USCIRF Vice Chair Gayle Manchin Calls on Iran to Cease Harassment and Threats Against Prisoner of Conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri
WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today called on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran (IRGC) to stop harassing and threatening Religious Prisoner of Conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri and his family. Despite his release from prison in April, the IRGC has prevented... Read more
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles, Carthage Eagles Fight For Bronze
It is a feisty confrontation of Eagles as Nigeria and Tunisia file out at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo on Wednesday for the third place match of the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals. Otherwise called the ‘losers’ final’, the third place match traditionally awards bronze medals to... Read more
Confusion In Kogi As Another 37 Governorship Aspirants Endorse Indirect Primary
There seems to be serious confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kogi State Chapter ahead of the Nov. 16 governorship election as another group of 37 aspirants endorsed decision of the National Working Committee(NWC) of the party to select its candidate for the election through indirect primary. The... Read more
First Bank CEO Challenges Banks On Poverty Reduction
Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank Nigeria Ltd., has called on the banking sector to assist political leaders to address the issues of poverty reduction in the country. Adeduntan made the call on Thursday in Lagos at a joint seminar for Banking and Telecommunications Regulators from the... Read more
Baby Girl Aged 5 Abducted In Akemfa 1 community, Yenagoa Bayelsa Capital
A five year old baby girl was on Thursday abducted by an acquaintance to the parents simply identified as Ahmed and bolted away with the baby to an unknown destination. The parents of the baby Mr William and Margaret Koroye reside at Akemfa 1, area Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital. Narrating... Read more
AFCON 2019: Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Moving To Next Level
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles after defeating South Africa’s Bafana Bafana 2-1 to progress to the Semi-finals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The President who congratulated the team Wednesday night for their victory against South Africa said the progression confirmed... Read more
Bayelsa Governor Lauds NDDC On Ogbia-Nembe Road Construction
. As Commission Concludes Plan To Build Police Headquarters In Bayelsa   The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has applauded the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for constructing the N24 billion Ogbia-Nembe Road, carved out of deep mangrove forest and built in partnership with Shell Petroleum Development Company,... Read more
THE POSITION OF ADARA COMMUNITY ON THE CRISIS IMPOSED ON THE ADARA NATION DATED 10TH JULY, 2019
A PRESS STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF ADARA DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION, MR AWEMI DIO MAISAMARI ON THE POSITION OF ADARA COMMUNITY ON THE CRISIS IMPOSED ON THE ADARA NATION DATED 10TH JULY, 2019 Gentle men of the press On 31st May, 2019 the Adara Development Association was greatly relieved when... Read more
Promotion: Nigerian Prisons Service Decorates 205 Staff With New Ranks In Port Harcourt
From Dianabasi Effiong No fewer than 205 newly-promoted officers and men of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Rivers Command, have been decorated with new ranks by Mr Olumide Tinuoye, Controller of Prisons, Rivers Command. Those decorated with new ranks at the ceremony in Port Harcourt included Juliet Ofoni, the Command’s... Read more
SCID Lagos Gets New Ultramodern Statements/Interview Room
In furtherance to ensuring a safer and crime-free Lagos, the Lagos state Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu has on Tuesday commissioned an ultramodern and state-of-the-art facility for interviewing and recording statement of crime suspect(s) at the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID Panti, Yaba, Lagos. The Commissioner of Police... Read more