Friday, 1st December 2023


15 Apr
Practising women engineers, recently, paid glowing tributes to the late President of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), Mrs. Funmilola Ojelade, at her funeral.
15 Apr
From cradle till his last days, Prof. Michael Okoeguale Ibadin, immediate past Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) was a man with a vision.
General Donaldson Oladipupo Diya
15 Apr
The second in command to the late Gen. Sani Abacha, Lt. Gen Donaldson Oyeyinka Oladipo Diya (Rtd) GCON, MN, LLB, a former Chief of General Staff passed on to glory on Sunday, March 26, 2023, just eight days to his 79th birthday.
18 Feb
FORMER Financial Controller, Academy Press Plc., Lagos and former Director General of Gateway Transit, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Otunba Lawrence Babatunde Adekoya, who died on December 24, last year, at the age of 79, will be buried today after a funeral service at Saint Thomas EB Church, Makun Omi, Ogun Waterside Loc0l Council, Ogun State at…
7 Jan
Multiple award-winning photojournalist, and one of Nigeria’s finest, Mr. Olufemi Adebesin-Kuti, passed on at 57, in the early hours of yesterday, during a brief illness. His remains were interred in accordance with Islamic injunctions.
3 Dec 2022
Mrs. Aramide Olawoye was born on March 13, 1941 into the Rogers family of Ondo Kingdom. She died on November 11, 2017 in London, England. Five years after her demise, she is fondly remembered by her family and loved ones. Her children are particularly grateful for the love and support that they have received since…


5 mins ago
The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE), Abuja Chapter, called on youths to pursue a career in Mechanical Engineering to advance the technological development of the country. It said that the institution has been contributing significantly to the development of the mechanical engineering profession in Abuja and Nigeria at large. Chairman of NIMechE Abuja Chapter,…
26 mins ago
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has expressed delight over the appointment of Abdul-Azeez Suleiman as spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF). The group which extended its heartfelt congratulations to Suleiman, said as the former Spokesman of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), he has proven himself to be reliable and capable, making him…
46 mins ago
The Edo State government in partnership with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has trained 29 virtually impaired people in digital technology to empower and help them facilitate employment. At the graduation ceremony/summit under the theme, “Fostering Digital Inclusion to Empower and Facilitate Employment for Visually Impaired Persons held on Thursday, Dr Detlef Barth, Team Leader,…
51 mins ago
Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the release of 150 inmates in the maximum Correctional Centre in Kano. The release, according to the Minister was part of President Tinubu's renewed hope mantra tailored towards decongesting the correctional centres nationwide. The Minister represented by the Assistant Director, Dr…
54 mins ago
The Governor of Enugu, Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, met on Thursday with the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshall Hasan Abubakar, and other security bigwigs in a bid to strengthen security in the state.
56 mins ago
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday accused the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) of fueling the violent protests and mass possession of major streets in Kano against the judgment of the Appeal Court that sacked Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf. The court had affirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress APC as…
58 mins ago
The Commissioner for tertiary education in Lagos State, Hon. Tolani Sule, has emphasised the need for fostering collaborations between technology and tertiary institutions.
58 mins ago
The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to grab the investments from the climate funds. Okonjo-Iweala made this call on Friday at the ongoing 28th meetings of the COP28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and suggested that Nigeria as a country needs to commence…
1 hour ago
With the estimated N3.5 trillion annual post-harvest loss of agricultural produce in Nigeria, the effort of the government to accelerate policies and program implementation on food sustainability may not yield positive results. Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), Dr. Godwin Atser made the observation yesterday while inspecting the post-harvest technology intervention during Kano State Agro-Pastoral…
1 hour ago
A priest in charge of St. Michael’s Catholic Church Parish in Umuekebi, Osuoweerre autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Rev Fr Kingsley Eze, has been kidnapped by gunmen.