Ex-Militants Promise To Work For Buhari’s Re-Election

Ex-militants, under the platform of Coalition of Progressive Niger Delta Ex-militants (CPNDE), rose on Tuesday from an emergency meeting in Lagos with a resolve to work assiduously for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The ex-militants said their decision to support Buhari’s second term bid was based on his efforts at deepening peace…

Nigerians Seeking Greener Pastures Abroad Hurting Our Pride, Buhari Laments

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness at the sheer desperation of some Nigerian youths who dare both the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea in search of greener pastures. He lamented that the situation was hurting the pride of the country, a development that would propel his administration to do everything possible to make…

NGO Partners Private Hospital To Offer Free Test, Surgery To 200 Nigerians

ABUJA – The Surgical Aid Foundation (SAF) a non-governmental organisation has disclosed that it’s partnering with Kelina Hospital, a private health care provider in Abuja to offer free test and surgeries to over 200 Nigerians. SAF, a non-governmental organization has its focus on assisting patients gain access to high-tech surgery, such as endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery…

Obi’s Kinsmen Laud Atiku’s Choice, Say He Has Impeccable Credentials

Awka – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, Peter Obi’s people, have expressed solidarity and support for the choice of their kinsman as the running mate of the flag bearer in next year’s presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, saying Obi has impeccable credentials. In a communiqué they issued and…

Group Donates Low Vision Devices To Ogun

The Ogun State Government has said that it would continue to partner with stakeholders in the provision of efficient health care service delivery to the citizenry, particularly children in order to ensure their proper growth and well-being. Dr. Adesanya Ayinde, the permanent secretary, State Hospital Management Board, through the board’s press officer, Mrs. Busayo Malaolu,…

Food Scientists Lament Govt Neglect, Call for Recognition

Abeokuta – The first chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST), Body of Fellows, Prof. Charles Aworh, has lamented the neglect of the body by the Federal Government. He, therefore, called for more recognition and collaboration from the government, saying that such recognition and collaboration would further boost food security and bring…

Pipeline Explosion: Araraume Urges Stakeholders To Be Proactive

Umuahia – Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Imo State (APGA), Ifeanyi Godwin Araraume, has called for concerted efforts by stakeholders to protect government installations across the nation. He has equally called on all government agencies with installations in the 36 states of the federation to ensure strict monitoring of their equipment so…

Reps Want Dialogue With B/Haram To End Insurgency

Ahmed Musa and Innocent Oweh Abuja – The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the executive to immediately commence negotiations with Boko Haram terrorists towards the cessation of hostilities and release of abducted citizens. This resolution was reached following the execution of Saifura Khorsa and Hauwa Liman of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)…

Fayemi To Ekiti People: The Light Shall Shine Again

Ado-Ekiti – Kayode Fayemi and his deputy, Bisi Egbeyemi, were sworn in as governor and deputy governor, respectively, on Tuesday, amidst pomp and ceremony. The event, held at the popular new Iyin Road, Ekiti Parapo Pavilion, was graced by state governors, chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC), ministers, as well as friends, and well-wishers. President Muhammadu…