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Flood Displaces 35 Edo Communities, Kills 6

Flood Displaces 35 Edo Communities, Kills 6

Flooding killed six people and sacked no fewer than 35 communities in the Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo this year. The Chairman of the council, Mr Victor Emuankhangbon, made the disclosure in…

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Agritech Will Check Youth Migration, Create Job – Aregbesola

Agritech Will Check Youth Migration, Create Job – Aregbesola

Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has promised to stem the migration of youths to overseas countries in search of jobs by creating employment opportunities via the Agritech Nigeria Programme. The governor expressed the commitment on…

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Avoid Political Thuggery, Adewale Ayuba Advises Youths

Avoid Political Thuggery, Adewale Ayuba Advises Youths

Popular musician, Adewale Ayuba, on Friday advised Nigerian youths to avoid being used as political thugs in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. Ayuba gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in…

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Senate Committee Recommends Sanctioning Of Hajj Commission

Senate Committee Recommends Sanctioning Of Hajj Commission

The Senate on Thursday distributed a 34-page report on the investigation into alleged extortion of pilgrims by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria. This followed the presentation of the report by Chairman of a six-man…

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Violence Against Children: Onaiyekan Foundation Trains Caregivers

Violence Against Children: Onaiyekan Foundation Trains Caregivers

No fewer than 30 teachers and caregivers were trained on Thursday in Abuja by the Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace (COFP), on how to handle violence against children. ‎Rev. Sister Agatha Chikelue, Director, COFP, who…

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Brazil To Inject $1.1b Into Nigeria’s Agriculture

Brazil To Inject $1.1b Into Nigeria’s Agriculture

The Brazilian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, says Brazil will soon inject 1.1 billion dollars into Nigeria’s agriculture. The envoy said on Thursday night in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

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No Plans To Sell Ajaokuta Steel Complex – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied plans to sell the Ajaokuta Steel complex, stating that the Federal Government was rather looking for ways to better put the company into use. The Governor of Kogi State,…

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Why Morocco Wants To Join ECOWAS – El Khalfi

Why Morocco Wants To Join ECOWAS – El Khalfi

A spokesman for the Moroccan government and parliament, says the country’s interest in joining ECOWAS stems from its desire to build strong South-South partnership. The official, Mustapha El Khalfi, disclosed this on Thursday while briefing…

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Ooni Of Ife Unveils New Queen

Ooni Of Ife Unveils New Queen

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has unveiled his new queen. He made the announcement Thursday night on his Instagram handle. The monarch who praised his heartthrob, expressed his love for the new bride.…

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Buhari Lauds Jonathan For Peaceful Handover In 2015

Buhari Lauds Jonathan For Peaceful Handover In 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari has again praised his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, for peacefully handing over in 2015. Mr Buhari in 2015 became the first opposition candidate in Nigeria to win a presidential election after defeating Mr…

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