37 job openings for young Nigerians in UN: Amina Mohammed

By Prudence Arobani/New York There are 37 career openings for young Nigerians under the United Nations bureaucracy, according to UN deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed. Amina disclosed this at a Cultural Night organised by Nigerians...

1,272 fail Nigerian Law School exam, 29 make first class

By Fortune Abang The Nigerian Law School on Saturday released the summary of the final examination results conducted in August. Mr Chinedu Ukekwe, Head of Information and Protocol of the Nigerian Law School, said 1,272 candidates...

Varsity records 37 1st Class students in one session

By Ige Adekunle Prof. kd for uk Jeremiah Ojediran, the Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun on Saturday said 37 students graduated with First Class degrees in the 2016/2017 Academic Session of...

Bomber AbdulMutallab says White supremacists torment him

Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab, the Nigerian  underwear bomber, serving multiple life sentences in the United States  said  White Supremacists are making his prison life a hell. He was convicted on 16 February  2012 for  trying to...

Liberia Decides: Weah, Boakai in final presidential battle

By Harrison Arubu The National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has declared political campaigns open for the Nov. 7 run-off presidential election. In a statement on its website, NEC confirmed that the run-off would be between...

Mugabe now WHO disease “ambassador”

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been appointed as a “goodwill ambassador” of the World Health Organisation (WHO), to help tackle non-communicable diseases. oakley half jacket 2.0 New WHO head Dr Tedros Adhanom...

17 Governors Plot Odigie-Oyegun’s Impeachment

The All Progressives Congress, APC, is facing crisis, with 17 Governors plotting to remove John Odigie-Oyegun as the National Chairman. The Governors are reportedly angry, that Oyegun has been running the party with only seven...

NDDC, NSIP To Tackle Poverty In Niger Delta – Ekere

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has said it will work with the National Social Investment Programme, NSIP, to eradicate poverty in Niger Delta. NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, said this on Thursday in...

We Need Enabling Factors to excel in tennis, Federation President says

Ifedayo Akindoju, President of Nigeria Tennis Federation, NTF, says lack of academies, facilities and good coaches have stalled Nigerian players from doing well in the sport at the global level. Air Jordan 29...

VC UNILORIN urges graduating students to prepare for new life challenges

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Friday reminded the 9,018 graduating students of the university to brace the new challenges providence might likely bring their ways. Abdukareem said this during a convocation...

Obiano spent N44bn on 101 inherited projects – commissioner

Anambra Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Mark Okoye, has said that Governor Willie Obiano’s administration had spent N44 billion on projects inherited from his predecessor. He said it was not true to say...

Senate partners Russian oil giants to develop Nigeria’s oil and gas

The Senate has on Thursday stated that it had began talks with Russian oil companies for partnership to develop Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. Disclosing this in an interview with newsmen in St. Petersburg, Russia,...

Fashola urges Nigerians to embrace solar energy

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has advised Nigerians to embrace solar energy to reduce pressure on the national grid. Fashola gave the advice in Lagos at a book launch. The book...

7 Hurt After Car Rams Into Pedestrian In Western Tokyo

Police are investigating the cause of a car ramming into pedestrians in front of a department store in Western Tokyo on Friday. According to the police, seven people were injured when a car plowed into...