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2020 pilgrimages: Nigeria ambassador to Jordan commends NCPC boss

By Albert Akota The Nigerian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Jordan, His Excellency, Amb. Faruk Yabo has commended the proactiveness and drive of the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Dr Yakubu Pam for his dynamism and…

MULAC demands apology from Afenifere over comments on prophet Muhammad

From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna The Muslim League, for Accountability (MULAC) has demanded an unreserved apology from the yoruba Socio-Cultural association, Afenifere over a report credited to the group by Sahara Reporters. This was contained in a statement by the National…

Military representatives from 15 African countries arrive Nigeria in preparation for OSMA sports

By Paul Efiong, Abuja The military representatives from 15 African countries have arrived Nigeria in preparation for the upcoming Sahel games of the Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA), to be hosted in Nigeria in October. OSMA is a…

Ondo Guber: Supreme court affirms Gov Akeredolu’s election

  By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja The Supreme Court of Nigeria, yesterday, dismissed the case brought by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, against the election of Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The seven-member panel of the…

Okowa calls for environmental action plan to reduce malaria transmission

By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for a National Action Plan on Environment to facilitate the reduction of malaria transmission in the country. Okowa made the call when he received officials of Federal Ministry of…

Court adjourns Benue NUJ election matter

  From: Uche Nnorom, Makurdi The Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Makurdi, Benue State capital yesterday reaffirmed his orders to commit to prison the National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Chris Isiguzo, the National Secretary Shu’aibu Leman,…

NDE trains 50 on post SADTS in Niger

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna National Directorate of Employment (NDE), has commenced the training of 50 beneficiaries on Post Sustainable Agricultural Development Training (SADTS). The Director General of the agency, Malam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo disclosed this in an interview in Minna.…

JAMB release 14,620 results under investigation, withholds 93 candidates’ results

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board( JAMB) has cleared and released the UTME results of 14,620 candidates hitherto under investigation, while results of 93 candidates have been withheld. This followed the consideration and further approval of the…

China, western world and human rights revolving doors

By Jerome-Mario Utomi   The reported remark by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin at the just concluded 47th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, calling on Western countries to reflect deeply on their own human rights…

“America first” the largest strike against multilateralism

By Zhong Sheng, People’s Daily   The seven-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases in the US as of July 23 was 40,246, an increase of 46.7 percent from the week before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…