Disaster: NGO Urges FG To Seek New Strategies On Reduction, Management

In commemoration of the 2017 World Disaster Reduction Day, The Community Emergency Response Initiative, an NGO, has called on the Federal Government to seek new strategies to promote disaster management and reduce the number...

UDP Chairman Advocates Nigeria Pidgin English As National Language

Mr Godson Okoye, National Chairman, United Democratic Party, UDP, has advocated the adoption of Pidgin English as Nigeria’s national language to promote unity in the country. He said that a common language will bring about...

Nigeria Film Corporation Partners Morocco

The Nigerian Film Corporation, NFC, has on Friday stated its partnership with the Government of Morocco for content sales, students and Film practitioners annual exchange programme. The corporations Managing Director, Dr Chidia Maduekwe, said this...

Al-Makura Appoints New HoS, Special Adviser

The Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Al-Makura, has on Friday appointed Mr Abari Aboki as the new Head of Service, HoS, replacing Mr Thomas Ogiri who retired recently. The Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Alhaji Mohammed...

Drug Abuse: NDLEA Warn Residents On Self Medication

Enugu state commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Dr. Anthony Ohanyere, has on Friday advised residents to desist from self medication. Ohanyere observed that some residents of Enugu took delight in patronising...

Corruption: Magu needs information volunteers

By Uche Bibilari The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu has called on Nigerians to actively participate in the fight against corruption by providing useful information. Magu made the call at...

Ogun Govt. pays N5.1bn to pensioners in 8 months

By Abiodun Lawal The Permanent Secretary, Ogun Bureau of Pensions, Mr Babatunde Agbaje, said on Thursday that the state government had paid N5.1billion to its pensioners between January and August. Agbaje made this known during an...

U.S. pulls out from UNESCO in Dec.

(Sputnik/NAN) Following repeated calls for reform and anti-Israel bias in UNESCO, the United States (U.S.) says it will withdraw from the organisation at the end of 2018. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a...

FCTA says no confirmed case of monkey pox in Abuja

Dr Humpherey Okoroukwu, the Acting Director, Public Health, Federal Capital Territory Administration, says there is no confirmed case of monkey pox in Abuja. Okoroukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in...

N1.64bn fraud: Ex-Taraba Gov. Nyame justifies extra-budgetary expenditure

Former governor of Taraba, Jolly Nyame says extra-budgetary expenditure is normal when executing government projects as there is always room for supplementary budget. Nyame who testified in an FCT High Court, Gudu in a N1.64...

1.8m IDPs not ready to return home yet in North-East — Report

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) says 1.8 million persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are unwilling to return to their ancestral communities soon in the North-East. The Secretary-General of the Council, Mr Jan Egeland, made this...

Monkey pox cases in Nigeria now 33

By Ismaila Chafe The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has confirmed that 33 suspected cases of Monkey pox had so far been recorded in seven states of the federation. Adewole made this known to State...

Genevieve stars in ‘Farming’

Nigeria’s screen diva, Genevieve Nnaji is starring in a movie, “Farming” alongside Hollywood actors Kate Beckinsale, Damon Idris and Gugu Mmbatha-Raw. The film which is being shot in the U.K. and Nigeria started production in...

Kidnapping: Judge hands-off Evans case

By Sandra Umeh Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Wednesday declined to hear a fundamental rights suit filed by suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans. Evans is seeking N300 million damages for...