FirstBank Restates Commitment To Children With Special Needs
9 July 2019 News Release First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial institution, has reiterated its commitment to impact the lives of the less privileged and children living with disabilities across the country and in its host communities across the world. The Chief Executive Officer of... Read more
UNN Unveils First Five-seater Electric Car Model
It was an atmosphere of excitement at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka on Monday, July 8 as the institution’s Engineering Faculty successfully unveiled its first five-seater electric car. Christened Lion Ozumba 551, the car, made with 80 per cent locally-sourced materials, could undertake a 30-kilometer distance when fully charged.... Read more
USCIRF Statement on State Department’s Creation of “Commission on Unalienable Rights”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2019   WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) applauds today’s announcement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo that the U.S. Department of State has created the Commission on Unalienable Rights, a new commission to provide the Secretary of... Read more
Egypt’s Eid Saleh Sets New Record In Africa
At 41, Egypt’s Mohamed Sameh Eid Saleh becomes the first Africa para table tennis player to be featuring in five Paralympic Games after the world number 11 avenge her group loss to Nigeria’s Isau Ogunkunle in the final of the men’s Class Four on July 1, 2019, to secure... Read more
SDP Chieftain Carpets Nigerian Government Over Cattle Settlements In States
From Dianabasi Effiong Chief Precious Elekima, a chieftain of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Nigeria, has decried what he called tension generated by plans of President Muhammadu Buhari to establish cattle settlements (RUGA) for Fulani herdsmen in all 36 states of the federation. The Federal Government had reportedly... Read more
NFF Hails Dignitaries Who Cheered Eagles To Victory Against Lions
The Nigeria Football Federation has commended top Nigerian dignitaries who were in Alexandria, Egypt on Saturday and cheered the Super Eagles to victory over Cameroon in an interesting AFCON 2019 Round of 16 clash.   Acting President of the NFF, Seyi Akinwunmi, listed the top officials and said the... Read more
Abuja Group Chides Gbajabiamila Over Reps Minority Leadership
Abuja based group, One Nigeria Movement (ONM), has faulted the House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila over his handling of the House Minority Principal Officers, accusing him of turning himself to an emperor by arrogating to himself, the powers to appoint minority leaders in the House as against the... Read more
RUGA Controversy: Ohaneze Replies Fulani Group’s Threats
PRESS RELEASE My attention has been drawn to a broadcast by Abdul Azeez Suleman, speaking for a coalition of Northern Groups in which he had the audacity to give the Federal Government an ultimatum of 30 days to rescind its decision on the suspension of its RUGA settlements policy.... Read more
Nigerian Senator, Elisha Abbo In Police Custody Over Sex Toy Shop Assault On Nursing Mother
Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has detained Senator Elisha Abbo who was caught on camera allegedly assaulting a nursing mother at an adult toy shop in Abuja. In a telephone interview, the FCT Police Commissioner, Mr Bala Ciroma, confirmed to Channels Television that the Senator is being... Read more
NDDC Promotes Peace For Development Of Niger Delta Region
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has stressed the need to promote peace in the Niger Delta to facilitate the development process in the region. The NDDC Executive Director Finance and Administration, Dr Chris Amadi, stated this during a stakeholders’ engagement forum organized by the Commission in Port Harcourt.... Read more