Saturday, 4th December 2021
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5 Mar 2020
The Federal Government, the United Nations (UN), partner organisations and civil society are dedicating the entire month of March to commemorate the strength, resilience, and achievements of Nigerian women
21 Feb 2020
Verve, the largest domestic card scheme in Africa, has launched a new campaign themed “Live the good life”, which reiterates the essence of the brand, affirming its versatility and the brand’s ability
11 Dec 2019
The Rotaract Club of Agege, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Agege, District 9110, has partnered with the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service
31 Aug 2019
Washington is moving ahead Sunday with new tariffs on Chinese imports as it steps up a high-pressure campaign aimed at coercing Beijing to sign a new trade deal even amid fears of a further slowing of the US and world growth.
23 Apr 2019
The Parish Priest of St Andrew’s Catholic Parish, Oro, Kwara, Rev. Fr. Joseph Awoyale, has urged elected public office holders in the country to fulfil the promises made to the electorate during their campaigns. He made the appeal in a sermon he delivered during a thanksgiving service. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…
25 Feb 2019
Democracy is about the primacy of the people to determine who wins elections, who gets the seat and who drives the development process. Whoever wins the elections has an obligation to the people. By the time we read this essay, the results of the general elections of 16th February may already be fully known or…
18 Feb 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission has permitted the resumption of campaign activities by political parties. In a statement signed by INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, the electoral body said it approved that campaigns can resume. "In the meanwhile, after consultation with the political parties, the Commission has approved that…
APC rivers state
18 Feb 2019
The All Progressive Congress (APC), has faulted the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on closure of election campaigns by political parties, following the postponement of the general elections. APC’s National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomole, expressed disappointment with the INEC decision during the party’s caucus meeting on Monday in Abuja. “ We called…
9 Feb 2019
The APC Campaign Council in Katsina State, says it is targeting no fewer than 2.8 million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in the upcoming presidential election. Mr Mustapha Inuwa, Chairman of the council, disclosed this during a press conference on Saturday in Katsina. “The state has about 3.2 million voters, we want to win by…
27 Jan 2019
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was in hospital in Sao Paulo on Sunday for surgery to remove a colostomy bag put in after he was attacked by a man with a knife during his election campaign. His spokesman, General Otavio Santana do Rego Barros, said Saturday that Bolsonaro would be operated on Monday, after which he…
29 Dec 2018
Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital came alive yesterday as the Godswill Akpabio Stadium was filled to capacity at the commencement of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s national campaigns for the 2019 elections. The stadium was adorned with posters bearing messages such as: Buhari and Ekere Together We Prosper; Next Level 2019 Buhari and Ekere; Yes…
28 Dec 2018
The Benue Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said eight of its members had died in a road accident while traveling for a campaign rally in the state. The party’s State Publicity Secretary, Mr Bemgba Iortyom, said in a statement on Friday in Makurdi that the incident which also left many persons injured occurred…


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Gibson Yah is all smiles after signing a professional contract with AFC Ajax.AFC Ajax have offered a professional contract to Nigerian wonderkid Gibson Yah after an outstanding string of displays in the colours of Jong Ajax. Also referred to as Ajax II or Ajax 2, Jong Ajax are the reserve team of the four-time European…
30 mins ago
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has stated that deliberate measures and investments are being undertaken to create a fully digital ecosystem in all the country’s port locations by 2025.
36 mins ago
Indigenous not-for-profit, the Policy Innovation Centre (PIC), has said behaviourally informed policies can potentially deepen the impact of social interventions in Nigeria. Launched at the 27th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES 27) in October, the PIC helps policymakers and programme implementers improve outcomes for the people of Nigeria. It is also the first national-level unit of…
45 mins ago
The Disability and Covid Second Global Town Hall Meeting in Commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities took place on the 3rd of December 2021. The programme was organised by Special Needs Initiative For Growth in Partnership with Disability Support International. The theme for 2021 is "Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities…
53 mins ago
Nigerian-American artist Adetokunbo ‘Toks’ Adegbuyi has released his latest song. Translated from Yoruba as ‘talk to me,’ Adegbuyi’s “Bamisoro” is an exotic-sounding affair, with rich instrumentation which crosses between Wizkid’s Made in Lagos and the rappers he grew up listening to. Riding the bubbly percussion, Adegbuyi settles into a warm groove as he sings about…