• newWorld Cup Qualifier: Rohr recalls Mikel, Ighalo, Moses for Cameroon battle
      By Monica Iheakam Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has recalled team captain John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo as well as Chelsea’s Victor Moses for the double header against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the race for Russia 2018 Wo…
    - 3 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 7:57pm -
  • newCustoms alerts on use of tricycles to smuggle contraband goods
    From: Desmond Mgboh, Kano Kano/Jigawa states Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has raised alarm over the employment of tricycles by smugglers in the importation of contraband good into the country. The State Comptroller, Alhaji Yusuf Abba…
    - 4 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 7:05pm -
  • newPLWDs plan to shut down Ebonyi: Umahi’s aide petitions Assembly
    From: Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki Technical Assistant to Governor David Umahi on People with Disabilities and Information Communication Technology (ICT), Parkins Uzor, on Tuesday, petitioned the state’s House of Assembly over alleged plot by people wi…
    - 4 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 6:20pm -
  • newKebbi govt., APC link Buhari’s returns to Nigerians’ prayers
      From: Olanrewaju Lawal Birnin-Kebbi The Kebbi State Government and the leadership of All Progressive Congress ( APC)  in the state have linked the safe returned of President Muhammadu Buhari to continuous prayers of all Nigerians. Publicity Secre…
    - 4 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 6:16pm -
  • newBoko Haram: Army trains Unit Commanders on logistics
    FROM: PAUL ORUDE, BAUCHI Chief of Army Staff General (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Burtai has said that the Nigerian Army would train and equip commanders at all levels on logistics issues for total victory in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency, terror…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 6:09pm -
  • new2019: Bayelsa PDP vows to resist attempts to hijack party structure
    From: Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Bayelsa State, has vowed to resist any attempt to hijack the party structure in the state. According to investigations, some politicians, believed to be close to former President Go…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 5:55pm -
  • newAccurate data crucial for inclusive devt., growth, – LASG

    Accurate data crucial for inclusive devt., growth, – LASG

    The Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, underscored the importance of accurate data to adequate planning which is necessary to bring about inclusive development and growth in all sections and sectors. Speaking while receiving a delegation from the Ni…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 5:48pm -
  • newFlooding: States, stakeholders should take proactive measures – Saraki
    As the raining season is underway across Nigeria, President of the Senate has called on States across the Federation to take proactive measures to mitigate against and minimize the risk of flooding in their areas. In a message signed by his Special A…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 5:44pm -
  • newWomen farmers canvass increased funding for small holders farmers
    From: Rose Ejembi, Makurd Bothered by the sky-rocket prices of food in the country, the Nigerian Association of Women in Agriculture (NAWIA), has called for increased funding for small holder farmers in order to scale up food production and also chec…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 5:41pm -
  • newCannibals in S.Africa: Hundreds confess to eating human flesh
    A community meeting following the arrest of four Estcourt men for allegedly killing a person and eating human flesh saw hundreds of residents allegedly confess to having eaten human body parts procured from one of the accused. The four men, Nino Mbat…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 5:28pm -

Thisday Newspaper

  • newRed Card for Land Grabbers
    Consistent with the Lagos State Property Protection Law, the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode recently issued an edict strongly warning all local chiefs and traditional rulers statewide to desist from land grabbing and other associated ill…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 5:08pm -
  • newOdu’a, ABUAD to Invest N12bn in Conversion of Moribund Textile Factory to Industrial Park
    By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti The Odu’a Group of Companies in partnership with Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) is planning a N12 billion investment for the conversion of the moribund textile industry in Ado Ekiti to an industrial park. A…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 3:44pm -
  • newAPGA Petitions NJC against Enugu Judge
    By Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has written a petition to the National Judicial Council (NJC) against an Enugu High Court Judge, Justice A. R. Ozoemenam, who handled a case on the intra party crisis rocking APG…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 3:32pm -
  • newOndo Workers March for LG Autonomy
    By James Sowole in Akure Akure, the Ondo State capital, stood still Tuesday as labour unions joined workers under the umbrella of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) at a rally to press home the demand for local government auton…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 3:20pm -
  • newNgige: FG Committed to Reversing Dwindling Fortunes of Employment Generation
    By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, Tuesday said the federal government is committed to reversing the noticeable dwindling fortunes of employment generation in the country, in spite of the economi…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 3:19pm -
  • newClerics Accuse FG of not Compensating Victims of Insurgents’ Attacks
    By Laleye Dipo in Minna Six years after Islamic fundamentalists attacked churches and other Christian worship centres in Niger State and the North-east of the country, the federal government is yet to compensate the victims, the Catholic Bishops of K…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 3:18pm -
  • newForensic Auditors Decry Traditional Auditing Inadequacies 
    By Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Association of Forensic and Investigative Auditors in Nigeria has lamented that the inadequacies of traditional auditing process and reporting have made the country to lose huge sums in revenue in the past few years…
    - 9 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 1:23pm -
  • newIoD Elects New President/Chairman of Council
    Ugo Aliogo The Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria has elected Alhaji, Ahmed Mohammed, as the new President/Chairman of Council. A statement issued by the council said the Mohammed succeeds Mr. Samuel Akeju, as the 15th President of the institute. M…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 11:05am -
  • new‘Barriers Shouldn’t Exist in African Legal Community’
    The diversity the African Continent presents, also transcends the legal profession, where three distinct jurisdictions are in operation, Common Law, Civil Law and Islamic Law. In the face of these seeming legal and also language barriers, the Bar Ass…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 10:32am -
  • newGovernor Obaseki and Chairman Ojezua are on the same page
    By Chris Azebamwan The very misleading report by Urhokpota Reporters that Governor Obaseki walked out on the Chairman of the APC, Edo State, Barr. Anselm Ojezua at a meeting to address the recent misunderstanding in Edo State House of Assembly could…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Aug 17, 9:33am -
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