FG approves renovation of all 104 Unity Schools

The Federal Government has given a directive for the refurbishment of all unity schools, otherwise known as Federal Government Colleges across Nigeria. The permanent secretary of the federal ministry of education, Sunny Echono, said this during the monitoring of the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) in Abuja on Saturday. Echono said President Muhammadu Buhari […]

10 feared died in Auchi-Okene and Abeokuta-Sagamu auto crashes

Five people died in a multiple road accident on Sunday along the Auchi-Okene-Highway, the Federal Road Safety Corps in Edo has confirmed. This is just as another set of five persons died in an accident involving a Primera car and a Volvo truck around Olorunsogo village,  Kobape-Siun axis on Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway The FRSC Sector Commander in […]

Saraki becomes Int’l Human Rights Ambassador

Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has been nominated as an “Ambassador-at-Large” of the International Human Rights Commission, IHRC. In a letter dated March 16, 2019, Ambassador Friday Sani, the Diplomatic Head of the Commission to Nigeria and other African Countries, stated that as a sequel to the approval of the World Secretary General of […]

Kuwait govt bans nationals from 5 African countries from recruitment

The Kuwaiti General Directorate of Residence Affairs recently announced a ban on recruitment of domestic workers from five African countries. The latest ban raises the list to 20 countries. According  local media sources, the Kuwaiti ministry of foreign affairs issued a circular mentioning the names of the 5 countries, which include Djibouti, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, […]

Ohinoyi of Ebira expresses regret over Bello’s tenure as governor

The Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Alhaji Ado Ibrahim, has expressed regret over his support for Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. He noted that Bello is being misled by money and “extremely wrong people around him”. Ibrahim said Bello has lost the goodwill of the people and it would be difficult to convince them to vote […]

Fire destroys 140 shelters in Borno IDPs camp

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 140 shelters were destroyed by fire in two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps at Monguno Local Government Area of Borno. NEMA Northeast Information Officer, Malam Abdulkadir Ibrahim, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Maiduguri. READ ALSO: FG to train 1,500 Niger Delta youths in various skills Ibrahim […]

Bida Poly to revive local industries through CSR- Rector

The Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Dr Abubakar Dzukogi, said the institution would revamp ailing local industries in its host communities through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Dzukogi stated this on Sunday at the commissioning/handing over of a shea butter processing shed constructed by the institution at Ekosa village. He said reviving the industries through […]

NAMA moves to upgrade airspace radio communication equipment

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) says it has put machinery in place to accelerating the total upgrade of its radio communication infrastructure across the country. The agency said this was to ensure that communication challenges experienced by pilots in some parts of the airspace were eliminated. NAMA’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr Khalid Emele, […]

FG to train 1,500 Niger Delta youths in various skills

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to train about 1,500 youths from the Niger Delta region in its various skill acquisition programs in 2019. Dr. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, the Chief Consultant, Siegener Sabithos Nigeria Limited, one of the organizations partnering FG in the training, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday in Ibadan. READ ALSO: […]

10 most powerful traditional rulers in Northern Nigeria

Born on 24, August 1956 in Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar CFR is the 20th Sultan of Sokoto Caliphate in and the President-General of the Jama’atul Nasil Islam (JNI), and the National Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA). He was enthroned as the 20th Sultan of Sokoto in 2006 to succeed his brother, Muhammadu Maccido who […]