Ezimakor: NUJ demands apology from DSS

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, is to demand apology from the Department of State Services, DSS, over the alleged illegal detention of one of its member, Mr Tony Ezimakor.

Ezimakor, who is the Abuja, Bureau Chief of the Daily Independent Newspapers, was detained for over one week by the [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

Ojougboh will defeat Okowa in 2019 — Kokori

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Frank Kokori, has expressed confidence that Dr. Cairo Ojougboh will defeat Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the 2019 elections. 

“I have known Dr. Cairo Ojougboh for a long time and I have witnessed all his political battles and effor [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

NCWS urges FG to address hunger in Nigeria

The National Council for Women Societies, NCWS, has called on the federal government to take adequate steps in addressing the rate of hunger among Nigerians especially women. 

Mrs Gloria Shoda, president of the NCWS, said this in a statement as part of activities to mark 2018 International [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

2019 poll: Northern leaders inaugurate committees

In preparations for the peaceful conduct of the forthcoming 2019 general polls, the Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly, NLSA, has inaugurated five standing committees to strategise on the conduct of the elections, restructuring and security in the north.

Among the standing committees in [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

Obasanjo visits Benue, describes killings as shocking, senseless

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed sadness over the gruesome murder of people in Benue state in their homes by Fulani herdsmen, describing the development as shocking and senseless.

Obasanjo, who was received at the Makurdi Airport by Governor Samuel Ortom and members of h [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

Abuja to host 1st ever Dancers Award

The nation's capital gears up to host the first ever Dancers Award tagged; “The Grand Awards” organized by 360 Grand TV, an entertainment outfit. 

Sun, 11 March 2018

NAOWA urges parents to teach children local languages

The National President, Nigerian Army Officers' Wives Association, NAOWA, Mrs Umma-Kalsum Buratai, has urged parents to ensure that they teach their local languages to their children at home. 

Sun, 11 March 2018

FCTA, UNESCO graduate 400 youths on ICT

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has charged graduands of the recently concluded United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO/FCTA YouthMobile Information and Communication Technology project in the FCT to use the skills they have acquired fo [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


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