Ikpeazu fulfils promise, approves road construction in Abam community

By Chisom Neangwu Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has commenced the procurement for the construction of the 6km ring road through Ndi Okorie -Eziafor -Atan -Ndi Oji Abam Ring Road, in Arochukwu LGA. IkpeazuThis development is part of measures Governor Ikpeazu has taken to fulfil...

MainOne powers up MEST Incubator with high-speed internet

West Africa’s connectivity and data centre services provider, MainOne, has partnered the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) to provide high-speed internet access to the MEST Incubator in Ikoyi, Lagos. MEST is a not-for-profit organisation that provides technology training, seed investment and mentorship for the next generation of...

Real Madrid Appoint Solari for Three Years

European champions Real Madrid have handed Santiago Solari a contract as first team coach through to June 2021, the club announced...

Where Kinsmen Inherit Properties — Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria...

The Abriba people in Abia state are known across the South Eastern states in Nigeria. There are several accounts on the origin of the Abriba people. One of which states that the people are a descendant of the Agunaguna sub-tribe of the Ekoi group in present Cross River state....

Theresa May Takes Brexit Deal To Cabinet As MPs Revolt

  British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek her cabinet’s approval Wednesday for a long-awaited divorce deal with the EU, but hardline Brexiteer MPs warned they will seek to block it in parliament. After months of talks, May announced late Tuesday that negotiators had finally struck a draft agreement...

Old boys donate mattresses to Government College, Keffi

The Set 81 of Keffi Old Boys’ Association...

How former governor blew N5.7b on politics, by ex-aide – The...

Money withdrawn in cash, witness tells court A witness told yesterday of how about N5.7 billion Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) funds went down the drain. Mr Nasiru Ingawa, Special Adviser to former Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema on SURE-P, said at the Federal High Court in Katsina that Shema...

Corruption Versus Nigerians’ Wellbeing — Leadership Newspaper

I have been active in the anti-corruption field even before the setting up of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Indeed, I was an unpaid volunteer in the Nuhu Ribadu days as the chairman of the EFCC.Anti-Corruption Revolution, ANCOR that was a major plank of activity by EFCC under...

Eye-popping mansion of Tony Ezenna on Tinubu’s Bourdillon Road in Ikoyi

Tony Ezenna’s eye-popping mansion on Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi LagosThe modest home of APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is certainly the most known on Bourdillon Road in Ikoyi, Lagos. Now a new mansion on the road will henceforth be competing for attention. The house is owned by Sir Tony Ezenna,...

Curfew lifted in Kaduna town, relaxed in Kachia, Kasuwan Magaji, Kujama

The Kaduna State Government has lifted the curfew in Kaduna metropolis and environs with immediate effect. Mr Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Media and Publicity, made the disclosure in a statement on Tuesday. Aruwan said the night-time curfew, which had subsisted in the city since Oct....

Idanre hills: Great city among hills

Historical Sites Idanre Hill is one of the most awesome and beautiful natural landscapes in Nigeria. It is a phenomenal wonder of nature and tourist attraction. Located in Idanre Town, about 24 kilometers southwest of Akure, Ondo State capital, the ancient Idanre Hills had...

22 Super Eagles Train In Asaba Ahead Bafana Clash, Kalu Still...

By Adeboye Amosu The Super Eagles of Nigeria stepped up their preparations ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against South Africa with 22 players taking part in Tuesday’s training session, Completesportsnigeria. com reports. France based winger, Samuel Kalu is the only player being expected in camp. ...

AU, APRA Resolve to Tackle Africa’s Image Challenges

President of APRA, Yomi Badejo-Okusanya and Deputy Chairman AUC Mr Quartey AU, APRA Resolve to Tackle Africa’s Image Challenges The African Union Commission (AUC) has once again reiterated its resolve to work with the African Public Relations Association (APRA) in tackling the reputation challenges of Africa. This assertion was made when...

Anambra Assembly Impeaches Speaker — Daily Times Nigeria

Members of the Anambra State House of Assembly have impeached their Speaker, Ms Rita Mmaduagwu. The lawmakers impeached Mmaduagwu during Tuesday’s plenary at the Assembly chamber in Awka, the state capital. They consequently elected Mr Ikem Uzoezie as the new speaker. The former speaker was impeached on the grounds of alleged...

Engineers blame lack of maintenance design for infrastructural collapse

By Henry Ojelu A group of Nigerian engineers registered under the American Society of Mechanic Engineers, ASME, have blamed lack of maintenance design for the collapse of infrastructures in the country. File: Engineers at drilling rigThe engineers made the observation at a seminar held in Lagos with theme...

False debt claim: PDP tackles Osinbajo over bandying of figures 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to stop ridiculing his office by always bandying figures, peddling rumours and trending on false claims in the attempt to cover the rot and failures of the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. The party said instead...

El-Rufai Explains Choice Of Fellow Muslim As Running Mate

(File) Governor Nasir El-Rufai and Dr Hadiza Balarabe  Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has explained why he picked Dr Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate. According to him, the choice of Balarabe is based on competency and capacity to deliver as against her religious background or...

Proactive Ways Of Staying Healthy — Guardian Life — The Guardian...

Take control of your health by been proactive in your daily activities. Don’t wait till you’re falling sick rather up your game by being deliberate about your general lifestyle. Switching up your lifestyle will help you to stay healthy. Below are the helpful proactive measure to stay healthy: Maintain a healthy...

N37bn fraud: Trial of Ex-Air Force Chiefs to start afresh

Amosu NunayonPhoto; Information Nigeria Akin Kuponiyi The...

237 die in Ogun road crashes in 10 months – FRSC...

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that no fewer than 237 persons died in road crashes within the last 10 months in the state. Mr. Oladele Clement, FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun, made the disclosure at the 2nd Bi-Annual Retreat /Zonal Operators meeting...

12-year-old Girl Kidnapped In Kwara, Found In Ekiti — Leadership Newspaper

A 12-year-old girl, identified as Tawa Taiwo reportedly kidnapped in Kwara State has been found in Ekiti state.Our correspondent learned that Tawa, who was said to have been kidnapped in Ilorin, Kwara State, was found in Oye-Ekiti, headquarters of Oye local government area of Ekiti State on Monday.She is...

Buhari’s N-Power to become Africa’s largest post-tertiary job scheme

VP Osinbajo says N-Power set to be Africa’s biggest job scheme for graduates*VP Osinbajo says one million beneficiaries targeted in next phase Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the Buhari administration will expand the N-Power scheme to accommodate one million beneficiaries in the next phase. This followed the successes recorded so...

NGO moves to curb menace among teenagers

The Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), an NGO (NGO), on Tuesday said it had launched campaign to educate teenagers in Abuja, on the dangers of consuming illegal drugs. The President of the NGO, Dr Hope Abraham, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He noted that consumption of prohibited...

CNN sues Trump over White House reporter

CNN filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Trump administration over the revocation of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, whose questions and reporting have been a frequent target of criticism by President Donald Trump. “We...

Delta Governor Okowa Promises Super Eagles $25,000-A- Goal Vs Bafana

By Adeboye Amosu Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has promised to reward the Super Eagles with $25,000 for each goal against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.     Okowa made the promise when he addressed the...

Trust, Governance to Dominate Discussions at NIPR 2018 Abuja Conference

NIPR Trust, Governance to Dominate Discussions at NIPR 2018 Abuja Conference The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) FCT Chapter is set to organize her 2018 annual conference and AGM in Abuja with the theme, “Bridging the Trust Gap in Governance: Implications for Emerging Democracies”. According to the Chairman of the AGM/Conference...

UI International School shut over hijab crisis

The development followed a letter received by the school on November 9, 2018, from the International School Muslim Parents’ Forum (ISMPF)… Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The management of University of Ibadan International School, yesterday, closed the school over wearing of hijab by the Muslim students. The management put the classrooms under lock and key, following...

Presidential System, Root of Corruption in Nigeria, Says Adegbenro

Otunba Adejare Rewane Adegbenro, an entrepreneur was born into two political dynasties. His paternal grandfather is the late Premier of the defunct Western Region, Chief Dauda Soroye Adegbenro. On the other side, his maternal grandfather is the late Pro-Democracy crusader and financial of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), Pa...

We’re vetting Ganduje’s bribe videos – Buhari

•Adds: We’ll take action if gov is found guilty•Kano House ‘bows to pressure’, suspends probe President Muhammadu Buhari has finally broken his silence on the bribery allegations against Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. President Buhari, who spoke on the matter for the first time during an interactive...

Dogara promises speedy passage of anti-piracy law to secure Nigerian waters

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has expressed the willingness of the National Assembly to collaborate with the executive to make new laws and strengthen existing ones in order to end incidences of piracy and theft of natural resources in Nigeria’s territorial waters. While speaking to a...

AFCON Qualifier: Eagles Train In Asaba Ahead Of South Africa Match

Super Eagles prepare for their AFCON qualifying match against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, the Delta State capital on November 13, 2018. Photo: Twitter – @NGSuperEagles.  Captain Ahmed Musa and 21 other players took part in the Super Eagles’ training...

Police arrest suspected killers of 3 officers, 2 vigilantes in Taraba...

Nigerian Police Taraba police command on Tuesday said it had apprehended three suspects in connection with the killing of three policemen and two vigilantes in the state. The suspects were among 20 others held for other offences, who were presented to newsmen in Jalingo by the Commissioner of Police in the...

I Want To Always Love My Husband – Laura Ikeji

Laura Ikeji These days it is tough to...

Ayade urges NYSC members to be neutral, firm – The Nation...

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has charged National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in the state who would participate in next year’s general elections as ad-hoc staff to discharge their duties with absolute neutrality and firmness. The governor, who was addressing the corps members at the closing...

The Recommendations — Leadership Newspaper

The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Accommodation, Logistics, Feeding, Onshore and Offshore of Nigerian Pilgrims wrote a report, which stood reason on its head. I analysed and wrote a rebuttal of their findings in three articles spanning the last three weeks. Now let us examine what they recommended. They...

Theresa May unveils draft Brexit deal with EU

Theresa May: unveils draft Brexit deal with EUBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has jumped the first hurdle in its divorce proceedings with the European Union, by announcing a draft deal. However, she has several other hurdles to jump, among them selling it to her cabinet and the deeply divided...

I will build a prosperous Nigeria — Ezekwesili

Oby EzekwesiliThe presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr.Oby Ezekwesili, on Monday said she would work to build and deliver a prosperous Nigeria if elected. Ezekwesili, a former Vice-President of World Bank, made the pledge while speaking with newsmen in Lagos. The presidential candidate spoke on her...

Anambra Speaker, Rita Maduagwu, impeached

The Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Rita Maduagwu, has been impeached. She was impeached by 20 out of the 30 members of the House on Tuesday. The motion to impeach her was moved by Ikem Uzozie, representing Aguata II constituency. He was...

Real Madrid Hand Solari 3-Year Deal

Real Madrid have handed Santiago Solari a three-year contract to remain Real Madrid manager through the 2020-21 season after his impressive start in charge of the team. Solari started life at Santiago Bernabeu with four wins from four matches, and will now continue on a long-term basis through the 2020-21...

Dasuki Boycotts Trial over FG’s Disobedience to Court Orders

Sambo Dasuki Dasuki to Boycott Trial over FG’s Disobedience to Court Orders… Calls for an end to hypocrisy and partisan rule of law The former National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has berated the Federal Government over his continued detention and disobedience to various court orders that admitted him on...

Diezani not facing trial in UK – EFCC

Expressing frustration with the lack of trial of Madueke in UK, Magu said: “There is no prosecution going on there, that is why we said she should be brought here for trial.” Iheanacho Nwosu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) explained yesterday that it is seeking the extradition of former Minister of...

Ekiti Assembly probes LG finances under Fayose

By Dayo JohnsonADO-EKITI—THE  Ekiti State House of Assembly,  Tuesday, commenced probe of the finances of the 16 local government chairmen under the administration of the immediate past governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose. FayoseThe council bosses are still in office under Governor Kayode Fayemi owing to the fact that their...

Naira trades strong as CBN injects $210m into forex market

In its latest round of intervention, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, injected the sum of $210 million in the inter-bank foreign exchange market, which help to strengthen the naira. The local currency on Tuesday appreciated marginally by 0.05 percent to close at...

Marvel: The Multi-Billion-Dollar Empire Stan Lee Brought To Life

  In a little more than 20 years, Marvel has gone from a company that declared bankruptcy (1996) as the comic book industry waned to a global empire generating billions of dollars a year. The following is a look at the wide-ranging activities of the group, which for decades...

Legendary hip-hop photographer Chi Modu to exhibit work in Lagos —...

This December,1st and 2nd, the prolific Nigerian-American photographer and documentarian Chi Modu will exhibit his work for the first time in Lagos at Budweiser’s music platform BUDX – which is at the heart of shaping emerging music.The 2-day series will consist of masterclasses and workshops with key industry tastemakers. Chi...

Kate Henshaw Wishes Annie Idibia A Beautiful Birthday

Annie Idibia Nollywood actress and fitness expert Kate...

Politicians’ desperation can set Nigeria ablaze – CAN – The Nation...

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Tuesday raised the alarm on desperation of politicians ahead of the 2019 general elections saying it was a sign of danger. The President, CAN, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, said if something urgent was not done to curtail such desperation, it could set the country...

Lagos Govt. Approves Use Of Hijab In Schools — Leadership Newspaper

The Lagos State Government has approved the use of hijab in public secondary schools in the state.The state government in a circular dated 13 November, 2018 with the heading: “Re: Use of Hijab in Lagos Public School.” issued and signed by O. A Olukoya approved the use of hijab...

Melania Trump orders sack of top US national security official

Melania Trump and Donald: probably running a joint presidency as she confirmed she wanted Mira Ricardel sackedAmerica’s media were questioning the locus of US First Lady, Melania Trump in meddling with appointments made by her husband, as she confirmed she wanted deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel sacked. “It is...

French embassy’s moves to improve language proficiency

FRENCH is Nigeria’s second official language, and for some time now, the French embassy, in collaboration with the network of Alliance Française in Nigeria and the Centres for French Training and Documentation (CFTD) have been working towards promoting the proficiency of the language among teachers and the general public...

$5.8bn NEMA fraud: Osinbajo has questions to answer

Contrary to a rebuttal from Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that he did no wrongdoing in the approval of N5.8 billion for “emergency intervention of food security to the northeast” in June 2017, when he was acting president, the House of Representatives of Representatives...

Green Shoots For Jose Mourinho And Manchester United

There was a sense of trepidation when Manchester United fans arrived in Turin for their team’s Champions League clash with Juventus this week. Having been schooled by Max Allegri’s men a couple of weeks earlier at Old Trafford, the omens were not good for United getting a result in...

Solid Minerals Contributed N43.2Bn Govt Revenue in 2016-NEITI

NEITI ES Waziri Adio Solid Minerals Contributed N43.2Bn Govt Revenue in 2016-NEITIAbuja, November 13, 2018. The solid minerals sector contributed a total sum of N43.22billion to government coffers in 2016, reports the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).A breakdown of the figure shows that taxes collected by the Federal Inland...

Uzodinma appears before FG panel today

Meanwhile, Uzodinma has accused Governor Rochas Okorocha of sponsoring the story of his purported arrest by SPIPRPP… Godwin Tsa, Abuja and George Onyejiuwa, Owerri Imo State Governorship candidate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Hope Uzodinma, is to appear today before the Special Presidential Investigation Panel For Recovery of...

Plateau killings – Lalong visits trouble spots, vows to ensure that...

In order to restore lasting peace and ensure that Internally Displaced Persons of the recent killings in Plateau are peacefully returned to their ancestral homes , the state Governor Simon Lalong on Tuesday visited Gashish District of Barkin Ladi local government where the state recently got an approval to...

LASG approves use of Hijab in public schools

It’s a welcome development — MSSNLAGOS—THE Lagos State government, Tuesday, ordered the Tutor-General and Permanent Secretaries and Principals to immediately permit use of Hijab, (Muslims headscarf) in public schools. Vanguard gathered that the circular titled: ‘Re: The Use of Hijab in Lagos State Public Schools’, was the outcome of the...

Reps: Release of N5.8bn from Eurobond without NASS approval was illegal

Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Tuesday disclosed that the approval for the release of N5.8 billion from the Eurobond account without the consent of National Assembly was in contravention of extant financial regulations. According to Ali Isa, deputy chairman, House Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness who stated...

Police Arrest 11 Robbery Suspects, Recover Eight Guns In Lagos

  The police have arrested eleven armed robbery suspects in their hideout at Elemoro community in Lekki axis of Lagos State. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Chike Oti, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday. He revealed that upon searching the suspects’ den, the police recovered one berretta...

Variety Magazine Features Lady Gaga

The American singer and songwriter, Lady Gaga, was featured on the cover of the latest edition of the Variety magazine. For the photo shoot, Lady Gaga wore a shirt from her recent movie A Star Is Born and thigh high boots.  The interview was based on her recent feature with Bradley...

Uzodinma shuns Presidential Panel | P.M. News

Hope Uzodinma Sen. Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday defied...

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