Shell Says Crude Set Ablaze At Kolo Creek Not From Its Operations
Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) says that the fire outbreak from a stockpile of crude in two communities in Ogbia, Bayelsa, did not come from its operations. The SPDC Media Relations Manager, Mr Bamidele Odugbesan, said this in an interview in Yenagoa on Tuesday. He said that... Read more
12th African Games: Flying Eagles Qualify For Semi Finals
Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, qualified for the semifinals of the men’s football event of the 12th African Games after a hard fought 2-2 draw with hosts Morocco on Friday evening at the FAR Sports Complex Rabat. The result meant the Flying Eagles garnered five points from three games... Read more
Match Officials For FIFA U-17 World Cup, Brazil 2019 Appointed
With less than three months to go before the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 kicks off, the FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 20 trios of match officials, five Support Referees and 17 Video Assistant Referees (VARs), representing all six confederations. This competition in Brazil will give ambitious FIFA... Read more
Nigeria: Issue of Waste Management, A Very basic Environmental Problem Still Not Being Handled Adequately–Environmentalist
From Dianabasi Effiong Comrade Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), who is also a renowned environmentalist, met with a group of about 70 young people at a training programme which underscored the importance of the Youth Roundtable on Climate Action to unlock youth innovativeness in Nigeria’s... Read more
Africa Heavyweights Battle For Tokyo Slots
True to bookmakers prediction, the two best table tennis playing nations in Africa – Nigeria and Egypt will come against each other in the final of the table tennis team event at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco. The gold medal and the ticket to Tokyo 2020... Read more
Governor Wike Commends US Govt For Partnering With Rivers Govt On HIV/AIDS
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Tuesday commended the United States Government for working with the state government to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS. Also, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Stuart Symington said that the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) administered by the... Read more
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Warns Intending Applicants Not To Pay For Employment
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday, August 25, declared that its recruitment exercise is free of any charge from prospective applicants. The Corps reiterated that its ongoing recruitment process is completely “free of charge” and executed in an equitable and transparent manner. It warned the... Read more
First Bank Agric Expo Set To Promote New Agribusiness Opportunities
Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced that its 2019 FirstBank Agric Expo would hold on Friday, 30 August 2019 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. The 2019 edition – the third in the series – is themed “Agricultural Value Chain... Read more
To Facilitate Transaction Without Borders, First Bank Launches Verve Global Card
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, has announced the launch of the Verve Global Card. In partnership with Verve International (Interswitch Group) and Discover Financial Services, the launch took place at Times Square New York City on Monday, 12 August 2019. In attendance... Read more
2019 Bayelsa Poll: APC Can Never Take Bayelsa State – George
… Says he is the best governorship aspirant in Bayelsa, not a mole Former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Bayelsa State, Barrister Anthony George-Ikoli on Saturday declared before a crowd of supporters in Bayelsa East Senatorial District that he is the party’s best candidate for the November... Read more