Ijaws Reject Water Resources Bill, Demand Pressure On Niger Delta NASS Members
…Say Bill Sponsors Are Real Enemies of Nigeria Legislators representing Federal constituencies in all states of the Niger Delta Region, have been urged to sit up and begin to resoundingly protest issues against the interest of their people. This was part of decisions reached at a 100 participant virtual... Read more
Support I Got From Wike Paid Off – Obaseki
*Says Edo electoral victory strategies were hatched in Rivers State Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has described the consolation he got from the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike as the second pivot for his electoral victory. The first pillar, he said, is God who crowned the efforts of... Read more
USCIRF Commissioner Nury Turkel Named To TIME’s Annual TIME100 List Of 100 Most Influential People In the World
Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) congratulated Commissioner Nury Turkel who was named one of the 2020 TIME100, which is TIME magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Commissioner Turkel was appointed to USCIRF in May 2020 by Speaker of the House of... Read more
Smart Money Woman: FirstBank Partners Arese, Unveils TV Series Of The Award-winning Book
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its partnership with Arese Ugwu for the TV adaptation of her best seller, Smart Money Woman. The weekly show – in its first season – is billed to premiere on Africa Magic Showcase on Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 at 9:30pm. The Smart... Read more
USCIRF Urges Administration To Increase Refugee Resettlement Ceiling
Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today reiterated its recommendation that the U.S. government commit to resettling 95,000 vulnerable refuges in the United States in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, including survivors of religious persecution. For each new fiscal year, which starts on October... Read more
Nigeria’s COVID-19  Death Toll Hits 1,100 As NCDC Announces 195 New Cases
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 195 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Monday. According to the agency, the new infection takes the total number of confirmed cases in the country... Read more
Apc congratulates Obaseki On Re-election As Edo Governor
Mai Mala Buni, Chairman All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caretaker Committee, has said that the peaceful conduct of the just concluded Edo governorship election and its outcome represents a victory for Nigeria’s democracy. He said this in a statement issued in Damaturu, Yobe, on Monday, adding that the APC... Read more
Rohr Lists Musa, Ekong, 23 Others For Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia Friendlies
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has called up 25 players ahead of next month’s friendly matches against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, scheduled for Austria.   Five other players have been put on standby.   In the three –time African champions’ first... Read more
Edo 2020: Wike Commends INEC, Police
Rivers State Governor has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) and the Police over their conduct during the Edo GovernorshipElection. Governor Wike who is the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council made the commendation while addressing a mammothcrowd of Party supporters at the Port Harcourt... Read more
Obaseki’s Electoral Victory Ends godfatherism In Edo State – Wike
The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Election, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the electoral victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki has ended godfatherism in Edo State. Governor Wike made the assertion at a press conference in Benin City shortly after the declaration of... Read more