CSO Leaders Laud Government For Appointing Climate Council DG
Leaders of some civil society organisations (CSOs) are delighted that the Federal Government of Nigeria has considered their calls for the implementation of the Climate Change Act, following the appointment of a director to pilot the affairs of the National Council on Climate Change. The campaigners were persistent in... Read more
USCIRF Commemorates The Eighth Anniversary Of The Yazidi Genocide
Washington, D.C. – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today joined communities around the world in commemorating the eighth anniversary of the Yazidi Genocide perpetrated in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “Today, USCIRF remembers the thousands of Yazidi people who perished... Read more
2023 Elections: CAN Sensitises Churches On Preferred Candidates
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has sent messages to the churches for members to make informed decisions on the character of persons they should vote for in 2023 elections. The association, in a message signed by its spokesperson, Pastor Sarah Omakwu, and made available to newsmen on Sunday,... Read more
Bayelsa Traditional Ruler Seeks Participation Of Host Communities In Oil Sector
The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Council of Traditional Rulers Council and ruler of Ekpetiama Kingdom, King Bubaraye Dakolo, Agada IV, on Sunday advocated greater participation of host communities in oil and gas value chain as a panacea to peace.   He said that until host communities benefits and... Read more
Umahi Loses Senatorial Ticket
A Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, has recognised Princess Ann Agom-Eze, as the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Ebonyi South Senatorial Zone over the sitting Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi.  Governor Umahi had through his counsel, Roy Nweze Umahi, asked... Read more
CSOs Kicks Over Non-implementation Of Climate Change Act
Leaders of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria have condemned the non-implementation of provisions of the Climate Change Act 2021 by the Federal Government. They made this known at the weekend during a workshop with the theme “Understanding and Implementation of Nigeria’s Climate Change Act: Implications for Nigeria’s Net Zero... Read more
Pinnick Hails ‘Fabulous’ Falcons, NFF To Prepare Team Adequately For World Cup
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick has showered encomiums on nine-time African champions, Super Falcons for a valiant display despite several odds and obstacles in their Women AFCON semi final encounter against host nation Morocco in Rabat on Monday night.  ... Read more
NFF Congratulates Mimi Calvin-Onwuka, Madu On WAFCON Feats
The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated Nigerian officials Patience Ndidi Madu and Mimisen Iyorhe Calvin-Onwuka for their historic feats in their various roles at the ongoing 12th Women Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.   Madu, who also officiated at the Olympic Games in Tokyo last year, became the first... Read more
Morocco Prevail Over Nine-woman Super Falcons On Penalties In Rabat
Nigeria withstood a number of adversities before narrowly losing to host nation Morocco after penalty shoot-out, in a supercharged 12th Women Africa Cup of Nations semi final match in Rabat on Monday.   A total of 45,562 spectators turned the Complexe Prince Moulay Abdellah into a boiling cauldron, and only... Read more
Remove Politics From Sports -Wike
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike says Nigeria may never fully actualise its sporting potential if political considerations are allowed to always interfere with what happens within the sports industry. He made this known while speaking with journalists on Sunday evening at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Omagwa, Ikwerre Local... Read more