eki Orleans

‘Eki’ means centre of attraction and for Eki Orleans being the centre of attraction is a natural consequence of wearing an Eki Orleans creation. After several successful collaborations, the IDENTITY My Way collection was the design house’s path to narrating a story their way. Questions were asked such as: “What makes us who we are?”…

IDMA-NOF Brand Debuts Collection ‘5 Eyes’

Launched in 2016 by Mfon Ogbonna who doubles as Head Designer and Creative Director of IDMA-NOF, the pharmacist turned creative designer’s interest in fashion started at 5 years old after watching her mother sew pieces for clients. Her love for fashion designing made her return to study across North America, the U.K. and Europe at…

‘Right Time’ To Use Huge Bomb In Afghanistan – US General

US top military commander, Gen. John Nicholson in Afghanistan yesterday said, the decision to deploy one of the largest conventional bombs ever used in combat was purely tactical, and made as part of the campaign against Islamic State-linked fighters. As many as 36 suspected Islamic State militants were killed in the strike on Thursday evening…