The fight against corruption is a bourgeoisie’s fight of shame

BY COMRADE OGBU The word corruption derives from the Latin word corruptus or corrumpere, which means to spoil or break into pieces.  Surprisingly, there is no universally accepted definition of corruption. As generally understood, it refers to behaviour involving the use of a public or privileged position for private gain. Transparency International, the global NGO…

Arik Air resumes flight operations from Abuja to Calabar and Uyo on Dec. 15

by MARY ADEGUNLOYE Arik Air would be resuming flight operations from Abuja-Calabar and Abuja-Uyo from December 15 this year. The move, as revealed by the communications Manager, Mr Ola Adebanji, was targeted at helping customers who would be travelling these routes during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. The travel routes which were suspended earlier…

NAFDAC urges stakeholders to join fight against unwholesome, unregistered products in S/East

The National Agency for Food, Drug  Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged critical stakeholders to join the organization in the fight against counterfeit, adulterated and unregistered products, especially in the South-East of the country. The South-East Zonal Co-ordinator of NAFDAC, Mr Fori Tatama, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…

Airtel commences feeding of 5000 people in five days

  By BAYO AZEEZ Telecommunications company, Airtel Nigeria, brought joy, smile and laughter to thousands of Nigerians as it kicked-off its annual ‘Five Days of Love’ initiative on Monday. Five Days of Love is an initiative under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) meant to feed over 5,000 underprivileged individuals across Nigeria in five days. Partnering…

Equip Nigerians with skills to stem rising migration- ITF DG

By MARY ADEGUNLOYE Concerned by reports of mass casualties on the high seas, enslavement and other harrowing misfortunes being experienced by Nigerian youths seeking to migrate to Europe, the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) is appealing to stakeholders to collaborate with the organization in order to equip more Nigerians with skills for employability and entrepreneurship. Director-General/Chief…

2017 Nigeria Taekwondo Open: NSCDC emerge winners, Niger Republic win best team award

The NSCDC taekwondo team on Monday finished tops of the medals table to emerge winners of the 2017 Nigeria Taekwondo Open. The Niger Republic national team won the best team award. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the first-ever B-ranked Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) event which began on Friday climaxed on Monday at…