Friday, 1st December 2023


21 Sep
A multi-million naira plaza housing some firms at Okpara Avenue, Government Reserved Area (GRA), Enugu and the Abakaliki Expressway, is currently under threat of gully erosion and landslide.
30 Aug
The Deputy Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Philip Agbese, has called on the Federal Government to pay urgent attention to the plight of the people of Ideato in Imo State. Agbese made the call in reaction to an earlier alarm raised by his colleague in the House, Hon. Ikenga Ikeagwuonu Ugochinyere representing Ideato…
7 Jul
The Senate, yesterday, urged National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to urgently relocate residents from high-risk erosion areas in Imo State
3 Jul
Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved a $115 million loan for Abia State to rehabilitate roads, manage erosion and solid waste in Umuahia and Aba.
12 Jun
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has decried massive damage on erosion-ravaged Akinima-Joinkarama Road, linking several communities in Ahoada West Council of Rivers State.
5 May
The immediate past Managing Director of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Ltd, Dr. Chima Ibeneche has urged rural dwellers to prioritise planting of trees to curb the environmental challenges caused by erosion in their areas.


14 mins ago
In a move to assess the dilapidated state of the abandoned St. Finbarrs Road, the Committee on Works of the Lagos State House of Assembly, led by Hon. Desmond Elliot, has conducted an inspection to gain firsthand knowledge and assess the urgent intervention needed in the Akoka Community yesterday.
18 mins ago
The Executive Director, Centre for Gender Economics Initiative (GCE), Africa, Uchenna Idoko, has called for a gender-responsive budgeting approach that addresses the basic needs of female inmates and ensures their well-being and dignity in custodial facilities.
28 mins ago
The authorities have been called upon to allow the electorates use their mobile phones to vote for their preferred candidates on election day. Dr Edward Perekebina Agbai who spoke yesterday during the launch of the book entitled: "The 2023 Election in Nigeria, Actors, Intrigues and Winners" in Abuja called on the national Assembly to create…
31 mins ago
Ethiopian Airlines has explained why a restriction was placed on “Ghana must go” bags at airports.
38 mins ago
A coalition of anti-corruption groups has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate a viral audio where some politicians in Delta State were allegedly discussing how they secured tribunal judgements in favour of the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).…
1 hour ago
The UN's top court Friday ordered Venezuela not to take any action to upset the status quo with Guyana, two days before a potentially explosive referendum over a disputed oil-rich territory. Without expressly mentioning the vote planned for December 3, the International Court of Justice said Venezuela "shall refrain from taking any action which would…
1 hour ago
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria Chikaosolu Ojukwu has condemned the spraying of cash at a reception held to celebrate his swearing-in as a member of the Inner Bar. Ojukwu said in a statement that the act "embarrassed" him and was "unsolicited". He said it was done against his "earlier express verbal and written instructions against…
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Delegation to ECOWAS Parliamen presented its country’s report to the Second Ordinary Session of 2023 on Friday.
1 hour ago
Actress Uzo Aduba and her husband Robert Sweeting have announced the arrival of their baby girl, Adaiba Lee Nonyem. The couple shared the news on social media, expressing their joy and love for their new daughter. Aduba posted a photo of herself holding baby Adaiba on Instagram, writing, "We love you so much, Adaiba Lee…
1 hour ago
Scottish Playwright, John Byrne, known for his work on the BBC series Tutti Frutti and the Slab Boys theatre trilogy, dies at the age of 83, His wife, Jeanine, was by his side during his final moments. Born in Paisley and a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, Byrne's creativity knew no bounds. His…