Nigeria Senate Confirms Emefiele’s Reappointment As Central Bank Governor
Nigeria’s Senate, on Thursday, confirmed the renewal of appointment of Mr Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, for a second term. This followed the adoption of report of the Committee on Banking Insurance and Other Financial Institutions at plenary presided over by Senate President Bukola... Read more
OML 29 Lease Renewal: Court Adjourns Hearing To June 24 As More Parties Seek To Join
The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa on Thursday adjourned a suit seeking to halt the renewal of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29 instituted by Nembe communities in Bayelsa. It was learnt thqt the lease will expire on June 30, 2019 , while the operator of the oilfields had... Read more
FIFA U-20 World Cup: Teams Arrive As Fans Gear Up For Poland 2019
  From Dianabasi Effiong With 10 teams having already arrived for the first-ever FIFA competition to be held in Poland, fans are also getting a step closer to the action as they should now print the tickets purchased on www.FIFA.com/tickets/U20WC. By simply logging in to their FIFA ticketing account, all fans... Read more
Uwaje to preside DigitalSENSE Forum on Internet Governance, IPv6 Roundtable 2019
Lagos, Nigeria, May 15, 2019: Chairman of Connect Technologies, Chief Chris Uwaje would preside over the 2019 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable, slated for Thursday, June 20, at the Welcome Centre Hotels, International Airport Road, Lagos. Affirming this Tuesday in... Read more
Oil Export Resumes From OML 29 As Aiteo Fixes Vandalized Nembe Creek Oil Export Pipeline
Oil export from oilfields in parts of Bayelsa has resumed as Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company on Friday said that it has concluded repairs on the 97 km Nembe-Bonny export line that was breached on April 21 by unknown vandals. Mr Ndiana Mathew, Spokesman of Aiteo, operator of... Read more
UNIZIK Gets New Vice Chancellor
By Emeka Maduewesi Professor Charles Okechukwu Esimone has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka. The new Vice Chancellor was born in Tiko, Cameroon and attended the St. Joseph’s College Sasse, Cameroon  prior to graduating with the B. Pharm, M. Pharm and PhD... Read more
APGA Loses As Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Against PDP’s Hon. Uchendu In Abia
The election petition tribunal sitting in Umuahia today struck out the case against the honourable member Representing Ohafia south constituency, Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu. In a suit No: EPT/AB/HA/11/2019 filed by the candidate of the All Progress Grand Alliance (APGA), Hon. Leonard Eme Umezuruike on the 30th day of March,... Read more
Group Raises Alarm Over Safety Of Rig At OML 83 & 85 In Bayelsa
A  Niger Delta group, the Ifalibobou Revolutionary Movement, (IRM) on Tuesday expressed safety concerns over the state of an oil rig deployed to oilfields at Koluama coastal communities in Bayelsa. The group issued an ultimatum to First Exploration and Petroleum Development Company (First E&P) to clarify the safety records... Read more
Nigeria To Host ITTF Continental Championships
Following the successful staging of one of the elite tournaments in the world – the African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) backed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has awarded the hosting right to Nigeria for the 2019 ITTF African Cup and Club Championships in August 2019. The ever-bumbling... Read more
Poland 2019: Aigbogun Picks Utin, 20 Others For World Cup
Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has named Captain Ikouwem Utin, goalkeeper Olawale Oremade, midfielder Kingsley Michael and forward Henry Offia in his list of 21 players for the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland.   Defender Valentine Ozornwafor – named in the Team of the Tournament at the... Read more