Marriages in Britain at lowest level since 1862 – Survey  

Marriages in Britain have fallen to their lowest number on record, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in an annual report on Wednesday. An analysis of marriages in England and Wales for 2015, the last full year reviewed; show that there were 239,020 marriages between men and women, a fall of 3.4 per cent […]

Abducted Dapchi school girls would be rescued —-Toyin Saraki

The wife of the President of the Senate, Mrs Oluwatoyin Saraki, has expressed confidence in the ability of the Federal Government to rescue the over 110 Science Secondary School girls abducted by suspected Boko Haram insurgents at Dapchi, Yobe. Mrs Saraki, who is the President of Well-being Foundation in Africa, expressed her optimism while fielding […]

IGP cautions on anti grazing laws, to mop up illegal arms

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday advised state governors to prioritise the establishment of cattle ranches before enacting anti-grazing laws, to avert conflict between farmers and herdsmen.   The IGP gave the advice at the Northern States Stakeholders Security Summit, with the theme, `National Building: Security Challenges and the Need for Inclusive Approach’, […]

BREAKING…. Gov. Ahmed approves fresh appointments (SEE FULL LIST)

  The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the appointment of local government monitoring committees for the sixteen local government councils in the state, ROYAL NEWS reports. In a statement issued in Ilorin, the state capital on Tuesday, the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Sola Gold, said the approval was sequel […]

FG set to partner agencies to implement science and technology park

Aminat Isah, Abuja. The Federal Government has expressed its desire to partner with institutions and development partners to assist in the early implementation of Sheda Science and Technology Complex, (SHESTCO) Park. This was disclosed by the Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, while addressing participants at the first international workshop on Science Parks and […]

Foundation donates relief materials to motherless centre

AN Ilorin based Non-Governmental Organization, (NGO), Threshold of Hope Foundation, has reiterated commitment to the provision of adequate supports to inmates of motherless homes, widows, orphans and vulnerable children in the society. A member of the Board of Trustees of the organization, Damilola  Ibitoye Yusuf, stated this on Monday while presenting relief materials to the […]

Baptist Seminary trains 6,000 ministers in 120 years  

The Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary (NBTS) in Ogbomoso  has trained 6,000 ministers in its 120 years of existence. Rev. Simon Ishola, the institution’s Deputy President (Administration),  made the disclosure on Monday at a news conference held in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, to herald its  15th annual International Theological Education Conference (ITEC). NBTS, established in 1898, is […]

Aisha Buhari commiserates with parents of 21 deceased students of GDSS, Misau  

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commiserated with the Misau Emirate Council as well as the parents of 21 students of Government Day Secondary School, Misau, involved in an accident.   The students died in a ghastly motor accident along Bauchi-Kano express way while going to Kano on excursion on Feb. 13. […]

Varsity develops herbal anti-diabetic, anti-cancer drugs – VC

Dr Salihu Department of the Biochemistry, Federal Unversity Dutse (FUD), Jigawa, has developed a herbal anti-diabetic and anti-cancer drugs. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Fatima Batul-Muktar, disclosed this at a newsmen conference in Dutse on Monday. “I am glad to inform you that one of our staff, Dr Salihu Ibrahim Isma’il of the Biochemistry […]

FG urges states to domesticate National Social Protection Policy  

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Budget and National Planning,  Mr Olajide Odewale, has called on states that are yet to domesticate the National Social Protection Policy (NSPP) to do so. Odewale said this in a statement signed by Mrs Victoria Agba-Attah, the Director in-Charge of Press in the ministry on Monday in Abuja. Agba-Attah said that […]