IPOB: Absence Of Judge Interrupts Kanu’s Trial

The trial of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was stalled on Monday in Federal High Court, Abuja, due to the absence of the judge. An official of the court...

UBEC to conduct assessment of learning nationwide

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) on Monday said it was set to conduct a National Assessment of Learning Achievement in Basic Education (NALABE) across the federation and the FCT ‎Dr Hamid Bobboyi, UBEC Executive...

Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial

Trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, at an Abuja Federal High Court has been adjourned till December 5, 2017. The IPOB leader is standing trial before the Justice Binta...

Buhari Speaks On Arrest, Prosecution Of Judges

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the arrest and prosecution of judges was not meant to embarrass the judiciary. He said this on Monday while declaring the 2017 Biennial All Nigeria Judges Conference open. In his...

Queen Elizabeth , Prince Philip Celebrate 70 Years Anniversary

Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip marked their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago. The couple...

Emulate late Ekwueme‘s selfless, exemplary leadership style — stakeholders

Stakeholders in Ebonyi on Monday in Abakaliki urged leaders in the country to emulate the selfless and exemplary leadership style of the late elder statesman and Nigeria’s Vice President Alex Ekwueme. Some of the stakeholders...

Netherlands To Promote Cultural Exchange With Nigerian Artists

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria on Monday announced its first cultural exchange project and a supportive budget to outstanding Nigerian artists. The embassy’s Head of Delegation, Mr Michel Deleen, told...

IPAC Hails INEC, Contestants, Voters On Credible Anambra Poll

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Monday expressed satisfaction at the conduct of Saturday’s governorship poll in Anambra. Chief Perry Opara, the National Secretary-General of IPAC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos...

Banking System, Stakeholders Need To Synergise – Don

A university lecturer, Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, has called for synergy between the banking system and stakeholders in the economy to enhance Nigeria’s economic growth and development. Ajibola, who is the Dean, College of Postgraduate Studies...

Don Calls For Entrepreneurial Studies In Schools

A don, Prof. Martins Anetekhai, on Friday in Lagos called for the introduction of entrepreneurial studies in schools to stimulate the interest of youths in business skills. Anetekhai made the call at a free personal...

FRSC Threatens To Apprehend, Prosecute Drunk Drivers

The Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC, Bayelsa command, has on Monday threatened to apprehend and prosecute drunk drivers especially, during the yuletide. Mr Ikechukwu Igwe, the state FRSC Sector Commander, speaking to newsmen in Yenagoa,...

Obiano`S Victory Was Overwhelming – APGA South Africa

The South Africa chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Monday called on losers of Saturday`s governorship election in Anambra to join Gov. Willie Obiano`s administration, describing his victory as overwhelming. The Independent...

Nigeria’s GDP grows by 1.40 % in Q3 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.40 per cent year-on-year in real terms in the 3rd quarter. The NBS stated this in a GDP Report for...

Parents in Enugu oppose corporal punishment in primary schools.

Parents in Enugu on Monday frowned at the use of corporal punishment in nursery and primary schools in the state as a disciplinary measure to correct children. Mr Emaka Onyia, said that his child came...