By Winifred Ogbebo, Abuja The minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has pledged federal government's support to  Egyptian government-sponsored candidate, Her Excellency, Moushira Khattah for the post of Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), The minister stated this in his office in Abuja while receiving...
By Sunday Isuwa, The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai has directed the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, to capture Abubakar Shekau dead or alive. Buratai who stated this on Friday night, said the so-called and self-styled leader of Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar...
Ken Imansuagbon is a household name in the politics of Edo State. His name penultimate week reverberated again after the 2016 governorship primary in the state. PATRICK OCHOGA writes Politicians in Nigeria in a desperate bid to hoodwink the voting populace stop at nothing to get their support. In some...
The managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere has declared that the current focus of the federal government on the Niger Delta region has made it an investment destination with opportunities in oil and gas, agriculture, Information Communication Technology, as well as power generation...
Onukogu Kanayochuqu Jubal Juventus have secured a place in the Champions League final with their 2-1 win over Monaco in Turin completing a 4-1 aggregate victory. First-half goals from Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves ended the tie as a contest before the break to ensure Massimiliano Allegri's side will contest the...
LEADERSHIP EDITORS Worried by the dearth of competitions in the nation’s sports and the need to meet their needs, some physically challenged sportsmen and women have turned bus conductors to survive economic hardship. A Para-athlete, Mary Obasi, said on Monday in Lagos that the athletes were left with no option than that...
By Chika Okeke, Abuja Chairman, Board of Fellows, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engr  Chris Okoye has drummed support for Total,  one of the multinational oil giants in the country for empowering Nigeria engineering teachers through its MIT programme. Speaking at the Conferment of Fellowship to members of NSE in Abuja,...
By Pembi David-Stephen,  Abuja The Tiv Diaspora Forum has resolved to petition the National Assembly on public hearing regarding the continued attack on Benue communities by unknown gunmen. In a press statement jointly signed by  Prof. Joseph T. Zume (USA), Son Kai Gyoh (Ph.D) (Ireland), Mr. Kuram Gwakyaa (United Kingdom) and ...
...Alleges Complacency  A political group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Change for Real (CFR) has expressed dissatisfaction with the out come of Monday's meeting of the party's National Working Committee (NWC) where it reversed the Screening and Appeal Panel's reports that had earlier disqualified Mr. Mudashiru Hussain, from...
By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) youths from the North-central region have demanded for an apology from a group of Northern youths who recently issued an ultimatum to the Igbos living in the region to leave, saying the threat should be withdrawn without further delay. Recall that a...