Keystone Bank names Transition Board

Following its sale to new investors, Keystone Bank Limited has appointed Hafiz Bakare as the new Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. Also appointed was Alhaji Umaru H. Modibbo as board Chairman. The lender also announced the appointments of Mrs. Yvonne Isichei as Executive Director as well as Mrs. Titilayo Tairat Adebiyi and Mr. Bulus Bunken…

Supporters in desperate move to shore up Tinubu’s waning influence

Concerted efforts to shore up Ahmed Bola Tinubu’s political influence in the Southwest received a boost on Saturday as a self-styled movement, ‘I stand with Tinubu’, staged a walk in Lagos to drum up support for the embattled national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A spokesman for the group who identified himself as…

Abang at it again, orders INEC to accept Ibrahim as Ondo PDP gov candidate

A Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by a judge who of recent has giving several controversial judgements, Justice Okon Abang, has ruled that Jimoh Ibrahim and not Eyitayo Jegede is the Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate. Abang, who gave this judgement on Friday, therefore ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission…

Our ‘Operation Hammurabi Code’ will decide Nigeria’s fate, Militants vows

A militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) has threatened to launch ‘Operation Hammurabi Code’, which it said will decide the fate of Nigeria. The group described the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government as a corrupt system that should never be trusted and vowed not to join in the ceasefire declared by other militant…

Season of joy for Bayelsa gov, as wife delivers quadruplet

The first family of Bayelsa state are presently overjoyed as four new members were added to their fold after many years of childlessness. The First Lady, Dr. Rachael Dickson, is said to have given birth to quadruplet in an undisclosed hospital in the United States of America (USA). This is coming soon after the her…

FG Creates N550bn Non-Oil Export Stimulation Grant – Maikanti

In its bid to encourage export and discourage importation amongst Nigerian business men, the federal government has created a N550 billion takeoff grant for old, new and intending exporters, Ibrahim Maikanti has disclosed. Maikanti who is a member of the presidential technical committee on stimulation of non-oil export and the business development manager said that…

Robert Mugabe Jokes Over Health Rumours

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has poured scorn over the latest rumours of his health, joking that he had died and was resurrected. Mr Mugabe, 92, was arriving back in the country at the main airport in Harare and appeared jovial as he disembarked. Flight data had suggested his plane was heading to East Asia but…

Robert Mugabe Jokes Over Health Rumours

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has poured scorn over the latest rumours of his health, joking that he had died and was resurrected. Mr Mugabe, 92, was arriving back in the country at the main airport in Harare and appeared jovial as he disembarked. Flight data had suggested his plane was heading to East Asia but…

Economic crunch: The choice before Buhari

By Adegbenro Adebanjo There is nothing new under the sun so goes a popular saying. But for most Nigerians the prevailing economic crunch is actually something very new in thisclime. By the day their means of survival are being eroded to the extent that even eking out a living for those who pride themselves as…

Lagos procures, commercialises tree-transplanting equipment

Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare, on Saturday, said that the state government had procured three tree-planting spades, to guarantee the sustainability of its greening programme. Adejare in Lagos said that the tree-planting equipment could also be referred to as ‘The Big John…

IDOMA CULTURE THREATENED AS OWUKPA PROTEST CHANGE IN BURIAL RITES

Some Idoma women from Owukpa in Ogbadibo local government area of Benue State have risen against a recent change in their culture where a woman is now buried in her husband’s house against the extant culture where such deceased wife would be taken to her father’s house for interment. It would be recalled that controversy…

How Rauf Aregbesola Hoodwinked President Buhari

The Osun state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party  has disclosed to the Nigerian public on how Governor Rauf Aregbesola deceived President Muhammadu Buhari on the truth behind the Osogbo High School commissioned recently. In a statement signed by its State Chairman, Hon Soji Adagunodo, the party said the commissioned school is not a public school but…

Fashion Trend: The New Rules of Wearing Distressed Jeans

Distressed jeans are never out of style, but our taste still change from time to time. In the 80’s the fashion world deemed acid-washed cool. But the story is different today. Here, are a few new rules of the game. Everybody love denim and distressed denim never go out of style.We’re not saying they’ll be…

APC inaugurates caretaker officers in Gombe

Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, National Secretary, APC The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated caretaker officers for the Gombe State chapter of the party. This is contained in a statement issued by the National Secretary of the party, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, on Saturday in Abuja. Buni said in…

Phonemakers team-up to build ‘spy proof’ phone for German govt

Samsung and BlackBerry are teaming up to create what they’re calling a “spyproof” tablet that will be used by the German government to handle classified information. Yeah, it’s basically a device for James Bond. Read also: Zuckerberg presents Pope with drone as gift on visit to Vatican This isn’t the first time the companies have…

Bisi Alimi Releases New Photos Of His Female Alter Ego, Ms Posh Pvssy

Following Nigerian gay right activist, Bisi Alimi’s swipe at Bishop David Oyedepo for practicing religious marketing, the Nigerian man has released more photos of his alter ego who he named ‘Ms Posh Pvssy’. Recall that Bisi Alimi took to his social media account some months ago to reveal he had a new alter ego who…

EDO 2016: The Choice Before Edo People – Victor Orumwense

  The countdown to the conduct of the governorship polls in Edo State is barely a week away. Precisely on Saturday, September 10, 2016, Edo people have a date with destiny as they file out in their thousands to elect a new governor who will pilot the affairs of our great state in the next four

Inside Jigawa’s Agricultural Policy

The Jigawa State government under the leadership of governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has identified agricultural development as its top priority with the agenda of “Supporting Agriculture and its Value chain” to build sustainable local economy. Right from his inaugural speech, Badaru has been announcing that he is going to use the area Jigawa State has…

Challenges In Achieving Local Government Autonomy

CECILIA OGEZI  writes on the many hurdles in achieving local government autonomy Local governments are not sovereign and unlike states, they are surbodinate governments, which derive their existence and power from law enacted by a superior government. Local government in Nigeria is rooted on historical antecedent of reforms. The nature and structure of transactions and…

Kogi Gov Blames Past Leaders For Corruption

Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has again accused past leaders of the state of corruption and lack of vision, which according to him has held the state down. The governor who disclosed this while addressing government officials at a special workshop on the new direction blueprint of his administration in Lokoja, also said that…

Lai Mohammed to new radio station: You must breach set conditions

Mohammed said: “We encourage the establishment of broadcast outfits to create opportunities for employment; they must however meet the conditions required The post Lai Mohammed to new radio station: You must breach set conditions appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

PMB Commends Zuckerberg For Inspiring Nigerian Youths

…As Airtel, others congratulate winners of Aso Villa demo day President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. Receiving the internet entrepreneur at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the president  …

Workers Turn To Pension Contributions For Relief

More unemployed Nigerians have resorted to drawing 25 per cent of their pension contributions to meet their financial needs, following the current economic challenges in the country, which has led to some companies disengaging their staff, LEADERSHIP Weekend has learnt. The Pension Reforms Act 2014 currently in use makes provision for Retirement Savings Account (RSA)…

Pastor Jeremiah Fufeyin Gives Nollywood Actor N1.5M And A Jeep

It seems God has finally answered the prayers of Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu who had a bad turn in the movie industry after he suffered partial stroke last year, 2016.  According to www.tunezmediablog.com and a yutube video making rounds, a popular pastor and founder of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, Warri Delta state, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto…

NB Enters Partnership With Arsenal, PSG, Juve

Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced a new partnership with five European football clubs as its official partner for football in Nigeria. The agreement, the first of its kind in Nigeria, is a milestone for both the clubs and the company. The partnership would help the clubs and the brewer work together to facilitate greater excitement,…

Twice lucky: Divorced Nollywood divas find love again

Marriage and divorce scandals are an integral part of the entertainment industry the world over. In Nigeria, many glam dolls of the movies have been married, divorced, and married again. Inside Nollywood brings you the candid tales of the movie stars that have been twice or even thrice lucky when it comes to the matter…

Economic hardship: Buhari must think outside the box – Joseph Wayas

*Says Nigeria’s restructuring is inevitable Elder statesman and erstwhile  Senate President,Chief  Joseph Wayas believes Nigeria is at crossroads at the moment. But he is also of the opinion that the challenge is not insurmountable. In this interview with IHEANACHO NWOSU, he urged President Buhari to think outside the box to address the economic hardship currently…

How to end Herdsmen/Farmers clashes –Gov Ortom

*What I told President Buhari on grazing, ranching controversy The past one year of your administration has not really been a bed of roses because you met a lot of problems on the ground; backlog of salaries which you inherited from the past administration and non-payment of counterpart funding for several years. How have you…

2015 ULSU executives speak at last

UNILAG gate Forget the attempts by some students to defame; University of Lagos is indisputably school of first choice and nation’s pride It is ideal to bask in the euphoria of having one’s education in the first Nigerian University established by the Act of Parliament but time and again when the institution make bold its…

Mikel gets free attacking role

The Chelsea holding midfielder rolled back the years when he was given a free attacking role in midfield by coach Samson Siasia as Nigeria won a bronze medal at last month’s Rio Olympics. The Eagles skipper will score a goal and prompt several attacking forays at Rio 2016. Rohr had initially planned for Mikel to…

Soludo and Sanusi

The statistics as regards the health of the Nigerian economy are grim.But there was absolutely nothing new or novel in the figures and facts reeled out by Professor Charles Soludo, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at a lecture this week at the fourth Progressives Governors lecture series in Kaduna. According to…

FUNKE ADESIYAN EXPLAINS FOUR YEAR HIATUS

FANS of actress, Funke Adesiyan, would have noticed her absence from the movie scene for four years but she has taken time to explain what she has been doing while off the scene. The Yoruba actress, who just got her first script, explained: “I accepted my first script in four years. Many friends, family and…

Intercontinental Hotel unveils Chef Kong

For many Nigerian diners, the Chinese cuisines have become food that they have grown to love. This has led to many Chinese restaurants springing up and the Nigerian public has taken to their meals. Intercontinental Hotel says it is introducing a new and vastly experienced Chinese chef that specializes in modern Chinese delicacies and fusions…

Concerned Kogites Group Declare Total Support for Gov Yahaya Bello

A socio-political group, Concerned Kogites, have declared their total support for the Governor Yahaya Bello-led administration. The spokesperson of the group, Comrade Aliyu Mahmud Amoto, while speaking at their monthly meeting in Lokoja the state capital pledged the group’s unalloyed support for the new direction government under Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello and applauded various laudable…

South Africa’s Deputy President Presents Flavoured Condoms Before Parliarment

The South African government’s new move caused an uproar in the parliament as the Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa presented the house with flavoured condoms. The move for the flavoured condom stemmed from the public complaints that the former condoms distributed by the Government were smelly and noisy. The South African deputy president who was standing…

New school calendar not for private schools – FCTA

The FCT Administration has clarified that the recent review of the 2016/2017 academic calendar for primary and post primary schools in the Federal Capital Territory affects only public schools. It would be recalled that the FCT Administration earlier changed the resumption date from Sunday, September 4, 2016 for boarding schools and Monday September 5, 2016…

Nigerians not used to seeing successful people jog, sweat on our street – Buhari tells Facebook founder, Zukerberg

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. The commendation is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on…

Joshua to defend IBF title in November

Anthony Joshua with his IBF belt Anthony Joshua will attempt to defend his IBF world heavyweight title at the Manchester Arena on 26 November. Unbeaten Joshua, 26, defended his title for the first time with a seventh-round knockout of American Dominic Breazeale in June, having won the belt against Charles Martin in two rounds in…

Man City leave Yaya Toure out of Champions League squad

Yaya Toure Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has left midfielder Yaya Toure out of his 2016-17 Champions League squad. City could not include more than 17 overseas players in their squad. And Guardiola still has 18 on his books, despite letting four foreign internationals leave before Wednesday’s transfer deadline. Clubs can change three players after…

President Buhari commends Zuckerberg for inspiring youths into entrepreneurship

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. The commendation is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on…

Buhari commends Zuckerberg for inspiring youths into entrepreneurship

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. The commendation is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on…

Buhari commends Zuckerberg for inspiring Nigerian youths

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. Receiving the internet entrepreneur in the State House, President Buhari said the various meetings held with Nigerian youths…

Buhari to Zuckerberg: We’re not used to seeing people like you

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. He gave the commendation while receiving the internet entrepreneur in the State House, Abuja. Buhari, in a statement by…

South Africa implements HIV universal test, treatment programme

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa The South African government has started implementing the universal test and treatment programme, where every HIV positive person is put on treatment regardless of the CD4 cell count. Joe Maila, Spokesperson of the Department of Health, said on Friday in Johannesburg that until Wednesday HIV-positive people with a CD4…

Buhari impressed with Mark Zuckerberg’s simplicity

Mark Zuckerberg (right) and President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, expressed admiration at the simplicity displayed by Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook and the Chief Executive Officer, during his visit to Lagos. Buhari while receiving the technology guru at the Presidential Villa in Abuja marveled at the simplicity with which Zuckerberg, one of…

Nollywood Actor Ernest Asuzu Bounces Back To Live With Cash, Auto Gifts

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – After recovering from precarious ailment, Nollywood actor Ernest Isuzu is back to full life with monetary and kind support. Isuzu in the last 12 months is said to be recuperating with Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, Warri, Delta State. Upon full recovery, the Nollywood star received…

Buhari Commends FB Founder, Zuckerberg For Inspiring Nigerian Youths

I Visit to Promote “fast and cheap” internet connectivity – Zuckerberg ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja commended the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-founder of foremost social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs….

PMB Commends Zuckerberg For Inspiring Nigeria Youths Into Entrepreneurship 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. Receiving the internet entrepreneur in the State House, President Buhari in a statement by his special adviser…

Buhari commends Zuckerberg for inspiring Nigerian youths into entrepreneurship

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, in Abuja commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. Receiving the internet entrepreneur in the State House, President Buhari said the various meetings held with Nigerian youths…

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…

Samsung Recall Galaxy Note 7 Over Battery Problem

Samsung is recalling millions of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones worldwide after reports of the devices catching fire while charging. The massive recall of one of Samsung’s flagship devices is an embarrassing setback for the world’s biggest selling smartphone maker. The Note 7 was unveiled just a month ago, and big rival Apple (AAPL, Tech30)…

Army overhauls career building, recruitment procedures

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, made the disclosure in Abuja on Thursday at the inauguration of the new multimedia conference and other projects executed by the office of the Military Secretary The post Army overhauls career building, recruitment procedures appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Stunning New Photos Of President Buhari’s Beautiful Daughters

    President Muhammadu Buhari sure has beautiful daughters, check out new photos of Halima and younger sister. See another photo below… The post Stunning New Photos Of President Buhari’s Beautiful Daughters appeared first on CityPeople Magazine Nigeria | Nigerian Celerbrities | Entertainment | Stars.

Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 phone sales after battery explosions

A customer holds a Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Samsung says it is suspending sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging. Koh Dong-jin, president…

National Drivers Licence Now Valid For Five Years

The Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA) has announced a new validity period of five years for the National Drivers’ License, noting however that the choice is optional. The General Manager of the Agency, Mr. Lateef Lawal, who disclosed this today, said the decision was taken at the 134th Meeting of the Federal Road…

NAF bombs Boko Haram position

Insurgents Commanders receive treatment In an unexpected attack on Boko Haram position, the The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has successfully destroyed a Boko Haram terrorist camp at Tumbun Rego in Northern Borno. Several Boko Haram Commanders who were wounded in a similar attack on the night of August 20, 2016, over 300, were believed to have…

Fulani Herdsmen Reject Ekiti’s New Law Banning Nomadic Grazing

Fulani herdsmen who reside in Ekiti State under the Aegis of Jamu Nate Fulbe Association of Nigeria have criticized the new grazing law signed by Governor Ayodele Fayose.   The Fulani herdsmen who are reported to be from Ilorin, Kwara State, have spoken through their legal adviser, Mr. Usman Imam, on Wednesday, August 31, 2016,…

Samsung recalls smartphones over battery problems

Samsung Electronics is recalling its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and said that battery problems were behind phones catching fire. The decision follows reports in the United States and South Korea of the phone “exploding” during or after charging, the BBC reports. The South Korean company said customers who already bought the phone will be…

Nigerians Hail Buhari, Fashola As Power Supply Appreciates

Ebenezer Osamo-Lagos (GVE) – The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government seems to be doing something right after all, Nigerians have said. Even though other sectors of the economy are yet to be revived under the present government, the power sector seems to be doing well ahead of other ministries. Nigerians are of the opinion that the…

MTN confirms new brand ambassadors after letting go of 12

Telecoms company, MTN has released the names of its new brand ambassadors, after letting of 12 superstars who signed endorsement deals with the company. According to MTN’s General Manager Consumer Marketing, Richard Iweanoge, “In line with our commitment to supporting Nigerian musicians by providing alternative platforms through which they can receive lucrative value for their intellectual…

Oshiomhole Appoints Prof. Utomi, Bishop Kukah Into Varsity Governing Council

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has appointed Professor Pat Utomi as Chairman Governing Council, Edo University, Iyamho. The governor, who inaugurated the nine-man Council, Wednesday, said his vision was to midwife a first-class university for the state and turn Edo State to the hub of tertiary education in the country. Other members of the…

MTN unveils new brand ambassadors

MTN Nigeria on Thursday announced Nkem Owoh, popularly known as Osuofia, and nine other artistes as its 2016/2017 brand ambassadors. The firm’s General Manager of Consumer Marketing, Mr Richard Iweanoge, listed the other nine as Saka, (Hafiz Oyetoro); Nedu (Steve Onu); Adamu Zango Praiz (Praise Adejo); Iyanya (Iyanya Mbuk); Chidinma (Chidinma Ekile); Falz (Folarin Falana);…

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Appeals Against Losing Presidency

Impeached Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff filed a Supreme Court challenge Thursday to her removal from office in an early blow to new President Michel Temer’s bid to stabilize the country. The appeal, filed by Rousseff’s lawyer Jose Eduardo Cardozo and seen by AFP, demands “the immediate suspension of the effects of the Senate decision.” The…

I want Enyeama back in Super Eagles – Rohr

New coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has expressed his desire to have Vincent Enyeama back in the national team. The Lille goalkeeper announced his international retirement last year, following a face-off with former coach, Sunday Oliseh, which led to him being stripped of the captaincy. However, Rohr has been keeping an eye on…

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Spotted Eating Local Food In Kenya (Photos)

Facebook Billionaire CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has left Nigeria after a 3-day visit and proceeded to Kenya. Zuckerberg’s first stop was at the popular fish joint Mama Oliech on Marcus Garvey road, Nairobi. He will meet tech entrepreneurs, developers and talk to stake holders in the ICT industry. “I had lunch in Nairobi with Joseph Mucheru,…

Army begins overhaul of career building, recruitment procedures

The Nigerian Army has commenced the overhaul of its career building and recruitment procedures to conform to the vision and mission of the present administration for the Armed Forces. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, made the disclosure in Abuja on Thursday at the inauguration of the new multimedia conference and other projects…

What Political Ideology For Nigeria?

Most governments and people approach politics through an ideology – a set of related ideas or an organized set of ideas that modify the people. A person’s idea or belief varies from the other’s but in politics, ideas are related to one another as well as modify and support each other. While individual ideology centres…

Economic Crisis: PDP Demands Buhari’s Resignation

The Peoples Democratic Party had railed against President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing his administration of incompetence, and saying he should step down after the nation slipped into economic recession. “We join all well meaning Nigerians to call on President Buhari to resign if he is unable to reverse the disastrous economic decline he has brought on…

Army starts overhaul of career building, recruitment procedures

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai The Nigerian Army has commenced the overhaul of its career building and recruitment procedures to conform to the vision and mission of the present administration for the Armed Forces. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai made the disclosure in Abuja on Thursday at the inauguration…

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…

Dutch Firms, Not Leaving Nigeria – Official

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria, has said that the current economic situation in Nigeria would not force Dutch companies already in Nigeria to leave the country. First Secretary for Economic Affairs of the Netherlands Embassy in Lagos Ms Tessel Kuijten,told newsmen in Lagos yesterday that the companies were still interested…

Abuja Chamber Tasks FG On Innovative Economic Policies

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has urged the Federal Government to create valuable economic motivation plan to stimulate growth. The Chamber’s President, Mr Tony Ejinkeonye, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in Abuja yesterday. Ejinkeonye was reacting to the recent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) released by the National Bureau of…

Institute Reinstates 91 Sacked Workers

The 91 workers sacked in 2013 by the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, have resumed work. Welcoming the workers yesterday, Acting Executive Director of the institute, Dr Abiodun Okelana said their reinstatement was ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari after a thorough investigation by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture. She assured them that the institute…

APC Reiterates Buhari Is Committed To Resuscitating The Economy

Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration remains solidly committed to resuscitating the economy in the quickest possible time and in the best interest of the people. This was contained in a statement by APC National Secretary, Hon….

Foundation calls for exclusive breastfeeding to cushion malnutrition

Williams said this at a news briefing in Abuja on Thursday to launch the three years campaign on “Every Last Child”. She said that the new campaign was geared toward reaching the most excluded children, the refugees, girl-child, children living with disabilities and children on the streets The post Foundation calls for exclusive breastfeeding to…

Saving Mayowa: My Take As A Nigerian Physician, Cancer Advocate

I read about the death of Mayowa Ahmed last week with great sadness. I pray that her suffering is over and Allah accepts her soul in paradise. Her four-year battle with Ovarian cancer ended with a disheartening controversy. Although Mayowa lost her life, I hope that we will all look deeply into our souls and…

Day Bindow Drew OBJ To His Winning Team

Leadership, is a blessing conferred on only few selected individuals. Even among the few selected leaders, only few among them carry themselves with panache, carriage and wisdom as many get derailed and consumed by the perks such positions confer on them and in the process lose touch with the people. Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla falls…

APC to PDP: You have no moral right to condemn Buhari’s govt

…says president is committed to resuscitating economy allowable All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, said there was no basis for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to condemn the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. APC reacted to PDP’s earlier call on President Buhari to resign his position following economic recession and other socio-economic crises facing the…

Oshiomhole appoints Utomi, Kukah into varsity governing councilman

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has appointed Professor Pat Utomi as Chairman Governing Council, Edo University, Iyamho. The governor, who inaugurated the nine-man Council, Wednesday, said his vision was to midwife a first-class university for the state and turn Edo State to the hub of tertiary education in the country. Other members of the…

Ahmadu Bello University’s Revolution In Seeds Technology

Seeds constitute solid foundation for agriculture – crops and livestock productions; good and improved quality seeds connote bedrock foundation for agriculture while poor and unviable seeds connote shaky and shallow foundation. Thus, seed is the first most important input in agricultural production.  Improved quality seed is the basic potential element of increasing yield as well…

Shifting Boundaries: 2016 National Art Competition opens

Nigerian Breweries and African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) have jointly announced the Call for Entries for the ninth edition of the National Art Competition, with the theme, Shifting Boundaries. During a media briefing which held at the Nigerian Breweries Bar, Iganmu, Lagos, the duo of Azu Nwagbogu (AAF) and Kufre Ekanem (Nigerian Breweries) reiterated the resolve of the competition to be a veritable platform for new but talented…

NIM President proffers solution to economic recession

By Sam Otti The President, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Emeritus Prof Munzali Jibril, has advised the Federal Government to reflate the economy and create employment opportunities to reverse the current economic recession. He said the economic sector has remained the weak link of the present administration and urged the government to increase its spending…

Government, junior partners and colonies

First Republic aviation minister, Mbazuluike Amaechi, in an assessment of Buhari’s administration, described it as government of the North, with West as the junior partner, treating the East as a colony. It was not clear if the”East” referred to included Niger Delta or the “West” mentioned also accommodates the defunct mid-west. Nuances of Amaechi’s assessment…

How clinical pharmacy supports development goals

By  Fola Tayo The year 2000 was an exciting year in contemporary history. It was a year during which many felt a certain sense of accomplishment in witnessing a transition not from one decade or century to another, but indeed from one millennium to another. Transition into Y2K, as that year had come to be…

Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu and Edo 2016

By  David Imafidon Adonri The gubernatorial election of Edo State is on September 10, 2016. Tempo of campaign has already escalated to feverish level. Worthy of note is that the contest is devoid of ethnicity. The two main contestants come from highly respected families in Benin City. As campaign rhetoric inundates the State which prides…

FCT expands scope of waste management

In order to tackle the problem of waste management headlong in Abuja, the FCT Administration will finetune its Waste Management Programme. The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, dropped this hint after paying an unscheduled visit to the Waste Transfer Stations in Apo, Mpape and Kubwa. The Minister who inspected these sites alongside the FCT Permanent Secretary, Dr. BabatopeAjakaiye, warned that Abuja is expanding and therefore waste transfer stations have to be…

How Buhari will tackle recession to a halt – APC

By Umar Muhammad Puma The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday gave an insight into how the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration will tackle the current economic challenges facing the country. The APC said that, the Buhari administration has embarked on well- thought economic agendas, policy actions, appropriate fiscal, governance, and socio-political reforms to revamp the…