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Centre chides Red Cross over alleged missing persons in northeast, warns against promoting terrorists’ propaganda

The International Centre for Disaster Management (ICDM) has lashed out at the International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC) for attempting to pursue terrorists’ agenda with its “fabricated” report on missing persons in the North-East. ICDM, a renowned stakeholder in humanitarian crisis management, believes this is a deliberate move to destabilize the remarkable momentum garnered by […]

Expo for marrying a single mother

Aondohemba Shimbe Most folks, especially Nigerian men, do feel they are doing women favour when they marry them as single mothers, but it’s a paradox and a social myth that must be educated. In my research as a counselor, I have discovered that 90% of single mothers are BEST wives in the marriage market when […]

N7.65bn fraud: Orji Uzor Kalu to spend 12 years in jail

The Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, to a maximum of 12 years imprisonment for N7.65bn fraud, among other multiple sentences ranging from 3 years to 5 years on 27 counts. Justice Mohammad Idris also convicted and sentenced his two other accomplices who were also found […]

World’s Biggest Oil-Refining Tower Completes 11,000-Mile Voyage

It’s the length of a soccer field and the weight of 320 large elephants, but the world’s biggest oil-refining tower has finally reached its destination — Nigeria — after an 11,000 mile voyage. The distillation column, which will heat up crude at different temperatures to make various fuels, arrived on Sunday at a port in […]

Nigeria commended on gains recorded in fight against polio,urged to buckle up

By Victor Akaa, Abuja The 37th session of Expert Review Committee (ERC) on Polio Eradication and Routine Immunization (RI) in Nigeria, ended her 2 day’s meeting in Abuja with a call on Nigeria to step up plans to stop transmission of all types of polioviruses. The 2 day’s event which commenced on 3rd December, ended […]

Adem: Too early to say goodbye

…A Tribute By Nathaniel Ikyur It was around 1995 when I first came in contact with late Barr Daniel Tongov Adem. We were both members of Family Worship Centre, FWC, Abuja. And as fate would have it, we became closer when I was appointed as one of the Care Group Leaders in the Men’s Fellowship. […]

Human rights group decries growing spate of war crimes by IPOB, IMN

….As terrorists groups continue to take laws into their hands Following the gruesome murder of two police officers by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday in Oraifite, Anambra State, human rights group have called for drastic measures to avert future occurrence. The Coalition for Human Rights Monitoring Groups in Nigeria (CHRMGN) […]

Gov. Ayade sends names of 36 commissioner-nominates to Assembly

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has forwarded second list of 36 commissioner nominees to the Cross River House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The list was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Calabar by Mr Hope Obeten, Chief Press Secretary to Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Eteng […]

Gov. Udom’s father dies at 90

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has lost his Father, the Late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang who died at the age of 90. The sad event occurred on Sunday, December 1st 2019. According to a family source, after due clearance from the Head of the Family, Pastor Edo Ekim ( the Father of the celebrity […]

NITDA moves against 125 MDAs’ unauthorised IT projects

The National Information Technology Development Agency has initiated enforcement action against 125 ministries, departments and agencies for failing to obtain authorisation before embarking on information technology projects. The concerned MDAs also violated provisions of the Regulatory Framework for Promotion of Local Content in IT in line with Executive Orders 003 and 005. Director-General of NITDA, […]