Nigeria’s Training Fund Area Office Appreciates Corporate Organizations’ Support

Posted by - December 15, 2021

The Director-General/Chief Executive of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Sir Joseph N. Ari, KSM, KSS has commended the Ikorodu Area Office of the agency, for exceeding its one-year target even as it marks its first Interactive forum and first anniversary. The agency also expressed appreciation for corporate organizations in the area that had contributed to

Nigeria’s Economic Crimes Commision Investigates Influential Politician, Tinubu

Posted by - November 25, 2021

Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has hinted that the Commission is currently investigating Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Bawa disclosed that the investigation would take time because it takes time. Speaking with journalists, the EFCC czar revealed that they have a request

Kings University VC, Don, Canvass for Decentralisation of Power in Nigeria

Posted by - May 27, 2021

The Vice-Chancellor of Kings University, Odeomu, Professor Adenike Kuku, and a former Vice-Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, (AAUA) Professor Femi Mimiko, have canvassed that decentralizing powers to the sub-national governments is the key to political stability in Nigeria. The two renowned scholars made this recommendation during the recently held Public lecture organised by

Breaking: Nigeria’s President Buhari Appoints New Army Chief

Posted by - May 27, 2021

Nigeria’s president Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff for the large West African country. Gen. Yahaya will fill the space left behind by his predecessor, Late Lt. Gen Attahiru, who died in a plane crash last week. Prior to his appointment Major General Yahaya was the

Nigeria records ‘one rape every five hours’

Posted by - June 16, 2020

There were 717 rapes in Nigeria between January and May this year, amounting to one rape every five hours, the country’s police chief says. Mohammed Adamu described rape as a serious and wicked offence and urged Nigerians to report any case. Speaking to journalists after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential palace in Abuja,

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms Five New Cases, Announces Travel Ban

Posted by - March 18, 2020

Nigeria has placed a travel ban on people coming from 13 countries worst affected by the coronavirus outbreak as five new cases were recorded in Africa’s most-populous nation. That brings the country’s total number of patients with Covid-19 to eight. Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, said contact tracing for the new cases was ongoing. All five

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms Third Case

Posted by - March 17, 2020

Nigeria has confirmed the third case of Coronavirus in Lagos, the country’s business capital. Lagos State commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi, twitted this on Tuesday morning. He said the case is a 30-year-old Nigerian lady who returned from the United Kingdom on March 13. She is now in isolation and receiving care at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital,

Nigeria, DRC, Ethiopia Among Top Global Contributors to Pneumonia Deaths

Posted by - November 12, 2019

Pneumonia killed more than 800,000 babies and young children last year – or one child every 39 seconds – despite being curable and mostly preventable, global health agencies said on Tuesday. In a report on what they described as a “forgotten epidemic”, the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF, the international charity Save The Children and four

FIFA U17 World Cup: Nigeria, Angola Qualify for Knockout Stages

Posted by - October 30, 2019

Four African teams are participating in the 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup currently ongoing in Brazil. They are Nigeria, Cameroon, Senegal, Angola – the last two being debutants. They all qualified for knockout stages after defeating their paired teams. The tournament, the 18th edition, is taking place between October 26 and November 17 across four venues in