PDP Closes Case At Presidential Election Tribunal, Calls 62 Witnesses
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have closed their case at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. After a series of proceedings which lasted over two months at the Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the petitioners closed their case on Friday. They called a total of... Read more
Nigerian Police Identify Lagos Airport Intruder As Nigerien
The Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos Police Command, has identified the man who climbed an Azman Air aircraft at the airport on Friday as Usman Adamu from neighbouring Republic of Niger. The spokesperson for the Command, DSP Joseph Alabi, disclosed the identity of the 32-year-old Nigerien to the... Read more
Video: Algeria Beat Senegal 1-0 To lift AFCON Title After 29 years
Algeria Desert Foxes have won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) with a lone goal defeat of the Teranga Lions of Senegal in the final played on Friday at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt. Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedja found the back of the net in the 2nd minute... Read more
NDDC to Partner with NMA on Free Health Care
. Pledges to restore Schools in Region       The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Professor Nelson Brambaifa, has said that the Commission will partner with the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, to provide free health care to rural communities in the Niger Delta... Read more
Federal Govt Welcomes, Praises Super Eagles For AFCON Outing
From Dianabasi Effiong The Federal Government on Friday lauded the bronze medal –winning effort of the Super Eagles, as a team led by the Secretary to the Federal Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha received the Nigeria delegation to the finals in Egypt, on arrival at the Nnamdi... Read more
First Bank Partners Eventful To Support Fashion Industry SMEs
As part of efforts to provide access to market and provide opportunities for entrepreneurs in the Small Medium Scale Enterprise (SMEs) of the fashion industry, First Bank of Nigeria Limited partnered with Eventful Nigeria Limited on its event, fashion souk, a platform that creates an opportunity for players in... Read more
Kidnap Of 5-yr-old girl In Bayelsa: Mother Says Baby Still Held After Paying N1m Ransom
Mrs Williams Koroye mother of a five year old girl kidnapped by an acquaintance simply identified as Ahmed on Thursday said that her baby remained in captivity after a ransom demand for N1 million was met The toddler, Peace, was abducted in their residence at Akemfa 1 area of... Read more
First Bank Promotes Financial Inclusion Through Digitalisation In Sub-Saharan Africa
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The event which was held in Lagos recently was themed “Advancing ePayment and Digital Innovations in Africa- Evolution of... Read more
A kidnap suspect, identified as Ahmed, who allegedly abducted a five-year-old girl in Yenagoa, has demanded N1 million ransom, the victim’s mother, Mrs Williams Koroye, has said. Koroye told our Correspondent that that the girl, Peace, was abducted in their residence at Akemfa 1 on Wednesday by the suspect.... Read more
USCIRF Statement on Cuba Preventing Religious Leaders from Attending International Religious Freedom Meeting
WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the prohibition of travel imposed by the Cuban government on Apostle Alayn Toledano Valiente, a leader in the Apostolic Movement, Reverend Alida Leon Baiz, President of the Evangelical League of Cuba, Reverend Dariel Llanes, President of the Western Baptist Convention of Cuba, and... Read more