Group condemns NLCs move against Labour Minister

A group, the Coalition of Delta APC Support Groups, has condemned the barricading of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige’s residence by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). It also called on Nigerians to speak against the act. In a statement made available to newsmen in Warri, the group, through its convener, Prince […]

Sterling honoured with award for fighting racism

Manchester Citys England forward Raheem Sterling has been awarded The Integrity and Impact Award at this years BT Sport Industry Awards for speaking out on a range of social issues, including racism. Sterling was recognised for his fight against racism in the sport and for using his platform to call for more action to be […]

How Divine Oduduru broke Nigerias sprint jinx

Sprinter Divine Oduduru, last weekend gave Nigerian athletics hope by running 9.95seconds, a world leading performance at the Michael Johnson invitational meet in Waco Texas, USA.

Nigeria Curling Federation unveils secretariat

It was celebration time at the Adegoke Street, Surulere, Lagos secretariat of the newest sport in the ever-growing Nigeria sports family, the Nigeria Curling Federation at the weekend.

We paid nothing to North Korea for Warmbiers release-Trump

President Donald Trump said the U.S. paid nothing to North Korea to secure the freedom of student Otto Warmbier, who died in 2017 shortly after his return to the United States. No money was paid to North Korea for Otto Warmbier, not 2 million dollars, not anything else, Trump tweeted on Friday. The Washington Post […]

9th NASS: Give speakership to S-East, Ohanaeze youths tell APC

UMUAHIAAHEAD of the election of the principal officers of the 9th National Assembly, the youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths, has cautioned the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, against sidelining the Igbo in electing the leaders, warning that Igbo people are not second class citizens.

Man sets 64-year-old father ablaze for allegedly killing mother

A 24-year old man has reportedly set his 64-year old father ablaze for allegedly killing his motherin Abube-Uno community, Nando, in Anambra Eastlocal government area of Anambra state. The man, identified as Abuchi Onuorah, was said to have slaughtered the deceased body before setting his corpse ablaze. The Nation gathered that the deceased, Mr. Onyiauke […]

Buhari greets Prince Tony Momoh at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh, as he clocks 80 years on April 27. According to a statement by the Presidents spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday, the President joined the media industry in celebrating the former ministers contribution to the growth of […]

Apartheid, the race-based system ended 25 years ago

South Africa's first all-race vote 25 years ago turned the page on an oppressive system of racial segregation called apartheid that for roughly 50 years privileged whites over blacks.

Akeredolus Suspension: Tinubu, Govs aides trade brickbats

OTITO Atikase, an aide to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, took a swipe at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and a leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu accusing them of having an expansionist agenda.

AfDB approves $70m loan for road project in Ebonyi

The African Development Bank, AfDB says it has approved a $70m loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project. It also said that the bank groups […]

Onaiyekan urges politicians to make public welfare priority

Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has tasked political leaders to emulate Jesus Christ and place the well-being and survival of the people above their self-interest.

Family of British aid worker killed in Kaduna attack pays tribute

The family of Faye Mooney, a 29-year-old British aid worker killed in Kaduna by kidnappers, have paid tribute to her bravery and belief in societal change that took her to places others feared.

Remove subsidy and die or keep subsidy and die!

The IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, recommended, at the latest IMF/World Bank, Annual Spring meeting in Washington, that the removal of subsidy from petrol price would restrain Nigeria's rapid debt accretion, so that erstwhile trillions of Naira, subsidy allocations could be deployed, annually, to improve the quality of health, education and infrastructure.

5 essential safety tips for travelers

Travel can be exciting but also scary at times. But when you’re venturing into a destination that you are unfamiliar with, you have to be more cautious in order not to fall victim to roughnecks. Nevertheless, follow these safety tips to protect yourself and ensure a happy and secure journey. Don’t show off your cash […]

Ninth Nass: Why I support APC, Buharis position Tinubu

NATIONAL Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has ruled out ulterior motives in his support of President Muhammadu Buhari and the partys position on the adoption of candidates for the Ninth National Assembly leadership.

Dont mistake me for cultist because of Oleku movie, actor tells...

Yemi Shodimu, a veteran actor and lead character in the timeless movie Oleku, on Friday said many Nigerians took him for a cultist, a role r he acted in the movie. Shodimu acted the character of Ajani, a cult member in `Oleku produced by Tunde Kelani in 1997. He told the News Agency of Nigeria […]

Developing new banking products to accelerate CBNs Financial Inclusion

OVER the years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has introduced several reforms to create a robust financial system framework. These reforms are focussed on enhancing banking system stability, sensitizing the gains in serious governance and restoring confidence in the nations financial system.

This is Nigeria

THE cloud of criminality and institutional impunity which have enveloped Nigeria are bitter pills being forced down the throat of Nigerians. In a country where the so-called activists have collapsed their structures into the ruling elite; where hitherto feared pressure groups such as the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, and Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, are prioritising the self above the rest and the country; a state of nature is being birthed in Nigeria where human life is worthless and there is uncertainty about who is likely to see tomorrow. Institutional impunity has led to the murder of hapless young Nigerians in the Lagos megacity by those late Fela Anikulapo Kuti would call animal-in-human skin. Were it not for militarised mentality, what would make a professional police officer shoot unarmed suspect? How do you expect citizens loyalty when there is widespread injustice? The objective reality of happenings in Nigeria has been mirrored by the hip hop artiste, Folarin Falana also known as Falz in his phenomenal cover song, This is Nigeria. Unlike his cohorts who glamorise societal ills, Falze the Bahd Guy, follows from his activism background signposting societal ills largely domesticated in Nigeria.

Finitri worried over Bindows rushed recruitment, funds withdrawals

The outgoing All Progressives Congress (APC) administration of Governor Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow is alleged to be making a move to appoint a new Vice Chancellor for the Adamawa State University in Mubi through a procedure said to violate the edict which established the university. Since a duly appointed VC of the university, Prof. David Joshua, […]