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EDO 2020: Okowa congratulates victorious Team Delta

  By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has congratulated the state’s contingent to the just-concluded 20th National Sports Festival in Edo for emerging overall winners of the games. Team Delta, the defending champions of the competition,…

Printed N60bn: Stop playing the ostrich, Obaseki hits back at FG

By Osaigbovomwan Iguobaro The controversy over the alleged N60 billion by the Nigerian Government to augment March allocation to States, has assumed a new dimension. The Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki in a statement on Thursday, advised the Minister…

Ministry, NDLEA collaborate to launch campaigns on illicit drugs trafficking

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture said it is partnering with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to launch a national campaign against drug trafficking and illicit use of drugs in the country. The…

Group condemns attack on Ebonyi community

The Amalgamated Ngboejeogu Youth (ANY) Umuogudu Akpu, Ngbo in Ebonyi has condemned the violent attack on the community by gunmen, suspected to be herders. The group’s position is contained in a communique made available to the News Agency of Nigeria…

UN tasks ECOWAS on policies to protect, recognise women in informal sectors

Mrs Sangeteta Thapa, Deputy Country Representative, UN Women, in Liberia has urged  the ECOWAS Parliament to come up policies to protect and recognise contributions of women in the informal sectors. Thappa made the call, on Wednesday, at a Technical Session…

COVID-19 in the FCT: The journey so far!

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Lagos and Ogun States were the first few States in Nigeria to be hit by the rampaging COVID-19 virus early in March 2020. It all started in Lagos when an Italian who arrived the country…

No country can survive without steel industry — SON boss

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano   Faruk Salim, the Director General, Standard Organization Of Nigeria (SON) has said that no country can survive and make progress without steel industry. He stated this during a one-day stakeholders meeting with steel manufacturing campanies,…

Scrapping of LG: NULGE threatens to occupy NASS members homes

By Musa Baba Adamu The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Thursday threatened to occupy the country homes of all Federal lawmakers over the plan to scrap the local government system. The local government workers made the threat…

Group trains 20 paralegals on right to education

From:Femi Oyelola, Kaduna In its efforts to enlighten kaduna State residents on the right to education,a group under the auspices of Legal Defense and Assistance Projects (LEDAP) has organised training for 20 paralegals. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the…

Membership registration/revalidation: APC moves to reconcile aggrieved members ahead of national convention

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi   The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday began moves to reconcile aggrieved members of the party who had issues with its ongoing nationwide membership registration and revalidation exercise, as it inaugurated an eighteen man appeal Committee to…