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Heavy Flooding Force Anambra Schools To Shut Down

Heavy Flooding Force Anambra Schools To Shut Down

18Sep18 • Comments Off on Heavy Flooding Force Anambra Schools To Shut Down

All primary, post primary and tertiary schools in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra have been temporarily closed down in reaction to the flood disaster in the area. The council Chairman, Mr Arinze Awogu disclosed this while inaugurating the distribution of relief materials at the council headquarters, Atani on Tuesday. Awogu said the closure of […]

Atiku: Nigeria’s Doomsday Protocol

18Sep18 • Comments Off on Atiku: Nigeria’s Doomsday Protocol

By Adekoya Boladale   In Central Africa and predominately Cameroon, there is a specie of frog called: Hairy frog. Like every other frog, it is amphibian in nature and carnivorous in diet; it feeds on slugs, spiders, beetles and grasshoppers. But one thing that is profound about the hairy frog is the mechanism it uses […]

$322m Abacha’s Loot Sharing: The Voice of Jacob, the Hands of Esau

18Sep18 • Comments Off on $322m Abacha’s Loot Sharing: The Voice of Jacob, the Hands of Esau

On June 20th, 2018, the Federal Government of Nigeria represented by the Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reforms, Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, disclosed the intention of the Federal Government of Nigeria to disburse the repatriated $322,000,000 Abacha loot from Switzerland to poor and vulnerable Nigerians in 19 States. The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development […]

FIFA, CAF Send Observers For NFF Board Election

FIFA, CAF Send Observers For NFF Board Election

18Sep18 • Comments Off on FIFA, CAF Send Observers For NFF Board Election

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has named Messrs Luca Piazza and Solomon Mudege as its observers to Thursday’s elections into the Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)  2018-2022. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mudege is FIFA’s Senior Manager for Development Programmes (Africa), while Piazza is a senior official in […]

Full Text Of Mrs Adeosun’s Resignation Letter

18Sep18 • Comments Off on Full Text Of Mrs Adeosun’s Resignation Letter

14th September, 2018   His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria State House Aso Villa Abuja   Dear Excellency,   Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at close quarters your integrity and […]

Liberian President, Weah, Describes Nigerian Football As A Model

Liberian President, Weah, Describes Nigerian Football As A Model

18Sep18 • Comments Off on Liberian President, Weah, Describes Nigerian Football As A Model

President of the Republic of Liberia, Mr. George Oppong Weah has hailed Nigeria as a great and worthy ally in national development, while describing Nigerian Football as a model that he wants his country to follow.   Speaking after Tuesday night’s exhibition match between the Lone Star and the Super Eagles at the Samuel Kanyon […]

Aruna, Meshref are African Champions

Aruna, Meshref are African Champions

18Sep18 • Comments Off on Aruna, Meshref are African Champions

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna and Egypt’s Dina Meshref emerged as singles champions at the 2018 ITTF African Championships concluded in Mauritius on Sunday September 9, 2018. Quadri did not drop a point from the first round (round of 64) until the final when he defeated Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh 4-1 to win his first African Championships title […]

Cross River: Sen. Otu Declares For Southern Senatorial Seat On APC Ticket

Cross River: Sen. Otu Declares For Southern Senatorial Seat On APC Ticket

18Sep18 • Comments Off on Cross River: Sen. Otu Declares For Southern Senatorial Seat On APC Ticket

Calabar—Sen. Bassey Otu has declared his intention to go back for the Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In his speech entitled “Our past, present, and hope in the Southern Senatorial district” at the State Cultural Centre, Otu reassured on legislative priorities including a brighter […]

Uprooting The Climate Menace

18Sep18 • Comments Off on Uprooting The Climate Menace

By Nnimmo Bassey I bring you greetings of peace and a pledge to stand in solidarity with you all until the dangerous ecological problems confronting us and our children become a thing of the past. Our ecological challenges are widespread and suffocating. The clearest for those of us in Port Harcourt and the Niger Delta […]

Nigerian Firm Wins Maiden Shell Global Innovation Outstanding Performance Prize

Nigerian Firm Wins Maiden Shell Global Innovation Outstanding Performance Prize

18Sep18 • Comments Off on Nigerian Firm Wins Maiden Shell Global Innovation Outstanding Performance Prize

From Dianabasi Effiong   A Nigerian plastic-recycling company has won the maiden Shell Outstanding Achievement Prize in the 2018 Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards.   Bayelsa State-based De-Rabacon Plastics came tops in a competition that also saw another Nigerian firm, Alternate Energy Limited, emerge as the second runner-up in the Energy Solutions category to […]