• Fadama III Programme Trains Agric Officers In Commercial Agriculture

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    The Third National Fadama Development Project in Jos on Monday began a four-day training workshop for its staff across five states on the commercial approach to agriculture. The training, which was organised in collaboration with the Nigerian Agriculture Enterprise Curriculum, has ‘‘Commercial Approach to Agricultural Subsistence Practice’’ as its theme. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

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  • Agbani Darego, Miss World 2001 Gets Hooked

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    Agbani Darego, 2001 Miss World got married over the weekend to Ishaya Danjuma, son of former Defense minister and business man, Theophilus (TY) Danjuma. According to some online reports, the beauty queen/ fashion entrepreneur shared the news on her Instagram page with the picture showing her in a wedding dress with her partner turning their…

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  • Dermatologist warns against heavy makeup

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    Mrs Ayopo Adeyemi, a dermatologist has warned women against the use of heavy makeup, saying it aggravates skin problems. Adeyemi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the use of heavy makeup could lead to skin irritation, allergies and even skin cancer. She said that excessive makeup was usually used…

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  • No Going Back On Tanker Drivers’ Strike, Says NUPENG

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    The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has said its Petroleum Tanker Drivers had been mobilised to ensure no movement of petroleum tankers as their nationwide strike begins on Monday. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of NUPENG Lagos Council, made the assertion on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency…

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  • NIS boss tasks Officers on Strict Enforcement of New Immigration Regulations

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    The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has charged officers and men of the Service to ensure strict enforcement of the new Immigration Regulations 2017. Babandede gave the charge on Sunday in Abuja at workshop for‎ senior officers of the Service on the implementation of the new immigration law. The News…

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  • Kogi Govt. Confirms 1 Case of Lassa Fever

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    The Kogi Government on Sunday confirmed a case of Lassa Fever in Angwan Kura Community, in the old market area of  Lokoja, the state capital. Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, disclosed this in a statement. He said a patient (male) who is a resident of Angwan Kura, Lokoja, reported at the Accident and Emergency…

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  • FCT Fire Service Saves 48 Lives, N662m Property

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    Acting Controller FCT Fire Service Mr Julius Opetunsi on Sunday said the service saved 48 lives and property estimated at about N662 million in 128 fire incidents across the territory between January and February. Opetunsi disclosed this this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja at the weekend. He  said…

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