Hijacked ship MT APECUS Involved In Illegal Activities Since 2014: NIMASA
A Palau flagged Tanker, MT APECUS, hijacked off the coast of Bonny, Nigeria last month has been conducting trading activities in Nigerian waters since 2014 without permit, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said Monday. Nevertheless, the agency said it was committed to rescue the abducted seven... Read more
Nigeria Guild Of Editors Kick Against NASS Stringent Guidelines For Accrediting Reporters
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has rejected the new guidelines for the accreditation of media organisations and journalists covering the National Assembly The guidelines issued by authorities of the National Assembly (NASS) are due to become effective from June 11 2019. The Guild slammed them as primitive, undemocratic... Read more
OPM’s Free Specialist Hospital: New Healthcare Direction In Nigeria
A joint report on maternal mortality by the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF, World Bank and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates that Nigeria has approximately 58,000 maternal deaths, accounting for 19 per cent globally. This means that at least 800 women die in every 100,000 live births... Read more
Nigeria’s NASS Sets Tough Accreditation Guidelines For News Media Organizations
  *Evidence of Income tax return now a prerequisite *Bars media not publishing, broadcasting daily   In what appears to be a shocker to news media in Nigeria, the National Assembly on Monday released new guidelines for accreditation of journalists. This is coming barely three weeks to the expiration... Read more
Super Falcons Lift WAFU Cup In Cote d’Ivoire
From Dianabasi Effiong   Nigeria swept to glory in the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan the where the Super Falcons edged host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after penalty shootout in an interesting final match Sunday at the Stade Robert Champroux. The Ivorians took the lead in the 43rd minute of... Read more
Christian Chukwu Arrives London For Medical Treatment — NFF
From Dianabasi Effiong   Former Nigeria captain Christian Chukwu, in company with his wife Lilian Nkeiruka, has arrived in the United Kingdom for medical treatment, according to a statement on Thursday by Ademola Olajire, the Media Aide of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).   Chukwu, who captained the Senior... Read more
Reps Speakership: Former Imo Assembly Speaker Drums Support For Nwajiuba
Chief Nwoha Amaechi, former Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, says Emeka Nwajiuba’s cognate experience in legislation makes him credible to be the speaker of the House of Representatives. Amaechi made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, while speaking on the... Read more
Nigeria’s Ruling Party Accuses Opposition Party Of Playing Unpatriotic Politics
Nigeria’s ruling party has condemned what it called the `unpatriotic and desperate’ opposition politics being played by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who made the condemnation when he addressed State House correspondents... Read more
Herdsmen Presence Scare Farmers In Abia
The presence of herdsmen in Ohuru Isi-Miri community in the Aba North Local Government Area of Abia has put farmers in the community, especially women on edge. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who visited the community on Thursday reports that gloom has descended on the community, due... Read more
Victoria Obaze Becomes Mayor Of London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mrs Victoria Obaze, a Nigerian from Imo State made history on Wednesday after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom (UK). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obaze’s inauguration on Wednesday is the latest... Read more