“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb
The frenetic pace of our digital lives is dizzying! We are constantly on the move! Too many things to do, people to see and places to go. Of course, we all want to be ready for retirement some day, but too often we delay planning for our futur…[Read more]
Gone are the days when one can lift the premier league trophy in one season without been defeated. It was great how Liverpool dragged the almighty pep’s team to a defeat on Sunday. Indeed they never work alone!
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given 21 newly registered political parties certificates of operation.
INEC presented the certificates to representatives of the parties at its national headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday.
The registration of the parties was approved by the commission on December 14, 2017.
INEC Chairman,…[Read more]
The dead body of a policeman, identified as Sunday Adejumo, attached the Zone 11 headquarters of the Nigerian Police Force in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, was on Wednesday found at Onibueja, a suburb of the metropolis.
According to different sources, the deceased was last seen at a sawmill in the area where he came to purchase planks.
He was…[Read more]
On Monday morning 8TH Jan 2018 as at 6am, a young boy of 24 who sneaked into the premises of Christ Holy Church Int’l Isiokwe, Anambra State to steal got carried away and slept off till day break. His presence was noticed when the members of the church had come to hold their morning devotion (morning mass).
According to the 3 members who were p…[Read more]
Osinbajo made the remarks at the maiden edition of South-West Regional Youths Summit held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
According to him, the trade-mark of absence of integrity and corruption amongst majority of Nigerians was the major source of array of national problems the country was currently facing.
He said, ” if corruption could be t…[Read more]
For the third consecutive year, the gale of transparency and innovation in the marketing and management of Nigeria’s crude oil grades was sustained on Wednesday as a total of 254 indigenous and foreign owned entities submitted bids for the sale and purchase of the Federal Government equity crude under the 2018/2019 crude oil term contracts.
The e…[Read more]
Oil marketers to get foreign exchange, import fuel
DPR, customs, others to monitor distribution
FG to settle N800bn subsidy debt:
To address the current scarcity of fuel across the country, stakeholders weekend, recommended among others, for more participation of private sector in the importation of product and the involvement of all security…[Read more]
MAIDUGURI —Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt.-Gen. Yusuf Buratai, yesterday, said the Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated by troops in the North-East.
Buratai made the declaration at a special service to commemorate the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day at St Bartholomew’s Military Church, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, Borno State.
Chief of…[Read more]
Victims of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war, yesterday, said the Federal Government had yet to pay them, more than two months after it agreed to release N88 billion for their compensation.
The government had in an agreement it entered before the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja, on October 30, 2017, said part of the fund would be used for the…[Read more]
Awka- Construction of a skills acquisition center being funded by the federal government to enable the youths acquire the necessary skills to make them self –reliant, has begun at Ifitedunu in Dunukofia local government area of Anambra State.
Minister of labour and employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who flagged of the center at the weekend, s…[Read more]
UMUAHIA—THE National Association of States Movement, NASM, an umbrella body of people demanding the creation of additional states, has called on the Federal Government to hearken to the genuine request of Nigerians for new states.
According to the group, no argument against states creation would quench their quest for more states.
The g…[Read more]
AWKA —A coalition of human rights groups operating in the South East geopolitical zone has called on the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, to improve power supply in the zone, urging the federal government to revoke the company’s licence if it could no longer serve the people well.
The coalition, made up of 13 human rig…[Read more]
2014 saw the beginnings of a massive drop in oil prices across the world. With the increased global supply thanks to U.S. shale gas, there is more oil available for consumers than ever before.
Even though the prices are falling, oil is still a valuable commodity due to its status as an indispensable natural resource and its versatility; crude…[Read more]
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed on Tuesday that only one person died in the multiple accident which occurred at the NNPC Mega Filling Station at Naira Triangle, Enugu.
The Sector Commander of FRSC in Enugu, Mr Edward Zamber, confirmed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.
NAN recalls that at about…[Read more]
ANY honest observer, who has seen how Nigeria has steadily and systematically moved from being a country of great promise to a country of great problems; anyone who knows that you have to look back to the past, instead of look forward, to see this country’s best years of national and regional progress, its years of great public and missionary s…[Read more]
The apex Igbo socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Thursday, called on Igbos across the country to embrace peace as division was not the solution to the country’s challenges.
The Secretary General of Ohanaeze, Ondo State chapter, Mr Uche Erondu, who stated this in Akure at a press conference, charged Igbos across the country not to engage i…[Read more]
The United States government has said that it does not see the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation. While the Federal Government of Nigeria has proscribed IPOB and labeled it a terrorist organization, the US government, however, said it does not see IPOB as a terrorist organisation.
While the Federal Government of…[Read more]
Many have made a lot of professional mistakes—and learned a few things, along the way. Here are 25 of them. Let us know if you agree, or what you would add to this list.
1. Take rejection with poise.
By now you should’ve faced some sort of professional rejection. My favorite was having my résumé handed back to me after a job interview.
Women have suffered violence and abuse by Boko Haram, but they are not only victims: some joined the jihadists voluntarily, others fight the insurgency, or work in relief and reconciliation. Women’s experiences should inform policies to tackle the insurgency, and facilitate their contribution to peace.
Boko Haram’s rise and insurgency have dra…[Read more]
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