Adekuoroye Wins Gold, Oborududu Settles For Silver At Poland Open
Former World No. 1 Odunayo Adekuoroye laid down the marker in the 57kg class ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, impressively claiming gold at the Poland Open on a day her compatriot Blessing Oborududu won silver at the Ranking Series tournament in Warsaw. In the qualification round, Commonwealth champion... Read more
Nigeria: Post 1966 Facts
By Baron Roy   After the series of events that started in January 1966, Northern Nigeria seceded from Nigeria in July 1966 on murdering Aguiyi Ironsi. The putsch was led by Theophilus Danjuma and Muritala Mohammed. Over 200 officers of Midwestern and Eastern extraction were killed especially in a... Read more
Nigeria Issues Travel Advisory To Citizens
The Federal Government has issued a travel advisory to Nigerians in Brazil, India and Turkey, citing the risks of COVID-19. Mr. Boss Mustapha, President of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, gave advice at a public meeting on COVID-19 vaccination for the northeast area in Yola, The meeting was organized by the PSC in... Read more
Fulani Herdsmen Reportedly Kill 7 Hunters In Kwara
Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday evening in Faje community in Asa local government area of Kwara state reportedly ambushed and killed four local hunters. Similarly in Ballah community in the same local government on Wednesday morning, Fulani herdsmen also reportedly killed three hunters by firing several gunshots at them while... Read more
I’m Ready To Die In The Hands Of Kidnappers — El-Rufai’s Wife
The wife of Kaduna State Governor, Hajia Asia El-Rufai has said that she’s ready to die in the hands of Kidnappers if it will bring peace to the country. This was even as she added that nobody should pay a dime on her behalf if she’s kidnapped. The wife... Read more
Tension In Kwara As Angry Youths Move To Evict Fulani Residents
There was panic in Odo Owa and Erinmope towns in Kwara State as some youths stormed various Fulani settlements and issued a 24-hour eviction notice to them. Muhammad Saliu, a resident of Erimope, said some Fulani youths were attacked on Tuesday evening. “It took the glory of God before they were... Read more
Igbo Group Calls On All Igbos To Return Home, In Response To Northern Coalition’s ‘Genocidal Statement’
The coalition of the Igbo group, have in a press statement in response to the ‘Northern Coalition Group Genocidal Statement, urged the Igbos in the North, to come back home. The statement was dated June 6, 2021 and addressed to the Governors of South Eastern Nigeria, the Ohaneze Ndigbo,... Read more
Chevron Harps On Gas Utilisation To Reduce Flare And Carbon Emmision
Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL) says it remains committed to reducing emissions and finding cleaner fuels in the energy mix.   A statement issued by Esimaje Brikinn, General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs at CNL quoted Rick, Chairman/Managing Director of the oil firm as making the assertion at the... Read more
Okowa Hooks Ukah, The Goal Scorer
By Fidelis Egugbo PEOPLE who are familiar with the game of hockey will know that it is not for the lily-livered. The game requires a lot of focus, maneuvering and skills to enable you score. Chief Patrick Ukah, who took oath of office as the Secretary to the Delta... Read more
MOSIEND Lauds Wike For N5bn Infrastructure Intervention In Nigeria Law School Yenagoa
The Movement for the Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta (MOSIEND) on Tuesday hailed the Rivers Governor. Nyesom Wike for providing N5 billion worth facilities at Yenagoa campus of Nigeria Law School.The recommendation is coming on the heels of the flag off ceremony of the construction... Read more